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Curriculum Vitae
SHAWN BRIXEY



Education

1988 Master of Science in Advanced Visual Studies | Environmental Art, Architecture and Design, (terminal degree) Media Laboratory, Department of Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts Committee Members, Steven Benton, Joe Davis, Paul Earls, Harold "Doc" Edgerton, Otto Piene
1985 Bachelor of Fine Arts | Sculpture and Experimental Media, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri Committee Members, Dale Eldred, Jim Leedy, Lowry Burgess

 

Academic Positions and Leadership Highlights

2002 – pres. Associate Professor | Digital Arts and Experimental Media, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
 
  • Founding Partner and Creative Director, Cinematic Innovation Summit, Dubai International Film Festival, United Arab Emirates
  • Emergencies, Guimarães, Portugal, Fabrica ASA, European Union Centre for Art & Architecture, Voltar, Glacier Cloning Project, 2012
  • Scientific Russia Magazine interviews, Hybrid: Artist + Scientist 2012
  • International Astronomical Union, Hubble Telescope Exhibition, Arp's Peculiar Universe, Schneider Museum of Art
  • World Design Challenge, Winner Editors Choice, Popular Science Magazine, 2004
  • Founding Member, IEEE Society of Robotics and Automation, Technical Committee on Networked Robots, 2004
  • Rockefeller Foundation, New Media Fellowship 2003
  • Gene(sis): Contemporary Art Explores Human Genomics, Commissioned Installation Berkeley Art Museum 2003
2009 – 2012. Floyd and Delores Jones Endowed Chair in the Arts | College of Arts and Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
 
  • Jones Chair, University of Washington's distinguished arts award
  • National Science Foundation award to create national innovation network for art, design, science, and engineering
  • Chair of New and Virtual Media Directorate, Canadian Foundation for Innovation, National Research Council Canada
  • Scientific American Magazine highlights new Radiant Arc design commission for The University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • International Scientific Advisory Committee Member | GRAND, National Research Council of Canada, Toronto, Canada
2006 - 2009 Director | Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media and Center for Advanced Research Technology in the Arts and Humanities, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
 
  • Completed first mandatory 10-year review
  • Creation of off-campus industrial research facility for CNC machining, mechatronics, robotics, and digital cinema
  • Supported more than 300 active and ongoing funded research projects in CARTAH
  • Created CODEXA, Digital Libraries Initiative, permanent digitally native art archive, funded by Mellon Foundation
  • First graduating classes of DXARTS BFA students receive Dean's Medalist Awards
  • DXARTS graduate students receive two Creative Capital Awards
  • DXARTS graduate students earn top honors at SXSW, ARS, ASIAGRAPH and SIGGRAPH
  • Partnered with local galleries and museums to host annual DXARTS BFA thesis exhibition
  • Increased recruitment of under-represented communities, achieved 50/50 gender parity in program
  • Distinguished Visiting Artist Program, Gary Hill, Lynn Hershman, Char Davies, Stelarc, Paul Kaiser, and Guy Maddin
  • Annual Experimental Film and Video Festival jointly sponsored and curated with the Pacific Film Archives UC Berkeley
  • Keynote Speaker, National Association of Schools of Arts and Design
  • Chronicle of Higher Education article highlights DXARTS as one of most innovative arts programs in nation
2002 - 2006 Associate Director | Co-Founder, Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
 
  • Board of Regents approves creation of new autonomous Ph.D. and BFA Program
  • Chaired DXARTS faculty and staff hires, coordinated graduate program and admissions
  • Joint oversight of multiple capital construction projects for the creation of DXARTS
  • Creation of new BFA and Ph.D. curriculum and 55 totally new interdisciplinary arts courses in 12 months
  • Keynote Speaker, College Art Association, National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture
1999 - 2002 Director | Founder Center for Digital Art and New Media Research, University of California Berkeley,Berkeley, California
 
  • Berkeley Center for New Media, includes 130 participating faculty in Ph.D. Program
  • Managed multiple Central-Campus capital construction projects for the creation of Center
  • Primary Investigator of UC System, Multi-Campus Arts Research Network
  • Executive Council Member, Presidents Planning Commission, System-wide Ph.D. Program in the Arts
1998 - 2002 Chair | Founder, Digital Media Program, Department of Art Practice, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California
 
