Akan's Resume
Illustration
Location: Wilmington, DE, USA
School: Delaware College Of Art & Design
Major: Illustration

Akan's Resume

AKAN UDOH


SUMMARY

Akan is a self taught artist with a keen urban and social eye. Has been drawing since his youth, and has since developed an eccentric style that stands out. High attention to detail, with a very diverse portfolio. Has featured in The Toni & Stuart.B Young Gallery, The Chris White Gallery, & The DCCA all while attending art school. He has innovated his art style into a merge of drawing and photography with very balanced compositions. Overall a genuine creative guru, capable of adapting to new tasks and feeding daily life into his art.
PORTFOLIO: ------------

SKILLS
● CREATING UNIQUE ILLUSTRATIONS
● HIGH ATTENTION TO DETAIL
● GREAT PENMANSHIP
● CREATIVE BRAINSTORMING
● FAST LEARNER
● HIGHLY-SKILLED IN PHOTOSHOP
● TRAINED IN ILLUSTRATOR
● ADAPTABLE TO LAST MINUTE CHANGES
● VERY PATIENT AND INTUITIVE

EDUCATION
Delaware College of Art & Design, 2014-16’ Wilmington, DE Graduated with a degree in Illustration
Courses included:
- Art History -Writing & Literature -Visual Communications - 2D Design - Illustration -Lenticular Vision - 3D Design -Typography - Printmaking
EXPERIENCE

Freelance Illustration, November 2010-Present Has done numerous commissions on custom ideas ranging from song art, T-shirt designs, to book covers.

Freelance Delivery (Catering), June 2012-Present
● Delivers food in various sizes and weights to specific clients
● Time-sensitive and fast paced
● Requires gentle care

“Goldfather”, July 2011-2013
● Public advertising
● attracting clientele to the business
● Long hours standing
● Got the position from a handmade project I showed the owner
“Climbzone”, July 2017-November 2017
● Painted huge wooden cutouts for indoor kids gym
● Designed themed walls, and painted wood accordingly (balloon wall, samurai wall, etc.)
● Carved and smoothed the wooden cutouts
● Cleaned, organized, and preserved an assortment of paints

ACTIVITIES

● Did pop-up caricature art for breast cancer relay at Parkville High in 2011
● Participated in Art Fun-A-day at the DCCA in Wilmington,DE in March 2016
● Experimentation with digital combinations of art & photography 2015-present
● Broadcasting portfolio locally and throughout the web
● Featured in local galleries downtown in Baltimore including the S.A.N.D Gallery, & Pipe Dreamz
● Mentoring the youth interested in being creative
● Working with “Shoot Hoops Not People” a positive after-school program for the kids
Thank you for the consideration. I’m a flexible worker, capable of taking it beyond art into any given task.

Unique, creative artist, powerful art, custom work, black artist