D a s h a    Y i l d i r i m
SKILLS
Focused, Fast Learner, Hard Working, Clear Communicator

Ceramics - Porcelain, Slip Casting, Plaster Mold Making, Glaze Mixing, Hand-building, Decals, China Painting, Porcelain Doll Making, Jewelry Design & Production

Plastics - Silicone Mold Making, Polyurethane Resin, Epoxy Resin, Prototype Creation for Casting, Flocking

Painting and Drawing - Illustration, Botanical Illustration, Watercolour, Gouache, Plein Air, Observational Drawing, Painting, Charcoal, Graphite, Pigment Mixing & Paint Making

Paper - Bookbinding (Hardcover + Softcover), Popup Card Design

Textiles - Machine Sewing, Pattern Drafting for Miniature Clothing, Miniature Leather working, Handsewing


EDUCATION
2016-2020 Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Vancouver, BC

2012-2016 Bilkent Laboratory International School, International Baccalaurate Diploma

LANGUAGES
English, Turkish, Russian


SOFTWARE
- Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
- Zbrush
- Procreate
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS 2019 Illustration Department Show, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC

2018 Strange Creatures, James Black Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2017 The Foundation Show, The Concourse Gallery, Vancouver, BC


PRINT PUBLICATIONS
2020 Raincity Illustration Annual Calendar

2019 The Tyee, feature, “Undone: A Newcomer’s Story”

2019 WOO Publication 2019 Fall Issue, feature, “Super Squeaky, Extra Clean”


SCHOLARSHIPS + GRANTS
2016-2020 Youth and Sports Ministry of Turkey - National Athlete Scholarship


AWARDS
2020 BMO 1st Art! Awards Nomination

2016-2020 Government of Turkey Merit Scholarship

2015 Silver Key and Honourable Mention, Scholastic Art and Writing Award 



All images © 2018-2020 Derya Yildirim. All rights reserved.