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STEFANI BYRD

San Diego, California, USA

 

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SOLO and TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2016    Stefani Byrd, I Am That, UC San Diego Gallery, San Diego, California, May 2016

            Stefani Byrd, The Razor’s Edge, Inamori Pavilion, Balboa Park, San Diego, California, February 2016

2015    A Moment in Time, San Diego Art Fair 2015, San Diego Visual Arts Network, San Diego, CA

2014    Stefani Byrd and David Shere, (i want to be private), UC San Diego Art Gallery, San Diego, CA, Dec 2014

2012    Stefani Byrd, Conversations Across Space & Time, Georgia Southwestern State University, Americus, Georgia, Jan – Feb, 2012

2011    Stefani Byrd + Wes Eastin, Slow Cadence, Columbus Museum of American Art, Columbus, Georgia, July 2011 – Jan 2012

 

Selected GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017    Virtually There, Space4 Art, San Diego, California, February 2017

2016    The Razor’s Edge, San Diego Art Fair, Balboa Park, San Diego, California

             Dossier Thalamus, Museum of Contemporary Art of San Diego - Downtown, San Diego, California (curated by Selene Preciado)

             Sweet Gongs Vibrating, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, California (curated by Amanda Cachia), March 2016

2015     Date Night, Alternative Art Fair, Horton Plaza Mall, San Diego, CA

2015     Immersive Lab: Interactive Audio Visual Environment, CaliT2 Gallery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA

2015     (Con)Text: Rethinking Language in Art, San Diego Institute of Art, San Diego, CA

2015     Sup!port, Bread & Salt Gallery in association with ShipInTheWoods, San Diego, CA

2015      Cognitive Camouflage, ShipInTheWoods, Del Mar, CA (curated by Dia Bassett and Lianne Thompson Mueller)

2013      Whither the American Dream? International Juried Exhibition, PUNCH Gallery, Seattle, WA

              (curated by Rock Huska, Curator of Contemporary Art, Tacoma Art Museum)

2013     100 at 100 Alumni Exhibition, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia (curated by Jerry Cullum, Art Critic)

2008     Adventures in Mysticism, Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Athens, Georgia

2008     Form, Eyedrum Art Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia (catalogue)

2007     Kojo Griffin Selects, Georgia State University Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia (curated by Kojo Griffin, artist)

2006     Pan Terminus, 100 Gallery, Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, Georgia (curated by Julian Cox, Curator of Photography, High Museum, Atlanta, GA)

2004     Eyecandy, Association for Visual Artists, Chattanooga, Tennessee

2002     25th Annual Artscene Exhibition, Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, Tennessee

 

PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS - Nuit Blanche Events

May 2015     DIVA: ReDux, Filmatic Festival, University of California San Diego

Oct. 2012     TROLL, FLUX 2012, Flux Projects, Atlanta, Georgia

Oct. 2011     DIVA, InLight Richmond 2011, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

Mar. 2011    I Go Humble..., Flux Projects, Midtown, Atlanta, Georgia

Oct. 2010    DIVA, FLUX 2010, Flux Projects, Atlanta, Georgia

Oct. 2009   You Sound Funny When You Smile, Le Flash!, Atlanta, Georgia

Oct. 2008   Silent Echoes (The Meeting), Le Flash!, Atlanta, Georgia

 

Selected GRANTS AND AWARDS

2016    Launchpad Artist, San Diego Art Fair (One Artist Selected Annually)

2012    Creative Capital Strategic Planning Workshop. Atlanta, Georgia (Curated Invitational)

2011    Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Working Artist Grant, Short List

2009    Idea Capital Grant, Stefani Byrd and Wes Eastin

2009    Atlanta Celebrates Photography Grant, Le Flash! 2009

2008    Joseph Perrin Award and Grant

 

SCREENINGS

Artist Television Access, San Francisco, California, August 2017 (UPCOMING)

Material Mortality: New Video Works, Last Projects, Los Angeles, California, October 19, 2016

Slow Cadence, Atlanta Film Festival, Landmark Midtown, Atlanta, Georgia, March 29, 2012

Still Motion, ACP Film Festival, The Goat Farm Arts Center, Atlanta, Georgia, October 21, 2011

 

LIVE PERFORMANCE

2017  The Burden of Selfhood (Original Live Performance/Projection Mapping Work), IDEAS Festival, CaliT2 Black Box Theater, UC San Diego, San Diego, 

          California, March 2017

2016  Video Content Creation and Projection Design, Angels in America (Theatrical Play), La Jolla Playhouse Black Box Theater, La Jolla, California,

          September 2016

 

Selected COLLECTIONS

Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia

Permanent Collection, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Georgia

Permanent Collection, The Galloway School, Atlanta, Georgia

 

Selected PUBLICATIONS

“Video Players: Five San Diego Video Artists Who’ll Make You Press Play”, Seth Combs, San Diego CityBeat, February 24, 2016, http://sdcitybeat.com/article-17180-five-san-diego-video-artists-who’ll-make-you-press-play.html(Cover of Print Edition and Online Article)

