scott benites
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Location: New York, NY, USA
School: Lehman college
Major: BFA

scott benites

Scott Benites
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New York, NY 10025
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ART EXPERIENCE

------------, New York, NY September 2007 - Present
Founder/President
• Founded ------------ designs, Specialize in painting & clothing design, business logos, and accessories for a wide variety of clients
• Collaborate with clients to create custom designs and to implement designs in various media

The Color Factory Museum, New York, NY June 2018 – Present
Experience Specialist
• Maintain a friendly and outgoing personality while engaging with customers
• Guide groups through the distinct instillations in pop up museum
• Present on artist technique and history and explain how to interact with exhibit
• Interact with visitors to discus reactions to experiences

Arts + Leisure, New York, NY May 2016 – October 2016
Gallery Assistant
• Managed gallery and engaged with guests
• Acted as liaison between owner and patron interested in purchasing art
• Coordinated logistics for opening and hosted events

Tactical Retail Solutions, Inc., New York, NY December 2013 – January 2016
Art Handler
• Carefully wrapped and transported the collectors artwork and photography to auction houses such as Sotheby’s and Christie’s
• Cropped photographs and restored images

Hedley’s Humpers, Brooklyn, NY November 2014 – March 2015
Art Handler
• Documented warehouse inventory, imports and exports, art/ furniture items for international designers
• Filed condition reports for designer furniture, packaged, crated and wrapped art and furniture

Kaikai Kiki Gallery, Queens, NY May 2014 - September 2014
Artist Assistant
• Mixed color, painted and printed silk screens
• Prepared materials to be incorporated into artist, TAKASHI MURAKAMI designs

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Art Battle, Boston, MA April 2010
• Co-Chair - organized and mobilized participants in a daylong art battles and competitions

Mural Crew of Boston, Boston, MA October 2009 – April 2010
• Coordinator - Conducted workshop sessions for local high school students on drawing

SKILLS

• Abstract Landscapes, Mural painting, Portraits, Sketching;
• Artistic Mediums: Oil, Acrylics, Pen and inks, watercolor, collage.
• Windows/Mac OS, AutoCAD, Excel, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator.
• Fluent in Spanish.

EDUCATION

Lehman College, Bronx, NY May 2019
• Bachelors of Fine Arts, concentration: Painting magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, GPA 3.8

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY May 2012
• Alumni, concentration: Communication Design

Art institute of Boston, Boston, MA May 2010
• Concentration: Illustration

ART, PAITNING, CURATOR