BENJAMIN BRANDFON, LA Studio Manager & Senior Technician, holds a 2010 B.A. from California State University at Northridge. Ben has been with RLA since 2008, serving as technician for all of RLA’s California-based sculpture and public art projects and maintenance for private clients.
PABLO BROUWER, Senior Technician, holds a 1984 BA in Industrial Design from the Instituto Politecnico, in Havana Cuba. With RLA since June 2014, Pablo previously worked for as a gallery preparator and technician for the Nina Menocal Gallery in Mexico City. Pablo is OSHA 30-hr certified for the construction industry.
MAXIMILIAN GONZALEZ, Conservation Technician, holds a 2016 B.A in sculpture from Kansas City Art Institute, with a focus in Sculpture. Max joined RLA in 2016.
NELSON HALLONQUIST, Lead Conservation Technician Los Angeles, holds a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Central Florida. Prior to joining RLA, Nelson worked with fine art objects as a museum-quality art preparator.
REGINA JESTROW, Studio Assistant, attended Fashion Institute of Technology. With RLA since 2014, Regina previously spent 15 years working with artists at Utrecht Art Supply. A professional artist focusing on fiber and painting, she assists with logistics and documentation at RLA Miami.
JUNIOR NORELUS, Conservation Technician, holds a 2009 B.A. from Université Autonome de Port-au-Prince. Junior joined RLA in 2011 Haiti after the devastating earthquake in 2010. He played a key roll in the stabilization and removal of 3 monumental murals at the Cathedral of St. Trinité, in Port Au Prince.
PAT OBLAK, Miami Studio Manager, attended John Carol University. With RLA since 2017, Pat comes from a retail management background and spent 30 years managing Pearl Paint in South Florida.
DAVID OLIVERA, Conservation Technician, B.A. Art Center College of Design. With RLA since 2010, David is a professional artist focusing on realist paintings of the ocean and ships. He is represented by Bernarducci Meisel Gallery in Chelsea, New York.
ILIANA SORAYA PARRA, Los Angeles Studio Manager, holds a B.A. in Economics from UCLA. Prior to joining RLA in 2018, Iliana managed an interior decoration and furniture retail business out of Oxnard, CA.