Ken Goldberg, Artist Resume
** For more recent exhibits please visit link above and/or Ken Goldberg CV

Solo Exhibitions | Juried Group Exhibitions | Juried Film Festivals | Internet Installations | Performances | Awards | Collections | Talks | Professional Activities | Writing | Reviews | Employment | Education | Engineering | Online-Portfolio | Representation

Born: Ibadan, Nigeria, 1961
Residence: Mill Valley, CA, USA

  • Artist Portfolio (2011)
  • Website:
  • Artist Bio (this page):
  • Technical CV:

Solo Exhibitions

  • Nevada Museum of Art. Reno, NV, February-June 2013.
  • Contemporary Jewish Museum. San Francisco, CA, April-July 2011.
  • Catharine Clark Gallery. San Francisco, CA, May-June 2009.
  • San Francisco Ballet at SF Opera House. Performed by Muriel Maffre. April 2006.
  • Arlington Arts Center. Curated by Carol Lukitsch. Arlington, VA. Nov 2005 - Jan 2006.
  • Whitney Museum of American Art Artport. Curated by Christiane Paul. September, 2004.
  • The Kitchen, New York City. Curated by Christina Yang. March-April, 2003.
  • MATRIX 186. UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive. Curated by Heidi Zuckerman-Jacobsen. 2000.
  • Ars Electronica Center, Linz, Austria. Curated by Gerfried Stocker. 1995-2004.
  • Fisher Gallery, LAX: the Los Angeles Exhibition. Curated by Selma Holo. 1992.
  • Forbes Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA. 1990.

Juried Group Exhibitions


  • Nevada Art Museum. Reno, NV. Curated by JoAnne Northrup and William Fox. Oct-Nov 2014.
  • Agrella Art Gallery, Santa Rosa Junior College, CA. Curated by Debra Lehane and Satri Pencak. Sept-Oct 2014.
  • The Battery, San Francisco, CA. Curated by Thomas Moller. May-July 2014.


  • ArtZone Gallery, San Francisco, CA. Curated by Hanna Regev and Steven Lopez. Jan-Feb 2010.


  • Lisbon Biennial. Cordoaria, Lisbon, Portugal. Curated by Leonel Moura. Oct-Nov 2009.
  • Slaughterhouse Art Center, Healdsburgh, CA. Curated by Hanna Regev. Oct 2009.


  • Panorama: A MultiMedia Happening: UC Berkeley Pauley Ballroom, Nov 2008.
  • Hunch. Installation. Headlands Center for the Arts. August, 2008.
  • Contemporary Art in the Post-Biological Age, Ministry of Culture and Mass Communication, Russian Federation. National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Kaliningrad, Russia. Curated by Dmitry Bulatov.
  • DAWN: Opening Celebration. Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco. Curated by David Katznelson. June.
  • Cartes Centre for Art and Technology, Tapiola, Espoo, Finland, Curated by Maria Tjader-Knight. May-September.
  • Random Access Memory. Wang Museum of Technology, Miami. Curated by Cristine Wang. Dec.
  • Fastforward: Robots. PAN | Palazzo delle Arti, Napoli, Italy. Curated by Laura Bardier. Nov.
  • RIP.MIX.BURN.BAM.PFA. Berkeley Museum of Art Pacific Film Archive. Curated by Richard Rinehart. Oct-Nov.
  • Territoires Invisibles. Maison Europienne de la Photographie. Paris. Curated by Henry Chapier and Jean-Luc Soret. Sept-Oct.
  • Edge Conditions. San Jose Art Museum. Curated by Steve Dietz. Aug-Nov.
  • NextNew. San Jose Art Institute for Contemporary Art. Curated by Cathy Kimball. Aug.
  • A Measure of Time: American Art 1900 to the Present. Berkeley Art Museum. Curated by Lucinda Barnes. Feb-Dec.
  • Edge Connections. Museum of Art, San Jose, CA. Curated by Steve Dietz. Aug-Jan.
  • NextNew. Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA. Curated by Cathy Kimball. Aug-Sep.
  • Thirteenth International Symposium of Electronic Arts (ISEA) and ZeroOne San Jose: A Global Festival of Art on the Edge. Curated by Steve Dietz and Joel Slayton. Aug.
  • Blur of the Otherworldly: Contemporary Art, Technology and the Paranormal. Center for Art and Visual Culture, UMBC. Baltimore, MD. Curated by Mark Alice Durant and Jane Marsching. Oct-Dec.
  • Revolutionary Tides. Cantor Center for the Arts. Stanford, CA. associated with the Stanford Crowds Project (website curated by Andrew V.Uroskie). Curated by Jeffrey T. Schnapp. Sep-Dec.
  • Storyrooms. Communications Gallery, The Museum of Science and Industry. Manchester, UK. Curated by Andrea Zapp. Oct-Nov.
  • Alphaville Under Construction., Philadelphia, PA. Curated by Emily Zimmerman. Sept-Oct.
  • Making Things Public (online). ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany. Curated by Steve Dietz. March-July.
  • Techno-Sublime. University of Colorado Art Museum. Boulder. CO. Curated by Lisa Tamiris Becker. February-March.


