2021 Webinar Summit
SCENIC ARTISTS OFFSTAGE
skills and stories from industries beyond the theatre
Sunday, May 16
Join us for an afternoon webinar highlighting professionals from industries including film/TV, decorative finishing, historic architectural conservation, large-scale murals, and Industrial Hygiene. We’ll feature demonstrations, stories, and helpful windows into industries where your skills and interests as a Scenic Artist can find diverse applications.
Cost: FREE (attendance limited)
- How to create the fastest and cheapest brick texture from a film/tv veteran
- Helpful tips on job safety from a Scenic Artist-turned-Industrial Hygienist
- ‘Beer Glazing’ from a decorative finishing master
- A brief history of latex paint from a noted architectural conservator
- Production processes and techniques of painting large-scale murals
The first 30 registrants are automatically entered to win one of our best-selling t-shirts!
The shirt that says what every Scenic Artist is always thinking: ‘Here I am, painting wood to look like other wood, again’.
Meet the Guests
Rebecca Burton, CIH, CSP
Rebecca started her career as a Scenic Artist before becoming an Industrial Hygienist for 3M, working with scientists to implement creative solutions to manage on-the-job risks. She’s remained close to the Performing Arts community, and is currently pursuing a PhD in Environmental Health Sciences at the University of Minnesota.
Architectural Conservator and President of the firm of Jablonski Building Conservation, Mary has more than 25 years’ experience in architectural conservation, lecturing widely on conservation topics. She co-chaired the 2017 Architectural Paint Research Conference held at Columbia University.
Anthony currently teaches in the theatre program at the University of MA Boston, and is a member of United Scenic Artists and IATSE. His film/tv scenic art credits include: Castle Rock (seasons 1 and 2), The Society, Knives Out, Ava, andThe Equalizer.
Nels has worked with some of the most renowned designers in the NYC area since 1986 with his decorative painting firm, Christianson Lee Studios. Nels studied at the renowned Van Der Kelen School of Painting in Brussels, receiving its highest honor of the Gold Medal of Excellence for Decorative Painting.