Full Resume, Categorized

Immersives, Installations, and Sculptural

  • The Wizard’s Chest Toy Store. 1981-present, permanent exhibit. Art direction, design & immersive displays. Denver, CO. Wizard’s Chest Game Store.
  • Cherry Creek Commerce Association. 1986. Designed and directed Festival of Ornament & Light. Denver, CO.
  • 12/25: The Holiday Store. 1987-1988. Design and direction for gated immersive pop-up retail store. Omaha, NE.
  • Interiors. 1988-1989. Interior design for themed events. San Francisco, CA. Herns Productions.
  • Primary Productions Sets & Props. 1988-1990. Sets and props for special events. (Collaborator Jayne Harnett.) San Francisco, CA. Primary Productions. 
  • Serpent. 1989. Serpent for Chinese New Year celebration. San Francisco, CA. Chinese Chamber of Commerce.
  • Festival on the Lake. 1989-1990. Designer and producer of urban festival décor. Oakland, CA.
  • LucasArts Entertainment Company, Division of LucasFilm Ltd. 1990-1991. LucasArts Show Producer - Attractions Division. San Rafael, CA. Projects included:
    • LUMINAIRE. Show Producer and Creative Lead for concept development of urban entertainment center project for Matshushista/Lucas co-venture.
    • Wakayama. Show Producer and concept development for urban entertainment center on man-made island. Japan.
    • Times Square Redevelopment. Concept development and project lead. 42nd Street, NY.
    • Cosmic Journey. Concept for traveling simulator theater attraction and preliminary concept development for 20th anniversary LucasFilm show in correlation with Kenneth Feld Productions.
    • High Tech Carousel.  Concept Development. San Jose, CA.
    • New World. Concept development team. Hawaii.
  • Hollywood Gala. 1991. Conceptual Designer/Associate Producer for the 30th year celebration of Dr. Goodall’s study of the chimpanzee and the Jane Goodall Institute. New York, NY.
  • The Nature Company. 1992-1993. Design & Project Manager for development of interactive store features for the flagship developments, “Star Dome” and “The Rainforest Project at Universal Citywalk.” Los Angeles, CA.
  • Wish & Resolutions Tree. 1994-1995. Interactive sculpture. Denver, CO. First Night Colorado.
  • Pacific Place Holiday Program. 1994-1996. Project designer and director, holiday display and installation in a 1 million square foot vertical city mall and hotel complex. (Collaborator Mike V. Lee Design). Hong Kong, China. Swire Properties Management Ltd. 
  • Evolution of the Ball. 1995, public sculpture. Concrete, steel, glazed terra cotta, glass mosaic, & railroad tracks. Coors Field, Denver, CO. City of Denver. 
  • Knowledge Network: A Palimpsest. 1997. Monoprints and paint on carved wood sculpture. Red Rocks Community College, Lakewood, CO. State of Colorado Art in Public Places.
  • Island Place. 1997. Interior and exterior display for launch of new shopping center. Little Shanghai, Hong Kong, China.  Swire Properties Management Ltd.
  • Hong Kong Hand-Over to China. 1997. Designer and art director for production of entertainment components.  Hong Kong, China.  Swire Properties Management Ltd.
  • Mask Project. 1998. Installation. Cherry Creek Shopping Center, Denver, CO. Mask Project Benefit. Taudman Properties.
  • Lo Do Christmas. 1998. Holiday décor design and Union Station lighting. Denver, CO. Lower Downtown Denver District, Inc.
  • “Winterfest” Holiday Windows. 1998-1999, repeated exhibit. Holiday window display and installations. Larimer Square, Denver, CO. Larimer Square.
  • “Full Room” Holiday Window. 1998. Designer, holiday window installation. The Courtyard, Denver, CO. Marriott.
  • Seasonal Decor & Window Animation Programs. 1998-2000, repeated annual exhibit. Installations along the 16th Street pedestrian mall. Denver, CO. Downtown Denver Partnership. 
  • Parade of Lights. 1998-2000. Lead artist for redesign of floats and costumes for annual electric parade. Denver, CO. AT&T.
  • Market Hall Holiday. 1998-2002, repeated annual display. Designer, exterior holiday sculpture. Oakland, CA. Market Hall.
  • St. John Knits. 2000-2002. Ghost design and build, custom window display.  National, U.S.A.
  • “My Favorite Things” (Beaded Tree). 2001. Palladian grand tree. Dallas, TX. Neiman Marcus.
  • GlobalShop: The Revival Project. 2001. Designed fantasy store as centerpiece for visual merchandise show. Chicago, IL. 
  • Viatica: A Performance. 2001. Collection of 50 multi media works. Kenneth King Performing Arts Complex, Denver, CO. State of Colorado Art in Public Places. 
  • Sculptural Gateway. 2001, permanent exhibit. Mixed media sculpture and pathway mural.  Denver, CO. Denver Botanic Gardens.
