"Noah's Ark" - Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles
"Noah's Ark" - Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles
Library Lion - "New York Spring Spectacular"
Library Lion - "New York Spring Spectacular"
Prancer - Omaha Children's Theater - Rose Theater, Omaha
Prancer - Omaha Children's Theater - Rose Theater, Omaha
Alice - "New York Spring Spectacular"
Alice - "New York Spring Spectacular"
Major Lazer - Spotify
Major Lazer - Spotify
Flamegirl - "Adventures of Charcoal Boy" - Here Arts Center, NYC
Flamegirl - "Adventures of Charcoal Boy" - Here Arts Center, NYC
Betty - "Rex Rocket in Outer Space", Center for Puppetry Arts
Betty - "Rex Rocket in Outer Space", Center for Puppetry Arts
Monkey Robot - "Evolution"
Monkey Robot - "Evolution"
Noah's Ark - Skirball Cultural Center,  Los Angeles
Noah's Ark - Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles
Polar Bear – Omaha Syphony
Polar Bear – Omaha Syphony
Cathead - "The Adventure of Charcoal Boy"
Cathead - "The Adventure of Charcoal Boy"
Charcoal Boy – "Adventures of Charcoal Boy" - Here Arts Center, NYC
Charcoal Boy – "Adventures of Charcoal Boy" - Here Arts Center, NYC
Shadow Puppets - Bacon/Mingus Triptych
Shadow Puppets - Bacon/Mingus Triptych
John and Su Li – "La Divina Caricatura"
John and Su Li – "La Divina Caricatura"
Noah's Ark - Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles
Noah's Ark - Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles
Shadow Puppets - "King of the Magicians"
Shadow Puppets - "King of the Magicians"
Quasimodo – "Hunchback of Notre Dame"
Quasimodo – "Hunchback of Notre Dame"
Milk Jug Skeleton – Brookfield Place
Milk Jug Skeleton – Brookfield Place
Flossie the Cow - Children's Museum of South Dakota
Flossie the Cow - Children's Museum of South Dakota
Reindeer Costumes – Omaha Symphony
Reindeer Costumes – Omaha Symphony
Sunglasses Bust - District Vision
Sunglasses Bust - District Vision
"Noah's Ark" - Skirball Cultural Center
"Noah's Ark" - Skirball Cultural Center
Dragon
Dragon
Old Man - "The American Astronaut"
Old Man - "The American Astronaut"
Dragon - Miss Saigon
Dragon - Miss Saigon
Mummy
Mummy
Dinosaur - Scholastic Store
Dinosaur - Scholastic Store
African Basket – Carnegie Hall
African Basket – Carnegie Hall
"Noah's Ark" - Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles
"Noah's Ark" - Skirball Cultural Center, Los AngelesNoah's Ark at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California is an award-winning permanent exhibit featuring found object kinetic design sculptures designed by Chris Green. Carved wooden animal heads and sculptural welding by Eric Novak. The exhibit opened in 2007.Client: Skirball Cultural CenterYear: 2007
Library Lion - "New York Spring Spectacular"
Library Lion - "New York Spring Spectacular"Life-size puppet of the New York Public Library Lions made of carbon fiber with movable mouth, arm and tail for Radio City’s “New York Spring Spectacular” featuring the Rockettes. Fabricated in Toronto, Canada by Paragon Design Group.Puppetry Design & Direction: Eric Novak and Matt AchesonClient: Radio City Music HallYear: 2015
Prancer - Omaha Children's Theater - Rose Theater, Omaha
Prancer - Omaha Children's Theater - Rose Theater, OmahaLife-size reindeer puppet built from rattan and aluminum. “Prancer” premiered at Omaha Children’s Theater, 2016.Client: Omaha Children’s TheaterYear: 2016
Alice - "New York Spring Spectacular"
Alice - "New York Spring Spectacular"Life-size puppet of Alice in Wonderland sculpture made of carbon fiber with movable mouth, waist and arms for Radio City’s “New York Spring Spectacular” featuring the Rockettes. Fabricated in Toronto, Canada by Paragon Design Group.Puppetry Design & Direction: Eric Novak and Matt AchesonClient: Radio City Music HallYear: 2015
Major Lazer - Spotify
Major Lazer - Spotify4’ tall Major Lazer bust, sculpted in clay and wood, cast in aqua resin to commemorate Major Lazer’s breaking records with their hit song “Lean On”.Client: SpotifyYear: 2017
Flamegirl - "Adventures of Charcoal Boy" - Here Arts Center, NYC
Flamegirl - "Adventures of Charcoal Boy" - Here Arts Center, NYCRod Puppet made from found objects and metal.“Adventures of Charcoal Boy” Co-Creator & Designer: Eric NovakProduction history:National Puppetry Festival, St. Paul, MN, 2007Here Arts Center, NYC, 2006, (Premier)Prelude Festival, Segal Theatre Center, CUNY, NYC, 2006Voice 4 Vision Puppet Festival, Theater for the New City, NYC, 2005Arts at St. Ann’s Puppet Lab, St. Ann’s Warehouse, Brooklyn, 2004 (Workshop Production)Mabou Mines Resident Artist Program, ToRoNada Theater, NYC, 2004 (Workshop Production)
Betty - "Rex Rocket in Outer Space", Center for Puppetry Arts
Betty - "Rex Rocket in Outer Space", Center for Puppetry ArtsRod Puppet made from neoprene, wood, fabric.“Rex Rocket in Outer Space” premiered at the Center for Puppetry Arts, 1997. Set and Puppets designed by Eric Novak.
