Meet the ARTIST
ROBERT W. CARDOZA
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2005-2006 Instructor @ Blackstone Valley Tech............Paint & Design Teacher ----taught highschool level students paint and wallpapering skills/related theory, and shop safety in structured classroom setting...worked to introduce a "facelift/store-like" ambiance to the classroom by painting and setting up a 'mock' paint store in the classroom complete with state of art computerized paint mixing machine to wallpaper "practice cubicals" and custom faux flooring throughout the shop ...the idea was to give the students a feel for their tradework atmosphere...
Artwork Coordinator - 2004-2005
Italian American Cultural Center .....................Co-cordinator/....Duties included placement/selection & installation of artwork and positioning of high-tech lighting the artwork for monthly exhibitions. Created thematic tablescapes and décor for Opening Receptions and Assisted with reception refreshments. Executed music selection to coordinate with each event’s theme..Interior Design Services – 1988-2004 Co-proprietor of TB Wallcovering. Work entailed site preparation, wallpapering, stenciling, choosing color schemes, window treatments and lighting.Selected Personal Design Project: Designed and built garden greenhouse. Introduced a Zen-like atmosphere by means of adding Oriental foliage and décor to create a meditative space.
2012-2014 Completed Restoration Projects*** 1) Moxie- 1966 International Harvester Tractor 2) Molly- 1953 Farmall Cub Tractor 3) Minnie- 1949 Farmall Cub F Tractor 4) Passenger Haywagon 5) 1949 Farmall Cub for resale.....Tractors were mechanically corrected then painted in my garage .....all on my own experience.
Scholarship Grants * Fall 2011 ~ Watercolor & Light course // 10th year with Bill Griffiths
*Winter 2017 ~ Watercolor course // 12th year with Mr. Griffiths
Scholarship grant: Winter 2010-2011~completed Computer illustrator's course w/ Andy Fish (WAM instructor)
Fall 2009~ 1 semester w/ Susan Swinard (watercolorist)
Bob has honed his
skills in attack techniques, frisketting, color & light techniques (specializing in shadowing) Attending 2008 "ARTSPEAK" Group of a dozen artists collaborate their talents (Show & Tell) and disscussion , critiquing, networking individuals' work once a month ...the hostess & founder of Artspeak , Donna Winant of whom I had the privilage of working with for almost 12 years in the art trade, is comprising her book on data received . Student - 1992 Personal Tutoring of Portrait Painting with Ella Delyanis, an accomplished Professional Artist and Worcester Art Museum Instructor (Oil Medium)
2002-present Former student of Sifu Stan Tabor in the Art of Tai Chi (Yang Style- Long Form-102 step) for two years...I studied under Bill Reardon for 4 years in Yang Style (24 step Short Form) ...I wish to make Tai Chi a life-long passion as means to staying healthy & flexible
1977- Present Text-taught Photographer, with specified focus on the unique scene or moment (candid shots/weddings)
Bob Cardoza ........................................................has shared his poetry in his former parish bulletins.
He was chosen as a semi-finalist for a poetry publication and his poem was selected and published…His 1st profession of automotive technician sustained Bob's livelihood and left him with a keen eye for detail.....He has photographed weddings and his newest hobby, Beekeeping, keeps his interest to ecologically, giving back to Mother Nature (see Link for pics)… Bob has had multiple showings of his paintings.
Bob dubbed as an extra in a Hollywood film now in Google showcased videos...in The Maiden Heist, shot on site at the Worcester Art Museum....The film features Christopher Walken, Bill Masse and Morgan Freeman