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Stella Chang Curriculum Vitae 

Highlight

  • Committed to art full time since 2019 after 13 years of working in the fashion industry

Licensing Representation:

  • I'm represented by US based licensing company, please DM for detail.
  • Creating original artworks licensed to home decor and hospitality industries. Categories including and not limited to Abstract, Abstract Landscape, Floral, Baby, Juvie, Whimsy, Animal, Fashion, Kitchen, Laundry, Living room and more. 

Memberships & Positions

  • Artist Member, Pro Arts Jersey City Org., NJ, Present 
  • Illustrator Member, Society Of Illustrators, NY, Feb. 2021 - Present
  • Artist Member, Dark Yellow Dot Gallery, UK, Jan. 2021 - Present
  • Vice Chair, Salmagundi Junior & Scholarship Committee, NY, May 2020 - 2021
  • Jr. & Scholarship Artist, Salmagundi Club, NY, Nov. 2016 - 2021

Awards & Recognition

  • Short & Long Listed fashion illustrations, Fida Worldwide 5th Fashion Illustration Drawing Award, UK, April 2022
  • Artist Of The Month, Dark Yellow Dot Gallery, UK, Feb 2022
  • Artist Of the Month, Dark Yellow Dot Gallery, UK, March 2021
  • Winner, Carol Teller Award, Salmagundi Club, NY, Jan. 15th 2021 
  • Winner, Anthony Almeida Photography Award, Salmagundi Club, NY, Jan. 2017 & 2018 
  • Finalist, Chester Art Fair, Visual Arts Open Gallery, Chester, UK, Nov. 2017 & 2018
  • Finalist of Artist Grant Spiritus Lumine Dacia Gallery, NY, July 2017
  • Runner Up & Winner of Popular Vote, Cheers! Poster design for Jordan Winery 40th anniv., NY, 2012

Professional Art & Design Experience

  • ModaRévisé Art Studio, Founder & Artist, NY, 2019 - Present
    • Transitioned from a NY based fashion design consultancy into an independent art studio in 2019 to provide licensed art, original paintings and luxury dibond prints for gallery exhibitions and private collections 
  • Select Commercial Client Portfolio
    • Artist & Designer, Kohl’s Dana Buchman, Lauren Conrad, Simply Vera & Sonoma art and product designs, NY, 2018 - present
    • Artist & Designer, Niko Ineko’s textile print & product designs, NY, 2018 - 2019
    • Artist & Designer, Kate Spade graphic and product designs, NY, 2017 - 2018
    • Artist & Designer, Femme De Cupcakes print design & product designs, NY, 2017 - 2018
    • Artist, Stila Cosmetics Eye & Brow Bar Gondola Surface Design, NY, 2016
    • Artist, D Fun Magazine Gift With Purchase T Shirt Designs, Taiwan, 2016 
    • Artist, Bull Thistles, short film movie poster directed by Shawn Spitler, NY, 2016
    • Artist & Designer, Coach’s 75th Anniversary concept art & product design, NY, 2015
    • Artist & Designer, Rag & Bone concept art and product designs, NY, 2015
    • Illustrator, Laughter, Calendar Cover Design for public speaker Ms. Sandra Moulin, FL, 2014 
    • Artist & Designer, LeSportsac textile print & product designs, NY, 2013 - 2014
    • Artist & Designer, Calvin Klein’s concept art & technical design, NY, 2013
    • Illustrator, English 4 Formosa Study Guide Illustrations, NY, 2012-2013
    • Illustrator, Soul Stealer Concept Illustrations, short film directed by Shawn Spitler, NY, 2013
    • Illustrator, Food & Beverage Management Theory & Practice 3 Editions, Taiwan, 2004, 2008, 2009
    • Illustrator, 100 Wishes, by Regan Liu, NY, 2003

Collaborations 

2021 

  • Visual Artist, Singular No. 2 Kintsugi NFT animated painting, Behind The Curtains Media x ModaRévise Art Studio, Tricera Art Gallery, Tokyo Japan, May - Present 
  • Visual Artist, Singular No. 3 Exoskeleton NFT animated painting, Behind The Curtains Media x ModaRévise Art Studio, Opensea.io, NY, May - Present 

Exhibitions 

2022 

  • Exhibiting Artist, The Other Art Fair, TOAF x Saatchi Art, Brooklyn NY, June 02-05

2021

  • Group Exhibition, Art School Dropout, La La Land Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Nov. 21 - Dec. 21
  • Exhibiting Artist, The Other Art Fair, TOAF x Saatchi Art, Brooklyn NY, July 22 - 25
  • Group Exhibition, Intl. Women’s Day, Menduina Schneider Gallery, LA, March 08 - 31 
  • Group Exhibition, KROMATIC@RT, MADS Milano Gallery, MIlano, Italy, Jan. 22 - Feb. 5
  • Group Exhibition, SCNY Jr.  & Scholarship Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NY, Jan. 11 - 29
  • Online Group Exhibition, AAAF NY Org, NY, Dec. 13 2020 - Feb. 13 2021

2020

  • Group Exhibition, SCNY Jr. & Scholarship Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NY

2019

    • Solo Exhibition, Gallery Night in Williamsburg, Min & Mon, NY
    • Group Exhibition, Washington Square Park Outdoor Art Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NY
    • Artist Collaboration, i-Elite Annual Charity Dinner & Art Exhibition, Taiwan
    • Group Exhibition, SCNY Black & White Juried Exhibition, Artsy & Salmagundi Club, NY
    • Group Exhibition, SCNY Jr. & Scholarship Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NY
    • Artist Collaboration, HALS Mission to Mars, Collaboration with Brayden Bugazzi, CA

