GRANTS, AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

 

2019            

Marble House Project, Artist in Residence Dorset, VT

2018            

Choreographing Care supported by: A Tale of Two Cities: McColl Center and NorthTryon Corridor, ArtPlace America Grant  

New Works Grant, Queens Art Council, Queens, NY

McColl Center for Art + Innovation, Artist in Residence, Charlotte, NC

Santa Fe Art Institute, Equal Justice Residency, Santa Fe, NM

 

2017

Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Artist in Residence, Omaha, NE

Yaddo, Artist in Residence, Saratoga Springs, NY

University Settlement, Performance Project Artist in Residence, NYC

2016            

Rema Hort Mann Foundation, Artist Community Engagement Grant, NYC

Action Grant, New York Council for the Humanities, NYC

 

2015            

Visual Artist Network (VAN) Exhibition Residency Award, Philadelphia, PA

 

2014

A Blade of Grass, Socially Engaged Art Fellow, NYC

Brooklyn Arts Council Local Arts Support Grant, Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn Arts Council Community Arts Fund Grant, Brooklyn, NY

 

2013

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Swing Space Residency, NYC

2012                     

Skowhegan School of Painting and ­­Sculpture, Artist in Residence, Madison, ME

Artist Selection Project Award, Seoul Art Space Geumcheon, South Korea  

Seoul Art Space Geumcheon International Artist Residency, Seoul, South Korea

Seokjang-ri Art Museum, DMZ International Peace Art Residency, DMZ, Korea

 

2011

Culture Push: Genesis Project Residency, Brooklyn, NY

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

 

Yale University Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library, New Haven, CT

Brooklyn Museum Libraries and Archives Collection, Brooklyn, NY

Trinity College Library, Hartford, CT

PANELIST & SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

2019            

Presenter, The Power of the Temporary, What Will Be: Strategies, Practices, and Performance in Social Art, The University of Lisbon, Portugal
Artist Talk, Learning Dependence, TIER Institute for Endotic Research, Berlin, DE

Presenter, HAIR -  A Ritual for Creativity and Strength, The Rubin Museum, NYC

Visiting Artist & Workshop Leader, Knowing and Unknowing: The Social Imaginary & Meaning Making, M.F.A. Students enrolled in Social Practice, taught by Maria Velasco, The University of Kansas

Visiting Artist & Workshop Leader, Community Within Systems, The Union Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE

Artist Talk, Social Works?: Live, Manchester School of Art, Manchester, UK

Artist Talk, Social Practice, taught by Helina Metaferia, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

 

2018            

Panel Speaker, Social Practice in Artmaking, McColl Center for Art + Innovation, Charlotte, NC

Committee Member, Stakeholder Forum: Socially Engaged Art Knowledge Transfer Partnership: Manchester School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University, Axisweb

Seminar Leader, Implementation and Evaluation of Social Practice, Lakou NOU Artist Residency, Haiti Cultural Council, NYC

2017            

Visiting Artist, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD

2016             

Identity as Privilege, CopyCamp Conference, Palace of Culture and Science, Warsaw, Poland

Panel Speaker, Choreographing Care: a conversation between Jody Wood and Dionisio Cruz, moderated by artistic director Sara Reisman,

The 8th Floor, NYC

Guest Speaker, Public Action and Collaboration, taught by Liz Slagus and Norene Leddy, Parsons School of Design, NYC        

Keynote Speaker, Artist Volunteer Center Benefit, Dedalus Foundation, NYC

2015

Panel Speaker, Notes from the Field, A Blade of Grass at The Rubin Foundation, NYC

Panel Speaker, Sensing and Doing something about Income Inequality: Artists and Arts Groups Share Their Strategies, The Old Stone House, Brooklyn, NY

Guest Speaker and Critic, University of Bridgeport, Shintaro Akatsu School of Design, Bridgeport, CT

Guest Speaker, The Body in History: Art and Performance, taught by Jess Gibson, Pace University, NYC

 

