On Thursday, July 18th, 2013 at 7:00PM, my ultra-short puppet animation film, “The Gunman” was screened at Standard ToyKraft as part of “Summer Cinema Presents: Glen or Glenda”. The pre-show line up (curated by Jessica Scott) also included films by Daphne Gardner, Beau Brown and Trey Kirchoff. I animated “The Gunman” in 2007 using found objects, figurines, and toys, with drawings by Katie Shook, and assistance from Laura Heit and Dillon Markey.
During it’s run at the Edinburgh Fringe, Three Weeks, gave Growing Up Linda four stars and noted that it’s “debt to celebrity-obsessed daytime television brought the fusion of trashy and glam to its peak.”Continue reading “Three Weeks, Edinburgh (review)”
In May 2001, I graduated from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) with a BFA in Studio Art. At the graduation ceremony, DJ Spooky was a featured speaker and was awarded an honorary degree. While at SAIC, my focus was in Transdisciplinary Studies with a concentration on performance and puppetry.
On April 7, 1996, I exhibited Inner Monster for Fresh, a day-long exhibition at N.A.M.E. Gallery. Inner Monster was a stop-motion self portrait with animated mud mask and hair created on a super-8 camera and displayed as a repeating single channel video installation