Siña Lightworks

Sina Lightworks Resume

International Exhibitions

2008-2009 Litch.Kunst.Werke 7/08 – 7/09 Technorama, Winterthur, Switzerland
2007 Feedback, Inaugural Exhibit, Laboral Gallery, Asturias, Spain
1998 Lumia, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
1991 Les Artistes et la Lumiere, Reims, France
Images du Futur ’91, Montreal
1989 VISIONA ’89
Inaugural Biennial, ARTEC ’89, Nagoya, Japan
Celebration of Light, Savonlinnan, Finland
1988 Electrique, Musee de la Civilisation, Quebec
Images du Futur, Montreal
1983 Sky Art Kunst und Technic, BMW Museum, Munich
1982 Art in Light and Illusion, Isetan Museum, Tokyo
1981 XVI Biennial de Arte, Sao Paulo
IV Biennial de Arte, Medellin
1980 Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria

Group Exhibitions

2008 Art/Design/Technology Fair at the MIT Museum
2007 Off the Wall, L’Attitude Gallery, Boston, MA
2004 Presence of Light, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA
1997 New Glass Media, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston
1993 Art and the New Technology, The Butler Institute of American Art
1992 P.U.L.S.E: People using Light, Sound and Energy, Museum of Art, Wichita State Univ., Kansas
1991 Spring Works, New York Hall of Science, Corona
1990 P.U.L.S.E. 2, Univ. Art Museum, Santa Barbara
1989 Ancient Futures / New Messages, Arden Gallery, Boston
1987 P.U.L.S.E., 420 West Broadway, New York City

Solo Exhibitions

2005 Light Up Your Night, L'Attitude Gallery, Newbury St. Boston
2004 Kinetic Lightworks, The Butler Institute of American Art
1998 Esculturas Luminicas, Sala de Arte, CTC, Santiago
Four Spaces/Four Lightworks, Sasaki Associates, Watertown, MA
Luminous Energy, Attleboro Museum, Attleboro, MA
Sculpture in the Garden, Van Buren, Brazelton, Cutting Gallery
Kinetic Lightworks, C.A.V.S., M.I.T.
Gaslight Phenomena, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston

Public Events

2007 Set Design, "Penumbra", Anna Myer choreographer, I.C.A., Boston
1993 Night Grass, C.A.V.S. 20th. Anniversary Event, M.I.T.
1986 Neon Garden, Faneuil Hall 10th. Anniversary Event, Boston
1982 Neon Kite 2, Universidad de Puerto Rico
1981 Neon Kite, Sky Art Festival, M.I.T.
1976 Neon Rainbow 2, Central Park, w/Piene, NYC
1975 Neon Rainbow, ARTTRANSITION, w/Piene, M.I.T.
Neon Argon Cluster, Lobby 7, M.I.T.

Awards and Honors

1996 Finalist, Fruit Market Roof Lighting Project, Edinburgh
1995 Lumina Award, Light Artists, Entel Tower, Santiago
1987 Finalist, Exchange Place Subway Station, NY/NJ Transit
1985 Governor’s Citation, Outstanding Artists, Boston
1976-77 National Endowment for the Arts Grant, “Gaslight Phenomena” Exhibit, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
1973-75 Fulbright Fellowship
1973-79 Research Fellow, Center for Advanced Studies, M.I.T.

Public Commisions and Exhibitions

Children’s Hospital, Boston
Private Villa, Milan
The Butler Institute of American Art
King Faisal Complex, Riyadh
Mississippi Museum of Art
Coca Cola HQ, London
Museo de Bellas Artes, Santiago
MCI HQ, Arlington, VA
Saitama Children’s Museum, Japan
Fidelity Investments HQ, Boston
MBTA, Alewife Station, Cambridge
Hyatt Regency, Cambridge
The Bruce Museum
M.I.T. Student Center
The Morris Museum
Art for Public Space, David Bermant
Museum of Art, Iowa University
Consul of Chile, Dr. Paul Garber
El Mirador, A Children’s Museum, Santiago
R.G. Vanderweill HQ, Boston
Dana Farber, Nuclear Medicine

Books

Liquid Fire & The Magic of Neon, Peregrine Smith Books
La Pintura en Chile desde la Colonia hasta 1981, Milan Ivelic, Gaspar Galaz
Science and Art, The Asahi Shimbun, Tokyo
Who’s Who in American Art, 1999-2005 Editions
Guide Internacional de Arts Electroniques, Paris
The New Let There be Neon, Rudi Stern
Contemporary Neon, Rudi Stern