CV

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Ross Evan Bochnek – Curriculum Vitae

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

Location: Galaxy VR Arcade and Studio: 5747 Mayfield Rd. Mayfield Heights, Ohio 44124

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, Scholarships, and Honoraria

2018 Ingenuity Fest Artist Grant, The Hamilton Collaborative, Cleveland, OH

2018 Honorarium, Rooms To Let, Slavic Village, OH

2017 Honorarium, Rooms To Let, Slavic Village, OH

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, Developer with InterActivist Project, ABC No Rio, New York, NY

Solo Exhibitions

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

2001 Handprinted Photography, Chez Mez, Brooklyn, NY

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

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

Artist Residencies

2018 Ingenuity Labs, The Hamilton Collaborative, Cleveland, OH

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 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

2018 The 23rd People’s Exhibition, The Galleries at CSU, Cleveland, OH

2018 CANNED, Doubting Thomas Gallery, Tremont, OH

2018 CAN’T Triennial, Rooms To Let, Slavic Village, OH

2018 Phoenix Rising, Church of Art Gallery, Collinwood, OH

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

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

Bibliography

2018 Future/Past: Ingenuity Awakened http://canjournal.org/2018/09/future-past-ingenuity-awakened/

by Michael Gill

2017 Watch It Wednesdays at 78th Street Studios Gives You a Chance to Watch Artists While They Work,

SCENE by Dott von Schneider, https://www.clevescene.com/cleveland/watch-it-wednesdays-at-78th-street-

studios-gives-you-a-chance-to-watch-artists-while-they-work/Content?oid=17183631: 4/11/18

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, taught by Sarah Paul Chair, Sculpture + Expanded Media, 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

2018 VR for Fine Artists, Ingenuity Labs, The Hamilton Collaborative, Cleveland, OH

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

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

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

2016 Hermetic Mystery Schools & Multidimensional Trees of Life, Starwood, 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, 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

2014 National Day of Making, Ingenuity Cleveland Offices, 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

2014 Lake and Geauga Art Show Juror, The Gallery at Lakeland, Kirtland, OH

2013-14 Volunteer Exhibit Preparator and Art Handler, SPACES Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2006-10 IATSE Stage Electric, Carpenter, Video, Sound, Props, Automation, and Dock Crew, Los Angeles, CA

Staples Center, Hollywood Bowl, Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall, Kodak Theater, Dodger Stadium, Gibson

Amphitheater, Greek Theatre, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and Sports Arena, Home Depot Center,

Nokia Theatre, Hollywood Palladium, Ahmanson Theater, Mark Taper Forum, Paramount Studios, Pauley Pavillion,

Oscars, Grammys, Emmys, ABC, CBS, NBC, MTV, VH1, BET, HBO