Peter G. Bill

Tel: 360-271-7694 - pbill23@gmail.com
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Education:

BA 1993 Reed College Major: Studio Art
MFA 2001 University of Washington Major: Painting

Awards:

2009 NEA artist commission to represent Los Angeles with a site specific video piece at the Guadalajara International Book Fair.
2009 Golden John Muir Award, Yosemite International Film Festival
2003 NEA artist grant
2001-5 Chashama artist in residence, NYC
1999-2001 Teaching Fellowship at the Center for Advanced Research in The Arts and Humanities at the University of Washington

Exhibitions/screenings/installations

(solo)

-McCray Gallery, WNMU
Silver City, NM
Feb-March'11
Against the Square
Paintings, Installation and video

-Electric Lodge
Venice Beach
November ’10-January ’11
ROKR IN CHECK
Paintings and video

-Chashama Gallery
NYC
December '07-January '08
LATIMES NYC

Paintings and video

-Chashama@217 e. 42nd
NYC April 05
Transmission: 42nd st.
video installation with the lab.

-Peep-o-rama gallery
NYC December
03-January '04
The Last Pornography
video installation in peep-booths, and paintings

-Peep-o-rama
NYC
October '02
Peepshow II
paintings

-Chashama Gallery
NYC
May '02
paintings

-Nico Gallery
Seattle
May '01
Magdalenas Window and Other Stories

-Galleri Vrontos
Copenhagen, Denmark
July '99
works

-Kulturni-Socialni Centrum
Prague
Winter-Spring '97
pieces of the city

-The Globe Gallery
Prague
Winter '95 and '96
paintings

(group)

-Studio A space
Silver City, NM
Ongoing
Paintings, and monthly video
installation/interactive happenings
.

-Urban Land Institute
LA
October '11
films curated by Frances Anderton
Metamorphosis
Site specific video installation

-LAfreewaves
LA
Fall '11
The California Landscape
Site specific video installation

-Reed College Centenary Celebration
Portland, OR
June '11
With Respectible Citizen and Dr Demento
Live Video Mix

-Smith Tower
Seattle, WA
June '10
Seattle Koolhaus
Site specific video installation

-CNMAT
Berkeley, CA March '10
Yosemite Schematic
Video Collaboration with composer for live piano.

-Guadalajara International Book Fair Guadalajara
Mexico Nov-Dec, '09
Metamorphosis
Site specific video installation

-Black Cat Gallery
Culver City, CA Nov '09-Jan-'10
Darkwave
Video installations

-Lark Gallery,
Long Beach, CA November, '09
Hidden Treasures
Paintings

-Black Cat Gallery
Culver City, CA September 26th, '09
Black Cat festival V
Paintings and Video installation

-Todmorden Mills Museum
Toronto, Canada June 27th '09
motion etudes: flight
video installation

-Black Cat Gallery
Culver City, CA June 20th, '09
Black Cat festival IV
Video projections and VJ

-Luminous Flux @ Galapagos
D.U.M.B.O., NYC April 3-5 '09
motion etudes: flight
Video installation

-subdivision art,
Long Island City
November, '08
Obscure Object part 4

-COCA,
Seattle
November, '07
15th Annual Painting Marathon and Auction

-Chesters Place
LA
September, '07
LATIMES

-Projections on the Lake,
Pasadena
'07
various

-Skirball Center
LA
'07
Mosaic: fragments of the city


|-VIII SALON INTERNACIONAL DE ARTE DIGITAL
Havana, Cuba
June, '06
metropolis
(non interactive v.)

-Off the Wall
NYC
June, '06
metropolis

-FILE festival-installation
Sao Paulo, Brazil
November, '05
metropolis

-FILE festival-HIPERSONICA
Sao Paulo, Brazil
November, '04
Labtestransmission

-The Kitchen,
NYC
October '02
Necessary Translations
produced event and showed collaborative video poem:
Dream of the City

-CrossPathCulture
NYC
Oct. '01-June '02
various video installations/paintings

-Marymount College
Tarrytown, NY
May '02
video collaboration in dance performance

-Oasis film and Video festival
NYC
May '02
Dream of the City

-PoetryProject NYC
NYC
April '02
Dream of the City

-Henry Art Gallery
Seattle May '01
MFA 2001

-Henry Art Gallery
Seattle
Jan-May '01
TERRAFORM I

-SOIL Gallery
Seattle
Jan. 01
Hlavni /Main Train Station

-Bellevue Art Museum film and video fest
Seattle
June, 2000
The Orchard

-Radost f/x
Prague
Winter
1997

-Open studios: The Distillery
Boston
1994

-Wave Gallery
New Haven
1993

-Flux Gallery
Portland, OR
1992

-Fuse Gallery
Portland, OR
1991

Murals

-New York City, 42nd St.
March
'02
Placebo Sunrise
For the Chashama foundation.

