Ralph Clark

Simi Valley, California


About Me

Summary of Skills and Abilities

Accomplished, creative, highly motivated professional bringing a broad range of talent to the painting workplace…with the ability to handle all aspects of a project… preparation, repair, completion, within budgets and deadlines.

Master level professional painter with thirty five years of residential/commercial and set painting expertise

Skilled in all types of spray equipment including HVLP, conventional spray, airless and airbrush…knowledge of industrial coatings and their applications.

Certified in Safety practices, Toxic Waste removal, and scissor/aerial lifts operation.

Adept at painting with epoxy and lacquers, street striping, autos, refrigerators, boats, homes, hotels, etc.

Proficient in drywall repair and texture along with paperhanging skills. Applied most types of paper from vinyl to cloth and foil.

Trained and skilled in Faux Finishes and modern paints and their application.

Completed a thorough apprenticeship and owned a successful commercial painting business…. educated in general accounting and business practices.

Ability to read blueprints and follow job description and technical specifications and/or work without supervision, and think “out of the box’ in order to complete the project.

1992-present Hollywood Studios. Warner Bros, CBS, Independents, Television. Warner Bros. Set Painting Local 729
1980-1992 Work of Art Painting Company (owner). Marin County, California
1976-1979 Universal Studios Set Painting Local 729
1971-1975 Apprenticeship—Work of Art Furniture Refinishing, Van Nuys, CA Lead painter for all the painting to bring Ellen Degeneres from NBC to Warner Bros. Large job(3-4 months) 3 sound stages/100 plus offices. Construction co ordinator was Gene Owens.
Paint foreman for season of Gilmore Girls Warner TV
Paint foreman on LA Confidential  Dave Degaetano Const. Co.
Paint foreman on Pleasantville Dave Degaetano Const. Co.
Paint Foreman on Scream 2 
Paint Stand By/constr. on Chelsea Handler Show Warner Bros.TV
Paint Stand By/constr. The Falcon Project Warner Bros. TV
Various features and Television shows.
Education---Fresno State College
Dale Carnegie courses in Human Relations, Public Speaking, Sales, and Management
References available upon request.

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