Artist Bio

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Education Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design 2001 The Art Institute of Phoenix

Employment Program Administrator for Web Design and Animation Program at Provo College - American Fork 2006- current Graphic’s Instructor for Granger High School 2007 - Instruct students in graphic design concepts to create posters, vinyl, silk screens, and various other projects. Graphic Designer for Higa Designs 9/2004 - 2/2007 Overseer of ad concepts, designs, stock photographer and production as well as staff management, project assignments and team coordination. Art Instructor for The Leona Group of Arizona 8/2002 – 8/2004 Fine Art Department Head and curriculum design based on the Arizona State Standards as well as classroom management, organization, counseling and mentoring special-ed students. Design Instructor for Gallery 37 and The West Valley Fine Arts Council 6/2001-6/2002 Instructed on the fundamentals of design and Digital Art in preparation to create a public art piece for the community. Skills Management Staff Management, Task Assignment, Security, Procedure Design, Payroll, Training, Inventory Control, Sales

Computer Softimage, Photoshop, 3D Max, Flash, Director, Painter, Illustrator, Corel Draw, Dreamweaver, Quark Express, Fireworks, After Effects, Premiere, Sound Forge, Image Ready, Acrobat Drawing Life Drawing, Charcoal and Pastel Renderings, Cartoon Art, Perspective, Concept and Storyboard Art Illustration Comic Art, Design, Logo, Stippling, Crosshatching, Hatching, Storybook Illustrations and Layout Painting Oil, Acrylic, Ink, Watercolor and Mural Work Other Art Multimedia, Furniture Art, Public Art, Mosaic and Concept Art Volunteer 2005- The Utah Art Alliance 2005- The Park City Academy 2004- The Boy Scouts 2003 - Arizona State University Herberger Museum 2003- Gilbert Historical Museum Freelance 1. Reproductions for Hallmark Promotions 2. Logo Design for Global Interface Systems Technology 3. Mural Design for Cartoon Express 4. Cartoon Illustrations for children author, Carl Hubbard 5. Independent mural work 6. Web and Advertising Designs for Park City Jewelers. 7. Poster Design for Riggs Carpet Cleaning. References Jason Higa - Artist / Designer - 480-813-1151 Vickie Avelar - Freelance Client -520-363-9676 Preston Riggs- Freelance Client - 435-602-2700

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