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Angela Martin Kobrick

1568 Second Avenue, Apt. 3R New York, New York 10028
T: 646.620.6142   E: angela@wellroundedworkshop.com

Profile

Lifelong maker, artist, and erstwhile architectural designer, who loves to tell a story through the shaping of spaces and objects. Natural eye for composition and color with a knack for envisioning tiny opportunities that make a significant impact. Work in a variety of mediums including photography, graphic design, interior design, ceramics, metal-smithing, and handicraft. Always exploring new ways to evoke mood and create the ideal atmosphere for each unique project or client. Exceptional interpersonal skills, both with clients and in a team-oriented workspace. Seeking a design position in a dynamic and creative atmosphere.

Experience

Well-Rounded Workshop, New York, NY                                                                                    March 2012 - Present

Owner. Interior designer and Artist, Maker of ceramic sculpture, jewelry, and functional pieces. Concentration on hand building and sculpture, with some wheel and casting experience.

Earthworks NYC Ceramics Studio New York, NY                                                                January 2011 - Present

Studio and teaching assistant in charge of measuring and sorting greenware and bisqueware, kiln schedule, loading and firing kilns, weighing glaze materials, and mixing glazes. Part-time manager of studio and shop/gallery; includes keeping track of purchases, student registration and organization of studio materials.

Mancini Duffy Architecture and Design, New York, NY                                      March 2005 – February 2010

Designer, Space-Planner and Project Architect. Heavy emphasis on interior design and interfacing with clients to find innovative space solutions for tight urban properties, keeping within specified deadlines and budget parameters. Projects include: Rosa Mexicano Union Square, Atlanta, and Palm Beach, Dining hall design for New York University, Bank of Scotland, U.S. Headquarters, Space planning for Pfizer, New York, Penthouse Offices for Kelly, Legan & Gerard, Inc., 104 Fifth Avenue.

Education

Masters of Architecture, Clemson University College of Architecture                                       August 1999

Studied abroad at Clemson's Charles E. Daniel Center in Genoa, Italy; including intensive study of architectural theory, explorations in European urban planning and investigation into the relationship of historic to contemporary architecture. Thesis work comprised of research on the everyday + architecture and the investigation of an alternative approach to design intended to maximize usefulness, richness of experience, and the capacity of that design to provoke the reconsideration of the ordinary and the original.

Bachelor of Arts, Design                                                                                                                                              May 1997

Calhoun Honors College - Clemson University College of Architecture

Skills

Over ten years of experience in architectural space planning and design, working with CAD and other graphics software, such as Photoshop and Illustrator. A specialist at working with difficult clients.

Ceramic work featured in Lark’s Publication of 1,000 Beads, Spring 2014

Earthworks NYC and Clayworks, Charlotte, NC Ceramics: Handbuilding and Wheel Workshops

92nd Street Y School of the Arts, NYC Jewelry I & II and Mold-making Workshops

Peter’s Valley Craft Center, Layton, NJ Wood and Soda Firing Workshops

The Art School at Old Church, Demarest, NJ Raku Firing Workshops

Outgoing and avid maker, enthusiastic home cook, and amateur photographer who loves animals, bold colors, and working with creative, friendly people and with her hands. Happiest when problem-solving and organizing.