-Sarajevo, Bosnia
June
1998
Peoples bus
Mural completed with local youths

-New Haven, Center st.
April
1994
All the worlds but a stage

Commisions:

New York City
May 2003
Hudson River Walk
Large format acrylic painting
for The Hudson River Park Conservancy
installed at pier 38, Hudson River Park, NYC

Experience:

-WNMU- Silver City, NM
Assistant Professor of New Media (full-time): In charge of hiring faculty, conceiving curriculum,
designing new media studio, advising on new technologies, advising students, organizing student shows, serving on multiple commitees including Curriculum and Instruction, and teaching the classes: iDEA studios(Image and Sound; Image and Text; Installation and Live, and Thesis), Digital Literacy, 4D, Painting, Mural painting, Art Appreciation, and others.
2010-present

-Art Institutes-CDC- Los Angeles, CA
Interim Director VEMG, Instructor (full-time): In charge of hiring faculty, shaping curriculum,
designing visual effects studio, advising on new technologies, advising students, organizing student show, and teaching the classes: Motion Graphics, Design Layout, Digital Typography, Digital Painting and Rotoscoping, Matte Painting, Portfolio, and others.
04/07–07/08

-Eastern Connecticut State University- Willimantic, CT
Adjunct Professor: Taught graphic design, a class integrating digital production tools with typography and design history.
01/04-12/5

-Chashama- New York
Artist in residence: Worked from studios on Times Square and in Tribeca, painting, filming, documenting other artists/performances, and redesigning website. Collaborated with other artists to create installations, curate and run exhibitions at Chashama. www.chashama.org
06/01-06/05

-TRAFIKAfilms- New York
Partner: Conceptualized structure and direction of non-profit company. Created web page, organized and maintained small video lab and office, aided artists in editing and creating videos, worked with school children from the After School Program to make a short video broadcast on NY1, and created films screened at international film festivals.
2000-2002

-CARTAH lab- Seattle,WA
TA: Assisted teaching video installation classes to create videos and output them to a variety of media. Designed web pages, created instructional materials, and aided in maintenance and acquisition of computers for the CARTAH lab.
11/99-06/01.

-Trimedia- Prague, Czech Republic
Freelance Designer: Web design, including conceptualizing and producing graphical elements for pages; designed interface for CD-ROM projects; created titles for movie projects using the Media100 and Adobe AfterEffects; conceptualized and designed project for broadcast TV. Worked with students at FAMU(Pragues film academy) to create installations.
04/98-09/99

-Prognosis Weekly- Prague, Czech Republic
Production Manager: Involved in all aspects of layout and printing of a weekly newspaper with a readership of 24,000. Scanned photos; produced illustrations and covers; designed ads and media kits; system manager for a network of PowerPC Macintosh computers; and dealt with the printer in optimizing print quality and actual production quality control.
09/94-03/95

-Reed College software development lab- Portland, OR
Student intern: Duties included; computer hardware maintenance, software development, teaching Photoshop, and research.
06/92-12/92

-Orszagos Grafikai Muhelyj- Vac, Hungary
Lithographer, freelance artist.
Fall 1991

-Atelier Franck Bordas- Paris, France
Apprentice lithographer, studio hand, and paper cutter
Spring to fall 1991

Selected Bibliography

File Festival "Metropolis," 2005

Henry Art Gallery "TERRAFORM," 2001

Technical Proficiencies:

Video (post)production. Print production. Web Production. Drawing. Painting. Digital Photograph
.
Software: Adobe CS suite, Final Cut Pro, Cinema 4-d, Vue, (some)Processing, (some) Jitter/Max/MSP, Quark Express, HTML.
Hardware: All Macintosh systems, Windows, flat bed scanners, filmscanners, Digital Printing.
Cameras: DSLR, HD/DV Cameras, and Super-8.
Paint: Running a multi-use painting studio.
Printmaking: Stone print lithography, Intaglio, Silkscreen

References:
Suk-Jun Kim
kims@wnmu.edu
Prof., WNMU

Neil Chowdhury
scoopneil@gmail.com
Prof., Cazenovia College

Ann Kaneko
annkaneko@pobox.com
Media Professional, LA
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