Solo Exhibitions





  Pasadena City College Art Gallery. The Reverse Ark, The Flotsam & The Jetsam
, Gallery 16, San Francisco
Gardening Silicon Valley Superfund Sites, Nelson Gallery, UC Davis
Futurefarmers: Points of Origin, University of the Pacific, Stockton
Fiction of Mass, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco
We Are All Meteorites, Ramp Gallery, Waikato Inst. of Tech., New Zealand
Inside the Greenhouse… rm401, Auckland, New Zealand
Utopia, Electronic Orphanage, Los Angeles
Tention, Gallery 16, San Francisco
Futurefarmers Happening, Sapporo Art Park, Japan
On-Shore Couture: Futurefarmers Fashion Show, Luggage Store Gallery, SF
Concurrently, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Project Room, San Francisco

Select Group Exhibitions

2009   Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. Return to Function. Madison, WI
2008   New York Museum of Modern Art, Design and the Elastic Mind, NY, NY
Bildmuseet. Citizen - What are Your Concerns? Umea, Sweden
Finnish Labor Museum, Conflict. Tampere, Finland
Colgate University Clifford Gallery, Nature Version 2.0. Colgate, NY
Exit Art, E.P.A. (Environmental Performance Actions). NY, NY
Plug-in. Ecomedia: Ecological strategies in today's art. Basel, Switzerland
Southern Exposure, Vapor
Yerba Buean Center for the Arts, Botanizing the Asphalt. San Francisco
UC Santa Cruz + the Lab, SF, Interventions
Zero One Festival, Bus Tour: A Tour through the history and currents of non-institutionalized learning in the Bay Area.
Museum London. Beyond Green: Towards a Sustainable Art, London, Ontario
San Jose Musuem of Art: Radical Education 1968- present
Sonoma County Museum. Ecocentric Video Lounge. Sonoma CA
2007   San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, SECA Award Show
Edith Russ Site for New Media, Ökomedien / Eco-Media, Oldenburg, Germany
Southern Exposure, Vapor, San Francisco
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Weather Report
Watershed Media Center, Offload: Systems for Survival, Bristol, England
Smith College Museum. Beyond Green: Towards a Sustainable Art, Massechusetts
Contemporary Arts Center. Beyond Green: Towards a Sustainable Art, Ohio
Richard E Peeler Art Center. Beyond Green: Towards a Sustainable Art, Indiana
2006   Center Pompidou, Les Yeux Ouverts, Paris, France
Museum of Science + Industry, Chicago, IL. Leonardo da Vinci: Man Inventor,               Genuis
A Step Aside
, Magasin d’en Face - Die - La Plateforme - Diwan - e-TAZ, Grenoble,  France
ISEA 2006, San Jose, CA. Free Soil Bus Tour
Sonoma County Museum, Santa Rosa, CA. Hybrid Fields
CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco, CA. Artadia Award Show
2005   ZKM, Center for Art and Media, Dingpolitik: Atmospheres of Democracy, Karlsruhe, Germany
NY MOMA, Safe: Design Takes on Risk, New York, NY.
Rooseum, Dumb Economy, Funny Democracy, Impossible Projects. Malmo,Sweden
Pond, Shop Dropping, San Francisco, CA.
Museum of Art + Design. Beyond Green: Towards a Sustainable Art, NY, NY
Smart Museum, Beyond Green: Towards a Sustainable Art, Chicago, IL.
2004   Pond, This Way Please, San Francisco, CA.
RIXC Centre for New Media, Art + Communication Festival, Riga, Latvia.
Orange County Museum, California Biennial, Santa Ana, CA.
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Bang the Machine: SF Gaming Scene, San               Francisco, CA
2003   Looking Glass, Brussels. Imagine Interface
Cooper Hewitt-National Design Museum, New York, NY. Nat'l Design Triennial
v2: Dutch Electronic Art Festival, Rotterdam. Media Knitting
Eyebeam, New York, NY. Artbots
Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA.  NO WAR
New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA.  NOW IS OVER
Adobe Bookstore, San Francisco, CA. No War Show
2002   Casco Projects, Utrecht. Neen Show
Mattredor Film and New Media Exhibition, Rotterdam, Holland. Palimpest
Museo Fortuny, Venice, Italy. Vasi Communicati
Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA. Flight
Whitney Museum of Art, New York, NY. Whitney Biennale, They Rule

The Office Gallery, San Francisco, CA.  le perruque
Stanford University Art Gallery, Palo Alto, CA MFA Show
2001   California College of Arts + Crafts, Oakland, CA. Utopia Now
Deitch Projects, New York, NY. Tirana Biennale: Interactive Art

National Gallery of Arts, Tirana, Albania. Tirana Biennale
2000   Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA. Perogi 2000 Flat Files
World Wide Video Festival, Amsterdam, NL. Interactive Media Exposition
Transmediale New Media Art Festival, Berlin. Interactive Media Award Show
Osnabruck Media Art Festival, Osnabruck, Germany. Interactive Media Award
1999   Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA.  Bay Area Now II
Gen Art: New Fangle, San Francisco, CA. SF Emerging New Media Artist
1998   Limn Gallery, San Francisco, CA.  Dig It: Digital Art in Technological Times
Cooper-Hewitt Nat'l Design Museum, New York, NY.  "Mixing Messages"
1978   Midstate Bank, Arroyo Grande, CA., 2nd Grade Science Project Winners Exhibit.


