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  EDUCATION

  • Central Saint Martins: Practice-based fine arts PhD, Research, 2008-09 (on indefinite hold)
  • Bard College: Stephen Shore Master Class '08-09
  • Bard College: MFA Program, photography coursework, 2008
  • School of Visual Arts: BFA Photography, 1998
  • St. Mary’s College of MD, coursework, 1994-95

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⟞ RESIDENCIES, GRANTS, AWARDS & APPOINTMENTS

  • TED Resident, Sept - Dec 2016
  • Montalvo Arts Center: Residency. CA, Oct-Nov 2016
  • SETI Institute Artist in Residence, 2016
  • MASS MoCA/Assets for Artists resident artist, Fall 2015 
  • Imagine Science Film Festival 2014 Judge 
  • Guggenheim Fellowship, Photography, 2014
  • LACMA Lab Art + Tech grant, 2014
  • NYFA Fellowship, Photography, 2013
  • The MacDowell Colony: Residency, Summer 2013
  • A|R|C: ambient.space: Artist in Residence, London. Spring/Summer 2013
  • Artists’ Fellowship Inc: Grant recipient, Jan 2013
  • Change, Inc: Grant recipient, July 2012
  • MacDowell Colony Fellows Executive Committee, Officer, 2007-2012
  • Prix Pictet 2011: Nominated artist. London/Geneva, 2011
  • Sculpt the Future Foundation: Creativity for Change Grant recipient. July 2011
  • West Prize: 2011 Acquisition Award recipient. Jan 2011
  • Kickstarter: Best Photography Project of the Year, 2010
  • AOL 25for25: $25,000 grant for innovative & groundbreaking work. Oct 2010
  • Montalvo Arts Center: Residency. Saratoga, CA, Nov 2010
  • Prix Pictet 2010: Nominated artist. London/Geneva, 2010
  • Prix Pictet 2009: Nominated artist. London/Geneva, 2009
  • British Council: Darwin Now Award: Finalist. London, 2009
  • University of Pennsylvania: Best in Show; Graduate Humanities Forum on Origins, Feb 2008
  • Rollins College: Thomas P. Johnson Distinguished Visiting Artist, Fall 2007
  • Vermont Studio Center: Residency & Fellowship, Fall 2006
  • Evelyn Stefansson Nef Fellowship, MacDowell Colony, 2005
  • The MacDowell Colony: Residency, Fall 2005
  • Cooper Union: Artist in Residence, New York. Summer, 2004
  • Arkin-Medo Excellence in Photography Award, 1998

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⟞ PAST SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS & APPEARANCES

  • BBC World News "Global with Matthew Amroliwala" Oct 1, 2014
  • BBC Radio 4 "Today Programme," Sept 27, 2014
  • The National Endowment for the Arts: private talk for the NEA Staff. Sept 2014
  • Office For Creative Research: Guest speaker. Feb 2014
  • A|R|C: resident artist lecture, London. Sept 2013
  • Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology: Postdoctoral Retreat, Vienna/Brno. Sept 2013
  • TEDxEast: Speaker. The Art of Endurance. Summer 2013
  • TED Salon at Art Basel Miami: Art + Time. Dec 4, 2012
  • BBC World Service: Globally syndicated program The Forum. July 12, 2012
  • NCPR: Nationally syndicated program The Story. Jan 26, 2012
  • ABC Radio Australia: Nationally syndicated Breakfast Show. Live air, June 2011
  • United Nations/World Future Council: Future Policy Award featured artist. Sept 2011
  • UCLA: Lecturer, James Welling seminar. Mar 2011
  • TED Active: Speaker. March 2011
  • BBC World Service: Globally syndicated program One Planet. Jan 2011
  • The Long Now Foundation: Seminar. SF, Nov 02010
  • CreativeMornings: Speaker. Brooklyn, Aug 2010
  • CNN: Live international broadcast, World Report. Time Warner Center, NYC. July 28, 2010
  • TED Global Conference: TED Speaker. Oxford, UK July 2010
  • Johnson & Johnson Convergence Lab: Speaker. June 2010
  • WFMU: Too Much Information with Benjamen Walker. May 26, 2010
  • GEL Conference: Speaker. TimesCenter, NYC, April 2010
  • NHPR: Guest on Word of Mouth. Live air, April 26, 2010
  • TED Prize Event: Featured Artist; Charter for Compassion Launch. Brooklyn, 2009

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⟞ SOLO & TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

