AARON FEIN, LEED AP
1997 COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY: New York, NY, Master’s of Architecture (MArch)
Graduate School of Architecture Planning & Preservation.
1993 VASSAR COLLEGE: Poughkeepsie, NY, B.A.
Major: Studio Art with Departmental Honors.
1991 YALE UNIVERSITY: NORFOLK SUMMER ART PROGRAM
2018 Australian Tapestry Workshop. Shortlisted finalist for the 2018 Tapestry Design Prize for Architects.
2017 Surface Design Journal: Exhibition in Print, Winter 2017, Innovation in Technique Award.
2012 D&AD “White Pencil”, 2nd Place, In collaboration with THE PEACE FLAG, for the creation of a campaign to create an official flag of Peace.
2010 Mellon Foundation Grand from Vassar College for interdisciplinary arts residency.
1993 Weitzel-Barber Art Travel Prize: Granted by Vassar College for the examination of bamboo scaffolding in China
1991 Ellen Battell-Stoeckel Fellowship: For study at Yale University’s Norfolk Art Program
2016 TomTom Founders Festival, Artist in Residence, Charlottesville, Virginia
2012- ’13 Muslala Arts Collective, Artist Residency, Jerusalem, Israel
2011 Vassar College Mellon Foundation Grant for Interdisciplinary Arts Residency, Poughkeepsie, NY
SELECTED EXHIBITION HISTORY
2016 “Inked, Pressed, Cut & Sewn,” (106) Gallery and Studio, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI
2016 “TORUS – New Stitched Paintings by Aaron Fein” The Bridge PAI, Charlottesville VA
2013 “White Flags in Jerusalem” Temporary Public Art Display, Jerusalem, Israel
2011 “White Flags,” Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY,
2011 “White Flags,” Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
2007 “White Flags,” The Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression, Charlottesville, VA
2007 “White Flags” Shentai Carnival Charlottesville, VA.
2003 “The Art of War,” Group Show, Main Street Market Gallery, Charlottesville, VA.
2003 “Black and White,” Solo Exhibition, New Dominion Bookshop, Charlottesville, VA
2002 “World Peace,” “Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
2001 Art in Place “Transformer 1,” Charlottesville, VA
2015 “Milky Way” Residential Mural/Installation, Miami Beach, FL
2009 “Bath Cloud”, Commercial Installation, Charlottesville, VA
2006 “Stair Wall”, Residential Installation, Charlottesville, VA
2005 “Play Structure”, Wee-Ville Kids, Charlottesville, VA
2004 “Wooded Frame,” Echoes of Nature Sculpture Park at Baker-Butler Elementary School Charlottesville, VA
2004 “Transformer 2,” Baker-Butler Elementary School, Charlottesville, VA
2002 “Transformer 1,” Baker-Butler Elementary School, Charlottesville, VA
2001 “Brass Screen”, Residential Installation, New York, NY
1998 “String Wall”, Residential Installation, Seattle, WA
EMPLOYMENT AND PRACTICA
2012-Present THE PEACE FLAG co-founder: International
Co-Founder of organization to establish the world’s first official flag of peace.
2000-Present FREELANCE DESIGNER / BUILDER: Charlottesville, VA
Design and build all aspects of small scale architectural interventions and renovations.
2007-2010 SHW GROUP ARCHITECTS: Charlottesville, VA
Designer, Project Manager, and Builder: of a LEED Gold Office renovation
2008-Present VIRGINIA DISCOVERY MUSEUM: Charlottesville, VA,
Board Member: Design and construct museum exhibits/displays and promote museum development through the creation of visual marketing materials.
1999 EDWIN SCHLOSSBERG INCORPORATED (ESI DESIGN): New York, NY, Designer: Developed schematic designs, construction documents, and presentations for the production of
Times-Square LED signage for Reuters International.
1998-1999 BIG RIPPLE MULTIMEDIA: New York, NY,
Multimedia Designer: Designed interactive video content for instructional training videos and CD-ROMs for corporate clientele.
1997-1998 OLSON SUNDBERG KUNDIG ALLEN ARCHITECTS: Seattle, WA
Intern Architect and Marketing Assistant: Generated $11.5 million in new architectural business by creating presentation
materials in response to industry wide request-for proposals (RFP’s). Led firm’s expansion into the utilization of
3-D modeling software for design study and client presentation.