2004    Orange County Museum of Art
2001    San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art, Design + Architecture Collection
1997    San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art, Atlas Magazine


2008    Headlands Center for the Arts Kitchen Garden
1999    Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Cafe Streaming News Wall + Zine Rack

Select Publications

Ready Made, Movers and Makers. Futurefarmers. 4/08
New York Times, Looking for Inspiration in the Melting Ice, Art, pg. 35, Claire Dederer 9/07
San Francisco Chronicle, Victory Gardens, Datebook, pg. 89, Zahid Sardar
Artforum, Top Ten: Victory Gardens, 2007+, Chip Lord, May 2007
Frieze, Beyond Green, pg. 89, Julia Bryan-Wilson 2006
Beyond Green: Towards a Sustainable Art, Smart Museum Exhibition Catalog
Libération, Paris,  Hactivism, La dépendance aux gadgets high-tech, nous rend plus faibles. Marie Lechner, pg. 34
Artforum, California Biennial, pg.168, Jan Tumlir 2005 Safe: Design Takes on New Risk, NYMOMA Exhibition Catalog
Making Things Public, Bruno Latour, ZKM Exhibition Catalog
Art Week, Practice Makes Perfect, Marisa Olson
Art in America, Practice Makes Perfect
RES magazine: Digital Habitats
Artforum, California Biennial, pg.168
Wired Magazine, New Tech Feature: Futurefarmers
Art Week, Review by Marisa Olson. Futurefarmers @ University of the Pacific, Stockton 
Mute Magazine. Art and Politics
Adbusters. They Rule
Page Magazine, Germany
National Geographic. Silicon Valley: Inside the Dream Incubator


Professor of Art, University of San Francisco
California College of the Arts, Graduate Seminars in Social Practice
Stanford University, New Media/Public Art
San Francisco Art Institute, Sculpture/Digital Media


Valand Art Academy, Floating Architecture, Goteborg, Sweden
Spotters, Floating Architecture, Gent, Belgium
University of Oregon, Eugene,Communectivity: Intro to Physical Computing
Vooruit, Communectivity: Connecting people in public places, Gent, Belgium
Flash Festival, You Are Here: Mapping Workshop, Toronto, Canada
Fabrica, Senstive Spaces, Intro to Physical Computing, Treviso, Italy
Fabrica, Superhero: Creating a Myth, Treviso, Italy


2008 . Pasadena City College
2006 .
Anderson Ranch, Aspen, Colorado
2004. Mobile Outskirts: Transcultural Mapping 10 day journey to Lofoten Island, Norway
2003. Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

Awards / Grants

2008 . San Francisco Department for the Environment Victory Garden Grant
2008 .
Studio for Urban Projects Seed Fund
2007 .
Investing in Artists Grant from the Center for Cultural Innovation
2006 .
2005 . Artadia Award: The Fund for Art and Dialog
2004 . Eureka Fellowship Recipient, Fleishhacker Foundation


Center for Urban Pedagogy People and Buildings Lecture Series, New York, NY
Pasadena City College: 'Anytime, Anyplace: Art Collectives in the 21st Century'
University of New Mexico, MFA Gale Memorial Lecture Series
Portland State University MFA Visiting Artist Lecture Series
Colgate University, Ecology, Art + Tecnology: Imagining Non-Primative, Sustainable Futures, Presented by the Environmental Studies Program and the Department
of Art & Art History


Ox Bow School, Napa, Guest Artist Lecture
OFFF, Barcelona, Spain. Futurefarmers practice
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Art + Radical Politics w/ Matt Gonzalez

Lynfabrikken, Aarhus, Denmark. Visiting Artist Series
Bioneers, Gardening Silicon Valley Superfund Sites, Marin County, California
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Collectives, Collaborations and Groups
Kent State University, Ohio, Art and Architecture Series
Compostmodern, AIGA Conference, San Francisco
Anderson Ranch, Aspen, Colorado. Residence Lecture
UC Davis. Nature + Culture Department
University of Oregon, Eugene.  Art + Architecture Department Visiting Lecture Series
Milan Triennial of Architecture, Milan, Italy.  Utopia and Betrayl
Outside/In: Goteborg Sweden: Panel on Public Space
San Francisco Art Institute, Graduate Lecture Series
Pasadena Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA. New Media Lecture Series
Vooruit, Gent, Belgium. Communectivity, Keynote
Lynfabrikken, Aarhus, Denmark. Visiting Artist Series: Make it Public
MIT Lab Europe, Dublin Ireland: Physical Computing
DATA: Dublin Art and Technology Association, Dublin, Ireland. Visiting Artist Series
Cal Arts, Valencia: Visiting Lecture Series
Pasadena Art Center College of Design, Visiting Lecture Series
Vasi Communicati. Museo Fortuny. Venice Italy
Massey University. Art Dept. Wellington, NZ. Visiting Lecture Series
University of Otago, Art Dept. Dunedin, NZ Visiting Lecture Series
Auckland University Of Technology. NZ Visiting Lecture Series
SPARC 2002: Media Arts, NZ Futurefamers
Waikato Institute of Technology, Waikato, NZ Visiting Lecture Series
manTRANSforms: Technology + Culture. NY Futurefamers
Concordia University, Montreal. Declarations
Fabrica/ Benneton, Treviso, Italy. Visiting Artist
The Art, Technology, And Culture Colloquium: UC Berkley
SFMOMA: AIGA Design Lecture Series
Pasadena Art Center College, Digital Dialogues
University of Minnesota Minneapolis, Visiting Lecture Series
University of Minnesota, Duluth, Visiting Lecture Series
Cameraworks, San Francisco, CA. Net Futurama Panel Discussion
San Francisco Art Institute, Visiting Lecture Series
Stanford Alumni Digital Media Conference
Cal Arts, Valencia, CA. Visiting Lecture Series



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