Freelance Art Director/Artist : 07/2001- Present
Website Conceptual Content Development for EyeoftheArt.Com and Product
Designs on Cafepress.com/ Portrait and Painting Commissions.
Tempo Design: Graphics and Layouts for Publications, Illustrations for Print.
Vertical Marketing/Creative Focus: Conceptual Renderings-Food Products.
Imagewerks :Concept Layouts for Hercules/Extreme Sports Video Game Ads
LAK Advertisting : Layouts for PALA Casinos ,Product Development for Lava Enterprises/Capri Candles Gift & Retail Design, Illustrations and 3D Renderings
Art Director : 08/2000- 07/2001- TEMPO DESIGN
Created Logos and Brand Identity for Gourmet Food Packaging, Labeling.Digital Photography for Product Presentations, Product Copy and Info Sheets, Gift Basket
Design and Product/Packaging Component Outsourcing. Clients : Pillsbury /Costco/
Jean's Posh Pantry/ Foretta /La Romagnola Computer Programs: Photoshop/ Illustrator/Quark Experience with Vendors.
Graphic Design Instructor: 05/1999 - Intermittent- Certified State of California Graphics Instructor: Commercial Art/Graphic Design: ART INSTITUTE OF SAN DIEGO & PLATT COLLEGE
Muralist: 4/97-1/1998 Designed and Executed Fine Art Murals and Architectural Renderings for High-end Residential and Commercial Properties. Supervised a staff of 5 Artists.
Product Designer :12/95 - 4/1997 LAVA ENTERPRISES
Marketing/ Trend Research and Product Development for the Gift/Retail Industry Packaging Collateral and Catalogs. Highly detailed Color Guides for Production
in China/Diagrams for Sculptors.
Graphic Designer: 10/94-11/95- PLASTIC PRINTING INTERNATIONAL
Production Art, Mechanicals and Layout for Pre-Paid Phone Cards Typesetting and Color Correction/Litho Plate Production-4C Processing.
Art Gallery Director: 01/94-10/94- SIGNATURE GALLERY
Sales and Exhibit Coordination , Promotions for Artists and Sculptors. Copy/ PR for San Diego Press.Organized shipment of artwork.
Almeda University 2007 Masters Degree in Fine Art
Almeda University 2005 Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design
Tampa Tech: 1991 Package Design/ Illustration/ Corporate Identity/Graphics
Institute for Learning Systems/ Hamburg Germany: Advertising, Design
Psychology and Marketing; Associate Degree 1985
Philadelphia College of Art: 1975 Painting/ Drawing/ Illustration Courses
Organizations / Affilations:
Numerous Design Awards for Packaging and Illustration.
Member :2005 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York http://www.arsny.com
Certified Custom Framer : Michael’s Arts and Crafts
Who’s Who in America 2005/ Who’s Who in American Art 2005
ASCAP Member: American Society of Composers and Publishers : 2006
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