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Academic Record

May 2005         :    Cyprus College of Art-Postgraduate in Fine Art

2002                 :    BA in Applied Arts – Sculpture at SDSU

2001                 :   Survey & independent studies in Montregian Flora at McGill University

1996 – 1999      :   Continued studies in both Fine Art and Botany/ Landscape Architecture at various San Diego Community Colleges.

1992 – 1994      :   Long Beach State University, California Undergraduate Studies in Fine Art

1984 – 1987      :   French Correspondence courses through the French Ministry of Education.

Recent Professional Experience

May 2003-4       :   City Signs Shops Technician – production and field installation of signs. Practical experience in a field that integrates graphic design and field installation.

2002                  :   San Diego Opera – Student Artist

                              Scenic painting artist – experience in faux-finishing painting techniques/applications

Su 2001             :   Wylott Construction – Journeyman and Handyman

                              Practical trade experience in methods

Su/Fall 2000      :   San Diego Museum of Art – Exhibition Technician

                              Knowledge gained in the execution of exhibition installation with invaluable insight gained of curatorial (design) processes & the administration.

Sp/Su 1999        :   San Diego Art Institute Culatorial Assistant & Secretary to the Director. Thorough education in the administrative/ technical inner-workings of a professional gallery.

Sp/Su 1999        :   Hundnall Landscaping – Landscape Journeyman

                              Challenging work experience in landscape construction & maintenance to include irrigation, plantings, design and maintenance.


Dossier Artistique-Exhibitions and Noteworthy Interactions

Summer 2002    :   Urgan Grind Coffeeshop Solo Exhibition – San Diego, California.

April 2002          :   Wharehouse Show San Diego, Calif.

Summer 2003    :   Exhibitor at “Artwalk” – a festival for San Diego’s art community.

August 2004       :   M-Theory Music Store Art Show.

September 2004:    Machine Gun in the Clown’s Hand Show-a political artists’ group exhibition in San Diego.

2005                  :   Cyprus College of Art Fall Group Show – Paphos, Cyprus.

                              Solo Show at the Studio Gallery in February and May of 2005.

                              En-Plo Gallery Group Exhibition in Kato Pafos, Cyprus.  February and May of 2005.

Community projects

June 2002          :   Ocean Beach Community Mural Painting event.

Spring 2002       :   Painting of Two Municipal Utility Boxes in North Park, San Diego.

Awards received

1984 and 1986   :   San Diego Country Group Show Exhibition participant for “Young Arts”.

Fall 2001            :   Lisa Marie Gunthrop Scholarship Award at San Diego State University.

April 2001          :   Group Show(s) (for Ceramics and Paintings) at San Diego State University.




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