Pedro Villalta                                   
pedrovillalta08@yahoo.com

Public Art

‘Shipwreck,’ 2015 Public Installation, NYC Department of Transportation

13’X7’X7’ Steel, Wood and Bonded Bronze, Designed, Fabricated and Installed Monumental Sculpture

‘Pod,’ 2012, Public installation, NYC Dept of Transportation, 2012-present

10’ X 3’X 3’ Steel and Bronze, Designed, Fabricated, Installed Monumental Sculpture

‘4 of a Kind, 2013, Commissioned Sculpture for Affinia 50 Hotel Lobby, NYC (installation late November 2013)

            63” X 54” X 21” Cast and fabricated metal sculpture

Professional Experience

Synagogue Art                                                                        2013- 2015

Fabricate custom metal architectural artwork for Synagogues

Freelance Mold-making and Casting                                       2010 - present

Expertise in plaster and rubber mold-making and casting for artist clients

Freelance Frame-making and stand building                          2010-present

Expertise in building frames for a variety of 2 dimensional artworks, presentation stands for sculpture for artist clients

Freelance Construction/Handyman                                         2005-present

Commissioned to build wood and metal furniture, general contractor

Art Students League of New York                                            2005–present

Maintenance and Contracting

Marc Jacobs International                                                        2002-2005

Sales Associate

ABC Carpet Cleaning                                                                1999-2002

Professional cleaning and repair, floor waxing, window cleaning for industrial buildings

Murrillo’s Trucking Company, Moving Attendant                     1994-2000

Extensive knowledge of loading and stocking trucks, extremely skilled in packing commercial and residential furniture, operation of Hi-Lo, responsible for packing art pieces

Education

Art Students League of NY, Metal Sculpture                               2004-2008

  • Painting by Elaine Mokhtefi