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Roxanne Mariniello is a sculptor, mold maker and metalsmith from Buffalo, New York. She graduated from Buffalo State College with her Bachelor of Science in Metals with a concentration in ceramics 1996. She came to the Hudson Valley to attend the SUNY New Paltz, Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture program with a concentration in metalsmithing and graduated in 2000. Until starting her own business in July, 2006, Roxanne worked on various projects for world renown artists such as Eric Fischl, Roy Lichtenstien, Stanley Bleifeld and Tom Otterness. Roxanne created molds and enlargements and did restorations, finishing and waxwork for Polich-Tallix Art Works (a world-renowned art foundry in Rock Tavern, New York). She has also done work for the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven Connecticut, The Smithsonian Discovery Center in Miami and was part of the creation of the up and coming Battery Park Carousel prototype in New York City. For two years Roxanne has also taught sculpture classes at the Newburgh Performing Arts Academy. Her shows include a figural piece for the Newburgh, NY Sculpture Project in July 2006, mold projects for the French couturier Paul Poiret at the Metropolitan Museum of Arts and the theatrical show Blue Man Group. Her most recent project was a Louise Bourgeois mold made for the Modern Art Foundry.