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

Public Programs Manager (2015 – ongoing)
Twirl, A Play and Discovery SpaceTaos, 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’AmphiparnasoBay Area, California
Workhorse Theatre Company
Wild Porcelain, Director: Stephen BuescherProvidence, Rhode Island
Skärgårdsteatern
Den Lille Prinsen, Director: Oskar SilenTour of Archipelago of Finland
National Swedish Theatre
Ofelias Skuggteater, Director: Nena SteniusHelsinki, Finland
National Theatre Academy
Spela Shakespeare, Director: Erik SoderblomHelsinki, 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 DanzigerWick, Scotland
Bedlam Theatre
Max and the Wild Things, Director: Lu Kemp
Edinburgh, Scotland
Envision Theatre Company
Pentecost, Director: Arabella VelascoEdinburgh, Scotland
Arizona Opera
Lakme’, Director: Michel SingherTucson, Arizona
Avalon Players
Taming of the Shrew, Director: Kate KennedySonoma, California
First Stage Company
About Face, Director: Michael FontainePetaluma, California
Western Union Theatre Co
Mad Forest, Director: Elizabeth CravenPetaluma, 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 VelascoEdinburgh, 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 designTaos, New Mexico
2 and 3 Dimensional Felting
On-going teaching in all forms of felting and fiber artNationally and Internationally
Three-Dimensional Felting
Taos Wool FestivalTaos, New Mexico
Felting For Children
Taos Municipal SchoolsTaos Pueblo, New Mexico
Taos, New Mexico
Basics of Costume Design and Construction
University of Art and DesignHelsinki, Finland
Special Techniques for Costume Design
University of Art and DesignHelsinki, Finland
Costumes from Recycled Materials
UNM Summer Theatre AcademyAlbuquerque, 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 SpaceTaos, New Mexico
Santa Fe University of Art and DesignSanta Fe, New Mexico
Corpus Electric workshop /InternshipTaos, New Mexico
Bachelor of Art Costume Design Degree
University of Art and DesignHelsinki, Finland

Costume Construction

Costume Shop Director
Southwest Repertory Theatre Company, 2001Albuquerque, New Mexico
Costume Shop Director
Northlands Festival, 1998Wick, Scotland
Costume Shop Staff
University of New Mexico, 1997-2001Albuquerque, 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, 1995Santa Rosa, California

Exhibitions & Installations (1994 – 2019)

Taos Vortex Fiber Art ExhibitsTaos, New Mexico
Twirl Installations at The Paseo (street art festival)
2015-2019
Created in collaboration with the Twirl Team http://www.twirltaos.org/
Anais Rumfelt http://www.anaisrumfelt.com/
and Nikki Ross and the kids and families of Taos, NM
Taos, New Mexico
Shadow Play
Pendulum Play
Eye Play
Mandala Play
Wunder Play
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 MuseumTaos, 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 ExhibitionTaos, 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 AtskiHelsinki, 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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