San Diego, CA
Professional artist with over 25 years experience creating original designs using traditional and digital techniques. A great eye for detail combined with extensive experience designing innovative products for the domestic and international gift ware markets allows this artist to deliver outstanding designs, promptly and accurately. Skilled in everything from traditional painting and sculpting to digital graphics and illustration.
Created quick sketch pastel portraits for Downtown Disney patrons. Greeting park patrons with a friendly and warm demeanor while paying close attention to detail and accuracy of likeness.
Responsible for all aspects of sales, including custom matting and framing artwork
Kamans Art Shoppes, Anaheim CA April 2006-January2010
Lead Pastel Portrait Artist
2010 - present
2010 - present
Sculpted 3D prototypes from original concepts to sculpting final models for million dollar giftware collections. Created original designs using wacom digital tablet as well as traditional art techniques and materials. Expert abilities in all phases of 2D and 3D design.
FIGI Graphics, San Diego, CA 1991-2001
Age of Bronze Art Foundry, Santee, CA
Completed 2 year apprentice program in sculpture and foundry techniques.
Southwestern College, San Diego
Associates Degree in Fine Art
American Film Technology, San Diego CA, January 1990- November 1991
Assistant Animation Supervisor
Worked as animator on the first CGI Saturday morning cartoon series "Attack of the Killer Tomatoes" for FOX. Promoted to assistant supervisor, responsibilities included work load assignments, monitoring production schedule, tracking personnel productivity. Keen eye for details and strong problem solving ability. Excellent communication skills. Created 3D character models to aid animators in character continuity.