CURRENT POSITION

 
 

Professor of Digital Arts

 

University of Wisconsin Madison

     
 

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

 
 

Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA

 

www.platformgallery.com

     
 

EDUCATION

 
 

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

 

1997

 

M.F.A. Studio Art

University of Humberside, Hull, United Kingdom

 

1989

 

M.A. Architecture

Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

 

1983

 

B.A. Architecture

         
 

SELECTED 1 & 3 PERSON EXHIBITIONS

 
 

2015

 

Mountain

 

ArtStart, Rhinelander, WI

2015

 

Seeking the Sublime

 

Minnesota Marine Art Museum, Winona, MN

2014

 

Mountain

 

Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA

2013

 

Sunflower

 

Traction Arts, Los Angeles, CA

2012

 

Unnatural Formations
(With Simen Johan & Lydia Anne McCarthy)

 

Scandinavia House Gallery, New York City, NY

2009

 

Rapture of the Deep

 

Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA

2008

 

The Ends of the Earth

 

Fivepoints Arthouse, San Francisco, CA

2007

 

The Beautiful Lie

 

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI

2006

 

King Wave

 

Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA

2005

 

Always

 

Haus Gallery, Pasadena, CA

2002

 

Inconsolable

 

Cherry de Los Reyes Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2001

 

Yours is the Earth

 

Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN

1997

 

Field Trip

 

U.S.C. M.F.A. Thesis Show, Los Angeles

1996

 

Objects

 

Helen Lyndhurst Gallery, U.S.C., Los Angeles

         
 

FILM FESTIVALS

 
 

2017

 

Aurora International Film Festival
Official Selection: Катюша (Katyusha)

 

Moscow, Russian Federation

2017

 

Marfa Film Festival
Official Selection: Катюша (Katyusha)

 

Marfa, TX

2017

 

VKRATZE! Film Festival
Official Selection: Катюша (Katyusha)

 

Volgograd, Russian Federation

         
 

SELECTED INVITATIONAL GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 
 

2017

 

The Video Show: 4th International Exhibition of Video and Digital Media

 

Raritan Valley College, NJ

2016

 

Wisconsin Triennial

 

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI

2016

 

UniMadEx

 

The Marquee Cinema, Madison, WI

2016

 

UW Faculty Quadrennial

 

Chazen Museum, Madison, WI

2016

 

Still Moving

 

Patti & Rusty Rueff Gallery, Purdue University, IN

2014

 

Cosmographie

 

River Arts Center, Prairie du Sac, WI

2014

 

Magnetic North: Artists of the Arctic Circle

 

UBS Gallery, New York City

2013

 

Wisconsin Triennial

 

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI

2013

 

One Life & Always

 

A Thin Place, Berlin

2013

 

Septentrion: Exploring the Arctic Circle

 

Union Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2012

 

Machine Wilderness

 

516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM

2012

 

Compendium 2012

 

Chazen Museum, Madison, WI

2011

 

Experimental Video & Performance Series

 

University of Wisconsin Union

2011

 

Dreams & Illusions

 

Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA

2011

 

Call Back

 

Vermont Studio Center

2010

 

Aqua Art Miami

 

Art | Basel | Miami, Miami Beach, FL

2010

 

Seven Easy Steps: Artistic Masterpieces

 

Horton Gallery, New York City, NY

2010

 

New Media Exhibition

 

Charles Allis Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

2009

 

The There

 

Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA

2009

 

Image 2.0

 

University College, Falmouth, UK

2009

 

Art versus Starlight Video Art Series

 

University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

2009

 

Bellingham Electronic Arts Festival

 

Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

2009

 

Always (4 Channel)

 

4Culture Arts Center, Seattle, WA

2009

 

Subjective Nature

 

University Gallery, UW La Crosse, WI

2008

 

Platform Portfolio 2 (print portfolio)

 

Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA

2008

 

Visible Means: Observations of Queer Experience

 

Duluth Art Institute, Duluth, MN

2008

 

One Life

 

Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society Chamber Music Festival
Overture Center, Madison WI

2008

 

2008 Art Department Faculty Exhibition

 

Chazen Museum, Madison, WI

2007

 

Aqua Art Miami

 

Art | Basel | Miami, Miami Beach, FL

2007

 

I Heart America and America Hearts Me

 

Old Gold Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

2007

 

Spectrum: WABVA Fellows Show

 

Fairfield Center for Contemporary Art, Sturgeon Bay, WI

2007

 

Spectrum: WABVA Fellows Show

 

Watrous Gallery, Madison, WI

2006

 

New Art from the Mississippi River Valley

 

The Chicago Athenaeum, Galena, IL

2006

 

Water Fall

 

Mahan Gallery, Columbus, OH

2006

 

Aqua Art Miami

 

Art | Basel | Miami, Miami Beach, FL

2006

 

Affair at the Jupiter Hotel

 

Portland, OR

2006

 

Art LA

 

Los Angeles, CA

2005

 

Aqua Art Miami

 

Art | Basel | Miami, Miami Beach, FL

2005

 

Dark States

 

Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA

2005

 

Infusion

 

Phatspace Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2005

 

New-Age-Old

 

Sandpoint Gallery, University of Washington, WA

2004

 

Film Short Show

 

SOO Visual Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN

2004

 

American Art

 

Palazzo Sclafani - Palermo, Italy

2003

 

The Big Deal

 

SOMARTS Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2003

 

Token Male

 

SOO Visual Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN

2002

 

Water

 

The Renaissance Society, Chicago, IL

2000

 

All System Go

 

Tweed Museum, Duluth, MN

1999

 

Strange Air

 

Strange Air Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

         
 

SELECTED JURIED EXHIBITIONS

 
 

2017

 

The Void and the Cloud

 

SciArt Center (online exhibition)

2015

 

FILE Video Art

 

FILE 2015 - Electronic Language International Festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil

2014

 

ISEA 2014

 

Al Fahidi Historical District, Dubai, UAE

2014

 

Screengrab 6

 

eMerge Gallery, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia

2014

 

The New Sublime

 

Phoenix Gallery, Brighton, UK

2013

 

Lumen Prize Exhibition

 

Treberfydd House, Llangasty, UK

2013

 

Lumen Prize Exhibition

 

FCA Gallery, Canary Wark, London

2013

 

Lumen Prize Exhibition

 

FQ Projects, Shanghai

2013

 

Lumen Prize Exhibition

 

The Space, Hong Kong

2013

 

Lumen Prize Exhibition

 

Robert's Books, Riga, Latvia

2013

 

Lumen Prize Exhibition

 

Gallery 27, Cork St., London

2012

 

Currents 2012 New Media Festival

 

El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, NM

2011

 

Currents 2011 New Media Festival

 

El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, NM

2004

 

Cyberdeco 04 Digital Media Festival

 

Perth, Australia

2004

 

Snap to Grid

 

Los Angeles Center for Digital Arts, Los Angeles, CA

2002

 

Five Minutes of Fame

 

Walker Art Center, mnartists.org (On line streaming video exhibition)

2002

 

Interrogating Diversity

 

Betty Rymer Gallery, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2000

 

Inconsolable

 

Minnesota Electronic Theatre, (SIGGRAPH)

2000

 

Inconsolable Installation

 

Fourth International Conference on Information Visualisation, IV 2000, London, UK

1997

 

Select

 

Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA

1997

 

Whatever

 

Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

 

 

 

 

 

 

HONORS & AWARDS

 
 

2017

 

Катюша (Katyusha) ~ “Best Sound Design”

 

VKRATZE! Film Festival

2012

 

Lumen Prize

 

International award for digital arts: 3rd Place

 

 

 

 

 

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

 
 

Hu-Friedly LLC

 

Chicago, IL

David Blanke

 

Austin, TX

Lisa Stuart

 

Greenwich, CT

Juliet Bakker

 

Greenwich, CT

Lauren Kelley

 

Stamford, CT

Matthew Hoffman

 

Washington, DC

Paul Owen

 

Madison, WI

Mimi Santry

 

New York, NY

Vinson & Elkins LLP

 

Austin, TX

Lyn & Gerald Grinstein

 

Atlanta, GA

Caroline Stafford Morris

 

Eugene, OR

Paul Diaz

 

Coral Gables, FL

Javier Guerra

 

New York, NY

Jane Scott

 

Austin, TX

Reid MacDonald

 

Minneapolis, MN

Marty & Peggy Friedman

 

Chicago, IL

Guido & Mariangela Sala

 

Como, Italy

Sefiraz Ergun

 

Urgur, Turkey

Dr. & Mrs. David Sumner

 

Lafayette, CA

 

 

 

 

REVIEWS

 
 

Schwartz, Mitch

 

From Pyramiden with Love

 

Center for Russia, East Europe and Central Asia, UW Madison
Oct. 17th 2016

Stevens, Matt

 

View Master

 

Frontiers Magazine, The Huntington Library
Fall/Winter 2014

Schumacher, Mary

 

Wisconsin Triennial 13

 

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Oct. 18th 2013

Meyers, William

 

Lay of the Land and Strange Sights

 

The Wall Street Journal, July 14th 2012

Litell, Richard J.

 

Unnatural Formations

 

Scandinavian Review, Spring 2012

Albertini, Rosanna

 

Inconsolable

 

"White Owls - Art in LA 1994 -2011, Dec. 2011

Arts Editor

 

The Beautiful Lie at MMoCA

 

The Onion, VA Club, Jan. 31st 2008

Smith, Jennifer

 

Don't Believe Your Eyes

 

Isthmus, Jan. 4th 2008

Vaughn, Katie

 

A Natural Approach

 

Madison Magazine, Jan. 2008

Nance, Sarah

 

Multimedia Masterpiece

 

MadisonMagazine.com, Dec. 2007

Topper, Scott

 

Hilyard Gets Creative With His Camera

 

Wisconsin State Journal, Dec. 29th 2007

Stockinger, Jacob

 

Beautiful Lie a Powerful Show

 

The Capital Times, Nov. 29th 2007

Wagner, James

 

Dark States

 

Platform Gallery & www.jameswagner.com, Nov. 2005

Vayda, Priscilla

 

Stephen Hilyard: Beyond the Traditional

 

Pasadena Star News, Feb. 2005

Fallon, Michael

 

Token Male

 

Mnartists.org, Sept. 2003

Albertini, Rosanna

 

Inconsolable

 

Art Press (Paris), March 2003

Klefstad, Ann

 

Yours is the Earth

 

New Art Examiner, Jan./Feb. 2002

Klefstad, Ann

 

Hilyard communicates very well with a select few

 

Duluth News Tribune, Sept. 30th, 2001

Arts Editor

 

Artist Profile: Stephen Hilyard

 

Duluth News Tribune, Sept. 16th, 2001

Jenkins, Steven

 

Que Sera Sera

 

Bay Area Reporter, Feb. 27th, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

 

CATALOGS

 
 

Multiple authors

 

ScreenGrab 06

 

eMerge Gallery
James Cook University, Townsville, Australia

Stave, Pari

 

Magnetic North

 

UBS Gallery, New York, NY

Multiple authors

 

Machine Wilderness

 

516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM

Beal, Suzanne

 

Stephen Hilyard: King Wave

 

Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA

 

 

 

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 
 

Stephen Hilyard in SciArt Center's "The Void and the Cloud" Interview with curator Marnie Benney

 

SciArt Magazine (online)
May 2017

The Object and the Event: Time-based Digital Simulations and Illusion in the Fine Arts

 

Book chapter in:
Research Methods for Digitising and Curating Data in the Digital Humanities
Edinburgh University Press, Spring 2016

Make8elieve #6: Mountain

 

Art work featured in:
make8elieve online art magazine
Geneva, Switzerland, August 2014

Exploring Color Photography: From Film to Pixels

 

Artwork featured in a widely used textbook
on color photography (5th edition).
Robert Hirsch, Focal Press, Feb. 2011

The Best of 3D Graphics

 

Artwork featured in a show case of
contemporary 3D Digital artists.
Rockport Press, Jan. 2003

The Anxious Maker

 

Critical theory article.
Artweek Magazine, Jan. 1998

     
 

SELECTED GRANTS

 
 

2014

 

University of Wisconsin

 

Vilas Associate Award 2014-15

2012

 

American Scandinavian Foundation

 

Artist Fellowship

2011

 

The Huntington Library

 

San Andreas Fellowship

2009

 

University of Wisconsin Arts Institute

 

Emily Mead Baldwin Award 2009-11

2007

 

Harpo Foundation

 

Support for exhibition The Beautiful Lie

2007

 

American Scandinavian Foundation

 

Artist Fellowship

2006

 

Wisconsin Arts Board

 

Artist Fellowship

2005

 

Vermont Studio Center

 

Full Fellowship

2003

 

McKnight Foundation

 

International Travel Award

2002

 

MInnesota State Arts Board

 

Career Opportunity Grant

2001

 

McKnight Foundation

 

McKnight Summer Fellow

1996-97

 

U.S.C. School of Fine Art

 

Graduate Full Tuition Scholarship

 

 

 

 

 

 

EMPLOYMENT

 
 

2004 - present

 

Professor of Digital Arts

 

University of Wisconsin Madison

1999 - 2004

 

Assistant Professor, Sculpture and 3D Digital Media

 

University of Minnesota Duluth

1998 - 1999

 

Design Engineer, projects including Claes Oldenburg, Ellsworth Kelly,Jeff Koons, Disney & Universal Studios

 

Peter Carlson & Co., Los Angeles, CA

1997 - 1998

 

Fabrication of large scale polished stainless steel castings for Jeff Koons’ “Celebration” body of work

 

Peter Carlson & Co., Los Angeles, CA

1997

 

Guest Speaker, Sculpture

 

Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles, CA

1996 - 1997

 

Teaching Assistant to John Mason & Anne Page, Ceramics and Sculpture

 

U.S.C., Los Angeles, CA

1996

 

Teaching assistant to Luciano Perna, Sculpture

 

California State Summer School for the Arts

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL & ACADEMIC CONFERENCES

 
 

2017

 

Chair: Beautiful Lies: Artists Working with Digital Simulation & Illusion

 

College Arts Association Conference

2016

 

Panelist: Art + Code

 

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI

2016

 

Discussant: Aesthetics

 

Games, Learning and Society Conference

2011

 

Presenter: The New Landscape

 

Wisconsin Science Festival

2011

 

Presenter: Digital Simulations in the Arts

 

Research Computing Symposium
Wisconsin Institutes of Discovery

2010

 

Presenter: The "Lie" of the Image, Digital Reality and Truth

 

American Society of
Architectural Illustrators

2008

 

Panelist: Culture, Technology & Subjectivity

 

University of Wisconsin Madison
Visualizing Science

2006

 

Chair: Visualizing Science Work Group

 

University of Wisconsin Madison
Visual Culture Transconference

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

 
 

2013

 

Visiting Artist Lecture: Windward School, Los Angeles

2013

 

Judge - Lumen Prize

2012

 

The Arctic Circle Residency, Spitsbergen Islands

2006

 

Visiting Artist: University of Western Washington

2006

 

Visiting Artist: University of California Los Angeles

2006

 

Visiting Artist: Wellesley College

2005

 

Vermont Studio Center Residency

 

 

 

 

OTHER

 
 

Lived and traveled in Sudan, Ethiopia and Kenya

 

1986 - 1987

Traveled overland through Africa from London to Nairobi

 

Jan. - July 1985

Expedition Artist: British Schools Exploring Society expedition to the Lyngen Alps, Arctic Norway. Drawings and paintings exhibited at the Royal Geographical Society, London, UK

 

June - Aug. 1979