LT MUSTARDSEED by jizhen1947

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									LT MUSTARDSEED
Artist/Director
335 S. AVE 52, LOS ANGELES CA. 90042
(323) 445-5625
ltmustardseed@yahoo.com - ltmustardseed.com


Public Art         Experience
Pasadena Showcase for the Arts 2011-“Timeless Joy” and “Passion
Flower” selected.

Public Art commission from the City of Santa Clarita, CA   “Tiger
Swallowtail” current-project to be install in 2012.

Public Art Consultant for Cityworks Design/MTA “Eastside Access”
project 2011.

Public Art commission from the City of Ventura, CA “Artistic Bike
Racks” 2010.   2 original designs selected. Covered all phases of
project from coordinating with city planning and engineering, to
design, fabrication and installation.

Temporary Public Art Commission from Los Angeles Bike
Coalition/Gene Autry Museum, “LA River Ride” June 2010.
“Whimsical Bike Arch”, covered all phases of Project from design
concept use of recycled bike parts and steel, fabrication and
installation.

Temporary Pubic Art Commission from LACMA The Los Angeles Art and
Music Festival LACMA Muse 2010. “Whimsical Bike Arch” Selected,
covered all phases of Project from design, fabrication and
installation.

Public Art commission from the City of Palm Desert CA “El Paseo
Invitational 2008/10. Two works were selected. Covered all phases
of Project from design, fabrication and installation.

Public Art commission from the City of Long Beach CA “Spin” the
Cal Amgen Tour” 2007. Three works selected. Covered all phases
of project from design, fabrication and installation.

Public Art commission from Goldenvoice “Coachella Music and Arts
Festival” 2007. “The Aquatic Temple” a 40’ x 40’ installation.
Covered all phases of project from concept, design, fabrication
and installation.

Public Art commission from Goldenvoice “Coachella Music and Art
Festival” 2005. “Serracenia Carnivorous” a 40’ x 40’ multi media
sculptural installation. Covered all phases of project from
concept, design, fabrication and installation.

Public Art commission from Goldenvoice “Coachella Music and Arts
Festival” 2004. “Dragonfly” a 30’ x 30’w x 16’h multi media
LT MUSTARDSEED
Artist/Director
335 S. AVE 52, LOS ANGELES CA. 90042
(323) 445-5625
ltmustardseed@yahoo.com - ltmustardseed.com
sculptural installation. Covered all phases of project from
concept, design, fabrication and installation.

“Dragonfly” has also exhibited:
            Coachella Music and Arts Festival 2005.
            Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History 2005.
            LA Arts Festival Los Angeles 2005.

Design Team Public Art
“Noah’s Ark”- Skirball Cultural Center-Los Angeles, lead metal
sculptor and team member. Conceptualized, fabricated and
installed over 200 metal animal sculptures, permanent
installation 2006-present.

 “Omaha Children’s Museum” - Team member, involved in all phases
of fabrication, permanent installation 2006-present.

 “Dino Exhibit” Discovery Science Center-Santa Ana, California -
Team member, certified welder, sculptor permanent installation
2006-present.

“Once Upon A Time” an interactive, traveling exhibition – Team
member lead metal sculptor 2006.
“For Love” (Westfield Malls) – Team member, lead metal sculptor,
metal fabrication permanent installation 2006-present.
“Sea World, Sea Lion Otter Show”- Team member, lead metal
fabrication, sculptor, and installation, a permanent installation
2005-present.
“Six Flags” – Team member, lead design and fabrication a
permanent theme park installation 2004-present.
 “California Academy of Science”- Team member, lead fabricator a
permanent public installation 2004-present.
 “Hummer Installation ICT” - Team member, over seeing on location
design and fabrication, a permanent training installation at Fort
Sills Army base 2003.
“Disney” Team member, certified welder and fabrication, several
permanent installations for USA, Hong Kong and Tokyo theme parks
2003-2005.
“Draka The Fire Dragon”- Team member, metal sculptor mixed media
for Burning Man Festival. Worked closely with commissioned Artist
Lisa Nigro, on design and fabrication 2000.

