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Selected Artist Exhibitions & Screenings


Carry On |  Thacher Gallery | San Francisco, CA  |  2017
Social Justice: It Happens to One, It Happens to All | St. Mary’s College | Moraga, CA | 2016
Somewhere In-Between |  Joseph & Harriet Kern Gallery | Milwaukee, WI  |  2015 *
STEAMED |  Thacher Gallery | San Francisco, CA  |  2014
in·ter·face
 |  Interface Gallery | Oakland, CA   |  2012
Tug O' War  |  ProArts PROJECT Space | Oakland, CA  |  2012 *
KNOW/ HOW  |  Royal None Such Gallery | Oakland, CA   |  2012
The Science Fair  |  The Lab | San Francisco, CA  |  2011
Bona Fide: Handmade & Homemade  |  Owens Art Gallery | New Brunswick, Canada  |  2011
USF Faculty Triannual |  Thacher Gallery | San Francisco, CA  |  2011
Ideas about Orange |  Hive Projects | Oakland, CA  |  2010 *
International TECHstyle Art Biennial  |  SJ Musem of Quilts & Textiles | San Jose, CA  |  2010
Little Pieces |  The Hive Gallery | Oakland, CA  |  2010
Art in Storefronts
 |  San Francisco Arts Commission | San Francisco, CA  |  2009
art.tech |  The Lab | San Francisco, CA  |  2009
Tengo un sueño | Gabarron Foundation | New York, NY  |  2009 (touring in US & Europe 2009-10)
La Noche en Blanco |  Círculo de Bellas Artes | Madrid, Spain  |  2008
This Film as of Today
 |  Straight8 Film Festival finalist | United Kingdom venues  |  2008
Loop  |  Winchester Gallery | Winchester, UK  |  2008 *
Residency in Progress |  Lighthouse Gallery  |  Brighton, UK  | 2008*
Axis Access  |  Tsinghua University  |  Beijing, China  |  2007  *
Notion Nanny  |  Berkeley Museum of Art  |  Berkeley, CA  |  2007
Delicious  |  Studio Gallery  |  San Francisco, CA  |  2006
A Different Kind of Blue  |  Michelle O’Connor Gallery  |  San Francisco, CA  |  2006
The Last Laugh  |  Fiber Scene  |  San Francisco, CA  |  2005
Video Series New York  |  Goliath Visual Space  |  New York, NY  |  2005
Now Happening  |  University Art Gallery  |  San Diego, CA  |  2005
Triply  |  Overtones Gallery  |  Los Angeles, CA  |  2005
Lollipops & Polka dots  |  Marcuse Gallery  |  San Diego, CA  |  2004 *
Poolside  |   Walter Phillips Gallery  |  Banff Centre for the Arts  |  Banff, Canada  |  2004
ISEA 2004 (Inter Society for Electronic Arts)  |  Tallinn, Estonia  |  2004
New California Masters  |  Works Gallery  |  San Jose, CA  |  2004
Fort  |  Russell Space  |  San Diego, CA  |  2004
Parts of a Whole  | Russell Space  |  San Diego, CA  |  2003  *
The 9th Floor  |  8601 Wilshire Gallery  |  Los Angeles, CA  |  2003
Byte and Taste  |  Other Gallery  |  Banff Center for the Arts  |  Banff, Canada  |  2003  *
info@blah  |  Mills Gallery  |   Boston Center for the Arts  |  Boston, MA  |  2003
Hello World: People vs. Programming  |  Artsway  |  South Hampton, UK  |  2003
Immedia 8  |  Ann Arbor Electronic Artist Coalition  |  Ann Arbor, MI  |  2003
pi[4] works  |  boredomresearch projects  |  Poole's Lighthouse Cinema  |  London, UK  |  2002
whatdoyouwanttodowithit?  | Institute of Contemporary Art  |  London, UK  |  2002
Film and Video Bake Off  |  Baltimore Creative Alliance  |  Baltimore, MD  |  2002      
WPA\C  Media Series  |  Corcoran Gallery of Art  |  Washington DC  |  2002  *
Options  |  The Millennium Art Center  |  Washington DC  |  2002
BUILD  |  Baltimore City Artscape  |  City Hall of Baltimore  |  Baltimore, MD  |  2001
daidalosdreams  |  Academie voor Beeldende Kunst (AKI)  |  Enschede, The Netherlands  |  2001
Fish Out of Water  |  Baltimore City-wide Public Arts Exhibition  |  Baltimore, MD  |  2001
Snapshot  |  Contemporary Museum of Baltimore  |  Baltimore, MD  |  2001

