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MERGING THE PLAYFUL and CUTE WITH A BOLD, graphicTOUCH

MERGING THE PLAYFUL and CUTE WITH A BOLD, graphic TOUCH

MERGING THE PLAYFUL and CUTE WITH A BOLD, graphic TOUCH

HI, I'M JEWEL.

HI, I'M JEWEL.

I'M AN ILLUSTRATOR AND GRAPHIC DESIGNER BASED IN TORONTO, ON WITH AN AFFINITY FOR MERGING THE PLAYFUL AND CUTE WITH A BOLD, GRAPHIC TOUCH. MY PERSONAL PRACTICE CONCENTRATES ON EXPLORING CONTEMPORARY ISSUES THROUGH THE LENS OF MY MIXED-FILIPINO HERITAGE, AND AN INTERSECTIONAL FEMINIST PERSPECTIVE. USING STYLIZED IMAGERY AND BRIGHT COLOURS, MY AIM IS TO CREATE VISUALLY UPLIFTING WORK THAT IS ALSO CONCEPTUALLY IMPACTFUL.

I GRADUATED WITH AN HONOURS BACHELORS OF DESIGN (BDES, HONS) WITH A MINOR IN ILLUSTRATION FROM OCAD UNIVERSITY. AT THE MOMENT, I AM CONTINUING MY STUDIES AT THE INSTITUTION AS A MASTERS OF DESIGN CANDIDATE (MDES) IN THE INTERDISCIPLINARY MASTERS IN ART, MEDIA, AND DESIGN PROGRAM. YOU CAN ALSO FIND ME ON THE STUDENT UNION GRADUATE CAUCUS OR RUNNING OCAD ARTIST ALLEY WITH A FEW OF MY FRIENDS.

INTP/SAGITTARIUS/HOBBYIST CLASSICAL PIANIST/MATCHA LATTE ENJOYER

INTP/SAGITTARIUS/
HOBBYIST CLASSICAL PIANIST/MATCHA LATTE ENJOYER

ORGANIZATIONS AND ACTIVITIES

GRADUATE CAUCUS - IAMD PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE

PRESENT

EXECUTIVE TEAM MEMBER - LEAD

OCADU ARTIST ALLEY

FEATURED ARTIST AND COHORT MEMBER

FINELINE CO-LAB

EXECUTIVE TEAM MEMBER - ILLUSTRATOR AND GRAPHIC DESIGNER

OCAD ARTIST ALLEY

2023

2023

PRESENT

OCAD STUDENT UNION

EDUCATION

INTERDISCIPLINARY MASTERS IN ART, MEDIA, AND DESIGN (MDES)

PRESENT

OCAD UNIVERSITY

2023

BACHELORS OF DESIGN, HONOURS (BDES), MINOR IN ILLUSTRATION

OCAD UNIVERSITY

2019

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION - LIFE DRAWING FOR ANIMATION

HUMBER COLLEGE

2019

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION - INTRODUCTION TO 3D ANIMATION

