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Thomas Porett
* 1942, currently based: United States
Affiliated institution: The University of the Arts
www.dimagery.com | Vimeo.com/videos/tporett | tporett@dimagery.com

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About
The foundation of my work has always begun with the photograph, which has been rightly considered a “moment” often effectively standing as a singular, self-contained expression. Although this is certainly one important aspect of photography, it has been clear to me that this is not necessarily the only or even the most important aspect of the medium. Given the capacity of the medium to produce a veritable stream of imagery, the reliance upon making a single image seemed to limit a basic characteristic of the medium.

As such, I have pursued exploration of the medium’s inherent multiplicity in several ways. Earlier in my career I created large-scale multimedia projection works that treated images as linguistic analogs in which sequences of images in time and juxtaposition enabled complex interactions of meanings to be created. The advent of computer photographic imaging expanded this potential and led to the creation of a number of interactive works in which I was able to further push the notion of narrative interaction within the imagery.

I have been increasingly involved in bringing this same sense of multiple image interaction into the print form. Integrating images of disparate temporal and spatial instances into a new reality has been the focus of this body of work.

A duality of subject matter has continued to demand my attention.
My interest in the simple elements of nature is visual and not a romantic praise of the actual object. I seek visual ideas that initiate a process of discovery. I feel most successful when this search leads to unexpected surprises. I have been equally drawn to the dynamics of urban life and it’s rich diversity of experience and the equally compelling imagery of the natural world.

Since 2003 a new and very exciting avenue of work has opened up that may be roughly categorized as videographic/music. I have generated video sequences from still images that have then been composited into pieces ranging from four to nine minutes. The sound tracks are original compositions created on digital synthesizers.

Most of these works along with several documentary pieces can be viewed at:
http://vimeo.com/tporett/
CV

Web Site: dimagery.com
Video Works: vimeo.com/tporett/videos
Sound Works: soundcloud.com/tporett

Education: BS University of Wisconsin, Madison, American Intellectual History, 1964.
MS Institute of Design, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Photography, 1966.
Special study: Synthesizer techniques and electronic music composition, Philadelphia Musical Academy. Intensive workshop in holography, Lake Forest College.
Teaching experience: Professor, Director of Academic Computing, The University of the Arts, Photography Department 1966-1982, Electronic Media 1982 to 2014.
Visiting Professor, School of Visual Arts, NYC 1989-1994, teaching in the Graduate Photography and Computer Art programs Visiting Professor University of Illinois at Chicago Circle 1981-82.
Moore College of Art, part time Photography Department, 1967-70
Institute of Design, teaching assistant Photography Department, spring 1966, and summers 1965 and 1966.

Awards: Guggenheim Fellowship - Photography 1972, UICA research grant, UArts Faculty Grants 1983, 1985, 1993, 1995 – Lindback award for distinguished teaching 2002

