Curriculum Vitae

Solo exhibitions:

2012
“Trasparenze” Temple University Gallery, Rome, Italy
 A 2 person exhibition with Gregorio Botta, curated by Shara Wasserman
“Meander”
 An installation in the Project Room of the PMCA
2011
“EnMeshed” presented in the AxS Festival: Fire and Water, Pasadena Arts Council, Pasadena, CA2011
“drawn into a dialogue”, Cerritos College Art Gallery, Cerritos CA
 a collaborative site-specific experiment with Steve Roden, curated by James MacDevitt
2010
“Hot House Ensemble”, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA
“Rifting on the Diary of a Seducer”, Kristi Engle Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2008
“re-Siting (chapter & verse)”, Kristi Engle Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2007
“(dis)place, two”, MorYork Gallery, L.A., CA
2006
“Dis-place in Time”, Suyama Space, Seattle, Washington
2005
“Pagine Veneziane”, Kristi Engle Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2003
“baggage”, Bliss, Pasadena, CA

Up-coming exhibitions:

“Stato di Flusso - State of Flux”, multiple sites, Porchiano del Monte, Italy & The Brewery, LA, CA

Group exhibitions:

2012
Submissions & Transmissions, Bushberg Project, Newark, NJ
“Translations”, , Los Angeles Valley College Art Gallery, Valley Glen, CA
Rassegna Internazionale D'Arte "G.B. Salvi" di Sassoferrato, Palazzo degli Scalzi,
 Sassoferrato (Ancona) Italy
.(curated by Silvia Cuppini)
“Mostra Internazionale di Libri d’Artista – Luciano Morandini”, Villa Dora,
 San Giorgio di Nogaro, Italy, Castello di San Vito al Tagliamento, Pordenone, Italy
.(curated by Valeria Bertesina)

2011
“Chain Letter”, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
“Chain Letter”, Samson Projects, Boston, MA
.(curated by Christian Cummings & Doug Harvey)
 “Laws of Attraction", Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA
 (curated by Renee Dominique)
“Universe-City”, Main Gallery Fine Arts Dept. CSULA, Los Angeles, CA
 (organized by Jim Ovelman and Barry Markowitz)

2010
“To Live and Draw in L.A.”, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA
 (curated by Marshall Astor)
"Rebus Reconstructuring", Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA
"Amalgama", Cabrini Gallery at Woodbury University, Burbank, CA

2009
“Roma souvenir, la città e il verde”, Galleria d’arte Istituto Portugues de Santo Antonio, Rome, Italy (a cura di Patrizia Rufini)
“Portraiture and the like”, PØST, LA, CA
“Rebus”, Museo Archeologico di Amelia, Amelia, Italy
4th of July "One Week Only"  Jancar Gallery, LA, CA (curated by Tom Jancar and Mery Lynn McCorkle)
“On the Trail Of….”, Hahamonga Watershed Park, Pasadena, CA (curated by New Town)
Judith Page, Philippa Blair, John O'Brien  Jancar/McCorkle Projects, LA, CA (curated by Mery Lynn McCorkle)
“Bringing the Past To Light”, Lummis House, Highland Park, CA (curated by the Arroyo Arts Collective)

2008
 “at the Brewery Project, 1993-2007: the Finale” Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
"Boson Exotic", Rupert Ravens Contemporary, Newark, NJ
“Beauty’s Burden” (Co-curated by David Gibson and Jennifer Junkermeier),
Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, Educational Alliance, New York, NY
San Diego Book Arts 2nd National Juried Show, Geisel Library UCSD, San Diego, CA
“Stelle Cadenti”, Castello Orsini, Soriano nel Cimino (VT), Italy
“Porchiano del Monte - Los Angeles  e ritorno”, Casetta Mattia, Porchiano del Monte (AM), Italy
“The Art of Thought”, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA
 “The Long Weekend”, Phantom Gallery, Pasadena, CA (organized by Nancy Buchanan & Joseph Santarromana)

2007
“SKIN”, Armory Northwest, Pasadena, CA
 “Edge” , CSUN Art Gallery, Northridge, CA
"100 Artists' Books", Doheny Memorial Library, first-floor Treasure Room, L.A., CA
“The Book of Lies, Vol. I, II & III”, 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA
“Drawn In – Drawing in Residence Phase III”, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

2006
“The Book of Lies” ,18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA
“Accretion”, W. Keith and Janet Kellogg University Art Gallery, Pomona, CA
“Isole” 8a Rassegna Int. del Libro d'Artista, Ass. Cult. La Tana, Spazio dal 1999. Lazio, Italy
“Labirinti” III Biennale di Amelia, Museo Archeologico di Amelia, Amelia, Italy
“COLA 10th Anniversary Exhibition”, L.A. Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2005
“Translation”, POST gallery, (curator Joseph Santarromana), Los Angeles, CA
“L.A. Printmaking Society 18th National Exhibition”, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
“Pass-partout”, ARTS on 5TH, San Bernardino, CA
“600 Images/60 Artists/6 Curators/6 Cities: Bangkok-Berlin-London-Los Angeles-Manila-Saigon”
Curated in LA by: Maryrose Cobarrubias Mendoza

2004
“Artcard”, Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah, U.A.E.
“lucid.ludic”, Mount St. Mary's College, (curator Alexandra Grant), Westwood, CA
“3 Incisori Americani”, Galleria Miralli, Viterbo, Italy
“Ancora 3 Incisori Americani”, Museo d’Arte Moderna e dell’Informazione, Senigallia, Italy

2003
"Drawing Conclusions II",New York Arts, (curators Jill Conner and Gae Savannah) New York, NY
"Tinseltown", domestic setting, Los Angeles, CA
"Open Haus", Haus, Pasadena, CA
“baggage”, Bliss, Pasadena, CA
“Nobody Walks in L.A.”, d.u.m.b.o. art under the bridge festival,
(curator Joseph Santarromana) Brooklyn, NY
“Free Range”, CSUN Art Gallery, Northridge, CA

2002
“Mind Trips“, Chateau Chropyne, Kromeriz, Czech Republic
“Transit; Survival Skills”, The depARTment”, Scottsdale, Arizona
“Big Wave IV”, Andrew Shire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Amelia: La Fiber Art al Centro”, Museo Archeologico, Amelia, Italy
“La Fiber Art al Centro”, Museo Del Municipio, Val Topino, Italy

2000
“More And Less”, “Les Ateliers Nadar”, Marseilles, France

1999
“More And Less”, “at the Brewery project”, Los Angeles, CA
"COLA 1999", Municipal Art Gallery,  Los Angeles, CA
"Open and Closed, Artists Contemporary Books as Sculpture" (curator Kate Johnson)
Fullerton  College Art Gallery, Fullerton, CA

1998
"Contempo-Italianate", Laband Art Gallery. LMU, Los Angeles, CA
“Stelle Cadenti”, Borgo Antico, Bassano in Teverina, Italy
“The Travellers/I I Viaggiatori”, Palazzo dei  Consoli, Gubbio, Italy

1997
"Allegorical Re/Visions"  Barnsdall Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“I Viaggiatori/Travellers”   at the Brewery project, Los Angeles, CA
"open-end(ed) with a house of cards"  Andrew Shire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Turning the Tables - Domestic Inversions" (curators Won Ju Lim and Christie Frields)
Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA
"open-end(ed.)" (curator Mark Johnstone)  CGS Gallery, Claremont, CA
"Changing Media: Prints and Books"  Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
"L.A. Slide" (curator Elena Mary Siff)  The Living Room, Santa Monica, CA
"Blow-Up"  SITE,  Los Angeles, CA
"His(Story), Her(Story) and Other(Stories), Too" (organizer Dennis Callwood) L.A. Art Core, Los Angeles, CA

1996
"Codpiece Project"  Griffin Linton Contemporary Exhibitions, Venice, CA
"The Empowered Object" (curator Josine Starrels)  Hunsaker/Schlesinger Fine Arts, Santa Monica, CA
"Delta National Print Exhibition"  Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, Arkansas
"littlebigart"  Mendenhall Art Gallery, Whittier, CA
"Open House"  Williamson Gallery at Art Center , Pasadena, CA
"Displacements"  Temple University Gallery, Rome, Italy
"Dal Campo D'Osservazione to the Brewery"  Palazzo Ducale, Gubbio, Italy
"Green"  (curator Mat Gleason)  Factory Place, Los Angeles, CA
"In the Pocket2"  Random Gallery, Los Angeles
"The Cup and the Teapot"  (curators Stacey Browne & Kirk Delman)
Clark Humanities Museum, Claremont, CA
"Group Hanging"  Griffin Linton Contemporary Exhibitions, Costa Mesa, CA

