résumé

Education

1994  Master of Fine Arts, Sculpture, University of California, Santa Barbara
1991  Bachelor of Arts with Honors, University of California, Santa Barbara

Exhibitions, Installations, Performances & Collaborative Works

2018

from here to there, from then to now, Experimental/hybrid film, performance, installation and dérive, in collaboration with Joan Giroux (in progress)

2017

kaleidoscope of influences, Site-specific installation, in collaboration with Joan Giroux & Whitney Huber, Terrain Biennial, Chicago, Illinois

caring shifts/shifting cares, Site-specific performance in collaboration with Joan Giroux, Weinberg/Newton Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

2015-16

Tidings of Light, Fresh Winds International Art Biennale, Garður, Iceland

Tidings of Site/Sight, Fresh Winds International Art Biennale, Garður, Iceland

2014

Home Show, Telios, Santa Barbara, California

2013

Eye See, Gallery 27 at Brooks Institute, Santa Barbara, California

2012

Just one more thing…, Site-specific performance, for one sandpile within hearing distance, at Terrain, Chicago, Illinois

One Night Stand, Gallery 27 at Brooks Institute, Santa Barbara, CA

2011

Navigating Ways, Site-specific installation, in collaboration with Joan Giroux, The Averill and Bernard Leviton A+D Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

BattleCoat, International collaborative project with Joni Cornell for Felt United, Traveling exhibition, Australia, Israel, USA

2010

why, self-portrait in neon, Artist’s Response: Portraits and Self-Portraits, San Francisco, CA

2009-10

Dis/Believer: Intersections of Science and Religion in Contemporary Art, Glass Curtain Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

2009

Three Women, Individual and collaborative works including: site-specific installation, interactive sculpture, video and discrete objects. Exhibition  curated in collaboration with Joan Giroux & Whitney Huber, Castle Gallery, New Rochelle, New York

2007

Jasmine in Winter, Site-specific installation and performance series, in collaboration with Joan Giroux, for Vogelfrei7, Darmstadt, Germany

A Winter Night’s Dream, 2nd Annual Chicago Calling Arts Festival, Chicago,Illinois

The Dragonfly’s Eye, Site-specific installation and international performance series, for NaturKunst Forum, Licherode, Germany

Erleuchtung, Site-specific installation, for KunstHalt, Compassionate Action Enterprises (CAE) collaborative project with artist Joan Giroux, Bebra, Germany

Inclined to Suppose, Site-specific installation in collaboration with Joan Giroux and Whitney Huber Lazar, A+D Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

2006

Voices, Echoes, Reflections, Site-specific installation for Forest, Art, Path, Laboratory, in collaboration with Dr. Daniel Kaftori and Joan Giroux, Darmstadt, Germany

i am for/we are for…, Compassionate Action Enterprises (CAE) collaborative project with artist Joan Giroux and students from the New York City Vocational Educational Center, Brooklyn, New York

2005

Visions About Nature, Compassionate Action Enterprises (CAE) collaborative project with artist Joan Giroux, Chungcheonnamdo Nature Art Museum, traveling to Pusan and Suwon, South Korea.
Ubuntu Offering, CAE collaborative action with Joan Giroux, New York, New York

2004

Pourquoi, Site-specific performance, 13001 Frioul, Marseille, France

When You Listen Very Carefully, CAE collaborative action with Joan Giroux, Marseille, France

Observance, Interactive performance/installation (multimedia), Geumgang Nature Art Biennale, Gongju, South Korea

2003

Secrets that We Keep, Interactive installation (multimedia), Shemesh Gallery, Israel

Verborgen (Hidden), Site-specific installation, The Foyer, Neuenkirchen, Germany

2002

Conversations with Stones, Performance series, Jezreel Valley, Israel

Some Stones that Won’t Be Thrown, Performance/Compassionate Action, Tivon, Israel

2001

“San Nomo San Itta,” (“Over the Mountains, More Mountains”), CAE collaborative site-specific performance/compassionate action in collaboration with  Joan Giroux, for: Nature, The Environment, and Humanity through Art – International Art Symposium, Gongju, South Korea

“Desde el azul, lo sagrado,” (“From the blue, the sacred”), Site-specific installation at El Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago de Chile, Republic of Chile

Aún Pequeños, (Still Small) Site-specific installation. El Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago de Chile

2000 Mitos de Los Tiempos Modernos, Imagen y Realidad, 3 Site-specific installations and 2 performances at the Ex Cárcel Pública de Valparaíso, Valparaíso, Chile

Traces in the Woods, Site-specific installation/performance, Yokohama International Open Air Art Exhibition, Dobutsu-no-Mori Park, Yokohama, Japan

Gingko Leaves Falling, CAE collaborative performance with Joan Giroux, Yokohama, Japan

Spinning on Uncertain Ground, Site-specific installation in collaboration with artist Sophia Isajiw, California State University Stanislaus, Turlock, California

 Swaddling, Performative interaction, Nurture and Surrender Series. Performed internationally (ongoing)

1999

Trace, Site-specific installation, Lake Naguri International Open Air Art Exhibition, Saitama-Ken, Japan

Offering, Site-specific installation, Abiko Open Air Exhibition ‘99, Abiko, Japan

Some Stones that Won’t Be Thrown, a compassionate action. National Conference on Peacemaking and Conflict Resolution, Phoenix, Arizona