Shows and Exhibitions:
2016: The video work "Hà Nội” has been selected for inclusion in the Online Digital Gallery D-ART 2016 for the International Conference Information Visualisation iV 2016, and the International Conference “Computer Graphics, Imaging and Visualization” CGIV 2016.
2016: The video work “On China Sea” has been selected for inclusion in the best of selections in this years ARS ELECTRONICA FESTIVAL 2016: RADICAL ATOMS and the alchemists of our time, September, 8th –12th 2016, Linz, Austria.
2016: The video work "Shadow Whispers" was accepted into the FONDAD FESTIVAL 2016 held in Coimbra, Portugal.
2016: “On China Sea” (vimeo.com/tporett/chinasea) is part of the exhibition at the Istanbul Modern | Istanbul Museum of Contemporary Art, TILL IT’S GONE, January 13th - June 5th, 2016.
2015: “On China Sea” was included in the “Art Speak Out” online exhibition as part of the UN-Climate Conference COP21 in Paris.
2015: Collection of seven video works are included in the collection of ikonoTV, ikono.org Berlin, Germany, a streaming video art source.
2015: The video work “On China Sea” selected for inclusion in the Enhanced Vision – Digital Video online exhibition held by ACMSIGGRAPH Digital Arts Community.
2014: Philadelphia Photographers: 1975 – 1985, Santa Bannon Gallery, Bethleham, PA
2014: Past Imperfect Time: Work by Faculty at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Museum of Contemporary History, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2014: “Mud Architect” documentary of William Daley shown continuously at the Art Alliance as part of Daley’s exhibition.
2014: Three prints selected for inclusion in “Artists of a Certain Age” exhibition in Philadelphia
2013: Completed "Shores of Time" a 52 minute documentary of the geology of
Northwestern Ontario. The video has been broadcast regionally and has been included in both Provincial Park and Parks Canada education programs.
2012:The video work PLAYERS was invited to be shown a the Lucca Film Festival in Lucca, Italy
2012: Created e-book for the iPad titled CIRCA ’66 available in the Apple iBook Store.
2010: Two prints included in the “Students from the Institute of Design: The Harry Callahan and Aaron Siskind Years, 1946 to 1971” Higher Gallery, NYC 2010: Invited to exhibit two video/music works "Intersections #1" and "Shadow Walking" to the Performance & Intermedia Festival held in Szczecin, Poland, June 19 - 20. 2010: “Observations & Anomalies” solo exhibition of prints and video works, Sol Mednick Gallery, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia. 2009: Streets of Philadelphia: Photography 1970-1985, exhibited two color prints and 20 minute DVD video "Circa '60s", The Print Center, Philadelphia 2009. 2009: Exhibited “Shadow Walking”, “Blue Nebula” and “Reeds” DVD at The University of the Arts faculty exhibition. 2008: “Wave Anomaly” print selected for inclusion in the 82nd International Photography Competition sponsored by the Print Center, Philadelphia. 2008: “Intersections #1” as part of the International Festival of Independent Cinematography "KinoLev" invite all the creators to participate in the project of Video Art "KinoLevchuk". Festival, Lviv, Ukraine. 2007: Visual music piece “Intersections #1” selected for the Online Gallery for the iV 11th International Conference Information Visualization in Zurich, Switzerland, and the CGIV 4th International Conference Computer Graphics, Imaging and Visualization in Bangkok, Thailand.
2006: “Harmonizing: Singing from the Heart” 26 minute documentary select for inclusion in the Philadelphia Stories 5 series on WYBE and broadcast August 9th. 2006: Solo exhibition “Interpretations” 30 photographs, at Haverford College, PA. Artist-in-residence at Haverford College spring semester. 2005: “Pre-emptive D'gustation” a mixed media installation as part of the Operation Rapid American Withdrawal 1970 - 2005 exhibition, Philadelphia 2004: "SpaceTime Matrices", a series of five short high definition video pieces selected for broadcast by the Moov art channel of the Voom high definition satellite network. Three of these pieces were recently exhibited as an installation at The University of the Arts faculty exhibition 2002: "Taken by Design" Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, San Francisco Museum of Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art. Image included in the catalog/book from show. 2002: Five images selected for inclusion in the ArtLink Exhibition, NYC 2001: Iris print TimeMatrix exhibited at the Visual Arts Museum in NYC as part of the Ninth New York Digital Salon. Image was reproduced in Leonardo magazine, MIT Press. 2001: TimeWarp-Philadelphia invited to be shown as part of the IMAGINE 2001, F.E.S.T Creative Media Lab, Högskolani Gävle, Sweden. 2001: Two images included in the Photography 2001 show at the Monique Goldstrom Gallery, NYC. Twelve images included in the December exhibition. 2001: Here and Now show, Silicon Gallery/The General Store, Brooklyn, NY. September 2001: Intersections #8 was awarded second prize in the Digital Mural Project a collaboration between The Print Center and Philadelphia Mural Art Program. 2000: Iris print Koi-Time/Space was selected for inclusion in the Eighth New York Digital Salon exhibition and will travel internationally. The image will also be printed in an issue of journal Leonardo. 2000: Four prints included in the Digital Landscape exhibition at Silicon Gallery Fine Art Prints, Brooklyn, NY. 2000: Digital color print “TimeWarp-Philadelphia” selected for inclusion in the Siggraph 2000 Art Gallery in New Orleans. The image was included in the July issue of Computer Graphics World magazine. 