Robert Oblon Studio

 

Personal

Born February 14, 1946, in Los Angeles
Lives in Arroyo Grande, California

Education

California State University, Long Beach, 1969 - 1975 
Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, 1967 - 1969 

Professional Experience

Creating paintings and sculpture, 2005 - Present

Completed 3,200 square foot cast bronze sculpture and painting studio, 2005

Moved to Central Coast of California.  Currently designing and building custom swimming pools in Central Coast Area.  Clients include Historic Santa Maria Inn, Sysquoc Winery, Laetitia Winery, 2002 - Present

Built custom swimming pools in San Francisco Bay Area.  Subtractive earthwork, landscape architecture, aquatic sculpture, 1991 - 2001

Sculptor for Universal Pictures and Paramount Pictures, Disneyland "Sword in Stone," 1985 - 1991

Retained by various individuals as consultant for cast bronze-related matters, 1973 - 1991

Instituted bronze casting foundry in Los Angeles under the name Sun Foundry.  As owner-operator, worked with such artists as Charles Arnoldi, Aldo Casanova, Veja Celmins, Bruce Nauman, Ken Price, Peter Shire, Robert Therrien, Michael Todd, 1973 - 1985

Built Art Foundry setup for Mt. Jacinto College and taught bronze casting sculpture class, 1977 -  1978

Special effects -- Future General Corp., Paramount Pictures.  "Close Encounters of the Third Kind," 1976

Special effects for David Wolper Productions of  "Brenda Starr," 1972 - 1973

 




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