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Hillary Lerch

Freelance Drawer & Comic Artist

Location:Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2 Skills
Talented Artist with unlimited creativity and the desire for growth of professional experience within the arts industry. Extensive background studies in areas, such as Classical, Romanesque, Renaissance, Realism, Impressionism, Surrealism, and Abstract. Strong volunteer work within the community and high school and has proven leadership skills within academic projects. Core professional strengths include: bilingual, detail oriented, adaptable, dependable and works well individually and with teams. Technically proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes, and Photoshop.

University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Durham Campus, Ontario
Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting Major

Wilton Training in Basic Cake Decorating, Fondant and Gum Paste

Professional Experience
Siam Gallery, Toronto Ontario 2012
- Large painting specifically designed to meet clients requests
Sarah Houston Inc., Toronto, Ontario 2007 – 2010
- Art director of advertisement campaigns, promotional work, and creatives
- Professional sketch work of products for individual clients
- Creation of handmade fabric swatch books
- Logo design work
- Assistance with fashion designs
Courtice Secondary School, Courtice, Ontario 2006
- Lead student responsible for creation of sets and backgrounds for academic productions
- Key role and leader in restructuring art work spaces

Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board, Peterborough, Ontario 2006
- Only senior student asked to participate in Board wide initiative
- Equity and Diversity piece published in a calendar
Contract work for Professional Cake Decorating 2008 – 2012
- 3 tiered themed cake with hand painted icing Joanne Hisey
- Personalized cupcakes with individual handcrafted figurines Joanne Hisey
- 3 tiered themed cake complete with handcrafted figurines Courtney Lerch
- Personalized cake with fondant covering and handcrafted figurines Jared Dudley

• 10+ years experience
• Experience in various mediums, including oil/acrylic/watercolour paint, charcoal, pencil, pastels, clay, and plaster casting
• Profound ability to create animations according to customer and internal specifications
• Sound ability to effectively resolve job challenges, communicate effectively and meet deadlines

13th Annual Student Exhibition, Art Gallery of Northumberland, Cobourg, Ontario, group show, 2006

Equity and Diversity Exhibition, Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board, Peterborough, Ontario, group show, 2006
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Comic Art