1999: SCAN 1999, three Iris prints and “TATTOO 2” 30 minute video piece exhibited at the Silicon Gallery, Philadelphia. 1999: The digital color print "Intersections #1" selected for inclusion in the Siggraph99 Art Gallery: technOasis exhibited during the Siggraph99 meeting in Los Angeles in August, 1999. It was also selected as one of the prints in the traveling exhibition and was included in the August issue of Computer Graphics World magazine. 1999: Solo exhibition "Intersections" of twenty five recent color images and an installation and first offering of the CD ROM "americAmiracle" at the Silicon Gallery, Philadelphia. 1998: Installation of "americAmiracle" as part of the SCAN art exhibition at the Silicon Gallery, Philadelphia. 1997: Exhibited the interactive piece "HYMNS AND MYSTERIES OF THE REPUBIC" as part of the faculty exhibition at The University of the Arts. 1996: "backBytes" a one-man retrospective of digital works on paper 1980 to 1995, The University of the Arts Printmaking Gallery. 1996: MYSTERY STREET, and DECEPTIONS to be shown as part of the American Music Theater Festival CrossWaves festival of performance and technology, Annenberg Center, Univ. of Penn. March 20-24. 1995: HYMNS OF THE REPUBLIC, MYSTERY STREET, and DECEPTIONS along with 19 digital prints selected as part of "Digital Vision/Digital Voice" exhibition at the Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, April 7 - June 24, 1995 1995: HYMNS OF THE REPUBLIC exhibited in (inter)ACTIVE: electronic art channels, Trenton State College. 1995: Five prints selected for digital photography show at Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park 1995: Three images from the Deceptions Matrix series selected for the Human Figure show at the Silicon Gallery, Philadelphia. 1994: Two prints exhibited at the Silicon Gallery, Philadelphia as part of the SCAN Art Show. 1994: MYSTERY STREET shown along with two dye sublimation prints at The University of the Arts. 1993: MYSTERY STREET, selected for inclusion in the "It's Hot! It's Cool! It's Color" Artmobile traveling exhibition Oct. 1993 - June 1994, Bucks County Community College. 1993: Excerpts from MYSTERY STREET shown in the "Computer Art: Reality and Abstraction" invitational exhibition at Raritan Valley College, NJ 1992: Color ink-jet print shown as part of the "Photographic Possibilities" exhibition at the Continental Bank , Philadelphia, PA. 1992: MYSTERY STREET, shown at the Franklin Institute, Philadelphia as part of the art exhibition at the SCAN 12th Annual Symposium on Small Computers in the Arts. 1992: TIMELINE a thirty minute digital multimedia piece was shown as part of the International Painting Interactive project held in conjunction with the Siggraph Art Show at Siggraph 1992 in Chicago, Illinois. 1992: MYSTERY STREET selected for inclusion in "Truth or Dare: Photography Interacting with Computers," IMAGES Center for Photography, Cincinnati. 1991: TIMELINE shown as part of the Artist's Journals exhibition at The University of the Arts, Philadelphia. 1991: MYSTERY STREET selected for inclusion in the Siggraph 1991 Art Show as part of the Fine Arts Animation exhibition. It was also selected to be part of the traveling exhibition. 1991: "Low Tech: High Tech" exhibition at The University of the Arts, VICTIMS installation and three-color thermal dye transfer prints shown. 1991: "Philadelphia Art Now: Artists Choose Artists", Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia. MYSTERY STREET computer video installation piece. 1991: "Limited Editions" an exhibition of offset prints and book arts. The print "Counterpoints" shown, at The Laurie W. and Irvin J. Borowsky Gallery, Gershman Y, Philadelphia. 1990: Invited to exhibit VICTIMS in the ARTIFICES (computer in art: invention, simulation) exhibition in the salle de la Légion d´honneur, Saint-Denis, Paris. 1990: Invited to exhibit DECEPTIONS and PATRIANOSTRA video pieces in the Digital Image-Digital Photography exhibition Dallas Public Library. 1990: "Current Technologies and Photography" exhibition at the Perkins Center for the Arts, Morristown, NJ. 1989: Invited to participate in the "Death of Photography" exhibition at the University of Colorado. 1989: Five prints from the Deceptions series selected for inclusion in the Computers & Photography exhibition at the Pyramid Art Center, Rochester, NY in conjunction with the Society of Photographic Education national conference. 1989: Four computer video pieces and Deceptions Triptych selected for inclusion in the "Art Around the Edges" exhibition at the Port of History Museum, Philadelphia. 1988-89: Two color ink jet prints from the VICTIMS series selected for the WYSIWYG exhibition at the Blair Art Museum in Hollidaysburg, PA. 1988: DECEPTIONS diptych and COUNTERPOINTS prints exhibited at the Symposium on Small Computers in the Arts, Philadelphia, PA. 1988: DECEPTIONS and VICTIMS, selected to be shown at the PIXIM Art Show, Paris. 1988: Ink jet print exhibited at the IBM Gallery in New York as part of the "Computers and Art" exhibition. 1988: Seven prints, VICTIMS installation, and video pieces PATRIANOSTRA and DECEPTIONS, included in the "Invitational Exhibition of Computer Generated Art" held at Augusta College, Georgia. 1988: Eight prints included in the Arts & Technology show at the Abington Art Center Jenkintown, PA. 1987: Two images selected for inclusion in the "Computers and Art" exhibition that opened at the Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY. 1987: Three images from the Softlands series included in the exhibition, "Extending the Boundaries of Photography", at the Center For Creative Photography, Tucson, Arizona. 