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Vue Fine Art & Design is a fine art, design and education resource network serving subscribers, colleges and universities worldwide. It was first developed in 2002 on geocities.com as a portfolio promoting fine art, design, and art education.     By 2003, this site began to also serve as an instructional tool in the classroom.     In 2010, www.vuefineart.net became a network that included links to field resources compiled during the education process.   1 4 5    National and international universities and college networks have accessed resources at www.vuefineart.net.    There are network subscibers in    9 2   Vue Link  countries.  Click on arrows, scroll down.

The following employers and experiences influenced the creative development and content.

PIERPONT COMMUNITY & TECHNICAL COLLEGE
FAIRMONT STATE UNIVERSITY
School of Business, Aviation, & Technology
Graphics Engineering Technology
Adjunct Faculty | Contractor
2006 - Present

GRAP 1100

Graphics Communication Processes

ARTD 1142

Drawing I: Foundations of Drawing

GRAP 1150

Computer Applications to Graphics

GRAP 2210

Graphics Methods & Materials

GRAP 2230

Graphic Design I

GRAP 2235

Graphic Design II

GRAP 4430

Multipage Documents & Design

GRAP 4490

Exhibition Design & Development


  • WV Judge at Pierpont for the national USA-Skills Advertising and Design Competition  |  April 5, 2017   Vue Link
  • FSU Graphics Engineering Technology Exhibition III: Chronos & Motion: Optical Illusions  |  April 1 - May 1, 2016   Vue Link
  • FSU Graphics Engineering Technology Exhibition II: Alpha & Chromega: Time Through a Prism  |  April 3 - 26, 2015   Vue Link
  • FSU Graphics Engineering Technology Exhibition I: ColorKaleid: Theory & Elements of Design  |  April 25 - May 11, 2014   Vue Link
  • Pierpont Industrial Advisory Board Member  |  College of Science & Technology  |  Program Development Assistance   Vue Link
  • Nominated for Pierpont Outstanding Adjunct Award for Teaching Excellence  |  Graphics Technology 2008, 2010
  • Nominated for Pierpont Outstanding Adjunct Award for Teaching Excellence  |  Academic Studies 2008

PIERPONT COMMUNITY & TECHNICAL COLLEGE
Office of Community Engagement
Graphic Arts Designer  |  Independent Contractor  |  2012 - 13

  • Premier Formal Pierpont Pride Mascot-Logo Design  |  Unveiled at the Premier Pierpont Pride Day Celebration, 1-25, 2013   Vue Link
  • Promotional Design and Advertising of print and Internet publications, catalogs, 3-D packaging, digital bill boards, etc.   Vue Link
  • Out of the Box Full Page Ad  |  WV Corridor Magazine  |  Winter and Spring 2013
  • 150th West Virginia Sesquicentennial Celebration Full Page Ad  |  WV Corridor Magazine  |  Summer and Fall 2013
  • Identity Design Maintainance

SEC | SKILLS ENHANCEMENT CENTER  |  NCWVCAA
ARRA Grant  |  American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
Introduction to Computer Basics Course Development and Instruction 2010

  • WV Satellite Course Technology  |  Taylor County |  Barbour County |  Marion County

DELMAR CENCAGE LEARNING  |  COURSE TECHNOLOGY  |  Reviews 2007
Review first edition manuscripts in graphics technology to help determine market potential

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY
Visual Communications Program  | Fairmont WV Campus
Faculty 2002 - 2005

VC100

History of Graphic Design

VC120

Applications of Theory & Design l

VC101

Theory & Elements of Design

VC202

Drawing ll

VC102

Drawing l

VC207

Graphic Design ll

VC103

Design Elements 2-D

VC220

Applications of Theory & Design ll

VC104

Typography

VC226

Advanced Drawing

VC106

Computer Illustration

CM239

Internetworking l

VC107

Graphic Design l

PD100

College Success

  • Course syllabi accepted as part of an articulation agreement with Fairmont State University to transfer course credits into the 4-year BA/BS Graphic/Fine Arts program
  • Development Training  |  Educational Psychology, Leadership, Classroom Management, Authentic Assessment

PRENTICE HALL PUBLISHING CO  |  PEARSON EDUCATION  |  Reviews 2004
Review first edition manuscripts in graphics technology to help determine market potential

IRC  |  INFORMATION RESEARCH CORPORATION  |  Graphic Design 2001
WV Department of Education SBIRll Grant  |  Story-boarded learning scenarios and created Flash graphics for five continuing education courses available on the Internet to over 21,000 WV teachers.

