About

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BIO

Khari Saffo, Founder and CEO of Khari Creates LLC. I draw cartoons and design clothing. I also make sculptures out of cardboard.

RESUME/CV

Education

 

2015-2018           MFA- University of Hawaii at Manoa Department of Art and Art    

                            History (area of specialization-sculpture)

 

2015                      BA- Denison University Department of Art and Art History

 

Professional Experience

2017                      Released Dana Jones "The Original Cool Kid" film

2016                     Painted Mural for "Art at Large Project" at University of Hawaii at Manoa

2016                      Cool Kool Shirts Brand selling at Mori Store

2016                      Designed shirt for Failed Orbit Records

 

2015-present         Ka Leo Newspaper Comics Editor

                              Duties: hiring and managing cartoonists and designing the  

                              Comics page each week for the Ka Leo Newspaper

 

2015-2016        Kennedy Theater Production Assistant

                            Duties: woodworking and taking apart sets for various   

                            theatre production.

 

2013-2015         Denison Art Museum Assistant

              Duties: Cataloging art pieces,

              taking photos, rehousing art pieces, and

              giving museum tours

 

 

2013                    Comics Drawing Jam at Wexner Center of the Arts

                            Duties: Instructed a K-12th grade comics drawing workshop during       

                            the grand opening of The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum

 

2012                    Animated ending credits for the short film “The Big West” directed  

                             by Gus Pewe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exhibitions

 

2016                  Curated “Thots Series-1.” featuring artist Dana Jones at GRRIC 

                          Contemporary, Honolulu, Hawaii (Solo)

 

2016                  “Winter Break/ Summer Vacation.” Hide Out gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii

                          (Group)

 

2014                  “Curiosity Ignites.” Denison Art Museum, Granville, Ohio (Group)

 

2014                  “Optica Fascinato.” Denison Art department, Granville, Ohio (Solo)

 

 

Awards and Honors

 

2014                   AICUO EVA Award Nominee

 

Related Skills

                           CS6 Flash, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro X, Drawing, Screen        

                               Printing, 2D Animation, and Comfortable with Mac and PC 

                               Computers.