Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Animation

Education

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) - Savannah, GA

September 2017 - May 2021

Courses of Study Included:

Life Drawing, Color Theory, Speaking of Ideas, American Art, Media Literacy Theory

Collaborative Work

The Lumberjack and the Woodpecker | SCAD Savannah

September 2020 - May 2021

-Animated human, bird, and beetle characters throughout 11 shots of the film.

-Created Ms. Pecky model in ZBrush and Maya

-Modeled bushes and aided in populating layout files with environment assets, camera, and rough animation.

-Aided compositing of woodchip effects in shots where axe made tree contact.

The Fox & Crow | SCAD Hong Kong

September 2019 - November 2019

-Animated one shot in Maya, bringing life to fox character
-Rendered several shots and aided in compositing.
-Gathered audio from online sources to create scratch and final audio

Software

Autodesk Maya, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Audition, Adobe Illustrator, Toon Boom Storyboard Pro, Pixologic Zbrush, Windows

Achievements/Exhibitions

Gallery Talk - Telfair Museum of Art - Savannah, GA

March 2020

-Provided insight on a painting by Paul Stone within the museum
-Discussed artist biography, use of medium, subject matter, and theme 

Volunteer Experience

SCAD Hometown Heroes - Calvary Christian Academy - Fort Lauderdale, FL

-Coordinated a presentation at my former high school
-Educated prospective students on the SCAD’s creative career opportunities        

Mexico Missions Trip - Hocabá, Mexico

November 2018

January 2016

-Served the community
-Engaged children in Bible study via skits and interaction
-Repainted the local church and handed out shoes to those in need

Reel/Website

References

Available upon request

SCAD Capstone Film, Directed by Connor Bushoven

Student Short Film, Advised by Tim Pattinson

Honors: summa cum laude

Astrid Audet Academy of Ballet | Fort Lauderdale, FL

August 2014 - May 2016

-Taught one class per week, instructing 4-6 year-olds in ballet and tap dancing techniques

-Substituted for other instructors when needed

Dance Instructor

Work Experience