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Melody Newcomb

Self-employed, Freelance

New York, NY, USA
607-624-9780
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.
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
Work Experience
New York, NY, USA
May 2013Present
Freelance CEO
New York, NY, USA
Jun 2011Sep 2011
Studio Assistant
Studio Assistant to artist’s space, enrolled in mentorship program.
New York, NY, USA
Jan 2012Sep 2012
Artist Assistant
Artist intern performed managerial office tasks including mailers, accounting and organization. Assisted on projects in the developmental stages under deadline.
Education
New York, NY, USA
Sep 2009Present
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.
Languages
 
English (Native), Chinese (Conversational), Spanish (Beginner)
Skills
 
Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop CS5, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Word
Awards
2013
Student Competition 2013 In Show
2013
AI 32 Selected Online Archive
2012
Student Scholarship, In Honor of Anita Kunz