  • Chaired faculty, lecturer and staff hires, coordinated graduate program and undergraduate admissions
  • Executive Council Member, Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS)
  • Executive Council Member, Consortium for the Arts
  • Executive Council Member, College of Environmental Design, Center for Design Visualization
  • Executive Council Member, University of California Digital Media Innovations Agency
1998 - 2002 Assistant Professor | Department of Art Practice, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California
 
  • Winter Olympics Commission, Nagano, Japan, 1998
  • First American Architecture and Design Triennial Commission, National Design Museum, New York, New York, 2000
1997 - 1998 Presidential Distinguished Visiting Scholar | New Media Institute, San Francisco State University,San Francisco, California
 
  • Keynote Address, San Francisco Mayor's International Technology Summit, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
  • Redesign and implementation of Multimedia Studies Program
1996 - 1997 Acting Director | Center for Advanced Research Technology in the Arts and Humanities, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
1994 - 1997 Chair | Cross-Disciplinary Arts Program, School of Art, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
 
  • Founded UW School of Art's, Interdisciplinary Visual Arts Major (IVA)
  • Co-Founder | Co-Director, Laboratory for Animation Arts
  • MIT Museum commissioned exhibition, Light, Space and Time, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Major research funding, Intel Corporation, Alias | Wavefront, Silicon Graphics Industries
1990 - 1994 Chair | Founder, Media Arts Program, College of Fine Arts, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
 
  • Founded UK College of Fine Art's, New Media Program, faculty hires include Eduardo Kac
  • Managed multiple capital construction projects for the creation of Program
1990 - 1994 Assistant Professor | College of Fine Arts, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
 
  • World Premiere MECHANIKA commissioned exhibition, Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 1991
  • National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, D.C. New Forms Fellowship
1989 - 1990 Inaugural Leonardo Fellow | School of Art, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
 
  • Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum, Commissioned exhibition with Yoko Ono, Bloomfield Hills Michigan 1990
1988 - 1989 Fellow | Center for Advanced Visual Studies, Department of Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts
 
  • MIT President's Commission on Art, Science and Technology, creation of new degree programs, Media Laboratory
  • Lights | Orot, Yeshiva University Museum, commissioned exhibition, New York, New York, 1988
Selected Grants, Awards and Distinctions

