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JOSHUA TEMKIN
BIO

Joshua Temkin earned his BFA Degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara with an emphasis in studio art and graphic design with a Minor in Music, Joshua Temkin brings a unique and skilled perspective to every project.  It is always of the utmost importance for him to work directly with you, the client, to hear and understand your needs, enabling him to identify the most effective solution for your project. In his professional and commercial career, he has worked with businesses of all sizes ranging from small start-ups to large successful corporations. He has worked with CEOs, film & production companies, record labels, distribution companies, actors, musicians, models, and artists. A few highlights of Joshua's creative work include:  A 2009 Grammy nominated CD album design; Merchandise concept designs for "The Ellen Degeneres Show" (TV Show), Kristin Chenoweth (Actress/Musician), and the 2012 film "The Amazing Spiderman"; Photography published in numerous publications both on their covers and inside, and Artwork exhibited and sold in numerous galleries. Creativity is the driving force in everything Joshua Temkin does, leading him to approach each project with equal consideration and attention, always keeping the client's needs in mind when producing the final product.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Merchandise design for "The Amazing Spiderman" movie, "The Ellen Degeneres Show", and Kristin Chenoweth.
• CD design for 2009 Grammy nominated album "The Blues Rolls On" by the legendary Elvin Bishop.
• Graphic designer for the film "What Love Is" starring Cuba Gooding Jr., Matthew Lillard, Sean Astin, Gina Gershon, Anne Heche, and Tamala Jones - distributed by Sony Pictures - 2007
• Selected as a Top 40 Winner of world-wide juried art competition from the Los Angeles Center for Digital Art - 2005

PUBLICATIONS

• Photography featured on cover of Blues Blast Magazine - 2011
• Photography featured on cover of Blue Suede News - 2010
• Photography featured on cover of Living Blues Magazine - 2008
• Photography featured on cover of Southland Blues - 2007
• Photography featured on cover of Southland Blues - 2006
• Photography featured on cover of Blue Suede News - 2005
• Photography featured on cover of Blues Festival Guide - 2005
• Photography featured on cover of Southland Blues - 2005

• Photographs featured in the following publications: Goldmine Magazine, Elmore Magazine, Portland Press Herald, Vintage Guitar Magazine, Blues & Soul Records (Japan), Living Blues Magazine, Blues Revue Magazine, Blues New Magazines, Big City Rhythm & Blues Magazine, Southland Blues Magazine, Blues In Britain, Blue Suede News, Blues News Magazine.

• Art published in Los Angeles Art Association (Volume 1) - 2009
• Original artwork on the cover of Deconstructing the Nest and Other Poems by Penelope Thompson - 2008
• Art published in International Society of Copier Artists - 1998

EXHIBITIONS

• Norm Maxwell Studio Gallery (Los Angeles, CA) Pop On A Platter - 2009
• Exhibited in group art show My New Country (G825 Gallery) - 2009
• Exhibited in group art show Venus, Goddess of Love (G825 Gallery) - 2009
• Los Angeles Center for Digital Art "Top 40" - 2005
• Exhibited and sold in group art show In The Abstract (G825 Gallery) - 2005
• Exhibited and sold drawings and digital works of art in group art show Once Removed - 2004
• Displayed three works of art in the University of California Santa Barbara Annual Undergraduate Art Show at the University Museum - June 2002
• Exhibited interactive installation in group art show One Night Stand - June 2002
• Solo photography exhibition, Santa Monica High School - Spring 1998

MUSIC

• Original music composed for "The Lifer Upper" (Shor Film) - [Best Multi-Media Short - International Family Film-Festival, Best Comedy Short - DIY Film Festival, 1st Place - Blazing Reel Short Film Competition, SFMA 3 Award - ISFMA Film Festival]
• Origanl music composed for "Bagatela" (Documentary) - [National Prize Documentary - Colombia 2009, Best Film Human Rights Section - Buenos Aires International Film Festival, Best Non-Fiction Film - Cortomieres, Special Mention - International Film Festival Mexico, Best Documentary Film - Ciudad Luna International Film Festival, Chia-Bogotá Columbia]
• Orgianl muisic composed for USGS earthquake preparedness video "Shake Out"
• Orgianl muisic composed for "The Micah Monkey Revolution" (Logo Spot)

