Charis Suddaby

Charis Suddaby

Art Department & Painter

  • Location: Yorkshire
  • Career stage: Entry
  • Freelancer: Available

I am a strong scenic painter, prop artist, illustrator, set builder and dresser with an extensive background in fine art painting and drawing, colour theory and design. 

I've previously worked for ITV Studios as a trainee Scenic Artist, as well as on numerous short films and commercials.

Having studied a degree in Film & TV for 4 years at Edinburgh College of Art, I am experienced in budgetting, buying, working with actors and directing an art department team. 

I currently work from my art studio, running workshops, curating exhibitions and accepting commissioned artworks. I am available for freelance work. 

 

Work History

Freelance Painter & Designer - Studio Factotum

Aug 2015 - Jun 2016

Assistant Gallery Manager - Bar Lane Studios, York

May 2015 - Jun 2016

Freelance Scenic Artist - Coronation Street - ITV Studios, Salford

Mar 2015 - Apr 2015

Set Builder/Painter - 'IN EXTREMIS' Short Drama, Hard Fabric Productions

Oct 2013 - Jan 2014

Production Designer - 'NATAN' Documentary, Screenworks Ireland

Sep 2013 - Dec 2013

Art Director/Props Maker - Muckle Hen Productions, Edinburgh

Sep 2012 - Nov 2012

Art Director - 'Flashbulb', Short Film - Edinburgh College of Art

Feb 2012 - Jun 2012

Artist In Residency - Flamborough Head, Manor House

May 2010 - Jul 2010

Education

Film & TV - BA (hons) Degree 2:1 - Edinburgh College of Art

Sep 2010 - Jul 2014

Art & Design - BTEC National Diploma (2 Year) (Triple Distinction) - Leeds College of Art

Sep 2008 - Jul 2010

Skills

  • Art Department
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Photography
  • Art Direction
  • Avid Media Composer
  • Camera Assisting
  • Camera Operation
  • Concept Art
  • Life Drawing and Painting
  • Production Design
  • Props
  • Scenic Art
  • Set Building
  • Set Design
  • Set Dressing

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