John Neary

BIOGRAPHY

 

JOHN NEARY

2003 - Present  SCULPTOR   Oakland, Ca                                                                        

Figurative and portrait sculpture.  Lost wax process, rubber mold making, wax and plaster casting, armature building, and patinas.  Working knowledge of various hand tools, power tools, welding processes and     metal chasing/finishing.

2005- Present   SCULPTURE INSTRUCTOR

                        Academy of Art University.  San Francisco, Ca                                     

                        Figure Modeling.

                        Head and Figure Modeling.

                        Figure Ecroche/Anatomy 1 & 2.

                        Portrait Ecroche/Anatomy.

2004- 2005      SCULPTOR

                        Mario Chiodo Studios.  Oakland, Ca                                          

Responsible for roughing in clay heads and faces used for the production of Halloween masks.  Sculpted heads and figures from concept drawings and sketches provided by studio.  Prepared features and details of sculpts prior to mold making.