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Education:

2005 MPS ITP (Interactivity/New Media) | New York University, New York, NY. GPA 3.9
1993 MFA (Sculpture Multimedia)| University of Delaware, Newark, DE. GPA 3.8
1987 BFA (Sculpture Multimedia/Design)| The Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO.
1981 Painting | Glassel School of Art Houston Museum of Fine Art, Houston TX.

Scholarships and Fellowships:

2004 – 2005 Fellow ITP MPS | New York University, New York, NY.
2002 – 2004 Athena Fellow | Mark Di Suvero (Public Artist | Steel Sculptor) Spacetime, Queens, NY.
1991 – 1992 Tuition Scholar/Kate Nealy Fellow/ GTA | University of Delaware, Newark DE. GPA 3.9
1989 - Tuition Scholar | Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.
1987 - 1982 Tuition Scholar/Deans List | The Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO.
1982 - Tuition Scholar | Glassel School of Art Houston Museum of Fine Art, Houston TX.

Exhibitions (in progress) Museums:

2004 - Present 6Octave Matrix (in progress an interactive environmental project) | Olympia Sculpture Park, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle. WA.
2005 - Present Passage3 (in progress a viewer interactive immersive audio visual project) | Margulies Warehouse, Miami Beach, FL.

Gallery & Corporate Representation :

2005 “Crude Independence” (12) sculptures | Kiesendahl & Calhoun Contemporary, Beacon (Hudson Valley) , NY.

Group Exhibitions - Multi-Media Sculpture:

2006 “Crude Independence” (2 sculptures) Scope Hamptons Artist Studio Tour | Phyllis Hammond Studio, South Hampton, New York, NY.
1996 “Crusafix” | Leslie-Lohman Gallery, New York, NY.
1990 “Trust" | Rohoboth Center for Contemporary Art(juried exhibition) , Rohoboth, DE.
1990 “Trust" | University of Delaware Gallery, University of Delaware MFA Exhibition, Newark DE.
1989 “Trust" | Richmond Hyatt Regency, Virginia Commonwealth University Exhibition, Richmond, VA.
1989 “3 Photographs” | Nelson Atkins Museum (juried exhibition traveled nationally), Kansas City, MO.
1989 “Denial” | Kansas City Center for Contemporary Arts - Alternative Space, Kansas City, MO.
1989 “Broken Glass” | Industrial Arts Building, Kansas City, MO.
1989 “Four Sound Sculptures” (“Sound1”, “Sound2”, “Red Rocking Window”, “Xylophone”) | The Left Bank, Kansas City, MO.
1989 “Metamorphosis of a Bread loaf” | Unicorn Theater, Kansas City, MO.
1987 “Red Rocking Window” | The Kansas City Art Institute Gallery, ( a viewer-participant sound sculpture) Kansas City, MO.

Solo Exhibitions - Multi-Media Installations:

1991 “Passage” | State University of New York Gallery, Fredonia, NY.
1991 “Passage” | The Delaware Center of Contemporary Art, Members Gallery, Wilmington, DE.
1991 “Fire and Water” | Christina Cultural Arts Center, Wilmington DE.
1991 “Time” | The Hollingsworth Annex, University of Delaware, Newark DE.
1991 “Silence”| The Delaware Center of Contemporary Art, Members Gallery (First juried installation to be shown), Wilmington, DE.
1991 “Warholla” | The Hollingsworth Annex, University of Delaware, Hollingsworth Annex, Newark DE.
1989 “Image transparent to our Likeness” | Art Research Center, Lucas Place, Kansas City MO.
1986 “20 Drawings” | Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO.

Performance Presentations:

1999 “Silverman” | Times Square 42. St. and Soho, New York, NY.
1998 “Silverman” | Ft. Worth Botanical Gardens, Ft. Worth, TX.
1992 “Walking on Broken Glass” | University of Delaware Gallery, Newark, DE.
1990 “One” | University of Delaware Campus, Newark DE.
1990 “Earthday” | The Mall (three-hour performance staged during the 20th celebration of Earth day) Washington, DC.
1987 “In The Dark” | The Kansas City Art Institute Campus, Kansas City, MO.

