SHAWN HALL b. Ann Arbor, MI

since January 1997 lives and works in New Orleans, LA


EDUCATION

1991              

Maryland Institute, College of Art, Mount Royal Graduate School, Baltimore, Painting, MFA

1987             

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Painting, Photography, Performance, BFA

1983              

Delta College, University Center, MI, AS in Science with Honors


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016

Armory Art Center, Species Act, Part 1 - installation, West Palm Beach, FL

Armory Art Center, Recent Paintings, West Palm Beach, FL

2015

Reynolds Ryan Art Gallery, Field Guide, Isidore Newman School, New Orleans, LA

Contemporary Art Center, How To Build A Forest, with PearlDamour, New Orleans, LA

2014

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Pastoral Universe, New Orleans, LA

Red Arrow Gallery, EMANATORS, Nashville, TN

Galleri Urbane (G.U.M+D), MURmers of sumMER, Dallas, TX

Barrister’s Gallery, Subsumere and other sorts, New Orleans, LA

Vanderbilt University, Neely Auditorium, How To Build A Forest, with PearlDamour, Nashville, TN

2013

Granoff Center, Brown University, How To Build A Forest collaboration with PearlDamour, Providence, RI

2012

Page Auditorium, Duke University, How To Build A Forest collaboration with PearlDamour, Durham, NC

2011

The Kitchen, How To Build A Forest collaboration with PearlDamour, New York, NY

Wagner-Sousa Modern Art, Stains, Galveston, TX

2010

Red Arrow Gallery, Conceptacles, Joshua Tree, CA

2009

Wagner-Sousa Modern Art, Shawn Hall, Galveston, TX

2008

Antenna Gallery, L. A. B., New Orleans, LA

2002

Barrister Gallery, Lenin Busted, video loop, New Orleans, LA

2001

Isaac Delgado Gallery, Untitled (10,000 Egg Shells), New Orleans, LA

2000

Waiting Room Gallery, It’s all Cake, New Orleans, LA

1999

Baum Gallery, Transliterations, Conway, AR

Contemporary Art Center, Darkness & Light, New Orleans, LA

1998

Wolfson Gallery, New Paintings by Shawn Hall, Miami, FL

Isaac Delgado Gallery, Shawn Hall, New Orleans, LA

Delta Galleria, New Paintings by Shawn Hall, University Center, MI

Not the Living Room, Shawn Hall; BON APPETIT, New Orleans, LA

1997

Christopher Stokes Gallery, Transfigurations: Shawn Hall, Chicago, IL


 

Selected GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

Contemporary Art Center, A Building With A View: Experiments in Anarchitecture, New Orleans, LA

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Louisiana Contemporary, New Orleans, LA

New Orleans Art Center, La Femme, New Orleans, LA

2015

OZ Arts, Red Arrow Retrospective, Nashville, TN

New Orleans Art Center, Bywater Biennial, New Orleans, LA

2014

The Tigermens Den, P3+Satellite, With Light/New Organisms, with Jonathan Freilich, New Orleans, LA

Red Arrow Gallery, Take Art Home, Nashville, TN

The Painting Center, Turning 21, New York, NY

29 Palms Gallery, Joshua Tree National Park Expo, Twentynine Palms, CA

728 Piety, Perestroika, New Orleans, LA

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Louisiana Contemporary, New Orleans, LA

2013

Alexandria Museum of Art, Immersive Spaces, Alexandria, LA (3 person exhibition)

Barrister's Gallery, Her Infinite Variety: A group show, New Orleans, LA

2012           

Contemporary Art Center, NOLA NOW: Abstraction, New Orleans, LA

Contemporary Art Center, SPACES, curated by Amy Mackie, New Orleans, LA

Contemporary Art Center, SweetArts Ball, collaborative cake-eating video and romance novel photobooth, New Orleans, LA

