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Paul Myoda, Artist Talk and Studio Visits
March 19, 2012
He creates modular, kinetic, interactive, sonic and illuminating sculptures investigating the human relationship with the digital world.
Artist Paul Myoda is visiting the Corcoran on Wednesday, March 21 in conjunction with his upcoming exhibition at Project 4. From 1:00-1:30pm he will speak in Studio 6, downtown, about his work. Following the brief talk, Paul will offer afternoon studio visits to students on a sign-up basis.
Paul Myoda lists more than 50 national and international exhibitions of sculptures, drawings, and videos. He received a B.F.A. from Rhode Island School of Design in 1989, and an M.F.A. from Yale University in 1994. Myoda has been awarded grants from the NEA, Warhol Foundation, and Howard Foundation, among others. From 1990-2006 he was based in NYC, co-founded an art production company, Big Room, and served as an adjunct professor at The City College of New York. He also wrote for various art publications, including Art in America, Flash Art, and Frieze. In 2001 he participated in the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s World Views Program and had a studio on the 91st floor of WTC I. In March of 2002 he co-created the Tribute in Light in memory of the tragic events of September 11th, 2001, which has since become an annual installation. Since 2006 he has been based in Rhode Island and is an assistant professor in the Visual Art Department at Brown University where he teaches sculpture. Over the past several years Myoda has been developing a series of interactive sculptures, titled Glittering Machines. A group of Glittering Machines was exhibited at the Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL, in 2011, and at the Chazan Gallery in Providence, RI in 2012. A new group of sculptures will be exhibited at the Project 4 Gallery in Washington D.C., opening on April 25th of 2012.