Experience and Exploration of each Craft

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EXPERIENCE and EXPLORATION of EACH CRAFT

 

Academic Education: 2007 UW Madison, Bachelors degree in science, Interarts and Technology/ Dance. Passed with a 3.75 GPA. (WOW*;-))

Actual experience:

Static arts

Spring of 2009,
Freelance photography,
Event pictures for SME Executive of the year award ceremony
Monona Terrace
Madison Wi.

Spring of 2008,
Freelance photography,
Event pictures for SME Executive of the year award ceremony
Monona Terrace
Madison Wi.

From 2004 to 2007
I finished my college degree and kept my focus tightly on that! Various exhibits at the University were held in partially collaboration with other students


Fall 2004,
Photography exhibit
Various B/W solarized and double imaged photographs
Created in Wisconsin
Espresso Royale, Madison WI

Spring 2004,
Festival of Interarts and Technology,
Photography, painting, installation exhibit
Various B/W solarized and double imaged photographs
Color photographs from my travels overseas
And various works created in Wisconsin and Texas throughout 1991-1998
Madison WI

October 1998,
Photography exhibit
Various B/W manipulated photographs
Color photographs from my travels overseas
Lutheran Campus Center, Madison WI

Summer 1998,
Photography exhibits
Various B/W manipulated photographs
Color photographs from my travels overseas
UFI Frame shop and gallery, Madison WI

Spring 1998,
Three B/W photographs were published
“Oscillation” “Wisdom within” “Rootless”
The Yahara journal Vol.6, Madison WI

April 1992 Photograph,
painting, drawing exhibit
Various works from my travels to different countries within two years
Magnolia Cafe, Austin TX

Summer 1989,
“Traveling Artist shop”
Painting/ exhibiting fabrics at the market
China Oriental Market, New Zealand

Performance/ movement/ dance

2009 , still active
Open mic performances, such as spoken word, doun doun drumming and singing my own songs with guitar or acapella

May 2006,
“Take Off”
Performed in a dance piece by Li Chiao-Ping
University of Wisconsin-Madison


April 2006,
“Manifold of one”
In the Festival of Interarts and Technology
Dance performance choreographed by me in collaboration with two other dancers

April 1st 2005,
“Initiation of the heart”
In the Festival of Interarts and Technology
Dance performance conceived by me and collaborated with two dancers

April 1st 2005,
“Momentous”
In the Festival of Interarts and Technology
Spoken word piece conceived by me and collaborated with four other artists

October 21st-23rd 2004,
“The Foible of Words”, in the show “text.”
Multi-media dance performance in a collection of pieces by other dancers
Video filmed/edited and song written by me
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Lathrop Hall, Margaret H’Doubler performance space

Fall 2004,
“My internal Dirt”
Performance piece about my childhood
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Humanities building, Non Static forms performance space

Spring 2004,
“The Foible of Words”
Multi-media dance performed by me
Video filmed/edited and song written by me
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Lathrop Hall, Margaret H’Doubler performance space

Spring 2003,
“Time”
Dance piece about past, present and future
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Lathrop Hall performance space

April 30th 1992,
“Who’s sane?”
Dance performance choreographed and performed by me
About women living in Iraq
Shipe Park, for Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Austin, TX

November 20th-22nd and 27th-29th 1992,
“Shekhina the Presence”
Performer in a dance performance piece by Joe Zitt
Synergy studio, Austin, TX



June 2nd 1991,
“28-Minute performance in contemplating Life”
Several performers went to downtown Austin to complete a particular task within 28 minutes, which could be chosen out of three suggestions
Downtown Austin, TX

July 21st-28th 1991,
“Porches”
Various performance acting roles throughout the play by Grace Broussard
Mexic Arte Theater, Austin, TX

April 25th-27th 1991,
“Lamb, Lamb, Lamb”
Dancer in a large dance performance, which was shown after an intensive four month workshop directed by Deborah Hay
Vortex Performance Cafe, Austin, TX

April 18th-19th 1991,
“The Scott Heron Show”
Performer in works created by Scott Heron
Red Bluff Studio, Austin TX

