School of the Art Institute of Chicago, MFA Studio Arts, Art & Technology Dept.
Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Ontario (AOCA, New Media Dept./Photo Electric Arts).
Electric Works Gallery, San Francisco, CA
‘I Am Crime’, SOMArts Gallery, San Francisco, CA. April-May, 2012.
‘artMRKT Art Fair’, (special project for Electric Works Gallery), San Francisco, CA, May 2011
'stacked/multiplied', Adobe Backroom Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Jan, 2011
'Retro-Tech', San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA. July 2010 - Feb. 2011
'Build Your Own World', 01SJ Biennial , San Jose, CA. Sept. 2010
'Shadowshop', SF MoMA , San Francisco, CA. Nov, 2010 to April, 2011
'Evolution of Print: Kala Artists'. Oakland Museum at the Oakland International Airport, CA. Aug-Nov, 2009.
'Transmute', University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, ON, June, 2009
're:con-figure', Kala Art Institute Gallery, Berkeley, CA, May-June, 2009
'Oh, Maybe…', OFF Space, Emeryville, CA, March, 2009
'Recent Prints', Electric Works Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Dec-Jan, 2009
'Mixed Realities: An International Networked Art Exhibition', Huret & Spector Gallery, Emerson College, Boston, MA, Feb, 2008.
'Bridge Art Fair Miami/Basel', LiveBox Gallery, Miami, FL. December, 2007
'The Intelligent Design Project', Kasia Kay Art Projects Gallery, Chicago, IL, Oct - Nov, 2007
'One Night Stand', San Jose Museum of Art, CA, USA. June, 2007
'Re-Surfacing', Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA. March-April 2007.
'Simultaneous', Vespine Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA. November 2006.
'Trading Spaces', The Other Gallery, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta, Canada. November 2006.
'Transformations: Materia Media', Video Inn, New Forms Festival, Vancouver, BC. September 2006.
'School of the Art Institute of Chicago Graduate Exhibition', Gallery 2, Chicago, IL, USA. May 2005.
'Intimachine', Art Interactive Gallery, Cambridge, MA, USA, November-January 2005.
'I=You=Me', Gallery 2, Chicago, IL, USA. September-October 2004.
'Group Show', Gallery 2, Chicago, IL, USA. October-November 2004.
'Book Keepers', Gallery TPW, Toronto. June-July 2004.
'Working Class Hero's?', Reinbeckhallen, East Berlin, Germany, September-October, 2002.
'Paradise Refracted', Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Ont., January-March, 2002.
'Kryptica', Centro Nacional de las Artes, Mexico City, Mexico, November, 2001.
'Kryptica', Artemisia, Chicago, USA, September 2001.
'Unseen/Routine', Deadtech, Chicago, USA, June-July, 2000.
'Pandora's Box', Inter/Access & Flykingen, Toronto & Stockholm, Sweden, March 2000.
'Choice', Galleri Astley, Uttersberg, Sweden, December 1999.
'Choice', Galleri Enkehuset, Stockholm, Sweden, November 1999.
'Nature of the Machine', Cambridge Gallery, Cambridge, Ont. May-July, 1999.
'Organic Mechanics', Inter/Access, Toronto, November-December, 1998.
'The Hoarding Project', Festival Hall, Toronto, June-December, 1998.
'Aurora Universalis', Inter/Access, Toronto, Ont. January 1998.
'Jawa:Bot', 7A.11D, Festival of Performance Art, Symptom Hall, Toronto. August, 1997.
'Disembodied Mind', Inter/Access, Toronto, Ont. January 1997.
'Art of the Garden', Royal Winter Fair, CNE, Toronto, November 1996.
'Net@Works', Centro Nacional de las Artes,Centro Multi Media, Mexico City, Mexico. October-November, 1995.
'Welcome To The Electronic Skin', Gallery 401, Toronto, September-October, 1995.
Sumo Robot Challenge, OCAD, Toronto. April 1994.
'Toronto Cybercity - Venice Biennale - Aperto 93', McLuhan Centre, University of Toronto, June 1993.
(Also transmitted to the Electronic Cafe in Santa Monica, CA, USA. Sept. 1993).
'Deciphering Systems: Handmade/Handheld', ArtSpace, Peterborough, Ont. October 1992.
'Steel Toed Boots', 183 Bathurst, Toronto, June 1992.
'Group Show', at Current Works Electronic Arts Gallery, Toronto, April 1992.
'Cycles: The Eternal Return', Crafts Council Building, New Media Studio, Toronto. May 1991.
'No Barriers', Art Space, Peterborough, Ont. October 1990.
2006 Banff Centre for the Arts, ‘The Future of Idea Art’ thematic Visual Arts Residency, Alberta.
1991-92 InterAccess Media Arts Centre, ‘Artist-in-Residence', Toronto, ON.
AWARDS & COMMISSIONS
2011: Southern Exposure, Alternative Exposure Grant for Upgrade! San Francisco.
