Joshua Killen, BFA
               I am a multifaceted artist who brings a distinctive blend of artistic creativity and technical expertise. My robust professional background in information technology serves as a strong foundation for my diverse artistic skills, encompassing 3D design, 3D printing, computer graphics, and XR development. My practice is a fusion of traditional and experimental fabrication techniques, empowering me to create mesmerizing artworks that effortlessly bridge the realms of technology and artistic expression.
 Aug. 2018 – May 2023, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Concentration in New Media
   Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD
   Graduated summa cum laude
Aug. 1996 – May 1997, Attended, Concentration in Filmmaking
   Academy of Art, San Francisco, CA
Jul. 1989, Attended, Concentration in Animation
   California State Summer School for the Arts, Cal Arts, Valencia, CA
Professional experience
Salisbury University
   Sculpture Technician, Salisbury University Art Department | Aug. 2019 – May 2023
   Metal fabrication, welding (TIG, MIG, Oxy), forge, bronze casting, iron casting.
   Managed the 3D printer lab. Proficient with the following 3D printers:  SDS ProJet Color, Formlab, GigaBot, Athena, LulzBot, and               Makerbot.
Provided general support for sculpture students and the Art department with a variety of projects.
 Epic Systems
Epic© Certified IT Consultant, Nationwide clientele | 2008–2016
Lead training curriculum designer for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and HIM professionals at multiple hospital institutions.
                              Training Environment Management expert.
                              Provided at-the-elbow support for physicians.
Skills and qualifications
Technical Skills: Epic Certified (Inpatient Orders), Adobe Creative Suite, Cinema 4D, Blender, Unity, C++, Java, AutoDesk Fusion 360, Gravity Sketch, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Teams, Help and Manual, Digital Graphics, Video Editing.
Artistic Skills: Traditional drawing, painting (oil, acrylic, airbrush, body paint) sculpture (metal, wood, plastic), metal casting, silk screen printing, photography (analog and digital), cinematography, filmmaking, darkroom photography.
General Skills: Instructional Design, team leadership, documentation, Analytical Skills, Communication, Training, e-learning development
Exhibitions and Commissions
2023      Group Exhibition, Futures – Emerging Artists from the Eastern Shore at Academy Art Museum, Easton Maryland
2023      Group Exhibition, The 68th Biannual Student Art Show at Salisbury University, MD
2023      Solo Exhibition, The Green Woman, Student Art Center in Salisbury, MD
2022 | 2021 | 2019    Group Exhibition, Art X Festival, Ocean City, MD
2023 | 2022 | 2021 | 2019    Group Exhibition, Metal Menagerie, Salisbury Zoological Park, MD
2020      Group Exhibition, Altars and Shrines, Student Art Center in Salisbury, MD
2018      Commission for the National Folk Festival in Salisbury, MD - Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District, Big Love, Acrylic and 3D printed plastic sculpture.
Publications and presentations
Killen, Joshua. "Beacon." Laridae, no. 4 (2023): 32. Accessed September 27, 2023.

Awards and Recognitions
2022 | 2021 | 2019         Art Department Renewable Scholarship, Salisbury University, MD
2022 | 2021 | 2019          Art Department Meritorious Award, Salisbury University, MD
2021 | 2019                      Art Department Alumni and Art Memorial Recognition Award, Salisbury University, MD
Fall 2018 | Spring/Fall 2019 | Spring/Fall 2020 | Spring/Fall 2021 | Spring/Fall 2022 | Spring 2023                                                   
                                             Dean’s List, Salisbury University, MD
1989                                   California Arts Scholar, State of California
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