Hello! My name is Kim Tomacruz and I’m a freelance artist based in the Philippines. I specialize in illustration and graphic design but I also dabble in photography when I can. Last July 2013, I graduated with magna cum laude/valedictorian honors from De La Salle – College of Saint Benilde with a degree in Multimedia Arts. Publications & Features Horizons 2010 Shades of Gray 2010 Dekunstrukt 2011 The Benildean Artwork of the Month 2012 Philippine Star – Young Star 2013 Questioning Creatives UK 2013 Graphika Manila Book 2014 Design Juices UK 2014 Exhibits Verge 2012 - San Juan, Philippines Le Petit Cherie 2012 - Alabang, Philippines Verge: Part Two 2013 - Manila, Philippines Uniqlo 2013 - Makati, Philippines 6 Degrees - Minnesota, USA

Work Samples

Work History

  • Freelance Senior Designer

    • Rogue Media
    • Sep 2012 - Present (2 years 3 months)

    Senior designer for Sea-Expo and the Navigator magazine.

  • Illustrator & Graphic Designer

    • 2011 - Present (3 years)

    I primarily work as a freelance illustrator and graphic designer. Selected clients include Rogue Media, Carlo Lava Music, ToonBro Animation Studio, Deeper Manila Records, DGsquid Media, and Philippine Cultural College.

  • Production Supervisor

    • ToonBro Animation Studio
    • May 2012 - Apr 2013 (11 months)

    Production Supervisor for the animated film “Frère”.

Education

  • De La Salle - College of Saint Benilde

    • Bachelor of Arts (BA) Multimedia Arts
    • 2009 - 2013

Specialties

Awards

School of Design and Arts Grant Award of Academic Recognition 2010 Award of Academic Recognition (Top 2) - 2010 Award of Academic Recognition 2011 Best Illustrator – 2013 MMA Awards Best Exhibit – 2013 MMA Awards De La Salle - College of Saint Benilde - 2013 Magna Cum Laude Award 2013 Valedictory Speaker 2013

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