Misty Gonzalez

Misty Gonzalez

New York, NY, US



Is a multi-disciplinary artist with main focus' in environmental design and the performing arts.

As an environmental designer, designs and collaborates with other artists, architects and designers creating architecture, landscape, lighting, furniture, products and graphics. Believes synergies have far greater creative power than that produced by one mind.  Proponent of betterment for self and others.

As a flamenco dancer and performer has had the privilege of sharing the stage with performers from the Philip Glass Ensemble, Broadway and the Metropolitan, Glimmerglas, San Francisco and New York City Operas. Is passionate about development of talents in the arts and the revelation of art as an extension of self and society.  Has had the opportunity to model for several renowned painters, sculptors and photographers. Is an occasional actress and has appeared in feature and short films and documentaries.


Hortus Environmental Design, LLC, New York, NY, US, Founder / Environmental Designer

Hortus Environmental Design is an American based multidisciplinary design synergy comprised of disciplinarians in the fields of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Industrial Design, Furniture and Lighting Design, Texture Design and Graphic Design.

We strive to re-define the mass interpretation of value, and operate with the belief that a horizontally formed synergy of creative minds working both indepedantly and in unison forms meaningfully conscientious, innovative, distinctive, and discerning design.

Oct 2012 - current

Robert Schwartz and Associates, Specification Consultants, New York, NY, US, New Business Development / Landscape Specialist

- Direction and renovation / creation of company identity and website / web presence.
- Creation and implementation of marketing strategies.
- Creation and maintenance of business relationships.
- Upgrade of operations and standard of communication and level of collaboration with clients.
- Authoring of architectural and landscape specifications.
- Research of building elements, materials and systems.
- Consultation on project specifiic building materials, systems and design details.
- Coordination of construction documents.
- Management of project documentation files.
- Keep clients informed of new building materials and systems.

May 2008 - current


Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York, NY, US, Ballet

Maestro: Finis Jhung

Feb 2011 - current

Centro de Arte Flamenco Y Danza Española Amor de Dios, Madrid, ES, Flamenco Dance, Percussion and Musicology

Maestros: La Tati, Omayra Amaya, Belen Maya, Oscar Valero, Jose Moreno, Dionisia Garcia, Elena Andujar

Feb 2000 - current

ArtCenter College of Design, Environmental Design

Studied landscape design, architectural design, lighting design, furniture design, and visual communications.

Jan 1998 - Jan 1999

Pasadena City College, Fashion Design & Merchandising

Studied fashion design, patternmaking, clothing production, production and merchandising.

Sep 1991 - Jan 1994

Areas of Specialization