SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

Video Organisms, Interactive audio and video installations, Wolf Museum for Experience + Innovation (MoXI), Santa Barbara, CA

 

2016

Deep Blue Plastic, Immersive audio and video installation, The Animal Museum, Los Angeles, CA

 

2014

Burn Cycle: Sharing Land with Wildfire, Curating community and research collections along with personal works, University of California Santa Barbara Library

 

2012

Video Feedback: Pixel Behaviors, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, CA

Ethan Turpin: Stereocollision, California Museum of Photography, University of California Riverside

 

2006

Circles: Cyclical Time, Space and Thought, Perch Art Studio/Gallery,  Santa Barbara, CA

 

2000

Subluminance, Perch Art Studio/Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA 

 

COLLABORATIVE EXHIBITIONS

2016

Burn Cycle: Walk Into Wildfire, Immersive projection environment with Johathan PJ Smith , The Foundry, Bozeman, MT

Department of Light and Power, Mobile and interactive video projections with Tia Rodrig, Udo Gyene and the Hybrid Vehicle Video System, Light Works Festival, Isla Vista, CA

Video Organism, A self-generating and interactive video projection with sound design by Norm Reed, Santa Barbara Center for Art, Science, and Technology

 

2015

Burn Cycle: Entering Wildfire, An immersive experience made possible with fire-proof camera boxes, Bren School of Environmental Science and Managment, University California Santa Barbara


2013

Bee Cell, With Jonathan PJ Smith, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Santa Barbara, CA

Autonomous Video Hut, Lucidity Festival, San Marcos Pass, CA

 

2011

Nymphaea, With Jonathan PJ Smith, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, CA 


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015

Five Alchemists: Contemporary Photographers Explore 19th-Century Techniques, Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS

Primo Lane, Outpost Projects, Joshua Tree, CA

 

2014

The Season of Spring, Flower Pepper Gallery, Pasadena, CA


2013

Mysterious, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California Santa Barbara

Swarm, Ganna Walska Lotusland, Montecito, CA


2012

Standard Deviation, State Street pop-up gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

Visions From The New California, 18th Street Arts, Santa Monica, CA

 

2011

Systems of Collecting, Kala Art Institute Gallery, Berkeley, CA

Lux ex Machina, Krowswork Gallery, Oakland, CA

 

2010

Fresh Work, Kala Art Institute Gallery, Berkeley, CA

What’s Happening Now, Elverhoj Museum, Solvang, CA

 

2009

The View From Here, Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, CA

Super Santa Barbara, Quonset Studio, Santa Barbara, CA 

Transforming Photography, Edward Cella Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, CA

 

2008

Photo LA, Robert Tat Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Curiosities, Edward Cella Art and Architecture, Santa Barbara, CA

 

2007

True Metier: Call for Entries 06-07, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, CA

On The Edge, Elverhoj Museum, Solvang, CA

Small Images 2007, Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, CA

Individual Artist Awards, Santa Barbara Arts Fund Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA 

 

2006

Bright Young Things, Santa Barbara Arts Fund Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA 

 

2005

Art Into Action, Natural World Museum, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA 

Power of the Word, Westmont College, Montecito, CA

Nights, Commissioned Installation, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

 

2004

The White Show, Mikorp Studios, San Francisco, CA

Homecoming, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

 

 

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2016 National Science Foundation/Bren School for Environmental Science and Management

2016 David Bermant Foundation

2016 Santa Barbara County Arts Commission/LightWorks

2012 David Bermant Foundation

2010 Visions From the New California Award, James Irvine Foundation

2006 William T Colville Memorial Grant

 

 

COMMISSIONS  

2017

"Video Organism", The Wolf Museum of Experience and Innovation 

 

2016

"Deep Blue Plastic", World Animal Protection

"Walk Into Wildfire", Property and Environment Research Center

 

2015

"Entering Wildfire", Bren School for Environmental Science and Management 

 

2013

"Climate Map of the Earth", University of California Santa Barbara Library

"Bee Cell", Ganna Walska Lotusland, Montecito, CA

"Autonomous Video Hut", Lucidity Festival, San Marcos Pass, CA

 

 

FILM FESTIVALS

2016

"Sirena", Columbia Gorge International Film Festival

 

2009

“Showing Disaster”, Santa Barbara International Film Festival

 

2008

“Her Duty: A Military Wife Speaks Out”, Santa Barbara International Film Festival

 

2006

“Terror & Tourism”, Santa Barbara International Film Festival

“The Crocodiles Of Kansas City”, Kansas City Filmmakers Jubilee Best Documentary: Heartland Award

 

 

EDUCATION

1997 Kansas City Art Institute, B.F.A.