ana macarthur
EDUCATION

1974-76
Mills College, Oakland, California

1977-81
School of Art and Design, SUNY Alfred, Alfred, NY
BFA - Honors

1986-87
University of New Mexico, Courses in Optics, Department of Physics/Optics, Albuquerque, New Mexico

1987
University of New Mexico, Course in Lighting for Architecture; Albuquerque, New Mexico

1987-88
Lake Forest College, Holography Workshops II and III, Lake Forest, Illinois


SOLO EXHIBITIONS (selected)

2009
Santa Fe Art Institute, Where Light meets Water; Mumuru On the Equator -T12a, LAND/ ART New Mexico, Santa Fe Art Institute, New Mexico, USA

2004
Sonoran Art Foundation, The Unveiled Blackbody, Tucson, Arizona, USA

1999
Museum of Fine Arts, A Journey Through Bui-Bui; Lifting the Purdah of Mal-Illumination, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

1994
University of Arizona Museum of Art, A Light Touch; On the Future of Mapping Back Into Moiréd Memory, Part II, Tucson, Arizona, USA

1991
Center for Contemporary Arts, A Light Touch; On the Future of Mapping Back Into Moiréd Memory, Part II, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

1990
Alternative Space-Telluride, A Light Touch; On the Future of Mapping Back Into Moiréd Memory, Part I, Telluride, Colorado, USA

1989
Alternative Space-Telluride, Dialogue, Telluride, Colorado, USA

1986
195 Plymouth Studio, Installations, Coherent Interference, Brooklyn, New York, USA

1983
195 Plymouth Studio, Installations, Sensing Pelvic Metaphysics, Brooklyn, New York, USA

1982
Rogue Gallery, A Portrait; Via the Cutaneous Non-Barrier; A Suite of Multiples, Medford, Oregon, USA
GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selected)

2013
Clocktower Building, Interference; Coexistence, Long Island City, Queens, NY, USA

2013
Midland Center for the Arts, Light As Form, Alden B. Dow Museum of Science and Art, Midland, MI, USA

2012
Pilchuck Glass School, PAIR, Pilchuck Artist in Residence Program, Stanwood, Washington, USA

2011
Santa Fe Art Institute, Act In Response; Santa Fe Speaks, Santa Fe, NM, USA

2011
Movement Monastery, Hudson, New York, USA

2010
PooL Art Fair, Art / Basel / Miami Beach, Miami, Florida, USA

2010
Exit Art, What Matters Most, New York, New York, USA

2008
Santa Fe Complex, Occam’s Razor, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

State Capitol Gallery, Water Planet; Beauty, Abundance, Abuse, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

2007
Instituto Cultural Brasil-Estados Unidos, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil

2005
State Capitol Gallery, The Food Show: Politics, Pleasure, and Pain, w/ public artist Chrissie Orr, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

SITE Santa Fe, Outdoor Installations, 16th anniversary of the dropping of the nuclear bombs on Japan, Santa, Fe, New Mexico, USA

2004
Some Gallery, Unheard Voices Speak Out: 2000-2004, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Center For Contemporary Arts, Photography Auction, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

2003
Moreau Gallery, Saint Mary’s College, Leading Lights; Women In Holography, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

State Capitol Gallery, Light Images 7, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Center for Contemporary Arts, Peace, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

SPIE/ Electronic Imaging Conference, Art Holography Exhibition, Santa Clara, California, USA

2002
State Capitol Gallery, Biophilia, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

2000
St. Pöltener Stadtmuseum, Holography 2000,, St. Pölten, Austria

Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

The Sharjah Arts Museum, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

1999
Plan B Evolving Arts, Beaux Arts Ball, silent auction, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Guadalupe Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.

1998
Gallery 498, Imprints, Brooklyn, New York, USA.

1997
Durand Art Institute, Lake Forest College, Sixth International Exhibition of Display Holography, Lake Forest, Illinois, USA

College of Santa Fe Fine Arts Gallery, The Rio Grande Project: A River Thirsting For Itself, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

1996
University of Nottingham, Art in Holography II, Nottingham, England

Eidolon Gallery, Light Show, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

1995
Fresno Metropolitan Museum, Lasers - Revolution at the Speed of Light, Fresno, California, USA

James Dun’s House, The University of Aberdeen, Holography From Around The World, Aberdeen, Sc ottland

Palm Beach Community College Museum of Art, New Directions in Holography, Lake Worth, Florida, USA

1992
Center for the Visual Arts, Metro State College of Denver, Techno-Artists: New Paradigms for Virtual Reality, Denver, Colorado, USA

1986
BWAC Show, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, DUMBO, Brooklyn, New York, USA

1985
195 Plymouth Studio, Installations, Brooklyn, New York, USA

BWAC Show, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Sculpture Now , DUMBO, Brooklyn, New York, USA

1984
Westbeth Gallery, Artists Call, New York, USA

195 Plymouth Studio Installations, DUMBO, Brooklyn, New York, USA
COLLECTIONS (selected)

Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
Intercommunication Center, Tokyo, JAPAN
MIT Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Museum of Holography, New York. USA
The Sharjah Arts Museum, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Private collections in the USA and Europe


AWARDS

2013
Immersive Land-Based Residency sponsored by private donor, Nottinghamshire, Cornwall, & Devon, England

2012
Pilchuck Glass School, PAiR; Pilchuck Artist in Residence offers experienced professional artists
independent use of Pilchuck’s facilities for a 2-3 week session. Artists are awarded through nominations by other professional artists and the Pilchuck staff selects a limited number of professional artists to work on experimental, exploratoryand challenging projects, Stanwood, Washington, USA


2012
Women's Forest Sanctuary, San Francisco, California, USA

2005
Santa Fe Council for the Arts Grant, for outdoor installation with public artist Chrissie Orr, State Capitol Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

2004
Sonoran Art Foundation Grant, Tucson, Arizona, USA

2003
Shearwater Foundation Scholarship, to attend SPIE (International Society for Optical Engineering), Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA

2001
New York Holographic Labs, awarded Artist in Residence with Pulse Laser, New York, New York, USA

1999
Santa Fe Arts Institute Scholarship, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

1997
Shearwater Foundation Scholarship, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA

1996
Shearwater Foundation Holography Award, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA

1991
Shearwater Foundation Scholarship, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA