Artist Resume for Robert E. Viau

 

Objective:

To utilize my abilities and creativity to their maximum potential in order to insure the success and prosperity of the project and or organization to which I am affiliated.

 

 

Professional Experience:

 

 

1985-2002

Principle Private Studio Boston, MA

 

Produced 2-D and 3-D art for show and sale.

 

 

 

1990- 1994

Art Director Impulse International Boston, MA

 

Duties included but were not limited to the design and layout of

promotional materials, packaging, advertisements, the design and development of all new game and toy prototypes. To design and create point of sale display for blister pack toys, design and build the convention booth with backdrop and large mockups of products being offered and to coordinate all efforts with freelance artists, printers and manufacturers.

 

 

2002- present

Principle StudioVO Gloucester, MA

 

The Visual Art Object Studio of Robert E. Viau

Graphic Design, Illustration, Signage, Commercial Art, Fine Art

 

 

 

         Graphic Design: Contract Work

Logo design, brochures, business cards, letterhead, signage, all print and web related graphics, newspaper and magazine advertisements, a variety of marketing materials including (not limited to) power point presentations, trade-show displays, packaging and point-of-sale displays.

         Web Design: Contract Work

Design and construct web sites and web graphics for business.

         Photography: Print and Web graphics, Private Collections Digital and film photography for private and public display or graphic design usage.

         Corporate Sculpture: Commission Work

Design and manufacture large scale sculpture for point of sale displays, corporate work place and public viewing spaces.

         Fine Art: Artists Work

Illustration, portraiture, sculpture and print work designed and produced by and for the artist for private collecting and personal sensibility.

         Corporate Signage Contract Work

Design and produce signage for business. Digital vinyl, cut vinyl lettering, hand carved, hand painted, wood, metal, plastic, foam, glass.

         Portraiture and Rendering: Graphics, Illustration, Private Collection

Hand drawn portraits of people, businesses, pets and homes for private and public display or graphic design usage.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Education:

Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

Bachelor of Fine Arts 1985.

Major: Sculpture

Minor: Photography

 

 

Teaching Experience:

Massachusetts College of Art

         Assistant teacher. Taught molding and casting with instructor, Doc Legg.

 

Massachusetts State Hospital School for the Handicap

         Taught sculpture, print making and painting.

 

Art on the Pier, Gloucester, MA

         Art classes for children ages 7-13. Illustration, landscape, still life and sculpture.

 

 

Organizations:

 

 

North Shore Arts Association Juried Artist Member

Rocky Neck Artist Colony

Massachusetts College of Art Alumni Association

Business Network International

 

Skills:

Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Image Ready, Illustrator, In Design, Quark, Power Point, Word.

I am able to write html code and use a variety of html editing tools such as Dreamweaver, Front Page and Image Ready.

In addition I have working knowledge of Flash, Fireworks and Free Hand.

I am able to create unique and interesting images with the graphic editing tools, design web pages and build working web sites.

My diversity includes the ability to manipulate many physical materials, such as pencil and paper, paint and canvas, wood, metal, and plastics in the making of two and three dimensional artwork.

 

 

 

Partial client list has included: Trammell Crow, Wyndham Anatole Dallas, Sheraton Hotel, Raytheon Corp. Rockport National Bank, Cape Ann Lanes, Alchemy Restaurant, Barefoot Books Publications, Horvitz & Frisch CPA, Body in Balance of Essex.

 

A complete list of clients, collectors and shows is available by request.

I designed and constructed the StudioVO website.  The content on the site is my own original art.