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

• Top 40 Winner of juried art competition from the Los Angeles Center for Digital Art - 2005
• Dole Memorial Award and scholarship for Fine Art - June 2002
• Honored & received a photography scholarship from Santa Monica High School Regional Occupational Program (ROP) - 1998
• Mayor's Volunteer Service Award, City of Santa Monica - 1995, 1996, 1997

 

CLIENTS/PROJECTS
SELECTED CLIENTS & PROJECTS

ABUNDANCE ENTERTAINMENT
ADAT SHALOM
ADDIE MARKOWITS HAIR
ANGEL BLUE
A SAMURAI WORKOUT
BETTER VITAMINS
BIG SKY MOTION PICTURES
BOBS COOL STUFF
BROAD HIGHWAY ENTERTAINMENT
CASTING CALL TV SHOW
CCI WEDDING & EVENTS
CONQUEST STUDENT HOUSING
CULVER CITY MOTORS
DAVAID MONITZ MILLER COLLECTION
DELTA GROOVE MUSIC
DIAMOND STAR SPORTS
DJ WRECKLOOS
DON DIAMONT
ECLECTO GROOVE MUSIC
ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW
EMPOWER GMAT
FESTIVALS EXCLUSIVE
FILMMUSE PRODUCTIONS
FIRST TAKE PRODUCTIONS
FIVE STARR ORGANIZERS
FLORAL ART LA
FRANK ROSZAK PROMOTIONS
FUNDAMENTALS 1ST
GIOVANNI CORTEZ
GOLDEN STATE RESTAURANT
HECHO A MANO EN CUBA
HOLLYWOOD BLACK CARD
HOLLYWOOD HANNIBAL
HOLLYWOOD INFO
HOUSE GAME TV SHOW
HOW TO BE A MAN
IN-Q
INTERCARE THERAPY
JOANNA WALLING PHOTOGRAPHY
JONES & POTIK LANDSCAPING
JTS CONSTRUCTION
KATY DOWLING
KLASSIC PRO
KRISTIN CHENOWETH
LAND OF LINCOLN
LENNOX
LUNAS FRUIT CREATIONS & CATERING
MARCEL THE MOVIE
MC MATRE
MICAH MONKEY
NORM MAXWELL
NUVANE
ORSETTO CLOTHING
PARTY PLAN LA
PEYTON'S BLOSSOM
PHANTOM BLUES BAND
PHONE MD
POKER JUNKIES
PRESCOTT FITZGERALD
PRIVILEDGED BEVERLY HILLS
PROLETARIAT DENIM
QABILA
RAP PAGES
RED POSY INK.
RESTART SOLUTIONS
RICHARD GLASER TRIO
ROBERTO ARTURO FUCCI
ROGER GUENVEUR SMITH
ROSA'S BELLA CUCINA
ROY CLARK
SECOND CHANCE CAPITAL
SIGN-ALL
SIMI VALLEY CAJUN & BLUES MUSIC FESTIVAL
SIMPLE FILMS
SLAVENSKA DANCE PRESERVATION
SPLANT PROMOTIONS
SPRING BRAK '83
STEFANI VALADEZ MUSIC
STEP MEETING
STEVE ADAMS
SUPER 8 ENTERTAINMENT
TANYA PERME PHOTOGRAPHY
TEKNOVU
TERSA JAMES
THE ACTORS LOUNGE
THE AMAZING SPIDERMAN - MOVIE
THE INSIDE SKINNY
THE KENSINGTON LUXURY APARTMENTS
THE HAPPIEST BABY
THE MANNISH BOYS
THE RED LETTER PROJECT
TODD SHARPVILLE
TRANSMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT
USGS (U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY)
V-THE MOVIE
VELOCITY ENTERTAINMENT
VINTAGE AMERICAN FILMS
WESTWOOD FAIRBURN CONDOMINUMS
WHAT LOVE IS




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