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Education:
2005: MFA, Mills College, Oakland (USA)
1997-99: Digital art courses at the CEA, CAI, and SFAI, San Francisco (USA)
1987: BA, Academy of Art Therapy, Nijmegen (The Netherlands)           
1982: BFA, Royal Academy of Art & Design, Den Bosch (The Netherlands)

Public Projects & Exhibitions (1 = one-man show; 2 = group show):
2017
Transparent pixelPain Show, Hoyt Gallery, Los Angeles (USA) (2)
Transparent pixelWe Space, Peace Innovation Lab, Stanford University campus, Stanford (USA) (1)
2015
Transparent pixelTwo Chairs (Cocreated Connections), College Ave, Palo Alto (USA) (1)
Transparent pixelStart Ups (Growing Value From Seeds), Private Residencies, Palo Alto (USA) (1)
2012
Transparent pixelGroup Nature Drawing, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz (USA) (1)
2010
Transparent pixelHow have you been an artist today?, M. L. King Square, Palo Alto (USA) (1)
Transparent pixelTrees (collaboration with Kilsey McGilvrey), Portland Social Art, Portland (USA) (2)
2009
Transparent pixelE Navegar É Preciso, Viver Não É Preciso (w. Carla Cruz), Plumba Gallery, Porto (Por) (2)
2008
Transparent pixelThis show needs you, Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose (USA) (2)
Transparent pixelIntervene!, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz (USA) (2)
2007
Transparent pixelEindhoven Caucus, van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven (2)
Transparent pixelWe the people (of Californa Ave), Architectural & Neighborhood Intervention, 393 California Ave, Palo Alto (USA) (1)
Transparent pixelPixel Dolls, Meat-Space & Everything All at Once, Seattle Center, Seattle (USA) (2)
Transparent pixelSudo Island project room, Aqua Art 2007, Miami (USA) (2)
Transparent pixelHow have you been an artist today?, Ars Virtua, Second Life virtual world (1)
2006
Transparent pixelFlack Attack On Autonomy, Flack Attack magazine (1st Issue) (2)
Transparent pixelLocal Colors, Keys That Fit Gallery, Participatory & Architectural Neighborhood Interventions, Oakland (USA)
Transparent pixelLocal Colorists, Video Portraits (collaboration with Susannah Slocum), Oakland (USA) (2)
2005
Transparent pixelMarket, Exchanges & Dialogues on Market Street (collaboration with Susannah Slocum), San Francisco (USA) (2)
Transparent pixelMills College MFA Show, Mills College Art Museum and campus, Oakland (USA) (2)
Transparent pixelRed States; Target; Lens, Architectural Interventions, Mills College, Oakland (USA) (1)
Transparent pixelPCMS, Animations on a Solar LED Roadsidescreen, Intervention, Oakland (USA) (1)
2004
Transparent pixelPostcards From The Edge, Brent Sikkema Gallery, New York (USA)
Transparent pixelPost Postcard, The Lab, San Francisco (USA) (2)
Transparent pixelVideo Works, Mills College, Oakland (USA) (2)
Transparent pixelCollaborative Sidewalk Drawings, Mills College Campus, Oakland (USA)
2003
Transparent pixelSittings, Mills College Project Space, Oakland (USA) (1)
2002
Transparent pixelBlood Show, Quotidian Gallery, San Francisco (USA) (2)
Transparent pixelI/O – a public video art program, Downtown San Francisco (USA)
Transparent pixelBunny Weirdness, 23Nine Gallery, San Francisco (USA) (2)
Transparent pixelHomeless Signs, public dialogues and exchanges in San Francisco (USA)
Transparent pixelSpring Show, Adobe Art Gallery, Castro Valley (USA) (2)
2001
Transparent pixelYlem Anniversary Exhibition, SomArts Gallery, San Francisco (USA) (2)
Transparent pixelSpring Show, Adobe Art Gallery, Castro Valley (USA) (2)

Awards:
Transparent pixelJay DeFeo award (Jay DeFeo Estate, USA, 2005)
Transparent pixelMills College Graduate Research Grant (Mills College, Oakland, USA, 2005)
Transparent pixelLucas Prize (Gemeente Den Bosch, NL, 1982)

Residencies:
Transparent pixelPeace Innovation Lab at Stanford (Stanford University, Stanford, USA, 2017)
Transparent pixelEindhoven Caucus (Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, NL, 2007)
Transparent pixelLuna Artist Residency (Arizona, USA, 2002)

 
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