I have had a full life. I have been a barber stylist for 30 years. Due to health I went back to college in my mid 40s and earned a bachelors degree in fine art and minor in graphic design. Took... show more
I have had a full life. I have been a barber stylist for 30 years. Due to health I went back to college in my mid 40s and earned a bachelors degree in fine art and minor in graphic design. Took classes to learn photography and worked for Lifetouch with students all over middle TN. For 6 years. I illustrated 4 book that was published and designed logos for many friends. Chapter L of the GWRRA. Our photography guild WCPG and The eye on the arts. To name a few. Then my Husband passed and I moved to a smaller home. I unpack and gave away a lot. I laid 1000sq.ft. of sod and 20 50lb. bags of dirt and 185 block around the flower beds personally. I planed 15 trees and 50 flowers in my flower beds. I learn how to do a buget and the details my husband handled. New life and first time on my own ever. I made the decisions before of the big picture and now learning the details. God has held me through it all and still does. Thankful!
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I photographed in the schools, sports, senior student portraits. As a photographer I loved the Smyrna studio and the last 2 years I was the manager. Loved making people happy about their images. I still do a few small weddings on the side.
Illustrated 4 books published
Created logo designs
I did cut hair in Nashville for 15 year.
I was Barber stylist and due to the chemicals that I worked around, it effected my health. Had to change careers. College was offered to me and I went in my mid 40s.
Started as graphic design classes and had a minor, changed to art education but need 2 semesters and doors shut. I graduated with a bachelors in fine art in painting. I created my own lettering and logo designs in classes. I have illustrated 4 books that has been published now.
I won a “Jam Award” for being one of the top 10 photographers at Lifetouch school division. I was one of those who enter 3-portrait images taken with in the year. All Lifetouch photographers that entered images in the Lifetouch division was judged and it was the ones who entered had to enter the three portraits and it coved all of the United States of American. It was a big deal. I was honored I was in the top 10.
- Handled Volatile Customer Situations
- Mentored Junior Team Members
- Edited and uploaded images
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe photoshop
- Microsoft Office Word, excel, PowerPoint
- Trained new photographers