WORK EXPERIENCE Legislative Research Commission Frankfort, Kentucky 2001 - current Southern Legislative Conference 2016 Art director in charge of logo design and promotional materials.
Web / Graphic Design / Illustration In charge of overseeing design, creation and implementation of posters, business cards, memos, documents, and many other projects for the Legislative Research Commission. I also create and implement reconstruction of outdated designs and streamline production of numerous documents, which also create considerable free space on LRC servers.
Seal and Visual Styling Manual Designed a new seal as well as a whole manual to create a uniform look for the agency.
Beagle Book Re-created a coloring book on how a bill becomes a law for the Legislative Research Commission.
Logo and Campaign Poster Design “Check it Out – Line 38 on your Kentucky tax return!”
Designed a family of materials for promoting breast cancer education and money donation for research.
EDUCATION Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree Art Academy of Cincinnati Eden Park, Ohio 1990 - 1994
Major: Illustration/Graphic Design
QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree
20 years of graphic artist skills, including: Art direction Computer design settings
Hand-drawn illustration work
Freelance Portraiture and Graphic Design
Well-motivated and self-directed Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Team player and self-starter
Great organizational skills
Problem solver and skilled researcher
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE Adobe Creative Suite 6 (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Bridge, Acrobat) Microsoft Office 2007 (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES Woman Within Kentuckiana Event Coordinator: 2012 - current
Wild Ones Native Plant Society: 2010 - current
Salato Wildlife Center Docent: 2009 – current
Geocacher: 2007 – current
Kentucky Native Plant Society: 2006 – current
Louisville Zoo Docent: 2008 – 2013 Lexington Public Library Foundation Board of Directors: 2013
Bluegrass Dive Club: 2007 – 2013
Lexington Art League: 2004 – 2014
CERTIFICATIONS AND TRAININGS Salato Wildlife Center Raptor Training: Frankfort, KY- 2011 - current Salato Wildlife Center Advanced Docent Training: Frankfort, KY - 2011 Interpretive Guide Certification Course: Bernheim Forest, KY - 2010 Growing Up Wild Workshop Certification: Frankfort, KY – 2010
Salato Wildlife Center Docent Training: Frankfort, KY- 2009 Louisville Zoo Docent Training: Louisville, KY - 2008
FREELANCE WORK Salato Wildlife Center Frankfort, Kentucky 2009 - current Walk With the Animals T-shirt Design, 2016. Bear Aware promotional logo and exhibit design, 2016. Walk with the Animals coloring books and maps, 2009-2016. Various images for the “Friends of Salato” Facebook page, 2012-2016. Various event flyers, brochures, posters and certificates, 2009-2016. Wood burned sign and metal sign design for new fisheries exhibit, 2014. Display signs for frog exhibit, 2013. Display signs for flying squirrel display, 2012. Turkey diorama display posters, 2012. Snake display signage, 2011. Record fish wall display signage, 2011.
Atlanta Steampunk Exposition
Atlanta, Georgia 2017
Spicar’s Martial Arts Southlake, Texas 2016 Logo design, form creation, photography, and web consultation.
Be Bold Lexington, Kentucky 2016 Logo design.
Monterey Fair Monterey, Kentucky 2013 - 2016 T-shirt logo design.
Friends of Salato Wildlife Education Center Frankfort, Kentucky 2015 Logo design.
Cosplay Imaginarium Lexington, Kentucky 2015 Logo design.
EZ Reach Wrapper - Ernie Johnson Frankfort, Kentucky 2013-2016 Logo design, form creation, photography, and web consultation.
Red River Rally – Bluegrass Cycling Club Lexington, Kentucky 2014 Logo and jersey design.
Sissy’s Sweet Escapes Louisville, Kentucky 2014 Logo design.
Hodgenville United Methodist Church Hodgenville, Kentucky 2014 Collaborative wall mural with B.W. Cleary.
Recyclopath Lexington, Kentucky 2013 Logo design, business card, letterhead, envelope and stamp layouts.
Curtis A. Grace Lexington, Kentucky 2012
Logo design, business card, letterhead, envelope, newspaper ad and stamp layouts.
BP – National Resource Advisor Program Sarasota, Florida 2010 Hard Hat Sticker Design.
All Terrain Kentucky Deaf Outlaw Riders and Campers Frankfort, Kentucky 2010 Logo Design.
Richmond Disc Golf Club Richmond, Kentucky 2008 - 2009 Disc golf designs for Clash at Catalpa 1 and 2, Lexington Open IX, Beware the Beavers and River Hill Disc Golf.
Matthew’s Little Portage Camp Port Loring, Ontario 2009 Brochure Design.
Representative Reginald Meeks Frankfort, Kentucky 2008 Native American coloring book illustrations, “Ride for Native Pride” t-shirt design, two logo and multiple layout creations.