NICO ZEVALLOS

Artist & Roboticist

nicoz.net

nico@nicoz.net

703 226 9856

EDUCATION

Carnegie Mellon University

2010–2014, Pittsburgh, PA

BFA in Fine Art, Robotics Minor

Universidad Andres Bello

Spring 2013, Santiago, Chile

Artes Plásticas e Ingenieria Robótica

HONORS

Rosenberg Senior Award 2014

One of four yearly awards for excellence in fine art

SURG Grant 2012

Grant for video performance in collaboration with Caroline Record

Hispanic Scholarship Fund 2010

HSF College Scholarship

Virginia College Savings 2010–2014

10th anniversary scholarship

SKILLS

Web Development

HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, jQuery, PHP, MySQL, Actionscript

Programming

Matlab, Python, Java, C

Multimedia

Adobe Creative Suite, Maya, Blender, Flash, Processing, Max MSP

Languages

Spanish (read/write/speak)

English(read/write/speak)

EXHIBITIONS

2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems

D. Rollinson, K. Vasudev, N. Zevallos, H. Choset. Torque Control Strategies for Snake Robots.

Miller Gallery

Pittsburgh, PA, 2014

2013 Carnegie International Apartment talks

Pittsburgh PA, 2013

John Cage Centennial

Washington DC, 2012

Frame Gallery

Pittsburgh PA, 2011, 2012

Between the Lines animation festival

Pittsburgh PA, 2011

EXPERIENCE

CMU Biorobotics Lab · Researcher & Web Designer

2011–present · Conducted research on CMU Modsnake, worked as lab videographer and concept artist, and was web designer and programmer for biorobotics.org

Arcade Comedy · Lead animator

2013 · Created intro and outro animations for the End of the World Show in collaboration with Spencer Diaz

Museo de Artes Visuales,Santiago, Chile · Intern

2013 · Worked with a group of interns and Chilean artist Norma Ramírez to mount a retrospective of her work

VIA music festival · Animator

2012 · Motion graphics animation of events and artists that played between acts at every event