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M e g a n H u d l o w

Creative Artist   


Related Experience

               Designer, Amscan Inc., Elmsford, NY, (August 2002 to February 2004)
Designed giftware, both hard and soft goods, for everyday and seasonal lines from tabletop, garden and home decor. Supervised interns and oversaw designs from initial sketches to finished colored pieces with direction for production.
Commercial Artist, Christopher Radko Starad Inc., Elmsford, NY, (October 1999 to September 2000)
Designed glass and resin ornaments and collectibles. Rendered by hand as well as created on computer using Adobe Photoshop.
 

Education

            Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
            Major, Fine Arts, BFA Degree, Concentration: Painting and 2-D Media
            Graduation, May 1997 with University and College Honors
 

Other Endeavors

Island Institute Fellow and Maine Conservation Corps Volunteer, Swan's Island, ME. (September 2000 to August 2001) Worked within a fellowship position to develop art and environmental education programs in the community.
Peace Corps Volunteer, Kosrae, Micronesia, (May 1997 to August 1999) Implemented and assisted in Community Development Programs as a Youth Advisor on a Pacific Island. Also taught art classes from elementary to college level.
 

Shows and Projects

            Forbes Gallery, Pittsburgh, May 1997
            "Transformation"
            Women's Center Sisterhood Project,Carnegie Mellon, Spring 1996
"Sisters" In collaboration with a fellow student and the center, created an interactive art project dealing with themes about sisterhood from a personal to a general perspective.
 

Freelance Assignments

            Amscan, Elmsford, NY. Home decor designs for hard and soft goods.
 
        Gemmy Industries, Dallas, TX. Paintings of holiday scenes for outdoor decor.
 
            Lillian Vernon, White Plains, NY. Ornaments, collectible eggs, and soft goods designs.

            Helicopter Flight Services, New York, NY. Map illustration and tour bus logo.

         Christopher Radko, Elmsford, NY. Designs for resin pieces and ceramic cookie jars.
 
                       

Computer Skills

            Hardware: Macintosh and PC, Wacom Drawing Tablet, Canon Scanner.
Software: Adobe Photoshop CS, Windows XP, Mac OS X, Microsoft Explorer

 

Creative Skills

Acrylic and oil painting, Intaglio printmaking, oil and charcoal pastel, basic woodworking, basic welding, basic foundry, black and white photography.
 
 

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