Brit Bunkley

Biography
GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS
2008 Winner of the 2008/2009 Connells Bay Temporary Installation project; Connell’s Bay Sculpture Park, New Zealand; Primitive Accumulation;
2005 Wallace Trust, Wallace Trust artist’s grant (NZ)
2008, 2005, 2002, 2001 Research Grants, research grants in digital imaging, video and rapid prototyping sculpture, The Quay School of the Arts, Wanganui Polytechnic - UCOL, New Zealand
1985-1986 Rome Prize Fellowship ("Prix de Rome"), Fellowship at the American Academy in Rome
1983-1984 New York State Council on the Arts (N.Y.S.C.A.), Project grant
1983 C.A.P.S. (Creative Artist's Program Service), N.Y. State artist's fellowship grant
1980-1981 National Endowment for the Arts, Artist's fellowship
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS AND COMMISSIONS
2010 Mapped, Mary Newton Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
2008 Primitive Accumulation; Connell’s Bay Sculpture Park, New Zealand; (the 2008/2009 Connells Bay Temporary Installation project)
2007 Mary Newton Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
Slow Train a Comin’; NZ Film Archive -Pelorus Trust Mediagallery; Wellington, New Zealand
2006 Rural Vignettes; Video installation; Auckland NZ Film Archive Gallery
2005 NZ Film Archive -Pelorus Trust Mediagallery; Following Gravity’s Rainbow, Wellington, NZ
Lopdell House, Toto, I have a Feeling We Are Not in Kansas Anymore, Auckland, NZ
Mary Newton Gallery, Animal Farm, (with John Roy), Wellington, NZ
2003 Digital: Recent Work, McPherson Gallery, Auckland, NZ
2002 3D Works: Signs (“and other similar entities”), Te Tuhi - The Mark, Pakuranga, Auckland, NZ
2000 Digital Reflections; Manawatu Gallery, Palmerston North, New Zealand
1998 Monuments and Icons, Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui, New Zealand
1995 Sculpture commission at City College, NYC, sponsored by the N.Y. Dormitory Commission (a subsidiary of the N.Y. Percent for Art program)
1992 N.Y. M.T.A. Arts for Transit Commission, Long Island Railroad, Bay Shore Station, Bay Shore, N.Y.
Minnesota Percent for Art in Public Places Commission - Minnesota History Center, St. Paul, Minn., entrance and glass sculpture window commission
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS, VIDEO SCREENINGS AND Temporary COMMISSIONS
2010
Hybrids; Moving Image Centre (curated by Brit Bunkley and Ian Gwilt); Auckland, NZ

2009
Don’t Worry, It’s Only Money; City Art Rooms; Auckland, NZ
Animal Farm - One Leg, Good; Two Legs, Bad; Sergeant Gallery, Wanganui, NZ
File 10 Nurbs Proto 4KT; Media Arts; Galeria De Arte Do Sesi, Sao Paolo, Brazil

Wallace Trust; Aotea Centre, Auckland and the New Dowse, Wellington, NZ
Intersculpt 2009; Lorraine, France

Sarjeant Review; (award); Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui, NZ
FILE -Oi Futuro Cultural Center, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sculpture on the Gulf Archival Show; Waiheke Art Gallery; Waiheke, Auckland
2008
5th edition of "404 Festival" in Europe: Trieste, Italy; Basle, Switzerland; Cantabria, Spain
809 International New Image Art Festival; Yichang City, China
Taranaki Whenua: life blood legacy; Puke Ariki Museum, New Plymouth, NZ
FILE - Electronic Language International Festival, in Sao Paolo: Brazil, March 2008
Urban Screens Melbourne 08; Federal Square, Melbourne, Australia
Terrible Beauties; City Art Rooms; curated by Young Sun Han and Brit Bunkley. Auckland, NZ
Eform; Beijing - Today Art Museum; Shanghai - Duolun Museum of Modern Art; Chongqing - Jinse Gallery
May Contain Nuts; Mary Newton Gallery, Wellington, NZ
The Taranaki Gate; Percy Thompson Gallery; Stratford, NZ




2007
File Rio 2007; Oi Futuro Cultural Center, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Wallace Trust Award show - Aotea Centre Gallery; Auckland; the NewDowse; Wellington
Sculpture on the Gulf, Waiheke Island (Auckland region) New Zealand; selected by Pricilla Pitts, Brett Graham, and Gregory O’Brian
Sculpture Numerique Et Biomorphisme / Digital Sculpture And Biomorphism.;Département de Meurthe-et-Moselle; Nancy, France
404 Festival 4th Edition; Europe 2007 _Trieste - Rome - Vienna - Hasselt
Migration– video projection at Handwerkergasse - Weltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte – Europäisches Zentrum für Kunst und Industriekultur, Völklingen, Germany
Love Me Tender: Canine Influences In Art; Artis Gallery, Auckland

