Faculty Profile

Jeff Thompson

Building: Morton
Room: 208
Email: Jeffrey.Thompson@stevens.edu
School:  College of Arts & Letters
Department:  Visual Arts & Technology
Program:  Visual Arts & Technology
MFA, Rutgers University, 2006
BFA, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, 2004
General Information
Jeff Thompson is an artist, teacher, programmer, maker, curator, and musician. His work is shown and performed internationally, and has been featured in the Boston Globe, Creator's Project, Gizmodo, Wired, and the Brooklyn Rail. With Angeles Cossio (www.angelescossio.com) he runs the curatorial project Drift Station (www.driftstation.org).

A Very Deep Saxophone And A Very Long Guitar (2013)
With Damon Lee, Sheldon Museum of Art; Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

Seam Sorting (2013)
LEVEL Gallery, Lawrence Technological University; Detroit, Michigan, USA 
Lamination (2008)
Local Project; Long Island City, New York, USA 
Recording Exchange (2006)
Collaborative mail-art/music project with Dispatx.com and performance for eight electric guitars
Hogar Collection Gallery; Brooklyn, New York, USA
8,000 Breakfasts (2006)
Elsewhere Artist Collaborative; Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
Code Conference: Media, Games, and Art (2012)
Swinburne University of Technology; Melbourne, Australia
10th Annual Piksel Festival (2012)
Bergen, Norway
Transceiver (2012)
Bemis Center for Contemporary Art; Omaha, Nebraska, USA 
Redact/Froth/Expand/Smash/Stitch: New Video Works (2011)
Sheldon Museum of Art; Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
WATCH IT! (2011)
Taubman Museum of Art; Roanoke, Virginia
Performance at Not Festival (2011)
New York City, New York, USA 
{SØNIK} Festival (2010)
Bronx Art Space; New York City, New York, USA
One Night Stand (part of the “The Dissolve” biennial, 2010)
SITE Santa Fe; Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
The Product of Exchange (2010)
Sudhaus; Berlin, Germany
New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (2010)
Graduate Center, City University of New York; New York, New York, USA
Reduplication of the Real (2010)
Tactile Bosch Gallery; Cardiff, Wales 
13th International Video Festival VIDEOMEDEJA (2009)
Museum of Contemporary Art of Vojvodina; Novi Sad, Serbia
Investigations of Place (2009)
Jersey City Museum; Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
Dis-Echo-Nance (2009)
Hunter College Times Square Gallery; New York, New York, USA 
Altered Landscapes (2008)
Salisbury University Electronic Gallery; Salisbury, Maryland, USA
Stolen Time (2007)
Dam Stuhltrager; Brooklyn, New York, USA
Diagram and Scribble Archives (2006)
Stony Brook University Gallery; Stony Brook, New York, USA
ISC 2004 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture (2004)
Grounds for Sculpture; Hamilton, New Jersey, USA 
Creativity + Technology = Enterprise, Harvestworks and Industrial and Technology Assistance Corporation (2013)
Commission from Rhizome.org (2013)
Commission from Turbulence.org (2013)
Nebraska Research Initiatives, co-investigator in a $2M grant with the Holland Computing Center (2012)
Artist-in-Residence at the Holland Computing Center (2009-2013)
Van Lier Fellowship, Harvestworks (2008)
"Wikipedia Loops"; paper on a project visualizing the structure of the Wikipedia corpus, Leonardo Electronic Almanac, MIT Press (2013)
"What I See When My Eyes Are Closed", paper on data visualization and poetics, Parsons Journal for Information Mapping; New York, New York, USA (2012)
"Emergency Index"; work included in this book documenting contemporary performance, Ugly Duckling Presse; New York, New York, USA (2012)  
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