kaalomai laura kirdani
 
Kaalomai Laura Kirdani
Belmont, CA
kaalomai.com
 
Professional Experience
 
Counseling and Teaching
 
Art Therapist and Creative Journaling. Private and group sessions. 2006-7. San Mateo, Ca.
 
Bookmaking Teacher. 2005. Big Sur, Ca.
 
Film and Video
 
Creator, Writer, Producer, Editor, Director. 1996. Tucson, Az.
File. An abstract visual poem.
Function. A dinner party, reality happening.
Phase. A series of fascinating conversations with normal people.
 
Art Director. Average Joe. 2001. Los Angeles, Ca.
Production Designer. Co-Incidence. 2002. Los Angeles, Ca.
Director’s Assistant. Little Girls Big Trouble. 2001. Los Angeles, Ca.
Set Dresser. Scanners. 2001. Los Angeles, Ca.
Set Dresser. Blood Brothers. 1998. Tucson, Az.
Scenic Assistant. Roosters. 1993. Tucson, Az.
Production Assistant. Tombstone. 1993. Tucson, Az.
Production Assistant. Today you are a fountain pen. 2001. Los Angeles, Ca.
 
Background Actor. 2002. Los Angeles, Ca.
Catch Me if You Can    Nancy Drew        Friends        
Will and Grace        The West Wing    Crossing Jordan    
Law and Order        Becker        King of Queens    
Watching Ellie
 
Painting Exhibitions
 
A.K.A. Theater lobby. Congress Street. Tucson, Az. 2003.
Bentley’s Café. Congress St. & Speedway. Tucson, Az. 2002.
Epic Café. 4th Ave. Tucson, Az. 2001.
University of Arizona. Student Exhibitions. Tucson, Az. 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992.
California Institute of the Arts. Student Exhibitions. Valencia, Ca. 1987 & 1988.
 
Education
 
Masters in Art Therapy and Marriage, Family, Child and Individual Counseling Notre Dame de Namur,  Belmont, Ca. 2008.
 
BFA with honors in Studio Art concentration on painting and drawing University of Arizona Tucson, Az. 1992.
 
California Institute of the Arts Studio Art Department, Valencia, Ca. 1987-9.
 
Otis Parsons School of Design summer program in Sculpture, Los Angeles, Ca. 1986.
 
Additional Training
 
Studied video production, studio and field, editing, camera, sound, and direction at Tucson Community Cable in Tucson Az. in 2004.
 
 
 
Additional Skills and Experience
 
Painting        
Acrylic            
Oil            
Watercolor        
Mural            
Decorative
 
Design
Interior
Graphic
Landscape
Tattoo
Textile
Album Cover
Jewelry
Floral
 
Sculpture
Ceramics
Raku
Assmeblage
Metalsmithing
Woodworking
 
Crafts et al
Photography
Tie Dye
Batik
Sewing
Decoupage
Beading
Animation
Cooking
Gardening
Film Theory
 
Yoga
Bikram
Iyengar
Hatha
 
Movement
Chi Gung
Tai Chi
Skating
Skiing
Bicycling
 
Horseback Riding
English Hunt
English Saddleseat
Western
Rodeo
Tandem
 
Massage
Shiatsu
Structural
Integration
Jin Shin
Reiki
        
References and additional contact information available upon request.