Education and Training

Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, MFA in painting, 1977

The Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado, BA in studio art, 1970

The Image Circle Photographic Study Center, San Francisco, California, 1970

The Institute for American Universities, Aix-en-Provence, France, studio art and French, 1968-69

Grants and Awards

First prize winner in the Guthman Musical Instrument Design Competition at Georgia Tech University, Atlanta, 2016

Pollock/Krasner Foundation Grant, New York, 2007

Peter S. Reed Foundation Grant, NYC, 2007

NY Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Multidisciplinary / Performance Art, New York, 1999

NY Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Emergent Forms / Performance Art, New York, 1993

National Endowment for the Arts Inter-Arts Project Grant, for the creation of “Two Fruit Flies: a micro opera”, New York, 1989

National Endowment for the Arts, New Langston Multidisciplinary Project Grant, Portland, 1987

National Endowment for the Arts, Artist Fellowship in Performance Art, Portland, 1983

Oregon Arts Commission Individual Artist Fellowship, Portland, 1983

Portland Civic Auditorium purchase of work, Portland, 1983

Portland video production grant for experimental project, Portland, 1983

Portland Development Commission Art in Public Places grant, Portland, 1982

Portland Metropolitan Arts Commission Public Art grant, Portland, 1982

Portland Metropolitan Arts Commission, Performance grant for collaborative multi-media performance / installation, Portland, 1981

Portland Metropolitan Arts Commission, Public Art grant, Portland, 1981

Seattle Arts Commission, Seattle Selects 1% for the Arts purchase of work, Portland, 1979

Portland Metropolitan Arts Commission, Art in Public Places purchase of work, Portland, 1979

Teaching   1970 -2014

Instructor, "Sound Invention: Instrument Building", PS 20, Brooklyn, through Sequential Arts, Franklin Furnace, NYC, 2008 to present.

Full time Visiting Associate professor, University of Michigan art & design dept, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 9/03 to 5/04

Part-time professor, The New School University, NYC, 9/01 to 2003

Instructor, Ken Butler Workshops, Marylhurst College, Marylhurst, Oregon, 1984-1987, Contact: Paul Sutinen, Art Dept. Director

Instructor in art, photography, animation, and multi-image production, Artists-in-the-Schools Program, Portland, Oregon, (Portland Public Schools and NW Film and Video Center, Portland, Oregon.), 1979-1982

Instructor in Basic Design, Drawing, and Photography, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, 1975-1978

Instructor in photography, The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1972

Instructor in photography, The Colorado Springs School for Girls, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1970-71

Young Audiences of New York, performances / workshops, 1 E. 53rd, NYC, 10022, since 1988

Young Audiences of Oregon, 418 S.W. Washington #202, Portland, Oregon 1985-1988

 

Solo Exhibitions

2016

Ken Butler's Hybrid Visions, Illini Union Gallery, Univ. of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, 4/14-5/1/16

2014

Ken Butler Hybrid Instruments, as part of Cyberfest, The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia, 11/5 -12-5/14

Instrumental Desire: Strings Attached, The Orphic Gallery, Roxbury, NY, 7/4-8/25/2014

2013

Ken Butler: The Projection Grand Piano and other Anxious Objects, AIRPLANE Gallery, Brooklyn, 3/9-4/7/13

2011

“Vibrating Body” (solo), Sideshow Gallery, NYC, 9/10-10/9/11

Collages and Concert, L’Atelier, Long Island, NY, 1/6/11

2010

Anxious Objects/new assemblage, The Brico Lodge, Brooklyn, 10-12/10

Hybrid Visions, (solo), Mulvane Art Museum, Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas, 9/26/09-1/10/2010

2009

Instrumental Bricolage, The Hogar Collection, Brooklyn, 4/17-5/18/09

Hybrid Visions, 58 works, Western Gallery, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Wa, 1/2 - 3/14/09

Anxious Objects, 58 works, Orange Hall Gallery, Orange County Community College, Middletown, NY, 1/10-2/21/09

2008

Hybrid Visions, (solo), The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio, 5/30-8/10/08

2007

Drawing and Driving, artMoving Projects, Brooklyn, 9/8-10/14/07

Hybrid Visions, 58 works, The Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Willamette University, Salem, Oregon, 6/9-8/11/07

Hybrid Visions, 58 works, The Art Gym at Marylhurst University, Portland Oregon, 4/10-5/16/07

2006

Instrumental Desire:Strings Attached, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY,4/15-5/14/06

The New Sound of Music, Mass Moca kidspace, N. Adams, Mass, 3/30-9/4/06

2005

Anxious Objects, The Kerrytown Concert House, Ann Arbor, Mi, 10/18-22/05,

Anxious Objects, The Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, Pa, 10/1-2/05,

Hybrid Instruments, The Avampato Museum, Charleston, West Virginia, 7/8 - 8/28/05

4 Pianos and Some Strings, Dowd Fine Arts Center Gallery, SUNY Cortland, New York, 3/16 – 4/23/05

2004

Anxious Objects, The DePaul University Art Gallery, Chicago, 9/10 – 11/23/04

Hybrid Instruments, The Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI, 6/10-13/04

2002

Hybrid Visions, An Exhibition, Installation, and Performance, (catalog), F. Donald Kenney Museum, St. Bonaventure University, NY, 9/10/-12/3/02

Hybrid Instruments, The Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT, 4/12-5/1/02, Performances 4/19,4/26

2000

Lost and Sound, sculpture and collage, Florence Lynch Gallery, NYC, 9/14-10/21/00

1998           

Urban Grand, sculpture and installation, C-Space, Citicorp Atrium, NYC, 1/20-3/6/98

Happening, sculpture and collage, American Gallery, NYC, 9/10-30

1997           

Hybrid Instrument Sculpture and Collage, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon, 2/5-3/1/97

1995           

Object Opera, interactive installation and sculpture, Thread Waxing Space, NYC, 6/20-7/7/95

1994           

Instrument SculptureArt Rock Festival, St. Brieuc, Bretagne, France, 10/15-11/15/94

Hybrid Instruments, Festival en Othe, Aix-en-Othe, France, 8/7-28/94

Hybrid Instruments, Printemps de Bourges, Espace Printemps, Bourges, France, 4/19-5/19/94

1992           

Hybrid Instruments, Herron Test-Site Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 12/11-1/9/93.

Man’s Angles, an interactive installation, Generator Sound Art Gallery, NYC, 1/25-3/1/92

1991           

Hybrid Instrument Sculpture, Jamison/Thomas Gallery, Portland, Ore., 8/1-31/91.

Interactive Sound Installation, International Music-Action Festival, Nancy, France, 5/15-20/91.

Hybrid Instruments, Andre Mertens Galleries, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, 4/17-6/23/91

1989           

Instrument Sculpture and Interactive Installation The Apollohouse, Eindhoven,Holland, 9/89

1988           

Instrument Sculpture, Collage, and Installation The NW Artists Workshop, Portland, Ore., 5/88

1986

Hybrid Visions, instruments, collages, installation, and performance, (catalog), The Art Gym at Marylhurst College, Marylhurst, OR, 1-2/86

1984

Connections, an audio-visual environment, NW Artists Workshop, Portland, OR, 11/84

Positions, an audio-visual environment, The Littmann Gallery, Portland, OR, 2-3/84

1983

Persistent Visions, an audio-visual environment with projections and kinetics, Mt. Hood Community College, OR, 10/83

1982

Idea Imposes Structure, an installation, and exhibition of collages, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR, 2/82

1981

Sighting-Point of View, an outdoor site-specific installation, Waterfront Park, Portland, OR, 10/81

 1979

An Installation and Photogram/Collages, White Gallery, Portland State University, 11-12/79

1978

Contraptions, Collage, Photos, and Photo Performance, NW Artists Workshop, Portland, OR, 6/78

 

Discography

Hybrid Visions, (2-hr. DVD of excerpts 1993-2006), Hybrid Visions Music, 2006

Ken Butler, Voices of Anxious Objects, (CD with 16-page color booklet.) Tzadik Records, TZ 7402, 1997.

Live at Zebulon 2005, CD, Hybrid Visions Music, 2006

KB’s Greatest Hits 1993-1996, CD, Hybrid Visions Music, 2005

Live at Kerrytown Concert Hall, (trio w. vocals) CD, Hybrid Visions Music, 2005

This is It: Live at Zebulon Volume 1, includes “Par Twelve”, CD, Zebulon, 2005

Out of Nowhere, Judith Ren-Lay, CD, Knitting Factory Records, 2003.

Improsculpt, Collaboration with Oeyvind Brandtsegg, http://teks.no/oeyvind, 2002

Gravikords, Whirlies & Pyrophones: Experimental Musical Instruments, CD, with 96-page booklet and CD, Ellipsis Arts, CD 3530, 1996.

