Shelby Criswell

Freelance Comic Artist & T-Shirt Designer

Location:San Antonio, Texas, United States
Phone: 2107257428
2 Skills

Shelby Criswell is a Communications Design student at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY, and also
based out of San Antonio, TX. Besides being a student, she is currently a free-lance illustrator
mostly doing Vector T-shirt designs for numerous local places including her high school. Her art
has received many honors like the Gold Seal Medallion in the Texas State Visual Art and
Scholastic Event (VASE) and two silver keys in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards amongst
others. Shelby’s art has been shown in various Texas buildings including the capital building in
Austin, The Houston Contemporary Art Museum, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, Bismarck
Studios, and more. Her work tells the story of her life and the wrestling she does with her
identity. Shelby is available for commissions, collaborations, and commercial work.

Diligent Imprintz San Antonio, TX 2011-2012
Various vector-based drawings (Adobe Illustrator) for T-shirt designs for different organizations
at East Central High School as well as Nellie’s Tavern, and more.

Roi Bleu San Antonio, 2011-present
Vector-based drawings (Adobe Illustrator) for T-shirts that pertained to natural African American
hair as well as Trademarked logos for the company

Southeast Baptist Church San Antonio, TX 2008-present
Various free-lance as well as nonpro?t projects ranging from community murals and graf?ti
cleanup to T-shirt Designs and sign painting

• High School GED from East Central High School (class of ’12)

• Two years of the illustration pre-college program at the Academy of Art University in San
Francisco, CA (2010 & 2011)

Six years of experience with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator; capable of vector designs and
digital drawings as well as traditional inking, drawing, and watercolor


• Mary Hierholzer, High School Art Teacher, 7173 FM 1628, San Antonio, TX 78263,

• Michael Guerrero, owner of Diligent Imprintz (did free-lance work with), http://, (210) 875-1295

• Bro. Jerry Cosper, Pastor at Southeast Baptist Church, 2414 W.W. White Road, San Antonio,
TX 78222, (210) 333-6304
Skills (2) Rating
Comic Art
T-Shirt Design