  • Cambridge Arts Council. Cambridge, MA. Self-Sufficient. Curated by Barbara O'Brien. September-November.
  • Hyper-Runt. Philadelphia, PA. curated by Ebon Fisher and Emily Zimmerman., September-November.
  • San Jose Tech Museum of Innovation. June-July.


  • Williamson Gallery, Pasadena Art Center. Infiltrate. Curated by Stephen Nowlin. April-May.
  • San Francisco Cameraworks. Curated by Marisa Olsen. February.


  • Buenos Aires Biennial. Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes. Argentina. Nov-Dec 2002.
  • In the Making. Curated by Adi Shamir and Marina McDougall. California College of Art, Wattis Institute Gallery. San Francisco. Nov 2002 - Jan 2003.
  • Oklahoma City Museum of Art. September 5, 2002 - November 3, 2002.
  • Infotecture. Curated by Jenelle Porter. Artists Space. New York, NY. May 2002 - July 2002


  • Atlanta College of Art Gallery. Oct - Nov.
  • Austin Museum of Art. July - Sept.
  • Re: Duchamp: A Travelling Exhibition. Curated by Cristine Wang. Venice Biennale. 6-11 June.
  • Pasadena Art Center College of Design. May - June.
  • Telematic Connections. Curated by Steve Dietz, Independent Curators International (ICI). San Francisco Art Institute. Feb - March.


  • Dystopia and Identity in the Age of Global Communications, Tribes Gallery, New York, NY. December.
  • F I L E: Festival Internacional de Linguagem Eletronica, MIS, Museu da Imagem e do Som, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Aug-Nov.
  • Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, NY. Mar-Jun.
  • Kwangju Biennial, South Korea, Mar-July.
  • High Touch High Tech,Refusalon, San Francisco, April.
  • Art Entertainment Network,Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN. Feb-June.
  • Arte Red, El Pais Digital, Madrid. Feb-ongoing.
  • Particle Accelerators: At the Intersection of Science, Technology, and Photography. Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA. Jan-Feb.




  • Beyond Architecture, Chicago Art Institute, Chicago.
  • Real World, New Langton Arts, San Francisco.
  • Review Virtuelle, (CD-ROM), Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.


  • Artifices 4, La Villette, Paris.
  • Dutch Electronic Art Festival '96, Rotterdam.
  • Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans.
  • Blasthaus Gallery, San Francisco.


  • Festival for Visual Arts (FIVA) Online '95, Montreal.
  • Siggraph '95, Los Angeles.
  • Site Gallery, Los Angeles.
  • Interactive Media Festival, Los Angeles.
  • Digital Alchemy, San Francisco.
  • LA Art Fair, LA Convention Center.


  • Moscone Center, San Francisco.
  • Downey Museum of Art, Downey, CA.
  • Siggraph '93: Machine Culture, Anaheim, CA.
  • Pauline Hirsh Gallery, Los Angeles.


  • Onyx Gallery, Los Angeles.
  • Siggraph '92, Chicago.


  • Siggraph '91, Las Vegas.

Juried Film Festivals

Film Festivals

  • Rotterdam. Netherlands. Jan 2007.
  • Flickrfest. Australia. Jan-Feb 2007.
  • Zurich. Oct 2006.
  • Tribeca. New York, NY. Jun 2006.
  • Nashville. TN. Apr 2006. Best Short Documentary.
  • Black Maria. NY, LA, SF, Chicago. Apr 2006. Director's Choice Award.
  • United Nations. Boston, Palo Alto. Apr-Oct 2006.
  • The Tribe. (co-writer). Sundance. Park City, Utah. Jan 2006.

Internet Installations

See for links.

  • 2000-: Ouija 2000., A telerobotic Ouija board.
  • 1998-: Dislocation of Intimacy. A telerobotic camera obscura.
  • 1999-: Mori. An internet-based earthwork.
  • 1996-7: Legal Tender. A telerobotic laboratory.
  • 1995-96: The Telegarden. A telerobotic garden.
  • 1994-95: The Mercury Project. A telerobotic excavation.

Selected Performances

  • Halloween 1990: de Cordova Museum, Boston, MA. Transmitted live via slowscan television to Vancouver, Chicago, Baltimore, and Pittsburgh.

Selected Collections

  • Ouija 2000, Berkeley Art Museum.
  • Dislocation of Intimacy, San Jose Art Museum.
  • Homage to Moholy-Nagy, (1992, LBMA 95.54), Long Beach Museum of Art.


Invited Talks

Professional Activities

  • 1996-present, Co-Founder and Director. The Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium, UC Berkeley. Over 150 speakers presented.
  • 2011, Organizer. What Would Rembrandt Post? Panel Discussion at Catharine Clark Gallery.
  • 2012, Co-curator. Teen Age: You Just Don't Understand. Art Exhibition at Catharine Clark Gallery.
  • 2000, Co-Organizer. CRASH: Symposium on Critical and Historical Issues in Net Art, UC Berkeley.
  • 1999-, New Langton Arts, Board Member and Curator.
  • 1998, Co-Founder of the Net Work exhibition program, New Langton Arts.

Selected Writing

  • Hotlist: Fresh Data, ArtForum, November 2001.
  • Levitation, Telerobotics, and Telepistemology. translated, in Lebdim, Kaj Potem (Aleksandra Kostic ed). KIBLA, Association for Culture and Education, Maribor, Slovenia. Summer 2000.
  • The Robot in the Garden : Telerobotics and Telepistemology on the Internet, Editor. (MIT Press, 2000).
  • Our Century is Completely Retinal - Jordan Crandall's Drive (Review) Rhizome 11.19.
  • Virtual Reality in the Age of Telepresence, Convergence, 4(1), 33-37. 1998.
  • Telepistemology, Idees Fortes, WiReD, 1996
  • The Telegarden, Ars Electronica Festival Catalog, Springer Verlag, 1996.
  • Rendering Text: The Web As Hybrid Community, (with Peter Lunenfeld), Siggraph Visual Proceedings. 1995
  • Data Dentata, (with Richard Wallace), Plazm, vol. 7. 1994.
  • Hawkinson: Handmade Automation in Los Angeles (Review), Visions Art Quarterly, Summer 1994.
  • Rationalizing the Irrational, Framework, The Journal of Images and Cultures, V 6(2), July 1993.

Selected Reviews


  • Molly Samuel. CNN News. 2011.
  • Sarah Adler. SF Chronicle. 2011.
  • David Pescovitz. BoingBoing. 2011.
  • Jonathan Curiel. SF Weekly Art Review. 2011.
  • Peter Menkin. Church of England Newspaper. 2011.
  • Huffington Post. 2011.
  • Glenn Rosenkrantz. Covenant Foundation Review. 2011.
  • Lydia Parafianowicz. Frame Magazine. 2011.
  • DesignBoom Magazine. 2011.
  • Molly and Seth Samuel. KALW NPR Radio. 2011.
  • Emily Savage. J-Weekly Review. 2011.
  • Gateways. Art and Networked Culture. (catalog). Kumu Art Museum. Tallinn, Estonia. 2011.
  • Von Simon Koechlin. Kreativ im Nanoreich. Horizonte (Research Magazine of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF). Berne, Switzerland. March, 2011.
  • Stephen Wilson. Art + Science Now. Thames & Hudson: 2010.
  • Gianna Maria Gatti. The Technological Herbarium. Berlin: Avinus Verlag, 2010.
  • Itsuo Sakane. The Origins of Media Arts. Kousakusha Press. Tokyo, 2010.
  • Kate Mondloch. Screens: Viewing Media Installation Art. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, London. 2010.
  • Ryszard Kluszczynski. Sztuka Interaktywna: Od Dziela-Instrumentu Do Interaktywnego Spektaklu. Wydawnictwa Akademickie Press, 2010.
  • Barbara Bersche, designer. Ken Goldberg (catalog). Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA. 2010.
  • Dmitry Bulatov, ed. Evolution Haute Couture: Art and Science in the Post-Biological Age. Kaliningrad, Russia. KB NCCA 2009.
  • Leonel Moura, ed. Inside: Arte E Ciencia (Art and Science). Editora LxXL, Lisbon, Portugal. 2009.
  • Liz Thomas, ed. Matrix / Berkeley: A Changing Exhbition of Contemporary Art. Distributed Art Publishers. 2009.
  • Wolf Lieser. Digital Art. Tandem Verlag GmbH. 2009.
  • Christine Brenneman. Working Artist: Engineer Builds Career Melding Technology with Art. Marin Independent Journal.
  • Lewis Smith. Why the Lion Grew Its Mane - A Miscellany of Recent Scientific Discoveries from Astronomy to Zoology. Papadakis Press. 2008.




  • Rachel Greene. Internet Art. Thames and Hudson.
  • Dana Altman. In Absentia: Anxiety and Distance in the Work of Ken Goldberg. ArtPhoto (Romania). Fall 2004.
  • Truly Twisted. Computer Power User Magazine. Vol 4(8), Aug 2004.
  • SPARK (10 min streaming). KQED TV, 24, 26 March. (17.8 MByte real media file).


  • Roberta Smith. Review of Mori at the Kitchen, NY Times, 11 April.
  • Susan Landauer, William Gerts, and Patricia Tranton. The Not-So-Still Life: A Century of California Painting and Sculpture. University of California Press.
  • Christiane Paul. Digital Art. Thames and Hudson Press.
  • William Mitchell et al. Beyond Productivity: Information Technology, Innovation, and Creativity. The US National Academies Press.
  • Jessica Marshall. Goldberg Variations: At home in two cultures. Berkeley Science Review, Issue 5, Fall 2003.
  • Stephen Nowlin. Ken Goldberg and Pietro Perona: Infiltrate. Exhibition catalog for Neuro. Art Center College of Design, Pasadena.
  • Steve Dietz, Jon Ippolito, and Rick Rinehart. Permanence Through Change: The Variable Media Approach. Guggenheim Museum and the Langois Foundation.
  • Jane Yu-Chan Tseng. A Brief Introduction to Techno-Art. Journal of the Taiwan Museum of Art.
  • Mark Johnstone and Leslie Aboud Holzman. Epicenter: San Francisco Bay Area Art Now. Chronicle Books.
  • Suzanne Muchnic. Avant science: Artists and scientists both think creatively so why not match them in projects showcasing new research? LA Times Sunday, 16 Feb.




