Resume

OBJECTIVE

Children and Adult Illustration and Design work, reviving the Celtic style and
putting it in a new light.

2000 – Present

Self-Employed
Freelance Illustrator
Numerous commissions as well as selling art online, and at auctions.

Achievements

- “St. Hubertus” commissioned by The Great Game Fairs of Ireland (2011)
- “Croí an Óir” made finals in all Ireland Boyne Valley competition (2009)
- “Celtic Animals” article published in Pentacle Magazine (2009)
- “Celtic Animals” jewellery line was launched through “PeterStone” (2008)
- featured several times in “Pentacle Magazine” (2007)
- featured in the “Aether d’Animaux” book (2007)
- produced main image for animation of Bedd Gellert (2007)
- produced four illustration for the “Pathfinder” card deck (2006)
- designed celtic-styled absinthe grille for limited production run (2006)
- “Brobdingnagian Fairy Tales” CD cover won 5th place, Austin Music Awards (2005)
- produced the illustration for Austin Celtic festival material (2005)
- produced three card illustrations for “Bestiary” card deck (2005)
- organized “Laced” international corsetry art portfolio (2005)
- featured in and cover art for “Celtic Fur” art portfolio (2004)
- featured in “Nightmares” art portfolio (2004)
- works published in “Fangs, Claw and Steel” magazine
- exhibited and sold originals at numeral Art Shows

WEB FEATURES

Kitsune Daily Deviation award, June 16, 2009
The Pilgrim Daily Deviation award, May 10, 2007
The Storyteller Moderator’s Choice award on Elfwood
Elvynne Torc Daily Deviation award, November 20, 2008
Arikla’s Corset Daily Deviation award, May 6, 2008
Arikla’s handfasting corset featured in Future Art Magazine in DeviantART, June 14, 2007
Replica of 1877 Paletot Colour Feature on DeviantART, March 30, 2007
3 wolf-themed corsets featured in Future Art Magazine in DeviantART, January 30, 2007

MEDIA KNOWLEDGE

Well-skilled in traditional 2D and 3D media such as Graphite, Charcoal,
Pencil, Inks, Oil paint, Watercolor, Gouache, Acrylic, Clay, Metals
and Textiles


SOFTWARE KNOWLEDGE

Photoshop, Illustrator


EDUCATION

2005 Achieved Taxidermy Permit after completing the Flora and Fauna Law exams
2003-2004 Art Academy Constantijn Huygens, Kampen, The Netherlands. Completed the first year, then left to start for myself
1997-2003 High School Diploma, S.G.L, Completed ‘NG’ (Nature and Health) study
High grades in art, language and biology