2010: San Jose Museum of Art. New work commission for ‘Gift Horse’.
2010: Zer01 Biennial, ‘Build Your Own World’, project commission.
2010: Zer01 Art and Technology Network, Green Prix Microgrant.
2007: Turbulence.org Networked Art Commission for ‘No Matter’.
2006: Banff Centre for the Arts, Fellowship Award.
2003-2005: School of the Art Institute of Chicago Trustee’s Scholarship.
2002: Canada Council for the Arts, Media Arts Travel Grant.
2001: Canada Council for the Arts, Media Arts Travel Grant.
1998: Canada Council for the Arts, Media Arts Production Grant.
1998: Ontario Arts Council grant for Artists in Education program.
1996: Ontario Arts Council Electronic Media Grant.
1995 & 1994: Ontario Arts Council grant for Artists in Education program.
1993: Ontario Arts Council Electronic Media Grant.
1993: Ontario Arts Council CAIS grant, 'Creative Artist's in the Schools'.
1992: Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant.
1990: Toronto Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant.
1989: The Toronto Star Award for New Media Arts, OCA.
1989: The Hilda Mitz Plastic's Award for Tech. Studies, OCA.
1988: The Ferdinard H. Marani Award for Photo Electric Arts, OCA.
Byron & Elizabeth Ryono, Los Altos, CA
California College for the Arts, San Francisco, CA. Classroom presentation. Nov 2011
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL. Public presentation.Sept. 2011
dorkbot, Gray Area Foundation for the Arts, San Francisco, CA. Public presentation. June 2010.
ZER01 Art and Technology Network, ZSALON, San Jose, CA. Public presentation. June 2010.
SETI Institute, Leonardo LASER Talk, Mountain View, CA. Public presentation. June 2010.
California College for the Arts, San Francisco, CA. Classroom presentation. Nov 2009.
New School for Social Research, NYC. 'The Internet as Factory and Playground'. Conference presentation & panel. Nov. 2009.
Innis Town Hall, University of Toronto.2009 Subtle Technologies Festival. Conference presention.June, 2009
Kala Art Institute Gallery, Berkeley, CA. Panel Discussion. May, 2009.
Electric Works Gallery, San Francisco, CA. Public artist talk. December, 2008.
Columbia College, Chicago, IL. Classroom talk via Second Life. November, 2008
Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto, ON. Classroom talk to Hybrid Media class, via Second Life.
Emerson College, Boston, MA. Panel Discussion: Mixed Realities Symposium: Real World Implications of Virtual Economies. Feb, 2008.
Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA. Public artist talk. August 2007.
San Francisco Art Institute, CA. Classroom visit and talk. November 2006.
Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta. Public artist talk, 'The Future of Idea Art’. September 2006.
Reinbeckhallen, East Berlin, Germany. Public Artist talk for 'Working Class Heroes?-Helden der Arbeit?' August, 2002.
Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Ont., March, 2002. Public Artist Talk for 'Paradise Refracted' exhibition.
Centro Nacional de las Artes, Mexico City, Nov, 2001,public webcast lecture on 'Kryptica' exhibition & Canadian New Media Art.
InterAccess Media Arts Centre, Toronto. One public artist talk & two student talks for 'Pandora's Box'. 2000.
Galleri Astley, Uttersberg, Sweden, two public artist talks for the 'Choice' exhibition. November, 1999.
Fylkingen Centre for New Music & Intermedia Art, Stockholm, Sweden. Public Lecture on 'Art & Robotics'. 1999.
InterAccess, Toronto. Three artist talks for the 'Organic Mechanics' exhibition. 1998.
InterAccess, Toronto, artist talk for the 'Aurora' exhibition, 1998.
SELECTED ARTICLES & REVIEWS
Bradshaw, Julia. "ZERO1: A Trojan Horse in Spartan-land?" California: ArtShift San Jose. September 19, 2010.
Pizarro, Sal. "Zero One's Green Prix showcases the mettle of the pedal." California: Mercury News. Sept 19th, 2010.
Santomauro, Joanne. "Back to Campus Night features LED lights." California: The Santa Clara. September 18th, 2010.
CNET News, "Ideas and innovation at Silicon Valley art and tech fest." California: CNET. September 18th, 2010.
Ewart, Nancy (Reporter). "A Trojan Horse in San Jose?" California: SF Examiner. Sep 12th, 2010.
Stark, Clinton. "How to build a Trojan Gift Horse @ 01SJ." California: Stark Insider. Sep 3rd, 2010.
Michael Silverberg, “Creating Digital Worlds of the Future”, Fast Company Magazine, New York, Sept, Page 24th, 2010.
Robinson, W. "High Tech Biennial for San Jose." New York: Artnet. Jun 17th, 2010
Langill, Caroline, “New World Evolutions: ‘Transmute’”, ETC Magazine, Montreal, Pages 35-39, 2010.
"Virtual Work, Real World." Cate McQuaid, Boston Globe. Apr 2nd, 2008.
