ART PROJECTS /INSTALLATIONS (Selected)
Ten Days That Shook the World: the Centennial Decade, project with 50+ artists and performers, conceived and curated by the artist, Herring Cove Beach Bathhouse (circa 1953) before demolition, Cape Cod National Seashore, Provincetown, MA, Sep 2012.
Deep Bones, video & performance installations, Freight + Volume, NYC, NY, Aug 2011.
Day Without Oil – Don’t Be Crude, web/multi-platform, on anniversary of BP oil disaster, April 20, 2011.
Big Tent Theory – Obama’s First 100 Days, mixed media installation, DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA, 2009.
BEIGE Project, installations, artSTRAND, Provincetown, MA, 2005; Revolving Museum, Lowell, MA, 2006.
Beige Motel, artSTRAND, North Truro, MA, 2007; PULSE Miami, FL, 2008.
Martucket Eyeland Resort & Theme Park − Trust the magic, public proposal, special award from Boston Society of Architects; Provincetown, MA; 2006. Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA, 2008.
Big Twig Tunnel Tapes – Boston’s Big Dig Sings, CD and video produced by artist, 2004.
Toilet Treatments, (video/39 min); audience award, Provincetown Int’l Film Fest, 2002. Harvestworks, NYC, 2003; Anthology Film Archives, NYC, 2005.
Providence Dirt Newsreel, (video/18 min) written, directed, produced by artist, Providence, RI. Provincetown, MA, 2002; Anthology Film Archives, NYC, 2005.
Outermost Alms Museum, street facade installation on historic home to be torn down, 2001; with court charges dismissed; museum installation, DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA, 2002.
P-Town, Inc.: Formerly Provincetown ─ “You’ll swear you were really there.” Theme park proposal, multi-media installations; Septic Summer Rental, site-specific environment, 7 Carnes Lane. Casket and Capsule Condo Community, installation, DNA Gallery,1997; Visitor Processing Center proposal, and Septic Christmas installation, 1998; Theater in the Ground @ Septic Space; Survivalist Camp Resort, Provincetown, 1999-2003.
Olympdick Gold- It’s hard to be a man, installation, product souvenirs, DNA Gallery, Provincetown, 1996.
Playing Games Project, installations (Atlanta, Provincetown); public forum; book,
Playing Games- Zoa, the Greek Fertility Goddess, Shoots for the Gold, Atlanta, 1995.
Blessed Virgin Rubber Goddess - Immaculate Protection, linking HIV with ecology; installation, DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA, 1994. Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; and Boston Center for the Arts, 1995.
Enola/Ebola-Atomic Virus, 1995.
Over The Rainbow Rubbers - Worn with Toto Pride, product and installation, with safer sex kit, Storefront for Art and Architecture and 494 Gallery, NYC, NY, 1994.
Conn-dom Nation, collaborative AIDS project with Hartford teenagers, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT, 1992.
Whitewash Crown, hat commission, Women and Environment Education, WEED, Toronto, Canada, 1992.
Condomized Living: Smart Accoutrements For An Erotic Planet, installation, Berta Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA, 1991.
Art in General (group show), NYC, NY, 1992.
Atomic Pulpit – Nuke My Lips (ekuN yM spiL), 13′ outdoor, site-specific sculpture, interactive nuclear cooling tower; wood, latex, newspaper, Boston Center for the Arts, MA, 1991.
Old Glory Condom Corporation, installation, safer sex business/AIDS activist campaign, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA, 1989, catalog. Univ. of Maryland, College Park; Real Art Ways; Hartford Athenaeum; San Francisco Art Institute, 1990, The LAB, 2007.
Future Earth Corporation, siteed nuclear cooling tower installation, Boston City Hall outdoor atrium, sound, Boston, MA, 1988.
Homage To The Atomic Age, installation with performance, Penn State Museum, College Park, PA, 1988.
Live Free Or Die, proposal/media campaign for the National Nuclear Monument & Energy Research Institute at Seabrook. Billboard installations, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, and MA/NH highway locations; legislation filed, catalog, 1987.
