Joseph Farbrook

Curriculum Vitae

Email: joe@farbrook.net

Web site: http://farbrook.net

   

Professional

2016-

            Associate Professor University of Arizona, School of Art.   Tucson, AZ.

2006-16

            Associate Professor Worcester Polytechnic Institute.   Interactive Media and Game Development.                    Worcester, MA.


Education

M.F.A.
B.A.

2004    Media Arts, University of Colorado at Boulder.

2001    University of Colorado at Boulder. English, Creative Writing. Summa Cum Laude.



Solo Exhibitions

2012
  • Watermans Gallery, Joseph Farbrook, London, UK.
2011
  • AC Institute, Strata-Caster, New York, NY.
  • Sarah Doyle Gallery, Painted Narrative (collaboration with Yana Payusova), Brown University, Providence, RI.
  • Joseph Gross Gallery, Tale of Two Heads (collaboration with Yana Payusova), University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
2010
  • Davis Art Gallery, Screening America, Worcester, MA.
  • Class of '41 Gallery, Videographs, WPI, Worcester, MA.
2009
  • AC Institute, Nostalgia For Neverwas, (Chelsea) New York, NY.
2008
  • ArtsWorcester Gallery at the Hanover, Nostalgia for Neverwas, Worcester, MA.

Two and Three-person Exhibitions

2014
  • University of Southern Maine Art Gallery, Portland, ME.
2010
  • Lycoming College Art Gallery,Two-Headed Tales,Williamsport, PA.
2009
  • Cantor Art Gallery, Word Image Text, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA.
2005
  • Synapse Gallery, Virtual Terrain, Benton Harbor, MI.


Selected Exhibitions


2017
  • CICA Museum, Experimental Film and Video 2017, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
  • Massachusetts College of Art and Design, 28th Annual Benefit Art Auction, Boston, MA.
  • Artwalk, SHIMMER: The Art of Light , Chapel Hill, NC.
2016
  • Czong Institute for Contemporary Art, Artist Statement, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
  • Boston Cyberarts Gallery, ARt: Augmented Reality Art, Boston, MA.
  • Museum of Fine Arts, 2016 Summer Party, Boston, MA.
  • Fitchburg Art Museum, Grayscale, Fitchburg, MA.
  • Boston Cyberarts Gallery, Grounded, Boston, MA.
  • 4Culture Media Gallery, Electronic 4Culture, Seattle, WA.
2015
  • Museum of Fine Arts, 2015 Summer Party, Boston, MA.
  • New Hampshire Institute of Art, Sharon Arts Center, The Rabbit Hole, Manchester, NH.
  • Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, International Symposium of Electronic Arts 2015, Vancouver, BC.
  • ACM SIGGRAPH Altered Books: Digital Interventions,on-line exhibition.
  • Scarfone/Hartley Gallery at the University of Tampa, Electronics Alive Biennial, Tampa, FL.
  • RedLine Arts at Civic Center Park, Press Play, Denver, CO.
  • Park PLaza Castle, ArtCetera 2015, Boston, MA.
2014
  • SIGGRAPH 2014 Art Gallery, Acting in Translation, Vancouver, BC.
  • Boston Cyberarts Gallery, COLLISION21:More Human, Boston, MA.
  • 4Culture Media Gallery, Electronic 4Culture, Seattle, WA.
  • Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Summer Solstice Art event, Boston, MA.
  • CURRENTS, Santa Fe International New Media Festival, Santa Fe, NM.
  • Massachusetts College of Art and Design, 25th Annual Benefit Art Auction, Boston, MA.
  • Boston Cyberarts Gallery, COLLISION20:bilocate, Boston, MA.
2013
  • Museum of Fine Arts, 10th Anniversary Gala Celebration, Boston, MA.
  • Massachusetts College of Art and Design, 24th Annual Benefit Art Auction, Boston, MA.
  • Infrared5 Gallery, From Paper to Pixels, Boston, MA.
  • Suffolk University Art Gallery, From Paper to Pixels, Boston, MA.
  • The Park Plaza Castle, ARTcetera 2013, Boston, MA.
  • Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University, Untitled, S. Orange, NJ.
2012
  • Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, New Media Festival LA, Los Angeles, CA.
  • MachinimaExpo, Machinima Expo 2012, www.machinima-expo.com.
  • Fluid New Media Lab, DysTorpia Media Exhibition, Long Island City, NY.
  • Boston Cyberarts Gallery, COLLISION18:present, Boston, MA.
  • Waltham Street Courtyard, Aspect Outdoor Screening and DVD release, Boston, MA.
  • Massachusetts College of Art and Design, 23rd Annual Benefit Art Auction, Boston, MA.
  • Axiom Gallery, COLLISION XVII, Boston, MA.
2011
  • Brenda Taylor Gallery, International Juried Exhibition, (Chelsea) New York, NY.
  • Index Art Center, See I'm not paranoid, I'm right, Newark, NJ.
  • New York Public Library (Aguilar Branch), El Ultimo Libro, New York, NY.
  • ArtsWorcester, Biennial 2011 (Prize for Best of Category), Worcester, MA.
  • Maloney Art Gallery, Visual Phrasing, College of Saint Elizabeth, Morristown, NJ.
2010
  • SIGGRAPH 2010 Art Gallery, TouchPoint: Haptic Exchange Between Digits, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Trinity Museum, All Insignificant Things Must Disappear, New York, NY.
  • NY Studio Gallery, Reality Gallery, New York, NY.
  • Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition Gallery, Wide Open Art Show, Brooklyn, NY.
  • Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Today is the Tomorrow You Thought About Yesterday, Brooklyn, NY.
  • Bond Street Gallery, Social Security, Brooklyn, NY.
  • Limner Gallery, Strange Figurations, Hudson, NY.
  • Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, 2010 DigitalArt.LA, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Emily Carr University of Art and Design, v1b3 2010 Shelter, Vancouver, B.C.
  • 4Culture Media Gallery, Electronic 4Culture, Seattle, WA.
  • Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Artprize, Grand Rapids, MI.
  • Axiom Gallery, COLLISION XV:findings, Boston, MA.
  • Axiom Gallery, New Media Curious Experimental Moving Images Festival, Boston, MA.
  • Open Concept Gallery, SMart Multimedia art festival, Grand Rapids, MI.
  • Zentral Bibliothek, El Ultimo Libro, Zurich, Switzerland.
  • Attleboro Arts Museum, Seeing Double, Attleboro, MA.
2009
  • Broadway Gallery, Politics Practices and Emotions, (SoHo) New York, NY.
  • GalleryBar, Altoona Beer Can Museum, (Lower East Side) New York, NY.
  • Micromuseum, HIDDEN PICTURES: Voyeurism in America, Brooklyn, NY.
  • Galerie Vaclava Spaly, Biopolis, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Massachusetts College of Art and Design Prozen Center, Spark: A Gala Celebration, Boston, MA.
  • Axiom Gallery, Pulling Back the Curtain, Boston, MA.
  • Axiom Gallery,Collision 14:pov, Boston, MA.
  • Cannery Art and Design Center, Best of Art of Peace, Dayton, OH.
  • Missing Peace Art Space, The Art of Peace, Dayton, OH.
  • ArtsWorcester, Biennial 2009 (Prize for Best of Category), Worcester, MA.
  • Blue Line Gallery, Roseville Arts, Lottery for the Arts, Roseville, CA.
2008
  • Lana Santorelli Gallery, Falling Away, (Chelsea) New York, NY.
  • Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, DigitalArt.LA, Los Angeles, CA.
  • La Lutta Project Space, Impermanence, Brooklyn, NY.
  • National Library of Argentina, The Last Book, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Melbourne Fringe Festival, Digital Fringe Festival 2008, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Transitions, Rockport, ME.
  • ArtsWorcester Gallery at the Hanover, Scratching the Surface, Worcester, MA.
  • Axiom Gallery, Collision 1101, Boston, MA.
  • Tractatus, traveling to the following galleries:
    1. Universidad Nacional: September 1-30 (Colombia).
    2. Universidad de Iquitos : October (Peru).
    3. Universidad del Estado del Amazonas UEA: November (Brasil).
    4. Bliblioteca Publica del Banco de la Republica, November and December (Colombia).
    5. Museo De Arte Contemporaneo, Universidad Nacional De Colombia Sede Bogota: March 1-30, 2009 (Colombia).
  • Centers and Borders: From ABC to XYZ, traveling to the following galleries:
    1. XYZ Gallery, Beijing, China.
    2. Blachridge Art Gallery, Beijing, China.
2007
  • Gallery Diet, Brian Burkhardt's Word of Mouth, Miami Beach, FL.
  • The Atlantic Works Gallery, TRANS, Boston, MA.
  • MIT Stata Center, COLLISIONtwelve, Cambridge, MA.
  • ArtsWorcester, A Cool Breeze, Worcester, MA.
  • ArtsWorcester, Biennial 2007 (Sally Bishop Prize for Best of Show), Worcester, MA.
  • Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery, 312 Offline ON Holiday, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada.
  • Incubator, Experimental Video at the Incubator, Kansas City, MO.
  • Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery, 312 OnScreen, Festival of Contemporary Film & Video in Corner Brook, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada.
  • Worcester Artist Group, Members Show, Worcester, MA.
  • Centers and Borders: Artwork from the United States,traveling to the following galleries:
    1. The Gallery School of Fine Arts, Yinchaun, China.
    2. Ningxia Exhibition Center, Yinchaun, China.
  • Desert Generation, traveling to the following galleries:
    1. Kibbutz Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Isreal.
    2. Meneer de Wit gallery, Amsterdam.
  • Nexus, traveling to the following galleries:
    1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia Sede, Medallin, Colombia
    2. Amozonia Departmento de Extension Cultural Leticia, Colombia.
2006
  • Machinima Film Festival, Brooklyn, NY.
  • Downtown Aurora Visual Arts, IDIOMA-TIC, Aurora, CO.
  • DC Independent Film Festival, Washington, DC.
  • Emmanuel Gallery, Common Collective, Denver, CO.
2005
  • Building of the Union Train Station Downtown, The Post-Industrial Carnival, Tampa, FL.
  • Willamette University, Stirfry Film Festival, Salem, OR.
  • The Soap Factory, Milsma, Multiplex Film Festival, Minneapolis, MN.
2004
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Risque, Denver, CO.
  • La Fabrica Art Contemporaneo, PREFACIO,(curator: Dario Escobar), Guatemala City, Guatemala.
  • The International Center of Bethlehem, Common Wounds, Bethlehem, Palestine.
  • Salon de Artes Plasticas, The Discourse of Others, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Gallery Sovereign, Fresh Produce, A collection of new works from Colorado Artists, Boulder, CO.
  • Courtyard by Marriott Downtown, CU-Denver College of Arts and Media Faculty Show, Denver, CO.
  • Gallery Sovereign, Benefit and Anniversary Celebration, Boulder, CO.
  • National Autonomous University of Mexico, Art From Pedagogy, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • University of Colorado Fine Arts Museum, MFA Exhibition, Boulder, CO.
  • Gallery Sovereign, WAR, Boulder, CO.
  • The Dairy Center for the Arts, auction exhibition, Boulder, CO.
  • Tarrant College Hall Gallery, Constructing Identity, Hurst, Texas.
  • white paint, and i can see your panties;an evening of performance and installation, performed at two locations:
    1. Boulder Museum of Contemporary Arts, Boulder, CO.
    2. CU Art Museum, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.
2003
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Blood: Lines & Connections, Denver, CO.
  • St. Louis Artist's Guild, SAVVY,(Goueter Missouri Collection Prize for Diatribes), St. Louis, MO.
  • Soiled Dove, Sense Data: an evening of audio-visual arrangements, Denver, CO.
  • Soiled Dove Soiled Live, Denver, CO.
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Visual Soundings: A.D.A.P.T. Festival, Music for Ruins, Denver, CO.
  • The Dairy Center for the Arts, Priceless, Boulder, CO.
  • Casa de La Cultura, After the Fall, Oaxaca, Mexico.
  • Workspace Gallery, Boulder, CO.
  • Exhibition Chile, Santiago, Chile.
  • W/O Windows, performance art exhibition, performed at two locations:
    1. Boulder Museum of Contemporary Arts, Boulder, CO.
    2. CU Art Museum, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.
2002
  • Workspace Gallery: 'The Walls are Red', Boulder, CO.
  • Muerte y Memoria: Imagenes de Colorado,traveling to the following galleries:
    1. Galeria Rufino Tamayo, Oaxaca, Mexico.
    2. Casa de la Cultura Oaxaquena, Oaxaca, Mexico.
2001
  • Korea Web Art Festival.

Journal Articles

2012
  • Teaching Video Production in Virtual Reality, MISH MASH, Leonardo Electronic Almanac (LEA), Vol. 17, No. 1
2011
  • Strata-Caster, An exploration into the topography of power, presige, and position, Touch and Go, Leonardo Electronic Almanac (LEA), Vol. 18, No. 3

Reviews/Interviews

2016
  • Hundreds attend annual Summer Party at the MFA, Boston Globe, Article by Emily Sweeney, June 13.
  • Augmented Reality — The Future Is Now, The Arts Fuse, Article by Mark Favermann, Nov. 9.
2014
  • SIGGRAPH 2014 Art Gallery, Digital Interactive and Visual Art (DiVA) Society of Art and Science Journal, Vol. 36-37, Article by Iwao Haruguchi, Winter issue.
  • Living Proof, Digportland, Article by Mariah Bergeron, Dec. 5 2014.
2013
  • ArtsWorcester Biennial 2013 makes call for art, Worcester Magazine, Article by Vanessa Formato, January 22, 2013.
2012
  • Joseph Farbrook in conversation with Emilie Giles, Touch and Go, Leonardo Electronic Almanac, Volume 18, No. 3, August, 2012.
  • Fuse Visual Arts Review: COLLISION18:present — The Expanding Range of Cyberarts.The Arts Fuse. Review by Margaret Weigel. November 17.
2011
  • The New Collectors Book, Basak Malone LLC, New York, NY, 2012 Edition.
  • Why Science Majors Change Their Minds (It's Just So Darn Hard), Article featuring student project that I advised 2011-2012. Article by Christopher Drew, New York Times,November 4.
  • ASPECT EZ Volume 3: txt + img, Aspect: The Chronicle of New Media Art, Boston, MA, 2011-12.
  • I, Witness: Self-Portraiture at the Aurora Gallery, review by Paul Grignon, Worcester Magazine, Dec. 14.
  • Artists' moment of reflection at Aurora Gallery, article by Nancy Sheehan, Telegram & Gazette, Dec. 1.
  • Behind the Iron Curtain, review by Margaret Regan, Tucson Weekly, June 9.
  • Celebrating local artists at ARTSWorcester, article by Nancy Sheehan, Telegram & Gazette, March 17.
2010
  • Blinded By Small Screens,article and interview by Nancy Sheehan, front cover of Go! section, Worcester Telegram and Gazette, November 18.
  • Get a Glimpse of Seismic Shifts Cause by Economic Downfall at Trinity Museum, review by Kseniya Zaslavskaya, Examiner.com New York, November 10.
  • SIGGRAPH 2010 Art Papers and TouchPoint Art Gallery,Leonardo Journal, volume 43, issue 4, August.
  • Technology Conference Shows Off Interactive Art,article by Stuart Fox, TechNewsDaily, July 31.
  • Notes from SIGGRAPH 2010, article by Ricki Grove, Staff Columnist, Renderocity, August 2.
  • Please Touch at the SIGGRAPH Art Gallery, article by Eric Post, Animation World Network, July 29.
  • Yana Payusova and Joseph Farbrook at Lycoming College, article be Matthew Parrish, Williamsport Sun-Gazette, March 7.
  • Top Ten Art Shows of the Year, article by Matthew Parrish, Williamsport Sun- Gazette, December 26.
  • Collision Collective Artist Talk, Review by Axiomart, Art Technology New England, March 12.
  • Inquiry: Joseph Farbrook: artist, poet and Assistant Professor of Interactive Media and Game Development, Interview by Mark Lynch, WICN Radio, Jan. 29.
2009
  • Feeling the pop, in any guise, Review by Cate McQuaid, The Boston Globe, August 26.
  • Transforming Visual Territories, Review by Suzie Walshe, NY Arts Magazine, Dec. 2.
  • Panel Grapples With Art's Impact On Economy, By Christina H. Davis, Worcester Business Journal, Dec. 3.
  • NMEDIAC, The Journal of New Media and Culture, Summer, 2009.
  • Word/Image/Text, Not just for the bookish. Review by Dana Davis, Worcester Magazine, June 24.
2008
  • Man, machines and myths together in art exhibit. Interview/review by Margaret Smith, Taunton Daily Gazette, Nov. 5.
    Article also appeared in The Beacon, Nov. 6.
  • One step forward, two steps back. Review by Doreen Manning, Worcester Magazine, Oct. 1.
    Article also appeared in The Hanover Magazine, Oct. 1.
  • ART extravaganza, review by Nancy Sheehan, Worcester Telegram and Gazette, May 15.
  • Hanover rings with art and laughter. Review by Nancy Sheehan, Worcester Telegram and Gazette, March 14.
2007
  • Machinima and education. Journal article by Diane Carr.  Futurelab.org, University of London, September.
2006
  • Let's face it, Dava exhibit takes a look at the multimedia world. Aurora Sun Sentinel, July 6, 2006.
2004
  • Gallery Sovereign Demonstrates the Power of Political Art, WAR exhibition review by J. Gluckstern, The Daily Camera, March 4.
  • Face to Face with 'WAR': Colloquium Addresses Conflict, Its Causes and Consequences, article by Cheryl Nedderman, Colorado Daily, March 2.
2003
  • Complete the 'Diatribe', review of Diatribes in the BLOOD Lines & Connection exhibition review by Elizabeth Decoursey, Colorado Daily, November 18.
  • Social Studies, BLOOD Lines and Connections exhibition review by Michael Paglia, Westword, October 30.
  • International Perspectives at MCA, BLOOD Lines & Connections exhibition review by J. Gluckstern, Daily Camera, October 19.
  • 'Blood' Scales Man's Nature, Place, BLOOD Lines & Connections exhibition review by Voelz Chandler, Rocky Mountain News, October 3.
  • Beyond U.S.A. BLOOD Lines Mines a Streak of Protest, BLOOD Lines & Connection exhibition review by Susan Froyd, Westword, October 3.
  • CU Grad Students Take On Current Events at the Dairy Center, Priceless exhibition review by J. Gluckstern, The Daily Camera, February 23.

