I love watching the end of class in the mornings. As I get to know the artists here at Wonderbound, I find class to be a wonderful window for me as a designer and costumer into the personalities, body types, and individual styles of movement of each of the dancers. The subtleties of character and […]
Joined Wonderbound 2016
Anaya Cullen designs and creates costumes for dance, theater, and independent film. Anaya is honored and delighted to join the creative team at Wonderbound for the 2016/2017 Season! An import to Colorado from California where she spent 7 seasons with State Street Ballet, Anaya is passionate about working with the kinetic sculpture of dance. A silk dyer, Anaya enjoys blending custom colors and strives to create an artistic union of movement and fabric in a production, employing traditional techniques in the service of contemporary innovation.
Clients/projects include: State Street Ballet (CA), The Art Monastery Project (Italy), Chautauqua Dance (NY), Charlotte Ballet (NC/NY), Robin Bisio Films (CA), Sentient Films (CA), AMDA Los Angeles (CA), Keigwin + CO (NYC), Jennifer Muller/The Works (NYC), Santa Barbara Dance Theater (CA), Aspen Opera Theater Center (CO), SB Contemporary Art Forum (CA), SB Art Museum Nights! (CA), SonneBlauma Danscz Theatre (CA), Treignac Project (France), & Catsi Dans (Turkey).
Awards & Residencies include: Creative Resident at Parsons Paris School of Art + Design, 2010, Recipient of the SB Fiber Arts Guild’s LaVelle Ure Memorial Educational Grant, 2010, Artmonk-in- Residence at The Art Monastery Project, Italy, 2012, Artist-in- Residence with the Colorado Art Ranch and The Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute's project Aldo & Leopold, 2013, Artmonk-in- retreat, The Art Monastery Project, Spring 2016. Board Member, Future Traditions Foundation.
Anaya’s designs are featured in Nauset Press’s 2013 publication “Your Flesh Shall Be A Poem: The Art of Plein Air Dance,” by Robin Bisio.