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Lauren C.

@LaurenCurtis

5.0 (6 reviews)
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$25 USD / hour
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franklin park, united states
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Full time freelance visual artist

As a full time freelance artist/designer I look forward to working with clients across the globe to make their visions come to life for business & creative projects! I have 25+ years of artistic experience, beginning with receiving a BFA in illustration, painting & graphics from Mason Gross School of the Arts (Rutgers) in 1988. I've been commissioned to create artwork and illustrations, graphics, marketing/promo materials and photography for clients from across the US & abroad. Over the last 10+ years I have been Illustrating for craft & greeting card companies, publishers/authors and historical organizations & have extensive experience in marketing/fundraising & creating promotional graphic design pieces for medical offices, non-profit organizations and small businesses. I pride myself on meeting deadlines, keeping in regular communication with my clients in an organized fashion to produce work that pleases my clients & collectors! Please feel free to contact me with any questions.
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Portfolio Items

I did many monthly illustrations for this children's magazine over the course of several years.  Images were done with ink line work then painted in Photoshop.
Children's Book Illustration
This author from Malaysia hired me to supply original photography for his cover as well as doing the layout and design of the complete cover.
Book Cover Photography & Design
I've been hired to do the design and layout, and often the artwork as well, for book covers for a wide variety of authors and publishers.  This one was done in Photoshop.
Book cover layout and design
Photoshop logo design for IT sales company.
Logo Design
I specialize in both realistic and cartoon style hand painted illustration for a wide variety of products and publications.  This piece was done with watercolors.  I also work with pen & ink.
Hand painted illustration
I was hired to do all of the artwork and cover design for this children\'s book.  Art done with ink lines painted in Photoshop.
Children's Book Cover Art & Design
I was hired to do all of the artwork and cover design for this children\'s book.  Art done with ink lines painted in Photoshop.
Children's Book Cover Art & Design

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$166.00 USD
Great job, looking forward to continuing on
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Flag of Michael C. @mcoupland
7 years ago
5.0
$40.00 USD
You will be getting your monies worth if you hire Lauren. She was so professional and possess great communications skills. She quickly responds to your needs and delivers high quality work. Thanks for your beautiful work!! Will hire again!
Graphic Design Covers & Packaging
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Flag of Queen E. @QueenSoap
11 years ago
5.0
$180.00 AUD
Lauren was just wonderful, she worked closely with us and delivered exactly what we asked for, great work and very efficient!
Copywriting Arts & Crafts Illustration Article Writing
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Flag of Martin C. @sydneyartschool
11 years ago
5.0
$65.00 USD
Very prompt respond and Committed to the job till the end. Will definitely hire her again for future projects.
Graphic Design Photoshop Design Brochure Design
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Flag of Ka C. @kayemchow
11 years ago
5.0
$150.00 USD
Lauren did such a great piece of artwork for me! It's absolutely beautiful! She was very easy to work with and I would recommend her to anyone who is looking for a great artist!!
Photography Photoshop Photo Editing Caricature & Cartoons Photoshop Design
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12 years ago

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Freelance Artist

Lauren Curtis Art
Aug 2008 - Present
For the last several years I've been a full time freelance visual artist. Before that, I did marketing and graphic art for health care centers and non-profit groups as well as doing freelance work part time. I have 20+ years of experience in a wide variety of mediums including, illustration, photography, graphics, Photoshop and painting. My work has been commissioned by clients across the US & abroad including publishers, crafter companies, greeting card companies, non-profit organizations and

Education

BFA

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick , United States 1984 - 1988
(4 years)

Honors Certificate in Graphic Design

Parsons School of Design, United States 1984
(Less than a year)

Qualifications

Honorable Mention

East Brunswick Arts Commission
2012
Received a cash award in Fine Arts at the juried annual art fest in East Brunswick, NJ.

1st Prize in Photography

East Brunswick Arts Commission
2011
A photograph I took in Barcelona, Spain was selected as the 1st prize winner in this annual, prestigious art fest in east Brunswick, NJ.

Honorable Mention in Photography

NJEPA
2012
One of my nature photographs was selected for this award in a contest hosted by the NJ Environmental Protection Agency and was on display in their headquarters.

Publications

Circle Magazine

Circle Press
For many years Circle has included my pen & ink illustrations in their national nature/spirituality focused publication.

"Friendly Koala" & "Max the Super Dog" children's books

Susan Binau for her non-profit org.
I was hired to illustrate two children's book for a non-profit organization that helps children deal with the trauma of having parents with cancer.

Broomstix Children's Magazine

Broomstix
I illustrated a monthly article for several years for this children's online publication.

Town & Country Living Magazine

Hunterdon County Press
I was commissioned to do a series of nature illustrations for a featured four page spread in this NJ/PA magazine.

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PaperMochez
I was commissioned to illustrate this pre-teen sci-fi novel for an author in Florida, US. I created close to 20 original illustrations as well as the full color cover image.

Sage Woman Magazine

BBI Publications
I was commissioned to create several hand drawn illustrations for this international women's publication. It is one of the best known in it's genre.

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