Elaine Buckholtz, Associate Professor
Elaine Buckholtz is a intermedia and light installation artist . Her most recent work utilizes video and light in relation to sculptural forms, digital prints, and preexisting sites in architecture and nature under the cover of darkness. She has shown work in San Francisco at Yerba Buena Center For The Arts, The Luggage Store in San Francisco,The San Francisco Arts Commission, Triple Base Gallery, and Electric Works, and internationally at The Swiss Technorama Museum, Winterthur Switzerland, The Claremont Museum in Southern California, Pierogi Leipzig, Leipzig Germany, and The Mill in Lovestad Sweden. Elaine attended The California College Of The Arts on a Jacob K. Javits Fellowship from 2002-2004 and received her MFA from Stanford University in 2006. She has worked as a Lighting and Visual Designer in the bay area for 20 years and has also worked with Merce Cunningham and Meredith Monk recreating their visual environments internationally. She continues to tour with Meredith Monk as a Lighting Designer.
Dawn Kramer, Professor
Degrees BA, Sarah Lawrence College
Website: http://dawnkramer.info (includes video)
Body of Water, video installation and live performance in a video environment, with Stephen Buck, Antony Flackett, et al, 2011
Video/dance pieces shown at New York Dance on Camera Festival and tour, Centre Pompidou, London ICA, Mill Valley Film Festival
Video Documentation of Cracking and Entanglement as part of curated group show, About Face, Gallery 1581, Brookline
Live performances presented by: Cyberarts, Cambridge Science Festival, Boston Celebrity Series, Dance Umbrella, Jordan Hall series, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston University, Berklee College of Music, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, Dance Theater Workshop (NYC), Spiel und Klangstrasse (Essen, Germany) Het Klein (Belgium)
Selected recent work:
Throw/Back, performance with Stan Strickland, Stephen Buck, 2013
European site-specific videos, 2012-13:
Irish Trilogy (Cottage, Burren Bagatelle, Departure)
Boschetto and Loading (Sicily)
Poesia Liguria,video-movement poem, Bogliasco, Italy 201
Kyoto Triptych, three video-movement poems, Kyoto, Japan 2010
Entanglement, duet, live performance with projections by Stephen Buck, music by Katerina Miljkovic, 2009
Cracking, solo, live performance with video projections by Stephen Buck, music by Katerina Miljkovic, 2008
Quatrain, video-movement poem, France 2009
"If I were you..." duet live performance with video projections by Stephen Buck, 2007
Lament for a Dead Companion, concept and music by John Holland, choreography and performance by Dawn Kramer, Boston 2007, Yamaha Piano Studio in NYC 2008
Haiku, video-movement poem, Haystack, Maine 2007
De/Reconstruction, live solo, created for Dance Collective's thirtieth anniversary concerts 2003
Seán & Dawn, video-dance piece excerpted from Walk in Progress 2002
Walk In Progress, co-choreographed with Seán Curran 2001
Stairway, commissioned by First Night at the Boston Public Library 2000
Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowship in Choreography 2012
MassArt Foundation Faculty Development Grant for project in Kyoto 2010
Five National Endowment for the Arts Choreography Fellowships and two Grants to Dance Companies: Dance Collective
Massachusetts Cultural Council: Project grant for Myth, Sound & Motion
Two Mass Productions grants through Dance Umbrella
New Works grant to collaborate with composers Fast Forward, David Moss
Ministry of Culture, French government Grant to assist a three month residency at the La Napoule Art Foundation, France
Four Artists Foundation/Massachusetts Choreography Awards
WBZ-TV Fund for the Arts Grant for choreography
Five Newton Arts Lottery Awards
Bogliasco Foundation Fellowship award for residency in Italy 2010
"Ten Best" Dance Events of the Year, voted by Boston Globe and Boston Herald critics 2003, 1998, 1995, 1988, La Napoule Art Foundation residency
Since 2007, Dawn's work has been exploring the porous boundaries of "self" in relation to gender, race, age, and environment. Dawn is a founder of Dance Collective which she co-directed for 30 years, creating and performing in at least seventy works. She co-founded a summer outreach program that now has a second life as REACH!, administered through Boston University.
Dana Moser, Professor
Degrees BFA, Central State University, Edmond, OK; MFA,
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Exhibitions Exhibitions include film, video, performance, and computer based media; creator of live events using digital imagery and telecommunications at the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; National Museum of Science and Technology, Ottawa; The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; MIX Film/Video Festival, NYC; Curator, "The Ballad of Wires and Hands" exhibition of interactive sculpture.
Publications "The Electronic Canvas", featured artist in television documentary on video art history - WGBH-TV 2000.Art New England, Aug/Sept. 2003 -review The Ballad of Wires and handsBoston Globe 12/22/2001 - review "Geek artists, interacting electronically" 1996 Internet Underground Vol. 1 issue 4 Safety in Numbers, authorTechnology Review, March 1988, MIT Press, author.
Other Member, Berwick Research Institute; Board member - Turbulence.org Internet art organization; Steering Committee Member, Boston Cyberarts festival; Visiting artist, guest lecturer: Chicago Art Institute, San Francisco Art Institute, Harvard University, Brown University; M.I.T. "Transmit" conference.
Nita Sturiale, Professor and Dept. Chair
Degrees BFA, Massachusetts College of Art, SIM; Ed.M, Harvard Graduate School of Education; MFA, School of the Museum of Fine Arts and Tufts University.
Exhibitions MIT Media Lab; National Gallery, Beijing, China; Harvard University, Smithsonian Observatory; The Boston Museum of Science; Cambridge River ArtsFestival; University of Wales, Newport, UK; San Francisco Art Institute; Boston Cyberarts Festival; Mobius; Habitat Institute for the Environment;several online exhibitions.
Publications Proceedings of Consciousness Reframed Conference; The Lancet Journal;Information Arts, Stephen Wilson; Macromedia Devnet and Showcase.
Grants LEF Foundation; Cambridge Arts Council; MassArt Foundation Faculty Development Grant.
Awards/prizes Jacob K. Javits Fellow; The Copley Society of Boston, First Jurors Prize.
Other Member of the Nature and Inquiry Artists Group since 1991; ArtScience 100K Prize Juror; Founder, SmartWorlds; Co-Owner, Taibi Co.