Artist Alexis Rockman is known for large-scale oil paintings and watercolors that explore environmental issues through vivid, sometimes apocalyptic, imagery. Rockman’s canvases present a darkly surreal vision of the collision between human civilization and the natural world. His art draws from a diverse range of inspirations, including old master paintings, science fiction, climate change, evolution, genetic engineering and natural history. Rockman has undertaken extended expeditions into the Amazon Basin, Tasmania, Madagascar, South Africa and Antarctica to further inform his practice. The artist has also worked with leading scientists, including paleontologist Peter Ward on the book Future Evolution; famed naturalist Stephen Jay Gould, who wrote an extended essay for the 2004 monograph Alexis Rockman; and NASA climatologist James Hanson. Rockman’s collaboration with Hanson resulted in a large-scale mural titled Manifest Destiny, commissioned by the Brooklyn Museum, which depicts a post-apocalyptic vision of a city submerged as a possible consequence of climate change.
Algis Kizys is a sound artist, composer, musician and director residing in Brooklyn, NY. He has performed with bands such as Swans, Foetus, Teenage Jesus and the Jerks, Glenn Branca, Of Cabbages And Kings, Pigface, Lydia Lunch/Retrovirus, amongst others, as well as with visual artists such as Eve Sussman, Simon Lee, and Matthew Barney with Jonathan Bepler. His film credits include Gus Van Sant’s “Finding Forrester”, Eve Sussman’s “The Rape of the Sabine Women” and “whiteonwhite:algorithmicnoir”, David Jacobson’s “Tomorrow You’re Gone”, and Jonathan Bepler and Matthew Barney’s “River of Fundament”. He has co-directed, with Simon Lee, a film interpretation of Ted Hughes’ “Crow, the Life and Song of the Crow” entitled “Where Is The Black Beast”, which has shown at the Rotterdam Film Festival, The Berlin Poetry Festival, at IFC in New York as part of their “Short Attention Span Cinema” series, and as a 4 screen installation in unistereo.
Anne Delaney founded the Starry Night Fund, which has been grantmaking in the arts and social justice since 2002. She has deepened her philanthropic efforts through the creation of Lambent Foundation. Anne is an artist and a member of the Bowery Gallery in New York. Ms. Foundation has recognized her for her philanthropic excellence with the Gloria Award for philanthropic vision, the Lower East Side Girls Club and the LEAD Award from the Women’s Funding Network. In addition, she serves on the board of the New York Women's Foundation and is a past board member of the Ms. Foundation for Women and Little Red, Elizabeth Irwin School.
Arthur Roger is a longtime New Orleans gallerist. Arthur Roger Gallery, originally opened in 1978, was moved to a warehouse district space in 1988. Roger helped to spearhead efforts to renew the visual arts in post-Katrina New Orleans. He represents a number of talented artists, including Luis Cruz Azaceta, Willie Birch, Trenton Doyle Hancock and Srdjan Loncar.
Billie Milam Weisman
Billie Weisman is an art conservator and curator. Together with her husband, Weisman founded the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation in order to preserve, collect, and make publicly accessible the Weisman’s extensive collection of modern and contemporary art.
Dave Greber has studied media production at Middle Bucks Institute for Technology, Temple University, Universiteit van Amsterdam, and Tulane University. In 2005, he moved to New Orleans where he produced documentaries, regional advertisements, and independent films. Since 2009, he has been creating site-specific video installations for museums, galleries, and media festivals. His installations have been featured at Prospect 1.5, the Arthur Roger Gallery, the C24 Gallery in Chelsea, and his videos have been screened Internationally. He is a member of the Front, an artist-run collective, where he is both a curator and exhibitor.
David Sullivan creates prints, computer programs and animations combining analog and digital techniques. He was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and grew up in New Orleans, where he currently lives. He studied painting at Louisiana State University (BFA) and Maryland Institute, College of Art (MFA). His work was in the Southern Open2010 at the Acadiana Center for the Arts in Lafayette, Louisiana, and in “Hot Up Here” at the Contemporary Art Center in New Orleans. Internationally, he has shown at Ars Electronica in Linz, Austria, File in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and in Antarctica. He was an artist resident at Louisiana Artworks and A Studio in the Woods, and has taught digital media at several universities in New Orleans.
