Detailed CV 

Selected Work Experience, Commissions & Appointments

 

2020

Instructor - Bard College Holography Workshops – at The Berkhout Holography Studio, Catskill, NY

  • Designed and taught:  Introduction to creative holography workshop

  • Designed and built the student optical camera.

2019

Technical Holographer - NASA Innovative  Advanced Concepts PHASE ll Research

  • Worked on a holographic optical element primary objective for a space telescope for 3DeWitt, LLC.

    • The High Etendue Multiple Object Spectrographic Telescope (THE MOST)

 2018                                                                                                                                      

Archivist - The Rudie Berkhout Collection – Catskill, NY     

  • Documented and Archived the Berkhout Studio lab notebooks in their entirety.            

Art Committee

  • 11th International Symposium on Display Holography (ISDH) Aveiro, Portugal

  • Member of the Art Committee and responsible for the Canadian report from the nations    

Project Photographer and Storyline author - Jack James Thunderbird Totem

  • Documented the Lifecycle Restoration Project of an existing but deteriorated NW coast totem pole.

  • Photographed the James family carvers throughout the restoration process

2017 –1997  

Research Manager - Philips Electronics (Ledalite) – Langley, BC

  • Designed and managed multi-lab Holographic Research Facility for Development of MesoOptics including clean room, holography optics lab, chemical processing lab, and photometric lab.

  • Created micro optics research and master tools, MesoOptics (USA Patent 7660039)

    • Responsibilities included:

      • Spin coating photo resist holographic masters and managing/monitoring the master tools for mass production.

      • Managed the development of the first digital Master for mass production.

      • laser direct-write R&D at Simon Frasier University, 4D Nanofabrication Facility.

  • Luminaire & Light Guide Photometry (Goniophotometry)

    • Responsibilities included:

      • Assisting the Optical Engineer with photometric testing of experimental Luminaires.

      • Monitored the performance of MesoOptics and Light Guides by Luminaire photometry.

Archivist -The Rudie Berkhout Art Holography Collection – Catskill,  NY USA

  • Archived over 80 holographic art works by indexing and evaluating the holograms and sealing up the holographic plates.

2016

Technical Holographer - 3DEWITT LLC.,  at the University of Puerto, Physics Department – Mayaguez, PR

  • Created a Holographic Optical Element with Tom Ditto, under 3DeWitt NSF and NASA Grants.

  • Presented one-day ‘Introduction to Holography’ workshops for Masters and PhD level students.

2012

Exhibition Jury - International Symposium on Display Holography (ISDH) MIT –Cambridge, MA

  • Exhibition Committee 

2009

Exhibition Director - International Symposium on Display Holography (ISDH) – Shenzen, China

  • Installation and illumination specialist for ~35 holograms for ISDH Conference

2002

Installation Consultant & Fabricator for Holographic Panels - HYATT REGENCY – Vancouver, BC

  • Provided installation consultation

  • Responsible for the lamination process for creating the panels for installation

  • Laminated panels with diffraction grating film for the installation

  • Advised on illuminating the panels.

1997 –1987

Director, Global Images - The HOLOGRAPHIC STUDIO LLC –  Vancouver, B.C.

  • Designed a holographic art studio for art hologram production.

  • Acted as the Director of the Global Images Artist in Residence program.

    • Provided technical and production support to several artists who received grants to produce limited edition art works at this studio.

1998 –1996

DCO Document Control Officer (ISO) & Patent Portfolio Manager - LIGHTWAVE MEDICAL LLC – Vancouver, BC

  • Managed the ISO 9001 Research and Engineering document

  • Maintained the patent portfolio to meet filing and other deadlines to keep patents current and on track.

1998

Artist - JOEL BERMAN GLASS STUDIO – Vancouver, BC

  • Luminescent Holographic Glass,  for an installation in an Oregon State Movie Theater & restaurant in NYC.

1996

Commissioned Artist   - F3 Store –  Vancouver, BC

  Multi-media Water-Feature Produced in collaboration with Vince Helton & Associates.

Commissioned Artist - VANCOUVER AQUARIUM – Vancouver BC

  • Commissioned to create a hologram for an exhibit in the Wetlands Discovery Center - “Disappearing Amphibians”.