* indicates solo exhibition

Grants, Fellowships, Awards


Distinguished Teaching Award |  University of San Francisco  |  2015
Facutly Development Grant |  University of San Francisco  |  2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014
Team Innovation Grant
|  University of San Francisco  |  2012
PROJECT Space Commission |  ProArts, Oakland, CA   |  2012
Arts Council England Artist Grant |  Winchester, UK  |  2008
Digital Arts Commissioning Programme recipient |  Lighthouse Brighton  |  2008
Chosen Nominator  |  re:new media awards |  Rockefeller Media Arts Fellowship  |  2007
Outstanding Faculty Award |  San Jose State University  |  2007
2006 Emerging Curator Award |  Works San Jose  |  2006
UCIRA Grant |  University of California Institute for Research in the Arts  |  2004
2006 |   University of California, San Diego  |  2004
Russell Foundation Grant |  University of California, San Diego  |  2003
UCSD Graduate Studies Fellowship |  University of California, San Diego  |  2002-2004

Conference Publications & Presentations


AIGA New Ventures: Intersections in Desing Education
| Portland, OR  |  September 2014
            paper: Interdiciplinary Teaching to Re-Design the World
Hybrid Momentum: Women, Art & Technology
| San Francisco, CA   |  February 2014
            presentation: Intersections of Art, Profession and Life
College Art Association (CAA)
| Los Angeles, CA  |  February 2012
            paper: Code as Craft: Fair Use & Pedagogy (with Joel Swanson)
ISEA 2011 | Sabanci University  |  Istanbul, Turkey  |  August 2011
            presentation: Code: Intellectual Property, Fair Use and Plagiarism (with Joel Swanson)
Pairings: Conversations, Collaborations, Materials
| Manchester School of Art  |  Manchester UK  |  May 11-12, 2011
            presentation: Collaborative Craft: in light of Sustainability, as means of creating Community
New Media Caucus Showcase
| College Arts Association Conference  |  New York, NY  |  February 9, 2011
            presentation: Oranges in Craft, Technology, and Security
ISEA 2009
| University of Ulster  |  Belfast, Ireland  |  August 24-30, 2009
            presentation: Knitting Code
In the Loop: Knitting Past, Present and Future | Winchester School of Art  |  Winchester, UK  |  July 15-17, 2008
            presentation: Tracking Knitting and Translating Code
FLUX: Design Education in a Globalized Society | Cape Peninsula University   |  Cape Town,  South Africa  |  Oct 3-6, 2007
            paper:  The Latest New Media Pedagogy: The Medium or The Message?
iDMMA | National University Academic Headquarters  |  San Diego, CA  |  Nov 9-11, 2006
            paper: Teaching Contemporary Media: Teaching Software or How to think about Software?
            paper: Bodies Algorithmically Interacting with Machines?
ISEA/ ZeroOne 2006   |  San Jose, CA  |  Aug 17-13, 2006
            coordinator and discussant: Pacific Rim New Media Summit
Techno-Cultures in Art | Maryland Institute College of Art  |  Baltimore, MD  |  Nov 4-6, 2005
            panel: Art’s Moral Imperative?
Wearable Futures:  Textiles and Technology | University of Wales, Newport  |  Wales, UK  |  Sept 14-16, 2005
            paper:  Negotiation Desires Between Body and Machine
read_me Software Art & Culture  | Aarhus, Denmark  |  Aug 23-27, 2004
            paper:  If Then Else – Children’s Board Games and Knitting Machines
The Space Between: Art, Technology, and Culture | Curtain University of Technology  |  Perth, Australia  |  April 14-17, 2004 
            paper:  Knitting Code
Hello World: People vs. Programming Forum | Artsway  |  South Hampton, UK  |  March 8-10, 2003
           paper:  Tangible Coded Art and How I Fell in Love with Binary Numbers