  • Neiman Marcus 95th Anniversary Celebration. 2002. Design, build, and install; 13 window displays, interior and exterior restaurant remodel: Treets Cafe, museum exhibit: Uncle Acorn’s Miraculous Arboretum. Dallas, TX. Neiman Marcus.
  • Light Bulb Tree. 2002. Palladian grand tree. Dallas, TX. Neiman Marcus.
  • Lucky Children. 2003. Mixed media installation designer and producer for Chinese New Year’s display. The Bellagio Hotel, Las Vegas, NV. Design Solutions.
  • Eli’s Light. 2003. Fused glass mosaic outdoor memorial at Mizel Center for Arts & Humanities.  Denver, CO.  Perlman Family.
  • Car Tree. 2003.  Palladian grand tree. Dallas, TX. Neiman Marcus.
  • Grotto Chandelier and Table. 2004. Mixed media furniture installation. Bal Harbour, FL. Neiman Marcus.
  • Sugar Tree.  2004.  Palladian grand tree. Dallas, TX. Neiman Marcus.
  • Family Altar. 2005. Glass mosaic altar.  Greenwood Village, CO. Private commission.
  • Ocean Tree.  2005.  Palladian grand tree. Dallas, TX. Neiman Marcus.
  • Ice & Snow. 2006. Mixed media light show. Samson Park, Greenwood Village, CO.  Museum of Outdoor Arts.
  • Clocktower Cabaret. 2006. Mixed media interior design. Denver, CO. Clocktower Cabaret Inc. 
  • Metamorphosis. 2006, permanent exhibit. Dichroic and fused glass, & steel sculpture.  Washington, D.C. Mazza Galleria.
  • Money Tree.  2006.  Palladian grand tree. Dallas, TX. Neiman Marcus.
  • Backyard Boogie. 2007. Designer and director, immersive lighting show. Englewood, CO. Museum of Outdoor Arts.
  • Keepers Mandala. 2008, permanent exhibit. Glass, metal, & lighting entryway, design, build, and install.  Englewood Civic Center, Englewood, CO. Museum of Outdoor Arts. 
  • Emry Gweldig’s Wondrous Keep. 2008. Mixed media holiday window display. Fillmore Plaza, Denver, CO. Museum of Outdoor Arts and Cherry Creek North.
  • Chandelier Chardin. 2008, permanent exhibit. Glass, steel, LEDs, truss and lighting.  Palazzo Verdi, Greenwood Village, CO. John Madden Company. 
  • Puppet Theater Bench. 2009, permanent exhibit. Bronze sculpture. Samson Park, Greenwood Village, CO. Museum of Outdoor Arts.
  • Hudson Holiday. 2009/2010. Designer and director of mixed media immersive installation of 15 acre light show and pre-production design. Hudson Gardens Event Center, Littleton, CO. Museum of Outdoor Arts and Hudson Gardens. 
  • Holly Berry Art Car. 2010. 1958 Cadillac, designed and fabricated. Hudson Gardens Event Center, Littleton, CO. Museum of Outdoor Arts. 
  • Cabinet of Curiosities and Impossibilities. 2010, permanent exhibit. Installation of antiques and fabricated multi-media objects. Englewood Civic Center, Englewood, CO. Museum of Outdoor Arts. 
  • Rise. 2011, permanent exhibit. Glass, LED, & concrete sculpture. Denver Hospice In-Patient Center, Denver, CO. Denver Hospice. 
  • Car Tree. 2011, repeated exhibition. Mixed media sculptural 25’ Christmas tree.  Pegasus Plaza, Dallas, TX.  Downtown Dallas Inc.
  • Heist Nightclub. 2012. Interior vitrine displays. Washington, D.C. Keinan Ashkenazi.
  • Stone Clouds 1, 2, & 3. 2012, permanent exhibit. Mica, stainless steel, & crystal sculpture. Walnut Creek, CA. Neiman Marcus.
  • All Things Remembered.  2012.  Palladian grand tree. Dallas, TX. Neiman Marcus.
  • Stone Swarm.  2012.  Mica, stainless steel, & crystal sculpture.  Westchester, NY.  Neiman Marcus.
  • Houston Zoo Lights. 2012-2017, ongoing annual exhibit. Designer and director of mixed media light show, and immersive installation. Houston Zoo, Houston, TX. Houston Zoo.
  • Stone Cloud 4. 2013, permanent exhibit. Mica, stainless steel, & crystal sculpture. Denver, CO. Gates Family Foundation.
  • Glass Tree.  2013.  Palladian grand tree. Dallas, TX. Neiman Marcus.
  • Lakewood Legacy Trees. 2014, permanent exhibit. Carved brick, steel, glass mosaic, resin, & fiberglass sculpture. Lamar St. Light Rail Station, Lakewood, CO. Regional Transportation District.
  • Watt A Tree.  2014.  Palladian grand tree. Dallas, TX. Neiman Marcus.
  • Equality Cake. 2015, temporal monumental public sculpture.  Steel, foam, & mirrored balls. Civic Center Park, Denver, CO. Denver PrideFest.
  • Crystalist. 2015, permanent exhibit. Blown glass, stainless steel, aluminum, & vinyl sculpture. Mariposa Restaurant, Beverly Hills, CA. Neiman Marcus.
  • Stone Cloud 5. 2015, permanent exhibit. Mica, stainless steel, & crystal sculpture. Palo Alto, CA. Neiman Marcus.
  • Orlando Massacre Memorial. 2016. Wood, chalk, & donated materials, interactive installation. Civic Center Park, Denver, CO. Denver Pridefest.
  • Stone Clouds 7 & 8. 2017, permanent exhibit. Mica, stainless steel, & crystal sculpture. Coral Gables, FL. Neiman Marcus.
     

