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Profile

Results oriented arts organizer, artist and designer with a proven track record
of creating commercial murals & organizing community events and programs. Goal
oriented with excellent communications skills. A team player and highly motiv
ated.
Experience
Co - owner, The Muralists Painting Studio, Bradley Beach, N.J. - 2001-present
Specializing in designing and painting original interior and exterior murals, fi
ne art canvases, decorative painting and hand lettering. Designed and painted f
or Non - Profit organizations, schools, commercial and residential clients. Res
ponsible for all marketing and securing of projects. Designed all materials inc
luding web site. Executed presentations and lectures on Public Art Murals to ar
ea schools and the Arts Educators of New Jerseys yearly conference in 2009.
Interior design Consultant, Laurita Winery, New Egypt, N.J. - Feb 2008-May 2008
Executed elevation drawings, floor plans, perspective sketches and research of m
aterials for specific areas of interest for clients such as wine bars, overall f
looring, retail and banquet areas. Responsible for color schemes and paint sche
dules for overall space. Designed concrete floors for space.
Owner, Be Green Organic Juice Bar & Cafe - 2001 - 2006
Conceptualized, planned and implemented business model for Be Green Organic Juic
e Bar & Cafe including interior and graphic design. Branding and marketing of c
afe.
Freelance artist - 1995-to present
Oil painter and watercolorist
Visual merchandiser / manager, All in one linens, Cherry hill, n.j. -1985-1993
Responsible for all display work in a chain of 15 stores. On new store developm
ent team. Assisted buyers at all trade shows while developing new merchandising
methods. Management responsibilities included scheduling & hiring of sales ass
ociates, merchandising store, opening and closing of store and balancing of all
money.
Non - Profit Experience
chairperson OF CITY OF ABSURY PARKS PUBLIC ART REVIEW COMMITTEE 5/2010 to prese
nt
Responsible for creating Public Art Application and Artist Contracts. Organize
and gathering of all pertinant information for application and review before sch
eduling a public hearing for all Public Art Projects in Asbury Park, N.J. Commu
nity Liason between Artists and organizers and City of Asbury Park.
President/board member / public art committee chairperson, Arts Coalition of Asb
ury Park (ArtsCAP), 2005-till present
Founder of Non - Profit Arts Group in Asbury Park. Served as President for the
1st. year. Contributed to all aspects of organization such as setting up procedu
res for soliciting board members, grants, membership and fundraising. Curated a
nd led a monthly visual / performing arts event of local artists. Organized mur
al at Boys and Girls Club of Asbury Park and 50 ft. Art Mark Mural with 19 arti
sts collaborating during Asbury Parks Tri City Arts Tour in 2008. Created a Mur
al Ordinance and Public Art Ordinance with government of Asbury Park. Developed
quarterly seminars for artists and arts business on education for their art suc
h as copyright law seminar and marketing seminar. Currently working on: Public
Art Policy for the city of Asbury Park and community while setting up applicati
on forms for artists and business to use for Public Art in Asbury Park. Facilit
ating public art projects for Asbury Park, including organization of project, ti
melines, and budgets.
Newest projects include:
After School Mural program at A.P. H.S. ,
Transportation Center Mural 2011
Sculptoure 2010,
liason between Inter Faith Neighbors and Artists for exterior mural- Oct 2010
Production Manager, ReVision Theatre, Asbury Park, N.J. - May 2008 to August 200
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ReVision Theatre is a regional non - profit theatre group. Set Designer for pro
duction of Hello Dolly. Organized and executed all scenic painting for Hair as
Associate Set Designer. Developed floor plans and seating for Scrooge in Rouge
production. Scenic Painting coordinator and Volunteer Coordinator for all prod
uctions. Fundraiser and archivist of acquisitions for theatre.
Education
Fashion Institute of Technology, NYC, N.Y. - AAS, Interior Design - 1994
Skills
Management, marketing, and Project Coordination. Proficent in Photoshop, Illu
strator and Pages (all Mac based). Painting in mediums of oil and watercolour,
drafting and set design / interior design.

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