Resume

 

                                         Professional Experience

 

Live Nation, Grand Rapids, MI, 2016- Present

Art Operations

Creative development for Country Nation including signage, installation and interactive experiences.

 

[Comfort Zone], New York, NY, 2016-Present

Art Designer

Exclusive national artist for spa openings,  personalized gift and name tags.

 

Phish's Magnaball Music Festival, Watkins Glen, NY, 2015 

Visual Design

Performance based art, busking dressed as MagnaBunnies, evaluating energy of fans through the Labs and venue. Part of a three-day music festival consisting of the band Phish, over 30,000 in attendance.

 

Create Awesomeness, Boston, MA 2014-Present

Art Director

Video production company specializing in commercials, music videos, and photo.

 

Campfire Outdoor Adventure and Music Festival, Lakewood, PA. 2014

Art Director

Designed, created and installed multiple archways and signage, all using salvaged wood from a 150 year old barn.

 

House of Blues, Boston, MA 2014-2015

Artist-in-Residence

Creating and restoring murals, designing and painting signs. 

 

Luna Light Music Festival, Barto, PA, 2014-Present

Art Director

Designing an creating festival themed installations, and signage, large entrance ways, managing live artists

 

Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Columbia MD 2013

Artist

Built and installed a variety of interactive installations and directed performances with 50,000 people in attendance.

 

Eaglebrook School, Deerfield MA 2012-2013

Art Teacher, Dorm Advisor, Coach

Taught a variety of art classes including Painting, Drawing, Digital Art, and Stone Carving.  5th Advisor to a dorm.  Coached mountain biking, springboard diving, and golf.

 

Milton Public Schools, Milton MA 2010-Present

Substitute Teacher

Specializing in Art and French immersion, grades K-12

 

Phish's Superball Music Festival, Watkins Glen, NY, 2011

Visual Design

Built, installed, and operated The Time Machine- a multimedia interactive art installation. Part of a three-day music festival consisting of the band Phish, over 30,000 in attendance.

 

Life is Good Festival, Canton MA, 2011

Visual Design

Designed and set up Artist Hospitality and VIP area.

 

All Good Music and Arts Festival, Masontown, West Virginia. 2010-Present

Visual Design

Director of visual design and painting for a 4-day music festival with 40,000 in attendance. Create large installations and murals though out the venue, manage budget, crew, and work exchange program.

 

Newport Folk Festival, Newport RI. 2010

Visual Design

Painted a select group of concert-goers as different Magic Hat beer labels for Magic Hat Brewery.

 

Phish Festival 8, Indio, CA. 2009

Performance Art Installation

Designed and created a Theatrical Medical Ward where I performed as an eye surgeon and painting on eyelids on over 150 patients, while projection real Lasik eye surgery.  Performances included arc-yoga, juggling, music and dance with an eyeball theme. Part of a three-day music festival consisting of the band Phish, over 30,000 in attendance.

 

Bonnaroo, Manchester, Tennessee. 2004-Present

Visual Design

Designed and painted over 30,000 black and white squares creating an optical illusion on a 60-foot water fountain at "Bonnaroo" Music and Arts Festivals - a four day summer concert series, 90,000 in attendance.

Founder and Organizer of The Beard and Mustache Contest with live performances, acrobatics and stilt jumping.  Designed and painted 20 murals and backdrops ranging from 5' to 20' in size.

Decorated Artists’ Hospitality Tents working with interior decorators

 

Energy Gymnastics and Fitness, Newton, Ma. 2006-2009

Instructor

Instructed gymnastics and physical training to over 100 kids a week, averaging 6 students during a 1-hour class. Helped run summer camp, responsible for arts and crafts, field trips, gymnastics and games. 

 

Vegoose, Las Vegas, NV 2007

Visual Design

Created and participated in performance art consisting of “far-out” halloween themes at Vegoose, a two-day music and arts festival with 40,000 in attendance.  Work includes making paintings and helping assemble a 20-foot pumpkin sculpture.

 

AspenSnowmass, Ski Co., Snowmass Village, CO.  2004-2005

SnowCubs Ski Instructor

Instructed ski lessons to children ages 3-3.5 years old, indoor training and outdoor skiing. 

Organized snack-time, story-time, playtime and nap-time.

 

Robert M. MacNamara Foundation, Westport Island, ME.  2004-2006

Studio Manager

Maintained working studios for international artists in residence during their six-week stay.  Duties included providing supplies, keeping inventory, transportation for the artists, handling and hanging art.

Prepared 3 gourmet meals a day for 10 artists.  Duties included prep work, cooking, serving, clearing and cleaning.

 

James Patrick Gallery, Wiscassett, ME.  2005-2006

Gallery Assistant

Handled artwork including set up, hanging and shipping sculptures, paintings, and ceramics. 

During shows I helped promote and sell the artwork.

 

Phish, Coventry, VT.  2004

Visual Artist

"Up root"- Sculptural permanent installation working with John Bisbee, commissioned by the band Phish.  Fabricated and installed 13 60-feet trees debarked and "planted" upside down, 70, 000 in attendance.  

 

The Country Club, Brookline, MA. 1998-2004

Assistant Aquatics Director

Managed over 15 lifeguards, including hiring, schedules, pay, and training. 

Maintained pool chemicals and calibrations.

Coached swimming and diving team consisting of 40 kids ages 6-16.

 

 

                                                  Education

 

2000-2004

Bowdoin College, ME.  B.A. in Visual Arts,.

 

2002-2003

Center for the Arts and Culture, Aix en Provence, France- a four-month independent study program and workshop consisting of eight students.

 

                                                     Other

 

Captain: Swimming and Diving Team, Bowdoin College

NCAA All-American Spring Board Diver

Fluent in French

Avid golfer- USGA 5 handicap

Avid juggler and stilt-walker (specializing in Jumping Stilts)