 

Product Design and Development

  • Hanzon/Schubert Fashion Jewelry Collection. 1981-1987. High-end costume jewelry and accessories line. National distribution, U.S.A.
  • Ornamental Resources, Inc. 1982-1987. President and Working Partner for projects including rare ornamental materials, supply house, and mail order catalog. Idaho Springs, CO.
  • Major Details. 1988-1990. Partnership with retail store. Oakland, CA.
  • New Toy Concept. 1990-1991.  Development for Mattel.  San Rafael, CA.  LucasArts Entertainment Company.
  • Art & Products About Funerals. 1991. Funerary art and products. San Francisco, CA. Passages Collection/GHIA Gallery.
  • Holiday Creations.  1997-2001.  Design consulting and product development of Christmas animations.  Denver, CO.  Holiday Creations.
  • Hanzon’s Gourmet Candy Line. 2004-2005. Creator of fine sculpted candies. Denver, CO. Hammond’s Candies of Denver.
  • Diogen Lighting. 2010-2011. Design consulting and product development of LED products. Diogen Lighting.
     

 

 

2D Art, Group and Solo Shows

  • Kindred Spirits. 1994. Paintings and prints for three-artist show. Pacific Rim Gallery, San Francisco, CA. Pacific Rim Gallery.
  • The First Last Supper. 1994. Stylist. Denver, CO. John Mueller Productions.
  • Fine Prints & Paintings. 1995. Mixed media solo show. Denver, CO. Wynkoop Brewing Company.
  • Big Hit Baseball. 1995. Fine prints and limited edition book for group show. CSK Gallery, Denver, CO. CSK Gallery.
  • Taking the Print Beyond. 1998. Multimedia group show. Denver, CO. Open Press Ltd.
  • Stock Imagery. 1998-Present. Stock photography available on CD and Internet, distributed by PhotoDisc, Artville, and PunchStock. (Partnered with Jayne Harnett-Hargrove.) Getty Images. 
  • Illumination of the document “Toward a Global Ethic.” 1999. Monoprints. Cape Town, South Africa. The Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions Conference: Millennium Program.
  • Djuna Mural. 2005. 70’ indoor mural. Denver, CO. Djuna Home Furnishings. 
  • ArchTEXTure. 2007. Mixed media, group show. Englewood Civic Center, Englewood, CO. Museum of Outdoor Arts.
  • Magic Lantern. 2008. Mixed media solo show and installation. Englewood Civic Center, Englewood, CO. Museum of Outdoor Arts.
  • Cabinet of Curiosities: Lewis Dobson’s Impossible Cabinet, Fairy Tale Reliquaries. 2009. Installation of antiques and fabricated multi-media objects. (Group show.) Englewood Civic Center, Englewood, CO. Museum of Outdoor Arts. 
  • Illumination of “Thriving in the Crosscurrent: Clarity and Hope in a Time of Cultural Sea Change” book by Jim Kenney. 2010. Digital images. Theosophical Printing Press, Wheaton, IL. Jim Kenney.
  • Light Supply.  2012. Mixed media group show.  Englewood Civic Center, Englewood, CO. Museum of Outdoor Arts.
  • From the Chest.  2015.  Drawings and paintings, solo show.  Wizard’s Chest Toy Store, Denver, CO.  
     