Acadiana Center for the Arts, Doodle Virus, Lafayette, LA

2011           

Antenna Gallery, Instructions, Prospect.2 Satellite Exhibits, New Orleans, LA

Curio Space, Parallel Lines, Prospect.2 Satellite Exhibits, New Orleans, LA

Acadiana Canter for the Arts, Southern Open 2011, Lafayette, LA

Galleri Urbane (G.U.M+D), NEXT, Dallas, TX

Fancy Pony Land, My Personal Flag, Marfa, TX

2010          

Sibley Gallery, Trees: Life Entwined, New Orleans, LA

Antenna Gallery, Deep Pockets, New Orleans, LA

2009           

Williams Tower Gallery, Fleeting, Houston, TX

Studio 527, St. Claude on Julia St, New Orleans, LA

Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Past, Present, and Future, New Orleans, LA

Contemporary Art Center, Postcards from the CAC, New Orleans, LA

2008           

Universal Furniture, St. Claude Collective, Prospect.1, New Orleans, LA

Van Brunt Gallery, Women of New Orleans, Beacon, NY

Antenna Gallery, Narrative, New Orleans, LA

Wagner-Sousa Modern Art, Four from New Orleans, Galveston, TX

2007           

Contemporary Art Center, Gulf Coast Artists at La Napoule, New Orleans, LA

Chateau de La Napoule Gallery, Gulf Coast Artists, La Napoule, France

2006           

The Woodlands Gallery, Katrina and the Waves of it’s Diaspora, The Woodlands, TX

18th Street Art Center, Open Studios, Santa Monica, CA

Bronx River Art Center, Katrina and the Waves of it’s Diaspora, the Bronx, NY

Bergdorf Goodman Armani, LMCC Gulf Coast Artist Exhibition, New York, NY

TOAST, open studio tours, New York, NY

Lincoln Center, Congo Square, New York, NY

The Hewitt Gallery, From the Gulf Coast, New York, NY

2004           

Mermaid Lounge, BYE, BYE BASH, live Mermaid Cake, New Orleans, LA

2003           

Barrister Gallery, The Louisiana Purchase Dis-Mantled, New Orleans, LA

2002           

Barrister Gallery, Lenin Busted, New Orleans, LA

2001           

Barrister Gallery, Day of the Dead, New Orleans, LA,

Mermaid Gallery, Fits in a Foot, New Orleans, LA

Contemporary Art Center, 25th Anniversary of the CAC, Cake Video+67 layers of cake, 5-minute loop, New Orleans, LA

South Carolina Independent Film Festival, part of Piccolo Spoleto, Crème Bruleé, Charleston, SC

Zeitgeist Alternative Art Center, Earth Day Film Screening, “The Little Dump”, by Cru de Viscera; Courtney Egan, Shawn Hall, Andrew Wade Smith, David Sullivan, and Robert Vicnair, New Orleans, LA

Mini Cini Festival, Crème Bruleé, Shreveport, LA

2000           

The Contemporary, Snapshot, Baltimore, MD

Mermaid Lounge, Second Annual BING BANG Art Bash, Cru de Viscera, New Orleans, LA

Acme Art Company, BACKWASH (Cru de Viscera), New Orleans Artists Collaborate, Columbus, OH

Barrister Gallery, Sextablos, traveling exhibition: Houston, San Antonio, Seattle

Metairie Park Country Day, Jessica Goldfinch, Shawn Hall, David Sullivan, New Orleans, LA

1999           

Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, Lived In, New Orleans, LA

1998           

LSU Union Gallery, Faculty Show, Baton Rouge, LA

Contemporary Art Center, Too Many Fish in the Sea, curated by John Lawrence, New Orleans, LA Camp Street Gallery, Sacred Spaces; A Holy Melting Pot, New Orleans, LA     

Zeitgeist Alternative Art Center, Feminine Products, New Orleans, LA

Mermaid Lounge, NoNo NaNa, New Orleans, LA

New Orleans Film Festival, trans-, in collaboration with Courtney Egan, 9 min., New Orleans, LA

511 Gallery, Narcissism Show, “Creme Bruleé + Body Bag”, 8 minute loop, New Orleans, LA

1995           

Fox Gallery, Maryland Institute, College of Art, 15” x 15”, Baltimore, MD

1992           

Artscape, Interactive Public Works, outdoor collaborative proposal and display, Baltimore, MD

1991           

BAUhouse, The Second Annual BEAMS Exhibition, (catalog), Baltimore, MD

The Gallery, Miniature Show, juried by Kirby Malone, Baltimore, MD

Maryland Art Place, Hair Ball, Baltimore, MD

Semmes Bowen & Semmes, MICA Graduates& Alumni, curated by Trena Noval, Baltimore, MD

Fox Gallery, Maryland Institute, College of Art, Mount Royal Group Show, Baltimore, MD

1990           

Museum of Contemporary Arts, (now The Contemporary), Visual Aids, Baltimore, MD

N.A.M.E., Strip, curated by Robert Blanchon, Chicago, IL

Hamden House, Baltimore Arts Group, Global Breakfast, exhibition/telecast, Baltimore, MD

The Gallery; Harbor Place, City Visions, Baltimore, MD

Decker Gallery, Maryland Institute, College of Art, First Year MFA Show, Baltimore, MD

Art Attic Gallery, The Pin Up Show; Twenty Five Baltimore Artists, Baltimore, MD

Gertrude Stein House, Baltimore Arts Group, Global Network and Impromptu: Earth Day Telecast, exhibition telecast, (catalog), Baltimore, MD

1989           

Central Missouri State University Art Center Gallery, Greater Midwest International IV, Warrensburg, MO

1987           

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Fellowship Show, Chicago, IL

Overbrook Art Gallery, Muskegon Community College, The Work Itself, Muskegon, MI

The Hyde Park Art Center, Faculty Show, Chicago, IL


 

RESIDENCIES, HONORS, AND AWARDS

2015

Artist in Residence, Isidore Newman School, New Orleans, LA

2011           

Artist in Residence with PearlDamour, Antenna Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Artist in Residence with PearlDamour, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

Artist in Residence, Louisiana Artworks, New Orleans, LA (awarded, not scheduled due to closure)

2009            

Artist in Residence, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe NM

2007           

Artist in Residence, Chateau de La Napoule, La Napoule, France (awarded, not scheduled)      

2006           

Artist in Residence, 18th Street Art Center, Los Angeles, CA, James Irvine Foundation Gulf Coast Artists

Joan Mitchell Foundation Gulf Coast Artists Relief Grant, New York, NY

2005-06

Artist in Residence, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY, Gulf Coast Artists

1999              

Top 10 Art Events of the Year, # 4– BING BANG ART BASH, Doug McCash, The Lagniappe/ Times Picayune, New Orleans, LA

1994           

Outstanding Instructor, University of California, San Diego, Extension, San Diego, CA, Arts & Humanities

1991-2        

Artist in Residence, School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD

1989-91

Patricia Roberts Harris Fellowship, Maryland Institute, College of Art, Mt Royal Grad School, Baltimore, MD

Full Tuition Scholarship, Maryland Institute, College of Art, Mount Royal Graduate School, Baltimore,MD

1985-7 

Merit Scholarship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL


BIBLIOGRAPHY

McEnaney, Diane, MUSE: Shawn Hall Recent Works + Species Act, OnView Magazine, April/June 2016, pg 8-15, https://issuu.com/onview/docs/on_view_spring_2016/8?e=1593647/34534759, Reproductions

Morris, Benjamin, Performing Change: A Reflection on “How to Build a Forest” at the Contemporary Arts Center, Pelican Bomb, December 7, 2015 http://pelicanbomb.com/art-review/2015/performing-change-a-reflection-on-how-to-build-a-forest-at-the-contemporary-arts-center, Photo

Baumgardner, Julie, Nine Artists Respond to Climate Change, Artsy, September 22, 2015, https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-nine-artists-respond-to-climate-change, Photo

Schueller, Brooke, Miniature and Massive: Shawn Hall’s “Pastoral Universe”, Pelican Bomb, November 1,2014, http://pelicanbomb.com/art-review/2014/miniature-and-massive-shawn-halls-pastoral-universe, Photo

