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Andie Dinkin

Los Angeles, CA, USA
310.666.9875
I am a senior at RISD majoring in illustration. I’m particularly drawn to depicting costumes and scenes of social life from the 1920’s to the 1950’s. I strive for the viewer to be taken somewhere else, another time, another era, and another place. I want to create a sense of two-dimensionality within my work by flattening crowds of people into mere patterns of wallpaper. As a result, the figures turn into a series of two-dimensional and empty patterns, rather than individuals.
Work Experience
New York, NY, USA
Jun 2013Aug 2013
Exhibition Production Department
I assisted in planning and developing the set in The Power of Poison Exhibition, which is on view at the American Museum of Natural History from November 16, 2013 through August 10, 2014. This new exhibition explores poison’s paradoxical roles in nature, human health and history, literature, and myth.
RI, USA
Jun 2012
Monitor
Monitor the nature lab at Rhode Island School of Design. Look after the plants and label and organize the specimens found in the nature lab. Educate and answer any questions the students have regarding the specimens.
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jun 2011Aug 2011
Brentwood Art Center
Teacher Assistant
Assisted the teacher in an art day camp program for children 6-10 years old. Helped the teacher develop the lesson and assisted with looking after and guiding the children with their art projects.
CA, USA
Jul 2010Aug 2010
Summer Internship for David Wiseman
Assisted with current projects in the realm of architectural sculpture, such as designing the layout for a chandelier, casting, sculpting and drawing elements for his sculptures
Education
RI, USA
Present
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)
BFA
I am a junior in Illustration, mostly focusing on drawing with pen and ink and painting with oils and acrylics.
Languages
 
English (Native), French (Conversational)
Skills
 
Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator
Awards
2013
Zankel Scholarship Finalist
2013
Student Scholarship Competition