STEVE AUSBURY
PO Box 756, Cairo, NY 12413
(512) 797-5247
sausbury@yahoo.com

Solo Exhibitions

2007 Excerpts from the Splat Factory, Broderick Fine Art, Freehold, NY
1999 Reading Room, Herbert Marcuse Gallery, University of California, San Diego, CA

Group Exhibitions

2008 The Audacity of Desperation, PS 122, New York, NY
Pain Without Injury, PS 122, New York, NY
2007 Beyond Self, Muroff Kotler Gallery, Ulster County Community College, Stone Ridge, NY
Group Show, Babylon Fine Arts, Housatonic, MA
2006 Group Show, Broderick Fine Art, Freehold, NY
Night of a Thousand Drawings, Artists Space, New York, NY
Glossolalia, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ
2005 Situational Prosthetics, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
2002 Reactions, ExitArt, New York, NY
2000 Overture, Sushi Performance and Visual Art, San Diego, CA
1999 Spaced Out: Southern California Vernacular, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA (also as co-curator)
1997 Group Show, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY
1992 The Commodity Image, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
Project Space, 303 Gallery, New York, NY
The Art Mall: A Social Space, The New Museum, New York, NY
1991 Toys Are U.S., Key Gallery, Richmond, VA
1989 Treasures from the Bastille, Grey Art Gallery, New York, NY
1988 Group Show, Whitney Independent Study Program, New York, NY
1987 Group Show, Four Walls Gallery, Hoboken, NJ

Collections

Museum of Modern Art
Brooklyn Museum of Art
Whitney Museum of American Art
Library of Congress
Private Collections

Selected Film, Screenplays, and Video

2000 Introduction To Biospheria, single channel video art (co-creator with Burr and Mayeri)
1999 Flaming Hearts, co-writer; feature length screenplay; optioned and re-optioned by Stone Creek Entertainment, Los Angeles, CA
1996 The Mood Swingers, writer, director; 35mm short film
1995 Cult Life, writer, director; video and 16mm short
1994 Amnesia Man, writer; interactive video trailer
The Millionaire's Holiday, director; 16mm/trans. to video; music video (Combustible Edison, Sub Pop Records)
1993 The Debt, screenwriter; 35MM short film; Winner, Prix Canal Plus, Cannes Film Festival
1988 The Lost Opera, co-writer, co-director; 16mm trailer (featuring Quentin Crisp)

Selected Screenings

2002 University of Texas, Austin, TX
2000 Growing Things: Biotech, Nanotech and Eco-Meat Art, Banff Art Centre Science and Art Symposia
Performance Studies 6th International Conference, Arizona State University, Tempe AZ
1996 Florida Film Festival
Orlando Film Festival
Athens Film Festival, Athens, Greece
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, R.I.
1995 Reading Film Festival, Reading, England
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, R.I.
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Florida Film Festival, Orlando, FL
Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
SIGGRAF, Los Angeles, CA
1993 Cannes International Film Festival, Le Semaine de la Critique, France
Cinema Giovani, Italy
Turin International Film Festival, Italy
Havana International Film Festival, Cuba
Tampere International Film Festival, Finland
Hamburg No Budget Film Festival, Germany
AFI-Los Angeles Film Festival, USA
1988 New Erotic Video, The Kitchen, New York, NY
Independent Feature Project, New York, NY

Selected Performance

2006 fan, gloves, glasses, glass, choreographed by Erin Ming Lee, performed at Chashama Window Space, New York, NY
2002 Music, choreographed by Deborah Hay, Austin, TX
2001 War Paths, Union Square, New York, NY
Biospheria, An Environmental Opera, director, choreographer, co-writer, co-producer; UCSD, La Jolla, CA
2000 Principal Dances Of Mexico City, El Zocolo, Mexico City (with Maris Bustamante)
1999 Principal Dances Of Cleveland, Ohio, Cleveland International Performance Festival, Cleveland, OH
Mir Is Here, web-based performance as part of The Future is the Present, sponsored by Franklin Furnace (with Irina Danilova)
1998 How The Hook Shook, writer, director; community theater/storytelling project, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY
It Stinks, writer, director, performer; community theater project; Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY
That Magic Moment, 5th Avenue and 59th Street, New York, NY (with Sandra Yin)
Mir Is Here, Herald Square, New York, NY (with Irina Danilova)
1997 The Man On To Whom Thursday, July 17th Stuck Fast, performance; New York, NY
1989 Pleasures From The Bastille, cabaret piece, writer, director; Dixon Place, New York, NY (with Tom Hardy)
1988 Several Different Moments in the Life of Lynette Squeaky Fromme, co-writer, set designer; Home for the Contemporary Theater, New York, NY

Publications, Articles, and Reviews

2008 Shifter, Intimacy Issue, ed., Sreshta Premnath. Print and online journal
Slavet, Eliza, Artnet.com Pain Without Injury, ed., Walter Robinson, January 30, 2008
2007 OEI, Swedish Poetry and Journal, AUDIOEI, #28, #29, #30
2002 Klein, Jenny, feature article on Biospheria, New Art Examiner, June/July issue
2001 Swed, Mark, Art Imitates Life Imitating Life, opera review, Los Angeles Times, March 15, 2001
LaFee, Scott, Science Takes the Stage, The San Diego Union-Tribune, March, 2001, p. F1
Ball, Jennifer, EST with Exercise, The San Diego Reader, March, 2001, p. 35
1993 Wilmington, Michael, film review, The Los Angeles Times, June 1993
Montmayeur, Yves, film review, Cinephage, June 1993
Prata, José, film review, A Capital, April 1994
Oui, Mathieu, film review, Fiches du Cinema, May 1993
1992 Rose, Matthew, Collect ’em All, Art & Antiques, Sept. 1992, p. 22
Collins, James, Art Deals, Vanity Fair, Dec. 1992, p. 166
ArtNews, Artkards, Flash Art, Oct. 1992, p. 118
William Norwich, ed., People are Talking About, Vogue, Aug. 1992, p. 63
Goings on About Town, The New Yorker, June 15, 1992, p. 13

Awards, Grants, and Residencies

2002 Yaddo Residency, November/December
2001 Nominee, Charles Tiffany Biennial Award
Solo Commissioning Project, Deborah Hay Dance Company
2000 University of California Research in the Arts Grant (UCIRA)
1999 University of California Intercampus Arts Grant (ICA)
Russell Grant
Franklin Furnace Internet Performance Grant
1995 Best Fiction Award & Jury Prize, Algarve International Film Festival, Portugal (as screenwriter)
1994 Diploma of Honor, Mediterranean Festival of New Filmmakers, Larissa, Greece (as screenwriter)
Diploma of Merit, Tampere International Film Festival, Finland
1993 Prix Canal Plus, La Semaine Internationale de La Critique, Cannes Film Festival, France (as screenwriter)
First Prize - Best Short Film, Cinema Jove; Valencia, Spain
Silver Award, Philadelphia International Film Festival, USA
1991 Individual Artist Grant, Art Matters
1990 Individual Artist Grant, Art Matters
1989 Individual Artist Grant, Art Matters
1988 Media Bureau Grant, The Kitchen, NYFA, New York, NY

Education

2001 MFA, University of California, San Diego
1988 Fellowship, Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, New York, NY
1986 BA, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA