Pamela Buchunam

Artist CV

Pamela Buchunam
pambuchunam@gmail.com

 

QUALIFICATIONS
3 years of experience doing freelance illustration art work for various clients
 Mastery of fine art skills (watercolor, paint, pastel)
 Digital art/painting skills (Paint Tool SAI, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator) 
 Experience being a professional caricature artist
 Maya, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Flash, animation skills
 Microsoft Suite skills; Windows and MAC system skills
 Play test experience at Escalation Studios
 Excellent customer/collaborative skills

EDUCATION
Bachelors of Fine Arts - Drawing and Painting   August 2010 – August 2014
University of North Texas, College of Visual Arts and Design  Denton, TX
Northlake Community College August 2014 – December 2014
Irving, TX

EXPERIENCE
Freelance Animation Assistant Contract – May 2015
- Assist head designer with creating art for the animation in adobe illustrator
- Clean up/create backgrounds for animations

Floor Assistant/Key Holder February 2015 – Present
Froggies 5 & 10
- Assist customers with their children toy purchases. 
- Express personal knowledge of products and relay that knowledge to both adults and children
who are interested in our inventory. 
- Manage backroom, stock and maintain floor, check in inventory,

Art Book Anthology Curator January 2015 – May 2015
Divinity Re-imagined Art book
- Create the idea and curate the collaborative art anthology Divinity Re-imagined
- Design the book cover, the format of the book, and my own art submission(s) 
- Select the artists to collaborate with
- Promote the art book and sell copies online and at booths

Art Gallery Intern  August 2014 – April 2015
The McKinney Avenue Contemporary
- Assist with organizing the gallery and preparing for art exhibitions
- Coordinate with the galleries artists/staff to effectively execute social media projects for
internet exposure

Personal Assistant September 2013 – March 2014
WOLMED
-Manage employer's schedule from both daily needs to dates in advance
-Organize the office space to have the most effective work area
-Take care of appointments, errands, and office work

Professional Caricature Artist   September/2012 – January/2013
Blue Line Caricature
- Quickly able to translate customer's features into cartoon caricatures
- Used both expressive and stylistic techniques to render real life features

Freelance Artist November 2011 – Present
- Translate client ideas and concepts into art
- Use fine art and digital art to illustrate client(s) needs

ART EXHIBITIONS AND PUBLICATIONS
Punked Comic Zine Art Collaborative Book  January 2012
Watercolor Intermediate Show  March 2013
Watercolor Illustration Show    November 2013
North Texas Review, Original Art Publication  May 2014
UNT Senior Exhibition  May 2014
Temporary Name Group Exhibition   August 2014
Shameless Magazine Art Feature   November 2014
Divinity Re-imagined Art book Feature/Curator May 2015
Texas Equal Access Fund Art Promotion for All Access: Dallas August 2016

AWARDS 
Honorable Mention Drawing and Painting Junior Review    May 2014