1995
"In the Pocket"  Random Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Body, Mind and Spirit"  (curator Mary MacNaughton) Williamson Gallery, Claremont, CA
"Unpacking My Library"  (curators Kathryn Tubbs and Tera Galanti)
California Medical Arts Group, Santa Monica, CA
"Incisioni"  (curator Sylvia Cuppini) Accademia Raffaello, Urbino, Italy
"Sunday Brunch (Not exactly breakfast at Tiffany's)"  Random Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"The Prints and the Paper"  San Diego Arts Institute, San Diego, CA
"Study for a Long Stretch"  SKUC Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
"Beyond 15 Minutes"  (curator Josine Ianco Starrels)
Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, Washington

1994
"Pagine Tessili"  Biblioteca "Rispoli", Rome, Italy, Biblioteca Comunale, Quarrata, Italy,
and Biblioteca Civica "Vincenzo Joppi", Udine, Italy
"Credo"  Brand Library, Glendale, CA
"Diderot and the Last Luminare"  (organizer Erika Suderburg)  Project Artaud, San Francisco, CA,
and SITE, Los Angeles, CA
"Seguire il Filo" Sala Consiliare e Ninfeo Dorico,  Castel Gandolfo, Italy
"Passe-partout: A Revised Study"  (curator Judith Hoffberg)  The New Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
"M*Y*T*H (Into the Blue)"  The M*Y*T*H* Series, Los Angeles, CA
"Control of Power"  (curator Joan Kahn)  Pierce College Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"In Terms of Time"  (curators R.Weisberg and L.Geller) Contemporary Arts Forum,
Santa Barbara, CA, and Fresno Art Museum , Fresno, CA
"Trophies"  (organizer Wendy Adest)  Cal State L.A., Los Angeles, CA
"A Simple Complex"  The M*Y*T*H* Series, Los Angeles, CA

1993
"Objects: 16 L.A. Sculptors"  (curators J.Belloli and S. Nowlin) Williamson Gallery, Pasadena, CA
"Art after the Eighties"  CGS Gallery, Claremont, CA
"The Kitchen Table"  (organizer E. Butler)  Art/LA , Los Angeles, CA
"Loss and Remembrance: The Legacy of AIDS and Death in the Community"
Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
"Invece della Memoria"  Sala Uno, Rome, Italy           
"Other Affinities"  Galley Studio, Chula Vista, CA
"West Coast Edition Printmakers Invitational"  Chapline Gallery, Stinson Beach, CA
"Engaging Materials"  (curator Lizzetta LaFalle-Collins) Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"The Shooting Gallery"  Arboretum Studios, Santa Monica, CA
"Truck Stop"  F.A.R, Parked at the Venice Art Walk, Venice, CA
"Artists Writing Reading Room"  Side Street Gallery, Santa Monica CA
"A Short Course in Art"  Laguna Museum of Art, Costa Mesa, CA

1992
“A Gathering / Four Prophets”  SITE Gallery, The Roosevelt Building, Los Angeles, CA
"Out of the Blue"  Vignes Street Warehouse, Los Angeles, CA
"The Home Show”  South Coast Security Pacific Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA
"Breaking Barriers"  Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
"Not Living in L.A./Good Design"  Nomadic Sites, Pasadena, CA
"Cross Section"  Korean Cultural Center , Los Angeles, CA
"Narratives"  City of Alhambra Main Street Gallery Alhambra, CA
"SiteUnSeen"  (curator S. Nowlin) SITE , Los Angeles, CA
"Prints and Paper"  SDAI, San Diego, CA

1991
“Natural Affinities”  Galley Studio, Chula Vista, CA
“Faculty Exhibition”  UCI Gallery , Irvine, CA
“California Artists Books”  Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

