- Dream Club Lab - Light and Video Installation Collaboration with Ian Winters - San Jose, CA

- Evolution of the Unseen - Light Installation with Optical Devices - A Street Gallery - Boston, MA

- Trading Senses - Installation Performance with Future Farmers - Meta - Seattle WA


- Evolution of the Unseen -  Solo Light Installation with Optical Devices - Osaka, Japan

Handel's Amadigi di Gaula– Opera Lighting Design – Taub Theater - San Francisco, CA

- Domestic Light - Light Installation Collaboration with Ian Winters - San Francisco, CA


- Swept Again - Video Installation - Art Market San Francisco, Festival Pavilion San Francisco

- Handel's Amadigi di Gaula - Opera Lighting Design - Calderwood Studio at WGBH Boston


- A Telling of Light - Video, Light, and Sound Installation Commission - Lumiere Festival, Durham, England  

- Bright Ideas Festival - Durham, England

- Of Furrows and Lands in Harps - Future Farmers Performative Installation Direction - Fishkill, New York  


Unsung, Forest Light and Sound Installation, Galway 2020, Galway, Ireland

- Freely Falling Objects, (Reflections on Meaning from the Flusser Archives), Building Video and Sound Installation, Sussex University, Sussex, England 


- Dreaming Away From Here - Video, Light, and Sound Installation - Go Viral Festival, Almaty, Kazakhstan

- In A Whirl (Studies in Perceptual Glitching)  Optical Installation The Exploratorium - After Dark Series, San Francisco, CA.

- Freely Falling Objects - (Reflections on Meaning from the Flusser Archives) Building Video and Sound Installation - Sussex University - Sussex, England

- Spinning Night and Living Color - Video, Light, and Sound Installation Commission - Lumiere Festival, Durham, England

- The Rays Are Not Coloured - Video and Light Installation collaboration with Takayuki Fujimoto and Shiya B. Watanabe - Kyoto, Japan

- Civic Women - Group Exhibition curated by Lydia Matthews - The Art Mill - Horaždovice, Czech Republic                


- In A Whirl (Studies in Perceptual Glitching)  Optical Installation - 1275 Minnesota Street Project Gallery, Festival of The Impossible (VR and AR exhibition) sponsored by Adobe San Francisco, CA

- Intractable  Solo Single Channel Video Installation VERY Gallery - Boston, MA

- Out of Place, In Place Exhibition - Futurefarmers (Sea To Sutro, an off site event) Performance Director - YBCA, San Francisco, CA.

- Public Love - Morgan Thorson Dance - Visual Designer and Dramaturge - Walker Arts Center - Minneapolis, MN 


- Optical Garden Noticing Tour  Optical experiential light and sound score - The International House of Japan Garden - Tokyo, Japan 

Freely Falling Objects - (Reflections on Meaning from the Flusser Archives) Building Video and Sound Installation Gallery 308 - Fort Mason San Francisco, CA

- And Then To See Again - (Notions of Japan)  Outdoor Video and Sound Installation - The Mountain Plaza / 山の広場 ® Ceramic Amphitheater Art Center, Mihama-Aichi, Japan

- Experimental Ensemble - Future Farmers Exhibition Performance - Carpenter Center Opening Event - Harvard University, Cambridge MA

- Paradise Revisited - The Alahambra Project Light Installation Lynn Kirby - Christopher Stager Project Crunch Fitness Alahambra San Francisco, CA

- Moving Not Knowing, Being Not Making, Ongoing Not Finished (Not=Nothing Owns Time) Performative and Visual Collaboration - David Ireland House, San Francisco, CA

- Delphi Night Walk - Made of Walking (experiential noticing tour) Delphi, Greece

The Ruin of Nostalgia - Solo moving light, optical sculpture, and sound installation - The A Street Gallery, Boston MA.                        


- Spinning Night Cafe in Living Color video and sound billboard installation - Lumiere Festival, London, England                                        


- Works on Paper - Electric Works, video installation - Miami, Florida       

- Spinning Light For Color Fields -  Sasha Wolf Gallery - Solo Exhibition, - N.Y.,N.Y.             

Fields of Prayer Grace Cathedral Light and Sound Installation - S.F.,CA

Middle Sticks, Mass Art, Paine Bakalar Galleries - Boston, MA 

- Meredith Monk -  On Behalf of Nature lighting collaboration(evening length music & visual work) Brooklyn Academy of Music - Yerba Buena Center For The Arts, San Francisco, CA, Phoenix, Arizona


FaceBook Commission, Cambridge, MA

- Stillness in Light and Landscape, Group Show, Gallery 14, Boston, MA

- Rainin Foundation Grant - Imaging Market Street Project, Lighting Design, San Francisco, CA


Spinning Night Cafe in Living Color, Spinning Night Cafe in Living Color - billboard video and sound installation, Lumiere Festival - Derry, Ireland

- Wandering Nighthouse, mobile truck light and sound installation series - Backyard Stories Series, Batumi, Georgia, Souzy Tros Gallery, Athens, Greece

- The Cot Piece, Solo Installation, The Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA

- Tuning For The Edge Of The Line, Electric Works Solo Show, San Francisco, CA

Songs Of Ascension Meredith Monk - Ann Hamilton, Light Collaboration (evening length music & visual work) UCLA, Los Angeles California, Edinburgh Scotland,  - BAM Harvey, Brooklyn, NY


- Color Theory, Group Show, Sonoma County Museum, Santa Rosa, CA.

