Creative design director, Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, University of Miami, 1983
Continuing Education, Florida International University and Barry University, 2001-2012
Technical Summary. Experience with PC, Mac and Microsoft Office, Proficient in social media, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest. Skills. Bilingual in English & Spanish, Project Conceptualizing, Research and Development, Master sculptor various material, Custom-color blend, Floral Design, Repurpose Furniture, Hand building with clay, Illustration and Hand-Painting, proficient in acrylic, watercolor, inks and gouache. Build mixed media art, experiment with paint, acrylic mediums, textures & unusual tools. Professional experience,
2009 to present, Freelance Artist, Designer, efficient expert & procurement specialist.
2001-2013, MICCOSUKEE INDIAN SCHOOL, Art Teacher. In addition to teaching art to children K-12 and graduate students, also illustrated and published various textbooks in Miccosukee language, Spanish and English. Depicting folklore, fauna, flora and eco system habitats of the Florida Everglades.
2006-2009, A Touch of Class Events, Set Designer & Imagineer. Designed from concept to execution event space, consulted with clients regarding event details and décor. Events were medium to large-scale. Oversaw construction, installation, load-out, purchasing and budgeting.
2002 – present, K & H CONSTRUCTION, Design Consultant & Purchasing Agent
1997-1998, Miami Sands Soap Opera Series, Production Designer.
1995-1998, 1987-1988, 1982-1995, Univision/WLTV 23, Art Director, Production Designer, Freelance Graphic Designer. Over the years, designed sets and assisted in construction repair and maintenance as well as developed on-air graphic packages for National exposure. Designed and decorated weekend sets. Duties included set creation, vision implementation, shopping, location scouting and hand-crafting specialty props. Assisted Creative Director and producers with sets and any production design needs.
1991-1995, Capital Vision Construction, Production Designer Over the years, designed sets and assisted in construction repair and maintenance as well as developed on-air graphic packages for National exposure. Designed and decorated weekend sets. Duties included set creation, vision implementation, shopping, location scouting and hand-crafting specialty props. Assisted Creative Director and producers with sets and any production design needs.
1998 – 1991, Telemundo 51, Visual Designer. Designed sets for Network, supervised scenic shop and all building and floorplans of sets and properties. Designed graphic package to accompany sets for various shows.
special projects & commissioned works,
2010-2013, Ford Motor Company, Fordistas Commissioned Artist Selected for a one-woman art show in the heart of Wynwood for South Florida Ford at the Product/81 Gallery. Also commissioned for several art projects involving the automotive brand for their arts & cultural program, Fordistas.
2005-2009, DISNEY INTERNATIONAL, Lead Designer. Designed and constructed a scale model for a tabletop set for the Halloween Network ID.
INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL CHANNEL | Designed set for Copa Polemica & Hoy en Futbol.
NATIONAL FINANCE NEWS | Designed set for interview area.
THE HOME DEPOT | Production Designers for their commercial.
COCA COLA COMPANY | Production Designers for their commercial.
IMAGOS PLASTIC SURGERY | Production Designers for their commercial
IMAGOS DAY SPA | Interior designer for spa including a large-scale mural.
FORD MOTOR COMPANY | Production Designers for their commercial.
MODELS INTERNATIONAL BEAUTY PAGEANT | Set design, construction in San Juan, PR.
CANAL 1 | Production Designer for news set in Madrid, Spain.