March 24th 1991,
“Country Club”
Collaborative performance and dance pieces organized by all performers
Red Bluff Studio, Austin, TX

February 9th 1991,
“The Sunday Show”
Collaboration of several women from different countries
Studio Z, Austin TX

January 25th 1991,
“misunderstood misunderstandings” in “Raw and Rude”
A piece about people not really wanting to understand one another
Red Bluff Studio, Austin, TX

January 21st-23rd 1991,
“10 Minutes Max”
Collaboration of performers showing works no longer than ten minutes
Dance Umbrella, Austin, TX
February 5th 1990, “Mind your Head”
Participating musician in “tri” by Morag Brownlie
Performing Arts school fulltime dancers, Auckland, NZ

January 20th-29th 1990,
“Metamorphosis” in “Street Entertainers”
Dance piece about human evolution choreographed/ performed
By Paulus and myself and seven other dancers
China Oriental Markets, Auckland, NZ

Summer/Fall 1989,
Street performances with Zip & Zap
Various tricks I assisted in
On the streets and in the parks of Sydney, Australia


Video Works

From 2006 to 2008, My works have been shown at various events
In Madison, WI.

May 2006 , “Take Off”
Video work matched to the contemporary dance piece by Li Chiao-Ping and song performed to
Technical advise by Jason Bahling
University of Wisconsin-Madison


March 2-4 2006, “Beyond & Beneath”
Video work to the contemporary dance concert by Jin-Wen Yu
University of Wisconsin-Madison



April 1st 2005, “Phantom of the Archetype”
In the Festival of Interarts and Technology
A Video work about my mother, myself and my daughter and the dilemma of passing on learned unhappiness


April 1st 2005, “Avoiding Stagnant Thoughts”
In the Festival of Interarts and Technology
A Video piece about my search of my identity and soul calling

January 27th-29th 2005, “Overview”
Jason Bahling and I conceived and projected live and edited video
Images according to various dance pieces by Jin-Wen Yu
University of Wisconsin Dance Program
Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space, Madison, WI

November 5, 6,11,12,13, 18, 19, 20 2004, “Three Pennyopera”
Jason Bahling and I projected edited video images in conjunction with a new version of this play by Patricia Boyette
University Theatre of Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Fall 2004, “Here and There”
A video piece performed by me, about feeling alienated within our society
University of Wisconsin- Madison
Humanities building, Non Static forms performance space


Sonic Works

2006-2009,
still active
self composed/ written music
available online or at my house* Live*

April 2006,
“ Manifold of one”
Festival of Interarts and technology
Song written in collaboration with Jon Wohl, for my performance piece
“Manifold of one”


April 1st 2005
” The sun is coming up”
Festival of Interarts and Technology
Song written in collaboration with Jon Wohl, for my performance piece “Initiation of the heart”

October 2004,
“ Lizzy’s song”
Song written in collaboration with Jon Wohl for my performance piece “The Foible of words”

Spring 2003,
“Time”
Song written in collaboration with Jon Wohl
For my performance piece “Time”


RELATED SKILLS

UW Bachelors degree in Science/ dance

2007

General enrichment experience: 

1984 to present

Freelance Photographer

1984 –1996
Food service/ music industry, waitress/ bartender
at Art cafes, cultural restaurants and shows

1984-1996
Consistent Art exhibits of photography and paintings at cafes/ galleries

1993-1995

Waterloo records* music wiz*gurl of many sections*

1991-1994
Teaching various skills in sewing, painting, dance movement and athletics, art and German for Children 2nd grade and up at the South Austin Recreation center, after school program or offered classes to the public

1996- 2010 
Community Living specialist
Primarily supervising/ supporting the living skills of developmentally disabled persons
and teaching creative/artistic/music development

2002-2003
Art teacher at the "Art room”

2002-2004
German teacher at Franklin and Randall Elementary School

2006/ 2007

Williamson Street fair, selling my works

2007- 2009

VSA art of WI. center for differently abled people
Music*movement*dance* sound *Instrumentalist* teacher*

2010 and still employed Dreamweavers

Primarily supervising/ supporting the living skills of developmentally disabled persons

and teaching creative/artistic/musical development 

 

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