Custom Art Objects

I created these art objects, museum interactives, furniture & finishes to fulfill client visions:

Planets
Luminescent globes for a Disney sculpture
Topographic Map
Tactile map for the Jack London Museum
Interactive Globe
Rotating globe for the Jack London Museum
Recycling Truck
Children's exhibit for Habitot in Berkeley
Commemorative Bench
Original bench milled from Orcas Island cedar
Cloud Benches
Weatherproof finish for Public benches in San Francisco's Chinatown
Wishing Tree
Custom pearl finish for the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas
Planets
Luminescent globes for a Disney sculpture
Topographic Map
Tactile map for the Jack London Museum
Interactive Globe
Rotating globe for the Jack London Museum
Recycling Truck
Children's exhibit for Habitot in Berkeley
Commemorative Bench
Original bench milled from Orcas Island cedar
Cloud Benches
Weatherproof finish for Public benches in San Francisco's Chinatown
Wishing Tree
Custom pearl finish for the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas
Planets
Luminescent globes for a Disney sculpture
Topographic Map
Tactile map for the Jack London Museum
Interactive Globe
Rotating globe for the Jack London Museum
Recycling Truck
Children's exhibit for Habitot in Berkeley
Commemorative Bench
Original bench milled from Orcas Island cedar
Cloud Benches
Weatherproof finish for Public benches in San Francisco's Chinatown
Wishing Tree
Custom pearl finish for the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas

Fabrication

I lead fabrication and installation teams for the following projects:

Winterfest
Seasonal exhibit at California Academy of Sciences
Relief Map
Multistory relief sculpture for Bain & Co. at Salesforce Tower
Faux Watercolor Mural
Hand Painted multimedia display for Facebook in Menlo Park
Graphic Mural
Hand Painted multimedia display for Facebook in Menlo Park
Lobby Shelves
Shelving enclosure for office lobby in San Francisco
Rocketship
Children's exhibit for Habitot in Berkeley
Salmon Exhibit
Portable exhibit for bay area Aquariums
Museum Relocation
Relocation of all exhibits to new space for the Palo Alto Museum & Zoo
Winterfest
Seasonal exhibit at California Academy of Sciences
Relief Map
Multistory relief sculpture for Bain & Co. at Salesforce Tower
Faux Watercolor Mural
Hand Painted multimedia display for Facebook in Menlo Park
Graphic Mural
Hand Painted multimedia display for Facebook in Menlo Park
Lobby Shelves
Shelving enclosure for office lobby in San Francisco
Rocketship
Children's exhibit for Habitot in Berkeley
Salmon Exhibit
Portable exhibit for bay area Aquariums
Museum Relocation
Relocation of all exhibits to new space for the Palo Alto Museum & Zoo
Winterfest
Seasonal exhibit at California Academy of Sciences
Relief Map
Multistory relief sculpture for Bain & Co. at Salesforce Tower
Faux Watercolor Mural
Hand Painted multimedia display for Facebook in Menlo Park
Graphic Mural
Hand Painted multimedia display for Facebook in Menlo Park
Lobby Shelves
Shelving enclosure for office lobby in San Francisco
Rocketship
Children's exhibit for Habitot in Berkeley
Salmon Exhibit
Portable exhibit for bay area Aquariums
Museum Relocation
Relocation of all exhibits to new space for the Palo Alto Museum & Zoo

Skills

I continue to develop these techniques, tools, & proficiencies:

Painting
Fine art, texturing, airbrush, HVLP, residential, commercial & most other applications
Art Handling
Museum quality art handling & transportation
Woodworking
Most woodworking tools & techniques
Finishing
Urethane, varnish, laminate, & other clear coats
Instruction
Speaking & teaching about art and fabrication
Assembly
Create and follow complex plans for art assembly & installation
Multimedia
Growing knowledge of technology to meet any fabrication goal
Exhibition Design
Designed and installed varied exhibits & gallery shows
Team Management
Shop, project, installation, & job site lead
Workplace Safety
Safety first on all projects
Painting
Fine art, texturing, airbrush, HVLP, residential, commercial & most other applications
Art Handling
Museum quality art handling & transportation
Woodworking
Most woodworking tools & techniques
Finishing
Urethane, varnish, laminate, & other clear coats
Instruction
Speaking & teaching about art and fabrication
Assembly
Create and follow complex plans for art assembly & installation
Multimedia
Growing knowledge of technology to meet any fabrication goal
Exhibition Design
Designed and installed varied exhibits & gallery shows
Team Management
Shop, project, installation, & job site lead
Workplace Safety
Safety first on all projects
Painting
Fine art, texturing, airbrush, HVLP, residential, commercial & most other applications
Art Handling
Museum quality art handling & transportation
Woodworking
Most woodworking tools & techniques
Finishing
Urethane, varnish, laminate, & other clear coats
Instruction
Speaking & teaching about art and fabrication
Assembly
Create and follow complex plans for art assembly & installation
Multimedia
Growing knowledge of technology to meet any fabrication goal
Exhibition Design
Designed and installed varied exhibits & gallery shows
Team Management
Shop, project, installation, & job site lead
Workplace Safety
Safety first on all projects

Museum Operations & Event Management

I lead operations and visitor services teams for the following exhibitions and events:

Half the Air in A Given Space
Gallery filled 50% by volume with balloons.
Gala Fundraiser
Annual building wide event for 100+ high level donors
Dart Rules
Interactive exhibition of dartboards and darts
Open House
Annual party for 1,000+ guests
Skyspace
Freestanding permanent installation with retractable roof
Bullroarers
Gallery wide exhibition of spinning, roaring apparatuses
Lectures & Screenings
Full A/V support for all auditorium events
Unique Art Exhibitions
Varied exhibition needs of non traditional art objects
Outdoor Events
Varied A/V, facilitation, and security for anything the arts require
Half the Air in A Given Space
Gallery filled 50% by volume with balloons.
Gala Fundraiser
Annual building wide event for 100+ high level donors
Dart Rules
Interactive exhibition of dartboards and darts
Open House
Annual party for 1,000+ guests
Skyspace
Freestanding permanent installation with retractable roof
Bullroarers
Gallery wide exhibition of spinning, roaring apparatuses
Lectures & Screenings
Full A/V support for all auditorium events
Unique Art Exhibitions
Varied exhibition needs of non traditional art objects
Outdoor Events
Varied A/V, facilitation, and security for anything the arts require
Half the Air in A Given Space
Gallery filled 50% by volume with balloons.
Gala Fundraiser
Annual building wide event for 100+ high level donors
Dart Rules
Interactive exhibition of dartboards and darts
Open House
Annual party for 1,000+ guests
Skyspace
Freestanding permanent installation with retractable roof
Bullroarers
Gallery wide exhibition of spinning, roaring apparatuses
Lectures & Screenings
Full A/V support for all auditorium events
Unique Art Exhibitions
Varied exhibition needs of non traditional art objects
Outdoor Events
Varied A/V, facilitation, and security for anything the arts require

Custom Art & Finishes

1983-Present

Art Objects
Murals
Commissions
Furniture
Finishes

Fabrication

Gizmo Art Production 2017-20

Public & Corporate Art
Murals
Museum Exhibitry
Art Handling
Team Management

Museum Operations

Henry Art Gallery 2010-2015

Operations Management
Visitor Services
Museum Security  
Exhibit Facilitation
Building Maintenance
Staff Management

Event Coordination

Henry Art Gallery 2008-2015

Exhibition Openings
Lectures & Screenings
Annual Gala
Annual Open House
A/V & Staff Management