Joshua Wilson
Joshua Wilson
Instructor of Studio & Digital Arts at Liberty University
Lynchburg, United States of America

Summary

Current Position:
Instructor of Studio & Digital Arts at Liberty University: Full-Time Residential

Education:
(In Progress 54%) M.F.A. Game Development: Conceptual Art - Academy of Art University

M.F.A. Studio Art and Illustration - PCC

B.S. Commercial Art - PCC

Got a great project. Need some artistic help? Let me know if I can help. Opportunities are always welcome!

I strive to use classical methodologies through modern tools to conceptualize, develop, and expand imaginative worlds. With experience in traditional/digital painting, graphic design, photography, and sculpture; I have found versatility and flexibility are the keys to success as both an artist and employee. My work centers around true heroism; from the ancient to the modern; from the superman, to the everyman. I hope to inspire my viewers to aspire for greatness! Furthermore, I have a deep passion for education. As a young adult, I remember how hard it was to find professional information and training in the arts. I desire to teach and develop curriculum which well help aspiring artists realize their potential as visual communicators.

Memberships:
Elected Illustrator-S Member of the Society of Illustrators

Association of Science Fiction & Fantasy Artist

American Institute of Graphic Arts

Skills

Concept ArtCharacter DesignProp DesignEnvironmental DesignIllustrationDigital PaintingOil Painting3D ModelingTexturingSculptingGraphic DesignPhotographyPhoto RetouchTeachingWritingActingPublic SpeakingResearch

Software proficiency

Photoshop
Photoshop
Illustrator
Illustrator
InDesign
InDesign
Maya
Maya
Unity
Unity
Painter
Painter
SketchUp
SketchUp

Experience

  • Instructor of Studio And Digital Art at Liberty University
    Lynchburg, United States of America
    August 2015 - Present

    Full-Time Residential Faculty

    Subjects Taught:

    Undergraduate-

    Drawing 1

    Life Drawing

    Introduction to Digital Photography

    Introduction to Graphic Design

    Introduction to 3D Graphics

    Art Appreciation

    Character Design

    Graduate-

    Life Drawing

  • Illustrator / Graphic Designer (Part-Time) at Freelance
    Lynchburg, United States of America
    May 2014 - Present

    I am always up for some freelance work!

    Book Cover Illustration - Research Across the Disciplines by Kristen Hark - Kendall Hunt Publishing

    Logo design for Skookum Kids Non-Profit

    Logo design for Applekinzz Plushies

    Logo design for Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church

    T-shirt design for Gainesville Dance Center

    3 ft. 3D low-relief sculpture for the cover of Fountains of the Deep by Larry Short

  • Graduate Assistant at Pensacola Christian College
    Pensacola, United States of America
    July 2011 - May 2014

    • Abeka Book Digital Publishing Illustrator 2 Sem.

    • Graduate Teaching Assistant (Lead Teacher) 4 Sem.

    • Principles of Drawing • Digital Typography • Photography I-III • Yearbook Lab

    • Graduate Instructional Assistant (Assistant Teacher) 5 Sem

    • Illustration I-II • Figure Painting • Modern Publication • Art History

    • Advertising Designer 2 Sem. 1 Summer

    • Campus Photographer 2 Sem. 1 Summer

    • Executive Yearbook Designer 3 Sem.

    • Pensacola Christian Academy Art Teacher 2 Sem.

    • Maintenance Graduate Team Lead 2 Summers

  • Jr. Multimedia Specialist at Atto Tek
    Culpeper VA, United States of America
    January 2008 - January 2009

    • Jr. Multimedia Specialist 2 Summers



    • Created Computer Based Training

    • Produced Photographic Documentations