Lectures


AIGA Designing Innovation | Social Innovation Week SF | San Francisco, CA | November 15, 2016
AIGA CompostModern | lecture series | San Francisco, CA | June 6, 2016
San Francisco Art Institute |  graduate seminar  |  San Francisco, CA |  October 14, 2014
Maryland Institute College of Art |  alumni lecture series  |  Baltimore, MD |  April 19, 2012
Stanford Universityartist talk at Leonardo Art/Science Rendezvous  |  Palo Alto, CA |  October 5, 2011
Hexagram/ Concordia University
| Cut on the Bias workshop | Montreal, Canada | June 2-4, 2011
University of Colorado, Boulder |  visiting artist  |  Boulder, CO |  March 14, 2011
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign |  visiting artist  |  Urbana, IL |  February 21, 2011
Leonardo ISAST
artist talk at Art/Science Rendezvous  |  Mountain View, CA |  April 14, 2010
Gray Area Foundation for the Arts Algorithmic Approaches to the Creative Processes   |  San Francisco, CA |  April 3, 2010
Columbia College |  visiting artist  |  Chicago, IL |  March 9, 2010
SLC/CSSpecial Lecture Series in Computer Science  |  San Francisco, CA |  September 29, 2009
Leonardo ISAST |  artist talk at Art/Science Rendezvous  |  San Francisco, CA |  September 14, 2009
Matadero Madrid |  artist talk at Reflex symposium   |  Madrid, Spain |  September 11, 2008
Winchester Gallery |  artist talk around exhibition  |  Winchester, UK  |  July 19, 2008
Central St. Martins
  |  Textile Futures visiting artist presentation  |  London, UK  |  April 23, 2008
Goldsmiths College  |  The Thursday Club lecture series  |  London, UK  |  April 17, 2008
Furtherfield London
  |  visiting artist presentation  |  London, UK  |  April 16, 2008
Lighthouse Brighton  |  Digiville artist talk & demonstration  |  Brighton, UK  |  March 27, 2008
Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA)  |  TFRG lecture series  |  London, UK  |  March 17, 2008
University of Wales, Newport  |  visiting artist workshop  |  Newport, UK  |  February 11-13, 2008
Winchester School of Art
  |  Platform lecture series  |  Winchester, UK  |  Jan 31, 2008
University of Colorado at Boulder  |  ATLAS  |  Prof. Joel Swanson  |  Oct 16, 2006
Works/ San Jose  |  New California Masters Exhibition Talk  |  San Jose, CA  |  June 29, 2006
CRCA (Center for Research in Computing and the Arts)  |  UCSD  |  San Diego, CA  |  Oct 8, 2004
University of Maryland, Baltimore  | guest artist series  |  Prof. Lisa Moen  |  Sept 8, 2004
Maryland Institute College of Art  |  Masters Seminar  |  Prof. Rachel Schreiber  |  Sept 7, 2004
St. Johns Queens College New York  |  Illustration & Design Seminar  |  Prof. Joe Adolph  |  Oct 14, 2003
University of California, San Diego  |  Digital Media Seminar  |  Prof. Amy Alexander  |  Oct 8, 2002
Washington Project for the Arts\ Corcoran  |  Options Exhibition Talk  |  March 16, 2002
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC  |  artist talk  |  March 12, 2002

Artist Residencies


Visiting Research Fellow
           Central Saint Martins/University of the Arts London  |  London, UK  |  April, 2008
Comissioned Artist Residency
           University of Brighton | Lighthouse Brighton | University of Wales | Furtherfield, London
           United Kingdom  |  January - May, 2008
Artist in Residence
           Tsinghua University  |  Beijing, China  |  November – December, 2007
Techno-Cultures in Art Conference Studio Art Workshop
           Maryland Institute College of Art  |  Baltimore, MD  |  November, 2005
Big Rock Candy Mountain
           Banff Centre for the Arts  |  Banff, Canada  |  March - June, 2003
Dadelois Dreams International Emerging Artist Workshop
            Akademie voor Beeldende Kunst (AKI)  |   Enschede, The Netherlands  |  May - June, 2001

