On September 2nd, 2016, I finished my tenure at the Puppet Slam Network (PSN), which I co-founded in 2005 with Heather Henson through support from her production company, Ibex Puppetry.Continue reading “A decade of the Puppet Slam Network”
In May and June 2016, my painting, Bernie Sanders Is Fingerlickin Good was on display at Fachapatoto in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles.Continue reading “Bernie Sanders Is Finger Lickin’ Good, Fachapatoto, Los Angeles”
On June 29th. 2015, I was awarded the 2015-2016 City of Los Angeles Individual Artist Fellowship from The Department of Cultural Affairs.Continue reading “DCA 2016 COLA Fellowship (support)”
On February 9th, 2014, I performed Ashes to Ashes, Rust to Rust, an excerpt from Object of Her Affection at the Bootleg Theater in Los Angeles.Continue reading “Object of Her Affection, Bootleg (excerpt)”
In March 7th 2013 I started as the shopper, craft service provider, and performed some light puppet building for project coordinator, Christine Papalexis at Pat Brymer Studios for the Teddy Bears Honda Pilot commercial which aired the following September .
On January 28th, 2013, The Portland Press Herald briefly covered my work with the Puppet Slam Network as part of a larger story on Blainor McGough, curator of King Friday’s Dungeon in Portland, ME.
In the Spring of 2012, The Puppetry Journal ran a substantive cover story on the world of puppet slams, featuring my work as co-founder of The Puppet Slam Network and my interviews with puppet slam artists. The Puppet Slam Network fostered connections for independently produced puppet cabarets, so that puppet artists knew where they could perform, venues could find puppet artists, and audiences could enjoy an intimate, tactile, and compelling form of entertainment. Continue reading “The Puppetry Journal (Press)”
In the fall of 2011, I started a series of informational posts on the Puppet Slam Network website about organizing evenings of short-form puppetry and object theatre for adults.Continue reading “Puppet Slam Network: Informational Posts”
On July 24th, 2011 I was elected to the board of the Los Angeles Guild of Puppetry where I served as the group’s secretary.