Bess A. De La Cruz

Education
Masters of Education, Art Education, Concordia University Wisconsin, December 2021
Bachelor of Science, Illustration, Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN, 2012
Work 
Art Teacher - Elementary - Waukegan Public School District
2018 - Present
Freelance Illustrator 

2011 - present

Mishakii, Logo Design, IT Services

KKalcic, Logo Design, Leather Bag Brand, Uganda

"Snow To Sand", One-Sheet Film Poster Design

Family Letter, Gift Design

"Beckett & Dewey", Clothing Logo

 

"Roots to Leaves”, Logo

 

Hill Country Market/Breezy Hill, In-Store Painting

Mosquitoe Gallery Art and Music Fest, Original, Print and Merchandise sales, Waukegan, IL  (2013)

 

Kenosha Art Association, Arts Magazine, Editorial, Digital Illustration  (2013)

 

July Pop-up gallery, print and merchandise sales, Kenosha, WI  (2013)

 

Stop Breathe Believe™  Web page illustration  (2013)

 

“Spectrum” the Film, Developed the digital illustration for “Spectrum” for web and promotional materials  (2012)

 

The Good Old Summertime Art Fair, Illustration Display, Kenosha, WI Civic Center Park  (2012)

 

“Nanuq” the Film, Developed the one-sheet film poster using traditional media  (2011)

Skills

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP

ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR

ADOBE INDESIGN

INKSCAPE

ILLUSTRATION

DRAWING

PAINTING (Multimedia) 

DIGITAL PAINTING

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Long-Term Substitute Art, Gym, & Pre-K Teacher - Elementary - Waukegan Public School District
2017 - 2018
Marketing & Design Coordinator, Breezy Hill Nursery, Inc. and Hill Country Market, Salem, WI

2013 - 2017

Honors

Juried works selected for Caesura Magazine, Indiana Wesleyan University, (2012)

 

Indiana Wesleyan University Art Department Scholarship, (2008-2009)