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Ross Evan Bochnek – Curriculum Vitae

Email: ross@rossbochnek.com  Phone: (646) 258-5183

Website: rossbochnek.com  Studio: 23950 Commerce Park Beachwood, OH, 44122 USA

Education

2003       MFA, Design and Technology in Multimedia & Physical Computing, Parsons School of Design,
New York, NY

2002       Internships with G.H. Hovagimyan in Eyebeam Beta Launch ’02, New York, NY & Split Festival, Split, Croatia

1999       BFA, Film, Photography, and Visual Arts, Park School of Communications, Ithaca College,
Ithaca, NY

1998       BFA credit, Film and TV School, Academy of Performing Arts & Charles University,
Prague, Czech Republic

Solo Grants and Scholarships

2014       Ingenuity Fest Artist Grant, Great Lakes Science Center, Cleveland, OH

2013       General Electric and Make: Equipment Grant, Maker Media, Inc., San Francisco, CA

2002       Parsons Graduate Dean’s Scholarship, Parsons School of Design, New School University,
New York, NY

1997-98  James B. Pendleton Cinema and Photography Scholarship, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY

1997       James B. Pendleton Grant for Festival and Conference Attendance, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY
Exploration in Memory and Modernity, The 43rd Annual Robert Flaherty Film Seminar,
Ithaca, NY

Collaborative Grants

2016       National Endowment for the Arts Our Town Grant, Concrete Concerts Installation Lead Artist,
with LAND studio and Ingenuity Cleveland, Willard Park, Cleveland, OH

2008      Black Rock Arts Foundation Grant, FIGMENT City of Dreams Minigolf Installation Lead Artist,
with DJ Friar Tuck, Pop Studios, and Disorient, Governors Island, NY

2004       Black Rock Theme Art Grant, Bok Globule Installation Electrician,
with Leo Villareal, Carter Emmart, The Elumenati, & DOTA, Burning Man, Black Rock City, NV

2001-03  Manhattan Neighborhood Network Grant, InterActivist Project Web Designer with ABC No Rio, New York, NY

Solo Exhibitions

2017       Sculptures, Prints, Cut Paper, Photography, & Painting, Ashtabula County Public Library,
Ashtabula, OH

2001       Handprinted Chromogenic Negatives, Chez Mez, Brooklyn, NY

1998       Handprinted Mixed Media Photography, Muller Chapel, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY

1995       Handprinted Greyscale Photography, Orange High School, Pepper Pike, OH

1994       Handprinted Greyscale Photography, Booksellers, Beachwood, OH

Artist Residencies

2018       Six in Studio, Cleveland West Art League, 78th Street Studios, Cleveland, OH

2014-15  Shaker LaunchHouse, Shaker Heights, OH

2004-05  Museum Of Sound Recording, New York, NY

2000-01  Nu World Soul, Liquids, New York City, NY

1999       All Madness Welcome, Rhythm Room, Cleveland Heights, OH

Selected Juried and Invitational Exhibitions & Screenings

2018       Cleveland’s Endearing Symbol: 52 Stories of the Terminal Tower, The Galleries at CSU,
Cleveland, OH

2018       Day Glo 6, Waterloo Arts Gallery, Collinwood, OH

2018       Healing Heart, Western Reserve Hospital, Cuyahoga Falls, OH

2017       The Skull and Skeleton in Art V, The Gallery at Lakeland, Kirtland, OH

2017      Rooms To Let, Slavic Village, OH

2017       Best of the Best, Pepco Edison Place Gallery, Washington, DC

2017       2nd Annual Leaves & Petals, February 2017 Online Exhibition, Fusion Art Gallery, Palm Springs, CA

2016       Dreams and Visions: Surrealism and Fantasy Art, The Gallery at Lakeland, Kirtland, OH

2016       Political Art Showcase, Negative Space Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2016       Readymades, Loren’s Art Lounge, Collinwood, OH

2016       Zenith, collaborators: Lisa Tagliaferri, Jess Willow, & Bryan Langsdale, Satellite Gallery, Collinwood, OH

2015       Day Glo 4, Waterloo Arts Gallery, Collinwood, OH

2015       Kinetic Garden, Ingenuity Fest, Cleveland, OH

2015       In Orbit, Satellite Gallery, Collinwood, OH

2015       Can I Have a Light?, Doubting Thomas Gallery, Tremont, OH

2014       NASA Centaur Art Challenge, Great Lakes Science Center, Cleveland, OH

2014       Angel House, Mandel School Art Gallery, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

2014       Angel House at Rooms To Let, Elevate Gallery, Slavic Village, OH

2014       Bibliophilia, Breakneck Gallery, Lakewood, OH

2014       The Gold Standard and The Silver Lining, Doubting Thomas Gallery, Tremont, OH

2014       Touch Me, the Art of Interactive Art, The Good Goat Gallery, Lakewood, OH

2014       Waterloo Arts Fest, Installation with Bryan Langsdale, Waterloo Arts Studios, Collinwood, OH

2014       Monster Drawing Rally, SPACES Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2014       Lightup Lakewood, Breakneck Gallery booth, Lakewood, OH

