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David Dorn

David Dorn

Actor

Innovative Artists

Cardiff, CA

Actor/Artist/Creative

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Ford Models

Model

Ford Models ​ November 1992-present
International Model

 Secured representation with over twenty world wide talent agencies including, Ford Models, Elite Models, Wilhelmina Models & Nologo for print and runway bookings.
 Manage client & agent relations.
 Consistently generated repeat bookings with key clients including Armani, Zegna, Nordstrom & Saks 5th Ave.

After receiving a Fine Arts degree in 1992, I ventured to Miami, FL. While working as a store clerk at “Wings of Steel”, a Harley Davidson shop tucked away in South Beach, I was scouted by one of the world’s premiere modeling agencies, Elite Models. This allowed me the to travel the world. From LA to Paris, I was working on runways and being photographed for print for some of the world’s top designers including Corneliani, Armani and Zegna and appearing in Mondo Uomo and L’uomo Vogue.

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Innovative Artist

Actor

Innovative Artist/Actor​ March 1992 - present​
SAG/AFTRA
 Secured four multi-year national commercials & twenty-five regional commercials.
 Appeared at the Organic Theater in Chicago while a member of the Farrell Theatre Troupe.
 Obtained three lead independent film roles.

During a summer respite with family in Indiana, I won a role as Henry Lodge in "Move over Mrs. Markham" at The Red Barn, a local summer stock theatre. The “acting bug” was now solidified. A natural performer, I went on to join the Farrell Theatre Troupe and perform at The Organic Theater in Chicago playing W.D. in Bonnie and Clyde "WANTED". This original screenplay was first improvised and then co-written
by the theater troupe. My emotionally filled performance garnered recognition that secured me representation. This also gave way to a successful run in television commercials and continues to this day.

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Modfire

West Coast Contact

Modfire​ November 2010 - December 2011
West Coast Contact
 Led marketing & introduction of product to retailers, architects, landscape architects and interior designers.
 Collaborated with designer & fabricator to facilitate improvements in the product design and production.

Modfire is a modern, contemporary take on the outdoor fireplace. It blends clean lines and organic shapes to showcase the warmth of fire. It is an urban campfire where you can gather with friends, share stories and enjoy life together. This design was selected as the Best Furniture or Accessory Design at the 2011 Dwell Design show.

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StelObject

Designer & Fabricator

StelObject​ August 2011 - June 2003
Designer & Fabricator
 Designed & fabricated home furnishings for individuals and retailers, restaurants and bars.

StelObject was a steel design & fabrication studio specializing in handcrafted custom art, one of a kind home and commercial furnishings. StelObject was committed to enhancing the visual & textural experience of a space. Materials used were, steel, wood & fabrics

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Sculptor, Abstract Painter & Furniture Designer/Biulder

Artist

Commissioned paintings, sculptures & furniture for private individuals in NewYork, Los Angeles & Chicago.

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Cow Palace Productions

President/CEO/Designer

Cow Palace Productions​ August 1993 - December 1998
President/CEO/Designer
 Founded Scriptural Interior Retail Fixture Company. Primary client was national retail chann, Galyans Trading Company owned by The Limited Corporation.
 Managed all business facets with a central focus on conceptual development, design, quality control & marketing.
 Designed, innovated & developed handcrafted methods of building & manufacturing non-objective sculptures fixtures.
 Product was "98%" recycled utilizing local reclaimed materials.
 Hired, trained & supervised a staff of five.

A Handcrafted Fixture & Furniture company That specialized in reclaim, scrape material and the creation of sculptural clothing fixtures and limited one of a kind funiture. Tag line, "No Where Near Milan, Paris, New York"​

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Fowler Wainwright International Institute of Professional Coaching

Coaching, Life & spiritual coaching

Fowler Wainwright International Institute of Professional Coaching ​ October 2010
Coaching, Life & spiritual coaching
 The process of understanding ones own spirituality as it evolves, changes & grows.

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Indiana Wesleyan University

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Studio Fine Arts / Miner in Psychology

Indiana Wesleyan University ​ February 1992
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Studio Fine Arts / Miner in Psychology
 Major discipline of study, Sculpture, Painting (oil, watercolor, acrylic), Color Theory, Ceramics, Print Making and Photography.
 Special Mention:
a) Winner of "Best of Show" for three years in Painting, Ceramics & Sculpture
b) Student council sophomore year
c) Coach Staff Student Assistant/ Women's volleyball
d) Theater / Skit Troupe Member
e) MC for Student Productions

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