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WORK

Dem Reflections    

Dem Reflections

 

Roman    

Roman

 

Rose    

Rose

 

Some Thing    

Some Thing

 

An Alter    

An Alter

 

Tilted    

Tilted

 

Behind the Veil    

Behind the Veil

 

Gem    

Gem

 

Salì       

Salì

 

Deep Space                  

Deep Space              

 

Elements    

Elements

 

CC    

CC

 

Burnt    

Burnt

 

Rolling Rock    

Rolling Rock

 

New George    

New George

 

Pyramids Of    

Pyramids Of

 

Memori Morti    

Memori Morti

 

Repaired Chair    

Repaired Chair

 



ABOUT

 
 

b. Toronto, 1987

Accomplished and award-winning designer, Vincent Joseph Monastero’s work has exhibited in galleries and design fairs in New York, Toronto, and Milan. He believes that objects have the potential to engage and enrich our lives in unexpected, and long lasting ways. 

His greatest strength is the ability to think creatively and develop innovative design by leveraging his experience, working collaboratively across disciplines, and inspiring excellence in others when directing the development of a project. 

NYC
+1 347 979 4880
designwithvincent@gmail.com
skype: vincentjosephmonastero

 

EXHIBITIONS

2015
Toronto Outside the Box, presented by the Toronto Design Offsite Festival at
WantedDesign, Industry City, Brooklyn
Alissa Coe: Primary, Mjolk, Toronto 

2014
Part of the Furniture, AGO First Thursday December, Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), Toronto
Sarpi Bridge–Oriental Design Week,
Società Promotrice delle Belle Arti, Turin
Let's Talk About, Fuori Salone, Milan Design Week, Sarpi Bridge pop-up Gallery, Milan
Emerging Designer Competition
The Design Exchange, Toronto
Interior Design Show (IDS), Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto
Peace & Plenty, Official Treaty Launch Party, Milk Glass Co., Toronto 

2013
TO DO at IIDEX, The Direct Energy Centre, Toronto
Party Room, Milk Glass Co., Toronto
M+Dc Launch, Milk Glass Co., Toronto

2012
Tables, Chairs, and Other Unrelated Objects
, OCAD U Student Gallery, Toronto
Do Design, Toronto Design Offsite, Toronto
PDA for 40 Oaks, Toronto

 

2011
The Next Big Thing
, OCAD U Student Gallery, Toronto

2010
Interior Design Show '10, Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto

2008
Interior Design Show '08
, Direct Energy Centre, Toronto 

 

CURATORIAL RECORD
I co-founded the following exhibition TC&OUO in 2012. It has since become an ongoing annual exhibition at the OCAD University Student Gallery held in conjunction with the Toronto Design Offsite Festival.

2013
Tables, Chairs, & Other Unrelated Objects 2, OCAD University Student Gallery, Toronto

2012
Tables, Chairs, & Other Unrelated Objects
, OCAD University Student Gallery, Toronto

 

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION 

2014
Canadian Men's Health and Wellbeing Innovation Challenge, Movember Foundation, Toronto
Caesarstone People's Choice Award, Design Exchange (DX) Emerging Designer Competition, Toronto 
TO DO Juror's Choice Awards, 
Product: Burnt Serving Platter, Toronto
Designlines Love Tag,  
Product: Burnt Serving Platter, Toronto 

2010
Top Prize, Eugene Yau Urbane Cyclist Bicycle Design Competition
,
OCAD University Toronto

2007
Dr. Eugene A. Poggetto Scholarship, OCAD University, Toronto

 

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
2015 – Mentorship Day; Design Exchange (DX), Toronto
2011 – CONNECT! panel; OCAD University Student Gallery, Toronto
2010 – STLHE, Creative Teaching and Learning; Ryerson University, Toronto


PUBLISHED IN PRINT AND ONLINE
Azure, Designlines, Globe and Mail, Globe Style Advisor, Toronto Star, MocoLoco, 
Huffington Post, The Makers Nation, Modern Toronto (ModTO), The Canadian Design Resource (The CDR)


EDUCATION
BDes – 2010 – Industrial Design – OCAD University, Toronto, Canada

PHYSICAL SKILLS
Wood - Fabrication / Turning
Metal - Fabrication / Welding
Ceramics - Basic Casting / Throwing / Glazing
Photography - In Studio / Printing

DIGITAL SKILLS
SolidWorks
Rhino
SketchUp
Adobe - Illustrator / Photoshop / InDesign
Microsoft Office

SOFT SKILLS
Ability to work well alone and collaboratively
Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills
Outstanding oral, written, and presentation skills
Experience managing the creative strategy and general direction of projects
Experience working in a client-facing environment


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