Professional Summary
Overview
Work History
Education
Skills
Additional Information
Certifications
Interests
Timeline

Carmen Mir

Artist
Miami
Professional Summary

Dedicated Artist with thirty years of experience being a high performing leader. Superb knowledge of the art industry. Self-confident and consistently willing to learn and try out new ideas. Excellent organizational and event planning talents. Fearless Artist willing to take creative risks and push conceptual boundaries. Adobe Photoshop and InDesign proficiency. Creative and detail-oriented Illustrator with strong background in newspaper advertising and print and production. Energetic plastic artist skilled at focusing on finding solutions and meeting deadlines. Committed to producing quality set designs and murals.

Overview
34
34
years of professional experience
6
6
years of post-secondary education
8
8
Certifications
Work History

Art Teacher

Miami School Of The Arts
2020-02 - Current
  • Taught classes on variety of topics, including painting, collage, color theory, art installation, earthworks, basic drawing, portraiture and figure drawing, organizing and writing original lesson plans for each class.
  • Coordinated with classroom teachers to correlate art activities with classroom curriculum.
  • Helped students manipulate variety of media to express emotions, feelings, attitude and intent.
  • Prompted student motivation and peer participation through implementation of positive reinforcement and rewards.
  • Developed and implemented various thematic lesson plans, utilizing age-appropriate material and focusing on relevant topics.
  • Developed appropriate curricula dependent on age group and education level.
  • Documented student work in order to exhibit and celebrate learning process of each child.
  • Provided feedback to students and parents on progress and abilities.
  • Observed pupils' work to determine student progress or make suggestions for improvement.
  • Coordinated field trips to museums and galleries to expose students to examples of art and history.
  • Created dynamic group projects to teach collaboration and teamwork.
  • Educated students on cultural influences on music and art styles and techniques of modern and historic art.
  • Set reasonable performance and learning goals for students to strive for and achieve.
  • Taught students to identify key elements of style, intent and emotion when experiencing art.
  • Achieved student participation through relevant and real-life experiences to maintain student interest and stimulate student creativity.
  • Inspired students and assisted in developing creativity and self-expression through various art forms and media.
  • Guided students to develop and hone creative processes and problem-solving skills.

Plastic Artist, and Freelance Illustrator of Books

All The Editorials Of Havana
1991-09 - 2020-12

Designer and Illustrator

Club Nautico Internacional De Cuba, Ernest Hemingw
2015-12 - 2019-12
  • Used Photoshop Adobe design, illustrator and premier program to create images for use in diverse clients' marketing campaigns.
  • Applied color theory and lighting techniques in drawings and illustrations to add excitement, focus and depth.
  • Transformed ideas into high-quality designs and illustrations creations to fulfill client requests.
  • Developed artistic illustration designs using customer specifications, company standards and logos to print poulovers and caps producing results that met customer parameters..
  • Collaborated with marketing departments to create high-quality images and illustrations to enhance publications and presentations.
  • Produced computer-generated artwork to add depth and cohesiveness to technical journal and publication articles.
  • Gathered information from childish and Adults content channels and used data to create graphics, cartoons and illustrations to support company goals and strategic initiatives.
Education

Bachelor of Arts Art

Pre University Institute And Art School.
1985-09 - 1991-07
Skills

Visual Art Creation

Photographic editing

Logo creation

Technical illustration

Texture painting

Painted finishes

Graphic arts

Composition

Visual storytelling

Oil painting

Adobe Illustrator expert

Microsoft Office Suite

Complex problem solver

Project design

Web Design

Adobe InDesign

Interior design knowledge

Additional Information

I am a plastic artist who has participated in more than one hundred exhibition projects, both personal and collective, in more than twenty different countries. Currently I continue to develop my works of art and my personal style and I have a great interest in editorial illustration.

I also continue to develop in artistic teaching, graphic design in general, and in my professional improvement.

Certifications

Moma, Course Certificate

2020-05

University Havana, Adobe Photosop

2018-04

University Havana, Adobe Premier

2017-12

University Havana, Adobe Premier

2016-09

University Havana, Adobe indesign

2016-06

University Havana, Advertising campaign

2016-05

W. Lam Center, Contemporary art

2015-02

Higher Institute of Art, history of art

Interests

Art, design, editorial illustration and artistic teaching

Timeline

Higher Institute of Art, history of art

Bachelor of Arts Art

Pre University Institute And Art School.
1985-09 - 1991-07

Plastic Artist, and Freelance Illustrator of Books

All The Editorials Of Havana
1991-09 - 2020-12

W. Lam Center, Contemporary art

2015-02

Designer and Illustrator

Club Nautico Internacional De Cuba, Ernest Hemingw
2015-12 - 2019-12

University Havana, Advertising campaign

2016-05

University Havana, Adobe indesign

2016-06

University Havana, Adobe Premier

2016-09

University Havana, Adobe Premier

2017-12

University Havana, Adobe Photosop

2018-04

Art Teacher

Miami School Of The Arts
2020-02 - Current

Moma, Course Certificate

2020-05