Anderson-Baranger, Hannah, The Politics of Materials, The Chronicle, October, 7, 2012, http://www.dukechronicle.com/article/2012/10/politics-materials

Holsenbeck, Bryant, Students see art and science fuse in a performance of “How To Build A Forest”, NCSSM, November 15, 2012, http://archive-edu.com/page/1036931/2012-12-22/http://www.ncssm.edu/news/students-see-art-and-science-fuse-performance-how-build-forest

Rodrigue, Reggie Michael, From Louisiana With Love: The 2011 Southern Open (Part 2), Hyperallergic, July 14, 2011, Review, http://hyperallergic.com/29525/from-louisiana-with-love-the-2011-southern-open-part-2/

Turner, Bryna, How to See a Forest, tcgcircle, June 2011, Review, http://www.tcgcircle.org/2011/07/how-to-see-a-forest/

Shaw, Helen, Review: How To Build A Forest, TimeOut New York, June 23, 2011, http://www.timeout.com/newyork/theater/review-how-to-build-a-forest-off-off-broadway

Goldstein, Richard J., How To Build A Forest: Lisa D’Amour, Katie Pearl, and Shawn Hall, Performance, BOMBlog, June 22, 2011, Interview, http://bombsite.com/articles/5367

Sumrall, Bradley, Artist’s Studio: Shawn Hall, Verso, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, August 23, 2010, Video Interview, http://omsablog.blogspot.com/2010/08/artists-studio-shawn-hall.html

Coagula Art Journal, Vol. 102, March/April 2010, pg. 14. Interview

Bookhardt, D. Eric, Narrative: Artist/writer collaborations featuring Shawn Hall, Brad Elliot, Brad Benischek and Berman Black, Art Recommended, Gambit Weekly, May 2008, Photo

Larson, Susan, Word on the Street, NOLA.com/The Times Picayune, June 24, 2006

Wonk, Dalt, Sister Act, Proscenium, Gambit Weekly, March 18, 2003, p.38

McCash, Douglas, But is it Art?,  Lagniappe/Times Picayune, October, 2001, p. Reproduction

Tuley, Laura, New Orleans, Reviews Southeast, ART PAPERS 25.1, January /February 2001, p.38. Photo

Cuthbert, David, 'Walk’ on the Wild Side, Lagniappe/Times Picayune, January 19, 2001 p. 13-14. Photo

McCash, Douglas, Visual artists get in on the act, Lagniappe/Times Picayune, January 12, 2001, p. 25. Photo

Bookhardt, D. Eric, Having Your Cake and Eating It Too, Inside Art, Gambit Weekly, October 10, 2000, p. 81.

Yates, Christopher A., Backwash (Cru de Viscera), dialogue, September/October 2000, p.49-50. Reproduction

Nesbit, Matthew, The Pan-Mississippi Ghat Project- Guerrilla Performance/Ritual Prayer, Sandbox, Issue 7, Spring 2000, p.20-21. Photos

McCash, Douglas, A gallery of greats: The most lasting visions of 1999, Lagniappe/Times Picayune, December 31, 1999, p. 17-18. Reproduction

Torres Tama, Jose, Shawn Hall, New Art Examiner, October 1999, p. 52. Reproduction             

Fischer, Christopher, Bing, Bang, NOAR (New Orleans Art Review), Vol. XVIII (99-00), No.1, September/October 1999, p. 9-11. Reproductions

Bookhardt, D. Eric, Lived-In Installation, Inside Art, Gambit Weekly, September 14, 1999, p. 60. Reproduction

McCash, Doug, ‘Lived In’ a charming, jarring juxtaposition for White Linen Night, Lagniappe/Times Picayune, August 6, 1999, p. 25. Reproduction

Fischer, Christopher, Darkness & Light, NOAR (New Orleans Art Review), VOL. XVII (98-99), No.5, May/June 1999, p. 15-18. Reproduction

Bookhardt, D. Eric, Shawn Hall, Louisiana, ART PAPERS 51, January - February 1999, p. 50 & 51. Reproduction

Bookhardt, D. Eric, Sin and Redemption, Inside Art, Gambit Weekly, October 20,1998, p.59. Reproduction

Papatol, Dominic P., Whole Lotta Theater Going On, Lagniappe/Times Picayune, September 11,1998, p.18-20. Photos.