Miss Tampon Liberty, 13′ sculpture of Statue of Liberty for Centennial constructed from 4,000 washed up plastic tampon applicators gathered from ocean beaches, installation, Provincetown, MA, 1986.
TACKItown, sculpture installation for the 75th anniversary of the Pilgrim Memorial Monument, Formation of T.A.C.K.I., Tampon Applicator Creative Klubs Int’l, Provincetown, MA, 1985.
Satellite At Lotta’s Landing, Boston Arts Festival installation, Charles River, with Jerry Beck, 1985.
Just Visiting For The Weekend, “Sand car” sculpture series, MacMillan Wharf Parking Lot “Gallery”, Provincetown, MA: 1981-Sand encrusted car; 1982-Sand Family; 1983-Sand-filled car; 1984-Sand-blasted car; Boston’s Museum of Transportation, 1982.
ENVIRONMENTAL ART PROJECTS (Selected)
Cryptic Providence, artists’ multi-media project with artists, musicians, dancers, North Burial Ground (circa 1700), Providence, RI, 2008.
Final Passage, mummified 1965 Chevy Impala, 2008.
GLOBAL YAWNING for a small planet – a new day is yawning, Boston Center for the Arts, two-channel video, photos, website, 2008; artSTRAND, Provincetown, MA, 2008; Bogotá, Columbia, 2009.
Masquerade Ball Project, using tie-string surgical masks, Provincetown, MA, and Portland, OR. Hemispheric Institute for Performance & Politics, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2003-2010.
Christmas Warming Alphabet, (video/2 min), Provincetown Int’l Film Fest, 2006-2007.
Martucket Eyeland Resort & Theme Park, Boston Society of Architects Award; travel to Holland, Germany, UK; Warhol Museum, 2006-07.
C.A.R.S.- Weapons of Gas Destruction, media project, installation, Provincetown, MA 2003.
Tiresome Tabernacle – A sanctuary for our “tired” planet, site-specific installation/performance; found auto tires and pit, mixed media, Provincetown, MA, 2001.
NRC, Nuclear Recycling Consultants, converting our nuclear heritage, founded 1983:
Nuclear Heritage Park, conversion proposal for abandoned Atlas Missile Site, with Pearson Post Industries, Storefront for Art & Architecture, NYC; R.I. School of Design studio course, 1990.
Proposals: National Seismic Radiation Institute At Diablo Canyon, San Luis Obispo, CA, 1988; World’s 1st Whale and Human Evacuation Canal/Cape Cod, 1987; World’s 1st Nuclear Resort Community at Seabrook, 1986; Underwater Diplomacy - U.S.S.R. Sub Zero Project, 1985; Three Mile Island Historic Nuclear Park & Planned Community, 1983.
T.A.C.K.I., Tampon Applicator Creative Klubs Int’l, Established in 1984 to ban plastics and marine pollution; The Fertility Project: Cape Cod Bay Tampon Blockade, 1991-1994.
Mountain Farms Mall Monument & Museum of Modern Archaeology, 1982, A.D., Hadley, MA.
21 Gun Salute, Performance in Provincetown Harbor with emergency flares and smoke flares, with simulcast online radio play, Tennessee Williams Theater Festival, Provincetown, MA, 2009.
Maskuerade Ball Project, tie-string surgical masks, mixed media, founded 2003: video, Christmas Warming Alphabet, YouTube & Provincetown Int’l Film Fest, 2006/07; performance, Hemispheric Institute, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2007; Portland, OR, and Provincetown, MA, 2010.
No With the Flow, witness to and protest of the opening of the 9.5-mile Boston Sewage Outfall Pipe, Miss Tampon Liberty, Race Point, Cape Cod National Seashore, Provincetown, MA, 2000.
IRS, Int’l Re-Rooters Society, annual ritual/ceremony on January 7. Founded 1983; singing, chanting, burning of Christmas tree/boat in Provincetown Harbor, MA.
