Hello! My name is Emma and I'm an aspiring Graphic Designer and Illustrator located in Buffalo, NY. If I'm not creating you can find me playing ultimate frisbee, reading, or working in my garden.

emma@emcroberts.com 

Education

BA, Art, SUNY Buffalo State, (degree anticipated August 2019)
BFA, Communication Design, SUNY Buffalo State (degree anticipated December 2019) 
Accademia dell’Arte, Florence, Italy, 4-week Fresco Painting course 
Centro Italiano, Florence, Italy, 4-week intensive language course

Work Experience

6.2019—current Graphic Design Intern, Gelia, Buffalo, NY
1.2019—5.2019 Graphic Design Intern, Mr. Smith Agency, Buffalo, NY
5.2018—7.2018 Graphic Design Intern, Mower Agency, Buffalo, NY 
1.2019—current Social Media/Sales Associate, Westside Stories, Buffalo, NY
10.2015—2018 Server Bobby J’s Italian American Grille, Cheektowaga, NY

Skills

Adobe InDesign 
Adobe Illustrator 
Adobe Photoshop  
Adobe Draw
Procreate
Rough Animator
Illustration
Adobe After Effects (basic)
Adobe Premiere (basic)
Google Web Designer (basic)
Blender (basic) 
HTML5/CSS3 (basic) 
Painting

Awards & Achievements

2019 Honorable Mention, Don Nichols Scholarship, American Advertising Federation Buffalo
2015—2019 Dean’s List, SUNY Buffalo State 
2018 3rd Place, Portfolio Review, American Advertising Federation Buffalo 
2018 Hyatt’s Award for Excellence, SUNY Buffalo State 
2018 1st Place Team, BrandHack, American Advertising Federation Buffalo 
2017 Recipient, Small Research Grant, SUNY Buffalo State 
2017 Recipient, Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship, SUNY Buffalo State 
2017 2nd Place, University Heights Arts Association Beauty in Our Backyard Competition 
2015 Hollow, Hyatt’s Award for Creativity, SCVA Exhibit, University of Buffalo

Affiliations

2018—2019 Student Liaison, American Advertising Federation Buffalo 
2017—2019 Student Member, American Advertising Federation Buffalo 
2018 Member, National Honor Society of Leadership and Success 
2016 Member, Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society

Exhibitions

2018 Works Selected, Art & Design Student Exhibition, SUNY Buffalo State 
2018 Work Selected, Annual Design Foundations Exhibition, SUNY Buffalo State 
2018 Curator, Visual Arts Board Juried Student Exhibition, SUNY Buffalo State 
2017 Work Selected, Fine Arts Student Exhibition, SUNY Buffalo State 
2016 Works Selected, Women’s Week Art Show, 515 Main St. Gallery, Buffalo, NY 
2015 Work Selected, SCVA Exhibit, University of Buffalo 
2015 Work Selected, AK Teens Future Curators Show, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY 
2015 Work Selected, Monster 5.0: Invasion Show, 464 Gallery, Buffalo, NY

Extracurriclar

2017—2019 Commuter Ambassador, Student Life, SUNY Buffalo State 
2016—2018 President, Visual Arts Board, SUNY Buffalo State 
2017—2018 Secretary, Wilderness Adventure Club, SUNY Buffalo State 
2017 Director, Wednesday Night Figure Drawing, SUNY Buffalo State 
2017 Director, Margaret Bacon Gallery, SUNY Buffalo State 
2016—2017 Member, Wilderness Adventure Club, SUNY Buffalo State