VUE FINE ART & DESIGN  |  vuefineart  |  Intellectual properties  |  1992 - present
Digital print and web publishing. Create and maintain vuefineart.net site design, photography and SEO.   The site began as a digital portfolio promoting fine art, design, and education.   It began to function simultaneously as an instructional/business tool with links to field resources.    1 4 5      C O L L E G E S   &   U N I V E R S I T I E S   networks have accessed resources since 2010.
There are  9 2     C O U N T R I E S   of network subscibers.  Click on arrows, scroll down.

SOLBERG PLUMBING & HEATING LLC  |  Business Co - Administration of Family Business  |  1992 - present
Create and maintain SolbergPlumbing.com, photography, and SEO.   SolbergPlumbing.com has generated blueprints and nationwide leads worth over $5 million dollars.


S K I L L S

  • Dual operating systems  |  IBM Windows & Apple Macintosh
  • Microsoft Office Premium  |  Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, Outlook
  • Proxima, plotters, scanners, Networks
  • Digital imaging and photography
  • Adobe CS6 Creative Suite Master Collection: Premier Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Dreamweaver, Acrobat, etc.
  • Html, Xml, Xhtml Internet language & design
  • AutoCAD, LightWave 3-D vector based modeling
  • Storyboard, illustration, desktop publishing, multi-page layout and package design, visual business solutions and logo identities


N O N - P R O F I T

TAYLOR COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL VOLUNTEER

  • TCAC Founder & Coordinating Developer  |  1995  |  TCAC began organizing in 1995 and started fulfilling a public need for creative expression by developing the Premier 1996 (MCMXCVI) Memorial Day Juried Fine Arts Exhibit that opened on Memorial Day in the court house during the largest parade in the state of West Virginia. The overwhelming participation and traffic led to changes in venues. In 2005, following 10 years of dedication, perseverance and growth in membership, TCAC purchased the historic Brinkman building in downtown Grafton and opened Gallery 62 West. Today, the gallery continues to be solely supported by volunteers, donations, grants, fundraising and membership dues.
  • ORIGINAL TCAC & GALLERY 62 WEST LOGOS  |  1995 & 2012
  • GALLERY 62 WEST  |  Created and maintain public Facebook page, Cover and Logo Graphics, etc.  |  April 2012 - Present
  • 2017 GALLERY 62 WEST NEWSLETTER  |  2017 Gallery 62 West Newsletter PDF
  • PROSPECTI  |  2010 - 2016 Memorial Day Juried Arts Exhibits
  • STATEWIDE ADVERTISING  |  Memorial Day Juried Arts Exhibit  |  Newspaper Announcements, Prints, Mass Emails and / or Internet Fliers Since 1995  |  2016  |  2015  |  2014  |  2013  |  2012  |  2011  |  2010  |  2009
  • Gallery 62 West  |  Premier Curator 2005  |  Organization of exhibits, development of six gallery contracts, Online Calendar
  • TCAC Board of Trustees  |  2005, 2006, 2008
  • Collaborative Development  |  Memorial Day Juried Arts Exhibit  |  1996, 1997, 1998, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010
  • Personal Work  |  Memorial Day Juried Arts Exhibit  |  Cultural & Heritage Award monies  |  2001
  • Personal Work  |  Memorial Day Juried Arts Exhibit  |  Ribbon & Cash Award  |  1998
  • Personal Work & Student Exhibits  | ELUSIVE & RECLUSIVE at Gallery 62 West  |  Fall 2005

Tc PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB VOLUNTEER

  • Judge  |  Fall Contest 2009, 2010
  • Judge  |  Memorial Day Exhibit 2008
  • Judge  |  Taylor County Fair Exhibit 2006


M I S C

  • American Cancer Society Relay for Life  |  Taylor County  |  Donation of time and skills  |  2003, 2004, 2010
  • Girl Scouts of America  |  Professional Women guest speaker  |  1996
  • WBOY, WDTV Television and North-central WV newspaper interviews  |  West Virginia Senator Jay Rockefeller  |  1996
  • Stonewall Jackson Jubilee Juried Arts Exhibit - Blue Ribbon & Cash Award  |  1992
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