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Ligorano/Reese

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
If You Lived Here, Mass College of Art, Boston, MA 2013
50 Different Minds, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, 2012
Iced, Jim Kempner Fine Art, NY, NY 2011
Morning In America, Jim Kempner Fine Art, NY, NY 2011
Crater Bay Area, San Jose ICA, San Jose, CA 2008
Crater NY, Location One, NY, NY 2007
Pure Products of America 1992-2006, Printed Matter, NY, NY 2006
The State of Things, Jim Kempner Fine Art, NY, NY 2006
Happy Hour, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, California 2006
Line Up, The Kitchen, NY, NY, 2004
In Memory of Truth, eyewash gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2003
Happy Hour, Connoly Art Gallery, Fresno State University, Fresno, California 2002
Sister Wendy’s Sitting Room, Connoly Art Gallery, Fresno State University, Fresno,
California 2001
The Turned Measure, Cristinerose Gallery, New York 1998
The Corona Palimpsest, Rowe Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
The Bible Belt, Aronson Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia 1998
Steel Nipples, Cristinerose Gallery, NY 1996
The Corona Palimpsest, Cristinerose Gallery, New York, NY 1995
Pillars of the Clean Order, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY 1995
The Bible Belt, Renee Fotouhi Fine Art East, East Hampton, NY 1993

GROUP EXHITIONS
Steam, ArtsWestchester, White Plains, NY, 2014
First Biennial of International Contemporary Art, Cartagena, Colombia, 2014
Miami Project, Art Basel/Miami, Catharine Clark Gallery, 2013
“In God We Trust,” Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Polland, 2013
“Punch Card,” Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2013
“E Pluribus Unum,” UNCC, Charlotte, NC 2012
“PopPatriotism,” Carriage Trade, NY 2011
“San Francisco ArtMRKT,” Catherine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2011
“The Bank and Trust Show,” ArtsWestchester, NY 2011
“Close Encounters2,” Denison Museum, Denison University, Granville, Ohio
“Word,” William Shearburn Gallery, St. Louis, MO 2009
“Close Encounters,” Nathan Cummings Foundation, NY, NY 2009
“Labyrinth,” Exit Art, NY, NY 2009
“Art from Anxious Times,” Art Students League, NY, NY 2008
“Party HQ,” Pratt Institute of Art, NY, NY 2008
“Say Goodbye to…,” Clifford Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY 2008
“The Cult of Personality,” Galerie Erna Hecey, Brussels 2008
“Close Encounters,” Katzen Center, American University, Wash., DC 2008
“Democracy in America,” Creative Time, NY, NY 2008
“The Cult of Personality,” Carriage Trade, NY, NY 2008
“People,” Jim Kempner Fine Art, NY, NY 2008
“Multiple Impressions,” New York Public Library, NY, NY 2007
“The Landscape of War,” San Jose ICA, San Jose, CA 2007
“Keep the Change,” Nathan Cummings Foundation, NY, NY 2007
“New Prints - Silkscreen,” International Print Center, NY, NY 2007
“On Memory,” Gallery Tanya Rumpf, Haarlem, Holland 2007
“New Media When,” Neuberger Museum, SUNY Purchase 2007
“Ice,” Williams Center Art Gallery, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 2007
“The Message is the Medium,” Jim Kempner Fine Art, NY, NY 2006
“Helige Geist2,” Voorkamer, Lier, Belgium, 2006
“Please Touch,” GASP, Boston, MA, 2006
“multiplo _3, words, only words, words between us,” N.O. Gallery, Milan, Italy 2005-2006
“Desire,” Kent Gallery, NY, NY 2005
“The Disasters of War: from Goya to Golub,” Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, CT 2005
“A Knock on the Door,” Cooper Union, NY, NY 2005
SIGGRAPH 2005 Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 2005
“Summer Salon,” Front Room Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2005
“30th Anniversary Exhibition,” Center for Book Arts, New York, NY 2005
“Pressing Issues,” Corcoran School of Art, Washtington, D.C., 2005
“Open for Action,” Center for Book Arts, New York, NY 2003
“Summer Reading,” eyewash Schroeder-Romero Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2003
“Corporal Identity” (Traveling Show), Museum of Arts and Design, NY, NY,
and the Museum of Applied Arts, Frankfurt, Germany 2003
“Critical Consumption,” Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2003
“ID/entity,” Beall Center, UCIrvine, Irvine, California 2003
“Touchy Feely,” eyewash, Brooklyn, NY 2002
“ID/entity,” (Group Show), MIT Media Lab, Cambridge,Massachusetts
& The Kitchen, NY, NY 2001
“Interval: New Art for a New Space,” The Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY
2001
“Not for Publication,” Long Island, New York 2001
Carriage House, Islip Museum of Art, Islip, NY 2000
“The Next Word,” The Neuberger Museum, SUNY Purchase, New York 1998
“Breaking Up Is Hard To Do,” Fifth Annual New York Video Festival, Lincoln
Center, New York, NY 1996
“The Artful Message,” New Jersey Center for the Visual 1995
“Home Video Redefined: Media, Sculpture and Domesticity,” Center of
Contemporary Art, N. Miami, Florida 1994
Granary Books, New York, NY 1992
Center for Book Arts, New York, NY 1991

PUBLIC ARTWORKS
Morning In America, Charlotte, NC 2012
Morning In America, Tampa, FL 2012
Main Street Meltdown, New York, NY 2008
The State of Things, The Unconvention, St. Paul, MN 2008
The State of Things, Denver/MCA, Denver, CO 2008
Free Speech Zone, Donnell Library Center, New York Public Library,
New York, NY 2005
Free Speech Zone, Brooklyn Public Library Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 2004
Acid Migration of Culture, Donnell Public Library Center, New York, NY 1994

VIDEOGRAPHY
2011 Morning In America
2009 Main Street Meltdown
2008 The State of Things, Denver & St. Paul
2006 The State of Things
2001 John Ashcroft Snow Globe Point of Purchase Display vide
1995 Exposed & De-briefed: Contract with America Underwear
Contract with America Underwear Point of Purchase Display video
1994 30 Aphorisms (for Steve Clay)
1992 The Bible Belt
Black Holes/Heavenly Bodies HELL
1988 De Stijl: the music of Louis Andriessen
1986 The Passion According To Sevilla
The Touch
1985 Three
1983 Talk Attacks

SCREENINGS & EXHIBITIONS (select list)
2010
Archetime, NY, NY
2009
VideoDumbo, Brooklyn, NY
2007
“Scanners,” Walter Reade Theater, Lincoln Center, NY, NY 2007
2003
“Standby: No Technical Problems,” (Screening series), MoMA, New York,
NY, Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, California
2000
Artists Books, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
1999
“Legible Forms,” Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA, Traveling show
1997
Tenth Annual Dallas Video Festival, Dallas, TX
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
1996
Image, Atlanta, Georgia
Festival de Video, Bogota, Columbia
Mostra de Video Independiente, Barcelona, Spain
L.A. Freeways, Temporary Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
The Art Gallery of Ramapo College, Mahwah, NJ
Art In General, New York, NY
Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA
1994
Atlanta College of Art Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia,
Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
Danish Video Workshop, Copenhagen, Denmark
Design Center, Pasadena, CA
Knitting Factory, New York, NY
LACE, Los Angeles, CA
Mostra de Video Independiente, Barcelona, Spain
Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma,
1993
Berlin Video Festival, Germany
Dallas Video Festival, Dallas, TX
European Media Festival, Osnabruck, Germany
International Audio Visual Festival, Arnhem, Holland
Volksbuhne, Berlin, Germany
1992
Danish Video Workshop, Copenhagen, Denmark
Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA
1990
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
1989
Dilluns de Video, Palacio Villareina, Barcelona, Spain
Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal,
Instituto de Estudios Norteamericanos, Barcelona, Spain,
1989
IVAM, Valencia, Spain, September
Laforet Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
1988
Halle Sud, Geneve, Switzerland
1987
Artists Space, New York, NY
Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY
Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA
1985
Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
LACE, Los Angeles, CA
1984
2nd Manifestation International de Video, Montbeliard, France
1983
II Video Festival, San Sebastian, Spain