2014            

Panel Speaker, Participatory Cultures of Documentary as Social Practice, Codes & Modes Conference, Hunter College, NYC

Guest Lecture, Healing Identity, Queens Museum, Open Engagement Conference, NYC

Guest Speaker, Homeless Advocacy Artists, Engaging Artists Residency, MoreArt NYC

Guest Speaker, The Body in History: Art and Performance, taught by Jess Gibson, Pace University, NYC

Guest Speaker, Art Theory and Practice, taught by Anna Adler, Marymount Manhattan College, NYC

 

2011

Guest Speaker, International Artist Presentation, PS333 Gallery, Seoul Art Space, Seoul, Korea

 

2009            

Guest Speaker, New Work, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS

 

2004            

Guest Speaker, Resident Artist Presentation, Pratt Fine Art Center, Seattle, WA

 

CREATIVE RESEARCH
SOLO & SOCIAL PRACTICE ACTIVITIES
 

Choreographing Care (2016- 2018)

Site:                                    Select Care Institutions in Kingston, NY; NYC; Charlotte, NC

Principal Investigator:      Jody Wood

Utilized Disciplines:          Social Practice Art, Documentary Film, Photography

Community Partners:       Men’s Shelter of Charlotte, NC; Urban Ministry Center, Charlotte, NC; The Door: A Center for Alternatives,

                                            NYC; University Settlement, NYC

Supported by:                    McColl Center for Art + Innovation, ArtPlace America, Rema Hort Mann Foundation, Esopus Foundation, New

                                            York Council for the Humanities

 

The Cost of Care (2017)

Site:                                    Speyer Hall Theater, NYC

Principal Investigator:      Jody Wood

Utilized Discipline:            Performance Art

Supported by:                    The Performance Project at University Settlement

 

Beauty in Transition (2013- 2016)                   

Site:                                    City-Wide project in NYC; Philadelphia, PA; Reading, PA; Denver, CO; Kingston, NY

Principal Investigator:      Jody Wood

Utilized Disciplines :         Social Practice Art, Documentary Film, Photography

Community Partners:       18 Homeless Shelters in various cities; Salons and independent hairstylists in various cities

Supported by:                    A Blade of Grass, Brooklyn Arts Council, Asian Arts Initiative, ArtPlace America, The Visual Artist Network

                                            Exhibition Residency, Esopus Foundation, RedLine Art Center

 

Spoken Stage (2012)

Site:                                    City-Wide Performances in Seoul, South Korea at Senior Welfare Center of Seoul, Temporary Space, One-Circle 

                                            Community Theater

Principal Investigators:    Jody Wood and So Yeon Park

Utilized Disciplines:          Poetry Writing, Performance, Documentary Film

Community Partner:         Senior Welfare Center of Seoul

Supported by:                    Seoul Art Space Geumcheon

PRINT & ONLINE PUBLICATIONS

 

Can you Choreograph Care? This Artist Says Yes and Charlotte is Trying It, The Charlotte Observer, by Vanessa Infanzon, 2/12/2019

Lessons Learnt, written by Jody Wood, Published in "Social Works? Open" by Axisweb, launched at Social Art Summit, Sheffield, UK, 11/2018

Useless Art: Valuing the Unnecessary in Social Practice written by Jody Wood. Durty Words, Published by Plus Print, Dublin Ireland 12/2018

"What We Want is Here," publication by Asian Arts Initiative, 12/2018

"Wanted: Natural Hair, crocheters, a choir, some gossip - for new work at McColl Center", The Charlotte Observer. By Vanessa Infanzon, 01/17/18

“This Nonprofit is Willing to Bet That Art Can Change the World”, Artsy, by Isaac Kaplan, 05/01/2017

Future Imperfect, published by A Blade of Grass, ISBN 0984230734, 2016

"Care Made Visible," Temporary Art Review. By Mary Wang 9/22/2016

“Whose Care Is it Anyway? Reflections on In The Power of Your Care”, Arte Fuse. By Audra Lambert, 9/20/16

