ALISON CROCETTA
E-mail: alicrocetta@gmail.com

Education

1993
MFA in Sculpture · Tyler School of Art, Temple University · Philadelphia, PA
1992 
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture · Skowhegan, ME
1991 
BFA with emphasis in Sculpture · NYSCC at Alfred University · Alfred, NY

Selected Solo Exhibitions / Film Screenings & Concerts

2018
A Circus of One · Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) · Cincinnati, OH. Curated by Steven Matijcio.

2014   
On Poppies · a commissioned two-channel video installation in the Panopticon Gallery as part of the Outcasting: Fourth Wall Film Festival, Cardiff, UK. · October 29th – November 1st, curated by Michael Cousin.

2013
Rain or Shine · durational performance / installation in collaboration with choreographer Yurie Umamoto as part of the Month of Performance Art Berlin · The Agora Collective · Berlin, Germany · May 29th.

2012 
• Atlas Performing Arts, Washington, D.C., Gather in concert with janus trio as part of an evening-long performance, April.

2011 
A Circus of One · premier at the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)· Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI ) · Troy, NY · November 5th.

Framed Events · Lamar Dodd School of Art · The University of Georgia · Athens, GA · September.

Clear / Fill / Reveal in Bijou Theater · Artisphere · Arlington, VA · curated by Ryan Holladay, September.

Moving Images · Weston Art Gallery · Cincinnati, OH · multiple installations · June.

• Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH, Gather / Shed / Lift with janus in concert, April.

2010 
• Purchase Contemporary Ensemble, Purchase College, Purchase, NY, Lift in concert, Dec.

• Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, NY, Screening of Lift as a prelude to janus concert, Feb.

2009 
• National Flute Convention, NY, NY, Lift with janus in concert, August

• Monkeytown, Brooklyn, NY, Gather / Shed / Lift with janus in concert, June

• Aspen Music Festival and School, Gather / Shed / Lift with janus in concert, February

2008
Gather / Shed / Lift film trilogy in collaboration with composer Barbara White. Debut at Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. Films performed in concert by janus, October.

2005 
Lift, Debut at Tsai Performance Center at Boston University, Boston, MA
Film commission and collaboration with composer Barbara White and Boston Musica Viva, October.

2004 
Clear / Fill / Reveal · CEPA Gallery · Buffalo, NY · Installation of Super 8 mm Films

2001
Beyond No · The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University
· Cambridge, MA · Installation and performance

1998 
Maintenance · CSPS Gallery · Cedar Rapids, IA · Installation / performance with poetry
by Elisa Graff

1996 
The Map is Not the Territory · Forum for Contemporary Art · St. Louis, MO · Installations
and performances

1994
Exercise in Perception, Capacity, and Projection · Denison University Gallery · Granville, OH · Installation and performance

1993
Visible Breath, An Exercise in Suspended Respiration · Brookside Gardens, MD · Impermanent Outdoor Sculpture


Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
On and On · durational performance in collaboration with visual artist Peter Reese as part of Rapid Pulse International Performance Art Festival · Defibrillator Performance Art Gallery · Chicago, IL. Curated by Joseph Ravens.

Through Gritted Teeth · durational performance · part of Performance and Subversion at the Queens Museum · NYC. Curated by Hector Canonge.

2016
Through Gritted Teeth · durational performance · Thirty-One West · Newark, OH.

Ode to Sal · durational performance and related objects · Wish You Were Here, the OSU Department of Art Faculty Exhibition · Urban Arts Space · Columbus, OH. 

2015                           
Curitiba International Biennial · Songs for My Sisters ·  durational performance · Curitiba, Brazil, August 21st. Curated by Fernando Ribeiro.
 
After the Moment: Reflections on Robert Mapplethorpe · Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) · Cincinnati, OH.

2014 
Simplicity · durational performance, · The Nordic Artists' Centre Dale | Nordisk Kunstnarsenter Dale · Dale, Norway, August.

Load & Effort · durational performance in collaboration with visual artist Peter Reese as part of Rapid Pulse International Performance Art Festival · Defibrillator Performance Art Gallery · Chicago, IL · June 12th.

