EXHIBITIONS

2016     UC Berkeley MFA Thesis Exhibition, Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
          
 Corte Madera Centennial Art Exhibition, Corte Madera, CA

2015     Skinterior(Just Beige), Headquarters Gallery, Berkeley, CA

            "6", Worth-Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA

            Give or TakeWorth-Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2014     The Disquiet -Bay Area Currents, Pro-Arts, Oakland, CA, selected by Dena Beard

            Bay Area Now 7 - Bay Area Art Workers Alliance, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, SF, CA

            Monster Drawing Rally, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

          CCA Staff Exhibition, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA 

2013     The Art of NO, Diablo Valley CollegePleasant Hill, CA 

            Risk, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley CA, selected by Apsara DiQuinzio

2012     StreetopiaLuggage Store Gallery and 509 Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

            Mediated Realities, Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Brown University, Providence, RI

2011     Recent Work, Art 342, Fort Collins, CO

            Open Studios, I-Park, East Haddam, CT

2010     Project Room, Sculpture Space, Utica, NY  

            The Work Office (TWO), Brooklyn, NY

2009     Sculpture Key West ‘09, Sculpture Key West, FL, selected by Shamim Momin (catalog)

            The Armory Show, Socrates Sculpture Park Booth, NY, NY

            K.I.D.S. has some work to do, Flux Factory, Queens, NY

            Objective Affection, Boffo, Brooklyn, NY
            Half Open Studio, Chashama North, Pine Plains, NY            

2008     Emerging Artist Fellowship ’08, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY (catalog) 

            Splendor of Gretel, Joyce Soho, NY, NY 

2007     Collective Foundation, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, SF, CA

            DED, Emergency Arts, NY, NY
            Splendor of Gretel, Ford Amphitheatre, LA, CA

2006     Good Party, Emergency Arts, NY, NY
            Miss Rockaway, Holasek Wier Projects, NY, NY

2005     Conflicted Interpretation, Broadway Gallery, NY, NY
            Me and Music, Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, NY, NY
2004     Flat Files, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY
2003     Howl Festival, Tompkins Square Park, NY, NY
            Stamp and Stain, Graham Gilmore Studio, NY, NY

2002     Group Show, The Lodge, San Francisco, CA
            Bimba, Centro Educacional Mestre Bimba, Itaborai, Brazil

2001     Drawings, The Lodge, San Francisco, CA
            Butcher Town, Cyclone, San Francisco, CA

2000     Chamada, Brazilian Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA


GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, RESIDENCIES, AND LECTURES

2016     Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive - Artist Talk, Berkeley, CA
2015     Professional Practices- Artist Talk, Anne Walsh’s undergrad Senior Seminar class, UC Berkeley, CA

2014     Art School X- Artist Talk, UC Berkeley, CA

2012     Vermont Studio Center Fellowship Supported by the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Johnson, VT

            Jentel Artist Residency, Banner, WY

            I-Park Artist Residency, East Haddam, CT

2011     Art 342 Residency, Fort Collins, CO

            Colorado State University- Artist Lecture, Fort Collins, CO

            I-Park Artist Residency, East Haddam, CT

2010     Sculpture Space Fellowship Residency, Utica, NY

2009     Chashama North Artist Residency, Pine Plains, NY 

            Sculpture Key West Artist Assistance Grant, Key West, FL

            Key West Museum of Art & History-Artist Lecture, Key West, FL

2008     Fashion Institute of Technology- Artist Lecture, NY, NY
            Socrates Emerging Artist Fellowship, Queens, NY 

2006     Service-Works Grant, SF, CA

PUBLICATIONS AND WEB
2013     Todd Kerr, Risk, Berkeley Times, 7/11/13

2007     Christopher Bright, The Tipping Point, Dwell, 1/07

            The Eleventh Hour Volunteer Assistance Project -- www.ehvap.wordpress.com
            Art Moving Art Project (in progress)-- www.mapinprogress.wordpress.com