  • Ayala Ochert, Planting Seeds of Doubt, California Monthly. 111(2), November.
  • Tilman Baumgaertel, Interview mit Ken Goldberg: Die absurdeste Internet-Anwendung, die wir uns vorstellen konnten... Kunstmarkt (in German), November.
  • Christopher Lydon, Ken Goldberg's Telerobots, The Connection, NPR Radio Interview, 14 November.
  • Peter Weibel and Timothy Druckrey, Net_Condition_, pp. 198-99, MIT Press, November.
  • Mark Pesce, The Playful World, , Ballentine Books. Chapter 9. October.
  • Thomas Dreher, Teleprasenz: Eduardo Kac und Ken Goldberg (in German)
    University of Munich, Internationales Archiv fur Sozialgeschichte der deutschen Literatur (IASL), October.
  • Peter Gwynne, Robots Becoming Part of Web Community, Optical Engineering Report, September.
  • Eugene Thacker, Review of Robot in the Garden. Rhizome, 7 Aug.
  • Tilman Baumgaertel, Soziale Maschinen, Telepolis (in German), 8 Aug.
  • David Pescovitz, Art dot com Playboy Online, August.
  • Jack Balkin, Eyes, Robots, The New Republic Online, June.
  • Peter Galison and Caroline A. Jones, Studio and Laboratory: Factory and After,
    Paper delivered at Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem, May 30.
  • Hans Ulrich Obrist, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev and Laurence Bossi, La Ville, le Jardin, la Mimoire.
    Catalog. Villa Medici, the French Cultural Institute in Rome. Summer.
  • Erik Davis, Review of "The Robot in the Garden", Bookforum, Summer.
  • Bruno Racine, Le Jardin, Medici Villa catalog (Rome), Summer.
  • Lisa Palac, Interview with Ken Goldberg, New Media, June 14.
  • David Pescovitz, Accounting for Taste, Scientific American, June.
  • David Goldberg, Screen Grab (review of Ouija 2000), Camerawork Journal, June.
  • Rebecca Paoletti, Review of Whitney Biennial, Yahoo Internet Life, June.
  • Review of Whitney Biennial, Beaux Arts Magazine, (in French), May.
  • Neil Gladstone. Desktop Gallery, College Music Journal (CMJ), May. p. 85-86.
  • Anita Hamilton, Review of Whitney Biennial, Time Magazine, April 10. p 129.
  • Stefani Eads, At the Whitney, A Portrait of the Internet as Art, Business Week (online), April 13
  • Alicia Miller, A Conversation with Ken Goldberg, ArtWeek, April. 31(4), p 18.
  • Jamie Allen, Review of Whitney Biennial,, April 18.
  • Edward J. Sozanski, Review of Whitney Biennial, Philadelpha Inquirer, March 26. I8.
  • Michael Kimmelman, Review of Whitney Biennial, New York Times, Friday March 24, E31,33.
  • Erin English and Ed Lee, Ouija 2000, ZDTV Internet Tonight, January and April.
  • Sally McGrane, High Tech Is the Art in San Francisco, New York Times, Thursday, Mar 11, E7.
  • Roberta Bosco, La Bienal del Whitney Museum selecciona por primera vez al, CiberPais, (Madrid), 30 March.
  • Marcia Tanner, Talking Boards, Insight Magazine, March.
  • Lawrence Biemiller, Ken Goldberg's research is about facts, but his online works challenge viewers' reality,
    Chronicle of Higher Education, Mar 17. XLVI(28), cover and A45-46.
  • John Rieger, Ouija 2000 (Beyond Computers), National Public Radio, 27 February.
  • Marit Haar, CRASH Symposium at UC Berkeley, KQED, San Francisco, 18 February.
  • Alicia Miller, Voyager Beware, World Sculpture News, Winter.
  • Maria Speck, Kunst dem Modem, Neue Zurcher Zeitung (Switzerland), February.
  • Cary Tennis, Art Quake: The Hayward Fault Shakes up Cyberspace, San Francisco Magazine, February. p 20,21.
  • Jesse Hamlin, 10 Bay Area Artists Chosen for Biennial, SF Chronicle, Jan 18. B1,5.
  • Joanne Silver, Artists Celebrate Weird Science, Boston Herald, Friday, Jan 14.
  • David Bonetti, Bay City Best, SF Examiner Magazine, p4, Sunday, Jan 9.


  • Reena Jana, Ken Goldberg: Keeping Technology Grounded, ArtByte, 2(4), Nov-Dec, pp, 34-37.
  • Reena Jana, Fault Vault , Art Forum, 38(2), October. p 35.
  • Malcolm Gladwell, The Science of the Sleeper, New Yorker, 53, 4 October.
  • Amy Harmon, Take These Jokes ... Please, New York Times, D8, 15 July.
  • William Mitchell, Replacing Place, in The Digital Dialectic. Peter Lunenfeld, ed., MIT Press.
  • Susan Marquez, World Sculpture News, 5(1). p60-62. Winter.
  • Charles Burress, San Francisco Chronicle, p A14. June 21.
  • Maria Speck, Der Computer Bluht, Konr@d, Number 3. p15. June.
  • Jenny Shears. SuperNatural, Surface, Number 18. p36. June.
  • Declan McCullagh. The Festival of Digital Delights, WiReD News, 21 May.
  • Stephane Mandard. Revenir a l'index du Top des Reseaux, Le Monde Interactif, 19 May.
  • Robert Atkins. State of the (On-Line) Art, Art in America, April.
  • Eduardo Kac. Beyond the Image: New Directions in Interactive Art, Blimp Film Journal, v40.
  • David Pescovitz. Be There Now: Telepresence Art Online, Flash Art, pp. 51-52, March-April, 205.
  • David Hunt. Telepresence, Rhizome, 3.10. Also to appear in SF Camerawork Journal.
  • Steve Dietz. Telling Stories: Procedural Authorship and Extracting Meaning from Museum Databases,
    Museums and the Web Conference, March.
  • Rebecca Winters. Planting Seeds of Doubt, Time Magazine, 8 March.
  • Donna Schumacher. Interiors, Flash Art, p. 57, January-February, 204.
  • Kristin Kloberdanz. 25 Most Creative People in the Bay Area, San Francisco Magazine, p. 54, February.
  • Roberta Bosco. Los Internautas Siembran y riegan el jardin de Linz, El Pais: Ciber Pais,21 January.


  • Lisa Bransten. The Art World's Older Guard Awakens to Web's Possibilities,
    The Wall Street Journal Interactive,21 Dec.
  • David Kushner. Web Robots Offer Hands-On Experience from Afar, New York Times, Nov 19. p. D4.
  • Gundolf S. Freyermuth. Kunst wird spannend: Cyberartisten gestalten den Datenraum, CT 17/98. S 76.
  • Pam Dixon. Museums and Technology: A Picture of Metamorphosis, California Culture Net, Dec.
  • Eduardo Kac. Alem Da, Veridas, Oct.
  • Appollinaire Scher. Interiors Review, Express, Oct 16.
  • Susan Marquez. Black Box, San Francisco Gate, Oct 14.
  • Steve Dietz. Memento Mori, The Shock of the View, Sept.
  • Annick Buread and Roger Malina. The Art of Telepresence, Encyclopedia Britannica Internet Guide, August.
  • Annick Buread. Shadowserver, Leonardo Journal, 31(2).
  • Matt Villano. A Window into the Earth, Boston Globe, C4, May 11.
  • Matthew Mirapaul. Exhibition Seeks to be a Snapshot of Internet, The New York Times Online, 9 April.
  • Derek Woodgate. Telerobotic Art, Fringecore,4, April.
  • Jillian Burt. Shadows and Dirt, Telerobotic Art on the Net by Ken Goldberg, (trans. in Spanish) in Ars Telematica, Claudia Giannetti, ed., published by L'Angelot, Association of Contemporary Art and Culture, Barcelona.
  • Arline Klatte. To Be Real, San Francisco Chronicle Online, January 21.