Somewhere · part of Ten Tiny Performances · The Garden Theater · Columbus, OH · January 24th and 25th. Curated by Paige Phillips.

Hephaestos Challenged: 7 Women Sculptors · The Galleries at Cleveland State University · Cleveland, OH. Curated by Robert Thurmer

2013
SURRENDER (New York) · durational performance in collaboration with visual artist Charlotte Schulz as part of SkowheganPERFORMS · Socrates Sculpture Park · Queens, NY · September 28th.

Made In Mourning: Contemporary Memorial and Reliquary · The Sculpture Center · Cleveland, OH. Curated by Nicholas Fenell.

2012
Outcasting: Fourth Wall Festival, Cardiff, UK. A Circus of One was screened in this Film and New Media festival, October.

united states: Artist’s Projects · The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT ·
curated by Richard Klein and Mónica Ramírez-Montagut

2012 Hanji Project / New York: Hanji Metamorphoses, The Highline Loft, New York, NY · curated by Yu Yeon Kim

2011
Failure: Aspect-EZ Video Screening and DVD Publication · MIT List Center for Visual Arts, Boston, MA., April.

2010
The Mythical State of Jefferson, Schneider Museum of Art, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR · curated by Michael Crane

Rehearse, Rewind, Repeat: Photography, Video and Performance · Seigfred Gallery, Ohio University, Athens, OH · curated by Kelli Connell

2009
Wild Things · Annmarie Garden: Sculpture Park & Art Center, Solomons, MD

2005 
Inside / Out: Sculpture At Evergreen · The Evergreen House and Estate · Baltimore, MD
· curated by Julie Courtney · Impermanent Outdoor Sited Sculpture

Meditating America · CoCA (Center of Contemporary Art) · Seattle, WA · curated by Ernesto Pujol · Super 8 mm Film

2003 
AIM 23 · The Bronx Museum of the Arts · Bronx, NY · Super 8 mm Films

1999 - 2000 
Atmospheric Conditions · Spaces · Cleveland, OH · Installation and Performance

Swing-O-Matic, part of Beginning a New Century, Emerging Artists in Western New York · Burchfield-Penney Art Center · Buffalo, NY · Installation


Grants / Awards / Artist Residencies

2016
• Summer Fellowship · Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study · Harvard University · Boston, MA

2015                                       
• Individual Excellence Award • Interdisciplinary / Performance Art · The Ohio Arts Council · Ohio

2014
On Poppies · a commissioned two-channel video installation as part of the Outcasting: Fourth Wall Film Festival, Cardiff, UK, curated by Michael Cousin.

• Artist-In-Residence · The Nordic Artists' Centre Dale | Nordisk Kunstnarsenter Dale · Dale, Norway (June and July)

• Arts and Humanities International Travel Grant · In Support of One Action In(forming) Another in Norway · OSU · Columbus, OH

2013
• Collaborative Artist Residency with choreographer Yurie Umamoto as part of the Month of Performance Art Berlin · The Agora Collective · Berlin, Germany

• Arts and Humanities International Travel Grant · In Support of Research in Berlin, Germany · OSU · Columbus, OH

• Arts and Humanities Research Enhancement Grant · In Support of A Circus of One (Act II) and related exhibition · OSU · Columbus, OH

2012 
• Arts and Humanities Grant-In-Aid · In Support of Manuscript Preparation for the A Circus of One (Act II) · OSU · Columbus, OH

• Arts and Humanities Grant-In-Aid · In Support of Production Costs associated with A Circus of One (Act II) · OSU · Columbus, OH

2011 
• Franklin Furnace Fund 2011-212 · In Support of A Circus of One (Act II) · New York, NY

• Fiscal Sponsorship · A Circus of One (Act II) · New York Foundation for the Arts · New York, NY

• Arts and Humanities Grant-In-Aid · In Support of Gather / Shed / Lift Concert at The Columbus Museum of Art · OSU · Columbus, OH

• Arts and Humanities Grant-In-Aid · In Support of Manuscript Preparation for the Moving Images exhibition at The Weston Art Gallery · OSU · Columbus, OH

2010 
• EMPAC DANCE MOViES Commission 2010-2011· EMPAC: Experimental Media & Performing Arts Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute / Supported by the Jaffe Fund for Experimental Media and Performing Arts · in support of A Circus of One · Troy, NY

• Fiscal Sponsorship · A Circus of One · New York Foundation for the Arts · New York, NY

• Arts and Humanities Grant-In-Aid · in support of A Circus of One film production · OSU · Columbus, OH.

