C. Tara & David Gladden

EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts in Performance and Interactive Media Arts

Thesis: Partnership, A Study of Collective Creation
Brooklyn College, 2009. (*Attended as a collaborative team.)

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS, PERFORMANCES, COLLABORATIONS

 

2021

Mentors and Makers, group exhibition, Rehoboth Art League, curated by Nick Serratorre.

 

2019

Electronic Meditations, solo exhibition, Civilian Art Projects, curated by Founder/Director Jayme McLellan, Washington , DC.

Moving Between, site-specific performance at Studio 1469, curated by Civilian Art Projects, Founder/Director Jayme McLellan, Washington , DC.

Insecure/Unsecure (Transmission 020), AV Installation Performance, Kohl Gallery, Washington College, Chestertown, MD.

Charting Abstraction, group exhibition, Ocean City Art League, curated by Brooke Rogers, Ocean City, MD.

 

2018

Initiation, performance from Earth Ritual Series, LATITIUDES International Performance Art Festival, curated by Hector Canonge, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia.

DistENDed interr_ptus, AV performance, curated by David Linton, h0L0, Brooklyn, NY

Freak Flag Fest, Expanded Cinema Performance, curated by LoVid, Brooklyn Kitchen, Brooklyn, NY.

Illuminate, group exhibition, Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA.

PUSH and PULL: Variations on Nature, group exhibition showing selections from Earth Rituals Series, Brentwood Arts Exchange, Brentwood, MD.

Day-glo painted Utility Box, Public Mural Commission for National Folk Festival by City of Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District.

 

2017

SIGHTsight | HEARhere #3: Angel’s Crest, San Gabriel National Forest, Artist-in-Residence, conceptual performance and exhibition, Earth Rituals Series, San Gabriel Mountains, CA


Achromatic: Confetti Machine Real Time Media Festival, featured artist, AV performance curated by Eric Barry Drasin, Artists Outpost Resource, Brooklyn, NY

The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters: installation performance, Panoply Performance Laboratory, curated by Esther Neff, Brooklyn, NY.

Eye of Horus, AV performance, Secret Project Robot, curated by David Linton, Brooklyn, NY.


 

2016

Forgotten and Now the Coming Thing,  AV installation performance, curated by Kristen Anchor, Space 2640, Baltimore.

The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters, AV installation performance, curated by Victor Torres at Lighthole, Baltimore.

Color Games, solo exhibition, HEREArts Center in NYC.

Revolution, Dada Lives!,  group exhibition, University of Cincinatti, Blue Ash College.

SIGHTsight | HEARhere #2, Brattleboro, VT, artist residency, AV installation performance, exhibition, Earth Rituals Series, curated by John Loggia, 118 Elliot, Brattleboro VT.

WOrried MAN BLUES, featured artist on WFMU’s Ridgewood Radio. 

Canticum Interr_ptus? New Breeds in Music and Media Performance, live performance, curated by David Linton, Trans-Pecos, NYC.

 

2015

SIGHTsight | HEARhere, #1 Re-Visioning the West, AV installation performance and exhibition Earth Rituals Series, curated by Marisa Sage, New Mexico State University.

Transmissions, 12 inch LP, released on Cage Park Records.

DistENDed Cinema, curated by David Linton, Artists Outpost Resource, NYC.

Stumped Speech, Itinerant Performance Festival, curated by Hector Canonge, Momenta Art, NYC.

Lock it Down, AV performance, curated by David Watson, The Sump, NYC.

fear, yes, and freewheeling, performance collaboration with choreographer Jennifer Schmermund, University of Delaware 

 

2014

The Luminous Surface, Mission for Temporal Arts, Asheville, NC. curated by David Linton.

Ylla Dreams, audiovisual screening presented at Screen Off, audiovisual group exhibition curated by The Northwest Film Forum, Seattle WA.

Ylla Dreams and Revolution, audiovisual screening and featured artist presented at Stigmart 10, Videofocus Biennial, Italy.  Curated online magazine and video exhibition.

 

2013

Polestar:  Source_Live, AV performance, DistENDed Cinema, curated by David Linton, Artists Outpost, NYC.

The Ida May Project, video documentary, community outreach project and multimedia exhibition), Bethel Heritage Museum, Bethel, DE.

