Andrea Reynosa

Address      1724 County Route 23, Narrowsburg, New York 12764

Telephone      Farm-845.252.3518, Cell-845.701.3586

E-Mail       Areynosa@skydogprojects.com

Web            johnstreetpasture.com    approachingsilence.org    smackmellon.org

Facebook      Andrea Reynosa, Big Eddy Farmstand, Tusten Heritage Community Garden

Twitter      @skydogprojects

Instagram      @andreareynosa
 

CURRENT POSITIONS:

Western Hotel Project, 2016

Fundraiser/Development

Adaptive Reuse Project 

Callicoon, New York

Headlands Center for the Arts, 2016

Research Residency for Social Practice: Climate Adaptation

Solution Seeking Investigations into Traditional Northern California Agricultural Practices 

Sausalito, California

First Supper, 2014-Present

Santa Fe Art Institute Food Justice Residency

Orchard Revitalization

Collaboration with Antonio Trujillo, Acoma/Laguna Tribes and Saint Joseph's Mission School

San Fidel, New Mexico

Approaching Silence, 2014-present

Team Builder + Project Manager

Public Art Work addressing noise remediation in the Archway of Dumbo, Brooklyn's Manhattan Bridge Achorage site.

Design Team: ARUP, Bone/Levine Architects, Situ Fabrication    Artists: Truman Lowe, Lead; Andrea Reynosa, Associate

Partners: Dumbo BID, Brooklyn Arts Council, NMAI-Smithsonian

Upper Delaware River Food Systems Mapping, 2014

Convening Organizer

Jennifer Grossman, lead organizer w/ Wallace Foundation, NRDC, Catskill Mountainkeeper, Pure Catskills, Cornell Cooperative Extension/Sullivan and Delaware County, Sullivan Renaissance, The Solution Project

People’s Climate March, 2014

Arts and Logistical Field Coordinator
Food Justice and Agriculture Contingency Grantee
Sponsor: 350.org
New York, NY

FOODshed exhibition, 2013-15

Development Coordinator
Curated by Amy Lipton, director ecoartspace
Smack Mellon/Brooklyn Bridge Park

Public Art Project, “John Street Pasture”, 2013-14

Collaboration: Andrea Reynosa, Artist, AlloyLLC, Smack Mellon and Brooklyn Grange
10,000 sq ft ‘pop up’ pasture Feb-Sept 2014
One John Street (northern terminus of Brooklyn Bridge Park), Dumbo, Brooklyn

The Solution Project, 2012-present

President
Oversee programming and fundraising initiatives of a newly formed community based non-profit organization focused on re-purposing a 30,000 sq ft vacant Narrowsburg Rural School in the center of Narrowsburg’s business district for the arts, community events, community college satellite and Agro Hall (micro food hub).
Narrowsburg, New York

Tusten Heritage Community Garden, Founding Director 2012-14

Tusten Local Development Corporation, Chair, 2012-14

Fellowship

Cornell University Civic Ecology Lab, 2013

Patterns for Progress Mid-Career Leadership Program, 2012-13

Grant Writer2012-present

Town of Tusten, New York

Oversee fundraising for construction phase of Narrowsburg’s Big Eddy Esplanade project

Sustainable Agriculture Instructor, SUNY Sullivan 2013

Sustainable Farming: Growing Healthy Food
A six week intensive course in sustainable farming practices
 

RECENT WORK EXPERIENCE 

Councilwoman- Town of Tusten, 2012

Duties included grant writing, design committee work, community garden development and public outreach
Narrowsburg, New York

Big Eddy Farmstand, 2012-Present

Founded a rural youth workforce development and farm training program through partnership with the Town of Tusten, Sullivan County Workforce Development, Sullivan Renaissance,  Western Sullivan Public Library, SkyDog Farm and Sullivan West High School. We are a certified farm participating in the WIC and FMNP program in Sullivan County addressing rural food desert issues in Monticello and Liberty, NY.

SkyDog Supper Club, 2010-2012

Special Events Organizer for potluck and musical event discussing themes centered on community issues at the Tusten Town Hall community space.

Tusten Concerned Citizens, 2010-2011

Co-founder of concerned citizen’s group whose mission is to address issues, particularly ‘fracking’, that pertain to the Town of Tusten in Narrowsburg, New York.

Flow Events, 2009-2011

 Organizer and Artistic Director

Flow Events: Artistic outdoor happenings celebrating Pure Water and the natural resources of the Upper Delaware River Corridor and Catskills Region. Primary collaborating organizations: ISSUE Project Room, Midred’s Lane and Electronic Media Foundation, SkyDog Projects

For the Forest, Ten Mile River Boy Scouts Camp 2011

SlowFloat, Scenic Upper Delaware River Park 2011

SnowFlow, Belleayre Ski Mountain and Full Moon Resort 2011

SlowFlow2010, Scenic Upper Delaware River Park 2010

SkyDog Farm, 2000-Present

Sustainable farming/studio practice on in Narrowsburg, New York following models of permaculture and design principles of earthwork and land art traditions.
 

PAST WORK EXPERIENCE

Smack Mellon, 1994-2000

Co-founder and founding Executive Director of Smack Mellon Studios in DUMBO, Brooklyn-an international art center situated on the Brooklyn Waterfront. Duties included fundraising, grant writing general programming, board development, curatorial, artist in residence creation and program development, audience development through community and public outreach.

Art Foundry Technician, 1992-1994

Oversaw general operations of a small ceramic shell art foundry at the University of Arizona at Tucson. Instructed undergraduate students the basic principles and techniques of lost wax foundry methods.

Teaching Assistant-Sculpture, 1986-1994

Taught introductory sculpture techniques to undergraduate students at both UW-Madison and UofA campuses.

Art Studio Assistant, 1989-1994

Fabricated and assisted the studio art of Peter Shelton, Ann Hamilton, Meg Webster, Harmony Hammond and free lance installation for Tony Shafrazi Gallery.

(Exhibition History and Bibliography submitted upon request) *
 

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Sculpture                1986-1988
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Madison, Wisconsin

Masters of Fine Arts, Sculpture                 1992-1994
University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
 

PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES

Joe Levine
Bone/Levine Architects
jlevine@bonelevine.net
646.567.9000

Linda Weintraub
Artist/Writer/Educator
linda@artnowpublications.com
845.758.9289

Truman Lowe
Sculptor
ttlowe@wisc.edu
608.238.5257

Hamilton Fish
Publisher/Social Entrepreneur
55 Fifth Avenue
18th Floor
New York, NY 10003
business: 646-692-6995
fax:  646-692-9000
cell: 212-729-3762 

Jennifer McGregor
Curator
jenniferjomcgregor@gmail.com