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  • Matthew Byle


    Westland, MI

BFA in Illustration looking for work!

Work Samples

  • Sketchbook

  • Digital Illustration

  • Traditional Illustration

Work History

Computer Experience: Proficient: Illustrator CS2, Photoshop CS2 Knowledgeable: Adobe Flash, InDesign, and Dreamweaver Education: College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI B.F.A., May 2009, Major: Illustration G.P.A. 3.0 Honors and Awards: College for Creative Studies Portfolio Scholarship, 2005 2nd place at the second annual Detroit ArtBattle Exhibitions CCS Student Exhibition: 4 consecutive years 2009 U245 Gallery: “1103” – Two person exhibition; “Illustration Wall” – group show; “The Dark Knight” – group show 2008 555 Gallery Shows: “Blank Show” – group show C.A.V.E. Gallery, Detroit, MI “Vans Shoe Show” – group show 2007 U245 Gallery: “What I Did Over Summer…” – Group show Detroit Library, Detroit, MI “Children’s Book Society” – group show Work Accomplishments: Freelance Illustrator, Converse; Ann Arbor Art Fair 2009 Designed and created custom shoes for Converse and Urban Outfitters customers. Freelance Illustrator, Botobit Book, 2009 Invited to showcase several illustrations as well as create an original illustration for the book. Freelance Artist, Amazing Clark Entertainment; Metro Detroit Area, 2006-2008 Created caricatures at events ranging from family festivals to graduation parties. Ran and instructed crafts tables for children. Clients: Created original artwork, purchased for individual’s personal collections. Han Choi Stacey Donaldson Christopher Hoobler Bailey Smith Kelley Donaldson


College for Creative Studies Detroit