Josh Durham

Freelance Sci Fi Artist & Book Illustrator

Location:Chicago, Illinois, United States
2 Skills
Savannah College of Art and Design: Atlanta, GA
Bachelors of Fine Arts – Illustration, B.F.A.
Aug 2006 - May 2011

Scales of the Cosmos (Non-Profit Art Exhibit)
Atlanta, GA
Feb 2011 – Aug 2011

• Co-founded the principals, doctrine, and mission of Scales of the Cosmos (SOTC)
• Responsible for contact and recruitment of unrecognized and acclaimed artist relative to the mission of SOTC
• Communicated with private and large businesses concerning sponsors and donations for funding of exhibit and incorporated artists
• Conducted research regarding what artwork to accept, and shared that research with SOTC board members prior to making final decisions
• Responsible for the acquisition and care of chosen artwork
• Provided advertisement and networking through illustration, mural painting, logo design, and sculpture

HBH Intellectual Property Law Firm
Technical Illustrator
Atlanta, GA
Jan 2008 – Jan 2011

• Digitally generated images that effectively conveyed certain information about property patents through conventional line drawings, exploded view drawings, and cutaway drawings
• Created accurate imagery in terms of dimensions and proportions provided by clients and/or defined by attorneys
• Provided an overall impression of what the client’s object(s) is or does to enhance interest and understanding for patent(s)

Cherrylion Sculpture Studios
Freelance Sculpting & Casting
Atlanta, GA
Feb 2010 – May 2010

• Aided/apprenticed in sculpting with owner and master sculptor’s commissioned work
• Introduced to large scale sculpture bracing and casting techniques
• Participated in three-dimensional sculpture classes and instruction


Interpersonal Skills: Excellent written and oral communication skills; Public speaking and program development experience; Able to work well in a team environment as well as independently

Computer Skills: (Mac/PC proficient)
• Microsoft Office
• Microsoft Visio
• Adobe Creative Suite

Creative Skills & Experience:
• 2-Dimentional color theory, design, drawing, & painting
• Digital painting & conceptual design
• Logo Design & fabrication
• Digital photography & documentation
• 3-Dimentional design, sculpting, & painting
• Mold making & casting
• Stop-motion armature engineering
• Stop-motion puppet construction
• Theatrical set design, construction, & lighting
• Costume design & fabrication
• Wood working, hanging, & framing
• Metal soldering, welding, & bracing

Medium & Material Expertise:

• Adobe Photoshop CS3 (digital painting)
• Charcoal
• Pen and ink
• Graphite
• Pastel
• Acrylic
• Oil
• Watercolor
• Mixed media
• Wood and metal sculpture
• Found object collage
• Various natural and polymer clays
• Silicone and polyurethane rubbers, foams, and resins


• Federal Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program, Group III, 1st Place, 2001
• Special Congressional Recognition from the U.S. House of Representatives, 2nd Place, 2003
• Metro Atlanta high schools exhibit at the High Museum of Art, 2002, 2004
• Scholastic Art and Writing Award, silver keys, 2003, 2004
• Monroe Art Guild Gallery, Monroe Georgia, People and Portraits, 1st Place, 2005
• Berry College Moon Gallery, Rome Georgia, Student Honors Show, “Best in Show” 2006
• Studioplex Galleries, Atlanta Georgia, Face to Face, 2007
• Eyedrum Galleries, Atlanta Georgia, The Monster Show, 2008
• Studioplex, Atlanta Georgia, The Head Show, 2010
Skills (2) Rating
Sci Fi Art
Book Illustration