1990
“Borderlines”  Galley Studio, Chula Vista, CA
“Pharmacia Poetica”  with Anna Homler, Cont. Arts Forum WindowSpace, Santa Barbara, CA
"F/M"  Chistopher Johns Gallery  Santa Monica, CA

1989
“Drawing Invitational”  Chapman College, Orange, CA
“Studies”  Lindhurst Gallery, USC, Los Angeles, CA
“Guided Tours”  The Atelier, Santa Monica Mall,Santa Monica, CA
1987
“Recent Works”  Galley Studio, Chula Vista, CA
“Premio Internazionale Biella”  Palazzo Comunale, Biella, Italy
“Response to Reagan”  Bad Eye Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"63rd Annual"  The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA

1986
“Anathema”  Flor y Canto Gallery, San Diego, CA
“62nd Annual”  The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA (Purchase award)
“Materiali dal Laboratorio”  Istituto Nazionale per la, Grafica  Rome, Italy

1985
“Repetition”  Galley Studio, Chula Vista, CA

1984
“Triennale Europeo Dell'Incisione”  Palazzo Comunale, Grado, Italy
“Testi Tessili”  Librogalleria Il Monte Analogo, Rome, Italy

1983
“Creativita' e Ricerca”  Palazzo Venezia, Rome, Italy
“Nuova Grafica per il Manifesto”  Centro L. Di Sarro  Rome, Italy
“Dal Laboratorio alle Collezioni”  Calcografia Nazionale  Rome, Italy

1982
“Mucha/O'Brien/Scarpelli”  Centro L. Di Sarro, Rome, Italy
“Ex Libris”  Grafica dei Greci  Rome, Italy

1981
“Delhove/O'Brien”  Galleria AIGA  Rome, Italy

1980
“Percorsi”  Galleria Ferro di Cavallo  Rome, Italy

Public Art

2011
Recipient “Rotating Public Art Exhibition” Arts & Culture Commission, Pasadena, CA
Commissioned new site-specific outdoor installation for 2011-12 program.

2011
Recipient “AxS Fire and Water Festival” Pasadena Arts Council, Pasadena, CA
Commissioned new site-specific artwork for store front during Festival

2009
Recipient “sbX Omnitrans” (DCA), San Bernardino, CA
Sole artist on Rapid transitway project.

2008
Recipient - completed (with M. Cielo Pessione) Eastside Arts Initiative (Plummer Park), West Hollywood, CA
Finalist 18th Street Arts Center, Design team, Santa Monica, CA

2008- 2011
Pre-Qualified List CRA/LA, Los Angeles, CA

2007-
Pre-Qualified List Bureau of Engineering, Bridge Improvement Program, (DCA), Los Angeles, CA

2007
Lead Artist Caltech Analemmatic Sun Dial, Caltech Alumni Association, Pasadena, CA

2007-2009
Pre-Qualified List LA County Civic Arts, Los Angeles, CA

2006-2008
Pre-Qualified List (with J. Santarromana) Private Arts Development Fee, (DCA), Los Angeles, CA

2005
Recipient - completed Judge John Aiso Plaza (DCA), Los Angeles, CA

2005/8
Recipient - 4Culture Public Art Slide Registry, Seattle, WA

2004
Recipient - completed “Habitat 825” Residence, (WeHoCAD), West Hollywood, CA
Finalist “Bloom Art Walk at USC”, (Private), Los Angeles, CA

2003
Recipient - completed MTA Balboa Station, (MTA Authority), Los Angeles, CA

2003-2006
Pre-Qualified List Bureau of Engineering, Bridge Improvement Program, (CAD), Los Angeles, CA

2003-2006
Pre-Qualified List Dept. of Recreation and Parks, (CAD), Los Angeles, CA

2002
Recipient - completed L.A. Riverfront Park Project, Parks and Rec public art project (CAD), Los Angeles, CA

2001
Recipient - completed Sepulveda Park West, Parks and Rec public art project (CAD), Los Angeles, CA
Recipient - completed Westwood Branch Library (CAD), Los Angeles, CA

2001-2005
Pre-Qualified List Dept. of Recreation and Parks, (CAD), Los Angeles, CA

