Michael O'Beirne

Michael O'Beirne

Northport, NY, US




Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Adjunct Faculty, Architecture Dept

Sep 2004 - current

M P O'Beirne, Owner/ Principal

Providing design, design/ build and rendering services. Opportunity to exercise all skills on residential projects, including design, project management, gc, carpentry and custom cabinet/ furniture making.

Received multiple awards from the American Society of Architectural Illustrators.
Featured artist in the 2nd edition of Drawing Shortcuts by Jim Leggitt.

Jan 1994 - current

Vanecko, LTD, Project Manager, Designer

Increased the firms profitability by managing high end residential design and renovation projects in and out of the office. Client meetings and schematic design, through construction documents. Design and detailing of custom cabinetry, reviewing shop drawings and working closely with carpenters during production. Contractor site meetings and construction administration, from project’s beginning to punch list.

Sep 1999 - Feb 2001

F.M. Costantino, Inc., Associate, illustrator

Expanded office’s capabilities, income and functionality with artistic skills, project coordination and office management. My abilities in various media complimented Frank Costantino’s and allowed the firm to produce more work, including competitions and charrette services at the client’s location. Met with clients and often was the “face” of the firm during the project.

Aug 1995 - Feb 1999

O’Beirne Construction, Owner/ Principal, MA licensed general contractor

Provided construction/ renovation services for residential projects

Jun 1990 - Aug 1995

Niles Bolton Associates, Assistant project manager, designer

I provided an additional layer of coordination and efficiency during multiple, simultaneous projects for national multi-unit housing developments, restaurant designs and the Olympic Village housing for the 1996 Summer Olympics. I was the primary contact for team members, in-house Interiors and Landscape Design departments.

Sep 1992 - Aug 1993

William Rawn Associates, Architects, Inc., Designer

Designer on civic and residential projects.

Jun 1990 - Oct 1990

Paul Stevenson Oles, FAIA/ Interface Architects, Assistant, illustrator

Increased production of work in office by learning Mr. Oles techniques for rendering, part time.

Jan 1990 - Jun 1990

Leers Weinzapfel Associates, Designer, Graphic Specialist

Part of two person team renovating/ redesigning Park Street Station for the MTA. Participated on teams focused on transportation, civic and educational projects. Earned title of Graphics Specialist and contributed to marketing material, award submissions and project presentations.

Dec 1989 - Jun 1990

Amsler Woodhouse MacLean Architects, Designer, model maker

Designer on Educational, civic, transportation and residential projects.

Sep 1988 - Dec 1989


Jun 1987 - Jun 1988

Harvard University, Continuing Education

Paul Stevenson Oles, pencil rendering.

Jan 1988 - Jan 1988

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Bachelors, Architecture

Earned a BFA.

Sep 1983 - Jun 1987

Harvard University, Career Discovery

Jul 1982 - Aug 1982


Architecture in Perspective, Award of Excellence, Award

American Society of Architectural Illustrators
Architecture in Perspective, Awards of Excellence- 1999, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010
Selected pieces are published in annual catalogue and a traveling exhibition.


Drawing Shortcuts, 2nd edition (2009), by Jim Leggitt, AIA - Featured Artist, Other

New revised edition, presents techniques and illustrations for combining traditional and digital media by selected artists.


Featured Artist, Mystic Art Show, Other


Areas of Specialization