|Gary George Stevenson(St. Louis, Missouri) email@example.com|
To restore and rebuild musical antiques that allow me to combine my mechanical skills with my artistic talents.
Preservation, restoration and study of various antiques and history, with a special emphasis on all forms of mechanical music. This consentration includes, but is not exclusive to, piano rolls, cylinders and disk recordings, organ music, and others.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 1979-Present Design/Craftsman/Artist for Studio 801, St.Louis, MO designing and creating custom art works in painting, stained-glass and inlaid woods...sign painting and silk-screening...also custom antique mechanical music machine restorations...designed and built an orchestrion, a ten-instrument mechanical orchestra. St. Louis Public Schools - RETIRED - SPRING 2007 2006 -2007 Art Teacher, Mel Carnahan "High School of the future" St. Louis Public Schools 2004-2006 Art Teacher, Adams Elementary School St. Louis Public Schools 2003-2004 Art Teacher, Sherman & Adams Elementary Schools St. Louis Public Schools 1999 - 2003 Coordinator of the Arts and Assistant Principal for Summer School, Central Visual & Performing Arts High School, St. Louis Public Schools. administrator for all of the Arts program centered in the school these include: Visual Arts, Mass Media and Performing Arts... planning and budget...curriculum...maintenance of equipment ... inventory 1989 - 1999 Coordinator of Mass Media at the Central Visual & Performing Arts High School, St. Louis Public Schools. administrator for five media areas, including photography, creative writing, radio, television and journalism...planning and budget... curriculum...maintenance of equipment ... inventory 1987-1989 Photography Instructor, Central Visual & Performing Arts High School, St. Louis Public Schools head of photography department and instructor of 129 students ... developed curriculum...supervised 3 darkroom areas and maintained photo equipment 1982-1987 Art Instructor, Soldan High School, St. Louis Public Schools taught drawing/painting and introduction to art classes...Oct.1985 gave system-wide workshop on the teaching of personal introduction-to-art curriculum. 1978-1982 Art Instructor, Northwest High School, St. Louis Public Schools acting department head (1981-1982)... oversaw program operations...planned schedule...ordered and maintained equipment. 1979-1987 Art Glass Instructor, Bevo Long Community School taught beginning and advanced stained glass 1987-2002 Adjunct Instructor, Art and Photography, St. Louis Community College
EDUCATION January 2001 University of Missouri (St. Louis) Certificate: Missouri State Secondary School Principal May, 1987 M.A., Fontbonne University (St. Louis) Major: * painting, with elective courses in black-and-white photography, sculpture, and bronze casting. May, 1978 B.F.A., School of Fine Arts, Washington University (St. Louis) Major: Printmaking Certificate: Missouri State Teaching Certificate in Art, K-12 1974 - 1976 Meramec Community College (St. Louis) Introductory courses in fine arts and general studies.
PUBLICATIONS Musical Box Society International Production of "Master Index of the M.B.S.I. Technical Bulletin, 1967-1985," published 1986. St. Paul, MN. The Music Box Society International Contributing editor to the "Journal of the Music Box Society International," 1989-2001, 1984-2000, St. Paul, MN, ** twelve articles published since Autumn 1981,
Contributor to "The Edison Blue Amerola Recordings, Volume II " (1981) General recording information.
Contributor to "The New Amerola Graphic," a quarterly publication Contributor to "Mechanical Music Digest" (MMD) since Web Mechanical Music Digest™ List Server, See MMD portfolio
|Click on the "Home Page" Icon to return to the "Studio801" home page view several Studio 801 projects.||Click on the "Photograph" Icon to link to many images in the Studio801 collection|
|Click on the "Studio" Icon to link to assets at the disposal of Studio 801 .||Click on the "Organ Grinder" Icon to link to many images in Studio801's collection|
|Click on the "Seal" Icon to link areas of St. Louis. The area where Studio 801 is located.||Click on the "Carousel" Icon, to link to a Studio801 built carousel projects page.|
|Click on the "Phonograph" Icon to link to images of one of Studio801's instrument restorations.||Click on the "Popcorn Wagon" Icon to link to images of an R.O.Stutsman wagon restoration.|
|Click on the "Orchestrion" Icon to link to this Studio801 built instrument||Click on the "Popcorn Tin" Icon to link to many Popcorn items.|
|Click on the "Band Organ" Icon, to link to view several projects.||Click on the "Barrel Organ" Icon, to link information about the this antique street instrument.|
|"Player Piano" Icon, to link to view images of a Studio801 restored instrument projects.||Click on the"1954 Chevrolet" To Visit one of the Other restoration areas.|