2011 National Science Foundation | EAGER, Washington D.C. No. IIS-1141503, Research Exchange Supporting Networks of Creativity and Innovation Across Arts, Design, Science, and Engineering Co-PI and Author with Thanassis Rikasis ASU, Donna Cox UIUC, et. al.
2011 International Scientific Advisory Committee Member | GRAND, National Research Council of Canada, Toronto, Canada, Current Board Chair, Joe Marks, VP Disney Research
2011 Ius Augurum Suite | Northern Arctic Expedition Fellowship, Arcticcircle.Org, NY, NY
2011 National Science Foundation | National Endowment for the Arts | Interagency Initiative, RPI, Rensselaer, NY
2010 National Science Foundation | National Endowment for the Arts | Interagency Initiative, Arlington, Virginia
2010 Social Strata Incorporated | Seattle, Washington, Social Enterprise, Major Research Partnership Grant, PI and Author, Corporate In-kind
2010 National Science Foundation | Creative IT Review Committee Member, Arlington, Virginia, January 19-25
2009 Bensussen Distinguished Visiting Lecturer | Chapman University, Orange, California, April 13-16
2009 Chair | New and Virtual Media Directorate, Canadian Foundation for Innovation, Montreal, Canada
2009 Convocation Speaker | Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, New York, January 19-23
2008 Keynote Speaker | National Association of Schools of Arts and Design | Annual Conference DXARTS and Inventing the Art of the Future, Grand Hyatt, Seattle, Washington, October 10-12
2008 Judge | Rockefeller Foundation, New Media Awards, New York, New York, January 9-13
2007 Apple Computer Corporation | Cupertino, California, Cluster Culture, Next Generation Grid Computing, Major Project Grant, $50K, PI and Author, Corporate
2006 Finalist and Lifetime Fellow | CNN/TIME World Technology Awards, San Francisco, California, November 2-5
2006 Certificate for Outstanding Contribution | IEEE Society New England Chapter, Tufts University, Somerville, Massachusetts, February 23
2006 Distinguished Visiting Lecturer | Department of Art, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, Oregon
2006 AVID Corporation | Tewksbury, Massachusetts, Major Research Partnership Grant, PI and Author, Corporate
2005 Apple Computer Corporation | Cupertino, California, Culture of Innovation II, Major Project Grant Co-PI and Author, Corporate
2005 Distinguished Visiting Lecturer | Department of Architecture, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
2004 Founding Committee Member | IEEE Society of Robotics and Automation, Networked Robots, Lausanne Switzerland, with Ken Goldberg, et.al.
2004 World Design Challenge | Popular Science Magazine, New York, New York, Winner: Editors Choice Award, with Bret Battey, Ian Ingram, Competitive International Design Award
2004 Apple Computer Corporation | Cupertino, California, Culture of Innovation, Major Research Project Grant, Co-PI, Author, Corporate
2003 Rockefeller Foundation | New York, New York, New Media Fellowship, Competitive National Fellowship
2002 Intel Corporation | Mountain View, California, Art, Science and Technology, Major Project Grant, Co-PI, Co-Author, Corporate
2001 Henry Art Gallery | University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, Chimera Obscura, PI, Competitive Individual Commission
2000 Hellman Award for Distinction in Research | Office of the President, University of California, Berkeley, California, The Eon Project, PI and Author, Competitive Campus Research Award
2000 Boxlight Corporation | Poulsboro, Washington, Liquiesence, Major Project Grant, PI, Corporate
2000 National Design Museum | New York, New York, Liquiesence, Co-PI with LOOM Studio, Competitive National Commission
2000 UC Digital Arts Research Network | Multi-Campus Research Group, Office of the President, University of California, Major Project Grant, Co-PI, Co-Author with Sharon Daniels, Sheldon Brown, Competitive UC System-wide Research and Educational Program Award
1999 Digital Secrets Exhibition | Secret Agents Networked Opera, Institute for Studies in the Arts, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, PI and Author, National Competitive Commission
1999 Educational Technology Grant | Center for New Media Research, Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor, University of California, Berkeley, C0-PI, Co-Author with Alice Agogino Dean of Engineering, Competitive Institutional Grant
1998 Finalist | EXPO 2000 Design Competition, Epicycle, Hannover, Germany, PI and Designer, Award and Honorarium, International Competitive Commission
1998 Capitol Projects Award | Center for New Media Research, Office of the Dean, Arts and Letters, University of California Berkeley, PI and Author, Competitive Construction Grant
1998 Faculty Research Award | Computer Holography, Committee on Research, University of California Berkeley, Competitive Faculty Award
1997 Intel Corporation | Mountain View, California, Major Research Project Grant, Co-PI, Co-Author Corporate In-kind
1997 San Francisco State University | Institute for New Media, San Francisco, California, First Presidential, Distinguished Mentorship in New Media, PI, Competitive National Award
1996 Yakima Industries | Arcata, California, Alchymeia, Winter Olympics Project, Research Project Grant, PI and Author, Corporate
1996 Scientific Kelvinator | Walnut Creek, California, Alchymeia, Winter Olympics Project, Research Project Grant, PI and Author, Corporate
1996 U.S. Filter | Renton, Washington, Alchymeia, Winter Olympics Project, Research Project Grant, PI and Author, Corporate
