MFA Film / Video. Bard College Milton Avery Graduate School of Arts, Annandale on Hudson, New York. 2017
BA Visual Arts. Empire State College, State University of New York. New York, New York. 2015
New York University. New York, New York. Undergraduate Study German / Art History
International Center of Photography. New York, New York.
RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Scenic Painter / Art Department Assistant / Production Assistant 1997-Present
Scenic painting, set building, props, driving and set dressing for films, television, music videos, industrials.
Proficiencies: artistic painting, faux finish, glazing, Venetian plaster, underpainting, aging, rust, stencils, gold leaf. Skills include: Plaster, skim coat, color matching, wood grain, glazes, graffiti, sculpting, collage, digital art, compositing.
NBCUniversal, The Equalizer, Scenic Painter Auxiliary. Scenic Charge: Emily Gaunt
FX Networks / Pig Newton, Louie, Leadman. Production Designer: Amy Beth Silver
Damage Studios, Various Industrials. Scenic / Art PA. Production Designer: Andrea Purcigliotti
Bravo, Rocco’s Dinner Party Scenic Production Designer, Julie Joe Fehrle
Magical Elves, Top Chef Art PA Production Designer: Andrea Purcigliotti
MTV 50 Cent the Money and the Power Reality Series Scenic Painter Production Designer: Andrea Purcigliotti
Comedy Central Strangers with Candy, Film & Series Art PA. Production Designer: Teresa Mastropierro
Bad Boy Black Rob: I Dare You Music Video Art PA. Art Director : Genice Carroll
Island / Def Jam Def Squad : The Game Art PA. Music Video Art Director: Genice Carroll
BET / Crazy Horse Onyx: React Music Video Art PA. Art Director: Genice Carroll
Universal Music Group Red Man: Da Goodness Art PA. Music Video Art Director: Genice Carroll
BET / Big Dog Onyx : Broke Willies Music Video Art PA. Art Director: Genice Carroll
BET / Villains / Red Man : I’ll be That Music Video Art PA. Art Director: Genice Carroll
Shooting Star / Big Punisher: You Came Up Music Video Art PA. Art Director: Genice Carroll
Arista Records / Run DMC Crown Royal Album Packaging Art PA. Art Director: Genice Carroll
Holiday / Blackstreet Janet Jackson “Boyfriend / Girlfriend” Art PA. Music Video Art Director: Genice Carroll
Woo Art International, Remote Productions (Viacom), Various Industrials.
Painting Contractor, Decorative Painter 2008-present
Interior Painting, Decorative Painting: commercial and residential. Proficiencies: Plaster, skim coat, stencil, gold leaf, glazes, faux finish, Venetian Plaster, graffiti. Clients include Stencil1 / Benjamin Moore Headquarters. Ohayo, Jane Warrick Studios, Gina Volpe, Warner Brothers, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close.
OTHER SPECIAL SKILLS:
Budget Management, Production, Directing.
Photo and Video Editing, Digital Retouching and Compositing, Graphic Design.
Master color and black & white darkroom printer both traditional analog and digital platforms.
Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, Adobe Bridge, InDesign, Final Cut Pro, FilemakerPro, Microsoft Word, Excel.
35mm still cameras, medium format cameras and 4×5. Lighting: strobe and tungsten.
Super8mm movie cameras: Canon and Elmo. Video cameras: Canon 5D MarkIV.
Basic German and French. Native English speaker. US Citizen. Valid Passport, Driver License.
Excellent driver, passionate surfer.
AWARDS and FELLOWSHIPS:
City Artist Corps Grant, New York Foundation for the Arts 2021
Field Of Vision Grant for Documentary Filmmakers 2020
MFA Teaching Fellowship, Bard College Studio Arts Program 2017
Winner, Juried Competition, Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA 2012
Winner, Best Experimental Film Award of Merit, The Accolade Competition 2010
Change Inc. / The Rauschenberg Grant, 2006
Concordia Foundation Grant, 2006
Winner, Best Experimental Film, Planet Out Short Movie Awards 2006
Elephant Rock Foundation Grant 2005
New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Fellowship in Video 2004