Art Resume


Selected Public Collections:

Museum of Modern Art, NYC 

Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid

Zentrum fur Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Germany

Itau Cultural Center, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Kowasaki Museum, Tokyo, Japan

George Potter Library at Ramapo College, New Jersey

NY Public Library/Donnell Branch

Library of California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA 

Getty Museum Video Art Archive, LA, CA


Recent Solo Exhibitions:

2010 History of Technomadics, Chashama Window Gallery, NYC

2009 Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

2006 Virtual Amulets & Trivial Topographies, Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center, NYC

2003 Paintings, Pictures, and Scrolls, Society for the Advancement of Judaism, NYC 

2003 Deep Listening Space, Kingston, NY

2002 George Potter Library, Ramapo College, Mahwah, NJ

1999 Millennium Gallery, New York, NY

1998 93 South Art Gallery, Nyack, NY

1996 Memorial Gallery, Juniata College, PA

1995 Thread Waxing Space, Kitchen Gallery, New York, NY

1993 Knitting Factory, New York, NY

1992 SE Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina


Recent Broadcasts: 

2006 Reel New York, Channel 13, NY/NJ Public Television (Soft Targets)

2003 The Territory, Houston, Texas Public Television, Southwest U.S.

1997 Thundergulch Computer Wall, NYC

1996 World View Television, WNBC

1995 New Television Program, National PBS

1995 The Kitchen Video Show, NYC Cable Television

1994 Amiga Artists on the Air, National Cable TV

1993 Texas Public Television: Austin and Houston

1990 The Learning Channel, National Cable/PBS


Recent Group Exhibitions:

2011 “Reimagining Hopper”, The Hopper House, Nyack, NY

“Standby/ETC”, Anthology Film Archives, NYC

2010  "L'Anima del Fuoco", Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy

2009  Orchard Street Synagogue Restoration Project, Contemporary Art Center, New Haven, CN

2008  Eye on Zion, Two Boots/Pioneer Theater, NYC

2007  Infinitu Et Contini, Repeated Histories, Reinvented Resistances, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn

          Video Histories, The Hopper House, Nyack, NY

2005 Video Spirit: Mysteries, Myths, Meditations, Moving Image, Cheekwood Museum, Nashville, TN

2004 Urban Eden, Jewish Museum, NYC

2004 Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, NY

2002 Video Art: The First Decade, Museum of Modern Art, NYC

2002 The Flag, Center for the Study of Political Images, Los Angeles, CA

2002 Reaction, Exit Art, NYC 

2002 Dance on Camera Festival, The Puffin Room, NYC

2000 Open Ends: Video Time. Museum of Modern Art, NYC

2000 Gyrations, Todo con Nada Gallery, NYC

2000 This is Not the Place, Ramapo College, NJ

2000 The Figure: Truthful, Vulnerable, Erotic, Studio 4 West Gallery, Piermont, NY

1999 The Passion/Passions of Art, Richard Anderson Gallery, New York, NY

1999 Digital Traces, 55 Mercer Gallery, New York, NY

1998 Correspondence, Itau Cultural Center, Sao Paulo, Brazil

1997 Video Plaza, Time Based Arts/Montevideo, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1995 Arte e Video Negli Stati Uniti, Museo Laboratorio di Arte Contemporanea, Rome

1995 Digital Identities, Shepherd Gallery, Reno, Nevada

1993 Israel Museum, Jerusalem

        13th Conference of Int. Ethnographic and Anthropological Sciences, Mexico City

         Knitting Factory Gallery, NYC


Recent Festivals:

2010  Oberhausen International Film Festival, Germany (Past Present)

2009  Artivist Film Festival, Hollywood, CA (Hot Stains)

2007 Athens, Greece Video Art Festival (The Shape of Emptiness)

2006 Recontres Internationales Paris-Berlin-Madrid (Soft Targets)

         Manifestation Internationale Videoformes 21 (Thrashing)

2005 11th Biennale of the Moving Image, Geneva, Switzerland (Soft Targets)

2004 VideoZone Biennial of Video Art, Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, Israel 

2002 Recontres Internationales Paris-Berlin

1999 Mill Valley Film Festival, California

1997 Biennale de Lyon, France

1997 Dallas Video Festival, Texas

1997 International Film and Video Festival, Split, Croatia

1996 Three Rivers Art Festival, Pittsburgh

1996 New York International Video Festival

1994 International Video Festival, Brazil

1993 World Wide Video Festival, Netherlands

1992 New York Film Festival 

Bonn Film Festival

Festival of New Cinema and Video, Montreal

1991 Viper Festival, Switzerland

European Media Festival, Germany


Exhibition Summary 1977-90

1990 The Learning Channel, National Cable/PBS

Long Beach Museum of Art, Los Angeles

Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain

Museum of Illinois State University, Normal

Videonale, Bonn Museum

"Video Drive In," Central Park Summer Stage, NY

"Video and Computers," Museum of Modern Art, NYC


1989 "Independent Focus," WNET, New York PBS

"Arco," Madrid International Art Expo, Spain

"Eyes Wide Open," Dance Theater Workshop, NYC

Kowasaki Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Berlin Film Festival, Germany

