ROBERT B. SANTEE
Proud to have been born and raised in Memphis, TN.
Graduate of Overton High School's Creative and Performing Art program.
Received BFA from Loyola University New Orleans, LA.
MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA.
Licensed General Building Contractor #955981
Home base: Oakland, CA.
2006 AutoCAD Certification Course, San Francisco State University
2006 MFA in New Genres, San Francisco Art Institute
2004 BFA in Fine Art, Loyola University New Orleans
2005-2009 Lead Carpenter, Supervisor, 1100 Jackson Associates LLC.
Working directly under the building owner/builder of a high-end 35- unit apartment building in the Marina district, I worked and supervised all phases of construction (plumbing, electrical, carpentry-structural and finish) on a complete rehab of a 1908 Edwardian building that recently won a green building award for a rehab project.
2004-2006 Woodshop Monitor, San Francisco Art Institute.
Supervise safety and maintain all shop equipment. I worked directly with students in realizing their goals and fabrication of a multitude of art projects.
2000-2004 Digital Imaging Lab Supervisor/Technician, Loyola University New Orleans.
Assisting students and professors with digital imaging equipment and software, including all of the industry standard video, 3-d, and creative suite packages. My responsibilities included inventory, maintenance, and installation for all lab equipment.
2003-2004 Carpenter, Grote Properties, New Orleans, LA.
During undergrad, I worked for internationally acclaimed sculptor, Mark Grote on innovative high-end residential/ light commercial construction projects, and sculptural installations.
1995-2000 Laborer, Santee’s Painting and Construction, Memphis, TN.
My father instilled a work ethic in me that still pushes me every day. I began as laborer at the age of 12 and worked in a variety of building trades until I left for university in 2000.
Available upon request.