Resume

CHRISTOPHER FORNESA
Rosenberg, TX ◦ (832) 513-5219 ◦ creator@artby.cf ◦ admin@cftxp.co ◦ cfornesa@uh.edu
Education

Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies, May 2018.
University of Houston. Houston, TX.
Minors: Studio Art, Political Science, and Business Foundations.
Corporate Entrepreneurship Certificate (6 credits).
Dean's List: Fall 2016.
GPA: 4.0 (15 credits).

Associate of Arts – Liberal Arts, May 2015.
Houston Community College – Southwest. Stafford, TX.
National Society of Collegiate Scholars, March 2015.
Phi Theta Kappa, November 2013.
Dean’s List: Spring 2014, Spring 2015.
GPA: 4.0 (63 credits). 27 Studio Art credit hours.

Level I Certificate – Digital Communication (Web Publishing specialization), May 2016
Houston Community College – Southwest. Stafford, TX.
Dean’s List: Spring 2016.
GPA: 3.949 (78 credits). 18 Digital Communication credit hours.
Experience/Activities

Member and President, Psi Kappa (Psychology Club) at Houston Community College, Stafford, TX, September 2013 - Present and October 2014-Present.
As a member:
Participated in the planning and implementation of community service events.
Created elaborate signs for the advertisement of these events.
Created general public awareness posters which included objectives for the cause that the event would benefit.
As President:
Notified members of upcoming events and other pertinent information concerning the student organization.
Presided over meetings and other such gatherings by the student organization.

Aide, Spring 2014 Level I Juried Student Exhibition at Houston Community College, Stafford, TX, April 2014.
Physically set up pedestals and carried the precious work of students into the exhibition space.
Honors/Awards/Exhibitions

Finalist to present my “Intelimini” product idea - HCC IDEAS Pitch Competition, Houston Maker Faire - George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX, November 2016.
“Best of Show” Award and ParticipantSpring 2015 Level II Juried Exhibition, Juried by Valerie Milo, Houston Community College – Southwest in Stafford, TX, May 2015.
Outstanding Art Student AwardFine Arts Department, Houston Community College – Southwest in Stafford, TX, April 2015.
Individual Student Portfolio Review/Critique selected $300 award winner - Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Consortium 2015 Art Jam, Houston Community College – Southwest in Stafford, TX, April 2015.
Participant - Spring 2014 Juried Student Exhibition at Houston Community College - Southwest in Stafford, TX, April 2014.
Skills

Computer Operating Systems and Languages: Proficient in the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom, and InDesign), basic HTML/CSS.
Traditional Art Media: basic drawing, basic and intermediate painting, basic ceramics, two-dimensional design, mixed media, recycled materials, and indigenous materials.
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