Painter of Life, Graphic Designer, Lyrical and Landscape Poet, Content Writer, Incorrigible Hibernophile, Lover of Rootsy Music, All Animals, Gardening, Family, and,of course, Coffee! Painter of Life, Graphic Designer, Lyrical and Landscape Poet, Content Writer, Incorrigible Hibernophile, Lover of Rootsy Music, All Animals, Gardening, Family, and,of course, Coffee!
Painter of Life, Graphic Designer, Lyrical and Landscape Poet, Content Writer, Incorrigible Hibernophile, Lover of Rootsy Music, All Animals, Gardening, Family, and of course Coffee! Resume

© 2016 Sarah Hasty Williams

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  • Skills
     Adobe Photoshop Adobe InDesign Adobe Illustrator Microsoft Office Suite Press Releases Logistics and Tour Booking Photography Landscape and Wildlife Painting Fundraising
    Adobe Muse Custom Framing Social Media Marketing Strategy Irish Culture Event Planning Concept Development Content Writing Teaching
  • Education
     Monroe High School, Monroe, NC UNC-Charlotte, Charlotte, NC Creative Arts Maryville College, Maryville, TN Fine Art Austin Peay University, Clarksville, TN Development for Artists University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA Summer Writers Workshop Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Online Division Graphic Design
  • Professional Experience

                       Account Representative Horace Mann Companies

                       Landscape and Wildlife Artist

                       Co-Owner of Artist’s Choice Framing Gallery, Inc. 1984 -2005

                       Published Writer 1998 to Present

                       Co-author of Anthology of Poetry and Prose

                       Music Review Writer for Magazine 33

                       Painting Demonstrator for Windsor Newton / ColArt 2

                       Workshop Teacher on Journaling Nature  Galway IE

                       Artist in Residence at the Burren College of Art, NUIGalway

                       Manager and Agent for Sean Keane's US Tours

  • Awards and Recognition

                       Featured Artist at, Airlie Gardens Festival, Wilmington, NC

                       Artist of the Year for Richmond Area Ducks Unlimited

                       Artist of the Year and Celebrity Hunt Artist for Quail Unlimited

                       Listed in top 100 realist of North America by Wildlife Art News

                       Gold Room Artist at Easton Waterfowl Festival

                       Artist of the year Virginia Ducks Unlimited

                       Featured Artist - North Carolina Wildlife Show, Raleigh NC

                       Invitation to Join the Kappa Pi Honorary Art Fraternity at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh

                       Featured Artist and Cover of "Appalachian Heritage Magazine"

  • Special Projects
     Mural and interactive display illustrating he indigenous flora and fauna on the Blue Ridge Parkway area of Virginia - at the Discovery Nature Museum In Roanoke Virginia Original artwork for the front and back cover of music CD – David Via and Corn Tornado – "In A Holler On A Mountain Cover Art and Prose in anthology – "Ripples In the Stream", A Blue River Writers Anthology Neo-Tropical Transient Series Cover Artwork for The Tennessee Conservationist Magazine Original artwork for Special Conservation Edition Wine Label – New River Sunrise - Rose Bower Vineyard, Hampton – Sydney, VA Bald Head Island Historical Portfolio - Series of 4 Original Watercolor paintings made into limited edition Portfolios with 4 Signed and numbered Prints and 4 Original Poems Original Drawing for a book by ,Jeff Mann. "She Walks the Serpentine Trail": a multi-media fine art project about people who immigrated from the west coast of Ireland to the Appalachian Mountains- Working on presently. CD Packaging Design including both Graphic and Fine Art for Sean Keane, "New Day Dawning" Magazine Cover and Feature Article - Tennessee Conservationist Magazine
  • Background

    I bring my extensive fine art background and work with top level music industry in both the US and Europe to the table. I have a genuine interest in people and feel that my ability to understand a client's needs are an important asset. My graphic  skills merge seamlessly with my other experience and background giving me an enhanced ability to visualize, conceptualize and communicate the essence of a business, Individual, product or performance.

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Working on mural in the Discovery Center Nature Museum in Roanoke Virginia