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PETE IPPEL
Born: 1979, Oak Park, IL
Lives and works in Ventura, CA

email: pete@hypermodern.net
web: http://peteippel.com
blog: http://hypermodern.net

EDUCATION

SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE, 2002-2004
M.F.A., New Genres, 2004
Critique seminars: Tony Labat, Paul Kos, Tom Marioni, Trisha Donnelly. Coursework: art theory and history, urban studies, digital intervention

CORNELL UNIVERSITY, 1997-2002
B.F.A., Combined Media (Photography / Digital Art)
Advisor: Marcia Lyons
Coursework: media arts, art history, digital music, themed entertainment, architecture, electronic imaging, art practice in traditional media. Thesis exhibition: Priorities: Installation, Audition, and Digitalia

B.A., Psychology (perception, minor concentration: cognitive science)
Advisor: Michael Spivey
Coursework: visual, auditory, and tactile perception, computer graphics and animation, visual communication, human computer interaction, sensory systems, independent research

ADDITIONAL STUDIES

VENTURA COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION, 2016-2017
Designated Subjects Credential Program, Career Technical Education - Arts, Media, and Entertainment

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES EXTENSION, 2012
Computer science, learning Python

CITY COLLEGE SAN FRANCISCO, 2005-2007
Advanced classes in conversational Spanish, culture, and civilization

LANGUAGES

Native English, fluent Spanish, basic Italian

HONORS / AWARDS / GRANTS

CENTER FOR CULTURAL INNOVATION
NextGen Arts Grants Program, 2014

CITY OF VENTURA, CALIFORNIA
Mayor's Arts Award - Emerging Artist, 2014

WORKING ARTISTS VENTURA
Selected Artist, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE
Student Leadership Award, 2004

CORNELL UNIVERSITY
Dean’s list, spring 2001, spring 2002
Edith and Walter King Stone Memorial Prize for Promise in Art, 2001
National Dean’s List 1998-2001

ATHLETIC ACHIEVEMENTS
Varsity track and field, Cornell University 1997-2001
Captain, school record holder, high jump 2.15m (7’ 1/2”) 2001
State Games of America Champion, high jump 1999, 2001, 2003

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, Ventura, California

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF REHABILITATION
2013, 50th year Anniversary Celebration, Oxnard, California, USA

STONEWORKS STUDIOS, Ventura, California, USA
2010, Pete Ippel Art Show

ICTHUS GALLERY, San Francisco, California, USA
2008, The Fantastic Solution to Global Warming and other Conundrums

ICTHUS GALLERY, San Francisco, California, USA
2006, Metaphors Be With You

ICTHUS GALLERY, San Francisco, California, USA
2006, Hypermodern Art Show

EXPERIMENTAL GALLERY, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
2002, Priorities: Installation, Audition, and Digitalia

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

ELECTRIC LODGE, Venice, California
2017, High Voltage Curated by Josh Berkowitz

VENTURA COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER, Ventura, California
2017, Under 40 Art Show Curated by Dab Art

NAMBA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, Ventura, California
2016, 5x5x5 Performance Art Series Curated by John White

ARTWALK VENTURA, Ventura, California
2016, Collectors Reception

VITA ART CENTER, Ventura, California
2015, Truly Exquisite

NAMBA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, Ventura, California
2015, 5x5x5 Performance Art Series Curated by John White

WORKING ARTISTS VENTURA, Ventura, California
2015, ArtWalk - Drought: Meditations and Mediations

COLLEGE ART ASSOCIATION, New York, New York
2015, ARTexchange

WORKING ARTISTS VENTURA, Ventura, California
2015, Celebrate the Roots installation and performance

VITA ART CENTER, Ventura, California
2015, Retablos for Peace

VENTURA COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER, Ventura, California
2014, Interactive Felt Wall Installation – Ventura County Arts Council

MUSEUM OF VENTURA COUNTY, Ventura, California
2014, Day of the Dead Celebration – Dia de los Muertos

