Member Profile: Sugar Vendil
Sugar Vendil is a New York-based multidisciplinary artist lauded for “leading the unlikely intersection of classical music and new fashion” (The New York Times). She is a composer, pianist, and theater maker. A second generation Filipino-American, her artistic practice is strongly focused on rigorous discipline as a musician and multidisciplinary performance that integrates music, movement, and fashion, and unconventional approaches to the piano. Vendil was a 2017 Summer Labs Artist in Residence at National Sawdust and a 2016 Fellow in the Target Margin Institute for Collaborative Theater Making. Other residencies include Avaloch Farm, Earthdance (E|MERGE Multidisciplinary Residency), the A-Z West Wagon Station Encampment, Arts Letters & Numbers, and Yaddo. She is the founder of The Nouveau Classical Project, a music ensemble based in NYC. Vendil is an advocate of the oxford comma, is obsessed with her cat Coco, and has an excellent memory.