EDUCATION

Mills College; Oakland CA. Master of Fine Arts, Electronic Media, 2007
University of California at San Diego; San Diego CA. Bachelor of Arts, Interdisciplinary Computing and the Arts, 2004

WORK EXPERIENCE

MAY 2019 – Present – MSG SPHERE STUDIOS – Director, Experience Design
DEC 2015 – MAY 2019 – OBSCURA DIGITAL –  Director, Creative Services
APR 2003 – OCT 2016 – INDEPENDENT – Creative Director & Producer
JAN 2011 – DEC 2012 – LIMINAL SPACE – Founder & Creative Director
DEC 2008 – JUL 2010 – GRAY AREA – Director of Operations
AUG 2004 – JUN 2010 – RECOMBINANT MEDIA LABS – Associate Director

SELECTED PUBLIC PROGRAMS, EXHIBITS, AND INSTALLATIONS (AS CREATIVE DIRECTOR AND/OR PRODUCER)

2017 Dubai Expo2020 Al Wasl Plaza Consulting, with Obscura Digital, Dubai 

2017 Art on theMart, with Obscura Digital, Chicago

2017 AT&T Performing Arts Center Interactive Installation, with Obscura Digital, Dallas

2016 #BeAModelMan campaign Super Bowl 50, with Obscura Digital, San Francisco

2016 Visa Skyline Super Bowl 50 projections, with Obscura Digital, San Francisco

2016 Pier 70 Super Bowl 50 Fan Festival projections, with Obscura Digital, San Francisco

2016 CNN Election Night 2016 – Empire State Building Projections, with Obscura Digital, NYC

2016 Li Ka-Shing Exhibit at Nantong Philanthropy Museum, with Obscura Digital, Nantong

2015 Qasr Al Hosn Festival, with Obscura Digital, Abu Dhabi

2015 Virgin Disruptors with Richard Branson, Sheryl Sandberg, et. al. Panel event, with Imprint Projects, San Francisco

2013/14 Oakland Museum of California Natural Sciences Gallery Renovation. Interactive Exhibits, Oakland

2012 Subliminal Festival. Workshops and Performances w/ Lawrence English, Iluha, Gregg Kowalsky, and Paul Clipson, with Liminal Space, Oakland

2012 Infinite Body, Vestals, En, and Ashley Bellouin. Show, with Liminal Space, Oakland

2012 The Sun. Participatory Installation and Show – produced in collaboration with Land and Sea,  Liminal Space, Oakland

2012 Radere, Andrew Weathers, and Heathered Pearls. Show, at Liminal Space produced in collaboration with Overlap, Oakland

2012 Until Every Shape Has Found Its City. Interactive Exhibition,  Liminal Space, Oakland

2012 E.S.P. TV (NYC). Live taping, Performances and Video Production, with Liminal Space, Oakland

2012 Evan Caminiti, KWJAZ, and Marielle Jakobsons. Show, with Liminal Space, Oakland

2012 Demdike Stare’s live scoring of La Vampire Neu. Performance and Film Screening, with Liminal Space, Oakland

2012 Lulacruza, Danny Paul Grody, and Lovage Sharrock. Show, with Liminal Space, Oakland

2012 Feel Free by Duane Pitre. Sound installation, with Liminal Space, Oakland

2012 Feedforward w/ Aaron Harbor & Jackie Im, One Loves Only Form, Elia Vargas & Nathan Blaz. Curatorial and production residencies, with Liminal Space, Oakland

2012 Barn Owl, Date Palms, Ensemble Economique, and Paul Clipson. Show, with Liminal Space, Oakland

2012 Tashi Wada, John Krausbauer, and Rale. Show, with Liminal Space, Oakland

2012 Esperando el Tsunami. Film Screening, with Liminal Space, Oakland

2011 Expanding Cinema w/ Joshua Churchill & Paul Clipson, John Davis & Kerry Laitala, En & John Davis. Films and Performances, with Liminal Space, Oakland