- Trail Head  Video Mapping, Sculpture, and Light Installation, San Francisco, CA.

- Night Life at the Academy Video Installation, Academy Of Sciences, San Francisco, CA


3 Video Works, International Video Art Festival,  Camaguey, Cuba                                                                                                                                         

- Selections 11, Faculty Show, Mass Art Bakalar Gallery, Boston, MA                                                                                                                                        

Video Installation and solo show, Wo Hing General Store, San Francisco, CA

- Collaboration with Michael Swaine, 509 Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA 

Solo Video Installation Commission, 101 California,  San Francisco, CA

Solo Show, Electric Works, San Francisco, CA


Architecture Of Light, ODC Theatre Building Installation, San Francisco, CA

- Out Of The Blue, Here and Now, Mills College Site Interventions, Oakland, CA

- Shadow and Light, The Red Mill, Light Installation, Kulturmöllan, Lövestad, Sweden

- Jars Filmed Inside, Triple Base Gallery, Solo Light Installation, San Francisco, CA

Grove Street Windows, San Francisco Arts Commission, Chain Reaction 11 Series

Slots Project Installation, University Of San Francisco Gallery,  San Francisco, CA


- Meredith Monk  International & National Tours: Russia, France, Norway, Estonia, 
Switzerland, England, Ireland, Germany, Finland, Poland, NY, Wash D.C., N.Y. and 
Brooklyn,N.Y., SF, CA                                                                                                                                  


- Telluride Film Festival, Lighting Design and Installations, Telluride, CO 

1996 - 1999

- MERCE CUNNINGHAM - Technical Director
International & National Tours: France, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, England, 
Finland, Japan, NY, Wash D.C., Brooklyn, New York, and Berkeley, California


- TERRY RILEY  - Lighting Design
Evening length concert with George Brooks  .  Tokyo, Japan / Bern, Switzerland


Stanford University, MFA - New Genres
California College of the Arts, MFA - Installation Art
1980 - 1985
The Ohio State University, BFA - Aspects of Light and Motion


Guild Hall School of Music and Drama - Video Installation, Adjunct Professor
2010 – Present
Massachusetts College Of Art and Design, Studio For Interrelated Media Studies,
2007 – 2010
Stanford University, Department of Art & Art History, Light As A Sculptural Element,
Intermedia of Sound and Image, Sound and Image Installation, Adjunct Professor
2004 – 2006
Stanford University, Teaching Assistant



Fulbright Specialist Fellowship - U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational
and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and World Learning

Japan Friendship Commission Fellowship - National Endowment For The Arts, USA

Rainin Foundation Grant - Imagining Central Market Street, San Francisco, CA

Mass Art Faculty Grant - Wandering Nighthouse Project

International Video Art Festival, Video Installation - Requiem For Egimen Wonks, Cuba
Headland’s Center For The Arts, Bring On The Lumiere, Guest Residency, CA
Dancers Group, Recipient of Lighting Artist in Dance Awards, CA

Center For Cultural Innovation, Recipient of Materials Grant for the Arts, CA

Artist In Residency, 509 Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

Recipient of The Jacob K. Javits Fellowship

Recipient of The Stanford MFA Fellowship

Recipient of California College of the Arts Jacob K. Javits Matching Grant

Artist Residency, Headland’s Center For The Arts, CA


Harvard University, GSD Surface Design

Stanford University, Future Media Archaeologies, Artist Lecture
Boston University, Artist Lecture                                                         

Stanford University, CCRMA Aspects of Sound and Art Workshop
Harvard University, GSD Landscape Architecture 

International House of Japan Tokyo, Japan – Light Installation lecture
Nagoya University of Art Nagoya, Japan - Light Installation lecture
Temple University – Tokyo, Japan - Installation Art lecture
Temple University – Tokyo, Japan - Guest criticStanford University – Kyoto, Japan - Installation Art lecture 

Massachusetts College of Art and Design– Boston, MA. – Light Art and Sustainability
Illumination Engineering Society – Boston, MA. - Light Installation lecture
Designers Lighting Forum – Boston, MA. - Light Installation lecture
Harvard University, Department of Art Department – guest critic
2010 - 2012
Stanford University, CCRMA Sound and Image Installation Workshop 
University of California Berkeley, Bullet Proof Vest
Cooper Union, NY, Drawing
California College Of The Arts, CA, Film and Video
Cooper Union, NY, Drawing
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne, Theater and Computer Graphics
California College Of The Arts, CA, Textiles, 4D-Core
California College Of The Arts, CA, Ceramics, Film and Video
Cooper Union, NY, Drawing
Prague British School, Prague, Czech Republic, Art
University Of San Francisco, CA, Creative Writing
California College Of The Arts, CA, Film & Video
Stanford University, CA, Electronic Projects, Stanford Art & Activism
University of San Francisco, CA, Creative Writing
California College Of The Arts, CA, Film & Video CCRMA Stanford University, CA, Composition and Image
California College of the Arts, CA, Film and Video
University of San Francisco, CA, Dance
San Francisco State University, CA, Creative Writing

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