Heather Cameron Freedman
b. 1988, USA
Fluent in English, Italian

Education
Currently pursuing MFA in Costume Design, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY
Projected completion: 2020; Recipient of Full-Tuition Scholarship for the duration of the 3-year program

2015/16; 2016/17 Resident Fellow, Rhode Island School of Design European Honors Program, Rome, Italy

2010 BFA Illustration, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Spring 2009, European Honors Program, Rhode Island School of Design, Rome, Italy

Experience
Associate Costume Designer, May 2019
Religion - Music video; Artist: Shura; Directed by Chloe Wallace shot on location in Yonkers, NY

Costume and Production Designer, March 2019
Basement Talk
Short film; Written and Directed by Grant Hyun shot on location in Brooklyn, NY

Costume Designer, February 2019
Compound Rite: Utopia or Oblivion
Dance work; Original choreography by NiNi Dongnier
Master’s Performance Workshop Concert, Jack Crystal Theater, New York, NY

Costume Designer, January 2019
Project/Projet
Devised theater work; Written by Keith Reddin; Directed by Mark Wing-Davey and Jim Calder
Walker Theater, NYU Tisch Graduate School of Acting, New York, NY

Costume Designer, January 2019
The Weighing of Souls*, video work by artist Holly Zausner *currently in post-production
Venice, Italy

Costume Designer, April 2018
Dyad
Dance work; Original choreography by Ashley Daigle
Choreographer’s, Composers and Designers Concert, Jack Crystal Theater, New York, NY

Illustrator/Concept Artist, Winter 2018
Tiffany & Co.
Concept and World creation for Holiday 2018

Spring 2017

Costume Designer
CENCI; Created and directed by Angela Dufresne
Palazzetto Cenci, Rome, Italy

 Spring 2016

Costume Design Assistant to William Kentridge and costume designer Greta Goiris
Responsible for overseeing design and creation of +100 costumes, hats, + accessory pieces; assisted in fabrication; managed volunteers and costume shop
William Kentridge’s Triumphs & Laments
Rome, Italy

2015
Costume Stylist; Dance and Process Series, Work by Benjamin Kimitch, The Kitchen, New York, NY

Production Assistant, Park Avenue Armory, New York, NY

2014
Production Designer; I Don’t Really Give a F*ck, Music Video, New York, NY

 2013
Scenic Designer; Cloven Tongues, Play in 3 Acts, The Wild Project, New York, NY

Art Department; The Capables, Play in 2 Acts, The Gym at Judson, New York, NY

Art Director; Valedictorian, Feature Film, Directed by Matthew Yeager

Set Construction; The Future is Not What it Was, Play in 2 Acts, Walkerspace, New York, NY

2012
Designer (Costume & Set); Nothing Lasts Forever, Nothing is Lost Forever,

In collaboration with saifan shmerer | SASSON

Performance Installation, The End, Brooklyn, NY

Set Construction; This is Our Youth, Play in 2 Acts, Wild Project, New York, NY

2010
Intern, Graphic Design + Marketing, Dance Theater Workshop, New York, NY

Production Designer, Choreographer; Wrong Wave, Music Video, Providence, RI

Set Design + Construction; Cocoon, RISD Film student thesis project directed by Evan Polivy, Providence, RI
Teaching Artist: Visual Arts, City Arts!, Providence, RI

Choreographer; RISD the Musical, written and directed by Greg Kozatek and Jean Kim, Providence, RI

2009 – 2010
Puppet Designer + Fabricator, Performer; BIG NAZO Puppet Lab, Providence, RI

Exhibitions
2017
RISD EHP Spring Exhibition, Group Show, Palazzetto Cenci, Rome, Italy

2016
RISD EHP Fall Exhibition, Group Show, Palazzo Cenci, Rome, Italy

12x6x12, Group Show, Esthia Gallery, Rome, Italy

Sketching, Group Show, Bibliothè Contemporary Art Gallery, Rome, Italy

RISD EHP Spring Exhibition, Group Show, Palazzo Cenci, Rome, Italy

Tiny Biennale, Group Show, Temple University Gallery, Rome, Italy

2015
RISD EHP Winter Exhibition, Group Show, Palazzo Cenci, Rome, Italy

Impressioni, Group Show, Caffé Peru, Rome, Italy – Participant and Curator

Portafortuna, Group Show, Spazio Varco, L’Aquila, Italy

2013
ETLE Universe Inaugural Show, with A.O. Movement Collective, Brooklyn, NY

2012
Nothing Lasts Forever, Nothing is Lost Forever, Performance Installation, The End, Brooklyn, NY

Nothing Lasts Forever, Nothing is Lost Forever, Installation, The Woods Collective, Brooklyn, NY

2010
Habitat Becomes You, Providence Art Windows, Public Installation, Providence RI

Illustration Senior Show, Woods Gerry Gallery, RISD, Providence, RI

Residencies, Fellowships

2015-2017 Resident Fellow, Rhode Island School of Design European Honors Program, Rome, Italy

2015 Artist-in-Residence, Babayan Culture House, Ibrahimpasa, Turkey

Awards

Rhode Island School of Design Senior Book Award, Illustration Department, 2010

Dean’s List, Rhode Island School of Design, 2010