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 I also create and implement reconstruction of outdated designs and streamline production of numerous documents, which also create considerable free space on LRC servers.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
Minor: Sculpture

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

Logo design.


Spicar’s Martial Arts
Southlake, Texas     2016
Logo design, form creation, photography, and web consultation.


Be Bold
Lexington, Kentucky     2016
Logo design
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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.

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1/2011 – Present, JennyKat Productions


Sole Proprietor, Long Beach, CA    

  • Created wall hangings for the Long Beach Children’s Hospital
  • Illustrated a children’s book, My Mommy Says I’m Special 
  • Painted numerous canvas pieces (oil and watercolor) for clients 


1/2009-12/2010, Websites R Us


Graphic Artist, Los Angeles, CA

  • Designed artwork for customers’ personal and business websites
  • Interviewed customers to understand their needs and desired outcomes
  • Worked directly with Web designers to incorporate artwork into websites