academic resume

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

The Art Institute of Salt Lake City Utah 2008 – 2014
Taught all foundation courses, advanced courses, graphic design and Adobe software classes. Headed up the development of some of The Art Institute’s courses, the implementation of a Drawing Workshop, recruitment of talent as Model Director, created a Student Gallery and School Gallery as acting Curator, hosting works of local artists, groups, guilds and faculty. Also created essential forms for faculty and administrators to track students of concern, which improved retention.

California State University, Los Angeles California 2004
Taught Life Drawing and anatomical sculpture classes.

Art Center College of Design California 2004
Taught Adobe Creative Suite.

Glendale Community College California 2001- 2004
Taught Photoshop and Web Design (HTML, CSS, software) primarily to those within the entertainment industry. Nominated for Distinguished Faculty Award

COMMUNITY EDUCATION

Independent Instruction multiple 2004 – 2015

Professional Photographers of Idaho Conference Idaho 2007

Professional Photographers of America Idaho 2006

Rexburg City Community Classes Idaho 2005 – 2006

Upper Valley Art Guild Idaho 2007

FILM EXPERIENCE

Production Designer & Art Director

  • Alpha Warranty Services, Commercial
  • Love Everlasting
  • A Christmas Eve Miracle
  • Waffle Street
  • Justin Time

Director

  • Christian, short
  • McBride Wheeler Studios Commercial
  • A Taste of Honey, Student Film

Other Film

  • Assistant Property Master: Kaleidoscope, Lexus Commercial
  • Production Coordinator, Mitsubishi Commercial – California 2004
  • Production Assistant, Budweiser Commercial – California 2004
  • Production Assistant, States of Grace, Drama– California 2004

PHOTOGRAPHY EXPERIENCE

JayLynn Studios, Contract photographer – Utah 2015 – present

for portrait studio

Ambient, Commercial / Portrait Photography – Utah 2008 – present

McBride Wheeler Studios, Inc., Proprietor / Photographer – Idaho 2005 –2007

Jay P. Morgan Photography, Photographer’s assistant – California 2004

ART & DESIGN EXPERIENCE

Thayne Wheeler, multiple locations – 2003 –  present

EDUCATION

Art Center College of Design, MFA in Film – California 2003

Art Center College of Design, BFA in Illustration – California 2000

Ricks College, AAS in Illustration & Design – Idaho 1996

 

COMMUNITY

Bountiful Davis Art Center, Workshop – Utah 2010

Upper Valley Art Guild, Founder, board member and president – Idaho 2006 – 2008

SLDSA, Founder & President – California 2004

 

SKILLS

  • DSLR Cameras
  • Photo & film equipment
  • Photoshop
  • llustrator
  • InDesign
  • Premiere
  • After Effects
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Apple Pages
  • Numbers
  • Keynote
  • Web Designer (HTML & CSS)
  • Tradition & Digital drawing & painting
  • Anatomical sculpture
  • Concept art
  • Texturing
  • Design
  • Photography
  • Retouching
  • Film directing
  • Screenwriter
  • Conversational Spanish

 

CLASSES TAUGHT

The Art Institute of Salt Lake City

  • FS 102 Design Fundamentals
  • GD123 Design Concepts
  • FS 103 Color Theory
  • GD313 Publication Design
  • FS 101 Drawing & Perspective
  • FS 104 Observational Drawing
  • FS 105 Life Drawing
  • MMA 213 Advanced Life Drawing
  • FS 107 Digital Imaging (Adobe Photoshop)
  • GD411 Advanced Digital Imaging (Adobe Photoshop)

California State University

  • Art 244A 01 Figure Drawing
  • Art 244B 01 Figure Drawing
  • Art 244C 01 Anatomical Sculpture (Ecorche) & Figure Drawing

Glendale Community College

  • Photo 121 Photoshop, “Imaging with Photoshop”
  • Photo 250 Web Design, “Designing Web Graphics”

Art Center College of Design

  • H/027 Software Studies K/022-2 – Software Studies

Links

Vitae: Vitae.com

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