Michael Travis Crabtree
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Location: Savannah, GA, USA
School: Savannah College of Art and Design
Major: Architecture

Michael Travis Crabtree

3710 Whitehill Drive
Bartlett, TN 38135
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22 years of professional experience in the design and
technology industry overall. 36 years of experience as a
painter and a designer. 26 years experience as a sculptor
in various mediums. 26 years of continuous use of Autocad.
18 years experience in computer technology.
4 years of professional experience in advertising.

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA – Master of Architecture, 2008 University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR – Bachelor of Art, 1996

Associate Chair of Design @ Art Institute of Austin September 2016–May 2019
Adjunct instructor of interior design @ Art Institute of Austin January 2016–September2016

Courses taught:
Form and Space – working with students to learn building technics using mixed media
Design Basics 3-D – projects involved learning about building architectural
Basic CAD – introduction to Autocad for first time users of the program
Advanced Construction Documents – helping students to understand how to properly assembly drawings
Sketching and Rendering – using markers, pens, color pencils, to render interior spaces
3D Digital Modeling – touching on SketchUp and Revit basics to provide 3D models Image Manipulation – showing students how to use Adobe Photoshop for there majors
Environmental and Sustainable Design – imparting how to lessen our impact on our planet
Concept Drawing – showing how to present a concept through hand drawing

Co-Founder, quirks February 2019 - present
Design services for architecture, interior design, graphic design, landscape, and pool design.

Owner, Michael Travis Crabtree Design April 2009 – September 2016
Rendering and design consulting for architect firms across the globe.
Bathouse Competition - London for Bat conservation.
Art Pavilion Competition - London for Tent London. Situate Competition - Perth, Austratlia.
Veterinarian Clinic in Livingstone, Africa
Container house in Leander, Tx (Private Residence)
Since 2009 - helped support various firms complete every level of project as needed

Associate, Icon Architecture and Planning 2006-2009
Mike Thomas – Principal, Robert Tedford - Architect
Developing working relationships with contractors and developers on large residential, mixed use, commercial, and plan communities
Preparing drawings from conceptual through to construction documents
Meeting with clients, providing renderings, slide presentations, and presentation boards for a full service experience

Intern, Johnson and Associates 2005-2006
Robert Johnson – Principal, Robert Tedford - Architect
Working with clients to preserve the existing natural habitat through proper site planning
Site staking and planning prepared for client clarification and involvement Providing clients with a complete set of working drawings

Intern, Tommy Farrell Designs Furniture Company
Completing pieces of specially designed furniture starting with the drawings through to the finishing room. Completing projects for residential and commercial furniture design from concept to completion

Information Technology:

Support Specialist, Savannah College of Art and Design 2004-2005
Provided telephone support and problem solving for faculty, staff, and students Worked with numerous types of applications offered at the school including Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Word, Power Point, Excel, AutoCAD
Trained new employees

Support Specialist II, Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc. 2000-2004
Provided telephone support and problem management for users of all Harrah’s computer systems
Collaborated with corporate and property IT groups in the organization to solve problems Developed projects
Supervised training of new employees
Worked with applications including Applix, Word, Excel, Power Point, Front Page, AS400 Provided leadership for other Support Specialists
Logged and/or updated problems in tracking system


Account Coordinator, Archer/Malmo 1998-2000
Handled largest account, Pennzoil-Quaker State processing cooperative advertising, advertising claims and answering customer calls regarding their accounts with Pennzoil-Quaker State
Supported the sales representatives in the field for Pennzoil-Quaker State with program and product information
Supported the internet site set up specifically for the customers and sales representatives to keep track of the activity in their accounts
Reviewed ad slicks and radio scripts for Pennzoil-Quaker State


Eric Corey Freed – Owner/architect – OrganicArchitect
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Ming Tang - Professor – University of Cincinnati
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Carol Pacheco - Professor - Savannah College of Art and Design
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Hsu-Jen Huang - Professor - Savannah College of Art and Design
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Tom Crews - Architect
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architecture, design, interior design