I am a professional artist with a Bachelor of Fine Art degree with a concentration in drawing and illustration. I am a hard working individual passionate about all areas of fine arts. I specialize in painting, drawing, illustration, graphics, print-making, sculpture, and 3Dimensional design. I understand light, value, concept, composition, shape, form, and etc. and I have been practicing these principles for over 7 years.
Emory Conference Center Hotel, Atlanta, GA, US, Front Desk Agent
Responsible for daily transactions, billing, checking guest in and out, supplying room keys, assisting guests with any hotel room needs, practiced hospitality and customer service.
Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, US, Gallery Manager
Responsible for monitoring visitors in gallery, exercised customer service, hung and organized art work for exhibits, ordered and arranged refreshments for receptions, edit and print didactics for exhibits, took gallery photographs of display of art works, assisted in design for advertisement of exhibits, arranged programs and events for department of art.
Staples Incorporated, Atlanta, GA, US, Sales Associate
Handled daily transactions using mathematical skills and reasoning, monitored telephone calls, practiced excellent customer service.
Jimmy Jazz, Atlanta, GA, US, Sales Associate
Received and shipped merchandise items, handled daily sales transactions, monitored and answered customer telephone calls and assisted customers.
Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, US, Exhibit Volunteer
Coordinated “Newbies" exhibit in the Visual Art Center Gallery, featuring paintings by Alexander Bostic and Kurt Grannan, sculpture and installations by Rowan Haug, photography and video by Dominic Lippillo, and web designs by Chad and Patrice Anderson.
Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, US, Bachelors, Fine Arts
Studied amoung other artists taking courses such as Computing Design I&II, Gallery Management, Senior Research, Senior Thesis, Concept and Form, Advanced Studio Drawing I-IV, Design I-III, Print Making I & II, History of Art, Art and Film, Art of the Graphic Novel, History of Photography, Photography I & II, Advanced Painting I & II, Three-Dimensional Design
Mississippi School of the Arts, Brookhaven, MS, US, High School, Visual Arts
This was a visual arts and performing arts high school functioning on a college level emphasizing in all advanced areas of art including music,dance,theatre,visual arts, and creative writing.
Merit Award Mississippi State Student Show, 1st Place
This is an annual college level student show in which candidates submitted their work and if chosen they were allowed into exhibit competition. The final competition was judged by a group of staff members.
Jurors Superior Award for MS Collegiate Art Show, 1st Place
A visual arts award competition on the college level.
Beverly Gulmon Portfolio Award, 1st Place
This is an annual portfolio scholarship competition available to freshman students. Each candidate art portfolio was reviewed by professors from the department of art. I won over all receiving first place and a scholarship for each semester attended at Mississippi State University.