Hello! I’m a designer, illustrator, and comics artist in Portland, OR.
Freelance inquiries are always welcome. 
violetmaereed@gmail.com
Past Clients
GQ Germany
WIRED Magazine
Adobe Students
Doug Fir Lounge
Dame Restaurant
Portland Japanese Garden

Work Experience
Jun–July 2019 Freelance Illustrator at Instrument 
May–Jun 2019 Freelance Designer at Red & Co. 
April 2019–Present Freelance Illustrator and Designer at The Study
Sep–Dec 2018 Freelance Designer at Supermorebetter
Aug 2018 Editorial Illustration Intern at Fort Wick
July 2018 Freelance Designer at Laundry Service
2017–18 Intern at Biklops Design  
2017–2018 Risograph tech + shop assistant at Outlet
2016–18 Illustration assistant to Kate Bingaman-Burt 
2014–18 Work Study Assistant to the Art Department at Portland State University

Exhibitions
2018 The Brigade: Femme & Function Group Show (October) 
2018 Country Financial Building: "Whereabouts." Duo exhibition with Matt Schumacher (June–August) 
2018 Candy Babel Group exhibition (March–April) 
2017 Coffeehouse Northwest: Solo exhibition (Sep–Oct.) 
2017 Milepost 5: Duo show with Gloombones (August)
2017 Killer Pink Gallery: Tiny Portraits solo exhibition (June–July) 
2016 UNA Gallery: Grand Opening group exhibition (Nov–Dec.)
2016 PSU School of Art and Design: Group Scholarship Exhibition (October)

Education
2018 BA in Graphic Design at Portland State University
2013 Portland's K-12 Japanese Immersion Program