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Public Art Projects

 

Seattle Parks Department and Office of Arts and Culture

Commissioned to create a temporary installation at the Ballard Commons Park. 2017

 

Parkwood Association
Commissioned to design and paint a mural at Twin Ponds park in Shoreline WA. 2015

 

Seattle Spaceworks
Commissioned to create a temporary installation for exterior windows  at the Amazon building.  Created a faux stained glass underwater scene on muslin using theatrical painting techniques. 2014


Seattle Parks and Recreation Department

Commissioned to design and paint a temporary mural at 81st and Greenwood in Seattle. Volunteers helped paint mural over the course of several days. 2014

 

Phinney Neighborhood Association
Won commission in a public vote to design a mural at 63rd and Aurora in Seattle.  Collaborated with Urban Artworks to paint mural with volunteers over two weekends. 2014

 

Seattle Office of Arts and Culture
One of  eleven artists to create a temporary installations.  The piece was comprised of a series of posters, banners and postcards that were located throughout the Seattle Waterfront. 2013

 

Twispworks
Designed and fabricated exterior faux stained glass installation during a three month residency at Twispworks.  The piece was comprised of four major windows that depicted stories of the Okanagans, a local native american tribe. Twisp WA 2012
 

Washington Global Health Alliance and Seattle Center
Artistically represented Washington State Universities International Research and Development project, “Latrine Cap”.  Piece was displayed as part of The Washington Global Health Alliance expo at Mc Caw Hall and the Intiman theater.  The expo was part of Seattle Center’s 50th anniversary.  2012

 

Tacoma Spaceworks
Commissioned to create a video loop and interactive wheat paste installation.  Video loop depicted the water cycle through the images of the Pacific Northwest. 2011 and 2012

 

Edmonds Mural Society
One of five artists commissioned to design and paint a mural for downtown Edmonds. Mural depicted the Edmonds Underwater Park.  2011

 

Seattle Sound Transit
One of five artists commissioned to decorate a star to adorn the wall for the future Capitol Hill Light Link Rail Station.  Created design celebrating the Rosehedge-Multifaith Works organization 2010

      

5th Avenue Theater                                                                        
One of six artists commissioned to do a reinterpretation of Georges Seruat’s “Sunday Afternoon at La Grande Jatte”  The piece was displayed in The 5th Avenue’s Gallery and auctioned off at a black tie gala benefiting the theater.  It was used to promote the play “Sunday Afternoon with George”,part of The 5th Avenue’s 2008-2009 season 2008

 

The University of Livingstonia
Artist in residence for six months.  Designed and painted a mural about the women of Malawi.  Designed and built eight banners commemorating the school and affiliate programs.  The banners were created for the first graduation of the university, a media covered event attended by foreign
dignitaries and the president of Malawi himself.  Designed a graduation cloth with symbols of all affiliate programs.  2007

 

Philadelphia Mural Arts Program                                                                          
One of fifteen Philadelphia artists chosen to participate in a mural arts training program.  Attended workshops and was apprentice on three murals depicting:  African American heroes; a local hispanic community and an imaginative cartoon that was painted on a worker relocation building. 2002

 

Mezalick Design Studio
Designed and painted stained glass windows for churches and cathedrals throughout the United States.  In one project I designed twenty-four windows with scenes from Christian history that were installed in a round sanctuary. Philadelphia PA 2001-2002

 

TJ O’ Conner Elementary School
Invited by the PTA to design and paint four murals for the cafeteria of the elementary school.  Gave a lecture at a media covered event that was attended by the entire school.  Also gave workshops to individual classrooms. Rochester NY 1998

 


Freelance Work

 

Art Inerruptions Panelist

Office of Arts and Culture 2015

 

On site reviewer
4Culture, Seattle WA 2013-2016

 

Props designer
The Utah Opera Festival, Logan UT 2008

 

Set designer
Rainier Valley Youth Theater, Seattle WA 2008; Pig Iron Theater Company, Philadelphia PA 2002;
Harlequin Productions, Olympia WA 1997

 

