Resume

Concept Artist - Illustrator - Fine Artist

Website: https://www.giannadelrossiart.com/   

Social Media: https://www.instagram.com/g_scribbles/ 

Email:

gdelrossi15@gmail.com

Education
  • The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)

2015-2019 Certificate in Fine Arts, Drawing Concentration

  • The University of Pennsylvania, 2017-2021, Bachelor’s Degree of Fine Art, Summa Cum Laude

Experience
  • 2D Concept Artist for Dark Souls III Modification (Mod) Archthrones, 2021-Present

Consulted with other creatives on character and creature designs for bosses and encounterable NPCs. Created 2D concept character, boss, and armor designs for 3D artists to adapt into Dark Souls III. 

  • Freelance Digital Artist, 2017-Present

Providing online digital commissions and cooperation in collaborative projects.​

  • Undergraduate Intern & Teaching Assistant to Michael Manley, 2018-2019

Aided comic artist Michael Manley as an Illustration teaching assistant and gave guidance to students in PAFA's High School After-School Studio Arts Program

  • Artist Assistant to Lydia Maria Elizabeth, 2019

Managed her online website including her digital shop, edited artworks to be print-ready, and created/managed her email announcements for her collection debuts and sales.​

  • Exhibition Artwork Manager, Insider Art Exhibition, 2019

Managed and prepared accepted artworks to be displayed and curated. Managed and relocated physical media and prepared works for display.

  • Exhibition Artwork Manager and Curator, After-School Studio Arts Program Student Show, 2019

Assisted in choosing artworks for display alongside Professors, managed artworks and prepared them for display, curated show space and chosen artworks for opening. ​​

Exhibitions
  • Annual Student Exhibition (ASE), Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia PA, 2018 & 2019

  • A Good Habit Formed, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia PA, 2019

  • Ubisoft Esports Raleigh Major Community Art Wall, Raleigh North Carolina NC, 2019

  • Ubisoft Esports Six Invitational Road to S.I. Community Art Gallery, Montreal Canada, 2019

  • Ocean Reef Members Art Show, Ocean Reef Art League, Key Largo FL, 2019

  • Merge Visible, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia PA, 2018

Skills
  • Proficient with Adobe Photoshop and familiar with other digital software such as 3D Coat.

  • Trained traditional artist, is familiar with various traditional media forms. Is proficient in drawing media and has been training in oil painting, print making, and sculpture.

  • Research oriented for projects, always looking to understand the material, culture, ideas that are being considered from every perspective and with deep consideration to explore ideas beyond the surface. Creative writing proficient. 

  • Highly motivated, self driven, and quick to jump right into projects.

  • Works well in a team, always seeking peer critique and teamwork with projects.

  • Ready to tackle ambitious projects.

Awards & Scholarships
  • PAFA Packard Prize Winner for Animal Drawing, 2018

  • PAFA Irma H. Cook Prize Winner Excellence in Drawing, 2019

  • Merit Award Scholarship, 2016

Other Accomplishments
  • Ubisoft Creative Spotlight, 2018

  • Selected to create artwork for the reveal of new characters for Ubisoft's Rainbow Six Siege, 2019

Articles & Interviews
  • Ubisoft Creative Spotlight Article #1, 2019