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freelance + art direction/design 84–10
Turnkey art direction. Illustration, design & concept, layout,
and production. Product development. Macintosh. Present and
execute proposals for clients. Responsible for the maintenance,
budget and service of small business. Management of part
time employees. Clients: Neiman Marcus, Dillards, JCPenney,
Walmart, Frances Bagley Art, Rapp & Collins, Lewis Design,
Mollie McKool Photography, Pinnacle, Ampad.
neiman marcus + art director 98–99
Turnkey art direction for Horchow catalogs. Review product and
strategy with buying teams. Merchandise and concept spreads.
Design creative – Macintosh. Manage approval process, work-
flow and schedules. Coordinate talent – select photographers
utarlington + senior lecturer 07–10
Robert Hower, Dean of Arts + Art History.
AdDesign – Ad campaign design, concept, copywriting,
history of selling product and brands. Professional Prep
Portfolio development and professional practices.
Interviewing, business plan, contracts, self promotion.
Typography – Introduction to the design, history,
anatomy of type. Layout – Introduction to design
of text, page design, grid, hierarchy. Sign & Symbol
icons, pictograms, logomark, environmental symbol system.
richland college + adjunct 01–10
Dwayne Carter, Multimedia. 2001-2008
Photo Digital Imaging – Adobe Photoshop software.
Principles of image design. Illustration – Adobe
Illustrator software. Principles of illustration.
Page Design – Adobe InDesign software. Principles
of page layout. Responsibilities include format
continuity, organize classes and syllabus, lecture,
field trips and recruitment.
collin college continued
Kathy Holt, Dean Arts & Humanities 1987-1988.
Visual Communication – introduction to graphic
art concept and design. Advertising Survey –
history of advertising, current trends. Assisted
in the development of the new advertising
department: faculty recommendations,
recruitment, networking intern program,
establishment of procedures and standards.
utdallas + adjunct professor 99–00
Dennis Kratz, Dean of Humanities
Intro to Computer Graphics – Quark, Adobe
Illustrator, Photoshop. Principles of design
including layout, illustration, photo manipulation,
composition, concept. Illustration – Adobe
Illustrator software. Principles of image design
and illustration techniques. Responsibilities:
organize classes, syllabus, lecture, slide and
video presentation, constructive critiques, field
92–98 George Massingale, Dean of Arts & Humanities. trips, coordination of guest speakers, show of
and models, book stylists, source locales. Art direct hardline Drawing 1 – the basics of observation and rendering. student work, portfolio review.
photography on set – in-studio and location. Manage approval One and two point perspective, value, line - contour/
process of film and production. Work with separation specialists.
Approve printer’s proofs. Consistently meet tight deadlines.
gesture, volume, lightsource. Drawing 2 – advanced unt + instructor 87–89
drawing, composition. Color, line quality, variety of Mickie McCarter, Graduate Coordinator.
Adhere to budgets. media including charcoal, conte crayon, pastel, etc. Design 1 – 2D design. Color, texture, line, value.
Prepare students for future art classes with
jcpenney + art direction/designer 94–98 collin college + advertising instructor 03–07 introductions to critique and materials.
Turnkey art direction. Review product and strategy with Gay Cooksie, Dean of Arts and Humanities. 2003-2007 Design 2 – 3D design. Found objects, wood,
merchandise and marketing teams. Concept and design Photo Digital Imaging – Photoshop software. paper constructions, plaster, with an initiation
creative. Manage approval process, workflow and schedules. Principles of designing images. Illustration – to wood working machinery. Responsibilities:
Coordinate talent – select models, book stylists, source Illustrator software. Principles of illustration. documenting lectures and slides of student work.
locales. Select photographers – in-house and freelance.
Art direct photography on set – fashion and table top,
in-studio and location. Produce mechanicals and manage
approval process of film. Approve production. Work with 500X gallery + president/manager 86–88
separation specialists and approve bluelines. Consistently Co-operative: Responsible for curation, and supervision of installations. Proposed recommendations for
meet tight deadlines. Adhere to budgets. dispersement of funds. Contracted labor for general upkeep and property improvements. Headed fund
94–96 Design /Art Direction – Catalog raising projects. Organized and scheduled exhibition calendar. Negotiated contracts and coordinated
82–87 Production /Design – Financial Services efforts of exhibiting artists. Prepared press packages.
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2010 aiga/uta partnership
North Texas Student Chapter coordinator
dallas museum of art
Publication Nabucco for Performance Work/Art
Exhibit. Dallas Art District 20th Anniversary
Milton Glaser Exhibition
Jack Unruh Exhibition
Todd Hart Exhibition
Casey McGarr Exhibition
2007 curator ‘UTA@Brookhaven’ Student Exhibition
2006 dallas opera ‘nabucco’ assisted Frances Bagley
& Tom Orr presentations/concepts of set design
2005 neiman marcus christmas book cover
2002 public art - Permanent Installation of drawings
for ‘Water Theater’ White Rock Lake Bath House
1998 lecture ‘professional practices’ Commerce TX
1993 presentation ‘a suburban conspiracy’
Society of Photographic Educators
30th Annual Convention Seattle WA
1987 ‘best gallery in dallas’ award Dallas Observer
panel presentation – tfaa conference Artist Forum
2010 creative quarterly
Issue 20. Juried Competition/Publication
12th Annual Collage, Digital, & Mixed Media
Juried Online International Art Exhibition.
infinity art expo Juried Competition
artscenetoday Juried Competition/Publication
2008 the process One Person Traveling Exhibit
Atrium Gallery Dallas TX
uta faculty biennial IX
UTA Arlington TX – Invitational
Georgia Stafford Gallery
Denton TX – Invitational
2007 faculty show
Tarleton University Stephenville TX – Invitational
Richland Collage Dallas TX – Invitational
1998 byte me: alarming graphics
UTD Fine Art Gallery Dallas TX – Invitational
1997 faculty show
Brazos Gallery Dallas TX – Invitational
1995 x members show
500X Gallery Dallas TX – Invitational
1994 exquisite corpse
The Mac – McKinney Ave Contemporary Art Space
Dallas TX – Invitational
1988 ancestral glyph
D’art Art Center Dallas TX – Invitational
1987 farber show invitational
Aleta Taylor Gallery Los Angeles CA – Invitational
1986 luguna gloria art museum T F A A
Austin TX Competition Honorable Mention
dallas city hall exhibition T F A A
Dallas City Hall Dallas TX – Competition
Upstairs Gallery Dallas TX – One Person Show
1985 open doors
Alternate Gallery Dallas TX – Three-Person Show
Allen Street Gallery Dallas TX – Invitational
1982 wichita museum of art, NCCCA Wichita KA
East Texas State University Commerce TX 1991
Teaching Assistantship – UNT
3.9 GPA Summa Cum Laude
Artistic Choices: Personal Commitment and 1993 a suburban conspiracy UTDallas Dallas TX 1983
Professional Practices Emerging Artists: Gaining SPE 30th National Convention 3.68 GPA Cum Laude
Recognition – Guest Speakers Bill Kennedy, Marti Seattle WA – Invitational
Mayo, Micheal Mogavero, and Pauline Hudel
1991 androgyne Richland College Dallas TX 1979
1982 founding member d’art Art Center Dallas TX Boulder University Gallery Boulder CO – One-Person 3.56 GPA Honors Program