'Books A Big Tease', by Cathrine Farquharson, NOW Magazine, July 1-7, 2004 | VOL. 23 NO. 44.
'Summertime and the looking is easy', by Gary Michael Dault, The Globe & Mail, Sat. June 26, 2004, Page R7.
'Art and Technology: Paradise Refracted', Espace 60, Summer 2002, Page 48-49.
'Three Cats in a Box', Sasha Wentges, Year01, May 2000.
Kanadensiskt på Galleri Astley', by Ragnar Eriksson, Fagersta-Posten, November 26th, 1999.
'Organic Mechanics', by Tegan Smith, LOLA, Spring, 1999, Page 51.
'Putting a New Spin on Kinetic Art', by Blake Gopnik, The Globe & Mail, Sat. Dec.12th, 1998, Page C12.
'Honking Noisy Metal Things!' by R.M. Vaughan, Eye Weekly, December 10th, 1998, Page 38.
'In The Shadows of Skyscrapers', by Gordon Bowness, XTRA!, Aug.13th, 1998, Page 28.
CATALOGUES & ESSAYS
'Metaplasticity in Virtual Worlds: Aesthetics and Semantic Concepts', Chapters 3 and 6. ISBN: 978-1-60960-077-8. IGI Global, 2011.
'In the Libraries of Memory', essay by curator Nina Levitt, Gallery TPW, Toronto, Ont. 2004.
'Working Class Heroes? - Helden der Arbeit?', essay by curator Michiel Brandt, Reinbeckhallen, East Berlin, Germany, 2002.
'Paradise Refracted', essay's by curator David Aurandt, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Ont., 2002.
'The Nature of the Machine', essay by curator Gordon Hatt, Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge, Ont, 1999.
'Aurora ', essay by curator Nina Czegledy, InterAccess, Toronto, Ont., 1998.
'Net@Works', essay by curator Steev Morgan, Centro Nacional de las Artes, Mexico City, Mexico, 1995.
Lead Teaching Artist, Southern Exposure’s Youth Advisory Board, Spring session, San Francisco, CA. 2012
Lead Teaching Artist, Math/Art Integration Project, Kala Art Institute in collaboration with BAMP (UC Berkeley) 2011-12
Workshop Leader, Paper Virus Sculptures, ZER01 Biennial, San Jose, CA. 2010
Lead Teaching Artist, Math/Art Integration Project, Kala Art Institute in collaboration with BAMP (UC Berkeley). 2010-11
Workshop Leader , Emerson College, Boston, MA. Virtual objects to paper sculpture workshop. 2008
Lecturer, 'Contemporary Practices’, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Art & Technology Dept. 2006
Lecturer, ‘Fundamentals of Art & Technology’, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Art & Technology Dept. 2005
Teaching Assistant, ‘Kinetics’, ‘Electronics’, ‘Robotics’, and ‘Networked Objects’, SAIC, Art & Technology Dept. 2003-05
Lead Teaching Artsit, 'Permitted Space', Toronto, Ont. Mechanical sculpture/street performance project. 2002
Teaching Artist, 'SWYM-Squeegee Work Youth Mobilization', Sketch!, T.O, Ont. Sculpture with street-identified youth. 2001
Lead Teaching Artsit, 'Beat the Street', Toronto, Ont. Outdoor metal sculpture project. 2000
Teaching Artsit, Swedish Royal Academy for the Arts, Stockholm, Sweden, "Art & Robotics Workshop'. 1999
Teaching Artsit, Cawthra Park School for the Arts, Missausauga, Ont. Sculpture Project. 1999
Teaching Artsit, Saint Marguerite d'Youville P.S., Barrie, Ont. Computer Bookwork Project. 1996
Teaching Artsit, George Vanier High School, North York Ont. Computer Art & Sculpture Project. 1996
Teaching Artsit, Heather Heights P.S., Scarborough, Ont. Bookwork project.1995
Teaching Artsit, Scarborough Board of Education Art Camp, Bancroft, Ont. Computer Animation.1994-96
Teaching Artsit, Rose Ave. P.S., Toronto, Ont. Computer Bookwork Project. 1994
Teaching Artsit, Winchester P.S., Toronto, Ont., Computer, Sculpture & Mural Project. 1994
SELECTED PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES & ASSOCIATIONS
2010-present: Co-founder and co-organizer, Upgrade! San Francisco.
2005-2006.: Researcher, Chicago Artist Resource (CAR), Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs.
1998-2003: Administrative Director, ISIS-Canada, Institute of Expressive Arts Therapy, Toronto, Ont.
1998-2002: Chair and member of the Board of Directors, InterAccess Electronic Media Arts Centre, Toronto, Ont.
2001: Programmer & Coordinator, 'Subtle Technologies Festival & Conference', Toronto, Ont.
1994-1998: Founder and co-owner of metal shop 'MadeInSteel', Toronto, Ont.