Dawn DeDeaux is a multimedia, digital and conceptual artist based in New Orleans. Her work incorporates immersive digital environments as well as 2-d imaging and sculpture. DeDeaux has been shown at the Whitney Museum of American Art, NY; The Armand Hammer Museum, LA; The New Orleans Museum of Art and The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, CT. She is acknowledged in two current college textbooks, Understanding Art and Postmodern Currents. Also experienced as a writer and publisher, DeDeaux is the founding editor in chief of the award winning Arts Quarterly for the New Orleans Museum of Art (1976-1984) and has written numerous articles, including on the Death of New Orleans for Art in America. DeDeaux is among the eight original founders of the New Orleans Contemporary Arts Center.
Denise M. Brown
Denise is currently Executive Director of the Leeway Foundation, a position she has held since 2006. She is co-chair of the Bread and Roses Community Fund board of directors. In addition, she serves on the advisory committee of Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts and the boards of Philadelphia Community Access Media (PhillyCAM), Delaware Valley Grantmakers, Henrietta Tower Wurts Memorial Fund, and Scribe Video Center. She served as Associate Director of Bread and Roses from 1998-2005 and was a part of Leeway's program redesign process in 2001. She previously served on the board of the Funding Exchange and the Women's Community Revitalization Project. A graduate of Brown University, Denise was a film programmer for the Philadelphia Festival of World Cinema, from its debut in 1992 until 1998. She has also served as a panelist for the Philadelphia Cultural Fund, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and the Pennsylvania Humanities Council.
Gregory Volk is a New York-based art critic and curator. He writes for Art in America and his work has appeared in many other publications. He has also contributed texts to exhibition catalogues such as Bruce Nauman (Milwaukee Art Museum, 2006), Ayse Erkmen (Venice Biennale, 2011), and Sanford Biggers (Brooklyn Museum, 2011). Volk has curated numerous exhibitions in the U.S. and internationally, including Three Parts Whole (i8 Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland, 2011)and Outdoor Excursions (Burlington City Arts, Burlington, VT, 2011), and he is also an associate professor in the School of the Arts at Virginia Commonwealth University. He received his BA from Colgate University and MA from Columbia University, New York.
AITV spoke with Hayden Dunbar while he was still active as Director for Paul Kasmin Gallery in New York City. Since the gallery’s inception in 1989, it has presented a program of exceptional one-person exhibitions and dynamic group shows, many of which Dumbar oversaw. Dunbar has since parted from the gallery to develop his career as an independent curator. His most recent project took place at Honor Fraser in Los Angeles during Summer 2014 where he organized a group show on Color Field painters called “Openness and Clarity: Color Field Works 1960-1970s.”
Herb Tam is the Curator and Director of Exhibitions at the Museum of Chinese in America, New York. He has previously served as the Associate Curator at Exit Art and the Acting Associate Curator at the Queens Museum of Art. While at Exit Art, he curated "New Mirrors: Painting in a Transparent World"; and co-curated "Summer Mixtape Volume 1," an exhibition exploring the role of pop music in the work of emerging artists. In 2007, Tam curated "A Jamaica, Queens Thing," about the intersection between hip hop and the crack cocaine epidemic. Tam was born in Hong Kong and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. He received a bachelors degree in graphic design from San Jose State University and a masters degree in fine arts from the School of Visual Arts, New York.
Artist and Gallerist Joe Amrhein has been exhibited across the United States and abroad, and has been the focus of articles in publications including The New Yorker, Time Out New York, the New York Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle. In 2005 he was the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate Degree from the Pratt Institute, NY. Amrhein opened the Pierogi Gallery in Williamsburg in 1994. In 2006 he opened Pierogi Leipzig in Germany, a space originally intended as a temporary project, which stayed open for three years. In 2009 he opened an additional Williamsburg space, The Boiler, which accommodates larger-scale works and performances.
Artist Jonathan Schipper was born in Chico, California. When asked about his work he notes, “I am interested in making objects that, like a roller coaster, are beautiful and interesting through media but need to be experienced to be truly understood. I strive to create objects that wrap themselves around your gut, take hold of your imagination and move you towards new locations and thoughts.” Schipper has exhibited internationally, including solo shows at Pierogi in Brooklyn. The artist has earned his BFA in sculpture from Rhinehart School of Sculpture and his MFA in sculpture from Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. In 2001 he was the recipient of a Skowhegan Fellowship.