Scenic charge
Bella Faccia, Washington DC 2009-2010; The Utah Opera Festival, Logan UT 2008; Milwaukee Opera Company, Milwaukee WI 2006; Jeorge Cosineau, Philadelphia PA 2001-2004; Andy Campbell, Philadelphia PA 2004; Lily Langtry’s Dinner Theater, Philadelphia PA 2002; Weber-Prianti, Wilmington DE 2000; 13th Street Reparatory Theater, New York City NY 1998; Classic Stage Company, New York City NY 1997; Lonestar Productions, Galveston TX 1997

 

Scenic painter
Turner Exhibits, Seattle WA 2010; 5th Avenue Theater, Seattle WA 2009-2010; Sysco Scenic, Philadelphia PA 2003-2004; Weber-Prianti, Wilmington DE 2000-2004; Alex Jacobs, Philadelphia PA 2002-2004; Florentine Opera Company, Philadelphia PA 2003; Q We Get It, Philadelphia PA 2003; People’s Light and Theater Company, Philadelphia PA 2003; Scenery First, Philadelphia PA 2003; In Depth, Philadelphia PA 2002-2003; Pig Iron Theater Company, Philadelphia PA 2000-2001; R News, Rochester, NY 1999; Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester NY 1999; Strong Museum, Rochester NY 1999; Geva Theater, Rochester NY 1998-1999; Ontario Designs, Rochester NY 1998; Tennessee Reparatory Theater, Nashville TN 1997


Stained glass designer and painter
Mezalick Studios, Philadelphia PA 2003

 

 

Art Residencies

 

Twisp, WA 2012
Three month residency

 

Paris, France 2006
Studied religious tableaux in preparation for residency in Malawi Africa

 

San Miguel De Allende, Mexico 2004
Practiced plein aire painting for four months

 

Living Among the Giant Grasses, Gaupiles, Costa Rica 2002
Studied the art of bamboo furniture making with master craftsman.

 

Vermont Studio Center, Johnson VT 2002
Granted a partial fellowship to do a one month painting residency.

 

Bill Lawrence, Centralia WA 1993-1994
Learned the art of native american wood carving

 

Teruko Ikai, Tokyo Japan 1993
Studied Japanese pottery making with master potter

 

 

Art Exhibitions

 

Off The Record, Seattle WA 2017

No Neutrality, Art Book 2017

Helium Center, Atlanta GA 2017

In Care of the White House, Online Exhibition 2017

Dakota Art, Seattle WA 2017

European Mural Tour, Amsterdam and Berlin 2016

Dakota Art, Bellingham WA 2015

CoCA, Seattle WA 2015

Columbia City Church of Hope, Seattle WA 2013
Confluence Gallery, Twisp WA 2012
Tacoma Film Festival, Tacoma WA 2012
Dakota Art Store, Seattle WA 2012
6x6x12, Rochester Contemporary Art Museum 2012
(sub)Urban Projections, Eugene OR 2011
Washington Center for the Performing Arts, Olympia WA 2011
FICTILIS, Seattle WA 2011
Gallery 206, Seattle WA 2011
Olympia Unitarian Church, Olympia WA 2011
Nashville Billboard Project, Nashville TN 2011
Smith & Vallee Gallery, Edison WA 2011
Olympia Arts Walk, Yellow Laboratories, Olympia WA 2005
Private Auction, Philadelphia PA 2004
Arcadia University, Philadelphia PA 2004
Artforms Gallery, Philadelphia PA 2002-2004
Manayunk Art Center, Philadelphia PA 2002-2004
Spring Hill Gallery, Philadelphia PA 2003
Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester NY 1999
ATDE Gallery, Rochester NY 1999
Student Arts League, New York NY 1998
Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn NY 1998
Matrix Coffeehouse, Centralia WA 1997
San Lorenzo Da Medici, Florence Italy 1997
Centralia College, Centralia WA 1994

 

 

Education

Gage, Seattle WA 2014 painting

Student Arts League, New York NY 1998 painting

The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA  1997   BA fine and applied art

San Lorenzo Da Medici, Florence Italy  1996  junior year abroad

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