  • Pioneer Works: Solo exhibition, Red Hook, NY, Sept 13th-Nov 2nd, 2014
  • Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden: Site-specific solo exhibition. April – June 2012
  • Berlin Botanical Museum: Oldest Living Things in the World. Berlin, Nov 2010 – Feb 2011
  • Montalvo Arts Center: Oldest Living Things in the World. Saratoga, CA. Oct 2010– Jan 2011
  • Siamsa Tire: Un-Natural Selection. w/ John Holstead. Tralee, Ireland, Feb-Mar 2010
  • The Discovery Museum: The Oldest Living Things in the World. Bridgeport, CT. ’08-’09
  • Michael Steinberg Fine Arts: The Oldest Living things in the World. NYC, May ’08
  • Humble Arts Foundation: “Solo Show.” Jan-Mar ’08
  • Galapagos Art Space: Natural Selection, site-specific installation. Williamsburg, May 2006
  • School of Visual Arts Gallery on 6th: Recent Work. NYC March 2003
  • Galerie Engler & Piper: Recent Work. Berlin, Nov 2002
  • Salon Bob: Recent Work. New York, May 1997

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⟞ PUBLICATIONS ⟝

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⟞ AFFILIATIONS

  • Artists Pension Trust
  • Climate Reality Leadership Corps
  • TED: Community member & TED Speaker
  • Guggenheim Fellow
  • NYFA Fellow
  • MacDowell Colony Fellow
  • Brooklyn Arts Council: Fiscal Sponsor
  • Gallery Stock: Commercial licensing 
  • ASCI (Art & Science Collaborations, Inc.)
  • Pierogi Gallery Flatfiles, Brooklyn
  • Museum of Contemporary Photography: Fine Print Program

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⟞ PRESS ⟝

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⟞ SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • NYU Gallatin Galleries: Another Green World. NYC, Sept 12th-Oct 15th
  • Real Imaginary Futures at Bureau Europa, Maastricht, The Netherlands. 24 May - 2 Aug, 2014 
  • Underline Gallery/Gotham West: A Tree Within. Nov 2013– Nov 2014 NYC
  • Photoville: Dear Dave exhibition curated by Stephen Frailey, Sept 2013 Brooklyn, NY
  • Another Year in LA: Photography 2013. Los Angeles. Jan – March 2013
  • West Collection: 2011 West Prize Finalists Exhibition. Oaks, PA. April 2011 – Summer 2012
  • Museum of Contemporary Photography: Our Origins. Chicago. July – Oct 2011
  • Kunstverein Hannover: On the Metaphor of Growth. Hannover, Germany. April – June 2011
  • Paris Photo: Represented by The Empty Quarter, Dubai. Nov 2010
  • Gallery 2B: The World’s Neglected Corners (w/Bukta Imre & S. Nagy.) Budapest, Hungary. Sept 2010
  • Affirmation Arts: 31 Women in Art Photography. Curators: Charlotte Cotton & Jon Feinstein. NYC. March 2010
  • Bennington College: Usdan Gallery. VT. Mar 2009
  • University of Pennsylvania: Origins. Hosted by the Graduate Humanities Forum. Feb 2008
  • American Museum of Natural History: Finding Life at the Frozen Poles. NYC, Jan ‘08
  • Winkleman Gallery: The Seed Project. NYC, October 2007
  • Art Forum Berlin: Pierogi Gallery. Berlin, Sept - Oct 2007
  • Pierogi Leipzig: Hela Havet Stormar. Leipzig, Germany. Summer 2007
  • Gitana Rosa: In the Dirt: Young Photographers rethinking the Human Relationship to the Contemporary Landscape. Williamsburg, Jun-Jul 2007
  • Artnews Projects: Pierogi Flatfiling, Berlin, May-June 2007
  • Nurture Art/Cue Art Foundation: New ’07, curated benefit. NYC, June 2007
  • New Century Artists: Humble Arts Foundation show. NYC, March 2007
  • DOWNspace Gallery (LA Design Center): Stream, curated by Chris Sicat. LA, Spring 2007
  • D21 Kunstraum: Salon. Leipzig, Germany. Dec ’06 – Jan ‘07
  • Pierogi Brooklyn: Installation. Brooklyn, Sept – Oct 2006
  • Pace/MacGill: selfportraitr: curating the Flickr community. Aug 2006
  • Vox Populi: Voxumenta. Philadelphia, PA, May 2006
  • Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago: Photography 2005. Chicago, Oct 2005
  • Jen Bekman Gallery: The PinUp Show. NYC, Sept-Oct 2005
  • The Central Park Conservancy/ Christie’s: Benefit auction, NYC, June 2005
  • Jen Bekman Gallery: Hey, Hot Shot; inaugural juried exhibition. NYC May 2005
  • Momenta/White Columns: Benefit Exhibition. NYC, April 2005
  • Stenersenmuseet: BoundLess. Oslo, Norway; Traveling in Norway 2005 - 2006
  • Cooper Union: Residency Exhibition. NYC, June 2004
  • Participant: Greatest Show on Earth (Lisa Kirk), Trapeze Performance. NYC, May 2004
  • 450 Broadway Gallery: Seeing is Believing. Artist/Curator. NYC, May 2003
  • The Front Room: Towards a New Architecture. Brooklyn, Feb 2003
  • The Front Room: The Suffragette Show. Brooklyn, Jun-Jul 2002