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KARINA TOVAR graphic designer

EDUCATION

kl.tovar@gmail.com 915. 401. 9125 facebook.com/kltovar twitter.com/ kltovar karinablogs.tumblr.com

PROFESSIONAL STUDENT GRAPHIC DESIGN AND DRAWING MAJOR WITH AN INTEREST IN PRINTMAKING

University of Texas at El Paso Major: Graphic Design and Drawing Major GPA: 3.71 Expected Graduation: Fall 2011

EXPERIENCE

Forklift Parts and Supplies of El Paso

El Paso Texas, January 2007 Freelance Graphic Designer and Assistant. Designed logo, catalog, flyers, and business cards for company.

EXHIBITIONS

AWARDS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

INTERSHIPS / VOLUNTEER WORK

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY

PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES

• Grabado 2010 UTEP Union Gallery • Open Heart 2010 FORUM El Paso, TX • Student Juried Art Exhibition 2010 Stanlee & Rubin Center for the Visual Arts • Cross Pollinated (2009) UTEP Glass Gallery

• Student Gold ADDY (Brochure) 2010 El Paso Museum of Art DADA Catalog • Student Special Judges ADDY Award 2010 El Paso Museum of Art DADA Catalog • Student Silver Distric Twelve ADDY Award 2010 El Paso Museum of Art DADA Catalog

• Marcela Armas, Ivan Puig, Ivan Abreu, Lola Sosa and Laura Valencia - Assistance with art installation (2010) • Yossi Lemel - Nominated to assist designer with presentation for lecture at The Rubin Center (2010) • Fernando Traverso - Nominated to assist artist with project for The Dissapeared exhibit at The Rubin Center (2008)

Fluent in both MAC and PC operating systems Software Proficiency with: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Powerpoint, Word/Works. Foundation in HTML and CSS languages. Fluent in Spanish, English with working knowldge in French.

• Antonio Castro UTEP Graphic Design Assistant Professor antonio@castrodesign.net • Professor Stacy Schultz UTEP Art Histoy Assistant Professor seschultz@utep.edu 915. 747. 5150

Stanlee & Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts

El Paso Texas, November 2009 - present Research and Graphic Design Student Assistant Provides aid with research and graphic design for exhibits. • Student Juried Art Exhibition 2009 Stanlee & Rubin Center for the Visual Arts • Foundations Exhibition 2008 UTEP Glass Gallery


Karina Tovar CV