ACADEMIC

2006
Stanford University
MFA: New Genres

2004
California College of the Arts
MFA in Media Arts

1980 - 1985
The Ohio State University,
BFA: Aspects of Light and Motion, Technical Production & Design

TEACHING APPOINTMENTS

2010 – Present
PROFESSOR
Massachusetts College Of Art and Design, Boston, MA
Studio For Interrelated Media Studies

2007 – 2010
ADJUNCT PROFESSOR
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Department of Art & Art History, Light As A Sculptural Element, Intermedia / Sound and Image Installation

2004 – 2006
TEACHING ASSISTANT
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

GUEST LECTURER

2014
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
CCRMA Colloquium talk

2013
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Guest Critic, Video Installation

Cooper Union, NY
Drawing

2011 - 2013
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
CCRMA Sound and Image Installation Workshop

2010
University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Guest Lecturer: "Bullet Proof Vest"

Cooper Union, New York, NY
Drawing 

2009
California College Of The Arts, San Francisco, CA
Film and Video Guest Lecturer

Cooper Union, NY, Drawing

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne, IL
Theater and Computer Graphics

California College Of The Arts, San Francisco, CA
Textiles, "4D-Core"

2008
California College Of The Arts, San Francisco, CA
Ceramics, Film and Video

2007
Cooper Union, New York, NY
Drawing Class Guest Lecturer

Prague British School, Prague, Czech Republic
Art Guest Lecturer

University Of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Creative Writing

California College Of The Arts, San Francisco, CA
Film & Video

2006
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Electronic Projects, Stanford Art & Activism

University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Creative Writing

California College Of The Arts, San Francisco, CA
Film & Video

CCRMA Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Composition and Image

2005
California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Film and Video

2004
University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Dance

EXHIBITIONS

2016
Spinning Night Cafe in Living Color video and sound billboard installation.
Lumiere Festival, London, England

McMurtry Atrium Installation - Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Stanford University Dept. of Art and Art History - site specific installation commission.
Palo Alto, CA

2015
Miami Basel - Works on Paper - Electric Works, video installation
Miami, Florida

Sasha Wolf Gallery - Spinning Light For Color Fields - Solo Exhibition.
New York, NY

Grace Cathedral Light and Sound Installation - Fields of Prayer.
Nighthouse Studio, San Francisco, CA

Color Fields - Middle Sticks, Mass Art, Paine Bakalar Galleries
Boston, MA

Meredith Monk - On Behalf of Nature lighting collaboration
(evening length music & visual work) Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Yerba Buena Center For The Arts, San Francisco, CA

2014
FaceBook Commission, Cambridge, MA

Stillness in Light and Landscape, Group Show, Gallery 14, Boston, MA

Boston Does Boston, Proof Gallery, Boston, MA

Nighthouse Studio - Rainin Foundation Grant
Imaging Market Street Project, 509 Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

Luggage Store Facade Lighting Design.
3 San Francisco Mural Projects, San Francisco, CA

2013
Spinning Night Cafe in Living Color. Billboard Video and sound installation.
Lumiere Festival, Derry, Ireland

Wandering Nighthouse, mobile truck light and sound installation series. 
Athens, Greece

Seeing Away. Nighthouse Collaboration.
MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA

Backyard Stories Series.
Batumi, Georgia

Souzy Tros Gallery.
Athens, Greece 

Gallery 55: Wandering Nighthouse: Installation.
North Adams, MA

The Cot Piece: Solo Installation.
The Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA

Easy Rider: Light Installation.
Phoenix Hotel, ArtPad SF, San Francisco, CA

Tuning For The Edge Of The Line: Solo Show.
Electric Works, San Francisco, CA

2012
Color Theory: Group Show.
Sonoma County Museum, Santa Rosa, CA

TrailHead: Video Mapping, Sculpture, and Light Installation.
San Francisco, CA

Night Life at the Academy: Video Installation.
Academy Of Sciences, San Francisco, CA

2011
International Video Art Festival, 3 Video Works.
Camaguey, Cuba

Selections 11: Faculty Show.
MassArt Bakalar Gallery, Boston, MA

Wo Hing General Store: Video Installation and Solo Show.
San Francisco, CA

509 Cultural Center: Collaboration with Michael Swaine
San Francisco, CA 

101 California: Solo Video Installation.
San Francisco, CA

Electric Works: Solo Show.
Electric Works,San Francisco, CA

2010
Electric Works: Project Space Installation.
Electric Works, San Francisco, CA

Architecture of Light: Site-Specific Installation.
ODC Theater, San Francisco, CA

Out Of The Blue - Here and Now: Site Interventions. 
Mills College, Oakland, CA

Shadow and Light - The Red Mill: Light Installation.
Kulturmöllan, Lövestad, Sweden