Wonk, Dalt, Excursions in Chaos, Gambit Weekly, September 5, 1998, p. 49-50. Photo  

MacCash, Doug, From Haiti to the Bywater, Eye Music, off BEAT, March, 1998, p. 29 & 34.

Vendelin, Carmen, Shawn Hall at Christopher Stokes Gallery, New Art Examiner, March, 1997, p. 40. Reproduction

Global Network and Impromptu: Earth Day 1990 Telecast, catalog published by Carnegie Melon, Pittsburgh, PA     


 

PUBLICATIONS

Sanders, Edward, Poems for New Orleans, North Atlantic Books, 2008, Cover Photo

Hall, Shawn, NOLA Diaries: A Return to Post-Katrina New Orleans, Williamsburg Arts Quarterly, February 2007, Vol. 6 No.1, Reproductions, (online journal, defunct, no archives since 2003)

Varisco, Tom (designer), Intersection/New Orleans, Press Street, 2006, Reproduction (book)

Projector 7 (designer), NOTEBOOK, Creative Capitalism, 2006, Reproductions (book)

Projector 7 (designer), Friends and Friends of Friends, Creative Capitalism, 2005, Reproductions (book)

Hall, Shawn, Poems and Drawings, The Chicago Literary Review, Chicago, IL, Spring Issue, 1984, Reproductions


PERFORMANCE

2015

Contemporary Art Center, How To Build A Forest, with PearlDamour, New Orleans, LA

2014

Vanderbilt University, Neely Auditorium, How To Build A Forest, with PearlDamour, Nashville, TN

2013

Granoff Center, Brown University, How To Build A Forest collaboration with PearlDamour, Providence, RI

2012

Page Auditorium, Duke University, How To Build A Forest collaboration with PearlDamour, Durham, NC

2011

The Kitchen, How To Build A Forest collaboration with PearlDamour, New York, NY2000

French Quarter streets and riverbank, New Orleans, LA, Guerrilla Performance/Ritual Prayer

1998           

Contemporary Art Center, Drama Rama 6, New Orleans, LA, The Adventures of Chaos and Epiphany: The Gas Tank Orchestra meet The Spontaneous Dumajiggers

Zeitgeist Alternative Art Center, New Orleans, LA, opening act for Into the O by Lisa D’Amour

Le Petit Theatre Du Vieux Carre, New Orleans, LA, reading of original work

1993           

Center for Research and Computing the Arts, UCSD, San Diego, CA, Lefty & Laurice Plugged In, Shawn Hall & Tim Nohe

Theater Two, UCSD, WORKS IN CONSORT; Second Venue of 1993 InterArts Season BLATIMORE Meets the Cowgirl from New Jersey, Shawn Hall, Tim Nohe, & Stephanie Hornish

Mandeville Theater, UCSD, WORKS IN CONSORT; First Venue of 1993 InterArts Season, BLATIMORE Untitled, Shawn Hall and Tim Nohe

Rumors Cafe, San Diego, CA, Acoustic Poetics ‘R’ Us, Shawn Hall and Tim Nohe as BLATIMORE

1992

The Heavy House, Baltimore, MD, Try Anything Once, The Nekkid Twins & friends

1991           

Howard County Center for the Arts, Ellicott City, MD, The Nekkid Twins With Mr. X

The Contemporary, Baltimore, MD, The Nekkid Twins Live, closing performance for the exhibition PHOTO MANIFESTO; Contemporary Russian Photography, ensemble

St. John’s Church, Baltimore, MD, ART AT ST. JOHN’S, The Nekkid Twins with Mr. X, ensemble         

BAUhouse, Baltimore, MD, KINoodle-Adoo; Acoustic Poetics ‘R’ Us, ensemble

BAUhouse, Baltimore, MD, Tea For More Than Two; Shawn Hall & Christine Hill

Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA, ISSUES OF GENDER, “chaque produit....”, An Installation by Trena Noval, (narrator)

