Resume

Mary MacArthur
Illustration, Fine Art, and Graphic Design
snowflakeclockwork[at]gmail[dot]com

Education
            BA 2011 University of St. Thomas Houston, Texas (summa cum laude.) Major in Theology, minor in Studio Arts.

Selected Experience
            Staff illustrator for online magazine Ink and Fairydust, 2011- present
            Coat of Arms, Seal, and stationary design for the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter.
            Logo design for Sacred Heart Institute, Huntington, New York.
            Logo design for Nativity Press.
            Logo design for Saintly Seasons.
            Artwork featured on merchandise for the Fairy Tale Novels by Regina Doman.
            Website banner for Rivershore Books.
            Christmas cards for Let the Children Live organization.

Areas of Expertise
            Traditional art, including ink drawing and painting, markers, oil painting, graphic illustration in ink.
            Combining traditional and digital with Adobe Photoshop and Arcsoft Photostudio, rendering jpegs, gifs, pngs, photoshop files, and pdfs.
            Vector graphics with Inkscape.

Bibliography
            A Family of Faith. Sophia Institute Press. Illustrations. 2016.
            Clare's Costly Cookie by Julie Kelly. Illustrations. Nativity Press, 2013.
            The Liturgical Calendar Coloring Book. Distributed online.
            Meeting Jesus Through the Jesse Tree by Anne E. Neuberger, second edition. Illustrations. Twenty-Third Publications, 2013.
            Life is Crumbly by Jansina Grossman. Illustrations. Rivershore Books, 2013.
            "The World's Last Christmas: A Nightmare" by Regina Doman. Illustration. Gilbert Magazine vol. 17 no. 2-3 (November/December 2013)
            "The Signature of Man: A Gallery of Chestertonian Artists" Illustrations, artist statement. Gilbert Magazine vol. 13, no. 8 (July/August 2010): 24.
            "Music, Murder, and Meat Pies" Sweeney Todd film review by Chris Chan. Illustration. Gilbert Magazine vol. 14, no. 6-7 (May/June 2011): 47.
            "U. S. Personal Ordinariate The Chair of St. Peter" Illustration. L'Osservatore Romano year 45, no. 1 (Wednesday, 4 January 2012): 3.

Awards
            First Place, Plein Air Event and Exhibition, 2012, Jaques Art Center, Aitkin, MN
            Honorable Mention, Homestuck T-Shirt Contest, 2014, welovefine.com
            Honorable Mention, Plein Air Competition and Exhibiton, 2014, Jaques Art Center, Aitkin, MN

Exhibitions
            UST Student Art Show, April 8 - 12, 2011, University of St. Thomas, Houston, TX
            Glassell School of Art Annual Student Exhibition, May 27 - July 24, 2011, Glassell School of Art, Houston, TX
            Plein Air Event and Exhibition, July 17 - July 28, 2012, Jaques Art Center, Aitkin, MN
            Plein Air Competition and Exhibition, July 9 - July 26, 2014, Jaques Art Center, Aitkin, MN