2015 The Other’s Other O+Festival Kingston, NY. Collaboration with Tona Wilson.
2014 It’s a Big World in There (Second installation) Micro-Festival of Unfinished Puppetry, Trois Rivieres, Quebec.
It’s a Big World in There, C H R C H Project Space, Cottekill, NY. Interactive performance of residency project with invited artist collaborators Tona Wilson, videographer, and Jonathan Elliott, composer.
2013 La Voix Humaine Collaboration with Valerie Arias on one-woman telephonic opera (written by Poulenc to a Cocteau monologue). Creation of collapsible room-sized shirt set, and costumes. Director Claudia Blersch. Rigiblick Theater, Zurich.
Dada Spill, Widow Jane Mine, Rosendale, NY. Collaboration with Marian
Schoettle with guest artists. An event to shine light on the absurd but real transformation of abandoned mines into high security document storage and luxury housing. Event included Wrench (Act 1 and 2).
2012 COTA store window installation. New Paltz, NY.
Masters on Main, Store window installation. Catskill, NY.
2011 COTA store window installation. New Paltz, NY.
Wrench (Act 1) First installment (see description above). Sleeping Weasel Productions, Factory Theater, Boston, Mass, 2012.
2010 COTA store window installation. New Paltz, NY.
BACA store window installation. Beacon, NY.
2006 Inside/Out. Chashama, NYC. Designed costumes for store window project performed by Laura Barnett and Sandra Spannon. Wired, gravity defying, transparent 19th century aprons with feathered angel wings.
2005 Inside/Out, Gallery Tristesse, Berlin. (See above)
AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES
2014 Womens Studio Workshop with C H R C H Project Space. One month work period resulting ‘It’s a Big World in There’.
2012 Womens Studio Workshop: Joint residency with Marian Schoettle to create original paper costumes for mine performance summer 2013.
NYFA Mark ’12 artist.
2016 Radio WGXC interview with George Spencer https://wavefarm.org/wgxc/schedule/9dpk6phttps://wavefarm.org/wgxc/schedule/9dpk6p
2015 ArtScene Video interview on WebTV, published by Chronogram Magazine. Http://www.chronogram.com/hudsonvalley/artscene-web-tv-episode-3-title/Content?oid=2295778
July 20, 2012 Delaware County Times, Cheryl Petersen.
Aug 4, 2011 New Paltz Times Almanac, Ephemeral Artwear.
2012 Alte Liebe Neue Music Dir Giancarlo Prossimo, Singer Valerie Arias, Zurich.
2011 Close Choreographer Debra Wanner, Chen Dance Theater and La Mama, NYC.
2010 Sinnlich Verstrickt Collaboration with Valerie Arias (music direction) and Sarah Stead (choreography).
Bluebird Productions, Theater Stok, Zurich.
2009 2Parts Whole Choreographer Debra Wanner, West End Theater, NYC.
2009 Vier Frauen: Quilt Bluebird Productions, Theater Stok, Zurich.
2007 Skin Deep Playwright Tina Howe, Director Laura Barnett. Summer Shorts, Theaters 59, Festival of NewAmerican Short Plays.
2002 Dora Dir. Nancy Fales Garrett, La Mama Theater, NYC.
1996-09 Macbeth, Waiting for Godot, True West
Dir. James Glossman, Luna Theater, Montclair, NJ.
1997 Dora Dir. Diane Schenker, American Chamber Opera Company, NYC.
ETAK - Established company and label, NYC. Owner and designer of company that manufactured creative hats and clothes for children. National and international distribution. Produced 20 successful seasons (1983-1997). Editorial coverage in newspapers and magazines including NY Times, NY Magazine, Child, Family Circle and Earnshaws. Partial list of store clients includes Bloomingdales, Harrods, Nordstroms, Fred Segal, Shoofly, Space Kiddets and Dinosaur Hill.
Saint Ann's School Costume Teacher/Designer Brooklyn, NY; 1996-Present
Parsons School of Design Professor of 3D Design in Foundation Division NYC; 2007-2009
West Kortright Centre Costume Teacher/Designer E. Meredith, NY; 1996-200
Brown University, Providence, RI BA (1979)
Additional Study in millinery, draping, patternmaking, puppetry: