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Education

 

Master of Fine Arts, 2005 – Southern Illinois University

Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1994 – Columbus College of Art and Design

 

Professional Experience

 

2014 – Present   SUNY Fredonia – Associate Professor, Film and Video Arts

2007 – 2014       SUNY Fredonia – Assistant Professor, Film and Video Arts

2006 – 2007       Kenyon College – Visiting Assistant Professor

2005 – 2006       University of Virginia – Lecturer Studio Art

2002 – 2004       Southern Illinois University Carbondale – Teaching Assistantship

2001 – 2002       Southern Illinois University Carbondale – Director, Big Muddy Film Festival

 

Exhibitions – Curated/Invited

 

2017

Stuttgarter Filmwinter - Festival for Expanded Media, SIGINT, Stuttgart, Germany

International Video Art House Madrid, IVAHM Festival, SIGINT, Madrid, Spain

IVAHM Festival, We Stood Before Our Decisions Unsure, Madrid, Spain

Univ. of Buffalo, Dept. of Art, Ill at Ease: Dis-ease in Art, 13.1.20.20 [7][13], Buffalo NY

Univ. of Buffalo, SCREEN Projects, Sua Cancroma, Buffalo, NY

SciArt Center, The Void and the Cloud, SIGINT, online show

2016     

Paratissima Art Fair, To The Stars, SIGINT, Turin, Italy

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Amid/In WNY Part 7, Morphology Series, Buffalo NY Springville Center for the Arts, Artists of the Southtowns / Southern Tier, Springville NY

2015

Islip Art Museum, Compendium, Morphology Series, East Islip, NY

Weeks Gallery, Southern Tier Biennial, Regional Survey of Contemporary Art Morphology Series, Olean, NY

Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Institute of Electronic Arts residents show Typology/Morphology, Morphology Series, Alfred, NY

2014   

Limner Gallery, Biological Show, Morphology Series, Hudson, NY

Hi-Temp Gallery, Mise-en-Scene In Matter and Mind, Threshold Series, Buffalo, NY

Burchfield Penney Art Center, FrontYard, Lake Series, Buffalo, NY

2013   

Westbeth Gallery, Re:Formed, Threshold Series, New York, NY

Walsh Gallery, Cell Mates, Threshold Series, South Orange, NJ

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Vascular Modes, Threshold Series, Buffalo, NY

2012    

Art Gallery of New South Wales - 18th Biennale of Sydney, Steadfast, Sydney, Australia

Erie Art Museum, 89th Spring Art Show, Removed, Erie, PA

Erie Art Museum, 89th Spring Art Show, Steadfast, Erie, PA

Here We Are: 15+ Buffalo Based Artists Today, Morphology Series, Buffalo, NY

2011    

Buffalo Arts Studio – 20th Anniversary Show, Removed, Buffalo, NY

2010     

Beyond/In WNY Biennial, Steadfast, Buffalo, NY                           

2009     

Boundary Waters Treaty Celebration, The Third Coast Steadfast, Buffalo, NY

2008     

IDEAs Exhibition, Reveries from Cistae memoria, Savannah, GA

 

 

Festival Screenings – Juried/Curated

 

2017      Mobile Innovation Network Australasia [MINA] Festival, Video Sketch 23(B), Melbourne, AU

              Buffalo International Film Festival, SIGINT, Buffalo, NY

              EPOS Intl. Film Festival, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Reveries from Cistae Memoria Tel Aviv, IL

              Montreal Underground Film Festival, SIGINT, Montreal, CA

              Noisefloor Festival, SIGINT, Staffordshire, UK

              Martinique International Film Festival, SIGINT, official selection – online festival

              Lisbon International Film Festival, SIGINT, official selection – online festival

              Intl Short Film Festival, Music & Fashion Parachute Light Zero IV Edition, SIGINT, Paris, FR

2016     

Romeinse Katakomben Museum, End(less) Intl. Film Festival, SIGINT, Valkenburg, NL

2015     

Athens International Film and Video Festival, Adrift, Athens, OH

Athens International Film and Video Festival, I Carried A Walking Stick, Athens, OH

