Selected Performances, Exhibitions & Video Screenings (2013-2022)


"Voices & Visions, Standing on the Bridge Between Health and Disease," Highland Park Art Center, Chigaco-area, IL. Screening thre video works. (August 12- September 24)

“The Quality of Being Fleeting,” Two-person exhibition with Gillian Brown. Invited. Gallery 826, SANTA FE, NM.  In conjunction with the Currents New Media Festival in June, 2022. Exhibiting video installation, single channel video art & photographic works. (May 27-September 12)

Annual “Mizzou New Play Series,” One of the three featured full-length plays.  University of Missouri Theater Department. Took place on Zoom with full cast. I performed my own role, which was involved reading and physical performance for the camera. February 10.

Sentient Performativities: thinking alongside the human”  Devon, UK. Dartington Hall. Interdisciplinary Symposium featuring speakers, workshops, performances and film programme. Screening: “Substance of Venom.” (June)


Online Reading of “,” Organized by dramaturge, Dr. Xiomara Cornejo. Full 2-hour play was read with full cast on December 18 on Zoom.

“Our Planet: Ourselves”, (Juried) ARC Gallery, CHICAGO, Illinois. Juror: Jane Stevens, Curator & educator. Exhibited video: “Uphold (from below).” 

Masur Museum’s 58th Annual Juried Competition, (Best of Show) Monroe, LA. Host Venue: Northeast LA. Delta African-American Heritage Museum. Kelli Morgan, Juror. 

FIVA International Festival of Video Art Camagüey, CUBA. Venues: Circuit for the Exhibition and Development of New Media (CEDINM) and the city of Camagüey, Cuba. 

SLIFF/St. Louis International Film Festival, organized by Cinema St. Louis. A selection of works from the St. Louis Filmmaker’s Showcase awardees screened as part of a block.

St. Louis Filmmaker’s Showcase, organized by Cinema St. Louis, MISSOURI. Online. Award: Best Sound in Documentary or Experimental Film category for the film, “ (karuna.”)


Performative Ecologies," CURRENTS 826 Gallery, Santa Fe, NEW MEXICO  (June - September, 2020). Performative Ecologies features eleven women artists who explore the role of ritual while engaging the natural world. 

Eco-Consciousness, (Juried). Organized by ecoartspace. Online. Printed catalog. Eleanor Heartney, Juror.

Official Selection, 10th Annual Queens World Film Festival, Museum of the Moving Image & Zukor Theater, Kaufman Astoria Studios, Astoria, NEW YORK.  (screened online instead)

Multiple screenings of short films, " (karuna)" and "Uphold (from below)" in international film, video and screendance festivals as well as art exhibitions in gallery settings. (See VIDEO/FILM menu).


First public presentation of the "" auto-ethnographic solo performance at the 17th Annual "Life & Literature" series, University of Missouri in October 2019.  Performed as a 15-minute work in progress in the production. Full production to debut sometime in 2021.

Multiple screenings of short films, " (karuna)" and "Uphold (from below)" in international film, video and screendance festivals as well as art exhibitions in gallery settings. (See VIDEO/FILM menu).


This year, the Pori Art Museum in Pori, Finland acquired a significant portion of my work made in Finland over a twenty year period between 1998 and 2018. Fifteen video and performance works (documented in video and photography) were transferred to the museum where they are now part of the museum's permanent collection.

Performance Studies International (PSi) Annual Conference, Daegu, SOUTH KOREA. Presented work created in Korea in 2016 and participated in performance working group where two of my recent video works were screened, “For Annette” & “Eudaimonia.” ("Eudaimonia" is now titled "To Uphold (from below)".


Global Nomadic Art Project (GNAP) – France. Residence program & exhibition.

Saumur, Doué-en-Anjou and Les Perrières, FRANCE. Final exhibition at European Heritage Days.

