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DESIGNER & TEACHER
Design, Analysis, Research, Concepts, 2 & 3D Prototypes, Engineering By Design. Activities: Making, Teaching & Learning, Gem carving, Sculpture
Medical Equipment Design - with TKDG
Mask In Hand - Lost Wax Bronze Casting
Photo: Osmoderma - Flower Chafer 1mm
Technology Education/Art K-12 Certification (CT 042 & 047)
2011 - Present - Danbury High School, Technology Education, Photography 1 and 2, Computer Club - Grades 9-12
2006 - 2011 - Rogers Park Middle School & Broadview Middle School, Engineering by Design - Grades 6-8
Teacher Externship from CBIA to work with a CT manufacturing company. The externship grant made it possible for CTE Teachers to work with current manufacturing and business practices, bringing those knowledge and resources back to their respective schools.
Art Instructor in a CT Vocational Technical High School - Grades 9-12
Art Instructor for Grades 9-12 - 1 year leave replacement assignment.
Studio Art, Drawing, Graphics, Printmaking
Technology Education Instructor, Woodshop, Invention, Drafting for grades 6-8- taught ~ 1,000 students in 1 year.
Art and Technology Instructor- Sculpture, Crafts, Printmaking, Desktop Design & Drafting classes
Workshop Design & Presentation
2001 IDENTITY/CONTEXT, Lecture and Workshop- at the Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT
2000 CLAYMATION and GIF ANIMATION - held at the Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT
1999 UNUSUAL MATERIALS, Lecture and Workshop-the Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT
1997 SCULPTURE - Enrichment course - Farmingville Elementary School, Ridgefield CT
1998 & 2004-06 PARK RANGER, Interpretative Division, National Park Service Wilton, CT
Art and Computer Instructor and Tech Computer Maintenance - computer prep. for the turn of the millennium, part-time
Technology Education and Art Instructor- Drafting, Architecture 1&2, Physics and Technology and Manufacturing 1&2 - 1 year leave replacement assignment.
Created and production of technical and advertising collateral material for this Alignment Laser Manufacturing Company. Researched and generated articles, advertising and product placements for a variety of S.I.C. markets.
18 press releases were published and 3 articles generated a large number of viable leads for this company.
Contract work on a per project basis with Deskey Associates in NYC, Dole Associates in Katonah NY, AMTI in Shelton, CT, Bevilacqua McCroskery & Associates in Wilton CT and for individuals - providing Illustrations, graphics, logos. packaging and product designs. Awarded a design Patent for a geographical learning device.
Freelance Illustrations:"Narrow Gage to the Hills" & "Bridgton Narrow Gage" by Edgar Mead
Product design, analysis, definition, planning, organization, & research-liaison for clients such as Electro-Biology, Depuy, Lumex, Gillette, and Johnson & Johnson, Inc.
Chromacopy - Organized and managed a start-up Tradeshow Exhibit Dept. within a photo processing company.
Binney & Smith - Toy designer in a new product division set up to attract capital.
Avitar - Concept development, prototypes and renderings for dental treatment devices and diagnostic aids
Log Home design, drafting, detailing, cutting lists - illustrations & Construction Guide. CIVIL ENGINEERING
Location Survey Crew - Collected field data & made Right-of-Way Detail & Base Maps, Technical/Public presentations, materials/cost estimates, right-of-way research and analysis and maps for intersection design proposals
Machined/detailed/polished aluminum/steel inserts & bases for plastic prototype molding. GRAPHICS
Graphics and darkroom work - made stats, contact prints, microfilms of plats, architectural and engineering drawings.