Christina has worked as an artist in animation, publishing, advertising,
and design for several years. Her work appears in books, magazines,
food products, and in animated TV series, features and commercials.
She has been employed as an illustrator, supervisor, sr. background artist,
matte painter, character designer, portrait enhancer and has her own
successful illustration business. She has recently completed her
Bachelor of Design degree in Illustration
at the Ontario College of Art and Design.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Bachelor of Design, Illustration, Ontario College of Art & Design
-experienced in drawing, painting and design in a variety of mediums and styles
-excellent writing, communication, leadership, marketing, research and computer skills
-well organised, amiable, sociable, educated, multi tasker, ambitious, talented, confident
-works well independently or in a group
-able to meet challenging deadlines on budget in a fast paced environment
-outstanding leadership, supervision and teaching abilities
-skills include illustration, design, animation, advertising, story boards, graphic novels,
colour design, background location design, layouts, childrens books, cartoons, caricatures,
characters, visual development, medical illustration, Photoshop


Christina Rother
376 Ashdale Ave.
Toronto, ON
M4L 2Z2
Phone: (416) 465-7799
E mail: christinarother@look.ca
Web site: www.christinarother.com


2009 to current
Background Performer
Film and Television

2008
Portrait Painter/Enhancer
Brushstrokes Fine Art

Childrens Book Illustrator
Scholastic Canada
A Fish Tale

Baseline / McGraw
El Rey Inmaduro
(The Immature King)

2007
Childrens Book Illustrator:
Harcourt publishing (US):
Discovery in Egypt
Twisted

2005-2007
Bachelor of Design, Illustration
Ontario College of Art and Design

2004-2005
Childrens Book Illustrator
Rosa Wesley (US)
We See Them Grow

McGraw Hill Ryerson (US)
Specific Skills For Reading
Multiple Skills

Zaner-Bloser (US)
When We Were One

1992-2003
Sr. Background Artist
Nelvana
Animated TV series:
Franklin The Turtle, Little Bear, Mythic Warriors,
Redwall, Magic School Bus, Tales From The CryptKeeper,
Eek The Cat

Background Artist for Video Covers:
The World Of Little Bear, Little Bear Grandmother's
House, Little Bear Seasons, Franklin Goes To School,
Franklin Tells Time

1993
Background Artist
Phoenix Animation
Animated TV Series:
The Magic Adventures Of Mumfie

1989-1992
Self Employed Illustrator
Package and Food Illustration for Design Studios:
Hunter Straker, Hemisphere Studios, Dollery Rudman
Design, Strategies International
Clients:
Lipton, Heinz, Post, Clark, Galerie Au Chocolat,
Five Roses

Advertising Illustrator
Advertising Agencies:
Kornblum, Wolfe Bros., SMW, Yellowich and Cook,
Tangerine Communications and Design
Clients:
Pharma Plus, Johnnie Walker, B.B. Bargoons,
Golden Leaf Bakery, Ciba -Geigy

Editorial Illustrator
Chickadee, Select Homes & Food, Focus on York,
OE &M, Benefits Canada, Carswell Legal Publications

Book Illustrator
Harlequin: "A Nice Murder for Mom" by James Yaffe
McCelland & Stewart: "The Burning of the Rose" by
Ruth Nichols

Ink & Paint & Rendering Artist
Mammoth Animation
K mart

1984-1989
Ink & Paint & Rendering Artist
Animation House
Animated TV Commercials:
Bata, Bell, CJCL, Crayola, Comedy Mill, CBC, Certs,
Cadbury's, Coors, Dentyne, Duncan Hines, Eaton's, Heinz,
Hostess, Kellogg's, 3M, Lipton, Post, Planters,
Panasonic, Pizza Hut, Purina, Raid, Rowntree, Shell,
Stouffer's, Seagrams, Tetley, Green Giant, Wintario

1983-1985
Editorial Illustrator
Toronto Tonight, Ontario Out of Doors, The Leafs

Childrens Book Illustrator
"The Not Impossible Summer" by Sue Ann Alderson

1981-1983
Ink & Paint & Rendering Artist
Animation Studios:
Nelvana, NAC, Omnibus, MS Art Service, Grafilm,
Peter Hitchcock Productions, Here's How Productions

1978-1981
Ink & Paint Supervisor
Cinera Productions
Animated TV Commercials:
BC, The Bay, Del Monte, Gillette, Post, Wrangler,
Canadian Tire, Quaker, Green Giant, Uniroyal

1974-1978
Student
Ontario College of Art & Design
Illustration