Carol Silverman


A feeling of nostalgia tempered by a quirky sense of humor is an apt description for Carol Silverman’s approach to life and work. She loves worn, used objects that have had a life and tell a story. Carol began her career in the theater, creating props for many plays and musicals on, off and off-off Broadway. That evolved into decorating sets for film and television. One of Carol’s favorite projects was the HBO series Boardwalk Empire, set during the era of Prohibition. Her team’s work on the show was recognized by the Television Academy with four Primetime Emmy Awards. She has worked with film directors as diverse as Wes Craven and Hype Williams, as well as XR creators Ken Perlin and Lance Weiler. Carol is currently an MFA candidate in the Visual Narrative program at the School of Visual Arts in New York. Her in-production thesis project is a virtual reality experience based on her mother’s life told by the things she owned and the art objects she made.

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