Résumé

Solange Marie Henson
Illustrator

contact@solangemarie.net

Education

Bachelor’s Degree of Fine Arts in Illustration 2008-2011
Columbia College Chicago

Experience

Comic Relief
If These Walls Could Talk Gallery
Work exhibited, group show

Geek Show May 2014
ArtBar
Work exhibited, group show

First Annual Earth Day Artifacts Exhibition
Culture Stock
Work exhibited, group show

Toy Show March 2014
ArtBar
Work exhibited, group show

Women 2014
David L. Pierce Art And History Center
Work exhibited, group show

Pinup Show February 2014
ArtBar
Work exhibited, group show

6X6 Show December 2013
ArtBar
Work exhibited, group show

The Pantry Project December 2013
If These Walls Could Talk Gallery
Work exhibited, group show

Out of the Shadows October 2013
If These Walls Could Talk Gallery
Work exhibited, group show

Featured Artists Show September 2013
If These Walls Could Talk Gallery
Work exhibited, group show

“Beautiful Death” short film 2011
Concept Artist

Hokin Honors Exhibition 2011
Work exhibited, group show

Spring 2011 Columbia Zine
Contributor

Paula F. Pfeffer Political Cartoon Contest 2011
Honorable Mention

Linework Comics and Graphics Anthology Number Two
Contributor

Work History

Michaels Arts and Crafts
Associate August 2012-Present
• Providing technique and material knowledge to customers
• Assisting customers at register and on sales floor
• Solving customer dilemmas by providing creative project advice and suggestions
• Designing and carving custom pumpkins for customers and for displays
• Crafting unique seasonal wreaths to sell
• Assembling custom frames
• Making sales in custom framing by designing frames specific to customer's artwork
• Providing fast and friendly customer-focused checkout service

Columbia College Chicago
Muralist June 2012
• Two-week one-time commission
• Designing and drawing a mural to fit the given space and theme
• Projecting and painting design on 12-foot-high wall
• Working with a team of other artists painting their own murals

Medieval Times
Cash Control December 2006-February 2008
• Cashiering before shows as one of the first faces customer see
• Auditing registers
• Preparing money for deposit

Skills

Digital: Expert in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, some After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Office, Acrobat Pro, proficient with both PC and Mac operating systems
Analog: pencil, pen, ink, watercolor, acrylic, mixed medium, epoxy and sculpey clay, screen printing, book binding, digital photography, fiction writing