1996 Curriculum Innovation Award| University of Washington, College of Arts and Sciences, Seattle, Washington, Co-PI, Co-Author Competitive Campus Research Award
1996 Capitol Projects Award | Laboratory for Animation Arts Renovation, Office of the Provost, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, Competitive Campus Research Award
1996 Alias/Wavefront | Mountain View, California, Laboratory for Animation Arts, Major Project Grant Co-PI, Co-Author, Corporate
1995 Newport/Klinger | Irvine, California, Grant, Computer Holography for the Laboratory for Animation Arts, Major Project Grant, PI and Author, Corporate
1995 Silicon Graphics Industries | Mountain View, California, Grant, Laboratory for Animation Arts Launch, Co-PI, Co-Author, Corporate
1995 Microsoft Incorporated | Bellevue, Washington, SoftImage, Laboratory for Animation Arts Launch, Co-PI, Co-Author, Corporate
1995 Apple Computer Incorporated | Cupertino, California, Luna Memoria, Major Research Project Grant, PI and Author, Corporate
1995 Apple Computer Matching Grant |Graduate School, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, PI and Author, Corporate
1995 Educational Technology Grant |College of Arts and Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, Co-PI, Co-Author, Competitive Campus Technology Award
1993 ITA Corporation | Cincinnati, Ohio, Eat the Box, The Kentucky Theater, Light Valve Projector Donation, PI and Author, Corporate
1993 Kentucky Arts Council | Owensboro, Kentucky, New Media Fellowship, PI and Author, Competitive State Research Award
1992 South Carolina Arts Commission | Columbia, South Carolina, Celestial Vaulting, Competitive Individual Commission
1992 South Carolina State Museum | Columbia, South Carolina, Celestial Vaulting, Competitive Individual Commission
1992 Kentucky Arts Council | Frankfort, Kentucky, Celestial Vaulting, Travel Grant, Competitive Individual Award
1992 Delaware Council for the Arts | New Forms Review Panelist, Newark, Delaware, Honorarium
1992 Kentucky Arts Council | Inaugural New Media Fellowship, Frankfort, Kentucky Fellowship, Competitive Individual Fellowship
1992 National Association of State Art Agencies | Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, Honorarium
1991 National Endowment for the Arts | Washington, D.C. New Forms Fellowship, PI and Author, Competitive National Fellowship
1991 Javelin Electronics | Pasadena | California, Instruments of Materials Poetry, Major Project Grant, PI and Author, Corporate
1991 Leica Optical | Chicago, Illinois, Instruments of Materials Poetry, Major Microscopy Equipment Grant, PI and Author, Corporate
1991 Perkin Elmer Corporation | Oak Brook, Illinois, Instruments of Material Poetry, Optics Equipment Grant
1991 Contemporary Arts Center | MECHANIKA, Cincinnati, Ohio, Celestial Vaulting, Competitive Individual Commission
1990 Finalist | Media Park Koln Design Competition, Koln, Germany, Co-Designer with Otto Piene, International Competitive Commission
1990 3M Corporation | Medical Division, Saint Paul, Minnesota, Vista Genesis, Research Project Grant, PI and Author, Corporate
1990 Michigan Council for the Arts | Lansing, Michigan, Celestial Vaulting, Research Project Grant, PI and Author, Competitive Individual Award
1990 Cranbrook Educational Community |Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Celestial Vaulting, Competitive Individual Commission
1990 Prodelin Satellite Communications Corporation | Newton, North Carolina, Celestial Vaulting, Research Project Grant, PI and Author, Corporate
1989 3M Corporation | Coatings Division, Saint Paul, Minnesota, Celestial Vaulting, Optics Equipment Grant, PI and Author, Corporate
1988 IBM GmBH | Stuttgart, Germany, 85th Anniversary of the German Art Union, Research Project Grant, PI and Author, Corporate
1987 Massachusetts Council for the Arts and Humanities | Boston, Massachusetts, Artist Fellowship, Sky Chasm, Co-PI, Co-Author with Laura Dance Company, Competitive State Fellowship
1987 Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Provost Award, Documenta 8, Sky Chasm, Major Project Grant, Co-PI, Co-Author with Laura Dance Company, Competitive Institutional Award
1987 Council for the Arts at M.I.T. | Cambridge, Massachusetts, Documenta 8, Sky Chasm, Major Project Grant, Co-PI, Co-Author with Laura Dance Company, Competitive Institutional Award
1987 Hughes Aircraft Corporation | Carlsbad, California, Documenta 8, Sky Chasm, Research Optics Grant, PI and Author, Corporate In-kind
1987 Documenta 8 | GmbH, Kassel, Germany, Sky Chasm, Major Project Commission, Co-PI, Co-Author with Laura Dance Company, Competitive International Commission
1986 PTR Optical Corporation | Watertown, Massachusetts, Sky Chasm, Research Optics Grant, PI and Author, Corporate
1986 Council for the Arts at M.I.T. | Cambridge, Massachusetts, Aqua Echo, Major Project Grant, Co-PI, Co-Author with Laura Dance Company, Competitive Institutional Award
1986 Cambridge Reichert-Jung Optical Corporation | Buffalo, New York, Aqua Echo, Research Optics Grant, PI and Author, Corporate
1986 National Endowment for the Arts | Washington, D.C., M.I.T. Inter-arts Project, Desert Sun/ Desert Moon, Major Project Commission, Co-PI with Otto Piene, Elizabeth Goldring, et. al, Competitive National Arts Commission
1996 American Optical Corporation | Rochester, New York, Photon Voice, Research Optics Grant, PI and Author, Corporate
1986 WETA | Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Smithsonian World Television, Washington, D.C., Photon Voice, Individual Commission