WORKING ARTISTS VENTURA, Ventura, California
2014, ArtWalk - Art and Play, collaboration with Mobile Arts Platform

SYLVIA WHITE GALLERY, Ventura, California
2014, 5x5x5 Performance Art Series Curated by John White

SOMARTS CULTURAL CENTER, San Francisco California
2014, 100 Performances for the Hole

PERFORMANCE STUDIES INTERNATIONAL, Stanford University
2013, Now Then: Conference 19 – 100 Performances for the Hole, Redux

MUSEUM OF VENTURA COUNTY, Ventura, California
2013, Day of the Dead Celebration – Dia de los Muertos

SYLVIA WHITE GALLERY, Ventura, California
2013, 5x5x5 Performance Art Series Curated by John White

VENTURA COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER, Ventura, California
2012, The Installation Show – Ventura County Arts Council

TORRANCE ART MUSEUM, Torrance, California
2012, The Subterraneans - The Artists Behind LA's Artist-Run Spaces

SYLVIA WHITE GALLERY, Ventura, California
2012, 5x5x5 Performance Art Series Curated by John White

POINT .B STUDIO, Port Orford, Oregon
2011, Art In The Information Age

SOMARTS CULTURAL CENTER, San Francisco California
2011, Third Strike: 100 Performances for the Hole

TOOL ROOM GALLERY, Ventura, California
2011, WAV Artists at the Tool Room at Bell Arts Factory

SYLVIA WHITE GALLERY, Ventura, California
2011, Be a Saint

MUSEUM OF VENTURA COUNTY, Ventura, California
2010, Day of the Dead Celebration – Dia de los Muertos

VENTURA COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL, Ventura, California
2010, Whimsy & Delight

SOMARTS CULTURAL CENTER, San Francisco California
2010, 100 Performances for the Hole – Take two

ART HOUSE CO-OP, Brooklyn, New York
2009, The Sketchbook Project

RADICAL PRACTICES, San Francisco, California
2009, The Seduction of Duchamp Live Auction

SHARE FESTIVAL, Turin, Italy
2009, Market Forces

GARAGE BIENNALE, San Francisco, California, USA
2008, Weather Reconnaissance

GARAGE BIENNALE, San Francisco, California, USA
2008, 100 Performances for the Hole

PACIFIC SCHOOL OF RELIGION, Berkeley, California, USA
2005, Art and Spirituality

GARAGE BIENNALE, San Francisco, California, USA
2004, Party for Benevolence

ANTI – CONTEMPORARY ART FESTIVAL, Kuopio, Finland
2004, Yuk Video Screening

NEW LANGTON ARTS, San Francisco, California, USA
2004, The ‘How To’ Intensive

FORT MASON CENTER, San Francisco, California, USA
2004, San Francisco Art Institute MFA graduate show

PACE DIGITAL GALLERY, New York, NY, 2004
2004, e Bay--Buy or Sell or Buy

YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS, San Francisco, California, USA
2004, Playshop

CELL SPACE, San Francisco, California, USA
2003, San Francisco Art Institute Print Show,

SAN FRANCISCO BUREAU OF URBAN SECRETS, San Francisco, California, USA
2003, Creative City

BOOM TECHNOLOGY FAIR, Cornell University, Ithaca New York, USA
2002, Sound Thinking: computer as creative audio tool

BOOM TECHNOLOGY FAIR, Cornell University, Ithaca New York, USA
2001, Fine Art Applications of 3D Internet

TEACHING POSITIONS

VENTURA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, Ventura, California
ASSETS photography and STEAM instructor, fall 2015-present
Substitute teacher, fall 2014-present

VITA ART CENTER, Ventura, California
Art instructor, spring 2012

SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE, San Francisco, California
Visiting faculty, Contemporary Practice: Making and Meaning, fall 2010

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA BERKELEY, Berkeley, California
Academic Talent Development Program, summer 2008, 2009

