EDUCATION

2021       MFA (candidate), Painting, Savannah College of Art & Design, Atlanta, GA

               3.92 GPA

1992       BFA, Graphic Design, University of Georgia, Athens, GA  

               3.29 GPA

AWARDS

2020       Chelko Foundation Endowed Scholarship

2018-20  Savannah College of Art & Design Achievement Scholarship

2017       Merit Award, Artfields

               https://www.artfieldssc.org/galleries/art/2017/ringleader/221444

2016       Finalist, Cake Wars Paddington Bear Episode, Food Network

               https://watch.foodnetwork.com/tv-shows/cake-wars/full-episodes/paddington

2013       First Place, The South’s Next Wave Design Challenge, Museum of Design Atlanta

               https://vimeo.com/54657739

 

JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2020       American Women Artists Spring Online Exhibit

               https://americanwomenartists.org/exhibition/2020-spring-online-juried- show

              10th Annual Figurative Art Competition, Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery

               Spring Open Studio Online Exhibit, Savannah College of Art & Design

2019       Artfields, Lake City, SC

               Open Studio Night, Savannah College of Art & Design, Atlanta, GA

2018       Artfields, Lake City, SC

               Fall Portrait Competition, The Portrait Society of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

               Anne Irwine Fine Art Emerging Artist Show, Anne Irwin Fine Art, Atlanta, GA

               Open Studio Night, Savannah College of Art & Design, Atlanta, GA

2017       Artfields, Lake City, SC

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2001-2017  Owner, Couture Cakes Inc., Atlanta, GA

Established and headed operations included website development, business promotion, cake design and production, client relations, inventory, scheduling and delivery. Clients include: Tyler Perry Studios, Emory University, EllyB Events, and Jade Lee Events. Preferred vendor at The Fox Theatre, 2001 Peachtree, The Biltmore Hotel, and Ansley Country Club.

1997-2000  Art Director & Illustrator, RC&T Design, Atlanta, GA

Print and web design for clients including: Home Depot, Boston Market, The Paradies Shops, The Weather Chanel, and Sarasota Mall.

Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign, MS Word & Power Point.

1994-1997  Graphic Designer & Illustrator, Graphic Works, Atlanta, GA

Print design for clients including: Kimberly-Clark, Jurlique, and Path Foundation.

Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign.

1992-1994  Graphic Designer, Harland, Atlanta, GA

Print design for various financial institutions.

Proficient in Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator.

ADDITIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE

2019-1993  Part-Time Group Fitness Instructor, YMCA & Crunch Fitness, Atlanta, GA

Nationally certified group fitness instruction. Certifications and training in CPR, first aid, kinesiology, anatomy, nutrition, and communications.

1993-2015  Self-Employed Real Estate Development & Management, Atlanta, GA

Part-time design, restoration, management & marketing for several rental homes.

lisamatrundola525@gmail.com

404.310.2815

Atlanta, Georgia

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