William C. Graf

E-mail:  wmgraffineart@icloud.com

631-747-8362

Skills
 
  • Instructor - Fine Art & Portrait Painting & Drawing 

  • Designer/Illustrator of Childrens Books 

  • Digital Photographer-Studio and On Location. 

  • Comprehensive Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign Applications 

  • Professional Level Working Knowledge of Digital Illustration 

  • Technical Proficiency of Mac, Painter Tablets, Scanners and Printers

Experience

Fine Artist, Freelance Illustrator/Graphic Designer & Photographer

1987 -  TO PRESENT

HARPER COLLINS, HARLEQUIN ENTERPRISES, BETHANY HOUSE, 

THOMAS NELSON, DOUBLE DAY, READERS DIGEST, PENQUIN BOOKS. 

CHILDRENS BOOKS (Authors & Books Upon Request)

Art Director 

1995-98

EMPIRE SCIENTIFIC CORP. 

Package Design, advertising concepts, sketches & production, technical drawings

 

Art Instructor and Demonstrator

1990

ARTS STUDENTS LEAGUE, NEW YORK CITY 

for Summer Series PAINTING FROM LIFE

2014

DOUG REINA STUDIOS

Private Art Instruction of Frank J. Rielly Method to Artist 

2015

CHILDRENS' SUMMER ART ADVENTURE PROGRAM

Ages 5-17 Portrait Instruction Demo

2015 - 2016

(3) PAINTING DEMONSTRATIONS & INSTRUCTION

(2) Hr Seminars for Young Adults through Seniors 

ART IN PARK EXHIBIT ART LEAGUE OF LONG ISLAND 

Portrait Demonstration 

A.L.L.I. ILLUSTRATION AND INTRO TO ACRYLIC PAINTING INSTRUCTOR

2016 - 2017 

ROCKVILLE CENTER ART CLUB PAINTING DEMONSTRATION 

ROCKVILLE CENTER ART CLUB INSTRUCTOR FOR 

INTRO TO PORTRAIT OIL PAINTING & STILL LIFE WORKSHOPS - (5) SESSIONS

2016 to present

ATELIER OF FLOWERFIELD PORTRAIT PAINTING, BASIC DRAWING & PAINTING WORKSHOPS

GRAPHIC NOVEL FOR YOUNG ADULTS WORKSHOPS

2010 - present
2010 - present

1986 CECIL GRAVES STUDIO, FLORENCE, ITALY OLD MASTERS DRAWING AND PAINTING 

1983-1985 ARTS STUDENT LEAGUE, NEW YORK CITY 

DRAWING AND PAINTING FINE ART

1983-1985 SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS ILLUSTRATION

1980-1982 SUNY AT FARMINGDALE ASSOCIATES DEGREE 

ADVERTISING & GRAPHIC DESIGN

Education