LIZA GOODELL

EDUCATION

 

American University

B.A. Graphic Design

 

 

WORK

 

Spiral Q

2005 - 2014

 

production manager • communications coordinator • volunteer coordinator • staff artist

 

Responsibilities included logistics and operations of Spiral Q’s education programs, events, productions, and parades as well as on-site studio and technical operations. Provided technical expertise and training to Spiral Q artists and interns as well as volunteers and partnering community groups. Hired and supervised a part-time staff of up to 20 people annually. Designed promotional materials and coordinated media and promotion. Facilitated puppet and mask making workshops in schools, recovery centers and community sites throughout Philadelphia. Fabricated masks and puppets for original Spiral Q events and productions.

 

Cleveland Museum of Art

Parade the Circle Celebration

2002 - 2014

 

guest artist 04 - 14 • mask room artist 03 - 04 • volunteer coordinator 02

 

Created and led original parade ensembles performing for audiences
of up to 70,000.  Scheduled and facilitated parade work sessions for over forty volunteers. Assisted in conceptualizing ensemble themes as well as the creation of corresponding masks and costumes at schools and community centers throughout Cleveland. Led community in mask making and float construction techniques at museum workshops.

 

 

SELECTED PROJECTS

 

2014 - Group Exhibition, 25 years of Parade the Circle, Cleveland Museum of Art

2014 - Production Crew, Night Fall, Hartford, Connecticut
2005-2013 - Production Manager and Artist, Spiral Q's annual Peoplehood Parade and Pageant
2013 - Group Exhibition, Philadelphia: Puppetry for Social Justice, Philadelphia International Airport (Spiral Q)

2010 - Artist (masks), Transverse Temporal Gyrus, Danny Perez & Animal Collective, Guggenheim Museum

2010 - Artist Assistant, Walking Sculpture with Michealangelo Pistoletto at the Philadelphia Museum of Art with Spiral Q

2010 - Artist, Pangaea, When the Continents Were One, the Rotunda

2009 - Artist and Facilitator,  Spiral Q presents the Norris Square Parade

2007 - Production Manager, Spiral Q presents the UP North Parade

2005 - Artist Assistant,  The Washing, Brian MacFarlane, Trinidad Carnival

2005 - Artist Assistant,  Boucoo.com,  Robin VanLear, Tobago Carnival

2004 - Artist, Spiral Q presents The Dracula Parade, Rosenbach Museum and Library

2004 - Artist, Winter Wonderland, Spiral Q Performance at the Philadelphia Museum of Art