An Artist in The Civilized World, Ric Soshin, CD, Phantom Records 4321, 1996.

Testament: Conduction #23, Lawrence D. Butch Morris, CD, New World Records, 80482-2, 1995.

AS IS, Loretta Roome, Eric Feinstein, (guitar tracks), for self-produced cassette, Brooklyn, NY, 1994.

Experimental Musical Instruments, Nicasio, Ca., From the Pages, cassette Volume III , 1988, and Volume VIII, 1993.

Improvisations, Ken Butler and Dina Emerson, Gargoyle Mechanique, New York, sampler cassette, 1990.

 

Film and Video Production

Industrial set construction, art direction, PSA for the environment, Alex Engel Productions, 2010

“Hybrid Visions”, self-produced DVD, 2 hrs. (career excerpts), 2006

“Hand Song”, 16 mm animated film selected for Ann Arbor Film Festival, 1974.

“Hybrid Antics”, video produced at Rogers Cablesystems, Portland, Ore, 1984.

Art Directed Gus Van Sant’s first film “Mala Noche”, Portland, 1986.

Animation, photography, set design, lighting, and misc. production for music videos produced by:

Julia Heyward Studios, 59 Franklin, NYC.

            MTV “Buzz” segments, 1990.

            MTV Alien Artbreak, 1989.

            “Workin For Somebody Else”- The DB’s, 1987.

Jim Blashfield Studios, Portland, Ore.

            “Stop Doggin Me Around”- Michael Jackson 1988.

            “Boy In a Bubble”- Paul Simon 1987.

            “Dog Eat Dog”- Joni Mitchell 1986.

            “And She Was”- Talking Heads 1985.

             Soundtrack for Jim's film “Suspicious Circumstances”, 1984.

Karl Krogstad Studios, Seattle, Washington.

            Director of animation for “Little Blue Men”, with Tom Robbins, Debra Winger, (unreleased), 1985.

Bob Gardiner Studios, Portland, Ore.

            Elvis Presley Special (claymation), 1976.

            Portland Parks Bureau (claymation), 1975.          

Hybrid Instruments were featured in MTV’s first feature film “Joe’s Apartment”, 1996

Visiting Artist / Performer    1988-2005

The New School, Cooper Union University, New York University, Bard College, Pratt Institute, and St. Bonaventure University in New York, Mass MoCA,  Pennsylvania State University, Maryland Institute of the Arts, Rhode Island School of Design, Sarah Lawrence College, Bennington College, Middlebury College, Wake Forest University, Marylhurst College, Pacific NW College of Art, and Reed College in Portland, Ore., Eastern Wash. University,  Spokane Falls College, Washington, The Avampato Museum in Charleston, West Virginia, Lehigh University, The Lacoste School of the Arts, Lacoste, France.

 

Exhibitions / Performances / Installations (selected)

2017

Exhibition, group show, 'Earshot', sound installations, OUTPOST Artist Resources, Ridgewood, NY, 9/22-10/15/17

Performance, solo, and trio improv, TROOST, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, 8/15/17

Performance, solo, as part of Canticum Interruptus, MuchMore, Brooklyn, 8/9/17

Performance, duo w. Ed Potokar, STEAM event, The Hartford Hilton, Hartford, Ct, 7/12/17

Performance, trio w. John Butler and Ronnie Burrage, Noise Workshop, Brooklyn, 6/11/17

Performance, solo, "The Other Graduation", Gallery MC, NYC, 6/10/17

Open Studio, Greenpoint Open Studios, Butler loft, Brooklyn, 6,3-4/17

Sound/Instrument workshop, STEAM Event, High School, Brooklyn, 5/20/17

Performance, solo, Catskill Arts Benefit, HiLo Cafe, Catskill, NY, 5/5/17

Performance, solo, NYC New Music Event Showcase, Broooklyn Studio, 5/17/17

Performance, solo, MuchMore, Brooklyn, 4/29/17

Performance, solo, The Firehouse Space, Brooklyn, 2/4/17

Performance, with The Sonare-chestra Improv Orchestra, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, 1/28/17

2016

Performance, solo, and duos with Bradford Reed and Anais Maviel, Trans-Pecos, Brooklyn, 12/21/16

Performance, solo with Hybrid Instruments, The Firehouse Space, Brooklyn, 12/8/16

Exhibition, group show, 'The Ballot Show', Front Room Gallery, Brooklyn, 10/14-23/16

Exhibition, group show, 'Bringing Brooklyn to Norfolk', Gallery 21, Norfolk, Va, 9/23 - 11/5/16

Exhibition, duo with Ed Potokar, 'SONARE - musical sculpture", Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, with concert series, 9/10 - 10/9/16,

Performances, as part of 'SONARE', Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, 9/16, 9/23, 9/24, 9/30, 10/1, 10/7, and 10/8, 2016

Exhibition, group show, 'Making Music', Figureworks Gallery, Brooklyn, 9/9/ - 10/30/16

Performance, with Vin Sciala as part of COMA, ABC No Rio, NYC, 6/26/16

Exhibition, group show, 'Sonic City', The City Reliquary, Brooklyn, 5/26-9/18/16

Performance, as as part of 'Canticum Interr_Ptus?', Trans-Pecos, Brooklyn, 5/23/16

Exhibition, group show, WagMag Benefit, The Boiler, Brooklyn, 6/1/16

Exhibition, group show, 'Looking at Sound', Art Bar Gallery, Kingston, NY, 5/7-30/16

Exhibition, 'Ken Butler's Hybrid Visions', Illini Union Gallery, Univ. of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, 4/14-5/1/16

Performance, with Vin Sciala and Melvin Gibbs, The Krannert Center, Univ. of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, 4/16/16

Exhibition, group show, Spring Salon, Ethan Pettit Gallery, Brooklyn, 3/12-7/2/16

Performance/talk, Open Source Gallery, Brooklyn, 3/13/16

Performance, First Prize Winner, Guthman Musical Instrument Design Competition, Ferst Center Auditorium, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, 3/3/16

Exhibition and performance, as part of the Mason Jar Music residency, National Sawdust, Brooklyn, 2/26-27/16

Performance, Trio with Ed Potokar and Terry Dame, Barbez, Brooklyn, 2/25/16

Performance, solo, as part BRIC Hackathon, BRIC, Brooklyn, 2/20/16

Exhibition, group show, "Sideshow Nation, Thru The Rabbit Hole", Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, 1/8-3/20/16

2015

Performance, Trio with Ed Potokar and Scott Williams, Paul Vincent Gallery, Hoboken Artists Studio Tour, NJ, 11/8/15

Performance, "Hybrid Visions, Anxious Objects", with Mac Sinise, drums, Alfred Newman Recital Hall, USC, Ca. Visions and Voices Series, 9/21/15

Exhibition, "Williamsburg on Warren" (group show), curated by Dam Stuhltrager, One Art Space, NYC, 6/12-7/7/2015, performance 6/25/15

Performance, with Terry Dame Ensemble, Barbez, Brooklyn, 5/28/15

Exhibition, "eyewashREDUX", group show, Firework Gallery, Brooklyn, 5/15-18/15

Performance, as part of Ten10 Musician Series, 1010 Studios, LIC, 5/15

Performance, "An Evening with Ken Butler's Hybrid Visions", with Rich Stein, percussion, West-Park Presbyterian Church, NYC, 4/18/15

Performance, with Terry Dame Ensemble, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, 4/12/15

Performance, solo, and collaboration with Improv Ensemble, John Sims Project, Sarasota, Fla, 3/14/15

Performance, "This Could Be the Start of Something Big", with David Van Tieghem, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, 3/7/15

Performance, solo, 'Hybrid Antics", Grace Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, 2/13/15

Performance, with Terry Dame Ensemble, Barbez, Brooklyn, 1/29/15

Exhibition, 'Sideshow Nation:Circle the Wagons', group show, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, 1/10- 3/15/15

2014

Performance, solo, as part of Composers Collective event, Spectrum, NYC, 11/29/14

Exhibition,  Sound Art and Instruments, as part of Cyberfest, Ground Moscow (Khodynka), Moscow, Russia, 11/18 -12/20/14, performance 11/18/14.

Performance, with the St. Petersburg Improvisers Orchestra, The Hermitage Museum Theatre, St. Petersburg, Russia, 11/10/14

Exhibition, solo, "Ken Butler Hybrid Instruments", as part of Cyberfest, The Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia, 11/5-12-5/14, performance 11/9/14.

Exhibition, "Framed", group show, Holland Tunnel, Brooklyn, 10/8-12/8/15

Performance, solo and trio improvs, Spectrum, NYC, 10/5/14

Performance, duo w. Michael Evans, Freddy's, NYC, 9/23/14

Performance, solo, as part of Photoville, Brooklyn Bridge Park, 9/20/14

Exhibition, "Anniversary Group Show", Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, 9/5/-10/5/14

Exhibition (solo), "Instrumental Desire: Strings Attached", The Orphic Gallery, Roxbury, NY, 7/4 - 8/25/2014, performance 8/9/14.

Performance, as part of The Northside Film Festival, along with short film "No Strings Attached" by Emon Hassan, Union Docs, Brooklyn, 6/18/14

Performance, as part of "Ladies First", The Composers Concordance, Bohemian National Hall, NYC, 6/13/14

Exhibition, "ART OR SOUND", extensive historical survey curated by Germano Celant, The Prada Foundation, Venice, Italy, 6/7 -1 1/3/14, performances in gallery for previews, 6/5-7/14

Exhibition, "It's a Small World", group show of small works, R Jampol Projects, NYC, 5/18 - 7/15/14

Performance, with group, as part of LIC Festival, 1010 Studio, 5/17/14

Performance, solo, as part of "Art Into Music", BRIC, Brooklyn, 4/12/14

"Furnished Sound", exhibition with Ed Potokar, The Firehouse Space, Brooklyn, 3/14-4/21/1, performances 3/14-15/14, with Ed, Terry Dame, and Chris Butler.

Performance, Collab. with Mathew James, Salomon Art Gallery, NYC, Armory Week, 3/6/14

Performance, solo, with HART and Dr. Venor, 1010 Gallery, Brooklyn, 2/15/14

Exhibition, "Recontextualizing the Found", Shiva gallery, John Jay College, NYC, 1/24-3/25/14

Exhibition, "Sideshow Nation II: The Alamo", Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, 1/4-3/7/14

2013

Performance, solo, as part of The Toy Piano Festival, Pianos, NYC, 12/12/13

Performance, duo w. Alon Nechushtan, Composer’s Concordance, Drom, NYC, 12/8/13

Exhibition, "Paradigm Shift", new Art and Technology, The WYE, Berlin, Germany, 11/13-17/13

Performance, solo, at opening of Cyberfest, The WYE, Berlin, Germany, 11/13/13

Performance, solo, and duo with Clint VanGemert, Head Chop, Brooklyn, 11/2/13

Performance, collaboration with Field Trip, interactive installation/performance, Gateway II, Penn Station, Newark, NJ, 10/11/13

Performance, solo as part of Sonic Front, Front Room Gallery, NYC, 9/13/13

Performance, exhibition and solos on hybrid instruments, Maker Faire, NYC 9/ 20-22/13

Performance, collaboration with Field Trip, interactive installation/performance, Gateway II, Penn Station, Newark, NJ, 10/11/13

Performance, as part of Weird Wednesdays, solo, The Branded Saloon, Brooklyn, 9/25/13

Performance, exhibition and solos on hybrid instruments, Maker Faire, NYC 9/ 20-22/13

Performance, collaboration with Field Trip, interactive installation/performance, Williamsburg Firehouse, Brooklyn, 9/14/13

Performance, (solo) as part of Sonic Front, Front Room Gallery, NYC, 9/13/13

Performance, multimedia collaboration, The Firehouse Space, Brooklyn, 4/6/13

Performance, solo, Brooklyn Rod and Gun Club, 3/29/13

Performance, solo, as part of John Sims night, The Yippie Museum, NYC, 3/26/13

Performance, collaboration with musicians, Airplane Gallery, Brooklyn, 3/24/13

Exhibition, "Ken Butler: The Projection Grand Piano and other Anxious Objects", AIRPLANE Gallery, Brooklyn, 3/9-4/7/13, Performance, solo, 3/9/13

Performance, solo, "Four and More", The Brico Lodge, Brooklyn, 2/15/13

Performance, as part of Weird Wednesdays, solo, The Branded Saloon, Brooklyn, 2/27/13

Exhibition, “Sideshow Nation”, group show, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, 1/5/-3/3/13

2012

Performance, solo, The Firehouse Space, Brooklyn, NY, 11/17/12

Performance, solo, as part of “Assemble” 3rd Eye(sol)ation Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 10/7/12

Exhibition, “Cross Section 2012”, PSU Art Alumni Exhibition, PSU, Portland, 10/13-11/14/12

Exhibition, “Assemble”, group show, 3rf Eye(sol)ation Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 10/5-7/12

Performance, solo, Brooklyn Rod and Gun Club, Brooklyn, 9/28, and w. Cake Pan, 9/28/12 

Exhibition, Brooklyn Open Studios, Go Brooklyn Art Museum, 9/8-9/12

Exhibition, “Wackadoodle”, group Show, Ethan Pettit Gallery, Brooklyn, 9/8-10/14/12

Performance, solo, as part of Ambient/Chaos series, Spectrum, NYC, 9/6/12

Exhibition, “Transformation, Diana H. Jones Center, Bushwick Open Studios, 6/1-6/3/12

Exhibition, Eco Art Tour”, selected video, Shanghai, China, 8/12/12

Performance, solo, Brooklyn Rod and Gun, Brooklyn, NY, 8/13/12

Performance, solo, Brooklyn rod and Gun, Brooklyn, NY, 7/13/12

Exhibition, The Last Art Fair, Eyewash Gallery, Brooklyn, 6/17/12

Performance, solo, The Last Art Fair, Eyewash Gallery, Brooklyn, 6/17/12

Performance, solo, “Baby Noir”, Brooklyn, NY, 3/21/12

Exhibition, “Mic Check” Group Show, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, 1/7-2/11,12

Exhibition, “Jam Session”, group show, Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY, 11/26/11-1/24/12

2011

Exhibition, “Vibrating Body” (solo), Sideshow Gallery, NYC, 9/10-10/9/11

Performance, solo, for feature film, Jalopy, Brooklyn, NY, 12/5/11

Performance, duo with Bradford Reed, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, 10/6/11

Exhibition, Gitana Rosa Gallery, Brooklyn, as part of Hampton Art Market, 7/14-17/11

Performance, solo, as part of“Radical Instruments”, Catskill, NY, 7/2/11

Performance, solo/duo, The Brico Lodge, Brooklyn, 4/13, 5/15, 5/28, 6/25/11

Exhibition, “Crest Hardware Show”, Brooklyn, NY, 5/18-7/31/11

Exhibition, “Radical Instruments”, Greene County Gallery, Catskill, NY, 5/7-7/2/11

Exhibition, “Monkey Spoon”, group show, Kim Foster Gallery, NYC, 6/9-7/29/11

Exhibition, “My Favorite Things”, The End, Brooklyn, 5/21-6/11/11

Performance, w. Bill Buchen and Adrian Romero, Sugar Hill Supper Club, 5/13-14/11

Exhibition Wagmag Benefit, Front Room Gallery, Brooklyn, 4/12/11

Exhibition, “Williamsburg 2000”, Art 101, Brooklyn, 3/12-4/17/11

Performance, solo/duo, The Hogar Collection, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 2/26/11

Performance, solo, The Antigel International Festival, Geneva, Switz. 2/9/11

Exhibition, Collages and Concert, L’Atelier, Long Island, NY, 1/6/11

Exhibition, It’s All Good, Apocalypse Now, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, 1/11

2010

Exhibition, Dam/Stuhltrager Gallery, AAF Fair, NYC, 5/6-8/10

Performance, w. Bill Buchen, Adrian Romero, The Brico Lodge, Brooklyn, 11/28/10

Exhibition, 2B Gallery,Budapest Art Fair, Hungary, 11/25-28/2010

Performance, w. Matt Kilmer, The Brico Lodge, Brooklyn, 11/14/10

Performance, solo, The Brico Lodge, Brooklyn, 10/31/10

Performance, solo, Hogar Collection, NYC, 6/11/10

Performance, solo, McCarren Park Kids Show, 6/9/10

Performance, solo, Mass MoCA, Mass, 3/20/10

Performance, Duo, Rose Live Music, NYC, 3/7/10

Performance,  Millerton Mayday Event, Millerton, Cn. 3/1/10

Performance, with Quintet, Sideshow Gallery, NYC, 2/19/10

Performance, solo, Zebulon, NYC, 1/17/10

Exhibition, Peace Again, Sideshow Gallery, NYC, 1-2/10

Exhibition, “Hybrid Visions”, (solo), 58 works, Mulvane Art Museum, Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas, 9/26/09-1/10/2010

2009

Exhibition, "Twin Twin III Show", Big and Small Gallery, NYC, 9/11-12/09

Performance, The New Museum, NYC, as part of Lost and Found, 9/9/09

Performance, Trio with Darriau and Kilmer, DROM, NYC, 9/8/09

Performance, Solo, Downright Music festival, Collinsville, Ct, 8/22/09

Performance, Trio, Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneanta, NY, 8/29/09

Exhibition, (solo) Studio show, Pilchuck Glass Studio, Wa, 6/19/09

Performance, The Hogar Collection, Brooklyn, 5/8/09

Exhibition, "Instrumental Bricolage", The Hogar Collection, Brooklyn, 4/17-5/18/09

Performance, with Matt Kilmer, percussion, Rose, Brooklyn, 3/22/09

Performance, (solo), Faro Space, The KRAAK Festival, Brussels, Belgium, 3/7/09

Exhibition,  "In Life I Was Silent, In Death I Sing", Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, Virginia 3/20/09--6/7/09.

