424 Broome Street, NYC 11301

bskyearth@gmail.com

Beth Warshafsky is a NYC-based artist and teacher working in a multiple mediums and practices including video, animation and digital compositing, live visual performance and projection, digital prints and photographs, drawing, painting, artist’s books, text-based works and dance. Her work moves between analogue and digital practices, and still and moving forms.

Exhibitions & Performances

2015

Another Experiment by Woman Film Festival Curated by Lili White, Film Anthology Archives, NY, NY

2014

The Last Bruccenial, NY, NY
“The Cloudknitter(s)story”, Group Show, West Los Angeles College Gallery, CA

2013

Live Video and Video Projection with composer Roulette, Brooklyn, NY
Video Projection with composer Gerry Hemingway, Spectrum, New York, NY

2012

Video Projection with composer Gerry Hemingway, Kleinetheater, Luzern, Switzerland
Video By Night, Group Show, Creon Gallery, New York, NY
Bruce High Quality 2012 Biennial, New York, NY

2011

Behaviors (a work in progress) with Gerry Hemingway, Guelph Jazz & Nuit Blanche Festival, Ontario, Canada
Screen Compositions 7, Experimental Intermedia, New York, NY

2010

Behaviors with Gerry Hemingway, Follow the Sound 2010, deSingel International Kuntscamus, Antwerp, Belgium
9th Korea Experimental Arts Festival, Seoul, Korea
The BITT Festival, 3 Artrang Gallery, Seoul, Korea
The Brucennial: Miseducation, New York, NY
Step Across the Border, Kleintheatre, Luzern, Switzerland

2009

Tricky Women Animation Festival, Vienna, Australia

2008

The KU Exhibition of International Professors, Seoul, Korea

2007 – 2008

The Mobile Archive Project, Presented by The Island Center for Digital Art, Kumstverein, Hamburg, Germany
7WYSA Art Institute, Gdansk, Galerija Nova, Zagreb, Croatia
Skuc Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia

2006

The Archive Project, The Israel Center for Digital Art, Holon, Israel
Subtropics Experimental Music & Sound Arts Festival, Miami, FL
Maternal Metaphors II: Artist, Mothers, Artwork, Ohio University Art Galleries, Athens, Ohio

2005

{BAP} Bushwick Arts Project, Video Program, Brooklyn, NY

2004

The 2nd International Haiku Image Festival
The 15th Brasilian Haical Summit, Camapinas, Brasil
150 years since the birth of Rimbaud, Group Show, The New York University in London, 291 Gallery, London
The 7th MADCAT Womens Film Festival: Traveling Show
SIGGRAPH 2004 – Art Show: Synethesia, Los Angeles, CA
Maternal Metaphors: Artist, Mothers, Artwork, The Rochester Contemporary, NY

2003

The 7th MADCAT Womens Film Festival, San Francisco, CA
SIGGRAPH 2003 – Art Gallery: Digital Prints, San Diego, CA
The V International Digital Art Exhibit, Havana, Cuba

2002

Not Still Art Festival, Brooklyn, NY

1996

Broadcast Design Association, Singapore “8 AM”

1994

NYC SIGGRAPH’94: Experimental Animation, NYC, NY

1993

ASIFA EAST, Group Show, NY, NY
Shaking Up the New Medium Independent Animators Refine Animation

1992

Group Show: Trees, Barbara Warwick Gallery, Seattle, WA

1991

Group Show, “Blah, Blah, Blah”, Barbara Warwick Gallery, Seattle, WA

1990

ACM SIGGRAPH’90, Dallas, TX
Broadcast Design Association, Las Vegas, NV
Frames Per Second, A show in video art curated by Dean Winkler, IMAGINA’90, Paris, France
SOHO 20 & Friends, New York, NY

1989

ACM SIGGRAPH’89, Film and Video Show, Boston, MA

Professional Experience

2015

Panel: New Media in an Old Classroom
FATE Conference, Indianapolis, IN
Ecole de Communication Visuelle, Bordeau, France
Workshop with NYIT, New York

2013

Panel: From Moment to Momentum
FATE Conference, Savannah, GA

2012

Sound and Image Correspondences: Master Class
Music and Art Performance Master’s Program, Hochschule, Luzerne, Switzerland

2011

Artists’ Panel: The Big Bang of Electornic Art: Merging Abstraction and Representation in the Age of Digital
Imaging, ISEA2011, Istanbul

2010

The President’s House, Philadelphia, PA
Post-production Art Director, Interactive Video Installations

2009

College Art Association Conference, Speaker, Digital Technology in Foundation Studies: If, How and Why

2007

Visiting Artist, Lecture, Pratt at Munson Williams Proctor, Ithica, NY

2005

Producer and Art Director SIGGRAPH 2005, Art Show Promo Reel

2003-2007

Brooklyn International Film Festival, Judge, Experimental Film and Animation

2002

Featured Educator, Artist, Adobe Partners’ by Design, Profiles, Pratt Institute
Visiting Critic, DIS (Denmark’s International Study Program)

1996

Graphics Producer, Animator, PBS: “WEB DuBois: A Biography in Four Voices” by Louis Massiah

1991 – present

bSKY-NYC

Principal; conducting business as independent artist, animator, producer and director specializing in video and motion graphics. Clients include Avon, CWC Japan, Children’s Television Workshop, Estee Lauder, HBO, Liz Claiborne, Nickelodeon, Prime Films, Tiffany & C0., WEB DuBois Film Project

1988 – 1994

Electric Picture Works, NY, NY
Art Director, Graphic Designer, Animator, Post-producer

1985 – 1988

National Video Center & Recording Studios, NY, NY
Graphic Designer, Animator

1984 – 1985

Caesar Video NY, NY
Graphic Designer, Animator, Assistant Producer

Teaching Experience

Current

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
CurrentProfessor, CCE, Foundation, 4D Coordinator

2005-present

New York University SCPS McGhee, NY, NY
Motion Graphics, BS Program in Digital Communications & Media

2005

Special Projects, MS Program in Digital Imaging Design
Pratt Manhattan, NY, NY

2001-2002

Graduate Chair, Academic Senate, Academic Initiatives Committee Member

2000-2002

Acting Chair, Department of Computer Graphics and Interactive Media (CGIM)

2000

Visiting Professor, Center for New Design
Silvermine Guild Center for the Arts, New Canaan, CT

1989

Promoted to Adjunct Assistant Professor

1998 – 2007

Digital Arts, Motion Graphics and Video Editing (Graduate and Upperclass Undergrads)

1996 – 2000

Visiting Professor, Video Editing and Motion Design
Parsons School of Design, NY, NY

1996 – 1999

Visiting Instructor, Foundation and CGIM
Courses: 4D, Printmaking and the Computer, Video Editing

1982-1984

Faculty, Printmaking and Drawing