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Solo Exhibitions & Projects
S. J. Lee & Erik Sanner
(2-person show)
Curated by Neil Gitnick
Carmichael Gallery
Los Angeles, CA
8/11
Traffic Cones Transcending Khaki Gallery
Boston, MA
9/10
Color Study Private Event
New York, NY
6/08
Autumn Leaves The Kickstart Building
New York, NY
11/06
Unpainting Private Residence
New York, NY
8/06
Still Life with Tea Art-for-Healing Gallery
New York, NY
2/06
Filament Private Residence
New York, NY
11/05
The 88 Sacred Places of Shikoku Gallery Klein Blue
Tokyo, Japan
9/99
News Las Chicas Vision Network
Tokyo, Japan
2/99
Tea Gallery Aoyama
Tokyo, Japan
9/98

Group Exhibitions & Projects
Art and the Viewser
Curated by Darren Miller & George Roland
The Penelec Gallery at Allegheny College
Meadville, PA
11/13
Documenta USA & Aperto
Curated by Jessica Hopkins
Detroit MONA (Museum of New Art)
Armada, MI
9/13
The 2nd Triennial "Instrument"
Curated by Marek Walczak
The Kulturmöllan
Lövestad, Sweden
7/13
Urbane Decay
Tria Gallery
New York, NY
4/13
American Artists of the Gallery
Curated by Fredy Hadorn
LICHT FELD Gallery
Basel, Switzerland
10/12
East Wing X: Material Matters
Curated by Amanda Mead
Courtauld Institute of Art
London, UK
1/12
BYOB (Bring Your Own Beamer) at Play Station
Curated by Marcin Ramocki & Paul Slocum
Postmasters
New York, NY
12/11
Dialogue
Curated by Fernando Salicrup & Christine Licata
Taller Boricua
New York, NY
10/11
LICHT FELD 11
Curated by Fredy Hadorn
LICHT FELD at Dreispitz
Basel, Switzerland
9/11
The Big Screen Project
Curated by Isabel Draves
Big Screen Plaza
New York, NY
5/11
A Tool Is a Mirror
Curated by Elizabeth Keithline
The Danforth Museum
Framingham, MA
5/11
Mobius / Boston Cyberarts Festival
Boston, MA
5/11
Hampden Gallery Incubator Space
UMass Amherst, MA
4/11
FUTURISM
Academia Non Grata
Pärnu, Estonia
1/11
The Next H.O.P.E. Art Installation
Curated by Christina Olson
Hackers On Planet Earth
New York, NY
7/10
NEW-MEDIA Khaki Gallery
Boston, MA
7/10
A Communist Gala (Benefit for Artists Alliance Inc)
Curated by Felicity Hogan
CUCHIFRITOS Gallery/Project Space
New York, NY
4/10
Synthetic Zero
Curated by Mitsu Hadeishi
BronxArtSpace
Bronx, NY
3/10
Super Short Video!
Curated by John Tymkiw
Secret Project Robot
Brooklyn, NY
2/10
(In)Tangible
Curated by Fernando Salicrup & Christine Licata
Taller Boricua
New York, NY
11/09
The Space Between Us
Curated by Sarah Schmerler
45projects 10/09
Conflux City
Curated by Glowlab & David Darts (Featured project)
Tompkins Square Park & the East Village
New York, NY
9/09
Figment
Curated by Jason Eppink; w/ judsoN
Governor's Island
New York, NY
6/09
Artist/ Curator/ Artist
w/ James Merrell & CoLab
chashama Windows
New York, NY
2/09
My Eyes!
Curated by Ad Nauseum Lyceum
chashama UWS Gallery
New York, NY
1/09
H.O.P.E. Art Installation
Curated by Christina Olson
Hackers On Planet Earth
New York, NY
7/08
It's Still. It Moves.
Curated by Linda Griggs
E32 at 5C Cultural Center
New York, NY
4/08
Worldwide Moving Image II
Curated by Linda Griggs
E32 at Lotus
New York, NY
7/07
The Square Foot Show Art Gotham
New York, NY
9/05
Convergence 2000: Art, Multiplicity
and the Millennium
The Times Square Lobby Gallery
New York, NY
7/00
New Works
curated by Nandu Vaddakath
Artpage Gallery
Brooklyn, NY
6/00
White Heat
w/ John Wells & Mike Renouard (Wanted Artists Group)
Kanagawa Kenmin Hall Gallery
Yokohama, Japan
4/99
The 23rd International Art Exhibition Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
Tokyo, Japan
8/98

Collaborative Exhibitions & Projects
Empty Room Improvisation "Climax Room"
w/ ~80 artists and non-artists
Holocenter (Center for the Holographic Arts) Farewell Extravaganza
Queens, NY
4/14
Blank Canvas with Yellow Door
w/ ~40 artists and non-artists
ArtServe
Fort Lauderdale, FL
3/14
COLLISION20:bilocate
w/ Kazue Taguchi
Boston Cyberarts Gallery
Boston, MA
1/14
LUMEN 2011
w/ Kazue Taguchi; Curated by Ginger Shulick
The Lighthouse Museum
Staten Island, NY
6/11
Reflecting Above
w/ Lisa kellner & Kazue Taguchi
Brooklyn Arts Council Gallery
Brooklyn, NY
11/09
Stranding Memory
w/ K Staelin
Dutch Kills Gallery
Long Island City, NY
6/09
Spring Planting
w/ ~ten artists, incl. Philippa Kaye & Cynthia Ruse
Digital Media Gallery at Lycoming College
Williamsport, PA
3/09
a Tag of Two Cities
w/ El Celso, Rex Dingler & Ian Farrell
Curated by Ad Nauseum Lyceum
NoLA Rising Festival at IRT
New York, NY
11/08
Global Lawnchair Unit: This Is a Test
w/ Nuala Clarke & Jose Villalon
Private event
Jersey City, NJ
8/08
Chess
w/ 70+ participants, incl. Tom Bogaert, Rachel Kohn, Kyle Lapidus & Sarah Schmerler
Multiple public venues
New York, NY
2/08
Unfulfilled
w/ Ron Cooper
West 13th Street at Broadway
New York, NY
9/06
This Is Emily's Photos
w/ Emily Davidow
Private event
New York, NY
12/05
Guenter's Paris
w/ Guenter Knop
Guenter Knop studio
New York, NY
10/05
Sonntag
w/ Paul Sanner & Chiaki Sasahara
Hamilton Park
Jersey City, NJ
9/00
The 29 Stations of the Yamanote Line
w/ Julia Barnes, Brian Heagney & Mike Rhys
Ben's Cafe
Tokyo, Japan
5/99
One Cup Senryu
w/ ~25 participants, incl. Jimi Liversidge
The Crazy Cactus
Ichikawa, Japan
7/98

Commissions
Facebook Cone Stories
Curated by Katarina Wong
Edelman
New York, NY
10/12
The Painted Garden and the Pixelated Garden
Curated by Jennifer McGregor & Gabrial de Guzman
The Glyndor Gallery at Wave Hill
Bronx, NY
4/12
Pond's Day Private residence
San Antonia, TX
5/11
499 Madison - Portrait of a Building Private Event
New York, NY
10/09

Curatorial Exhibitions & Projects
Sane Vulture
w/ Marek Walczak
sanevulture.com
Open media platform
2/14
The Traffic Cone Occasional
Co-curated, w/ Peter Emerick
Mobius
Boston, MA
4/13
Worth Telling
Co-curated, w/ Linda Griggs
Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center
New York, NY
9/12
How to Enjoy Traffic Cones
Exhibited Zaun Lee, Tim Thyzel & other artists
chashama Windows
New York, NY
9/09
Carry Water
exhibited Susan Woolf
MWR
New York, NY
8/09
Have a Painting? Leave a Painting.
Need a Painting? Take a Oainting.

Co-curated, w/ Anna Ogier-Bloomer
chashama Windows
New York, NY
9/08
Club Ikebukuro
w/ ~30 artists, incl. Timothy B. Layden
Tokyo Electric Power Company Gallery
Tokyo, Japan
6/99

Art Fairs
Fountain
Big Deal Arts (NYC)
New York, NY
3/14
ArtHamptons
Emmanuel Fremin Gallery (NYC)
Bridgehampton, NY
7/11
The Affordable Art Fair
Emmanuel Fremin Gallery (NYC)
New York, NY
5/11
Scope NYC
Emmanuel Fremin Gallery (NYC)
New York, NY
3/11
Art Palm Beach
Emmanuel Fremin Gallery (NYC)
West Palm Beach, FL
1/11
Red Dot Miami
Khaki Gallery (Boston)
Miami, FL
12/10

Education
Continuing education
Drawing, video compositing, programming, etc.
School of Visual Arts & Parsons
New York, NY
2006-2008
Drawing & painting The Art Students League
New York, NY
2000-2002
Bachelor of Arts in art with a concentration in music Antioch College
Yellow Springs, OH
1993

Awards
Manhattan Community Arts Fund grant NYC Dept. of Cultural Affairs /
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
New York, NY
2009
Manhattan Community Arts Fund grant NYC Dept. of Cultural Affairs /
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
New York, NY
2007

Public Speaking
Conology: Artify Your Life with Traffic Cone Aesthetics Tally Beck Contemporary
New York, NY
4/14
Collaboration, Technology and Public Art
Interactive activity and artist talk
A Symposium on Software and Electronic Art organized by the Coral Springs Museum of Art and LiSA (Leaders in Software & Art)
Fort Lauderdale, FL
3/14
Time-Based Paintings and Artist Background
New Media Intersections
University of Lethbridge
Alberta, Canada
3/14
Video in Art Installation
Panel discussion with George Fifield & Denise Marika
Organized by Dan Hermes
ATNE (Art Technology New England) at the Boston Cyberarts Gallery
Boston, MA
10/13
Color, Technology and Time: Moving Paintings 2005-2012 LiSA (Leaders in Software & Art) Conference at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
New York, NY
10/12
The Future of Painting The Mantle Salon
New York, NY
9/12
Time and Color as Technological Variables in Painting and New Media LiSA (Leaders in Software & Art)
inaugural salon
New York, NY
12/09
Paintings that Move, Spring Planting, and How to Enjoy Traffic Cones Dorkbot @ Location One
New York, NY
4/09
Rothko Shock, the Singularity, and Painting Without Paint Dorkbot @ Location One
New York, NY
3/07
Art and the Great Unwashed
Panelist
Radio:On
Tokyo, Japan
9/99

Writing
Moving Painters, Moving Paintings and Moving Viewers Nomadic Sojourns
http://nomadicsojourns.com
9/11
On the "Pixelations" (and Not Knowing) The Mantle
http://mantlethought.org
8/11
New Media at the 2010 NYC Art Fairs The Huffington Post
http://www.huffingtonpost.com
3/10

Professional Activities
Paintings that Move
Blog
http://eriksanner.blogspot.com 2007-2013
Traffic Cone Viewing Tour
ACNY Second Annual Benefit
Art Connects New York
New York, NY
5/12
Is that what you mean by movement?
Video w/ Justin Petropoulos
Nomadic Sojourns http://nomadicsojourns.com 1/12
APE (Aesthetic Purposes Exploration)
Co-founder, w/ David Ramm
New York, NY 2007-2012
Zeros + Ones: The Digital Era
Juror
climate/gallery
Long Island City, NY
3/10
LiSA (Leaders in Software & Art)
Founding member, w/ Isabel Draves
New York, NY 2009
Drawing
Volunteer teacher
Edison Chinese School
Edison, NJ
2002-2003

Press
Wave Hill: Artists Respond to the Wild Garden
By Donna Maria deCreeft
Artezine
artezine.com
7/20/12
"That Big Red Button Was Irresistible": Play Station at Postmasters
By Carla Gannis & Peter Patchen
artcritical
artcritical.com
12/16/11
One Painting that Moves
By Shaun Randol
The Mantle
mantlethought.org
11/11/11
SJ Lee and Erik Sanner
By Bill Lasarow
ArtScene
Thousand Oaks, CA
7/3/11
Danforth Museum hosts intriguing high-tech exhibits
By Chris Bergeron
The MetroWest Daily News
Framingham, MA
5/29/11
The Cyber Effect
By Cate McQuaid
The Boston Globe
Boston, MA
4/27/11
NYArtBeat: Studio Visit
By Aneta Glinkowska & Kosuke Fujitaka
NYArtBeat channel
ustream.com
5/23/10
Erik Sanner - Chess
Edited by Christine Burrough
Visual Communication Quarterly
Fall 2009
Art Exhibit as Swap Meet
by Hrag Vartanian
Art:21
New York, NY
9/23/08
Art to See, Give and Take
by Aneta Glinkowska
NY Art Beat
New York, NY
9/18/08
Record of a Pilgrim's Progress
by Paul Murray
The Daily Yomiuri (p7)
Tokyo, Japan
9/23/99
An Open-Air Art Happening in Ikebukuro
by Monty Dipietro
Asahi Evening News (p11)
Tokyo, Japan
5/27/99
Art and the Yamanote Line
by Jennifer Purvis
Mainichi Daily News (p13)
Tokyo, Japan
5/25/99
A Multimedia Voyage Round the Yamanote Line
by Hugh Lawson
The Daily Yomiuri (p9)
Tokyo, Japan
5/22/99