Aside from his duties as the Founder and President of lighting and technology design firm Technical Artistry, Inc., Mr. Chepulis helped create The Flea Theater in Tribeca New York. He and Flea co-founder Jim Simpson have worked together on many theatrical productions at The Flea as well as Playwrights Horizons, the Westside Theater, and the Public Theater. He’s has also been a frequent collaborator with playwright Mac Wellman, The Flea’s third co-founder, on 18 shows. Kyle has manipulated a vast array of abandoned NY real estate for En Garde designing, among others. His sets served as the transformational environments at The Children’s Theater Company, The Guthrie Rep in Minneapolis, AXIS Theater, Playwrights Horizons, and the Serious Fun! Festival. As the production designer Kyle was pleased to create the world of the first Tribeca Film Festival in 2002. Kyle has received an EDDie, Obie and Bessie awards for his design work.
Kyle founded Technical Artistry in 1989 to provide lighting design, technical consultation and installation to museums, large and small arts organizations, galleries, individual performers, visual artists and exhibitions. Their specialty is providing elegant solutions to unique or difficult technical dilemmas. They do not ascribe to the standard operating philosophy that money is the ultimate answer to technical needs. Technical Artistry works in a variety of mediums including lighting, sound, video, film, multimedia, and computer technologies. Technical Artistry has won a 1999 IESNA Lumen Award American Museum of Natural History, Bio Diversity Exhibition 1999 Lumen E.P.R.I Award for American Museum of Natural History, Bio Diversity Exhibition and a 2001 IESNA Lumen Award 50 Years of Television, Globo @ The Oca and a 2005 Lumen Citation for the Clinton Presidential Center. Recently Kyle started Tribeca Lighting, Inc. in lower Manhattan, a theatrical lighting rental and sales shop supporting theater in New York City.