International Digital Art
Steve Danzig Biography:



Steve Danzig is an Australian (Melbourne/Brisbane) artist, art director and writer of digital media who lectures and exhibits internationally.

Contact:

giznad@ozemail.com.au

www.stephendanzig.com

www.internationaldigitalart.com

Representation:

Metro 5 Gallery Melbourne Australia

Education

Bachelor of Visual Arts, Deakin University

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2007   Metro 5 Gallery Melbourne Australia

            Raw Space Galleries Brisbane Australia

2006   ‘Chapters from The Outside World’, Jan Manton Art, Brisbane

2005   ‘Anthropo Ecosophy’, Jan Manton Art, Brisbane

‘Recent Works by Steve Danzig’, Sydney Exhibition Centre during PICA Symposium

‘Anthropo Ecosophy’ Beijing Film Academy, China

‘Anthropo Ecosophy’, State Museum of Fine Arts, Kyrgyzstan, Siberia

2004   ‘Anthropo Ecosophy’, Academy for the Arts, Florence, Italy

2003   ‘Dark Eros’, M’ars Gallery, Moscow, Russia

‘Dark Eros’,  Rado Theatre, Melbourne International Film Festival

‘Dark Eros’, Museum of Non-Comformist Art, St.Petersberg, Russia

‘Selected Works’, Millenium Centre Art Gallery, Chicago, USA

‘Selected Works’, Pembroke University Gallery, North Carolina, USA

2002   ‘Dark Eros’, LeVall Gallery, Novosborisk Russia

            ‘Selected Works’, Gallery of Computer Art, Honolulu, USA

            ‘Selected Works’ The Sunken Room Gallery, Rochester, NY, USA

            ‘Selected Works’ The Cork Gallery’ Lincoln Center, New York, USA

            ‘Selected Works’ New Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

‘Selected Works’ Forte Assinboine Library, Alberta, Canada

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2006   Chinese Photomedia 4 person exhibition at Beijing Film Academy

New Media Exhbitition, State Museum of Fine Arts, Kyrgyzstan, Siberia

Australian

2005   ‘Alternative Realities’, Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn NY, USA

International Digital Art Awards, Victorian College of the Arts Gallery, University of Melbourne

International Digital Art Awards, Queensland University of Technology Art Museum, Brisbane

International Digital Art Awards, Academy Gallery, University of Tasmania

2004   International Digital Art Awards, Victorian College of the Arts Gallery, University of Melbourne

Sydney Exhibition Centre, in conjunction with the PICA Symposium, Sydney

International Digital Art Awards, Queensland University of Technology Art Museum, Brisbane

            ‘Anigma’ State Museum of Fine Arts, Kyrgyzstan, Siberia

International Digital Art Awards, Academy Gallery, University of  Tasmania Australia

2003   Group exhibition of Digital Art,  East Hawaii Cultural Centre, this exhibition travelled to Rome, Germany, The Netherlands, South Korea, Austria, Denmark, Brazil, Japan and Cuba.

            International Digital Art Awards, College of Fine Art, Sydney

            International Digital Art Awards, Victorian College of the Arts Gallery, University of Melbourne

2002   ‘Nikon Summer Salon’, Center for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne

Information Visualisation Conference Exhibition,  University of London, England

Digital Art Exhibition, School of Oriental and African Studies,University of London, England

Biennale Internazionale Dell'Arte Contemporanea Florence, Italy

 ‘International Digital Art Award’ Noosa Regional Gallery, Sunshine Coast, Queensland

Counihan Gallery Melbourne Australia

Gallery Vlado Franjevic, Fuerstentum Liechtentstein

111 Design,Calgary, Canada

 ‘Digital Creation Awards’, Toray Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

‘IV Digital Art Salon’  Cultural Center Pablo de la Torriente Brau, Havana, Cuba

Ileana Frometa Grillo Fine Art, California, USA

Collaborations

2006   Steve Danzig and Laurence Gartel, New Media Exhibition - Art Basel Miami

Istvan Horkay/Peter Greenaway - Bolzano Gold

2003   Steve Danzig and Laurence Gartel, ‘Digital Non-Stop’, Art Basel Miami

            Steve Danzig and Laurence Gartel, ‘Devil's Play’ video animation Howl Film Festival, New York

            Steve Danzig and Laurence Gartel, ‘Trance, Dance and Other Living Things’, Universal Records, New York

