ELAINE BUCKHOLTZ

249 A St #26, Boston, MA 02210 USA (415)-279-0434
elaine.buckholtz@gmail.com
www.elainebuckholtz.com


EXHIBITIONS

2019 

- Video and Light Installation - Go Viral Festival
Almaty, Kazakhstan
- In A Whirl (Studies in Perceptual Glitching)  Optical Installation
The Exploratorium - After Dark Series, San Francisco, CA.                                                          
- Freely Falling Objects - (Reflections on Meaning from the Flusser Archives)                    
Building Video and Sound Installation - Sussex University - Sussex, England                      
- Video and Light Installation Commission - Lumiere Festival, Durham, England                        
- The Rays Are Not Coloured - Video and Light Installation collaboration                                   
with Takayuki Fujimoto and Shiya B. Watanabe - Kyoto, Japan
- Civic Women - Group Exhibition curated by Lydia Matthews                                                       
The Art Mill - Horaždovice, Czech Republic                

2018   

- In A Whirl (Studies in Perceptual Glitching)  Optical Installation
1275 Minnesota Street Project Gallery  Festival of The Impossible                                           
(VR and AR exhibition) sponsored by Adobe San Francisco, CA.                              
- Intractable  Solo Single Channel Video Installation VERY Gallery - Boston, MA                                    
- Out of Place, In Place Exhibition - Futurefarmers (Sea To Sutro, an off site event) 
Performance Director - YBCA, San Francisco, CA.                                                      
- Public Love Morgan Thorson Dance - Visual Designer and Dramaturge                                                  
Walker Arts Center - Minneapolis, MN 

2017  

- Optical Garden Noticing Tour  Optical experiential light and sound score                                                       
The International House of Japan Garden - Tokyo, Japan                                                               
Freely Falling Objects - (Reflections on Meaning from the Flusser Archives)                 
Building Video and Sound Installation Gallery 308 - Fort Mason San Francisco, CA                                                                         
- And Then To See Again - (Notions of Japan)  Outdoor Video and Sound Installation 
The Mountain Plaza / 山の広場 ® Ceramic Amphitheater Art Center, Mihama-Aichi, Japan
- Experimental Ensemble - Future Farmers Exhibition Performance                          
Carpenter Center Opening Event - Harvard University, Cambridge MA                                                                                 
- Paradise Revisited - The Alahambra Project Light Installation
Lynn Kirby - Christopher Stager Project Crunch Fitness Alahambra San Francisco, CA
- Moving Not Knowing, Being Not Making, Ongoing Not Finished (Not=Nothing Owns 
Time)
Performative and Visual Collaboration - David Ireland House, San Francisco, CA
- Delphi Night Walk - Made of Walking (experiential noticing tour) Delphi, Greece
The Ruin of Nostalgia - Solo moving light, optical sculpture, and sound installation
The A Street Gallery, Boston MA.                                                                                          

2016

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

2015

- Miami Basel - Works on Paper - Electric Works, video installation - Miami, Florida       
- Sasha Wolf Gallery - Spinning Light For Color Fields - Solo Exhibition, - N.Y.,N.Y.            
Fields of Prayer Grace Cathedral Light and Sound Installation - S.F.,CA                                                                 - 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, Phoenix, Arizona

2014

FaceBook Commission, Cambridge, MA
- Stillness in Light and Landscape, Group Show, Gallery 14, Boston, MA
- Rainin Foundation Grant - Imaging Market Street Project, Lighting Design                           
San Francisco, CA

2013

Spinning Night Cafe in Living Color, Spinning Night Cafe in Living Color
Billboard Video and sound installation, Lumiere Festival - Derry, Ireland
- Wandering Nighthouse, mobile truck light and sound installation series
Backyard Stories Series, Batumi, Georgia, Souzy Tros Gallery, Athens, Greece
- The Cot Piece, Solo Installation, The Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA
- Tuning For The Edge Of The Line, Electric Works Solo Show, San Francisco, CA
Songs Of Ascension Meredith Monk - Ann Hamilton, Light Collaboration (evening length music & visual work) UCLA, Los Angeles California, Edinburgh Scotland,  - BAM Harvey, Brooklyn, NY

2012

- Color Theory, Group Show, Sonoma County Museum, Santa Rosa, CA.                           
- Trail Head  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, Mass Art 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 Commission, San Francisco, CA
- Electric Works, Solo Show, San Francisco, CA

