Paul DEO PaulDEOArt@yahoo.com www.PaulDEO.com (504) 782-2000 EDUCATION 2005 Certifications – New York, NY ▪CATI Teacher ▪Final Cut Pro ▪Flash 8 Professional ▪PhotoShop CS3 ▪After Effects CS3 ▪ArKaos 1998 Loyola University, New Orleans, LA Bachelor of Arts - Major: Political Science Minor: Art PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Teacher: Art, Video Animation, Lectureship 2009 CITYarts, “Doors of Hope” – Gift to Children of New Orleans A Collaboration of Eight New York City Schools, New York City, NY Teacher of Art, Production of Art Installation 2008 PS 241 - New York, NY Created and Produced Comic Books and Stage Backdrops with Students at Second and Third Grade Levels 2008 Magnolia Community Center - Brooklyn, NY Teacher - Printmaking and Claymation 2008 PS 87 - Imagine Me Kids - New York City, NY - Teacher - Claymation 2007 Cunningham High School - Brooklyn, NY Teacher - Flash Animation with culminating Flash Animation Festival, Ninth Grade 2006 Groundswell Project - Brooklyn, NY – Teacher - Art/Production of Neighborhood Mural 2006 PS 123, Coney Island - Brooklyn, NY - Teacher - Pop Art and Social Awareness 2006 PS 33, Youth for R.E.A.L. Foundation - Bronx, NY - Teacher – Art, Fifth Grade 2004 Alternative High School - New Orleans, LA -Teacher - Art and Film 2004 William B. Allen Elementary School - New Orleans, LA - Teacher -Art 2003 Frederick Douglass Middle School - New Orleans, LA - Teacher- Art 2003 Boys Clubs of America – Akwesasne Reservation, NY – Lecturer 1999 Contemporary Arts Center – Summer Camp – New Orleans, LA – Acting, Set Design GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS 2009 Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant 2008 Artists for Life Grant 2005 Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant 2004 Louisiana Division of the Arts, Artist Fellowship Grant 2003 Michael Jordan Foundation Grant 1995 Andy Warhol Foundation Grant 1993 Ryan White Foundation COLLECTIONS 1999 Whitney Museum, “Hip Hop on the Duce’- The DEO Fashion Experience 1992 Smithsonian Institute, Native American Museum, Washington, D.C. ‘The Ryan White Project’ – Native American Graphic Novel 1992 Museum of Natural History, New York City, NY Private ▪Stella Jones ▪Spike Lee ▪Jude Law ▪Allen Iverson PUBLIC WORKS OF ART – MURALS AND INSTALLATIONS 2009 House of the Rising Sun – Mural in devastated neighborhood destroyed by Hurricane Katrina - Mixed Media - Spearheading rebuilding Joan Mitchell Foundation, New Orleans, LA 2008 CITYarts, Doors of Hope- Art Installation Gift to Children of New Orleans Collaboration of Eight New York City Schools, New York City, NY 2007 Mural, - 155 ft.x50 ft., Mixed Media – Trust for Public Land, Harlem, NY
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Fleur-de-Lis, Sculpture, Public Art -New Orleans, LA /For Kids Foundation Mural, The Animation State, Hans Christian Anderson School, FLI, Harlem, NY Groundswell Community Mural Project Mural, Crest 75x25ft., IS 53, New York Trust for Public Land, Far Rockaway, NY Mural, Permanent Installation – High School of Sports Management, Brooklyn, NY 100 ft. Mural -One World Unity- Neighbors Helping Neighbors – Groundswell Mural Projects, Brooklyn, NY 100 ft. Mural/Installation April -2007, South Bronx High School, Bronx, NY Permanent Installation Sculpture, PS 236 Multicultural School, Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY Installation, Art Show with focus on American Artists – Basquiat, Haring, DeKooning PS 123, Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE 2008 Harlem School of the Arts - Produced Live Action- Animation Film, New York, NY 2006 Wingate High School, Pearson Foundation Residency, Teaching, Production, Filmmaking – tenth grade 2004 Kissimmee Indian Reservation, Produced Visionary Mural, Potsdam, NY 2004 State University of New York (S.U.N.Y.) Lecturer, Exhibition, Film Screening, MuralsPotsdam, Plattsburgh, Albany, Buffalo and Stony Brook. 