2011 High Places, David Scott Stone, Hondo, and Julia Mazawa. Show, with Liminal Space, Oakland

2011 Expanding Cinema w/ Mountains, Simon Scott (Slowdive), and Marielle Jakobsons. Show, with Liminal Space, Oakland

2011 Opening. Interactive Installations, with Liminal Space, Oakland

2011 Milleux Sonores. Exhibition Produced in collaboration with swissnex San Francisco, and ICST Zurich, with Gray Area Foundation, San Francisco

2010 Transpose w/ Aaron Koblin and Robert Hodgin. Exhibition, with Gray Area Foundation, San Francisco

2010 Tiny Vipers, Svarte Greiner, Lissom, & Crystal Hell Pool. Show, with Gray Area Foundation

2010 ViceVerse: Communikey + Dis-patch Tour. Exhibition, Workshops, and Performances with Gray Area Foundation, San Francisco

2010 A Natural History of Media +Dialog Symposium w/ Douglas Kahn & Chris Kubick. Lecture, with Gray Area Foundation, San Francisco

2010 Avant Mutek Tour w/ Akufen, Stephen Beaupre and Sutekh. Show, with Gray Area Foundation, San Francisco

2010 +Dialog: Hybrid Models w/ Alain Mongeau (Mutek), Marian Goodell (Burning Man), Naut Humon (RML), and Mathias Holzman (Palomar 5). Panel discussion, with Gray Area Foundation, San Francisco

2010 +Dialog: In Tandem w/ Max Mathews, Aaron Koblin, and Daniel Massey. Panel discussion with Gray Area Foundation, San Francisco

2010 SF Edition of The Bunker (NYC) w/ Donato Dozzy, Derek Plaslaiko, Spinoza, and Leisure Muffin. Show, San Francisco

2010 Creative Coding: An Introduction to Processing. Workshop series, with Gray Area Foundation.

2010 com#333 w/ Pole, Nikola Baytala, Barbara Preisinger, and Jason Short. Show, San Francisco

2010 Prototype w/ Alphonzo Solorzano, Gabriel Dunne, Ryan Alexander, Miles Stemper and Daniel Massey. Residency & Exhibition with Gray Area Foundation

2010 Binary Gray Area Membership Drive w/ Brendan Moeller, Jonah Sharp, Alland Byallo and Nikola Baytala. With Gray Area, San Francisco.

2009 SEAquence by Gabriel Dunne, Ryan Alexander, and Daniel Massey. Interactive Installation, with Gray Area Foundation, San Francisco

2009 Sculpting Sound w/ Lesley Flanigan and Tristan Perich. Show, with Gray Area Foundation, San Francisco

2009 Open w/ C.E.B. Reas, Stamen Design and Camille Utterback. Exhibition, with Gray Area Foundation, San Francisco

2009 Galvanize. Inaugural Fundraising Gala, with Gray Area Foundation

2009 Gray Area Groundbreaking & Preview, with Gray Area Foundation 

2009 CineChamber Prototype. Project development and launch event at UCSD, with Recombinant Media Labs

2007 Chris Watson & Florian Hecker. Performances, with Recombinant Media Labs, San Francisco

2007 Kangding Ray & Blixa Bargeld w/ Alva Noto. Project development and performances, with Recombinant Media Labs, San Francisco

