UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS- Fayetteville, AR Bachelor of Architecture Dec, 1996
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS- Fayetteville, AR Masters of Fine Arts - Theatre May, 1999
2008-2010 BARTON MYERS ASSOCIATES - PROJECT MANAGER / PROJECT ARCHITECT
Project included: Dr. Phillips Performing Art Center - Orlando, FL Led the design and drawing production for the 2800-seat Broadway touring venue of the complex, which amounted to 88,000 square feet of the 350,000 square feet building.
2007-2008 PAGE AND TURNBULL ASSOCIATES - ARCHITECTURE STUDIO / PROJECT ARCHITECT
Collaborated with the Project Managers to create window, door and stair details to fit new construction elements into exiting fabric of historic buildings. Notable projects include: Walt Disney Family Museum, Mining Exchange Building, Market Square and the Warfield Theater. Managed a $6 million home restoration project near the Presidio in San Francisco.
2004-2006 BUNTON CLIFFORD ASSOCIATES - JOB CAPTAIN / PROJECT MANAGER
Hired as a Project Designer III for theater project for Aptos High School Promoted to Job Captain for $15 million Theater and Gymnasium project: Aptos High School Promoted to Project Lead for $15 million modernization projects: Novato Unified School District
Managed design teams, construction budgets and production budgets using only 65% of total fee Promoted to Project Lead for $105 million new construction project for the Gilroy Unified School District: Christopher High School
2002-2004 LANDRY & BOGAN, THEATER CONSULTANTS - THEATER DESIGN CONSULTANT
Designed stage rigging and machinery Established backstage designs, seating layouts and sightline studies Drafted 2D and 3D drawings using AutoCAD 2000 and 3D Studio Brought new business practices and organization to the firm Notable projects include: Dixie College – Construction Documents, Bartlett High School – Construction Documents, Aptos High School – Concept thru Construction Documents, New Juneau High School – Design Development thru Construction Documents, West Linn High School – Concept thru Construction Documents, East Los Angeles College – Concept thru Schematic Design
2000-2002 SEMPLE BROWN DESIGN - ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER
Coordinated client’s needs and wants with architects, engineers and consultants Created backstage designs, seating layouts and sightline studies Coordinated drawing production for performing arts projects Drafted 2D and 3D drawings of theater projects using AutoCAD 2000 and 3D Studio Notable projects include: Pulpit Rock Church – Schematic Design School of the Arts for Denver Public Schools – Construction Documents and Coordination Colorado Convention Center’s Lecture Hall – Conceptual Design
1999-2000 COE COLLEGE , THEATER DEPARTMENT - VISITING SCENIC & COSTUME DESIGNER
Designed the set and costumes for the three main-stage shows and one student production.
Blood Wedding, Into The Woods, A Streetcar Named Desire and Black Comedy
Coordinated the set and costumes to be built with the scene and costume shop managers. Taught scenery construction and costume construction in the production shops. Taught scenery and costume design courses in a classroom setting.
SPECIAL SKILLS AND TRAINING:
Proficient in AutoCad 2010, Knowledgeable in REVIT, Studied Scene Painting at Cobalt Studios, Lighting Design, Costume Design, Mask Making, Make-up for the stage, Millinery, Welding, Carpentry, Scenic Painting, Sculpting, Furniture refinishing and upholstery.
HONORS, AWARDS AND MEMBERSHIPS :
United States Institute for Theatre Technology-Vice Commissioner for Architectural Programming – 2002 - 2005, 1997 Outstanding Newcomer of the Year, 1997 Outstanding Scenic design for a main-stage show, 1998 and 1999 Kennedy Center/ American College Theater Festival Award of Merit.
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, US, Masters, Master of Fine Arts - Scenic Design
Primary emphasis was in Scenic design, with a secondary emphasis in costume design.
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, US, BArch, Architecture
Studied general architecture, including five structural courses and three materials and construction courses. I also worked for 15 month in an internship before graduating from architecture school.