As Permanent Collection Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Dana Miller has concentrated primarily on the museum’s collection and organized the major loan exhibition Buckminster Fuller: Starting with the Universe, co-curated with Michael Hays, which was awarded first prize for Architecture and Design exhibitions by the International Association of Art Critics in 2008.
Visiting Artists | 2014
Doug Block is an American independent director, cameraman and producer whose credits include:The Kids Grow Up (2010) and 51 Birch Street (2005). Doug Block is also the founder and a co-host of The D-Word, an online community for documentary filmmakers from around the world. The D-Word has more than 2000 professional members in 80 countries.
Marshall Chapman is an American singer-songwriter-author who was born and raised in Spartanburg, South Carolina. To date she has released thirteen critically acclaimed albums. Her latest, Blaze of Glory, was hailed a masterpiece. Marshall is a contributing editor to Garden & Gun and Nashville Arts Magazine. She’s also written for The Oxford American, Southern Living, W, Performing Songwriter, and The Bob Edwards Show (Sirius/XM). “But music,” she says, “is my first and last love.”
Grounded firmly in drawing, Michael Krueger works in a variety of media including, painting, drawing, printmaking, animation, and ceramics. His ideas dictate the media and he floats freely between them. Krueger's work explores a collective need to get higher, get lost, and be transformed, and has been included in over 300 exhibitions.
Documentary photographer Vince Cianni graduated from Penn State University, the Maryland Institute Colleg of Art, and SUNY New Paltz. He teaches photography at Parsons – The New School of Design, NYC. He currently lives in Newburgh, NY.
Euphus Ruth, Jr was born in Texas but raised in Bruce, Mississippi from age two. He is a photographer living in the Mississippi Delta focusing exclusively on wet collodion and film processes, from visualizing the image through the ground glass to the final print or plate in the darkroom or mobile darkbox.
Jenelle Porter is senior curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. Prior to joining ICA Boston in January 2011, she was curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia (2005-2010), and from 1998-2001 she was curator at Artists Space in New York. Porter has written essays for several catalogues and journals, as well as books on artists Charline von Heyl, Trisha Donnelly, and Joshua Mosley.
Larissa Leclair is an independent photography writer and curator, collector of photography and photography books, and Founder of the Indie Photobook Library. Her writings on photography have been published in the photo-eye Booklist, Photography Quarterly, Fraction Magazine and ArtVoices. Larissa Leclair holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Washington University in St. Louis and a Masters from Yale University.
Robert Yeoman has been the cinematographer for nearly 50 films, including feature hits Yes Man, Bridesmaids, Get Him to the Greek and all of Wes Anderson’s live-action films (Bottlerocket, Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, The Life Aquatic, The Darjeeling Limited, Moonr
Sam Green is a documentary filmmaker based in San Francisco and New York. He’s made many movies including most recently The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller, a live cinematic collaboration with the indie rock band Yo La Tengo. His documentary The Weather Underground was nominated for an Academy Award and included in the 2004 Whitney Biennial.
Stanley Nelson, an Emmy-winning MacArthur “genius” Fellow, is co-founder and Executive Director of Firelight Media, which provides technical education and professional support to emerging documentarians; and co-founder of the for-profit documentary production company, Firelight Films. Nelson’s film, Jonestown, was shortlisted for the Academy Awards and won the International Documentary Association Award for its use of archival footage. Nelson holds a B.F.A. in film from the City College of New York.
Steve Roden is a visual and sound artist from Los Angeles, living in Pasadena. His work includes painting, drawing, sculpture, film/video, sound installation, text and performance. Roden’s working process uses various forms of specific notation (words, musical scores, maps, etc.) and translates them through self invented systems into scores, which then influence the process of painting, drawing, sculpture, and composition.
Tamiko Thiel is a visual artist exploring the interplay of place, space, the body and cultural identity. She expresses herself in a variety of media including digital prints, videos, interactive 3d virtual worlds and augmented reality.