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Biography


Education

1987 San Francisco Art Institute; S.F., CA. Master of Fine Arts
1976 Women's College of Fine Arts; Tokyo, Japan. Bachelor of Fine Arts

Awards and Fellowships

2004 Research award, Women's College of Fine Arts
2000 Artist in Residence, Tryon Center for Visual Art, Charlotte N.C.
1996 Research Fellow, STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, Carnegie Mellon University
1993 Capp St. Artist in Residence
1990 California Arts Council Artists Fellowship
1989 Artist in Residence at the Headlands Center for the Arts

Articles and Publications

2005 Goto, R., Collins, T., "Mapping Social and Ecological Practices", in "New Practices/New Pedagogies: Emerging Contexts, Practices and Pedagogies in Europe and North America", Editory, Malcolm Miles, Swets and Zeitlinger, Lisse, Netherlands

2005 Goto, R., Collins, T., "An Ecological Context", in "New Practices/New Pedagogies: Emerging Contexts, Practices and Pedagogies in Europe and North America", Editory, Malcolm Miles, Swets and Zeitlinger, Lisse, Netherlands.

1997 Goto, R., Collins, T., "Art Ecology and Change" in Hall, T., and Miles, M., (eds.) "Urban Futures" Routledge, London.

1998 Goto, R., Bingham, B., Collins, T., et al "Ample Opportunity: A Community Dialogue/The Nine Mile Run Greenway Project", Community art project documentation, published by the STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, Carnegie Mellon University.

1997 Goto, R., Collins, T., "Urban Reclamation: Place, value, use". An article for Leonardo Volume 30, Issue 3, June 1997.

Exhibitions and Projects

2006 c u l t u r a 21 - art and sustainability in rural spaces, Gro b senhain, Saxony Germany

2005 GROUNDWORKS, Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

2004 Knotweed, an installation at the skinnybuilding and a series of mini events, Pittsburgh, PA

2004 Breath Between Shadow and Light , Geumgang Nature Art Biennale, South Korea

2002 Tricycle and Slag Garden , a group exhibition, Ecovention , The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio

A group exhibition Parallels and Interactions: Art/Women/California 1950-2000, San Jose Museum of Art, CA

2001 Curator of Mandala-Healing the Environment, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pgh, PA.

2001 Toxicodendron , a group exhibition Unbound Ground , Brew House Space 101, Pittsburgh, PA

2000 A gift for Fourth Ward Park , Park Plan for an ecologically based children's recreation area. Presented at Tryon Center for Visual Art. Developed with T. Collins.

2000 Charlotte - Second Nature , a stream day-lighting project for Charlottes Inner City. Presented at Tryon Center for Visual Art. Concept and mapping developed with Tim Collins, Michael Gallis and Associates, policy analysis developed with Charlotte Storm Water Services and Mecklinburg County Parks and Recreation.

2000 Conversations in the Rust-Belt , Miller Galleries, Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh PA. Collins, Goto, Bingham, Pell, Stephen.

2000 Introductions , Tryon Center Artists in Residence, Spirit Square Galleries Charlotte N.C.

1999 Natural Realities , The Ludwig Museum, Aachen Germany. Collins, Goto.

Nine Mile Run, the Final Dialogue . Wood Street Gallery, Pittsburgh PA. Collins, Goto, Bingham, Stephen et al.

1998 The Nine Mile Run Project, The Brownfield Intervention . Interdisciplinary site analysis and planning project.

Art and Nature, The Nine Mile Run Project an installation by Bob Bingham, Tim Collins and Reiko Goto. at the RICO Gallery, Santa Monica CA.

Regional Exchange , The Brew House Gallery, Pittsburgh PA.

1997 The Nine Mile Run Project, Ample Opportunity: A Community Dialogue collaborative discursive public art program developed with Bob Bingham and Reiko Goto.

1996 Equation Hewlett Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh Pa.

"Butterfly Garden and Children's Art" Pittsburgh Children's Museum

The Boat of the Allegheny Boat as Metaphor Exhibition in conjunction with The Three Rivers Art Festival, Pittsburgh Pa.

1995 The Kelvinator Pact, A collaborative installation with Tim Collins for The Laten August - 50 year retrospective of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

A Liquid Evaluation Of The Brooklyn Waterfront , A collaborative installation with Tim Collins for the Brooklyn Bridge Anchorage and Creative Time of New York.

Palingenesis , A collaborative interactive installation with Tim Collins for the exhibition; Eco Nation - Patriots of the Earth. The Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, Ca

Inseperables , An inter-species collaborative installation for the Carnegie Mellon University Faculty Exhibition, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts.

1994 Oakland-Asian Public Library. Public Art works. Oakland CA.

Fragments Of Flight , A group exhibition at Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, Ca.

Accidentals , An installation / performance with Ann Bonzani, Clyde Forsman and Brenda Hutchinson for The Belcher Studio Gallery.

1993 Aqua Pura, Public art and publication. With Tim Collins. City of Pittsburgh.

Cho-mu, Butterfly Dreams , A collaborative Performance/Installation with Johanna Haigood and Zaccho Dance Theater. Initially developed for Capp St. Project. Presented on tour at The Walker Art Center, Produced by Dancing in the Streets in N.Y., N.Y., and closed at Jacobs Pillow in Lee Mass.

1992 If I Were A Pigeon. . ., Installation and computerized performance for Studio. Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, CA.

1991 Like Oil And Water , A collaborative installation for the Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA. Project developed with Tim Collins.

1990 Potential , A collaborative installation for the home, Secession Gallery, San Francisco, CA. Project developed with Tim Collins.

Is Man The Perfect Measure And Pattern Of All Things?, A collaborative project with Tim Collins. For the exhibition Earth Day 1990. Palo Alto Cultural Center.

Bluebird, An Alternative Housing Project , A permanent collaborative project with Tim Collins, and the teachers and students of Athenian School, Danville, CA.

Meditation Place: Korogi, In What Is Heard There Should Be Only The Heard , An installation for the Gallery Route one.

1989 Fly , A collaborative project with Tim Collins. Presented at The Headlands Center for the Arts.

Nezumi , An installation presented for 1989 San Francisco Art Institute Annual Exhibition.

August 7 1989 I Shereen Kanehisa Declare That I Want To Live In Hawaii, Actually I Declare This Every Day August 9 1989 I Reiko Goto Declare That I Do Not Live With Human Beings I Prefer To Stay With Other Animals

August 13 1989 We Decide To Meditate Together Under These Conditions , A collaborative project for the Headlands Open Studio. Project developed with Shereen Kanehisa.

Natsu , An installation for the Headlands Summer Open Studio.

Haru , An installation for the Headlands spring open studio.

Five Days In Hawaii, Or The Water Of Kane Versus The Pleading Songs Of Children , A collaborative installation for CORPOREALITY, University of Hawaii. Project developed with Tim Collins. 4/89

1988 Stage set design for Joanna Haigood. The Bay Area Dance Series at the Laney College; Oakland, CA.

1000 Wingless Cranes , An installation presented for ARTIST ON THE ROCK. Alcatraz Island, CA.

Chrysalis , A video installation presented for The Lab Gallery's re-opening celebration exhibition, RETROSPECTIVE. San Francisco, CA. 9/88

Emergence , A collaborative temporary public work presented at the Marin Civic Center. The project was developed with Jeff Brown. Marin, CA. 6/88

The Sea Was Wet As Wet Could Be, The Sands Were Dry As Dry, You Could Not See A Cloud, Because No Clouds Was In The Sky, No Birds Were Flying Overhead,

There Were No Birds To Fly , A collaborative installation. The Southern Exposure Gallery. project was developed with Tim Collins. San Francisco, CA. 2/88

1000 Cranes , An installation presented for The Monumental Women Show AT the South of Market Cultural Center. San Francisco, CA.

1987 What You Don't See Can't Hurt You , A collaborative installation. The San Francisco Art Commission Gallery. The project was developed with Tim Collins. Paper Room - You , An installation presented at the San Francisco Art Institute MFA Show. Fort Mason center: San Francisco, CA.

Civic Art and Planning Projects

Three Rivers - Second Nature, a 5 year analysis of green infrastructure systems in Allegheny County Pennsylvania.

Charlotte - Second Nature, a stream day-lighting project for Charlottes Inner City. Concept and mapping developed with Reiko Goto and, Michael Gallis and Associates, policy analysis developed with Charlotte Storm Water Services and Mecklinburg County Parks and Recreation.

A gift for Fourth Ward Park, Park Plan for an ecologically based children's recreation area. Developed with Tim Collins.

Nine Mile Run, Developing a model for sustainable open space on an urban brownfield.

A project of the public art program San Francisco Redevelopment Agency. Artwork for the Yerba Buena Garden in San Francisco. (completed 1993)

A project of the public art program city of Oakland. Artwork for the Asian branch public library in Oakland. (completed 1994)

San Francisco Arts Commission, Art in Public Places. Artwork for San Andreas Water Treatment Facility. Collaborative project with Tim Collins. Book and installation (completed 1994)

Washington Art Commission, Art in Public Places. Artwork for the Edmonds Community College.

Athenian School, Danville CA. Collaborative design with Tim Collins and teachers and students of the school. We were asked to design an artistic response to the school's future sale of 1/2 its property to developers. The project was constructed in a single day with all the students included; in a barn raising style activity.

Lectures and Conferences

2001 Art-Ecology-Planning, 19 th international Sculpture Conference, Pgh., PA

2001 Beauty, Creativity and Sensory Delights, Museums Reflect, PA Statewide Museum Conference

2000 Urban Watershed modules, HENSE-Higher Education network for Sustainability and the Environment annual conference in South Padre Island, TX

2000 Urban Watershed modules, The Pennsylvania Department of Education

1999 Nine Mile Run-Education, Association of Science-Technology

Centers 1999, annual conference in Tampa Florida.

A Habitat Garden for the Moscone Center, a Re-Evaluation

The Society for Ecological Restoration Conference, San Francisco California. Topic Title, artists and restoration.

San Francisco State University, Art and Education SF CA

Oxbow School, Napa CA

1998 Pennsylvania State University at Indiana, Geography Honors Society

International Sculpture Conference, Chicago Ill.

1997 California State University at Monterey

San Francisco Art Institute

University of Pittsburgh, Art Department

Inquiry Based Learning Conference, San Francisco CA.

Nagoya University of Art, Nagoya, Japan.

Teaching Experience

Green Visions Gray Infrastructures, Carnegie Mellon University, Fall 2001 - 2004

Art in Context , Carnegie Mellon University, Fall 2002

Collaborative teaching, "Green Visions / Grey Infrastructure" Carnegie Mellon University, Fall 2001 and Fall 2002

Full time visiting faculty at Carnegie Mellon University, 1994-1997(three year collaborative appointment with Tim Collins)

Collaborative teaching, "Art of Place" San Francisco Art Institute. 1994 (with Tim Collins)

California College of Arts and Crafts 1991

School in the Exploratorium 1990 - 1994

San Francisco Art Education Foundation 1989 - 90

Beginning watercolor. San Francisco Art Institute Fall 1986

Bibliography

Thompson, Ian . "Nine Mile Run", Landscape Design Magazine, April 2001

Miles, Malcolm. "Reclamation: Nine Mile Run Greenway", in "The Uses of Decoration, Essays in the Architectural Everyday, John Wiley and Sons, LTD. U.K., 2000. ISBN 0-471-48962-X

Miles, Malcolm. "Vistas of the Post-Industrial City", in Advances in Art and Urban Futures Volume 1, Locality, Regeneration and Divers[c]ities". Edited by Sarah Bennett and John Butler, Intellect Books, Bristol U.K. 2000, ISBN 1-84150-146-1

Diana Fuller. "Parallels and Interactions: Art/Women/California 1950-2000." University of California Press in association with San Jose Museum of Art. 2002

Sue Spaid, "Ecovention." Co-published by Green Museum, The Contemporary Arts Center, Eco Arts Space, 2002

Thomas, Mary. "CMU's Miller Gallery debuts with a trio of Provocative Exhibits." Pittsburgh Post-Gazzette, Saturday, February 26, 2000

Thomas, Mary. "Artists Work to Preserve Nature of Nine Mile Run Greenway Project." Pittsburgh Post-Gazzette, Thursday, August 12, 1999

Lowry, Patricia. "Group Produces Nine Mile Run Greenway Proposals." The Pittsburgh Post-Gazzette, Monday, August 9, 1999

Shearing, Graham. "Art in the Environment, The Nine Mile Run Project Considers a Plan first Outlined in 1911." Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 15, 1999

Thomas, Mary. "Alternative Galleries here, in Buffalo, Cleveland embark on joint endeavor." The Pittsburgh Post-Gazzette, Saturday July 4, 1998.

Kormendi, Katherine. "Ecological Art: Art as Environmental Statement." Talking Leaves, a Journal of Evolving Ecological Culture, Summer-Fall 1998.

Thomas, Mary. "The Challenge: See a place in a new way, become part of it." The Pittsburgh Post-Gazzette, Saturday August 31, 1996.

Smith, Roberta. "Anchor and Balm for Restless Souls," The New York Times , Friday August 4, 1995.

Fisher, Barbara. "Eco-Nation: Patriots of the Earth at Bedford Gallery," Artweek, May 1995, volume 26 Number 5.

Lippard, Lucy . Mixed Blessings , 1990

Baker, Kenneth. "Marin Base a Muse for Artists," San Francisco Chronicle , November 22, 1989.

Levy, Mark. "Images of Power," Art International , Spring 1989.

Baker, Kenneth. "New Art that Sticks Together and Stands Apart ," The San Francisco Chronicle , Thursday, November 3, 1988.

Brew, Kathy. "Alcatraz Revisited," Shift , Vol. 3, no. 1 Winter 1989.

Solnit, Rebecca. "Connecting with the Rock," Artweek , October 22, 1988.

Baker, Kenneth. "San Francisco Art Commission Installs Installations," San Francisco Chronicle , July 2, 1987.

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