Zachery Peele

Artist

Charlotte, NC 28262

 

SUMMARY

Creative, educated, articulate artist. Solid portfolio, multiple work exhibitions, as well as academic achievements. Strong sense of artistry, creative thinking, problem solving, and developmental skills. Capable of conferring with clients about concepts, as well as progress throughout artistic process.

SELECTED EXPERIENCE

  • Freelance Artist, Charlotte, NC- Self-Employed

    August 2017-Current

  • Employed by patrons for commission work.

  • Entered work into galleries for exhibition across North Carolina.

  • Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff, Charlotte, NC- Retail Associate

  • February 2018- Current

  • Responsible for having knowledge of product as well as artistic practices and techniques in order to be able to assist customers.

  • Maintaining a positive attitude and build relationships with local artists.

  • Opening and closing procedures on a daily basis were to be performed to ensure the store ran properly.

  • Transferring and processing shipment from the truck to the sales floor.

  • The Odyssey, Charlotte, NC - Creative Writer

December 2017-Current

  • Responsible for submitting weekly articles.

  • Receiving thousands of views per post

  • Preferred to writing in subjects of art, culture, and daily life

 

  • ENCA, Charlotte, NC - Senior Designer/Creative Director

February 2017 - August 2017

  • Responsible for designing logos/graphics for the brand.

  • Head of designs for clothing products

  • First Artist Segment Subject

  • Left due to disagreements between business practices.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • art100, Charlotte Art League; Charlotte, NC 2019

  • Boards for Bros, Salud Cerveceria; Charlotte, NC 2018

  • Free for All Show, Hart-Witzen Gallery; Charlotte, NC 2017

  • Rising: Emerging Artist Show, Delurk Gallery; Winston-Salem, NC 2017

  • Spectrum 2017 Senior BFA Exhibition, UNC Charlotte; Charlotte, NC 2017

  • Draw Closer Narrative Art and Concept Illustration, UNC Charlotte; Charlotte, NC 2016

  • Student Juried Exhibition, UNC Charlotte; Charlotte, NC 2016

PUBLICATIONS

  • Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff 2019 Sales Catalog, 2019

SKILLS

  • High Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator

  • Highly Proficient in Watercolor, Ink, and Graphite.

  • Intermediate Proficiency in Adobe After Effects

  • Intermediate Sewing, Photography, and Fabric Dying Skills

 

EDUCATION

University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC - BFA in Studio Art with Illustration Concentration, Minor in Art History

FALL 2012 - MAY 2017

  • Cumulative 3.19 GPA