Diva prepares:  will she ever be ready?  performance, Temp Arts Gallery, Salisbury MD.

 

2012

The Ida May Project, video documentary, community outreach project and multimedia exhibition, Maryland libraries and the Delmarva Discovery Center, Pocomoke, MD.

Documentary selected for screening at the 2012 Rehoboth Beach Film Festival, Rehoboth, DE.

John Cage Memorial Park, co-founder, Chance, MD.

W.O.R.K., founding collective member, multimedia art studios, gallery and performance venue, Salisbury, MD.

Warming Room, installation performance, Monochromes, W.O.R.K. Gallery, Salisbury, MD.

Global 4’33”, organized by the World Listening Project, John Cage Memorial Park, Chance, MD.

Integrated Circuits, performance & exhibition, Audio-Visual: The Intersection of Art and Music, curated by Elizabeth Kauffman, Fulton Gallery at Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD.

 

2011

The Escape Artist, public performance in collaboration with Jefferson Pinder, Wicomico County Courthouse, Salisbury, MD.

Occupy your World, public performance action in collaboration with The Living Theatre, John Cage Memorial Park, Chance, MD.

With What Voice, AV, International Electro-acoustic Music Festival, Brooklyn, NY.

Urban Ritual, AV performance, Lumen Festival of Video, Sound and Performance Art, Staten Island, NY.

New Routes, AV performance, The Living Theatre, NYC.

The Highway, AV performance, Salisbury University Electronic Gallery, Salisbury, MD.

 

2010

Angel of America, performance, Emily Harvey Gallery, NYC.

Requiem, AV performance, The Metro Gallery, Baltimore, MD.

Passing Apparitions, AV, The Hexagon, Baltimore, MD.

Chrononaut Detritus, multimedia performance, Performance MIX Festival, Joyce SoHo, NYC.

Trans, exhibition, collaboration with Adriana Varella, Oi Futuro Museum, Rio de Janiero, Brazil.

 

2009

Particle Motion Machine, multimedia performance, Play with Fire Festival, Harvestworks, NYC.

Behold these Beings, performance collaboration with Shizu Homma, Dixon Place, NYC.

Kurt Schwitters’ Ursonate, performance, The Living Theatre, NYC.

Partnership, multimedia performance, Grace Exhibition Space, The Living Theatre, Santos’ Party House, NYC.

Meeting God, A/V collaboration with Adriana Varella, Leo Kuelbs Gallery, NYC and Berlin Germany.

Ahoy 2.0, composers/performers, House of Yes, NYC.

 

2008

of the Bush Terminal, performance installation, Labor Party, curated by Michael Connor, Industry City, NYC.

MIKA, an activist performance work to end violence against women, composers/performers), Global Theatre Ensemble, the United Nations and the Consulate of Argentina, NYC.

BetaToys, performance with circuit bent toys, Beta Spaces, Bushwick Arts Festival, NYC. 

Coffin’ it up, multimedia social performance, Judson Memorial Church, and the streets of NYC.

 

 

CURATORIAL & COLLECTIVE PROJECTS

 

2012 – current

Co-Founders, John Cage Memorial Park and Artist Residency, Chance MD

 

2012 – 2018

Co-Founding Collective Members and Curators, W.O.R.K., multimedia art studios, gallery, and performance venue, Salisbury, MD.

 

2010

Co-founder/Organizer/Producer, ArtLab at the Living.

One-year residency program, presenting monthly art events, exploring and creating cross-disciplinary, collaborative experiments.  The Living Theatre, NYC.

 

2009 - 2012

Co-founders/Organizers/Curators, NYC Anarchist Art Festival.

Annual art festival devoted to exploring art and anarchy, and processes of collective creation, held at The Living Theatre and Judson Memorial Church, NYC.

 

EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

DAVID GLADDEN - *ONLY

2014 – current

Associate Professor of New Media and New Media Area Head,

Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD

 

TARA GLADDEN - *ONLY

2019 - current

Director and Curator for Kohl Gallery

Washington College, Chestertown, MD

Studio Art Lecturer

 

2014 – 2019

Galleries Manager and Curator

Salisbury University Art Galleries, Salisbury, MD

Lecturer in Art, Music, Interdisciplinary Studies

Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD