Clarrissa Pettijohn

Freelance Fashion Illustrator & Logo Designer

Location:Atlanta, Georgia, United States
2 Skills
Art Instructor/Facilitator Experience:
Dolls of Hope Project – 2004- present
Art Workshops at Shields for Families -2003
Los Angeles County Museum Art Summer Program -2000
The High Museum/ summer program – 1998
YWCA/After School Program – 1998-99

Responsibilities included but not limited to: Creating a syllabus for class course, maintaining a budget, ordering and maintaining supplies, conducting field trips, creating templates and patterns for class work, supervised volunteers and aids and set-up exhibits of students work. Made all items for demonstrations and conducted each workshop. Prepared a course outline and report for each workshop or/and class.
Supervised in the promotion and sales of art products as a fundraiser for HIV/AIDS awareness. Collaborated with agencies to distribute dolls to AIDS orphans around the world

Graphic Artist Experience:
Charles R. Drew – 2004- 2007
Shields for Families – 2001-2003
Unity Church -1999
Amrep Inc. – 1995-98

Responsibilities included but not limited to: Communicating with customers and production staff, creating and maintaining computer database files. Designing logos, flyers, poster, booklets, brochures, monthly newsletter copy fitting, designing product labels and overseeing final results, time management skills and the ability to work independently with little supervision to complete each project were required. I was responsible for keeping up and learning with new software programs when needed.

Theatre/Television Experience:
Charles R. Drew University – 2005-06
Premore Production – 1974-76
BBD&O Advertising Agency – 1974
The Costume Shop – 1970 – 72
Inner City Cultural Center – 1970- 72
Karamu Theatre – 1968-71

Responsibilities included but not limited to: Designing / sketching /construction of costumes for theatre productions, working with the director/ production company, setting up and maintaining budgets, shopping for fabrics and materials, costume fittings and maintenance, storage of costumes and props, troubleshooting where needed, and supervising production staff.

Experience Summary:
• Over the last seven years working in public health organizations/agencies
• Facilitated workshops with students from three years to senior citizens
• Collaborated in writing grants
• Created newsletters, brochures, and flyers for events
• Staff support at health fair
• Coordinated HIV/AIDS events

1995 Art Instituted of Atlanta, Atlanta Georgia
A.A. Visual Arts
Skills (2) Rating
Fashion Illustration
Logo Design