Joy and Howard Osofsky
Joy and Howard Osofsky are notable art collectors and supporters of the visual arts in Louisiana. Dr. Howard Osofsky is the Kathleen and John Bricker Chair and Professor of Psychiatry at the LSU School of Medicine at New Orleans, and Dr. Joy Osofsky is Professor of Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Public Health and Head of the Division of Pediatric Mental Health at the LSU New Orleans School of Public Health.
Joyce J. Scott
An artist who works with beaded sculptural forms and neckpieces, Joyce Scott was born and raised in Baltimore and is a descendant of African-Americans, Native Americans, and Scots. Deeply rooted in her ethnic and family heritage, Scott’s work comments on issues affecting contemporary society in an effort to elicit awareness and response. Her work is included in the collections of such institutions as the Museum of Art and Design, The Corcoran gallery of Art, and the Smithsonian Institution.
Karen Atkinson is a media, installation and public artist, independent curator, collaborator, and has published and guest edited a number of publications. She has exhibited and curated internationally including South Africa, Australia, Europe, Mexico, Canada, and throughout the USA, and exhibited in the Fifth Havana Biennial in Cuba and the Biennale de Paris in NYC. She has taught at California Institute of the Arts since 1988. She was a co-founding director of Side Street Projects in 1991, a non profit artist-run organization in Los Angeles which is still up and thriving today. She has been a faculty member at CalArts since 1988. She is a past board president of NAAO, the National Association of Artists' Organizations. She has served on the board of directors of LACPS, Side Street Projects, Installation and serves on many Advisory Boards of arts organizations. Atkinson currently teaches classes and workshops titled "Getting Your Sh*t Together" and has created software for visual artists of the same title. Her company GYST Ink, is an artist run company for artists. There are tons of free resources for artists located on the site, as well as a blog, newsletter, support services and books.
Lorraine O’Grady is an artist and critic who works with installation, performance, and text to address issues of diaspora, hybridity, and black female subjectivity. Born in Boston in 1934 to West Indian parents, O’Grady did not begin making art until 1980. She has had several careers including intelligence analyst, literary translator, and rock critic; this broad background is reflected in her work.
Lowery Stokes Sims
Lowery Stokes Sims is Curator at the Museum of Arts and Design. She was on the education and curatorial staff of The Metropolitan Museum of Art from 1972-1999 and served as executive director, president and adjunct curator for the permanent collection at The Studio Museum in Harlem from 2000-2007. A specialist in modern and contemporary art Sims is known for her particular expertise in the work of African, Latino, Native and Asian American artists. At MAD Sims has co-curated Second Lives: Remixing the Ordinary (2008)and Dead or Alive: Artists Respond to Nature (2010). She was coordinator of MAD's 2010 venue of the exhibition Bigger, Better More: The Art of Viola Frey also conceived and co-curated The Global Africa Project (2010-11).
New York-based, Louisiana-born painter Margaret Evangeline says she depends upon "the little thing that ruins it" to keep an artwork alive. She is perhaps best known for her use of gunshot and mirror polished stainless steel. Evangeline is the recipient of awards including a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, 2001, and a New York Foundation for the Arts Grant, 1996.
Artist Marina Zurkow utilizes multi-channel video, animation, print, and participatory forms to create new narratives about human relationships with animals, plants and the weather. Zurkow is a 2011 Guggenheim Fellow, a NYFA fellow, a Rockefeller New Media Fellow, and a Creative Capital grantee. She is represented by bitforms gallery in New York and has exhibited at the Sundance Film Festival, Ars Electronica, Creative Time, and the Brooklyn Museum among many other venues. She currently lives in Brooklyn and teaches at New York University's Interactive Telecommunications Program.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, artist Martha Rosler received her B.A. from Brooklyn College and her M.F.A. from the University of California, San Diego. Rosler works primarily with images and text, installation and performance to examine social issues. Rosler has published several books of photographs, texts, and commentary on public spaces. Her work has been exhibited at several Whitney Biennials, the Institute of Contemporary Art in London, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Venice Biennale, the Liverpool Biennial, the Singapore Biennale, the Istanbul Biennial, and many other venues. Her writing has been featured in publications such as Artforum, Afterimage, and NU Magazine.
