IPA’s MobileArtFestival (Santa Monica Art Studios) – August 2012
MobileArtCon 2011 - (NYU Tisch School for the Arts) – September 30 – October 3, 2011
(Co-founder and Organizer) 2nd Annual International conference/gathering or Mobile Digital Artists. Features workshops/presentations by mobile painters, photographers and filmmakers, connections with software developers, and on-site collaborations.
The exhibition takes a look at the complex development processes of industrial electrical design in a cultural studies context. Once again, the Museum of Arts and Crafts in Hamburg, refers to a highly topical and socially relevant topic. The focus is on design by Jonathan Ive (1967), who is in charge since 1997 as senior vice president of Industrial Design for the design of all units of the California-based Apple. Its products with its own very constant and recognizable design an unparalleled popularity. More than half of the 300 exhibits are products of Apple, the world will be first shown in a comprehensive overall picture.The exhibition traces the in-house design development of the company and allows the example of this popular design with a comprehensive insight into scientific issues related to design history. In addition to products that were Jonathan Ive designed, many exhibits shown to the collection of MKGs, including works by the designer Herbert Hirche, Hans Gugelot, Dieter Rams, Peter Raacke, Michele De Lucchi, Hadi Teherani and Tobias Grau. In cooperation with the red dot institute will include highlights the theme “Design as an Economic Factor”. An app is available for download, which leads the visitor through the exhibition.
The exhibition also features a retrospective of 10 of the world’s leading fingerpainters who will each curate displays of work on individual iPads. Artists have the option of inviting additional artists in for collaboration. My partner for this display is Sandy Schmidt of Detroit, MI. The exhibition includes an interactive youth and public art component (September 2-4, 2011), which will be attended by the international group. This is the first museum display of mobile digital paintings. The show is curated by Ina Gratz of MKG Hamburg.
An exhibition honoring the most important meal of the day. Curated by artist Fabric Lenny of Yorkshire, UK, the show features international works of all media types. The show is launched in conjunction with the annual “I Love West Leeds Festival” in the UK and is currently on display at the Noo Cafe in Armley. Fabric will also be creating a series of paintings to add to the display as part of his residency.
“Hope for AIDS” (June 2011) an exhibition supporting the AIDS victims of Zimbabwe and Livebirds, organizations seeking to build and sustain communities that have been impacted by the epidemic. (more information forthcoming)
Curated by Susan Murtaugh and launched at the cutting edge Autodesk gallery space at one Market Gallery in San Francisco. Show displays some of the top Sketchbook Pro artists (desktop and mobile). Show opened May 2011 and is scheduled to run for 6 months.
Curator and participating artist for Mobile Digital art exhibition supporting HIV and AIDS Awareness in Washington DC. Exhibition included works of 24 Artists (most of whom participated in the previous “A Healing Touch” Exhibition.) It also featured interactive activities including iPad drawing station for attendees to test their creative skill, a fingerpainting demo and additional multi-media works to help inform about HIV/AIDS statistics among the African American community in DC. Click here for additional details about participating artists and works.
An International Showcase of Visual and Audio works created on Mobile Handheld Devices. More than 150 fine artists, illustrators, photographers and musicians from all over the world are invite the NYC public to explore the creative possibilities of mobile digital technology. The show featured more than 200 works exclusively created on iPhones, iPads, Androids and other mobile wireless devices. The show was the official Exhibition and closing event for www.iamda.org‘s first Annual International MobileArtCon 2010.
“A Healing Touch” Digital Offerings of Peace for Women Survivors (Washington DC) August 20th – September 9th, 2010 (Youth Workshop, Sept. 18th, 2010)
International Mobile Digital Art exhibition and workshop dedicated to women survivors of violence and abuse. Show is curated by Mia Robinson in collaboration with Ocean Ana Rising, Inc., Silver Starr Art Studios and L’Eclat de Verre Versailles Framing Shop and Gallery and features paintings by 25 of the most influential and talented fingerpainters from all over the world. Exhibition includes a private reception featuring talk with artist and live iPad painting demo. Also includes a piloted outreach workshop introducing the mobile digital media to young girls with interest in the arts.
Tickets for the private reception are $25 per person and are available for purchase. We are also accepting donations and seeking corporate sponsors for the event and OAR’s media Outreach programs. For more info, contact me . We appreciate and welcome the support!
The World is at Our Fingertips” (Algoma, WI) – June 26-July 31, 2010
Curated by Susan Murtaugh:
The Flying Pig Gallery and Greenspace is hosting an exhibit that is both timely – because of the creative medium used – and fascinating – because of the quality of the images displayed. Titled “The World at Our Fingertips”, it features the work of 22 talented artists from around the world and from various walks of life. All use what amounts to an iPhone as their creative medium. For more information, click here.
“iPhone Therefore iArt” (Chicago, IL) – Opening Exhibition January 8, 2010
“iPhone Therefore I Art” is the culmination of a class led by Chicago artist Mike Nourse, offered by the Chicago Art Department which features ten local artists who met weekly, working towards a completed project in areas such as photo, digital sketching (finger painting), animation, sound, and video. In addition to local artists, CAD program coordinator Mike Nourse brought in national and international iPhone artists from as far away as Russia, Norway, Spain, France, and Germany. The end-result is a comprehensive look at this digital tool and some of its artistic possibilities.