“Artists Share Their Personal, Tragic Experiences of Health and Care”, Hyperallergic. By Gretchen Coombs, 8/5/2016

“Live Fully and Well: Art at Slag Gallery in a Time of Trauma,” Artcritical. By Jessica Holmes, 7/1/16

“11 Must-See Art Shows Opening This Week,” Paper Mag. By Gari Pini, 4/13/16

Editor’s Pick, A curated showcase of short films, The Atlantic. By Jacklyn Skurie, 1/6/2016

”Art Basel in Miami Beach Guide” (Featured Event), Artnet News. By Sarah Cascone, 11/30/15

”Mega Guide to Art Basel Miami Beach 2015” (Featured Event) Paper Mag. By Gari Pini, 11/20/15

“This inspiring salon-on-wheels is bringing hope to people across the country”, Upworthy. By Matt Leibowitz, 12/3/15

 “New Park Slope Art Exhibit Explores Income Inequality” Brooklyn Daily Eagle. By Rob Abruzzese, 8/14/15

“What One Woman Learned From Giving Free Haircuts to the Homeless” ThinkProgress: Economy. By Bryce Covert, 8/12/2015 (Translated and published in Tribune News, Indonesia, and The Daily Standard, Netherlands)

“Hair Salon on Wheels Tries to Inspire Mobility in Homeless Clients” The Huffington Post. By Peak Johnson, 8/3/2015

“Traveling Salon Offers Barber, Beauty Services for Homeless,” Philadelphia Inquirer. By Sarai Flores, 7/4/15

“Interview with Jody Wood” Editorial Magazine. By Whitney Mallett, Spring 2014

“Extraordinary Expats: Jody Wood” Seoulist Magazine. By Sonja Swanson, 4/18/12

“Social Media and Contemporary Art” Das Super Paper. By Kate Britton, 10/11

“Jesse Darling and Jody Wood in conversation” Critical Correspondence: Movement Research Center, 8/23/2011

“Supergirl: Female Artists Show their Videos at Nexus” Philadelphia Inquirer. By Edith Newhall. 1/10/10

“Perspective: Supergirl at Nexus Gallery” Philadelphia City Paper. By Jonathan Wallis, 12/17/09

“Supergirl! All-girl videos at Nexus” theartblog.org. By Libby Rosof, 12/22/09

TELEVISION & RADIO INTERVIEWS

 

"Bemis Center Explores Empathy and Art with Jody Wood and Christy Chan" KVNO News, Air Date 10/21/17

"Draining the Swamp " TRT World (Turkish Radio & Television) Air Date 1/19/2017

"Jody Wood" Gorky's Granddaughter, February 2016

“This Woman is Washing Out the Stigma of Homelessness” MSNBC Live, Melissa Harris-Perry Show. Air date, 8/15/2015

NBC & FOX News: Televised coverage of Beauty in Transition in Philadelphia. Aired on NBC

Philadelphia Channel 10, Fox News Philadelphia Channel 29 6/23/2015

“On Caring” Hosted by Jovana Stokic, Transborder Art series on Brooklyn Public Television, created by Graciela Cassel. Air date March 2015

“Not Exactly Homeless,” PBS: Arts District. Transmedia story by Carrie Saldo, 6/14/2013

“Nuevos Aires” CubaVision International, air date: 4/29/2013

 

EXHIBITIONS (selected)

2019 Social Works?: Live, Manchester School of Art, Manchester, UK, Organized by AxisWeb

2019 From You to Me, Local Project, Long Island City, NY
2018 A Tale of Two Cities Exhibition, McColl Center for Art + Innovation, Charlotte, NC

2018 Unfolding New Perspectives: Social Justice / Practice in Book Arts, Denison Library, Scripps College, Claremont CA; curated by Tia Blassingame’s Book Arts & Social Justice Seminar

2018 Artist in Residence Exhibition, McColl Center for Art + Innovation, Charlotte, NC

2017 Access + Mobility, 3 part series of Socially Engaged Art Film Screenings selected from Art21, Creative Time, and A Blade of Grass, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL

2017 Being Well: In Search of Utopia, The Old Stone House, Brooklyn, NY

2017 Building Dialog, No Longer Empty benefit, Bronx, NY

2017 The Exposed Suture, Rond-Point Projects, Marseille, France

2017 Freedom of the Presses, Basch Gallery, Ringling College, Sarasota FL

2017 All That Remains is Nowhere: A Sampling of 21st Century Book Arts, Lyndon House Art Gallery, Athens, GA; curated by Margot Ecke

2017 Missed Connections, Basement Projects, Santa Ana, CA

2017 Into the Fold: A Survey of the Contemporary Field of Book Art, Leslie Curran Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL

2017 Escuela de Arte Util, "Beauty in Transition" displayed as part of Tania Bruguera's art installation, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2016 In the Power of Your Care, The Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation 8th Floor Gallery,

NYC, curated by Sara Reisman

2016 City and City, Aronson Gallery, NYC, Curated by Natasha Marie Llorens

2016 Divisions, screening at Skowhegan Headquarters, NYC

2016 The Malleable Properties of Care, Esopus: Issue 23 launched at Museum of Modern Art, NYC

2016 With Passion, Slag Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2016 Skowhegan 70th Anniversary Awards Dinner (Silent Auction), The Plaza, NYC
2016 Fieldworks: Open Engagement, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
2016 Fieldworks, MassArt Design and Media Center, Boston, MA

2016 Fieldworks, Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, NY
2016 Broadcasting the Archive, Association de Arte Útil, web archive

2016 Video Art Screening, Royal Academy America, Thompson Square Studios, NYC

2015 Fieldworks, O Cinema Wynwood, Art Basel Miami Beach

2015 Mingled Bodies, Vanity Projects, NYC. Curated by Jovana Stokic
2015 In Search of One City, The Old Stone House, Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Katherine Gressel
2015 Moynihan Station Jobs and Opportunities, Spring/Break Art Fair, NYC.

2015 Video Screening with Jessica Segall’s “Flutteries or A Feeling of Impending Doom,” Time Equities Building, NYC

2015 Faculty Show, Fingesten Gallery, Pace University, NYC

2015 Video Screening with Jessica Segall’s “Paradise Begins with a Shipwreck,” Danese Corey Gallery, NYC

2014 Episodes of Violence, Fourth Wall, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA (solo)

2014 Maspeth World of Wheels, Knockdown Center, Queens, NY. (Winner: First place jury’s pick)

2014 Out to See, South Street Seaport, NYC. Curated by Sarah Reisman

2014 Think of Yr Future, Grace Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, NY

2014 Everything and Nothing, Spazio 522, part of West Chelsea Open Studios, NYC

2014 Meat Cleavers and Screen Savers, Kunsthalle Galapagos Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2014 Beauty in Transition, city-wide art project, NYC

2013 Jody Wood VideoArt Screening, Fitness Center for Arts and Tactics, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Vienna Project: Hair Code, Vienna, Austria. Curated by Ildiko Meny

2013 Not Exactly: Between Home and Where I find Myself, RedLine, Denver, CO

2013 5th International Video Art Festival, Museo San Juan de Dios, Camaguey, Cuba

