Anne-Katrin Spiess

EXHIBITIONS

2014 PRICKLY, TENDER AND STEAMY: ARTISTS IN THE HOTHOUSE, Wave Hill Cultural Center, New York, NY
RESx: THE REAL ESTATE SHOW EXTENDED, ABC NoRio, New York, NY
2013 IN THE GREEN, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
EASTERN STANDARD: Indirect Lines to The Hudson River School, Catskill, NY
2012 SUSTAINIBILITY, Arthur M. Berger Gallery, Manhattanville College, NY
2011 G.R.E.E.N.H.O.U.S.E III, Bioneers Conference, San Rafael, CA
URBAN PURIFICATION RITUAL, Art in Odd Places, New York, NY
FUNERAL PROCESSION FOR A DEAD LAKE, Hydromemories Archive
G.R.E.E.N.H.O.U.S.E. II, Streetfest, New Museum, New York, NY
2010 CRAZY HORSE, H215 Gallery, New York, NY
INTERVIEWS WITH SUCCULENTS, Wave Hill Cultural Center, New York, NY
NOTHINGNESS PROJECTS/JOURNEY TO GREEN HORIZONS, Gallery Route One, Point Reyes, CA
S.P.I.L.L./S.T.I.L.L., Gentle Actions, Oslo, Norwa
2009 GREEN LIGHT, Bank of America Plaza, Charlotte, NC
CARBON RELIEF CENTER, Bioneers Conference, San Rafael, CA
2008 DEMO ECO M.O., Curated By Linda Weintraub, Nurture Art, New York, NY
E.P.A. (Environmental Performance Action), Exit Art, New York, NY
SUBLIME CLIMATE, Thompson Gallery, Weston, MA
2007 NATURE SCOPES/ NATURE IN MIND, National Museum, Gonju, South Korea
Traveling to Incheon — Gallery Space Beam and the Island of Cheju — Gallery Art Space C
G.R.E.E.N.H.O.U.S.E., Habitat, Abingdon Art Center, Jenkintown, PA
GREEN HORIZONS, Bates College, Lewiston, ME
2006 DESERTS, DRYLANDS AND DESERTIFICATION — United Nations Environment day
An international exhibition in partnership with the United Nations Environment Program, Algiers, Algeria
2005 EPHEMERAL, Nurture Art, Curated by Veronica Mijelson, Brooklyn, NY
EARTH WORKS NOW, Hi Desert Museum, Joshua Tree, CA
WATER, Maine Center for Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME
2004 THE LUGGAGE PROJECT, Curated by Max Yawney, Denver Airport, CO
ART AS LIFE, Vlepo Gallery, Curated by Milenka Berengolc, New York, NY
RAINFOREST EXHIBITION, Solomom/Barthelemy Gallery, New York, NY
BATESON EXHIBIT, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY
2003 EARTHWORKS NOW, High Desert Museum, Joshua Tree, CA
MY GREEN HOME, Winter Palace, Staten Island, NY
DRIFT, River Run Farm, Bedford, NJ
2002 HEALING/TRANSFORMING, Berengolc Studio, New York, NY
ARTFRONT/WATERFRONT, SITE-ATIONS INTERNATIONAL PROJECT,
Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY
SPRING SCULPTURE SHOW, Conemara Nature Conservancy, Dallas, TX
2001 CHOPSTICKS, for the Exhibition “The Artist Within”, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY
FRESH KILLS: Artists Respond to the Closing of the Staten Island Land Fill, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY
2000 INAUGURAL EXHIBITION, M3/Studio, Miami, FL
1999 VISIBLE/INVISIBLE, Frederiecke Taylor/TzArt, New York, NY
NETHERLANDS/N.Y, Frederiecke Taylor/Tz Art, New York, NY

PROJECTS

2010 WINNEMUCCA LAKE PROJECTS, Nevada
2009 MEDITATIONS ON DESERTIFICATION, Nevada
2008–2010 NEVADA DESERT PROJECTS
2007 JOURNEY TO GREEN HORIZONS, New York– Maine
G.R.E.E.N.H.O.U.S.E., Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA
2002–2004 NOTHINGNESS PROJECTS, Maine
2000 DESERT PROJECTS, Utah
1999 WATER PROJECTS, Newfoundland
1998 WATER PROJECTS, Lake Michigan
1997 PRAIRIE PROJECTS, Nebraska (First Journey with Airstream)
1995 Conversion and redesign of a vintage Airstream Trailer as fully functioning studio and darkroom for traveling
1992 First Solitary Desert Journey, Death Valley, CA