2006 - 2007 
• Wexner Center for the Arts · Art and Technology · Artist in Residence · Columbus, OH

• Seed Grant · College of the Arts and Humanities · OSU · Columbus, OH

• Level II Faculty Grant · College of the Arts · OSU · Columbus, OH

2005 - 2006 
• Level I Faculty Grant · College of the Arts · OSU · Columbus, OH

• Asian Cultural Council · Individual Artist Grant for Travel in Japan · NY, NY
(declined by artist)

2002 - 2003 
• Harvestworks · Funded Artist Residency in film, sound, and video · NY, NY

• AIM 23 Fellowship · The Bronx Museum of the Arts · Bronx, NY

2000 
• Bunting Fellowship · The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study · Harvard University · MA

1999 
• Summer Research Grant · Alfred University · Alfred, NY

1995 
• NEA Fellowship Award in Sculpture · Mid America Arts Alliance · St. Louis, MO

1992 
• Skowhegan School of Art · scholarship · Skowhegan, ME


Selected Reviews

2012 
The New York Times: Out of Many Themes, One Topic · by Susan Hodara, September 21.

2011 
CityBeat: Moving Pictures · by Matt Morris, June 25 – July 5.

2006 
Baltimore City Paper: Garden State · by J. Bowers, July 5.

The Baltimore Examiner: Ever Fresh Evergreen Art · by Marie Gullard, June 10.

The Towson Times: Art On The Side· by Mike Giuliano, May 28.

The Baltimore Sun: Outsider Art · by Glenn McNatt, July 5.

2005
Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Artists Muse on America with Mostly Positive Results · by Regina Hackett, November 11.

The Boston Globe: Musica Viva Goes Back to the Future · by David Weininger, October 10

2003 
The Village Voice: Statements and Strategies...· by Karen Rosenberg, August 27.

2001 The Boston Globe: Beyond No Moves Beyond Trauma and Toward Recovery · by Cate McQuaid, March 2, pg. D12

2000 
Cleveland Scene: It’s All in Your Head · by Charles Yannopoulos, March 23, pg. 49

1997 
The Plain Dealer: Elevating the Everyday · by Dan Tranberg, March 25, Art Section

1996 
The Riverfront Times: RFT Annual Report · by Eddie Silva, January, pg. 33
New Art Examiner · by Debra Parr, December · January, pg. 44

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Mysterious Territory · by Robert W. Duffy, September

The Riverfront Times: Terra Incognito · by Eddie Silva, September 25, pg. 43

Exhibition Catalog and Brochures

2015
Bienal Internacional de Curitiba - Luz do Mundo (Curitiba International Biennial - World Light) exhibition catalog from the Curitiba International Biennial in Curitiba, Brazil.

Culture Colony Quarterly (CCQ) magazine has published an interview with me in CCQ     Issue #5, January 2015 entitled, An Intellectual Ball of Twine – Alison Crocetta Talks Poppies, Performance and Film, Cardiff, Wales. 

2014                           
Hephaestos Challenged: 7 Women Sculptors · The Galleries at Cleveland State University · Cleveland, OH  · catalog essay by curator Robert Thurmer.

2012
united states: Artist’s Projects, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum · Ridgefield, CT · Brochure Essays by Exhibitions Director, Richard Klein and Rachel Teagle, PhD

2012 
Hanji Project / New York: Hanji Metamorphoses · New York, NY · Catalog Essay by Independent Curator, Yu Yeon Kim

2011
Moving Images · Weston Art Gallery · Cincinnati, OH · Brochure Essay by Nell Andrew, Ph.D.

2006
Inside / Out: Sculpture At Evergreen · The Evergreen House and Estate · Baltimore, MD, Catalog Essay by Julie Courtney

2003 
AIM 23 · The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY · Catalog Essay by Lydia Yee, Senior Curator and Amy Rosenblum Martin, Curatorial Associate

2000
Beginning a New Century: Emerging Artists in Western New York · Burchfield-Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY · Catalog Essay by Sarah Kellner, former Executive Director, DiverseWorks, Houston, Texas

1998
St. Louis: The City Series · Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, Iowa · Catalog Essay by Donald B. Doe, Ph.D. and Leslie Wright, Ph.D.


