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Kim Wilson Brandt - Freelance Children's Book Illustration, Book Illustration, Greeting Card Illustration, & Animal Illustration
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Kim Wilson Brandt's illustrations have appeared on animated TV spots, billboards, LP and CD covers, books, newspapers, magazines of all genres, posters, cards, an entire children’s story website, and for design, advertising, corporate, institutional, & nonprofit clients. Her artwork and “Kwirky” fabric creations have exhibited in galleries in NYC, SF, and Santa Cruz ...
Santa Cruz, California, United States

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Kirby Richardson Scudder 1030 River Street Loft #218 Santa Cruz, CA 95060 831-713-8259 kirby@scica.org http://kirbyscudder.wordpress.com/ WORK EXPERIENCE Executive Director Santa Cruz Institute of Contemporary Arts, Santa Cruz, CA. 2004-present Founded the SCICA in 2003 to provide leadership in the area of promotion and development of Contemporary Arts in Santa Cruz County. Director 2003-2005 Question Mark Galleries Founded and Directed five galleries in empty commercial spaces. Santa Cruz, CA. Consultant San Jose, Redevelopment Agency, San Jose, CA. 2001-2003 Worked with the City of San Jose curating empty retail spaces in Downtown San Jose helping to revitalize a depressed downtown. Director Business Development 2000-2002 Techguide.com. San Jose, CA. Sales Director 1995-2000 Cambridge Energy Research Associates. Cambridge, MA. Sales Director 1993-1995 IDG World Expo. Framingham, MA. Sales Manager, Publications And Conferences. 1989-1993 BIS Strategic Decisions, Norwell, MA EDUCATION School of The Museum of Fine Arts. Boston. MA 1982 -1983 Graduated Fifth Year Program. Completed Independent study, traveling scholarship program. School of The Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA. 1980 -1982 Graduated four-year diploma program. Focused on painting. The Art Institute of Boston. Completed two-year fine arts 1978-1980 program. Basic program stressed painting, drawing and design The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY. Completed 1976-1977 one year fine arts program. Courses in painting and illustration. Three year apprenticeship with artist Benjamin Taylor 1971-1974 APPLICATION KNOWLEDGE Photoshop MS Office Power Point Excel Illustrator Dreamweaver Wordpress Sony Vegas Pro Adobe Audition TEACHING EXPERIENCE Santa Cruz Institute of Contemporary Arts, Santa Cruz, CA. 2004-2009 Figure Drawing. Instruction and facilitation of weekly Figure Drawing Sessions. Cultural Anthropology Workshops. Private. Painting Medium Techniques. Hull, MA. 1995-1997 Private. Art Marketing Workshops. Cambridge, MA. 1987-1993 School of The Museum of Fine Arts. Taught weekly course 1982-1983 painting from the figure. Focused on illustrating the human figure. The Art Institute of Boston. Gave a weekly lecture 1980-1983 series surveying contemporary art history. Class focused on art produced in the US and Europe during the last 5 years. LECTURES & APPOINTMENTS 24 frames in the 21st Century, week long lecture series 2011 Board of Directors, Santa Cruz Institute of Contemporary Arts 2003-2007 Cabrillo College – Installation Art 2007 Cabrillo College – The Emerging Art Scene 2006 Museum of Modern Art, NYC. Sculpture Racing. 1992 Board of Directors, The Artists' Collaborative. 1986-89 A non-profit artist's umbrella group. Group was founded to sponsor and support various alternative art projects. Review Board, The Art Institute of Boston. Implemented 1987 a multi-media program for fourth year students. Studied the issue of using video and computers in curriculum. Performing Arts Center. Milwaukee, WI. Members lecture 1987 on Performance art. Fitchburg Art Museum. Fitchburg, MA. Lecture on Kinetic Art. 1986 Institute of Contemporary Art. Boston, MA. Noon forum 1984 lecture on Sculpture Racing and Performance Art. Showed video and slides of Sculpture Racing in Hamburg, W.Germany and Paris, France. PUBLICATIONS/AWARDS Poster, “Karaoke Man” Independent film, audience winner 2011 Poster, “Romance” by David Mamet 2010 Planet Cruz Poster 2009 Gail Rich Award, Santa Cruz Sentinel 2009 Art Towns California, John Villani 2008 Art Attack Award, Santa Cruz County 2007 ArtWorks Magazine 2006 Artweek Magazine. S.C.I.C.A. 2004 REED Magazine. SJSU literary magazine 2002 Museum of Modern Art, NYC. Archives. 1993 Sculpture Racing. Museum of Modern Art, NYC. Archives. 1992 Vices, Follies, Stupidities, Abuses. FSU Gallery & Museum. FL. Essays by Lucy Lippard. Artists' Books. 1988 Silicon Valley Poster 1987 Route 128 Poster 1987 The Boston Poster 1987 FILMS Inspired by California, documentary film 2010 Infermental, international film and video. Published by 1986 Brucher/Dumont, Koln, W.Germany. For video Meridian Strip. Infermental, Hamburg. international film and video. 