Lee E. Gaskins III

Creating professional artwork from traditional hand-painted illustration and fine art, to digital painting, illustration, multimedia and animation. Graphical solutions for your company and/or project. It's just a phone call or e-mail away.


    * A proven and reliable detailed-minded traditional illustrator/artist.
    * Computer Animator: Titles, Video game graphics, and animated storybooks.
    * Amiga, Macintosh, IBM computer, Video Toaster and graphic workstation experience.
    * 12-bit to 24-bit animation, illustration and multimedia graphics for various clients.
    * Experienced with many 2D and 3D animation and illustrative software.
    * Creative and hard-working, dedicated and easy to work with.
    * The positive intangibles that no one else does.


    * Attended Kean College/ Certification to Teach Art. 1987.
    * Graduated School of Visual Arts, N.Y.C./ B.A. in Illustration and Animation Art. 1984.
    * Graduated Union College, Cranford N.J./ A.A. in Horticulture. 1980

Art and Art Education Positions:

    * Educator of Art- Linden Academy, Linden Board of Education  2003- present. Tenured.
    * Educator of Art- McManus Middle School, Linden Board of Education 1993 to 2003. Tenured.
    * Bergen Community College- Computer Graphics/Animation/ Commercial Illustration Instructor.
      1992 to 1995.

    * Macintosh, PC-based  and Amiga Computer Instruction.
    * Teacher of `Intro. to Computer Graphics' and `Computer Animation' classes.
    * Traditional Commercial Illustrator. 1984 to present.
    *  Instruction of Painting/Animation software: Promotion 4.7, Photoshop CS, Coel Painter 8, etc.

Commercial  Illustrator 1988 to present:

Clients include:
    * Silver Burdett & Ginn Co- Morristown, NJ.
    * The Laser's Edge
    * EarthDayGlobal
    * Hydeaway Studios   United Kingdom
    *  Black Rills  Records
    *  N2-Game Inc.

    *  Book illustration
    *  CD album art
    *   Logo design
    *   Splash screens

Commercial Computer Graphics/Animator. 1988 to present:

Clients include:
    * Software Specialties  Rosedale, CA
    * Hughes Optical/ US Government ( Star Wars Development ), Danbury, CN.
    * Carrier Corporation (Southern Technologies).
    * Somerset Hills School, Warren, NJ. and many small businesses and corporations.
    * Private Art Adult and Student Instruction. Fanwood, N.J. 1990 to present.
    * Computer Graphics and Video Production Training 1989- present.


   * 2D computer animation
   *  2D computer  special effects
   *  Computer training/instruction
   *  Real-time computer  graphic illustration in  design  meetings

Computer  Game Design:

Clients include:
    * Maxis Software ( Sim City )
    * H & S Software
    * N2- Game


   *  Graphics for Expansion packs
   *   Tool and icon design
   *   Total Game design, concept art, tiles, textures, painting.

Business Experience:

    * Commodore Business Machines- 1988-1993 Technical Support Manager and Multimedia
        Instruction for the N.Y. Metropolitan area.

    * Software and hardware support for dealers, V.A.R.s, O.E.M.s and Fortune 500 marketplace.
    * Design and implementing PC multimedia/graphic s  oftware for dealers, V.A.R.s, O.E.M.s and
       Fortune 500 marketplace.
    * Setting up and installing multimedia graphics systems.
    * Consultant to dealers, V.A.R.s, O.E.M.s anf Fortune 500 companies.

Accomplishes include:
    * Number one region in sales, in the U.S.A. for 4 years in a row.

Clients include:

    * N.B.C.- N.Y.C., NY.
    * C.B.S.- N.Y.C., NY.
    * Colgate-Palmolive Corp. Piscataway, NJ
    * Squibb Corp.- New Brunswick, NJ.
    * Merrill Heater Productions- Beverly Hills, CA (creator of tv game shows)
    * Sun Computers- Northport, NY.
    * Hudson County Vocational Tech. School- Seacaucus, NJ.
    * Dak Productions, New Brunswick, NJ.
    * Fairleigh Dickinson University, Rutherford, NJ.
    * and a large number of N.J. High Schools and Boards of Education and additional companies.


    * `Village on the Green' Exhibit in Union, N.J. 1984.
    * Exhibited in `Three' Art Show at Watchung Arts Center. 1991.
    * Artwork is in various private collections in the U.S.A.

Special Activities:

    * Computer Graphics and Animation. 1987 to present.
    * Author of Novels for young adults. 1988 to present.
    * Designs and Art set rendering for plays and musicals 1980 to present

Portfolio available upon request.  See guest book for references and comments.