LIMITED EDITION MULTIPLES
2014
Over/Sight, edition of 100
2013
After/Thought, edition of 100
2012
Morning in America/Tampa, print edition of 25
2011
The History of Modern Art snow globes, co-published with Artware
Morning in America, print edition of 30
2009
Deadly Sins#1-7 snow globes, lettered and opened edition
After the Storm, Main Street Meltdown, archival inkjet edition of 25
Dough-Yo, Yen-Yo, Euro-Yo, Po-Yo, Yo-Yo edition of 200, published by
PureProductsUSA
2008
The State of Things (Denver), archival inkjet edition of 25
The State of Things (St Paul), archival inkjet edition of 25
2007
Untitled, 2001, silkscreen edition of 70, published by Madness of Art Editions
The State of Things, lightbox edition of 25, published by Madness of Art Editions
It’s Giuliani Time, clock edition of 25, published by PureProductsUSA
2006
Line Up digital print edition of 50, published by Madness of Art Editions
The Party’s Over gift wrap edition of 900 tubes of gift wrap
Line Up post card book third edition of 3,000
2005
Line Up post card book second edition of 1,000
2004
F**K Snow Globe edition of 35 (first edition) & 45 (second edition)
Line Up post card book edition of 1,000
2003
Homeland Security Nutrition Kit , edition of 50
2002
Turning Leaves of Mind, (artist’s book), Granary Books, NY, edition of 700
Turning Leaves of Mind, (limited edition, bound in leather), & digital prints,
edition of 40
2001
John Ashcroft Snow Globe - edition of 25; 3 editions
Bush vs. Gore Dish Towel - edition of 100
Money/Honey - edition of 25
1996
Steel Nipples - edition of 20 chrome-plated pacifiers
The Corona Palimpsest - edition of 40 books, published by Granary Books
1995
“Contract with America” limited edition underwear
first edition of 120 pairs
second edition of 300 pairs
1993
The Bible Belt - edition of 50
1993
Medialogical Displacements - edition of 4

COLLECTIONS
The Whitney Museum of American Art
The Clark Art Institute
Dartmouth University
The Getty Center
New York Public Library
Scripps College
Yale University
University of California at Santa Barbara
University of Delaware
University of Iowa
University of Wisconsin
University of Wyoming
21C

AWARDS/GRANTS (select list)
2013
Creativity + Technology = Enterprise, Harvestworks (Rockefeller Foundation), NY, NY
2012
Puffin Foundation Grant, Teaneck, NJ
Kickstarter
2010
Kickstarter
2009
Artists in Residence, Eyebeam Center for Art and Technology, NY, NY
2007
Artist in Residence, The Sally and Don Lucas Artists Program, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA
2005
New York State Council of the Arts Individual Artist grant
2004
Video Artist Fellowship, New York Foundation for the Arts
Puffin Foundation Grant, Teaneck, NJ
2002
Jerome Foundation media arts grant
Artist in Residence, Djerassi Resident Artist Program, Woodside, CA
2000
Artist in Residence, Stichting Steim, Amsterdam, Holland
1998
John D. and Susan P. Diekman Fellows, Djerassi Resident Artist Program, Woodside, CA
1997
Artist in Residence, Stichting Steim, Amsterdam, Holland
1996
Video Artist Fellowship, New York Foundation for the Arts
MacDowell Colony Artist-in-Residence
1995
Art Matters Artist Fellowship
1994
Gustavo Nicolich Fellows, Djerassi Resident Artist Program, Woodside, CA
1992
Jerome Foundation video production grant
1989
National Endowment for the Arts, Video Artist Fellowship
1988
Comite Conjunto Hispano-Norteamericano para la Cooperacion Cultural y Educativa
1988
Video Artist Fellowship, New York Foundation for the Arts
1987
Art Matters, Inc., New York, NY
Kitchen Media Bureau, New York, NY
1987
Travel Grant, Netherlands America Community Association
Stichting Culturele Uitwisseling Nederland-Verenigde Staten
1986
National Endowment for the Arts, Intermedia project grant
1986
Art Matters, Inc., New York, NY
Kitchen Media Bureau, New York, NY
1984
Comite Conjunto Hispano-Norteamericano para la Cooperacion Cultural y Educativa
travel grant

WORKSHOPS & LECTURES
2013
Columbia College, Chicago, IL
2012
Oregon College of Arts & Crafts, Portland, OR
2011
Culture Wars Then & Now, Corcoran School of Art & Design, Washington, DC
2010
Art in the Age of Digital Production, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain
2007
Toward A Surrealpolitik (workshop), CalArts, Valencia, CA
2004
Guest Artists, SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY
2003
Guest Artists, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2002
Video Presentation, CalArts, Valencia, CA
2001
Digital Happy Hour, The Kitchen, New York, NY
Guest Artists, Museum Without Walls workshop, CSU Summer Arts, Fresno State
Univesity, Fresno, CA
2000
Guest Artists, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
1998
Where’s the Rest of Me? (Lecture), UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA
Where’s the Rest of Me? (Lecture), University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
1998
Guest Artists, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
1997
Where’s the Rest of Me? (Lecture), UNCC, Charlotte, NC
1994
Video Presentation, Design Center, Pasadena, CA
1994
Graduate Art Crit, California College of Arts & Crafts, Oakland, CA

ARTICLES (select list)
Thompson, Nato, Democracy In America, (catalogue), Creative Time, NY 2008
Ken Johnson, “Politically Charged Prints Cause Talking in the Library,”
New York Times, December 3, 2007
Sarah Valdez, “Pure Satire,” Art On Paper, March/April 2007
John Strausbaugh, “Artistic Commentary at the Library on the Zeal to Ban Books,” New York Times, October 2006
Nancy Princenthal, “Artist’s Book Beat,” Art On Paper, March 2003
Iverson, Hana, “Mirror, Mirror,” Afterimage, Spring 2002
Pollack, Barbara, “ID/entity,” ARTNews, March 2002
When will the book be done?, Granary’s Books, (catalogue), 2001
Wallis, Brian, et. al., Art Matters: How the Culture Wars Changed America,
NYU Press, 1999
Hubert, Renne Riese & Judd D., The Cutting Edge of Reading, Granary Books, 1999
“The Next Word,” Museum Highlight in Gallery Guide, New York, January 1999
Drucker, Johanna, “The Corona Palimpsest: Present Tensions of the Book,” in Figuring the Word, Granary Books, 1998
Cotter, Holland, “When Words’ Meaning Is in Their Look,” New York Times October 11, 1998
Drucker, Johanna, “Static Object/Dynamic Form,” Sculpture, November 1996
Piombino, Nick, “New Languages for Old (on the work of Nora Ligorano & Marshall Reese),” Chain/3, Spring 1996
Ross, Andrew, “Culture Vultures,” Art Forum International, December 1995
Hoffberg, Judith, “Epiphanies for 1996/Thanks for 1995 Too,” Umbrella,
December 1995
Drucker, Johanna, “The Corona Palimpsest: Present Tensions of the Book,” (catalogue essay), Cristinerose Gallery, 1995
Weiss, Jason, “The Book Talks Back: the Video Books of Ligorano/Reese,” Felix: A Journal of Media Arts, Vol. 2, No. 1
Morrison, Jim, “Researching Legal Briefs (the Silk-Screened Kind),” New York Times, June 11, 1995
“Words on Works,” Leonardo, Vol. 27, No. 4, 1994
Kohen, Helen, “Home Video Never Looked Like This,” The Miami Herald,
February 27, 1994
Drucker, Johanna, “Artist’s Books and the Cultural Status of the Book,” Journal of Communication, 1994
Minsky, Richard, “Innovation from Tradition in the Book Arts,” American Craft, October 1993
Selvaratnam, Troy, “In and Out of Production,” The Independent, October 1992
Walworth, Dan, Buying In and Selling Out: Dealing with the Forms of Broadcast Television, catalogue, Artists Space, New York, 1987
“Video Installation Supplement,” AfterImage, Rochester, NY, November, 1983
Banes, Sally, “The Politics of Performance and the Performance of Politics,” Village Voice, June 22, 1982