Skills / Courses

  • 3D Design, 2D Design, Color Theory

  • Drawing and Illustration Courses

    • Drawing 1 and 2, Figure Drawing 1, Figure and Anatomy, Illustration 1, Conceptual Practices, Media and Methods, Illustration Sequence and Story, Children’s Book Illustration, Topics in Illustration, The Figure in Illustration

  • Mixed Media Skills

    • Fiber Arts, Painting, Collage and layout design, Journaling, Documentation, Photography

  • Art History Survey 1, 2, Contemporary Art History, Mexica and Pre-Columbian Art courses

  • Understanding of the elements and principles of design

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Illustrator, Corel Paint Shop Pro, and various video editing software as well as social media such as YouTube and Instagram

  • Design, production, and sales of handmade items

  • Perfect color recognition and pairing based on Munsell Hue Test

 

Education

University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2016-2019

  • BFA in Studio Art with a concentration in Illustration, Cum Laude

  • Minor in Art History

  • Chancellor’s List Fall 2016

  • Dean’s List Fall 2018

Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine, 2014-2015

  • Presidential Scholarship Recipient

  • GPA of 3.90

 

Experience

Exhibitions / Shows

  • Orr and Orr Gallery and Ballantyne Healing House

  • Artwork displayed in the Bodyscapes Show, Spring 2017

  • HipHopFunkSurrealism, Painting Show, Summer 2018

  • Materialities, Fiber Arts Show, Spring 2019

  • We Come with Pieces, Spring 2019, Senior BFA Exhibition

Employment

  • Employment at UNC Charlotte

    • Housing and Residence Life Maintenance Student worker

    • Patched holes in walls and painted apartments and dorm rooms, fixed small appliances and light fixtures, general maintenance and upkeep of University housing facilities.

  • Commission Work / Freelance

    • Digital illustrations of food products for packaging

    • Illustrations of ice cream bars for an event poster

    • Business Logo commissioned for Travel Agency

    • Various paintings and illustration pieces commissioned by individuals

    • Logos, advertising material, customized pieces

    • Matthews Parks and Recreation Greenway Beautification Project

    • Pet portraits and stickers for several clients

  • Assisted at a children’s art camp by directing age-appropriate crafts

  • Self employed

    • Designed, produced, listed, and sold handmade products and art on Etsy

    • T shirts and painted shoes, prints, original art, jewelry

    • Hurricane Harvey Animal Rescue Fundraising Campaign