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SAM TOMASELLO
Illustrator and Graphic Designer for Print, Interactive, and Broadcast Media


Exhibits • Children’s Books • Textbooks • Websites • CD-ROM • Logos • Catalogs • Brochures • Invitations• Posters• Fine Art Prints • Calendars • Greeting Cards

Email. sam@sciencepiction.com • Tel. 718.638.9848

EXHIBITIONS:

Group Exhibition at Brooklyn Public Library Park Dweck center , Fall 2009

Solo Exhibition at Brooklyn Public Library Kings Highway Branch Summer and Fall 2009

SciencePiction's series of Extreme Life Form images on exhibit at the NEW YORK HALL OF SCIENCE from September 30th to January 15th 2007

NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN's "Why Is Something So Small So Important" illustration featured in the GUILD OF NATURAL SCIENCE ILLUSTRATOR'S 2005 ANNUAL MEMBER'S EXHBITION

CLIENT LIST INCLUDES:

Macmillan Mc-Graw-Hill
Scott Foresman
Arthur Ashe Institute of Urban Health
American Museum of Natural History
New York Botanical Gardens
Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Carbone Smolan Agency
Nickelodeon On Air
Nick-at-nite
Nick Jr
The Everybaby Company
A-ha! Learning

Jersey Cow Educational Software
Herman Adler Design
Encyclopedia Britannica
Bantam Doubleday Dell
Design 5 Creatives
Rosa+Wesley Inc.
Kirchoff/Wohlberg Inc.
New York Times
Business Week

Boston Globe



Cablevision Optimum Online
New York Magazine

New York Women in Film and Television
Asian American Business Development Center
Abbott Laboratories
Glaxo Smith Kline
Maybelline
Mastercard International
M&M/Mars Incorporated

URLS:
www.sciencepiction.com
www.sammiegirl.com
www.davis-art.com
www.statenislandacademy.org
www.cocoapro.com
www.eebee.com
www.ahalearning.com
www.aabdc.com
www.waterpolofilm.com
www.nicolefranklin.com

RECENT PROJECTS:

MACMILLAN McGRAW-HILL
Digital Illustration and design for K-6 Science textbooks to be published in 2008, inlcuding book cover for Leveled Reader for Grade 5 on Soil Layers. Other topics include: layers of the tropical rainforest, pollination, science poem about weather, kelp forest community, flower cutaway, photoshynethesis, lilypads above and under water.

NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDENS, BRONX NY
Digital illustrations for over 50 signs for the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden at the New York Botanical Gardens. Size of the signs varies, but many are very large format, the largest being 10 feet by 5 feet and the smallest being seven inches by seven inches. Most of the signs feature scenes with multiple plants and animals in a natural environment. Others are single images involved in conveying information about food chains or question and answer signs.

NICKELODEON ON AIR
Design of logos for Nickelodeon’s Cable TV offerings : "Total Gross Out Saturday", "Pie-O-Gram", and "RU All That? "Jimmy and Timmy Power Hour", "2005 Kids Choice Awards"

AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, NYC
10 unique greeting card designs featuring extreme life forms sold at the Museum's main store

STATEN ISLAND ACADEMY
www.statenislandacademy.org
User interface design for Staten Island Academy, a private school.

JERSEY COW EDUCATIONAL SOFTWARE
Design and implentation for www.Davis-art.com
User interface design for online educational initiatives for clients including The New York Institute of Technology Educational Enterprise Zone, Global Knowledge Exchange, and Course Crafters Inc.

THE EVERYBABY COMPANY
Logo, website, and DVD label, hang tag, and signage design for groundbreaking series of instructional videos for 6-month old infants to three-year-old children

SCIENCEPICTION
Children's book and series of illlustrations about extreme life forms.

LUMINANT WORLDWIDE • August 1999 to March 2002 • Art Director and Illustrator

Nickelodeon
Design for NickSource Creative Assets Library content management tool

Maybelline, LLC
Animated banner campaigns, seasonal new product promotions, email newsletter campaigns

M&M/MARS Incorporated
• Art direction and illustration for skittles.com and branding sites for Skittles product line extensions
• Art Direction and illustration for Flash-animated Skittles Green Apple game
• Art direction and illustration for snickers.com and branding site for Snickers Cruncher
• Art direction and illustration for www.cocoapro.com, a site created to educate consumers and
healthcare professionals about the health benefits and history of chocolate

Mastercard International
• Interface design for Prepaid Card site, Major League Baseball promotion Sweepstakes site, and
• Summer Escapes Sweepstakes promotion site
• Designed targeted seasonal email campaigns for special promotions

THE GATE NYC • January 1996 to July 1999
Art Director and Illustrator
User interface design for “Deutsche Bank” Ad Manager”, a Citigate proprietary application, and Société Générale
Ad Library

AT&T DOWNTOWN DIGITAL NYC • May 1995 to December 1996 • Graphic Designer and Illustrator

Nickelodeon
Illustration for “I Dress Lucy” shockwave game and “Everyday French with Pierre Escargot”,
an educational game to expose children to the French language.

Encyclopedia Britannica
Illustrations for "Inventors House" CD, one of a 6 CD-ROM set of interactive games for kids

Cablevision Optimum Online
User interface and icon design for Cablevision’s sports offering for women high school students on Long Island

Newsweek Interactive
User interface design for Parents Guide to Children’s Software site

Washington Post
User interface design for Election trivia game site with 1920s style illustration

Bantam Doubleday Dell

User interface design for Romance novel site

EDUCATION

ACADEMY OF ART COLLEGE, San Francisco, California • B.F.A. in Graphic Design
CALIFORNIA COLLEGE OF ARTS AND CRAFTS, Oakland, California • Coursework in Graphic Design
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, Ann Arbor Michigan • Coursework in Literature, Art History, and Creative Writing.
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA BERKELEY • Coursework in English Literature

AWARDS AND HONORS

GUILD OF NATURAL SCIENCE ILLUSTRATORS • Illustration featured in Annual Members' Exhibition 2005
AMERICAN ILLUSTRATION 9 ANNUAL • Two illustrations about street life in New York City
WEB AWARDS 2000 • www.skittles.com
LONDON ADTECH AWARD • M&M Mars Colorworks animated banner
YAHOO • Review of Newsweek Interactive Parents Guide to Children’s Software
GENIE AWARD • Delphi Internet site illustration entitled "Black Cats and Vampire Bats"
NEW YORK TIMES CYBERTIMES • Review of AT&T’s Herspace, a site for women and teen girls
NETGUIDE GOLDSITE AWARD • AT&T’s Herspace
DESI AWARD • Price Waterhouse Environmental Litigation brochure
GRAPHIC DESIGN: USA • Personal magazine profile for design of corporate literature
PRINT MAGAZINE • Award for art direction of the Price Waterhouse Review