Exhibition History
“Wings”-Whittier Art Gallery, 1st place in juried show 2010
“Elevate”-Los Angeles group show 2010
Recycled Art –City of Santa Clarita group show 2010
Earth Arbor Day- City of Santa Clarita group show 2010
Art Challenge-City of Santa Clarita group show 2009-2010
LT MUSTARDSEED
Artist/Director
335 S. AVE 52, LOS ANGELES CA. 90042
(323) 445-5625
ltmustardseed@yahoo.com - ltmustardseed.com
Arroyo Light- Los Angeles group show 2009
El Paseo Invitational-City of Palm Desert, CA 2008-2010
Gallery 1927 Fine Arts Building- “Tree Show Benifit” Los Angeles,
CA group show 2008
Arroyo Arts Collective- “Discovery Tour”, Los Angeles CA group
show 2008
Remy’s Gallery- “Transforma” Los Angeles CA solo show 2008
Future Studio Gallery- “Haven’t I seen U Before” Los Angeles CA
group show 2008
Nocturnal Wonderland Music and Arts Festival -“Dragonfly”
Installation Los Angeles CA 2008
City of Pico Rivera Center For The Arts- “Sculptural Metal
Smith”, Pico Rivera CA group Show 2007
Red Dot Gallery- “Wreckage Redemption” Los Angeles CA solo show
2007
Coachella Music and Arts Festival- Coachella, CA “Aquatic Temple”
Installation 2007
Art Fest Los Angeles-“Dragonfly and Serracenia” Installation Los
Angeles, CA 2005
Coachella Music and Arts Festival- Coachella CA “Serracenia
and Dragonfly” Installation 2005
Maker Gallery- Los Angeles, CA group show 2004
Coachella Music and Arts Festival- Coachella CA “Dragonfly”
installation 2004
Solids Gallery- Los Angeles, CA group show 2003
Maker Gallery- Los Angeles, CA group show 2003
Burning-Man Festival/Black Rock Arts Foundation –“Draka”
installation Gerlach, NV 2000-2001
Dream Theater/Gallery- Silverlake, CA Dreams, group show 2000

Prior 2000 exhibition listings upon request

Film/Set Design
World Music Awards- set design and fabrication 2005.
American Idol- set design/construction 2005.
“Big” Discovery Channel- set design and fabrication 2004.
“Monster Nation” Discovery Channel- set design and fabrication
2004.
Fox Sports Net- commercial set design fabrication and
installation 2004.
Shard O’Glass Infomercial- set design and fabrication 2003.
Finding Nemo & Lion King, set design and fabrication, El Capitan
Theatre, Hollywood 2003-2004.
MTV Video Awards- set design/construction 2003.
Monster Truck Exhibit Science Museum- set design and sculpture, a
traveling exhibition 2003.
LT MUSTARDSEED
Artist/Director
335 S. AVE 52, LOS ANGELES CA. 90042
(323) 445-5625
ltmustardseed@yahoo.com - ltmustardseed.com
Work History Design Build
LT Mustardseed Sculpture and Design, Los Angeles, CA- Lead
Artist/Designer, daily duties include overseeing shop
performance, build, running a crew, design build construct,
install www.ltmustardseed.com 2004-current
Lexington Design and Fabrication Los Angeles, CA– Lead metal
sculptor/fabricator 2006
Cinnabar Entertainment Construction Glendale, CA- sculptor and
fabricator 2004-2005
Discovery Channel Santa Clarita, CA- sculptor/fabricator 2004
Flix Effects N. Hollywood, CA-steel fabrication and special
effects 2005
Worm Drive Art, Los Angeles, CA-crew manager, lead sculptor and
steel fabrication 2001-2004
Burning-Man DPW, Gerlach, NV-staff welder, over-sees crew on art
build 1999-2000
Dream Theater/Gallery Los Angeles, CA- co-founder/curator 2000

Education and Training History
US Naval Veteran NATO 1988-95 Participated in Desert Storm.
AWS Certified, Structural Steel 2002-current
LA City certified structural- manual process and
structural–semi automatic 2002-current
Los Angeles Trade Technical College, 2000-2002
University of Oslo, Norway 1993-1995
University of Maryland 1989-1990
Self Taught Non Institutionalized Artist
Community
Arroyo Arts Collective-member, Outpost for Contemporary Art-
member
Uptown Whittier Arts -member

								
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