I am recent graduate of North Carolina Central University Art Department cum laude B.A. Arts with a concentration in Visual Communication. I earned my associates in Advertising and Graphic Design.

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Thurmond B. Goins II 131 Tayside Drive Clayton, North Carolina 27520 (919) 763-9467 (910) 364-2406 cell goins.thurmond@gmail.com thurmondbenard.wordpress.com Education A.A.S., Advertising and Graphic Design Johnston Community College Smithfield, North Carolina Graduated May 2010 Skills Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator Macintosh/PC proficient Extensis Suitcase Microsoft Word, and Publisher Volunteering Activities AIGA helper Special Olympics helper Clayton Visual Arts helper River City Arts Docent Art Club Blog Moderator Young Marines Instructor Boys And Girls Club demonstrator Ham and Yam Festival demonstrator Group Exhibitions Clayton Harvest Music Festival, 1st place Logo Design 3-D Outsider Show Blue Collar Exhibition River City Arts: Third on Third Art Exhibitions Experience Copy Center Associate Staples Performed same day printing and design service including logo design, simple book binding, flyers, resumes, and wide format printing. January 2009–March 2011 Lawn MaintenanceTechnician Fred Smith Company Responsible for neighborhood landscape including mowing, trimming, planting, and removing litter met deadlines for enhancing maintenance-free homes. December 2005–November 2006 Work Study Program Participant Veterans Affairs Organized and supervised daily activities at the North Carolina Veterans Retirement Home. November 2004–May 2005 Lance Corporal United States Marine Corps Administration Defined and implemented procedures to serve Medical Office administration supply, logistics and upper management Concurrently managed a fund raiser to support annual Military Ball. Food Service Specialist Preparatory work including staging express bar and cooking. December 2001–November 2004 References available upon request


  • North Carolina Central University

    • Bachelors O Art Art / Visual Communication
    • 2011 - 2014

    Cum Laude Art Club President 2013-2014 Kappa Pi Member 2014

  • Johnston Community College

    • Associates of Applied Science Advertising & Graphic Design
    • 2007 - 2010

    SGA 2009 Art Club Blog Moderator: The Redroom 103



River City Arts, JCC Art Club, Clayton Visual Arts


Awarded First Place Harvest festival logo contest 2010