Born: Dallas, Texas, 1959

Education University of Texas, Austin


2008               Guggenheim Fellowship (filmmaking)

2007,05          Rockefeller Nominee (filmmaking)

2005               Creative Capital (video installation)

2003-4            Wattis Foundation, Artist in Residence, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

2003               The R & B Feder Charitable Foundation for the Beaux Arts

1999                Headlands Center for the Arts, Artist in Residence

                        Austin Film Society, grant, filmmaking

                        Texas Commission on the Arts, grant, filmmaking

1993                Pioneer Fund, grant, filmmaking

                        Western States Media Alliance, grant, filmmaking

1990                Film Arts Foundation, grant, filmmaking


2013                Energy was Everywhere, San Francisco Art Institute, group show

2012                Dirt Lot Cinema, Berkeley Art Museum, performance/screening

                        Streetopia, Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, photography, group show

2011                 Art in the Streets, MOCA, Los Angeles, installation, group show

                        Who is Bozo Texino?, MOMA, NY (screening and acquisition)

                        Tri-X-Noise, Holland Projects, Reno, NV, photography, 3-person show (curator and artist)

2010                Ground Score, Space Gallery, Portland, ME, photography, solo show

2009               The Great Depression, installation, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA, installation, solo show

                         Sunset Scavenger, Get This! Gallery, Atlanta, photography, solo show

2008               After Nature, New Museum, New York, photography, group show

                        In the Fullness of Time, Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, film, group show

                        There is a House, abandoned house, Braddock, PA, photography, guerrilla installation

2007               Sunset Scavenger, Rayko Photo Center, photography, solo show

2006-8           Sunset Scavenger, mobile video installation touring to various outdoor sites.

                        Selected exhibitions:

                        Banff Media Centre, Banff Canada; Pacific Cinematheque, Vancouver, BC; Transformazium, Brooklyn NY; Other                                 Cinema, San Francisco; Common Ground, New Orleans, many others

2004              Ponder Yonder, mixed media installation, video, Headlands Center for the Arts

2003              Souls Harbor, mixed media installation, video, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

                       Free Ride Prototype, installation, Core Sample, Portland, OR Pretty Gritty, Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco

Selected film/video projects

Who is Bozo Texino?, 2005, film, (selected festival screenings: Rotterdam IFFR, Viennale, and others)

Sunset Scavenger, 2003-2008, touring multi-media installation

The Girl in the Train in the Moon, 2001-4, touring video installation, commissioned for Deitch Projects' “Widely Unknown”, toured with “The Lucky Bum Film Tour” to 200+ venues in N. America


Museum of Modern Art New York

Published works

The Texas Punk Problem, 2015, University of Texas Press

The Zone System, 2012, And Pens Press

Mostly True, 2008, Microcosm Publishing


Incite Journal of Experimental Media, 2013, essay, INCITE

Various Small Books, Referencing Various Small Books by Ed Ruscha, 2013, inclusion “Dead Gas Stations”, Brouws, Burton, and Zschiegner, MIT Press

Trespass, 2010, contributor, Taschen

Charlie 05, 2008, artist profile, Deste Foundation


2012    UC Davis, Tulane University, Carnegie Mellon University, Hunter College, Bowdin College, Bennington

2004   College, California College of Art, San Francisco Art Institute, Harvard Ethnographic Film Studies, Portland

            State University, Georgia State University, San Francisco State University, Evergreen College


1999      Lighting for Motion Picturecourse, The Academy of Art College, San Francisco

1994       Intrepid Super-8, super-8 documentary course, Film Arts Foundation 

1990       Super-8 production seminar, SXSW