Exhibition, WagMag Benefit, The Front Room Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 1 – 2/14/09

Exhibition, “Hybrid Visions”, (solo), 58 works, Western Gallery, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Wa, 1/2 - 3/14, 09, Performance 2/11/09

Exhibition, Anxious Objects, (solo), Orange Hall Gallery, Orange County Community College, Middletown, NY,1/10-2/21, 2009, Performance 1/30/09

Performance, (solo), Woodhull Hospital Artist Access benefit, Brooklyn, 1/21/09

Exhibition, "I’ts a Wonderful Life", Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 1/10 – 2/22/09

2008

Performance, solo, Rubulad, Brooklyn, 11/22/08

Exhibition, “The Ballot Show”, The Front Room Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 10/24/11/23/08

Exhibition, “Hybrid Visions”, (solo), The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio, 5/30-8/10/08, performance, 6/22/08.

Exhibition, “”Uncommon Instruments”, Compiegne Library, Compiegne, France, 5-6/08

Performance, artMoving Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 3/23/08

Exhibition, “Your Documents Please”, International traveling exhibition, 4/08-?

Exhibition, “Peace”, group show, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, 1/20-3/4/08

2007

Performance, solo, The Great Neck Library, Great Neck, NY, 10/27/07

Exhibition, “Hit Me with Music”, District Fine Arts (through KNEW Gallery), Wash. D.C. 10/13-12/8/07

Performance, with The Audio Artists, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, 10/17/07

Performance, as part of “Abstract Horror”, Galapagos art space, Brooklyn, 10/14/07

Exhibition, “Drawing and Driving” (solo), artMoving Projects, Brooklyn, 9/8-10/14/07

Exhibition, “Hybrid Visions”, (solo), 58 works, The Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Willamette University, Salem, Oregon, 6/9-8/11/07, Performance, 6/9/07

Performance, “Voices of Anxious Objects”, Lakewood Center for the Arts, Lake Oswego, Oregon, 5/9/07

Exhibition, “Hybrid Visions”, (solo), 58 works, The Art Gym at Marylhurst University, Portland Oregon, 4/10-5/16/07

Exhibition, “Instrumental Desire: Strings Attached”, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon, 4/5-28/07

Performance, The Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York, 3/18/07

Exhibition, Tools as Art: The Heckinger Collection, The Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York, 1/14-4/8/07

Exhibition, “Bartok’s Bugs”, group show, Gallery 2B, Budapest, Hungary, 3/5-4/5/07

Performance, “Lost and Sound”, with projections, Zebulon Café, Brooklyn, 2/12/07

Performance, as part of “The New Industrial Revolution”, Collective Unconscious, NYC, 1/12/07

Exhibition, “The War is Over Again” group show, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, 1/20-3/4/07

Exhibition, “Blast”, group show, The Holland Tunnel, Brooklyn, 1/6-2/11/07

2006

Performance, solo, Rubulad Art Space, Brooklyn, 12/31/06

Exhibition, Wagmag Benefit, Front Room Gallery, Brooklyn, 12/16/06

Exhibition, as part of Art/Basel Art Fair, eyewash gallery, Aqua Hotel, Miami, 12/5-11/06

Performances, Art/Basel Art Fair, eyewash gallery, Aqua Hotel, Miami, 12/5-11/06

Exhibition, “A Century of Collage”, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR, 11/11-12/30/06

Performance, in collaboration w. Mauricio Limon and KBP, “Light Resonance Shrines”, Supreme Trading, Brooklyn, 10/27-28/06

Performance, with trio, Cynthia Broan Gallery, NYC, 7/6/06

Performance, “Voices of Anxious Objects”, KION Lounge, NYC, 6/21/06

Performance, “Voices of Anxious Objects”, Zebulon, 6/13/06

Performance, Voices of Anxious Objects, Supreme Trading, Brooklyn, 6/2/06

Performance, The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, 5/25/06

Performance, with trio, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 5/6/06

Performance, with trio, Zebulon, Brooklyn, NY, 4/26/06

Exhibition (solo), “Instrumental Desire: Strings Attached”, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY,4/15-5/14/06, performance 4/15/06

Performance, “Sound Invention”, Mass MoCA, N. Adams, MA, 3/30/06

Exhibition (solo), The New Sound of Music, Mass Moca kidspace, N. Adams, Mass, 3/30-9/4/06

Performance, “Voices of Anxious Objects”, artMoving Projects, Brooklyn, 3/11/06

Exhibition and Performances, “Instruments of Art”, Pacific NW College of Art, Portland, OR, 2/2-18/06, Performances, 2/17-18/06

Exhibition and Performance, “Speaking in Strings”, The Lab gallery, NYC, 2/3-11/06

Performance, “Voices of Anxious Objects”, Middlebury College, VT, 1/26/06

Performance, “Lost and Sound”, multimedia solo performance, Light In Winter Festival, Ithaca, NY, 1/21/06

Performance, with quartet, Zebulon, NYC, 1/17/06

Performance, as part of the Stop Our Supersizing Benefit, Union Pool, Brooklyn, 1/14/06

Exhibition, East Williamsburg Biennial, Tastes Like Chicken Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 1/20- 2/19/06

Exhibition, “War is Over”, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, 1/14-2/14/06

2005

Performance, “Voices of Anxious Objects”, Zebulon, NYC, 11/30/05

Performance, solo, Woodstock Day School, Woodstock, NY, 11/19/05

Performance, as part of “Miracles in Reverse” by Julia Heyward, Roulette Mixology Festival at Location 1, NYC, 11/11/05

Exhibition (solo) and Performance, “Anxious Objects”, The Kerrytown Concert House, Ann Arbor, Mi, 10/18-22/05,

Performance, as part of the Edgefest Festival, The Firefly Club, 10/21/05

Exhibition (solo) and Performance, “Anxious Objects”, The Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, Pa, 10/1-2/05, Performances, 10/1-2/05

Exhibition, “Musical Sculptures”, Lore Degenstein Gallery, Susquehanna University, Pa, 9/10-10/14/05, Performance 9/10/05

Performance, with quintet, Zebulon, Brooklyn, 8/25/05

Performance, with quartet, The Knitting Factory, NYC, 7/30/05

Exhibition (solo) “Hybrid Instruments”, The Avampato Museum, Charleston, West Virginia, 7/8 - 8/28/05, performance at the Maier Theatre at the Clay Center, 7/17/05

Performance, solo, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, 5/21/05

Performance, with quartet, Zebulon, Brooklyn, 5/11/05

Performance, solo, P&T Surplus, Kingston, NY, 5/7/05

Performance,  Kid Street, The Bay Street Theater, Sag Harbor, Long Island, 4/17/05

Exhibition (solo, with catalog) “4 Pianos and Some Strings”, Dowd Fine Arts Center Gallery, SUNY Cortland, New York, 3/16 – 4/23/05, performance 4/23/05 with trio.

Performances, “Voices of Anxious Objects”, with trio, Spoken Words Cafe, Brooklyn, 3/25, 4/8/05

Performance, “Voices of Anxious Objects”, with quartet, Zebulon Café Concert, Brooklyn, 3/10/05

Exhibition, "Peace", Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 12/11-1/11/05

2004

Performance/presentation, “Hybrid Visions”, Maryland Institute for the Arts, Baltimore, Md. 12/6/04

Performance, “Voices of Anxious Objects”, Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, 11/19/04

Exhibition and Performance, “Unplugged Sculptured Musical Instruments”, Payne Gallery, Moravian College, Bethlehem, Penn. 10/28 – 12/5/04, (catalog) Performance 11/03/04

Performance, “Voices of Anxious Objects”, Spinoza, Budapest, Hungary, 10/16/04

Exhibition and Performance, “Hybrid Instruments”, 2B Gallery, Budapest, Hungary, 10/14/- 12/31/04, performance 10/14

Performance, “Voices of Anxious Objects”, Atmananda Center, NYC, 10/1/04

Exhibition and Performance, “Refuse”, The Flux Factory, NY, 9/10-25/04, perf. 9/25

Exhibition and Performance, “Anxious Objects”, The DePaul University Art Gallery, Chicago, 9/10 – 11/23/04, Perf.9/10

Exhibition (Installation), "Open House: Working in Brooklyn", (group show), The Brooklyn Museum, New York, 4/16/04-8/04

Exhibition, Hybrid Instruments, The Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI, 6/10-13/04

Performance, with band, The Detroit Festival of the Arts, Detroit, MI, 6/13/04, and 6/12/04

Performance, "Voices of Anxious Objects", with vocalist Sepideh Vahidi, The Brooklyn Museum (as part of Open House exhibition), 4/18/04

Performance, "Voices of Anxious Objects", with vocalist Sepideh Vahidi, The Bowery Poetry Club, New York, 4/17/04

Performance, (solo) VAO, the Slusser Gallery, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 4/2/04

Performance, excerpts from "Lost & Sound", Michigan Theatre, Ann Arbor, as part of the Ann Arbor Film Festival, 3/19/04

Performance, excerpt from "Lost & Sound", Work Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI, 3/12/04

Exhibition, Faculty Show, Faculty Studios, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 3/5/04

Performance, "Voices of Anxious Objects", with vocalist Sepideh Vahidi and Jason Beck, dumbek,  Kerrytown Concert House, Ann Arbor, MI, 1/30/04

2003

Performance, "Voices of Anxious Objects", with vocalist Sepideh Vahidi, Zoom Studio, Ann Arbor, MI, 12/9/03

Performance, Solo, as part of "Bricolaudio", A mini-festival of Homeade Instruments, Collective: Unconscious, New York, 5/21/03

Performance, Solo, "The Voices of Anxious Objects", The Atmananda Center, NYC, 4/16/03

Performance, Duo, with Avram Fefer, M Shanghai Den, Brooklyn, 4/15/03

Performance, Solo, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, 4/23/03

Performance, duo, with Tom Chess, The Velvet Lounge, NYC, 3/25/03

Exhibition, Last Call, Right Bank Gallery, Brooklyn, 3/10-3/30/03

Performance, solo, The Bowery Poetry Club, NYC, 3/7/03

Performance, duo, with Dina Emerson, Collective: Unconscious, NYC, 2/21-22/03

Performance, duo, with Bill Buchen, "Ken Butler's Voices of Anxious Objects", The Knitting Factory, NYC, 12/28/03

Performance, duo, (as above), The Puffin Room, NYC, 12/26/03

2002

Exhibition and Performance, "What's the Use", Jean Paul Slusser Gallery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 11/7/-1/1/03, performance, (Solo), 11/7/02

Exhibition and Performance, (Solo) "Hybrid Visions", An Exhibition, Installation, and Performance, (catalog), F. Donald Kenney Museum, St. Bonaventure University, St. Bonaventure, NY, 9/10/-12/3/02, performance, with trio, 11/1/02.

Performance, Live music for "33 Swoonings", a multi-media performance by J.L.McNutt, Tishman Auditorium, The New School, NY, 10/4/02

Performance, (Solo), as part of the Village Voice Siren Festival, Coney Island, NY, 7/20/02

Exhibition and Performance, "Tools as Art: The HechingerCollection, The Palmer Museumof Art, Penn. State Univ., Pa. 7/2-8/25/02. Performance and slide talk, 7/11/02

Performance, Improvisations w. trio, The Knitting Factory, NYC, 5/31/02

Performance, (Solo), Clackamus Community College, Oregon City, Oregon, 5/11/02

Performance, (Solo), The Charleston, Brooklyn, NY, 4/31/02

Exhibition, (Solo) and Performance, "Hybrid Instruments", The Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT, 4/12-5/1/02, Performances4/19, and 4/26/02 (with guests)

Performance, as part of "Sewing Songs", a multi-media piece by Jenny Lynn McNutt, Bard College, Annendale-on-Hudson, NY, 3/26/02

Performance, Trio, Voices of Anxious Objects, Tonic, NYC, 2/12/02

Performance, Duo, Voices of Anxious Objects, The Knitting Factory, NYC, 2/7/02

Exhibition, "Reactions", Exit Art, NYC, 1/26-3/30/02

Performance, Solo, The Queens Museum, Queens, NY, 1/6/02

2001

Performance, Solo, "Voices of Anxious Objects", private event for Exit Art, Puck Bldg, NYC, 11/9/01

Performance, "Lost and Sound", a solo multi-media performance with hybrid instruments and video projections, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, MA, 11/8/01

Performance, "Sacred Voices, Anxious Objects", with Steve Sandberg, Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, 11/6/01

Performance, Benefit for Sept. 11th, New Music at Galapagos Art Center, NY, 10/02/01

Exhibition, "Brooklyn", The Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Florida, 9/8-10/25/01

Performance, Solo, Kinderfest, Hamburg, Germany, 9/16/01

Performance, "Hybrid Situations", collaborative improvisations with the Tone-Art Ensemble, Astra-stube, Hamburg, Germany, 9/13/01

Performance, "Ken Butler and the World Drum Trio", The Klanghaus, Hamburg, Germany, 9/8/01

Performance, Solo, Kidstreet, Bay Street Theatre, Sag Harbor, Long Island, NY, 8/23/01

Performance, Solo, CM2 Museum, Portland, Oregon, 7/13-14/01

Performance, Solo, Moments, for Radio Bremen, Bremen, Germany, 6/18/01

Performance, Solo, Instants Chavires, Montreuil, Paris, France, 6/6/01

Performance, Solo,  Avant-Garde A-Rama, PS 122, NYC, 6/2/01

Performance, Solo, "The Solitude Festival", Exit Art, NYC, 5/11/01

Exhibition, "War Games", The Work Space Gallery, Soho, NYC, 4/21-6/22, 01            

Performance, Live music for "33 Swoonings", a multimedia performance by Jenny Lynn McNutt, Galapagos Art Space, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 4/20-21/01

2000

Performance, Solo, with hybrid instruments, live internet broadcast, Location One, NYC, 12/9/00

Exhibition, "Dangerous Curves: Art of the Guitar", The Boston Museum of Fine Art, Boston, 10/28-2/24/00

Performance, "Lost and Sound", a solo multimedia performance with hybrid instruments and video projections, Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, NY, 11/17/00

Performance, With trio, Tonic, NYC, 10/12/00

Exhibition,"Selections", Eyewash Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 9/23-10/29/00

Exhibition, "Lost and Sound", (solo), sculpture and collage, Florence Lynch Gallery, NYC, 9/14-10/21,00

Performance, Solo, The Lacoste School of the Arts, Lacoste, France, 7/29/00

Performance, With trio, The Knitting Factory, NYC, 7/25/00

Performance, Solo, for the NAMM Convention, Nashville, Tn, 7/22-23/00

Performance, Solo, and improvisations with musicians, Location 1, 7/17/00

Performance, Voices of Anxious Objects, with trio, The Knitting Factory, NYC, 7/25/00 & 5/2/00

Performance, collaboration with sound artist Ferdinand Forsch, The Kitchen, NYC, 4/8/00

Performance, Voices of Anxious Objects, with trio, The Den, NYC, 3/11/00

Exhibition, "Subject to Sound", The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 3/30-5/20/00

Exhibition, Stockholm Art Fair, with Florence Lynch Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden, 3/9-12/00

Performance, with quartet, "Voices of Anxious Objects", BAM Cafe, Brooklyn, NY, 2/24/00.

Exhibition and Performance, "Material Resurrection", Arts Alliance of Haverstraw, Haverstraw, NY, 2/20-5/3/00, performance 2/20/00.

Performance, solo, "Voices of Anxious Objects", The Sculpture Center, NYC, 1/22/00.

Instrument Design/Performance, "The Thai Elephant Orchestra Project", Lampang Elephant Preserve, Lampang, Thailand, 1/6-16/00.

Exhibition, "The End: An Independent Vision of the History of Contemporary Art", Exit Art, NYC, 1/29-4/8/00.

Exhibition, "Studies for Sculpture", Concordia College Gallery, Bronxville, NY, 1/14-2/23/00

1999

Performance, Solo (live internet broadcast), The Knitting Factory, NYC, 12/20/99.

Performance, Benefit for Arts Genesis, Victory Hall, Jersey City, NJ, 12/18/99.

Performance, Solo, Ericcson Cyberlab, NYC, 12/9/99.

Performance/lecture, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, Wa., 11/18/99.

Performance/lecture, Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, Wa., 11/17/99

Performance/lecture, Spokane Falls Comm. College, Spokane, Wa, 11/16/99.

Exhibition, "Tools As Art: Fantasy at Work": The Heckinger Collection, National Building Museum, Washington, D.C.,9/99-1/00

Performance, Duo with Bill Buchen, tabla, NYFA sponsored, 6th and B. Garden, NYC, 8/14/99.

Exhibition, The New York Photography Fair, w. Florence Lynch Gallery. Puck Bldg, NYC, 8/99

Exhibition, "Familiar Stangers", Galapagos ArtSpace, Brooklyn, NY, 8/99.

Performance, live video projection and design for Dina Emerson's Utopia Parkwasy, HERE Theatre, NYC, 8/7-8/99

Performance, live music and audio-visuals for "Speaking in Tongues", a multimedia performance, The Lacoste School of the Arts, Lacoste, France, 7/4/99.

Performance, Solo, "Voices of Anxious Objects", The Lacoste School of the Arts, Lacoste, France, 6/28/99.

Performance, “Voices of Anxious Objects”, with hybrid instruments and tabla, interactive sculpture, and live multiple camera video projections, Galapagos, B-klyn, 5/21-22/99. 

Performance, (with trio), The Knitting Factory, NYC, 5/18/99.

Exhibition, The Vienna Austrotel Art Fair, w. Florence Lynch Gallery, Vienna, Austria, 5/99

Performance (tour), Library, Cambridge, Md. 3/18/99, 14 Carat Cabaret, Baltimore, Md. 3/19/99, Red, Washington, DC, 3/20/99.

Performance, “Household Exotica”, a multimedia performance with interactive sculpture, live video projections and music, with quartet (as below), The Brooklyn Museum,3/6/99.

Exhibition, “Carrying On,” Littman Gallery, Portland State University, Oregon, 3/5-26/99.

Exhibition, “Valentine Collaborations”, Eyewash Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2/14-3/21/99.

Performance, quartet, the Knitting Factory, NYC, 2/8/99.

Exhibition, “Zone of Risibility”, The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2/4-3/27/99. (catalog)

Performance, with Dina Emerson, benefit for The Talking Band, La Mama Galleria, NYC, 1/28/99.

Exhibition, Multimedia Art, Ericsson Cyberlab, 55 Broad St., NYC,1/20/99.

1998

Performance, Solo, Art and Science Collaborations event, Soho loft, NYC, 12/18/98.

Performance, with trio, The Knitting Factory, 11/24/98

Performance, Solo, Theatre du Loup, Geneva, Switzerland, 11/14/98.

Film Performance, “A Page of Madness”, with trio, Galapagos, Brooklyn, 11/7/98.

Performance, Solo, The American Gallery, NYC, 9/3/98.

Exhibition, Offbeat, Eyewash Gallery, Brookllyn, NY, 10/17-11/20/98.

Exhibition,  sound art exhibit, “ Detatchable Music for a Collapsible Culture”, Detroit Artists Market, Michigan, 10/2-30/98. (catalog)

Exhibition, (Solo) and Performance, Happening, American Gallery, NYC, 9/10-30, Performance 9/23/98.

Exhibition, Art Brut, Festival de la Batie, Geneva, Switzerland, 9/3-14/98, Performance, Musique Brut,  Alhambra Theatre, Geneva,9/12/98.

Performance, with trio with Hybrid Instruments, Knitting Factory, NYC, 8/29/98.

Exhibition, Collages, Lacoste School of the Arts, Lacoste, France, 7/9/98.

Exhibition, Works on Paper, American Gallery, NYC, 7/9-8/8/98.

Exhibition, Hybrid Instruments, Ericsson Cyberlab, NYC, from 5/8/98.

Performance, with trio, Texaco NY Jazz Festival, Obeca Li Bar, NYC, 6/14/98.

Exhibition and Performance, Hybrid Instruments and Collages, Art Nation Projects at the Art X-Change, NYC, 6/4-10/98, performance 6/6/98.

Performance, (private reception for artists and collectors), Exit Art, NYC, 4/2/98

Exhibition of Hybrid instruments, Objects of Music, Metropolitan Life Windows, NYC, 12/97-3/98.

Performance, CD release for Voices of Anxious Objects, with trio, The Knitting Factory, NYC, 2/4/98.

Installation, Interactive keyboard, Object Opera, Exhibition of instruments, C-Space, Citicorp Atrium, NYC, 1/20-2/6/98, Performances 1/23,30 and 2/6/98.

Performance, (Solo) Experimental Instrument Festival,The Knitting Factory, NYC, 1/15/98.

Exhibition and Performance, Hybrid instruments, Ellipsis Arts Event, The Wintergarden Theater, World Financial Center, NYC, 1/7-16/98, performance (solo),1/14/98.

Performance, "Click and Drag", Mother, NYC, 1/10/98.

Exhibition, "The Great Outdoors", Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR, 12/4-1/3/98.

1997

Performance, Performance Mix (Solo), Joyce Theater Soho, NYC, 12/15/97.

Performance, Voices of Anxious Objects, (with Tarik Banzi), Conduit, Portland, OR, 1/14-15/97.

Performance, Loud Music, Silent Film (Witchcraft, with Judith Ren-Lay), The Knitting Factory 10/26/97.

Performance, with The Paradox Trio, Dublin Booksellers, NYC, 10/9/97.

Exhibition, The Body Electric, Guitar Art, Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada, 9-12/97.

Performance, (with John Zorn and my quartet), The Knitting Factory, NYC, 7/26/97.

Performance, with Rebecca Moore, New Music Festival, Fez, NYC, 7/18/97.

Exhibition, Current Undercurrent: Working in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, 7/97-1/98.

Installation, “Urban Surgery”, interactive keyboard installation, Art X-change, 67 Broad St., NYC, 5-6/97.

Exhibition, art Moving Show, 4 Walls, Brooklyn, 5/97.

Performance, with quartet, The Knitting Factory, NYC, 5/8/97.

Performance, solo, Sarah Lawrence College, 4/29/97.

Exhibition, Making Music, Champion Plaza Gallery, Stamford, CN, 4-8/97.8/97.

Performance, Kraine Theater, NYC, 4/6/97.

Performance, Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn, 3/23/97

Performance, Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY, 3/16/97.

Performance, Space Untitled, NYC, 3/15/97.

Performance, quintet with Hybrid instruments, Reed College, Portland, OR, 2/22/97.           

Performance, Voices of Anxious Objects, The Patron’s Lounge, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, 2/7/97.

Performance, The Knitting Factory, NYC, 2/13/97.

Exhibition, Recycled Art and Design, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA, 2/13-7/27/99.       

Exhibition, More and More, The Islip Museum of Art, Islip, NY, 2/22-4/18/97.

Exhibition, (Solo), Hybrid Instruments, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR, 2/5-3/1/97

1996

Exhibition, Sequence (collage/drawings), Art Nation, NYC, 11/19-12/17/96. Performance 12/6.

Performance, "Hybrid Cubism", a multi-media performance with projections and live trio, The Puffin Room, NYC, 11/8-8/96.

Performance, Film performance with Judith Ren-Lay, The Knitting Factory, NYC, 10/20/96.

Performance, Socrates Sculpture Park, NYC, 9/26/96.

Performance, The Dada Ball, benefit for Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, OR, 9/21/96.

Performance, The Creative Conference, Portland Center for the Performing Arts, Portland, OR, 9/20/96.

Performance, Swirled Music, as part of the Soho Festival,The Ohio Theater, NYC, 9/6-8/96.

Exhibition, Surface Noise, 8th Floor Gallery, NYC, 9/3-14/96.

Performance, for the National Poetry Slam Finals, Portland Center for the Performing Arts, Portland, OR, 8/24/96.

Performance, collaboration with poet, Acanthus Gallery, Portland, OR, 8/8/96.

Exhibition, Fifteenth Anniversary Show, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR, 8/1-31/96,Trio performance 8/16/96.

Performance, multimedia collaboration with composer John Bepler, Thread Waxing Space, NYC, 7/26/96.

Film Performance, with Judith Ren-Lay, The International Festival of Art and Ideas, York Square Theater, New Haven, Cnn. 6/28/96.

Exhibition, Seven Instruments, The Knitting Factory, NYC, continuous from 6/10/96.

Exhibition, The Crest Hardware Show, Brooklyn, NY, 5/96.

Exhibition, Drawings, The Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, Ma. 5/96.

Film Performance, with Judith Ren-Lay, The Knitting Factory, NYC, 5/29/96.

Performance, The Puffin Room, 5/22/96.

Performance, The Haus of Ouch, NYC. 5/1/96.

Exhibition, Interactive installation, B61 Show, One Main St. Dumbo, Brooklyn, 5/8-6/30/96.

Exhibition, Constriction: a collective sound installation, Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, NY,5/4-27/96.

Performance, with Hybrid instruments, Gowanus Arts Exchange, Brooklyn, 5/5/96.

Exhibition, Making Music, The American Wing of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, 4/9-7/28/96. Performance at press preview 4/8/96.

Performance, The Society for Ethical Culture, Brooklyn, NY, 3/29/96.

Performance, La Mama Gallery, NYC, 3/9/96.

Film Performance, with Judith Ren-Lay, The Knitting Factory, 2/4/96.

Performance, The Children’s Museum of Manhattan, NYC, 1/27-28/96.

Performance, "Insects and Anxious Objects", multimedia performance with interactive projections, text and live music, The Kitchen, NYC, 1/18-20/96.

Exhibition, Neo-Kinetics, 473 Broadway, NYC, 2/27-3/2/96.

Performance, War, a radio performance collaboration, WKCR, NYC, 2/2/96.

1995

Performance, Knitting Factory Tour, Loud Music / Silent films, Vic Theatre, Chicago, Victoria Theatre, San Francisco, 11/6-8/95

Performance, Collaborations with the Master Gnawa Musicians of Morocco, Exit Art, NYC, 10/7/95

Performance, "The Voices of Anxious Objects", solos, duos, Lincoln Center Festival, NYC, 8/13/95

Exhibition (Solo) and Performance, Hybrid Instruments, Collages and "Object Opera", an interactive installation, Thread Waxing Space, NYC, 6/20-7/7/95, performance with quartet and interactive projections, 7/7/95

Exhibition, The Crest Hardware Show, Brooklyn, 5/20-6/16/95

Performance, excerpts from "Two Fruit Flies: a micro opera", New York Hall of Science, as part of the Springworks Festival, 5/19-20/95

Performance, The Voices of Anxious Objects, Experimental Intermedia, NYC, 5/3/95

Performance, as above, Birmingham Southern College, Alabama, 4/21/95

Performance, with interactive projections, as part of the Art and Technology Pong Series, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, R.I. 4/14/95

Exhibition, The Sum and The Parts, 450 Broadway Gallery, 4/4-19/95

Exhibition and Performance Project:Exhibit, Meyerhoff Gallery, Maryland Institute for the Arts, Baltimore, Md, 2/95, Performance with hybrid instruments, 3/10/95

Performance, with quartet, The Knitting Factory, NYC, 3/18/95

Performance, Theatrical collaboration with Melanie Hahn, "Sophia at the Fin-de-Siecle", Tisch School of the Arts at NYU, NYC, 1/22-27/95

1994

Performance tour of Germany and Holland with D.I.Y. Ensemble, Bremen, Galerie Katrin Rabus, Karlsruhe, Tollhaus, Frankfurt, Theatersaal der Uni, Frieburg, Landesstudio des SWF, Berlin, Podewil, 11/23-12/7/94

Performance, collaboration with Namaste Dance, Mulberry St. Theatre, NYC, 11/17/94

Exhibition, Page 9, 450 Broadway Gallery, NYC, 11/3/94

Exhibition, DYAD, 57 Grand Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 9/24-10/9/94

Performance, with hybrid instruments, Archipel Urbain, 102, Grenoble, France, 11/2/94

Exhibition and Performance, Art Rock Festival, Saint-Brieuc, Bretagne, France, 10/15-11/15/94

Performance, for the National Association of Science and Technology Centers National Convention, Portland Hilton, Portland, Oregon, 10/16/94

Performance, Artquake Festival, Portland, Oregon, 9/3/94

Performance, Bumbershoot Festival, Seattle, 9/4/94

Exhibition and Performance, Festival en Othe, Aix-en-Othe, France, 8/19/94

Exhibition, "Recycle, Re-use, Re-create", an international travelling exhibition, U.S. Information Agency, Arts Councel International, 8/94

Performance, with vocalist Dina Emerson, Bennington College, Bennington, Vt, 7/18/94

Performance, for Education Department, The Whitney Museum at Philip Morris, NYC, 6/16/94

Exhibition, Musical Instruments, American Primitive Gallery, NYC, 5/19-7/1/94

Performances, Solo Festival, Neuchatel, Bern, and Geneva, Switzerland, Cave 12, 5/6-8/94

Exhibition and Performance, Music for Your Eyes, Shirley Fiterman Gallery, NYC, 4/19-5/26/94

Performance and workshop, New York Hall of Science, NY, 3/30/94

Installation and Performance, "Object Opera", as part of "Sound and Motion", Wake Forest University Fine Arts Gallery, Wake Forest, North Carolina, 2/11-3/24/94

1993

Exhibition, as part of "Poverty Pop: The Aesthetics of Necessity", Exit Art, NYC, 11/13-1/8/94

Exhibition and Performance, as part of "Post-Izum Moods", Thread Waxing Space, NYC, 10/13-11/12/93, Performance, 11/9/93

Exhibition, as part of "Cadavre Exquis", The Drawing Center, NYC, 11/6-12/11/93

Exhibition, as part of"Influx", artists influenced by Fluxus, Gallery 400, University of Chicago, Ill, 11/3-12/4/93

Performance (Solo), with hybrid instruments, Da Camera, Houston, Yx, 10/30/93

Performance, with trio, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY, 9/5/93

Performance, with hybrid instruments, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Portland, Ore, 8/21-22/93

Performance (duo), "Voices of Anxious Objects", with projections and kinetics, The Accident Festival, The Performing Garage, NYC, 5/30/93

Installation"Urban Surgery" (interactive sound) and Performance, La Cite des Arts et des Nouvelles Technologies, Montreal, Canada, 5-9/93

Performance, Ensemble of 15 musicians with hybrid instruments, with Dave Soldier compositions, The Mixology Festival, Roulette, NYC, 4/29/93

Performance (Solo), as part of the Eco Festival, Theatre for the New City, NYC, 4/26/93

Performance, Ensemble of7 musicianswith hybrid instruments, with Michelle Kinney compositions, as part of the Creative Time Victory Music Festival, The Victory Theatre, NYC, 4/10/93

1992

Exhibition (Solo) “Hybrid Visions”, An Exhibition, Interactive Installation and Performance (with the Soldier String Quartet), Herron Test-Site Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 12/11-1/9/93

Performance, "Two Fruit Flies:a micro opera", with projections and kinetics, with Dina Emerson (voice), Portland Center for the Performing Arts, Portland, Ore. 9/6/92

Performance, with hybrid instruments, Gallery Nishiazabu Asacloth, Minatuo-Ku, Tokyo, Japan, 4/30/92

Performance, The International Cello Festival, Montreal, Canada, The Spectrum (with the Butch Morris Ensemble), and Chapelle du BonPasteur (with Michelle Kinney), 4/10-11/92

Installation, "Man's Angles" and Performance, an interactive audio-visual environment, Generator Sound Art Gallery, NYC, 1/25-3/1/92, Performance (with Dina Emerson), 2/28/92

Performance, with hybrid instruments, Arcadia, Brooklyn, NY, 2/15/92

1991

Performance, with hybrid instruments, Socrates Sculpture Park, NYC, 10/13/91

Performance, with Three Leg Torso trio, Clinton St. Theatre, Portland, Ore. 9/28/91

Exhibition and Performance, "Hybrid Instruments", Jamison-Thomas Gallery, Portland, OR, 8/1-31/91, Performance 8/22/91

Performance, with projections, a collaboration with Peruvian artists and musicians, I.C.P.N.A., Lima, Peru, 7/15-16/91

Installation, an interactive sound installation (as part of"Tweeking the Human", Minor Injury Gallery, NY, 6/91

Installation and Performance, an interactive sound installation and multi-media performance, International Music-Action Festival, Nancy, France, 5/15-20/91

Performance, "Two Fruit Flies: a micro opera", with projections and kinetics, The Great Hall at Cooper Union University, NYC, 5/9/91

Exhibition, "Hybrid Instruments", Andre Mertens Galleries, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, 4/17-6/23/91

1990

Performance, with guitarist John Butler and projections, New Music America 90, Montreal, Canada, 11/90/90

Installation, “Urban Surgery”, an interactive sound installation environment, Cat's Head, Brooklyn, NY, 10/90

Performance, with trio, New Zone Gallery, Eugene, Ore, 8/90

Performance, with quartet, Jamison-Thomas Gallery, Portland, Ore. 8/90

Exhibition, Installation and Performance, an interactive sound installation and multi-media Performance, as part of "Energies 1990", Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland, 5/90

Performance, with multi-media projections, Roulette, NYC, 4/90

Exhibition, Installation, and Performance, an interactive sound installation, Green County Gallery, Catskill, NY, 3/90

1989

Exhibition and Performance, Handmade Instrument Festival, The Knitting Factory, 12/89

Exhibition, Installation and Performance, an interactive sound installation, TheApollohouse, Eindhoven, Holland, 9/89

Performance, "Abnormelodics", The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia, 8/89

Performance, with projections and kinetics, The Painted Bride Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA, 3/89

1988

Exhibition and Performance, with hybrid instruments, New Music America 88, Miami, FLA, 12/88