2000
Recipient - completed Mar Vista Branch Library (CAD), Los Angeles, CA

2000-2004
Pre-Qualified List Dept. of Transportation, (CAD), Los Angeles, CA

1999-2001
Pre-Qualified List Library Dept. (CAD), Los Angeles, CA

1999
Recipient - completed Warner Center (Private), Woodland Hills, CA

1996-99
Recipient - completed 3 Residential permanent installations (Private), San Diego, Pasadena & Los Angeles, CA

1995
Finalist Platt Branch Library (CAD), Woodland Hills, CA

 

Artist-Organized and Curated Events

2012                        co-CURATOR
“Pages” Williamson Gallery at Art Center, Pasadena, CA (Co-curated with Stephen Nowlin, with color brochure and essay) Exhibition about the use of written and drawn pages as the space of the working imagination for artists, writers and scientists.

2012                        co-CURATOR
“Meticulosity” Ben Maltz Gallery at OTIS, Los Angeles, CA (Co-curated with Meg Linton, with color brochure and essay) Exhibition with multi-generational LA based group of artists working in a variety of genres ranging from painting to installation and digital/virtual formats. “Meticulosity” references both the technical / formal approach of the artists as well as the spiritual focus of their creative efforts, their tenacity and continuity.

2010                        ORGANIZER
"crisscrossing", W. Keith and Janet Kellogg University Art Gallery, Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA (Artist organizer of exhibition with collaborative arts related work by a total of 23 participants)

2010                        CURATOR
“Thickening the Plot”, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA (Nineteen artists with selected and new work referencing how artists work with the idea of a cultivated plot of land or with cultivating a plot of land. The exhibition included eight site-specific outdoor works, including permanent landscape features)

2010                        ORGANIZER
"Amalgama", Cabrini Gallery at Woodbury University, Burbank, CA (new work by 6 artists referencing my curatorial interest in those practices which were once designated as the minor arts in most University slide libraries; drawing methods, fiber-based and weaving processes along with printmaking techniques)

2010                        co-ORGANIZER
"Rebus Reconstructuring", Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA  (Co-organized with Cielo Pessione) Part of a multi-year project that documents the results of the "Rebus" exhibition at the Museo Archeologico di Amelia by displaying artwork by the artists alongside the photographic images of their artworks within the museum collections). Included the panel discussion: Art and Architecture: Merging the contemporary and the historical, with the participation of Gwynne Pugh (Pugh + Scarpa) and Isotta Poggi (Getty Research Institute)

2009                        co-CURATOR
“TOOLS” Williamson Gallery at Art Center, Pasadena, CA (Co-curated with Stephen Nowlin, with duotone brochure and essay) Part of ORIGINS: Art & Ideas 2009, a festival organized by the Pasadena Arts Council (artideasfestival.org). Artists contributing to the exhibition included Janine Antoni, Stephen Berkman, Robert Hudson, Ben Jackel, Nancy Kyes, Tom LaDuke, Michael McMillen, John Millei, Mark Niblock-Smith, Russell W. Porter, Paul Tzanetopoulos, Gail Wight and organizations lending artifacts to TOOLS included the Autry Center, the Carnegie Institution, Bolt’s Antique Tool Museum in Oroville, CA, California Institute of Technology, The Huntington Library, and Jet Propulsion Laboratory, as well as private lenders.

2009                        CURATOR
"of Intricacy at LAX", Terminal 1, Los Angeles World Airport, L.A., CA (Nine artists with sited installations of multiple artworks in Airport environment)

2009                        co-ORGANIZER
"Rebus", Museo Archeologico di Amelia, Amelia (Terni), Italy  (Co-organized with Cielo Pessione a two-year cycle in which artwork by 25 LA contemporary artists will be sited or created for placement within the archeological fragments of museums and historic collections in Umbria)

2008
"at the Brewery Project, 1993-2007: the Finale", Armory Center for the Arts  Pasadena, CA
(Artist organizer: 50 artists, recapping the histories of at the Brewery Project series, the M*YT*H* Series and Out of the Blue, color catalog)

2008
"of Intricacy", Center for the Arts Eagle Rock  Los Angeles, CA
(Curator: 9 artists with site responsive installations of their art work, PDF catalog)

