Mads Johan Øgaard
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Mads Johan Øgaard

Freelance Illustrator I Animator I EducatorOslo, Norway
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Mads Johan Øgaard

Freelance Illustrator I Animator I EducatorOslo, Norway
About me
I create art and hold presentations for awareness and explanation of Learning Differences / Neurodiversity (such as dyslexia & dyscalculia) mental health and learning techniques. ——————————— More of Mads Johan Øgaard's Art: Website: https://www.madsjohanogaard.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/madsjohanogaard/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/MadsJohanOgaard Facebook (art): https://www.facebook.com/madsjohanogaardART/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/madsjohanogaard/ Youtube: https://goo.gl/5ZsSMN TikTok: http://vm.tiktok.com/MCoLJ1/ ArtStation: https://www.artstation.com/madsjohanogaard Deviantart: https://madsjohanogaard.deviantart.com
Projects
  • The whole universe in my suitcase - ADHD Animated Short Film
    The whole universe in my suitcase - ADHD Animated Short FilmThe film aims to show how some individuals with ADHD may feel going trough school.
  • Yoga mats Design for Gryta Sanseri
    Yoga mats Design for Gryta SanseriI was fortunate to be commissioned to design Yoga mats, it was fun as this was different from the other projects I did at the time. We tried out several ideas that both I and Gry had in mind, though the idea was to create a mat that looked like Marble as it was very popular at the time, so that is what we ended up with. I created a few different versions and color for it, ending up with Blue, Green, Orange, Pink, and Purple. It can be brought at https://www.grytasanseri.no/ Also follow her on: h
  • Kindergarten Guide for ADHD Norway
    Kindergarten Guide for ADHD NorwayThis is an illustration for the Kindergarten Guide for ADHD, this illustration is made for the cover of the guide, showing happy children playing. This was created with ADHD Norge and Statped! The guide is sent out to 5000 Norwegian Kindergartens! Read the article here http://adhdnorge.no/aktuelt/barnehageguiden/ Read the guide here: http://adhdnorge.no/content/uploads/2017/10/barnehageguiden.pdf
  • Det er ord bak bokstavene ( There is words behind the letters )
    Det er ord bak bokstavene ( There is words behind the letters )A book written by Lisbeth Iglum Rønhovde and Åsne Midtbø Aas, Illustrated by Mads Johan Øgaard It is a guide worth reading for everyone especially those with dyslexia and their families. You can find and buy this book at InfolitenBOK or Dysleksi Norge In Swedish and Norwegian: Norwegian: https://infolitenbok.no/ https://dysleksinorge.no/produkt/ord-bak-bokstavene/ Swedish: www.ncnf.com the character comes from the award-winning short animated film I Am Dyslexic - Short Animated Film
  • Exeter University - commission 2017
    Exeter University - commission 2017This nine illustrations I made for Exeter University in 2017, that they will use to decorate their websites. What do you think?
  • I AM DYSLEXIC - Concept art
    I AM DYSLEXIC - Concept artIn September 2015 I created these for the pitch for I AM DYSLEXIC Watch I Am Dyslexic: A young dyslexic child falls into a world made entirely out of books. Alone in the environment, his is forced to climb a mountain representing the education system. More of Mads Johan Øgaard's Art: Website: https://www.madsjohanogaard.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/madsjohanogaard/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/MadsJohanOgaard Facebook (art): https://www.facebook.com/madsjohanogaardART/ Linkedin: ht
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Work history
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    NorwayFreelance
    Illustrations used for Interactive activities in schools and preschool.
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    IllustratorICarePress
    United StatesFreelance
    Making illustrations to a book about dyslexia Website: http://icarepress.com/ Kids Book HackingtheCode The Ziggety Zaggety Road of a D-kid
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Skills
  • Education
  • Art
  • Learning Development
  • Animation
  • Illustration
  • Speaking
  • Motivation
  • Social Media
  • Movie Editing
Education
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    MAThe University of Exeter
     - Exeter, United Kingdom
    Master in Special Education and Teaching After studying a Batchelor in animation due to the immediate success of my bachelor short film I AM DYSLEXIC ( directed by Mads Johan Øgaard and Katie Wyman), the skills and feedback that was required in the prosses, I decided to pursue my interest in special education, that I had ever since being diagnosed with Dyslexia in 5 grade. I had to fight hard to get into the course, originally I didn't get into the MA: SEN program but the MA: Creative Education, however, I managed to convince the head of the course that I did have the required experience and the knowledge to attend the course. Despite the written challenge it was for me, I in December 2017 graduated with a masters in Special Education, with a dissertation about the topic of "Is Dyslexia a Socially constructed concept?" To my joy, I received a thank you form my teachers saying they were grateful for giving them new perspectives and challenging their views on Special Ed
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    BAFalmouth University
     - Falmouth, United Kingdom
    BA (Hons) Animation and Visual Effects - Graduated with a first Trought the years I made several short animation assignments. But also helped out the 3rd years with their short films 1nd Year Worked on the animated short film Crocodile tears Directed by Darren Smith 2nd Year Worked on the animated short film Headless Directed by Rhys Harvey 3rd Year I Co-Directed and Co-Produced I AM DYSLEXIC with Katie Nol Wyman - It is based on my own experiences dealing with learning differences throughout my life.
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