2013 Homelessness and Home, Online exhibit, University of Oregon Philosophy Department

2013 Do It (Outside), Socrates Sculpture Park, NYC. Curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist

2013 Evening Tastes Like the Middle of a Cupcake, El Museo del Barrio, (collaboration with

Jessica Segal and Eric Ramos Guerrero) NYC

2013 Accidents of an Illusionist, Governor's Island, NYC

2012 Film & Video Series, Foundry for Art, Design, & Culture, Cohes NY

2012 Catskill Film and Video Festival, Catskill Community Theatre (Winner: People's Choice

for best Video/Performance Art), Catskill, NY

2012 Play Panopticon, PS1333 Gallery Seoul Art Space Geumcheon, Seoul, Korea

2012 Spoken Stage, The Senior Welfare Center of Seoul, Seoul, South Korea

2012 Spoken Stage, Temporary Space Artist Residency, Seoul, South Korea

2012 Spoken Stage, One Circle Community Theatre, Seoul, South Korea

2012 Preparing for Consumption, Rivington Design House Gallery, NYC

2011 Anomalous Warmth, 319 Scholes Space, Brooklyn, NY (2-person with Mikel Durlam)

2011 The Process of Performance, Institute of Contemporary Art Newtown, Sydney, AU

2011 Letting Go: site-specific performance and video festival, Rogue Art, Newark, NJ

2010 Video Work by Jody Wood, Gallery III, Soho20 Gallery Chelsea, NYC (solo)

2010 Supergirl!, NEXUS/Foundation for Todayʼs Art, Philadelphia, PA

2010 Seize/duplicate\repeat, Savoir Faire Performance Art Series, Soho20 Gallery Chelsea, NYC (2 person)

2009 In For the Kill, Nexus Foundation for Todayʼs Art, Philadelphia, PA

2009 Support Systems: MFA Thesis Exhibition, Art & Design Gallery, Lawrence, KS (solo)

2009 Faculty Show, Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence, KS

2009 Boxing Gloves and Bustiers, Soho20 Gallery Chelsea, NYC. Juried by Kate Gilmore

2008 Sever and Repair, Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS

 

TEACHING

 

Adjunct Assistant Professor | Parsons The New School, NYC

• Altered States of Consciousness and the Creative Process, Special Topics: School of Art, Media, and Technology, Fall 2018

• Integrated Design Studio 6: Senior Thesis Capstone, Spring 2017

• Visiting Critic, Senior Thesis Studio Critiques, Parsons School of Design, NYC

• Visiting Critic, B.F.A. Senior Studio Critiques, Parsons School of Design, NYC

New York University

• External Committee Member, Masters of Art Thesis Review for M.A. Candidate Yang Xi, New York University, Integrated Digital Media

Adjunct Assistant Professor | Pace University, NYC Campus      

• Art as Social Commentary and Political Protest, Civic Engagement Course, Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015

• Arts for Change: Learning Community Course paired with Ecological Art, Fall 2016

• Digital Photography: Spring 2014, Fall 2015, Fall 2016

• Visiting Professor, Video I, taught by William Pappenheimer, Pace University, NYC

Master Class Lead Instructor | UnionDocs, Brooklyn, NY

• Translating Empathy: A Seminar Dedicated to Socially Engaged Documentary Art, 2016

Collaborative Studio Mentor | UnionDocs, Brooklyn, NY

• Project Mentor for 2016 Documentary Film Fellows, 2016

Instructor of Record | University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

• Foundations Drawing I, Spring 2009, Spring 2008, Fall 2007  

• Foundations Drawing II, Fall 2008

Peer Reviewer, PUBLIC, A journal of Imagining America, Published by Syracuse University

Juror, Class of 2017, Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture

Juror, Fellowship Program, The Union Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE

WEB LINKS

 

http://www.jodywoodart.com

http://www.beautyintransition.org

http://www.choreographingcare.org

https://www.skowheganart.org/editions/

http://www.abladeofgrass.org/fellows/sea-fellow-jody-wood/

https://mccollcenter.org/artists-in-residence/jody-wood

http://www.arte-util.org/projects/beauty-in-trasition/

http://exposedsuture.net

http://the8thfloor.org/choreographing-care/

http://www.esopus.org/contents/view/370

http://cityandcity.net

http://www.remahortmannfoundation.org/project/jody-wood/

https://artefuse.com/2016/09/20/interview-with-rubin-foundation-curator-sarareisman-124692/

http://the-editorialmagazine.com/?p=3910­

http://the8thfloor.org/portfolio/reports-from-the-field-beauty-in-transition/

http://transborderart.com/index.html

http://www.gorkysgranddaughter.com/2016/03/jody-wood-feb-2016.html