  • Installed and illuminated the hologram

1995

Commissioned Artist - BC Tel Mobility Center – Burnaby, BC    

  • Invented a process for laminating embossed holographic film into a patterned glass tile product "luminescent Holographic Glass". Created floor tiles, furniture inlay, and other architectural treatments.

1994

Commissioned Artist - CENTER FOR IMAGE AND SOUND RESEARCH – Vancouver, BC     

  • Spectral Lighting effect                                                                  

1993

Commissioned Artist - SCIENCE WORLD MUSEUM – Vancouver, BC

  • Created holographic portraits of three Scientists of the Year for the B.C. Health Federation Scientist of the Year Awards, exhibit.  

    • Pulse Masters were created with Michael Page in Toronto.

    • Produced all transfers including optical reductions and 1:1 format.

    • Advised installations fabricators and illuminated the holograms in the display.

1992-1990

Commissioned Artist – Bing Thom Architects - Canada Pavilion - Expo '92 - Seville, Spain

  • Designed a spectral effects water feature of approximately +5000 sq. ft.

  • Collaborated with well renowned Vancouver Architect Bing Thom during the design process.

1992

Advisor - Shearwater Arts Foundation – New York, NY

  • Acted as a jury member for art awards for artistic achievement in art holography.

Jury Member - Canada Council – Ottawa, ON

  • Jury member for Canada Council Holography Production Grants

1988

Chairperson - Art Session/Exhibition Director,International Symposium on Display Holography (ISDH)Lake Forest, IL 

  • Acted in mixed role as Curator, Exhibition Director and designer, installation and lighting for a 75 hologram International exhibition of art holograms from around the world.

1987

Presenter - International Symposium on Display Holography (ISDH) – Lake Forest, IL

  • Delivered holography workshop ‘Faculty for Pseudocolour Holography’ – Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, Illinois

Installation & Lighting Specialist - Holography Exhibition “IMAGES IN TIME AND SPACE” – Montreal, QC

  • Lighting Specialist for international exhibition of +100 art holograms

1987-1986

Research Holographer - SportSoft Systems – Vancouver, BC 

  • Designed Holographic Optical Element(HOE) for Stadium format video screen.

1986

Artistic Director - BEIJING INSTITUTE OF POSTS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS Beijing, PR China (for SportSoft)

  • Acted in mixed role as Curator, and Exhibition Designer overseeing installation and lighting for an international exhibition of contemporary holography.

1985

Presenter - International Symposium on Display Holography (ISDH) – Lake Forest, IL

  • Lecturer on art holography

Presenter - Anthony Arts Foundation – Houston, TX

  • Lecturer on art holography and presented one-day workshop on holography

1985-1984

Holographic Technician - SMITH AND CVETKOVICH HOLOGRAPHY –  Chicago, IL

  • Responsible for chemical processing of commercial reflection holograms

  • Responsible for contact copy lab for the replication of reflection holograms

1983

Holographic Technician - STANFORD UNIVERSITY – Stanford, CA                                                                                                           Fabricated hologram of a sculpture by Young Harvill of Stanford University, at the Evergreen State College holography lab

Awards

 

2001      International Light Fair, Las Vegas Nevada:  

  • New Product of the Year Award, Ledalite (PHILIPS) MesoOptics®

1994       Special Mention  

  • Women's Monument Competition

1993      Finalist, Gordon Head Recreation Center Public Art Competition

               Finalist, Renfrew Public Library Public Art Competition

1992      Canada Council Media Arts Production Grant

1989      Shearwater Foundation (New York) ($10,000) Award for artistic achievement

               Artist-In-Residence:   Fringe Research, Inc.  Toronto, Ontario

1985      Artist-In-Residence:   Museum of Holography, New York, N.Y.

1983      Artist-In-Residence:   Museum of Holography, New York, N.Y.

Collections

Johnathan Ross Hologram Collection,   London, UK

Art Bank, Canada Council, Ottawa,   Ontario Canada

Chunichi Shimbun,   Nagoya, Japan

Global Images, Inc.  New York, USA

Hornby Island BC Arts Centre    Hornby Island BC Canada

Lauk Kommunication, Pulheim,   Germany

M.I.T. Museum  Cambridge,   MA. USA

Museum of Holography, (FARHC)    Chicago, Illinois USA

Samuel Lallouz Gallery, Montreal,   Quebec  Canada

Numerous private collections

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