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Curriculum Vitae

Education

MFA  2012   Art & Technology         University of Florida

BFA   2001   Fine Art Photography   Ball State University

 

Teaching Employment

2015-Present      Assistant Professor, College of Humanities and Fine Arts, Murray State University, Murray, KY

2012-2015          Assistant Professor, School of Art, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

 

Selected Awards/Honors/Residencies

2017

Outstanding Researcher Award, Murray State University, Murray, KY Special Jury Prize, Rivers Edge International Film Festival, Paducha, KY, jurors Andy Brodie, Anna Kipervaser, Todd Tue, CPS Closings & Delays

2nd Place, Art Through The Lens, International Juried Exhibition, Yeiser Art Center, Paducha, KY, juror Eliot Dudik, Quadrants: The Heart Expert, Cadere [To Fall] I, Cadere [To Fall] II, The Heart

2016

Helen Hill Memorial Award, Indie Grits Film Festival, Columbia, SC, Body Contours

2015

Experimental Media Arts Residency, Signal Culture, Owego, NY

2013

Best Performance, Milwaukee Underground Film Festival, jurors Fern Silva, Chris James Thompson, Genevieve Yue, Je Ne Sais Plus [What Is This Feeling]

2nd place, short experimental video, Florida Experimental Film/Video Festival, jurors Steve Polta San Francisco Cinematheque and Rachel Rakes Brooklyn Rail, The White Coat Phenomenon

ACRE Residency, Steuben, WI

 

Selected Exhibitions/Screenings/Performances/Collaborations

 

Solo Exhibitions

2017

Solo gallery exhibition, Reanimating Media Cadavers [What Is This Feeling], Electronic Art Gallery, Colorado State University, CO

Solo screening program, invited, Ear & Eye Clinic, The School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL

2015

Solo screening program, internationally adjudicated, Antimatter [Media Art] Festival, Deluge Contemporary Art, Victoria, BC, Canada

Solo gallery exhibition, Indiana University South Bend Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts video gallery, South Bend, IN

Solo gallery exhibition, Leeds Gallery, Earlham College, Richmond, IN

2014

Solo exhibition, Antena Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

Expanded Cinema

 

What Is Nothing [After What Is Nothing] 2017, 9-projector 16mm film performance, 10:00, sound

2017     

San Diego Underground Film Festival, invited, San Diego, CA

Dallas Medianale, invited, Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, TX

 

Je Ne Sais Plus [What Is This Feeling] 2012, 9-projector 16mm film performance, 10:00, sound

2017

Solo program, invited, Ear & Eye Clinic, The School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL

2015

Solo program, internationally adjudicated, Antimatter Media Art Festival, Deluge Contemporary Art, Victoria, BC, Canada

2013

Outside the Screen, invited, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL

Milwaukee Underground Film Festival, internationally adjudicated, Milwaukee, WI (Best Performance)

Jurors screening, invited, Haverhill Experimental Film/Video Festival, Haverhill, MA

Experimental Film Festival Portland, internationally adjudicated, Portland, OR

2012     

Mono No Aware VI, internationally adjudicated, LightSpace Studios, Brooklyn, NY

 

Film & Video

 

CPS Closings & Delays, 2017, 16mm film to HD video & HD video, 06:38, color, sound

2017     

Farewell Transmission, 20th Annual Antimatter [Media Art] Festival, Deluge Contemporary Art, Victoria, internationally adjudicated, BC, Canada

REDEMPTION, River’s Edge Film Festival, internationally adjudicated, Maiden Alley Cinema, Paducah, KY (Special Jury Prize)

San Diego Underground Film Festival, internationally adjudicated, San Diego, CA

24th Annual Chicago Underground Film Festival, internationally adjudicated, Chicago, IL

Winnipeg Underground Film Festival, internationally adjudicated, Winnipeg, Canada

19th Annual Moviate Underground Film Festival, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

 

Music of Desire, 2017, 16mm film to HD video & HD video, 06:38, color, sound

2017     

Class Order Family Tribe, 20th Annual Antimatter [Media Art] Festival, Deluge Contemporary Art, Victoria, internationally adjudicated, BC, Canada

