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Artist Resume

Artist with several years of related work experience, as well as portfolio of varied accomplishments including articles, exhibitions, and achievements. Capable of communicating with clients regarding specifications for customized art pieces. 

EDUCATION 

Associates Degree in Advertising Design, Fashion Institute of Technology 
Finalist in Library Poster Competition, 1994 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 

Owner/Artist 
Valentine Fine Art
4221 West Langley Rd, Elm City, NC 
Provide original art to decorate home or office. Custom work available. 

Part-time Art Teacher 
February 2015 – Present 

Colorful Spirits Art Studio, Arts Council of Wilson, Nash Arts Council and other organizations including Nash Senior Center. Teach art classes to all ages. 

Executive Director December 2009 – April 2015 

Zebulon Chamber of Commerce, 815 N. Arendell Ave., Zebulon, NC, 
The Zebulon Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit association of approximately 250 members. It is an organization of business members and individual members of the community that join for the common good of promoting businesses and the general welfare and prosperity of the Zebulon community. 

Administrative Assistant January 2009 – December 2009 

The Total Connection, 7 West Third St., Wendell NC 27591 
Designed ads; maintained website; maintained customer accounts using QuickBooks software. 

Membership Coordinator November 2007 – December 2009 

Wendell Chamber of Commerce, 115 N. Pine St., Wendell NC 27591 
Recruit and manage new members; maintain member accounts using QuickBooks software; design ads and print publications; maintain website; schedule, organize and participate in special programs; represent Chamber at various events including ribbon cuttings, business after hours, luncheons and on-location marketing events. 

Reprint Coordinator July 1999 – June 2006 

Staten Island Advance, 950 Fingerboard Rd., Staten Island, NY 
Facilitated orders including Quick Books processing; reproduced previously published news articles using Quark, Photoshop and In Design; coordinated payment for departmental invoices; provided extensive customer service; assisted Marketing with various on-location events. 

Freelance Graphic Designer, Staten Island, NY January 1995 – November 2006 Worked for various companies creating logos, advertising, and marketing materials. 

EXHIBITIONS 

CDs Grill, Greenville, May 2020-present
Brushstrokes 2-member show, A’tavola, Greenville, NC, Coming March 2021
Brushstrokes all member show, A’tavola, Greenville, NC, March 2020 
Brushstrokes 4-member show, A’tavola, Greenville, NC, February 2020
Barton College, Wilson Active Artist Association Exhibit, 2019
Clayton Visual Arts, November 2018 
NC State Fair, October 2018 
Halle Cultural Center, Apex, September 2018 
Solo Exhibit - Nash County Arts Council, Nashville, NC September 2018 Arts Council of Wilson, August 2018 
Solo Exhibit - 217 Brew Works, Wilson, NC, June 2018 
Clayton Arts Center, Stories Exhibit, November 2018 
Wilson Historical Society, 2018 
NC Wesleyan’s Mims Art Gallery, May 2018 
3-person Exhibit - Station Square, Rocky Mount, NC, April 2018 Remedy Massage, Wilson, NC, March 2018 
217 Brew Works, Wilson, NC, September 2017 
Nash County Arts Council, Nashville, NC, September 2017 
Arts Council of Wilson, July 2017 
217 Brew Works, Wilson, NC, June 2017 
Arts Council of Wilson, May 2017 
Mercy Hospital, Wilson, NC, April 2017 
217 Brew Works, Wilson, NC, April 2017 
Arts Council of Wilson, March 2017 
Solo Exhibit - Spring Arbor, February 2017 
Arts Council of Wilson, January 2017 
Arts Council of Wilson, Holiday Invitational, December 2016 
NC State Fair, October 2017 
Nash County Arts Council, Nashville, NC, September 2016 
Arts Council of Wilson Biennial Exhibit, September 2016 
Featured Artist – Wilson Arts Council, July 2015 
Art from the Heart, Wendell Women’s Club, February 2015 
2-person Exhibit - Zebulon Municipal Building, May 2011 
Solo Exhibit - Zebulon Municipal Building, November 2010 
Wendell Chamber of Commerce/Wendell Woman’s Club, January 2010 Charms of Wendell, Wendell NC, January 2012, Honorable Mention Charms of Wendell, Wendell NC, January 2009, Honorable Mention 

COMMISSIONS 

Edith and Donald Cooke, Blue truck on tin, 2020
Jessica Keen, Lavender glass collage, coffee glass collage, 2020
Jean Kiles, Whirligigs, 2019
Edith and Donald Cooke, Tractor Window, 2019
Donna Wiseman, 2 custom painted birdhouses, 2019
Land of Learning Daycare, Pinwheel, 2019
Honey Beth Wiggs, Cats, Dog paintings 2018
Michael Langley, Portrait of Todd, 2018 
Eric Valentine, Jesus, November 2018 
Annette Cooke, Farmer Don, June 2018 
Tyler Wiggs, Portrait of Gabriel, December 2017
Wilson Botanical Gardens, Custom Bench, June 2017
Annette Cooke, Miss Edith, December 2017
Kristin Beneke, Cortland Repertory Theatre painting, Cortland, NY, July 2013
Vera Beaman, Billy Graham’s Church, Wilson NC, July 2016 
Donna Wiseman, Dog portrait, December 2015 
Jimmy Gill, Pet Portrait, Staten Island, NY, May 2015 
Linda Valenti, Ski House painting, New York, April 2015
Regina Harmon, Football throw for festival, October 2013
Sheree Hedrick, Pet Portrait, Wendell, NC, December 2012
Chrissy Pritchett, Pet Portrait, Wendell, NC 
George Pleasants, Painting of his Wendell home, Wendell, NC, 2009 

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE 

Creative Therapies, Raleigh - Painted and recruited kids to paint ceiling tiles for group therapy office, 2019
Artist, paintings donated to Mini Masterpiece event, Arts council of Wilson, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2010, 2020
Ambassador, Wendell Chamber of Commerce, 2006-2007 
Wilson Active Artist Association, President, 2016 
Arts Council of Wilson, Arts Education Committee Member, 2015-2017
Cornerstone Community Church, Media, 2016-present 

AFFILIATIONS 

Arts of the Pamlico
Nash County Arts Council
 Wilson Active Artists Association
Wilson Arts Council