1985 Infermental, Hamburg. international film and video. 1984 Flieger dürfen keine angst haben 1983 EXHIBITIONS Inspired by California – Santa Cruz Film Festival 2011 “PLOCEAN” Our plastic Oceans,Tannery Arts Center 2009 Kinetic Sculpture Race. Santa Cruz, CA. 2008 “Night and Day”. Santa Cruz, CA. 2007 “Night-Light” installation. Santa Cruz, CA. 2007 “Night-Light” installation. Santa Cruz, CA. 2006 Santa Cruz Institute of Contemporary Arts, Santa Cruz, CA. 2005 “KowHaus” Salz Tannery, Santa Cruz, CA. 2005 Santa Cruz Institute of Contemporary Arts, Santa Cruz, CA. 2004 “Blue Maquette” ? Gallery 2004 1025 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA. 2003 108 Paseo de San Antonio, San Jose, CA 2002 Twohy Building, San Jose, CA 2002 Twohy Building, San Jose, CA 2001 Boston Corporate Art, Boston 2000 Boston City Hall, Boston MA 2000 Boston Corporate Art, Boston, MA 1999 Boston Corporate Art, Boston, MA. 1997 The Design Building, Boston. 1993 The Chase Gallery, Boston. 1994 The Chase Gallery, Boston 1993 The Chase Gallery, Boston. 1992 The Chase Gallery, Boston 1991 World Trade Center, Boston. One-man show. 1989 Newton Public Library. Newton, MA 1989 Transportation Building. Boston, MA. 1988 Westport Art Center. Westport, CT. 1988 Private Showing, Collectors. Boston, MA. 1987 International Book Conference. New York, NY. 1987 Chemical Bank. New York, NY. One-man show. 1986 Chapel Gallery, Group show 1986 Chapel Gallery, Group show 1985 Grove Street Gallery 1985 Harbor Gallery, University of Massachusetts. 1985 Gallery 51. One-man show. 1984 Prudential Plaza, Boston. 1984 Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MA 1984 Metropolitan Artist Assembly Press, Group show 1984 Fitchburg Art Museum. Group show 1983 Boston Center For The Arts. Traveling scholarship 1983 Gallery Stein. Kiel, W. Germany 1983 Dana Pond Show. Award recipient 1983 Volpe Terminal, Logan Airport. ICA sponsored 1982 Boston City Hall, Boston 1982 Dana Pond Show. Award recipient 1981 Gallery West. AIB two-man show 1980 Boit Show. SMFA award recipient 1980 INSTALLATIONS AND PERFORMANCES “Night-Light” installation. Santa Cruz, CA. 2007 “Night-Light” installation. Santa Cruz, CA. 2006 Kinetic Sculpture Race, Santa Cruz, CA. 2008 “KowHaus” Salz Tannery, Santa Cruz, CA. 2005 Kinetic Sculpture Race, Fitchburg, MA. 1992 Kinetic Sculpture Race, Springfield, MA. 1992 Kinetic Sculpture Race, Sandwich, MA. 1991 Kinetic Sculpture Race, Milwaukee, WI. 1991 Kinetic Sculpture Race, So. Norwalk, CT. 1990 Kinetic Sculpture Race, World Trade Center. NYC. 1989 Kinetic Sculpture Race, Hamburg, GER. 1989 Kinetic Sculpture Race, Paris, France 1989 Kinetic Sculpture Race, Kassel, GER. “DOCUMENTA IV” 1989 Kinetic Sculpture Race, Cambridge, MA. 1989 Kinetic Sculpture Race, Cambridge, MA 1988 Kinetic Sculpture Race, Cambridge, MA 1987
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SAMANTHA PETERS 309 Tompkins Ave, Apt 3A Brooklyn, NY 11216 774-392-0351 rainbowprincess666@gmail.com WORK EXPERIENCE 2006-2007 Atria Woodbriar Assisted Living, Falmouth, Massachusetts Housekeeper/Waitress • Personal care and assistance • Coordination of resident activities. • Cleaning rooms; laundry; and serving dinner 2008-2009 The Quarry Café, Carlisle, Pennsylvania Short-order Cook • Order fulfillment • Quality assurance • Trained new employees • Supervision of staff • Creation of new menu items 2005-2012 Coastline Property Management, Falmouth, Massachusetts Property Manager • Supervision of twelve employees every season • Property management and house cleaning • Management of employee scheduling • Quality control • Bookkeeping and payroll • Employee recruitment • Secretarial support • Catering • 24-hour personal client assistance EDUCATION 2001-2007 Abbington Academy, Hyannis, Massachusetts Maintained a high level of academic performance in grades 7-12, with up to a 3.9 GPA. 2006-2007 Cape Cod Community College, Hyannis, Massachusetts Special course work in Sociology and Oral Communications. 2007-2008 Genesee Community College, Brockport, New York Advanced course work in French, International Relations, and Darkroom Photography 2008-2012 Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania B.A.; Major: Philosophy. A skills list and references are available upon request. ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE 2007 Rockwell Amusements, North Scituate, Rhode Island Sunshine Amusements, Elgin, Illinois Barker/Sales Representative Independent contractor in game sales and promotions for traveling carnival. Assembly and breakdown of stick-joints.
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