Reflections, In the Valley of Silence, Performance and site-specific installation, Reflections International Sculpture Symposium, Nida, Lithuania

Eve’s Tattoo, Multimedia installation, in collaboration with artists Dena Hawes and Francisco Felipe. Pavilion of Fine Arts Gallery, Montgomery College, Takoma Park, Maryland

1998

Eve, A True Story, Multimedia installation, in collaboration with artists Dena Hawes and Francisco Felipe. Gallery of Art and Design, University of  Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

Pa Fasil and Tiptoe, 2 Site-specific installations for: Escale à La Maison Creole, An Exhibition by International Artists, in Residence at the Batterie de I’Harmonie, Republic of Mauritius

1997

Glimpse, Photographic installation, Touched by Time Exhibition, Ro Snell Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

1997-03

The Surrender Walk, An international collaborative project, beginning on Earth Day 1997 (ongoing). To date walks have taken place in Canada, Israel, Japan, Lithuania, Spain, and the United States. Presented at the Mythos Symposium in Nida, Lithuania

1995

Secrets that We Keep, Interactive installation, Ro Snell Gallery, Santa Barbara, California
Liminal, A Memorial for Two Women, Santa Barbara Coastal Project Public Art Event, Santa Barbara, California

The Tale of the Kite, Santa Barbara Coastal Project Public Art Event, in collaboration with students from Monroe Elementary School and the Goleta Boys and Girls Club

1994

In the Presence of Absence, Installation in collaboration with artist María Velasco, Ridley-Tree Education Center Exhibition; cosponsored  by  the Santa Barbara Museum of Art and the UCSB Art Affiliates, Ridley-Tree Education Center of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art at McCormick   House, Santa Barbara, California

RSVP, Fluxus Mail Art Exhibition, Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Transplanting, Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara Installation in collaboration with artist Kathryn McWilliams

1993

Awake, Personal Histories: Aids in the Tri-Counties, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California

The Coastal Project 1988-1993, A Retrospective, College of Creative Studies Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara

Time in a Bottle, The Coastal Project, Santa Barbara. Interactive collaboration with artist Kathryn McWilliams

The Cradle and Other Beginnings, from the Nurture and Surrender Series, Master of Fine Arts First Year Exhibition, Gallery 1434 and University Art   Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara

1992

Defined, Performance/installation, in collaboration with artist María Velasco, The Mezzanine, University of California, Santa Barbara, California

The Quilt, Window on Aids Project, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California

Articles, Books, and Reviews

2005  Visions About Nature, Doris Cordes-Vollert, exhibition catalog, illustrations p.35
2005  T.R.O.U. ?30, Special Edition: 13001 Frioul, illustration p.28
2004  Geumgang Nature Art Biennale 2004, Hildegard Kurt, Ph.D., exhibition catalog, illustrations p.98-99
2003  Childhood: Remembering Things Past, Sylvina Zander, catalog, illustration p.40
2003  Sprüche Paradenhandtüchern stellen Fragen, Norddeutsche Rundschaunald, October 24, 2003
2000  Asia no mori kara, Katsuaki Kimura and Takeshi Kanazawa, exhibition catalog
2000  From the Buds of Small Grass, exhibition catalog, illustrations
2000  “Spinning on Uncertain Ground,” George MacDonald, Turlock Journal, September 23, 2000
1998  “Artistes en liberté,” Shenaz Patel, Weekend, 11 janvier, 1998, illustrations p.33
1998  “Escale:I’art en harmonie,” Nazim Esoof, Le Mauricien, 10 janvier, 1998
1997  “‘Surrender Walk’ event set to draw attention to Earth Day,” Nikki Patrick, The Morning Sun, Pittsburg, Kansas, April 19, 1997
1997  FLASH Collective, “The Surrender Walk, An Ongoing International Event,” COPRED Peace Chronicle (Chronicle of the Consortium for Peace, Research and Educational Development, Washington, DC, November, 1997, illustrations p.7
1995  Time Capsule, “A Concise Encyclopedia by Women Artists, Robin Kahn, Creative Time, Inc. – in cooperation with SOS Int’l. illustration p.570
1994  “Of longing, devotion, frustration, sadness and even romance.” Joan Crowder, Santa Barbara News Press, October 18, 1994, illustration
1994  “The Graduate.” Michael Darling, Santa Barbara News Press, April 29, 1994:   Scene
1994  “Masters.” Judith Calander, The Santa Barbara Independent, May 19-26, 1994
1993  “Coastal Project Animates Beach.” Dena Hawes, The Santa Barbara Independent, September 23-30,1993

Honors

2004  Geumgang Nature Art Biennale 2004 International Artist Production Grant
2004  Israeli Foreign Ministry, Department of Culture and Science, Artist Grant
2001  YATOO (Korean Nature Artists Association) International Artist Production Grant
2000  Yokohama International Open Air Art Exhibition Artist Production Grant
1999  Abiko Open Air Exhibition Artist Production Grant
1999  NCPCR Scholarship
1994  Abrams Prize
1994  University of California Graduate Student Award Exhibition
1993  William Dole Memorial Graduate Fellowship
1992  William Dole Memorial Graduate Fellowship
1991  Bachelor of Arts, with Honors. University of California, Santa Barbara