Artist StatementI am interested everyday moments. I am interested in finding relationships, interpersonal, cultural, global. And I am interested in the sensuality of life.
BORN: 05-05-1969, Frankfort, MI USA EDUCATION: Teaching Certification: Central Connecticut State University; New Britain, CT, U.S.A. Major: Art Education, K – 12. 1997 BFA Maryland Institute, College of Art; Baltimore, MD. U.S.A. Major: Painting. 1992 High School: Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen, MI. U.S.A. SELECTED AWARDS/SCOLARSHIPS: State of Connecticut Full Tuition Grant; Central CT State University; State of Connecticut (1995) Thalheimer Four Year Merit Scholarship Award, The Maryland Institute College of Art; (1987), Reader's Digest Scholarship Award (1986), Trustees Scholarship Award (1985), Sophie Bulmer Fund Educational Scholarship (1985) - Interlochen Arts Academy ARTIST’S RESIDENCIES/WORKSHOPS: The Third Tashkent Biennale. Tashkent, Uzbekistan. October, 2005 POC in Town. 17th International Photo Exposition, Cologne, Germany PhotoEspaña 04. “Piece of Cake Project Visits Madrid”. Residencia de Estudiantes, PhotoEspaña 04, Madrid, Spain. June, 2004 Nine Dragon Heads, 9th International Environment Art Festival and Symposium. Chongju, Korea. 2004 “Atelier-Circque” Centre Régional des Arts du Cirque. Cherbourgh, France. March, 2004 Piece of Cake. Rouen, France. November, 2002. EXHIBITIONS: (*solo) 2006 *“Smoke”. Cheap Art Project Space. Athens, Greece(November) International Video Dance Festival 2005/2006. Tokyo, Japan Old Habits Die Hard. Trafo, House of Contemporary Art, Budapest, Hungary 2005 The Third Tashkent Bienalle. Tashkent, Uzbekistan Critique of Pure Image, Between Fake and Quotation. Plovdiv, Bulgaria «bzzz» Emerging Video. “Broken” video selected by Pépinières européennes pour jeunes artistes. FIPA 2005, Biarritz France “Old Habits Die Hard”, 50 Videos selected by 50 artist run spaces and collectives. “Balkan Moments” video selected by the Deste Foundation -Art in General/ Goethe Institute, New York, USA -“Situations”. Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney Australia Island Film and Video Festival 05. Prenelle Gallery. London, England Euroscreen 2005. “Alaleh Exhales” video. -Museum Wesel, Lower Rhine, Germany -Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum, Turkey -Fournos Center for the Art and New Technology, Athens, Greece -Gallery Noass, Art and Culture Project Noass, Riga, Latvia -Schloss Ringenberg, Hamminkeln, Germany -Kresija Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia -QUARTER – Centro Produzione Arte, Florence, Italy -Insa Art Space of the KCAF, Seoul, Korea -Galeria e Arteve te Kosoves, Prishtina, Kosovo -Goethe-Institute Toronto, Canada -The Luigi Pecci Centro for Contemporary Art, Florence, Italy.Videominuto -Online Gallery – BoringArt.com www.boringart.com 2004 The Making of Balkan Wars: The Game. In conjunction with the Athens based group Personal Cinema. http://www.balkanwars.net -Media Lab Madrid, Centro Cultural Conde Duque. Madrid, Spain -“Channel Zero”. Netherlands Media Art Insitute, Amsterdam -REX Cultural Center, Belgrade, Serbia -Casa Transit. Cluz, Romania -City Museum of Skopje, Macedonia POC in Town. Video “Smoke (preview version)”. The Forum for Photography. 17th International Photo Exposition, Cologne, Germany Video Cream. Four new video artists. “Tirana” video. Artandgallery, Milan, Italy. PhotoEspaña 04. “boys, girls, old men” video projected with Piece of Cake at the Square of Santa Ana. Madrid, Spain 38th Parallel. Debut of video “The Tricky Part”. Skironio Museum, Athens, Greece. Nine Dragon Heads, 9th International Environment Art Festival and Symposium. Debut of “Smoke” video project. Chongju, Korea Park in Progress. La Nuit Europeenne de la Creation se Deroulera. Video collaboration with the circus Ekimoz. Marly le Roi, France