 

 

Television Appearances 

  • Window Wonderland: Holiday Windows 1. 2003. Featured designer, creating the Neiman Marcus Car Tree. HGTV.
  • Lonnie’s World. 2003. Producer, hour long craft and design challenge television pilot. Denver, CO.
  • Holiday Windows 2. 2004. Featured designer, creating the Neiman Marcus Sugar Tree. HGTV.
  • Lonnie Hanzon: Working the Magic. 2004. Documentary. Philadelphia, PA and Los Angeles, CA.
  • GrillGantua. 2004. Featured designer creating the ultimate mobile BBQ rig. Food Network.
  • Holiday Windows 3. 2005. Featured designer, creating the Neiman Marcus Ocean Tree. HGTV.
  • Holiday Windows 4. 2006. Featured designer, creating the Neiman Marcus Money Tree. HGTV.
  • Holiday Windows 6. 2008. Featured designer, Emry Gweldig’s Wondrous Keep. HGTV.
  • Edible Holiday Windows. 2010. Featured designer and juror. Food Network.
     

 

 

Public Speaking

  • The Energy of Design. 1987. Speech. Omaha, NE. Nebraska Restaurant Association.
  • Ornamental Materials. 1987. Guest speaker. New York, NY. U.S. Institute of Theatre Technology.
  • Showbiz For Retailers. 1987-1992. Lecture. National Merchandise Markets.
  • Interactive Merchandising. 1988. Speech. Chicago, IL. National Home Furnishings Association.
  • Interactive Merchandising in the Gift Industry. 1988-1991. Seminar and speeches. Seattle, WA. Tramwell Crow.
  • Experiential Retail.  1989. Seminar. San Francisco, CA. Japanese Designers for the W.A.V.M./Retail Advisory.
  • Experiential Retail.  1989. Seminar and tour. San Francisco, CA. CONPAC ‘89/ W.A.V.M. Show.
  • Unexpected Expectations. 1989. Seminar. San Francisco, CA. San Francisco Gift Show.
  • Interactive Merchandising. 1989. Speech. Greensboro, NC. Furniture Retailer Magazine.
  • Maximizing Design. 1989. Seminar. San Diego, CA. National Home Furnishing Association West.
  • Social Implications of the Media. 1990. Guest speaker. San Francisco, CA. University of California.
  • Design Magic. 1996. Speech. Denver, CO. First Night International National Conference.
  • Merchandising Magic. 1998. Speech. Las Vegas, NV. GlobalShop.
  • Art and Commerce in the 21st Century. 2000. Speech. Chicago, IL. Display & Design Ideas Magazine & GlobalShop.
  • Designing Inside the Box.  2004.  Seminar and workshop. Dallas, TX.  Neiman Marcus Corporate Headquarters.
  • Magic Spells for the Creative Professional. 2005. Seminar and workshop. Dallas, TX.  Neiman Marcus Corporate Headquarters.
  • Outrageous Creativity: Keeping the Edge in Our Non-Stop World. 2005. Speech. Las Vegas, NV. Display & Design Ideas Magazine & GlobalShop.
     

 

 

Published Writings

  • Developing New Markets. 1987. Editorial. VM+SD.
  • Ask the Designer. 1989. Column. High Point, NC. Competitive Edge Magazine.
  • Design Magic. 1996. Newsletter editorial. Denver, CO. First Night International National Conference.
  • No, Jerry, There is No Santa Claus. 1998. Editorial. National. VM+SD Magazine.
  • Holiday Design. 1998. Newsletter editorial. Denver, CO. Colorado Downtown Revitalization Association.
  • Display: Art and Business. 2003. Editorial. National. VM+SD Magazine.
     