MARIN SCHOOL OF ART AND TECHNOLOGY, Novato, California
Art instructor, fall 2004

SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE, San Francisco, California
NASA Space Practicum teaching assistant, spring 2004
Video Editing teaching assistant, spring 2004

CORNELL UNIVERSITY, Ithaca, New York
Cornell Adult University, instructor, website design, summer 2002

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

WORKING ARTISTS VENTURA ARTIST COUNCIL
Chair, 2014

COLLEGE ART ASSOCIATION (CAA)
Member 2009-present

AMERICAN INSTITUTE of GRAPHIC ARTS (AIGA)
Member 2012-present

FIRST FRIDAYS VENTURA
Representative, Working Artists Ventura 2010-present

LEONARDO JOURNAL
Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous 2008-2010
Manuscript Intern 2004-2005

SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE
Board of Trustees 2003-2004
Artech 2003-2004
Graduate Council 2002-2003

PUBLICATIONS

Share Festival. Market Forces. Exhibition catalog, Turin, 2009.

Ippel, Peter. “In the Tradition of Apprentice and Master.” Proceedings of The Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences, ISSN #: 1539-7300, pages 1094-1100. 2005.

Pace Digital Gallery. e Bay - Buy or Sell or Buy. Exhibition catalog, New York, 2004.

San Francisco Art Institute. Masters of Fine Arts Exhibition. Exhibition catalog, San Francisco, 2004.

LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

VENTURA COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
STEM Maker Space Presentation on Circuits, 2014

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES FOR ARTISTS – VENTURA, CA
Giving and Receiving Critique Graciously – Encouraging Valuable Dialogue in Viewers and Self, 2014

BRAIN INJURY CENTER OF VENTURA COUNTY
The Art Of Recovery, 2014

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF REHABILITION
The Art Of Recovery, 2013

PETE IPPEL ART STUDIO
How to Maintain Boundaries, Artistic and Otherwise 2013

LIBRE GRAPHICS MEETING
Transitional Work Flow For Artists Making The Libre Graphics Leap, 2012

LINUXWOCHEN Osterreich-Tour
Panelist Talk on Art, Free Culture, Open Hardware, and the Politics of Sharing, 2012

LINUXWOCHEN Osterreich-Tour
Introduction to Qi Hardware Milkymist1 Video Synthesizer, 2012

WHAT IS ART? LIVE!
Pete Ippel and Allan deSouza interviewed by Tim Sullivan and Chris Corrente, 2011

KRON 4, SAN FRANCISCO
Pete Ippel "Copper Mist" interview by Henry Tenenbaum, 2011

LIBRE GRAPHICS MEETING
Open Mind, Literally: Teaching Free Culture As A Life Goal, Brain Surgery, and a Networked Path to Recovery, 2011

S.A.V.E. THIRD THURSDAY
Open Fashion, Fear, Education, and Leverage, September, 2010
Maslow's Hierarchy Updated, August, 2010
Critical Discourse, Networks, and Hebbian Learning, July, 2010

STONE WORKS STUDIOS
The New Folk Tradition: Aesthetic and Community Resonance Between Open Source Graphics and Fiber Arts, 2010

LIBRE GRAPHICS MEETING
The New Folk Tradition: Aesthetic and Community Resonance Between Open Source Graphics and Fiber Arts, 2010

CORNELL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
Exhibition Tour, Amish Abstractions: Quilts From the Collection of Faith and Stephen Brown, 2010

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
Digital Photography, compositional guidelines, and critique, 2010

A PLACE OF PEACE, Monday Lecture Series
Asian brush technique, 2010

CORNELL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
Digital Photography, compositional guidelines, and critique, 2009

HAWAII INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOCIAL SCIENCES
In the Tradition of Apprentice and Master, 2005

STRETCHER.ORG GREEN ROOM, Mediation on Networks, 2004

SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE, Alternative Lecture Series
Psychology, Cognition and their Relationship to Art, 2004

SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE, Alternative Lecture Series
A General Theory of Love, 2003

