Theatre & Film Work


Related Education

1994-1995  Ryerson Polytechnic University, Toronto, carpentry, drafting, electrics, set design, set painting

1990-1994  McMaster University, Hamilton, Combined Honors Degree in Art and Theatre

1986-1988 Georgian College, Barrie, Diploma in Fine Art

Theatre, Television and Film Work Experience

Sept 6-17, 19-25,29, October 13-16,22,23,27,29,30,  Dec 12-15,2016. Jan 4-8 2017. Green Harvest IATSE 873, Scenic Painter for Key Melissa Morgan  and Jay Kirk

March 14-26, June 28-30, July 4-8,11-13, 18 -23,25-29,Aug 2- 5, 8-19,21-26  2016    The Expanse IATSE 873, Scenic Painter for  Key Scenic Artist: Brian Mullin

August  2015   12 Monkeys , IATSE 873,Scenic Painter for  Key Scenic Artist: Joey Bower

July – August  2015  Damien, IATSE 873,Scenic Painter for  Key Scenic Artist: Jenny Plaunt

June  2015 Beauty and the Beast,IATSE 873, Scenic Painter for Key Scenic Artist: Melissa Morgan

March 2015   Heroes Reborn, IATSE 873 , Key Scenic Artist:  Bill Koon

November 2013      Rockin’ Auction Fundraiser, Set Painter , NUUC, Toronto

February, 2013         Mom Squared, Set Dec- Paintings, Ryerson Media Studies Pilot, Toronto

November 2012      Hootenanny Fundraiser, Set Painter , NUUC, Toronto

April 2012                  The Lorax,  set design, props, scenic painting, Neighbourhood UUC, Toronto

April 2009                Murder Mystery ,  props, Essex Public School, Toronto

May 2008                 Fairy Tail News,props,  Hawthorne II, Toronto, props

May 2007                 Charlie & the Chocolate Factory, Hawthorne II, Toronto, set design, building, painting

December 2006       Scenic  Painter, 3 back drops for educational dance troupe, Studio 13, Toronto, Jennifer Johnson

July 2002-  May 2003         Carpenter, Designer, Set painter, The Tree House Players, for Earthroots, 401 Richmond Street, Toronto, made a set for a                                                  traveling show, Director: Anne Cummings

January 2002         Scenic Painter, Graphics,  Walking to Russia,  Theatre Passe Muraille Backspace, Ryerson Avenue, Toronto, Theatre Asylum,                                                 Supervisor: Jennifer Capraru

October  1999 Set Designer,  Dr. Faustus, University of Toronto Studio Theatre, handmade performance, Supervisor: Stephen Johnson                 http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/~johnso39/handmade/

March 5-10 1999 Set Designer, Paintings Used, Graphics a little grief  (goes a long way) University of Toronto, Main Stage, handmade performance,                                Supervisor: Stephen Johnson http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/~johnso39/handmade/

April 1- March 3 1998 Artistic Director, Set/Costumes Designer, Props Builder, Costume maker, Set Painter, GraphicsThe Insect Play                                                 Studio Theatre, University of Toronto,  handmade performance, Supervisor: Stephen Johnson             http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/~johnso39/handmade/

October 1-21 1997 Head Props, Projections and Graphics, remount My Mother’s Courage at Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace, Theatre Asylum, Supervisor: Jennifer Capraru

March 1-4 1997  Lighting Designer, Masks, GraphicsJuba …and the souls of white folks, Bathurst Street Theatre, Toronto, Supervisor: Stephen Johnson http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/~johnso39/handmade/

April 1- Mar. 12 1997  Head Props, Projections and Graphics, for My Mother’s Courage at Theatre Passe Muraille Backspace, with Theatre Asylum, Supervisor: Jennifer Capraru

April 1- May 14 1996  Head Carpenter, Set Painter, Props Buyer/Builder, Dear Elena Sergevna , Theatre Centre West , Queen Street West, Toronto,  Theatre Asylum, Supervisor: Jennifer Capraru

Jan. 1997- May 1997 Instructor for THT019 Technical Drafting/Model Making for the Theatre, Ryerson Polytechnic University, Toronto. Supervisor: Sandy Black

Sept.1996- Dec. 1996 Teaching Assistant for THT019, Ryerson Polytechnic University, Toronto. Supervisor: Tony Abrams

September 1996 Painter, Set Decorator, for One Minute to Air (pilot), with DDI in Eastern Avenue Studios, Toronto, Supervisor: David Woodcroft

September 1996 Contract Props Builder, Mimic , La Cuccciracha Productions, Toronto, distressing props, book making, building wire sculptures Supervisor: Mari Laughlen

March 20-April 3 1996  Assistant Set Designer, Carpenter, Painter, Props Buyer, Jon Eakes’ House Hotline Life Network, 1155 Leslie Street,  Toronto, Supervisor: Maya Ishiru

Feb.28-Mar.8 1996   Assistant Set Designer, Carpenter, Painter, Props Buyer, Lo & Mo,  Life Network, 1155 Leslie Street,  Toronto, Supervisor: Maya Ishiru

Oct. 1995-May 1996  Teaching Assistant for THT019 Ryerson Polytechnic University, Toronto. Supervisor: Tony Abrams

August 12-15 1995 Assistant Set Designer, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum…, Thousand Island Playhouse,  Toronto,set model, props lists, drawings Supervisor: Tony Abrams

Aug. 22- Sept.29 1994 Carpenter, Set Designer, Painter, Props Autumn, Through, Haywain Theatre Company, Hamilton, designing , building, painting, installing set Supervisor: Terry Shrive

Sept.1993-Sep.1994   Performer, Designer, Script Writer, Props for ETW (Environmental Theatre Group), Affiliated with McMaster University and Echo Research for Cleaning up the Ontario water ways, Hamilton Supervisor: Stephen Johnson  http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/~johnso39/handmade/

June 10 1994   Set Painter, for Saloon, for Canadian Film Assoc., Toronto, Supervisor: David Woodcroft

January 8 1994  Contract Props Assistant, for The Dresser, Theatre Aquarius, King William Street, Hamilton, Supervisor: Terry Shrive

Other Related Experience

March 2003-present Studio Instructor  for Education Department, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

March 2001-June 2015   Art Instructor at Art Works Art School, Toronto

May 2005-June 2013  Assistant Director, Art Works Art School, Toronto

Jan. 1997- May 1997 Instructor for THT019 Technical Drafting/Model Making for the Theatre, Ryerson Polytechnic University, Toronto.

Summary of Graphic Design Work and Commissions

May ’02 – June 2013  Flyers, signage , Art Works Art School, Toronto

Aug. ’02-Feb.’04  President of Dovergardens Nursery School, literature, flyers, posters, signs for school

June 2003  Mural  Commission to make  a large (6’ x 18’) plexiglass mural ,Unicamp of Ontario

1992-2002  Art show invitations (30 + shows), press releases, business cards, chapbooks, flyers, letterhead, postcards, posters, teaching worksheets

1999-2002 Publicity Chair for Unicamp of Ontario

January 2002  Walking to Russia, Theatre Asylum, Toronto, poster and postcard

October 1997 My Mother’s Courage, Theatre Asylum, Toronto, poster and postcard

May 1997  Commission canvas mural  for a patio, at  Elizabeth Dooleys, Keele /Bloor, Toronto

1997-199 handmade performance, posters, programs, all letterhead, chapbooks, flyers  for the theatre company, plays included Juba…, The Insect Play, a little grief,  with Stephen Johnson http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/~johnso39/handmade/

1986-1988 Head of Poster Design, Student Council, posters for all SAC events, Georgian College, Barrie