Conceptual design, fabrication and installation of museum and art exhibitions.
*Designed, fabricated and installed cases for American Museum of Natural History, ('Diamonds' cases were featured in New York Times).
*Designed, budgeted and managed installation of corporate staging for IBM and other major corporations.
*Designed, managed construction and installation for Australian theater productions.
In this full time position I maintained and fabricated exhibits within the permanent collection as well as collaborated with resident designers on special exhibitions. Examples: 'Endangered' - life-sized "storefront" cases contained fabricated mannequins with steel trap heads to display clothing made from endangered species. 'Diamonds' - jewelery mounts involved carved foam replicas of historic figures, which were then custom flocked in black velvet.
Freelance contracts included mount making of painting miniatures, archeological objects, antique toys and buttons, installing painting and sculpture shows from CAD layouts, inventory and maintenance of permanent collection.
Freelance contracts included de-install and pack sculptures and paintings, installing works on paper, preparing frames, inventory and storage.
Full time position designing and managing installation of corporate events staging. Contracted fabrication specialists for museum and expo' installations. Learned many exhibit devices such as 'talking heads', as seen in recent Gaultier show at Brooklyn Museum of Art.
Full time position making props for the prestigious Sydney Opera House based company provided many fabrication skills: sculpting, molding and casting, light carpentry, painting wall and floor finishes, upholstering, dying, more.
Designed staging and costumes for theater companies over a five year period.
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