BITS ON OUR MIND (Boom) Technology Fair, Cornell University,
Sound Thinking: computer as creative audio tool, 2002

BITS ON OUR MIND (Boom) Technology Fair, Cornell University,
Fine Art Applications of 3D Internet, 2001

CORNELL ART DEPARTMENT, lecture and tutorial, electronic imaging in art, 2001

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

FABRICATORZ, San Francisco, California
Developer, 2012-present

PETE IPPEL, Ventura, California
Independent Creative Contractor, 1999-present

SAN FRANCISCO BALLET, San Francisco, California
Residence Manager, 2003-2009

UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL, San Francisco, California
Assistant Track and Field / Basketball coach 2005-2009

YMCA, PRESIDIO BRANCH, San Francisco, California
Wellness Coach, Group Exercise Instructor, 2005-2007

UNIVERSITY PHOTOGRAPHY, Ithaca, New York
Darkroom Assistant, Photographer, summer 2002

SIGNAL INTERACTIVE, Chicago, Illinois
Production Artist Intern, summer 2000

MOTOROLA, INC., Arlington Heights, Illinois
Web Design Intern, summer 1999

PALEONTOLOGICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTION, Ithaca, New York
Assistant to the Director of Collections, 1997-1999

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Lindell, Karen. "The art of coping with 9/11: After 9/11, local residents channeled their mixed-up emotions into paintings, songs and sculpture". Ventura County Star. 09/09/11. http://www.vcstar.com/news/2011/sep/09/the-art-of-coping/.

D'Amore, Nicole. Artistic Touch: “Artist Communicates Ideas Through Conceptual Pieces”. Ventura County Star. 11/16/10 http://www.vcstar.com/news/2010/nov/16/artist-communicates-ideas-through-conceptual/.

Pompey, Tim. “WAV Artist Inverviews: Pete Ippel”. Ventura Breeze, Vol. 4, No. 2. 11/03/10 http://www.venturabreeze.com/volume4.html.

Navaja, Pedro. “Pete Ippel Moves Beyond the Modern”. The Life and Times of Pedro Navaja. 11/02/10
http://pedronavaja.wordpress.com/2010/11/02/pete-ippel-moves-beyond-the-modern/.

Santos, Dorothy. “Inside the Artist's Studio With Pete Ippel”.
Extero/InteroCeptive. 09/30/10
http://dorothysantos.wordpress.com/2010/09/30/inside-the-artist%E2%80%99s-studio-with-pete-ippel/.

Pizzicarola, Elano. “WAV Artist – Pete Ippel”. Society 805. 08/16/10
http://society805.com/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=59.

Jennings, Julie. "Pete Ippel". Chromatic Spark. 06/23/10 http://chromaticspark.com/spotlight/78-pete-ippel.html?lang=en.

Ned , Tannenbaum. "Catching Up with Pete Ippel: Artist-Athlete". The Devil's Advocate. 04/25/10 http://www.uhsda.com/2010/sports/da/catching-up-with-pete-ippel-artist-athlete/.

Jeanne Millsap. 'Home Is Where The Art is', Morris Daily Herald, January 15 2010, page 8.

Weil, Nadine. ‘Dancing in the Key of G’, 944 Magazine, issue 7.10 San Francisco, Oct. 2008, pages 52-54.

Groves, Allison K. ‘A home at SF Ballet’, San Francisco Ballet Legacy News, fall 2008, page 3.

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Swanhuyser, Hiya. ‘How High?’, SF Weekly, May 14-20, 2008 http://www.sfweekly.com/2008-05-14/calendar/how-high/.

Hunt, Mary Ellen. ‘Room, Board and Barre for Ballet Students’, San Francisco Chronicle, May 13, 2008, cover story, Datebook.

Richardson, Daniel. ‘Spatial Representations Activated During Real-time Comprehension of Verbs’, Cognitive Science: A Multidisciplinary Journal, vol. 27, no. 5: pages 767-780. 2003.