1987: Images from the Icons/Idols series selected for inclusion in the "Prix Ars Electronica '87" exhibition in Linz, Austria. 1987: Triptych work selected for Siggraph 1987 Art Show. 1987: Five prints and Softlands installation shown in the Illuminated Pixel exhibition at the University of Scranton Art Gallery. 1986: Two images selected for inclusion in the Faces of Philadelphia exhibition, as part of the Art in City Hall program. 1986: Invited to show five images in at the Fifth Annual Pacific Northwest Computer Graphics Conference. 1986: Venture Fund Recipients exhibition, Philadelphia Colleges of the Arts, MOSAIC TRANSFORMS, a continuously changing image matrix realized on an Apple II computer. Also four ink jet prints shown. 1986: Siggraph '86 Art Show. Installation of VICTIMS, consisting of four sequential image ink jet prints, and image/voice synthesis sequence performed on a Macintosh computer. Also selected for inclusion in the traveling version of the exhibition. 1986: Computer Photographics; group exhibition. The Catskill Center for Photography. 1986: Computer Images '86: one man show, York University, City University of New York. 1985: Forth Annual Pacific Northwest Computer Graphics Conference: Videotapes and slides shown as part of the art exhibition. 1985: Series of large scale inkjet prints, and computer controlled image sequences, exhibited in the Art-in-Science V project, at the University City Science Center gallery, Philadelphia. 1985: One print selected for inclusion in the 1985 Siggraph art show, and slide set. This print was also selected for inclusion in the exhibition that will travel to Japan. 1985: Three prints selected for the Artist and the Computer II traveling exhibition sponsored by the Louisville Art Gallery. 1985: Four prints included in the New Spirit of Photography exhibition at the Fashion Institute of Technology, in NYC. 1985: Two prints selected for inclusion in the traveling computer art exhibition sponsored in part by the National Computer Graphics Association. 1985: Six prints shown in the Computer Modified Photographs exhibition, Mednick Gallery, Philadelphia College of Art. 1985: Four prints selected for Photographs From the Computer, exhibition at the Project Art Center, Cambridge, Mass. 1984: One man show, Bloomsburg University, Penn. 1984: Selected for “The Artist and the Computer” exhibition of computer mediated art sponsored by the Honeywell Corporation. 1983: The computer images exhibited in the ELECTRA exhibition at the Musee d’art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, along with installation of the computer piece SOFTLANDS. 1983: Exhibited prints at the University of Pittsburgh and in an exhibition titled, ART IN THE COMPUTER AGE, Indiana University of Pennsylvania. 1983: Exhibited two prints at the Symposium on Small Computers in the Arts, Philadelphia. 1983: Two images selected for inclusion in Siggraph 1983 Art Exhibition, a show that will traveled worldwide. One print published in the catalog, the other in chosen for inclusion in the slide set of the show. 1983: Two computer photographic images in show of Regional Photographic Educators, at the Art Institute of Philadelphia. 1983: Color photographs exhibited in "Using Photographic Imagery"; Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia 1982: Invited to show six computer images at the "Artist, Designer, and Computer Graphics" exhibition in Los Angeles. 1982: Computer images shown in faculty exhibition, along with SOFTLANDS, a continuous image construction computer program. 1982: Photograph selected for Philadelphia Past and Present exhibition, Art Alliance, Philadelphia. 1982: Photographs and computer images exhibited at Young/Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL. 1982: Three computer images selected for inclusion in the Siggraph exhibition in Boston, one published in the catalog. 1982: Computer images selected for inclusion in Electronic Imaging Exhibition, Stockholm, Sweden. 1981: Photographs selected for "BROAD SPECTRUM", a traveling exhibition of faculty work from the Philadelphia College of Art. 1980: Photographs selected for an exhibition of Pennsylvania Photographers, at the Governor’s mansion in Harrisburg, PA. 1980: Computer print shown at the Art Alliance in Philadelphia. 1977: Group show "FRESH FROM PHILADELPHIA", Ohio State University. 1976: One-man show of color prints and SX-70 images at the Madison Art Center, Madison, WI. 1976: One-man show of color prints at The Photography Place, Strafford, PA. 1973: Color prints shown in the group show of the Visual Interface symposium, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park. 1973: Color prints shown at the Archetype Gallery, New Haven, CT. 1972: Group exhibition Baltimore Art Museum. 1972: Single screen projected image sequence shown at MIT Photography Gallery, and at the University of Rhode Island. 1970: Prints selected for exhibition and inclusion in the collection of the American Arts Documentation Centre, Exeter University, England. 1970: Two mural prints included in "Contemporary Photography: a, sensitive view", Peale Gallery of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia. 1969: Invitational exhibition, "Photography Is...", Ridgefield, CT. 1969: "Vision and Expression", George Eastman House, Rochester, NY. 1969: "1969...", invitational contemporary art exhibition, Cheltenham Art Center, Cheltenham, PA. 1968: "Light7", Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. 1965: "Introspective Landscape", one-man exhibition, Lake Forest College, Lake Forest , IL. 1964: One-man exhibition, Wisconsin State Historical Society, Madison, WI.





