In April, The Puppetry Journal printed a review of Object of Her Affection by Marissa Fenley as part of its coverage of the Chicago International Puppet Theatre Festival.Continue reading “Puppetry Journal – review of “Object of Her Affection””
Saturday, January 22, 2022, I discussed the creation and development of Object of Her Affection at a symposium, Staging the Non-Human Character; Animal, Alien, or Architecture with Maria Camia, Nick Lehane, Basil Twist, and moderator, Dr. Paulette Richards. The symposium, part of the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival streamed at on HowlRound.Continue reading “Staging the Non-Human Character: Animal, Alien, or Architecture (Symposium / Streaming)”
I first became aware of Simone Gad running into her at art openings where she was often accompanied by Sheree Rose. I heard that Simone was a former child actor and outsider artist, but didn’t know her all that well. That all changed one day when Sean Meredith suggested we partner for an exhibition at Track 16.Continue reading “Simone Gad (1947-2021)”
On January 22, 2020, the Jim Henson Foundation announced its 2020 awards, including a workshop grant for Model Killer: Giant Crimes + Tiny Cover-Ups. In Model Killer, a disgruntled dollhouse maker turned investigator builds dioramas of “unsolved” murders, only for it to be revealed that she’s a serial killer.Continue reading “Jim Henson Foundation (Support)”
On December 7th, 2017, Center Theatre Group interviewed Gina Young, Hana Kim, and myself as finalists for the 2018 Sherwood Award about our art/lives in L.A. Read the full story on the Center Theatre Group Blog.Continue reading “2018 Sherwood Award Finalists Interview (CTG Blog)”
In 2015, Object of Her Affection was the recipient of a Project Grant from the Jim Henson Foundation.Continue reading “2015 Jim Henson Foundation Grant (support)”
In the spring of 1996 I took photos that were published in the zine, Cockwoman, a NinaZine which was distributed from Chicago.