Todji Sculpting

MONUMENTAL COMMISSIONS FOR CITIES, SCULPTURE PARKS AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS


  • Minotaura, salvaged Brazilian rainforest hardwood, earth clay and natural pigment, 7 x 3 x 8 feet, Sitio Das Pedras Parque Da Escultura, Rio De Janiero, Brazil 2010
  • Golden Home Boy, bronze, 8 x 4 x 9 feet City of Palm Desert California, 2009
  • Black Goddess, bronze, 9 x 5 x 13 feet Keyth Security Systems, Fisher Collection, Chicago IL, 2008
  • Mandinga De Capoeira, bronze, 6 x 6 x 11 feet Rosenbloom collection, Chicago IL, 2008
  • Monument in Right Feet Major, bronze, 8 x 4 x 9 feet Benson Sculpture Park Children’s Park, Loveland High Plains Art Council, Loveland CO, 2007
  • Oshun Fountain, bronze 13 x 4 x 8 feet Private Collection, 2007
  • Hoop Skirt Pond, bronze, 7 x 7 x 7 feet Private collection, 2006

MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS


  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Las Vegas Museum of Art
  • Bangkok Museum of Sculpture
  • Coos Bay Art Museum
  • Evergreen Museum of Art

SELECT GROUP EXHIBTIONS: ART FAIRS, MUSIC FESTIVALS, CIVIC EVENTS


Portland Center for Performing Arts 2009, Art Basel Miami 2008, Portland City Hall 2008, Burning Man 2002-2010, New Orleans Jazz Festival 2005-2007, numerous public and private festivals and events 2000-2010

SOLO SCULPTURE EXHIBITIONS


  • Element of Earth, Nova Subida De Sol Galeria de Arte, Lima Peru, Mar 2010
  • The Living Object, East Village Gallery, Art Basel, Wynwood Miami, FL 2008
  • Transcendental Movement, Vision in Form Gallery, Bangkok Thailand, July 2007
  • Signature in Forced Perspective, Launch Pad Gallery, Portland OR USA, Sept 2006
  • Are You Gandhi, NUE Gallery, Portland OR USA, Nov 2004
  • Bronze Brass Silver and Flesh, Go-Gallery, Portland OR USA, Oct 2002
  • Disem-Bodi Politik, The Stable Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY USA, Mar 1999
  • Wires in Exclamation, Quansit Gallery, San Francisco, CA USA, June 1996

GALLERIES


  • Collection Privee Gallery, Miami Florida
  • Longstreth Goldberg Art Gallery, Naples Florida
  • Coda Gallery, Palm Desert California
  • Heidi McBride Gallery, Portland Oregon

COMMUNITY PARTICAPITORY SCULPTURE INSTALLATIONS


  • Water Candle, Water in the Desert Festival, Portland OR, July '07
  • Nite to Light, Kaosmosis's 'Sol Bal' at The Cathedral, Portland OR, Dec '06
  • Chocolate Chakra, Kaosmosis's 'Corazon de Amor' at Wonderballroom, Portland OR, Feb '06
  • Hellfire Weenie Roast, 'Scratching the Surface', Homeland Gallery, Portland, OR, July '06
  • Leg Waxes For Straight Dudes, Kaosmosis's 'Medusalon', Bossa Nova, Portland OR, May '05
  • C-41 Embedded, American Dance Guild, Global Dance Today, NYC, Jan '04

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS & COMMISSIONS, 1988-2010


Two hundred twenty seven private collectors of Todji Sculpture in the United States, France, Thailand, Mexico, Brazil and Peru.

EDUCATION / ART INSTRUCTOR


  • University of California Santa Barbara, BA Art Studio, 1993
  • New York Academy of Art, CE 1999
  • Instructor: Art Institute of Portland, 2005

GRANTS & HONORS


  • 2009 Puffin grant recipient, Teaneck NJ
  • 2007 George Sugarman grant recipient, San Rafael CA
  • 2007 RACC professional development grant recipient, Portland OR
  • 2005 George Sugarman grant recipient, San Rafael CA
  • 2003 RACC project grant recipient for Say When, independent animated short film
  • 2002 Nike matching funds grant recipient, Portland OR
  • 1998 Cannes Film Festival official poster design

PRESS, TELEVISION, PUBLICATION


  • Globo News, featured artist, Rio De Janeiro, May 2010
  • Fort Worth Monthly Focus, WFAA, featured artist, April 2009
  • Wynwood Art Magazine, Art Basel Review Issue, Jan 2009
  • Art News, public art in Palm Desert, Dec 2008
  • Chicago Tonight, WTTW, featured artist, Dec 2007
  • In Context, PBS Austin, featured artist, Oct 2007
  • Artisan Magazine, Todji sculpture featured on cover, June 2005
  • Creative Vision, AVA Publishing, creativity in photography coffee table book, 2005

INDEPENDENT FILMMAKER


Clay animated short films Marylou and Say When were official selections at Sundance, Cannes, Annecy, the Smithsonian Institution, London, Melbourne, Berlin, San Francisco, New York Underground, Pasadena, Santa Barbara, Warsaw, and Uppsala film festivals, with broadcast on Canal Plus in seven European nations, Japan, Africa and HBO, 1997-2000.

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