Rita Passeri

Freelance Italian Translator & Legal Translator

Location:Brooklyn, New York, United States
2 Skills
Italian-English Translator

14 Verona Street, studio 4A - Brooklyn, NY 11231
E-mail: Passeri.rita@gmail.com
347 481 2710

Viale Europa, 6 – Villa San Giovanni in Tuscia, 01010, Viterbo Italy
Home phone: 011 39 0761 476428
Cell: 011 39 340 395 7576



75-80 Istituto Professionale, Rome – Languages, Art History, Literature
81-83 The Callan School, 80 Oxford Street, London. First Certicate of English. Prepared for TOEFL test.
83-85 TOEFL test at New York University, New York, NY. Passed with A+. Admitted at School of Visual Arts College, NY. Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts
86-88 Peridance Center, NYC. Studies in Dance, Choreography, set Design. Involved with projects integrating Art and Dance
1992-93 Drawing and Anatomy, Art Student’s league, NYC
93-94 Pastel Drawing, Cooper Union, NYC w Shelley Havens
1998 The Lower East Side Printshop, Carundum Printmaking, w Susan Rostow
2001-02 Drawing, Manhattan Community College, WTC, NYC
2003-04 Koho School of Sumi-E (Japanese Brush Painting) w Sensei Koho Yamamoto, NYC
2004 The educational Alliance Art School, Casting and Mold Making w Barbara

2004-09 Wood Sculpting with Perrec Petry, Hope Town, Abacos, Bahamas
Teaching Art at Every Child Counts School, one on one basis, Marsh Harbour, Bahamas
2007-08 Stone carving with Anthony Antonios, Arts Student League, NYC

Work experience:

2014-to date Translation (Italian into English) of two books: The Bitter Coincidences and The Day of Judgment by Carlo Latini

2014-2013 Translation (English into Italian) of two books: The Artist and The Three Japanese Robots by John Ratner
Translation (English into Italian) of a short story: The Scientist and the Mad Scientist by Jonh Ratner

2012-2013 Teaching The Callan Method at the Italian Airforce base in Viterbo, The Real English School, Lisa Linda Pi, Director
2010-2012 Private English Lessons, Villa San Giovanni in Tuscia, Viterbo (travelling between NYC, Abacos, Bahamas and Italy)
2008-2010 Organized English Courses, Villa San Giovanni in Tuscia, VT, Italy
2000-2008 Written literary, commercial, legal translations (English/Italian-Italian/English) working for various New York City Agencies on a free-lance base

1989-2000 Worked as a Legal Interpreter for various New York City Agencies (Interspeak, Corps Diplomatique, Translation Aces, Court Houses, etc.). Commercial, Maritime and Legal cases: arbitrations, depositions, civil cases, trials in NY, Miami, Chicago. Clients included Santo Versace during 5 days arbitration, Ilona Staller, Legal Case. Personal Interpreter for Patrizio Bertelli, Prada Co. for several years.

Worked as a Tourist Guide in New York for Italian Families, Business People needing interpreting for both commercial work and recreation.

1983-1989 Interpreting and organizing work for Italian Jewelers twice a year at the Jacob Javitz Center, New York during trade shows. Luciano Tinelli, Valenza Po.
Also representing several American companies during Trade Shows involved in lighting design, paper supplies, frescoes reproduction (San Francisco Co.), both in Chicago and New York.
Private lessons in the Italian Language.

As you can see from my resume, I spent many years studying art in various schools in New York City where I moved to in 1983 at the age of 22 (born and raised in Rome Italy). While studying art, I supported myself as a translator and legal interpreter.

I divide my time between the Tuscia region (Italy) and New York City.