Canton Fire Hall, Baltimore, MD, Three Alarm Blaze; KINoodle-Adoo, ensemble

BAUhouse, Baltimore, MD, Welcome To The Living Room; KINoodle-Adoo, ensemble

Hour House, Baltimore, MD, Peace Benefit, KINoodle-Adoo minus 2, ensemble

1990           

The Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD, Aid For Aids Benefit,  KINoodle-Adoo, ensemble

Fox Gallery, The Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD, R, An Installation by Trena Noval, (narrator)

1989          

The Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD, Holding Back The Tongue, original performance work

1986          

Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, IL, The Marriage Of Three Sisters Or The Story Of Three Sisters by Lawrence Steger, (vocalist)

Board of Trade Room, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Man In The Age Of Mechanical Reproduction, by Werner Hertrich, (performer)

Bedrock Gallery, Chicago, IL, The Martha, by Robert Metrick (1st version), ensemble

The Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, New Music Chicago Festival, The Guilt Song, by Robert Metrick, (vocalist, performer)

1985           

Chicago Filmmakers, Chicago, IL, An Evening Of Performance With Sprouts Out The Mouth, presented by Katherine Rosos, ensemble

WHPK, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, The Kangaroo Club Radio Show, with Shop Work, live music and story improvisation, Saturdays, 3 hr. time slot, April - June, (narrator, vocalist)

The Cloister Club, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Shop Work, ensemble

Reynolds Club Theater, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Shop Work, ensemble


 

COLLECTIONS

Museum Collections: Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA

Corporate Collections: Linklaters, New York, NY

Private Collections in the following cities: Los Angeles, Del Mar, Sausalito, Santa Cruz, Oakland & San Francisco, CA, Seattle, WA, New York City, Brooklyn, & Beacon, NY, Nashville, TN, Baltimore, MD, New Orleans, LA, Chicago, IL, Milwaukee, WI, Galveston & Dallas, TX, Copenhagen, Florence, and London. Names provided by request.

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

2016

Lecturer, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL

Teen Workshop Instructor, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA

Teacher, Breakthrough Classes, Isadore Newman School, New Orleans, LA

2015

Guest Lecturer, Isadore Newman School, New Orleans, LA

2014

Guest Lecturer, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA), New Orleans, LA

Guest Lecturer, Isadore Newman School, New Orleans, LA

Guest Artist, Warren Easton High School, New Orleans, LA

2012

Panelist, Environmental Artists, The Nasher Museum, Durham, NC

Guest Artist, Durham School of the Arts, Durham, NC

2011

Panelist, Discussing Sustainability, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

Moderator, Process and Practice: a conversation with current and former residents at A Studio in the Woods, Tulane University’s Woldenburg Art Center, New Orleans, LA

Costume & set design/assemblage, Rumours of War, New Orleans African American Museum, New Orleans, LA

2009           

Curator, California Dreaming; video by Mads Lynnerup, Patrick Rock, Chris Solars, Brian Storts, and Katherine Williamson, Antenna Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2008-present

Member, Press Street Literary & Visual Arts Collective, New Orleans, LA

2008           

Curator, Hart McNee & The McNee/MacNee Clan:Four Generations Of Painters, Antenna Gallery,New Orleans, LA

2005          

Set & prop design/assemblage, Obie Award winning Nita and Zita, Southern Theater (Walker Art Center’s OUT THERE 17 Festival), Minneapolis, MN, HERE Arts Center, NYC, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA

2004           

Curator/Producer, BING BANG ART BASH: Bye, Bye Mermaid, Mermaid Lounge, New Orleans, LA, installation, video and performance from New Orleans and New York artists: Heather Weathers, Jeff Douville & Paul Grass, Tim Best, Jay Hammons, Bill Lavender, Jhelisa Anderson, Jessica Goldfinch, The Art Cops

Costume design/assemblage, The Maid of Orleans, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA

Executive Producer, The Happy Talk Band, Total Death Benefit, CD, New Orleans, LA

