JEM DESIGNS

Scenic Art and Design

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Scenic Design

Stage Door Manor - The Penelopiad, Honk, You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, 

Theory of Relativity, Once on this Island, Conference of the Birds (2015)

        Summer stock children’s productions 

Fairfield College - Dancing at Lughnasa (2014). Directed by Tom Shneck

        Design based on the idea of using “found” items

UNC School of the Arts - She Loves Me (2013) Directed by Gaye Taylor UpChurch

                Designed around the Art nouveau style

UNC School of the Arts - Comedy of Errors (2012) Directed by Bob Francesconi

                Designed as a fantasy victorian circus

Curtis Children’s Theater - Seussical (2014) Directed by Brea Youth Theater

                Design based on Dr. Suess’ iconic style

 Assistant SD        

Coast Playhouse, LA - Elevator  (2017)

Assistant designer to David Goldstein, Scenic Charge)

New World Stages - Church and State  (2017)

Assistant designer to David Goldstein, Properties manager, Scenic Charge

D2 - Golden Girls The Puppet Parody  (2016)

Assistant designer to David Goldstein, Properties manager, Scenic Charge

Charlotte Ballet Company- Nutcracker  (2016),

Assistant Designer to Alain Vaise

UNC School of the Arts - La Finta Gardinera (2014) Designed by Amber Primm

                Assisted in original design production and drafting

UNC School of the Arts - Into the Woods (2013) Designed by Joe Rawda

                Assisted in hand drafting and painting of set 

Charge Scenic Artist

Women’s Project Theater- Hate Fuck (2019)

Cement texturing and wood staining

Infinite Scenic - Various productions  (2018-2019)

Wood Graining, texturing, aging, staining, matching colors, floor painting, sealing

Rockefeller Productions - The Very Hungry Caterpillar (2018)

Building and painting of scenery and puppets to match Eric Carle’s style.

Coast Playhouse - Elevator (2017)

Aging wood planks, painting cement floor, painting metal walls.

New World Stages - Church and State (2017)

Painting hanging soffit to look like ceiling tiles.

Costa Mesa Children’s Theater - The Little Mermaid (2017)

Painting shells and seaweed on hard scenery

Rockefeller  Productions- Golden Girls a puppet Parody (2016)

Painting interior of Golden Girls house, fake wood grain, stencil wallpaper, and aging.

Scenic Artist

Infinite Scenic (2015 - 2019)

Painting drops, spray painting, heavy texture painting, wood graining, plastering, filling and

matching, touch ups, Staining wood, cement texturing, attaching vinyl, paper molding, ect.

Standard Transmission (2018)

Painting and propping of Christmas window display units for Macy’s, Heavy carving for A.Human,

Texture and glitter for Minnie mouse window display, Aquaresin application

Eastlight Productions (2018)

Painting and wallpapering for Modern Love

Global Scenic Services(2015-2018)

Heavy texturing with jaxsan and epoxy, Foam carving with hand tools and a  chainsaw,

painting disney style murals, Carving and casting props, Wallpaper, Aging, Painting with black light.

Sightline Fabrications (2015-2018)

Back painting, wood graining, staining wood, ageing.

Konduit - Dear Drew Pop Up (2018)

Wallpaper application and removal

DOE - Freeze Art Fair  (2016-2018)

Back Painting, Painting walls

Tait Towers- Cirque Du Soliel Toruk (2015), Academy Awards Show (2015)

Using Miraculon and Jaxsan to patch foam scenery,  matching paint textures

Barrow Street Theater - Flick (2015)

Matching floor paint and toning down previous texture

Signature Theater - What I Did Last Summer (2015)

Painting and sealing of floor

Atlantic Theater -  Guards at the Taj (2015)

Heavy texturing with JC and Cement

Other

Technician    Adam Aleksander Presents - Lulu’s Dove House (2014)

                Installation of lights, fabrics, and props

Designer    Mark- Alan Harmon - Christmas gifts (2014)

                Design and execution of Holiday wreaths

Stitcher        Networks - Flashdance the Musical (2014)

                Hand tailoring and machine alterations

Photographer    Marathonfoto - New York Marathon (2014)

                Photographer of race finishers

Props Assistant    Broadway Cares - Broadway Bares United Strips of America (2013)

                Designing, building and sourcing props

Education

2014    BFA- UNC School of the Arts

2011    AA and Scenic Artist Certificate - Fullerton College CA

Additional Skills

Model making. Hand drafting. Hand rendering (Gouache, Watercolor, Acrylic, Ink). Vectorworks. 

Autocad. Photoshop. InDesign. Scenic painting. Spray paint. Costume design and building. 

Reupholstering. Metal casting. Plastic casting. Foam carving. 3d Sculpture. 

 

References available upon request.