Tim Stapleton

Scenic Designer

Tim Stapleton is a National Endowment for the Arts Fellow. A professional scenic designer for thirty-six years, he has also worked with Oregon’s Regional Arts & Culture Council as a liaison to Social Services, and taught theatre courses for Willamette University, Central Washington University, Lewis & Clark College, and Slippery Rock University. Some of his Portland designs include: This Lime Tree Bower (Drammy Award) with Our Shoes are Red, and Indiscretions (Drammy Award), The Laramie Project, Breaking the Code, Killer Joe (Drammy Award), The Night of the Iguana, The Quality of Life, The Miracle Worker, Civil War Christmas, and I and You, all at Artists Rep. Recent favorites are Waiting for Godot at Northwest Classical Theatre Collaborative, and The Turn of the Screw with Portland Shakespeare Project. Tim’s paintings have been exhibited in Huntington, West Virginia, with The Kentucky Arts Commission, and at the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan. In San Francisco, his work has been shown at the Mina Dresden Gallery and The California Institute of Integral Studies. His short stories, paintings, and poetry have been published by Inkwater Press, Pine Mountain Sand and Gravel Literary Journal, Mission at Tenth, and online by FOUR and TWENTY short form poetry, The Verse Marauder, and I’m From Driftwood. Tim holds an MFA in Creative Inquiry. www.tim-stapleton.com