Mel Chin was born in Houston, Texas and began making art at an early age. Mel's art, which is both analytical and poetic, evades easy classification. He is known for the broad range of approaches in his art, including works that require multi-disciplinary, collaborative teamwork and works that conjoin cross-cultural aesthetics with complex ideas. He developed Revival Field (1989-ongoing), a project that pioneered the field of "green remediation," the use of plants to remove toxic, heavy metals from the soil. A current project, Fundred Dollar Bill/Operation Paydirt, focuses on making cities lead-safe. Mel is also well known for his iconic sculptures, works that often address the importance of memory and collective identity, and for inserting art into unlikely places, including destroyed homes, toxic landfills, and even popular television, investigating how art can provoke greater social awareness and responsibility. His work is exhibited extensively in the U.S. and abroad and was documented in the popular PBS program, *Art of the 21st Century. * His proposal for a New World Trade Center was part of the American representation at the 2002 Venice Biennale of Architecture. Mel is the recipient of numerous national and international awards, including three honorary doctorates. A retrospective of his work will open at the New Orleans Museum of Art in 2014.
Artist and filmmaker Michael Greathouse was born in Kansas City, Missouri. He received his B.F.A. in sculpture from the Kansas City Art Institute and his M.F.A. from the University of New Orleans. Working primarily in a video medium, Greathouse has been exhibited internationally at venues as diverse as the New Orleans Contemporary Art Center, the Armory Show, and the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Greathouse's work is inspired by black and white Hollywood horror films, and film noir.
Michelle Coffey designs, implements and furthers the strategic agenda, leadership and vision of Lambent Foundation. Prior to the creation of Lambent Foundation, she was Director of Starry Night Fund and Senior Philanthropic Advisor at Tides Foundation. With a global lens, her areas of focus included Human Rights, Women/Girls, Criminal Justice Reform, Arts and Culture and HIV/AIDS. In addition, she serves on the national boards of The Schott Foundation for Public Education and the Brownsville Multi-Service Family Health Care Center in East New York.
Paul Chan lives and works in New York. He has recently been awarded the Hugo Boss Prize for 2014. Recent solo exhibitions include Schaulager, Basel (2014); The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, Chicago (2009); Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (2008); and Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2007). Chan’s work belongs to the collections of the Guggenheim Museum, New York, the Whitney Museum of Contemporary Art, New York; The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, and the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN.
Paul Laster is a writer, editor, independent curator, artist, and lecturer. He is a New York desk editor at ArtAsiaPacific and a contributing editor at FLATT Magazine, Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art, and artBahrain. He was the founding editor of Artkrush.com and Artspace.com; started The Daily Beast's art section; and was art editor of Flavorpill.com and Russell Simmons OneWorld magazine. He is a frequent contributor to Time Out New York, Art in America, Modern Painters, ArtPulse, Flash Art, Newsweek, Bomb Magazine, ArtInfo.com, TheDailyBeast.com, 99percent.com, On-Verge.com, and has written for New York Observer, Interview, Paper, Avenue, Tema Celeste, amNew York, and Artnet.com.
Peter Frank is an art critic for the Huffington Post and Associate Editor for Fabrik magazine. He is former critic for Angeleno magazine and the L. A. Weekly, served as Editor for THEmagazine Los Angeles and Visions Art Quarterly, and contributes articles to publications around the world. Frank was born in 1950 in New York, where he was art critic for The Village Voice and The SoHo Weekly News, and moved to Los Angeles in 1988. Frank, who recently served as Senior Curator at the Riverside Art Museum, has organized numerous theme and survey shows for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Venice Biennale, Documenta, and other venues. McPherson & Co.Documentext published his Something Else Press: An Annotated Bibliography in 1983. A cycle of poems, The Travelogues, was issued by Sun & Moon Press in 1982. Abbeville Press released New, Used & Improved, an overview of the New York art scene co-written with Michael McKenzie, in 1987.
