EDUCATION

2008 MFA, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
2006 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
2005 BFA, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
2004 Fachhochschule Schwäbisch Hall – University of Applied Sciences, Germany

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS / PROJECTS / SCREENINGS

2014 2014 Pittsburgh Biennial, Miller Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
Memoria abierta: La Galería de Comercio, Casa del Lago, Mexico City, Mexico
Mapping Spaces, ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe, Germany
Centerfold Artist Exhibition, Project 4, Washington, DC
ACTUALIZE, Ortega y Gasset Projects, Queens, NY
2013 Janks Archive: Belfast, FIX live art biennale, Catalyst Arts, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Janks Archive: Helsinki, Kallio Kunsthalle Taidehalli, Helsinki, Finland
Janks Archive: Mexico City, 
La Galeria de Comercio, Mexico City, Mexico
The CATopian Dream
, Acid Rain Production (March Episode)
Quick Response, Practice Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2012 Harry Smith Was So Skinny… A Janks Archive, Practice Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Welcome To The Neighborhood, Askeaton Contemporary Arts, Co. Limerick, Ireland
Drawings Related to Performance Works, 92Y Tribeca, New York, NY
From The Mezzanine, Kresge Gallery, Ramapo College of New Jersey
8501 to 11400 (On Moving), Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, OH
2011 Make CATopia Real, SPACES, Cleveland, OH
Lokal Global Plan, Copenhagen, Denmark
Alrededor Es Imposible (Around Is Impossible), La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain
The Spot, La Galeria de Comercio, Mexico City, Mexico
Artprojx Cinema, in association with The Armory Show & VOLTA NY, SVA Theatre, New York, NY
Seventh Dream of Teenage Heaven, Bureau for Open Culture, CCAD, Columbus, OH
2010 Mapping: Memory and Motion in Contemporary Art, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
Detour, SPACES, Cleveland, OH
Map Marking, Pace University Digital Gallery, New York, NY
23rd Stuttgarter Filmwinter: Festival for Expanded Media, Online/Offline Exhibition, Stuttgart, Germany
2009 Frenemies, Front Room Gallery, Cleveland, OH
Manipulating Reality, Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina, Florence, Italy
Street With A View @ Agency for Small Claims, Bureau for Open Culture, CCAD, Columbus, OH
The Thirteenth Day, Skaftfell Art Center, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland
PUBLIC/PRIVATE, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA
2008 Sonic Youth, Green on Red Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
A Moratorium on Make-Believe, Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Illustrations of Catastrophe and Remote Times, Mattress Factory Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
For You, For Me, From Me, Flux Space, Philadelphia, PA
2007 9th Annual Black Sheep Puppet Festival, Brewhouse, Pittsburgh, PA
TRANSIT, Nagoya Zokei University of Art and Design, Japan
Media Flow Part 5, Fluctuating Images Contemporary Media Art, Stuttgart, Germany
The Singer Sucks, But The Band… (curated by Erick Michaud), Sunday L.E.S. New York, NY
trooz (curated by Art Office), Show Cave, Los Angeles, CA
Vision Request, A-Z West, Joshua Tree, CA
Everything Must Go!, Future Tenant Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
Spark Festival of Electronic Music and Art, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
2006 In_Tension, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA
Radio SKC, Studentski Kulturni Centar, Belgrade, Serbia
HOMO LUDENS: Yip Yap Yelp & Holler, Brewhouse Theater, Pittsburgh, PA
NEMO Film Festival, Paris, France
2005 NEO Show, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Ingenuity: A Festival of Art & Technology, Cleveland, OH
43rd Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, MI

 

AWARDS / GRANTS / RESIDENCIES

2013 The Luminary Center for the Arts Residency Program, St. Louis, MO
Mellon Research Grant, American University College of Arts and Sciences
2012 Askeaton Contemporary Arts, Co. Limerick, Ireland
2011 SPACES World Artists Program (SWAP), Cleveland, OH
CPH AIR, Copenhagen, Denmark
2010 Artist-in-Residence, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE
2010 Hot Pick, Smack Mellon Studio Program, Brooklyn, NY
2009 Skaftfell Artist Residency, Seyðisfirði, Iceland
Runner-Up Prize, Cleveland Public Art See Also Commission
Nes Artist Stipend, Cultural Committee of Northwestern Iceland
2008 Nes Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland
SÍM Artist Residency, Reykjavík, Iceland
Seed Award, Sprout Fund
GuSH Grant, Carnegie Mellon University
2006 Brown Foundation Fellowship, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
2005 Dominion Prize: Best of Show, NEO Show, Cleveland Museum of Art
First Agnes Gund Award for International Travel, Cleveland Institute of Art

