Strings Attached, Chicago (Exhibition)

 

2001, ©Marsian De Lellis
2001, ©Marsian De Lellis

On March 31, 2001 – Strings Attached, an installation of puppets and a doll I created while finishing my degree at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) opened at Gallery 2 in Chicago. Strings Attached was part of the 2001 Undergraduate Exhibition featuring the graduating BFA class at SAIC and ran through April 13th, 2001.

Images of my work from the Undergraduate Exhibition were  featured in The Chicago Journal. This set of puppets created under the mentorship of Blair Thomas and Laurie Palmer at SAIC evolved into performances like Puppet Runway at Perishable Theatre (Providence); Rango Tango, choreographed by Philip Huber, at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center and the Revolving Museum; and to exist as visual art photographs at the Woods Gerry Gallery (Providence), Sunny Side Up Brunch silent auction (Boston), The AIDS Care Ocean State silent auction at the Biltmore (Providence), Tealuxe (Providence), and the Harm Reduction Art Room (Seattle).