to projects

residence/studio :: P.O. Box 7048, Crescent Branch, Coal Creek Canyon, Golden, Colorado 80403-0100, USA

phone :: 303.642.7782 :: e-mail :: tweaver@biotica.org

academia :: eMAD, School of Art and Art History | Digital Media Studies, University of Denver, 2121 East Asbury Street, Denver, Colorado 80208, USA

phone :: 303.871.3279 :: e-mail :: tweaver2@du.edu :: DU academia website


Chronology of Experience

2003 - present, Assistant Professor, eMAD and Digital Media Studies, School of Art and Art History, University of Denver, Denver, CO

1988 - present, Independent Artist - Golden/Boulder, CO

2000 - 2002, Senior Project Scientist/New Media Designer, the mediasset lab/CommercialWare, Denver, CO/Natick, MA

1999 - 2001, Visiting Faculty, HiG/University of Gävle, Creative Media Lab/Creative Programming, Gävle, Sweden

1998 - 2000, Senior Web/New Media Designer/Developer, - Spatial, Inc, PlanetCAD, Boulder, CO

1997 - 1998, Art Director/Web Designer/Webmaster - ecollege/Real Education, Denver, CO

1995 - 1997, 2001 - present, Senior Project Scientist/Information Specialist/Web Developer - biotica studios & laboratory, Golden, CO

1996-97, Visiting/Graduate Faculty - Department of Fine Arts / Sculpture, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

1993 - 95, Project Manager/Environmental Microbiologist - PTI Environmental, Boulder, CO

1990 - 91, 1993, Instructor - Department of Fine Arts / Sculpture, Drawing, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

1991 - 92, Research Scholar - Comisión Fulbright, Quito, Ecuador

1989, Staff Artist - Colorado Fine Arts, Denver, CO

1984 - 88, Senior Research Associate - Synergen, Inc., Boulder, CO

1980 - 84, Research Microbiologist - Betz Laboratories, Inc., Trevose, PA & The Woodlands, TX

1978-80, Research Scientist - Purdue University, Department of Environmental Engineering, West Lafayette, IN


Educational Credentials

University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, M.F.A., 1993, Sculpture

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, M.S. Environmental Engineering, 1978, B.S., Microbiology, 1976

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, Protein Purification, 1987


New Media Initiatives | Venues

2006 (scheduled)
"microMacroCosm", Universiteitstheater, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2005
transmediale.05, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany

New Forms Festival 2005, International Festival of Media Arts, Ecologies, NFF Cinema 05, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

MAF05 - Thailand New Media Arts Festival 2005, Alliance Francais, Bangkok, Thailand

SeNEf 2005, 6th Seoul Net & FIlm Festival, Munhwa-ilbo Hall, Seoul Art Cinema, ilmin museum of art (SAMSUNG Media Lounge), Seoul, Korea

“Personal Ecologies”, Sarai, the New Media Initiative, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi, India

2004
F I L E 2004 | F I L E symposium 2004 (International Festival of Electronic Language), Galeria de Arte do Sesi (Paulista), São Paulo, Brazil

3rd International RestCycling Art Festival, Backfabrik, Berlin, Germany

machinista 2004 - International Arts and Technology Festival, Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow, Scotland

"In House", Faculty Triennial, University of Denver Myhren Gallery, Denver, Colorado, USA

2003
Arte Digital Rosario 2003 muestra 01, Santa Fe, Argentina

IMMA Net.Art Open 2003, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

Third Place Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

2001
F I L E 2001 (International Festival of Electronic Language), Museu do Imagem o da Som, São Paulo, Brazil, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil

Boston CyberArts Festival 2001, 'LiteShow', List Visual Arts Center, MIT, Cambridge, MA

European Media Art Festival (EMAF) 2001, Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche, Osnabrück, Germany

Rhizome ArtBase, international new media archive

2000
d>art 00, webprogram, City Exhibition Space, Sydney, Australia

Darklight Digital Film and New Media Festival, Straylight, Dublin, Ireland

The 7th New York Digital Salon (NYDS-7) - European Tour: Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain,
Palacio de Santa Cruza, Universidad de Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain

"Electronic Easel", CU Art Galleries, Boulder, CO

1999
SIGGRAPH '99 Art Gallery: technOasis ArtSite, LA, CA

The 7th New York Digital Salon (NYDS-7), NYC, NY


Solo Onsite Exhibitions

1996
"Familia/cognoscere"
, National Institutes of Health, Clinical Center Galleries, Bethesda, MD

1995
"Naciendo en los Bosques/Being Born in the Forest"
, Museo Municipal de Arte Moderno, Cuenca, Ecuador

1993
"Diversions of Empire"
, Edge Gallery, Denver, CO

"Art in the Time of Cholera"
, CU Art Galleries, Boulder, CO


Group Exhibitions and Collaborations (Select)

1997
"Man of the Forest: Human Interactions with Endangered Species", (collaboration with the International Orangutan Foundation), Aalta Gallery, Denver, CO, Norlin Library, University of Colorado at Boulder

"1997 Colorado Council on the Arts Artist Fellowship Awards Outreach Tour", Cherry Creek Arts Festival, Denver, CO, Colorado State Fair, Fine Arts Pavilion, Pueblo, CO, Grand Junction Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO

1996
"Recent Work and Collaborations", IDA Gallery, Centre for the Fine Arts, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

"Beyond Fear: Reflections on Water and Health Projects in the Ixil Triangle", (with The Aesthetic Recovery Project), Emmanuel Gallery, Denver, CO
"Families * Communities", Southern Ute Cultural Center Museum, San Ignacio, CO, Norlin Library, University of Colorado at Boulder

1995
"Obras de la Coleccion Permanente", Museo Municipal de Arte Moderno, Cuenca, Ecuador

1994
"Birdmania", Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO

"Erasures and Exclusions", Pirate; A Contemporary Art Oasis, Denver, CO

"Pirate Invitational", Pirate; A Contemporary Art Oasis, Denver, CO

1993
"15 Years of Art in Public Places", Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO

1991
"Claremont Exchange Show" (Invitational), Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA

"Connelly, Hubeggar, Uhlman, Villareal, & Weaver", Emmanuel Gallery, Denver, CO

"People Transforming Places Transforming People", UMC Fine Art Gallery, Boulder, CO

"The No Show", Boulder Artists' Gallery, Boulder, CO

1990
"Colorado Sculpture", (Invitational), Bass Performing Arts Center, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

"Alternative Arts Alliance Show", The Ice House, Denver, CO

"Art for Refugees", Rocky Mountain Peace Center, Boulder, CO

"Outsider Show", Pirate; A Contemporary Art Oasis, Denver, CO

1989
"Social Commentary", CORE New Art Space, Denver, CO

"Outsider Show", Pirate; A Contemporary Art Oasis, Denver, CO

"Show 2", UMC Fine Art Gallery, Boulder, CO

1988
"Sculpture in the Park", Boulder Center for the Visual Arts, Boulder, CO


Site Specific Remedial Actions (select)


1995
"Saccharum/Oryza/Suelo", Everglades Agricultural District, Pahokee, Florida, collaborative review by the US EPA and the South Florida Water Authority

1994
"Double Vision", Mt. Sanitas, City of Boulder, CO, Finalist, Colorado Council on the Arts and Humanities, Art in Public Places Program


Honors and Awards

Professional Research Opportunities for Faculty Fund, University of Denver, 2006

Faculty Research Fund, University of Denver, 2005

Rosenberry Fund, University of Denver, 2005, 2006

Internationalization Grant, University of Denver, 2004, 2005

Creative Arts Material Fund, University of Denver, 2004, 2005, 2006

Individual Artist Fellowship, Mixed-media, Colorado Council on the Arts, 1997

Studio Space Grant, Amgen/Synergen, Inc., Boulder, CO, 1993-96

Finalist Award, "15 Years of Art in Public Places", Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO, 1994

International Project Grant, Neodata Endowment for the Arts and Humanities, 1993-94

Fulbright Research Scholar, Ecuador, 1991-92

Teaching Excellence Award, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1991

Graduate School Dean's Small Grant Award, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1991, 1993

Individual Recipient, Research Opportunity Grant, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1989

Maria Elkins Scholarship for Talent and Creativity, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1989

Magoon Award for Outstanding Teaching, Purdue University, 1978


Visiting Artist Residencies and Lectures

University of Pittsburgh, Studio Arts Department, Pittsburgh, PA, 2005

KTH/Swedish Royal Institute of Technology, Center for User-Oriented Interface Design, Stockholm, Sweden, 1999

HiG/University of Gävle, Creative Media Lab/Creative Programming, Gävle, Sweden, 1999, 2000

Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, NM, 1997

Universidad Central del Ecuador, Facultad de Artes, Quito, Ecuador, 1995

Universidad de Cuenca, Escuela de Arte Visual, Cuenca, Ecuador, 1992, 1995

Fundación Cultural Paul Rivet, Cuenca, Ecuador, 1992, 1995

University of Colorado at Denver/Metropolitan State College, Department of Fine Arts, Denver, CO, 1995

University of Colorado at Boulder, Department of Fine Arts, Boulder, CO, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998

University of Texas at Austin, Department of Fine Arts, Austin, TX, 1990


Bibliography

2006
"Authoring the Biological Narrative", 4th European Biannual Conference of the Society for Literature, Science and the Arts, “Close Encounters”, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

“Biomimetics: Emulation and Propagation in Post-traditional Ecologies”, in “Second Nature: Reproduction and the Artificial in Art, Science and New Media”, Rolf Hughes & Jenny Sunden, Editors, KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden (in progress)

2005

"Authoring the Biological Narrative", New Forms Festival Conference 2005 - Eco Systems:Negotiating Natural, Cultural and Technological Systems in a Post-traditional Ecology, University of British Columbia Museum of Anthropology, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

2004
"biological narrative 1 thru 5", F I L E symposium 2004, Exhibition Catalogue FILE 2004, FILE - festival internacional de linguagem eletronica, São Paulo, Brazil

2003
"Spawning the Biological Narrative", Rethinking Space + Time Across Science, Literature + the Arts, 17th Conference of the Society for Literature and Science, Austin, Texas

2002
"Internet Art-Digital Culture", Ricardo Barreto & Paula Perissinotto, published by F I L E, (International Festival of Electronic Language), Museu do Imagem o da Som, São Paulo, Brazil

2001
Rhizome Artbase, new media arts archive, 2/2001

1999
"7th Annual New York Digital Salon", Leonardo, the Journal of the International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology. MIT Press, Vol. 32, No. 5.

"School of Visual Arts Hosts Seventh New York Digital Salon", SVA News, 10/99

"SIGGRAPH '99 Electronic Art and Animation Catalog", 26th International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, LA, CA

"ArtsWire Web Reports, Open Home: Timothy Weaver", ArtsWire Current, April 20, 1999, Volume #8 No. #16, Judy Malloy, Editor

1996
"Families * Communities", exhibition catalog, CU Art Galleries, Boulder, Colorado

"The Aesthetic Recovery Project", radio interview, June 4, 1996, Corriente!, KGNU, Boulder,Colorado

"Emerging from the Darkness", July, 1996, In the Now, Denver, Colorado

"Guatemalan Art Exhibit Strives to Bring Community Together", Volume XXII, Issue #23, June 5, 1996, La Voz Hispana de Colorado, Denver, Colorado

"Guatemalan Art Exhibit Strives to Unite Community", Hispania News, June 6, 1996, Denver, Colorado

1995
"Naciendo en los Bosques", television feature/interview , June 14, 1995, La Television, TeleAmazonas, Quito, Ecuador

"Una Installación Contra la Amnesia", May 31, 1995, Hoy, Quito, Ecuador

"Artista-cientifico Norteamericano Inaugura Muestra Escultorica", May 15, 1995, Meridiano, Guayaquil, Ecuador

"Naciendo en los Bosques", television feature/interview, May 31, 1995, Las Noticias, TeleRamas, Cuenca, Ecuador

"Naciendo en los Bosques", radio interview, May 31, 1995, Enfoque en la Cultura, Cuenca, Ecuador

"Tim Weaver Expone en el Museo de Arte Moderno", May 31, 1995, El Mercurio, Cuenca, Ecuador

"Tim Weaver Expone en el Museo de Arte Moderno", May 31, 1995, El Tiempo, Cuenca, Ecuador

1994
"Spotlight on Tim Weaver", Spring 1994, Artbeat, Boulder, Colorado

1993
"Art in the Time of Cholera", radio interview, April 10, 1993, Tierra Mestiza, KGNU, Boulder, Colorado

1988
"Site Specific Sights", August 14, 1988, Daily Camera, Boulder, Colorado


Patents

Weaver, T.W., P.L. Friend, and W.K. Whitekettle. 1988. Biochemical conversion processes. United States Patent #4,732,680. March 22, 1988.

Weaver, T.W., P.L. Friend, and W.K. Whitekettle. 1986. Biochemical conversion processes. European Patent #86303284.3. June 17, 1986.