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Hi! I'm Victoria Robustello.

Brooklyn, NY, USA   (She/Her)

ILLUSTRATOR
"Driven, Innovative, Reliable."

I bring grand visions to life through visual storytelling and captivating imagery.

6 years of professional experience

Animation/ Game Industry

Skills

Adobe CC

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Illustrator

Procreate

Adobe InDesign

Wacom

Open to Feedback

Attention to Detail

Art Direction

Print Design

Drafting

Color Theory

Written/Verbal Communication

Anatomy

Projects
 

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Nalb Noum, 2023

Environment Artist/Colorist. Animated horror short film "Nalb Noum" follows a young black teen Junior, and his two best friends, Nate and Reg. Junior believes he has found the monster that is to blame for the attacks on the black community. When peer pressure from the school bully piles on unfortunate events, Junior and his two friends set out to prove the monster is real.

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The Promenade

Solo Artist for murals on each floor of the luxury Promenade Apartments at The Foundry in Providence, RI. Contracted by DSF Group.

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Clumsy Callie

Book Illustrator for Hurn Publications (30-page picture book). Ever struggle with feeling left out? "Clumsy Callie", a 780-word picture book (age range 4-8), takes you through a little girl’s world of being bullied by others for her quirk.

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O+ Festival

Street Artist for Lady Pink in Wollman Skating Rink (NYC), Dusseldorf (Germany), Studio 89 (Highland, NY) and Express Latinos (Kingston)

Work History
 

Colorist
 

Nalb Noum Nov 2022- Present
 

Environment art: color, shade, line work and details for a 2D animated horror short film. Set the mood atmosphere and color palette, ensuring consistency with the plot and horror genre and flow within color keys. Responsible for illustrating a believable environment for characters with a style that blends with other collaborating artists.

Street Artist Assistant
 

Lady Pink August 2021- Present
 

Assist creating multi-story murals worldwide.Travel and attend international mural festivals and exhibition openings. Photo composite and render concept via Photoshop, transpose design on-site, block out colors and finalize details in spray paint. Maintain a clean and safe workspace. In the studio, assist in painting fine art up to 10 feet wide. Color matching and rendering portraits and urban landscapes. Office responsibilities include ghost writing, communicating with Sotheby’s, the MFA, etc., E-commerce and social media management.

Solo Mural Artist (contract)
 

DSF Group April-May 2022
 

Digitally illustrate five high resolution illustrations via Photoshop to be printed each at 9 feet tall and installed in The Promenade Apartments at the Foundry in Providence, RI. Illustrations requirements included limited color schemes and iconic local landmarks.

Children's Book Illustrator (contract)
 

Hurn Publications October 2020-August 2021
 

Digitally illustrate children’s book Clumsy Callie (30 pages) via Adobe Photoshop, Wacom and Procreate from concept to print-ready files. Responsibilities included storyboarding, character and environment design, typography, book layout and design. Self-manage within production schedules and printer deadlines. Consider important visual elements and be visually consistent with the manuscript. Set the tone with characters, environment, composition, color and lighting.

Artist Assistant
 

Ron English Sept 2018-March 2020
 

Assist in oil painting, street art, fine art sculptures, sets and props. Exhibition curation, installation and deinstallation. Photograph and document paintings in-situ with proper lighting. Inventory and space management, stretch canvas, transport fine art, create custom packaging and properly protect artwork for international shipment.

Illustration Intern (contract)
 

Alaska Family Violence Prevention Program Jan-June 2017
 

Create vector illustrations (AI) to supplement epidemiologist Dr. Linda Chamberlain's research in post-traumatic neuroplasticity. Accessibility to all regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, language, or background. Bi-weekly virtual meetings. Open-access toolkit to be presented at conventions in Alaska, the 48 lower states, Sweden and Finland.

State University of New York at New Paltz 2016-2019
 

B.F.A. in Drawing and Painting
 

Cumulative GPA 3.9 Summa Cum Laude, Dean’s List, Presidential Scholarship Captain of Ultimate Frisbee!

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Get in Touch

845-641-0480