Tony Orrico

Born 1979, Hinsdale, IL. Orrico is working within a series of bilateral contour drawings titled Penwald Drawings. His work has recently been collected by the National Academy of Sciences in Washington D.C. and commissioned by Flux/S at Strijp-S in Eindhoven, Netherlands and Dance Theater Workshop in New York City. Orrico is currently creating a visual design for choreographer John Jasperse's Canyon, to premiere at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (September, 2011).  A solo exhibition of his Penwald Drawings will take place at Shoshana Wayne Gallery in Santa Monica, CA (May, 2011).
Orrico is a former member of Trisha Brown Dance Company (06-09) and Shen Wei Dance Arts (03-06), and he was a Re-performer in Marina Abramovic's retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City last Spring.