EDUCATION
Parsons The New School For Design
New York, NY | SEPT 2007 - MAY 2009
MFA Fine Arts

University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT | AUG 2002 - MAY 2006
BFA Communication Design

EMPLOYMENT
Graphic Designer | BRIC
New York, NY | JUN 2012 - Present
I design print/web materials for this downtown Brooklyn Cultural Organization's programs in contemporary art, performings arts, and community media.

Freelance Graphic Designer
New York, NY | FEB 2011 - JUN 2012
I designed print/web materials for various arts organizations including The Elizabeth Harris Gallery, The League of Professional Theatre Women, and the Civitella Ranieri Foundation. I also created websites for artists Beth Dary and Coco Fusco.

Marketing Associate | HERE Arts Center
New York, NY | SEPT 2009 - FEB 2011
I designed print/web materials for the theater's resident artist productions. I worked closely, along with the Marketing Director, with the artists on marketing strategies for their projects, current production, and online presence. I also helped with the maintenance of the organization website.

PERFORMANCES
2019

What Happens Here Stays With Us curated by John Elammar
Brooklyn, NY

2018
Sasha Velour’s Nightgowns | Terminal 5, New York, NY
Sasha Velour’s Nightgowns | The Clapham Grand Theater, London
Sasha Velour’s Nightgowns | The Ace Hotel Theater, Los Angeles,
CA
Bushwig Drag Festival | Knockdown Center, New York, NY
Bartschland Follies | The Mckittrick Hotel, New York, NY
Bartschland Follies | El Tucan, Miami, Florida
Night of a Thousand Stevies | Irving Plaza, New York, NY
Bowie First Saturday | The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Wigwood Drag Festival | Miami, Florida

2017
Sasha Velour’s Nightgowns | National Sawdust, New York, NY
Trans-ville performance series, Catinca Tabacaru Gallery,
New York, NY and Milk and Night, curated by Coco Dolle
Lifeball | City Hall of Vienna, Austria, curated by Susanne Bartsch
Bartschland Follies | Speigeltent, Bard College, NY
Bushwig Drag Festival | Knockdown Center, New York, NY
Fall Ball | SUNY Purchase College, Purchase, NY
Wigwood Drag Festival | Miami, Florida

2016
Yo Sissy! Festival | Berlin, Germany
Coney Island Babies: Visual Artists from the Brooklyn Drag
Scene, Bureau of General Services—Queer Division |
New York, NY
Bushwig Drag Festival | Knockdown Center, New York, NY
Austin International Drag Festival | Austin, Texas

2015
Someone’s Rainbow, dance collaboration with James Gardella,
Collabfest, Triskelion Arts | Brooklyn, NY

Everybooty | Brooklyn Academy of Music | Brooklyn, NY
Bushwig Drag Festival | Secret Project Robot, New York, NY
Cultural Center Evening | PACE University, New York, NY

2014
Sisters of the Ages, with Merrie Cherry, Queer New York
International Arts Festival, La MaMa Theater | New York, NY
Squirts Salon, La Mama Theater | New York, NY
Bushwig Drag Festival | Secret Project Robot, New York, NY

2013
Window Dressing, window space | Mixed Greens Gallery,
New York, NY

Bushwig Drag Festival | Secret Project Robot, New York, NY

2011
Itinerant Performance Art Festival, Crossing Art Gallery |
Queens, NY


EXHIBITIONS
2018
Cupid's Arrow | mActivity, New Haven, CT

2017
Trans-ville performance series, Catinca Tabacaru Gallery,
New York, NY and Milk and Night, curated by Coco Dolle
Lifeball | Vienna, Austria, curated by Susanne Bartsch

2016
Glamour | Contemporary Art Galleries, University of Connecticut |
Storrs, CT
Coney Island Babies: Visual Artists from the Brooklyn Drag Scene, Bureau of General Services—Queer Division |
New York, NY
ghost girl and the Return of Saturn, Honey Ramka | Brooklyn, NY
powered2, MX Gallery, 177 Canal St | New York, NY

2015
Someone's Rainbow, dance piece with James Gardella, 
Collabfest, Triskelion Arts | Brooklyn, NY

2014
Sisters of the Ages, with Merrie CherryQueer New York
International Arts Festival, La MaMa Theater | New York, NY
Squirts Salon, La Mama Theater | New York, NY
Paradigm Shift, Artspace Gallery | New Haven, CT

2013
Window Dressing, window space
  Mixed Greens Gallery | New York, NY
Me Love You Long Time (MLYLT), Boston Center for
  the Arts | Boston, MA

2011
BOS Film Festival, curated by Microscope Gallery
  Brooklyn, NY
Itinerant Performance Art Festival,
  Crossing Art Gallery | Queens, NY
Terminal Third Annual Short Video Festival,
  Austin Peay University | Clarksville, TN
They Don't Keep This Room So Tidy As The Other...,
  Zora Art Space, organized by Anthony Allen |
  Brooklyn, NY

2010
Gimme Shelter, Mixed Greens Gallery | New York, NY

RESIDENCIES
2018
Shift Residency | Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts | New York, NY

2016
UrbanGlass Visiting Artist Fellowship | New York, NY

ARTIST TALKS
2017
Visiting Artist Fellowship talk, UrbanGlass, New York | NY

2016
Glamour Symposium, Contemporary Art Galleries, 
  University of Connecticut | Storrs, CT

2013
Me Love You Long Time (MLYLT), Boston Center for
  the Arts | Boston, MA

PRESS
Goodman, Elyssa. Beloved Drag Artist Subverts Art School Dogma. Hyperallergic. (2019, February, 22)

Goodman, Elyssa. How Brooklyn's Drag Renaissance Was Born.VICE. (2017, October 12).

Goodman, Elyssa. The Offstage Art of Brooklyn Drag Queens. Hyperallergic. (2016, November 16).

Musto, Michael. At Bushwig, Pushing The Boundaries of DragThe New York Times. (2014, September 17).