A Textile + Color Designer, I have created original artwork a cohesive palettes for notable fashion industry corporations and small mom and pop shops. From sophisticated palm & plumeria’s for Tommy Bahama, high fashion cashmere and eco friendly knits for Nordstrom, there is little fashion product that I have not touched. Women's, Mens, Tweens, Children's, Infants, Home, Accessories, Sleepwear, Swimwear, Activewear, I have created sell out prints and color stories for all categories. Always looking for a new challenge to expand my hungry for growth as a creative artist and an artistic partner.

Work Samples

  • Nordstrom Accessories

  • Nordstrom Children & Baby

  • Nordstrom Sleep & Active

Work History

Amelia Gailey ameliagailey@mac.com 206.380.5888 W O R K Freelance Artist. 2005-Current Licensing Artist Textile Artist Designer Commissioned Artist Graphic Artist RECENT FREELANCE CLIENTS INCLUDE: Slade Company Designed Womens & Young Girl apparel, including garment, styling detail, sketch, color, pattern. Executed line from beginning to manufacture to client, including all SPEC information and creation of line sheet for client (Dillard's Walmart & Costco). Daisy Petal Designed Womens & Young Girl apparel, including garment, styling detail, sketch, color, pattern. Executed line from beginning to manufacture to client, including all SPEC information and creation of line sheet for client (Walmart & Costco). Wakefield Design Contractual Textile Artist creating original artwork which is printed on silk charmeuse and sold to high end design houses. Anthology Fabrics Licensing original artwork collections for retail fabric. Boardwalk Designed Swim Wear Line, including garment, styling detail, sketch, color, pattern. Executed line from beginning to manufacture to client, including all SPEC information and creation of line sheet for client (Walmart). Nordstrom Product Group 2008-2011 Senior Textile Artist & Colorist for Accessories, Active, Sleepwear & Home divisions. Designed Original prints & plaids for scarves, active wear, women's sleepwear and home soft goods. High-level communication with Seattle based team and international partners to ensure excellence in execution of artwork to final product. Created and managed trend color palettes for each season in the Accessories division. High-level communication with Seattle based team and international partners to ensure excellence and precise matching in color dyed fabrications. Tommy Bahama 2005-2008 Textile Artist for Men’s & Women’s Designed Original prints & plaids for men’s & women’s apparel. Anthropologie 2005 Display Artist Created unique displays and backdrops throughout the retail store; and inspiring attracting window dressings highlighting current apparel with natural, innovative, hand-created artistic materials. Nordstrom Product Group 2004 Colorist Womens Narrative Division Researching color trend for fashion forward product. Managing color processes from concept to final product. Approval of all color details for final product. High-level communication with Seattle based team, and international partners to ensure excellence and precise matching in color dyed fabrications. Nordstrom Product Group 2000-2004 Senior Textile Artist & Colorist for the Children’s divisions. Designed Original prints, plaids, appliqués, screens, and patches for girls, boys & baby apparel. High-level communication with Seattle based team and international partners to ensure excellence in execution of artwork to final product. Created and managed trend color palettes for each season. High-level communication with Seattle based team and international partners to ensure excellence and precise matching in color dyed fabrications. The Color Association of the United States. NYC. Intern 1999 Designed original color palettes for multiple clients from Interior, Automotive, Paper Products to Fashion. Communicated with clients daily and partnered with them in constructively critiquing their product to ensure satisfactory of CAUS services. T E C H N I C A L S K I L L S Proficient in NED GRAPHICS CAD software; scanning, cleaning, creating repeats and multiple color combinations of purchased or original artwork. Proficient in current versions of ADOBE PHOTOSHOP & ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR; scanning, cleaning, creating repeats and multiple color combinations of purchased or original artwork. Proficient in MICROSOFT OFFICE. P R O F E S S I O N A L A W A R D S 3 Original Wool Challis Designs had 89% sell through NORDSTROM Anniversary Event. Managed color process of 100% Cashmere Tissue Program which received NORDSTROM PRODUCT GROUP Highest Volume Growth 3rd Quarter 2009 NORDSTROM Company Allstar Award 2002 NORDSTROM Children's Division Allstar Award 2002 P E R S O N A L A C H I E V E M E N T S 8 Marathons Lululemon Yoga Ambassador 2008 Ironman CDA 2007 Mt. Kilimanjaro Summit 2005 Utah Violin Trio First Place Award 1992 Utah Violin Soloist First Place Award 1991 Utah Hunter Jumper Champion 1991

Education

  • Wu Hsing Tao School of Five Element Acupuncture

    • Five Element Acupuncturist Five Element Acupuncture
    • 2009 - 2013
  • The Art Institue of Seattle

    • Associates of Applied Art Fashion Design
    • 1999 - 2000
  • Rhode Island School of Design

    • Summer Studies Children's Illustration & Jewelry Design
    • 1997 - 1998

Specialties

Awards

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