  • Eduardo Kac. Foundation and Development of Electronic Art, Art Journal, V56(3).
  • Matthew Mirapaul. Made in the Shade, The New York Times Online, 30 October.
  • Margaret McLaughlin, Kerry Osborne, and Nicole Ellison, Virtual Community in a Telepresence Environment, pp. 146-168, in Virtual Culture: Identity and Communication in Cybersociety, Steven Jones, ed. Sage Press, June 1997.
  • Laura Trippi. Guggenheim Museum Magazine.
  • David Pescovitz. ShadowServer Creates Mysterious Web Art,WiReD News.
  • David Pescovitz. Is it Real, or Is it Robotics?, WiReD News.
  • Justine Herbert. The Robotic Billfold: Counterfeits and Telepistemology , Mondo 2000.
  • Glen Helfand. San Francisco Bay Guardian, 31(18), p 73.
  • David Pescovitz. The Invisible Cantilever, WiReD.


  • Rupert Jenkins. West, p 16.
  • David Pescovitz. , WiReD.
  • Kenneth Baker. San Francisco Chronicle.
  • Peter Lunenfeld. Flash Art.
  • Peter Wayner. 8 Rooms, 4 Baths, No Vu, New York Times Sunday Magazine.


  • CBS, Canal+, CNN, NHK-TV.
  • David L. Wilson. Chronicle of Higher Education.


  • Andrew Rozmiarek. Can you Dig?, WiReD.
  • The Long Arm of the Net, Newsweek.
  • Selma Holo. Kalias Revista D'Arte(in Spanish).
  • Louise Poissant. Painting Machines, TV Ontario.


  • 2002-present. Professor. Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR), College of Engineering, with secondary appointments in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), the Department of Art Practice (since 2012) and the School of Information (iSchool, since 2009). The University of California at Berkeley.
  • 2011-present. Professor of Radiation Oncology, The University of California at San Francisco.
  • 2009-present. craigslist Distinguished Professor of New Media, The University of California at Berkeley.
  • 2007-2010. Director, Berkeley Center for New Media.
  • 2003-present. Expert Witness on Patent Cases involving the Internet, Databases, Collaborative Filtering, Algorithms, and Networked Robotics and Automation.
  • 1995-present. Director, Berkeley Automation Sciences Laboratory.
  • 1997-2002. Associate Professor. IEOR Dept., University of California at Berkeley.
  • 2000. Visiting Professor. MIT Media Lab.
  • 1999. Visiting Professor. San Francisco Art Institute.
  • 1995-97. Assistant Professor. IEOR Dept., University of California at Berkeley.
  • 1991-95. Assistant Professor. Computer Science. University of Southern California.
  • 1991-95. Associate Director, Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Systems. University of Southern California.


  • 1984-1990, MS., PhD. School of Computer Science. Carnegie Mellon University. Dissertation: Stochastic Plans for Robotic Manipulation.
  • 1986, Visiting Researcher. Center for Manufacturing Systems and Robotics, Israel Institute of Technology (Technion), Haifa, Israel.
  • 1982, Junior Year Abroad. Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • 1979-1984, Dual degree: BSE Electrical Engineering, Moore School of Engineering; BS Economics, Wharton School of Business. University of Pennsylvania. summa cum laude.
  • Born: 6 Oct 1961. Ibadan, Nigeria. Raised in Bethlehem, PA.


Engineering and Research

Represented by

Catharine Clark, Catharine Clark Gallery. 415-399-1439.