HUMBER COLLEGE

CV

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

FREELANCE ILLUSTRATOR AND GRAPHIC DESIGNER

2023-2024

TORONTO METROPOLITAN
UNIVERSITY MEDICAL
PHYSICS DEPARTMENT

FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER

MORAVIAN ACADEMY

DESIGN LEAD

FINELINE

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

FINELINE

2023

FREELANCE ILLUSTRATOR

CAMP QUEST

2022-2023

FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER

FINELINE

ZIFT SOLUTIONS

FREELANCE ILLUSTRATOR

2022-2023

2022-2023

FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER

HIGHWIRE COLLECTIVE

2022

ILLUSTRATION AND GRAPHIC DESIGN ASSOCIATE 

PARTIAL GALLERY

POST GROWTH SUMMIT

DESIGN LEAD

2022

2021-2022

FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER

LINUX FOUNDATION

2023

2023

2023

2021

FREELANCE ILLUSTRATOR

OCADU STUDENT UNION

MASK4AID,
ARTWORXTO,
CAST PUBLIC ARTS,
WATERFRONT BIA

DESIGN LEAD

2021

FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER

2021

CAST PORTFOLIO

OCAD UNIVERSITY 

RESEARCH ASSISTANT - OFFICE OF GRADUATE STUDIES,
SUPPORTING DEAN OF GRADUATE STUDIES

PRESENT

EXHIBITIONS AND MARKETS

MESSODOLOGY - IAMD FIRST-YEAR EXHIBITION

FINELINE - FEATURED LAUNCH COLLECTION

OCAD STUDENT UNION ART FAIR

2023

TORONTO DIVERSITY FESTIVAL

2023

OCAD ARTIST ALLEY 2023

2023

FINELINE AT GRADEX 108

DEMOCRACYXCHANGE

2023

2023

GRADEX 108

2023

VALENTINES ARTIST ALLEY

POST GROWTH SUMMIT

2022

2022

OCAD ARTIST ALLEY 2022

2023

2023

2023

2019

OCAD UNIVERSITY FIRST-YEAR GENERAL DESIGN EXHIBITION

IAMD WORKS-IN-PROGRESS EXHIBITION

2024

SPRING OCAD ARTIST ALLEY

2024

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

ALBERT FISHER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

2023

OCAD UNIVERSITY GRADUATE DEAN'S SCHOLARSHIP

2023

PRESS AND PUBLICATIONS

2023

"HOW TO INTEGRATE SMALL PRINTS INTO THE HOME" - FINELINE.ART

"NEXT-GEN TORONTO DESIGNERS - ONES TO WATCH" - INTERIOR DESIGN SHOW TORONTO

"ARTIST SPOTLIGHT - MARCH 2023" - FINELINE.ART

2023

2023

2023

"POLICY REFLECTIONS: REIMAGINING ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN A POST GROWTH WORLD"
OCAD UNIVERSITY CULTURAL POLICY HUB

2023

"OCADU LAUNCHES FINELINE.ART IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS" - OCAD UNIVERSITY

"2023-2024 DONOR IMAPCT REPORT" - OCAD UNIVERSITY

2024

"AT THE INTERSECTION OF ART AND DESIGN: JEWEL PAVAO" - FINELINE.ART

2024

OCAD ARTIST ALLEY HOLIDAY HANGOUT

"FROM APPLICANT TO VENDOR: CRAFTING YOUR ARTIST ALLEY APPLICATION"
OCAD ARTIST ALLEY SUMMER SOCIAL

"UTOPIA GUIDED TOUR" - INDUSTRY NIGHT AT GRADEX108

"POST GROWTH CREATIVE PANEL" - POST GROWTH SUMMIT

2022

2023

2023

2023

WORKSHOPS, PANELS, AND TALKS

OCAD UNIVERSITY

EDUCATION

INTERDISCIPLINARY MASTERS IN ART, MEDIA, AND DESIGN (MDES)

2023

2023

BACHELORS OF DESIGN, HONOURS
(BDES), MINOR IN ILLUSTRATION

OCAD UNIVERSITY

2019

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION:
LIFE DRAWING FOR ANIMATION

HUMBER COLLEGE

HUMBER COLLEGE

2019

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION:
INTRODUCTION TO 3D ANIMATION

