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Artistic Bio

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EDUCATION

1994     M.F.A. Radio, TV and Film, Northwestern University

1984     B.A. Psychology, Drew University, Madison, New Jersey

 

SELECTED SCREENINGS AND EXHIBITIONS—SOLO PROJECTS

2016         LA New Wave International Film Festival, Santa Monica, CA

Play, Los Angeles Municipal Gallery at Barnsdall, Los Angeles, CA

2013         Compass, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA

2011         Yarn Bomb, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Art Night, 18th Street Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2009        Re-Materialization, Deborah Martin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Works on Paper, Plastic Arts Association, Istanbul, Turkey

2008        Portrait in Phase, Brand Art Gallery, Glendale, CA

Fragmented Visions, Lou We Gallery, South Pasadena, CA

Knocking on Bricks, On-line Art Project, http://www.knockingonbricks.com/

2007        Women’s Art Festival, 2nd City Council, Long Beach, California

University of California Northridge Art Walk, Northridge, California

Darkness and Light, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

Curiosity Often Leads to Trouble, Art of Framing, San Diego, CA

LA LA Land Show, One Colorado, Pasadena Art Night, Pasadena, CA

Laugh, Cry, Be Crazy, Altered Esthetics Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

California Arts Day, Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, California

2006        Apart From Speech, One Leaf Gallery, Pomona, California

Juried Exhibition, Center for the Arts, Los Angeles, California

Venturious Vanguard Video Festival, Echo Park Film Festival, Los Angeles, California

2005        Art Above Your Head Show, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, California

Municipal Juried Show Art Show, Barnsdall Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2004        Glass Sky, Celluloid Moon, Claremont Colleges, Claremont, California

Carnival of Animals Show, Gallery 402, New York, NY

LA LA Land Show, One Colorado, Pasadena Art Night, Pasadena, California

2003         Home Work/s Show, Betty Rhymer Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

2002        Installational Show, Armory Northwest, Pasadena, California

2001         Ars Electronica Festival, CAVE, ”Alive on the Grid. Linz, Austria,

Center for Arts and Technology, 8th Biennial Symposium for Arts and Technology,

Mission Intergalactica Show, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, California

Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut

2000       Peppers Art Gallery, University of Redlands, Redlands, California

International Symposium on Electronic Arts, Paris France

FILE Web Art Show, Museum of Sound and Image, Sao Paolo, Brazil

1999 University Film and Video Association, Emerson College, Boston, Mass

Ukranian Institute of Modern Arts, Chicago, Illinois

1997         Broadcast on WTTW’s Image Union Show, Chicago, Illinois

Heartland Independent Film and Video Festival, Indianapolis, Indiana

Women In the Director’s Chair Festival, Chicago, Illinois

1994        Big Muddy Film Festival, Carbondale, Illinois

Around the Coyote Art Festival, Chicago, Illinois

Sweet Alice Media Festival, Chicago, Illinois

1996        Bloch Gallery, Evanston, Illinois

Hometown Film and Video Festival,Chicago, Illinois

1992        Deep Dish TV “Beyond Censorship”, at The Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY

 

SELECTED SCREENINGS and EXHIBITIONS—COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

2013       Shorts Film Festival, La Jolla, CA

Fear and Fantasy Film Festival Palm Springs, CA

Blue Stocking Film Festival, South Portland, Maine

Fantasy and Horror Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA

MexiCali Beinnial, Vincent Price Art Museum Monterey Park, CA

2012         re:Present LA, Vincent Price Art Museum, Monterey Park, CA

 South Bay Focus, Torrance Art Museum. Torrance, CA

2011         Reflections, Angels Gate Art Center, Los Angeles, CA

2003         Barnsdall Art Festival, Los Angeles, California

2001         Mission Intergalactica Show, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, California

 

AWARDS AND COMMISSIONS

2016         Best Experimental Film, LA New Wave International Film Festival, Santa Monica, CA

2013         Award of Merit, Best Shorts, as Teen Medium Large Productions, La Jolla , CA

2008         Artist In Residence, Independent Documentary Association, San Pedro, California

2007          First Place Award, 2007 Women’s Art Festival, Long Beach, California

2005         Commission, Pasadena Art Night, Pasadena, California

1999         Commission, HOME Interactive Media Project, Evanston, Illinois

1998         Winner, Experimental Category, WTTW’s Image Union Show, Chicago, IL

Visiting Artist, International Artist Exchange to London, Chicago Arts Partnership inEducation, Chicago and London

1997         Visiting Artist, London, funded by Gallery 37, Chicago, IL

Commission, Museum of Contemporary Art and Gallery 37, Chicago, Illinois

Winner, Experimental Category, Big Muddy Film Festival, Carbondale, Illinois

1996         First Place, Documentary Category, Hometown Film and Video Festival, Chicago, IL

 

ARTICLES/REVIEWS

THE Magazine Of And For the Arts, January Issue, 2009 http://themagla.com/cgi-bin/artmagla/review

Artweek Previews: “Portrait in Phase”, November Issue, 2008

 

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

“tellTale” as part of digital “HOME Project”, Block Gallery Northwestern University http://www.blockmuseum.northwestern.edu/art tech/virtual.

 

RESIDENCIES/VISITING ARTIST

Artist In Residence, International Documentary Association, San Pedro, CA 2008-2010

Visiting Artist, C.A.P.E International Artist Exchange, London, 1997

Visiting Artist, Gallery 37, London, 1996