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Eric Sarbach

Freelance Artist & Sculptor

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Location:Los Angeles, California, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/ericsarbach
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ERIC SARBACH

EDUCATION
Master of Fine Arts/ Graduate 2013 / OTIS College of Art and Design

Master of Fine Arts/ MFA–not completed / University of Tennessee

Bachelor of Fine Arts/ BFA ’93 – Louisiana State University

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2007-present Georgia State University Atlanta, GA
• Independent Study
2003-2007 University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN
• Tools and Techniques
• Blacksmithing / Spring 2006
• Teaching Assistant 3-D Design / Fall 2005
1998-2001 Tulane University New Orleans, LA
• Welding and Fabrication

2000 New Orleans Recreation Department New Orleans, LA
• Art/ Sculpture for 8-11 year olds

PROFESIONAL EXPERIENCE
2007-present Georgia State University Atlanta, GA
Sculpture Technician
• Sculpture facilities Maintenance and Management
• Ordering Supplies
• Helping Students with technical and conceptual problems
• Budget Management
• Maintaining OSHA Safety Compliance
• Preparing proposals for Departmental Improvements
• Environmental Protection Agency Comity EPAC


2003-2007 University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN
Technician/Lab Tutor Specialist
• Sculpture facilities Maintenance and Management
• Teaching/ Tools and Techniques Class (every semester)
• Teaching/ Blacksmithing Class/ Spring 2006
• Teaching/ Special Studies Welding/ Spring 2005
• Manage Computer Lab
• Ordering Supplies
• Helping Students with technical and conceptual problems
• Budget Management
• Maintaining OSHA Safety Compliance
• Preparing proposals for Departmental Improvements

2001-2002 Lin Emery New Orleans, LA
Sculpture Assistant
• Fabricated, Finished, and painted aluminum sculpture
• Installed and transported exhibits
• Performed routine maintenance
• Configured and place motors for kinetic sculpture

2001 New Orleans Recreations Department New Orleans, LA
Sculpture Teacher
• Set up curriculum
• Plaster Figure and mask making

1998-2001 Tulane University New Orleans, LA
Sculpture Technician
• Maintained woodshop and metal shop
• Taught metal fabrication, gas and electric welding, and casting
• Facilitated sculptural problem-solving

1996-1998 Iron Elegance Evergreen, CO
Owner
• Founded Iron Elegance, a blacksmithing company
• Created original furniture, railing and sculpture for commercial and private display
• Designed, fabricated, marketed and installed all products

1995-1997 Independent Contractor Denver, CO
Welder
• Contracted with several companies in all areas of fabrication/ rails, structural, stairs, site, and sculptural
• Boulder Steel, Escosia Steel, Highlplains Steel, and Longgero

1994 Paul Denis/ Doug Newel Sennybridge, South Wales
Blacksmith Assistant
• Smithed intricate forged pieces
• Prepared and fabricated steel
• Finished and delivered work

1993 Independent Contractor Baton Rouge, LA
Mold Maker
• Contracted to make rubber, slip cast and multi-piece molds
• Cast bronze

1989-1992 William Ludwig Albany, LA
Sculptural Assistant
• Worded on private sculpture and public commissions
• Responsible for welding, chasing, casting, investing, patinas, waxwork, and rubber molds

1988 Rigiby Fredricks Baton Rouge, LA
Sculptural Assistant
• Finished and installed carved stone sculpture

AWARDS 2009 Georgia State University
• Outstanding Junior Staff Award Atlanta, GA

TRAINING 2010 Grant Training Center Arlington, VA
• Professional Grant Development Workshop @ Georgia Institute of Technology

SKILLS
• Welding ( tig, mig, stick(arch), gas)
• Casting (investment, ceramic shell, and sand) bronze, aluminum & iron
• Mold making (rubber, plaster)
• Technician (electrical, mechanical, and fabrication)
• Wood, Carpentry
• Computer (word, photo-shop, trouble shooting)
• Photography (digital, manual)
• Film (super eight, mini-DV, video)
• Forklift Driver
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Art
Sculpting