Art and Projects of Jerome Gastaldi

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Sculpture and Installations

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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. 

Selected institutions


Buttler institute of American Art

National Museum Soul Korea 

Querito Museum Mexico

Selected Exhibitions, commissions Installations

Times Square New York City

41st Manhattan 

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 

Commercial projects:

Robert Abbott/ aka Jerome Gastaldi

Selected Biography 

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

Caesars Palace

Marriott Hotels

Darden Corporation

Burton Design Group

Arco Corporation 

Spa Resort &Casino Palm Springs 

PIMCO Brokerage 

Soka University 

Justin Winery

Olson Company

Old Ranch CC

Desert Willow CC

Gold Dust Casino Elko NV

Yard House Resturant’s nationally 

Chapman University 

Contemporary Traveling 

Museum Exhibitions 

Paiute resort Las Vegas