Kirby Scudder

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Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States
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Kirby Richardson Scudder

1030 River Street
Loft #218
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
831-713-8259
kirby@scica.org
http://kirbyscudder.wordpress.com/

WORK EXPERIENCE

Executive Director
Santa Cruz Institute of Contemporary Arts, Santa Cruz, CA. 2004-present
Founded the SCICA in 2003 to provide leadership in the area of
promotion and development of Contemporary Arts in Santa Cruz County.
Director 2003-2005
Question Mark Galleries
Founded and Directed five galleries in empty commercial spaces. Santa Cruz, CA.
Consultant
San Jose, Redevelopment Agency, San Jose, CA. 2001-2003
Worked with the City of San Jose curating empty retail spaces in
Downtown San Jose helping to revitalize a depressed downtown.
Director Business Development 2000-2002
Techguide.com. San Jose, CA.
Sales Director 1995-2000
Cambridge Energy Research Associates. Cambridge, MA.
Sales Director 1993-1995
IDG World Expo. Framingham, MA.
Sales Manager, Publications And Conferences. 1989-1993
BIS Strategic Decisions, Norwell, MA

EDUCATION

School of The Museum of Fine Arts. Boston. MA 1982 -1983
Graduated Fifth Year Program. Completed Independent study,
traveling scholarship program.
School of The Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA. 1980 -1982
Graduated four-year diploma program. Focused on painting.
The Art Institute of Boston. Completed two-year fine arts 1978-1980
program. Basic program stressed painting, drawing and design
The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY. Completed 1976-1977
one year fine arts program. Courses in painting and illustration.
Three year apprenticeship with artist Benjamin Taylor 1971-1974

APPLICATION KNOWLEDGE

Photoshop
MS Office
Power Point
Excel
Illustrator
Dreamweaver
Wordpress
Sony Vegas Pro
Adobe Audition

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Santa Cruz Institute of Contemporary Arts, Santa Cruz, CA. 2004-2009
Figure Drawing. Instruction and facilitation of weekly Figure Drawing
Sessions. Cultural Anthropology Workshops.
Private. Painting Medium Techniques. Hull, MA. 1995-1997
Private. Art Marketing Workshops. Cambridge, MA. 1987-1993
School of The Museum of Fine Arts. Taught weekly course 1982-1983
painting from the figure. Focused on illustrating the human figure.
The Art Institute of Boston. Gave a weekly lecture 1980-1983
series surveying contemporary art history. Class focused on
art produced in the US and Europe during the last 5 years.

LECTURES & APPOINTMENTS

24 frames in the 21st Century, week long lecture series 2011
Board of Directors, Santa Cruz Institute of Contemporary Arts 2003-2007
Cabrillo College – Installation Art 2007
Cabrillo College – The Emerging Art Scene 2006
Museum of Modern Art, NYC. Sculpture Racing. 1992
Board of Directors, The Artists' Collaborative. 1986-89
A non-profit artist's umbrella group. Group was founded to sponsor
and support various alternative art projects.
Review Board, The Art Institute of Boston. Implemented 1987
a multi-media program for fourth year students.
Studied the issue of using video and computers in curriculum.
Performing Arts Center. Milwaukee, WI. Members lecture 1987
on Performance art.
Fitchburg Art Museum. Fitchburg, MA. Lecture on Kinetic Art. 1986
Institute of Contemporary Art. Boston, MA. Noon forum 1984
lecture on Sculpture Racing and Performance Art. Showed video and slides
of Sculpture Racing in Hamburg, W.Germany and Paris, France.

