My current resume:

Tara Potts

Education: Columbus College of Art and Design, BFA (Illustration)

Achievements and Awards:
May 2002: Graduated Magna Cum Laude from C.C.A.D.
April 2001: Awarded Merit Scholarship, Illustration
April 2000: Awarded Merit Scholarship, Illustration
April 1999: Nominated for Freshman Merit Scholarship
1998-2002: Consistent achievement of President’s List for GPA
May 1998: Awarded Four-year C.C.A.D. Scholarship
May 1998: Finalist for Battelle Scholarship
March 1997-1998: National Honor Society

Work Experience:
•Product Illustrator: R.G. Barry, September 2006-Present. Responsible for creating illustrations, product boards and layouts to present potential product for retailers such as Walmart, Target, Kohl's, Macy's, Sears, etc.

•Production Artist/Graphic Designer: Impulse Wear, Inc./Eden Lane/EarthTones March 2003-September 2005. Working with illustration, design, color separation, photography, assistance in catalog preparation, and prepress duties for transfer printing. Additionally some asssistance with materials used in the company website.

•Lab Tech: CCAD’s 3D illustration lab, January 2002-June 2002. Experience with making concrete molds, mixing foam, and other processes.

•Freelancing: Experience with a variety of commissions: murals, logos, T-shirt designs, drawings, personalizing items, restoration, as well as unique commissions.

•Inventory: Hancock Fabrics: Seasonal help, 1996-2003. Organization and accounting of merchandise.

•Trauma Fest 2003, Columbus Ohio
•Trauma Fest 2004, Columbus Ohio
•Trauma Fest 2005, Columbus, Ohio
•G-Fest Godzilla Convention 2005, Chicago Illinois
•Reynoldsburg Public Library, 2005, Columbus, Ohio
•Cosi at Easton, 2006, Columbus, Ohio
•Shi-Sha Lounge, 2006, Columbus, Ohio
•Agora Columbus, 2007, Columbus, Ohio
•Ursus Art Gallery, 2007, Upper Arlington, Ohio
•Spark Art Event, 2007, Columbus, Ohio
•Agora Columbus, 2008, Columbus, Ohio

•Proficient with several computer programs, in Mac OS 9 through Mac OS 10.4; Windows XP; Photoshop CS3, ImageReady CS, Painter, Freehand 9, Adobe Illustrator CS3, Adobe InDesign CS3, Quark Xpress 6, MS Excel, MS Word, Appleworks, Filemaker 7, Dreamweaver CS3.
•Experienced sculptor, painter (acrylics, watercolor, digital)
•Knowledge of various illustration techniques: ink, scratchboard, colored pencil, etc.
•Digital Photography, 6 yrs. experience with 5 Mega Pixel Sony DSCF-707 Camera

References Available Upon Request