2012     

Big Muddy Film Festival, Removed, Carbondale, IL

Athens International Film and Video Festival, Removed, Athens, OH

2011     

Big Muddy Film Festival, Steadfast, Carbondale, IL

2010     

Athens International Film and video Festival, Steadfast, Athens, OH

2007

Boston Underground Film Festival, Transfiguration, Boston, MA

Athens International Film and Video Festival, Transfiguration, Athens, OH

Humboldt International Film Festival, Transfiguration, Humboldt, CA

S.U.R.G.E. Film Festival, Transfiguration, Olympia, WA

YBOR Festival of the Moving Image, Transfiguration, Tampa, FL

MAKOR, Reveries from Cistae memoria, New York, NY

The Crystal Theatre Missoula, Reveries from Cistae memoria, MT

Out North, Reveries from Cistae memoria, Anchorage, AK

Central Cinema, Reveries from Cistae memoria, Seattle, WA  

      

2006     

Athens International Film and Video Festival, Reveries from Cistae memoria Athens, OH

Big Muddy Film Festival, Reveries from Cistae memoria, Carbondale, IL

Black Maria Film/Video Festival, Reveries from Cistae memoria, Jersey City, NJ

Humboldt International Film Festival, Reveries from Cistae memoria, Humboldt, CA

Microcinema’s Independent Exposure, Reveries from Cistae memoria, (Traveling)

Nextframe Film Festival (Traveling), Reveries from Cistae memoria, Philadelphia, PA

Visions Film Festival, Reveries from Cistae memoria, Blacksburg VA

Winnipeg International Film Festival, Reveries from Cistae memoria, Winnipeg Canada

Video Medeja Novi, Reveries from Cistae memoria, Sad Yugoslavia

Rice Cinema: Rice Media Center, Reveries from Cistae memoria, Houston, TX

Modified Arts, Reveries from Cistae memoria, Phoenix, AZ

Central Cinema, Reveries from Cistae memoria, Seattle WA

Hypogean, Reveries from Cistae memoria, Bastrop, LA

111 Minna Gallery, Reveries from Cistae memoria, San Francisco, CA

Axiom Theatre, Reveries from Cistae memoria, Houston, TX   

   

2005

Flicker Film Festival, Soulmaker, Evanston, IL

Virginia Commonwealth Student Film Festival, Day Film #2, Richmond, VA

2004     

Humboldt International Film Festival, Soulmaker, Humboldt, VA

2003     

Athens International Film and Video Festival, Subtleties of a Life, Athens, OH

2001     

Athens International Film and Video Festival, please…no…, Athens, OH

2000     

Wexner Center for the Arts - Ohio Short Film Showcase, please…no…, Columbus, OH

1995     

Visions of US Festival, communicating media communicating confusion, Los Angeles, CA

Three Rivers Arts Festival, communicating media communicating confusion, Pittsburgh, PA

1992     

Athens International Film and Video Festival, communicating media communicating confusion, Athens, OH

 

Exhibitions and Screenings  - Non Curated/Juried

 

2017      Hallwalls Members Show, Machinations of the Oligarchy, Buffalo NY

2016      Hallwalls Members Show, Morphology Series, Buffalo NY

2015      Hallwalls Members Show, Morphology Series, Buffalo NY

2014      SUNY Fredonia Faculty Exhibition, Threshold Series, Fredonia, NY

2013      Hallwalls Members Show, Threshold Series, Buffalo, NY

2012      Hallwalls Members Show, Lucky 13, Threshold Series, Buffalo, NY

              Marion Art Gallery, MARK 11- 2012 Alumni Show, Morphology Series, Fredonia, NY

2011      Marion Art Gallery, Then and Again, Artifacts from the film Criquet, Fredonia, NY

2009      SUNY Fredonia, Faculty Exhibition, Sculpture work, Fredonia, NY

2008      SUNY Fredonia, Faculty Exhibition, Transfiguration, Fredonia, NY

2005      University of Virginia Faculty Exhibition, Day Films # 1-3, Charlottesville, VA

              University of Virginia Faculty Exhibition, Subtleties of a Life, Charlottesville, VA

