Art Resume

References:

http://labrae.deviantart.com/
http://www.xculture.tv/artists/meka-albert-kim.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVId5tVxeGM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTk5Evhjyiw

Portfolio Montage video:

ALL ARTWORK IS COPYRIGHTED

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ART RESUME:

Albert A. Kim

OBJECTIVE: Head Designer/ Muralist

Profile: http://www.xindc.tv/artist.jsp?id=meka

EDUCATION:
J Art Studio, June 1992 – June 2004
Annandale, VA
Fine Art & Crafts
http://www.jartstudio.com

Robinson Secondary School, September 2002 – June 2004
Fairfax, VA
Fine Art and Computer Graphics
http://www.fcps.edu/RobinsonSS/high-school/

Thoreau Middle School, September 1998 – June 2000
Vienna, VA
Fine Art & Crafts
http://www.fcps.edu/ThoreauMS

Kim’s Art for Kids, June 1992 – August 1992
Centreville, VA
Fine Art

Your Art, June 1994 – July 1994
Fairfax, VA

Fine Art

Fairfax City Old Towne Art School, October 1993
Fairfax, VA
Fine Art

Northern Virginia Community College, August 2007 – December 2007
Annandale, VA
Fine Art
http://www.nvcc.edu

Raz Carter Marlow, May 2003 – October 2005
Burke, VA
Graffiti

Torpedo Factory, May 2005
Alexandria, VA
Drawing
http://www.theartleague.org/school/
http://www.torpedofactory.com

Art Institute of Washington, 2004-2005
Arlington, VA
Graphic-Design
http://www.aiw.edu

Northern Virginia Community College, 2008-2009
Annandale, VA
General Education
http://www.nvcc.edu

WORK EXPERIENCE:
Partnership in Sales Marketing/ Designer, February 2008 to Present
G.E.T. Clothing Co., Washington, D.C.
• Assist and advertise for promotional marketing sales.
• Create business plans and assist in marketing ideas
• Fashion-Design, graphic-design, illustration for clothing designs and come up with logo-design.

Graphic Designer, May 2008
Sun Lounge
NW, Washington D.C.
• Logo Design
http://www.sunloungedc.com

Graphic Designer, May 2008
X Culture @ BeBar
NE, Washington D.C.
• Graphic Design fliers and to advertise for marketing potential
http://www.xindc.tv

Art Showcase, April 2008
GMU’s For the love of Hip Hop
• Art installation

Art Installation, April 2008
Scion’s Devotion @ Mirrors
NE, Washington D.C.
• Art Installation, perform live painting to advertise or attract crowd’s attention for marketing potential
http://www.myspace.com/devotionsf

Artist, March 2008
X Culture @ BeBar
NE, Washington D.C.
• Art installation for art show; paint large canvas, be interviewed by film-crew.
http://www.xindc.tv

Artist, December 2007
NVCC Art Gallery
Annandale, VA
• Art Installation, showcasing art works.

Freelance Graphic Designer, September 2007
SIQ Records
Honolulu, Hawaii
• Graphic design images representing record label.
http://www.siqrecords.com

Graffiti Artist, August 2007
Korean Washington D.C. Balock Dance Studio
4231 Markham St
Annandale, VA 22003
• Paint graffiti street art mural on walls and pillar.

Freelance Graphic Designer, August 2007
Korean American Youth Association
Fallschurch, VA
• Create a graphic design image for fliers, brochure pamphlet catalogue, and logo design.
http://www.koreanfocus.org

Freelance Graphic Designer, June 2007
United We Smoke
Fairfax, VA
• Graphic design wallpapers, logos, web design, and graphic design images representing the client.
http://unitedwesmoke.21.forumer.com

Freelance Graphic Designer, April 2007
DJ Kamal
Alexandria, VA
• Create an album design for a music artist.
http://www.myspace.com/kamaldj

Clothing Design, January 2007 – May 2007
Delta IX Clothing
Washington, DC
• Clothing designer and logo designs

Freelance Graphic Designer, December 2006
Franconia Korean Baptist Church
Springfield, VA
• Graphic design fliers, wallpapers, splash images, logos, web design, event ads, and brochure pamphlet catalogues.

Freelance Graphic Designer, September 2006
Battle Banditz Crew
Alexandria, VA
• Graphic design logos and clothing design.
http://www.myspace.com/BattleBanditzCrew

Freelance Graphic Designer, August 2006
Dancing Under the Influence
Fallschurch, VA
• Graphic design wallpapers, design clothing, logos, web design, and graphic design images representing the client.
http://www.myspace.com/DancingUnderInfluence

Graffiti Artist, August 2006
Postle D
Annandale, VA
• Paint a graffiti art mural on the side of a car.

Graffiti Artist, February 2006
Dykel
Burke, VA
• Paint graffiti street art mural on walls.
http://www.myspace.com/dykel

Freelance Graphic Designer, January 2006
LyRicks
McLean, VA
• Create an album design jacket for music artist’s upcoming album.
http://www.myspace.com/TeamLyricks

Freelance Graphic Designer, October 2005
Fly Disposition
Fairfax, VA
• Create an album design for a music artist.

Freelance Graphic Designer, July 2005
Explicit Linez
New York, NY
• Create an album design jacket for a music artist’s upcoming album.
http://www.myspace.com/explicitlinezonline

Graffiti Artist, May 2005
Jay Smoke
Seoul, Korea
• Draw and paint or create a graffiti banner representing the client.
http://us.cyworld.com/theredstar

Freelance Graphic Designer, May 2004
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington Culmore
Falls Church, VA
• Create a graphic design flyer for an upcoming piano recital event.
http://www.bgcgw.org/clubs/culmore.html

Graffiti Artist, October 2003
Naerok
Fairfax, VA
• Draw and paint a graffiti logo representation of the client.

Freelance Graphic Designer, March 2003
A Boy Named Molly
Vienna, VA
• Create an album design for a music artist.
http://www.soundclick.com/bands/aboynamedmolly

DESIGN SKILLS:
• Adobe Photoshop
• Adobe Illustrator
• MS Word
• Powerpoint

OPERATING SYSTEMS:
• Macintosh
• Windows

EXPERIENCE:
• Graffiti: 4 yrs
• Graphic Design: 8 yrs
• Illustration: 20 yrs
• Painting: 4 yrs

AWARDS:
• JUL 8 2008
I’ve been featured in an article called in the hood
http://news.deviantart.com/article/50970/
http://labrae.deviantart.com/art/jaysmoke-27757938

• J Art Studio: 3rd Place GEICO National Safety Belt poster contest

1992
• J Art Studio: 2nd Place Drug Free poster contest 1992
• Willow Springs Elementary: 1st place Safety First poster contest

1992
• Willow Springs Elementary: 2nd place Drug Free poster contest 1992

ACTIVITIES:
• The Coterie, collaboration artist affiliation 2004
• G.E.T. Clothing Label, designer/marketing 2008
• Animal Farm Project, dancer/ dance instructor/ film 2006-2012
www.facebook.com/AnimalFarmDance
• X Culture, artist/designer/advertisement 2008-2010
www.xindc.tv
• Scion Devotion & Space, artist/ advertisement 2008-2009
www.scion.com/space
www.devotionsf.com

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