Objective: Efficiency, beauty, functionality, detail, affordability, sustainability.
1999 - Present
T/A Properties, LLC
Renovation Design, Set Design, Furniture Design, Graphic Design, Inventor, Artist.
Designed the renovation of 25+ homes, sets for WCVE and infomercials, furniture made from architectural and furniture castoffs under the name of ReMade, and created arty birdhouses under the name Birdtiques. Have also prototyped several inventions including a modular wall design.
Jun 2008 - Present
Designer & Strategist, Partner
From designing collateral and packaging to launching exotic ketchup, brand identity building to systems analysis, there is never a dull day in dulcet land!
2010 - Present
Design and create DIY projects for readers using found and recycled materials.
1997 - 1999
Owner, Designer, Scenic & Stylist
Set Design and Scenery company specializing in film, commercial, and photography sets and retail and restaurant interiors. Scenery East designed and built sets and specialty props employing methods such as vacuum forming, plaster, alginate, and fiberglass casts and molds, and built assemblages. We also painted backdrops and murals. Clients included Peak Experiences, The Whitlock Group, The Virginia Lottery, Dominion Chevrolet, PLAY, Stihl Chainsaws, Park Production Group, Main Street Productions, and dozens more.
1992 - 1997
Lead Scenic, Film Scenic, Muralist, Set Dresser,
Universal, Twentieth Century Fox, et al
Film credits include The Jackal, The Monroes, Major Payne, The Client, Lassie, Heart of Darkness, The Foreign Student, and Trading Mom. I also worked for The Set Shop in Burbank, CA as their scenic charge for commercials including Calvin Klein, General Mills, and others.
1981 - 1986
Bachelor of Arts
Double Major: English & Political Science
A lifetime ago.
Birdhouse for Visual Arts Center's Collector's Night Auction