Education. Makur has a Ph.D. in English literature as well as an MFA from the University of Iowa.
Consulting & Services. Makur’s ongoing professional consulting and services involve graphic arts, creative photography, content writing, content editing, technology research, computer training, website design, and technology support.
Logo Design. Makur has combined her graphic arts talents with her interest in technology to create some professional quality logos. Examples of Makur’s pro bono logo designs are being used by the following groups:
- Environmental Resource Group
- Technology Services Resource Group
Website Design. Here are some of the websites that Makur has helped design.
- AMassageOasis.com (Host: GoDaddy.com)
- GolfzillaGolf.com and Facebook Page (Host: Lunar Pages)
- Health-Chiropractic.com (Host: WordPress.com)
- InnovativeEngineersInc.com (Host: GoDaddy.com)
- LinnStreetCafe.com (Host: GoDaddy.com)
- ResourcesForLife.com and Facebook Page (Host: NetworkSolutions.com)
- SatyaBodhAshram.com (Host: NetworkSolutions.com)
- Someone-To-Talk-To.me (Host: WordPress.com)
- Tomlinson-Cannon.com - a basic HTML website pending upgrade (Host: Yahoo.com)
- WNSF.net Women’s Network for a Sustainable Future (Host: WordPress.com)
- XIERestaurant.com (Host: NetworkSolutions.com)
Photography Awards. Makur’s photography has won awards in competitions. Examples include:
- Fourth place in over 100 photographs submitted for the 3rd Annual University of Iowa International Education Week Photo & Essay Contest. 19 November 2009
- Winner of the 2009 Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk for the Iowa City area. Summer 2009.
Photography Used in Media and Publishing. Makur’s photography has been used online and in print media. All photos are copyrighted, so contact Makur as indicated below for permission if you want to use them. Here are some examples:
- AOL Wallet Pop – “Little houses, big trend?”, 27 July 2010
- Blue Planet Green Living
- Curriculum Associates – Photo used in an educational text.
- Financial Times (London): Small But Perfectly Formed
- Gibbs-Smith Publisher promotional materials for the book Put Your Life on a Diet
- Lender Street, “Tiny Living: Q & A With Gregory Johnson of the Small House Society”, 4 August 2010
- Mobile Hermitage Media Photos
- Shedworking – Tiny House Roundup