2007 Biosphere w/ Egbert Mittelstädt. Show, with Recombinant Media Labs, San Francisco

2007 Thomas Koner, Show, with Recombinant Media Labs, San Francisco

2007 Morton Subotnick w/ Sue C, Until Spring Revisited. Show, with Recombinant Media Labs, San Francisco

2007 Hazard & Joe Colley. Show, with Recombinant Media Labs, San Francisco

2007 Speedy J., Show, with Recombinant Media Labs, San Francisco

2007 Alvin Curran w/ Cenk Ergün. Show, with Recombinant Media Labs, San Francisco

2007 Thomas Feldman & Gudrun Gut. Show, with Recombinant Media Labs, San Francisco

2006 Deadbeat, Richard Devine, Antimatter, and Wobbly. Show, with Recombinant Media Labs, San Francisco

2006 Pan Sonic & Ryoichi Kurokawa. Show, with Recombinant Media Labs, San Francisco

2006 Umfeld by Jochem Paap & Scott Pagano. Screening and Show, with Recombinant Media Labs, San Francisco

2006 The Living Jarboe & Gowns.  Show, with Recombinant Media Labs, San Francisco

2006 ASKAA and FLUUX/TERMINAL by Skultz Kolgen. Show, with Recombinant Media Labs, San Francisco

2006 Jean Jacques Perrey. Show, with Recombinant Media Labs, San Francisco

2006 Semiconductor’s A Brilliant Noise. Show, Recombinant Media Labs, San Francisco

2006 Ryoji Ikeda’s datamatics [ver.1.0b]. Show, with Recombinant Media Labs, San Francisco

2006 Reason Workshop. Audio production workshop, with Recombinant Media Labs, San Francisco

2006 Monome Release Party w/ Daedalus, Tehn, Portable Sunsets, and Gowns. Product launch and performances, with Recombinant Media Labs, San Francisco

2006 Curtis Roads, Yasunao Tone, and Florian Hecker. Show, with Recombinant Media Labs, San Francisco

2006 Max/MSP Workshop w/Andrew Benson and Gregory Taylor. Workshop, with Recombinant Media Labs, San Francisco

2006 Richard Devine & Trevor Wishart. Show, with Recombinant Media Labs, San Francisco

 

PERSONAL ARTISTIC WORK

2013 Live video w/ The Sight Below, Austin Museum of Digital Art’s Protos Festival, Long Center for The Performing Arts, Austin
2012 Live video w/ Lulacruza, Decibel Festival at The Triple Door, Seattle
2012 Live video w/ Windy & Carl Decibel Festival at The Triple Door, Seattle
2012 Live video w/ The Sight Below, Decibel Festival at Broadway Performance Hall, Seattle
2012 Live audio/visual, Land and Sea’s The Moon (part one) presented in collaboration w/ L@TE at Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley
2011 Live video w/ Orcas, Decibel Festival at The Triple Door, Seattle
2011 Live video w/ Simon Scott & Rafael Anton Irisarri, Decibel Festival at Broadway Performance Hall, Seattle
2010 Audio/visual performance, Soundwave’s Mediate Festival at The Lab, San Francisco
2010 Audio/visual performance, Gray Area Foundation for The Arts, San Francisco
2010 Audio/visual performance, Interference Festival, Bisaccia (Italy)
2010 Audio/visual performance, Volume Project’s Electronic Cinema, Artist’s Television Access, San Francisco
2009 Audio/visual performance, Mutek A/Visions @ The Biennial of The Americas, Denver
2009 117 Cars of Prosperity Audio/Visual installation, Move 18 group show Curated by Rich Jacobs at Park Life Gallery, San Francisco
2007 Sound performance, Signal Flow Festival, Mills College, Oakland
2007 Biofeedback interactive audio/visual installation, Mills College, Oakland
2006 Biofeedback interactive audio/visual installation, CCA, Oakland

APPOINTMENTS

Advisory Board — ME’D1.ATE Soundwave Festival
International Cities of Advanced Sound— Founding Member

PUBLICATIONS

Hollow of Winter on Air Texture vol II, CD released by Air Texture, 2012.
Subtle Transmissions: A phenomenological exploration of sound-based creativity. Sprague, T. 2007.  Mills College.
Nest of Iterations, CD issued by Dragon’s Eye Recordings, 2009.

AWARDS

2012 Live video commission, Touch; London
2011 Alternative Exposure Award, Southern Exposure; San Francisco
2010 Click’n Food commission, Interferenze New Arts Festival; Bisaccia, Italy
2010 Electronic Cinema commission, Volume Projects/Alternative Exposure; San Francisco
2007 Experimental Music Award, Frog Peak Collective; Oakland
2006 Graduate Study Fellowship, Mills College; Oakland
2005 Graduate Study Fellowship, Mills College; Oakland
2004 Interdisciplinary Computing and the Arts Artistic Achievement Award, UCSD; San Diego
2004 Data Visualization and Sonification Research Fellowship, Cal-IT2; San Diego
2003 Networked Audio-Visual Performance Research Fellowship, Cal-IT2; San Diego

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