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The Artists

Archipelago Artists' Bios
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Suzanne Anker (NY) Suzanne Anker (NY) is a visual artist and theoretician working with genetic imagery. Her work has been shown both nationally and internationally including the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; the Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC; the Philips Collection, P.S. 1 Museum, New York, NY; the Statkunst, Koln, Germany; the Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan; the Denver Art Museum; and the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA. Her most recent exhibition, The Butterfly in the Brain was in May 2002 at Universal Concepts Unlimited in New York City. Ms. Anker is currently Chair of the Art History Department at the School of Visual Arts in NYC. Her forthcoming book "The Molecular Gaze: Art in the Genetic Age" (co-authored with Dorothy Nelkin) will be published by Cold Springs Harbor Laboratory Press in 2003. Colorado

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Lillian Ball (NY) has a multidisciplinary background in anthropology, ethnographic film, and design. Her work has been on display at the Museum of Modern Art in Vienna, Austria; Museum of Contemporary Art in Geneva, Belgium; Cologne Kunstverein, Germany; Hudson River Museum, Westchester; Queens Museum of Art, Bulova and the New Museum, New York, NY. Ball is the recipient of the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship in Visual Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts Individual Sculpture Grant.Colorado

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John Bowman (NY) works in a variety of media including painting, drawing, printmaking, and digital media. Known primarily for his painting and drawing, Bowman is represented by the Winston Wachter Mayer Gallery, New York, NY and Seattle, WA. His solo exhibitions include the Queens Museum, Holly Solomon Gallery, Lang O'Hara Gallery, and Tibor de Nagy Gallery, all in New York, and the Museum of Modern Art, Dublin. He has also shown extensively in Europe and is represented in many museum collections in the United States. He is an Associate Professor at Pennsylvania State University.Colorado

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Charles Cave (PA) is a printmaker and sculptor. He has exhibited throughout the United States including Zoller Gallery, PA; Franklin Furnace, New York, NY and Artists Book Works, Chicago, IL. He teaches at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA where he is an Associate Professor of Art.Colorado

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Maureen Connor Since the mid 70s Maureen Connor has been committed to the exploration of gender and its modes of representation. Although the forms as well as the media Maureen has used has changed quite a bit over the years, she has continued to concentrate on a number of related and often overlapping concerns. Included among these are the investigation of how sexuality develops, especially for women, an interest in the symbolic power of the mundane, various analyses of the body and its relation to culture, a desire to engage the audience in an active, physical manner and an emphasis on humor and sensual pleasure.AmersterdamColorado

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Kim Dickey (CO) is a ceramics and installation artist. She has exhibited in numerous museums, such as Mass MOCA, the Everson Museum, the American Craft Museum, and the Museum of Contemporary Art/Denver. She has also been included in many group shows in Germany, Japan, Korea, United Kingdom and United States. Dickey is the recipient of the Artist Fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the New York State Artists Grant from the Empire State Crafts Alliance.Colorado

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Rebecca DiDomenico (CO) is a sculptor and installation artist who has exhibited extensively throughout the United States including the San Francisco Crafts and Folk Art Museum, CA; Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, CO; Schoharie County Arts Council, New York, NY; and the Lubbock Fine Art Center, TX. DiDomenico co-curated and curated several shows including, Still From Life and Out of This World And (Into The Next) at Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Anatomy of A Table at the Boulder Artist Gallery, CO.Colorado

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Jim Dingilian (NY) is a sculptor who has exhibited throughout the United States and abroad since 1996 including Grahm Modern Gallery and Cheryl Pelavin Fine Art, New York, NY; Marcel Sitcoske Gallery, San Francisco, CA, and at EV+A in Limerick, Ireland. He is represented by the McKenzie Gallery in New York City.Colorado

