2005-Present Scenic Artist Local USA-829
Hudson Scenic Studios, Gotham Scenic, CBS, Showman and others
Sculpted and painted scenery for The Wedding Siinger, Spamalot on Tour,
Pajama Game, Cars (Pixar), Spiderman III, and many other productions.
Joachem & Meeh
Special Effects Brooklyn, NY
Effects Technician/Rental Manager
Maintaining and managing equipment inventory.
and operate effects for clients.
rentable show packages for various effects such as fog, rain, mist,
steam, haze, imitation fire, replica weapons and blood effects.
computerized inventory and rental system and overseeing shipping and
receiving, outgoing rentals and incoming returns.
and upgrade equipment.
fabrication, and implementation of custom special effects (atmospheric
effects, pyrotechnics, and others) for photography, film, and theater.
of building operations. Set-up and organized warehousing for equipment,
managed traffic and implemented safety measures. Responsible for all
equipment and facilities throughout the building.
ABS Art Effects, Brooklyn NY Puppet and Costume Fabricator
cast, and assembled custom figures for Blue Man Group, The Lion King,
Where the Wild Things Are, and other productions.
ATTA, Inc., New York NY
Assisting in fabrication, mold making, casting, and finishing life cast
figures, custom cast props, and architectural moldings.
Hyperreal Productions, Richmond VA
Co-Founder and Partner
and fabricated custom figures and props for fine art and film
GWAR/Slave Pit, Inc. Richmond, VA
Founding Member, Art Director
in script writing, production management, character design, large-scale
creature costumes, and stage scenery. Performed over a thousand shows
of the theatrical rock band GWAR in the US and Europe.
1978-1982 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA
History of Art, Minor in Graphic Design
Certificate of Fitness for handling cryogenic gases
with plastics, rubber, foam, and other synthetic compounds, as well
as wood, plaster, and metal.
in scenic treatments and set building.
mold-making, custom prosthetics, and life casts.
in budget preparation.
with both Macintosh and PC, knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, MS Word, Rental
with a wide range of Special Effects Equipment: Lights, Fog, Pyro, Rain,
Snow, Mist, Confetti, Wind, Pyrotechnics, Weapons, Gore effects, Rigging,
available upon request