2010 

- ODC Theatre Building Installation, Architecture Of Light, San Francisco, CA

- Out Of The Blue, Here and Now, Mills College Site Interventions, Oakland, CA
- Shadow and Light, The Red Mill, Light Installation, Kulturmöllan, Lövestad, Sweden
- Jars Filmed Inside, Triple Base Gallery, Solo Light Installation, San Francisco, CA
- San Francisco Arts Commission, Grove Street Windows, Chain Reaction 11 Series
- University Of San Francisco Gallery, Slots Project Installation, San Francisco, CA

2000-2016 

- Meredith Monk  International & National Tours: Russia, France, Norway, Estonia, 
Switzerland, England, Ireland, Germany, Finland, Poland, NY, Wash D.C., N.Y. and 
Brooklyn,N.Y., SF, CA                                                                                                                                  

2000-2010

- Telluride Film Festival, Lighting Design and Installations, Telluride, CO 

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  .  Tokyo, Japan / Bern, Switzerland


ACADEMIC

2006
Stanford University, MFA - New Genres
2004
California College of the Arts, MFA - Installation Art
1980 - 1985
The Ohio State University, BFA - Aspects of Light and Motion

TEACHING APPOINTMENTS

2019
Guild Hall School of Music and Drama - Video Installation, Adjunct Professor
2010 – Present
Massachusetts College Of Art and Design, Studio For Interrelated Media Studies,
Professor
2007 – 2010
Stanford University, Department of Art & Art History, Light As A Sculptural Element,
Intermedia of Sound and Image, Sound and Image Installation, Adjunct Professor
2004 – 2006
Stanford University, Teaching Assistant

AWARDS

2018 

Fulbright Specialist Fellowship - U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational
and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and World Learning

2017
Japan Friendship Commission Fellowship - National Endowment For The Arts, USA

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

2013
Mass Art Faculty Grant - Wandering Nighthouse Project

2011
International Video Art Festival, Video Installation - Requiem For Egimen Wonks, Cuba
Headland’s Center For The Arts, Bring On The Lumiere, Guest Residency, CA
Dancers Group, Recipient of Lighting Artist in Dance Awards, CA

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


GUEST LECTURER

2019 
Stanford University, Future Media Archaeologies, Artist Lecture
Boston University, Artist Lecture                                                         
2018
Stanford University, CCRMA Aspects of Sound and Art Workshop
Harvard University, GSD Landscape Architecture 
2017
International House of Japan Tokyo, Japan – Light Installation lecture
Nagoya University of Art Nagoya, Japan - Light Installation lecture
Temple University – Tokyo, Japan - Installation Art lecture
Temple University – Tokyo, Japan - Guest criticStanford University – Kyoto, Japan - Installation Art lecture 
2016
Massachusetts College of Art and Design– Boston, MA. – Light Art and Sustainability
2015
Illumination Engineering Society – Boston, MA. - Light Installation lecture
2014
Designers Lighting Forum – Boston, MA. - Light Installation lecture
2013
Harvard University, Department of Art Department – guest critic
2010 - 2012
Stanford University, CCRMA Sound and Image Installation Workshop 
2010 
University of California Berkeley, Bullet Proof Vest
Cooper Union, NY, Drawing
2009 
California College Of The Arts, CA, Film and Video
Cooper Union, NY, Drawing
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne, Theater and Computer Graphics
California College Of The Arts, CA, Textiles, 4D-Core
2008
California College Of The Arts, CA, Ceramics, Film and Video
2007
Cooper Union, NY, Drawing
Prague British School, Prague, Czech Republic, Art
University Of San Francisco, CA, Creative Writing
California College Of The Arts, CA, Film & Video
2006
Stanford University, CA, Electronic Projects, Stanford Art & Activism
University of San Francisco, CA, Creative Writing
California College Of The Arts, CA, Film & Video CCRMA Stanford University, CA, Composition and Image
2005
California College of the Arts, CA, Film and Video
2004
University of San Francisco, CA, Dance
San Francisco State University, CA, Creative Writing


REFERENCES

DAVID HANNAH
Director of Graduate Studies: Art Practice 1992-2007 Stanford University 
228 East 22nd Street, Apt. 3R, New York, NY 10010-5634 
(650) 814-2737
davidxhannah@gmail.com

LYDIA MATTHEWS 
Professor of Visual Culture Associate Dean of Parsons New School of Design
460 Myrtle Ave #2, Brooklyn N.Y. 11205
(415) 867-6482
lydjam@aol.com

MEREDITH MONK 
Composer and Artist - The House Foundation For The Arts
260 West Broadway, Suite #2, New York, NY 10013
(917) 405-8203
(212) 941-1581
m2@meredithmonk.org





       




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