-3D Modeller and Designer for “Style Aristos S.L.” 2014
-Teacher at “Massana Permanent” three-month courses: “El viaje y el objeto: New technologies applied to art jewelry”. Massana School [Barcelona-Spain]… May 2012 and March 2013.
-Technician of the 3d Jewelry Design department at “Ortiz3 S.L.” Jewelry – [Gijón, Asturias]…April 2012 to June 2013.
-Dedicated full time to 3D Jewelry CAD /CAM design since 2011.
-Own jewelry shop business from 2005 till 2010.
-Experience at International Jewelry Fairs like: Kara2006and2007 [Paris]-Inhorgenta2007 [Munich]-Sieraad2008 [Amsterdam].
-Teacher of the Silversmithing Workshop “A Veiga” - [Vegadeo, Asturias]…2001-2002.
-Independent designer and bench jeweler creating my own commercial series and collections…since 1994.
-Rhinoceros 5.0 A.R.T. [Authoriced Rhino Trainer].-April 2015.
-ZBrush Certified Expert User.-2015
-ZBrush Jewelry Techniques.-2015
-3D Cad Cam Jewelry Design course- Rhinoceros …2010.
-Workshop: “Introduction to Fab-Lab and Rapid Prototyping: Cad Cam – CNC- Laser Cutting” at Laboral Centro de Arte –[Gijón-Asturias] - April 2011 .
-Various Art Workshops with Prof. Deganit Schocken [Israel], and Prof. Ruudt Peters [Amsterdam]/ Intensive course at Alchimia With Prof. Manfred Bischoff. Supported by Cajastur Grant for Artists [Florence, Italy]…2009/2010 and with Prof. Ramón Puig Cuyás, Mary Ishikawa, Doris Maninger…2008.
-Technical Bench Jewelry, Jewelry Design and Wax modeling studies at the “European Institute of Gemology and Jewelry” -[Asturias, Spain]…1991-1993.
-Finalist for various international Art-Jewelry International prizes: Herbert Hofmann Prize – Schmuck’11 [Munich], the International Art Jewelry Award Fundación Cominelli-2011 [Italy] and the 2009-European prize of Applied Arts [Belgium].
-Granted in 2009 with the “Cajastur Grant for Artists” [Spain].
-International collective exhibitions in countries all around the world, like: Belgium, Poland, India[New Delhi],USA[San Francisco],Germany, Egypt, Portugal, Italy, France, Japan[Tokyo],Finland… [please, visit website Bio [ http://rinaldoalvarez.com/?page_id=2 ] for further exhibitions details].
-Public collections at: “Museum of Fine Arts of Asturias” [Oviedo, Spain], and “City Council of Vegadeo” [Asturias, Spain].
-Work shown in various international Art-jewelry books, like: “The Jewel book”,2012 – by Stichtingkunstboek [Belgium], “Contemporary Jewelry Art”2011 – by CYPI Publishers [London/Hong Kong], -“The workbench guide to Jewelry Techniques”,2010- by Anastasia Young. Quarto Publishing, “The Compendium Finale”,2009-Darling Publications [New York / Cologne], among some others.
-Languages: High level of written and spoken English [Certified European level: B2 + [Level 5 -E.O.I., Level 5 –Trinity College]]. Spanish [mother tongue].