CURRENTLY

Lives and works between Boiling Springs, PA and Portland, OR

Board member and co-programming director at the Carlisle Tool Library in Carlisle, PA

MFA Candidate in Art and Social Practice at Portland State University

Freelance theatrical design, fabrication, paint, refinishing, and architectural restoration/conservation

COLLABORATIVE PERFORMANCE

2020    Here Town (with Valley Traction)

              Carlisle Theatre storefront windows in Carlisle, PA

2020    BIOSPHERE 3 (with Valley Traction)

              My home in Boiling Springs, PA

2020    Carlisle Tool Library Telethon (with Valley Traction)

              Live-streamed online from several PA locations

2018    Paradiz’d (with Kent Barrett)

              The Cubiculo in Carlisle, PA

FACILITATION and TEACHING

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, Portland State University: Wearables with Professor Alison Heryer

2017-19   Sewing and Mending Workshop Leader at the Carlisle Tool Library, Carlisle, PA

2016-17   Still Life Drawing Gathering Facilitator at the Millworks in Harrisburg, PA

EDUCATION

2019-ongoing    MFA degree candidate in Art and Social Practice, Portland State University in Portland, OR

2016-17                Wool-Processing Apprentice, Gurdy Run Woolen Mill in Halifax, PA

2011                       BFA degree in Theatrical Design and Technology, minor: anthropology, Syracuse University in Syracuse, NY

2010                       Millinery Apprentice, Lynne Mackey Millinery in New York, NY

2010                       Puppetry Apprentice, Open Hand Puppet Theater in Syracuse, NY

2008                       Scenography Apprentice, Teatro del Maggio Musicale in Florence, Italy

ART EXHIBITIONS

2019   Unsolicited Submissions, Ejecta Projects, Carlisle, PA (group)

2019   Alterations, Carlisle Arts Learning Center, Carlisle, PA (group)

2018   Art of the State, State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA (group)

2018   Member Show, Carlisle Arts Learning Center, Carlisle, PA (group)

2017   Vessels, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA (group)

2017   Making in Place, The Schuylkill Center, Philadelphia, PA (group)

2017   Conversations, Legend Galleries, Philadelphia, PA (group)

2016   XXChange, Area 405, Baltimore, MD (group)

2016   Art in the Open, Schuylkill River Bank Park, Philadelphia, PA (group)

2016   Millworks Artist Feature, The Millworks, Harrisburg, PA (group)

2015   Occupying Memory, Mojave National Preserve, CA (solo)

RESIDENCIES

2016       Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2015-17    Millworks Resident Artist, Harrisburg, PA

2014-15    National Park Artist Residency at the Mojave National Preserve, Kelso, CA

RESTORATION, CONSERVATION, PAINT/FINISHING, AND RELATED LABOR

2017-2019, Moffitt-Smith Furniture Restoration, Mechanicsburg, PA

2015-ongoing,  Johnson and Griffiths Studio architectural restoration, Harrisburg, PA

2011-15,  theatrical scenic shops, paint shops, and work calls (various), New York, NY

SET DESIGN

​2020   Amelie Open Stage (Harrisburg, PA)

Director: Stuart Landon

2019   Unknown (wearable sculpture co-design with Kent Barrett), Teatro de Ciudad, Mexico City, MX

Director: Charlotte Brathwaite

 

2017   Fiction, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 1984, Pendragon Theater (Saranac Lake, NY)

Directors: Allison Studdiford, Karen Kirkham, Mason Wagner

2017   Spiegelgarden Bar, Rochester Fringe Festival (Rochester, NY)

2016   Spitfire Grill, Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY)

Director: Ralph Zito

2015   Forever Plaid, Rocky Mountain Repertory Theater (Grand Lake, CO)

Director: Michael Querio

2015   The Addams Family (co-design with Kent Barrett), Rocky Mountain Repertory Theater (CO)

Director: Michael Querio

2014   Double Trouble, Rocky Mountain Repertory Theater (CO)

Director: Jeff Duke

2013   Kinds of Light, The Tank NYC (New York, NY)

Creator/Director: Summer Shapiro

2013   The Humanest, Incubator Arts Project (New York, NY)

Creator/Director: Peter Musante

2012   Butoh Electra, Irondale Center (New York, NY)

Adaptation: Jordan Rosin

THEATRICAL FABRICATION AND PAINT

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, Syracuse University's Storch Theater, Pendragon Theater, and Incubator Arts Project, among others

SELECT ART AND SCENERY FABRICATION

2019   Moon Medicin, The Kennedy Center, Washington D.C. (headpiece design/fabrication and art assistant)

Artists: Sanford Biggers and Abigail DeVille 

Director: Charlotte Brathwaite

2017   Empire State Works in Progress, The Whitney Museum, NY

Artist: Abigail DeVille

Director: Charlotte Brathwaite

2016   Only When It’s Dark Enough Can You See the Stars, The Peale Museum, MD

(presented by The Contemporary)

Artist: Abigail DeVille

2015   The Day the Earth Stood Still, @ Radcliffe Instuitute, MA

Artist: Abigail DeVille

2015   Prophetika: An Oratorio, La Mama Club, NY

Set Design: Abigail DeVille

Director: Charlotte Brathwaite

2013   The Explorers’ Club, Manhattan Theater Club, NY

Set Design: Donyale Werle

2012   Once on this Island, Paper Mill Playhouse, NJ

Set Design: Donyale Werle