Resume / CV of Steve Shorts


Professional Painters

Ottsville, PA August, 2011 – present

High-End Commercial and Residential Painting

Interior and Exterior Restoration and Paining, Refinishing, Deck Staining and Historic Preservation
Industrial Cleaning and sealing of factory floors

Chapel of Sacred Mirrors

Wappingers Falls, NY Jan, 2009 – Dec, 2010

General Construction, Artist for an arts non-profit

ART: site-specific installations, artist assistant, art exhibition, live painting
CONSTRUCTION: painting, light carpentry, general construction, landscaping
EVENTS: setting up, cleaning up, various other duties ranging from admissions to parking

Colossal Media

New York City, NY Apr, 2007–Aug, 2008

Apprentice Sign Painter, Muralist

Creating full scale drawings for murals, color mixing, shop maintenance and inventory, loading truck and transporting materials, setting up rigs and scaffholding, priming wall, transferring drawings onto wall, sign painting, mural painting


Certified in General Construction, OSHA 2011
Student, L. Caruana, A. Sage "Old Masters, New Visions: Lessons in Mischetechnik: Torri, Italy 2010
Assistant Muralist, David McShane, Philadelphia Mural Arts Program: Philadelphia, PA 2007
Assistant Muralist, Michael Webb: Allentown, PA 2006


Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 2004
B.F.A., Fine Arts
Honors: The STUDIO for Creative Inquiry Award
Minor: Arts-in-Society
Blair Academy, Blairstown, NJ 2000
High School Diploma
Activities: Art, Stage Crew, Literary Magazine, Rec. Crew, JV Football


Bushwick IMPACT (United Way), Brooklyn, NY: Site Clean-Up and Community Mural 2008
Covenant House, Manhattan, NY: Taught art class and curated exhibition at Port Authority 2007
Chapel of Sacred Mirrors, Manhattan, NY: Event Volunteer 2007-2008