Farah Sadek

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OBJECTIVE

I am an eager, passionate and creative University of Waterloo Fine Arts Alumni. Graduated with an intensive studio specialization with a passion for digital art. I hold a diverse work experience, in a variety of fields with the sole purpose of expressing my self. My willingness to learn, enthusiasm for art, and attention for detail allow me to excel when faced with a variety of complex projects.  

SKILLS

Painting

Sculptor

Drawing

Code

  • Watercolor

  • Oil

  • Acrylic

  • Mixed Media

  • Spray Paint

  • Clay

  • Wood

  • Plaster

  • Spackle

  • Wires

  • Paper

  • Tech-art

  • Mosaic

  • Graphic Pencils

  • Charcoal

  • Oil Pastel

  • C

  • HTML

  • CSS

  • Jquery

  • Arduino

Costumes

Suits

  • Sewing

  • Quilting

  • Gluing

  • Embroidering

  • Adobe Illustrator

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • Adobe Premiere

  • Adobe After Effects

EDUCATION

University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada.

Fine Art Studio Practice with Intensive Studio Specialization

 

Humber College, Etobicoke, ON, Canada.

3D Modelling and Visual Effects Production

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Charity Fundraising

    • Created flyers, posters, and​ presentations 

    • Kept track of all the new and old doners 

  • Society of Fine Arts (SoFA) 

    • Acted as the Student Representative

    • Announced upcoming events to students which elevated my public speaking skills

    • Collected feedback from the Fine Arts community and reported back to the Fine Arts Cabinet  

  • Sunday School/C.O.O.L Convention  

    • Prepared and provided a lesson weekly to various age classes

    • Created crafts to help students to understand the message

    • Always coming up with new ways to keep the group entertained 

  • SPSP Church Events 

    • Created logos, flyers, posters, and banners​ for upcoming events

    • Teamed with a colleague to develop and design a new organization's website

  • Costume/Prop Design

    • Two colleagues and I created costumes for every student (Grade 1-12)

    • All costumes had a headpiece, a top, a bottom, and a prop if needed

    • Main characters had a unique costume 

    • All costumes were custom fit to each individual

    • probs where created 

      • Beauty and the Beast junior play

      • Lion king junior play 

      • Aladdin junior play 

      • The Wizard of Oz junior play 

  • Paint Nights 

    • University of Waterloo Optomity department ​

    • Bridal Showers

    • Birthday parties 

    • Social Gatherings

  • Wedding/Bridal Shower

    • Planned the day schedule

    • Designed the logos, the invitations, table number cards, and created film

    • Decorated the room and table centerpiece

AWARDS

  • Student Representative Award, University of Waterloo, Fine Arts.  

  • Volunteering Award, Philopateer Christain College.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Workplace Hazards Materials information system (WHIMIS) Certified

  • G driving license

WORK EXPERIENCE

August  2019 -Present

The Artistry (Freelancer)

Fine Arts

  • Incorporated acrylics and mixed mediums to create custom paintings

  • Designed, developed, and delivered pieces to clients according to their needs

  • Created various products  such as shirts, sweaters, hats, socks, tumblers, mugs for a variety of Individuals Customized

  • Produced complex videos using Premiere and Aftereffects  

Graphic Design

  • Successfully translated abstract ideas into concrete designs for Posters,  Business Cards, Brochures, and Menus  

  • Created event-based Post Cards, Logos, and Banners 

  • Designed themed graphics for marketing and business presentations.

  • Edited and cleaned up photographs for clients using Photoshop and Illustrator 

Website Maintenance and Design

  • Uploading documents, newsletter articles, images, videos, and live streams

  • Constantly update the website with new members and events

  • Constructing and designing new pages using HTML, CSS, Jquery and Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop  

Organizer

Comark Inc.

July 2019 - February 2019

  • Organized leases in their designate spots by city and branch and filled lease agreements

  • Reviewed City invoices ensuring proper payments

  • Managed mailing business licenses

Event Assistant

This Could Be The Place - University of Waterloo Art Gallery

May 2018 -July 2018

  • Broke the bounders between the fine arts department and the university of the waterloo community by finding common ground between the performers and the audience

  • Assisting the performance artistes before, after and during their performance

  • Installed and deinstall artwork 

Art Assembly Coordinator |Curator Assistant

Bruch with Art - University of Waterloo Fine Arts department 

September 2018 - April 2018

  • Boast student self-confidence and encouraged them to create more work

  • Curated and installed works in the university's presidential office, the Stratford campus, Counselling Services, the Arts Undergraduate Office, the Dean of Arts offices, S.O.S. Physiotherapy  

  • Selected the work that best represented the UW art community

  • Professionally photographed all the students’ work and provide the students’ with a copy for their portfolio

Front Store Manager

King Medical Arts Pharmacy

Summers of 2010 -2016

  • Priced medication and assembled home health items

  • helped costumers with their needs

EXHIBITIONS

2020

The Master Artist, St Maurice and  St Verena, Markham , Canada  

2019

Christmas Market, St Peter and St Paul, Oakville, Canada  

2018

2017

2015

yours truly, University of Waterloo Art Gallery, Waterloo, Canada  

Walk all over me, The Artery, Waterloo, Canada

Endless, 44 Gaukel, Waterloo, Canada

Picasso’s duplicate, Stratford Campus,  Waterloo, Canada