Monday, December 31, 2012

My Craft Resume

Andrea Ockey Parr

My name is Andrea Ockey Parr and I'm a mixed-media artist whose mediums of choice include paper, paint, stamps, fabric scraps and ink.  I've also designed rubber stamp sets which I produce and sell through my Etsy shop, Snapping Monsters.

Current Design Teams:
     Simon Says Stamp (7/13 - present)

Past Design Teams:
     Stuck On U Sketches: Card Team (12/12 - 7/13)
     Counterfeit Kit Challenge(1/13 - 6/13)
     Crafting Ireland Online magazine (2/13 - 10/13) 
     Scrapbook USA Expo (10/12 - 10/13)
     Lifestyle Crafts Studio / We R Memory Keepers (8/13 - 12/14) 
     100 Proof Press (8/14 - 2/15)

Guest Designer:
     100 Proof Press (9/13)
     Purple Onion Stamps (11/13 - 12/13) 
     A Vintage Journey (4/14)
     Whimsy Stamps (8/17 and 10/17)

Bonus Kudos:
     Featured Guest Artist in The Stampers' Sampler magazine (2/12)
     Featured Artist for Mixed Media May (5/14) 
     Created a project displayed at Tim Holtz's Ideaology booth at the January 2015 CHA

Other Skills:
     Experienced teacher and public speaker
          Secondary Teaching Certificate, junior high teacher for 5 years
     Excellent written and verbal communication skills
          Majored in English and minored in Communication
     Enthusiastic about teaching crafty techniques and encouraging artistry

In Print Publications:
     July/August 2009: Cloth Paper Scissors, "Life's A Beach" challenge winner
     March/April 2010: Cloth Paper Scissors, "Mother Earth Art Doll" challenge winner
     Sept/Oct 2010: Cloth Paper Scissors, Halloween Necklace
     Nov/Dec 2010: Cloth Paper Scissors, Quirky Wire Houses (featured on the cover)
     Holiday 2010: Cloth Paper Scissors Gifts, Christmas ATC
     Dec/Jan 2011: The Stampers' Sampler, Elf on Bird card (featured on the cover)
     Summer 2011: Stuffed, Pandora's Box monster shadowbox
     Nov/Dec 2011: The Stampers' Sampler, Christmas card and gift card tin
     Premiere Issue 2011: Cloth Paper Scissors Pages, lip gloss tin mini book
     Winter 2011: Stuffed, Three Monsters
     Feb/Mar 2012: The Stampers' Sampler, Guest Artist article (featured on the cover)
     Summer 2012: Stuffed, Business Bats
     Sept/Oct 2012: Somerset Studio, Edgar Allan Poe challenge- Raven Crown
     Oct/Nov/Dec 2012: The Stampers' Sampler, Christmas cards (featured on the cover)
     Winter 2012: Sew Somerset, Altered Sewing Tins
     Jan/Feb/Mar 2013: The Stampers' Sampler, Fabric Fixation and Tiny Hearts cards
     May/June 2013: Cloth Paper Scissors, Urban Birds (featured on the cover
     Summer 2013: Sew Somerset, Fabric Flashcards
     Summer 2013: Somerset Studio Gallery, Art Ticket card 
     Jul/Aug/Sept 2013: Stampers' Sampler, Fairy Tale Village
     Autumn 2013: Stuffed, Wizard Lizards 
     Volume 7, 2013: Somerset Holidays and Celebrations, Snowflake Crowns
     Winter 2014: Somerset Studio Gallery, Christmas card
     Jan/Feb/Mar 2014: The Stampers' Sampler, Mail Art 
     April 2014: We R/Lifestyle Crafts Product Catalog, two cards using Farmer's Market line
     Apr/May/June 2014: The Stampers' Sampler, four painted Washi cards and tags
     Summer 2014: Somerset Studio Gallery, Fabric Mache'd Cupcakes 
     July/August 2014: Cloth Paper Scissors, Postage Stamp challenge winner 
     Oct/Nov/Dec 2014: The Stampers' Sampler, Christmas tag 
     Jan/Feb/Mar 2015: The Stampers' Sampler, Tea Bag Tags 
     Summer 2015: GreenCraft, Recycled Shoe Photo Displays
     Summer 2015: Sew Somerset, Travel Tins 
     Oct/Nov/Dec 2015: The Stampers' Sampler, Christmas tag
     Nov/Dec 2015: Cloth Paper Scissors, Anti-math Mini Garland
     Winter 2016: Sew Somerset, Fabric Scrap Cakes
     Apr/May/June 2016: The Stampers' Sampler, Celebration Cards and Tags
     Apr/May/June 2016:  Somerset Life, No-sew Notebooks
     Summer 2016: Somerset Studio Gallery, Fiber Binder 
     Jul/Aug/Sept 2016:  The Stampers' Sampler, Happy Haunting card
     Jul/Aug/Sept 2016:  Art Journaling, Art Journal Folio 
     Nov/Dec 2016: Somerset Studio, Artist Paint Tags and Christmas Tree Tags
     Dec/Jan/Feb 2017: Take Ten, Pint-Sized Cards 
     Apr/May/June 2017: The Stampers' Sampler, Celebrate Flight cards
     Spring 2017: Somerset Apprentice, Embroidery Floss Houses
     Spring 2017: Somerset Home, Mini Memo Boards
     Summer 2017: Sew Somerset, Finned Friends Fabric Fish
     July/Aug/Sep 2017: The Stampers' Sampler, Good Things Inside pitcher card, Travel
          Quote cards, and Toil & Trouble Halloween tag
     July/August 2017: Somerset Studio, Bubble Wand tags and Autumn Swirl Trees tags
     Oct/Nov/Dec 2017: The Stampers' Sampler, Christmas Tag Trio
     Oct/Nov/Dec 2017: Somerset Apprentice, Ask the Pro's
     Autumn 2017: Somerset Life, Quote Blocks
     Nov/Dec 2017: Somerset Studio, Mini Notebooks
     Jan/Feb/Mar 2018: Art Journaling, House Memories
     Jan/Feb/Mar 2018: The Stampers' Sampler, Different Point of View (featured on cover)
Contact Info:
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