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Chad Fisher

Freelance Mural Painter & Sculptor

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Location:United States
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CHAD F. FISHER

EDUCATION
 
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts/University of Pennsylvania?Philadelphia, PA
* Certificate in Sculpture
* 2003 to 2007
 
Schuylkill Academy of the Fine Arts?Philadelphia, PA
* 2003 to 2007
 
Barnstone Studios ?Coplay, PA
* 2007 to 2009
 
Illustration Academy ?Sarasota, FL
* 2008
 
Janus Collaborative School of Art?New York, NY
* 2008 to 2010
 
The Academy of Art at the Newington Cropsey Foundation ?Hastings, NY 
* 2010 Summer Program
 
Florence Academy of Art ?Florence, Italy
* 2011
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
600 CHESTNUT STREET • MOORESTOWN, NJ 08057 • PHONE 973 727 0105
CFFISHER250@YAHOO.COM
 
EXPERIENCE
 
 
2006 to present?Weisman Foundry/Studio            ?Ithaca , NY
Bronze Foundry Apprenticeship
* Bronze casting - Poured molten metal into molds; operated furnaces to bake cores and melt, skim, and flux metal; and dewaxed molds from ceramic shell
* Patina bronze
* Studied the  human form in the third dimension
 
2011 TST Boces                                                                                      Ithaca, NY
* Advanced Welding Program
 
2010 The Academy of Art at the Newington Cropsey Foundation ?Hastings, NY
* Assistant Studio Director
 
2009 to 2010 Greg Wyatt Studio            ?Hastings, NY
Apprenticeship
* Working with Mr. Wyatt and Mr. Joseph Petrovics studying the  human form in the third dimension
 
2008 to 2009 Ocean City Art Center?Ocean City, NJ
Sculpture Instructor – Drawing/Design Instructor
* Figure Modeling, 2-D Design, Head Structure, and Cast Drawing
 
2008 Barnstone Studios?Coplay, PA
Teacher’s Assistant
* Assisted Professor Barnstone in his Drawing 1 Course/Figure Drawing Course
 
2006 Jesse Harrington: Sculpture Studio                                           Philadelphia, PA
Stone Carver - Studio Assistant
* Roughed out designs in marble using hand tools, mallet and chisels, and pneumatic tools
* Gained a familiarity with the process in the stone carving industry
 
 
LIST OF WORKS
 
 
Commissions
? “St. Agnes” painted plaster; commissioned by private party 2006
? “Lust” terracotta, Philadelphia, PA; commissioned by Mr. Hanstein 2006
? “Julius Caesar” carved stone, Bryn Mawr, PA; commissioned Mr. Blakeney 2006
? “Orpheus” terracotta, Rosemount, PA; commissioned by Mrs. Golden 2007
? “Truth, Wisdom, and the Fool” terracotta, Paris, France; commissioned by Mr. Chatin 2007 
? “Greed” terracotta, Philadelphia, PA; commissioned by Mr. Hanstein 2007
? “Adam” bronze, Bryn Mawr, PA; commissioned Mr. Blakeney 2008
? “Shepherd” bronze, Pine Valley, NJ; commissioned by Ms.Ott 2008
? “Medusa” bronze; Miami, Fl; commissioned by Ms. Falcione 2008
? “Cupid with Arrows” terracotta, Ocean City, NJ ; commissioned by Mr. Welsh 2009
? “Spring” bronze, North Caldwell, NJ; commissioned by Mr. Scudiery 2009
? “Eve” ” bronze, Bryn Mawr, PA; commissioned by Mr. Blakeney 2009
? “Love” bronze, Ocean City, NJ; commissioned by Mr. Welsh 2010
 
Exhibitions
2006 “Group Student Show,” Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
2006 “Group Student Show,” Schuylkill Academy of the Fine Arts
2007 “Group Student Show,” Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
2007 “Group Student Show,” Schuylkill Academy of the Fine Arts
2007 American Academy of the Sacred Arts
2008 The Rittenhouse Hotel
2008 “Adam Unveiling and Commissioned Collection Exhibit” Blakeney Estate
2008 “Emerging Artist” Evearts Gallery
2009 “Group Show” Everarts Gallery
2009 “Spring Unveiling” Scudiery Estate
2010 “Group Show” Evearts Gallery
2011 “Group Show” Anderson Fine Art Gallery
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Collections
? Permanent Collection, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
? American Academy of the Sacred Arts
? Mr. Michael Blakeney
? Ms. L Falcione
? Mr. Francois Chatin
? Mr. Brian Hanstein
? Mr. David Marshall
 
Awards and Honors
* 2004 Honorable Mention at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Stimmison Figure Modeling Competition
* 2005 SAFA Student Scholarship Award
* 2006 Winner of the Philadelphia Stewardson Figure Modeling Competition
* 2008 Winner of the National Roger T. Williams Sculpture Award
* 2008 Awarded the Illustration Academy’s student Scholarship
* 2009 Participant at Grand Central Academy’s Annual Sculpture Competition
* 2009 Winner of the Walker and Michael Lantz Prize
* 2010 Newington-Cropsey Research Fellowship awarded by Greg Wyatt
* 2011 GCA International Figurative Sculpture Competition – Prize winner
 
 
 
 
REFRENCES
 
 
Gary Weisman
Sculptor
garymweisman@yahoo.com
 
Stephen Perkins
Sculptor
stephenperkinsart@msn.com
 
Joseph Petrovics
Sculptor
josephpetrovics@gmail.com
 
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