2007-1997
"at the Brewery Project", The Brewery Comlex  Los Angeles, CA
(Director of contemporary arts venue working with L.A. artists and international exchanges)

2007
“W.O.P. (works on paper)”, “at the Brewery project”, Los Angeles, CA
(Co-curator with Samantha Fields, Joan Kahn and Christina Valentine)

2006
“Accretion”, W. Keith and Janet Kellogg University Art Gallery  Pomona, CA
(Artist organizer with 6 other artists in installation works, PDF catalog)
“Labirinti”, Museo Archeologico di Amelia  Umbria, Italy
(Artist organizer of exhibition with work by 13 Italian, 3 African and 4 L.A. artists, CD-Rom catalog)

2004
“Double-Take”, “at the Brewery project”, Los Angeles, CA
(Curator of exhibition with work by 7 artists from California and 2 artists from taly)

2002
“Ghz; The Post Analog Object”, Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery at Art Center  Pasadena, CA
(Co-curator with Steve Nowlin, 8 person exhibition, color brochure and essay)
“emergent behaviour", “at the Brewery project”, Los Angeles, CA
(Curator of exhibition with work by11 artists from LA)

2001
"Twice Removed", Angels Gate Cultural Center  San Pedro, CA
(Co-curator with Christina Valentina, 11 person exhibition, duotone catalog)

2000-1
"FLIP", “at the Brewery project”, Los Angeles, CA and “Otok”, Dubrovnik, Croatia
(Director of 2 x14.person exhibitions with website design)

2000
“Mediated Asias: In the Flesh”, Highways Performance Space  Santa Monica, CA
(Co-curator with Meiling Cheng; commissioned and presented 3 performances by Asian performers as apart of the Highway’s “Treasure in the House Festival”, website design and experimental texts)
“re: Moved”  “at the Brewery project”, Los Angeles, CA
(Curator of 17 person exhibition with website design)
“exquisitely wrought” “at the Brewery project”, Los Angeles, CA
(Curator of 16 person exhibition)
 “Personals”, “at the Brewery project”, Los Angeles, CA and “Sandberg 2”, Hoorn, Netherlands
(Co-curator of 2 x10 person exhibitions with a duotone catalog)

1999
“More And Less”, “at the Brewery project”, Los Angeles, CA and “Les Ateliers Nadar”, Marseilles, France
(Artist organizer of 2 x10 person exhibitions with a duotone catalog)

1998
"Renovations", “at the Brewery project”, Los Angeles, CA
(Artist organizer of 16 person installation exhibition)

1997
"G.D.I. (pronounced giddy)"  at the Brewery project, L.A., CA. and Sweeney Art Gallery, Riverside, CA
(Curator of 9 person exhibition with color catalog)
"Changing Media: Books and Prints"  Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
Co-curated with Ruth Weisberg
SITE, Board of Directors
(Artist organized, non-for profit, exhibition space in downtown L.A.)

1996
"Open House", Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery at Art Center  Pasadena, CA
Artist organizer of installation exhibition with 21 L.A. artists collaborating on 13 installations, duotone catalog)
"Displacements" Temple University Gallery,  Rome, Italy
(Artist organizer of installation exhibition with 3 Roman and 3 L.A. artists, duotone catalog)
"Il Legno '96"
Curated at Comune di Fossato di Vico, Fossato di Vico, Italy
(13 Italian artists and 1 L.A. artist in five locations with catalog)
"Dal Campo D'Osservazione to The Brewery":
Artist organized installation exhibition at Palazzo Ducale in Gubbio, Italy and the Brewery Complex in L.A., CA (The consecutive exhibition exchange of the work of 10 artists from each region with catalog)

1995-96
"Pagine Tessili/The Woven Page",  Biblioteca "Rispoli", Rome, Italy, Biblioteca Comunale, Quarrata,  Italy, Biblioteca Civica  "Vincenzo Joppi", Udine, Italy and The South Pasadena Library, South Pasadena, CA
(Artist organizer of traveling exhibition with commissioned work by 9 Italian and 7 L.A. artists, b/w catalog)

1995
"20th Anniversary Gala and Art Auction"
Curated for the Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
"Sunday Brunch"
Artist organized exhibition at Random Gallery, L.A., CA

