: BOSTON
: NEW YORK CITY
: PHOTOGRAPHY CREDITS

Boston

     
STEVEN ROSEN IALD President & Principal [BIO]
BILL KADRA Principal [BIO]
MATTHEW ZELKOWITZ
   Assoc. IALD, LC
Principal [BIO]
DEREK BARNWELL Senior Associate [BIO]
DAN GERSTENHABER Senior Associate [BIO]
DONALD CHRISTENSEN
   Assoc. IALD, LC
Senior Associate [BIO]
CYNTHIA MURPHY
   Design IALD, LC
Design Assistant  
LIH-HWA YU Design Assistant  
RICK CHAMBERLAIN Managing Director [BIO]
SUSAN GOCHENOUR CFO  
ANGELA CONNERY Administrative Asst.  
MATTHEW ZELKOWITZ, Assoc. IALD, LC
PRINCIPAL

Matt’s specialty is the integration of theatrical technique with architectural lighting design. Although Matt began his career as a stage designer, an interest in exploring different design aesthetics and scale very quickly led him to the field architectural lighting. These combined passions and skills naturally led him to Available Light.

Museum projects include: Sony Wonder Technology Lab in New York City, the Genetics exhibit at the Chicago Museum of Science & Industry-for which he was awarded an International Illumination Design Award, the Iowa Science Center, the Kentucky African American Heritage Center, Tent City in Birmingham AL, the Miami Children’s Museum, master plan for the Liberty Science Center’s new wing, the Museum of the Earth in Ithaca NY, and the new exhibits for the Jamestown Settlement in Virginia.

Architectural projects include: The renovation of Aldrich Hall at Harvard Business School, The Cloister Hotel in Sea Island GA, Unilever’s new Corporate Training Center in the UK, lighting a new dining hall/servery at the University of New Hampshire, Norwood MA Subaru Dealership, the Miami Children’s Museum building, master plan for the Liberty Science Center’s new expansion wing, and the exterior lighting for the Kendall Square Power Station in Cambridge MA

Prior to joining Available Light, Matt was a busy designer at New York City’s Cosentini Lighting Design; architectural project credits included: the new offices of Thomson Financial-NYC; The Ritz-Carlton-Coconut Grove FL; Shades of Green Hotel-Orlando FL; and Opryland Hotel & Convention Center-Orlando FL; multiple Equinox Fitness Clubs-NYC; site & lobby lighting for the building at 30 Broad Street-NYC; Harry’s Space Trading Floor at the American Stock Exchange-NYC; Mars2112 Restaurant-NYC ; 10 St. James Ave site & lobbies-Boston; The Impala Residences-NYC; Union Square South Art Wall Installation-NYC; Overseas, Matt designed the exterior & courtyard lighting for the Villes De Colombes/Portes De la Defense project in Paris, France and the 14/16 Junghofstrasse project in Frankfurt, Germany.

A bi-coastal theatrical designer, Matt spent several years living & working in Seattle. Matt has also been the resident designer at Stamford Theatre Works since 1997. Other theatre companies for whom he has worked include: La Mama, ETC Theatre Co., CW Post Theatre, The Hangar Theatre, Contemporary American Theatre Festival; Aha! Theatre, The Annex Theatre, and the Stella Adler Conservatory Co., He is a founding member of The Kitchen Theatre in Ithaca, NY

Mr. Zelkowitz, who is Lighting Certified, holds a BFA in Theater Arts from Ithaca College, and an MFA in Stage Design from New York University. He is an active member in the Illuminating Engineering Society.

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