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Brett Riegler

Brett Riegler

El Segundo, CA, US

 

About 

Employment 

Taschen America, Los Angeles, CA, US, project manager

Taschen America | Project Manager | 2013 – 2017
Develop 200-acre ranch in the hills of Southern California. Manage build of 2,000 square foot residence.
Collaborate with artists throughout design-build process. Provide landscape design including two acres of lawn.
Manage the construction of all roads, irrigation and infrastructure. Hire and manage all general contractors and
sub-contractors. Deliver weekly updates to owner, Benedikt Taschen, as well as all team members including the
offices of Taschen America, artists, civil engineers, biologists, expediters, arborists, landscapers and county
inspectors. Responsible for all pay applications and invoicing.

Jan 2013 - Nov 2017
 

Natural History Museum, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Designer

NHM, Natural History Museum, Los Angeles | Architectural and Exhibition Designer | 2011 – 2013
Work with executive leadership, architects, engineers, and curators to produce a 14,000 sq. ft. exhibit based on
the history of Los Angeles. Design all large-scale casework. Work with team of local fabricators and in-house
designers throughout the design/build process. Work with engineers to fabricate a large steel canopy designed
by SPF architects. Design all physical elements for interactive media. Deliver proposals and updates to executive
leadership and curators. Provide design support for temporary and permanent exhibits including Traveling the
Silk Road and The Dinosaur Hall.

Aug 2011 - Jan 2013
 

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Los Angeles, Exhibition Designer

LACMA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art | Exhibition Designer | 2009 - 2011
Provide design and oversee fabrication of temporary and permanent exhibits. Exhibits include: European
Painting and Sculpture: the re-installation of the third floor Ahmanson, The Gilbert Collection, and A Peek Behind
the Scenes: Conversation of a Korean Buddhist Painting. Provide design support for exhibitions including: The
Resnick Collection: Eye for the Sensual and Olmec: Colossal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico.
Freelance Architectural and Exhibition Designer | 2013 – present
Provide architectural and exhibition design support for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Museum
of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Exhibits include Pierre Huyghe, and Diana Thater: The Sympathetic Imagination.

Jul 2010 - Jun 2011
 

FAR frohn&rojas, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Designer

F-A-R, Frohn and Rojas Architects | Designer | 2006 -2008
Design, Research, and fabrication of multiple digital and physical models for competitions including: The New
Vienna North Hospital, Vienna Austria, and The Campus University of Applied Sciences, Düsseldorf, Germany.

Jan 2007 - Jan 2009
 

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, US, art fabrication and installation

MOCA, Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles | Installation and Fabrication | 2003 - 2006
Art fabrication and installation of multiple temporary and permanent exhibits including: Paul McCarthy,
Superflat, Gregor Schneider: Dead House U R, Frank O Gehry: Work in Progress, Rodney Graham: A little
Thought, A minimal Future? Art as object 1958 - 1968, Jean Prouve: Three Nomadic Structures, Basquiat,
Masters of American Comics, Ecstasy: In and About Altered States, Robert Rauschenberg: Combines, and Lucian
Freud.

Jan 2003 - Jan 2006
 

Education 

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, MArch

Jun 2006 - Sep 2009
 

Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA, US, Masters, Painting/ Art

Sep 1998 - Aug 2000
 

San Diego State University (SDSU), San Diego, CA, US, Bachelors, Applied Arts

Sep 1992 - Aug 1994
 

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