Minneapolis College of Art and Design—(May, 2012) BFA, Comic Art
Intensive exploration of illustration and cartooning in traditional media (including pencil, ink, watercolor, acrylic, charcoal and pastel), typography, vector and pixel digital art, character & environment design, graphic design, web design and use of Adobe products (with specific focus on Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign).
Group Exhibitions and Published Work:
Be Curious, Comic Anthology, eMeLDi Studios, Bremerton, WA —(2018)
Lulu and Muffin #1, Comic Book, eMeLDi Studios, Bremerton, WA —(2018)
Lulu and Muffin, Webcomic, http://luluandmuffin.com —(2012-18)
Twitch Creative Streams, https://www.twitch.tv/emeldi_art/ —(2016-18)
Heroes of the Scientific Revolution, https://michael-l-davis.artstation.com/projects/y980J —(2017)
Custom Illustrated Portraits, https://sketchmob.com/user-profile/Michael/ —(2015-18)
MCAD Graduation Exhibition, MCAD Main Gallery, Minneapolis, MN —(2012)
Put This In Your Eye Holes, Comic Anthology, Independent Press, Minneapolis, MN —(2012)
CONVergence Artist’s Alley, Sheraton Hotel, Bloomington, MN—(2011)
Otakon Artist’s Alley, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD—(2005)
Full service design and printing. Creating unique invitations, wedding programs, greeting cards, illustrations, family coats of arms, portraits, logos, newsletters, web graphics and more.
Reviewed design work for compliance with brand standards. Assisted with creation and production of mass marketing media for third largest Goodwill in the US. Created or modified ad-hoc documents and presentations for internal and external use.
Created art in a fast-paced, high-traffic environment using pencil and airbrush. Drew as many as 60-70 people per day. Emphasis on maintaining likeness of subject and making quick, decisive, accurate marks.