 

LECTURES / VISITING ARTIST / TEACHING

2014 Janks Archive, Unruly Engagements conference, Cleveland Institute of Art, Ohio
Vail Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Denison University, Granville, OH
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Art (Studio), Denison University, Granville, OH
2012-13 Professorial Lecturer in Media/New Practices, Department of Art, American University, Washington DC
2012 Apartment Talks, satellite project of 2013 Carnegie International, Pittsburgh, PA
Artist Talk, American University, Department of Art, Washington DC
Artist Talk, Slippery Rock University, PA
Artist Talk, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, CO
Artist Talk, Ramapo College of New Jersey
2010-12 Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Art, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
2011 Visiting Artist, School of Fine Arts and Music, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Juror, SIE 65: Student Independent Exhibition, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
2010 Visiting Artist in the course Take It Outside: Art in Public Space, Bennington College, Bennington, VT
Artist Talk, TEST_LAB: Tools for Propaganda, V2_Institute for the Unstable Media, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
ArtTalk Lecture Series, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE
2009 Artist Talk, Office of Collective Play, Bureau For Open Culture, CCAD, Columbus, Ohio
Artist Talk, Lost & Found, Theatrum Anatomicum, Waag Society, Amsterdam, NL

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The Cleveland Museum of Art

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2014 Shaw, Kurt. Art Review: ‘Pittsburgh Biennial 2014′ at Carnegie Mellon University’s Miller Gallery. TribLIVE. 1 Oct.
Salsbury, Britany. Critics’ Picks New York: “Actualize”. artforum.com. 22 Jan.
2013 Carnegie International 2013 Catalogue (The Apartment Talks).
Christine Jun. “The dA-Zed Guide to Surveillance.” Dazed Digital. 25 Aug.
“Mr. January, Ben Kinsley.”
 Centerfold Artist Series with Annette Isham and Zac Willis. Trop. 25 Jan.
2012 Douglas Max Utter. “Before MOCA Cleveland’s Move, Last Exhibit Looks Ahead and Back.” Cleveland Plain Dealer. 13 Feb.
2011 New Art/Science Affinities.” Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University + CMU STUDIO for Creative Inquiry.
“Seventh Dream of Teenage Heaven” Exhibition Publication. Bureau for Open Culture.
Pete Brook. “Google’s Mapping Tools Spawn New Breed of Art Projects.” Wired.com. 15 Aug.
“One Year One Book” MMX Open Art Venue.
2010 “Street With A View O Cuando El Observado Es Google.” Yorokobu. (pp. 24-25) Feb.
2009 “Manipulating Reality” Exhibition Catalogue. The Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina. Sept.
Lavanya Ramanathan. “Giving Google Maps a Heck of a View.” Washington Post. 5 Feb.
“Highlights from 2008.” Rhizome.org. 16 Jan.
2008 Dan Nephin. “Artists Stage Street Scenes to Lurk in Google Maps.” Associated Press. 12 Nov.
Patricia Lowry. “Google Makes World Stage for Sampsonia Way.” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 12 Nov.
Wesley Miller. “There Goes the Neighborhood.” Art21 Blog. 7 Nov.
Ceci Moss. “Street With A View.” Rhizome.org. 7 Nov.
Karlijn De Jongh. “Sonic Youth.” CIRCA Issue 125 (Autumn).
Therese McKenna. “Reel Good Show.” The Metro (Dublin). 14 July.
“The Pretenders.” Pittsburgh City Paper. 16-23 April.
Roberta Fallon. “Come Play With Me.” Philadelphia Weekly. 23-29 Jan.
“Mattress Factory’s Gestures Gain Energy With A Few Firsts.” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 20 Jan.
2007 Colleen Asper. “Vision Request.” Beautiful/Decay. August.