Transient Visions: Festival of the Moving Image, internationally adjudicated, Johnson City, NY

San Diego Underground Film Festival, internationally adjudicated, San Diego, CA

Revelation Perth International Film Festival, internationally adjudicated, Perth, Australia

Milwaukee Underground Film Festival, internationally adjudicated, Milwaukee, WI

Athens International Film Festival, internationally adjudicated, Athens, OH

AVIFF Cannes Art Film Festival, internationally adjudicated, Cannes, France

Indie Grits Film Festival, nationally adjudicated, Columbia, SC

Mediated: Signal Culture Artists in Residence, Davis Gallery, Hobart and William Smith College, Geneva, NY (curator Christine Chin)

Solo program, invited, Ear & Eye Clinic, The School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL

 

Body Contours, 2015, SD video, 06:00, color, sound

2017

AXW Sightseeing, internationally curated by Lili White, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY

Dallas Medianale, internationally adjudicated, Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, TX

19th Annual Moviate Underground Film Festival, Harrisburg, PA

AVIFF Cannes Art Film Festival, internationally adjudicated, Cannes, France

Mediated: Signal Culture Artists in Residence, Davis Gallery, Hobart and William Smith College, Geneva, NY (curator Christine Chin)

Solo program, invited, Ear & Eye Clinic, The School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL

2016     

Thank Your Body for Its Strength and Power, Crossroads 2016, internationally adjudicated, San Francisco, CA

Crossroads 2016 traveling program: Thank Your Body for Its Strength and Power, Cellular Cinema, Minneapolis, MN

Onion City Film Festival, internationally adjudicated, Chicago, IL

23rd Annual Chicago Underground Film Festival, internationally adjudicated, Chicago, IL

 Revelation Perth International Film Festival, internationally adjudicated, Perth, Australia

Athens International Film Festival, internationally adjudicated, Athens, OH

Haverhill Experimental Film/Video Festival, internationally adjudicated, Haverhill, MA

Experiments in Cinema 11.4, internationally adjudicated, Albuquerque, NM

Winnipeg Underground Film Festival, internationally adjudicated, Winnipeg, Canada

Milwaukee Underground Film Festival, internationally adjudicated, Milwaukee, WI

35th Annual Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival, internationally adjudicated, Minneapolis, MN

San Diego Underground Film Festival, internationally adjudicated, San Diego, CA

Indie Grits, regionally adjudicated, Columbia, SC (Helen Hill Memorial Award)

2015

Solo program, internationally adjudicated, 18th Annual , Deluge Contemporary Art, Victoria, BC, Canada

Solo, Indiana University South Bend Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts video gallery, South Bend, IN

 

Threadbare 2010/2014, 16mm, 5:14, color, sound

2017

Solo program, invited, Ear & Eye Clinic, The School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL

2016    

Ovular Films, Experiments in Cinema 11.4 special presentation, Albuquerque, NM (curators Caryn Cline, Linda Fenstermaker & Taylor Dunne)

2015

Solo program, internationally adjudicated, Antimatter [Media Art] Festival, Deluge Contemporary Art, BC, Victoria, Canada

Orienting, internationally adjudicated, AXW Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY

Dallas Medianale, internationally adjudicated, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX

2014

London Analogue Festival, internationally adjudicated, London, United Kingdom

Experimental Film Festival Portland, internationally adjudicated, Portland, OR

$100 Film Festival, internationally adjudicated, Calgary, Canada

2013    

Jurors screening, invited, Haverhill Experimental Film/Video Festival, Haverhill, MA

GAZE, internationally adjudicated, ATA, San Francisco, CA

2011     

Indie Grits Film Festival, nationally adjudicated, Columbia, SC (silent version)

 

The White Coat Phenomenon 2012, SD video, 3:00, color, sound

2017

Solo program, invited, Ear & Eye Clinic, The School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL

2016

Her Battleground, UNEXPOSED Microcinema, Raleigh, NC (curator Brendan & Jeremy Smyth)