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Drew Dominick (CA) is a sculptor who has exhibited in numerous galleries around the country including Team Gallery, Jose Friere Fine Arts, New York, NY; Pagent, Los Angeles, CA. After graduating with a Masters in Sculpture in 1992 he moved to New York City, where he lived for ten years. Presently, he lives in Los Angeles where he teaches sculpture at UCLA. Dominick has had numerous solo and group exhibitions in New York and abroad including a 1994 exhibition at the Vienna Secession.Colorado

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Ellen Driscoll (NY,MA) is a sculptor whose work includes installations such as The Loophole of Retreat, Whitney Museum at Phillip Morris and Passionate Attitudes, Threadwaxing Space both in New York, NY; public art projects such as As Above, So Below for the new Grand Central Terminal North, New York, NY; and Mum's the Word (a public banner project in collaboration with the Aphasia Support Group at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MASS). Driscoll has been awarded fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, Anonymous Was a Woman, Harvard University's Bunting Institute. Her work is included in major private and public collections such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Whitney Museum of Art, NY. She is a Professor of Sculpture at Rhode Island School of Design.Colorado

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Mary Ehrin (CO) is a multimedia artist who has exhibited throughout the region including Grand Junction Art Center, Sink Gallery, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, and Rule Gallery. She recently received the Getzelman Scholarship Award in Studio Art from the University of Colorado and is in the permanent contemporary collection of the Denver Art Museum. Colorado

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Madeleine Hatz (Sweden,NY) was born and educated in Sweden and currently lives and works in New York. Based on painting, her work also includes sculpture, performance, installation, photography and video. It has been exhibited extensively in museums and galleries in the United States and Europe. She has also held guest lectures at a number of universities, as well as published texts on her work and ideas.AmersterdamColorado

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Linda Herritt (CO) is an installation artist who has exhibited extensively around the U.S, Mexico and Europe. Exhibitions include ACE Gallery, Pierogi 2000, The Drawing Center, and Florence Lynch Gallery, New York, NY; The San Francisco Art Institute, CA; The Santa Monica Museum, CA; Art & Idea, and Galer!a OMR, Mexico City, Mexico. Herritt is the recipient of a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award, a Rockefeller U.S./Mexico Fund for Culture Grant, and a NEA Sculpture Fellowship. Herritt is a Professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder.AmersterdamColorado

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Elana Herzog (NY) is a sculptor and an installation artist. She has had solo exhibitions at P.P.O.W. Gallery, Black and Herron Space, Florence Lynch Gallery, New York, NY; Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY; Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, CT, and Nelson Gallery, University of California at Davis. Her work has been exhibited internationally at Goteborg Konsthall, Sweden; 1994 Chilean Biennial; Musee de la Tapisserie a Tournai, Belgium, and Arti et Amicitciae, Amsterdam. Herzog was the recipient of a Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant and a New York Foundation for the Arts; Individual Fellowship.AmersterdamColorado

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Lisa Hoke (NY) has been exhibiting sculpture and installations since 1984, and has exhibited at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, CT; Concoran Gallery, Washington DC; Portland Institute of Contemporary Art, OR; and the Serpentine Gallery, London, United Kingdom. Her work is in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, NY; the New Orleans Museum of Art, LA; the Orlando Museum of Art, FL; Elizabeth Harris Gallery and Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, NY.AmersterdamColorado

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Stacy Levy (PA) has exhibited her sculpture and installations extensively since 1990 including the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston Salem, NC; the Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh Scotland; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA; and the National Building Museum, Washington D.C. She has completed public commissions detailing microscopic life for the Seattle Arts Commission, the Delaware River Port Authority, and the Mission Trails Project in San Antonio, TX. She is currently collaborating on Sea Column, a book about life forms on the North Sea off the Aberdeen coast of Scotland.Colorado

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Terry Maker (CO) is a multimedia artist who has exhibited extensively since 1983 including the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Rule Gallery, Denver, CO and the Cornell Dewitt Gallery, New York, NY. She received the Colorado Council on the Arts Project Grant in 2000 and the Boulder Arts Commission Grant award in 1993.Colorado

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Howard McCalebb (NY) is a sculptor who recently had a solo show at Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY. He has taught at Parsons School of Design, New York, NY; Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; and California State University, San Jose, CA. McCalebb also has extensive experience in lecturing around the United States and other countries around the world. In 2001, he lectured at the China National Academy of Fine Arts, Hangzhou, People's Republic of China. Colorado

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Burt Payne 3 (CO) is a sculptor and installation artist. Payne 3 is the recipient of Villa St. Clair, Sete, France Fellowship, where he organized a solo site-specific installation. He has also displayed his work at Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica; Mint Gallery, Valencia, CA; and Shepards Bush Gallery, London, United Kingdom. He received his BFA with a minor in Women's Studies at the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, NY and attended California Institute of the Arts for his MFA degree.Colorado

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Kate Petley (CO) is a sculptor and installation artist. She has exhibited extensively since 1988 including Rudolph Poissant Gallery, Houston, TX; Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX; and Exit Art, New York, NY. She received a New Forms Regional Grant Initiative funded by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Rockefeller Foundation in 1990 and recently completed a public art commission for the Bush International Airport, Houston, TX.Colorado

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Katie Holten (Ireland) represented Ireland in the Venice Biennale. She has initiated several temporary public art projects and made installations in Jyvaskyla Art Museum, Finland; Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork; Ormeau Gallery, Belfast; Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam; Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin; Douglas Hyde gallery, Dublin. Recently, Holten was awarded the Cultural Relations Committee Grant, Dublin, Ireland.Colorado

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Helen O'Leary (Ireland) is the recipient of several awards including the Joan Mitchell Award for Painting, two Pollock Krasner Awards, Irish Cultural Relations Committee Grant and numerous Irish Arts Council Awards. She has exhibited internationally at the Zolla Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL; Kerlin Gallery, Dublin; Michael Gold Gallery, NY; Edith Cowen University, Perth, Australia and has collaborated in PLOT with Katie Holten since 1999.Colorado

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Elizabeth Olbert (ME) is a painter represented by Caren Golden Gallery, New York, NY. She has exhibited at the Contemporary Art Forum in Santa Barbara, CA; The Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, FL; PPOW, New York, NY and University of Rhode Island Fine Arts Center, Kingston, RI. Her work will be on view in Istanbul, Turkey and at the DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA in the fall of 2002. Olbert's work has been reviewed in The New York Times, Time Out New York, Art in America, World Art, and New Art Examiner.Colorado

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Julia Poitras Santos (CO) is an installation artist. Her work has been exhibited widely around the US and Iceland including Holter Museum of Art, Helena MT; ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL and Chautauqua Gallery, Chautauqua, NY. Poitras Santos received grants from the Boulder Arts Commission, CO and the AHAB/Neodata Endowment Grant, Boulder, CO. She received her BS in Geology and English at the Tufts University, Medford, MA, and her MFA from the University of Colorado at Boulder.Colorado

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Bruce Price (CO) is a painter and installation artist. His work has been exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art/Denver, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Ron Judish Fine Arts and ILK Gallery, CO; Savannah College of Art & Design, GA; Cambridge Art Center, MA; Ivan Karp Gallery, New York, NY. Currently, Price is the Project Coordinator at the Institute for Experimental Studies at Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design and teaches Art Appreciation at the Community College of Denver.Colorado

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Chandler Romeo (CO) is a sculptor whose work is in many private collections including the Denver Art Museum, Kaiser Permanente, and the W. W. Reynolds Companies. In 1996, she installed a large-scale public sculpture for Red Rocks Community College in Lakewood, through the Colorado Council on the Arts' Public Art Program. She has also completed grant projects through the Colorado Council on the Arts and the New Forms, Regional Initiative programs. In 1996 she and her husband, Reed Weimer were the recipients of the Mayor's Award for Excellence in the Arts and the Denver Art Museum Alliance for Contemporary Art's AFKEY award.Colorado

