Upcoming Exhibits and Installations
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 18. 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.
January 19 - February 19 2019 | Tinney Contemporary | Nashville TN
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.
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 6:45 - 8:45pm
Audience Choice Award, Most Seductive Animation
November 2017 | Stasis, James Gallery, Pittsburgh PA
September 2017 | Nano.Stasis, Tinney Contemporary, Nashville TN
Solo Show. Nano.Stasis is a series based on a collaboration with Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Science exploring a new nanofiber technology, presenting the ethereal side of microscopic nanofibers. Works emphasize how creativity, beauty and science are intertwined. Ciuffo merges ethereal beings and organic elements to form large format composite photographs mounted to an acrylic medium after spinning, photographing and manipulating nanofibers.
VISITING ARTIST | Harvard University School of Engineering and Applied Science
Harvard University, Cambridge MA
A project that explores the world of nanofiber technology inspired by and partnering with Harvard’s Tarr Family Professor of Bioengineering and Applied Physics, Kit Parker and his invention of a cotton candy and rotary jet spinning technology. Merging art and science, Ciuffo is collaborating with Harvard's bioengineering department, spinning nanofiber canvases as backdrops for a new Stasis series. Based on a fact finding and artistic journey, this new series merges art with science and presents the infinite, universe of the microscopic nanofibers.
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
June 2016 | Stasis Universe Modular Art Pod
OZ Arts, Nashville TN
April 2016 | Speaker / Exhibitor / Arts @29 Garden, Harvard University, Cambridge MA
Nano.Stasis Merging Art with Science
ArtTechPsyche II at Harvard University celebrating human expression at the intersection of technology and the arts and presented by Harvard Digital Arts and Humanities (DARTH) in collaboration with the Harvard Library and the Digital Futures Consortium. Speaker, presenting on merging art with science and the process of the ongoing collaboration with Harvard’s bioengineering department.
September - November 2015 | James Gallery, Pittsburgh PA
Select artworks from Stasis and Black Stasis
October - December 2015 | Customs House Museum, Clarksville TN
Girl with a Scar Series
A series depicting the grace and beauty of a girl and her scar.
Permanent Art Collection, Country Music Hall of Fame, Nashville Tennessee
Musicians: Between the Heart and the Breath, a collective photographic celebration of portraiture representing iconic and trending artists including Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell, Buddy Miller, Elton John, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Tim “Too Slim” Langford, Ray Stephenson.
December 2014 - January 2015, Tinney Contemporary, Nashville Tennessee
Stasis: Heavenly Bodies | Solo show, with select and new artworks from Stasis.
Creating contrast within negative space Ciuffo presents images infused with celestial light, textures and organic forms. Images, most found in nature, are composed as both buoyant and free falling, defying gravity, as well as structured tableaux.
May 2014 – January 2015, Nashville International Airport, Nashville Tennessee
Just a Perfect Day, Large Format Skylight Installation created for Bonnaroo/AC Entertainment
Hanging large format 3D lenticular skylight installation with portraiture of Elton John, Carolina Chocolate Drops, The Wild Feathers, Shovels and Rope, The Black Lilies, Tim Langford, Ray Stephenson
November 2013 – January 2014, Castell Photography Gallery, Ashville North Carolina
Savior from Hidden Life of the Soul series. Presented in an exhibit entitled Next: New Photographic Visions curated by art collector Allen Thomas and North Carolina Museum of Art director Larry Wheeler.
April 2013 – Tinney Contemporary, Nashville Tennessee
Solo show, back gallery: Stasis, The state of equilibrium or inactivity caused by opposing equal forces
September 2012 – March 2013, Nashville International Airport, Nashville Tennessee
Series: Thrill, in large format photographic installation. Thrill encapsulated the response and effect of chance structured within the boundaries of a carnival.