2003      Southern Illinois University Soulmaker, Premier, Carbondale, IL

2002      Gallery 1101, Subtleties of a Life, Video/Sculpture Installation, Carbondale, IL

2001      Surplus Glove Factory Gallery Space, Group sculpture show, Carbondale, IL

 

Licensed Work

 

2017      Delete-TV, SIGINT, delete-tv.com

2016      Sony Pictures, Baby Baby Baby, Directed by Brian Klugman, Uncle Jack Productions, Praying Mantis material

2014      Canadian Broadcasting Corporation The Nature of Things with David Suzuki, episode title Decoding Desire produced by Merit Motion Pictures Praying Mantis material

New Scientist magazine, The Cure For Love issue

https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22129560-200-cure-for-love-sex-with-a-mantis-ends-in-dinner/

2013      National Geographic Television show Animal Taboo, Beyond Productions producers International Syndication Praying Mantis material

2012      Huffington Post Image for article on sexual cannibalism

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/26/sexual-cannibalism-mantis-spider_n_1455276.html

 

Commissioned Work

 

2014      Ethos New Music Society promotional video, 3:45 min., High Definition

2012      SUNY Fredonia School of Music Recruitment Video, 9 min., High Definition

2011      Boonies International Film Festival Promo commercial, 30 sec. High Definition

2003      Police Deaf Near Far, David Rush, various video segments for theater production, DV

 

Residencies and Workshops

 

2015      Institute for Electronic Arts – Visual Arts Residency

              Institute for Electronic Arts – Time-Based Arts

2012      Squeaky Wheel – Regional Artist Access Residency

2011      New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) – MARK 11 program

Grants

 

2016      Individual Development Award, SUNY Fredonia, for Morphology Series

2015      Instructional Incentive Award, SUNY Fredonia, to purchase drone accessories

2014      New York State Council for the Arts Finishing Funds for Morphology Series

              New York State Council for the Arts Presentation Funds for SUNYWide Film Festival

2013      Carnahan-Jackson Humanities Fund for SUNYWide Film Festival

2012      New York Foundation for the Arts Film/Video Fellowship

              New York Foundation for the Arts Strategic Opportunity Stipend for travel to Sydney

2011      Carnahan-Jackson Humanities Fund for SUNYWide Film Festival

              Instructional Incentive Award, SUNY Fredonia, to purchase DSLR cameras

2010      Scholarly Incentive Award, SUNY Fredonia, for production of Criquet

Instructional Incentive Award, SUNY Fredonia, to purchase field-recording equipment Individual Development Award, SUNY Fredonia for production of Lake Series films

2009      Carnahan-Jackson Humanities Fund for SUNYWide Film Festival

2008      Individual Development Award, SUNY Fredonia

International Digital Media and Arts Association (IDEAs) Industry Scholarship

2006      Faculty Development Grant for creative project, Kenyon College

 

Awards and Honors

 

2012      New York Foundation for the Arts Film/Video Fellowship (see also Grants)

2011      Honorable Mention – Experimental Category, Big Muddy Film Festival, Steadfast

2006      Jury Citation, Black Maria Film/Video Festival, Reveries from Cistae memoria

              Melinda Stone’s Juror’s Choice Award, Humboldt ISFF, Reveries from Cistae memoria

1st Place Independent Stop-Motion Graphics Vision Film Festival, RFCM

2nd Place Animation, Athens International Film & Video Festival, RFCM

2nd Place Nextframe Film Festival, RFCM

2004     Honorable Mention, Narrative, Humboldt International Film Festival, Soulmaker

2003      Fotokem grant for lab services, SIUC departmental competition

2002      Robert Dennis Cinematography Award, SIUC departmental competition Soulmaker

2001      Kodak Product Grant, SIUC departmental competition Soulmaker

1995      2nd Place, Visions of US Festival, communicating media communicating confusion

 

Artist Presentations

 

2017      Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Members’ Show, artist talk, Buffalo, NY

2013      Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Vascular Modes, Artist Interview documentary

2012      18th Biennale of Sydney Artist Presentation, Sydney Australia

              Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art After Hours, artist talk, Sydney Australia

2011      Edinboro University, Screening of Short Films and Q&A, Edinboro, PA

  Boonies International Film Festival, Filmmaker screening and Q&A, Warren, PA

  Faculty Artist in Discussion and Performance, The Creators Next Door: Fredonia, NY

