Friday, April 10, 2009

Landscapes

La Havana House

Cuenca House
Cuenca House "EL Barranco"

Cuenca Market

Cuenca Market I




Sunday, March 8, 2009

Still-life and Portraits



Emily and Sofia



Sofia's Portrait (One year old)

Sunflowers

Marco's Portrait


Paintings of Angels




Monday, January 19, 2009

Resume

SUMMARY
I am an architect with twelve years of experience, including residential and institutional design, model construction, and preparation of perspective drawings, elevations and plans. I also have six years of experience as a construction supervisor. I am bilingual in Spanish/English.

EDUCATION
Portland Community College. Part- time classes since September -2006 to January-2009:
ESOL, Residential Zoning Codes, Working Drawings I , Introduction to the AutoCAD, Introduction to the Building Systems , Intermediate AutoCAD and Structures I.

Architecture License , “Colegio de Arquitectos del Ecuador”(Professional licensing organization), after completion of thesis, 1994.

Five Year Degree in Architecture, The State University Of Cuenca,
Cuenca, Ecuador. 1992

RECENT EMPLOYMENT
BILINGUAL ASSISTANT

2011 to the Present:
Hillsboro High School


MEAT DEPARTMENT SALESMAN
2007 to 2010:
Safeway, Beaverton, Oregon
Duties included:
· Caring for, stocking and replacing merchandise.
· Attending costumers and interacting with other staff.

CUSTODIAN
2006 to 2007:
Beaverton School District, Beaverton, Oregon
Duties included:
· Cleaning and maintenance of Vose Elementary School.
· Coordinating work and projects with other staff.
· Interacting with staff and students.

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY/ARCHITECTURE
DESIGN ASSISTANT
2004 to 2006:
Construecuador, Quito, Ecuador
Costruecuador is one of the most recognized construction companies in Ecuador. This eight year old company specializes in building large housing complexes and condominiums. Duties included:
· Drafting floor plans.
· Designing housing complexes, and variations on basic designs.
· Obtaining permits and documents required by city government.
· Preparing and supplying floor plans for construction site use.

ARCHITECT AND CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISOR
2002 to 2004:
Constructora Abad – Iniguez , Cuenca , Ecuador
Constructora Abad is a private construction company in Cuenca, Ecuador. Projects include condominiums and private homes. Duties included:
· Designing a 5-level private residence, preparing all floor plans and obtaining all permits needed and supervising construction staff and coordinating all construction tasks for the building.
· Supervising staff during construction of a twelve unit apartment building.

ARCHITECT AND CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISOR
1998 to 2001:
Colegio Artesanal “Adolfo Kolping”, Riobamba, Ecuador
This is a private middle school that provides training in quality craftsmanship to students in the areas of: pottery, mechanics, cabinet-making and folk loom weaving. Duties included:
· Participating as a member of the team that designed a middle school building with six classrooms, an administration office, a library, an auditorium, a basketball court and a large workshop.
· Designing and supervising ten construction staff and coordinating all construction aspects of the workshop.
· Designing a building for kitchen and utilities, including laundry and showers for women and men and guest facilities.

CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISOR
1998 to 2000:
Hospital Andino Alternativo, Riobamba, Ecuador
· I Supervised construction of a forty bed hospital in a small rural community. The hospital included: an administration office, a lobby, patient wards, an emergency room, labs, an operating room, a kitchen, a cafeteria and a facility for laundry.

ARCHITECT AND CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISOR
1994 to 1998
Various sites, Cuenca Ecuador
I worked as an independent contractor:
· Designing and supervising the construction of private houses in Cuenca
· Preparing all floor plans and obtaining permits needed for construction.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND ACTIVITIES
Certificate, Architectural Design seminar presented by Colegio de Arquitectos del Ecuador (Professional Organization) VII Bienal de Arquitectura de Quito. November, 1990

Certificate, Seminar presented by The Association of Ecuadorean Municipalities, The Bank “del Estado” and the University of Cuenca. The theme was the Preparation of Proposals for Urban Planning and Urban Infrastructure Project Grants. 1990


Member, Colegio de Arquitectos de Cuenca (professional organization)


COMPUTER COMPETENCIES
MiniCad/VectorWorks
AutoCad
Excel
MS Word

OTHER INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES
I enjoy painting and drawing. I am also a big fan of Art Films and Literature. I worked for several years as a middle school teacher, teaching design and math.

· Portfolio and references available upon request

Plans

These are some of the designs I created when I worked as an architect in Ecuador