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  • Christopher Wise

    Display Artist / Art Handler

    San Francisco, CA

Looking for a position within a creative group and or freelance opportunity to further grow as a designer and artist.

Work Samples

  • Cash Wrap

  • Shoe Lounge

  • Mens Concept Wall

Work History

Christopher S. Wise chrstphrws116@gmail.com www.christopherwise.org - Industry Experience Urban Outfitters - S.F., CA. Display Artist; Working full-time, in conjunction with Merchandisers and Managers; building/creating installations and implementing graphics, installing fixtures and furniture clusters, working mostly with wood, metal and plastics. Carpentry, complying within store standards. Administrative responsibility; Procedural duties. Traveling to company floor sets and new store openings. Eight Days A Week - Boulder, CO. Production/Marketing of government bids, pre-press printing and digital imaging consultant. Art Hardware - Boulder, CO. Reprographics Dept. Digital Printing experience with Fieries, Hewlett-Packard and Encad color plotters; Output of graphic and architectural digital files (Auto CAD); designing displays, fliers, posters; Scanning/ clipping images from flat art to slides for digital output. American Color Labs - Chicago, IL., Quality Control, Digital Technician; Full - time coordination of print jobs, multi - media projects from start to finish. Final - inspection to client feedback; Hi - Fi creative media - Minneapolis, MN. Creative Director. All phases of production for multi - media presentations and local Ad campaigns. www.christopherwise.org - Professional Skills and Technical knowledge Macintosh and PC literate, including; InDesign CS Photoshop CS Illustrator CS Sketch - Up - Experienced liaison between the different stages of graphic and film/video production. Multi-tasking skills Schedule Intensive - Research and development; accomplished communicator with new - employee training and client relations. Recruitment of new clients for various artistic services. - Marketing experience with Government bids; Coordinating and contributing to in-house literature and photo releases. -Education Columbia College - Chicago, IL., Sept.,1990 - June,1993. Attended Bachelor’s degree program in film. Course work included screen writing, set design/ construction and film technique. Completed independent film projects. University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN., Sept.,1986-June, 1990. Pursued a Bachelor’s degree, emphasizing Journalism. Woodworking classes and seminars. *references available upon request.


  • Columbia College Chicago

    • Non Degree Film / Stage Design
    • 1991 - 1993

    Attended Bachelor’s degree program in film. Course work included screen writing, set design and film technique. Completed independent

  • University of Minnesota

    • Non Degree Advertising / Journalism / Drafting
    • 1988 - 1990

    Pursued a Bachelor’s degree, emphasizing Journalism. Drafting and wood shop classes and seminars.



Published several times, within company and performance publications. Video work also recognized by various publications for dance.