Brandin Barón-Nusbaum

Affiliated Faculty

Affiliated Faculty

Painting, Illustration, Graphic and Costume Design, and Design History

Research Interests: 

Painting, Illustration, Graphic and Costume Design, and Design History

Office location: Theater Arts J10
Office Hours: 
Spring 2017: Mondays 3-4 or by appointment in Theater Arts J10
Selected Publications: 

The Form of (her) Intent: Catherine Zuber’s Costume Designs for Hytner’s Twelfth Night published in The Routledge Companion to Designers’ Shakespeare (John Russell Brown and Stephen di Benedetto, editors) London: Routledge, May 15, 2016.

The Wizard of Venice: The Scenographic Innovations of Mariano Fortuny published in  Performance and Analogue Technology: Historical Interfaces and Intermediaries (Kara Reilly, editor).  Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan Publishers, October 2013.

Selected Exhibitions: 

Umbrella Arts/Fountain House Gallery (NYC), Barrett Fine Art Center (Poughkeepsie, NY); Art on 30th, Ashton Gallery, The Studio Door, (San Diego, CA); Orange County Creatives (Laguna Beach, CA); Sacramento Art Center, Viewpoint Photographic Center (Sacramento, CA); Richmond Art Center (Richmond, CA); Artworks, Marin Society of Artists (San Rafael, CA); Core New Art Space (Denver, CO); New Bohemian Gallery, Brainerd, MN; The Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Gallery (Maryland); Ellington-White Contemporary Gallery (North Carolina); UC Blue Ash Gallery (Ohio); Meridian Street Gallery (Indianapolis); Spectrum/Miami Photo Salon 2015, Projects Gallery (Miami); Northgate Studio (Chester, UK).

Selected Performances: 

(Costume Design) American Conservatory Theater, The Apollo Theater (Chicago), Asolo Repertory Theatre, The Aurora Theater, La Jolla Playhouse, Marin Theatre Company, The Magic Theatre, The Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, Theatreworks, San Jose Rep and San Diego Rep.

Selected Presentations: 

(Scholarly Papers) The American Society for Theater Research (ASTR); The Costume Society of America; The International Federation of Theater Research (IFTR); the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation/The Association Friends of the Galleria Del Costume of Florence; and Theatre and Performance Research Association (TAPRA)

Teaching Interests: 

Foundations, Graphic and Costume Design, Digital Illustration, Design History, DANM

Honors and Awards: 

NEA/TCG Career Development Grant for Directors and Designers; Backstage West Garland Award for Excellence in Costume Design.