2006
Siggraph 06, “Intersections”, Boston, Mass.
Pulse Caracas: Rencontres internationales Paris/Berlin/ Caracas; …at venues including The Caracas Contemporary art museum, The Alejandro Otero Museum, The National Cinématheque
Third "International Festival of Electronic Art 404", Rosario, Argentina
Not Still Art Festival, (video), the Micro Museum, Brooklyn, New York
‘perimeters, boundaries and borders’; CityLab; Lancaster; UK
FILE - Electronic Language International Festival, first edition in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 2006
Videoformes – Videotheque Epemere; video/video installation festival, Clermont-Ferrand, France
Drawing II; G&A Studios Gallery; Surry Hills, Sydney, Australia
“Batteries Not Included”, Mary Newton Gallery, Wellington, NZ
Ars Mathematica /InterSculpt exhibition at the Salon Européen de la Recherche et de l'Innovation, Paris, France

2005
Unrealized Projects (volume 3); G&A Studios Gallery; Surry Hills, Sydney, Australia
Sarjeant Gallery, Return of the Hand; Wanganui, New Zealand
10th edition of Rencontres internationales Paris/Berlin, a festival of contemporary audio-visual art, Paris, France and Berlin, Germany
Along the Way: MTA Arts for Transit, Celebrating 20 Years of Public Art; UBS Gallery, NYC
Wallace Trust Finalists and Winners Show; Auckland Wallace Trust Gallery, Auckland; Pataka Gallery in Porirua, Wellington; Christchurch Centre of Contemporary Art (CoCA).
10th Annual Not Still Art Festival, video at the Micro Museum, Brooklyn, New York City
Prog:ME, video at the1st Festival of Electronic Media of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
FILE 2005 ,video: Festival of Electronic Media, Sao Paolo, Brazil
Graphite 2005 Digital Art Gallery Show; University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand
UTS Gallery, Made Known: Rapid Prototyping/animation Sculpture Show, co-curator and contributor, Sydney, Australia
Auckland Art Festival 2005, Wallace Trust Gallery, Auckland, NZ; “Artists on their way”
Vodafone Digital Art Awards (finalist show), Disruptiv Gallery, Auckland, NZ
"International RP Sculpture Exhibition" and catalogue, 2002: The Rourke Museum in Moorhead, Minnesota, New York Institute of Technology; 2003: Fine Arts Gallery at Southwestern University in Georgetown Texas, 2004: University of Houston-Clear Lake Gallery, Texas, Zoller Gallery at Penn State University, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey, Chicago Institute of Technology, Chicago, Ill. 2005: University of Conn. College of Art and Architecture and the Robert v. Fullerton Art Museum. Cal State, San Bernardino

2004
Ciberart-Bilbao 2004, video: Bilbao, Spain
First international festival of electronic art 404 /astas, video: Fine Art Museum "Juan B. Castagnino", "Centro Cultural Parque de España" and "Centro de Expresiones Contemporáneas", Rosario, Argentina
Thailand New Media Festival and Art Show, video: Bangkok, Thailand
Rencontres Internationales Paris/ Berlin, video: Grande Halle de la Villette, the Cinemateque Française and the cinema l'Entrepo
2003
SIGGRAPH: 2003, art gallery show and catalogue, San Diego, California
Transference, The Manipulation Of Vision: Philip George, Ian Gwilt, and Brit Bunkley, Mary Place Gallery, Paddington (Sydney), Australia
Intersculpt:2003, Snowwhite Gallery Unitec, Auckland,& La Fnac Digitale Paris, France - video screening, and rp & Warehouse at the Museum of Science & Industry in Manchester, UK - video screening & Exploratorium, San Francisco - rp
Expace[ex-space] project#002 video screening, Knitting Factory, NY, New York
Not Still Art Festival, video: May 16-17, 2003, video: The Micro Museum, New York City

2002
SIGGRAPH: 2002 Artist-in-residence ("working artist"), and SIGGRAPH art gallery show, San Antonio, Texas

"st@rt up : new interactive media and animation", video: Te Papa (Museum of NZ), Wellington, NZ
ShortFuse 32 Film Festival, 321 Queen St, Auckland, NZ. Organized by the Moving Image Centre with additional support, Creative New Zealand and the Screen Innovation Fund.

