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 is an Austin-based Scenic and Lighting Designer for theater, events, and installations. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with an MFA in Live Entertainment Design in 2014. 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 serves as the Technical Director for the international Fusebox Festival. Chris co-founded Interactive Nature Studio in June of 2021, a company that he continues to create a wide variety of digital and physical work with. Chris created original devised work with Frank Wo/Men Collective, a company he co-founded in Austin from 2016-2021.
He does not ordinarily wear a cowboy hat..... But has considered it.
MFA Live Entertainment Design
University of Texas at Austin
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BFA Tech Theatre Design
Santa Fe University of Art & Design
Furniture Design restoration
Low Voltage Electrical
Sewing : Hand & Machine
Shaving Cats to look like Lions
Unreal Gaming Engine
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EOS Lighting Software