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Curriculum Vitae

 

CEDRIC V. BROWN

 

EDUCATION        Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, Georgia

         B.F.A.  Fashion Design, 2014

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

2014               A Man’s Story U.S. Design Competition Winner, Selected by Ozwald Boateng

2012               SCAD Special Topics Fashion Scholarship Recipient

2012               SCAD Paintpals Scholarship Recipient

2012               Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Education Scholarship Recipient

2012               Special Congressional Recognition of Invaluable Service to the Community

2011                United Negro College Fund Frito Lays Visual Art Scholarship Recipient

2011                United Negro College Fund Spencer Williams Visual Art Scholarship Recipient

2011                Congressional Black Caucus Visual Arts Scholarship Recipient

2011                SCAD Academic Honors Scholarship Recipient

2011                SCAD Artistic Honors Scholarship Recipient

2011                SCAD Multicultural Scholarship Recipient

2011                Georgia Perimeter College Leadership Academy Scholarship Recipient

2011                Daisy Friday and Lucile House Visual Arts  Scholarship Recipient

2010               Congressional Black Caucus Visual Arts Scholarship Recipient

2010               Georgia Perimeter College Leadership Academy Scholarship Recipient

2009              1st Place in “Youth Teen Gambling Prevention” Art Competition

2009              Boys And Girls Club of Metro Atlanta Scholarship Recipient

2009              Paint Pals Art Scholarship Recipient

2009              Levi A. Simmons Scholarship Recipient

2009              Hope Scholarship Recipient

2008              1 of 7 Boys and Girls Club members chosen for the Beijing Program

2007              Honorable Mentions in "Human Dignity" art competition, sponsored by the Istanbul Center

2007              1st place in the "What My Future Holds?" Vox Teen Newspaper art competition

 

Exhibitions

2010-Present     As The Twig Bends, So The Tree Inclines; The Russian Museum of Art, St. Petersburg, Russia
                            • A piece of the museum’s permanent collection.


2011                    A Night of Story Telling; Youth Art Connection Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA 2011
                            • Served as Curator


2008                  Peace, Friendship & Goodwill through the Olympic Spirit International Youth Exhibition;                                       Beijing, China
                             • One of two US youths chosen to exhibit work.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Sears Holding Corporation New York, New York
Boy’s Design Intern (June – August 2013)
• Created presentation boards for the buyer’s meetings. Updated the designer’s merchant sheets
after the completion of each meeting.
• Took part in competitor shopping and conducted fit comparisons.
• Created flat drawings in Adobe Illustrator and received training in Flex PLM.


Lane Crawford/ Pedder Group Central, Hong Kong
Illustrator/ Product Artist (October 2012)
• Selected as a featured artist for the Tom's "Style Your Sole" event at the Lane Crawford store in Hong Kong.
• Illustrated custom designs for store customers.


Ranee K Central, Hong Kong
Fashion Show Production Assistant/ Design Intern (September – October 2012)
• Assisted the Design Team with garment finishes, such as beading.
• Worked backstage during the “Sustainable Textiles Exhibition” fashion show, where I oversaw
the dressers to ensure models were styled correctly.
• Responsible for visually merchandising the store mannequins.