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Creative Services

 
516-993-0183 elemental@grimstudios.com

I specialize in conceptual imaging and cutting edge graphic design.
From concept to completion i'm prepared to bring your creative project to life.

Freelance & Staff Experience 1994-2009;
Art Direction & Design; Disney, NFL, MLB, Warner Brothers, Palm Publishing, Penquin Putnam,
Acclaim Games, Nautica, Calvin Klein, Nike, Cold Spring Harbor Labs, Chippendales, Stacker 2. 

Photography & Retouching; Walter Cameron Advertising, National Football League, Disney, Newsweek, Cold Spring Harbor Labs, Renaissance Magazine, The Northwest Company, Panasonic, Musical Intruments.com.

Illustration; Scholastic, Penguin Putnam, Simon & Schuster, Dell Computers, Scientific American, McGraw-Hill Books, Heavy Metal Mag, Acclaim Games, Hallmark Entertainment, Random House, Realms Of Fantasy, Walter Foster books, Walter Cameron Advertising, iBooks, & Bookspan.

2007-2008; Creative Services Director/Studio Photographer, The Northwest Company, Roslyn NY
On staff responsibilities included directing the art department to insure a higher quality and a more contemporary look to the print and online graphics.
I was also responsible for all of the national ad campaigns for the company and most of the catalog layout and design of multiple high profile licensees. I also set up an on-site photography studio wherein I shot all of the product that went to print.

2005-2006; Chairman of the Fine Arts/Photography Department at Adelphi Academy, Brooklyn, NY 

Computer Skills; Digital Photography, Retouching, Illustration, and Design Utilizing Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Dreamweaver, Quark XPress, & Corel Painter.
3D skills include Carrara, Bryce, e frontier Poser.
Traditional skills include Oil, Watercolor Painting, Storyboarding and Studio Photography.

Education; Nassau Community College
Photography, Desktop Publishing, Computer Graphics, Illustration, Painting, Advertising, and
Typographical Design.
Stevenson's Academy of Traditional Painting  

Honors, Awards, Exhibitions;
The Art of the Mythical Woman, Lucid Dreams, feature art book from SQP Publishers 2009.
D’artiste best of Digital Painting vol.2 2008
World of Froud, Froudian Artist Award, Best of  2007
Feature articles in Faerie Magazine 2007, Renaissance Magazine 2002, Heavy Metal Magazine 1999
Inter Media Arts Center One Man Show October 2006-January 2007
Stevenson’s Academy Gallery One Man Show October 2005
Spectrum Best In Contemporary Art National Awards Vol. 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 &11
Hallmark Entertainment's Concept development for The Tenth Kingdom TV miniseries

References
Joel Rodgers Northwest Company, Creative Director 516–484-6996
Judy Murello Berkley Publishing A.D. 212-366-2119
Gail Sussi Marchon Eyeware A.D. 631-755-2020