Carmen Martinez

Department of Drama

Visiting Assistant Professor, Theater Design and Technology

Carmen Martinez

Syracuse Stage/Department of Drama Theater Complex
820 East Genesee Street
Syracuse, NY 13210-1508

Carmen Martinez is a designer and maker based in New York City. She lives with her wiener dog Clementina, loves fresh flowers, and knit sweaters.

Carmen was born and raised in Lima, Peru. She moved to the US in 2005 to pursue a BFA in Graphic Design at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). She then moved to New York City and has worked at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

She also has an MFA in Design for Theater from the Yale School of Drama.  

After a few years working as a freelance set and costume designer, she co-founded the women owned and run studio all of the things nyc, where she has worked with clients in theater, art world, and the general public. Her favorite project there has always been the Holiday Market at Union Square.

Download her resumé.


  • M.F.A., Yale School of Drama
  • B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design