Graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design. Experienced Versatile Fashion illustrator/ Flat Sketch Artist: freehand and computer generated illustrations. My specialties are the following: Flat Sketching, Sewing, Draping, Patternmaking, Garment Construction, Presentation Boards, and Fashion Illustration. Quality reliable professional designer and illustrator in apparel design for 5+ years. I am a natural talent with a good sense of design. I can do both technical sketches & promotional Illustration to bring your vision to life. Currently looking for work as a fashion designer/fashion illustrator.

Work Samples

  • Electric

  • Shock

  • Joy

Work History

  • Adjunct Professor

    • Art Institute of Dallas
    • Jul 2014 - Present (2 months)

    Teaching fashion design and fashion illustrstion courses to fashion students.

  • Fashion Columnist

    • Daily Times Leader
    • Aug 2013 - Present (1 year 1 month)

    Discuss fashion trends, tips, do it yourself projects, and expression of style through fashion column in community newspaper.

  • Freelance Designer

    • C III Fitness Apparel by AHC III
    • Jul 2013 - Present (1 year 2 months)

    Design and illustrate original artwork for fitness apparel company.

  • Freelance Fashion Designer

    • Jazzy Girl Forever
    • Jan 2013 - Present (1 year 8 months)

    Design and create illustrations, flat sketches, and spec sheets for company.

  • Fashion Designer/ Fashion Illustrator

    • Freelance
    • Aug 2007 - Present (7 years 1 month)

    Construct, design, and create clothing in addition to creating original fashion illustrations and flat sketches for various clients in the Southeast.

  • Artist (Fashion and Fine Art)

    • Freelance
    • Aug 2001 - Present (13 years 1 month)

    Create original works through fine art and fashion illustration.

  • Merchandise Support Associate

    • Kmart Corporation
    • Nov 2012 - Jan 2013 (2 months)

    Process clothing and accessories inventory within the facility.
    Handle customer interactions and seamlessly.

  • Merchandise Associate

    • TJ Maxx
    • Aug 2010 - Feb 2012 (1 year 6 months)

    Processed clothing and accessories inventory within the facility.
    Handled customer interactions and sales transactions seamlessly.

  • Teacher Assistant

    • Savannah College of Art and Design
    • Jun 2011 - Sep 2011 (3 months)

    Assisted SCAD Atlanta’s Fashion Department professors with teaching and providing constructive feedback to underclassman Fashion Design students.

  • Dresser

    • AmericasMart
    • Jan 2010 - Jan 2010

    Coordinated the model’s attire and appearance for the Winter 2012 fashion show.

  • Mobile Tailor

    • Blank Label
    • Feb 2009 - Apr 2009 (2 months)

    Acted as the onsite tailor for a custom menswear company by managing client fittings, and assisting the client with selecting fabric, garment detail and color.

  • Fashion Intern

    • INDIE PEACE
    • Apr 2008 - Jul 2008 (3 months)

    Assisted in product distribution as well as administered garment and fabric samples and fittings.

Education

  • Savannah College of Art and Design

    • Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Fashion
    • 2008 - 2012
  • Mississippi State University

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Drawing
    • 2001 - 2007

Specialties

Affiliations

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.

Awards

Feature Designer for PLITZS New York Fashion Week, feature Designer for Triple Magazine, and feature Designer/Illustrator for SCAD Portfolios

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