2015     

No LA, invited, Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles, CA (curator Roger Beebe)

 No New York, invited, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (curator Roger Beebe)

Solo program, internationally adjudicated, Antimatter Media Art Festival, Deluge Contemporary Art, Victoria, BC, Canada

2014     

Extended Program of the 5th Cairo Video Festival, internationally adjudicated, Medrar for Contemporary Art, Cairo, Egypt

Insta Media Festival, nationally adjudicated, University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN

VCU film festival, nationally adjudicated, Richmond, VA

Moving Image Reel #1, ACRE Lab, Mana Contemporary Art Center, Chicago, IL

2013     

26th European Media Arts Festival, internationally adjudicated, Osnabruck, Germany (Best of the Festival program) (catalog)

Panorama, Impakt Festival, internationally adjudicated, Utrecht, Netherlands

Florida Experimental Film/Video Festival, internationally adjudicated, Gainesville, FL (2nd Place Short Video)

Now What #2, internationally adjudicated, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Transient Visions: Festival of the Moving Image, internationally adjudicated, Johnson City, NY

Dallas VideoFest, internationally adjudicated, Dallas, TX

London Analogue Festival, internationally adjudicated, London, United Kingdom

Revelation Perth, internationally adjudicated, Perth, Australia

Jurors screening, invited, Haverhill Experimental Film/Video Festival, invited, Haverhill, MA

 Athens International Film Festival, internationally adjudicated, Athens, OH

Indie Grits, regionally adjudicated, Columbia, SC

Squeaky Wheel Peepshow 2013: Hot Mess, nationally adjudicated, Buffalo, NY

Best of FLEX, invited, C. Emerson Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL

Strange Beauty, internationally adjudicated, Durham, NC

2012

The Chicago Underground Film Festival, internationally adjudicated, Chicago, IL

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

Art Through The Lens, International Juried Exhibition, Yeiser Art Center, Paducha, KY (2nd Place)

Mediated: Signal Culture Artists in Residence, Davis Gallery, Hobart and William Smith College, Geneva, NY (curator Christine Chin)

2015

Abstract, internationally adjudicated, Filter Gallery, Chicago, IL (Juror Debra Klomp Ching)

Chronograph, internationally adjudicated, Dark Room Gallery, Essex Junction, VT (catalog) (Honorable Mention) (Juror Johan Hallberg-Campbel)

2014     

Visual Narratives, internationally adjudicated, Center For Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO (Juror Scott B. Davis) (catalog)

Visual Narratives, slide show viewing, Medium Festival of Photography, San Diego, CA

2014

51st Annual Juried Competition, nationally adjudicated, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA (Juror Kelly Shindler, Associate Curator, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis)

2014

Water, Elemental and Fundamental, internationally adjudicated, Photo Place Gallery, Middlebury, VT (catalog)

Winter Postcard Collective, internationally adjudicated, mail-based group exhibition, work placed in collection, web, postcardcollective.org

2013

The Photographic Self, internationally adjudicated, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

Mysterious Visions: Dreams, Fantasies and Mirages, internationally adjudicated, Photo Place Web Gallery, Middlebury, VT (Juror Emma Powell) (catalog)

2013     

Lost and Found, nationally adjudicated, Dark Room Gallery, Essex Junction, VT (catalog)

2012     

Fusion Exhibition, Atrium Gallery, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

2011     

CODIFIED: Art + Genetics, Florida Genetics Conference, University of Florida (2nd Place)

 

Media Performance Collaborations in Theater/Music/Dance

Regarding collaborations, I solely direct, produce, and integrate all the video/film works into the exhibitions.

