EDUCATION:

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY (ITP), New York, NY, MPS, 2009
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF THE ARTS, Valencia, CA, MFA, 1989
WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY, Middletown, CT, BA, 1983

GRANTS:

2016
CITY OF SANTA MONICA ARTIST FELLOWSHIP
2015
QUICK GRANT AWARD, CCI CREATIVE CAPACITY FUND
2012
CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIP
2011
CENTER FOR CULTURAL INNOVATION (CCI) ARTISTIC INNOVATION GRANT
CITY OF SANTA MONICA ARTIST'S FELLOWSHIP
2004
CITY OF LOS ANGELES (COLA) FELLOWSHIP
2003
BANFF NEW MEDIA INSTITUTE CO-PRODUCTION RESIDENCY GRANT
2002
DURFEE ARC (ARTISTS' RESOURCE FOR COMPLETION) GRANT
2002
HARVESTWORKS NEW WORK RESIDENCY GRANT
1998
CALIFORNIA ARTS COUNCIL INDIVIDUAL FELLOWSHIP
1997
AARON SISKIND FELLOWSHIP

RESIDENCIES:

2006/2007/2009
CANSERRAT RESIDENCY, BARCELONA
2005
KAUS AUSTRALIS RESIDENCY, ROTTERDAM
2005
PACE UNIVERSITY, NY ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE
2000
ART/OMI, NY RESIDENCY
1996
BANFF CENTRE FOR THE ARTS, ALBERTA, BC RESIDENCY

APPS:

2015 NEWS WHEEL
2014 TIME JITTERS
2013 EPISODIC
2012 4 SQUARE
2012 ART SWIPE
2011 URBAN RHYTHMS
2011 SPINE SONNET

NET ART COMMISSIONS:

2011
LACMA ARTISTS RESPONSE WEB COMMISSION
2010
TERMINAL WEB COMMISSION
2009
TURBULENCE.ORG WEB COMMISSION

PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS:

2016
CITY OF INGLEWOOD GROWING ARTISTS PROJECT, Inglewood, CA
2012-14
SANTA MONICA BIKE RACK COMMISSION, Santa Monica, CA
2008
UCLA SANTA MONICA HOSPITAL, Santa Monica, CA
2003-2004
SAN FERNANDO VALLEY METRO RAPID TRANSIT WAY, L.A., CA
2004
WEST VALLEY AREA POLICE STATION, Reseda, CA
2003
MTA METRO ART NEIGHBORHOOD POSTER SERIES, L.A., CA
2001-2003
CAPITOL AREA EAST END COMPLEX, Sacramento, CA
1999-2001
PAN PACIFIC RECREATION CENTER,Los Angeles, CA
1998
WINDOWS ON WILSHIRE, Los Angeles, CA
1994-97
MTA HOLLYWOOD FENCE PROJECT, Hollywood, CA

SOLO/TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS:

2015
HERE AND GONE, Culver Digital Mural Project, Culver Center of the Arts, Riverside, CA

2014
TIME JITTERS, Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
TIME JITTERS, Grand Central Arts Center, Santa Ana, CA
ABOVE THE FOLD, Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, Charleston, SC
Marlborough High School Artist in Residence Exhibition, Los Angeles, CA

2013
TRANSITIONS, dnj Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2012
KAMIKAZE SHOW, POST, Los Angeles, CA (July 11, 2012)

2008
THE BLACKEST SPOT, Fringe Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
JODY ZELLEN/JAMES HOUGH, Sixteen:One, Santa Monica, CA

2007
THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, Printed Matter, New York, NY (Window Project)
OF A LOST UTOPIA, Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
ALL MOMENTS ARE NOW, LAXART, Los Angeles, CA (Window Project)

2005
TRIGGER, Pace University Digital Gallery, New York, NY
RANDOM ACTS FROM EVERYDAY LIFE (with Eileen Cowin), Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA
CITY IMAGES, Downtown Restaurant, Berkely, CA

2004-05
OTHER PLACES, LAGUNA ART MUSEUM, Laguna Beach, CA

2003
THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, One Colorado, Pasadena, CA

2002
CROWDS AND POWER, ARTPORT.WHITNEY.ORG Gatepage, October, 2002
SUSANNE VIELMETTER PROJECTS, Los Angeles, CA
URBAN EVIDENCE, Sesnon Gallery UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA

2001
THE LIFE AND DEATH OF BUILDINGS, DEEP RIVER, Los Angeles, CA
CITY VIEWS, Robert V. Fullerton Art Museum, San Bernardino, CA

2000
PATH GRIDS, Montgomery Gallery, Pomona College, Claremont, CA
STILL, Art Resources Transfer, New York, NY

1999
GRID CITY, Nexus , Atlanta, GA

1998
POST, Elevator Project, Los Angeles, CA
JAN KESNER GALLERY, Los Angeles, CA

1997
POST, Los Angeles, CA
MESA COLLEGE ART GALLERY, San Diego, CA

1996
RICHARD HELLER GALLERY, Santa Monica, CA
PARTS, Amanda Obering Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1995
SITE-SEEING, Center for Contemporary Photography Melbourne, AUSTRALIA
SF CAMERAWORK, San Francisco, CA

1994
ROBERT BERMAN GALLERY, Santa Monica, CA

1993
Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1990
WHAT IS LEGITIMATE ART?, Beyond Baroque, Venice, CA

1989
METROPOLIS CAPTURED, THE LAB, San Francisco, CA

SELECTED WEB / MEDIA EXHIBITIONS, CONFERENCES + FESTIVALS:

2016

FESTIVAL MIDEN, Kalamata, Greece
ELECTRONIC LITERATURE EXHIBITION, University of Victoria, BC
FEMMES VIDEO ART FESTIVAL, The Situration Room, Los Angeles

2015
ISEA 2015 - New Text exhibition curated by Dene Grigar, Vancouver
FILE 2015 - Electronic Language International Festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil
ART GOES ELECTRIC, Digital Billboard on Sunset Boulevard, LA
CURRENTS 2015, The Santa Fe International New Media Festival, NM
SLINGSHOT FESTIVAL, Athens, GA

2014
CURRENTS 2014, The Santa Fe International New Media Festival

2013
SUB/CULTURE, presented by Oxy Freewaves, Occidental College
ELECTRONIC LITERATURE SHOWCASE, Library of Congress, Washington, DC
SLING SHOT FESTIVAL, Athens, GA
AVENUES OF ACCESS, Modern Language Association Convention, Boston, MA

2012
GLOBAL SCREEN, CCCB, Barcelona, SPAIN
THE WEB ART SHOW, Fonlad Festival for Digital Arts
CURRENTS 2012, The Santa Fe International New Media Festival
ELECTRIFYING LITERATURE: AFFORDANCES AND CONSTRAINTS, Morganstown, West Virginia

2011
GOING INTO DEPT, Social Text Multimedia Dossier
EMERGENCE, Idea Lab University of Georgia, Athens
OUT THE WINDOW, Organized by Los Angeles Freewaves
CHAIN LETTER, AC Institute Virtual exhibition, New York, NY
FILE 2011 - Electronic Language International Festival Exhibition, Sao Paulo, BRAZIL
CYBERIDEOLOGIES / FONLAND #7, UAVM Virtual Museum, PORTUGAL
REGENERATION.001, Plato Art Space, Istanbul TURKEY
Mad Hatter Review no. 12

2010
URBAN REALITIES, PIXELPOPS, NY/NJ
THE BIG SCREEN PROJECT, New York, NY
VIDEOPHAGY/ VIDEOFAGIA, Toronto
ELECTROFRINGE,, Newcastle, AUSTRALIA
4TH INTERNATIONAL ELECTRONIC LITERATURE FESTIVAL, Providence, RI
FONLAD #06_2010, Gallery Icone, Coimbra, PORTUGAL
WEB BIENNIAL 2010, Istanbul Contemporary Art Musuem, ISTANBUL
DRAWN ANIMATION FESTIVAL, T-Room Gallery, Berlin, GERMANY

2009
READING REBOOTED: GLIMPSING THE FUTURE OFLITERATURE IN THE LATE AGE OFTHE
PRINT, Kipp Gallery, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, PA
AWKWARD: A NEW MEDIA EXHIBITION, Ava Gallery, The University of Tennessee Chattanooga, TN
THE COLLECTION OF FONLAD - ON LINE FESTIVAL FOR DIGITALARTS, MIDAC - Museu
Internazionale Dinamico di Arte Contemporanea, Belforte del Chienti, ITALY
RUST FEST DIGITAL ARTS AND NEW MEDIA FESTIVAL,2009, McDonough Museum of Art,
Youngstown, OH
A SLOW REVEAL, April 2009, Art Gallery at the University of Maryland at College Park, MD
FINGER LAKES ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL, Ithica, NY
INSEARCH OF NEW(ER) DIGITAL LITERATURE, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN

SELECTED RECENT GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2016
ELECTRONIC LITERATURE EXHIBITION, University of Victoria, BC
TRI ( ... ed) - Revisiting TRI Gallery, Wilding Cran Gallery, Los Angeles
Femmes’ Video Art Festival, The Situration Room, Los Angeles
räume für notizen - rooms for notes, Galerie Wechselstrom, VIENNA

2015
Her First Meteorite Volume 2, Rose Gallery,?Santa Monica
Future and Behind, Calle de Mezo, Venice, Italy
Wish You Were Here 14, A.I.R Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
From The Barricades, Kreuzberg Pavilion, Berlin
Shelved Art 2, sponsored by Newtown, Pasadena CA
NEW TEXT, ISEA 2015 - exhibition curated by Dene Grigar, Vancouver
FILE 2015 - Electronic Language International Festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil
ART GOES ELECTRIC, Digital Billboard on Sunset Boulevard, LA
HERE!, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA
CURRENTS, The Santa Fe International New Media Festival, Santa Fe, NM

2014
6018 WILSHIRE, Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Los Angeles, CA (Fall 2014)
THE IMAGINARY APP, National Institute for Experimental Arts, Sydney, Australia
CURRENTS, The Santa Fe International New Media Festival, Santa Fe, NM
POETIC CODINGS, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

2013
THE IMAGINARY APP, Museum I London, London, Ontario, CANADA
THIS SIDE OF THE 405, Otis College of Art and Design, Ben Maltz Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
MIDNIGHT CAESURA, Jaus, Los Angeles, CA
POETIC CODINGS, Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
ZERO SPEED MAXIMUM VELOCITY: NEW AGE VIDEO JAM, Groundspace Project, Los Angeles, CA

2012
TRANSLATIONS: ARTISTS OF THE METRO ORANGE LINE, Los Angeles Valley College Art Gallery
ANALOG DIGITAL 2012, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA
CURRENTS 2012, The Santa Fe International New Media Festival, Santa Fe, NM
CONFLUX, Pearl Conard Art Gallery, Ohio State University, Mansfield, OH
CAPITAL OFFENSE: THE END(S) OF CAPITALISM, Beacon Arts Building, Inglewood, CA
10 years L.A.@ Foundation Kaus Australis, The Prospectus, Los Angeles, CA

2011
Interaction I/O/I: The Senses of Machines, Dissney Hub Museum, Barcelona, SPAIN
An Exchange with Sol LeWitt, Mass MoCA, North Adams, MA
Alptraum!, Cell Project Space, London, Deutscher Kuenstlerbund, Berlin, The Company Los Angeles, Bank Projects, Cape Town
REGENERATION.001, Plato Art Space, Istanbul TURKEY
POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE, CRG Gallery, NY, NY

2010
NEOINTEGRITY: COMICS EDITION, Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art, NY
PLUCKED, Sam Francis Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2009
PANDEMIC SHOW, Overtones Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
OVERFLOW:HORROR VACUI IN AN AGE OF INFORMATION ABUNDANCE, Cerritos College Art Gallery, Norwalk, CA
THE ARTISTS OF ZYZZYVA, Mina Dresden Gallery, San Francisco, CA
CONTEMPORARY FLANERIE: RECONFIGURING CITIES, Oakland University, Rocherster, MI
INCOGNITO, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

2008
JUST HOW DOES A PATRIOT ACT, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, CA
ARS NUMERIQUES, Music Centre Fleury Barbara Goutte d'Or, PARIS
PIXEL POPS 2008, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
EMPHASIS SANTA MONICA, Santa Monica College Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
NETWORKED, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ
ALEX STEINWEISS: TRIBUTE, Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

ARTIST'S BOOKS:

IF, artists book 2013
VIEW, artists book 2011
WITHOUT A TRACE, artists book 2009
IMAGINE, artists book, 2008
OF A LOST UTOPIA, artist book, 2007
RELIABLE, artist book, 2007
Untitled, artist book, 2006
TO, artist book, 2004
THE BLACKEST SPOT, artist book, 2002
CITY VIEWS, artist book, 2001
GRIDDED PATHS, catalogue published by Pomona College, 2000
STANDING STILL: STLL STANDING, artist book, 2000
PINSPOT#2, artist book, 1998
BLUR, artist book, 1997
BENEATH THE RUINS, artist book, 1996

RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

2013 “Fundations of Digital Art and Design,” Xtine Burrough (image reproduced)
2012 “Architectural Inventions: Visionary Drawings,” Matt Bua and Maximilliam Goldfarb, editors
2011 “Exploring Color Photography.” Robert Hirsch, editor (image reproduced)
2009 "Area Sneaks," Featured Artist, Fall 2009
2008 "Afterimage" vol 23, No 2, Fall 2008 (centerfold images)
2008 "Diacritics: a review of contemporary criticsm." vol 36 no 3-4 fall/winter
2007 "Light and Lens: Photography in the Digital Age." Robert Hirsch, editor

SELECTED REVIEWS/INTERVIEWS:

2015
Interviewed in Stigmart Videofocus, Winter 2015 online publication
http://issuu.com/stigmart10review/docs/stigmart_videofocus_winter_ed/58

2014
Goldner, Liz. "Created in California." Coast Magazine, p. 138-139, June 2014
Weiskopf, Dan. “Bodies at Play, Bodies at Work: Bob Trotman and Jody Zellen.” BurnAway.org, March 4, 2014.
Gotts, Isadora. "Thirty years of art", Cistern Yard Media, February 10, 2014.
Rhyne, Leah. “Now You See It.” Charleston City Paper, January 29, 2014.

2013
Frank, Peter. “Jody Zellen and Max Mackenzie” The Huffington Post, July 9, 2013.
“Computers and Lit #2: Spine Sonnets, Apps, and Beyond with Jody Zellen,” Twenty-four hours
blog, June 1, 2013.
Shaw, Tate. “Immersion: A Conversation with Emily McVarish, Jody Zellen and Janet Zweig.” Journal of Artists’ Books, Spring 2013.

2012
Brucker-Cohen, Jonah. “Art in your Pocket 3: Sensor Driven iPad and iPhone Art Apps.” Rhizome, July 3, 2012.
Xiao, An. “LACMA Lets You Play Exquisite Corpse on your iPhone.” Hyperallergic, February 15, 2012.
Funkhouser, Chris. “Case Stuies 3: poems of the web, by the web, for the web.” New Directions in Digital Poetry, Continuum Press, 2012.

2011
Heibel, Amy. "Spine Sonnet: Jody Zellen on Steve Wolfe," UNFRAMED The LACMA Blog, February 2, 2011.

2010
Clarksvillenow.com, “New Exhibit comes to APSU’s Online Art Gallery.” October 15, 2010.

2008
Olson, Marisa."Interactive Crowd Sourcing." Rhizome.org, September 23, 2008.
Buckley, Annie. "Jody Zellen at Fringe Exhibitions." Art Scene, October 2008.

2007
Wood, Eve."Jody Zellen at Paul Kopeikin Gallery." ArtUs, Winter, 2007.
Calder, Diane. "Jody Zellen at Paul Kopeikin Gallery." artpress, October 2007.

2005
Muhlstein, Cecilia. "Jody Zellen, Trigger." New York Arts Magazine, Nov/Dec, 2005.
Stern, Nathaniel. "Transient Stains, Net Art News," October 17, 2005
A Minima::New Media Magazine, Summer 2005.
Wood, Eve. "Jody Zellen." Art US, May/June 2005

CURATOR:

POETIC CODINGS
Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA January 26 - March 30, 2013
traveled to Boston Cyber Arts Gallery, April 27 - June 2, 2013;
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, May 31 - September 6, 2014

ALTERED APPROPRIATIONS: Making Strange
Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, August 31 - October 8, 2010

FREEWALL, an exhibition of 10 site specific installations
Kellogg Gallery CalPoly, Pomona, March 11- April 10, 2004.

INHERITANCE, exhibition curated with Roberto Bedoya at LACE
(Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions) Catalogue. May 1992.