2018

  • Group Exhibition, Finalist at Visual Art Open Exhibition, Chester Cathedral, Chester, UK
  • Group Exhibition, NYC Artist Residency Exhibition, Dacia Gallery, NY
  • Group Exhibition, SCNY Black & White Juried Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NY
  • Group Exhibition, SCNY Junior & Scholarship Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NY
  • Group Exhibition, All Alumni Exhibition, New York University Kimmel Gallery, NY

2017

  • Group Exhibition, Annual Member Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NY
  • Group Exhibition, Visual Arts Open Exhibition, Chester Art Fair, Chester, UK
  • Group Exhibition, Salmagundi Fall Auction, Salmagundi Club, NY
  • Group Exhibition, Washington Square Park Outdoor Art Exhibition, NY
  • Group Exhibition, Summer Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NY
  • Group Exhibition, All Art + Exhibition, Van Der Plas Gallery, NY
  • Group Exhibition, Spiritus Lumine Group Show, Dacia Gallery, NY
  • Group Exhibition, SCNY Black & White Juried Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NY

2006

  • Solo Exhibition, Jump, Solo Video Installation, NYU Rosenberg Gallery, NY

Non-Exclusive Galleries

  • Dark Yellow Dot Gallery, UK 2021 - Present
  • Tricera Tokyo, Japan 2019 - Present
  • ArtVogue Gallery, UK 2017 - Present 

Residencies & Workshops

  • Fashion Workshop, Handbags Pattern Making, Filo Firenze Fashion Academy, Florence, Italy 2019
  • Artist Residency, Figurative Painting, Dacia Gallery, NY, 2018 
  • Workshop, Iconography, Dacia Gallery, NY, 2018 
  • Residency, Summer Resident, Dacia Gallery, NY, 2016

Select Private Collectors

  • M. Pelios, Staten Island, NY 2022
  • J. Kao, Seattle, WA 2022
  • N. Carson, Peapack, NJ 2022
  • A. Miller, Dearborn, MI 2021
  • L. Cadena, Brighton, MI 2021
  • E. Tsai, Arcadia, CA 2021
  • A. Doolin, Troy, MI 2021
  • E. Schneider. Waukesha, WI 2021
  • R. Chang, Taipei, Taiwan 2021
  • V. Crosbie, GA, 2021
  • A. Tava, Weehawken, NJ, 2021
  • I. Tung, Houston, 2020
  • T. Henderson, Kingsport, TN, 2020
  • J. Tava, NY, 2020
  • N. Zhao, Smyrna, GA, 2020
  • W. Lin, Vancouver, Canada, 2020
  • E. Miller, Los Angeles, 2020
  • S. Moulin, Saratoga, FL, 2020
  • M. Carlow, Lorton, VA, 2020
  • E. Wang, Seattle, 2020
  • C. A. Moore, Weehawken, NJ, 2019
  • M. Farooqi, NY, 2019
  • S. Torrison, NY, 2019
  • D. De Santis, NY, 2019  
  • Art Vogue Gallery Private Collector, UK, 2019
  • H. Akers, NY, 2018
  • Art Vogue Gallery Private Collector, UK, 2018
  • Artvogue Gallery Private Collector, UK, 2017

DESIGN EXPERIENCE: (Complete fashion C.V. can be viewed on linkedin)

  • Spec’d Studio, CoFounder & Chief Creative Officer, NY, 2019 - Feb. 2022
    • Provided product design, project management and production services to major fashion brands, licensing companies, and fashion startups ranging from handbags, footwear, to jewelry.
  • GLG Group, Fashion Council Consultant, NY, 2018 - Present 
  • ModaRévisé LLC, Founder & Creative Director, NY, 2015 - 2019
    • Technical design & production consultant to Coach, Kate Spade, Madewell, Rag & Bone, Kohl’s.
    • Certified vendor to licensing companies: Collection 18 and Axis Promotions

Design Awards, Recognition, & Memberships

  • Accessories Council, Member, NY, 2019 - 2021 
  • Winner, Communication Arts Illustration Award of Excellence, Jean Care Package Design, NY, 2017 
  • Letter Of Recognition, Anna Wintour, Black Iris Clutch Design, NY 2012
  • Top 35 Emerging Designers in NYC, Handbag Designer 101 x Swarovski Crystal, NY, 2010

SKILLS

Language: Fluent in English & Mandarin Chinese 

Art & Design: Watercolor, ink Illustration, handbags, small leather goods, pattern making, hardware, and jewelry design.  

3D design & 3D printing: ZBrush, Clo3D, Key Shot

Software programs: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and  Microsoft Suite 

Video: Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, LumaFusion  

EDUCATION:

Clo3D 3D Modeling & Patternmaking Workshop, Kazuyo Nakano, NY, 2020

Leather Handbags & SLG Pattern Making, Filo Firenze Fashion Academy, Florence, Italy, 2019 

Certificate in 3D Rapid Prototype, Modeling, and Scanning, New York University, NY, 2015 - 2016 

Certificate in Wedding Gown Pattern Making, Instituto di Moda Burgo, Milano, Italy, 2009 

Bachelors of Fine Arts, New York University, NY, 2006 

REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST:

Janet Brignola-Tava, Founder of Tava Art Studio 

Leena Gurevich-Nunez, Vice President Of Accessories Council  

Robert W. Pillsbury, President of Salmagundi Club (Ret.)

Suzanne Torrison, Design Director of Collection XVIII (Ret.)