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Scenic Artist / Woman of Action

Resume posted by shapesdesign in Arts and Culture.
Desired position type: Full-Time.
Location: Chicago Illinois, United States

shapesdesign1@att.net
Mobile:
8154039508
http://be.net/shapesdesign1
www.sandrapaulsenstudios.com

Summary

Motivated experienced artist. Partners with creative teams with a collaborative spirit,
and a strong work ethic to build lasting relationships.

Skills

  • Excellent team player
  • Traditional fine art skills
  • Non-conventional painting methods
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Carpentry
  • Sculpting
  • Mural and scenic art creation
  • Imagination
  • Faux Finishes
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • InDesign & Word

Education

BFA | California Institute of the Arts

Experience

Scenic Artist, 02/2011 – 03/2013

Cost of Wisconsin – Jackson, WI

Works closely with a creative design team to complete projects on tight deadlines. Skilled in color mixing and matching. Paint 3 dimensional concrete, fiberglass, urethanes and epoxy objects so that they have a natural appearance. Projects include Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s, Rainforest Cafe Disney World,
Nationwide Zoos, Casinos, Aquariums and Museums.

Freelance Decorative Painter | Scenic Artist, Listed below work performed between 2000-2010

Shapes Design Studio, small decorative painting business.
Worked closely with clients discussing their home improvement projects.
Help define needs and visions. Set realistic deadlines. Estimate jobs, order all
materials needed.

Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago IL Harry Potter the Exhibition Employed by Exhibitgroup/Giltspur
Worked with a team of artisans on the construction and set
execution of the Harry Potter exhibit.

Bass Pro Shops, Bolingbrook, IL Employed by Cost of Wisconsin
Lead painter specializing in painting the four story high artificial waterfall.

Chicago Theater, Chicago, IL Conan O’ Brian Show
Painted props and show logo on the theaters walls.

Local USA 829, Chicago, IL Exhibit Painter | Scenic Artist

Elmhurst Holiday Inn, Elmhurst, IL | Indoor water park
Racine Zoo, WI
Milwaukee Zoo, Milwaukee, WI | Feline Building
Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL | Prizker Family Children’s Zoo
Regenstein Center for African Apes, Regenstein African Journey
NBC Tower, Chicago, IL | Judge Mathis and His Way
Fox News Television, Chicago, IL | Fox News Set
Kinc inc, Chicago, IL | Marshall Fields Spring Windows
North Light Scenic, Chicago, IL
Goodman Theater, Chicago, IL | A Christmas Carol

Graphic Designer, 12/1992 – 10/2000
Ela Area Public Library – Lake Zurich, IL
Specialized in the concept and production of identities for special events and exhibits, brochures, fliers, posters, business cards, quarterly newsletter, street banners and digitized traveling display.

 

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