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Andy's ID alumni blog features his Pratt alumni from 2001 thru 2009: From across the globe, these talented visionaries of design are coming together to show their recent work, milestones, and the design visions of the future.
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December 2009:
group show:

440 Gallery hosts the 5th Annual small works show
December 3, 2009-January 10, 2010

11211 Magazine
artist profile

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FINE ART CV


Andy Roberto - Project + Shows

2010 - I Am An Important Giant : Antenna Gallery (Group show) - New Orleans, LA LA                

           “WebNet" Laser-Cut Felt 12"x6"x various


2009 - Small Works Exhibit: 440 Gallery (Group show) - Brooklyn, NY

​           “Hi-Low Series - "C6 P3"  4.5" x 4.5" digital photo


2006 - Digital Art Wall - Permanent : IBC Digital Inc. - Buffalo , NY

           Concept, design and fabrication of interactive digital projection screen

2006 - Painting Exhibition:  Iona   (Group show) - Brooklyn , NY
           “Evidence”; small works,  acrylic on MDF blocks

2005 - Sculpture & Painting Exhibition: Laila Lounge - Brooklyn , NY
           “Behinds”; urethane foam castings, installation

2003 - Sculpture Exhibition: Studio 84 (Group Show) - Brooklyn , NY
           “New works”; wood assemblages

2001 - Studio Exhibition: Dumbo Arts Festival - Brooklyn , NY
           Castings; urethane resin, bronze, portraits

​2000 - Sculpture Exhibit:  Williamsburg  Arts Festival - Brooklyn , NY
           “Circus”; large scale composite sculpture

​2000 - Sculpture Exhibition: Fundraiser for Gale Gates Et. Al. - Brooklyn , NY
           Sculpture; steel, wax casting, urethane resin

​1998 - Sculpture Exhibition: Dumbo 3 Exhibit (Group show) - Brooklyn , NY
           “WingSet”;  welded steel

​1994 - Masters Thesis Exhibit: SUNY New Paltz - NewPaltz , NY
           “Intimidations” ; various works, mixed media

1991 - Sculpture Exhibition: Four Walls Gallery (Group show) - Brooklyn , NY
           “Eyelash Bug”; casting, wood, mixed media

1989 - Painting Exhibition: Minor Injury Gallery (Group show) - Brooklyn , NY
           “Moose”; mixed media sculpture

Education

Pratt Institute,  Brooklyn ,  NY  - Industrial Design - 2001-08

State   University  at New  Paltz ,  NY  - M.F.A Sculpture - 1994

Pratt Institute, NY B.I.D. - Industrial Design - 1986

University of  Copenhagen ,  Denmark  - Design - 1986

State   University  at New  Paltz ,  NY  - Painting - 1980-82

Teaching

Pratt Institute,  Brooklyn ,  NY  - Industrial Design - 2001-08

Visiting Instructor: Courses in Portfolio/ Professional practices& Sophomore Design Studio


Facilitator of Pratt ID collaboration with “Creative Arts WorkshopFor Kids” - Urban Park outreach program for inner city children. 


Founder of ID alum Blog - IDalum.blogspot.comFor undergraduate alumni from 2001-2009

Porcelli Associates,  NY ,  NY - Junior Designer - 1986-87

Industrial Design consultancy
​Responsibilities included:
​Product/interior design, drafting, model making, sketching, rendering
​Clients:
​Dansk + Hermes

Damien  Donck Studio ,  NY ,  NY - Consultant - 2001- 03

Still-life set design, fabricator and photo assistant

The PML Furniture Group Ltd.,  NY ,  NY - PM - 1995-99

Contract furnishings dealership - 1987-90

See Offices Limited Inc. responsibilities

Clients:

DMB&B - Advertising: 8 floors

Coopers & Lybrand - Professional Services: 10 floors

Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson - Law firm: 4 floors

OppenheimerFunds - Financial: 4 floors World Trade Center

Calvin Klein Accessories - 2 floors: Trump Tower

Milo  Motolla,  Brooklyn ,  NY - Freelance Consultant - 2002-05

Display fabricator and installation company

• Fabrication including sculptural development in foam, casting in urethane resin

