Tieraney Carter CV


Internationational, independent touring performer and musician

Health educator emphasizing community knowledge-sharing

Awards & Grants


ACRE Residency Visiting Artist


Weird Signals Studio featured artist

PAM Artist in Residence

S1 Artspace Artist in Residence


California Arts Council's Local Impact Grant


Djerassi Artist in Residence

Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC) Artist in Residence

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Grant

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

San Francisco Arts Commission Organization Project Grant

The Zellerbach Family Foundation

Health Education

Project Prepare. Pelvic and Breast Exam Courses. Gynecological Teaching Associate. 2015 - Present.

Survivor Catchphrases. Psychological Abuse Microblog & Web Series. Content Creator. July 2018 - May 2019.

Narcissistic Abuse Healing Gathering. Co-facilitator & Organizer. August 2018.

Identifying and Healing from Narcissistic Abuse Workshop. Co-facilitator & Organizer. Dec 2018.

Shadow Work Emotional Awareness Building Workshop. Facilitator. 2017-2018.

Black Lives Matter “Freedom Ride to Ferguson,” Activist Healing Clinic. Massage Therapist & Decorator. 2014.

Bad Ass Visionary Pop Up Clinic & Workshop for Healers. Massage Therapist & Facilitator. 2013-2014

Allied Media Conference Healing Justice Practice Space. Massage Therapist. 2013.



Portland Art Museum, Portland, we.construct.marvels. exhibit - “URL/IRL” performance

Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California - Tropic Green, “Golden Light” music video


SPUR, San Francisco, California: Soundwave Biennial Festival, “Body Atlas” - “URL/IRL” performance & Shadow Workshop

Southern Exposure, San Francisco: “URL/IRL” performance & Shadow Workshop


Manetti Shrem, Davis, California: Grand Opening Exhibition - “URL/IRL” live performance

SOMArts, San Francisco, California: Black Salt Collective’s “Visions” Exhibit. “Golden Light” & “Keep It In, Keep It Out” music videos


22nd Street Coop, San Francisco, California: Best Revenge - National Queer Arts Festival (NQAF) - “My Heart, The Cave” performance

Selected Film Premieres & Screenings


DIY Space London, London, England: Decolonise Fest -  “Enter the Pink Void” Tour Documentary

Portland Community College, Portland, Oregon: The First and The Last Experimental Film Series - “Dig A Pit” performance & Shadow Workshop


Queer Cultural Center, San Francisco, California: Queer Rebels Fest!- “Rash of Feathers” performance

Brava Theater, San Francisco, California: Topsy Turvy Queer Circus “PARADISE: Return to Aja” - “Desert” graphic


Brava Theater, San Francisco, California: Topsy Turvy Queer Circus “Majesty Ablaze” - “Water” & “Lightning” graphic


New York, New York: Queer Rebels presents ANCIENT FUTURE films: “Keep It In, Keep It Out’ music video

Music Videos  

Wizard Apprentice “Betrayal Internalized.” Co-directed by chi chi castillo. 2019.

Wizard Apprentice “Exorcism.” Co-directed by Bedroom Witch. 2019.

Tropic Green, “Golden Light.” 2018.

Almost Live Music Video Web Series. 2016- 2017.

100 and er... I Mean, Just 20 Minutes Music & Interview Web Series. 2016-2017.

Wizard Apprentice “Keep It In, Keep It Out.” 2014.

Enter the Pink Void: Wizard Apprentice & Bestfriend Grrlfriend U.S. Tour Documentary. 2013.

