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Wesley Ryan Clapp

Wesley Ryan Clapp

Wilton, CT, US

 

About 

wESLEY rYAN cLAPP
WRC Illustration

 

JOB OBJECTIVE

Actively seeking group oriented production opportunities in the commercial arts field gaining real world and community based experience. Ideal opportunities would take place in a dynamic, timley environment combining creative process with the realities of production and execution. Job expectations would include long hours & great attitude.

 

EDUCATION

*B.A Fine Arts, Illustration, May 2010
School of Visual Arts, Manhattan, NY 3.8 GPA with Honors

*Diplomado Mesoamerica, April 2012
The Museo Nacional de Antropología in coordination through
Instituto de Investigaciones Filológicas of UNAM, Mexico City, DF, Mexico

EMPLOYMENT (References Available Upon Request)

 

*The Weber Group,
Assistant & Artist Representative, Since March of 2007 125 West 77th Street New York, NY
- Professional Representation Services for Five Artists in the Commercial Arts Field
- Agency and Studio Cold Calling & Relations for Commercial, Medical, and Editorial Illustration and Photography
- Negotiating, Writing, and Invoicing Legal and Payments for Art and Copyright Usages
- Art Direction, Production, and Maintenance of all Web Based Medias and Tools in Service of Representation

*The School of Visual Arts Visual Opinion Magazine,
Office Manager, September 2008 - April 2010 23 East Lexington Avenue New York, NY
- General Management of VO Magazine Office, Relations, Magazine Distributions, and Supplies
- Art Direction, Production, and Maintenance of VO Presence and Advertisement; Including Print and Digital
- Internal Staff Coordinations; Hires and Fires, Training Services
- Office Relations with All Outsource Providers and Printers, Student Government, and Campus Distributions

Metropolitan Museum of Art Store,
Internal Stock Coordination, 2005-2007 Rockefeller Center, New York, NY
- Management of Rockefeller Branch Stock Delivery Schedule & Maintaining Stored Stock and Floor Stock
- Advised General Store Management on Inventory Order Levels and Supplies
- Internal Stock Hand Coordinations; Hires and Fires, Training Services
- Customer Service & Cash Register Trained

CURRENT FREELANCE EXPERIENCE

 

-Merchandise Design and Illustration for Isaac Brock and alternative music group Modest Mouse
-Key Design/Illustration/Animation for Joseph Gordon-Levitt and The American Civil Liberties Union
-Commissioned Branding & Identity, Filmography, Theatrical & Set Design, Pattern Design, Editorial Illustration and Design, & Children’s Content and Illustration

ACHIEVEMENTS / AWARDS / LEADERSHIP

 

-Animated Short Production “They Can’t Turn The Lights Off Now!” Screened at Sundance, Park City, Utah 2012
-Live Action Production “Mooning Over Earth” Screened off-Broadway in Times Square, NYC 2011
-Select Student Scholarship Showing by The Society of Illustrators at the Museum of American Illustration, NYC 2011
-Recipient of The School of Visual Arts Rhodes Family Award for Outstanding Achievement in Illustration, NYC 2010
-Select Group Showing of “Senior Illustration Portfolios” at SVA Chelsea Gallery, NYC 2010
-Select Group Showing of “Kings and Queens” at SVA Chelsea Gallery, NYC 2008
-Group Illustration Showing through The Wilton Arts Counsel, CT 2007 -Senior Class Artist, Wilton High School FAPA Scholarship, CT 2005
-Senior Year Book Editor, Wilton High School Echelon, CT 2004-2005
-Captain of Swim Team, Wilton High School and Wilton YMCA, CT 2004-2005
-1st, 2nd , 3rd Place Wins, Wilton’s Women’s League Juried Shows, CT 2004 & 2005
-Student Docent Program, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, CT 2001-2003
-Sculpture Award Winner, Middlebrook Middle School Permanent Collection, CT 2001


wESLEY rYAN cLAPP
WRC Illustration & Design
645clapp@gmail.com
wrcillustration.com
203.733.7718

Elsewhere:

Employment 

The Weber Group, New York, NY, US, Associate Artist Representative

- Professional Representation Services for Five Artists in the Commercial Arts Field
-Office Managment
- Agency and Studio Cold Calling & Relations for Commercial, Medical, and Editorial Illustration and Photography
- Negotiating, Writing, and Invoicing Legal and Payments for Art and Copyright Usages
- Art Direction, Production, and Maintenance of all Web Based Medias and Tools in Service of Representation

Mar 2007 - current
 

Education 

School of Visual Arts (SVA), New York, NY, US, BArch, Illustration

Jan 2005 - Dec 2010
 

Areas of Specialization 



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