Robert Whalley

Robert Whalley

Philadelphia, PA, US




Cliff Garten Studio, Venice CA, Project Manager

Cliff Garten Studio ( produces large-scale public artworks for municipalities,
transit organizations and private developers nationwide. The studio is responsible for all
aspects of design, materials, fabrication, installation and budget. Duties included management of
existing works-in-progress, design and development of new projects/proposals, renders and visualizations, shop/construction documents, construction of maquettes (3d prints, laser cutting etc),
press and publicity.

Jun 2013 - Oct 2013

LRG Architects, Santa Monica, CA, US, Project Manager

Associate and later partner with firm ( specializing in small- to large-sized
residential projects (single- & multi-family) and commercial projects in Los Angeles and Montevideo
UY. Involved in projects from initial client meetings thru schematic and design-development,
interior design, landscape and grading, permitting, construction documents, bidding & negotiation,
project management etc.

Nov 2006 - Jun 2013

Own Practice., Los Angeles, CA, US, Principle

Major project for Galveston Artist Residency ( a gut renovation/
rebuild of two industrial buildings in Galveston TX. Work includes overall design concept and space
planning, building envelope design, interior design of four artist’s studios, two galleries and office.
Provisional landscaping of two exterior courtyards. Design and fabrication of custom furniture/
cabinetry, custom ironwork and an elaborate steel & mahogany screen.

Nov 2011 - Jan 2013


University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), MArch, Masters of Architecture

Sep 2003 - Jun 2006