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Matthew Gauger

Freelance Artist & Illustrator

Location:Charleston, Illinois, United States
2 Skills
Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA 1999-2002
Computer Arts

Eastern Illinois University Charleston, IL 2009-Current
Fine Arts-2D Studio BFA May 5th 2012

Work Experience

Fine Arts Sales-June 2003 until Present-Matthew Gauger Fine Art

Asst. General Manager-August 2007-Feb 09-Club Double Vision
Managed staff of 120 including but not limited to scheduling, payroll, and dispute resolution
Inventory control and ordering discretion, Cash management
Hiring and dismissal decisions
Promotional development
Graphic design, Webmaster and designer
Development and implementation of staff training promotions
Under my time as manager we increased the monthly net profit from 35k per/m to 115k per/m

Asst. General Manager-Jan 2008-November 2008-Geppetto's Italian Ristorante
Staff management
Opening and closing, Cash handling
Graphic design, Webmaster and designer
Promotional development

3rd Party Format QA-May 2002 to June 2003-Foster City, CA
Nelson staffing under contract to Sony Computer Entertainment of America
Quality assurance of software development in graphic and video integrity
ESRB compliance
Maintained compliance of 3rd party vendors in both hardware and software development licensed under the PlayStation and PlayStation 2 to SCEA standards and protocols

Network Administrator-April 2001-April 2002
Empath/Catholic Healthcare West San Francisco CA
Director of Communications-Stephen Bosanac-510-225-6100
Network development and maintenance
Hardware management and inventory
Webmaster and designer, Powerpoint presentation design

Bi-lingual Spanish-conversational
Expert proficiency in painting, drawing, illustration, printmaking in a wide variety of mediums
Capable in manual 3d design and sculpture
PC and Mac Proficient
PC Hardware

Adobe CS, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver
Knowledge of 3D animation in Bryce 3d, Maya, Lightwave, 3d studio max
Microsoft Office, Excel, Powerpoint
iVideo, iWeb

Student juried show at the Tarble Arts Center 2010-11-12 Charleston, IL
Salon de Refuses at Doudna Center for the Arts 2010-11 Charleston, IL
Printmaking show at Burl Ives Studios 2010-11 Charleston, IL
The Last Edition at Doudna Center for the Arts 2012 Charleston, IL
Spring Show at Doudna Center for the Arts 2012 Charleston, IL
Still Point Art Gallery: Destinations Oct 2011 Brunswick, ME
Whitestone Gallery Faith and Fine Arts Exhibit 2011 Philadelphia, PA
Leigh Art Gallery Featured Artists 2011-2012 Chicago, IL
Infinity Gallery Figurative Expo 2011
Sakuraba Gallery November Juried Show 2011 Tokyo, Japan

JAC Monthly Artist Nov 2011
Painting the Editions of MRG Nov 2010
Matthew Gauger Annual Showcase Chicago, IL 2007-11
Gauger Arts Show Las Vegas, NV 2004-2007
Senior Portfolio Exhibit at Doudna Center for Fine Arts 2012

Awards and Publications:
Still Point Art Gallery Fall Quarterly 2011-Published
Tarble Arts Center-Honorable Mention-2011
Salon de Refuses-Best of Show-2010
Figurative Expo-Honorable Mention-2011
Still Point Art Gallery-Honorable Mention-2011
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