TEACHING 

2016        Instructor, UC Berkeley, “Introduction to Visual Language”

               Graduate Student Instructor, Introduction to Visual Language, UC Berkeley, CA

2015        Graduate Student Researcher, Field Work/Research as Studio Practice, Prof. Brody Reiman, UC Berkeley, CA

2015        Graduate Student Reader, Global Perspectives of Contemporary Art, Prof. Allan Desouza, UC Berkeley, CA

2012-15    Panel ReviewerCalifornia  College of the Arts, - First Year Program, Oakland, CA

2012-14    Studio Manager, California  College of the Arts, - First Year Program, Oakland, CA

2005-08    Adjunct Instructor, Fine Arts Dept, Fashion Institute of Technology, NY, NY 

2005-10    Art Instructor, Pi Art Academy, NY, NY


EDUCATION 

2016     MFA (candidate) - U.C. Berkeley, Dept of Art Practice

2014     BFA in Sculpture - S.U.N.Y. Purchase College of Art and Design      

 

SCULPTING, DESIGN AND FABRICATION (selected clients)                                                                                                                  

Tauba Auerbach, NYC- Fabrication of pressure cast optically clear urethane and glass sculptures for Paula Cooper exhibition Float .

Yoko Ono, NYC- Produced 35 full figure plaster life castings for Deitch Project installation Odyssey of a Cockroach .

Kelley Walker, NYC - Mold making, casting and restoration of sculptures for exhibition and Parkett edition.

Wade Guyton, NYC - Casting of 400 sculptural elements foGreene Naftali Gallery.

Roxy Paine, NYC- Artist Assistant, Realist painting and sculpting, mold making, wood and metalworking for various exhibitions.

Tom Otterness, NYC- Artist Assistant, creation of large public art sculptures.

Shawn Feeney, Calgary, CA - Engineered and fabricated steel armature for the Guinness Book of World Records largest fruit sculpture.

     Cameron Gainer, NYC & Tampa, FL – Sculpting of large public art works for Socrates Sculpture park and Tampa Museum.

     Gregory Barsamian, NYC - Metal working on large-scale sculpture "Artifact" for Peirogi Gallery exhibition.

     Atta Studios, NYC- Life-size figure sculpting and realist painting for historical museum exhibits.

Yvette Helin Studios, NYC- Fabrication of carbon fiber heads for Broadway theatrical costumed characters.

Studio EIS Brooklyn, NYC - Project management of sculpted environments for historical museum displays.

William Kreysler and Associates, American Canyon, CA – Sculpted Santa Clara County seal bas-relief.

Wax Museum, San Francisco, CA - Designer/fabricator of scenic elements for interior and exterior.

Farrallon Restaurant, San Francisco, CA - Designed/sculpted large decorative elements for private dining room.

  

RELATED EXPERIENCE

             
            2014- Present         Fabricator, Performance Structures Inc (PSI).,Oakland, CA  
                                          Responsibilities include: metalworking, modelmaking, and robotic milling/polishing for Anish Kapoor's metal sculptures
           
            1996-2000               Project Manager, Chiodo Art Development, Oakland, CA                        

Chiodo’s clients have included; Disney, Harrah’s Casino, Legoland, Lucas Film, Nextel, TimeWarner, Rain Forrest Café, Universal Studios, and The Wax Museum.


            1994-95                  Preparator/Assistant Registrar, Gagosian Gallery, NYC                                                       

 Artist worked with; Carl Andre, Chris Burden, Francesco Clemente, Tony Cragg, Anslem Keifer, David Salle, Richard Serra, and Frank Stella.

 

            1993-95                  Studio Care Taker, Mark di Suvero, NYC                           
                               Responsibilities included: maintaining the studio, assisting in rigging, installation and assembly of large-scale sculptures.

 


Skills

          

            Teaching

            Managing

            Comprehensive knowledge of art fabrication methods and materials.

            Representational figure/object sculpting and painting in any size, material, and style.

            Maquette/scale model making.

            Sculpture enlarging/reducing.

            Mold making and casting. 

            Metal, wood, foam, gypsum, fiberglass, plastic and rubber fabrication. 

            On-site installation. 

            Proficient in plumbing and electrical systems installation and upkeep.

            MS Office.

            CS-6.

                          Rhino-5 
                          Final Cut Pro 
                          Optimism.

          

                   



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