Video work:
The following pieces may be viewed at vimeo.com/tporett/videos containing a total of forty seven video works.

Shores of Time is a documentary explaining the major geological events and visible outcroppings in the Silver Islet, Ontario region. Scott and Burns Cheadle, one a geophysicist and the other a Professor of Geology explain the physical rock outcroppings along the picturesque shore of Lake Superior. In the film they stress how the various geologic events relate to Earth history.

Mud Architect: a 26 minute documentary of artist William Daley is a 26 minute documentary of artist William Daley creating a ceramic pot while discussing his philosophy of art and ideas about making art. Reviewed in the Issue 82 of Ceramics Art and Perception.
Harmonizing: Harmonizing is a 26 minute documentary of the doo wop group "The Emeralds" that originally formed in the mid-1960s. The Vietnam war interrupted their progress and a key member Jerry Tempesta, was critically wounded and "lost singing in my heart". In the mid-1990s Jerry and another original member, Joe Porpora, re-formed the group that includes three other members including Richie Grasso a Philadelphia songwriter with 93 credits listed with BMI. It is the story of five "brothers" that have established a solid musical reputation in this region and continue to pursue their ambition for success and vocal excellence. To be broadcast in early

FightNight, a twelve minute documentary of an evening of prize fights held in Philadelphia at a venue called the “Arts Palace.” It consists of a series of interviews, fights, ring girls and associates of the game. TATTOO 2, thirty minute documentary of the Second Annual NYC Tattoo Convention sponsored by the NYC Hell’s Angels. TATTOO 3 a twenty five minute piece on the Third Annual Convention NYC Tattoo Convention COWBOY ACTION SHOOTING, a sixteen minute documentary of this odd sport growing in popularity among older retired individuals that combines guns and nostalgia for the “Old West.”


