C. LENNOX
 

EDUCATION
MLA, Master of Liberal Arts, December 2012
University of North Carolina at Asheville
Thesis: “Toons Go to War: Animated Propaganda Employed by the U.S. During World War II”

B.S., Graphic Arts and Imaging Technology, May 2005
Appalachian State University
Minor: Astronomy

 

PROFESSIONAL GRAPHIC DESIGN EXPERIENCE
Owner, C. Lennox Graphics, LLC, April 2017 – Present

- Interior and cover design for books published with Zombies Need Brains, LLC.
- Logo development for April M. Steenburgh, editor.
- Complete rebranding of image for Transylvania Animal Alliance Group, including new logo, color, cards, apparel, updated literature and website/social media.

Freelance Graphic Designing Services, June 2005 – March 2017                                            

- Book and cover design and layout. Design services for self-publishers and small press companies.
- Development of printed media for individuals and businesses, including: business cards, mailers, advertisements, brochures, booklets, and signs.
- Confidence and experience working directly with printers and print houses.
- Copy editing and proofreading.
- Content editing.
- Crowd-funded publishing project management experience with two successfully funded book projects.
- Development, construction and management of websites using HTML and CMS.

Assistant, Steebo Design, August 2008 – February 2011                                                                                                           

- Worked with steel artist Steebo to photograph new sculptures to keep website and Facebook updated with new inventory.
- Built and managed the Steebo.com website from 2007-2012.
- Designed mass mailer and business card, as well as other graphics such as annual holiday card.
- Organized photos and content for art grants and project submissions.
- Metal work, including shaping and grinding, cutting and clean-up on various sculptures. Assisted with multiple sculpture installations, including the re-installation of "Energy Loop" on College Street in Downtown Asheville, NC.

  

PROFESSIONAL WRITING EXPERIENCE
Editor/Contributor, Fight Like a Girl: A Short Story Anthology, published via Kickstarter, 2013.

- Initial project planning and marketing.
- Liaison with printer for printed copies, including producing print layout design and finalizing printed proof copy.
- Tracked and maintained project finances.
- Assessed final project viability at close for continued efforts.
- Project was successful, initial goal surpassed by $4,800.

Editor, What Follows, published 2014.

- Initial project planning and marketing.
- Worked with partner to decide final order of short stories.
- Designed interior and cover layouts for book.
- Tracked and maintained project finances.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Technical Assistant, Spring 2005: Department of Technology, Appalachian State University

- Tasked with running labs for the Graphics Communication I classes.

 

Digital Lab Assistant, Fall 2004: Department of Technology, Appalachian State University

- Responsible for creating documents and printing out jobs on the digital press for faculty and Mountaineer Digital.
- Assisting digital press labs for TEC 4558 (Digital Printing).
- Responsible for troubleshooting press problems.

 

PUBLISHED WORKS
Lennox, C. “Black Dogs and Calico Cats.” Fight Like a Girl: A Short Story Anthology, 2013.
Lennox, C. “Social Media & Community: Finding Stable Support Among the Data Dump.” WNC Woman, November 2018.

  

SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE
- Adobe Photoshop
- Some Adobe Illustrator Experience
- Adobe InDesign and PageMaker, Quark Xpress
- Adobe Dreamweaver
- Microsoft Office and Mac iWork Suite

 

WORKSHOPS ATTENDED
- Lessons in Leadership (Brian Biro)
- Social Media Workshop (Persona Creative, Asheville)
- Marketing and Social Networking Strategies to Increase Event Success (Western Carolina University)

 

SCHOLARLY/PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
- Gamma Epsilon Tau: Nu Chapter, Appalachian State University: President: 2004 - 2005, Member: 2003 – 2005

LICENSES
- North Carolina Real Estate License

 

SHOWS
- “Lakeview: A Katrina Series,” October 2010, Phil Mechanic Studios, Asheville, NC
- Wicked Weed Festival of Artistry, November 2017, Asheville, NC
- 2nd Annual Firefly Festival, Blue Ghost Brewing, June 2018, Asheville, NC
- Monthly Artist Feature, Farm Burger South, October 2018, Asheville, NC

 

AWARDS
2017 NC Mountain State Fair, Photography

- 3rd Place Professional-Color-Animal/Pets, tamed or domesticated
- 3rd Place Professional-Color-Animals/Insects in Nature, Natural Habitat

2018 NC Mountain State Fair, Photography

- 1st Place Professional-Color-2017 NC Mtn State Fair
- 2nd Place Professional-Color-Animal/Pets, tamed or domesticated
- 2nd Place Professional-B & W-Plants & Flowers
- 3rd Place Professional-Color-Animal/Pets, tamed or domesticated