Resumé

Nina Silfverberg

+ 1 575-779-1182
silfvermountain@hotmail.com
www.ninasilfverberg.com


Education

University of Art and Design
Master of Art in Costume Design, 2004 Helsinki, Finland
University of New Mexico
Bachelor of Art in Theatre and Dance, 2001 Albuquerque, New Mexico
University of Edinburgh
Theatre History Studies, 1999 Edinburgh, Scotland
Bo Skräddare Tailor Workshop
Apprentice, 1990 Stockholm, Sweden
Certified:
Clothing construction, tailoring and textile weaving
Kom Vux, Stockholm, Sweden, 1993-1995 Stockholm, Sweden
Textile and Fiber Art Studies
Nyckelviksskolan, 1992 Stockholm, Sweden
Pattern Drafting
Tillskärar Akademin, 1991 Stockholm, Sweden

Public Programs Manager (2015 – ongoing)
Twirl, A Play and Discovery Space Taos, New Mexico

Costume Design (1994-2015)

Creede Repertory Theatre
Harry the Great, Director: Larry Hecht
Is He Dead, Director: Michael Perlman
Mrs. Mannerly, Director: Charlie Oates
The 39 Steps, Director: Charlie Oates
The Ladies Man, Director: Nagle Jackson
Imaginary Invalid, Director: Nagle Jackson
Kimberly Akimbo, Director: Maurice LaMee
Creede, Colorado
Wise Fool New Mexico
See/Saw, Aerial performance
Director: Ensemble and Alessandra Ogren
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Wasa Teater
White, Director: Agneta Lindroos
Folkets Dagblad, Director: Joakim Groth
Hamlet sade det vackrare, Director: Paul Olin
Askungen, Director: Agneta Lindroos
Borkman, Director: Peter Luttge
Kaos, Director: Ann-Luise Bertell
Figthing Star, Director: Maria Sid
Hundarnas kalevala, Director: Christian Lindroos
Pappa gar i ide, Director: Oskar Silen
Narnia, Director: Seija Metsarinne
Wizard of Oz, Director: Paul Olin
Karatekarringen och Tjatbabianen, Director: Oskar Silen
Stora Stygga Vargen, Director: Erik Kiviniemi
Populärmusik från Vittula, Director: Erik Kiviniemi
Vasa, Finland
Magnificat Baroque & Dell ‘Arte Players
L’Amphiparnaso Bay Area, California
Workhorse Theatre Company
Wild Porcelain, Director: Stephen Buescher Providence, Rhode Island
Skärgårdsteatern
Den Lille Prinsen, Director: Oskar Silen Tour of Archipelago of Finland
National Swedish Theatre
Ofelias Skuggteater, Director: Nena Stenius Helsinki, Finland
National Theatre Academy
Spela Shakespeare, Director: Erik Soderblom Helsinki, Finland
University of New Mexico
A Piece of My Heart, Director: Denise Schulz
St. Joan of the Stockyards, Director: Denise Schulz
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Northlands Festival
Carmen, Director: Martin Danziger Wick, Scotland
Bedlam Theatre
Max and the Wild Things, Director: Lu Kemp
Edinburgh, Scotland
Envision Theatre Company
Pentecost, Director: Arabella Velasco Edinburgh, Scotland
Arizona Opera
Lakme’, Director: Michel Singher Tucson, Arizona
Avalon Players
Taming of the Shrew, Director: Kate Kennedy Sonoma, California
First Stage Company
About Face, Director: Michael Fontaine Petaluma, California
Western Union Theatre Co
Mad Forest, Director: Elizabeth Craven Petaluma, California

Set Design

Wasa Teater
White, Director: Agneta Lindroos
Hamlet sade det vackrare
Askungen, Director: Agneta Lindroos
Borkman, Director: Peter Luttge
Kaos, Director: Ann-Luise Bertell
Pappa gar i Ide, Director: Oskar Silen
Karatekarringen och Tjatbabianen, Director: Oskar Silen
Vasa, Finland
Envision Theatre Company
Pentecost, Director: Arabella Velasco Edinburgh, Scotland

Instruction (1999-2016)