(selected titles): 1985 – Just Say No (oN yaS tsuJ); 1987 – Star Wars (sraW ratS); 1988 – Black Monday (kcalB yadnoM); 1990 – Just Say Dough (hguoD yaS tsuJ); 1991 – Oil My Lips (liO yM spiL); 1995 – Masturbation (noitabrutsaM); 1996 – Enola/Ebola (alonE/alobE); 2002 – Free ‘rade (edar eerF); 2004 – Mad Kowtow Disease (daM wotwoK esaesiD); 2007 -Macaca (acacaM); 2009 – Bi-Polar Bears (raloP-iB sraeB); 2010 - Heat Trapping Asses (); 2011 - Double-Dip Blowout (piD-elbouD tuowolB); 2012 – Super PAC Rats (repuS CAP star); 2013 – Pistol Cliff (lotsiP ffilC).
Re-Rooted Purple Cow, performance/ceremony/rituals with Williams College/the community, MA, 1990.
Dedication of the World’s 1st NRC Community, Phipps Bend, TN, 1987.
Miss Tampon Liberty, performance, Liberty State Park, Statue of Liberty Centennial, 1986.
Atomic Equinox, multi-media ritual, ensemble, Mass College of Art, Boston, MA, 1985.
Popcorn Superbowl, performance/installation, music with Ben Kettlewell, Provincetown, MA, 1984.
Immunity Mandela, community AIDS healing ritual, with Paul Fonseca, Provincetown Harbor, MA, 1983.
Fundación Valparaiso, Mojacar, Spain, 2013.
CAMAC, Marnay-sur-Seine, France, 2013.
Milepost 5, Portland, OR, 2010.
Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival, 2009-10.
Awesome Foundation Grant, 2011.
Rhode Island Foundation Grant, 2007.
HBO Award, Provincetown Int’l Film Fest, Provincetown, MA, 2002.
Tanne Found Award, 2002.
Harvestworks Residency, NYC, NY, 2002.
AS220, Artist in Residence, Providence, RI, 2001.
Harvard University, Artist in Residence, Cambridge, MA, 1999-2000.
LEF Foundation Grant, 1999, 2000, and 2004.
National Art & Design Competition for Street Trees, 1st Prize, from City University of NY, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum/Smithsonian, and Trees NYC, 1998.
MA Cultural Council Grant, 1994 & 1996.
Arts Festival of Atlanta, 1995.
Arts Foundation/Cape Cod, 1994.
Jacob’s Pillow, 1993.
Women & Environment Education and Development Foundation, Toronto, 1992.
Univ of Washington, Seattle, Public Art Project, 1992.
Real Art Ways: RAW Specifics, 1992, Media Residency, 1988, Fusion/Fission, 1987.
MA Artist Foundation, Fellowship finalist, new genre & sculpture, 1991.
LEF Foundation award, 1991 and 1994.
Art Matters, 1990 and 1991.
Franklin Furnace, Performance Art Award, 1989.
Public Art Fund, NYC, 1989.
MA Council on the Arts, New Works, 1985.
Ptown Diaries, documentary film, 2009.
Ptown-Art, Sex, and Money on the Outer Cape, Peter Manso, 2002.
Under Wraps, documentary film, 1996.
Provincetown, U.S.A., PBS documentary, 1990.
Troubled Waters-Plastics in the Marine Environment, PBS documentary, 1989.
Assorted: extensive regional, national, international coverage, including AP, UPI, Newsweek, New Yorker, New York Times, High Performance, USA Today, LA Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, CNN, NPR, Rush Limbaugh, Utne Reader, Village Voice, Wall Street Journal, People Magazine, 700 Club, Whole Earth Review, ABA Journal, Real TV, Sygma, Nickelodeon, Architecture Boston, and Providence Journal.
Playing Games-Zoa, the Greek Fertility Goddess, Shoots for the Gold (Parfait deCocoa, 1995); Cultural Battlefield (Avocus, 1995). Promotional Copy, and Special Issue, Ed Robin Kahn; Whole Earth Review, High Performance, Provincetown Arts, Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review, Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide, Boston Artery Project Report, Movement Research, Provincetown Banner, Bay Windows.
Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT, B.A. English Literature, 1969.