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Artist CV · Curriculum Vitae 

 Michael Victor · MVR · MVRuggiero

MNR Beacon Canopy Landscape
PM Manhattan End Transit Plaza

EDUCATION

FINE ART

2003|05     Art Students League   NY, NY  

Life Drawing, Portrait Painting.

1995|97     New School of Design NY, NY  

CE Certificate in Illustration /Architectural Rendering   

Pastel Painting I, II; Life Drawing I,II; Pen-Ink, Marker, CADD I, II, III.

LSCP      Architecture & Horticulture

1991         Harvard University GSD  Cambridge, MA

Master in Landscape Architecture 

1987         Ohio State University Columbus, OH

BS Agriculture w/ Distinction in Horticulture, summa cum laude

LArch Design I,II; Graphics I, II.

EXHIBITIONS NY

2019      SHEROES March 15 - April 4  V.P. Gallery

      On Earth |Elsewhere  Ag.Gallery Jan'19

2018        Art Expo NY  Ag.Gallery April '18

                Encounters: Nature   Ag.Gallery  Mar '18

 

2015        Bakwin Lscp Garden M.Grdner '93-'97

      NY Hudson Valley   Westchester County

      TCLF Dialogue  Cultue Lscp Foundation 

      Garden Open Days Garden Conservancy

 

2012       High Line Open Studio  Chelsea, NY

2008       Exit Art   What Green Means    NY

2007       Leslie Lohman    Group Show   NY

WEBSITE PORTFOLIOS

2016      mvr-art.com  Lscp+LifePastels Series

2015      highlinearborist.com Pract. Urban Forestry

2014      mvrlandscapegarden.com Sust. Site Plans

DESIGN AWARDS

2012       Am.Soc. Civil Engineers

Peter Minuit Plaza Canopy Battery Park, NY

2006       Am.Soc. Land. Architects NY Chapter 

MNR Beacon Station Lscp Plaza, Beacon, NY

 

 

NY DESIGN PROJECTS

AECOM CHIEF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT IV 

 

2012    Hudson River Landings@Tappan Zee 

Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge 

Wrote Landscape Architecture Performance Specifications (30-pages) for Rockland and Westchester County Landings for this Project's RFP, distributed to design/ build contractors.

Client: NYSDOT & NYS Thruway    Phase I Completed: 2017    Cost: $4 billion.

     

2011    NYC Rt. 9A West Side Highway

West Street Promenade Reconstruction

Lower Manhattan  New York, NY

Project's 1-mile length included ‘Approaches’ to World Trade Center and 9/11 Memorial sites. As Project Arborist/ Field L.A., directed tree plantings for the promenade, medians, streetscapes, and large park.  Promenade is part of the Hudson River Greenway.

Client: NYSDOT    Completed: 2014  Cost: $1.2 billion.

2008      Battery Park's Peter Minuit Plaza

Manhattan End Transit Plaza

Staten Island Ferry Whitehall Terminal above South Ferry Subway Station   New York, NY

As Lead L.A. oversaw multidisciplinary site design and detailed design of colonnade canopy, granite paving, end of Hudson River Greenway and its juncture with East River Greenway. 

Clients: NYCDOT, NYC Dept of Parks & Rec. , NYC MTA Completed: 2012 Cost: $20 million

 

Michael Victor · MVR, Artist 

Westchester Landscape Garden
 
 
Rockland Landing TZB MVR LandArch
NYC Hudson River Greenway at BPC West Thames Park
NYC Urban Streetscape Forestry
BPC Playground Landscape Tree Plantings
NYC 9A Boulevard Landscape
Westchester Landing TZB MVR LandArch
PM Plaza Canopy - West Length
PM Manhattan End Transit Plaza Context
PM Plaza Canopy Hook MVR Concept