Bibliography


Digital visions for Fashion + Textiles, Sarah Braddock Clarke & Jane Harris, Thames & Hudson, 2012
Artist Profile, Sabrina Gshwandter, Interweave, Winter 2012
Creating Love between Art and Teaching, Juxtapositions, September - October 2012
Handmade & Homemade, Mike Landry, Telegraph Jounral, March 25, 2011
USF Artist Comforts Market Street,
Edward Carpenter, USF News, October 29, 2009
News & Notes: In the Loop
, Liz Collins, FiberArts, November/ December 2008
Cafe con Rachel B Egenhoefer, Fernando Neira, El Pais, September 16, 2008
Digital Stichings, Jess Laccetti, Furtherfield.org, September 2008
Fostering Dialogue
, Jessica Hemmings, Salvage, Future Materials Issue, Issue 5, 2005
The Space Between, Jessica Hemmings, FiberArts, September, 2004
ISEA 2004 Exhibition Catalog, Inter Society for Electronic Arts, 2004
New California Masters, Art Week Review, June, 2004
Art Technology Interface well at 'info@blah', Stephanie Schorow, Boston Herald, May 6, 2003
Taming Technology's Overload with Artful Systems, Cate McQuaid, Boston Globe, May 2, 2003
Medium Trumps Message in info@blah, Mary Sherman, Boston Herald, April 27, 2003
Maryland Institute College of Art Undergraduate Catalog, 2002-2003
Creating in Codeformica,  May, 2002
A Breath of Fresh Art at Millennium, Jessica Dawson, Washington Post, March 14, 2002
A Better Set of Options, Michael O’Sullivan, Washington Post, March 8, 2002
March at the Museums, Maura McCarthy, Washington Post Entertainment Guide, March 1, 2002
Options 10 Exhibition Catalog, Washington Project for the Arts\Corcoran, March, 2002
Daidalos Dreams Exhibition Catalog, The AKI, Enschede, the Netherlands, May, 2001

Publications


I am not another reusable... Sustainable Design Beyond the Totebag, Sustainability Hub, Routledge, 2014
Women, Art and Technology Conversations,
a series of interviews commissioned for Furtherfield.org 
           Amy Alexander, August 2012; Sue Gollifer, May 2012; Sarah Cook, March 2012; Lynn Hershman Leeson,January 2012  Code: Intellectual Property, Fair Use and Plagiarism, Media-N:The Journal of the New Media Caucus,  V.08 N. 02, 2012
In the Loop: Knitting Now, edited by Dr. Jessica Hemmings, Blackdog Press, 2010
Residency in Progress
, published by Lighthouse, UK, 2008
The Latest New Media Pedagogy: Medium or Message?
, Design Education Forum of S. Africa, 2007
How I Fell in Love with Binary Numbers
,
self published catalog, 2006
Down Under In-Between, Scale Journal,  vol 1 issue 4, May 2004
Parts of a Whole: Conversations with Rachel Egenhoefer, Scale Journal, vol 1 issue 1, January 2004
Word Play: Xu Bing, Artbyte Magazine, November/ December 2001
Buzzword, Artbyte Magazine, September/ October 2001
mp3 Player Shows it’s True Colors, Artbyte Magazine, September/ October 2001
Confessions of a Digital Art Student, Artbyte Magazine, September/ October 2001
Real Animee, artbyte.com , September 2001
Anchorage Summer Show, artbyte.com, July 2001
Seen and Heard at PS 1, artbyte.com, July 2001
3 Questions with Hiro Yamagata, artbyte.com, June 2001

Design Publications


Media-N  | print journal design for Media-N: The Journal of the New Media Caucus
           V.08 N. 02 | CAA 2012 Conference Edition | 2012
           V.07 N. 02 | CAA 2011 Conference Edition | 2011
           V.06 N.02 | Dynamic Coupling | 2011
Warner Brothers Records  | illustration and cover art for Regina Spektor’s album Begin to Hope  |  2006
San Francisco Chronicle  |  print ads for Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
           September 30, 2007;  September 2, 2007;  July 29, 2007;  July 1, 2007;  June 3, 2006; 
           April 29, 2006;  October 1, 2006;  September 31, 2006;  August 31, 2006;  July 30, 2006;
           July 2, 2006;  May 28, 2006
San Francisco Downtown  |  print ads for Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
            October 2007;  September 2007;  August 2007;  July 2007;  June 2007;  May 2007;
            October 2006;  September 2006;  August 2006;  July 2006;  June 2006;  May 2006
Art Forum  |print ad for the University of California, San Diego Visual Art Department  |  November, 2004
Artbyte Magazine  | page layout and design  |  September/ October 2001

Professional Experience


University of San Francisco   |  Art + Architecture Department  |  San Francisco, CA 
           Design Program Director  |  2011 - present
           Assocaite Professor  |  2014 - present
           Assistant Professor  |  2009 - 2014
           . member of University wide Sustainability Task Force (appointed by the Dean)
           . Design Department Advisor
           . Faculty Advisor for Graphics Center (student run on campus design firm)
           . Faculty Advisor for USF AIGA Student Chapter
           . courses taught: Visual Communication, Senior Design Projects, Digital Literacy, Sustainable Design, Design Internship, Information Visualization, Art Fundamentals, Crafting Handmade Design, and others

