KHYM TURNER Graphic & Fine Artist Event Coordinator Video Editor Musician

theartandsoulofkhym@yahoo.com rockrgrlkhym@yahoo.com musichead123@yahoo.com

Personal Skills: Strong Leadership Qualities, Creative Problem Solving, Effective Communication and Writing, Detailed and
Organized, Personable and Friendly and Dedicated.

SKILLS:
COMPUTER:
MAC and PC platforms and peripherals.
PROGRAMS
GRAPHIC: Photoshop, Illustrator, Painter.
LAY OUT: Quark Xpress, InDesign.
WEB: Flash, Dreamweaver, Go Live, Director 8, HTML.
ANIMATION: Cinema 4D.
VIDEO: Final Draft, Live Type.
EDIT: Final Cut Pro, Avid, Premier.
SOUND: ProTools, Reason, Sound Edit 16, Jam.
OFFICE: Microsoft Office Suites.

TRADITIONAL:COMMERCIAL:LAY OUT and DESIGN: Paste-up/Mechanical Drawings.ILLUSTRATE: Cartoon, Render, Pen and Ink.PAINT: Airbrush, Spray, Stamp, Stencil.PHOTOGRAPHY: Stat* Camera.FINE:SCULPT: Cement, Spackle, Plaster, Paper Mache, Metal and Scrap Assemble.PAINT: Acrylic, Oil, Pastel, Enamel, Water Color, Tempera.SKETCH: Colored Pencil, Conte Crayon, Charcoal, Graphite.PHOTOGRAPHY: 35 mm Cameras and some Dark Room Techniques.VIDEO:Script Write, Story board, Digital Video Cameras; VX2000, ENG. and Studio Cameras.LIGHTING:3 Point Lighting and Studio Rigging.SOUND:Basic Stereo Recording, Foley, Engineer Live Mixing (Music) using Yamaha 512 Powered Mixerand System.PERFORMING:MUSIC:VOICE: Choir 1st and 2nd Soprano. 11/2 Octave Range (Soprano)Lead Vocalist and BackingHarmony Vocals in Musical Styles of Rock, Pop and Soul.DRUMS: Originals and Covers in Musical Styles of Rock, Pop, Big Band Jazz.Hand Drums and Percussion.BROADCAST MEDIA:Radio Host, Operate Equipment and Cue-up Entertainment.TEACH:Basic Drawing to Advanced, Children and Adults. (6 years).JEWELRY:Beads, Glass, Feathers, Wood, Stone, Leather Necklaces to Footwear.

EDUCATION:
SCHOOLS:
ART INSTITUTE of FT. LAUDERDALE, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. Bachelors Degree in
Digital Film and Video Production.
KEISER UNIVERSITY, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. Associates Degree in
Computer Graphics and Design.
KEAN COLLEGE of NEW JERSEY, Union, NJ. Fine Arts Major and English Minor.
U.S. MILITARY, U.S. ARMY, Ft. Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina. Certificates in
Combat and Light Wheel Vehicle Mechanics (63-B).

INTERNSHIPS:
BEACON TV, Davie, Fl. Jim Geracchi (Supervisor). Edited Videos using Final Cut Pro
For Broward County School Television. (3 months).
ARTEMIS Design Group, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. In-house Design Team for AI. Page Design and Lay Out,
Posters and Video Projects.
WKNJ Kean College Radio, Kean College of New Jersey, Union, NJ. Alternative and Underground Music
and Talk Radio Show, Played Requests, PSAs, Weather and School Events. p.m. to p.m.

APPRENTICESHIPS:
David Gullota, Mater Artist: Studied Old World Techniques in Painting, Canvas Preparation and Paint Making.
Paul Rovelli, Media Broadcaster: WFMU College Radio NJ. Music and Talk Show Midnights to am.

WORKSHOPS:
Art workshop with John Basil, South Orange, NJ
Voice workshop with Andy Mendez, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl.
Drum workshop with Bobby Ventura, Kressgeville, Pa.
Drum workshop in Jazz with John Tolliver, Margate, Fl.

SEMINARS:
Pet Care and Health. Wayne, New Jersey.
Sales. Wayne, New Jersey.
Food Preparation. Union, New Jersey.

