|L O U I S P I R R O
547 South 11th Ave.
Pocatello, ID 83201
| 2007 - 2011 Adjunct Faculty: Courses taught have included Introduction to Painting, Figure Drawing, Drawing 1,
& Independent Study at Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID.
1990 - 2007 Free-Lance Artist: Specialzing in Illustration, portraiture, promotional graphics, website design,
and fine art for diverse markets. Clients include; Cine'-Med Corp., Woodbury, CT, NanoTech Corp.,
Convergent Solutions, Eclipse Media, Dudley's Sports Bar, The Portneuf Valley Brewery, Discmakers,
Lowenthal & Associates, Idaho State University, Bannock County Sheriffs Dept., Arsenic Lobster,
Acid Press, Nielson Law Office, The College Market, Aura Soma Lava, Pocatello, ID.
1982 - 2006 Mural Artist: Designed and executed thirteen large murals commissioned for the interiors of public
buildings in Connecticut and Idaho.
1989 - 2006 Arts Writer: Publication credits include The Temple, The Heron's Nest, Eclipse Media, Ethos, The Weather, & Spew.
2000 - 2003 Site Administrator: Responsible for design, content, indexing, and maintenance of www.louispirro.com.
1996 Technical Consultant: Developed independent testing and varnishing procedures for a new painting system.
1989 - 1990 Teaching Assistant: Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID.
1988 - 1989 Researcher: Analyzed contemporary art for thesis "Maximalism; Understanding the Postmodern Syndrome".
1986 - 1987 Art Director: Charlton Publications, Derby, CT. Responsible for all aspects of the design and layout of
several mass-market magazines.
1986 - 1987 Illustrator: Completed series of cover illustrations for Real West magazine and other clients.
1986 Illustrator's Assistant: For Steven Stroud, Editorial and Cover Illustrator, Ballentine Books and other clients.
1983 - 1984 Technical Assistant: Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT. Assisted in curation, hanging, and promotion
of museum exhibitions.
1984 Graphic Designer: The Suburban News, Shelton, CT.
1983 Drawing Instructor: Ansonia Nature Center cultural enhancement program. Ansonia, CT.
1982 - 1984 Assistant Cartoonist: For Sal Trapani of DC Comics. Assisted in the creation of syndicated
"World's Greatest Superheroes" daily comic strip.
|T E A C H I N G / F I E L D E X P E R I E N C E|
|The Planetary Society ( member ).
School of Idaho ( member ).
Bonsai Sake Club ( member ).
123soho.com ( member ).
Art Majeur ( member ).
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