OBJECTIVE: Dependable, amiable artist seeking to obtain a position that will utilize my critical thinking skills,
problem-solving skills, and more importantly, my illustrative skills.
2007 Bachelor of Fine Arts with major in Illustration
American Academy of Art, Chicago, IL
2010 Current Grad Student seeking Masters in Art Education
-present Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL
2009 Designed Epic Academy High School business identity, Chicago, IL
2009 Designed Simply Beautiful Inc. business identity, Chicago, IL
2008 Designed new folder, brochure, and ads for St. Francis de Sales High School, Chicago, IL
2008 Art Director and Designer of 100th Street Mural at 100th Street and Rt. 41, Chicago, IL
2007-present Production for Midlife Monsters cartoon/comic, Chicago, IL
2007 Designed various school function t-shirts for St. Francis de Sales High School, Chicago, IL
2008-2010 Art Instructor Happy Art Center, Chicago, IL
2008 – 2008 Art Instructor Boys & Girls Club East Chicago Katherine House, East Chicago, IN
2007 – Present Art Teacher/ Art Club Moderator St. Francis de Sales High School, Chicago, IL
2005 – 2007 Artist Air Show Airbrushing Co. Chicago, IL
? Airbrush custom personal designs on t-shirts.
? Photoshop custom-made heat transfers for t-shirts.
? Utilize communication skills to communicate with potential customers to make sales.
? Handle tough situations ranging from faulty machinery to difficult customers.
2004 Apprentice Artist in Photography Gallery 37 City of Chicago Art Program, Chicago, IL
? Photographed, processed, and developed pictures of local events in / around Chicago.
2000, ‘01, & ‘02 Apprentice Artist in Visual Art Painting Gallery 37 City of Chicago Art Program, Chicago, IL
? Made visual works of art in painting studios.
2008 Neighborhood Art Program Grant
Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago, IL
COMPUTER: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
TRADITIONAL: Pencil, pen/ink, airbrushing, watercolor and acrylic
The entertainment of all that is art to release one from the norm, momentarily.