Studio Artist

Resume posted by JCRankinart in Arts and Culture.
Desired salary: $35,000.00
Desired position type: Full-Time
Location: Little Rock Arkansas, United States


Studio artist with extensive experience in drawing, printmaking, sculpture, and work as studio assistant.


University of Arkansas at Little Rock. BFA, Studio Art, Drawing emphasis (2018)

S. Dillon Ripley Center, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC. Figure drawing (2013)

Washington Glass School, Washington, DC. MIG Welding workshop, slump glass bowl making workshop (2014)

University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Metalsmithing workshop with Cappy Counard (2016)

University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Mylar drawing workshop with Peri Schwartz (2017)

University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Figurative sculpture with Kevin Chambers (2018)


Papa John’s, Little Rock, AR (2018): Pizza delivery

Studio Assistant – UALR, Sculpture (Summer / Fall 2017)

Studio Assistant – UALR, Printmaking (Spring 2018)

Self employed; Rankin Electronics, Little Rock, AR (2015-2018): Repair and restoration of electronic musical instruments

Self employed; Rankin Photography, College Park, MD (2010-2015): Fine art portrait and artistic nude photography

Self employed; Rankin Custom Amplification, College Park, MD (2010-2015): Custom guitar amplifier design and construction

Perryville Abstract Company, Perryville, AR (2001-2008): Title insurance clerk

United State Air Force, Tinker AFB, OK (1995-1998): Electronic Computer and Switching Systems Journeyman (AWACS)


  • Photoshop: 20+ years
  • Lightroom: 3 years
  • Illustrator: 3 years
  • InDesign: 1 year
  • Drawing, printmaking (relief, intaglio, lithography), photography, stone carving, wood carving, metal casting, sheet metal fabrication, wood working, furniture design, electronics design and assembly, timber frame construction, live sound engineering, road crew, guitar tech, amplifier tech

Spoken Languages

    English (Fluent)