“DATE NIGHT: This is SO Not the Mall”, Vanguard Culture, December 27, 2015, http://vanguardculture.com/date-night-this-is-so-not-the-mall/

“Filmatic Festival to Explore Intersection of Science and Cinema”, April 23, 2015, http://www.calit2.net/newsroom/release.php?id=2513

"UCSD Grad Students Open Up", Seth Combs, San Diego CityBeat, March 9, 2015

"Interactive Art a Kind of Empathy Training for Men", Anne Archer Dennington, Atlanta Journal Constitution, November 14, 2014

The Public Art Archive, Online Archive and Database of Public Art,http://www.publicartarchive.org/work/you-sound-funny-when-you-smile

"UCSD Visual Arts Students Open Their Doors for Special Exhibit", La Jolla Light, March 20, 2014, http://www.lajollalight.com/2014/03/20/ucsd-visual-arts-students-open-their-doors-for-special-exhibit/

"ARTSpeak Special: Behind the Scenes at FLUX NIGHT", Jeremy Abernathy, October 16, 2012, http://burnaway.org/artspeak-special-behind-the-scenes-at-flux-night/

"Artist Uses Digital Traffic Sign and Trollish Messages to Spoil 'Looper' (SPOILERS)," Huffington Post, October 12, 2012, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/09/artist-uses-digital-traff_n_1951179.htm

"Was this Flux's Best Year Yet?," Debbie Michaud, Creative Loafing,  October 11, 2012, http://clatl.com/freshloaf/archives/2012/10/11/was-this-fluxs-best-year-yet

"Artist Hacks Electronic Road Sign to Spoil 'Looper' As a Commentary on Trolling," Raphael Orlove, JALOPNIK, October 8, 2012, http://jalopnik.com/5949976/artist-hacks-electronic-road-sign-to-spoil-looper-as-a-commentary-on-trollin

"Talented Duo Stefani Byrd, Wes Eastin Build Career On Wings of Flux Projects' Annual Street Party," Catherine Fox, ArtsATL, October 3, 2012, http://www.artsatl.com/2012/10/draft-3/ 

PUBLIC ART REVIEW, August 23, 2012, http://forecastpublicart.org/public-art-review/current-projects/2012/08/go-humble/

“Columbus Museum’s ‘Slow Cadence’ Explores Accents and Dialects,” Sandra Okamoto, Ledger-Enquirer, Aug. 4, 2011

“Slow Cadence at the Columbus Museum, Columbus, Georgia,” South x Southeast Online Photography Magazine, August 2011, www.sxsemagazine.com/museum/current-ssue/columns/museum

“Talk on ‘Slow Cadence’ Camera,” Tim Chitwood, Ledger-Enquirer, March 13, 2011

“Breaking news: the birth of Atlanta’s Flux Projects, a new/old model for arts patronage”, Catherine Fox, January 17, 2010, www.artscriticatl.com/2010/01/breaking-news-the-birth-of-atlantas-flux-projects-a-newold-model-for-arts-patronage/

“Le Flash: Le Postmortem,” Catherine Fox, October 5, 2009, www.artscriticATL.com/2009/10/le-flash-le-postmortem/

FORM: Artistic Independence 2008, Hardcover Exhibition Catalog and Publication, Williams-England Inc., 2008

“Exploring the Mystic: Athica Tries to Explain the Unexplainable”, April Moore Skelton, Athens-Banner Herald, April 11, 2008

“Adventures in Mysticism: ATHICA Exhibit Ponders the Ethereal”, Melissa Link, The Flagpole, May 21, 2008

 

LECTURES and PUBLIC SPEAKING

Lecture, “Conversations Across Space and Time”, Georgia Southwestern University, Americus, Georgia, January 2012

Lecture, “Slow Cadence: Communication and Dialect Bias,” Columbus State University, Columbus, Georgia, August 2011

Lecture, “Slow Cadence: Communication and Dialect Bias,” Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Georgia, July 2011

Lecture, “Public and Private: New Forms of Practice”, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, December 2009

Interview, “Le Flash and Public Art for the Masses,” WRAS Radio, Atlanta, Georgia, Oct. 2008

Panel Member, “Mysticism in Contemporary Art,” Athens Institute for Contemporary Art,     Athens, Georgia, June 2008

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE and TRAINING

Marina Abramovic Workshop, The Abramovic Method, Clarke Center for Human Imagination, UC San Diego, CA, Jan. 2015

Geert Lovink Master Class, UCLA Design and Media Arts Department, April 2014

‘Entrepreneurship in the Arts,’ Six Week Career Development Seminar & Class, C-4 Atlanta, November 2010

Studio Assistant to Stuart Keeler, Public Artist, 2009

 

EDUCATION

2016  MFA, Art + Technology, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, Summa Cum Laude

2015  Independent Study with Jennifer Steinkamp, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

2008  BFA, Photography, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, Summa Cum Laude