Tuesday, April 28, 2009

:: My Resume ::

Illustration | Graphic Design

878 N. Idlewild Street
Memphis, TN 38107


dakodadavis.com. OR dakodadavis.blogspot.com


2004 – 2005; 2008 - 2009 B.F.A. Illustration Memphis College of Art - 3.44 GPA

2005 -2007 Illustration Otis College of Art and Design

Dean’s List: 2004- Present

1999 - 2003 Bauxite High School Diploma, Bauxite

School Bauxite, Arkansas


Fall 2004, Spring 2005, 2008 - 2009 Memphis College of Art Dean's List

Spring 2009 Memphis College of Art Magna Cum Laude Graduate

Fall 2005 – Spring 2007 Otis College of Art Portfolio Scholarship

2004 – 2005; 2008 - 2009 Memphis College of Art Portfolio Scholarship


Even before graduating from college I have been exposed to the world of professional Illustration, Photography and Graphic Design with construction Firms, Botanical institutions and other various contacts. Some of my current skills include: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe In-design, Adobe Flash, Corel Painter, Quark XPress, Microsoft Word and Power Point, Excel, Traditional and Digital Photography, Traditional Painting, Oils, Acrylics, Watercolor etc.


2002 – 2004 Graphic Designer at Benton Courier Newspaper, Benton, AR

Summer 2006 Independent Internship with EA Electronics, Marina Del Ray, CA

Fall 2008 Internship with Environmental Sculptor Bernhard Meck, Memphis, TN

Spring 2009 Internship with Midsouth Magazine, Memphis, TN

2008 – Present Independent Contracting with Aqua Construction International, Memphis, TN

2008- Present Independent Contracting with The Memphis Botanical Garden, Memphis, TN

2008 – Present Independent Contracting for residential clients in conjunction with Bernhard Meck, Environmental Sculptor, Memphis, TN


Spring 2009 BFA Gallery Exhibition - Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

Reference Available Upon Request


Tuesday, April 21, 2009

:: Work In Progress ::

A series I am working on with fairy-tales and the unseen moments.

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

:: Work In Progress Continues ::

The King and Queen of Candyland
Acrylic on Wood Panel

Detours and Deadends
Digital Media | Oils

:: Work in Progress ::

So here is my final

The Torment and the Toil
Digital Media | Oils