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Ann Shostrom (NY) is an artist, curator and writer. Archipelago was on the Denver Post's "10 Best Exhibitions of 2002 in Colorado" list. Shostrom also curates Trunk Show, an international traveling art exhibition whose next stop is at Sirius Center, Cohb, Ireland in November 2004. Shostrom participated in Mir2, which won the Dance Theater Workshop's 2002 Bessie award for Performance, Installation and New Media. She has shown internationally at galleries and museums including Tibor de Nagy and Stephanie Theodore Galleries, New York, NY; Islip Museum, New York, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, CO; Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY; Rule Gallery, Denver, Colorado, Art Now Gallery, Goeteburg, Sweden, and Winston Hotel, Amsterdam, NL. Shostrom is an Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the John M. Anderson Endowment Visiting Artists and Scholars Series at Penn State University. Her published writing includes catalog and review essays. http://www.personal.psu.edu/ams26/ AmersterdamColorado

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Peter Soriano (NY) is a sculptor represented by Lennon Weinberg, New York, NY. He has exhibited extensively since 1986 including Franklin Furnace, NY; Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, NY; Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY; Glassbox Gallery, Paris, France; and Centre Regional d'Art Contemporain, Montbeliard, France. He is included in many public collections including the Wanas Foundation, Sweden, Foundation Cartier, Paris, France; and the Flaxman Library, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.Colorado

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Sarah Schwartz (PA) is a sculptor and performance artist. In 1979, she founded the Randolph Street Gallery in New York. Schwartz extensively exhibited sculptures, videos, products and books in the United States, Europe and Asia. In 1992, she created Proverbial Inc., which produces soaps, perfumes, rubber bands, and veils. She graduated with an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.Colorado

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Yuken Teruya (NY) is a New York-based Japanese artist with a BFA from the Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan and an MFA from the School of Visual Art in New York, NY. In 2002, his solo shows were exhibited at Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA; K.S. Art, New York and The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Arts, NY. Reviews of his work appeared in such publications as the Okinawa Times, New York Times, Time Out London, Art Forum and NY Art Magazine.Colorado

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Kim Turos (CA) is a landscape architect and installation artist whose installations have been exhibited at the San Jose Museum of Art, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Gardens, The Kuntstlerwerkstatt in Germany, and many other notable institutions. She received her BS in Landscape Architecture from Texas A & M University, and has studied at San Francisco Art Institute, CA; McNay Art Institute, San Antonio, CA and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine.Colorado

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John Torreano (NY) is a nationally and internationally recognized sculptor. His work is represented in collections including, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; La Fort Museum, Harajuku, Japan; Foundation Villa Rufolo, Amalfi, Italy; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA. His achievements have been recognized with grants including the Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship and the National Endowment for the Arts. Torreano is Program Director of the MA in Studio Art and Area Head of painting and drawing at University of New York.Colorado

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Sarah Vanderlip (CA) is an LA-based sculptor and installation artist. She has a BFA from University of Colorado and MFA from Yale School of Art, where she received the Susan H. Weldon Award for Excellence in Sculpture. Vanderlip actively exhibits her work at various venues nationally and internationally. Her solo exhibit at XL gallery received critical acclaim in Art in America.Colorado

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Jaeha Yoo (CO) is an installation artist who has exhibited at the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO; ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL; Johns Sommers Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, and the Hafnarborg Cultural Center, Hafnartjordur, Iceland. He received his BA in Philosophy from Swarthmore College in 1993 and an MFA from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 2000.Colorado

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Suzanne Anker Lillian Ball Chuck Cave Maureen Connor John Bowman Kim Dickey Rebecca DiDomenico Jim Dingilian Drew Dominick Ellen Driscoll Mary Ehrin Madeleine Hatz Linda Herritt Elana Herzog Lisa Hoke Stacy Levy Terry Maker Howard McCalebb Burt Payne Kate Petley Katie Holten Helen O'Leary Elizabeth Olbert Julia Poitras Santos Bruce Price Chandler Romeo Ann Shostrom Peter Soriano Sarah Schwartz Yuken Teruya Kim Turos John Torreano Sarah Vanderlip Jaeha Yoo
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