2010      Buffalo Arts Studio, Beyond/In WNY artist talk, Buffalo, NY

2008      SUNY Fredonia, Visiting Artists Program, Fredonia, NY

2006      University of Virginia, Department of Art guest speaker, Charlottesville, VA

 

 

 

 

Publications/Catalogs

 

2017      Labocine SEXUAL SELECTION - February Issue #7, https://www.labocine.com/issue/7

                     Labocine 10 Short Science Films Celebrating Tiny Details Usually Unseen https://www.labocine.com/spotlight/51

Make8elive ISSUE #11: HA HA, http://make8elieve.com/

2016      Labocine Filmmaker Spotlight: http://labocine.com/spotlight/18

              Amid/In Western New York regional survey exhibitions catalog

2015      SciArt in America - Interview and cover image

                        http://read.uberflip.com/i/488677-saia-april-2015

              SciArt in America - Second Anniversary Issue

                        http://read.uberflip.com/i/550193-saia-august-2015

              Institute of Electronic Arts, Typology/Morphology, residents’ show catalog

              Islip Museum of Art, Compendium show catalog

2014      Stigmart Video Focus Video Art Review - Interview http://issuu.com/stigmart10press/docs/stigmart_videofocus_autumn_2014

2012      18th Biennale of Sydney All Our Relations show catalog

2011      Buffalo Arts Studio 20th Anniversary Show catalog, Removed, Buffalo NY

              Then and Again Show catalog, Artifacts from the film Criquet, Fredonia NY

2010      Beyond/In WNY exhibition catalog, Steadfast, Buffalo NY                                                   

2008      iDMAa IDEAS exhibition catalog Reveries from Cistae memoria

2006         The Journal of Short Film DVD Volume 5 Fall Reveries from Cistae memoria

              Independent Exposure DVD Fall 2006 Edition Reveries from Cistae memoria

              Independent Exposure DVD Best of 2006 Ed Reveries from Cistae memoria

 

Press and Reviews

 

2015      New York Times, Islip Exhibition Explores How Science Influences Art http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/25/nyregion/islip-exhibition-explores-how-science-influences-art.html?ref=topics&_r=0

2013      ArtVoice Issue v12n4,

                        http://artvoice.com/issues/v12n4/art_scene

              Filmthreat.com Review by David Finkelstein, Steadfast

                        http://www.filmthreat.com/reviews/66022/

2012      Buffalo Spree Jan. 2012

http://www.buffalospree.com/Buffalo-Spree/January-2013/On-View-Structural-inspiration/

              Megaphone Oz, by Goran Tomic,

                                    http://megaphoneoz.com/?p=1574

              18th Biennale of Sydney Review, Sharne Wolff

                        http://theartlife.com.au/2012/bos18-art-gallery-of-nsw/

Sydney Biennale 2012 Review“all our relations”

          http://www.fadstudios.com.au/blog/?p=567

              18th Biennale of Sydney Review

             http://writeresponse.blogspot.com/2012/09/in-finite-blue-planet-continued.html

     Top Ten: Sydney Biennale 2012, Dr. Su Ballard, Senior Lecturer in Art History at the University of Wollongong, Australia.

                        http://www.suballard.net.nz/top-ten-sydney-biennale-2012/

              Art Asia Pacific

                        http://artasiapacific.com/Magazine/WebExclusives/BiennaleOfSydney

              18th Biennale of Sydney Review, Rob Garrett Curator

                        http://www.robgarrettcfa.com/content/2012/06/30/18th-biennale-of-sydney

   Pacific Standard Online Blog review on praying mantis sexual cannibalism video. http://www.psmag.com/blogs/the-101/today-in-research-video-last-tango-in-paris-as-performed-by-praying-mantises-47139/

Press and Reviews continued

 

2012      Buffalo Spree, Buffalo’s actuelle-garde

                        http://www.buffalospree.com/Buffalo-Spree/June-2012/Buffalos-actuelle-garde/

2010      Art in America International Review, Steadfast,    

                        “Beyond/In Western New York: Alternating Currents” December 2010

Canadian Art, “Beyond/In Western New York: Buffalo Stance” Online - http://www.canadianart.ca/online/features/2010/09/30/beyond_in/

