Michael Kavay LoRusso 619.696.8846 www.kavay.org@gmail.com www.kavay.org

page 1

Food / Beverage

Rebar San Diego, CA PT Barback / Security 6 mo.

El Bash at El Cortez San Diego, CA Event Volunteer Poolside Bartender

Fumari Sheesha Bar & Cafe San Diego, CA PT Barista, Short Order Cook 1 yr. 9 mo.

New World Coffee / Eurocart San Diego, CA PT Barista, Short Order Cook 6 mo.

Caffe Italia San Diego, CA PT Barista, Short Order Cook 6 mo.

Starbucks Coffee Palm Springs, CA FT Barista 3 mo.

Southern Temporary Services Palm Springs, CA Temp Cocktail Server

Professional Bartenders School Palm Springs, CA Course Completion, Bartender Certification 1 mo.

Kona Provisions Chicago, IL FT Barista, Short Order Cook 8 mo.

Starbucks Coffee Chicago, IL FT Barista 1 yr. 2 mo.

The Grille at East Bank Club Chicago, IL FT Waitor 1 yr.

East Bank Club Chicago, IL Temp. Event Bartender

Pronto Restaurant Chicago, IL FT Waitor 1 yr. 6 mo.

Beefsteak Charlie’s NYC, NY PT Waitor 7 mo.

CJ Blanda NYC, NY PT Waitor 3 mo.

The Roxy Bar and Grille Cleveland, OH FT Waitor, Barback 1 yr. 1 mo.

Brady’s Cafe Kent, OH FT Waitor, Barista, Short Order Cook 9 mo.

Elias Brothers’ Big Boy Cleveland, OH FT Waitor 1 yr. 3 mo.

Printing & Publication

Fedex Office / Fedex Kinkos / Kinkos San Diego, CA

FT Lead Project Coordinator / Lead Consultant / Specialist 1998-2003 & 2005-2013

American Specialty Health San Diego, CA

FT Processing Department Production Specialist 2007 - 2008

Dawn Media San Diego, CA

FT Assistant Art Director 1997 - 1998

Metracopiers Plus, Inc.

FT Desktop Publisher 1995 - 1997

Graphic Design

Animal Activists San Diego, CA Large Banner

Discover Infiniti San Diego, CA Four Advertisements

Fumari Sheesha Bar & Cafe San Diego Logo / Flyers

Bandar & Shiraz Restaurants San Diego, CA Menus / Business Cards

A-1 American Locksmiths San Diego, CA Advertisement

NJROTC Athletics San Diego, CA Logo / T-shirt Design

Damballa’s Toybox San Diego, CA CD Cover

Dynamic Personal Defense System Chicago, IL Book Illustrations

U.S. Prime Plus Trust, Inc. Chicago, IL Promotional Materials

Strategic Investments Chicago, IL Investment Folio Design

Lions’ Club of Mississippi Colombia, MS Flyers / Program Covers

Visual Display

San Diego Museum of Art San Diego, CA

FT Exhibit Installation Assistant 2003 - 2004

The Limited, Inc. at Water Tower Chicago, IL

FT Visual Display 4 months

Carson Pirie Scott Chicago, IL

FT Holiday Window Display Supervisor 3 mo.

Silvestri, Inc at Merchandise Mart Chicago, IL

PT Showroom Styling Assistant

Macy’s Herald Square NYC, NY

FT Window Display Assistant 1yr. 2 mo.



Volunteer strike assistant

Diversionary Theater San Diego, CA

Freelance set construction Assistance under David Weiner

LaJolla Community Center Junior Theater San Diego, CA

Freelance set construction Assistance under David Weiner

Sledgehammer Theater San Diego, CA

PT Sound Operation and Set Construction Assistant 9 mo.

Torso Theater Chicago, IL

PT Lighting Operator, Costume Design, Dresser 1 yr. 4 mo.

Kent State University Kent,OH

Sound & Lighting Operator for Course Credit

Mah Kee Nac Summer Camp Lenox, MA

Art Instructor & Set Construction


Old Town Trolley / Historic Tours of America San Diego, CA

FT Tour Guide - CA CDL class B w/ passenger endorsement 2004 - 2005


Pearl Paint Co. Hempsted, NY

FT Art Supply Sales 2 yrs.


The Hovercraft Project San Diego, CA Collective Art Installation

Lakeshore Terrace Chicago, IL Murals for Condominium Gym

Aria Modelling Agency Chicago, IL Photographic Backdrop

Torso Theater Chicago, IL Scenic Backdrop

Bijou Studios Chicago, IL Scenic Backdrop

Art Exhibits

Studio Xenos San Diego, CA

Planet Hair San Diego, CA

Spill the Beans Cafe San Diego, CA

The Otherside Cafe San Diego, CA

Claire De Lune Cafe San Diego, CA

Friends and Lovers Magazine San Diego, CA

Lions’ Club Sight Foundation Silent Auction Colombia, MS

Harold Washington Public Library Group Show

Halsted Street Cafe Chicago, IL

Artcrawl Festival Group Show Chicago, IL

Erotic Wicker Park Festival Group Show Chicago, IL

Cornelia Arts Building Manhood Group Show Chicago, IL

Hook Torture and Art Gallery Chicago, IL

Gentry Junior Bar Chicago, IL

Mad Bar Chicago, IL

Winners Bar Chicago, IL

North End Bar Chicago, IL

B. Kamp Salon Chicago, IL

Metracopiers Plus, Inc. Chicago, IL

Pearl Paint Company Hempsted,NY


Kent State University Kent, OH

PT Art & Architecture Librarian