AWARDS and SCHOLARSHIPS:
ART INSTITUTE of FT. LAUDERDALE, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. Second Place in 31st Annual
Student Art Show (largest in schools history with over 140 entries) 2005.
ART INSTITUTE of FT. LAUDERDALE, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. Outstanding Recognition Award
TV STUDIO CAMERA OPERATOR. Open House, 2006.
KEISER UNIVERSITY, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. Academic Scholarship, 2003.
KEISER UNIVERSITY, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. Student of the Year, 2002.
KEISER UNIVERSITY, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. Deans List 2001 – 2002.

PUBLICATIONS:
SUN SENTINEL, News Paper, Broward County, Florida. Article on YOUNG AT ART CHILDREN’S
MUSEUM Installation. February 2002.
EASTSIDER News Paper, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. Entertainment Weekly. Article on AI 31st Annual
Student Art Show, with Mention of 2nd Place Winner. 2005.
STROUDSBURG’S DOWNTOWN, Brochure, Stroudsburg, Pa. Department of Tourism
Featured in Center Fold for Face Painting. Fall 2002.
POCONO RECORD News Paper, Stroudsburg and Surrounding Areas, Stroudsburg, Pa.
Numerous Dates and Articles. 1996 – 1998.
ARTIST’S MAGAZINE National Publication. Artwork Featured from Contest, out of 8,700 Entries. 1994.

WORK EXPERIENCE:
COMPUTER:
COMMERCIAL:
BROWARD DAYZ Broward County Florida, Lauderhill, Fl. Designed Posters and Flyers For County of Broward.
RAG MAGAZINE Hollywood, Fl. Designed Ad Lay outs and Type Specifications for Clients.
KALEIDOSCOPE Student Literature Magazine, Keiser University, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. Conception of Page Layout and
Magazine Layout, Designed Original Artwork for Magazine, plus contributed Poetry and Art.
MUSICHEAD MAGAZINE Bartonsville, Pa. Art Director and Production Manager, for Multi – County Music and
Culture Monthly Publication. In Charge of Magazines over all design and layout. Coordinated
Magazine’s Sponsored Events.
Free-lanced: Designed CD Covers and Press kits for Various Rock Bands in Pa.

TRADITIONAL:COMMERCIAL:ARTIST & DRAFTING SUPPLY COMPANY, Newark, NJ. Ad Layout and Paste up for Flyers andAdvertisements for Print of Local Businesses.ILLUSTRATE:Free-lanced: Developed and Assisted with “Veggie” Characters for Children’s Book, by Author Bernard Cohen.Free-lanced: Developed Characters for Coloring Book as a Supplement with Bath Bubbles, “Magic Soap”Bubble Bath.PAINT:SELF – Employed: Mural Art Business, Scotrun, Pa. Designed, Painted, Original Lettering and Artwork asWell as Faux Finishes for a Multitude of Commercial and Residential Clients in and around NEPA.FINE:Sculpt, Paint and Mixed Media in Surrealism, Recyclism and Photography sold to private collectors in NJ, NYand PA.FACE and BODY PAINT:CITY of STROUDSBURG, Stroudsburg, Pa. Hired for Holiday Face Painting.Free-lanced: Face and Body Paint for Various Festivals, Benefits and Private Social and FamilyFunctions in Pa. and NJ.VIDEO EDITING:COMPUTER:SCOOTER TRAMP PRODUCTIONS, Hollywood, Fl. Edited Video using Final Cut Pro, for Season OneTotal Four Shows to be Aired on Local TV Network.Free-lanced: Music Videos and Documentaries for Local Rock Bands in the South Florida Area. Worked withBands to Story board, Shoot and Edit videos.PERFORMING ARTS:VOCALIST:Lead Vocalist, Fill – in, for a Multitude of Cover Rock, Pop, and Top 40 Bands in South Florida including;MOFO, EXCESS, OUTRAGE and JIMI FIANO BAND.Lead Vocalist, for Several Cover Rock Bands in South Florida including FULL CIRCLE,ANGELS WITH DIRTY FACES.Lead Vocalist, for Original Rock Bands 2009 – 2010 LOUD ANGEL, North Florida. 1983 – 1985 THE BONEHEDZNJ.DRUMS:Drummer, Fill – in, for Cover Rock Bands in South Florida, OUTRAGE and others.Drummer, for Peter Lemongello Trio Frank Sinatra and Big Band Tribute 2008 – 20010.TEACH and INSTRUCTION:PRO – ART Art Store Stroudsburg, Pa. Taught Children and Adults Basic to Advanced Art, Art History and Theory.HANDS IN ART Art Instruction, East Stroudsburg, PaHOLLYWOOD COMMUNITY CENTER, Hollywood, Florida.Monroe County Community College, Art Instruction, Stroudsburg, Pa.Private Instructions in Art and Voice in Pa and Fl.

