Rosemary Babikan ~ Multi Media Artist
Worked toward Bachelor of Fine Arts at Mundelein College in Chicago
Graduate of the American Academy of Art in Chicago
Studied Watercolor under Watercolorist Irving Shapiro
Studied Anatomy and Life Drawing with and mentored by Bill Parks
Further Studies in Watercolor, Drawing, Painting, Ceramics, Mold Making, Metal Smithing, Paper Sculpting
Pen and Ink drawings in Illustration for Companies and Children’s Books 1986 – 1990, 2010 – present
On Contract as Designer for Diana Knickerbocker of Knickerbocker Doll Co. July 1999 – 2001
Designed, sketched, and did prototype work for porcelain dolls and their costumes.
Designing, sculpting, and marketing in conjunction with Markus Engel of Engel Puppen Dolls in Roedental, Bavaria, Germany. October 2008 – 2010
Designing and creating quality and costume jewelry for girls and women in wire working and metal smithing. https://www.etsy.com/shop/GirlsRings?ref=hdr_shop_menu
Running an Etsy store, Ring Around by Rosie 2011 – present
Raising hundreds of Butterflies to help save the Monarch from disappearing. Writing, recording, filming, and movie making about the beautiful creatures.
Summers of 2011 – present