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Kat Powell

Sep 2014Oct 2014
Cover Art Illustrator
Illustrations for "The Two Jays of Dribblepit" series of 8 short stories. 8 covers in total.
Apr 2014Jun 2014
Cover art illustrator
Slug Pie series
Cover art for children's book series, 3 covers
Nov 2013Present
Adult Graphic Novel
Art Illustration
currently working on the first book of the series of 9, under contract
Jan 2014
Blog Logo
Graphic Art, Illustration
illustrated logo for a blog, link will be posted at site is launched
Jan 2014Mar 2014
Fashion Design
Fashion Illustrator
illustrations for a client's private fashion line
Jul 2013Sep 2013
Children's Novel
Art Illustration, book #1
Full color illustrations for a children's book, first book of the series, currently under contract
Jun 2013
Montesh Media Group, LLC
Art Illustration
Cover art for short story
Lubbock, TX, USA
Aug 2010Jan 2011
Texas Tech University Health Science Center
Medical Illustrator
Commissioned illustrative work for local Urologist
lubbock, TX, USA
Aug 2006Dec 2010
Texas Tech University
BFA Studio Art
My emphasis is in painting and drawing.
Acrylics, Corel Painter, Digital Art, Illustration, Ink, Oils, Pencil, Traditional Painting, Watercolor
Additional Information
Kat Powell
8707 Salem Avenue
Lubbock, TX, 79424

c. 806-773-2542
h. 806-798-1906

Texas Tech University; Lubbock, TX
BFA Studio Art: Emphasis Painting/Drawing
Graduation Date: Dec 2010; Magna Cum Laude

Gallery Shows:
2013, July 25-Sept 10, International group show, See |Me Exhibition: “The Story of the Creative”; Space Long Island City, NY

2012, Dec, "Connectivity", Solo Show at IceHouse Gallery, LHUCA; Lubbock, TX

2012, Feb, group show Garden and Arts Center; Lubbock, TX

2010, gallery representation and space, group show at Glassey Alley Gallery; Lubbock, TX
- July 2nd works also shown for First Friday Art Trail
- June 4th works also shown for FFAT

2010, “InfluenzArt”, group show at The Foundation; Lubbock, TX

2010, “Fluid Walk”, in BFA Show; Texas Tech University, TX

2010, “Static X”, University Print Society Postcard Print Exchange, theme “X”; Iowa State University, IA

2010, “Drive by Press”, The Tower of Babble, Drive by Press Printmakers

2011, June-present, Painting with a Twist, art instructor and art assistant; Lubbock, TX

2010 August- 2012 Feb, commission work for Dr. Vordermark M.D. Urology, medical illustration and observation; Lubbock, TX

2010, April-August, internship and studio assistant at Glassey Alley Gallery; Lubbock, TX
-help with events, advertisement, displaying artwork, studio maintenance, etc…

2010, curatorial work and installation of BFA Show, Texas Tech University, TX

2010, on jury panel for BFA Show, Texas Tech University, TX

2009 Sept-2010 March, studio assistant to Tina Fuentes; Lubbock, TX
-organization, documentation, bookkeeping, studio maintenance, etc…

2008, illustration work for Children’s Protective Services: Yello Dyno Safety program; Lubbock, TX

Contests / Competitions:
2010, “Me and My Shadow”, accepted into juried competition, juror Ken Little, 2nd place winner; Landmark Gallery, Texas Tech University, TX

2010, “Private Collection”, accepted into juried competition, juror Ken Little; Texas Tech University, TX

2010, “Sky High”, Rising Eyes of Texas, exhibition in Rockport Center for the Arts, juror Kelly Klassmeyer; Rockport, TX

2006, The Scholastic Art Awards- Silver Key

2005, Lubbock Arts Festival- Honorable Mention

Art Residency:
2012, July, two week Artist-in-Residency at Nerv Gallery; Dallas, TX

2011, April, Innovated Magazine 4th Issue; 4-6 page editorial;

2010, recipient of the Tom Diekow Painting Endowed Scholarship

2008, recipient of the James Douglas Allison Painting Scholarship

Participation (public events):
2010, June 4, Paintaholics “an Evening of LIVE Art & Music”, at The Foundation; Lubbock, TX
-participant of live painting with public and fellow local artists

2010, March 5, Spring Community Open House, Texas Tech University, TX
-participation with hand-made Kozo papermaking workshop
-showed artwork
-helped and participated with print sell

2009, Senior Portfolio Review, award packets for high quality art portfolio; Texas Tech University, TX

Spring 2010, 2008, fall 2007, Dean’s List

Spring 2009, spring 2007, President’s List

Member of TTU Painting Club (2010)
Member of TTU Print Club (2009-2010)
The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (2007-2010)
Membership into the National Art Honor Society (2006-2010)