Studio 207 - Kevin Seaman
Kevin Seaman (they/them) is an interdisciplinary artist and the Artistic & Executive Director of Diamond Wave. Their videos exploring queer history, symbolism and intersectionality were presented on SalesForce Tower in June 2021 in collaboration with Jim Campbell’s Studio. Their work exploring queer identity and drag culture has also been presented at The Stud, Brava, CounterPulse, YBCA, Frameline, the Tank NYC, the Austin International Drag Festival, SATTELITE ART SHOW Miami, the National Queer Arts Festival, Stockholm’s Stolt Scenkonst, Atlantic Center for the Arts, and Yale School of the Arts. They have been featured on Shondaland and Vice, were an inaugural Association for Performing Arts Professionals Leadership Fellow, and received the 2017 Americans for the Arts Emerging Leader Award, the 2019 Theatre Bay Area Legacy Award, and a 2022 CALI Catalyst award. In their role as founder and Artistic & Executive Director at Diamond Wave (diamond-wave.org), they oversee the MASCellaneous workshop series exploring restorative masculinities, the THEYFRIEND nonbinary performance festival, and the Artists’ Adaptability Circles mutual aid and leadership development initiative.