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Damon Lamar Reed

Freelance Mural Painter & Illustrator

Location:Chicago, Illinois, United States
Phone: 773-835-1832
2 Skills
• Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Residency Program 2001
• School of the Art Institute of Chicago BFA 1999
• Harvard Career Discovery Program School of Architecture 1996

Public Art
Completed over 50 public art projects for various schools, organizations and businesses

Teaching and Organizations
Contracted to paint murals and mural restorations and instruct several mural and art programs with students (K-12), adults, and special needs individuals.
• Chicago Public Art Group (CPAG)-1999 to present
• After School Matters (ASM)/Gallery 37-2000 to present
• Art Resources in Teaching (ART)-2002 to present
• Metropolitan Area Group For Igniting Civilization (MAGIC)-2006 to present
• Salem Baptist Church of Chicago-Youth Ministry Art Director-2002 to 2005
• Little Black Pearl Workshop-2001
• House of Blues Foundation-Elliot Donelly Youth Center-2000
• St Sabinus Church-The Arc-2000

• Logos, designs, and web pages created for several entrepreneurs and businesses
• Competent in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver

• Specialize in children and editorial illustration
• Completed drawings for various publications and authors
• Mediums-pencil, pen, marker, paint and digital

Contract Agencies
Allstate & Children’s Memorial Hospital ? Club Quarters Hotel ? Cocoa bean Expressions Café ? CYDI Alternative School ? Fantasy Entertainment ? Lawndale Community Church ? Lawndale Community Development Corporation ? Near West Side CDC ? Neighborhood Service Company ? New Orleans African American Museum of Art ? Salem Baptist Church ? School of the Art Institute of Chicago ? Sears ? UIC Charter School Woodlawn Campus

Crowne Royal-UIC-09 ? Generations-Southside Community Arts Center-06 ? Black History-Northwestern University-05 ? 2005 African-American Artist Invitational Exhibition-Governors State University-05 ? Who Stole The Soul-Loyola University-05 ? Chicago Artist’s Month-Steele Life Gallery-04 ? Here We Are-TransAmoeba Gallery-04 ? Kerry James Marshall: Meditations on Black Aesthetics, Museum of Contemporary Art 03’ ?-Survival, Elmhurst College-03 ? Black Creativity-Museum of Science and Industry-00-04 ? Living Art 2-Gallery 37 Center for the Arts-02 ? Against the Nightstick-Taller Mestizarte-00 ? Bone Deep in Chicago-School of the Art Institute of Chicago-00 ? New Talent 1-Contemporary Art Workshop-00 ? Undergraduate Exhibition-School of the Art Institute of Chicago-00 ? Inner Visions-Some Like it Black-00 ? Body Language-School of the Art Institute of Chicago-00 ? Fresh Outta College Art Show-Khalima Creations-00 ? African-American Vibes in the City-City of Phoenix-00 ? Exhibition of Student Work-Nippon Steel USA-99 ? 4th Annual University Art Show-Northern Indiana Arts Association-98 ? Black Aesthetic-School of the Art Institute of Chicago-97

• CAAP Grant recipient 2007
• Kraft Foods and WGCI radio station African-American Heritage Calendar cover winner 1998
• Congressional Art Competition winner for the state of Arizona 1996
• Afro-Cultural Technological & Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) sponsored by NAACP Gold medal 1994-1996
Skills (2) Rating
Mural Painting