1994 -95
F.A.R. (Foundation for Art Resources),  Board of Directors  Los Angeles, CA
(Among other projects: the F.A.R. Bazaar and Zine Scream)

1994
"Credo" Exhibition
Artist organized exhibition at the Brand Library Gallery, Glendale, CA

1993 -94
"The M * Y * T * H Series"
(Director of year long, artist organized exhibition series at the Brewery in Los Angeles, CA)

1992
"Out of the Blue"
(Artist organizer of 12 person installation exhibition at the Vignes Bldg. in Los Angeles, CA)
Artist-Organized and Curated Events

1987 -91
"The Pink House Performance Nights":
Director of bi-monthly series of 8 to 12 individual performances at various venues in L.A.

1989
"Exhibitions"
5 curated exhibitions at U.S.C. Hillel

1986
"UCSD/SDSU Exchange"
Graduate exchange of performance and installation art

 

Education:

1987 -89
MFA, University of Southern California, Los Angeles,  CA

1982 -84
Artist in residence, Istituto Nazionale per La Grafica, Rome, Italy

1978 -82
AA.BB. Fine Arts degree, Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma, Rome, Italy

1976 -78
Magistero degree in printmaking, Istituto Statale D’Arte di Urbino, Urbino, Italy

Writing

since 2010
Artillery Magazine, Los Angeles, CA

since 2002
Sculpture Magazine, Washington, D.C.

2008-1
Tema Celeste, New York, NY

2008-1995
ArtScene, Los Angeles, CA

2001
Art Issues, Los Angeles, CA

1998-95
World Art, Newark, N.J.

1996
Art in America, New York, N.Y.

1996–4
Visions ,Los Angeles, CA

1994–91
Tema Celeste, Siracusa, Italy

1993-91
New Art Examiner, Chicago, IL

1992-90
Artspace, Los Angeles, CA

1991-90
Contemporanea, New York, NY

1991-89
Artweek, San Jose, CA

1985-84
Daily American/International Courier, Rome, Italy
La Repubblica, Rome, Italy
L’Espresso, Milan, Italy

Awards / Scholarship

2004
Faculty Research Grant (CSUN)

2002
Probationary Faculty Support Grant (CSUN)

1999
Faculty Research Grant (Art Center College of Design)

1998
City of Los Angeles Artists Grant

1994
Fulbright Research Grant in Italy

Teaching

2008-01
Asst. Professor, Sculpture, California State University Northridge, Northridge, CA

2001 -96
Beginning and Advanced Printmaking, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

2002 -94
Graduate Studies Advisor, Art Center , Pasadena, CA

1998
Theoretical Issues Seminar, Art Center , Pasadena, CA

1997
Contemporary European Art and Theory, Art Center, Pasadena, CA

1996
Senior Projects, Art Center , Pasadena, CA

1995
Theoretical Issues Seminar, Art Center , Pasadena, CA
Visiting Artist, Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA
Beginning and Advanced Printmaking, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Contemporary European Art and Theory, Art Center, Pasadena, CA
Installation Art, Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA
Senior Projects, Art Center , Pasadena, CA

1994
Theoretical Issues Seminar, Art Center, Pasadena, CA

1993
 Visiting Artist, Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA
Multiples, Serial Images and Objects, Art Center, Pasadena, CA

1993-92
Theoretical Issues Seminar, Art Center, Pasadena, CA
Sculpture and Basic Drawing, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA

1992
Printmaking, California State University at Dominguez Hills, Los Angeles, CA

1992-91
Theoretical Issues Seminar, Art Center, Pasadena, CA
Two-dimensional Studio and Printmaking, Loyola Marymount University,Los Angeles, CA

1991
Beginning and Advanced Printmaking, University of California at Irvine,Irvine, CA

1990-89
Beginning and Advanced Printmaking, University of Southern California,Los Angeles, CA

Since 1989
Guest Lectures including  USC, Los Angeles, CA, Chapman College, Orange,CA, UCI, Irvine, CA, Loyola  Marymount, Los Angeles, CA, Art Center, Pasadena, CA, Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA, Southern Graphics Council, Knoxville, TN, ArtTable West, Los Angeles, CA, Art Alliance, Pasadena, CA, College Art Association, New York, N.Y., College Art Association, Seattle, Washington, Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, Temple University Abroad, Rome, Italy, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy, Istituto Statale d’Arte “G. Sello”, Udine, Italy, Istituto Statale d’Arte “F. Menegaroni”, Pesaro, Italy, Istituto Statale d’Arte di Urbino, Urbino, Italy, Istituto di Storia dell'Arte, Universita' degli Studi, Urbino, Italy, Skuc Gallerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Pasadena Art Alliance, Pasadena, CA, College Art Association, Boston, Mass.

