fine art

 


FINE ART

RÉSUMÉ


JANUARY 2014 - PRESENT (5+ yrs)

ART INSTRUCTOR & PORTFOLIO ADVISER

STUDIO H FINE ART, LLC (Irvine, CA)

  • Teaches multiple beginner, intermediate and advanced drawing classes for kids, teens and adults using own curriculum; conducts private and semi-private lessons, too
  • Offers professional guidance to prospective and current art school students
  • Also donates artwork to local school fundraising events, plus volunteers as visual arts judge for National P.T.A.’s annual “Reflections” contest

JUNE 2008 - OCTOBER 2018 (10+ yrs)

COMMISSION PORTRAIT ARTIST

Self-employed (Mission Viejo, CA)

  • Applied advanced anatomy skills to compose realistic fine art portraits of clients; recreated portraits directly from photo reference, or reimagined to create entirely new and original compositions
  • Personally consulted with clients throughout illustration process to make sure all needs and expectations were addressed/met
  • Matted and framed final artwork at client’s request; packaged and delivered final pieces

JULY 2009 - JULY 2013 (5 yrs)

PORTRAIT ARTIST & ANIME EXPO’S ARTIST ALLEY VENDOR

Self-employed (Orange/Mission Viejo, CA)

“PROJECT J.R.F.A.” JAPANESE-ROCK FAN ART SERIES AND COMMUNITY PROJECT

  • Created extended series of multi-media fine art portraits of visual kei Japanese-rock musicians; used to help educate local communities about traditional and modern Japanese pop culture
  • Made large-volume prints out of original artwork; also made promotional keychains and various business cards
  • Designed and set up booth/art displays (i.e. purchased supplies, transport equipment, maintain inventory, etc.)
  • Managed all business finances (e.g. multiple budgets, price points, sales records, taxes, supply and product inventories, etc.)
  • Helped promote, sell and distribute tickets for local Japanese-rock concerts and screenings by partnering with Kawaii Kakkoii Sugoi representatives