2014       Maker Faire Bay Area, San Mateo Fairgrounds, San Mateo, CA

2013       Pixels & Pigments, Breakneck Gallery, Lakewood, OH

2013       Monster Drawing Rally, SPACES Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2012       The 8th Annual Horned Ball, Warsaw at the Polish National Home, Brooklyn, NY

2009       Maker Faire Bay Area, San Mateo Fairgrounds, San Mateo, CA

2009       International Alchemy Conference, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

2007       Maker Faire Bay Area, San Mateo Fairgrounds, San Mateo, CA

2007       Maker Square at Felt Club: XL Holiday Event, Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, CA

2007       Make Fest, ETech Emerging Technologies Conference San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

2007       Censor This!, Basswerks, Los Angeles, CA

2004       Bootleg, Two Boots, New York, NY

2004       NY Burning Man Decompression, Spirit, New York, NY

2003       MFA Design and Technology Exhibition, Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries, New York, NY

2003       High Season, 38 Nine Studios, Long Island City, NY

2002       LIC Fall Arts Fest, The Space, Long Island City, NY

2002      Parsons Digital Design, Rockefeller Center, New York, NY

2002       Village Halloween Costume Ball, Theater For The New City, New York, NY

2002       Airport, The Lunatarium, Brooklyn, NY

2001       RGB, The Lunatarium, Brooklyn, NY

2001       Synthetic Sadhus, The Tunnel, New York, NY

2001       Aural Barbacoa, ABC No Rio, New York, NY

2001       Lovesphere VI, Theater For The New City, Raw Space, Medicine Show Theater,

CB’s Gallery and Underground, New York, NY

2000       The Second Annual C.O.M.A. Benefit, ABC No-Rio, New York, NY

1999       Senior Art Show, Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca, NY

1998       Prominence: New Faces in Video Festival, Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, NY

1997       Flicker Film Festival, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

1996       Orange Annual Arts Festival, Orange Arts Center, Pepper Pike, OH

1995       JCC Annual Arts Exhibition, Mandel Jewish Community Center, Beachwood, OH

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017       Canton Arts District All-Stars, Canton Museum of Art, Canton, OH

2016       Vacation Cleveland, Doubting Thomas Gallery Cleveland, OH

2014       Northern Exposure, Gallery 160, Collinwood, OH

2014       The 21st People’s Art Show, The Galleries at CSU, Cleveland, OH

2013       Day Glo 2, Doubting Thomas Gallery Tremont, OH

2013       Electric Boogaloo 2, Rotten Meat Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2013       Life in Color, Good Goat Gallery, Lakewood, OH

2013       Tall Walls, Cleveland West Art League, Loren Naji Studio Gallery, Ohio City, OH

2009       LA Decompression Arts and Music Celebration, Los Angeles State Historic Park, Los Angeles, CA

2008       LA Decompression Arts and Music Celebration, Los Angeles State Historic Park, Los Angeles, CA

2007       LA Decompression Arts and Music Celebration, Los Angeles State Historic Park, Los Angeles, CA

2003       NY Burning Man Decompression, The Space, Long Island City, NY

2002       Open Mouse, FUN, New York, NY

2002       Share, Open Air, New York, NY

2002       NY Burning Man Decompression, The Lunatarium, Brooklyn, NY

2001       NY Burning Man Decompression, The Lunatarium, Brooklyn, NY

1999       A Sliver of Silver, Clinton House Gallery, Ithaca, NY

Publications

2017       Best of the Best, Pepco Edison Place Gallery, Washington, DC 8/11/2017 (catalog)

2011       The True Pilot of Metacybernetics, American Society for Cybernetics 2011 Conference Resource (online)

2011       Cyborg Alchemy, Alchemy Journal Vol. 11 No. 2, Spring, 2011 (publication delayed)

2007       When Clinical Neuropsychology Met Time-Based Art, Re:Place Second International Conference on the Histories of Media, Art, Science, and Technology, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany (poster)

2006       Interactive Brain Drawings by Nina Sobell, Acoustic Space #6 WAVES-  electromagnetic waves as material and medium of art, Riga, Latvia; RIXC, The Center for New Media Culture; ISSN 9771407831009 04 (catalog)

1999       Backpack Elegy, self-published book of original digitized chromogenic negatives, Shutter To Think Productions

1999       Stillwater Magazine, Co-Photography Editor and Contributor, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY

 

Bibliography

2014       Night Makers Ball, Kickin’ it With Kenny Morning Show, Fox 8 Cleveland, OH Airdate: 10/29/2014

2014       Robert L. Smith, The Plain Dealer,LaunchHouse and NASA partner on Ohio’s first hardware technology accelerator”, 6/272014 at 8:00 AM, updated 6/28/2014 at 8:49 AM
http://www.cleveland.com/business/index.ssf/2014/06/launchhouse_and_nasa_to_partne.html