 

 

Consulting & Design

  • May D&F. 1980-1982. Special design and costumes for retail store. Denver, CO.
  • KWGN/TV. 1981-1982. Visual feature design for various weekly programs. Denver, CO.
  • 1988-1989. Various retail consulting for the following:
    • Stock Exchange Nightclub. Los Angeles, CA
    • Splendid Flowers. Hayward, CA
    • Sassy. Issaquah, WA
    • Goldberg Furniture. Bellingham, WA
    • Kacey Fine Furniture. Denver, CO
    • Gene Juarez Studios. Seattle, WA
    • Homestar Int’l. Pleasanton, CA
    • Buffalo Bar & Restaurant. Idaho Springs, CO 
    • Changing Times. New York, NY
  • Fantasy Costume Creations. 1991. Design wearable art for benefit gala. San Francisco, CA. Counterpoint Design.
  • The Durst Organization. 1992. Concept Development of urban mixed-use center in Times Square. New York, NY. 
  • City of Springfield. 1992. Nineteenth-century jail house conceptual design. (Collaboration with Project for Public Spaces, Inc. of NYC.) Springfield, MA. 
  • The Men’s Warehouse. 1992-1995. Store development, creative services and store design review. Fremont, CA.
  • National Constitution Center. 1993. Concept and development advisor at Constitution Hall. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Loma Linda Children’s Hospital. 1993. Ideation and Schematic Design of Special Children’s Exhibit in correlation with NBBJ Architectural of San Francisco. Loma Linda, CA.
  • Downtown Festival Marketplace. 1993. Conceptual consulting for urban neighborhoods. Denver, CO.
  • Renaissance Entertainment Corporation. 1994-1996. Merchandise Director. Nationwide, U.S.A.
  • Americans for the Arts. 1998. Designer for Michael Newton Award.  Denver, CO.
  • Children’s Fairyland U.S.A. 1999. Color palette design for the nation’s oldest theme park. Oakland, CA.
  • Downtown Denver Partnership. 2000-2001. Design and color consulting for 16th Street Pedestrian Mall. Denver, CO.
  • Neiman Marcus. 2001-2007. Consultant for corporate design and visuals. Dallas, TX. Neiman Marcus.
  • Lannie Garrett’s Gypsy Swing Review. 2005. Costume and prop designer for “Under Paris Skies.” Denver, CO.
  • American Association of Museums. 2008. Party designer. Fiddler’s Green, Englewood, CO.  Museum of Outdoor Art.
  • Denver Biennial. 2010.  Lighting and set design.  Kick-off Gala, Denver, CO. 
  • John Madden Award. 2010.  Designer and sculptor of award jewelry and case. Denver, CO. Colorado Business Committee for the Arts.
     

 

 

Performances

  • 2000+ Singing Telegrams. 1979-1981. Singing telegrams. Salt Lake City, UT and Denver, CO. Eastern Onion Singing Telegrams.
  • Le Petit Gourmet. 1980-1982. Production of special events and costumes. Denver, CO. Le Petit Gourmet.
  • Island Place. 1997. Art performance for launch of new shopping center. Little Shanghai, Hong Kong, China.
  • Sfumato. 2001. Performance and auction. Denver, CO. Hanzon Studios.
  • 95 Paintings in 95 Hours. 2002. Art performance as window display lasting 12 days. Dallas, TX. Neiman Marcus.
  • Ice & Snow. 2006. Performance. Samson Park, Greenwood Village, CO.  Museum of Outdoor Arts.
  • Design and Build: Sacred Water, the Performance. 2007. Leader and director of student internship and multimedia performance. Englewood, CO. Museum of Outdoor Arts.
  • Design and Build: A Collection of Keepers. 2008. Leader and director of student internship and multimedia performance. Englewood, CO. Museum of Outdoor Arts.

 


Awards

  • Downtown Denver Award. 1999. Downtown Denver Holiday. Denver, CO. Downtown Denver Partnership.
  • DiVinci Spirit Award & Best Documentary. 2004. “Lonnie Hanzon: Working the Magic” Production. Los Angeles, CA and Philadelphia, PA. First Glance Film Festival.
  • 1st Place Winner. 2010. “A Walk Through the Sculpture Park” Paper Fashion Show. Denver, CO.  Art Directors Club of Denver.
  • Best of Westword Awards. Denver, CO. Westword Magazine. Awarded in the following categories:
    • Best Swan Song. 2002. Haircutting ceremony during Sfumato.
    • Best Wizard-In-Residence. 2008. For work done at Museum of Outdoor Arts
    • Best Mysterious Art Museum. 2009. Madden Museum of Art.
    • Best Holiday Lighting. 2010. Hudson Holiday production.
    • Best Underground Venue.  2014.  Clocktower Cabaret.
    • Best Reincarnation of a Store. 2016. The Wizard’s Chest redevelopment.