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To contribute my professional skills, and artistic talents, and customer service experience in a team environment focusing on growth.
11/10 - present Painting With a Twist / Dallas TX
*Part-time Acrylic painting teacher at Painting With a Twist in Dallas TX
4/09 - 11/10 Freelance Artist / Dallas TX, New Orleans LA, Denver CO
*Tooth sculpting at Gnathodontics LTD, a full service dental laboratory in Lakewood, CO.
*Art direction for Gemini LTD fashion show at Wicked Garden in downtown Denver, CO.
*Created four theater productions and was directly involved with set/costume design, and performance art in Texas and New Orleans.
*Acrylic painting instructor at La Luna Arts in Slidell, La.
*Face and character painting at parade and city events in New Orleans including Midsummer Night’s Mardis Gras parade and “Art for Arts Sake” at the Contemporary Art Center of New Orleans.
*Face painter at the Quixotic World Theater House in Dallas.
06/06 – 03/09 Designer at VanDuzen Inc. / Dallas, TX
*Created 3D digital models for a variety of uses including consumer products, children’s toys, and various client inventions.
*Created medical models of body parts, patient matched implants, and surgical planning models.
*Painted 3D models utilizing tools in both FreeForm and Adobe Illustrator. Enhanced product renderings in Photoshop to attractively showcase a variety of designs to clients.
*Created PowerPoint sales presentations and marketing materials for existing and prospective clients.
*Created workflow tutorials and trained numerous clients in FreeForm Modeling Plus and Raindrop Geomagic software.
*Collaborated with team members in developing and promoting Patient Matched Implants and a surgical planning workflow that won "Best of Show" at the 2008 WBTshowcase.
*Utilized 3D laser scanning technology for scanning a variety of objects including figurative sculpture and aerospace parts requiring tight tolerances.
01/04 – 12/05 University of North Texas Denton, TX
*Supervised sculpture lab students with use of shop equipment, mold making and bronze casting processes.
*Kept record of rentals and fees.
*Open/close each day and ensuring proper equipment maintenance.
*Microsoft Office Suite
*Adobe Creative Suite
*FreeForm Modeling Plus System (3D Digital Modeling software)
*Raindrop Geomagic (3D scanning & reverse engineering software)
*Minolta Range7, 9i, and 910 3D laser scanners
The University of North Texas
Bachelor of Fine Arts – Major in Sculpture, Minor in Marketing – December 2005
University of North Texas