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Melody Newcomb

Self-employed, Freelance

New York, NY, USA
Freelance artist and Illustrator. Work is based on simple design, surrealism, science fiction and fantasy. Strong fundamentals in drawing and traditional watercolor, ink, and oil painting with experience in Photoshop. Interested in working in all fields of creative image making, including editorial, book, print, concept design, and patterning.

Work Experience

Melody Newcomb

Freelance CEO

May 2013 - Present New York, New York, United States

Ruth Marten

Studio Assistant

Studio Assistant to artist’s space, enrolled in mentorship program.
June 2011 - September 2011 New York, New York, United States

Sam Weber

Artist Assistant

Artist intern performed managerial office tasks including mailers, accounting and organization. Assisted on projects in the developmental stages under deadline.
January 2012 - September 2012 New York, New York, United States

Education

School Of Visual Arts (SVA)

Bachelor of Fine Arts HONORS

Majored in Illustration with cumulative GPA 3.9, Deans list 4 years consecutive. Coursework included editorial design, printmaking, bookbinding, storytelling, science fiction and fantasy, fine art as illustration, and digital web design. Honors chosen for school study abroad program in Cuba, Cuban art and history.
September 2009 - Present New York, New York, United States

Languages

English (Native),
Chinese (Conversational),
Spanish (Beginner),

Awards

Society Of Illustrators

Student Competition 2013 In Show

2013

AI-AP, American Illustration

AI 32 Selected Online Archive

2013

Society Of Illustrators

Student Scholarship, In Honor of Anita Kunz

2012

Skills

Microsoft Excel, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop CS5, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Word,

Recognition

2013 ROCK THE BELLES
Featured Exhibition Artist Pro Bono.
SVA SENIOR EXHIBITION
Select senior portfolio show.
2012
Selected Scholarship Award, In Honor of Anita Kunz
SVA MAN MADE MONSTERS
Thesis Exhibition of selected works by department chair T. Woodruff
2010 SVA DIGITAL PAINTING EXHIBITION
Selected exhibition of printed digital art on stretched canvas