Michal Brodka

Illustrator / Designer

New York, NY, USA
Michal Brodka is a Polish born illustrator currently living in New Jersey. Brodka’s art explores myth, occult, spirituality and science fiction. His prints have been featured in exhibits in New York, Philadelphia, Minneapolis and Brooklyn. His pen & ink illustrations can be found in both apparel and print designs.

Work Experience

Freelance

Illustrator, Designer

Apparel, Packaging, Poster, Album Cover and Design

Clients:
EXPOSURE Skate, Tragedy Skateboards, RSI Apparel, Potion Collective, Foreign Objects, Ruined Machines, Paradise Lost, US Games INC., Visual Arts Press
2010 - Present New York, United States

PM Studios

Production Manager

• Managing a team in all areas of production in a fast-paced environment
• Working directly with clients and vendors
• Quality control of all outgoing orders
• Sending deadline oriented projects to production lab
• High volume photo retouching and color correction for portraits, special events, schools, sports leagues and private clients
• Designing templates, composites and promo material for print and social media
2016 - 2018 Edison, New Jersey, United States

PM Studios

Photo Retoucher

• High volume photo editing, retouching and color correction for portraits, schools and sports leagues
• Designing templates, composites and promo material for print and social media
2014 - 2016 Edison, New Jersey, United States

Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop

Workshop Monitor

• Assisted members with projects in a wide variety of printmaking processes
• Handling of inks, tools, solvents and other printmaking materials, including acids and corrosive
chemicals in preparation for classes, workshops and presentations
• Gathering demographic data to be used for workshop funding and grants • Creating and managing member profiles
2013 - 2015 New York, New York, United States

Education

School Of Visual Arts (SVA)

BFA Illustration

New York, New York, United States

Languages

English (Fluent),
Polish (Fluent),

Awards

Newark Printshop

Artist in Residence

2016

Society Of Illustrators

Student Award Exhibition

2009

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Design, Gallery Exhibitions, Graphic Design, Illustration, Intaglio Etching, Letterpress, Photo Restoration, Poser Pro, Printmaking, Retouching, Screenprinting,

Select Exhibitions

Solo
2014
ARCANUM @ Cafe Grumpy New York, NY

Four Person Show
2015
Intrusions @ Black Vulture Gallery Philadelphia, PA

Selected Group Shows
2016
Beneath the Surface @ Newark Printshop Newark, NJ

2015
Freakshow @ The Raven Gallery Jersey City, NJ
The Happening III @ Cloud City Brooklyn, NY
Realms of the Unreal @ Gristle Gallery Brooklyn, NY
I Was There – A Collection Of Show Poster Illustration, Design and Print @ Jinxed Philadelphia, PA
Illustrated Death @ Gristle Gallery Brooklyn, NY
March Showcase @ Arch Enemy Arts Philadelphia, PA

2014
The Happening II @ Gristle Gallery Brooklyn, NY
The Elusive Key @ Gristle Gallery Brooklyn, NY

2013
Members Show @ Blackburn 20/20 New York, NY
Beasts @ CO Exhibitions Minneapolis, MN
The Happening @ Skylight Gallery Chelsea, NY
Fauna @ Arch Enemy Arts Philadelphia, PA
Childs Play @ LITM Jersey City, NJ
Metamorphosis @ Gristle Gallery Brooklyn, NY
Phillias: Loved to Death @ Gristle Gallery Brooklyn, NY

Publications

Haute Macabre, Bleaq, beautiful.bizzare, Lamplighter NJ, NJ.com