Publications: 2008: One image included in the third edition of Photographic Possibilities. 2006: One image included in Art of the Digital Age, Thames&Hudson. 2002: One image included in the Neo-Impressionism: Artists on the Edge catalog/book, Portland Museum of Art, Maine. 2002: One image included in the Taken by Design catalog /book, Chicago Art Institute. 1996: One image selected for inclusion in Design Principles & Problems by Zelanski & Fisher, published by Harcourt Brace College Publishing. 1994: Article "Cyberart Considerations" published in Art Journal, Vol. 53 No. 3 1993: Images from VICTIMS and DECEPTIONS selected for inclusion in ART OF THE ELECTRONIC AGE, by Frank Popper, published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1993: Counterpoints offset print selected for inclusion in the book PHOTOGRAPHING IN THE STUDIO, by Gary Kolb, published by Wm. C. Brown Communications, Inc., Dubuque, IA. 1992: Two images selected for the book, Making Art Safely; by Merle Spandorfer and Deborah Curtis, published by Van Nostrand Reinhold. 1991: One image selected for inclusion in the book PHOTOGRAPHIC POSSIBILITIES, by Robert Hirsch, published by Butterworth-Heinemann, Stoneham, MA. 1990: Computer mediated offset print COUNTERPOINTS featured in THE COMPLETE PRINTMAKER-Techniques/Traditions/Innovations, by Ross/Romano/Ross, published by Free Press a division of Collier MacMillan Publishers. 1990: One image reproduced as part of the portfolio DIGITAL IMAGERY, published by Mead Paper Co. 1990: Three images from the "Blue Line Series" selected for inclusion in the PHILADELPHIA IMAGES book published by The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA. 1990: One image published in the book PHOTOGRAPHY sixth edition, by Phil Davis, published by Wm. C. Brown Co. 1989: Co-author of an article, "Computers in the Arts" published in the Encyclopedia of Microcomputers, published by Marcel Dekker, Inc. 1988: Sunday New York Times, Northeast edition makes mention of the VICTIMS fund raising project on behalf of Amnesty International. Also, a feature article published in the Main Line Neighbors section of the Philadelphia Inquirer covering both the Amnesty project and other art works. January 11, 1989 a mention of the piece Deceptions, and excerpt of an interview was broadcast on WHYY FM during the Morning Edition program. An article and image from VICTIMS published in Computers and Applications magazine January 1989. 1988: Two articles published in the Proceedings of the Symposium on Small Computers in the Arts. 1987: One image published in the book Digital Visions, a volume that accompanies the "Computers and Art" exhibition. 1986: Six images published in the book Introduction to Visual Literacy, by Deborah Curtiss, published by Prentice-Hall. 1985: One image published in the book PHOTOGRAPHY, by Phil Davis, published by Wm. C. Brown Co. 1985: Two images reproduced in the book DRAWING WITH COMPUTERS, by Mark Wilson, published by Perigee books. 1985: A paper titled SYSTEMS INTEGRATION published in the Proceedings of the National Computer Graphics Association. Also published in the Proceedings of the Symposium on Small Computers in the Arts. 1984: Cover image of the book TECHNO STRESS published by Addison-Wesley. Book cover reproduced in Newsweek article on book. 1984: National Geographic World Magazine, computer image published. 1983: Three images and a discussion of work published in A+ magazine. 1983: Two images published in Softside magazine. 1983: Published an article in Electronic Imaging magazine evaluating a computer film recorder system. 1983: Published the article "Camera In / Camera Out" in the Symposium on Small Computers in the Arts Proceedings. 1983: One image selected for publication a special computer art issue of Computer Graphics World magazine. 1983: One of the two images selected for the Siggraph Art Show published in the catalog, and in the special Japanese edition of the show catalog. One image chosen for inclusion in the Art Show slide set. 1983: Article on SOFTLANDS, along with several images published in the March issue of Softalk magazine. 1983: Computer images published in a book on alternative imaging processes and new technologies, titled, THE NEW PHOTOGRAPHY, by Prentice-Hall. 1982: Review of performance work published in SCAN, Small Computers in the Arts Newsletter. 1982: Computer images published in Small Computers in the Arts Newsletter, Philadelphia., Pa. 1981: Photograph in catalog of "BROAD SPECTRUM" show. 1980: Two photographs published in the London and Curin book, HIGH CONTRAST. 1976: Review of CYCLES accompanied by eight photographs published in AFTERIMAGE. 1974: Photograph published in PHOTOGRAPHY: A HANDBOOK OF HISTORY, MATERIALS AND PROCESSES, by Charles Swedlund, published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. 1972: Cover photograph of the Life Library of Photography book, FRONTIERS OF PHOTOGRAPHY, accompanied by three additional photographs within the book. 1971: Photograph published in the Life Library of Photography book, THE ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY. 1969: Photograph published in VISION and EXPRESSION, catalog to the exhibition organized by the George Eastman House. The work was mentioned in the New York Times review of the show. 1968: Photograph published in Aperture, LIGHT7 issue. It was also reproduced in the Christian Science Monitor review of the exhibition.