Clients:

Saks, SONY

David Bashaw Studio, NY, NY - Consultant - 2001-03

 Display fabricator and installation company

• Fabrication including sculptural development in foam, casting in urethane resin

Clients:

Saks, SONY 

Still-life set design, fabricator and photo assistant

TwoSeven Inc., Brooklyn, NY - Fabricator - 2003-05

Display fabrication & installation company

Fabricator of high end window, interior & showroom displays:  architectural, prop, furniture, lighting & sculptural displays.Responsibilities included:

• Fabrication design; sketching, sourcing, pricing, design development, site survey, client meetings & final fabrication documents

• Fabrication including wood/mdf, laminates, plexi, wallpaper, vinyls, specialty surfaces, shop work, assemblages,  soft seating, metal work, painting/finishing & installation of electrical & mechanical devices

Clients:

DKNY, Donna Karan, HugoBoss, ColeHaan, Saks, Dior, Hermes, Louis Vitton

Offices Limited Inc.,  NY ,  NY  - Sr. Project Manager - 2005-09

Contract furnishings dealershipLarge scale corporate interiors: multi-phased, multi-floored new build & renovations. Net sales per phase ranging from $500,000 to $2,000,000.Furnishings: casegoods, systems furniture, millwork & custom designsResponsibilities include:

• Design development, architect & manufacturer coordination, floor plans, standards

• Quotations, specifications, drawings, purchase orders, tracking, warehousing, inventory, contractor coordination, delivery, warehousing & installation management

• Milestones & phasing, project pricing estimation, labor estimations

• Installation drawings, site survey, layout & coordination with architect & contractors

• Day to day client management, specification, sales & forecasting

Clients:

Univision - International Media Company: 3 floor renovation

The Blackstone Group - International Private Equity Firm: 10 floor renovation

Experience

Photographers:

David Arkey + David Bashaw + Damien Donck + Nathan Sayers

Fine art gallery shows and public displays:

440 Gallery + Laila Lounge + Studio 84 + Dumbo Arts Festival + Williamsburg Arts Festival + Gale Gates Et. Al. + Four Walls Gallery + Minor Injury Gallery

Sculpture, Prop & Backdrop fabrication:

SONY + Newsweek + Kenneth Cole + Stuff Magazine + IBC Digital + Noritoshi Hirikawa

A professional sculptor with experience in prop fabrication, window display fabrication & installation, photo shoot prop & backdrop fabrication for high-end fashion design houses and cutting-edge professional photographers including the following:

Window & interior display fabrication & installation:

Saks 5th Aveue Flagship + DKNY Flagship + Donna Karan Collection Flagship + Hugo Boss Flagship + Hermes Flagship

Major Manufacturers:

Knoll + Bernhardt + Kimball + sq.ft

​Krug + Gunlocke +  Meridian  +

KI + Keilhauer + Datesweiser

Clients:

​Blackstone Group + Univision + Coopers & Lybrand

​D’arcy Masius Benton & Bowles

​Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson

Oppenheimerfunds

Engineering Firms:

RDT/RDA + Structuretone

Buildings:

1301 6th Ave  (620,000 sq.ft) +  345 Park Ave  (350,000

to date) + 1675 Broadway (172,000 sq.ft) + ​

2 WTC (160,000 sq.ft) + 1  Liberty  Plaza (53,000 sq.ft)

Construction Mgrs:

​Lehr + Turner + Herbert

Architectural Firms:

Gensler:

​Gwathmey Siegel:

​Mancini Duffy:

The Phillips Group:

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BIO


Andy Roberto - Project Management + Design


A leading project manager in the Contract Furnishings Industry for over 20 years, with a successful track-record of large-scale, high profile, corporate new-builds & renovations from Coast to Coast with leaders of the industry: