Toni Dove

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[USA]

Artist

Toni Dove is an artist/independent producer who works primarily with electronic media, including, virtual reality and interactive video installations, performance and DVD ROMs that engage viewers in responsive and immersive narrative environments. Her work has been presented in the United States, Europe and Canada as well as in print and on radio and television. Her current project "Spectropia", an interactive supernatural thriller about the infinite deferrals of desire, is a feature length interactive movie for two players that will be presented both as a DVD Internet product and as as a full scale cinematic performance event for an audience. The DVD "Sally or the Bubble Burst" is a scene from the "Spectropia" project.
Dove has received numerous grants and awards including support from the Rockefeller Foundation, the Greenwall Foundation, the Langlois Foundation, New York State Council on the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts from M.I.T.

Grants and Awards | Solo Exhibitions | Group Exhibitions | Performances | Installations | Screenings | Works in Collections | Bibliography | Recommended Links

Grants and Awards::
[selected]

2001
Langlois Foundation Grant [CDN]
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship [USA]
Rockefeller Foundation MAP Grant [USA]

2000
Rockefeller Foundation MAP Grant [USA]
Greenwall Foundation Grant [USA]
New York State Council on the Arts Media Grant [USA]
National Endowment for the Arts Multidisciplinary Grant [USA]

1997
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship [USA]
Eugene McDermott Award, M.I.T. [USA]

1996
Art Matters, Inc. [USA]

1995
NEA Grant - Other Genres [USA]

1994
NYSCA Media Project Grant, New York [USA]

1993
Canada Council Media Grant for "Archeology of a Mother Tongue", Collaboration with Michael Mackenzie of Montreal [CDN]
Art Matters, Inc., Grant [USA]
Artist in Residence Grant, Harvestworks Inc., New York [USA]

1992
Virtual Worlds Residency, The Banff Centre for the Arts, Alberta [CDN]

1990
Artist in Resident Grant, Harvestworks Inc., New York [USA]
Art Matters, Inc., Grant [USA]

1989
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Residency Grant [USA]

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Solo Exhibitions::
[selected]

1981
SFMO Gallery, Bank of America World Headquarters, San Francisco [USA]

1981
Leah Levy Gallery, San Francisco [USA]

1979
Terry Dintenfass, New York [USA]

1977
Terry Dintenfass, New York [USA]

1974
Hess Gallery, Pine Manor College, Brookline [USA]

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Group Exhibitions::

° Objects and Books:

1995
"Mesmer" - The Book and Beyond, The Forum Center for the Arts, St. Louis [USA]

1994
"Keepers of Secrets and Truths Otherwise Unknown", Berman Museum of Art, Collegeville [USA]

1991
Pyramid Atlantic Exhibition, Washington, D.C. [USA]

1990
Contemporary Book Art, The Print Club, Philadelphia [USA]

1989
"Pyramid Atlantic and BrandywineWorkshop Print Show", Maryland Art Place, Baltimore [USA]
Pyramid Atlantic Benefit Exhibition, Washington, D.C.

1988
Summer Show, Van Straaten Gallery, Chicago [USA]

1986
"Chicago Arts Fair", Van Straaten Gallery, Chicago [USA]
"American Tradition in Watercolor", The Worcester Art Museum Collection, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester [USA]

1985
"Chicago Arts Fair", Van Sraaten Gallery, Chicago [USA]
"Full-time Drawing", Boston College Gallery, Boston [USA]

1983
"Highlights 1980-1982", Bank America Corp. Art Collection, San Francisco [USA]
"The American Artist as Printmaker", The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn [USA]

1982
"A Private Vision: Contemorary Art from the Graham Gund Collection", Museum of Fine Arts, Boston [USA]

1981
"Drawings,Watercolors & Prints", Leah Levy Gallery, San Francisco [USA]
"Recent Aquisitions", Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, The Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco [USA]
"Major Works", Leah Levy Gallery, San Francisco [USA]

1980
"Almost Abstract", Boston College Art Gallery, Boston [USA]

1979
"Gropper-Koch, Rattner and Hassam Fund Purshase Exhibition", American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York [USA]
Leah Levy Gallery, San Francisco [USA]
"Flower Paintings", Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York [USA]
"Art of the State", Rose Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham [USA]

1978
"Six Boston Artists", Boston University Art Gallery, Boston [USA]
"Contemporary Art Today", Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis [USA]
"Art of the State", Hayden Gallery, M.I.T., Cambridge [USA]

1977
Terry Dintenfass, New York [USA]
Terry Dintenfass, New York [USA]

1976
"Boston Watercolor Today", Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston [USA]

1975
"New England Women", De Cordova Museum, Lincoln [USA]
"Painting Invitational", Brockton [USA]

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Performances, Installations, Screenings ::
[selected]

2001
Rensaeleer Polytechnic Institute, Residency and Performance, Troy [USA]
CD Anthology "State of the Union", Electronic Music Foundation, Ltd. [USA]

2000
"Artificial Changelings" interactive installation, ISA Computing Commons Gallery, Arizona State University [USA]
"Wired", ("Artificial Changelings"), Arts Center for the Capital Region, Troy, NY [USA]

1999
"Artificial Changelings", 40 minute short version - Digital New Wave, The International Film Festival, Rotterdam [NL]

1998/99
"Artificial Changelings", interactvie installation, Body Mécanique Exhibition, The Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio [USA]

1998
"Artificial Changelings", interactive installation, The International Film Festival, Rotterdam [NL] New Technology lecture series, Museum of Modern Art, New York [USA]

1996
Tone series,showing of selected works, The Kitchen, New York [USA]
Language and Disorder - video series, New Langton Center for the Arts, San Francisco, Cable Television, Philadelphia [USA]
CD anthology - "Voice Tears" TDR and MIT Press, Cambridge [USA]

1995
Electromediascope, (Experimental Works in Independent Film, Video and Media Arts) The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City [USA]

1994
"Archeology of a Mother Tongue", Virtual Reality Installation, CyberConf, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff [CDN]
"Casual Workers, Hallucinations and Appropriate Ghosts", Video installation, 42nd Street Art Project, Times Square, presented by Creative Time, Inc. and 42nd Street Development Project, Inc. [USA]

1993
"The Blessed Abyss", Franklin Furnace performance series, The New School, New York[USA]
"Mesmer - Secrets of the Human Frame", Installation and publication of a limited edition book, Granary Books, New York [USA]
"Archeology of a Mother Tongue", Virtual Reality installation, The Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff [CDN]

1992
"Performing Bodies and Smart Machines" (Performance Series), Whitney Museum at Phillip New York [USA]
"Mesmer - Secrets of The Human Frame", Trinity College, Hartford Conn. [USA] "The Blessed Abyss", "Techstasy" (Perfomance Series), The Thread Waxing Space New York[USA]

1991
"Mesmer - Secrets of the Human Frame", audio piece, New American Radio, various N.P.R. stations [USA]
"The Blessed Abyss - A Tale of Unmanageable Ecstasies", audio piece, New American Radio, various N.P.R. stations [USA]

1990
"Mesmer - Secrets of the Human Frame", installation, Art in the Anchorage, Brooklyn [USA]

1989
"Fugitive Concepts", slide and sound piece, Corcoran Armand Hammer Gallery, Washington [USA]
"Fugitve Concepts", slide and sound piece, Granary Books, New York [USA]

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Works in collections::
[selected]

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston [USA]; Worcester Art Museum, Worcester [USA]; Achenbach Foundation for the Graphic Arts, The Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco [USA]; Santa Cruz County Museum, Santa Cruz [USA].

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Bibliography::
[selected]

° Catalogs:

Museum of Modern Art, New York [USA]
R.I.S.D. Museum, Providence, Rhode Island [USA]
Fogg Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge [USA]
Victoria and Albert Museum, London [UK]
The Getty Center, Santa Monica [USA]
The Green Library at Stanford University, Stanford [USA]
The Houghton Library at Harvard University, Cambridge [USA]
The Arts of the Book Collection at Yale University, New Haven [USA]
The Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library, New York [USA]
The Bareiss Collection, The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo [USA]
Smith College, Northampton [USA]
The Department of Special Collections, U.C.L.A., Los Angeles [USA]
Bibliotheque National, Paris [F]

ƒ Books, Reviews and Articles:

New Media Narratives, Zapp, Andrea and Reiser, Martin [Ed.], Chapter by Toni Dove, BFI Press, 2002; Book, Guerilla Performance and Multimedia,Hill, Leslie and Paris, Helen [Ed.], Continuum, 2001; Review of Artificial Changelings by Davis Proffitt, The Arizona Republic, Mach 9, 2000; Review of Artificial Changelings by Kevin Polowy, State Press Magazine, March 9, 2000; Review of Artificial Changelings by Matt Kish, The Arizona Republic , March 11, 2000; Review of exhibition: "Wired" by Michael Santa Rita, The Sunday Gazette, October 8, 2000; Review of exhibition: "Wired" by Paul Grondahl, Albany Times Union, October 8, 2000; Review of exhibition: "Wired" by Timothy Cahill, Albany Times Union, October 8, 2000; Review: Feedmag.com, Artificial Changelings, online journal, Stephen Johnson on Interactive Art, 1998; Virtualities, Margaret Morse, [Essays - one on work by Toni Dove], Indiana University Press, 1998; Book, (Contains essay by Margaret Morse, photo series and book cover photo), Immersed in Technology: Art, Culture and Virtual Environments, Augaitis, Daina; Macleod, Doug; Moser, Mary Anne [Ed.], MIT Press, 1996; Artist and Audience, Grieder, Terence, Brown and Benchmark, 1996; Review: Meyer Raphael Rubenstein, Art in America, March 1993; Article, Dove, Toni Inside Arts, vol.4 no.4, December 1992; Review: Smith, Roberta, New York Times, 7/27/90; Review: Larson, Kay, New York Magazine, 8/13/90; Review: Print Collector's Newsletter, 5-6/83; Review: Seidler, Tor, Artforum, 12/79; Review: Tannenbaum, Judith, Arts Magazine, 9/77; Article: "Toni Dove" Baker, Kenneth, Arts Magazine, 1/77

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 Recommended Links ::

- > Homepage Toni Dove:
http://www.tonidove.com/

- > »Artficial Changengs« - an interactive movie by Toni Dove
http://www.funnygarbage.com/dove/index.html

- > Description of Dove's work»Archeology of a Mother Tongue« [1993]:
http://dpa.ntu.ac.uk/dpa_search/result.php3?Project=357

- > Toni Dove: Mesmer. Secrets of the Human Frame, Granary Books, 1993 [limited edition]:
http://www.granarybooks.com/books/dove/dove1.html

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