Art and Projects of Jerome Gastaldi
Sculpture and Installations
Sculptures at Del Mar Showpark
Museum director MMOA
Modern Museum of Art Santa Ana California.
Major Exhibitions Hockney Tamayo, Cuevas other venues Guehard Richter Sam Francis, Picasso and others.
Author working with Annenberg School of communication University of Southern California created Communication in The Arts selected as most exemplary arts education program in the US by the US department of education.
Worked with Sites the Smithsonian traveling museum exhibitions with Leonid Pasternak exhibition.
Un built architecture of the eighties.
Buttler institute of American Art
National Museum Soul Korea
Querito Museum Mexico
Selected Exhibitions, commissions Installations
Times Square New York City
Imsgues du Future Montreal Canada
Bridges to Freedom Soka University
University of California Irvine
Irvine Volley College
Out of the fire
Azusa Pacific university San Bernardino California
Association of American Architect Award. Created sculpture design for presentation at Noguchi Garden Orange County Calif.
Whose who in American Art
International Olympic Committee New York City painting and sculpture
Central Park Brea California
Four major sculptures for largest public collection in USA
American artist chosen “Images of The Future”Montreal Canada artist using cutting edge technology not widely used at the time.
Key note speaker international conference Prison fellowship Vancouver Canada
Author of four art book publications Artists and Reality, Keep an Eye on Your Soul, The Art of Creating You
Fishoff Competition Notre Dame Selected Design for art work
Susan G Komen honor Award
Grove life achievement grant and honor award
Robert Abbott/ aka Jerome Gastaldi
Director of MMOA The Modern Museum of Art
Santa Ana California, responsible for major exhibitions featuring world-renowned artists such as David Hockney, Rufino Tamayo, Jose Luis Cuevas, other exhibitions Guihard, Richter, and Sam Francis and others. Additionally, have collaborated with the Annenberg School of Communication at the University of Southern California to create the most exemplary arts education program in the United States, titled "Communication in The Arts". also worked with the Smithsonian SITES travel exhibitions, with the Leonid Pasternak exhibition.
My art has been recognized and collected by institutions, including the Buttler Institute of American Art, the National Museum Seoul Korea and the Querito Museum in Mexico.
Have created installations, including a thirty five foot sculpture and a ninety foot mural in Times Square New York City, Images du Future in Montreal Canada and “Bridges to Freedom “ Soka University, the University of California, Irvine, the exhibition “Out of The Fire”Irvine Volley College.
Art institute of Southern California “Best of Laguna” Concordia University Irvine California. The Torrence Art Museum. Contributor to the International Olympic Committee a painting and bronze sculpture.
Created a major instillation painting sculpture video and neon Second Harvest Irvine California.
My contributions to the art world have been recognized with a number accolades and awards, including my sculpture for the Association of American Architects' presented at Noguchi Garden in Orange County, California, inclusion in "Who's Who in American Art," and an honor award from Susan G. Komen foundation. Life time achievement award by The Grove, Artist and Community
Selected by the Fischoff. National Chamber music competition the oldest in the nation held at Notre Dame, for their poster and catalog.
I have also undertaken commercial projects for prominent clients such as Bank of America, Caesars Palace, and Marriott Hotels, and have been involved in creating major art projects in Las Vegas, Nevada, and a sculpture Park in Brea California featuring four major sculptures. Created eight sculptures for Show Park Rancho Santa Fe. Have authored four art book publications, including "Artists and Reality," "Keep an Eye on Your Soul," “People of the Boats"and “The Art of Creating You.”
“Finding Light” exhibition Catalog essays by Edward Luce Smith British Art critic and Terri Martin, art critic and art historian working with GRI Getty Research Institute. I have been a keynote speaker at international conferences, including Prison Fellowship in Vancouver, Canada. Simon Fraser University
Economic Development Council, Juno Alaska.
Artist development lectures
Cal State Fullerton
University of Southern Calif.
UC San Diego
Laguna College of the Arts
California Youth Authority
Selected client list:
Bank of America
Mission Hills CC
Burton Design Group
Spa Resort &Casino Palm Springs
Old Ranch CC
Desert Willow CC
Gold Dust Casino Elko NV
Yard House Resturant’s nationally
Paiute resort Las Vegas