Preston Craig

Preston C. Illustration, Fine Art & Grap

Los Angeles, CA, USA
I strive to achieve professionalism in all the work I undertake and to not only fulfill the expectations of the client but my expectations as well.

Work Experience

Preston C. Illustration, Graphic Design & Fine Art Studio

Art Director, Illustrator, Graphic Design

Oversaw design projects, created graphic elements, illustration, web content, and provide technical guidance for clients; present ideas, concept ideation, consult with production teams, and manage printing processes.
January 2010 - Present Northridge, California, United States

Porterville Community College

Adjunct Instructor - Digital Media

Instructed 27 students in basic and advanced photoshop and illustrator skills, prepped lesson plans, updated class syllabus, provided teaching aids (principles and elements of design, art history, etc.), student evaluations and grading.
August 2013 - December 2013 Porterville, California, United States

UbiquityProducts/Totally Artistic

Art Director, Illustrator, Graphic Designer, Gallery Manager/Curator

Oversaw design projects, created graphic elements, illustration, web content, and provided technical guidance for clients; presented ideas, consulted with production teams, and managed printing processes. Created new concepts and designs for non-profit corporate identity and promotional materials, Prioritized company mission and focus and arranged exhibitions for gallery space, Managed corporate branding, logo designs, traditional drawing projects, exhibitions, press paks, design
mailers, slide presentations, other multimedia projects and curatorial service.
March 2005 - December 2012 Woodland Hills, California, United States

Bad Bunny Pictures

Illustrator, Graphic Designer, Scenic Artist/Set Dresser

Managed corporate branding, logo design, package design, movie poster, flyers, invitations.
April 2006 - January 2007 Sherman Oaks, California, United States

Litton Data Systems

Illustrator, Graphic Designer, Digital Artist

Created art for military and technical multi-media slide presentations, graphics and illustrations, Marketing publications and interior promotional materials. Secret clearance.
February 1996 - May 1999 Agoura Hills, California, United States

Education

Academy Of Art University (AAU)

Master of Fine Arts

Earned my Master of Fine Arts degree with honors with my main focus on the field of Illustration.
January 2007 - January 2012 San Francisco, California, United States

California State University - Northridge

No Degree

Took classes in Art Education, Illustration, Drawing and Art Instructor as part of the CSUN Graduate program.
August 2004 - December 2006 Northridge, California, United States

University Of Southwestern Louisiana

Bachelor of Applied Arts

Majored in Graphic Design and Illustration.
Lafayette, Louisiana, United States

Awards

Artists Magazine

Award of Recognition

2013

Int'l Society Of Acrylic Painters

Award of Recognition

2013

Los Angeles City Council

Certificate of Recognition

2013

Society Of Illustrators Of Los Angeles

Certificate of Merit

2011

Adobe - Design Achievement & MAX Awards

SemiFinalist Award of Achievement

2011

Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society

Award of Recognition

2006

Valley Theatre League

ADA Award for Set Design/Scenic Art

1998

Hollywood Arts Festival

Best in Show - Computer Art

1991

Skills

2-D & 3-D, Acrylics, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Airbrush, Faux Finishes, Indesign, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Word, Mixed Media, Painter, Watercolors,