Exhibitions – Special Projects:

1993 “Arts Van Go” | Christina Cultural Arts Center, Wilmington DE.
1990 “FONline/Shoreline” | The Kansas City Art Institute Campus, Kansas City, MO.

Group Exhibitions Internationally:

1988 “Drawing” | Gallery Rzkwitzytomia, Poland.

Media (film):

2006             Anette Dittert | "Art's in Long Island City, New York", 1 ARD German Television, Berlin, GR & New York.NY.
2006             Dorothy Baskind | "Scope Hampton Artist Studio Tour 2006", New York, NY.
1999             News Reporter | "Univision Network News #1 in NY, May 30,1999" Silverman, New York, NY.

Reviews and Monograms:

1996      Sneller, Wayne | “Vulvavision”, The Archive, Leslie-Lohman Foundation: January 1996. http://www.leslielohman.org/newsletter/No3/Vulva.htm
1992      O’ Donnel, Mattew | “From 7 to 11: Five Artistic Views”, Vivant, University of Delaware Press: May 19, 1992.
1990      Masters, Pam | “Local artist sets fire to the status quo”, Vivant, University of Delaware Press: October 19, 1990.
1989      Witheldo, Lee | “To lighten up the imagination”, The Kansas City Star: July 20, 1989.

Publications:

2005 "6Octave Matrix" | New York University, New York, NY.
1992 "Passage" | University of Delaware, Newark, DE.
1989 “Collaborative Artists Book” | Gallery Rzkwitzytomia, Poland

Collectors:

Laurie Anderson | “Bronze Violin” (sculpture) New York, NY.
Chris Orbach & Nicole Vallance | "Vita" (sculpture) New York, NY.
Dr. Daniel Rudolf | "Romantic Giant"(sculpture) New York, NY
Gretchen Hupfel |“Choice” (performance chair) Newark, DE.
Sandy Harrington | “Sound Sculpture One” (sculpture) Kansas City, MO.
Kenny Morgan | “Metamorphosis of Bread loaf ” (sculpture) Los Angeles, CA.

Corporate Collections:

Austin Boardworks |“Red Wire”(sculpture) Austin, TX.

Committees and Boards:

2003 - Present | Whitebox Gallery (Advisory Board) 525 West 26th Street New York, NY.
1986 | Women for Progressive (ArtsBoard of Directors) Kansas City, MO.

Visiting Artist:

1992 | State University of New York (Lecture and workshop), Fredonia, NY.
1988 | University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.

Guest Lecturer:

1996 | Kansas City Art Institute (Several for career services), Kansas City MO.
1993 | Museum of the Moving Image, Queens, NY.
1992 | State University of New York, Fredonia, NY.
1991 | The Rohoboth Art League, Rohoboth, DE.
1989 | Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA.
1988 | University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.

Grants and Awards:

1990 - 1992 $60,000 NEA Experimental Arts Grant ($20,000 Annually) | Grant Administrator Arts Van Go, Christina Cultural Arts Center, Wilmington DE.
1991 Abington Arts Center Sculpture Series | (2) award winning proposals juried by Alice Aycock , Abington, PA.
1990 US Sprint Special Projects Grant | Ponline/Shoreline (collaborative project with Matt Patulski), Kansas City, MO.
1987 Contribution to the Arts in Kansas City (awarded by Mayor Richard Berkley) | 10th Annual Arts Commission, Kansas City, MO.
1982 Regional Painting Award | Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston TX.

Online Presence:

Kiesendahl + Calhoun Contemporary Art
NYU Interactive Telecommunications Program | Alumni
Saatch Gallery
Saatch Gallery Video
Artist Space NYC
MySpace Music
Whitebox Advisory Board