The Guilford Courier (press)

On April 13th, 2006, The Guilford Courier ran a piece on Art In Motion: Invitational Exhibition of Puppets, which covered Birthday Trauma, an installation of puppets and objects from Growing Up Linda.  

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New Haven Registrar (Press)

On  April 8, 2006, The New Haven Registrar characterized my work at the Guilford Art Center with a “wicked humor and edginess”.

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Teaching artist-in-residence, Warwick, RI

In May 2005, I was a guest teaching artist-in-residence at Oakland Beach Elementary School in Rhode Island working with grades 1, 3, and 6. Lead artist-in-residence, Amy Lynn Budd, had students create a performance response to the film, Yellow Submarine. I came into the class room a handful of times to assist with mask work and puppetry and aspects of the project (both construction and performance).

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Artist-in-Residence, Calcutt Middle School, Central Falls, RI

In February 2005, I was a teaching artist-in-residence with Maureen Maher’s 7th and 8th graders at Dr. Earl Calcutt Middle School in Central Falls, Rhode Island as part of the Arts Talk at Channel One program. Students were tasked to create puppet shows based on story tellers from variety of cultures using recycled materials and perform them for first grade reading buddies

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Neverland Ranch, Pawtucket, (performance)

©2004 Marsian De Lellis
©2004 Marsian De Lellis

On September 20th, 2004, I performed The Adventures of Michael Jackson and the Animals of Neverland Ranch at Gamm Theatre in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. The performance was as part of  Lymphomania, an evening of vaudeville, variety, and live music to benefit artist, Jen Swain who was battling lymphatic cancer.
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Wham Bam Trans, Pawtucket, RI (exhibition)

Gemini (conjoined at genitals), ©2004 Marsian De Lellis
Gemini (conjoined at genitals), ©2004 Marsian De Lellis

On April 17th, 2004, I exhibited my sculpture Gemini (conjoined at genitals) as part of the WhamBamTrans Arts Festival. Curated by Luke Woodward and Corinne Teed, the exhibition and arts festival took place at a warehouse in Pawtucket, Rhode Island and included visual art, film and performances made by trans and gender queer creators.  WhamBamTranswas sponsored by the Creative Arts Council at Brown Univeristy, the school’s Queer Alliance, and the Equity Action Fund.

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