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Steve OHearn



Phone: 412 496 6480     Fax: 412 372 4263
Email: steve@squonkopera.org
URL: http://www.steveohearn.com

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EDUCATION

  • Carnegie Mellon University- M.F.A. 1995
  • Rhode Island School of Design- B.F.A. 1988

AWARDS AND GRANTS

  • N.E.A. Creation Grant National Endowment of the Arts ‘06 \
  • Heinz Creative Heights Artist in Residence Andy Warhol Museum Grant ‘04-’06
  • Interdisciplinary Arts Fellowships PA Council on the Arts ‘96, ‘98, ‘01, ‘05
  • Rockefeller Foundation Multi-Arts Project Creative Grant ‘03
  • N.E.A. Creation Grant National Endowment of the Arts ‘03
  • Lawrence Convention Center Public Art Commission ‘03
  • Henson Foundation Grant Creation Grant ‘02
  • The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Commissions ‘97, ‘98, ‘02, ‘04
  • Prague Quadrennial Institute of Theater, Czech Republic ‘98, ‘02
  • N.E.A. Creation Grant National Endowment of the Arts ‘02
  • American Theater Wing Hewes Award Special Effects and Design , NYC ‘00
  • International Theater Institute Delegate to Budapest Hungary ‘98
  • Top Pittsburgh Creative Forces Pittsburgh Post Gazette ‘00, ‘02, ‘05
  • Multimedia Schwalb Creative Award Pittsburgh Magazine ‘98
  • Double Vision Award Society of Environmental Graphic Design ‘91
  • Heinz Endowments Grant ‘95, ‘97, ‘00, ‘01, ’04, ‘05
  • PA Council on the Arts Grants ’93, ’95, ’96, ’97, ’99, ’03, ’04, ’05
  • Design Excellence International Tour Europe, Israel, Americas ‘03
  • Heinz Endowments Grant ‘95, ‘97, ‘00, ‘01, ’04, ‘05
  • Pittsburgh Foundation A.W. Mellon Grant ’94, ’96,’98,’01, ‘05
  • Mid-Atlantic Arts Emerge Grant ‘01
  • Award for Excellence, Public Art Building Owners Association ‘92
  • SMPS Exhibit Design Award Exhibit design ‘92
  • International Design Annual Award ‘89, ’90

COMMISSIONS

  • Andy Warhol Museum- solo show: Steve O’Hearn
  • between big and small - David Lawrence Convention Center - public art commission
  • MacBeth - Actors Theater of Louisville - multimedia/set designer
  • The Bridge/La Puenta - Maria Del Rey - art director
  • Strawberry Way Public Art – short listed proposal- public artist
  • seeing double - Andy Warhol Museum
  • Manhattan Plaza - NYC, lead environmental designer, project manager
  • Columbo Center - Lisbon, Portugal - landmark and environment art
  • Picasso at the Lapine Agile, Night of the Living Dead - City Theater - set designer
  • Hamlet, Henceforward,Two Clever by Half, The Rivals - Irish Classical Theater- set designer
  • Philips Museum- The Netherlands, exhibits
  • The Lesson, Busman’s Honeymoon, As you like it- Grove City College - production designer
  • Half Court -Escape from Happiness -The Swan - Carnegie Mellon University
  • Senayan Center - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - environmental and landmark art
  • Disney Resorts - Orlando - environmental art
  • Multi-media tours to South Korea, Belgium, Scotland, Canada, and across the United States: Squonk Opera

Original Multi-media Works with composer Jackie Dempsey:

  • hometown
  • Rodeo Smackdown
  • The Inferno
  • bigsmorgasbordwunderwerk
  • Great Circle Route
  • playground zero
  • firedogs, Forgotten Works
  • Night of the Living Dead: the Opera

TEACHING AND RESIDENCIES

  • Andy Warhol Museum, Heinz artist in residence
  • American Visionary Art Museum, month-long residency co-creation in multimedia
  • University of Albany, multi department collaborative
  • S.U.N.Y. Oswego, residency and co-creation unifying 3 arts departments
  • University of Maryland, College Park, interdisciplinary art
  • Grove City College, instructor, creative thinking
  • Towson University, Graduate Theater, interdisciplinary creation
  • Pittsburgh Fund for Arts, interdisciplinary arts, teacher’s in-service
  • Rhode Island School of Design, design
  • Manchester Crafmans Guild and Quiktime Creativity- young professional workshop
  • Budapest I.T.I. Hungarian Arts, music theater creation
  • Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Da Vinci: arts and science
  • Pittsburgh Dance Council, visual arts for dancers
  • University of North Carolina, industrial design and theater

Workshops conducted in over 70 different venues across