PUBLICATIONS/AWARDS

Poster, “Karaoke Man” Independent film, audience winner 2011
Poster, “Romance” by David Mamet 2010
Planet Cruz Poster 2009
Gail Rich Award, Santa Cruz Sentinel 2009
Art Towns California, John Villani 2008
Art Attack Award, Santa Cruz County 2007
ArtWorks Magazine 2006
Artweek Magazine. S.C.I.C.A. 2004
REED Magazine. SJSU literary magazine 2002
Museum of Modern Art, NYC. Archives. 1993
Sculpture Racing.
Museum of Modern Art, NYC. Archives. 1992
Vices, Follies, Stupidities, Abuses.
FSU Gallery & Museum. FL. Essays by Lucy Lippard. Artists' Books. 1988
Silicon Valley Poster 1987
Route 128 Poster 1987
The Boston Poster 1987

FILMS

Inspired by California, documentary film 2010
Infermental, international film and video. Published by 1986
Brucher/Dumont, Koln, W.Germany. For video Meridian Strip.
Infermental, Hamburg. international film and video. 1985
Infermental, Hamburg. international film and video. 1984
Flieger dürfen keine angst haben 1983

EXHIBITIONS

Inspired by California – Santa Cruz Film Festival 2011
“PLOCEAN” Our plastic Oceans,Tannery Arts Center 2009
Kinetic Sculpture Race. Santa Cruz, CA. 2008
“Night and Day”. Santa Cruz, CA. 2007
“Night-Light” installation. Santa Cruz, CA. 2007
“Night-Light” installation. Santa Cruz, CA. 2006
Santa Cruz Institute of Contemporary Arts, Santa Cruz, CA. 2005
“KowHaus” Salz Tannery, Santa Cruz, CA. 2005
Santa Cruz Institute of Contemporary Arts, Santa Cruz, CA. 2004
“Blue Maquette” ? Gallery 2004
1025 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA. 2003
108 Paseo de San Antonio, San Jose, CA 2002
Twohy Building, San Jose, CA 2002
Twohy Building, San Jose, CA 2001
Boston Corporate Art, Boston 2000
Boston City Hall, Boston MA 2000
Boston Corporate Art, Boston, MA 1999
Boston Corporate Art, Boston, MA. 1997
The Design Building, Boston. 1993
The Chase Gallery, Boston. 1994
The Chase Gallery, Boston 1993
The Chase Gallery, Boston. 1992
The Chase Gallery, Boston 1991
World Trade Center, Boston. One-man show. 1989
Newton Public Library. Newton, MA 1989
Transportation Building. Boston, MA. 1988
Westport Art Center. Westport, CT. 1988
Private Showing, Collectors. Boston, MA. 1987
International Book Conference. New York, NY. 1987
Chemical Bank. New York, NY. One-man show. 1986
Chapel Gallery, Group show 1986
Chapel Gallery, Group show 1985
Grove Street Gallery 1985
Harbor Gallery, University of Massachusetts. 1985
Gallery 51. One-man show. 1984
Prudential Plaza, Boston. 1984
Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MA 1984
Metropolitan Artist Assembly Press, Group show 1984
Fitchburg Art Museum. Group show 1983
Boston Center For The Arts. Traveling scholarship 1983
Gallery Stein. Kiel, W. Germany 1983
Dana Pond Show. Award recipient 1983
Volpe Terminal, Logan Airport. ICA sponsored 1982
Boston City Hall, Boston 1982
Dana Pond Show. Award recipient 1981
Gallery West. AIB two-man show 1980
Boit Show. SMFA award recipient 1980

INSTALLATIONS AND PERFORMANCES

“Night-Light” installation. Santa Cruz, CA. 2007
“Night-Light” installation. Santa Cruz, CA. 2006
Kinetic Sculpture Race, Santa Cruz, CA. 2008
“KowHaus” Salz Tannery, Santa Cruz, CA. 2005
Kinetic Sculpture Race, Fitchburg, MA. 1992
Kinetic Sculpture Race, Springfield, MA. 1992
Kinetic Sculpture Race, Sandwich, MA. 1991
Kinetic Sculpture Race, Milwaukee, WI. 1991
Kinetic Sculpture Race, So. Norwalk, CT. 1990
Kinetic Sculpture Race, World Trade Center. NYC. 1989
Kinetic Sculpture Race, Hamburg, GER. 1989
Kinetic Sculpture Race, Paris, France 1989
Kinetic Sculpture Race, Kassel, GER. “DOCUMENTA IV” 1989
Kinetic Sculpture Race, Cambridge, MA. 1989
Kinetic Sculpture Race, Cambridge, MA 1988
Kinetic Sculpture Race, Cambridge, MA 1987
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