Art Director | Multi Faceted Creative Designer
Turning concepts & ideas into reality!
Ever since holding a crayon or brush, I have been creating art, utilizing whatever type of materials were at my finger tips. With over 10 years of creative experience, I have had the opportunities to guide start-ups and Top Fortune 500 companies with innovative designs. Approaching creativity with the mindset of an indefinable style and ability allows my artistic skills to flourish into any project I take under my wing.
Entertainment, Real Estate, Transportation, Direct Sales Marketing, Automotive, Product & Retail Industries
TECHNICAL ART TECHNIQUES & SKILLS
Proficient with Adobe Creative Cloud: Illustrator, Photoshop & InDesign.
Additional Programs: Acrobat, After Effects, Corel, SketchUp, Sketch, Figma, Adobe XD,
Lasso, Mailchimp, Sailthru, Light Room, Microsoft Suite and WordPress.
Illustration Mediums: Acrylic, oil painting, pen & ink, silk screen, water color & wood burning
Print-making: Linoleum, woodblock, printing, copper etching, collograph, silk screening, photo relief, monotype & embossing
Additional Art Talents: Book binding, clothing design, DIY projects, framing (certified), jewelry & welding
2017, Stevie, American Business Awards, Company of the Year, Gold
2017, AVA Digital Awards, M1ND Video, Marketing (Product) Video, Gold
2016, Stevie, American Business Awards, Marketing Team of the Year, Gold
2016, Stevie, International Business Awards, We Live Brochure,
Marketing or Sales Brochure Kit, Silver
2016, MarCom, How to Earn with Jeunesse, Brochure, Gold
2015, Florida Public Transportation Association (FPTA) Awards
1st Place, “Potpourri” for the Orlando City partnership.
1st Place, “Online Communications/Social Media” for the 2014 holiday Golden Ticket giveaway.
1st Place, “Special Events” for the Christmas in July food drive.
2nd Place, “Internal Communications” for the unveiling of the LYNX Brand Identity Guide.
2015, American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Awards
1st Place, “Social Media Platform” for public service bus Instagram contest.
Best of Ringling, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL
2010, Array by L.A. Sustainable Clothing Line and Name Logo.
2009, 3D Paper City, Best 3D Dimensional Piece and Materials Award.
2008, Rotoscope Animation, Best Sophomore Piece and Materials Award.
Student Addy Awards, AAF-Suncoast, Sarasota, FL
2010, Gold in Campaign Category, Experience Equal Esperanto Education.
2010, Silver in Campaign Category, Array by L.A. Sustainable Clothing Line.
2010, Amy Award, Best in Show, Experience Equal Esperanto Education.
2009, Gold in Poster Category, La Musica.
2009, Silver in Packaging Category, 3D Exhibition Invitation.
2021, Monochromatic: Marion Cultural Alliance at Brick City Center for the Arts, Ocala Fl.
2013, Ginormous Art Show: CityArts Factory, juried art show, Orlando Fl.
2013, Hope, History & Horizons Art Show: Gallery at Avalon Island, Orlando Fl.
2013, Dress: Objects of Art, Presented by Donna Dowless: Gallery at Avalon Island, Orlando Fl.
2013, Muralist: Magnolia Mural Project, Orlando, Fl.