Selected Research Exhibitions and Events

2012 78.2167° N, 15.5500° E | Svalbard, Norway, The Arctic Circle, 2012 Artic Research Expedition and Exhibition, Radiant Arc, Glacier Cloning Project.
2012 Emergencies | Guimarães, Portugal, Fabrica ASA, 2012 European Union Centre for Art & Architecture, Voltar, Glacier Cloning Project, catalog and archival website. Exhibition artists include, André Sier, Arcángel Constantini, Brian Mackern, Daniel Palacios, Eva and Franco Mattes, Gustavo Romano, John F. Simon, Maria Manuela Lopes, Mike Thompson, Peter Flemming, Roman Kirschner, Tagny Duff, Yann Marussich
2009 Schneider Museum of Art | Ashland, Oregon, United Nations and the International Astronomical Union's Hubble Telescope Exhibition, Arp's Peculiar Universe, Instruments of Material Poetry, Anti-Gravity Project. Exhibition artists included, Lita Albuquerque, Vija Celmins, Michael C. McMillen
2004 National Products Building | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Hyper-Runt Exhibition | Impossible Projects in Contemporary Art, Curated by Ebon Fisher, Altimira, Interstellar Telepresence Prosthetic, catalog and archival website. Exhibition artists included, Ken Goldberg, Natalie Jeremijenko, Mark Napier, Joseph Nechvatal
2003 Berkeley Art Museum | University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, Gene(sis): Contemporary Art Explores Human Genomics, Chimera Obscura, with Richard Rinehart, Commissioned Telerobotic Installation, catalog and CD-ROM
2002 Henry Art Gallery | University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, Gene(sis): Contemporary Art Explores Human Genomics, Chimera Obscura, with Richard Rinehart, Commissioned Telerobotic Installation, catalog and CD-ROM
2001 Institute for Studies in the Arts | University of Arizona, Tempe, Arizona, Secret Agents, with Lynn Hershmann, Karen Black, Sharon Daniels, Sheldon Brown, Commissioned Networked Opera, catalog and CD-ROM
2000 Cooper Hewitt Museum | New York, New York, First American Architecture and Design Triennial, Liquiescence, with LOOM Studio Architects, Commissioned Environmental Electronic Installation, catalog and PBS television
1999 Matthews Center | Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, Telesculpture 99, Input – Output, networked rapid prototyping exhibition between Hong Kong, Paris and Boston
1998 Winter Olympics | Nagano, Japan, Alchymeia, Commissioned Ice Crystal Installation and Telepresence Project
1997 Exploratorium | Global Bodies, San Francisco, California
1997 Art Institute of Chicago | Chicago, Illinois, International Symposium for Electronic Art, Alchymeia, Commissioned Internet Telepresence Project, catalog
1996 Delaware Center for Contemporary Art | Wilmington, Delaware, Chaos of Delight, Instruments of Material Poetry, Anti-Gravity Project, catalog
1995 M.I.T. Museum | Cambridge, Massachusetts, Light-Space-Time, Instruments of Material Poetry, Anti-Gravity Project
1994 Kunsthocschule fur Medien | Koln, Germany, Solart, Instruments of Material Poetry, Anti-Gravity Project
1992 State Museum, Columbia | South Carolina, Contemporary Images, Celestial Vaulting, Interferometric Commissioned Holography Installation, catalog
1992 Center for Contemporary Art | Lexington, Kentucky, Instruments of Material Poetry, Anti-Gravity Project
1991 Contemporary Art Center | Cincinnati, Ohio, MECHANIKA, World Premiere, Celestial Vaulting, Interferometric Commissioned Holography Installation: Exhibition artists included, Dennis Oppenheim, Bruce Nauman, Chris Burden, Mark Pauline, Alan Rath, catalog
1990 Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Cambridge, Massachusetts, ARTTRANSITION 90, Art of the Future, Installation
1990 Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum | Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Two Person Show with Yoko Ono, Celestial Vaulting, Commissioned Interferometric Holography Installation
1989 Yeshiva University Museum | New York, New York, Lights Orot, World Premiere, Commissioned Interactive Installation; with Otto Piene, catalog
1988 Badischer Kunstverein | Karlsruhe, Germany, 85th Anniversary of the Deutscher Kunstlerbund, Interactive Installation, catalog
1987 Documenta 8 | Karlsruhe, Germany, Sky Chasm, in collaboration with the Laura Knott Dance Company, Commissioned Interferometric Holography Installation Performance, catalog
1987 M.I.T. Museum | Cambridge, Massachusetts, Aqua Echo, in collaboration with the Laura Knott Dance Company, Commissioned Interactive Ice Crystal Installation Performance
1986 Smithsonian World Television | National Endowment for the Arts, Desert Sun/Desert Moon, Lone Pine, California, Photon Voice, in collaboration with the Laura Knott Dance Company, Commissioned Interactive Optical Encoding Installation Performance


