Meleta Buckstaff – Artist/Designer

Meleta Buckstaff – Artist/Designer

Meleta Buckstaff


My name is Meleta. (Sounds like the coffee filter)
I’m a visual artist, costume designer, and dancer originally from Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Though I work in a variety of formats, my first love is contributing to live performance.


Experience

Costume Shop Assistant at University of Washington School of Drama
September 2014 – Present Seattle, WA
Technical Fellow at CounterPULSE
May 2010 – October 2010 San Francisco, CA
Artistic Administrative Assistant at Dancers' Workshop
May 2009 – September 2014 Jackson, WY

Education

M.F.A. in Costume Design at University of Washington
Fall 2014 – Present Seattle, WA
B.A. in Dance and American Studies at Smith College
2005 – 2009 Northampton, MA

Awards

2015
John Ashby Conway Award, University of Washington School of Drama
2013
Performing Artist Fellowship Honorable Mention, Wyoming Arts Council

Exhibitions

2014
Cabaret at Off Square Theater Company, Jackson, WY
2014
Twelfth Night at Off Square Theater Company, Jackson, WY
2013
The Princess and the Pea at Dancers' Workshop, Jackson, WY
2013
Up Close: The Meal at Contemporary Dance Wyoming, Jackson, WY
2012
If The Shoe Fits - An Original Cinderella Story at Dancers' Workshop, Jackson, WY
2012
Women of Wyoming at Works of Wyoming Gallery, Laramie, WY
2012
The Elusive Stranger at Hole Dance Films, Jackson, WY
2012
Up Close at Contemporary Dance Wyoming, Jackson, WY
2011
The Salon Show at Lines Gallery, Jackson, WY
2011
Snow White at Dancers' Workshop, Jackson, WY
2010
The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe at Dancers' Workshop, Jackson, WY
2009
Alice In Wonderland at Dancers' Workshop, Jackson, WY

Specialties

  • Costume Design
  • Collage
  • Painting
  • Dance