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Full name

Eiji Matthews

Title

Teaching Artist, Illustrator

Location

Philadelphia, PA

Blurb

Visual Artist with a passion for comics and the many ways that one can express their thoughts in different art mediums.

Biography

History:

The MD LLC was founded in 2015. It was started as a mobile teaching company to collaborate with local schools and universities on science, technology, and engineering or S.T.E.M. classes.

In 2016, The MD LLC expanded their services to include art classes as well as continuing with S.T.E.M. classes throughout the Philadelphia area. It was also during this time that The MD LLC started offering classes in Creative Writing and Character Design.

Since its founding, The MD LLC has provided lessons in S.T.E.A.M., specializing in Creative Writing, Character Design and Comic Illustration Layout for over 7 organizations, and over 3,000 students in the Philadelphia area.

Current Goals: The MD LLC is planning to add character design and layout commissions for private clients in the very near future.

Experience

Creative Writing Visual Artist

Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership

Philadelphia, PA · 04/2016 – 06/21/2016

Creative Writing Teacher

LNSEC

Washington, DC · 07/2015 – 07/2015

Visual Arts Teacher

Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership

Philadelphia, PA · 06/2010 – 07/2010

Visual Arts Teacher

Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership

Philadelphia, PA · 07/2009 – 07/2009

Teaching Artist

Moore College of Art & Design

Philadelphia, PA · 07/22/2019 – 08/02/2019

In the Young Artists Workshop, I worked with students in grades 6th-12th, teaching students how to create characters and Japanese style (manga) comics.

Education

Non Degree Program

University of Toronto

Toronto, Canada · 08/2013 – 10/2013

Bachelor’s of Science in Communications

Art Institute of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA · – 2008

Clients

LSNEC PAEP Moore College of Art & Design

Specialties

Comic book design, Creative Writing, Character Design, Creative Direction, Art Education

Skills

Illustration, Character Design, Comic book design, Creative Writing

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