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Public Art Commissions and Exhibitions

 

March 2012 - Dupont Underground Preservation Laser Test Show version 1

 

2011 Fab Lab DC- LASER array exhibit

 

2010 - "A Time Capsule for the Westover Library", Project Grant received from Arlington County Public Art Program to preserve the memory of a neighborhood library from the ravenous mists of time.

 

-Art Enables Gallery, Washington, DC

On Display: Selected mechanical and illuminated sculptural creatures composed of bike parts, lights, wiring.  Built with local students in a workshop at the Phoenix Bikes Co-op.

 

2009 - Recycled Art Show, Arlington County Central Library, Arlington, VA. "Wheeled Victory, or, The Cyborg of Interstellar Justice". A cybernetic, kinetic sculpture of humanity in the near future, Commissioned by Arlington Cultural Affairs Office. Also exhibited at Arlington Neighborhood Day and the Planet Arlington World Music Festival.

 

- Girard St. Garden, DC Bi-Lingual Public Charter School, Washington, DC

"Defense Insect"  An interactive, illuminated sculptural sentinel for enrichment of a community garden.  Commissioned by City Blossoms Garden Consultancy Inc.

 

2008 - Hume Band east coast tour, Death by Audio Studios (NYC), Danger Danger Gallery (Philadelphia), Hexagon Art Space (Baltimore, MD), Gold Leaf Studios (Washington DC),          “Cthulu Trinity", a giant musical octopus suit with wearable, responsive electronics.

 

- 52 O St. Open Studios Exhibition, Washington DC, “Wheeled Victory”humaniod figure section on display during sculpting process.

 

2007 - Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC, Ansel Adams/Annie Leibovitz Photography Retrospective, Commission received to design and build an interactive, immersive "Camera Obscura" exhibit apparatus. 

 

2006 - Fresh Young Fredericksburg, Libertytown Art Center, Fredericksburg VA,“Tyrannosaurus Mechs".  Found material sculpture of a cyber predator chasing cyber herbivores.  From the past and a future, made from discarded bicycle and computer parts.

 

Work in Permanent Collections

 

2006 - The Library of Congress, American Folklife Center, Veterans History Project collection #AFC/2001/001/31144

Interview with Frank Murphy, World War II veteran and Machinist First Class.

 

Residency

 

2007-09    52 “O” St. Studios, Washington DC #303. Operation of a live-in studio for junk collection and salvage, antique bicycle restoration, and futuristic sculpting. Worked with, assisted, and learned from other building artists in a diverse array of fields and media.

 

Education

 

2009      Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland   Language and History Certificate

 

2002-06   University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Virginia   B.A. Historic          Preservation