Selected Reviews, Books, Media, and Reference

2012 Hybrid: Artist + Scientist, Dr. Mariam Shindauletova, Scientific Russia, November 15, 2012, Moscow, Russia
2012 Ontologia Dei Media, Dr. Mario Costa, Post Media Books, January 1, 2012, Milan, Italy, ISBN-10: 8874900864
2011 Material Poet, Wayt Gibbs, Scientific American, June 1, 2011, New York, New York
2010 Art + Science Now, Stephen Wilson, Thames and Hudson, London, England, ISBN: 9780500238684
2008 Art and Electronic Media, Dr. Edward Shanken, Phaidon Press, London, England, ISBN-13: 978-0714847825
2007 Where High Tech Meets High Concept | DXARTS The Aesthetics of New Technology, The Chronicle of Higher Education, February 23, Washington, D.C.
2006 From Technological to Virtual Art, Dr. Frank Popper, MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, ISBN: 026216230X
2006 Sound Argument, The Stranger, Vol III No. 49, May 4, Seattle, Washington,
2005 Phenomenology of New Technology Arts, ARTMEDIA Press, Universita di Salerno, Mario Costa, Salerno, Italy
2005 Art of the Stars, The Stranger, Vol 11 No. 29, December 7, Seattle, Washington,
2005 Museums and Civic Dialogue, Case Studies from Animating Democracy, Americans for the Arts, Pam Korza, Washington, D.C. ISBN: 13:978-1-879903-37-1
2004 Sonic Saviors, Popular Science Magazine, World Design Challenge Winner, Editors Choice Award, New York, New York
2004 Playing God, Like Scientists, East Bay Express, September 24, San Jose, California
2003 Clone Home, The San Francisco Weekly, September 3, San Francisco, California
2003 Chimera Obscura, The Guardian, Thursday, September 18, San Francisco, California
2002 Secrets of the Sequence, PBS Television Program 108, Chimera Obscura, Walter Cronkite Television, June, Washington, D.C.
2002 Wonders of Genetics Breed New Art, New York Times, Sunday, May 26, New York, New York
2002 Art Ponders Genome Implications, Boston Globe, Sunday, April 7, Boston, Massachusetts
2002 Seattle Show Brings DNA to Life, Seattle Times, Saturday, April 6, Seattle, Washington
2001 Information Arts, the Intersection of Art, Science and Technology, Stephen Wilson, MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, ISBN: 026223209X
2001 Design Culture Now, The National Design Triennial, Donald Albrecht and Ellen Lupton, Princeton Architectural Press, Princeton, New Jersey, ISBN: 1568982151
2000 Next Generation of Digital Media Makers, Film/Tape World Magazine, January, San Francisco, California
2000 New Medium, New Message, San Francisco Chronicle, February 21, San Francisco, California
1999 Digital Dreams, San Francisco Chronicle, December 8, San Francisco, California
1999 New Prodigies, The American Avante Garde, Surface Magazine, October/December, No. 20, San Francisco, California
1998 Going for the Gold, Wired Magazine, Feb 17, San Francisco, California,
1994 Art Program Loses Leader, The Kentucky, Vol. XCVI, No. 146, April 29, Lexington, Kentucky
1993 Eat the Box, ACE Magazine, Vol.5, No. 6, May 1, Lexington, Kentucky
1992 Art of the Electronic Age, Frank Popper, Thames and Hudson, London, England ISBN: 0-8109-1928-1
1992 Primal Light, The State, Vol. 101, No. 316 , November 22, Columbia, South Carolina
1992 Visceral Muse, Susan Parsons, WQTV, Television 36, Live Interview, April 15, Lexington, Kentucky
1991 Elektronisches Gestalten in Kunst und Design, Jurgen Claus, Rowohlt Press, Hamburg, Germany, ISBN: 3499181940
1991 Building His Imagination, Lexington Herald-Leader, (arts cover story), Vol.10, No. 80, March 22, Lexington, Kentucky
1991 Spotlight on the Arts, Celestial Vaulting Project, Beth Craig, WXLG Radio, September 15, September 22, Lexington, Kentucky
1991 Poets with Power Tools, Cincinnati Inquirer, Vol. 151, No. 44, May 23, Cincinnati, Ohio
1991 Southern Wandering, The State, Vol. 101, No. 266, October 3, Columbia, South Carolina
1991 21st Century Art/Shawn Brixey at the Cutting Edge, ACE Magazine, Vol., No. 4, July 1, Lexington, Kentucky
1991 MECHANIKA, Alternatives Magazine, Vol.1, No. 2, March | June, Cincinnati, Ohio
1991 Cerebral Art, Cincinnati Enquirer, Vol. 151, No. 89, July 7, Cincinnati, Ohio
1991 Baffling Art, Cincinnati Enquirer, Vol. 151, No. 52, May 31, Cincinnati, Ohio
1991 Machine is the Medium and the Message, Lexington Herald-Leader, Vol. 9, No. 68, June 16, Lexington, Kentucky
1990 The New Immaterialists, Frank Popper, Kunst Forum, Vol. 50, No.4, October, Koln, Germany
1990 Art and Technology Works, Attila Czaji, Mucsarnok Publishers, ISBN: 963-7402-49-7 Budapest, Hungary
1990 ARTTRANSITON 90 MIT, TV-2 West German Television Interview, November 3, Boston, Massachusetts
1990 Shawn Brixey and Curious Miracles, The Kentucky, Vol. XCIV, No. 52, December 14, Lexington, Kentucky
1990 Cosmic Digital Code, Jurgen Claus, Leonardo Magazine, Vol. 24 No. 2, London, England
1989 Celestial Vaulting, Detroit Free Press, Vol. 8, No. 3, November, Detroit, Michigan
1989 Art Tech 89, Chunichi Shimbun, November 10, Nagoya, Japan
1988 Lights/Orot, Yeshiva University Exhibition, Art News, September, Page 168-70, New York, New York
1987 Natur und Technologie, Shawn Brixey und Laura Knott, WolkenKratzer, Art Journal, Vol. 4, Juni, Juli, August, Hamburg, Germany
1987 Optische/Akustische Klang Performance, Shawn Brixey, Wiener Magazine, Deutschlands Zeitschrift fur Zeitgeist, Juni, Koln, Germany
1987 Deutscher Kunstlerlexicon und Archiv, Weber und Wiedemeyer, GmbH Co. KG, Kassel, Germany, ISBN: 3-925272-14-3