2015    

Stations Lost, invited, Brown University, Providence, RI (in collaboration with Ann Filmer, Tony Fitzpatrick, Stan Klein, John Rice)

2014    

The Midnight City, invited, Steppenwolf Theater, Chicago, IL (in collaboration with Ann Filmer, Tony Fitzpatrick, Stan Klein, John Rice)

2012

Nickel History, invited, Steppenwolf Theater, Chicago, IL (in collaboration with Ann Filmer, Tony Fitzpatrick, Stan Klein, John Rice)

2011

Stations Lost, invited, Steppenwolf Theater, Chicago, IL (in collaboration with Ann Filmer, Tony Fitzpatrick, Stan Klein, John Rice)

Stations Lost, invited, Pierogi Boiler Room, Brooklyn NY (in collaboration with Ann Filmer, Tony Fitzpatrick, Stan Klein, John Rice)

2010

This Train, invited, Steppenwolf Theater, Chicago, IL (in collaboration with Ann Filmer, Tony Fitzpatrick, Stan Klein, John Rice)

2010

Imagined Landscape, invited, Prop Theater, Chicago, IL (in collaboration with Barry Bennett)

2009     

Ghost Cycles, invited, Ruth Page Center, Chicago, IL (in collaboration with Barry Bennett)

2008

The Scarlet Ibis, invited, 16th Street Theater, Berwyn, IL (in collaboration with Ann Filmer)

 

Commissions

2014      The Midnight City, theater-based video series, Firecat Projects, Steppenwolf Theater, Chicago, IL

2012      Nickel History, theater-based video series, Firecat Projects, Steppenwolf Theater, Chicago, IL

2011      Stations Lost, theater-based video series, Firecat Projects, Steppenwolf Theater, Chicago, IL

2010      This Train, theater-based video series, 16th Street Theater, Berwyn, IL

2009      Fires In the Mirror, theater-based video series, 16th Street Theater, Berwyn, IL

2008      The Scarlet Ibis, theater-based video series, 16th Street Theater, Berwyn, IL

2005      Patty Red Pants, theater-based video series, Blackbird Productions, Chopin Theater, Chicago, IL

 

Bibliography

Caleb Hammond. “San Diego Underground Film Festival 2017: Experimental Yet Accessible Work Populates This Quirky SoCal Fest”. Movie Maker Magazine 125. no. 24 (Fall2017/2018): 104

Ball State Faculty Exhibition. Exhibition Catalog. 28 Oct. – 22 Nov. 2014. Atrium Gallery, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

Water, Elemental and Fundamental. Exhibition Catalog. 23 Sept. – 31 Oct. 2014.  Photo Place Web Gallery, Middlebury, VT. 10.

Zac Thomposn. “With The Midnight City, Tony Fitzpatrick bids Chicago farewell.” Chicago Reader. Sept. 17. 2014.

Mary Shen Barnidge. “THEATER REVIEW The Midnight City.” Windy City Media Group. Web. Sept. 17, 2014

Alex Huntsberger. “Review: The Midnight City/Firecat Projects at the Steppenwolf.” Newcity. Web. Sept. 15, 2014.

Kelly Kleiman. “In brief: The Coward (Stage Left), Sweet Charity (MadKap), The Midnight City (Firecat).” Dueling Critics. Web. Sept. 15. 2014.

Tom Williams. “The Midnight City.” Chicago Critic. Web. Sept. 15. 2014.

Kerry Reid. “REVIEW: ‘The Midnight City’ in the Steppenwolf Garage ★★★½.”Chicago Tribune. Sept. 14, 2014.

Hedy Weiss. “Midnight City” flies on wings of Chicago’s artful clowns.” Sun-Times. Sept. 12. 2014.

Erika Mikkalo. “Chicago Theater Review: THE MIDNIGHT CITY (Firecat Projects at Steppenwolf Theatre).” Stage and Cinema. Web. Sept. 13. 2014.

Megan Powell. “Midnight City.” Time Out Chicago. Web. Sept. 12. 2014.

BWW News Desk. “Firecat Projects Presents Tony Fitzpatrick’s THE MIDNIGHT CITY, 9/6 – 10/19.” Broadwayworld. Web. Aug. 12, 2014.

Carrie McGath. “What Is This Feeling: New Work By Kristin Reeves At Antena.” Chicagoist. Web. July 8, 2014.

Alumni News. “Kristin Reeves featured in solo exhibition in Chicago.” The Loop. University of Florida. Web. July 7, 2014.