Wall Street Journal, “The Show That Ate Buffalo” December 22nd

Buffalo News, “Beyond/In WNY A Mini-Review” December 10th

              Buffalo Spree “Bigger! Better! Beyonder-er!” September 2010

2007      Filmthreat.com Review Reveries from Cistae memoria, by David Finkelstein

 

Filmography

 

2017      Video Sketch 21(C), 7:00 min., High Definition

              Video Sketch 11(A), 3:46 min., High Definition

              DESIRE [4]OF Y(U),4:40 min., High Definition

              Sua Cancroma, 7:20 min., High Definition

              We Stood Before Our Choices Unsure, 15:00 min., 3K resolution

              The Scientist Lament – Preproduction Feature Narrative

 

2016      SIGINT, 3:48 min., High Definition

              3.1.22.21.19, 7:20 min., High Definition

              Video Sketch 29(B), 6:30 min., High Definition

              Video Sketch 13(C), 3:00 min., High Definition

              Video Sketch 84(A), 3:15 min., High Definition

 

2015      I Carried A Walking Stick That Helped Me Go Nowhere, 4 min., High Definition

                                        

2014      Adrift, Lake Series, 11 min., High Definition

              13.1.20.20[7][13], 5 min., High Definition

              Falling Up, 1:45 min., High Definition

                     

2013      5.6.6.12.15, 3 min., High Definition

              9.14.8.15.18.18.5.19.3.15, 4 min., High Definition

                                        

  1.               , 2 min., Morphology Series, High Definition

              23.9.16, 8min., Morphology Series, High Definition   

  1.               , 3 min., Threshold Series, High Definition

 

 

 

  1. , Lake Series, 8 min., High Definition           

 

2007      Transfiguration, 7min., DV

 

2005      Reveries from Cistae memoria, 11min., 35mm/video

              Day Film # 4 06.23.05, 2 min., DV

 

2004      Day Film #1 01.17.04, 2.5 min., DV

Day Film #2 02.16.04, 3.5 min., DV

              Day Film #3 03.04.04, 3.5 min., DV

Handy New Friends, 3 min., High Definition

 

2003      Soulmaker, 13 min., 16mm

 

2002      Subtleties of a Life, 9 min., DV

 

2000      Please…No…, 7 min., DV

 

1999      O.K.R.A. Test 1, 4 min., DV

           3-5, 1 min., DV

 

1992      communicating media communicating confusion, 6 min., Hi8

 

1991      Thanksgiving Day, 7 min., Hi8

            Countdown News, 30 min., Hi8

 

1990      Desire Understanding, 5 min., Hi8

 

Professional Organizations/Membership

 

2015 – Current      SciArts Center                  

2012 – Current      Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center

2008 – 2010          University Film and Video Association

2008 – 2009          Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Arts Center

 

Professional Service

 

2017      Arts Services Initiative, Artists Samples, CVs and Resumes, workshop presenter

2016      New York Foundation for the Arts, Fellowship Informational workshop presenter

2015      New York Foundation for the Arts, Video and Film fellowship awards panelist

Empire State Development’s Roundtable, Growing the Post-Production and Visual Effects Talent Pipeline in New York State

2011      Boonies International Film Festival, Juror w/ Kevin Jerome Everson & Dorthea Braemer

2010      Carol Fielding Student Grant Juror, University Film and Video Association

2009      Carol Fielding Student Grant Juror, University Film and Video Association

 

University/Departmental Service

 

2007- Present – Various Capacities and Durations

SUNYWide Film Festival Director/Founder

SUNYWide Film Festival advisory board member

Film Studies Minor coordinator

Film Studies Minor advisory board member

Media Arts Club/Cinema Alternatives, Faculty Advisor

University Senate – Department Representative and ad hoc subcommittees

Technology Committee Chair

Media Arts Lab Coordinator

Curriculum Committee member

Articulation Liaison

Provided Graphic Design work for Marion Art Gallery

Technology Consultant Marion Art Gallery

Created promotional Videos for Film and Video Arts and Animation programs