For the last 4 or 5 years Scott Bickmore has generated and organized several conceptually and collaboratively driven projects like The Monochromes Project, Bifocal Magazine, Braille-Embroidered Bracelets, The Bluebird of Happiness, ll Lincoln-Line ll, recordbooks, The Sewing Circle of Philadelphia, and PET. He is a teaching artist and works with outreach based organizations including the Mural Arts Program, Fleisher Art Memorial and Art Sanctuary. He recently directed the painting of props and backdrops for the Mummers Fancy Brigade Group, The South Philly Vikings, which were featured on channel 17 at the Convention Center. This Spring he will be starting a project in collaboration with the Philadelphia Opera, repurposing the musical Show Boat into a contemporary hip hop opera.… Read More Featured Artist: Scott Bickmore
For the record, please state your name, and occupation. Christiane Cegavske, artist/animator Tell us about your art. How would you describe it? My work leans toward surrealism. My paintings tend to be rendered realistically while my films tend to involve anthropomorphic creatures in fancy costumes. The imagery is inspired by my own mythic imaginings that… Read More Christiane Cegavske
Sonya Berlovitz designs costumes for theater productions in Minnesota. Through bold use of color, fabric and design, she brings a contemporary aesthetic to the stage. Check out our Q&A with Sonya.
What is your background? How did you get involved with theatrical costume creation? I grew up in the theatre. My dad was an amateur actor and my mom was a professional seamstress. They both encouraged my involvement in Community Theater as a child actor. Throughout junior high and high school I sewed most of my… Read More Sonya Berlovitz