 Selected Performances/Tours


Slut Island Music Festival Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Stranger Waves Music Festival Paris, Ontario, Canada

Wizard Apprentice “Back to Cali” East Coast/Midwest US Tour

Wizard Apprentice/River Spirit East Coast US Tour

Wizard Apprentice/Brin West Coast US Tour

Kimya Dawson North West US Tour with Your Heart Breaks and Wizard Apprentice

Baths at Noise Pop Festival, Great American Music Hall, San Francisco with Wizard Apprentice, Briana Marela, and There’s Talk

Hand Habits at Swedish American Hall, San Francisco with Wizard Apprentice and Stephen Steinbrink

Wizard Apprentice/Tyler Holmes West Coast US Tour


Wizard Apprentice/Bedroom Witch East Coast US Tour 

Wizard Apprentice/Julius Smack East Coast Tour

Wizard Apprentice/Julius Smack West Coast Tour


Kimya Dawson at Rickshaw Stop, San Francisco with Wizard Apprentice and Hamell on Trial

Your Heart Breaks with Nana Grizol and Wizard Apprentice West Coast Tour

The Kominas UK Tour with Wizard Apprentice and Kohinoorgasm

Torrey Pines at DIY Space of London with Wizard Apprentice


Wizard Apprentice/Surfin Serf US Tour


Wizard Apprentice/Bestfriend Grrlfriend US Tour


Wizard Apprentice/Cher Horowitz US Tour


2019 Dig A Pit (Cruisin Records/Ratskin Records)

2018 I Am Invisible (Ratskin Records)

2018 Little Bug Soundtrack co-scored by Moths Protect Me (Buddy System Games)

2018 Computer Folk split album with Julius Smack (Practical Records)

2018 A Thousand Tones Vol. 2, “Pass the Inside of My Mouth” (Elestial Sounds)

2018 Energies, “Evidence” (Practical Records)

2017 Keep It Cool/War Empire split single with Kohinoorgasm (Practical Records)

2016 Fetish Bones, “Time Float” co-produced with Moor Mother (Don Giovanni Records)

2015 Keep It In, Keep It Out (Practical Records)

2013 Rash of Feathers (Self-released)


Stay Solid: A Radical Handbook for Youth. “Emotional Consent.” Matt Hern. 2013.

Selected Media

“Negress w/ Wizard Apprentice” NTS Radio. Kumi James. August 2019

“The Best Albums of Spring 2019” Bandcamp Daily. Jes Skolnik. June 2019

The Intimate Experimentalism of Wizard Apprentice” Bandcamp Daily. Alex Smith. June 2019

Wizard Apprentice - I Am Invisible“ KEXP Song of the Day Podcast, Janice Headly. May 2019

Wizard Apprentice Gets Real About Emotional Abuse on Their New Album“ KQED Arts, Nastia Voynovskaya. May 2019

“Review of EP, ‘Dig A Pit’” The Wire Magazine, Issue 423. May 2019

Wizard Apprentice: The Digital Folk Musician and Performance Artist Talks Avatars, Abuse, and New Album ‘Dig A Pit“ Tiny Mix Tapes, Ben Levinson. April 2019

Wizard Apprentice - I Am Invisible“ Tiny Mix Tapes, Ben Levinson. March 2019

Stream of the Crop: 9 New Albums for Heavy Rotation: Various Artist - A Thousand tones Volume 2” Noisey, Colin Joyce. November 2018

Review of EP, ‘I Am Invisible’” The Wire Magazine, Issue 417. October 2018

How Buddy System Games Turned Friendship And Advocacy Into An Adorable, Witchy Platformer“ Forbes, Melissa Brinks. October 2018

“Wizard Apprentice Makes Digital Folk Music For People Who Live In Their Heads” Chicago Reader, Jamie Ludwig. September 2018

“Deep Space: Claudia La Rocco on Blank Map” Art Forum, Claudia La Rocco. July 2016


2016 - Present - Wizard Apprentice. Freelance Performances & Independent Touring 

2015 - Present - Project Prepare. Gynecological Teaching Associate. 


2009-2010 - Certificate of Massage Therapy, National Holistic Institute of Massage, San Francisco, CA

2004 - 2008 - Dance & Ethnic Studies, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA