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Caroline Misselbrook – Daff Illustration CV (download available soon)

I strive to demonstrate commitment and enthusiasm for any task I am set and enjoy being challenged. My recent work has tested my ability to communicate complex scientific themes using a variety of methods and materials, including laser cutting, printmaking and bookworks. My work is not only a visual interpretation of scientific information, but on a more personal level, is a way to gain a better understanding of where we come from, engage with the natural  world and appreciate the wonders of our universe. My interests and sources of inspiration are born from a life long passion for art, music and science; I am happiest when I’m being creative, reading, listening to music, going to concerts and visiting art galleries and museums.

Education:
BA (Hons) Illustration: 2012 Portsmouth University (First Class Honours)
Student Achievement Awards: 2012 (Nominee)
Nat. Dip. Foundation Studies Art & Design: 2009 Portsmouth University (Distinction)
A-Level: 2008 Art & Design (A), Product Design (B), Maths (C).
AS-Level: 2007 Physics (B).
Trinity Grade 8 Clarinet: 2008 (Merit).

Experience:
Graphic Design and Illustration:
Kanga Wrap:
•    2009. Logo for mother & baby breast feeding wrap and website.
Grish Art:
•    2010. Emotional First Aid (NHS): Illustrations and handwritten typography for EFA’s website.
•    2011. Target 4 (NHS): Illustrations to be used on a series of board games and game cards to help those with learning difficulties to understand the importance of healthy living.
•    2012. Social Care in Action: A series of banners to promote the different types of care SCA provide for the community.
Studio (www.joinourstudio.com):
•    2011.  Work experience with Resolution Architechture to help create ‘Studio’, an online collective from the architectural profession seeking work, talent and inspiration: development of business plan, logo and website design.
Eden Bath:
•    2011. Main website illustration for Eden Bath online magazine; a cultural hub and creative platform based in Bath and the Southwest.
Revolver:
•    2012. Logo and website illustrations for ‘Revolver’ live music nights in Bath, UK.
Creature Magazine:
•    2012. Contribution to the Festival Edition.
Chris Pavey:
•    2012. Logo for ChrisPaveyStudios.com.
Eileen Misselbrook Home Tuition:
•    2012. Teaching aids for children learning to read: alphabet cards and posters.
Jean Meadows Infant Feeding Specialist (NHS):
•    2012. Poster ‘How big is my new born baby’s stomach?’.

Voluntary Positions:
•    COLLECT: The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects. Crafts Council, Saatchi Gallery, London:
9th – 12th May 2013. Duties & Positions: Front of house, information points, venue roaming, queue management, ticket collection.
•    The Art House, Southampton:
5th March 2013 – Present. Cafe Shift Coordinator and Administration Assistant.
•    Southampton City Art Gallery:
8th March 2013 – Present. Learning and Exhibitions Assistant.
•    Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth:
March 2013 – July 2013. Front of House Assistant and Exhibitions Invigilator.

Administration and Secretarial:
Misselbrook Partnership – Architectural Design:
•    2008 – Present. Book-keeping: Expenses sheets (Microsoft Excel)
•    2008 – 2012. Administration and Secretarial: Fast and accurate typing (formal letters and specifications), completion of application forms, answering the telephone, filing and general office duties.
Eileen Misselbrook Home Tuition:
•    2008 – Present. Book-keeping: Expenses sheets (Microsoft Excel)

Workshops and Events:
Studio:
•    Event staff: 2012. Studio Launch Party (July): Bar set up and welcoming guests.
•    Event staff: 2012. Studio Christmas Party (December). Venue decoration, exhibition set up & welcoming guests.
Misselstock:
•    Annual ‘mini-festival’ est. 2011. Management and co-ordination of live music, poetry, food & drink and venue decoration.
Riba Rocks Festival:
•    September 2013: ‘…a celebration of arts and music in a finca located near the rural village of Riba Roja D’Ebre, Catalunya. Assistant organiser.

Teaching and Mentoring:
Eileen Misselbrook Home Tuition:
•    January 2013 – Present. Teaching assistant: Art, design, technology and basic Maths and English skills.
Portsmouth University:
•    2011-2012. Mentor to two second year students to provide advice and support on a regular basis.

Southampton Clarinet Chorale & Southampton Youth Wind Band:
•    2003 – 2008. Commitment, organisation and social skills; demonstrated by twice weekly rehearsals, regular performances in concerts and tours to Prague, Germany, Bath and Paris.

Techinical Skills:
Adobe CS3: Illustrator & Photoshop (3 years)
Quark Express (3 years)
Microsoft Office : Word, Excel & PowerPoint (8 years)
Mac & PC (8 years)

Creative Skills:
Drawing
Painting
Printmaking (etching, lino, mono, collagraph, screen)
Laser Cutting
Paper Cuts
Typography
Textiles
Collage

Features (Search Caroline Misselbrook):
Business Boom Collective.com & The Wall Breakers.com

Exhibitions:
‘Cell Division: Does Making Things Make Us Human?’ September – October 2012, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth.
‘Studio’ Christmas Event. 13th December 2012, Port of Entry, London.

Referees:

Dr Maureen O’Neill (Maureen.oneil@port.ac.uk) & Ms Ros Simms (Rosalind.simms@port.ac.uk)
Eldon Building, Winston Churchill Avenue. Portsmouth, PO12DJ. Tel: 02392843851