Education: illustration resume • Graduate Certificate in Science Illustration, University of California at Santa Cruz. (2002) • Illustration internship at Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, Anthropology & Paleobiology depts. (2002) • BA in Art with emphasis in science illustration, University of California at Santa Cruz. (1997) Work Experience: • Outreach Manager, TreePeople (Feb 2006-present) • Botanical Exhibition Assistant & Conservatory Coordinator, Huntington Botanical Gardens. (Oct. 2002 to Feb. 2006) • Paleontology Field Monitor, LSA and Associates. (Sept. 2002 to Oct. 2002) • Program Coordinator, Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council. (Oct. 1999 to Aug. 2001) • Exhibits Assistant & Museum Educator, San Bernardino County Museum. (Oct. 1997 to June 1998, Oct. 1998 to Oct. 1999) • Peace Corps Volunteer, Hillside Farming Program, Honduras, Central America. (June 1998 to Sept. 1998) • Freelance Illustrator, various projects. (1996 to present) Professional Skills: • Skilled in a variety of traditional media, both black & white and color. • Experienced with using Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe PageMaker, and Macromedia Dreamweaver. • Active participant in conceptialization, creation, and installation of museum exhibits. • Excells in researching and illustrating complex scientific topics. • Experienced with working on tight deadlines. Published Work: • Rose Hills Foundation Conservatory for Botanical Science, Huntington Botanical Gardens (2002-2005). Botanical illustrations and diagrams on use of scientific tools, various media. • Reynolds, Katura (2005, August 24) "Some flowers invite birds and bees to drink up." Los Angeles Times, p. E-16 (children's page) • Forthcoming paleontology articles by Debra Michelson, in the journals Ichnos and Palaios. Fossil footprints, pen & ink. • Forthcoming monograph by Dr. Scott Wing, Paleobiology Dept., National Museum of Natural History. Fossil plants, pen & ink. • Black, Lydia. (2003) Aleut Art. Donning Company Publishers, Virginia Beach, VA. Archaeological specimens, graphite. Pp. 60-63. • Reynolds, Katura. (2003, August 14). "Some seeds hitch rides; others go with the wind." Los Angeles Times, p. H-3. (children's page) • Bell, C. and A. Barnosky (May 2002) “The Mictrotine Rodents from the Pit Locality in Porcupine Cave, Park County, Colorado.” Annals of the Carnegie Museum, Vol. 69 No. 2, pp.93-134. Fossil rodent teeth, pen & ink. • Auckland, Kim. (2000) Sand Cat International Studbook, Update 2000, The Living Desert Museum. Cover art, colored pencil. • Albright, L. Barry III (1999) "Biostratigraphy and vertebrate paleontology of the San Timoteo Badlands, southern California." UC Press: University of California Publications, Geological Sciences, Vol. 144: 121 p. and plates. Fossil rodent teeth, pen & ink. • Sargeant, W. and R. Reynolds (1999) “Camelid and Horse Footprints from Miocene California.” Fossil Footprints, San Bernardino County Museum Association Quarterly, Volume 46(2). Fossil footprints, pen & ink. • Albright, L. Barry III (1997) Geochronology and vertebrate paleontology of the San Timoteo Badlands, southern California. Ph.D. diss., University of California, Riverside: 328 p. Fossil rodent teeth, pen & ink. Exhibitions: • UC Santa Cruz Alumni Art Show. 18th Street Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA. (2005, 2006) • Bicycle Art Show. Latvian Cultural Center, Los Angles, CA. 2006. • Natural Illustrations. San Bernardino County Museum, Redlands, CA. (2004) • Bugs and Bones: 10 Years of Science Illustration (solo show). McClain's Coffee House, Fullerton, CA. (2004) • Illustrating Nature. Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, Santa Cruz, CA. (2002, 1997, 1996, 1995) • Plants, Pests, and Pollinators. Strybing Arboretum, San Francisco, CA. (2002) • Annual Member’s Exhibit of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators. Palacio de Dom Manuel, Evora, Portugal. (2000) • The Art of Natural Science. Descanso Gardens, La Canada/Flintridge, CA. (2000) • Illustrations of the Natural Sciences. Porter College, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA. (1997) Professional Memberships: • International Guild of Natural Science Illustrators. (1997 to present) References and portfolio available on request.
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