Selected Artist Talks

2016
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study · Harvard University · Lunchtime Seminar: Losing Touch with Objects · Boston, MA

2015                           
Curitiba International Biennial · Artist Talk and Panel Discussion · Curitiba, BR
 
2014                           
Outcasting: Fourth Wall Film Festival · Cardiff, UK
 
Miami University · Deparment of Art · Oxford, OH 

2013 
The College of Wooster · Deparment of Art · Wooster, OH

2012 
University of Idaho · Deparment of Art and Design · Moscow, ID

2011 
Lamar Dodd School of Art, invited lecture with support from the Willson Center for the Humanities & Arts at the University of Georgia · Athens, GA

Columbus Museum of Art, in conjunction with the Art of Concern symposium entitled High Anxiety · Columbus, OH

2006 
Princeton University, Woolworth Center of Musical Studies · Princeton, NJ

2003 
Harvestworks · Soho, NY

2002 
Montserrat College of Art · Beverly, MA

Kalamazoo College · Kalamazoo, MI

Princeton University, Woolworth Center of Musical Studies · Princeton, NJ

2000 
Harvard University, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study · Boston, MA

Colgate University · Hamilton, NY

Presented Papers / Conference Participation / Panel Discussions

2014
Performative Ethnography & Site Specificity · Rapid Pulse International Performance Art Festival · Chicago, IL · panel discussion moderated by Ramón H. Rivera-Servera.

2013
The Agora Collective · Berlin, Germany · Round Table Discussion about the intersection between dance / choreography and performance art in conjunction with Month of Performance Art Berlin.

2012 
ATOA (Artists Talk On Art) · NY, NY, Panel Discussion on the topic of “Ritual”, moderated by Rie Hachiyanagi

2011 
EMPAC · Troy, NY, Project Introduction and Panel Discussion for the premier of A Circus of One and the DanceMovies film commissions, moderated by Helene Lesterlin

2010 
From Stillness to Action to Moving Image as part of the Sculpture and the Televisual panel · SECAC & MACAA Joint Conference entitled, Curiouser: Where Cerebellum Meets Antibellum hosted by Virginia Commonwealth University · Richmond, VA, October.

2001 
Talking About Text and Image, Roundtable at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study · Harvard University · Cambridge, MA · With Yvonne Rainer, Visiting Lecturer on Visual and Environmental Studies and Bunting Fellows: art historian Martha Buskirk, filmmaker Charlene Gilbert, and visual artists Alison Crocetta and Ann Messner.

Employment:

2012 - Present
Associate Professor in Sculpture Area and Director of Foundations Studies (2005 - 2015) · Department of Art · The Ohio State University · Columbus, Ohio

2005 - 2011
Assistant Professor in Sculpture Area and Director of Foundations Studies · Department of Art · The Ohio State University · Columbus, Ohio

2004 
Artist-in-Residence (Installation / Performance) · Fine Arts Department · Ringling School of Art and Design · Sarasota, Florida

2001 - 2003 
Associate Chair · Foundation Department · Parsons The New School for Design · New York, NY

2001 - 2001 
Bunting Fellow · The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University · Boston, MA

1998 - 2001 
Assistant Professor · Foundation Division · NYSCC at Alfred University · Alfred, NY

1997 - 1998 
Education Director · COCA (The Center of Contemporary Arts) · St. Louis, MO

1994 - 1997 
Visiting Artist / Lecturer · Sculpture Department · School of Art · Washington University St. Louis, MO

1992 
Freshman Foundation Faculty · Sculpture Techniques · Tyler School of Art · Temple University Philadelphia, PA
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