Festival Internacional de Videoarte de Camagüey (FIVAC 2017) International Festival of Video Art - Camagüey, CUBA. Screened: “Dissecting the Blossom” video work.

“In Other Tongues” Creative Summit.  Dartington Hall, Devon, UNITED KINGDOM. Screening of video work + lecture presentation. 


Chungnam Artist-in-Residence Archive Exhibition”  Group exhibition of Korean artist residency program works. Mosan Contemporary Art Museum, Chungcheongnamdo, SOUTH KOREA.

“Let a Sleeping Bear Lie”  Solo live performance for the opening of the Artist-in-Residence 2016 exhibition.  YATOO Korean Nature Artists Association, Gonju, SOUTH KOREA. 

“Crossing” Group Exhibition for YATOO International Artist in Residence Program 2016.  YATOO Korean Nature Artists Association, Gonju, SOUTH KOREA. 

Geumgang Nature Art Biennale, “Video Exhibition – Water.” Group exhibition of video art. Jemincheon Canal, Gongju, SOUTH KOREA.   Screened: “River of Spirit of Life II.”

Change Food Fest, Times Center, NEW YORK.  Diane Hatz, Director.  Screened:  “Dissecting the Blossom.”

VideoBardo 6th Festival Internacional de Videopoesia (International Festival of Video Poetry) National Library, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA.  Screened: “Dissecting the Blossom.”

Creative Edge Film Festival, Orpheum Theater, Fairfield IOWA.  Screened: “Dissecting the Blossom.”

“From Forest Lands, Moors & Glaciers” Invitational group exhibition, Art Galleries of the University of Lapland Faculty of Art & Design, Rovaniemi, FINLAND. 

“It Ripens”  2016 Resident Artists Show (group). For Wormfarm Institute residence program. Woolen Mill Gallery, Reedsburg, WISCONSIN.  Exhibited: “Dissecting the Blossom.”

6th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival, New Delhi, INDIA. Screened: “Dissecting the Blossom.”

“Passport to India,” Temple Gallery, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, KANSAS CITY. Screened: “Dissecting the Blossom.”


SCREENINGS of “Dissecting the Blossom” VIDEO-DANCE WORK:

FIVC OFF (Alternative Screen) Festival Internacional de Videodanza, CHILE.

Soorya Performing Arts L.A. Dance Festival, Malibu, CA.

Citizen Jane Film Festival, Dance-Film Program, Columbia, MO.

Indian Cine Film Festival (ICFF), Mumbai, INDIA. (Best Music  Video Jury Award)

Movies by Movers, Screendance Festival, Boone, North Carolina.

St. Louis Indian Dance Festival, Clayton, MO.

Burgundy International Festival of Video-Danse, Le Creusot, FRANCE

Panelist at International Sculpture Center Conference, Phoenix, AZ. Presented performance work created in Gran Canaria, Spain.

Installation & Performance segment for Kid Moxie Music Video, “Mysteries of Love,” Official remix of original composition for David Lynch film, “Blue Velvet.”


“Purificación” Solo performance series over 5 day-period for Tufi’Arte" art-in-nature symposium. Gran Canaria, SPAIN.

"VideoBardo: V International Videopoetry Festival", Buenos Aires & Mendoza, Argentina. Screened: “Through the Moss-Stuffed Chinks Heard Voices.”


"Puut Punalle, Maat Sinelle (Red the Trees & Green the Land" (Solo exhibition), MEDIAPiste Gallery, Pori Museum of Art, Pori, FINLAND.  Nov, 2013-Jan, 2014


Teaching Appointments:

        2007 – present - Professor of Art, School of Visual Studies, University of MO, Columbia.

2006 - Adjunct Professor, Quincy University, Quincy, IL. & Culver-Stockton College, Canton, MO.

2000 – 2005 - Assistant Professor of Art (FT), Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, IA


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Performance created in an apple orchard in spring 2017. Photo: Lisa Wigoda