Grants + Fellowships + Awards

2017
  • (upcoming) Visiting Artist at Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO.
2011
  • WPI Course Design Technology Grant.
2009
  • ArtsWorcester Biennial 2009, Sally Prize for Best of Category.
2007
  • ArtsWorcester Biennial 2007, Sally Bishop Prize for Best of Show.
2004
  • Mark Addison New Media Grant.
  • Professional Development Grant, University of Colorado Graduate Program.
2003
  • Jacob Lamont Scholarship.
  • Mark Addison New Media Grant.
  • SAAVY Award.
  • Artsbridge Grant.
2002
  • Professional Development Grant, University of Colorado Graduate Program.
2001
  • University of Colorado M.F.A. Graduate Fellowship.
  • Suma Cum Laude, University of Colorado at Boulder.

Visiting Artist Lectures

2014
  • SIGGRAPH 2014, Vancouver, BC.
  • University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME.
2012
  • Watermans Digital Media Gallery, London, UK.
2011
  • Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ.
2010
  • Lycoming College,Williamsport, PA.
2009
  • Upgrade! Boston, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.
2008
  • Digital Art, Boston University, Boston, MA.
2004
  • Digital narrative, invitation of Casey Kohler, Denver University.
  • Digital narrative, invitation of James Wentworth, University of Colorado at Denver.
2003
  • Digital narrative, invitation of Brian Delevie, University of Colorado at Denver.
2002
  • Histories of Internet Art, ED-MEDIA conference, Denver, CO.
2001
  • Digital narrative, invitation of Mark Amerika, University of Colorado at Boulder.

Research Interests

 
  • Video Art, Virtual Reality art installations, Augmented Reality sculptures.
  • All aspects of digital media, 2/3D printing, and fine art computing.
  • Graphic design, visual rhetoric, and visual culture.
  • The book arts, textual studies, and on-line narrative.
  • Audio sculpture and installation.