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Luther Thie
Oakland, CA

Art Exhibitions and Presentations
2013
Acclair Art Valuation Service, Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2012
I AM CRIME: Art on the Edge of Law, curated by Justin Hoover, SomArts, San Francisco.
Mind Symposium at Stanford University curated by Piero Scarufi.

2011
Fuck All Y’All, Third Strike: 100 Performances for the Hole, SomArts, San Francisco, CA.
The Count, Ever After curated by Off-Space, Chapel of the Chimes, Oakland, CA.
Mine, Chain Letter, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

2010
LA Interchange, 2×2 Solo Show, ProArts Oakland, CA.
Acclair Art Valuation Service, STRP Festival of Art and Technology, The Netherlands.
O Pioneers, photographs in collaboration with Kathrine Worel, Siege at Kala Institute Gallery, Berkeley, CA.
Frontiers: On the Edge in Merced and Malibu, photographs in collaboration with Kathrine Worel, Design Observer Places.
Pushing Paper, Rhodes & Fletcher, San Francisco, CA.

2009
Acclair Art Valuation Service, Take On Me, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
Given, Seduction of Duchamp, Slaughterhousespace, Healdsburg, CA.
LA Interchange, Art.Tech, The Lab, San Francisco, CA.
Precipice, Berkeley Center for New Media commission.
No Obstacles, Tomorrow, Steven Wolf Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA.
Naos, Algorithmia, Root Division, San Francisco, CA.

2008
Tilted Pole, Beautiful Eyesores, Art Engine Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
Residency Open House, Headlands Center for the Arts, Marin, CA.
Naos, Villa Montalvo, Saratoga, CA (part of Montalvo Arts Center Residency June-Aug).
Hummer (Actions with the H2), 100 Performances in the Hole, Garage Biennale, San Francisco, CA.

2007
LA Interchange, 21 Grand Gallery, Oakland, CA.
Acclair Installation, Corporate Art Expo 2007‚ The Lab, San Francisco, CA.
Acclair Waiting Room and Testing Room, John Q. Public & Citizen Jane: Private Americans in the Political Domain, University Art Gallery, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.

2006
Acclair Presentation, Sampling Oakland, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA.
Acclair Service Bureau, ISEA 2006 ZeroOne Art on the Edge Festival, San Jose, CA.
Acclair Demonstration, Garage Biennale, San Francisco, CA.
Acclair Exhibit, Myth of History, 21 Grand Gallery, Oakland, CA.

2005
One to Another, 21 Grand Gallery, Oakland, CA.
Acclair Exhibit and Presentation, Conference on Computer Human Interaction CHI 2005, Portland, OR.
Acclair Presentation, Dorkbot, San Francisco, CA.

2004
AutoGrill Monument, Improbable Monuments, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA.
Acclair Service Bureau, Borderline, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy.

2003
Forget, Bu.Net Internet Cafe and Gallery, Torino, Italy, Video installation with Kathrine Worel.
Foam, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA.

2002
Again, 21 Grand Gallery, Oakland, CA.

1999
CorpCult, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA.

1997
Cabin Fever, Scene/Escena, San Francisco, CA.

1996
Shag, The Lab, San Francisco, CA.

1995
Dildo, Railway Spine, San Francisco, CA.

1994
Enormous Burden, Happy Hands, Victoria Room, San Francisco, CA.
Butterfly Affect, Urban Artists and The Natural World, installation with Kathrine Worel, Chapman College, Orange, CA.

1993
Labyrinth/Laboratory, San Francisco State MFA show.
Nature/Nurture, The Science Fair, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA.

1991
The Right Answer, Un Musee Miniscule, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA.

1989
Laughter Walking, guerilla street theater, various locations, Los Angeles, CA.

Awards
2006
Emerging Artist Award‚ ISEA 2006 ZeroOne (with Eyal Fried, Acclair partner)
Juried by Christiane Paul, adjunct curator of new media at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Deborah Lawler-Dormer, Director of the Moving Image Centre in Auckland, New Zealand, and Adriane Wortzel.

Conferences
2006
Acclair Service Bureau exhibition in San Jose City Hall, ZeroOne San Jose: A Global Festival of Art on the Edge & the Thirteenth International Symposium of Electronic Art (ISEA2006).

2005
Acclairism: Questioning biometric technology through an airport security clearance system, Spotlight presentation: Safety in a Complex World, CHI (Conference on Human Factors in Computing).

Arts Residencies
Jun-Aug 2008
Montalvo Arts Center, selection through recommendation.
Oct-Nov 2008
Headlands Center for the Arts, Film, Video, New Media category.

Publications
Art Practical review of Ever After, November 2011.
Eindhovens Dagblad newspaper, October 21, 2009, review of Acclair Art Valuation Services.
Leonardo Journal of Art, Science and Technology, Creative Data special issue, essay by myself discussing LA Interchange, October 2009.
San Francisco Chronicle, Kenneth Baker review of installation Tilted Pole, 10/10/08.
ArtWeek, 11-2008, review of Acclair in Corporate Art Expo 2007 at The Lab, San Francisco.

Exhibitions Curated
1994 24 hours, San Francisco, CA.
2004 Borderline, Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino, Italy.

Education
MA 2004
Interaction Design, Interaction Design Institute Ivrea, Italy

MFA 1993
Sculpture/Installation, San Francisco State University (Honors)

BFA 1986
Studio Art, University of California Los Angeles