My commercial work strives to illustrate relevant compenents of projects in a semi realistic fashion and is often concerned with Design conceptualization for the built environment. The series of Abstract works has centered on architectural themes as metaphors for the spirit; architectural ornamentation and floral themes representing a primordial archetypal desire for paradise. EDUCATION STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK COLLEGE AT BUFFALO Bachelor of Science in Design 1985 Concentration in Urban and Environmental Design with Seminars in Urban Planning and Design. FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY Coursework in Fine Art & Special Education for continuing certifification for Florida Department of Education .Deans list.1987,1988,1992,1993,1994. FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE Coursework in Architecture; Professional Practice, Site Planning, Methods and Materials. 1999, 2000, 2002.Currently enrolled in Architectural Degree Program. BROWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE AutoCAD, Methods of Art Education.1994, 1999 AG EDWARDS & SONS Series 7 Broker Training -NYSE Licensed 1989.
Biography: 2000-Present Self Employed Consultant Project Development. Worked with various Architects, Real Estate Developers, Municipalities, Artists, and Financial Companies preparing proposals, initial design development, Cad work and illustrations, and financing proforma for building projects and other business ventures. Ran two Artist Co-op galleries, wholesaling clothing design to K-Mart throughout Florida. Participated directly with commercial finance companies in generating business and joint venture clients for real estate development. Field work with developers included Project & Construction management. 1985-1999 Art Teacher, Freelance Commercial Artist. Worked with Dade County, Buffalo, and Los Angeles Public Schools as an Art Instructor K-12 while maintaining freelance illustration work largely with Architects. Produced and shown a series of large abstract Fine Art paintings titled “Archetypes”. Worked as an Investment broker 1989-90. 1991-93 worked as an industrial mechanic on 2 power plant construction projects field experience from mobilization to C.O. Relevant professional skills Autocad 2007, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Word. Architectural design development & Cad Production. Line and Color illustration. Business plan and project proforma presentation for commercial and residential financing requests. Some field construction management experience.
Country: United States
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