NICK CRISCUOLO

nickcriscuolo@gmail.com

978-208-4089

 

Education:

Graduated from Montserrat College of Art in 2003

Attending Umass Amherst Graduate Program 2016

 

Honors / Awards:

• Undergraduate Portfolio earned scholarships at 5 schools

• Official selection, "One Minute Video Festival" Northeast Institute for Analog Studies 05/06

• $5000 grand prize winner, My Video Battle competition, music video “Crank That” 07/07

• Awarded 2 month MacDowell Colony fellowship for digital animation 10/11

• Granted month long residency at I-Park artist colony for digital animation 03/12

• 6 week residency at Yaddo 02/13

• 6 week residency at VCCA 01/14

 

Employment History:

09/16 - Present: UMass - Assistant Teacher

01/13 - Present: Cartuna / MTV - Freelance Animator

06/13 - present: Lifehacker - designer / illustrator

10/14 - 1/15: CBS Digital - freelance animator

08/14 - 10/14: Internews Interactive - Motion Graphics

10/05 - 01/15: CCI Reprographics - designer, printer, digital media specialist

08/12 - 4/13: Camp Grizzly / Adidas / Champs Sports - freelance illustrator

10/11 - 2/12: Diaspora - freelance animator

06/11 - 07/11: The Verge - freelance illustrator

01/11 - 02/13: Engadget - freelance animator

01/05 - 12/08: NASA - freelance Flash designer

09/03 - 08/05: Peabody Essex Museum - full time

06/02 - 02/06: Chesapeake Software Systems - freelance graphic artist

06/00 - 01/05: Computer Sciences Corporation - full time/part time graphic artist

 

Program Knowledge:

Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Flash/Animate, Premiere, In Design, Muse,

Final Cut 7 and X, Microsoft Office, Quark, Stencyl, Sculptris.

 

Publications:

03/10 Animated music video "I Can't Breathe" was featured on cartoonbrew.com and others

09/10 Animated Short "8bit Zardoz" featured on io9.com, killscreen.com, boingboing.com

01/11 - 02/13 Two animations for The Engadget Show screened at The Times Center in New York

03/12 Featured on filmmakermagazine.com

02/13 Animation about Alberto Salazar featured on killscreen.com

03/13 Animated music video featured on redefinemagazine.com

06/13 Ink paintings featured on animalnewyork.com, trendhunter.com, and laughingsquid.com

11/14 Robert Plant and Ozzy Osbourne Minimations done for CBS to be featured on radio.com

12/15 Animation featured on MTV Snapcat Channel

07/16 Work featured in No Tokens Magazine

 

Shows:

05/06 1 Minute Video Festival, Northeast Institute for Analog Studies – short animations

11/08 Small Works Show, Bear Gallery – small ink paintings

06/11 Fantasy Fiction and Fables, The 119 Gallery – experimental animation show

07/11 And In One Another, North Hampton, – fine art sketchbook show

07/12 Exhibited work at Salem Collective of Artists and Musicians

03/13 Experimental Painting show at Porter Mill Gallery Beverly MA

06/14 Painting show at Gulu Gulu Cafe in Salem MA