San Francisco State University  |  Design & Industry Department  |  San Francisco, CA 
           Lecturer  |  2008
           . course taught: Digital Media I

CADRE Laboratory for New Media  |  San Jose State University  |  San Jose, CA 
           Interim BFA Advisor   |  2006 – 2007
           Lecturer  |  2004 – 2007
           . designed curriculum for BFA in Digital Media program
           . served on BFA & MFA committees
           . oversaw SWITCH on-line student journal of New Media theory
           . courses taught:  Intro to Digital Media, Intro to Digital Video, Art as System, Interdisciplinary Seminar in Digital Media, Advanced Digital Video, Independent Studies

Yerba Buena Arts & Events/ Yerba Buena Gardens Festival  |  San Francisco, CA 
           Web and Program Manager  |  January 2006 - October 2007
           . managed and maintained the organizations’ website (www.ybgf.org)
            . created and distributed monthly HTML formatted e-newsletter to over 2,000 subscribers
           . designed all print ads for SF Chronicle, SF Downtown, and other print agencies
           . designed all printed programs for concerts and events
           . assisted in management and organization of over 100 free cultural events in San Francisco

ISEA/ ZeroOne 2006 Festival & Symposium  |  San Jose, CA 
           Program Event coordinator & Pacific Rim New Media Summit Coordinator  |  Fall 2005 – Summer 06
           . oversaw organization of departmental roll in major international digital art festival & symposium
           . coordinated exhibitions, artists, residency projects, and other elements
           . managed student interns working on design, print, and identity projects
           . interfaced with over 200 invited artists, designers, and theorists at summit

San Mateo Community College  |  San Mateo, CA 
           Adjunct Faculty  |  Spring 2006
            . course taught:  Web Design I

UCSD Department  of Undergraduate Visual Arts  | San Diego, CA 
           Instructor of Record  |  Fall 2002 – Spring 2004
           . prepared and facilitated weekly classes for software technique & digital art criticism
           . responsible for class planning, execution, and grading
           . courses taught:  Digital Imaging in the Arts, Electronic Technologies in Art, Digital Media I: Time, Movement, and Sound

UCSD Sixth College: Culture, Art, and Technology  |  San Diego, CA 
           Instructor of Record  |  Fall 2003 – Spring 2004
           . prepared and facilitated weekly classes in core writing program
           . explored contemporary issues connected to recent innovations in art, technology, and culture
          . responsible for class planning, execution, grading and advising
           . courses taught:  CAT program (Culture, Art, and Technology) CAT  I, CAT II, CAT III

Research Assistant to Dr. Lev Manovich  |  San Diego, CA
           Research and Production Assistant  |   Fall 2002
           . assisted in the production of digital film installation "Soft Cinema" for the ZKM (Center for Art and Media) in Germany

Milwaukee Art Museum  |  Milwaukee, WI 
           Summer Studio Art Class Instructor  |  June – August  2002 & 2003
            . taught and assisted in youth and adult studio art classes
           . designed curriculum and programs for future museum classes to coincide with exhibition schedule

Artbyte Magazine  |  New York, NY  |  publication has since closed
           Mid-Atlantic Correspondent  |  August 2001 – close
           Associate Editor and Web Contributor  |  May – August 2001
            . worked as a team with editorial and design staff to plan and publish international publication
            . reviewed shows, attended press events, conducted interviews, scout potential editorial features
            . photographed selected events and stories
            . assisted photo editor for publication and web site

Education


Masters of Fine Arts (MFA)
The University of California, San Diego  |  San Diego, CA  |  2004
           
Graduate Researcher  |  Center for Research in Computing and the Arts (CRCA)
The University of California, San Diego  |  San Diego, CA  |  2002-2004

Bachelors of Fine Arts (BFA)  |  magna cum laude
Maryland Institute College of Art  |  Baltimore, MD  |  2002
            Fiber/Textile major with a concentration in  Digital Media Arts and Video


Professional Affiliations



Maryland Institute College of Art | Baltimore, MD
            Vice- Chair Alumni Council Board | 2011 – 2015

Furtherfield | London, UK | www.furtherfield.org
            Writer & Contributor | 2008 – 2013

The Lab | San Francisco, CA | www.thelab.org
           Member of the Board of Directors | May 2009 – May 2012

Professional Memberships
            AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Arts)
            CAA (College Art Association)
            Design Studies Forum
            New Media Caucus