Rachel is the current owner of Vancelette Inc., a multi-facet art and fashion company which includes Vancelette Signature, a custom handbag and accessory line and Van-Inc Art, a global art consultancy. She remains a contributor and NY correspondent for Vogue Italia since 2010. Ms. Vancelette has held positions as managing director of fordPROJECT, curator/manager of the Domus Collection Beijing/New York, Director of Barbara Gladstone’s 21st Street Gallery, and Senior Director for Yvon Lambert, New York. She launched the Gladstone Gallery 21st Street location in 2008 with artist Anish Kapoor working along side noted architect Annabelle Selldorf and in 2007 opened Yvon Lambert Gallery 21st St location with artist Richard Jackson, working with architect Richard Gluckman. With a certification in art appraisal and expertise in blue chip, mid-career and emerging artist sectors of the contemporary art market, she has provided private art consultation services including acquisition, sales, appraisal, and curatorial management for leading art collectors, artists and art advisors; multiple private and public art collections; non-profits, art foundations and museums in Asia, Europe, South America and the United States.
Yale School of Art. He has been exhibited at the Santa Monica Museum, Cheekwood Art Museum in Nashville, Tennessee, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York and Exit Art in New York. He is represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Gallery in New York. Working in painting, sculpture, and video, Gatson employs repetition, accumulation, and wit to shape the social commentary in his art. Gatson has also co-organized several significant exhibitions, including Intelligent Design at Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY; Strand at New York Center for Art and Media Studies; and Pac Man at Artist Curated Projects in Los Angeles.
Artist Ryan Mrozowski was born in Pennsylvania in 1981. Mrozowski's paintings depict strange and mysterious events that appear to be in progress. The artist notes, "In my paintings, I depict crowds of figures gathered in the pursuit of knowledge and entertainment. My work is about the effort to understand our world through the various lenses of history, spirituality, science, music, horror films, consumerism, video games, theater productions, sports, literature, etc. Above all I am interested in a life lived vicariously." Mrozowski has exhibited internationally, including solo shows at Pierogi and Daniel Weinberg Gallery. The artist earned his BFA from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and his MFA from Pratt Institute. Mrozowski lives and works in Brooklyn.
Sally Heller is a nationally recognized artist who explores nontraditional mediums. She has shown in galleries and museums throughout the United States and recently completed a residency at Civitella Ranieri in Italy. Her work reflects an attraction to mass marketed materials and their potential when viewed outside of their intended context. Heller states: "For each new work, I begin with a vision for the site. Discoveries made during the installation process continually refresh and sharpen that initial vision. In an important way, the viewer's exploration of them completed work recapitulates my unfolding experience of creating the piece.” She holds a BS from the University of Wisconsin and an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Sean Elwood joined Creative Capital in May, 2000. Formerly Director of Grants & Services, in 2010 he assumed the new title of Director of Programs and Initiatives. Elwood is the former curator and collections manager of the Seattle Arts Commission, director of special projects at Ronald Feldman Gallery (New York), and manager of the Art Residency Program at the Centrum Foundation (Port Townsend, Washington). He founded SEEDITIONS Art Publishing Company, and co-owned Fuller/Elwood Gallery (Seattle). He is currently vice president and treasurer of the Lower East Side Printshop board, and an advisory board member of Literary Ventures Fund. Elwood received a Max Beckmann Scholarship at Brooklyn Museum Art School and holds an MA in visual arts from Hunter College. He is an occasional curator, publisher, writer, and a Sunday painter.
Shana Moulton uses video, performance and installation to create hybridized worlds that are humorous, uncanny, and somber reflections on the deeply poetic nature of our inner lives. Her alter-ego Cynthia rides rollercoasters of euphoria, fascination, confusion, melancholy, and depression as she uses the cultural residue of new-age aesthetics, plastic trinkets, and self-help programs in her attempt to reach some ungraspable sense of well-being. She earned her BA from University of California, Berkeley in Art and Anthropology, an MFA from Carnegie Mellon University and has attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and De Ateliers in Amsterdam. She has been an artist-in-residence at The Sommerakademie in Berne, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and Harvestworks in New York, and has received grants and fellowships from The Foundation for Contemporary Arts and the Experimental Television Center.
