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Alison Heryer
Alison Heryer

Associate Professor, Art Practice, Textiles

LH 125
aheryer@pdx.edu
503-725-4674

Alison Heryer is an interdisciplinary artist whose work combines costume, installation, performance, and community engagement. As a costume designer, she is a member of United Scenic Artists Local 829. Her design credits include productions at Steppenwolf Theatre, 59E59,  The New Victory Theatre, Portland Center Stage, Portland Opera, Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Indiana Repertory Theatre, ZACH Theatre, Redmoon Theater, and La MaMa. She is an artistic associate of New York based performance collaborative Monk Parrots. Her costume and performance work has been exhibited at the Boston’s 808 Gallery, the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, and Prague Quadrennial of Design and Space.  Recent awards include the Arts KC Inspiration Grant, the Michael Phillippi Prize, the Austin Critics Table Award, and the Portland Drammy for Costume Design. Heryer holds a BFA in Art from Washington University in St. Louis and a MFA in Costume Design from the University of Texas at Austin.