2013       Robot Hacks 4 Team Presentations, Make: YouTube Channel, Streamed Live: 11/20/13

2009       Interactivation: When Music Makers & Tesla Coils Collide, GIZMODO by Adrian Covert, 5/31/09

2008       Metavlogging & Phrashion http://www.warrenellis.com/?p=5953 by Warren Ellis May 19, 2008

2008       FIGMENT City of Dreams Minigolf, SundayArts, THIRTEEN/WNET New York Public Media, Airdate: 8/3/08

2008      RoBo: Lead Wearcomp Researcher C/Punk/Doc, documentary by Key Pixel Gathering of Filmers, 3/26/2008

2007      Sensors & Sensibility, Boing Boing TV, interview by Xeni Jardin, 11/14/2007

1999       From Prague, Without Love, Cleveland Jewish News article by Marc Lefkowitz, 6/4/1999 pg. 23

Teaching Experience

2015       Guest Lecturer, Sonic Arts, March 2015, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH

2005       Media Arts Department Head, Camp Ramah in California, Ojai, CA

2004       Cultural and Media Studies Adjunct Professor, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, New York, NY

2003       Guest Lecturer, About Cybernetics, New York University, New York, NY

1999       Video/Media Specialist Camp Edward Isaacs, Holmes, NY

1997       Video/Radio Specialist Camp Chen-A-Wanda, Thompson, PA

1996       Video/Archery Specialist Camp Wise, Chardon, OH

Workshops and Panels

2017       New Media Fine Art and The Creative Process, Ashtabula County Public Library, Ashtabula, OH

2017       Visionary Arts History, Starwood 37, Wisteria Campground, Pomeroy, OH

2016       Introduction to Alchemy through Symbolic Visualization, Starwood 36, Wisteria Campground, Pomeroy, OH

2016       Hermetic Mystery Schools & Multidimensional Trees of Life, Starwood 36, Wisteria Campground, Pomeroy, OH

2015       New Media For Fine Artists, SPACES Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2014       Wearable Technology as Art for Countersurveillance, Cinemaveillance, and Sousveillance,

Notacon 11, Cleveland Marriott East, Warrensville Heights, OH

2014       Science After Dark, Great Lakes Science Center, Cleveland, OH

2012       Techne Alchemy, Sonic Bloom, Shadows Ranch, Georgetown, CO

2012       NEO-Alchemy, Summit County Institute of Noetic Sciences, Unitarian Universalist Church of Akron, Akron, OH

2011       The Alchemy of Cyborg, International Alchemy Conference, Long Beach Convention Center, CA
2010       Spirituality for Cybernetics, BIL Conference, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA

2009       Interactivation: Art & Process, International Alchemy Conference, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

2009       Interactivation:Collaborative Visions of Human Evolution, Mindshare LA, Los Angeles, CA

2008       Wearable Computing Hacks, Dorkbot SoCal, Machine Project, Los Angeles, CA

2007       Totally Awesome Wearable Computing, BarCamp LA, Los Angeles, CA

2007       Wearable Technology & Reclaiming Humanism in Cyborg, MobileCamp LA, Los Angeles, CA

2007      DIY Wearable Computing: Hardware Hacks, BarCamp LA, Little Radio, Los Angeles, CA

Panels

2014       So You Think You’re a Maker?, Great Lakes Science Center, Cleveland, OH

2013       Meet The Makers, Ingenuity Fest, Cleveland Waterfront, Cleveland, OH

2009       Where is My Cyborg Self, BIL Conference, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

2009       Lightning Temple: Energetic Research on Stage, California State University Long Beach,
Long Beach, CA

Professional Artist’s Media and Installation Assistant

2014       Mystery Art Shopping, Creative Fusion Artist Resident Pavlina Mladenova, SPACES Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2014       Process, SWAP Resident Artist & CEC ArtsLink Fellow Irina Spicaka, SPACES Gallery,
Cleveland, OH

2013       Pull!, SWAP Resident Artist William Pope.L, SPACES Gallery, Cleveland, OH

1997       The Hand That Holds Up All This Falling, Daniel Reeves, Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY

Selected Professional Stagecrew, Lighting and Video Electrician Experience

2006-10  Staples Center, Hollywood Bowl, Shrine Auditorium, Kodak Theater, Dodger Stadium, Gibson Amphitheater, Greek Theatre, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and Sports Arena, Shrine Expo Hall, Home Depot Center, Nokia Theatre, Hollywood Palladium, El Capitan Theater, Nokia Theatre, Ahmanson Theater, Mark Taper Forum, Paramount Studios, Pauley Pavilion, Oscars, Grammys, Emmys, ABC, BET, CBS, HBO, NBC, VH1

2004       South American Dance Festival, Blue Heron Theater, New York, NY

1993       Cain Park Theaters, Cleveland Heights, OH