2021-2022

FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER

LINUX FOUNDATION

2021

FREELANCE ILLUSTRATOR

OCAD STUDENT UNION

SELECTED EXPERIENCE

TMU MEDICAL PHYSICS DEPARTMENT

FREELANCE ILLUSTRATOR AND
GRAPHIC DESIGNER

2023

2023

DESIGN LEAD

FINELINE

CAMP QUEST

FREELANCE ILLUSTRATOR

2023

FINELINE

FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER

2022-2023

HIGHWIRE COLLECTIVE

FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER

2022-2023

2022-2023

FREELANCE ILLUSTRATOR

ZIFT SOLUTIONS

2022

PARTIAL GALLERY

ILLUSTRATION AND GRAPHIC
DESIGN ASSOCIATE

MASK4AID, ARTWORXTO, WATERFRONT
BIA, CAST PUBLIC ARTS

DESIGN LEAD

2021

CAST PORTFOLIO

FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER

2021

ORGANIZATIONS AND
ACTIVITIES

OCAD STUDENT UNION

GRADUATE CAUCUS - IAMD
STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE

PRESENT

PRESENT

EXECUTIVE TEAM MEMBER -
LEAD

OCAD ARTIST ALLEY

2023

FEATURED ARTIST AND
COHORT MEMBER

FINELINE CO-LAB

OCAD ARTIST ALLEY

2022-2023

EXECUTIVE TEAM MEMBER -
ILLUSTRATOR AND GRAPHIC
DESIGNER

WORKSHOPS
AND PANELS

OCAD ARTIST ALLEY
HOLIDAY HANGOUT

2023

2023

"FROM APPLICANT TO VENDOR:
CRAFTING YOUR ARTIST ALLEY APPLICATION + Q&A" - OCAD ARTIST ALLEY SUMMER SOCIAL

2023

"UTOPIA GUIDED TOUR"
- INDUSTRY NIGHT AT
GRADEX 108

"POST GROWTH CREATIVE PANEL" - POST
GROWTH SUMMIT

2022

2023

DEMOCRACYXCHANGE

2023

VALENTINES ARTIST ALLEY

EXHIBITIONS AND
MARKETS

MESSODOLOGY: IAMD
FIRST-YEAR EXHIBITION

2023

2023

FINELINE FEATURED
LAUNCH COLLECTION

OCAD STUDENT UNION
ART FAIR

2023

OCAD ARTIST ALLEY 2023

2023

TORONTO DIVERSITY FESTIVAL

2023

2023

FINELINE AT GRADEX 108

GRADEX 108

POST GROWTH SUMMIT

2022

OCAD ARTIST ALLEY 2022

2022

OCAD UNIVERSITY FIRST-YEAR
GENERAL DESIGN EXHIBITION

2019

2023

AWARDS AND
SCHOLARSHIPS

ALBERT FISHER
MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

2023

2023

OCAD UNIVERSITY GRADUATE DEAN'S SCHOLARSHIP

PRESS AND
PUBLICATIONS

"OCADU LAUNCHES FINELINE.ART IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS" 
- OCAD UNIVERSITY

2023

2023

"HOW TO INTEGRATE SMALL PRINTS INTO THE HOME"
- FINELINE

2023

"NEXT-GEN TORONTO DESIGNERS - ONES TO WATCH" - INTERIOR DESIGN SHOW TORONTO

"ARTIST SPOTLIGHT - MARCH 2023" - FINELINE

2023

2023

"POLICY REFLECTIONS: REIMAGINING ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN
A POST-GROWTH WORLD" OCAD UNIVERSITY
POLICY HUB

CV

CV

HI, I'M JEWEL.

HI, I'M JEWEL.

I'M AN ILLUSTRATOR AND GRAPHIC DESIGNER BASED IN TORONTO, ON WITH AN AFFINITY FOR MERGING THE PLAYFUL AND CUTE WITH A BOLD, GRAPHIC TOUCH. MY PERSONAL PRACTICE CONCENTRATES ON EXPLORING CONTEMPORARY ISSUES THROUGH THE LENS OF MY MIXED-FILIPINO HERITAGE, AND AN INTERSECTIONAL FEMINIST PERSPECTIVE. USING STYLIZED IMAGERY AND BRIGHT COLOURS, MY AIM IS TO CREATE VISUALLY UPLIFTING WORK THAT IS ALSO CONCEPTUALLY IMPACTFUL.

I GRADUATED WITH AN HONOURS BACHELORS OF DESIGN (BDES, HONS) WITH A MINOR IN ILLUSTRATION FROM OCAD UNIVERSITY. AT THE MOMENT, I AM CONTINUING MY STUDIES AT THE INSTITUTION AS A MASTERS OF DESIGN CANDIDATE (MDES) IN THE INTERDISCIPLINARY MASTERS IN ART, MEDIA, AND DESIGN PROGRAM WHILE CONTINUING MY FREELANCE PRACTICE. YOU CAN ALSO FIND ME ON THE STUDENT UNION GRADUATE CAUCUS OR RUNNING OCAD ARTIST ALLEY WITH A FEW OF MY FRIENDS.

PRESS AND
PUBLICATIONS

"OCADU LAUNCHES FINELINE.ART IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS" 
- OCAD UNIVERSITY

2023

2023

"HOW TO INTEGRATE SMALL PRINTS INTO THE HOME"
- FINELINE

2023

"NEXT-GEN TORONTO DESIGNERS - ONES TO WATCH" - INTERIOR DESIGN SHOW TORONTO

"ARTIST SPOTLIGHT - MARCH 2023" - FINELINE

2023

2023

"POLICY REFLECTIONS: REIMAGINING ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN
A POST-GROWTH WORLD" OCAD UNIVERSITY
POLICY HUB

