︎︎︎Abridged CV  (select works)


︎CURRENTLY
︎Lives and works in Boiling Springs, PA
︎MFA candidate in Art and Social Practice at Portland State University (graduating Spring 2022)
︎Freelance: theatrical design, fabrication, scenic paint, refinishing, and architectural/object restoration
︎ORIGINAL PERFORMANCE
2021     Persephone on the Water (with Valley Traction), Pine Grove Furnace State Park, Gardners, PA
2020    Here Town (with Valley Traction, Carlisle Theater Storefront, Carlisle, PA
2020    BIOSPHERE 3 (with Valley Traction), Boiling Springs, PA
2018    Paradiz’d (with Kent Barrett), The Cubiculo Theater, Carlisle, PA

︎ART EXHIBITIONS
2021    Portland Textile Month (festival), Portland, Oregon
2019    Unsolicited Submissions (group), Ejecta Projects, Carlisle, PA
2019    Alterations (group), Carlisle Arts Learning Center, Carlisle, PA
2018    Art of the State (group), State Museum of Pennsylvania, PA (recipient of Jump Street’s Spirit of the Arts Award)
2017    Vessels (group), Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA
2017    Making in Place (group), The Schuylkill Center, Philadelphia, PA
2017    Conversations (group), Legend Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
2016    XXChange (group), Area 405, Baltimore, MD
2016    Art in the Open (group), Schuylkill River Banks, Philadelphia, PA
2015    Occupying Memory (solo), Kelso Visitor Center, Mojave National Preserve, CA (National Park Artist Residency)

︎FACILITATION, TEACHING, AND LEADERSHIP

2022      Graduate Research Assistant at Martin Luther King Jr. School Museum of Contemporary Art (KSMoCA) via Portland State University
2021       Instructor of Record: Introduction to Sewing (ART 216) at Portland State University
2020      Conversation Facilitator: LGBT History Project of Central PA presentation at Open Stage, Harrisburg, PA with Archivist Malinda Triller-Doran and Historian/Storyteller Barry Loveland
2019      Graduate Teaching Assistant at Portland State University: ART 299/399 (Textile Arts: Wearables),  Professor: Alison Heryer
2017-19   Sewing and Mending Workshop Leader: Carlisle Tool Library, Carlisle, PA
2016-17   Still Life Drawing Gathering Facilitator: The Millworks in Harrisburg, PA
2013-2017   Changeover Crew Leader (for summer season), Rocky Mountain Repertory Theater, Grand Lake, CO
︎RESIDENCIES AND AWARDS
2016            Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2015-17       Millworks Resident Artist, Harrisburg, PA
2014-15       National Park Artist Residency, Mojave National Preserverve, CA
︎THEATRICAL DESIGN
2020    Amelie (scenery), Open Stage, PA, Director: Stuart Landon
2019    Unknown (wearable sculpture), Teatro de Ciudad, MX, Director: Charlotte Brathwaite
2017    Various (scenery), Pendragon Theater, NY, Directors: Allison Studdiford, Karen Kirkham, Mason Wagner
2017    Spiegelgarden Bar (Installation), Rochester Fringe Festival, NY
2016    Spitfire Grill (scenery) Syracuse University (visiting alumnus), NY, Director: Ralph Zito
2014-15      Various (scenery), Rocky Mountain Repertory Theater, CO, Directors Jeff Duke and Michael Querio
2013    The Humanest (scenery), Incubator Arts Project, NY, Creator/Director: Peter Musante
2013    Kinds of Light (scenery), The Tank, NY, Creator/Director: Summer Shapiro
2012   Butoh Electra (scenery), Irondale Center, NY, Adapation: Jordan Rosin
︎SCENIC PAINTING AND FABRICATION FOR THEATER
Her work has been seen at Harlem Stage, The Kennedy Center Atrium, The Vineyard Theater, 42nd Street Stages, New World Stages, The Brooks Atkinson Theater, The McKittrick Hotel, Chernuchin Theater, Rocky Mountain Repertory Theater, The Arthur Storch Theater, Pendragon Theater, and Incubator Arts Project, among others
︎RESTORATION, CONSERVATION, PAINT/FINISHING, AND RELATED LABOR
2015-ongoing    Johnson and Griffiths Studio architectural restoration, PA
2017-2019          Moffitt-Smith Furniture Restoration, PA
2011-15                Theatrical scenic shops, paint shops, and work calls (various), New York, NY
︎ART/SCENERY FABRICATION AND ASSISTANTSHIPS
2019   Moon Medicin, The Kennedy Center, Washington D.C. (headpiece design/fabrication, art assistant)
Artists: Sanford Biggers and Abigail DeVille, Director: Charlotte Brathwaite
2017   Empire State Works in Progress, The Whitney Museum, NY (costume fabrication) 
Artist: Abigail DeVille, Director: Charlotte Brathwaite
2016   Only When It’s Dark Enough Can You See the Stars, The Peale Museum, MD (sculpture fabrication) 
Artist: Abigail DeVille
2015   The Day the Earth Stood Still, Radcliffe Fellowship, MA (sculpture fabrication and art assistant) 
Artist: Abigail DeVille
2015   Prophetika: An Oratorio, La Mama Club, NY (scenic fabrication, scenic design assistant) 
Set Design: Abigail DeVille, Director: Charlotte Brathwaite
2013   The Explorers’ Club, Manhattan Theater Club, NY (model builder, set design assistant, and select prop design) 
Set Design: Donyale Werle
2012   Once on this Island, Paper Mill Playhouse, NJ (set design assistant and select prop fabrication)
Set Design: Donyale Werle
︎EDUCATION
2019-ongoing   MFA candidate in Art and Social Practice, Portland State University, OR (supported by a Laurels Graduate Scholarship)
2016-17    Wool-Processing Apprentice, Gurdy Run Woolen Mill, Halifax, PA
2011     BFA in Theatrical Design and Technology, minor: Anthropology, Syracuse University, NY (supported by a Presential Scholarship and the Marcia Mohr Award for women in the dramatic arts)
2010    Millinery Apprentice, Lynne Mackey Millinery, NY, NY
2010    Puppetry Apprentice, Open Hand Puppet Theater, Syracuse, NY
2008    Scenography Apprentice, Teatro del Maggio Musicale, Florence, Italy


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