Artist Simon Lee was born in Yorkshire, UK. He is a photographer and installation artist who is also known for his collaborative projects with his wife, filmmaker Eve Sussman. As an artist, Lee operates from a multidisciplinary platform; one in which he seeks to inundate the viewer with a miasma of images, sounds, and concepts. He has co-directed, with Algis Kizys, a film interpretation of Ted Hughes’ “Crow, the Life and Song of the Crow” entitled “Where Is The Black Beast”, which has shown at the Rotterdam Film Festival, The Berlin Poetry Festival, at IFC in New York as part of their “Short Attention Span Cinema” series, and as a 4 screen installation in unistereo. Lee earned his BA from Gloucestershire College of Art and Design and is the recipient of multiple awards and notable residencies, including Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award in 1990, NYFA Fellowship in 1999 & 2005, Yaddo residency in 1997 and MacDowell Colony residency in 2002. Lee lives and works in New York City.
Sophie Calle is a unique and purposefully contentious French artist. She is a writer, photographer, director, installation artist, and conceptual artist of wide renown. Utilizing any and all mediums available to her, Calle’s art links her personal life to her work. Her pieces involve serious investigations as well as natural curiosity.
Born in New Orleans, LA, Stephanie Patton is a multi–media artist whose work crosses the realms of photography, sculpture, painting, installation, performance, video, audio and text. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Painting from the University of Louisiana in Lafayette and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Photography from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has studied various types of vocal and comedic performance in New York through The New School, Upright Citizens Brigade and Gotham Writers Workshop. Patton has shown her work nationally and internationally including shows at the Bronx Museum of the Arts in Bronx, New York, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Louisiana ArtWorks and Arthur Roger Gallery in New Orleans, LA, and Galerie Patricia Dorfmann in Paris, France. She is also a founding member of The Front. Her work is often humorous in nature and frequently investigates aspects of human emotion.
Tiong Ang is a Dutch artist. Born in Indonesia, he was raised in the Netherlands and studied at the Rietveld Academy and Rijksakademie of Fine Arts, both in Amsterdam. In Tiong’s work, different elements regarding the nature of identity, cultural meaning and social absorption emerge. He portrays people’s negotiations within an ethically hybridized environment, using media that are specific to his topics - whether painting, video, photography, installation or social projects.
Self-taught, Chicago-based artist, poet, and playwright, Tony Fitzpatrick (b. 1958) is a former boxer, bartender, and radio talk-show host, as well as an occasional movie actor. His art, influenced by sources as diverse as children's book, circus posters, tattoo designs, and folk art, typically blends cartoon-like drawings and found images with poetic or narrative description. His main subjects have been Chicago, New Orleans and his most recent Hobo Series, based upon the Hobo Sign Language of the 1930s. Tony wrote and starred in This Train (2010) and Stations Lost (2011) at Steppenwolf's Garage Theatre in Chicago. This Train is a multimedia experience including projected artworks and sung verse, intermingled with real-life tales of vagabonds throughout history. Stations Lost has the same format and flavor of This Train and is about a journey to find the dark heart of America. Fitzpatrick's works are in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami. Tony is considered to be a Chicago legend and known to his friends as an all-around great guy.
William Pope.L is a visual and performance-theater artist and educator who creates culture out of contraries. Born in Newark, New Jersey, he has been making multi-disciplinary works since the 1970s, and has exhibited internationally. He is a featured artist in the books “Intersections” edited by Marci Nelligan and Nicole Mauro, and Darby English’s “How to See a Work of Art in Total Darkness.”In 2009 Pope.L was commissioned by Hauser & Wirth to create an installation in response to Kaprow’s “Yard.” Two years later, he participated in the New Museum’s 2010-2011 exhibition “The Last Newspaper” with a reenactment of his infamous “Eating the Wall Street Journal” performance. In 2011, the Museum of Modern Art in New York invited Pope.L to participate in their FluxKit project, and his community performance/ installation “Blink” was included in Prospect2-New Orleans. Pope.L was the recipient of the 2012 Joyce Foundation Award for “Parade,” a large-scale public project presented at Spaces Gallery, in Cleveland, OH. Recent projects include exhibitions at the Art Institute of Chicago, Santa Monica Museum of Art, and a major installation for Sammlung Falckenberg in Hamburg, Germany.