2019 B. Iden Payne Award for Outstanding Lighting Design

2018 Austin Critics Table award winner for Best Set Design

2017 Austin Critics Table award winner for Best Set Design

2017 B. Iden Payne Award Winner for Outstanding Scenic Design

2017 B. Iden Payne Award Nominee for Outstanding Lighting Design

Chris Conard

MFA Live Entertainment Design

University of Texas at Austin

 

 

BIO

 

chris.conard@gmail.com

Email for Resume

Email for References

CONTACT

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BFA Tech Theatre Design

Santa Fe University of Art & Design

 

 

SKILLS

Vectorworks

Blender

Unreal Gaming Engine

Touchdesigner

Photoshop

Illustrator

Cura

OBS

Microsoft Office

Mac & PC

Google Sketch Up 

8th Wall 

EOS Lighting Software

Raspberry Pi

Google Suite

3D modeling

3D Rendering

Drafting

Problem Solving

Digital Fabrication

Mechanical Systems

Engineering

Communication

3D printing

Laser Cutting

Carpentry

Scenic Painting

Faux Painting

Lighting

Furniture Design restoration

Construction

Upholstery

Low Voltage Electrical

Sewing : Hand & Machine

Mig Welding

Rigging 

Mechanical Systems

Engineering

Communication

Production Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

SOFTWARE

Chris is an Austin-based Scenic and Lighting Designer for theater, events, and installations. He graduated from Santa Fe University of Art and Design in Santa Fe, NM with a BFA in Technical Theater Design in 2014. Chris has designed sets and lights for companies in Austin, Santa Fe, and Los Angeles. Chris served as the Technical Director for the international Fusebox Festival in 2020. Chris continues to create original devised work with Frank Wo/Men Collective, a company he co-founded in Austin in 2016.