Office Hours: Bill Rawley on Puppet and Costume Design
Part of Locally Made’s One Room.
In Office Hours, artists, designers, experts, and brainiacs take the doors off of their offices and studios. Stop by for conversation or advice.
A show and tell of examples of my work from foam and wooden puppetry to larger fur and latex costumes.—Bill Rawley
Free with museum admission.
Bill graduated from F.I.T. (Fashion Institute of Technology)with his BA in Toy Design in 2001. Bill is currently a Product Design Manager on Star Wars at Hasbro Inc. For the past eight years Bill has been designing boys toys from Transformers to Star Wars for various movies and animations. Prior to joining the boys design team, Bill was in the Advanced Concepts department at Hasbro and helped to concept new toy product ideas for Hasbro. Bill sought out other creative outlets and dove head first into foam and latex construction. First with puppets (both foam and wooden) and them costume design.