Brian Patrick Franklin


 

Associate Professor of Expanded Media

Illinois State University

Normal, Illinois, 61790

2009 MFA, New Media, Pennsylvania State University

2005 BFA, Media Art, State University of New York at Fredonia

Christopher Wille


 

Assistant Professor of Digital Media & Design

Eureka College

Eureka, Illinois 61530

2007 MFA, Metals, Illinois State University

2003 BA, Studio Art, Eastern Illinois University

SELECTED EXHIBITION RECORD


 

2018 Dark Web, solo exhibition, Southeast Missouri State University Riverfront Campus Gallery, Cape Girardeau, MO.

2016 Code/Mix, Women Made Gallery, Chicago, IL.

2016 micro<MACRO, McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL.

2016 Blueprints, Romans Susan Gallery & Chicago Industrial Arts & Design Center, Chicago, IL.

2015 Stimulus/Response/Affect, exhibition and symposium, Oakland University, Rochester, MI.

2015 A Sense of Place, Jan Brandt Gallery, Bloomington, IL.

2015 Self As A River, McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL.

2014 Viral, solo exhibition, Morton College, Cicero, IL.

2014 Pattern Recognition, solo exhibition, Perkinson Gallery, Millikin University, Decatur, IL.

2014 Chicago Games as Art and Culture, Dittmar Memorial Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

2014 Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire, Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati, OH, Awarded "Most Creative Use of Tech."

2014 The Blank Arcade, Digital Games Research Association Summit, Snowbird, UT.

2014 Instant, solo exhibition, Brandt Gallery, The McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL.

2013 Aberrations of Time, The Josef Rudi House, Tel Aviv, Israel.

2013 Useful Pictures, Michaels Matthews Gallery, New York City, NY.

2013 Slingshot Festival, Athens, GA.

2013 Now What?, Microscope Gallery & Running Rebel Studios, New York City, NY.

2013 Skulpcher Werkz, Tarble Arts Center, Charleston, IL.

2012 Data, Screens, Machines, Tall Grass Art Association Gallery, Park Forrest, IL.

2012 Chicago HIP, Sponsored by Google, Lasalle Power Co, Chicago, IL.

2012 Apocalypse 2012 : Genesis 2013, Jackson Junge Gallery, Chicago, IL. (Opening Night Performance)

2012 Scripts and Systems, Lexington Art League Loudoun House Gallery, Lexington, KY.

2102 I CAN DO THAT, Variable Spaces, Chicago, IL.

2012 Contemporary Country, The Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE.

2012 Art of the Future, The Brick Factory, Nashville, TN.

2012 Sound of IT 3, Garage4141, San Diego, CA.

2012 In Your Neighborhood, McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL.

2012 Digital Graffiti Festival, Alys Beach, FL, Awarded "Curator's Choice."

2011 Pantalla Global, The Center for Contemporary Culture in Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

2011 World Science Festival, New York City, NY.

2011 BEAM Festival: Brunel Electronic and Analogue Music, Uxbridge, England.

2011 Serial Box Video Festival, Serial Box Projects, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO.

2010 A-Game, Park Gallery, Baltimore, MD.

2010 The Rules for Staying Young, New Wilmington Art Association, Wilmington, DE.

2010 Sex Mínútur, Center for Icelandic Art, Reykjavík, Iceland.

2010 Guerrilla Performance of pirate radio work, Various locations Reykjavík, Iceland.

2009 Social Fabrics: Wearable + Media + Interconnectivity, Leonardo Online

2009 2+2=5, Nam Clark and Chris Wille, Murray Center for Arts, Peoria, IL.

2009 Pixel Pops, BolteLang Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland.

2009 Language of Line, New Wilmington Art Association, Wilmington, DE.

2009 Prequel, The Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY.

2009 Cross Currents: Exhibition of Experimental Music and Digital Media, State College, PA.

2008 Minutiae, Zoller Gallery, University Park, PA.

2008 The Golden Calf, Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA.

2008 Anonymous Drawings N°9, Kunstraum Kreuzberg / Bethanien, Berlin, Germany.

2007 Exploring Boundaries: Evolutionary Metal, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York.

2005 The 4th Cheongju International Craft Competition, Cheongju, South vKorea.

VISITING ARTIST / ARTIST TALKS


 

2014 Artist Panel, Dittmar Memorial Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

2014 Artist Panel, The Digital Games Research Association Summit, Snowbird, UT.

2014 Artist Talk, McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL.

2013 Artist Talk, The Media Center, Alys Beach FL.

2013 Visiting Artist, Digital Graffiti Visiting Artist Series, Alys Beach, FL.

2012 Artist Residency, Arteles, Haukijärvi, Finland.

2012 Artist Talk, Tampere Art Museum, Tampere, Finland.

2012 Artist Talk, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL.

2010 Visiting Artist, The Park School, Baltimore, MD.

2010 Artist Talk, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

2010 Artist Residency, Association of Icelandic Visual Artists (SÍM) at Seljavegur, Reykjavík, Iceland.

2010 Visiting Artist, Kipling Fine Arts School, Chicago, IL.

2009 Artist Talk, The Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE.

2009 Artist Residency, I-Park Artist Enclave, East Haddam, CT.

BIBLIOGRAPHY


 

2015 James Hodges. Currency: An Interview with Chris Wille and Brian Patrick Franklin. January 1, 2015

2014 Suzanne Ramljak, On Body and Soul: Contemporary Armor to Amulets, Schiffer Publishing, Pennsylvania, PA.

2014 Lindsay Grace. The Blank Arcade. Exhibition book.

2014 Judy Moore. "Northwestern University Dittmar Gallery exhibit features work of video games artists." Northwestern.edu. Northwestern University. 30 October 2014. Web. 26 December 2014.

2014 Peripheral ARTeries Art Review. Brian Franklin. Feb 2014.

2013 Charles Garoian. The Prosthetic Pedagogy of Art: Embodied Research and Practice. Albany: State University of New York Press, 10-12.

2013 Gregory Jones. Brian Patrick Franklin – In Motion. In the In-Between: Journal of Digital Imaging Artists. August 30, 2013.

2013 Brian Patrick Franklin. Useful Pictures. September 2013.

2012 Joe Nolan, Art Makes Noise, Nashville Scene, 4 October, 2012.

2011 HESA Inprint, Man vs Machine - Ihmiset vs Koneet, Issue #11 December 2011, Cover Image.

2010 Jamie Disarno, Brian Franklin: Economy of the Pre-Heroic. The Blindside. August 16 2010.

2010 Brooks Britcher and Katrina Kuntz, Young, Brian. The Rules for Staying Young. Exhibition book. NWAA press.

2009 Carina Evangelista, Rule 10 for the MFA 5+1. Exhibition catalog. Wilmington: Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts.

2009 Heather Darcy Bhandari, Prequel. Exhibition catalog.

2009 Leonardo, Vol. 42, No. 2, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA.

2008 Social Fabrics: Wearable + Media + Interconnectivity, A Leonardo event, Exhibition catalog.

2008 Lonnie Graham, The Golden Calf. Exhibition catalog.

2005 The 4th Cheongju International Craft Competition, Cheongju, South Korea. Exhibition catalog.

All works Sphere 2010–

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