Costume and Art

VISUAL ARTS AND COSTUME

2010 – 2011 Projects


In Search of Light (formerly Unenlightened and Alone)

(Edinburgh Fringe) – Visual artist, Cellist

BOB Collective – LINES project

Co-founder, visual artist, cellist

Artist-in-Residence

July; San Rocco Villla, Benabio, Italy.

September; Terre D’Arts, Marrakesh, Morocco

November-December; Base-Berlin and Potsdam Fabrik for Development of Lines


Credits and Experience


2011

Base-Berlin: Props and costume building, sourcing

Latex, silicon RTV moulding

PU and Epoxy casting


2010

Freemantle Media “Fame

Wardrobe supervisor, lead stitcher, buyer, textile sourcing


Circa

46 Acts”

“Furioso”

Textile sourcing, pattern drafting, stitching


2009-2010

Unenlightened and Alone (Circus)

Costume designer

2007-Oct 2009

Cirque Du Soleil – Zaia(Macau)

Senior Wardrobe technician: Costume Props – shoes and accessories, Creation development, shoe and accessory: building, re-building, modifications, maintenance, fitting

Art finishing: painting and dyeing (costumes, props, shoes), leather stitching, texturing, airbrushing, mould making, latex piecing, stitching leather work.

2007

National Institute of Circus Arts

Divino (2007)

costume construction, modification, art finishing, prop  dressing, wardrobe and maintenance

NICA Showcase (2007)

Design development, costume construction, alterations, art finishing, wardrobe maintenance

West Space Circus

costume construction

Hello Music LICKs Live Interactive Cinema Show

Puppet making

SilverChair Music Film clip (If You Keep Losing Sleep)

costume construction, stand-by wardrobe

NICA Synesthesia

costume construction, alterations, art finishing, wardrobe maintenance

Fédération Internationale de Natation Opening ceremony

wardrobe, alterations, maintenance, art finishing

The Production Company Sideshow Alley

costume construction

JYM group Hair

costume designer, art finishing

2006

Whitehorse Musical Theatre Group:  Crazy for you

co-costume designer/co-ordinator, research and design, sourcing and buying, co-ordination of sewing team, pattern  drafting, construction, finishing

Sink or Swimburne

(Melbourne Commonwealth Games Arts Festival) Wearable Art Tall Ships

Design development, drafting, period corsetry, harness development, construction, art finishing

Moomba Lost things

puppetry design development, drafting, construction, costume co-ordination, wardrobe
Glynn Nicholas Group Eurobeat (the Musical)

design development, drafting construction

Hello Music LICKs (Melbourne, Dubai, Singapore) Live Interactive Cinema Show

costume construction

Art Play

costume construction

National Institute for Circus Arts Showcase 2006

Design development, costume construction, wardrobe and maintenance

Heimweh (Contemporary dance, sound and visual art)

costume design and construction

Sixteenz (Short film)

costume design and construction

NICA Divino (2006)

costume and prop maker, wardrobe and maintenance

2005

World Expo, 2005, Japan:

millinery

Sonic Boom Circus desert road trip

co-designer, sourcing, buying, drafting, art finishing, construction

Nicole Licht, Textile designer

textile work

Puppet Vision

construction of costume and accessories

2004

Playbox Theatre Minefields and Miniskirts

construction and finishing


FINE ART Exhibitions

Inaugural Sculpture Show, 2007, Toyota Community Spirit Gallery: Sculpture

Thrown Together, Reaktion Space, 2006 : Wearable Art, textile Art

Flotsam and Jetsam, Reaktion Space, 2006; Wearble Art

Fabrication, Decadence: Wearable Art, textile Art

Artwear, City of Manningham Gallery: Wearable Art

Winner of Curator’s Choice award for Adorn: Artwear competition


qualifications / education:

Diploma of Entertainment (Costume), Swinburne TAFE    2005
Certificate IV, Entertainment (Costume), Swinburne TAFE 2004
RMIT Short Course in Fashion Illustration 2003


Skills and Areas of Expertise

Wearable Art manipulation of textiles in non conventional manners, or use of non-textile materials, use of dyes and paints, and use of textiles in a sculptural form.

Designing: wearable art, costume

Airbrushing, scenic painting, costume, props, fine art

Art finishing and textile art: dyeing, shibori, shadow work, velvet devore, painting, felting, machine embroidery, fabric painting and rendering using textile inks, dyes and pigments

Wardrobe maintenance and alterations.

Costume Props construction and maintenance

Leather work moulding, painting and dye treating, accessory and shoe based

Shoe building and maintenance

Sewing, construction: Circus and physical theatre costume, able to incorporate both fashion and period style techniques (draping, bias cut etc)

Corsetry

Tailoring: Period

Millinery – felt blocking, buckram blocking, sculptural, wired head pieces

Pattern Drafting – period (to fit client) and fashion (standard) for men and women

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