2003 Syracuse University, Lecturer “Art and Technology”- Syracuse, NY 2002 Dillard University, New Orleans, LA 2001 Xavier University, New Orleans, LA 1996 New Orleans Department of Recreation, New Orleans, LA EXHIBITIONS 2009 Multi-Media Art Exhibit – Stella Jones, New Orleans, LA 2008 IAC Building – Architect Frank Gehry Opening, New York City, NY 2007 Corridor Gallery, New Generation Art, Brooklyn, NY 2007 Medgar Evers College, Changing Time, Brooklyn NY 2006 Brooklyn Footprints, Grand Space, Brooklyn, NY 2006 Artists 4 Life, Art & Film Showcase LIU, Brooklyn, NY 2006 626 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 2006 Brooklyn Footprints, Grand Space, Brooklyn, NY 2006 Surge Art, Brooklyn Lyceum, Brooklyn, NY 2005 Barristers Gallery, New Orleans, LA 2005 626 Gallery, Charles Bibbs, Los Angeles, CA 2004 House of Blues, New Orleans, LA 2004 Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, Pepsi Cola, New York, NY 2003 Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA 2000-05New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, New Orleans, LA 1999 Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA 1998-05Essence Music Festival, New Orleans, LA 1998 Hildebrand Galleries, New Orleans, LA 1997-03Stella Jones Gallery, New Orleans, LA 1996 MTV Style, DEO Art and Fashion 1993 American Indian Community House Gallery Museum, New York, NY ANIMATION –DIRECTOR, PRODUCER, EDITOR, WRITER 2007-08 ADAM, feature film – Digital Effects Animation, Digital Props 2005 The Animation State 2004 Hip Hop Experience – Installation 2004 The Animation State, - New Media Experience - 1st Place, New Orleans, LA 2003 St. Jimi - Jimi Hendrix Experimental Film 2000 I Am, I Can - New Orleans Film Festival, Luminere Award, New Orleans, LA ART DIRECTION – MOTION PICTURE
2007 2005 2005 2004 2002 1998 1992 1991
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Collage, - Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures Snow Wonder - A&E Television Networks/BUG - Lions Gate Films Faith of My Fathers - Lifetime Television Films Lady Luck - New Regency Pictures Mr. 3000 - Touchstone Pictures Candyman II - PolyGram Film Entertainment Boomerang - Paramount Pictures Malcolm X - Warner Bros. Pictures Dist.
STORYBOARDS 2008 Collage (digital) Left Productions, New Orleans 2005 Vampire Bats – TNT - TV 2005 One More Time – Paramount Pictures 2004 Miracle Run – Lifetime TV 2004 Frankenstein – USA Network 2004 Nora and Nikki – CBS-TV 2003 Britney Spears – MTV, New York City, NY CORPORATE COMMISSIONS/TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT 2008 Da-Tech Gear - Co-creator, pervasive computing 2007 IDEA Zone, -Online Social Network - Developing Intellectual Properties for Members 2005 Zulu Social Club - Mardi Gras Parade Costume Design 2004 Pepsi Cola – 2004 Calendar 2004 Mardi Gras Zone – Mardi Gras Theme Merchandise 2003 Jamie Kennedy Experiment, Fox-TV 2003 Footlocker – International Advertisement 2002 Reebok- Graphics for Apparel MEMBERSHIPS – Motion Picture Unions 2002-Present Teamsters Local #270, New Orleans, LA 1992-Present IATSE Local #478 Motion Picture Union – Scenic Painter, Storyboard Artist, Art Director, Production Designer, Set Designer