Monkey Robot - "Evolution"
Monkey Robot - "Evolution"Rod Puppet made from found objects designed for “Evolution” and premiered at Jim Henson Puppetry Festival Cabaret, 2000.
Noah's Ark - Skirball Cultural Center,  Los Angeles
Noah's Ark - Skirball Cultural Center, Los AngelesNoah's Ark at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California is an award-winning permanent exhibit featuring found object kinetic design sculptures designed by Chris Green. Carved wooden animal heads and sculptural welding by Eric Novak. The exhibit opened in 2007.Client: Skirball Cultural CenterYear: 2007
Polar Bear – Omaha Syphony
Polar Bear – Omaha SyphonyCostume piece made of rattan and aluminum worn by performers for the Christmas Spectacular at the Omaha Symphony.Client: Omaha SymphonyYear: 2015
Cathead - "The Adventure of Charcoal Boy"
Cathead - "The Adventure of Charcoal Boy"4’ Bunraku style rod puppet made of paper mache and wood for original production of “The Adventure of Charcoal Boy”.Premiered at Here Arts Center, 2006.Set and Puppet Design: Eric Novak
Charcoal Boy – "Adventures of Charcoal Boy" - Here Arts Center, NYC
Charcoal Boy – "Adventures of Charcoal Boy" - Here Arts Center, NYC3’ Bunraku style rod puppet made of found wood for original production of “The Adventure of Charcoal Boy”.Premiered at Here Arts Center, 2006.Set and Puppet Design: Eric Novak
Shadow Puppets - Bacon/Mingus Triptych
Shadow Puppets - Bacon/Mingus TriptychShadow puppets made of polycarbonate and glass paint created for original production “Bacon/Mingus Triptych”. Premiered at Voice 4 Vision Puppet Festival, 2004Set and Puppet design: Eric Novak
John and Su Li – "La Divina Caricatura"
John and Su Li – "La Divina Caricatura"John and Su Li – 4’ tall Bunraku-style puppets sculpted and hand carved by Eric Novak.Puppet Opera, Premiered at La Mama, NYC, 2013Writer & Director: Lee Breuer
Noah's Ark - Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles
Noah's Ark - Skirball Cultural Center, Los AngelesNoah's Ark at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California is an award-winning permanent exhibit featuring found object kinetic design sculptures designed by Chris Green. Carved wooden animal heads and sculptural welding by Eric Novak. The exhibit opened in 2007.Client: Skirball Cultural CenterYear: 2007
Shadow Puppets - "King of the Magicians"
Shadow Puppets - "King of the Magicians"Opaque shadow puppets for short film “King of the Magicians”.Written & Directed by Paul MalmontYear: 2000
Quasimodo – "Hunchback of Notre Dame"
Quasimodo – "Hunchback of Notre Dame"Quasimodo rod puppet made from bass wood and aluminum for short film of “Hunchback of Notre Dame”.Directed & Designed by Eric Novak, currently in production.
Milk Jug Skeleton – Brookfield Place
Milk Jug Skeleton – Brookfield Place12’ tall back pack puppet made of up-cycled milk jugs. Client: Brookfield PlaceYear: 2014
Flossie the Cow - Children's Museum of South Dakota
Flossie the Cow - Children's Museum of South DakotaLife size cow sculpture designed by Chris Green for The Children’s Museum of South Dakota (the state’s first children’s museum).Carved Bass wood head by Eric NovakClient: Children's Museum of South Dakota, Brookings, SDYear: 2010
Reindeer Costumes – Omaha Symphony
Reindeer Costumes – Omaha SymphonyCostume piece made of rattan and aluminum worn by performers for the Christmas Spectacular at the Omaha Symphony.Client: Omaha SymphonyYear: 2014
Sunglasses Bust - District Vision
Sunglasses Bust - District VisionSunglasses Bust made from life-cast of model, sculpted in aqua resin for retail sunglasses display. Client: District VisionYear: 2016
"Noah's Ark" - Skirball Cultural Center
"Noah's Ark" - Skirball Cultural CenterNoah's Ark at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California is an award-winning permanent exhibit featuring found object kinetic design sculptures designed by Chris Green. Carved wooden animal heads and sculptural welding by Eric Novak. The exhibit opened in 2007.Client: Skirball Cultural CenterYear: 2007
Dragon
DragonMechanical dragon made of steel and fur.Client: Constructive Display Inc.Year: 2003
Old Man - "The American Astronaut"
Old Man - "The American Astronaut"Life-size marrionnette made of latex and PVC for the feature film The American Astronaut.Written and Directed by Cory McAbee.Puppet Design by Eric NovakYear: 2001
Dragon - Miss Saigon
Dragon - Miss SaigonTiger and Dragon Puppets Designed and Fabricated by Eric NovakBig League ProductionsNorth American Tour, 2002 - 2005Performed in over 150 citiesClick here to view a video clip of the puppets in the stage production (15 seconds in)http://www.bigleague.org/video/high_13.htm
Mummy
MummyCardboard construction for Brookfield Place’s “Green Halloween”Client: Brookfield PlaceYear: 2012
Dinosaur - Scholastic Store
Dinosaur - Scholastic Store12’ tall dinosaur sculpture with soft tail, sculpted in epoxy resin. Created for the Scholastic Store in Soho, NYC, based on the book “How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night” by Jane Yolen and Mark Teague.Client: Scholastic Year: 2006
African Basket – Carnegie Hall
African Basket – Carnegie Hall14’ long African basket designed by Immersive Cult for fundraiser event at Carnegie Hall. Constructed of steel and plastic tubing.Art Director & Sculptor: Eric NovakClient: Immersive CultYear: 2017
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