BIBLIOGRAPHY and DOCUMENTARIES

  • Linda Weintraub, “Demonstrations of Ecological Modes of Operation for Art”, CSPA Quarterly, 2010
  • slowMag, Berlin, Germany, 2009
  • Nature Scopes, Geumgang Nature Art Pre-Biennale Exhibition Catalogue, Korea, fall 2007
  • Nature in Mind, Geumgang Nature Art Pre-Biennale Exhibition Catalogue, Korea, fall 2007
  • “Itinerary”, Sculpture Magazine, October 2007
  • Bruce Littlefield, Airstream Living, Harper Collins, London, May 29, 2007
  • Bill Fortier, “Biker going from NYC to Maine in 13 pounds CO2”, Telegram & Gazette, May 29, 2007
  • Green Horizons Exhibition Catalogue, 2007
  • Luciana Caglio, “Ambientalisti puri? Pochi, ma ci sono”, Lugano, Switzerland, 2007
  • Emily Lodish, NY Arts, January 2004
  • “Outdoor Sculpture”, New York Times, August 15, 2002
  • “Rain or Shine, residing outdoors: Public Sculpture”, New York Times, August 9, 2002
  • Michael Dougherty, “Island Ad-vantages”, August 5, 2004
  • Michael Fressola, “Staten Island Advance”, August 2002
  • “Artists explore the Staten Island North Shore”, Antiques and the Arts Weekly, June 14, 2002
  • Ken Johnson, “A Landfill in the eyes of Artists who beheld it”, New York Times, February 1, 2002
  • “Fresh Kills: Artists Respond The Closing of The Staten Island Landfill”, 2001, Exhibition Catalogue
  • “Fresh Kills”, NY Arts, September 2001
  • Kalima Asano, “Artist’s Portrait”, Artscape 2000, spring 2000
  • “‘Our’ famous Artists”, Driftwood Shores News, winter 1999
  • “New Yorks Dächer”, ARD German Television Documentary, June 1999

LECTURES & PANELS

2010 Wave Hill, Environmental Artist’s Panel, Bronx, NY
2009 Art as an Educational Tool for the Environment, Eugenidio Foundation, Greece
Bioneers Conference, San Rafael, CA
2007 Bioneers Conference, San Rafael, CA
2005 Symposium on Environmental Affairs, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR
2004 Isalos Gallery, Stonington, ME
2003 The Gallatin School, New York University, New York, NY
2001 Artist’s Talk on Art, New York, NY
C.W. Post University, New York, NY

PUBLISHING

LAND (www.landviews.org), Founder and Publisher
Landscape & Art, U.K., Guest Editor for the Fall 2003 Issue

PUBLISHED ARTICLES

“Parts Reflecting the Whole”, in Landscape & Art, Fall 2003
“The Bioneers Conference”, in Landscape & Art, Winter 2003

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

• Kolmar Laboratories, Port Jervis, NY
• Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Law Offices, New York, NY

RESIDENCIES

2010 Wave Hill, New York, NY
2002 Conemara Foundation, Dallas, TX

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2000 Fresh Air Fund, Art Workshops in Nature, New York, NY
1995–1997 Brooklyn Friends School, Sculpture and Photography, Brooklyn, NY
1995 NY State Certification in Art Education Gr. K–12, Bank Street College of Education, New York, NY
1994 Edward Murrow High School, Grades 8–12, Brooklyn, NY
1993 P.S. 234, Grades 4&5, Brooklyn, NY
1992 P.S. 116, 4th Grade, New York, NY
1991 City and Country School, 3rd Grade, New York, NY

EDUCATION

2006–2008 2-year Geomancy training with Marko Pogačnik
2005 Intensive Shamanic Workshop, Foundation For Shamanic Studies
2002–2004 Graduate studies at New York University, New York, NY
2003 “Advanced Wilderness Survival”, Tom Brown’s Tracker School, Manahawkin, NJ
2000 “Ecopsychology”, Schumacher College, Devon, England
“Wilderness Survival”, Tom Brown’s Tracker School, Manahawkin, NJ
1997 “Carl Gustav Jung” Seminars with A. Wanner, Jung Institute, New York, NY
1991–1995 BFA, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY, studies with Jackie Brookner and Jean Gardner
1994 Director of Senior Lecture Panel, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY,
1991 Assistant to sculptor Patrick Dougherty for the installation of the exhibition “Sticks and Stones”, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
1989–1991 Environmental Design, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY, studies with Allan Wexler
1988–1989 Academy of Art College, San Francisco, CA, Foundation Studies