AWARDS AND
SCHOLARSHIPS

ALBERT FISHER
MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

2023

2023

OCAD UNIVERSITY GRADUATE DEAN'S SCHOLARSHIP

ORGANIZATIONS AND
ACTIVITIES

OCAD STUDENT UNION

GRADUATE CAUCUS - IAMD
STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE

PRESENT

PRESENT

EXECUTIVE TEAM MEMBER -
LEAD

OCAD ARTIST ALLEY

2023

FEATURED ARTIST AND
COHORT MEMBER

FINELINE CO-LAB

OCAD ARTIST ALLEY

2022-2023

EXECUTIVE TEAM MEMBER -
ILLUSTRATOR AND GRAPHIC
DESIGNER

SELECTED EXPERIENCE

TMU MEDICAL PHYSICS DEPARTMENT

2024

FREELANCE ILLUSTRATOR AND
GRAPHIC DESIGNER

FINELINE

DESIGN LEAD

2023

CAMP QUEST

2023

FREELANCE ILLUSTRATOR

2022-2023

FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER

FINELINE

HIGHWIRE COLLECTIVE

FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER

2022-2023

ZIFT SOLUTIONS

FREELANCE ILLUSTRATOR

2022-2023

PARTIAL GALLERY

ILLUSTRATION AND GRAPHIC
DESIGN ASSOCIATE

2022

LINUX FOUNDATION

FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER

2021-2022

OCAD STUDENT UNION

FREELANCE ILLUSTRATOR

2021

2021

2021

CAST PORTFOLIO

FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER

DESIGN LEAD

MASK4AID, ARTWORXTO, WATERFRONT
BIA, CAST PUBLIC ARTS

OCAD UNIVERSITY

RESEARCH ASSISTANT - OFFICE OF GRADUATE STUDIES, SUPPORTING DEAN OF GRADUATE STUDIES

PRESENT

EDUCATION

OCAD UNIVERSITY

INTERDISCIPLINARY MASTERS IN ART, MEDIA, AND DESIGN (MDES)

PRESENT

2023

2019

2019

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION:
INTRODUCTION TO 3D ANIMATION

HUMBER COLLEGE

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION:
LIFE DRAWING FOR ANIMATION

HUMBER COLLEGE

BACHELORS OF DESIGN, HONOURS
(BDES), MINOR IN ILLUSTRATION

OCAD UNIVERSITY

2023

DEMOCRACYXCHANGE

2023

VALENTINES ARTIST ALLEY

EXHIBITIONS AND
MARKETS

MESSODOLOGY: IAMD
FIRST-YEAR EXHIBITION

2023

2023

FINELINE FEATURED
LAUNCH COLLECTION

OCAD STUDENT UNION
ART FAIR

2023

OCAD ARTIST ALLEY 2023

2023

TORONTO DIVERSITY FESTIVAL

2023

2023

FINELINE AT GRADEX 108

GRADEX 108

POST GROWTH SUMMIT

2022

OCAD ARTIST ALLEY 2022

2022

OCAD UNIVERSITY FIRST-YEAR
GENERAL DESIGN EXHIBITION

2019

2023

SPRING OCAD ARTIST ALLEY

2024

2024

IAMD WORKS-IN-PROGRESS 

EXHIBITION

WORKSHOPS
AND PANELS

OCAD ARTIST ALLEY
HOLIDAY HANGOUT

2023

2023

"FROM APPLICANT TO VENDOR:
CRAFTING YOUR ARTIST ALLEY APPLICATION + Q&A" - OCAD ARTIST ALLEY SUMMER SOCIAL

2023

"UTOPIA GUIDED TOUR"
- INDUSTRY NIGHT AT
GRADEX 108

"POST GROWTH CREATIVE PANEL" - POST
GROWTH SUMMIT

2022

CV

PRESS AND
PUBLICATIONS

"OCADU LAUNCHES FINELINE.ART IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS" 
- OCAD UNIVERSITY

2023

2023

"HOW TO INTEGRATE SMALL PRINTS INTO THE HOME"
- FINELINE

2023

"NEXT-GEN TORONTO DESIGNERS - ONES TO WATCH" - INTERIOR DESIGN SHOW TORONTO

"ARTIST SPOTLIGHT - MARCH 2023" - FINELINE

2023

2023

"POLICY REFLECTIONS:

REIMAGINING ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN A POST-GROWTH WORLD"

OCAD UNIVERSITY POLICY HUB

"2023-2024 DONOR IMPACT
REPORT" - OCAD UNIVERSITY

2024

"AT THE INTERSECTION OF ART AND DESIGN: JEWEL PAVAO"

FINELINE.ART

2024