Vita - Christi Nielsen

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Christi Nielsen


Education

2007 Master of Fine Arts, Art & Technology, The University of Texas at Dallas

2004 Bachelor of Arts, Art & Performance, The University of Texas at Dallas


Professional Experience

2014 - Present Adjunct Faculty, Photography, Arts and Humanities, University of Texas at Dallas

Black and White Photography, Color Photography

2006 - Present Freelance Photographer, Content Developer, & Editor

2007 - 2008 Teaching Assistant, The University of Texas at Dallas

Taught undergraduate courses in photography, emerging media and communications. Developed and curated digital spaces for the University’s Art & Technology program. Conducted research in virtual worlds and transmedia storytelling.


Select Exhibitions

2014 222444, Currents: Santa Fe International New Media Festival, New Mexico

2010 x20+, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas

2009 Body Text = "gender", Visual Arts Main Gallery, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas

2009 Snap to Grid, LACDA, Los Angeles, California

2009 New & Improved, LACDA, Los Angeles, California

2009 Digital Art L.A., Rowan Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2009 SecondHand, inter.sect Art Collective, Social Media Video Installation, 12seconds

2008 TimeFrame, A New Media Video Art Installation, Seesmic

2008 Center for Creative Connections Opening, inter.sect Art Collective Live Performance, The Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas

2008 ech_o, Central Track, Dallas, Texas

2008 Real Time, The Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Dallas, Texas

2008 Premiere Peek, inter.sect Art Collective Live Performance, The Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Dallas, Texas

2007 Intersected, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas

2007 Digitized, Tree Top Gallery, Mountain View College, Dallas, Texas

2007 Transatlantic, Auditorium Cité de la Musique de Marseille, Marseille, France Fête de la Musique, One Arts Plaza, Dallas, Texas

2007 24 Hour Art Blast, The Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Dallas, Texas

2007 Photo Works 07, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas

2007 Art for Aid, The Zuiderkerk, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2007 Reality Bytes, The Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Dallas, Texas

2006 Texas Tech Exchange Exhibition, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

2006 Two Faced, Local Color Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2006 Vices and a Few Virtues, 14th Street Gallery, Plano, Texas

2005 Cyclops, Janette Kennedy Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2005 Austin College Exchange Exhibit, Austin College, Sherman, Texas

2005 UTA Exchange Exhibition, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas

2004 Austin College Exchange Exhibit, Austin College, Sherman, Texas

2004 Photo Works 04, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas

2004 Self-Study, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas

2004 State, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas


Juried Exhibitions

2009 Digital Art L.A. International New Media, LACDA, Los Angeles, California

2008 Pocket Films Festival, Pompidou Centre, Paris, France

2007 Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition, Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas

2006 ATEC Showcase (Fall), University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas

2006 ATEC Showcase (Spring), University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas

2005 Spring Show Exhibition, Visual Arts Gallery, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas


Lectures / Workshops

2010 In the Round, Interactive Student Art Event, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio

2010 Over the Edge, Artist Talk, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio

2009 Emergent Media Studio, E-presentation via Skype, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas

2008 Art & Design in Virtual Worlds, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas

2007-8 Photography, Emerging Media & Communications, The University of Texas at Dallas.

2007 Promotion Through New Media, Undergraduate Arts & Technology, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas

2007 Faux Real Artist Talk, Undergraduate Art & Humanities, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas

2006 Emerging Media: Blogging and Podcasting, Richland College, Dallas, Texas


Curatorial / Projects

2010 Downtown Film Festival Los Angeles, Media Team, National Artists Video Response, Curator

2009 Downtown Film Festival Los Angeles, Media Team, National Artists Video Response, Curator

2009 SecondHand, Social Media Video Installation, Curator

2008 TimeFrame, A New Media Video Art Installation, Curator

2008 Art & Design in Virtual Worlds, Dallas Museum of Art

2007-10 inter.sect Art Collective, Founder & Director

2007 Dallas Video Festival 2.0, co-curator, Metaverse Gallery, Second Life

2007 Fighting Disorder, Featured Photographer

2006-8 Metaverse Gallery & Performance Space, Second Life, Creator and Curator

2006-7 UTD Arts & Technology Showcase, Producer


Publications

2007 Agenda Journal, Durban, South Africa

2006 3FOUR50 - Oxford Health Alliance Initiative, Cape Town, South Africa

2006 SOJOURN

2004 SOJOURN

2005 I’m Just About to Get Skinny - Award-winning blog that tracks the struggle with the expectations of women in contemporary society


Awards / Scholarships

2004 Bryce Jordan Arts Scholarship

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