Roman Mak

Personal information of the artist

Roman Mak

Name: Roman Mak

Date of Birth: 27th February 1989

Profile: Male, 33, Married

Nationality: Ukraine

Current location: UK

Mobile: +447918481899

E-mail: depridea@gmail.com

Sculptor and artist with 14 years of related work experience. Possess a strong sense of artistry and forward-thinking, that is consistently displayed across all projects, skills of planning, detailing, project design and coordination. My leadership skills combined with deep knowledge in the field of art made it possible to form a group of sculptors and artists and teach them special techniques for performing work on projects to implement sculptural solutions in services and entertainment sector. I was engaged in making decorations for a number of oceanariums, zoos and reptile houses and have expertise in tackling major tasks and work on big projects, including creation of comfortable conditions for mammals and fish.

Team player. In my past experience, I put into practice a system of communication between the team members which enhanced productivity and helped to do work more easily, which led to earlier completion dates.


Education

Fine Arts and Graphic Design, MA

September 2006 – May 2011

Kharkov National Pedagogical University, Kharkov, Ukraine

Qualifications acquired: Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Creative Advertising


Work in art

Sculptor, artist, designer

May 2008 – February 2022

Sculptural solutions in themed environments

First worked as part of a team, then successfully completed a number of personal sculpture and themed environment design projects, managing teams of sculptors and artists. From project sketches to the finished object.

Was engaged in two public projects initiated by the city council.

Introduced many interesting ideas which contributed to an increased number of new clients willing to implement sculptural solutions in their businesses.

Founder, head of editorial board

December 2012 – February 2022

Art News Ukraine

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Professional Skills

  • Creation of sculptures of people and animals of various complexity;
  • Knowledge of world art history, world culture and art of ancient civilizations;
  • Ability to imagine objects, processes and phenomena;
  • Ability to create an image by verbal description and visualization;
  • Creation of drafts (sketch) by hand and digital;
  • Airbrushing and murals;
  • Creation of sculptures, reliefs, imitation of rocks (granite, marble, travertine, diorite, etc.), grottos, coral reefs, metal (bronze, gold, silver, copper, etc.), wood and ice from concrete and cementitious (BR) adhesive;
  • Welding;
  • Use of EPS foam and construction foam in sculptures;
  • Waterproofing of fountains and artificial waterfalls;
  • Knowledge of sculptural technologies and technology of sculpting materials.

Qualities

  • High reliability and responsibility;
  • Physical endurance;
  • Good visual memory;
  • Intuitive thinking;
  • Ability to improvise;
  • Ability to foresee the result.

Additional Information

Driver’s license: Yes
Languages: Russian (native), Ukrainian (native), English Intermediate (beginner)


Portfolio

Wine Cellar

October 2011 – November 2011

Kharkov, Ukraine

  • Worked as a part of the team;
  • Frescos, imitation of bricks and bas-reliefs.

Vietnamese restaurant Mo An Vi

May 2008 – April 2010

Kharkov, Ukraine

  • Worked as a part of the team;
  • Imitation of the Eastern style: Chinese, Vietnamese, Japanese;
  • Sculptures of dragons, trees, big gongs, bas-reliefs of various content, waterfalls and grottos with stalactites, imitation of different kinds of metal (gold, bronze) and wall paintings.

M Oceanarium

May 2011 – August 2011​

  • Worked as a part of the team;
  • Imitation of rocks, wood and ice;
  • Creation of sculptures, bas-reliefs, artificial trees, corals, waves, grottos, coral reefs, stalactites;
  • Wall paintings with the use of airbrushing techniques.

Family restaurant Jungle Land 450m2

October 2013 – December 2013

  • Personal project;
  • Full schematic design of the interior and the entrance unit;
  • Massive artificial shorea trees with bark, knots and hollows, imitation of rocks and stones with bas-reliefs, Indonesian sculptures and reliefs;
  • Creation of waterfall and fountain with water flowing through the elephant’s trunk into a small lake. The head of the elephant painted faux stone;
  • Acrylic wall paintings with elements of airbrushing;
  • Sculpture of a frog holding the menu;
  • Decoration with artificial greenery.

Themed environments 7D cinema

October 2012 – December 2012

  • Personal project;
  • Full schematic design of the entrance unit and cashier desk;
  • Creation of pyramid in Aztec and Maya style (8 m width and 3.5 m height);
  • Sculptures of animals, tree, bas-reliefs, imitation of rocks, grotto with stalactites;
  • Acrylic wall paintings;
  • Waterproofing;
  • Decoration with artificial greenery.

Themed environments children’s entertainment zone Madagascar and 9D cinema

March 2012 – June 2012

  • Personal project;
  • Full schematic design of the entertainment zone;
  • Creation of a variety of sculptures, artificial trees, lianas, reliefs;
  • Imitation of stone and rocks with EPS foam;
  • Waterfall represented by pyramid in Aztec and Maya style (6 m width and 3.5 m height) with reliefs and waterproofing;
  • Acrylic wall paintings with the use of airbrushing techniques, stained-glass artwork;
  • Decoration with artificial greenery.
Tula 7D cinema

Themed environments 7D cinema

December 2012 – January 2013

  • Personal project;
  • Full schematic design of the entrance unit and cashier desk;
  • Imitation of rocks, sculptures of animals and decoration with artificial greenery.

Themed environments 7D cinema

March 2013 – April 2013

  • Personal project;
  • Full schematic design of the entrance unit and cashier desk;
  • Imitation of rocks, artificial tree made of concrete, bas-relief and acrylic wall paintings;
  • Decoration with artificial greenery.

V Oceanarium

October 2010 – May 2011

  • Worked as a part of the team;
  • Designed and decorated aquariums for crocodiles, monkeys, fish and other animals;
  • Created sculptures, wall paintings, imitation of metal, rocks, wood, reliefs in Maya and Aztec styles.

Oceanarium Nemo

April 2010 – August 2010​

Kharkov, Ukraine

  • Worked as a part of the team;
  • Designed and decorated aquariums for crocodiles, snakes and fish;
  • Made bas-reliefs, sculptures of trees, caves with massive rocks and green tropical surroundings, as well as paintings on the walls and ceiling.