Selected Public Lectures

2012 Pioneering New Frontiers of Creative Practice, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, December 5-9
2012 Radiant Arc, Versonne, and Voltar, American Institute of Architects, Lawrence Institute of Technology, Detroit, Michigan, November 12-16
2011 Radiant Arc, Museum of the North, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska, October 10-18
2010 The Art of Emulation, GVU Lecture Series, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, October 26-28
2009 Telematic Art in the 21st Century, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska, November 8-15
2009 Art of the Future, New Frontiers in Telematic Arts, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, October 2-6
2009 DXARTS and Inventing the Art of the Future, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, April 26-30
2008 DXARTS and Inventing the Art of the Future, National Association of Schools of Arts and Design | Annual Conference - Keynote, Seattle, Washington, October 10-12
2008 Altamira and Telematic Art in the 21st Century, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri, Distinguished Alumni Lecture, National Sculpture Conference, April 3-7
2007 Simulation to Emulation: New Frontiers in Telematic Arts, Society for Literature, Science and the Arts Conference, New York, New York, with James Coupe, November 9-12
2007 DXARTS Pioneering the Art of the Future, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 28-29
2006 From Simulation to Emulation: New Frontiers of Telematic Art in the 21st Century, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, Oregon, March 8
2006 From Simulation to Emulation: New Frontiers of Telematic Art in the 21st Century, IEEE Society Lecture Series, Tufts University, Somerville, Massachusetts, February 23
2005 Keynote Speaker, Artmedia XI International, Universita Degli Studi di Salerno, sponsored by the Associazione di Matematica e Informatica Italiana, Associazione di Informatica Musicale Italiana, and the Association Francaise d'Informatique Musicale, Salerno, Italy November 20-29
2005 DXARTS and Inventing the Art of the Future, HASTAC Conference, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, September 21
2004 DXARTS and Inventing the Art of the Future, National Science Foundation/IGERT Lecturer, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, November 3-6
2004 Dramatic Arc, University of Washington, Freshman Orientation, Keynote Address, Seattle, Washington, August 26
2004 DXARTS and Art of the Future, Microsoft Research Laboratories, Redmond, Washington, May 13
2003 Chimera Obscura and the Ghost of the Minotaur, ATC Lectures Series, University of California, Berkeley, California, September 15
2003 Turning Points, University of Washington, Freshman Orientation, Seattle, Washington, August 15
2003 Eon and the Art of Emulation, Intel Research Laboratories, Seattle, Washington, March 15
2003 Eon and the Art of Emulation, College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Seattle, Washington, April 11
2002 020202, Conference on Social Technologies, Intel Research Laboratories, Berkeley, California, November 3
2002 Chimera Obscura, Media Art and Technology, University of California, Santa Barbara, January 14-15
2001 Eon, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 010101, March 23
2000 CRASH, Berkeley Symposium on Critical Issues in Net Art", Speaker and Symposium, Co-Chair with Ken Goldberg, Consortium for the Arts, University of California Berkeley, February 16-20
2000 Art and Biotechnology, Keynote Speaker, International Planetworkers Conference, San Francisco, May 5-11
1998 Art and Emerging Technology, Keynote Address, International Technology Summit, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, California, February 24-28
1997 The New Media Institute, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California, December 4-8
1996 Alchymeia, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California, December 4-8, Virtual Culture, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, Washington, December 18
1995 Computer Holography, College of Engineering, Computer Science Colloquia, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, November 29
1995 Curious Miracles, College of Engineering, Computer Science Colloquia, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, May 3
1994 Experimental Art Forms, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington, May 10
1994 Consoling Passions, PBS/Alternative Visions, National Video Conference, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington April 6-9
1993 Moderator, "Expanding Boundaries Program", Southeastern Colleges of Art Conference, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
1993 Technology Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, April 6-9
1993 Instruments of Material Poetry, California State University, Long Beach, California, March 26
1992 Vista Genesis Projects, South Carolina State Museum, Columbia, South Carolina, December 6
1992 Curious Miracles, Clemson University, Greenville, South Carolina, September 22
1991 National Association of State Art Agencies, New Art Forms, The Space Program, New York, New York, November 7-10
1990 ARTTRANSITION 90', Electrophosphenes & Radical Concepts, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 28
1989 Celestial Vaulting, Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan November 19
1989 Photon Voice and Aqua Echo, Cranbrook Academy, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, November 17
1988 Leonardo Fellowship Inauguration Lecture, School of Art, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, February 4
1987 Desert Sun-Desert Moon, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri, May 9