Computer Controlled Electronic Image and Sound Performances: 1983-84: THE UNEXPECTED, a computer mediated dance piece performed by Group Motion. The computer program displayed images and determined the progressions of performance, as well as performing the Epilogue, a computer image "dance" on the monitor. Performed for two runs at the Group Studios, and at the Painted Bride Center for the Arts. 1984: IKONS: AN INTERACTIVE IMAGE JOURNEY, installed during the Symposium on Small Computers in the Arts. 1983: SOFTLANDS installed at the Musee d’art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, as part of the ELECTRA exhibition. 1983: SOFTLANDS installed at the Kipps gallery at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. 1983: Section of MASKS aired by WHYY television. 1982: Computer Music Concert, at the Symposium on Small Computers in the Arts, Philadelphia 1982-85: Presentations of video/computer pieces given since 1982 (see lectures). 1981: Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, Pa. 1980: Etage Gallery in Philadelphia.
Special projects: 1995 to present: Multi/Art World Wide Web art site. URL - http://www.dimagery.com 1988: Installation of prints and computer controlled imagery for the 20th anniversary of Group Motion, in Philadelphia., PA. 1988: HyperCard edition of VICTIMS released in the public domain as an approved fund raising project for Amnesty International USA. It is available on the CompuServe, GEnie, and Maclink networks. 1988: Commissioned by The University of the Arts to create a limited edition offset print commemorating Judith Jamison's dance piece "With Us". Computer images were also utilized as projections in the production. 1985: Elected to the board of directors of the Small Computers in the Arts Network. 1985: Selected as one of three artists/curators of Art-in-Science V project, at the University City Science Center gallery. 1982-85: Editor of THE MUSES, an electronic magazine appearing on the Source, an consumer mainframe database,the magazine is an electronic extension of SCAN, a journal devoted to computers in the arts. 1984-85: Contributing editor of SCAN, the publication of the Small Computers in the Arts Network. Lectures and Panel Participation: 2007: Presentation of personal work at the Grounds for Sculpture, New Jersey. 2001: Presentation at SCAN 2001 on the topic of creating VCD (video cd) from digital video files. 2001: Participated in a panel discussion at the College of New Jersey concerning current trends in computer art, including a brief personal history of involvement in the medium. 2000: Presentation on the topic of electronic/computer sound composition pieces created for multimedia and streaming on the web, SCAN, Philadelphia, PA 1998: Presentation on the final version of "americAmiracle" centering on interface design and music play back methodologies, SCAN, Philadelphia, PA 1998: Presented two days of lecture / demonstration to 10 classes of elementary students at the Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, as part of the "Artists at Work" educational program at the museum. 1997: Presentation concerning the development of "americAmiracle" Enhanced CD at the 17th Annual Symposium on Small Computers in Arts held at the Franklin Institute, Philadelphia. 1996: Presentation concerning the development of the Internet specific art website "theBeautiful" at the 16th Annual Symposium on Small Computers in Arts held at the Franklin Institute, Philadelphia. 1994: Presentation given concerning the development of the digital multimedia recruiting program for The University of the Arts at the 14th Annual Symposium on Small Computers in Arts held at the Franklin Institute, Philadelphia. 1992: Lecture given on the Photo-CD at the 12th Annual Symposium on Small Computers in the Arts, held at the Franklin Institute, Philadelphia. 1991: Presentations for both the Multimedia and Digital Photography tracks at the Eleventh Annual Symposium on Small Computers in the Arts, Philadelphia. 1991: Lecture titled "Unseen Moments" concerning MYSTERY STREET and digital imaging given at the Print Club in Philadelphia. 1990: Lectures at The University of the Arts and Perkins Center for the Arts as part of the Photography Sesquicentennial Project. 1990: Invited to judge a national exhibition of computer art at Glassboro State College, NJ. 1988: Panel member at the Educom national conference discussed computers in the curriculum of The University of the Arts, Washington, D.C. 1988: Two lectures presented at the Symposium on Small Computers in the Arts in Philadelphia., PA. 1988: Visiting artist lecture at Glassboro State College, Glassboro, New Jersey. 1987: Invited by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to make a presentation at the Third Symposium on Art Education, at Kings Gap. 1987: Invited to participate on the Photography and Computers panel at the Society for Photographic Education 24th Annual Conference in San Diego. 1987: Invited to give a workshop in conjunction with the "Art and Computer" exhibition at the University of Scranton Art Gallery. 1986: Moderated a esthetics panel, and lectured on implications of desktop publishing to the artist, at the Symposium on Small Computers in the Arts, Philadelphia. 