Statesville, NC | | www.kelliefunderburk.com
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.
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
· Photoshop, Autodesk Sketchbook, Manga Studio, Blender 3D
· Watercolors, Pen & Ink, Mixed Media, Acrylics
· Character Designs, Storyboarding, Children’s Book Illustration
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
2014-2019 Fall/Spring Downtown Statesville Art Crawl
2014 UNC Charlotte IllustriUS Student BFA Show
2014 UNC Charlotte Annual Juried Student Exhibition