Inter_Species Communication series. a collection of dialogue images with other species. humankind and other animals generate a dialogue
N A N C Y B E C H T O LArtist, Photographer, Independent Videographer, Educator, Curator, Consultant Instructor at The Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago. 99-current ARC Gallery and Educational Foundation, Affiliate Member. President/Director. 99-01/ RawSpace Curator 96-99; Co-founder w/Jane Stevens of Media Room, ARC. . Siggraph. Video Research Consultants. 84-87. City of Chicago:Dept. Cultural Affairs-Coordinator 87-93; MOPD-Specialist, 93-99. Master of Fine Arts from the School of the Art Institute, Chicago. Multimedia/Video/Time Arts. Master of Education, Loyola University. InterArts/Columbia College. Interdisciplinary Arts Program/Curriculum and Instruction. Roosevelt University. BA.Exhibition record locally, nationally and internationally. Recipient of the Illinois Arts Council Fellowship award - Media Art; Dept. of Cultural Affairs, City of Chicago. Neighborhood Arts Program Artist/Grant Video-at Lathrop Homes, CHA. American Video Conference Award-sponsored by American Film Institute/Billboard Magazine, Midwest Regional Fellow/National Endowment for the Arts; Tokyo International Video Festival, Special Merit Award in Experimental VideoArt;.Chicago Access Network Television. CAN TV. Independent Producer.Selected EXHIBITIONS and Recognitions2005Illinois State Museum. DVD/video Lets PowWow included in 50 Years of Powwow Traveling exhibition continues from 2004,-various Illinois sites with final presentation at the Illinois State Museum, SpringfieldSeptember 05 Jan 06.ARC Gallery. RawSpace ~streetwired~. Conceptual/video installationThe C-E-N-T-E-R project. International art project. LA. Online, exhibitions and DVD. Screened in local venues and cable TV, Chicago Los Angeles, CA.Chicago Access Network TV. Cablecast Center ProjectARC Gallery Benefit for ARC 31st yrs as nonprofitWZRD Radio. 88.3 FM. Interviewed with Effie MihopoulosARC Gallery. Affliate Show. AntiWar Rally Series digital photo/paintings. Chicago2004Athenaeum Theatre. The Promise Land. Fashion Show/Live Event. Experimental Video ARC Gallery. FrontSpace. Landscapes/Remixcollaborative show with David Bechtol. Oct.Chicago Access Network TV. Gallery 415. War & Peace group show juried by Ed Paschke. Chicago. 6/04-8/04Media Room. ARC Gallery. Chicago. you are cordially NOT invited dv movie. 5/04Hype Gallery. London, UK. Gallery Print Exhibition and online. http://www.hypegallery.comARC Gallery. Affiliates Show.the LEE GROBAN Experience live install, prints, web.2003 Gene Siskel Film Center. Chicago. old skool revolutionaries video excerpts included in historical compilation presented by jon cates.Illinois State Museum Chicago Gallery. Thompson Center. Chicago.50 years of PowWow group photography show. DVD/projection Lets Pow WowJOMALSA. Spain. Industria Grafica. Graphic Arts Art Publication. ARC 30th Anniversary DVD. (1 hr.) Produced and DVD authored Independent Production by Shadow Bechtol Studio. Distribution to selected collections and libraries Ceres Gallery. NYC, New York. Group Show. 20th Anniversary. Digital photos. 1/03ARC Gallery. Affiliates Show. 1/032002-2001Women Artists Archives and Special Collection Schultz Library. Somona, Calif. Americas Registry of Outstanding Professionals. Whos Who. 2001-2002.Justice Project. The Artists Call for Justice received the Illumina Teacher Award. MAC 21. Mirabella Art Center. Spain. Exhibition and event /web presentation.7/02the cyber-kitchen.com - a collaborative net.art project http://www.the-cyber-kitchen.com nonprofit artist collaboration of 30 international artists, with the concept and site by independent net. artist Jess Loseby (United Kingdom).Ceres Gallery. NYC, New York. Our Ancestors Land 4-5/02 a collaborative project by Jane Stevens. CAN TV, Chicago Access Network Television. ~art vibes~ series. Producer for the Gen D/igital video of new media artists.Clothes Make the Man Joseph Ravens. Production and Postproduction and Creative Director. Dialogue Magazine Profiled in and New City Publication.MAC 21. Exhibition and web presentation. Mirabella Art Center, Spain.7/01ARC Gallery. Chicago, June 2001. Freaks: Viruses, Trojans and other Variants. Exhibition of Digital prints. DVD. Performance and event in conjunction with the Robot Theatre, Garvey. San Francisco.Publications/selected Ilinois State Museum. Springfield. Permanent collection. Emjayzee. Portrait Series. 2001.Illinois State Museum Chicago Gallery. Various Catalogues, publications and photography event documentations. Americas Registry of Outstanding Professionals 2001/2002Justice Project. Illumina Teachers Award. 2002Harold Washington Library. Artists Archives. New City. Featured, best of show- for 3 weeks 2001.Dialogue Magazine. Featured Artist Profile. 2000. The Reader. Chicago Publication. Listed in 6 publications 3 photos of art works. New Art Examiner. Guest Writer for Speakeasy Column 1994.Flaxman Library. School of The Art Institute of Chicago. Artists Book Collection.