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Summary

I'm a bilingual author, artist and teacher. I help other authors publish their work independently. I write content in English and Spanish for websites, manuals and brochures and I'm available as a ghostwriter and translator. I'm also a fine artist offering original paintings and portraits and I'm an experienced teacher, trainer and public speaker. Visit me at https://www.robertogonzalezstudio.com

Work History

1990Present

Copywriting, Ghostwriting, Author Services, Artist.

Consultant

• Marketing and advertising copy in Spanish and English.
• Ghostwriting, Author Services.
• Television promos for Discovery, Animal Planet.
• Designed original TerboHealth USA website.
• Designed online courses for Profexor.
• Created health insurance company training manual.
• Website content.
• Case studies.
• Sales letters.
• Support documents for high-profile professionals
seeking residency in the United States.

Author of Raising Children on Planet Earth, a manual for parents of young children.

Writing clients include the Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, Abbott Laboratories, Briggs and Stratton, Los Cidrines, 100 Montaditos, Profexor, Prodek, Sirio Brands.

Oct 2015Dec 2015

Adjunct Professor

Broward College

Teaching Art Appreciation to undergraduate students at this 4-year public college.

Jul 2008May 2016

Creative Director

NexusIdeas

Write marketing copy in English and Spanish for this event production and marketing activation company, including:

• Lead-generating autoresponder series.
• Revenue-generating website.
• Script for what Diageo VP for Marketing called "one of the best launches I've seen for a Diageo brand."
• Work with graphic designers in the creation and production of marketing materials.
• Case studies.
• Sales letters.
• Presentations.
• Social Content, copy editing and translation.
• Bilingual voice-over narration.

Clients include Diageo, Microsoft, Uniesse Yachts, Miami Symphony Orchestra.

1985Present

Fine Artist

Painter, sculptor and installation artist. Dedicated to the creation and sale of original works of art. Strong promotion of and advocacy for the arts through membership in arts organizations, writing, teaching and collaboration with artists of different disciplines. Numerous individual and group art shows. Winner of grants in Puerto Rico and the United States. Work included in public and private collections in the U.S. and Latin America.

20042004

Artist-in-Residence

Rochester City School District

Collaborated with teachers in the Rochester, N.Y. public school systerm to develop and carry out art projects related to other academic subjects, thereby reinforcing learing in core subjects through art, and vice-versa.

20052005

Adjunct Professor

Broward College

Taught the use of Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop for computer graphics and introductory Art History courses to undergraduate students.

Aug 2005May 2008

Bilingual Art Teacher

Broward Community Charter Schools

Taught art to children from K to 6th grade in these two Core Knowledge-based charter schools in Coral Springs, Florida. Worked with colleagues to incorporate curriculum subject matter in art lessons and used Spanish to reach children and parents not yet fluent in English. Designed school coat of arms. Ran art-based fund raisers through Square 1 Art. Introduced Toastmasters International's Youth Leadership Program to sixth graders, thus helping them develop their public speaking and leadership skills at no cost to the schools. Wrote lyrics for school anthem. Taught Yoga during summer camp.

Sep 2000Jun 2004

Adjunct Instructor

Creative Workshop, Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester

Taught highly popular studio art courses and workshops at the Creative Workshop of the Memorial Art Gallery, a division of the University of Rochester.

Portfolio

In the interactive version of this resume, which can be found online at  https://www.visualcv.com/robertogonzalez/, you can see the full images by clicking on the thumbnails.

Education

MA

New York University, New York, NY

Focused on painting and drawing; included Study Abroad Program at the Instituto di Architettura, Venice, Italy, studying Italian art and culture.

Other

Author, Raising Children on Planet Earth, a Mindful Manual for Parents of Young Children.  Available on Amazon.

Author, Kill Don Juan, Save the Girl: How My Sister's Fight With Cancer Helped Me Overcome My Compulsive Infidelity.  Available on Amazon Nov. 2016.

Author, I Wish, I Wish I Were a Fish, a children's picture book. Coming soon on Amazon.

Artwork featured on the cover of Engravings Torn From Insomnia, a collection of poems by noted Argentinian poet Olga Orozco, and Reptile House, by bestselling author Robin McLean, both published by BOA Editions, Rochester, NY.