1989-87
Teaching Assistant in Sculpture, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

1985-83
Etching and Engraving, Studio ‘Teckne’, Rome, Italy

1985-84
Drawing and Relief Printing, Scuola Comunale di San Giacomo, Rome, Italy

1983-82
Printmaking, II Liceo Artistico di Roma, Rome, Italy

 

Performance

2002
“Ercolano” (with Toti M. O’Brien and Steve Roden), in “In Other Los Angeles”,
Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica, CA

2001
“Mur-Moiré” (with Toti M. O’Brien), in "Six Degrees" curated by Side Street Projects,
in 4 Los Angeles libraries (Site specific performances with video/audio installations)

2000
“Mur-Moiré ” (with Toti M. O’Brien), in "Hot and Sticky" curated by Deborah Oliver, Highways Performance
Space, Santa Monica, CA
“Mur-Moiré ( short stories)” (with Toti M. O’Brien), StelleCadenti, Bassano in Teverina, Italy
“PolyLinglot3” (with Toti M. O’Brien and Steve Roden), “Ateliers des Artistes”, Marseilles, France

1999
“PolyLinglot2” (with Toti M. O’Brien and Steve Roden), “at the Brewery project”, Los Angeles, CA
"PolyLinglot1" (with Toti M. O’Brien and Steve Roden), Santarcangelo dei Teatri,Santarcangelo, Italy
"Linglot (Terrace Version, Too)" (with Toti M. O’Brien and Steve Roden), Joan Hugo’s Terrace, Los Angeles, CA

1998
"Linglot (Terrace Version)" (with Toti M. O’Brien and Steve Roden), Laband Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Travellers Husk” (with Toti M. O’Brien), La Travesia, Madrid, Spain and  Palazzo dei Consoli, Gubbio, Italy
"Husk" (with Toti M. O’Brien and Steve Roden) Barnsdall Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1997
"beat" (with Toti M. O’Brien and Steve Roden) Post, Los Angeles, CA  and L.A. Art Core, Los Angeles, CA

1996
"Somnia" (with Toti M. O’Brien and Steve Roden) Palazzo Ducale, Gubbio, Italy

1995
"Ippirati" (with Toti Mercadante and Steve Roden) SITE, Los Angeles, CA,
Teatro Furio Camillo, Rome, Italy, and SKUC Gallerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia

1993
"Exercises in Style"  The Galley Studio, Chula Vista, CA

1991
“Softshoe II” & “Calaesthetics”  University of California at Irvine  Irvine, CA
“Moderator”  The Pink House at L.A. Photography Center, Los Angeles, CA
“Softshoe”  The Pink House at Larry Dumlao's Studio, Chula Vista, CA

1990
“Lessee now”  The Pink House at Karl Matson’s Studio,Los Angeles,CA
“Constellatio”  (with Anna Homler), Contemporary Arts Forum,Santa Barbara, CA
“Model Behaviour Part I”  The Pink House at Margaret Lazzari's studio,.Los Angeles, CA
“Some Change”  The Pink House at Kim Yasuda's studio, City of Vernon, CA
“Brief Lectures (I - V)”  The Pink House at the Pink House,Los Angeles, CA

1989
“Arrangement”  Harris Gallery, USC, Los Angeles, CA
“Rewind”  The Pink House at the Pink House, Los Angeles, CA

1988
"Things I forgot”  The Pink House at the Pink House,Los Angeles, CA

1987
“Small Talk”  The Pink House at the Pink House, Los Angeles, CA

1986
“Ascent times 2”  (with Larry Dumlao), San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
“Exchange Performance Night”  UCSD Annex Gallery, La Jolla, CA

 

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