Tomi Obaro. “Five Fun Things To Do In Chicago This Week.” Chicago Magazine. Web. June 25, 2014.

Jacinda Russell. “Destination: Baltimore.” Something Between Want and Desire. Web blog. March 6, 2014.

Erin Trahan. “Haverhill Doubles Down On First-Ever Experimental Film Festival.” NPR Boston WBUR. Web. June 3, 2013

26th European Media Art Festival. Exhibition Catalog. Festival 24 April – 28 April 2013. 58 Osnabruck, Germany. 58.

Mysterious Visions: Dreams, Fantasies and Mirages. Exhibition Catalog. 23 April – 18 May 2014.  Photo Place Web Gallery, Middlebury, VT. 71

Lost and Found. Exhibition Catalog. 7 March – 31 March. Dark Room Gallery, Essex Junction, VT. 43.

Oliver Sava. “Nickel History: The Nation of Heat at Steppenwolf Garage.” Time Out Chicago. July 26, 2012.

Elysabeth Alfano. “Fitzpatrick’s Nickel History: A Rich Collage of Ghosts and Stories.” The Huffington Post. Web. July 24, 2012.

Hedy Weiss. “Nickel History’ points to vital role fathers have in their sons’ lives.” Sun-Times. July 23, 2012.

Sarah Rosenblum. “Nickel History: A Nation of Heat.” Centerstage. Jul 23, 2012.

Tom Williams. “Nickel History: The Nation of Heat.” Chicago Critic. Web. July 21, 2012.

Chris Jones. “Art, music and wisdom, learned a nickel at a time.” Chicago Tribune. July 20, 2012.

Alison Cuddy. “Forecast: A bold weekend’s ahead. Throw caution to the wind!” WBEZ. Web. July 20, 2012.

Scotty Zacher. “Review: Nickel History – The Nation of Heat.” Chicago Theater Beat. Web. July 20, 2012.

Hedy Weiss. “Tony Fitzpatrick’s ‘Nickel History’ centers on dads.” Sun-Times. July 12, 2012.

BWW News Desk, “Firecat Projects and 16th Street Theater Present NICKEL HISTORY at The Steppenwolf Garage, Opening 7/19.” Broadwayworld. Web. July 6, 2012.

Charlie Finch. “Pilgrim’s Progress.” Artnet Magazine. Web. Oct. 21, 2011.

Chris Jones. “’Stations Lost’ and summer found with Tony Fitzpatrick.” Chicago Tribune. July 15, 2011.

Katy Walsh. “Stations Lost.” Theater Beat. Web. July 11, 2011.

Hedy Weiss. “In ‘Stations Lost’ you’ll find adventure.” Sun-Times. July 7, 2011.

Hedy Weiss. “Train’ glides over bedrock America.” Sun-Times. July 20, 2010.

Jake Lindquist. “This Train.” Chicago Critic. Web. July, 16, 2010.

Catey Sullivan. “Scarlet Ibis” Windy City Times. July 30, 2008.

Nina Metz. ‘Pants’ wears well as update of ‘Little Red Riding Hood.’ Chicago Tribune. March 10, 2005.

 

Authored Publications

“Direct Laser Animation or How to Make Films by Melting Them,” in Signal Culture Cookbook, ed. Tammy McGovern. Owego: Signal Culture. 29 – 40. 2014. eBook PDF.

“An Interview With Kristin Reeves.” Stigmart Video Focus 8th Edition. France: Stigmart ArtPress. 46 – 53. Aug. 2014. http://issuu.com/stigmart10press/docs/stigmart_videofocus_-_2014

 

Conference Presentation

“Reanimating Media Cadavers [What Is This Feeling],” Image Maker Presentation, Society for Photographic Education Midwest Regional Conference, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, Oct. 17, 2014

 

Other/Service

2016-17                 Co-curator, SPE Women’s Film and Video Festival

2013                        Juror, Haverhill Experimental Film Festival

2012                        Operations Manager, Florida Experimental Film/Video Festival

 

Organizational Affiliation

Member of College Art Association

Member of the Society of Photographic Education

 

©Kristin Reeves