Stephanie Schirm

DESIGN + ILLUSTRATION

  • Concept, design, develop, and deliver apparel, accessories, tapestries, and wall coverings.
  • Direct, manage, produce, and illustrate logos, catalogues, look books, line sheets, portfolios, and more.
  • Apparel categories include (but aren’t limited to) work, sport, lounge, active, and evening for men and women.
  • Skilled/experienced/knowledgeable in the areas of sewing, painting (oils and acrylics), mosaic, collage, stencil, rubbing, sculpture, photography, illustration, assemblage, mono printing, block printing, resist techniques, and pattern making.

FABRICATION + PRODUCTION

  • Source mixed media and unconventional materials to achieve desired effects.
  • Develop standards, practices, metrics, and methodologies for production-line quality control.
  • Script manuals/instructions for—and provide direction/supervision to—production-line workers.
  • Extensive working knowledge of fit, fiber, fabric, grading, sewing, applique, assembly, textiles, and embellishments.

MANAGEMENT + DEVELOPMENT

  • Comfortable and confident managing/developing events, projects, budgets, and assets.
  • Strong explainer, presenter, and advocate of creative works, strategic plans, and business objectives.
  • Adept at leading, inspiring, managing, and evaluating teams, clients, vendors, suppliers, employees, and more.
  • Experienced in creating, revising, and maintaining business operations, including sales, marketing, promotion, and customer service.

TEACHING + CONSULTING

  • Guest artist for innovative and experimental visual-arts programs, serving students grades 1 to 12.
  • Inventor and provider of a special program, in which students participate in the plotting and painting of murals.
  • Design, develop, and deliver grade-school, after-school, and week-end programs for youth in painting, drawing, collage, mosaic, sculpture, and more.
  • Design, develop, and deliver college-level and adult-education courses in life drawing, acrylic painting, School and corporate murals, fashion illustration, and more.