eric is a scenic designer based in iowa. eric has designed over 100 productions for theatre and opera since 1995 – on stages in california, illinois, iowa, new york, pennsylvania, minnesota, utah and wisconsin, with work touring across the country.
recent highlights include –
designed slaughter city for the university of iowa; hamlet, rosencrantz & guildenstern are dead and the merry wives of windsor for the great river shakespeare festival; and continued a long-term collaboration with ralph lemon with work on a new piece called scaffold room
designed out of the pan into the fire, a new work created by the moving company (dominique serrand & steve epp) and the university of iowa; designed king henry v and twelfth night for the great river shakespeare festival
eric was the associate designer on the usitt usa national exhibition for the 2011 prague quadrennial. he was also a member of the steering committee for that process. in the fall, eric designed the cherry orchard for iowa
eric designs and teaches at the university of iowa, where he is the head of the design program. from 2001 to 2008, he ran the scenic design program at the university of illinois. eric was the resident scenic designer at pcpa theatrefest from 1995 to 2001. in the last 21 years, he has mentored scores of student designers through their own aesthetic and technical growth, teaching in the areas of scenic design, scenic art, rendering, computer aided drafting, computer visualization, digital portfolio creation & web design, model building, hand drafting, and period styles, as well as advising over 100 student designed productions
united scenic artists, local 829
MFA . ohio university
BA . lewis & clark college
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