p h o t o
two way
family portraits
d e s i g n
frankfurt balkind
publishing: theArtDisk
a b o u t a r t i s t
curriculum vitae
robert rainey
e d u c a t i o n
university of new mexico, albuquerque, nm
department of photography, mfa track, :: starting fall 2005

virginia commonwealth university, richmond, va
department of photography and film, mfa track, :: started spring 2004

otis college of art and design, los angeles, ca
department digital media, 5th year program 2003

rhode island school of design, providence, ri
bfa 1986

t e a c h i n g
e x p e r i e n c e
adjunct professor, intermediate electronic arts
university of new mexico, new mexico, nm ::spring 2006
>developed a course that focused on three components: digital image, video and web

adjunct professor, senior portfolio
virginia commonwealth university, richmond, va ::spring 2005
>developed a course that focused on preparing film students for their professional careers
>reviewed student director reels and helped students create resumes and employment strategies
>lead critiques of senior thesis work in both group and individual sessions

adjunct professor, 2 classes; senior portfolio + sequencing
virginia commonwealth university, richmond, va ::fall 2004
>developed a course that focused on preparing film and photography students for their professional careers
>sequencing- developing a course upon the idea of experimental dv and still images in relation to sequencing; coordinating guest lecturers from community; demonstrating software- ilife, after effects, final cut, motion, dvd studio pro; lead critiques of student work both in group and individual sessions.

assistant teacher, senior portfolio + film two
virginia commonwealth university, richmond, va ::spring 2004
>assisted with teaching responsibilities and program demonstrations; lead critiques of student work; aided students with technical problem solving knowledge.

d e s i g n
e x p e r i e n c e
banana republic online, san francisco,ca
consulting creative director, 2001-2002
> developed“gifting” strategy for online holiday 2001.
> directed in-house design and photography teams for launch of holiday gifting site.

redenvelope gifts online, san francisco, ca
senior vp marketing and creative consultant, 1999–2001
> played integral part in company launch and positioning by developing and managing artistic translation of the brand strategy into effective communications.
> directed all creative material execution by agencies and vendors, including: on-line and off-line adve rtising, labeling, packaging, website, promotions, video and collateral materials.
> determined strategic placement of media budget with in-house marketing department and directed advertising agency.
> created catalog division and managed all aspects of producing six catalogs in ten months, including: design, layout, photography, production, product selection, talent and fee negotiation.
> executed promotional concepts and directed publicity agency efforts.
> managed all creative involvement for special events and projects .

miramax films/dimension films, new york, ny
vice president of creative advertising and creative director 1993–1998
> created, managed and produced all film campaign art including one-sheets, newspaper, magazine, outdoor, trade ads, Academy campaign, film festival and market brochures.
> created special art for promotional campaigns and items and for the web site, miramax cafe.
> coordinated talent, directed all special photographic shoots and unit photography for adve rtising and publicity.
> reported directly to the president of marketing and co-ceo’s .
> managed in-house creative agency staff of twelve .
> directed outside agencies andvendors.
> supported release schedule of 34 films a year.
> miramax films campaigns included: good will hunting, copland, chasing Amy, the english patient, marvin’s room, sling blade, swingers, emma, trainspotting , unzipped, the postman [il postino], flirting with disaster, and muriel’s wedding.
> dimension films campaigns included: scream 2, scream, the crow: city of angels, from dusk till dawn, and do n’t be a menace .

frankfurt balkind partners [currently called bemis and balkind / la], new york / los angeles
los angeles office, art director 1991–1993
> supervised and designed print advertising, including direction of special photographic shoots, and concept and design of photographic one-sheets.
> designed annual reports, corporate identity, print brochures and packaging.
> managed client and corporate responsibilities .
> entertainment clients included: castle rock, columbia pictures, paramount, universal and 20th century fox international. corporate clients included: health systems international, los angeles regional foodbank, leiber + stoller, and xerox .

new york office, designer 1991–1989
> designed and produced computer graphics for corporate and commercial advertising . supervised, hired, and trained a staff of typographers, computer animators, and computer illustrators.
> managed client and corporate responsibilities.
> clients included: mci communications, tambrands, the limited, comcast, seagrams , time warner, and moody’s investor services.

international design magazine, new york, ny
designer 1988–1989
> designed layout of magazine and direct mail marketing material.
> created computer templates to automate design and production of magazine.
> designed and produced the international lighting designbook .

carbone smolan associates, new york, ny
designer 1988–1986
> designed corporate print and exhibition materials.
> managed client and corporate responsibilities.
> clients included: at+t conversant systems, a day In a life book series,
the louvre, and the paris grand project exhibition.

s k i l l s
web design: adobe goive, flash, html. video editing: final cut pro, dvd studio pro, motion, after effects.
layout and illustration programs : indesign, quarkxpress, pagemaker, illustrator,
photoshop cs 2. word processing : microsoft office.

photo and film:
extensive knowledge of large and medium format cameras, digital camera, dv cameras and 16mm cameras; traditional black & white and color darkroom skills

l e c t u r e
i n v i t a t i o n s
columbia college of art, guest lecturer
chicago, il, fall 2004

42nd society of photographic educators [spe] national conference,
portland, or, march 17-20, 2005

r e c o g n i t i o n
graduate teaching assistantship, unm area of photo ::fall 2006

graduate teaching assistantship, unm area of electronic arts ::spring 2006

best in show + purchase prize, 48th annual national juried art exhibition,
rocky mount arts center, rocky mount, nc ::spring 2005

travel grant,
virginia commonwealth university ::spring 2005

2005 society of photographic educators national scholarship recipient
::spring 2005

travel grant,
virginia commonwealth university ::fall 2004

graduate teaching assistantship,
vcu department of photo/film ::fall 2005

travel grant, vir
ginia commonwealth university ::fall 2005

a c t i v i t i e s
graduate art association, secretary, unm ::2005-2006

[opa] organization of photographic arts,
vice president, vcu ::2004-2005

graduate art association,
member, vcu ::2004-2005

graduate honor board, board member,
vcu ::2004-2005

student membership to spe and caa national
::2004 to present

e x h i b i i t i o n
solo exhibition 2006
two way, chicago cultural center
chicago, il, june -august 2006

group exhibitions 2004-2006
unm new graduates exhibition, johson gallery
albuquerque, nm, august-october 2005

photographic self-portrait exhibition, heaven gallery
chicago, il, december 2004-december 2005

top shelf, curated by lisa schroeder of schroeder romero gallery, brooklyn, ny
richmond, va, december 2004

a particular truth, fsu department of visual art s
frostberg, md, october 8-31

relative: photographing domesticity, athica: athens institute for contemporary art
athens, ga, september 24-november 7

juried exhibitions 2005
2006 unm graduates juried exhibition, johson gallery
albuquerque, nm, march-april 2006

radius 250: juried by john ravenal, curator or modern + contemporary art, virginia museum of fine arts,
art space, richmond, va, july-september

8th annual national prize show: juried by joseph thompson, director mass moca,
university place and kathryn schultz galleries, cambridge, ma, may 3- june

48th annual national juried art exhibition, rocky mount arts center
rocky mount, nc april-june

photographic self-portrait exhibition, heaven gallery
chicago, il, december 2004-december 2005

juried exhibitions 2004
spectra ‘04: national photography triennial, silvermine galleries
new canaan, ct, november 22- december 22

2004 southeastern juried exhibition, mobile museum of art
juror- sean ulmer, curator for modern and contemporary art,
the university of michigan museum of art,
mobile, al, october 15- december 26

2004 national juried gallery show and exhibition, washington gallery of photography,
bethesda, md, october 8- november 8