Margaret Rogers

194 Macon Ave, Athens GA 30601

mrogers2606@gmail.com

937 . 231 . 7129

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Experience

Art & Design​
  • The University of Georgia Athletic Association 
    2022 visual and digital communications assistant

    • Assists the sports communications department in the development and implementation of visual design plans for the UGA athletic teams

    • Creates graphic elements for print, mobile, and web

  • Hinge Creative Co.
    2022 freelance graphic designer​​

    • Assists team of designers in daily design and development of graphic, typographic, and photographic elements of clients' new or improved brand identity 

    • Creates graphic elements for print, mobile, and web

  • MaargeChaarge Design
    2015 - 2022 freelance artist

    • Transforms ideas into high-quality graphics, drawings, paintings, and murals for commercial, institutional, and private clients

    • Maintains and shares profiles and portfolios of artistic work on relevant social media and service apps to demonstrate styles and abilities to potential clients

    • Cultivates relationships with other artists and internal partners to develop positive rapport for future opportunities​​​​​

    • Responsible for all project management and bookkeeping​​

Selected Exhibitions and Collaborations

  • The City of Charlotte's Placemaking Program
    2021 grant recipient

    • Selected by the Urban Design Center in the City of Charlotte’s Planning, Design, and Development department to create and contribute original compositions for the Johnston YMCA public art installation

  • Home of the 90s Museum
    2020 - 2021 featured muralist​​

    • Invited to contribute unique perspectives to the overall display concept of the Home of the 90s selfie museum through hand-painted wall and ceiling murals

  • Can Jam CLT
    2020 featured muralist​​

    • An annual invitational event that brings together 25-35 writers and street artists from all over the world to create a public art experience for the Charlotte community

  • Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
    2020-2022 Brand Ambassador​​

    • ​ Invited to take part in Strainge Beast Hard Kombucha's artist ambassador program, creating and sharing art inspired by the company's products to promote its brand image to the community

Community Based Art

  • Town & Gown Players
    2022 set painter and volunteer

    • designs and paints large-scale backdrops and sets for seasonal productions

    • manages all aspects of large-scale set and backdrop painting

    • instructs volunteers in woodworking and painting techniques as needed to ensure maximum proficiency and safety

  • Girls Rock Charlotte
    2021-2022 leadership team member and band coach​

    • A nonprofit that teaches girls, women, and gender-diverse youth how to amplify their voices through music composition, film production, and allyship​

  • Art Activism
    Invited benefactor in the following local efforts:

    • SHRED Charlotte skate deck art show and auction, May 2021

      • benefitted families of local children born with extraordinary medical conditions​

    • Art auction to save the Neighborhood Theatre, August 2020

      • supported historic live music venue through the global pandemic​

    • CLTGRAFFITI Black Lives Matter art auction, June 2020​​​​​​

      • supported local organizations fighting for racial justice and equity

  • Encore! Union County
    2009-2012 set designer and graphic artist

    • designed sets for annual summer musicals

    • managed all aspects of set execution 

    • produced all promotional and commemorative artwork for each production including large-scale banners, window sign paintings, and t-shirt designs​​​​

Skills

Certifications

  • Adobe Certified Professional (ACP) in Visual Design
    2022 - 2025

    • ACP in Graphic Design & Illustration using Adobe Illustrator​

    • ACP in Visual Design using Adobe Photoshop

Software

  • Adobe Creative Suite

  • Google Workspace

  • Microsoft Office

  • Procreate

  • iMovie

Creative

 

  • Painting

    • canvas, wall, wood, ceiling

  • ​Drawing

    • paper, wall, wood​, digital​

  • Calligraphy & Typography

    • ink, digital​

  • Relief Printmaking

    • Linocut, wood​cut

  • Video Editing​​

  • Woodworking​​

Education

South College Asheville A.S. in occupational therapy assisting

 

  • ​Graduated Magna Cum Laude October 2017

  • Volunteer Involvement: FEAST Asheville

    • A program for grades K-8 that promotes healthy habits and makes them accessible to people of all income levels through hands-on cooking and garden education

Clemson University - B.A. in psychology with minor in visual art

 

  • Graduated with Honors June 2015

  • Student Involvement: Chi Omega Fraternity banner chair

    • ​​Responsible for designing and painting large-scale banners to announce the chapter's social and philanthropic events to the student body​

  • Volunteer Involvement:

    • Clemson Child Development Center

    • Patrick B. Harris Mental Health Institute

    • "Hearts for the Arts" youth outreach program