            Steve Danzig and Laurence Gartel, ‘The Art of Fetish’, USA

Steve Danzig and Vicious Threads, Australian Fashion Week, National Gallery of Victoria, Australia

 

Collections

Artbank, Sydney, Australia

Queensland University of Technology, Art Museum, Brisbane

Queensland Health, Skills Development Centre, Digital Collection Brisbane

Australian Centre For Moving Image, Melbourne, Australia

Rhizome at Museum of Contemporary Art, New York,  USA

Private Collections in  Australia, USA, Russia, Japan, Germany, United Kingdom & Italy

 

Grants and Achievements

2006   Brisbane City Council, Creative Sparks Grant

2005   Australia China Council Grant

            Australian Thinker Of The Year Portrait Commission

2004   Artist in Residence, University of Tasmania

 

Guest Lectures

2005   Beijing Film Academy, A History of Digital Art

Queensland University of Technology Art Museum, International Digital Art Award public lecture program including Teachers Enrichment Program and Curators Talk

Queensland University of Technology, Photomedia Department, ‘Art In Real World’ lecture 2005

2004   Queensland University of Technology Art Museum, International Digital Art Award public lecture program including Teachers Enrichment Program and Curators Talk

            University of Tasmania, , International Digital Art Award public lecture program

2003   Art Plus Gallery at Art Basel, Miami,’WIRED’ Digital Symposium with Cricket Taplin, Mark Diamond, Laurence Gartel and Kerry Copen

Rado Theatre, Melbourne International Film Festival, ‘Danzig on Gartel and the art of Fetish’

Queensland University of Technology Art Museum, International Digital Art Award public lecture program

University of Tasmania, International Digital Art Award public lecture program

Victorian College for the Arts, International Digital Art Award public lecture program

2002   University of North Carolina, Pembroke, ‘Professional Practise lecture program’

School of Visual Arts, New York, ‘Artists On Art’ lecture series

2001   Melbourne University, Australian Art Association Conference, Digital Printing Techniques’

 

Positions

Founder/Director, International Digital Art Awards (IDAA)

2005   Course Coordinator, Flying Arts, Visual Arts

            Coordinator, ‘Harries’, Australian National Digital Art Prize

            Mentor Fellow, University of North Carolina, Digital Academy, USA

            External reviewer, PHD Candidate, Indiana University, USA

Guest Curator, Jan Manton Art, Brisbane

External reviewer, Masters Candidate, Queensland University of Technology

Juror, Sun Pictures to MegaPixels: Archaic Processes to Alternative Realities, Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY

2004   Grants Assessor, National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA)

Board Member, Australian Digital Art Association

Board Member, University of North Carolina, Digital Academy

Committee Member, Academy for Electronic Arts, New Delhi, India

Board Member, Association For Computer Graphics Russia

Juror, Museum of Computer Art, New York, USA

Juror, International Symbolist Exhibition, Canada

 

Published Text

2006   ‘Joel Seah, Love Stories’ catalogue essay, Jan Manton Art, Brisbane

2004   ‘Joel Seah, Domestic Partners’ catalogue essay Syracuse University New York

‘Mind's Eye- Stephen Jones, Leah King-smith & Vicki McConville’ catalogue essay for 2004

‘Crying for George Bush’, New York Arts Magazine , New York

‘Future Directions: Assessing New Media Practise’, Print Council of Australia

2003   ‘International Digital Art Award’ Photofile Magazine, Sydney

‘What is Digital Art’ Digital ImageMakers International

2001   ‘International Digital Art Award‘, Digital Photography & Design Magazine

‘The State of Digital Art’, Studio 211, USA

‘The State of Digital Art’, New York Times

2000   ‘Digital Arts and Beyond’ The Age, Melbourne

‘13,000KM Cybertalk Jonah and Danzig’, Verve magazine, Canada and Los Angeles

 

Selected Bibliography

2005   ‘Anthropo Ecosophy’ by Stephen Rainbird, catalogue essay, Jan Manton Art, Brisbane

            ‘Anthropo Ecosophy’ by Dr Stephen Jones, presented at Victorian College of Arts

2003   ‘Aqua’ by Laurence Gartel, Art Basel, Miami

Artist Profile, Computer Arts Magazine, London

Artist Profile, DFX Art & Design, Sweden

2002   Artist Profile, Podium Magazine, Slovakia

2001   Artist Profile, Digital Photography & Design Magazine, Australia

            Artist Profile, Deeptapica Magazine, USA