January 25, 2024

Carl Sprague in “Setting the Stage” beginnings at Opalka Gallery

“Setting the Stage” is an exhibition of work by Carl J. Sprague, a concept illustrator and scenic design artist, at Opalka Gallery. Exhibited is his work on 40 feature films and television projects as either the art director, production designer, or concept illustrator. 35 of these films have received Academy Award nominations, including “La La Land,” “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” and Best Picture winner “12 Years a Slave.”
Hudson Mohawk Magazine’s Andrea Cunliffe spoke with Carl about his early years with puppets, his education at Harvard, and experiences in film, theatre, and more.

“Setting the Stage” is at the Opalka Gallery from January 23 through February 24. On January 27 is “the Very Late Christmas Present” puppet show by Carl Sprague at 2:00.

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