ENTREPRENEUR and CREATOR
MANAGER and PROMOTER
THE BASEMENT GALLERY Stroudsburg, Pa. An Eclectic Gallery. Included a Club for music, poetry
readings, plays, adjacent to a gallery, that included group and solo showings, contests, benefits,
auctions and juried shows. The BASEMENT also included classrooms for instruction
in art, creative writing, music and theatre, All provided in an inspiring, relaxed, funky sheik
environment.
THE BASEMENT GALLERY also launched THE FIRST FRIDAYS in Stroudsburg, Pa.
Which galleries and businesses participated, and cooperated the first Friday of every month to the
benefit of the City of Stroudsburg, by providing after hour services,
refreshments, music, sidewalk sales, and art. Picked up by town management later, to be called
FIRST SATURDAYS.

EVENT COORDINATOR and PROMOTERMAYFEST FESTIVALS was created and designed to be an annual festival to raise awareness of originalmusic, art, and holistic health alternatives and money for the nonprofit art organization entitledTHE WINGED HARE. The MAYFEST FESTIVALS was a two day one night event.Which employed the talents of over forty musicians, artists, lecturers, psychics, and vendors.MAYFESTs premier took place in Brodheadsville on COTTONTAIL GARDENS grounds in May2000 to mark the oncoming of Spring of the new century. Sponsors, Donators, Permits, RadioSpots, and Port-a-Potties were just some of the essentials needed to bring this idea into reality andmake it a success.FOUNDER and CEOPRIMING GROUND ART GROUP, LLCThis Group was hand picked and comprised of six other members, all of which were well versed intheir crafts, for the purpose of creating an interactive art center for the community.This art center was to include an academy, cafe, club, gallery and a hands-on children’s gallery andmuseum.

EXHIBITIONS:
GROUP:
THE ARTS INCUBATOR OF LAUDERHILL, Lauderhill, Florida. “INFINITE VISIONS” at
THE INVERRARY COUNTRY CLUB, Lauderhill, Florida. 2009 Exhibited 5 pieces Mixed Media
Designed Invitations to Showings Opening Night.
THE BIXLER GALLERY Stroudsburg, Pa. “BLUE” Exhibited 1 pastel painting . Sold.

SOLOPRO-ART GALLERY Stroudsburg, Pa. “WORKS IN SURREALISM”HANDS IN ART East Stroudsburg, Pa "EYE 2 HAND”

INSTALLATIONS:
YOUNG AT ART CHILDREN’S MUSEUM SR84 Weston, Florida. 2001 -2002 Commissioned for project to employ recycled material and transform a 6′ × 8′ space into a children’s hands on exhibit. Original design from Conception to completion and strict time constraints "BACK BEAT ALLEY” emerged. set in 1920 prohibition era NYC alleyway. By using art to turn scrap metal and junk into unusual musical instruments, children got to explore sound and sight thru intriguing designs and shapes and colors while learning about recycling, while in a safe and stylized backdrop.

VOLUNTEER:
DEVELOPMENTAL EDUCATION SERVICES of MONROE COUNTY, Inc. Music and Entertainment Coordinator
for Benefits, for three years. Soliciting Entertainers and Advertising Event, using Broadcast Media and
print.
MONROE COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL, Various events donated time, service and artwork.

ORGANIZATIONS
THE ARTS INCUBATOR OF LAUDERHILL , Lauderhill, Florida. Co-op Art group. 2008 – 2010
MONROE COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL, Stroudsburg, Pa. Organization to help promote artists in the area. 1995 –
2000
POCONO ENVIRONMENTAL COALITION AND WILDLIFE SOCIETY, Brodheadsville, Pa. A Nonprofit
Environmental protection organization 1998 – 2000
HANDS IN ART, East Stroudsburg, Pa. co-op art community.
WOMEN’S RESOURCES OF MONROE COUNTY, Shawnee, Pa.

EXTRA ACTIVITIES
Guest Appearances on WNTI College Radio New Jersey, and WSBG (promote MAYFEST FESTIVAL) Clear
Channel Radio Station Stroudsburg, Pa.
Guest Appearances on WESS East Stroudsburg University Radio, East Stroudsburg, Pa.

  • Joined: November 2011
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