Portrait and Mural Artist
Category: Art / Creative
I am a professional artist who paints, draws, sketches, etc. I paint and draw in a variety of media. I have a huge collection of my own works which range from realistic to abstract.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Internship at the Cleveland Museum of Art
• Study Abroad Spring Break Bermuda for the Arts
• Study Abroad, Art in England and France
• Proficient with MS Word, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and the Internet.
EDUCATION: Virginia Union Univeristy
Piedmont Virginia Community College
Atlanta Metropolitan College
Virginia State University
Courses taken included:
Life Drawing, Computer Graphics
African American Art, Asian Art and History
American Art and History, European Art
Modern Art, Spanish and French, Color Theory
Museum Internship (The Cleveland Museum Of Art (1990)
• Teacher’s assistant working with elementary school aged children in arts and crafts summer classes
• Studied the responsibilities of an art curator and restorer
• Visited Studios of professional artists
Study Abroad 1997-1999
• Participated in the Spring Break Bermuda Arts Study Abroad Program.
Won Scholarship which partially funded my trip and hotel expenses.
• Won Scholarship that funded trip and expenses to England and France where toured art museums, cathedrals and castles to study work of famous artists.
MURALS: • 1996 Commissioned by Hotel Manager, Bo Lativeer to produce 2 large scale murals at two Renaissance Hotels reflecting the cultural diversity of the hotel staff.
• 2007, Commissioned by Kevin Ealey and Divine to produce a mural for the interior of The Chess House in Hopewell, VA
• 2008, Commissioned by The James House of Hopewell, VA to produce a mural reflecting the mission of the James House.
Years Experience: 1