Rainy Orteca is an internationally known composer, musician + sound designer for digital and fine art.

Her work has appeared in and been written about in Time Out (London), GQ Magazine, The Times (London) The Independent, GLEICH MAGAZIN and What Can A body Do? (published by Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery). Recent work has been performed at Sculpture Center, The New Museum, Exit Art, Recess Art Gallery, and 25CPW in New York.


As a composer and performer, she has worked with notable artists such as:

LOU REED
SARAH SILVERMAN
LLOYD COLE
ANTONY AND THE JOHNSONS
LESLEY GORE
RUFUS WAINWRIGHT
THE BLOW
HOLE
NINA PERSSON
MAGGIE CHEUNG
MASCOTT
CAT POWER
DIVINYLS
JOAN OSBORNE
HARPER SIMON
JOSEPH ARTHUR

 


You may have seen her work here:

THE GRAMMY AWARDS
SNL
THE LATE SHOW
TOP OF THE POPS
TOP SHOP
MADISON SQUARE GARDEN
THE NEW MUSEUM
RECESS ART
EXIT ART
GOOD MORNING AMERICA
CONAN O'BRIEN
MTV
VH1 FASHION AWARDS
LOFT
RYMAN THEATER
MOMA

 


AWARDS + ACCOLADES

Played on Mercury Prize winning album
Recorded with 7 Grammy nominated artist

Technical advisor on Design Matters with Debbie Millman. *iTunes Best of 2015 podcasts.

In 2008, under the moniker Dead Air, she released an album on the UK label Reveal Records that features songs with “…scatter gun delivery, trash aesthetic and electro-analogue tension…” (The Times, London).

As a 2016 NYSCA Grant recipient, Orteca is currently developing an experimental score for a New York City theater production. Look out for performances in 2016.

MUSIC FOR MEDIA