Gwen Cubbage

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Designer

Ms. Cubbage’s grandfather was a theater director and lighting designer, and she grew up with drafting templates mixed in with her crayons. This early exposure, and an attraction to danger and beauty, led her to join the stage crew in high school and college. There she could engage in the 4-D painting that is lighting design, and crawl across a 40-foot-high grid in a climbing harness.

Since earning degrees from Grinnell College and Ohio University, she’s had an award-winning career with credits that span more than a decade in regional theater (in Seattle since 2015) and Broadway. She has also designed lighting for live music (from punk to platinum-certified) nation-wide, at venues ranging from high end jazz clubs to huge outdoor festivals. Her light installations at art galleries and special events have earned awards and art grants. Gwen taught lighting design at Seattle University for several years.

In 2021, Gwen moved, with her wife and friends, to the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. When not converting the top floor of a barn into a loft apartment, Gwen can be found hiking through the surrounding forest, greeting the resident eagles, salmon, bears, and lost mountain bikers. Additional on-site projects include developing a visual arts studio on the barn’s main floor, a dance/yoga/martial arts space, music practice and recording facilities, and lodging for multiple guests, for an artist-residency program opening in the Fall of 2022.

 

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Abby McDougal

Designer

Alan Egre

Office Administrator

Amy-Leder
Amy Elizabeth Leder

Senior Designer

Anderson Su
Anderson Su

Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Ari DiMaria

Designer

Arnold Ragins
Arnold Ragins

Billing Coordinator

Bridget Jacinto-Jones
Bridget Jacinto-Jones

Director of Administration

Carla-Ross-Allen
Carla Ross Allen

Senior Associate

Charles G. Stone II

President

Deanna Valcour

Designer

Enrique-Garcia-Carrera
Enrique Garcia Carrera

Associate Principal

Fay-Chang
Fay Chang

Accounting Coordinator

Gwen Cubbage

Designer

Hank Forrest

Consulting Principal

Jane-L.-Wechsler
Jane L. Wechsler

Office Manager / Business Development

Joe-Mastellone
Joseph Mastellone

Chief Operations Officer / Chief Financial Officer

Jules-Fisher-(003)r
Jules Fisher

Founder / Consulting Design Principal

Julianne Cancalosi

BIM Manager

Katheryn-Czub
Katheryn Czub

Associate

Kevin Frary

Principal

Kristina-Jajalla
Kristina Jajalla

Associate

Laetitia Stephanos
Laetitia Stephanos

Designer

Luke Southern

Senior Designer

Margo Wiltshire
Margo Wiltshire

Associate Principal

Michael-Hemmenway
Michael Hemmenway

Principal

Michal LaRue

Senior Designer

Miyoung-Song
Miyoung Song-Carroll

Associate

Paula Martinez-Nobles

Principal

Phatthanan-Kasemtreerat
Phatthanan Kasemtreerat

Designer

Paul Marantz
Paul Marantz

Founder / Consulting Design Principal

Vadim-Ternovski
Vadim Ternovski

IT Manager

Yvette-Adonai
Yvette Adonai

Administrative Assistant

Zachary
Zachary Pearson

Designer

Zack-Zanolli
Zack Zanolli

Associate Principal

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