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Matthew C. Keenan
542 Mason St. Apt. 61, San Francisco, CA 94102
Mobile: 415-531-1730. Email:

Matthew is a creative artist and recent graduate from the Academy of Art University, specializing in 3D modeling and texturing. Matthew is an enthusiastic, creative artist who has a passion and eye for exciting illustration and character design. Excellent communication skills and proven ability to work well with others.

Master of Fine Arts in Animation and Visual Effects - Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA, 2009
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, NY, 2004
Photoshop, Painter, Maya, Z Brush, After Effects, Premiere, UV Layout, Mel Scripting

ACADEMIC Experience
2007 - 2009
MFA Thesis
Responsible for creating concept designs for characters and environments using traditional methods and turning them into 3D models using Maya. The models were further refined in Zbrush and then textured and lit in their environment.

2005 - Present
Academy of Art University, Illustration and Fine Arts Dept, San Francisco CA
Figure Model
Responsible for coming up with artistically appealing poses, ranging from 1 to 30 minutes in length.
Vastly increased both ability and knowledge for illustration from some of the best teachers the school has to offer.

2004 - 2005
Digi Quick Portrait Studios (Now called CLIX), Rochester NY
Responsible for shooting, editing and printing digital photos in a fast-paced environment. Shot creative poses for both individuals and large families in a timely manner.

References available upon request