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

StageDoor Manor - Honk (2015) Designed by Jaclyn Meloni

           Painted water color scenes on Children’s Pop-Up books

        - The Theory of Relativity (2015) Designed by Jaclyn Meloni

        Painted light box galaxy and galaxy platform

        - Conference of the Birds (2015) Designed by Jaclyn Meloni

        Painted translucency with vintage map and firebird

        - Once on this Island (2015) Designed by Jaclyn Meloni

        Paintedtranslucency of beach and voodoo symbols

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

        Design based on the idea of using “found” items

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

                Design based on Dr. Suess’ iconic style

Curtis Children’s Theater - Charlie Brown (2014) Designed byby Kevin Clowes

                Painting of stylized “Peanuts” set pieces. 

The Flea Theater - United Front (2015) Designed by Joey Mendoza

                Plastering, aging, and cement texturing. 

 

Scenic Artist        

DOE - Frieze Art Fair (2017)

Scenic Artist - Painting presentation rooms

Global Scenic - Disney Cruise Line’s Tangeled(2015)

                Carving, painting, and finishing of scenery, drops, and set dressing

Barrow Street Theater - Flick (2015) Designed by David Zinn

        Matching floor paint and toning down previous texture

Signature Theater - What I Did Last Summer (2015) Designed by Michael Yeargan

        Painting and sealing of floor

Atlantic Theater -  Guards at the Taj (2015) Designed by Tim Mackabee

        Heavy texturing with JC and Cement 

Tait Towers - Academy Awards Show (2015)

        Building, painting, and finishing of awards show scenery

Tait Towers - Cirque Du Soleil Toruk (2015)

                Repairing, painting, and finishing of scenery

Actors Temple Theater - Soul Doctor (2014) Designed by David Goldstein

        Painting of multiple wood grains

 

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.