Brian was born and raised in New York City. He began his lighting career with his high school plays. Afterward, Brian worked in Off- Broadway theaters while attending Bard College, where he graduated with a BFA in Film.
Brian’s career is compiled of varied experience. He provided lighting for numerous theaters and museums, including the HERE Arts Center, Sotheby’s, Museum of the Fashion Institute of Technology, American Museum of Natural History, and the National Civil Rights Museum, in Memphis, TN.
As the in house Lighting Designer for the Rubin Museum of Art in NYC, Brian provided lighting for galleries, music, dance, and spoken word performances. He was also charged with lighting and audio visual needs for special events, retail, office, and cafe spaces.
Upon moving to Lafayette, Louisiana in 2011, Brian accepted the position of Technical Director for the Acadiana Center for the Arts.
In 2015 Brian started his own lighting design firm, Footcandle Lighting and Electric. As a licensed and bonded electrician, he can offer turn key solutions covering both design and installation.
Now Brian is involved in several residential and landscape lighting projects. He loves working with the people of South Louisiana, and integrating Louisiana’s culture and point of view, with his personal style.
Brian also has the pleasure of working on productions with local performing arts groups such as, Opera Louisiane, Clare Cook Dance Company, Zachary Richard, Acting Up in Acadiana, and Wanderlust Theater Company.