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Justin Riley
479.789.4851
jbetzold@gmail.com

Education

Brooklyn College, Performance and Interactive Media Arts, 2011
Brooklyn, NY (M.F.A)

University of Kansas, College of Fine Arts, Lawrence, KS 2005
Sculpture, (B.F.A.)

Academic Awards
Amsden Book Award
Summer Abroad Research Grant, Italy, Photography & Design
Art Department Scholarship
Basic Studies Scholarship
Dean’s List
National Collegiate Scholar

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR Spring 2001

Experience

Studio Assistant, Ron Agam, Long Island City, NY 2011-2013
Assisted in fabrication of many diverse art projects
Prepared and Installed a variety of art for exhibition
Problem-solving, improvising, analyzing ideas
Initiating projects and tasks on my own
General management of the studio, inventory, cleaning,
and running errands

Internship, Harvestworks, New York, NY 2011-2012
Installation of paintings and sculptures
Building crates and shipping containers for shows

Federal Work Study, Brooklyn College, Performance and 2010-2011
Interactive Media Arts, Brooklyn, NY
Cataloged and inventoried equipment

Internship, Acconci Studio, Brooklyn, NY 2010
Archive assistant

Foundry Manager, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 2003-2005
Assisted students with foundry questions
General maintenance of the foundry and its equipment

Selected Exhibitions

Farewell Extravaganza, Center for the Holographic Arts, LIC, Queens, NY 2014
Figment, Governors Island, NY 2014
Aerial Text Experiments, Circus Warehouse, Long Island City, Queens, NY 2013
Gratitude Harvest Festival, Dartmouth, MA 2013
Mystic Garden, Woodstock, NY 2013
Figment, Governors Island, NY 2013
Maker Faire, Queens, NY 2012
What Counts, 3-Legged Dog, New York, NY 2011
Bring to Light ā€“ Nuit Blanche, Brooklyn, NY 2011
Burning Man, Black Rock City, NV 2011
New York Electronic Arts Festival, Governors Island, NY 2011
Figment, Governors Island, NY 2011
Maker Faire, Queens, NY 2010
Bring to Light ā€“ Nuit Blanche, Brooklyn, NY 2010
Life of Fire, Brooklyn, NY 2010
Swagga, Amsterdam, Netherlands 2010
Cheeky Monday, Amsterdam, Netherlands 2010
701, New Workshop Theater, Brooklyn, NY 2009
Atlantic Avenue, Atlantic Avenue tunnel, Brooklyn, NY 2009
Iā€™m on a Boat, English Kills canal, Brooklyn, NY 2009
Firefly Festival, Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, Fayetteville, AR 2009
Art Amiss 10, Dickson Street Theater, Fayetteville, AR 2009
SPENCER FALL SHOWCASE, Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS 2005
METAMORPHOSIS, Cherry Street Gallery, Kansas City, MO 2005
BEHIND THE COUNTERCULTURE, Mnemonic Gallery, Seattle, WA 2005
RED BALLOON TO-DO, Multi-venue Art walk, Lawrence, KS 2004
DECLARE YOURSELF!, Pi Gallery, Kansas City, MO 2004
EXQUISITE CORPSE, Ad Astra Gallery, Lawrence, KS 2004
IMOVIE FILM FESTIVAL, Woodruff Auditorium, 2004
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
VISIONES DE ITALIA, PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION, 2004
SUA Gallery, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
RE: VISIONARIES, Grimshaw Gallery, Lawrence, KS 2004
18th ANNUAL EVENING OF PERFORMANCE ART, 2003
Art and Design Gallery, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
EMULSION, A PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION, Grimshaw Gallery, 2003
Lawrence, KS
DANCE DANCE REVOLUTION, 2003-2005
(Multi-media installation/performance), Lawrence, KS
RED BALLOON TO-DO, Multi-venue Art walk, Lawrence, KS 2003

Selected Skills

Experienced with, fabrication, carpentry, casting, welding, power tools, mold-making, resin, painting, art handling, packing/shipping, framing, building crates, installation, Ableton Live (Max for live), Max/MSP/Jitter, Final Cut Pro, DVD studio Pro, Toast, Dreamweaver, PowerPoint, Excel, Microsoft Word, Adobe Photoshop, and Illustrator