BACA 22nd Annual Film and Video Festival, NYC


1988 "New Television," New York, Boston, San Francisco, PBS

International Video Festival, Medellin, Colombia

"Time and Memory," Jewish Museum, NYC

Catskill Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY

International Cultural Center, Antwerp, Belgium


1987 SRG-TV, Switzerland

Whitney Museum Biennial, NYC

"Dissonant Landscapes," Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston

Robeson Center Gallery, Newark, New Jersey

"Declaration of Independents," The Learning Channel

"Image and Sound Festival," Den Haag, Netherlands

Painted Bride Art Center, Pennsylvania


1986  "New Television", NYC, Boston, SF, PBS 

Semaphore Gallery, NYC

Bonn Museum Biennial, Germany

Circolo de Bellas Artes, Madrid

Cultural Festival, Valledolid, Spain

AFI National Video Festival, LA and Washington, DC


1985 Alternative Museum of International Art, NYC

Asahi Shimbon Cultural Center, Tokyo

New York City Experimental Video Festival

International House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

"New Video Music," Museum of Modern Art, Paris

"The Artist and Computer," Bronx Museum of the Arts

"New American Video Art," touring program


1984  "Nightflight," USA Cable Network

"The Independents," The Learning Channel

Louisiana World Exposition, New Orleans

Global Village Documentary Festival, NYC

International Video Festival, Rome, Italy

"Electronic Art '84," New York Art Expo

"Video Music Retrospective," San Sebastian, Spain


1983 World Video Festival, Holland

Whitney Museum Biennial, NYC

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

"The Electronic Gallery," SUNY Binghamton Art Museum, NY

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Canada

Semaphore Gallery, NYC


1982  "Tribute to Paik," WGBH, Boston PBS, WABC National News

Cooperative Spaziozero, Rome

Mill Valley Film Festival, California

Contemporary Art Institute of Lyon, France

American Center, Paris

New Orleans Institute of Contemporary Arts


1981 Whitney Museum Biennial, NYC

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia

World Theater Festival, Nancy, France

And/Or Gallery, Seattle, Washington

San Francisco International Video Festival

"International Conference of Museum Curators," Düsseldorf, Germany

"The Restless Language," Genoa, Italy


1980 WTTW, Chicago PBS

Grand Palais Salon de Independence, Paris

Tel Aviv Museum

"Art in Public Spaces," Seattle Kingdome Stadium

QUBE, Interactive Cable TV, Columbus, Ohio

Museum of American Art, Stockholm, Sweden 


1979 Hal Bromm Gallery, NYC

112 Workshop, NYC

Kibbutz Gallery, Tel Aviv

Redor Gallery, Madrid

The Kitchen Center for Video, Music, Dance, NYC


1978 "Raster," weekly program, NYC Public Access Cable

Mexican Educational Television

Anthology Film Archives, NYC

Global Village, NYC

Video Library Arts Conference, NYC

School of the Art Institute of Chicago


Recent Residencies:

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, 2008-09

Meadowlands Environment Center, Lynhurst, NJ, 2005

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1993
Experimental Television Center, Owego, NY 1977-91
Capital Children' Museum, Washington, DC, 1991
Staten Island Community Television, 1990
Beersheva Institute of Art, Israel, 1989
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 1988
Samaya Foundation, NYC, 1988
Film Video Arts, NYC, 1988
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1985
University of Toledo, Ohio, 1985
Asilah, Morocco Cultural Festival, 1984
Bronx Museum of Art, 1982-84


Selected Presentations:

There is Rarely Green in the Desert:  The Wilderness in Video Art; SVA Conference, NYC, 2010

Invoking the Spiritual Aspects of Color with Student-Artists, The Contemplative Heart of Higher Education, Amherst, MA., 2009

Visual Polemics in Haitian Art, School of Visual Arts Conference, New York City, 2009

Art and Technology, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, 2008

Practicing Jews: Art, Identity and Culture, Center for Jewish Studies, U of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007

