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Resume

Artist Statement

I am a visual storyteller who goes on an adventure with every new character and new world that comes into view. From traveling with space rangers to collecting robots for my collection I am always on the move.

Education

Bachelors of Fine Arts in Art | 12/2014 | University of North Carolina, Charlotte

·      Major: Studio art concentration in illustration

·      Minor: Art History

Associates of Fine Arts in Art | 12/2011 | Mitchell community college

·      Major: Art

Technical Skills & Abilities

Digital

·      Photoshop, Autodesk Sketchbook, Manga Studio, Blender 3D

Hand Drawing

·      Watercolors, Pen & Ink, Mixed Media, Acrylics

Concept Skills

·      Character Designs, Storyboarding, Children’s Book Illustration

Work Experience

Artist Assistant | Allison Luce | 09/2017-current

  • Preparing art applications for submission.

  • Editing and organizing art images for easy access.

  • Converting contacts and websites to new software.

  • Working with Mrs. Luce to make sure proper information is included when submitting applications

Sales Associate & Cashier | T.J. Maxx Retail Store | 08/2015-current

  • Managing the cash register to process customer purchases.

  • Unloading and displaying new merchandise to encourage customers to shop.

  • Organizing beauty products, purses, and the shoe department for the next business day.

  • Working in multiple departments to help customers with their fashion experience.

  • Assisting customers with questions and helping with their shopping needs.

Freelance Illustrator |  08/2013-current

  • Crafted and inked 100 robotic characters, while challenging my creative direction with one subject.

  • Wrote and illustrated Pippa and the Clock Tower, a children’s book that gave me the opportunity to be a writer, illustrator, and editor.

  • Creating character designs for film and animated tv properties.​

 

Highlights/ Honors & Awards

  • 2019 Solo Show "A Visual Story: Color, Life, & Flow"

  • 2015 Green Hill Figure Skating Poster Contest- Semi Finalist

  • 2015 Sanskrit Literary Arts Magazine

  • 2014-2018 Fall/Spring Downtown Statesville Art Crawl 

  • 2014 UNC Charlotte IllustriUS Student BFA Show

  • 2014 UNC Charlotte Annual Juried Student Exhibition