2001
Intersculpt , Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui & Adam Art Gallery, Wellington, in conjunction with other venues in NZ, Paris, France, NYC. (Assistant organizer, curator and participant in a biennial international digital sculpture & 3D video event.) 2001 –2002; ENGINE27, 173, Franklin St., New York, NY; Righton Gallery, Manchester Metropolitan University, Cavendish Street, Manchester, UK; Archetype Gallery& Paris 6 City Hall, Mairie du VIe arrondissement de Paris, France & Firefly Building, 123 Webster Street, Dayton, OH 45402
"But is it just Craft?”, John Holden Gallery, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
The Boston Cyberarts Festival-Not Still Art Festival 2001 International Screening; video at Boston; the Coolidge Corner Theater, co-sponsored by & NSA International Screening to Benefit the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Micro Museum, NYC
“The Big Art Trip”, New Zealand TV 1, videos - interview
Dans le jardin des beaux arts , 2001 Art project curated by Jacqueline Wassen, Sen McGlinn and Sonja van Kerkhoff. In the ARS AEMULA NATURAE courtyard, Pieterkerkgracht 9a, Leiden, Netherlands.
The Future Of Work, Museum Cite des Sciences et de l'Industrie, Paris, France
Big Stuff, Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui, New Zealand

2000
SCAN Small Computers in the Arts Network show, video: in conjunction with the 19th annual conference and symposium., Silicon Galleries – New York & Philadelphia
“CONVERGENCE 2000 Film/Video/Animation Festival”, Providence, R.I.Émigrés, Te Wa, Wanganui, New Zealand

1999
“Extensions…Architectural Design Competition”, Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui, New Zealand

1998
“Wallace Trust Finalists”, Wallace Trust Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
“Icons and Architecture”(solo show), Westchester Gallery,SUNY/Westchester Community College, N.Y.

1995
"Images of Wall Street", Michael Ingbar/Architectural Art, 568, Broadway, NYC (a collaborative work with Bill Bell)

1994
" Art en Route: M.T.A. Arts for Transit", Paine Webber Gallery, NYC, and the Stony Brook Museum, Stony Brook, N.Y.
"The Critics' Choice", The Police Building Gallery, NYC, curated by Rony Cohen, John Perreault and Ursula Von Rydingsvard

1993
"The Public Art Fund Proposal Show", The Public Art Fund, NYC
Thomas Barry Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota (Solo Show)
1991
"Urban Follies", The Denver Art Museum & The Robischon Gallery, Denver, Colorado
Why War?, the Kentler International Drawing Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.; B-4 Gallery, 510 Broadway, NYC
"Corner (the) Market", a storefront installation at 148 Duane St. (Art Initiatives), NYC, funded in part by O.I.A. and Artists' Space
1990
"Selections", at 55 Mercer St. Gallery, NYC, B.W.A.C. artists curated by Connie Butler of Artists' Space

1988
"Miami Sculpture Exhibition", (temporary) commission at Kenneth Meyers Park, Coconut Grove, Florida; model at Metropolitan Museum and Art Center, Coral Gables, Florida

1987
"O.I.A. Tenth Anniversary Exhibition of Outdoor Sculpture", Newhouse Gallery, Snug Harbor, N.Y. C., N.Y. curated by John Perreault and Elisabeth Egbert
"Jumbo Dumbo", Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Commission (B.W.A.C.), Brooklyn, N.Y., curated by Bill Arning of White Columns

1986
"American Academy in Rome Fellowship Show", The American Academy in Rome Gallery, Rome, Italy
Installation of Wall Reliefs, site-specific work at the American Academy in Rome courtyard, 1986-1987

1985
"Ten Downtown", Michael Katz Gallery, NYC

1984
"Proposal and Proposition", Islip Art Museum, E. Islip, N.Y., public sculpture and drawings
"Gate Mask", (temporary) commissioned sculpture built at Franklin and Center Streets, NYC, funded by N.Y.S.C.A.






1983
"C.A.P.S. Fellowship Sculpture Show", City Gallery, NYC
"Terminal New York", Harborside Industrial Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.

1982
"Invites Ten To Birdhouse", Central Park Annex Gallery, NYC
"Ward's Island Sculpture Show 82", site sculpture, NYC
"The Public Art Fund's Sculpture in Cadman Plaza", site sculpture at Columbus Park, Brooklyn, N.Y.
b.1955
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