Regional Conference, Society of Photographer Educators, Panelist, 2003

College Art Association, The Signal Panel, Philadelphia, PA, 2002 

Itau Cultural Center, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Correspondence, 1998
School of Visual Arts, NYC, Art in Liberal Art Colleges, Inspiration in the Digital Age, 1996
College Art Association Annual Conference, Boston, Respondent on Computer Art panel, 1996
Video: The Image and the Object, Contemporary Art Museum, Rome, Italy, 1995
Third International Symposium on Electronic Arts, Australia, 1992
Modern Image Makers, Melbourne Australia, Experimenta, 1992
Illinois State University, Interactivity and Virtual Reality Symposium, 1992
Second International Symposium on Electronic Arts, Netherlands, 1990
Rhode Island School of Design, 1990
Arts in Education Conference, Saratoga, NY, 1989
National Association of Media Art Centers Conference, Rochester, NY, 1989
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, 1989
Multicultural Studies Conference, Centenary College, NJ, 1989
School of Visual Arts Graduate Art Class, NYC, 1988
Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, NJ, 1988
Port Washington Library, Long Island, 1988
Museum of Modern Art Video Viewpoints Series, 1987
American Film Institute, National Video Festival, 1987
Amiga Computer Exposition, NYC, 1987
Harvard University Graduate Class, 1987, '88
Newark Mediaworks, NJ, 1987
International Television Association, 1986
City College of New York Computers in the Arts Conference, 1985
SUNY Binghamton, Video Art Conference, 1983
New York City Public Library, Meet the Makers Series, 1982
New Orleans Institute of Contemporary Art, 1982


Selected Published Writing:

“Electric Breath:  Pull the Plug and It’s Gone”, The Squealer, 2004

Regular Media Reviews for the Journal of Religion and Health 2002-04

"Paik 500" Retrospective Catalog, 1993

" The Next Repetition" FELIX, 1993 

"Video As Art" Experimenta Catalog, 1992 

"Art After the Holocaust" FELIX, 1991

"Prophet Without Honor: Tamas Waliczky" The INDEPENDENT, 1990

"Emerging Expressions: Computer Video Art" Bronx Museum, 1989


Selected Citations:

Please search on-line for many more recent citations.

"Longing for Real Life" by Rosanna Albertini RESOLUTIONS, Minnesota U Press, 1996
"Artist Profile: Shalom Gorewitz" VIDEOMAKER Magazine, by Steve Jacobs, 1992
"Interview with Shalom Gorewitz" by Peter Spooner; BEHIND THE SCREEN, Illinois State U Press, 1991
"After the Storm" by Michael Nash, VIDEO POETICS; Long Beach Museum, California, 1990
"He Paints Pictures on Video" by James Ming; New Jersey BERGEN RECORD, 1989
"Video Artist's Work Imbued with Jewish Themes" by Miriam Rinn; The JEWISH STANDARD
"Time and Memory: Video Art and Identity" by Fred Reidel; Jewish Museum, NYC, 1988

"Why Don't They Tell Stories Like they Used to?" by Ann Wooster, ART JOURNAL, 1986
"Dissonant Landscapes" by Peter Kirby; Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, 1986
"Imaged Processed Works" by Michael Gitlin; FILM LIBRARY QUARTERLY, 1984
"Il Gergo E La Funzione Del Video" by Gianfranco Mantegna; CINEMA OFF E VIDEO ARTE, NY, 1983
"Shalom Gorewitz: Metaphoric Image Manipulator" by Victor Ancona; VIDEOGRAPHY, 1980
"Heroic Journey: Seven Events" by Jeanne Riley Forstenzer; AFTERIMAGE, 1979
"Raster's Cerebral Cameraman" by Janice Schreier; TV WORLD MAGAZINE, 1978


Fellowships and Grants:

Fulbright Senior Specialist Grant, 2008-09
New York State Council on the Arts Production Grant, 1995
National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Art Fellowship, 1993-94
Arts International, Pilot Travel Grant, 1993
Asian Cultural Council Fellowship, 1991
New York State Council on the Arts Production Grant, 1991
Suitcase Fund for Curatorial Research, 1990
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1989
National Endowment for the Art Media Production Grant, 1989
Arts America Foundation Fellowship, 1989
WNET-WGBH Postproduction Grant, 1987
New York Foundation for the Arts, 1986
Checkerboard Foundation, 1986
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, 1983, '80, '78
Media Bureau Postproduction Grant, 1982
New York State Council on the Arts Grant, 1981, '79
Creative Artists Public Service Award, 1980

Poets and Writers Production Grant, 1976
America the Beautiful Foundation Grant, 1975



Antioch International University, 1986, MA in Video Art
California Institute of the Arts, 1971, BFA in Media Art
Antioch College, 1967-70, Communication Arts


Related Experiences:

Curator, Automedia, Ramapo College, 2001
Curator, Cyberspatial Intersections, Dance Theater Workshop, NYC and
            Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, 1991
Co-curator, Artists and the Computer, Bronx Museum of Art, 1987
Video Consultant, Staten Island Children Museum, 1985-89
Curator, Video Art, The Kitchen, 1979-82
Video Associate, Daniel Nagrin Dance Company, 1972-75


Ramapo College of New Jersey, a 4 year Liberal Arts College-

Hired: Assistant Professor, Video and New Media Art, 1981

Promotion: Associate Professor, 1988

Dean, School of Contemporary Arts, 1991-98

Promotion: Full Professor, 1995

Chair, Visual Arts, 2000-03     


Other Teaching Positions:

Adjunct Professor, Video Art, Hofstra University, 1979-82

Adjunct Professor, Video Art, University of Bridgeport, 1973-79 

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