Amira Brown

Artist

New Haven, CT, USA

Work Experience

Tschabalala Self Studios

Artist Assistant

- Moving paintings, helping the artist execute their paintings, stretching and disassembling canvas, prep work, studio cleaning, running errands and overseeing deliveries and inventory.
- Picking up Artwork, Managing Employees, Creating Schedules and Spreadsheets, Sending Emails.
January 2018 - Present Connecticut, United States

Free Range

Illustrator

Creating Illustrations, animations and Designs for the event.
June 2018 - Present Hudson, New York, United States

Yale School Of Public Health

Illustrator/Greeting Card Designer

Talking to Clients and finding the art direction, designing and printing cards, creating illustrations and designs.
December 2017 - Present Connecticut, United States

Freelance

Freelance Illustrator

Managing Clients. Creating illustrations and art work to the specific needs of my director or customer. Tracking Profit and Loss. Networking and Growing my clientele base.
May 2012 - Present New Haven, Connecticut, United States

New Haven Public Health Forum

Illustrator

Creating illustrations by interpreting conversations based on improving community related issues in real time.
May 2016 - May 2016 New Haven, Connecticut, United States

Gaylord Hospital

Teacher

I taught students the basics of painting and drawing as well as basic use of light and form using both drawing and painting materials. I worked with students from a variety of ages, gender and background.
May 2015 - August 2015 Wallingford, Connecticut, United States

Education

Paier College Of Art

Bachelors in Illustration 2016

August 2012 - Hamden, Connecticut, United States

Awards

Art Council Of Connecticut

Create the Vote Winner

2019

Town Of New Haven

Windowed Worlds Proposal Winner

2019

Best in Illustration

2015

Press

2018
City Wide Open Studios
Low Temps, High Spirits At New Haven’s First Night Market, newhavenarts.org
WNHH Love Babz Radio Interview: Amira Brown-
"Double Trouble", InkCT
"Double trouble" Inner-City News
2017
"City-Wide Open Studios" 2017
2014
"Shubert Celebrates Centennial With Public Art" New Haven Independant

Solo and Two Person Shows

Double Trouble at Madison Art Cinemas, Madison CT, 2018

Gallery Showings

Sanctuary Cities and the Politics of the American Dream Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven 2019
Ely Center for Contemporary art, Postcard Show 2019
City-Wide Open Studios, Private Studios 2019
Reclaimed, Hygienic Arts, New London, CT 2019
Ely Center for Contemporary Art, Unloaded, Picking up the Pieces 2018
City-Wide Open Studios, Yale West Campus 2018
Double Trouble 2 person show Madison Art Cinema May 24th-July 11th
City Wide Open Studios Geoffe Armory 2017
Kehler Liddel Gallery,New Haven CT 2017 Inaugural Show
Madison Art Cinema, Madison, CT. Feb-March 2016
City-Wide Open Studios, Hamden,CT at the Goffe St Armory. Oct, 2015
Chapel Street Downtown New Haven, Ct Nov-Jan 2015