Kelly D. Finn

KDF Design



​​kdfdesign@gmail.com

www.kellydfinn.net

270-585-5422

Skills

Scenic Painting, Design, Crew Leadership, Education, Foam Carving, Photography,Styling, Set Dec, Art Department, Props, Signage, Murals and Theming, Sculpting, Specialty Finishes, and Aging and

Distressing for Theatre, Film, Commercial, Retail, Trade Shows, and Residential.



Recent Projects and Clients


Big Country's,Restaurant, Denver, CO. Designer and Scenic Charge,2015

"Play Along" Video Short, Scenic Charge, Denver, Co. 2015

Private Residence, Design/Paint, Denver, Co. 2015

Bauer's Listening Lounge, Scenic Charge, Denver Co.2015

The Pineapple Agency, Denver, Co.Scenic Charge Artist, 2015

Gaiam Yoga DVD Production, Louisville, Co.Scenic Charge, 2014-2015

Gaiam TV Video Production, Louisville, Co., Scenic Charge, 2015

H & M Commercial feat. Lady GaGa and Tony Bennett, Scenic Charge, 2014

Southern Comfort, Design/Signage, 2014

Private Commissions, Painting and Sculpture, 2008 - 2014

Gaiam Yoga, Dino Kids/ Space Kids/ Industrial Yoga Videos, Scenic Charge, 2014

Jenny Craig Commercial feat. Jillian Michaels, Scenic Artist, 2014

Tour De Fat, New Belgium Brewing, Scenic Artist, 2014

Maker's Mark Sculpture Competition Winner, 2014

Crafty, Denver, Colorado, Scenic Charge Artist, 2012 - 2014

Dear Eleanor, Indy Feature, Colorado, Scenic Artist, 2013

Museum of Nature and Science, Artifact Replication Sculptor, 2013

Bud Light Hotel, Vail, Colorado, Scenic Artist, 2013

"Side Effects May Include...", Group Show, Denver Art Students League, 2013

Universal Sports Network, Scenic Art, Denver, Colorado 2013

City of Denver Television set, Scenic Art, Denver, Colorado 2013

Colorado Vodka Company, Signage, Denver, Colorado 2013

Restaurant Design and Theming, Old Kentucky Tavern, Eagle, Colorado, 2012

Signage and Mural Project, Time Bomb Deals, Denver, Colorado, 2012

Art Marketing and Sales, Enrique Gonzalez Inc., Louisville, Kentucky 2011 - 2012

Painting Sabbatical, Galway Farms, Ono, Kentucky, 2011

Circus Paintings, Solo Show, 6 Degrees on Solano, Berkeley, California, 2009

Other Experience

Milk, Indy Feature, The Harvey Milk Story, Scenic Artist, 2008

San Francisco Opera, Scenic Artist, 2008

American Conservatory Theatre, Scenic Artist, 2008

Acme Scenery Company, San Francisco, Ca., Scenic Artist, 2008

SF Playhouse, San Francisco, Scenic Artist, 2007 - 2009

RM Productions, San Francisco, Scenic Charge Artist, 2007 - 2008

Ten Dollar Destiny, Thick House San. Francisco, 2008

Before the Dream, Oakland Public Theatre, Scenic Artist, 2008

Blues in the Night featuring Maurice Hines, San Francisco, Scenic Charge, 2007

Diablo Ballet, "Taj Mahal" World Premier Ballet, Oakland, Ca., Designer and Artist, 2007

The Tripper, Independent Film, Santa Cruz, Ca., David Arquette Dir., Scenic Artist, 2006

New Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, Scenic Designer, 2006

Talavera Cafe, Albany, California, Concept Artist and Painter, 2006

Utah Festival Opera, Logan, Utah, Scenic Charge, 2005, 2006

Sony Pictures, Max, San Francisco, Scenic Charge, 2006

Say You Love Satan, impact Theatre of Berkeley, Scenic Charge, 2004

Pacific Alliance Stage Company, Rhonert Park, Scenic Designer, 2004

Scrooge, Church of the Highlands, Scenic Designer/Charge, 2003

California Shakespeare Theatre, Berkeley, Scenic Charge, 2002 - 2004

Pleasanton Playhouse, Scenic Artist, 2004

Diablo Ballet, Walnut Creek, Scenic Artist, 2004, 2005

Danville Ballet, Scenic Artist, 2004

Theatre on San Pedro Square, San Jose, Scenic Artist, 2003

American Musical Theatre of San Jose, Scenic Artist, 2003 - 2006

Sweet Productions, Scenic Charge, 2002 - 2003

Wonderful Town, Marin Theatre Company, San Raphael, Scenic Charge and Asst. Designer, 2002

Moreau Catholic High School, Scenic Designer, 2002

Miramonte High School, Scenic Designer, 2002

Louisville Palace Theatre, Restoration Artist, 2000 - 2001

Epcot Center, Scenic Artist, 2001

The Production Studio, Scenic Artist, 1998 - 2000

California State Fair, Scenic Charge, 2000

Minnesota State Fair, Scenic Charge, 2000

Six Flags Cleveland, Louisville, and Cincinnati, Scenic Artist, 2000

Six Flags Regional Commercials, Scenic Artist, 2000

American Lung Association Derby Eve Gala, Louisville, Scenic Artist, 1999 - 2000

Argosy Casino, Lawrenceburg, Scenic Artist, 1999

Argosy Casino, Alton, Scenic Artist, 1999

Affiliations

Colorado Film Commission, Denver, Co.

Art Directors Guild, Local 800, Former Member, Studio City, Ca.

Louisville Ballet, Partner, Louisville, Ky.

Kentucky Film Commission, Lexington, Ky.

Arts Council of Louisville, Ky.

Louisville Arts Council, Louisville, Ky.



Educational Experiences

Set Design and Build Instructor

California Shakespeare Theatre Outreach

Berkeley, Ca. 2002 - 2004

Books Open, TV Off

Teaching Artist

ArtsChange at the Richmond Health Center

Indiana University Southeast

Instructor, Furniture Design and Restoration, Clay Sculpture, Junk to Art

New Albany, Indiana 1995 - 1997

Jefferson County Parks Department

Art programming

Louisville, Ky. 1995 - 1996

Kentucky College of Business

Instructor of Communications, Business English, Literature, and Personal Development

Louisville, Ky. 1995 - 1996

J.B. Speed Art Museum

Art Education Intern

Louisville, Ky. 1993

Publications

Casino Design, Rockport Publishers, 1999, p. 78

Architectural Digest, June 2001, "Midwestern Roots", p. 217



References available on request.