2003

Event Coordinator (Music), Microsoft Global Briefing Conference, New Orleans, LA

Set & prop design/assemblage, Nita and Zita, HERE Arts Center, NYC, ALLGO, Austin, TX, Southern Repertory Theater,

2002

Set & prop design/assemblage, Nita and Zita, THE CORE at the State Palace Theater, New Orleans, LA

Moderator, Art Speak, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA

Project Coordinator, Dr. John N'Awlinz: Dis Dat or d'Udda, Zydyco, Inc./Blue Note, New Orleans, LA

2001-present

Project Coordinator/Owner, Piety Street Recording, New Orleans, LA

2001     

Curator/Producer, BING BANG ART BASH: Three for Three (3rd annual, 3 evening events), Mermaid Lounge, New Orleans, LA, installation & performance art from New Orleans, New York, and San Francisco artists, including: Tony Campbell, Michael Greathouse, Pat Cronin, Patrick Rock, Chris Solars, Katherine Williamson, Brian Storts, Blake Boyd, Julie Pieri, Robert Vicknair

Curator, BING BANG: Second of Three for Three, Evening Of Performance and Video Art, Mermaid Lounge, New Orleans, LA  

Curator/Producer, BING BANG: First of Three for Three, Aris Logothetis (sculpture & 2-D work) and Felipe Dulzades (photos & video documentation of performances), Isaac Delgado Gallery, New Orleans, LA, September           

Costume & set design/assemblage, Rumours of War, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA

Visiting Artist, Florrissant Valley Community College, St. Louis, MO

Juror, Winter Juried Art Exhibition, Chicago Academy for the Arts, Chicago, IL

2000     

Curator/Producer, BING BANG ART BASH: Second Annual, Mermaid Lounge, New Orleans, LA, installation & performance art from Austin, New Orleans, Chicago, and San Francisco artists, including: Tiana Hux, Patrick Cronin, Brian Storts, Katherine Williamson, Robert Metrick, Anelise Juge, Kathy Randels, Julie Pieri, Tom Lanham, Yuki Aotani, Lou Blackwell

Costume design/assemblage, Shall We Go Walking, You and I, The ARK, New Orleans, LA

Instructor, Very Special Arts in Louisiana, Art in Special Education, John Erhent High School, Harvey, LA

1999    

Curator/Producer, BING BANG ART BASH: First Annual, Mermaid Lounge, New Orleans, LA, installation & performance art from New Orleans, Chicago, and San Francisco artists, including: Brian Storts, Katherine Williamson, Robert Metrick, Kathy Randels, Courtney Egan, Greg Wildes & Andrew Wade-Smith, Nancy Laskowski, Tom Lanham, Yuki Aotani, Jessica Goldfinch, Susie K, Mikko, Miss Claudia, Tristan Codrescu

Guest Artist, Art Speak, The Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA

Assistant Director of Admissions, off site, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA (1999-2001)

Guest curator, Le Salon du Petit Theatre; La Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre, New Orleans, LA

1998           

Set & prop design/assemblage, I and You, Movie Pitchers, New Orleans, LA

Instructor, Louisiana State University, Art Department, Baton Rouge, LA

TAV Teacher, Gregory Junior High, New Orleans Public School System, New Orleans, LA

Guest Lecturer, Delta College, University Center, MI

Guest Lecturer, Delgado Community College, New Orleans, LA

1997

Guest Lecturer, Sophomore Seminar, Bucks County Community College, Newtown, PA

1996-99

Regional Admissions Representative, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

1995

Project Preparator, In the Event... by Sheldon Brown, Percent for the Arts Commission, Key Arena, Seattle, WA

1994

Assistant Preparator, inSITE `94, San Diego, CA

1993-95

Instructor, University of California, San Diego Extension, Arts & Humanities Dept., La Jolla, CA

1991

Instructor, Columbia Art Center, Columbia, MD (1991-1992)

1985

Instructor, The Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

1984-85

Co-facilitator, The Moveable Feast, Poetry & Creative Writing Workshop, 8 months running, Chicago, IL