Exhibits and Installations | Upcoming

September 18 - The Toledo Museum of Art / Center for Visual Arts

Collaborative performance installation piece about human trafficking will premiere at The Toledo Museum September 12. It will also be a highlight at the International Human Trafficking & Social Justice Conference in Toledo September 19 and 20 and then at Toledo Arts Momentum  September 19 - 21

This is a performance piece of survivor stories that tells of their journeys in, through, and out of human trafficking via poetry, music and visual art.

I’m creating the art and video art for this traveling installation. The other project collaborators are: Dr. Denise Ritter Bernardini, (vocals) associate professor of voice, University of Toledo Department of Music, Jane Mills Atwood (poetry) poet, artist and singer, and H. Gerrey Noh, (composer) Assistant Professor of Music Theory at the Hugh A Glauser School of Music, Kent State University.

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James Gallery | Pittsburgh PA

MAY 10, 2019 - JUNE 29, 2019

Multiplicy - A celebration of 28 artists offering contrasts in material and content.

Select work from Nano.Stasis, Stardust. 30” x 45” acrylic oval with augmented reality.


January 19 - March 9, 2019

| Tinney Contemporary | Nashville TN

Portals / Solo Show

An exploration of alternative modes of artwork that go beyond the physical space of the gallery. Two dimensional art will become a portal to view hidden stories, expanding with moving images using augmented and virtual reality.


 The Human Kind, January 4, Selection for First Friday Film Festival, Kansas City MI 






Select Exhibits and Installations

July 6 - August 4 2018 | Aggregate Space Gallery, San Francisco CA | 2nd Annual Film Festival

A Magic Lantern and Fifteen Magic Slides, non narrative animated film shorts

Award screening at the Little Roxie Theater July 31

Audience Choice Award, Most Seductive

Lobby / 12th fl Installation at 222 Second Avenue, Nashville TN

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Afternoon Light, Arcade, installed as part of Metro Arts Commission 40 for 40 at Metro Courthouse.

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Chosen as one of the artists for the "40 for 40” project, celebrating Metro Arts (Metro Nashville Arts Commission) 40th anniversary and the installation of 40 artworks in the Historic Metro Courthouse and the Metro Office Building. “These new works will join 50 other pieces that form the city’s “One Percent for Art” public collection to be installed in the Historic Metro Courthouse. A citizen selection panel chose artists whose work is creative, innovative and reflects Nashville’s spirit of community, service, justice and equity."…/Projects-in-Progress/Art-Works-4…
#artsnashville #OurArtsNash.

August - September 2017 | Tinney Contemporary | Nashville TN
Solo Show
, New Works: Nano. Stasis Cosmic Garden

Nashville Arts Magazine Review

USA TODAY / Tennessean Review

Lobby Installations 2017

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June 2017 | Spectrum Gestalt Exhibit, bG Gallery, Santa Monica CA
Small Works from Stasis

April 2017 | Women's Essence Show, Espace Cominnes, Paris, France
Artist selected for Woman Art Award 2017

Select Works from Words Fell and Stasis

Cover Nashville Arts Magazine, August 2017 Issue


New Installation, June 2017, Oak Steakhouse, Westin Hotel, Nashville TN 

Artwork: Harmony, Stasis Series, 20 foot x 5 foot Acrylic Artwork, Backlit with Metal Frame

with Tinney Contemporary

April 14, 2016 | Arts @29 Garden | Harvard | Cambridge MA


Speaker, Presentation for Art, Technology, Psyche II. 

Nano.Stasis is an art form that explores the exquisite side of a radical new technology – one that is changing lives. Sparked by Harvard’s Tarr Family Professor of Bioengineering and Applied Physics, Kit Parker, and his invention of a cotton candy-inspired rotary jet spinning technology, nanofibers form the basis of this novel medium.  Parker’s groundbreaking work has created a nanofiber textile that is evolving for a spectrum of futuristic applications – from wound healing, tissue and organ growth to fashion couture and "smart" sports related products. Now, for the first time, the tiny fibers are becoming art. Collaborating with Harvard’s Disease Biophysics Group, artist Carla Ciuffo has worked together with doctoral candidate Nina Sinatra to transform nanofibers into small-scale canvases and large format artworks. Showing how artists use science to make their fantasies real and palpable, their discussion will also focus on how science uses the arts in exactly the same way.

ArtTechPsyche II returns to Harvard on April 14, 2016. This event celebrates human expression at the intersection of technology and the arts. Harvard Digital Arts and Humanities (DARTH), in collaboration with the Harvard Library and the Digital Futures Consortium, invites you to participate in a day of immersive digital experiences, art exhibitions, technology demos, and visionary speakers on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at Arts @ 29 Garden from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Explore the creative process and its impact on emerging technologies. Discover the ways in which technology shapes us, and conversely, how the artist continually challenges and informs technological development. Interact with cutting edge art installations and software demos to experience the world in new ways. Meet like-minded faculty, staff, students, researchers, and colleagues of any skill level while exploring new projects and collaborations on and around campus.

Nano . Stasis > New Works > Merging Art with Science at Harvard

Neurofashion, Nanofiber and the Little Black Dress Harvard Visiting Artist Carla Ciuffo Merges Art With Cutting-Edge Science


Girl With a Scar > Customs House Museum

Customs House Museum | Clarksville TN


Girl With a Scar | October 1, 2015 - November 30, 2016

“There is something beautiful about all scars of whatever nature. A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is closed and healed, done with.”
― Harry Crews

Nashville Arts Magazine review of Girl With a Scar

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Stasis at the James Gallery | Pittsburgh PA

James Gallery | Pittsburgh PA

SEPTEMBER 18, 2015 - NOVEMBER 14, 2015
Second Nature

Second Nature Review | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Stasis and Second Nature

Organic elements found in nature, like human beings, are transient. They/we exist in a constant state of cyclical transition. Change and resisting change is second nature, something deeply ingrained within the enigma of being human. If you look closely at the composite photographs in Stasis, you’ll notice tiny human bodies drifting like caraway seeds tossed in the wind. And with the human subjects free from gravity, the dandelions and wintry trees can bear as much emotional weight as the fragile human bodies. It is their second nature. It is our second nature.

They should be full of movement, but as these minuscule humans float within an enormous garden, it feels like something is about to happen but hasn’t – yet. Perhaps they’re diving headlong into the void, or perhaps they’re ascending. It’s not clear, as this in-between moment absolves them of judgment.

As in second nature, Stasis takes pause, presenting a moment of calm before we take the inevitable next step.

SAATCHI ART | Profiled as "Artist of the Day"

August 27, 2015

See what Saatchi curators are excited about ... today I was featured on Saatchi Art as "artist of the day." The image profiled is titled "Above Me."

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December 2014, Stasis, Heavenly Bodies, Tinney Contemporary, Nashville TN

Jackson Thornton Installation

Nashville TN

The Melrose Installation

Nashville TN

Twelve Twelve Installation

Nashville TN

Nelson Mullins Installation

Nashville TN


Country Music Hall of Fame, Nashville TN | Series: Musicians, Between the Heart and the Breath

Portraiture of iconic and trending artists: Elton John, Emmylou Harris, Buddy Miller, Tim "Too Slim" Langford, Rodney Crowell, Ray Stephenson, Carolina Chocolate Drops

Nashville International Airport Installation for Bonnaroo | AC Entertainment

A hanging 3D skylight installation titled: Just a Perfect Day.

Thrill at Nashville International Airport