The Gunman, Brooklyn (screening)

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.

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The Scotsman (review)

A review by Malcolm Jack in the Scotsman, characterized Growing Up Linda’run at the 2008 Edinburgh Fringe as “colorful, elaborate, nightmarish”.

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Three Weeks, Edinburgh (review)

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.”

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UNIMA-USA (Support)

In 2008, I was the recipient of funding from UNIMA-USA for the run of Growing Up Linda at the Edinburgh Fringe

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School of the Art Institute of Chicago, BFA (education)

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.

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Inner Monster – N.A.M.E. Chicago (film installation / exhibitioni)

Inner Monster, 1994
Inner Monster, 1994

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

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