1985: Invited to present a paper and tutorial at the National Computer Graphics Association national conference in Dallas, TX. 1985: Presented a daylong lecture/workshop to the secondary school art teachers of Delaware County, Pa. 1985: Invited to lecture on the new technologies in the arts at the Afro-American Cultural Museum, Philadelphia. 1984: Gallery lecture at Bloomsburg University. 1984: Visiting artist lecture, Southern Illinois University 1984: Two addresses one on a esthetics, and on personal work, at the Symposium for Small Computers in the Arts. 1983: Invited to discuss the implications of computer imaging, and present an overview of personal work, at the Mid Atlantic Society for Photographic Education meeting in Baltimore, MD. 1983: Presented a paper Camera In/ Camera Out, at the Symposium on Small Computers in the Arts, Philadelphia. Presented talk concerning the creation of IKONS: AN INTERACTIVE IMAGE JOURNEY. 1983: Invited to present computer performance work, and lecture on the subject of animation at the National Computer Graphics Association. 1983: Invited to lecture at the annual conference of the Society for Photographic Education. Two lectures and one workshop were given. 1983: Public lecture on computer graphics imaging tools given at PCA, in conjunction with the Small Computers in the Arts group. 1983: Invited to lecture and show personal work to teachers of the Haverford School District, Havertown, Pa. 1982: Lecture for the Small Computers in the Arts group at the University of Pennsylvania. 1982: Lecture at the Symposium on Small Computers in the Arts, Philadelphia. 1982: Lecture on personal work with computer imaging, at the Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson. 1982: Conducted a workshop on digital imaging processes at the University of Arizona, Tucson. CBS affiliate in Tucson aired an interview concerning the workshop. 1982: Lecture and presentation of work for the education project Computertown USA, funded by the National Science Foundation. 1979: Philadelphia College of Art, panel, "Art and Technology." 1977: Philadelphia College of the Performing Arts, panel on electronic music and theater. 1977: Bucks County Community College, PA. 1974: Philadelphia Musical Academy, panel discussion of electronic music. 1973: University of Pennsylvania, discussion of work in progress as part of an a esthetics symposium. 1970: University of Louisville, KY. Multi image presentations: 1980: Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN, retrospective of Multi-Image works; MADE IN U.S.A., CYCLES, and MY FUNNY VALENTINE. Presentations of MADE IN USA: 1970: Multi Image Festival of the National Education Association, Detroit, MI. 1970: University of Illinois Circle Campus, Chicago, IL. 1970: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY. 1970: Peale House Gallery of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA. 1969: Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. Presentations of CYCLES: 1978: Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE. 1978: Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA. 1978: University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD. 1977: Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL. 1977: Bucks County Community College, PA. 1976: University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada 1976: Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, FL. 1976: University of Illinois Circle Campus, Chicago, IL. 1975: Brown University/Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI. 1975: National meeting of the Society for Photographic Education, Rochester, NY . 1975: Ryerson Polytechnic Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 1975: Philadelphia Musical Academy, Philadelphia, PA. 1973: University of Pennsylvania, CYCLES shown as a work in progress. 1979: MY FUNNY VALENTINE performed at the the Philadelphia College For The Performing Arts. Electronic/Computer Music: 1986: Commissioned to create a soundtrack for 'Reverberations', a slide sequence shown as part of the exhibition, "The Basel School of Design and Its Philosophy: The Armin Hoffman Years". 1977: Work from CYCLES featured in an Evening for Electronic Music at the Philadelphia College For The Performing Arts. Served on a panel discussing electronic music and theatrical media. 1974: Portion of CYCLES soundtrack chosen for airplay and discussion over WUHY-FM, Philadelphia. Also served on panel for the Electronic Music Symposium, Philadelphia Musical Academy. 1972: Composed the complete electronic music score for Zero Moving Company's dance piece, "Time Within A Time", performed at Temple University, Glassboro State College, and the Annenberg Theater at the University of Pennsylvania. 1971: Three electronic music pieces performed at the Philadelphia Museum of Art as part of the New Music program of the Philadelphia Musical Academy. A review of this work appeared in the January 1973 issue of MUSICAL QUARTERLY 1970: Composed the finale for Group Motion, Berlin, dance piece, "The Great Theater of Oklahoma Calls You".

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