Jars Filmed Inside: Solo Light Installation.
Triple Base Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Grove Street Windows - Chain Reaction XIV Series.
San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco, CA

Slots: Light Installation and Architectural Intervention.
University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

2009
Wandering Night House: Light Installation.
Triple Base Gallery, San Francisco, CA

A Very Public Art Project, Before We Were Here: 6 Story Light Installation.
Oakland, CA

The Warfield Project: 7 Story Video Installation.
Market Street, San Francisco, CA  

2008
Light Art: Group Show.
The Swiss Technorama Science Center, Winterthur, Switzerland 

Middle Sticks: Bay Area Now 5.
Yerba Buena Center For The Arts, San Francisco, CA

Light Installation Collaboration with Kirk Maxson.
SOEX, ATA Artist’s Television Access, San Francisco, CA

Between Grass: Solo Light Installation.
Hang Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Light Sculpture Installation.
Y2Y Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

Between Spaces: Light Installation.
San Jose Institute Of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA 

Scenes For A Box Carnival: Solo Light Installation.
Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

The Warfield Project: 7 Story Video Installation.
Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007
Relational Aesthetics: Centenary Exhibition.
Pacific Film Archive, Film and Video at CCA, San Francisco, CA

Institute For the Future, Solo Light & Video Installation,, Slavonice, Czech Rep.

Blue Fields: Ephemeral, Explorations In Light, Light Sculptures.
Claremont Museum, Claremont, CA

Night Away: Solo House Windows Installation. Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Residency and Exhibition.
509 Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

Euphorion - Art From San Francisco: Light Sculptures.
Pierogi Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

2006
Cream From The Top: Video Print Installation.
Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA

MFA Thesis Show, Light Sculpture.
Thomas Welton Stanford Art Gallery, Palo Alto, CA

Stanford Horse Stable Pasture: Solo Installation.
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

2005
Telluride Film Festival: Video Installation.
Telluride, CO   

LIGHTING & VISUAL DESIGN

2013
MEREDITH MONK- Lighting Design.
On Behalf of Nature (evening length music & visual work)

Freud Theater UCLA, Los Angeles California, Edinburgh Scotland, BAM Harvey, Brooklyn, NY

2000 - 2013
MEREDITH MONK - Lighting Design.
Solo and Ensemble Concerts. 

National and International touring including The Louvre, Paris France, England, Norway, Serbia, Czech Republic, Portugal, Russia, Germany, Estonia, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Austria, Scotland, Belgium, Italy, Hungary, Ireland, Canada,  Syria, Brazil, Spain, Sweden.

2009
TENDERLOIN NATIONAL FOREST - Lighting Design.
San Francisco, CA

ANN HAMILTON & MEREDITH MONK- Lighting Design.
Songs of Ascension (evening length music & visual work)
Brooklyn Academy Of Music, Brooklyn, NY 

2007
JANET CARDIFF - Production & Lighting Design. 
The Shadow Side Video Walk, Healdsburg, CA

1999 - 2010
TELLURIDE FILM FESTIVAL - Lighting Design
7 Cinema Venues, Interior and exterior architectural façades
Telluride, CO

1995 - 1997
TERRY RILEY  - Lighting Design.
Wolfli: Evening Length Work
Bern, Switzerland

1996 - 1999
MERCE CUNNINGHAM - Technical Director.
International & National Tours: France, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, England, Finland, Japan, NY, Wash D.C., Brooklyn, New York, and Berkeley, California.

1992
TERRY RILEY  - Lighting Design.
Evening Length Concert with George Brooks
Panasonic Hall, Tokyo, Japan

1989 - 1996
CONTRABAND - Lighting, Visual Design, and Music.
The Mira Cycles, national touring, Russia 

AWARDS

2015
Rainin Foundation - Imagining Market Street, San Francisco, CA

2013
Massachusetts College of Art and Design Faculty Grant
Wandering Nighthouse Project

2011
International Video Art Festival, Honorable Mention, Requiem For Egimen Wonks
Camaguey, Cuba

Bring On The Lumiere, Guest Residency,
Headland’s Center For The Arts, San Francisco, CA

Dancers Group, Recipient of  Lighting Artist in Dance Awards
San Francisco, CA

2010
Center For Cultural Innovation, Recipient of Materials Grant for the Arts
San Francisco, CA

2007
Artist In Residency
509 Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA 

2002-2006
Recipient of The Jacob K. Javits Fellowship

2004-2006
Recipient of The Stanford MFA Fellowship

2002-2004
Recipient of California College of the Arts Jacob K. Javits Matching Grant

2002-2003
Artist Residency, Headland’s Center For The Arts
San Francisco, CA

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

2010-2014
Massachusetts Teachers Association Member

2005 - 2012
Illumination Engineering Society Member



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