Selected Academic Councils, Initiatives, Community and University Service

2010 Arts Innovator Award Panelist | Dale Chihuly Inaugural Arts Innovation Award, Artists Trust, Seattle, Washington
2010 External Review Committee Member | Media Arts and Technology Program, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California
2008 Board of Advisors | Berkeley Center for New Media, University of California Berkeley, members include Bill Mitchell/MIT, Lev Manovich/UCSD, Red Burns/NYU
2008 College Budget Advisory Council | Dean Appointed Budget Oversight Committee, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
2008 Board of Directors | Center for New Cinema, Non-Profit, Seattle, Washington
2007 Academic Technology Advisory Council (ATAC) | Provost Appointed Standing Committee, Oversight of Campus Technology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
2006 Information Systems Taskforce (IT2) | Provost Appointed Taskforce, 10 Year Comprehensive Technology Plan, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
2006 Doctoral Program Coordinator | Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
2006 DUB - Design/Use/Build, Faculty Alliance on Human Computer Interaction | University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
2005 Faculty Committee on Academic Standards (FCAS) | Provost Appointed Standing Committee, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
2005 Digital Arts Center Planning Committee | Dean of Art and Architecture, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana
2005 Wireless Advisory Group | Provost Appointed Committee, Oversight of Campus Wireless Policy and Deployment, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
2005 Faculty Committee on Educational Technology (FCET) | Provost Appointed Standing Committee, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
2005 School of Art | Glass Planning Committee, A&S Dean Appointed Working Committee, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
2002 Mellon Foundation Panelist | Libraries of the Future, University of Washington
2002 Walker Ames Lecture Organizer | Ken Goldberg, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Washington
2001 Executive Council Member | Berkeley Institute for Design, CITRIS Initiative, College of Engineering, University of California Berkeley
2001 Executive Council Member | College of Environmental Design's, Center for Design Visualization, Organized Research Unit, University of California Berkeley
2000 Executive Council Member | The Consortium for the Arts, Organized Research Unit, University of California Berkeley
2000 Board of Director's | Berkeley Art Museum, New Media Committee, University of California Berkeley
1999 Executive Committee and Research Council Member | System-wide Digital Media Innovations Agency, University of California
1998 Executive Council Member | President's System-wide Planning Group on Digital Arts, Office of the President, University of California


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