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Charles Woodman

Title: Associate Professor
Office: 4424 Aronoff Center
Tel: 513-556-9307
Email: charles.woodman@uc.edu
Web: http://www.videosavant.org

Charles Woodman is an electronic artist working in video and expanded media. He has been on the faculty of the School of Art at the University of Cincinnati since 1999. His recent projects have concentrated on the creation of multi-image video installations for museums and galleries, and the integration of video with live performance, often in collaboration with musicians or dancers, Exhibitions of his work include screenings at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Block Museum of Art, Chicago, Black Maria Film and Video Festival, Edison, NJ, American Dance Festival, Raleigh, NC, and the San Francisco Cinematheque. Woodman was a founding member of the video performance group viDEO sAVant and has been a pioneer in the development of live cinema - real time video editing as live performance. His work was recently featured in the documentary, The Woodman’s and the electronic journal Stegmart 10 - VideoFocus.

Education

  • Masters of Fine Arts, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, 1982 (Design Film/Video).
  • Bachelor of Arts, Antioch College, Yellow Springs, OH, 1979 (Art/Communications).

Research Information

Research Interests

Video Production Computer Animation Interactive Interface Design Installation Art Performance Art

Research Support

  • Faculty Research Grants, University of Cincinnati. 2013.
  • Faculty Research Grants, University of Cincinnati. 2011.
  • Faculty Research Grants, University of Cincinnati. 2009.
  • Faculty Research Grants, University of Cincinnati. 2002.
  • Faculty Research Grants, University of Cincinnati. 2001.
  • Faculty Research Grants, University of Cincinnati. 1999.
  • Faculty Research Grants, University of Oklahoma. 1998.
  • Faculty Research Grants, University of Oklahoma. 1997.
  • NEA New Forms Regional Grant Program, Painted Bride Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA. 1994.
  • Grant for Individual Artists Washington, DC, D.C. Arts Commission. 1993.
  • Media Arts Production Grant, Santa Fe, NM, New Mexico Arts Division. 1988.
  • Media Arts Production Grant, Santa Fe, NM, New Mexico Arts Division. 1985.
  • Media Arts Production Grant, Santa Fe, NM, New Mexico Arts Division. 1984.
  • Artists Subsidy Grant, Philadelphia, PA, Philadelphia Independent Film and Video Association. 1987.

Creative Works

Exhibitions

  • ViDEO sAVant. 2014. The Drowned World. ISEA2014. Dubai, UAR.
  • ViDEO sAVant and Friends. 2014. Live Cinema, Audio Visual Improvisation, Signal Culture. Ithaca, NY.
  • ViDEO sAVant and Friends . 2014. Live Cinema, Audio Visual Improvisation. Villa Douce. Riems France.
  • Charles Woodman. 2014. Passages. Weston Art Gallery. Cincinnati, OH.
  • Video sAVant. 2014. Lateral Thinking. 21C Museum/Hotel. Cincinnati, OH.
  • Dharma Pops. 2014. It will Shake your Teeth. College Conservatory of Music. Cincinnati, OH.
  • Charles Woodman. 2014. Cowboy Romance ‘92 remix, VideoFocus 2013. Stigmart 10.
  • Video sAVant with Geishafold. 2014. The Drowned World, Optronica, Other Cinema. San Francisco, CA.
  • Video sAVant and Friends. 2014. Live Audio/Visual Improvisation, synthetic zero. Bronx Art Space. Bronx, NY.
  • Video sAVant . 2014. Lateral Thinking, Autumedia. the Rakes End. Cincinnati, OH.
  • Video sAVant w/ Ubdis Quartet. 2013. Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Buffalo, NY.
  • Megurs Ehd Ffleweh Bq Nsolst. 2013. Intl. Computer Music Conference. Perth, Australia.
  • Megurs Ehd Ffleweh, w/ Chris Bailey and the Meitar Ensemble. 2013. MATA Festival. Roulette, New York, NY..
  • St Vrains Woods. 2013. Four Woodmans. Nina Fruedenhiem Gallery. Buffalo NY.
  • 2013. BOOM! LIVE CINEMA & SOUND. The Coup. Clarksville, TN.
  • 2013. Terminal Physical Space. Austin Peay State University. Clarksville, TN.
  • 2013. Snow Mountain Ranch, Fotofocus. Clay Street Gallery. Cincinnati, OH.
  • 2013. Bloom. Lloyd Library. Cincinnati, OH.
  • Video sAVant. 2013. Lateral Thinking, Autumedia. The Rakes End. Cincinnati, OH.
  • Video sAVant and Friends. 2012. WaVe Currents Series. International House. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Video sAVant and Friends. 2012. Devotions Gallery. Brooklyn, NY.
  • 2012. Table of Elements, The Wodmans. Diet Gallery. Miami, FL.
  • viDEO sAVant and Friends. 2012. Live Cinema Dance. New Genres Festival, Living Arts of Tulsa. Tulsa, OK.
  • Video sAVant. 2012. Lateral Thinking, Autumedia. Third Party Gallery. Cincinnati, OH.
  • Video sAVant with Collide-O-Scope Music. 2011. Intersections New American Performing Arts Festival, Atlas Performing Arts Center. Washington, DC.
  • 2011. HEAVEN, Wall Drawings. Samson Projects. Boston MA.
  • viDEO sAVant with Collide-O-Scope Music. 2011. Aspect Project Room. Brooklyn, NY.
  • viDEO sAVant with Discerning Crane. 2011. Center for Contemporary Arts. Cincinnati, OH.
  • viDEO sAVant and Friends. 2010. The Herron School of Art. Indianapolis IN.
  • 2010. PI Squared with Collide-O-Scope Music. Roulette, New York NY.
  • 2010. American Diorama, The Road. Light Factory Museum. Charlotte NC.
  • 2010. American Diorama. El Camino Medical Center. Mountain View, CA.
  • viDEO sAVant w/NWEAMO All Stars. 2010. NOTACON. Cleveland OH.
  • 2010. Vivaldi: The Four Seasons w/Shellie Cash, Balanchine and Beyond. College Conservatory of Music. Cincinnati OH.
  • viDEO sAVant w/ Discerning Crane. 2010. CS13. Cincinnati OH.
  • viDEO sAVant w/ Adam Tendler, piano. 2009. John Cage: Sonata and Interludes. Living Arts of Tulsa. Tulsa, OK.
  • 2009. The Desire Line w/ Deborah Slater Dance Company. Joyce Theatre. New York, NY.
  • 2009. American Diorama. St John’s Medical Center. Santa Monica, CA.
  • 2009. Springs’ Mix. Sansouci Festival of Dance/Cinema. Boulder, CO.
  • 2009. Playing with Light w/Anthony Luensman and Concert Nova. cnGarden. Cincinnati OH.
  • viDEO sAVant. 2008. Sonic Explorations. SUNY Stony Brook. Stony Brook, NY.
  • viDEO sAVant w/ Three Speed. 2008. Sitwells Nightclub. Cincinnati, OH.

Honors & Awards

  • Media Arts Production Award, Intermedia Arts Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1990.
  • Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, University of Cincinnati, 2002.
  • Artists Excellence Award, Ohio Arts Council, Columbus, OH, 2011.
  • Residency Award, Signal Culture, Corning, NY, 2014.

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