Performance, as part of Julia Heyward's "Mood Music", The Kitchen Center, NYC, 6/88

Performance, with projections and kinetics, The NW Artists Workshop, Portland, OR, 5/6-7/88

Exhibition, Installation and Performance, an audio-visual installation, collages and hybrid instruments, NW Artists Workshop, Portland, OR, 5/88

Performance, as part of Performance Art Showcase, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA, 3/12/88

1987

Performance tour (with John Butler), "Hybrid Antics", Cafe Bustello, The Knitting Factory, A-Mica Bunker, King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, PS 122 Avant-Garde-A-Rama, and "The Avant Garde Breaks Into Midtown" at The Equitable Tower, NYC, 10/87

Performance, The Knitting Factory, NYC, 6/87

Performance, "Hybrid Antics"with projections and kinetics, Franklin Furnace, NYC, 5/7-8/87, and 5/22-23/87

Performance, "Hybrid Antics"with projections and kinetics, NW Artists Workshop, 4/17/87

Exbibition, "Art is the Center", Board of Director's exhibition, Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Portland, OR, 2/87

1986

Performance, as part of "Chaos", with slides and live music, with Collage Dance Theatre, Downtown Dance Studio, Los Angeles, CA, 12/86

Performance, as part of "Intermission Impossible" showcase, On The Boards, Seattle, WA10/22/86

Installation and Performance, an audio-visual environment, as part of "New Dimensions in Art", Bumbershoot Festival, Seattle, WA, 9/86

Performance, as part of The World Music Festival, Portland, OR, 8/23/86

Exhibition, Installation and Performance, "Hybrid Visions", with hybrid instruments, collages, an inter-active audio-visual installation, and multi-media performance, (catalog), The Art Gym at Marylhurst College, Marylhurst, OR, 1-2/86

1985

Exhibition, photo-collages, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR, 9/85

Performance, with slide projections, "Desert Dessert", with Collage Danse Theatre, The House, Santa Monica, CA, 5/85

Exhibition, Installation and Performance, "Key Light", an interactive installation, hybrid instruments, and collages, Lane Community College, Eugene, OR, 4/85

Performance, "Hybrid Antics", with projections and kinetics, On the Boards, Seattle, WA, 2/8

1984

Exhibition, Installation and Performance, an nter-active audio-visual installation,

instruments, collages,  and multi-media performance, Renshaw Gallery, Linfield College, Linfield, OR, 12/84

Installation, "Key Light", an inter-active audio-visual installation, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Portland, OR, 10-11/84  

Installation and Performance, "Connections", an audio-visual environment, and performance with projections and kinetics, NW Artists Workshop, Portland, OR, 11/84

Exhibition, "Eclectric Guitar", Artquake Festival, Portland, OR, 8/84

Installation and Performance, "Positions", an audio-visual environment, and performance with projections and kinetics, The Littmann Gallery, Portland, OR, 2-3/84

Installation, collaborative neon installation, Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Portland, OR1/21/84

1983

Installation and Performance, "Persistent Visions", an audio-visual environment, and performance, "World Views", with projections and kinetics, Mt. Hood Community College, OR, 10/83

Exhibition, "Generic Art", NW Artists Workshop, Portland, OR, 9-10/83

Installation, "Wheel of 4-tune", an inter-active mechanical sound installation, Artquake Festival, Portland, OR, 9/83

Performance, "Hybrid History", wih projections and kinetics, as part of the Oregon Biennial Exhibition, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, 4/83

Performance, "Hybrid History", wih projections and kinetics, Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Portland, OR, 3/83

1982

Performance, with projections and kinetics, NW Artists Workshop, Portland, OR, 12/82 Exhibition, photographs, La Bamba, Portland, OR, 10/82

Exhibition, "Soundworks", hybrid instruments,NW Artists Workshop, Portland, OR, 6/82

Performance, with projections and kinetics, Rosco Louie Gallery, Seattle, WA, 5/15/82

Exhibition and Installation, "Idea Imposes Structure", an installation with kinetics, and exhibition of collages, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR, 2/82

1981

Performance, "Modern Views", with projections and kinetics, Clinto St. Theatre, Portland, OR, 11/81

Performance, "Hybrid Sounds", with 4 musicians, Timberline Lodge, Mt. Hood, OR, 10/81

Installation, "Sighting-Point of View", an outdoor site-specific installation, Waterfront Park, Portland, OR, 10/81

Exhibition, "A Sense of Scale", drawings, The Wentz Gallery, Portland Art Museum, 10/81

Installation, "Man's Angles", kinetic environment, The Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum, 6/81

Performance, "Human Installation", a collaborative sculpture/performance with 7 dancers, Instep Studios, Portland, OR, 5/81

Exhibition and Performance, hybrid instruments, as part of "A Director's Choice", curated by Linda Cathcart, Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Portland, OR, 4/81, performance 4/25/81

Installation, with projections and kinetics, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR, 4/81

Performance, "Solo City", sets, projections, lighting and graphics for a collaborative multi-media performance, Instep Studios, Portland, OR, 3/81

Exhibition, artist's books, NW Artists Workshop, Portland, OR, 3/81

1980

Exhibition, an installation and collages, Arts Place, Portland, OR, 9-10/80

Installation, a sculpture/installation, Artquake Festival, Portland, OR, 9/80

Performance, "C3D", an installation and film/slide presentation, collaboration with 2 artists, NW Artists Workshop, Portland, OR 8/80

Performance, "Solo City", sets, projections, lighting and graphics for a collaborative multi-media performance, Instep Studios, Portland, OR, 6/80

Exhibition, "Found Objects", (catalog), NW Artists Workshop, Portland, OR, 5-6/80

1979

Installation and Exhibition, (Solo), "An Installation and Photogram/Collages", White Gallery, Portland State University, 11-12/79

Exhibition, "Animation Celebration", NW Artists Workshop, Portland, OR, 10/79

Film Showing, "Hand Song", film selected for Artquake Film Festival, Portland, 9/79

Installation, "Extensions", a film animation/installation, NW Artists Workshop, Portland, OR, 8/79

Exhibition, "Copy Machine Art", NW Artists Workshop, Portland, OR, 5/79

Exhibition, "Suspended Animation", stills from film animation, And/Or Gallery, Seattle, WA, 4/79

Performance, "Jazz Collaborations", set design, lighting, and projections for 3 dancers and live music, Dancer's Workshop, Portland, 4/79

Exhibition, "Poster Art", NW Artists Workshop, Portland, OR, 2/79

Performance, "Ubu Roi", set design, construction of marionettes and props, Playback Theatre, Portland, OR, 1-2/79

Performance, "International Playpen of the Arts", film, sets, props, concept, The Long Goodbye, Portland, OR, 2/79

Exhibition, "Instant Photography", Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR, 1/79

1978

Exhibition, "Artists of Oregon", Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, 11/78

Exhibition, "West Coast Photo Elaborations", photogram/collages, Arts Place, Portland, OR, 10/78

Exhibition, "Seattle Selects, City Lights 1% exhibition", Seattle, WA, 7/78

Exhibition and Performance, (two-person), "Contraptions, Collage, Photos, and Photo Performance", NW Artists Workshop, Portland, OR, 6/78

Film Showing, "Hand Song", 16 mm film selected for Ann Arbor Fim Festival, MI, 4/78

Exhibition, "New Photographics", Central Washington State College, Ellensburg, WA, 3/78

Film Performance, multi-image projections, Euphoria Tavern, Portland, OR, 1/78

1977

Exhibition, group show of photographers, David Tillman Gallery, Portland, OR, 3/77

Exhibition (Solo), "Sightings", Constructions, Photogram/Collages and Paintings, M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, Portland State University, Portland, OR, 3/77

Exhibition, M.F.A. Drawing Show, Otis Art Institute, Otis, CA, 2/77

1976

Exhibition, "Works in Progress", a sculpture/installation, NW Artists Workshop, Portland, OR, 11/76

Exhibition (Solo), "Mixed Media and Paintings", First Unitarian Church, Portland, OR, 5/76

Exhibition, "Northwest Photographers", Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, OR, 4/76

Exhibition, "Paperwork II", works on paper, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, 3/76

Performance, "Dada Day", music, projections, and films, Earth Tavern, Portland, 2/76

1975

Exhibition, "Oregon Printmakers", Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, OR, 10/75

Exhibition, Group photo exhibition, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR, 10/75

Exhibition, "Photographic Extensions", photogram/collage, 1307 Galleries, Portland, OR, 8/75

1974

Exhibition, "Oregon Artists Under 35", Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, 2/74

1973

Exhibition (Solo), "Sharp Focus Realism", paintings, Rubicon Gallery, Los Altos, CA, 9/73

Exhibition (Solo), "Collages and Photographs", The Colorado Springs School, Colorado Springs, CO, 1/73