STEAM Camps
Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math instruction
Twirl, A Play and Discovery Space
Taos, New Mexico
Pattern Making
Flatpatterning and draping for Theatre Costume Design
Santa Fe University of Art and Design
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Corpus Electric workshop
Smart-fashion workshop incorporating physical computing with costume design Taos, New Mexico
2 and 3 Dimensional Felting
On-going teaching in all forms of felting and fiber art Nationally and Internationally
Three-Dimensional Felting
Taos Wool Festival Taos, New Mexico
Felting For Children
Taos Municipal Schools Taos Pueblo, New Mexico
Taos, New Mexico
Basics of Costume Design and Construction
University of Art and Design Helsinki, Finland
Special Techniques for Costume Design
University of Art and Design Helsinki, Finland
Costumes from Recycled Materials
UNM Summer Theatre Academy Albuquerque, New Mexico
Flamenco Instruction
Taos Municipal Schools
Taos Academy of Arts and Dance
Taos, New Mexico

Curriculum Development (2000-2016)

Twirl, A Play and Discovery Space Taos, New Mexico
Santa Fe University of Art and Design Santa Fe, New Mexico
Corpus Electric workshop /Internship Taos, New Mexico
Bachelor of Art Costume Design Degree
University of Art and Design Helsinki, Finland

Costume Construction

Costume Shop Director
Southwest Repertory Theatre Company, 2001 Albuquerque, New Mexico
Costume Shop Director
Northlands Festival, 1998 Wick, Scotland
Costume Shop Staff
University of New Mexico, 1997-2001 Albuquerque, New Mexico
Cutter, Draper, Stitcher & First Hand
Wasa Teater, 2006-2010
University of Massachusetts, 1999
Teater Ensemblen, 1993
Santa Fe Opera, 1998, 2009
Arizona Opera , 1996
Sonoma State University, 1994
Vasa, Finland
Amherst, Massachusetts
Gotland, Sweden
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Tucson, Arizona
Petaluma, California
Crafts/Special Projects
Summer Repertory Theatre, 1995 Santa Rosa, California

Exhibitions (1994 – 2012)

Taos Runway Vigilantes
Taos Runway vigilantes is a creative, community based, collaboration of artists working together to create performance art for social connection and enrichment. Taos, New Mexico
Sacred Geometry
Corpus Electric
Deconstructed Baroque
Valentino
Midsummernight’s Dream
Film Noir
Daughters of Juarez
Invite group art show
Fund and awareness raiser
For the women suicides in Juarez, Mexico
Parks gallery
Taos, New Mexico
Beyond The Fringe 2009, 2010, 2011
A fine fiber art group show
Stables Art Gallery
Taos, New Mexico
Anything is Possible
Childrens art exhibition
Felted groupart project
Involving 300 kids
Millicent Rogers Museum
Taos, New Mexico
Originals 2007
Group Exhibition, Millicent Rogers Museum Taos, New Mexico
Koodi A4
Group Exhibition
South-Karelia Art Museum
Rovaniemi Art Museum,
Vantaa Art Museum
Finland
Artes De Descartes V
Recycled Art Show, Group Exhibition Taos, New Mexico
Time Out
Environmental art sculpture
With artist group VIMMA,
National Organic Food Fair
Helsinki, Finland
day 2 nite
Environmental art performance with artist group VIMMA and Markku Hakuri,
Fermentation Semina,
University of Art and Design
Helsinki, Finland
puu-cee
Group exhibition
Prague Quadrennale,
International Stage Design Fair
Prague, Czech Republic
Verkkareista Vannehameeseen
Curating a group exhibition, Galleria Atski Helsinki, Finland

Skills / Certifications / Honors

Artist Full-Year Fellowship, Swedish Cultural Foundation, 2010
Artist travel Fellowship, Swedish Cultural Foundation, 2007
Artist Full-Year Fellowship, Swedish Cultural Foundation, 2005
Artist Project Fellowship, Swedish Cultural Foundation, 2004
George St.Clair Award for Excellence in Theatre and Dance, University of New Mexico, 2001
Dept. Honors and Awards, University of New Mexico, Dept. of Theatre and Dance, 1998-2001
Costume Design Award, United States Institute of Theatre Technology, 1998

Certified: Clothing construction and textile weaving, Kom Vux, Stockholm, Sweden, 1993
Certified: Textile Studies. Nyckelviksskolan, Lidingö, Sweden, 1992
Certified: Pattern Drafting, Tillskärar Akademin, Stockholm, Sweden, 1991

Conversant: English, Swedish, Finnish, Spanish

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