Trained as an actor and self-taught as a sculptor and puppeteer, Kevin Augustine founded Lone Wolf Tribe in 1997. An indefatigable craftsman with a mission to investigate, challenge, and spellbind, Kevin devotes 2-5 years to fully realize each new production. Having written and performed seven full-length Tribe shows, including his opus Bride (PS122 commission & UNIMA citation), his original stories aim to speak compassionately to our collective human experience and unabashedly embrace art as a catalyst for social change. Since 1997, Kevin Augustine's Lone Wolf Tribe has been fusing history, philosophy, and life-sized puppetry into contemporary narratives whose dramatic scope has traversed the ancient shift between polytheism and monotheism, animal rights and the ongoing U.S. veteran suicide epidemic. Conjuring brutally poetic, and theatrically provocative worlds, LWT unabashedly embraces art as a catalyst for social change.
Kevin Augustine worked in the Adams studio.
Given to the MacDowell Association by Margaret Adams of Chicago, the half-timbered, stuccoed Adams Studio was designed by MacDowell Fellow and architect F. Tolles Chamberlin ca. 1914. Chamberlin was primarily a painter, but also provided designs for the Lodge and an early renovation of the main hall. The studio’s structural integrity was restored during a thorough renovation in…