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ED WOODHAM

Education

1979 BA, Berry College, Mt. Berry, GA

Founder / Director

Art in Odd Places, 1996-1998, Atlanta; 2005-present, NYC
Exciting Parlor, 1995-98, Atlanta
800 East Performance/Gallery Space, 1990-1998, Atlanta, GA
Living Room, 1988-1990, Atlanta. GA

Performance / Creator

2017
High Country Spring Procession, Boone, NC. Commissioned by The Smith Gallery at Appalachian State University

2016
Speakers’ Corner, 14th Street, NYC
Unleashed, St EOM’s Pasaquan, Buena Vista, GA and Sol LeWitt’s 54 Columns, Atlanta, GA
Listening Sessions, Ampersand Arts Guild, Macon, GA
Macon = Love + Change, Mill Hill Residency, Macon Arts Alliance, Macon, GA
Untitled, Jamaica FLUX, commissioned by Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, Queens, NY
The Keepers, commissioned work, Gowanus Public Art Initiative, Brooklyn, NY

2015
Pool Guy, downtown Orlando, FL
The Keepers, Queens Arts Intervention, commissioned by Rego Park Green Alliance, Long Island City, NYC

2014
Let, EyeDrum, Atlanta, GA.
Danger Deep Water, thedrawingshed, London, UK
Big Little Match Girl, various locations, NYC, London, Reykjavik
Everything You Know is Wrong, Secret City, Dixon Place, NYC

2013
Numb & Number, Art in Odd Places / Australia

2012
Strange Makings, Arts Prospect, Saint Petersburg, Russia & NYC
Call for Models, Occupy Wall Street / May Day, Union Square, NYC

2011
Homopropaganda, Various locations, NYC

2010
Sideshow, TheaterLab, NYC

2007
Sideshow Fashion, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, NYC

2004
Head, Homoerotic Puppet Festival, HERE, NYC

2004
Constance Holiday, Labapalooza, Arts at St Anns, NYC

2002
Useful Tables, Labapalooza, Arts at St Anns, NYC

2001
The It Factor, Bravo Television, NYC

1998
Create the Opportunity, National Photographers Conference, Atlanta, GA

1997
Poets in the Sky, Arts Festival of Atlanta, GA
Myans R Us, First Night Atlanta, GA
Row The Boat, High Museum of Art (Opening of Joseph Bueys exhibit), Atlanta, GA

1996
100 Poets on the Rooftop, Arts Festival of Atlanta, GA
6¢, Carnival of the Senses, First Night Atlanta, GA

1995
Rampion, Center for Puppetry Arts, Atlanta, GA
Future Shock, Velvet, Atlanta, GA

1994
Freak Show, Velvet, Atlanta, GA
Experiment 23, Center for Puppetry Arts, Atlanta, GA

1993
End of the World, Petrus, Atlanta, GA
Particular Dream, Center for Puppetry Arts, Atlanta, GA
TV, 800 East, Atlanta, GA

Performer

2016
Unleashed, St EOM’s Pasaquan, Buena Vista, GA and Sol LeWitt’s 54 Columns, Atlanta, GA
Listening Sessions, Ampersand Arts Guild, Macon, GA
Macon = Love + Change, Macon Arts Alliance, Macon, GA
Chickenarama, with Linda Mary Montano, Endicott College, Beverly, MA
Basement Tours, Jamaica FLUX, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Queens, NYC

2015
Pool Guy, downtown Orlando, FL

2014
Let, EyeDrum, Atlanta, GA.
Danger Deep Water, thedrawingshed, London, UK
Big Little Match Girl, various locations, NYC, London, Reykjavik
Everything You Know is Wrong, Secret City, Dixon Place, NYC

2013
Performer, Numb & Number, Art in Odd Places/ Australia

2012
Performer, Strange Makings, Arts Prospect, Saint Petersburg, Russia

2011
Performer, Sugar Plum, Le Poisson Rouge, NYC

2004
Puppeteer, Head, Homoerotic Puppet Festival, HERE, NYC

2002
Puppeteer, Galileo, Dream Music Puppetry, HERE, NYC

1998-1999
Puppeteer, Symphonie Fantastique, Basil Twist, HERE, NYC (Obie Award Winner)

1998
Lead Puppeteer, The Lone Runner, Jane Catherine Shaw, LaMama, NYC

1998
Puppeteer, Tell Tale, Theater Couture (Basil Twist puppetry), Cherry Lane Theater, NYC

1995
Performer, While Out Looking for My Mama I Saw the Devils Daughter, Madeleine St Romain, Acme Theater, Atlanta, GA

1994
Performer, Southern Gothic, Madeleine St Romain, Acme Theater, Atlanta, GA

1993
Puppeteer, Nostradamus Speaks, Jane Catherine Shaw, 800 East, Atlanta, GA

Visual / Group Shows

2016
Mom and Dad: Art Giving Life, Linda Mary Montano and Ed Woodham, works created by the artists’ parents, Henry Montano and Carrol Woodham, during their struggle with terminal illness. Endicott College Heflter Visiting Artist Gallery, Beverly, MA

2012
Migration, Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn. NY
MODEL, Art Prospect, CECArtsLink, Saint Petersburg, Russia

2011
Starving Artists, CDSC, Brooklyn, NY

2010
Artists in Brooklyn, CDSC, Brooklyn, NY

1996
Cartoon Show, 800 East, Atlanta, GA
New Inventions, 800 East, Atlanta, GA

1995
Southern Gothic, Weyerhausen, Atlanta, GA
Billboard, Atlanta Arts Festival, Atlanta, GA
Solo show, Seven Stages, Atlanta, GA
Children of Abuse, 800 East, Atlanta, GA
Mattress Factory Show, King Plow, Atlanta, GA
Home, curated by Taboo, Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GA

1994
Earth Factory, Hasting Seed and Feed, Atlanta, GA
Naked People, 800 East, Atlanta, GA
Icon, curated by Taboo, Tula Arts Space, Atlanta, GA

1993
Mattress Factory Show, Atlanta, GA
Poultrygeist, Center for Puppetry Arts, Atlanta, GA
UFO, 800 East, Atlanta, GA

1992
Famous People Show, Exhibit A Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Curatorial Experience

2015
Curator, Waking Up: The Re-Sensitization of Civic Space, City Harvest Summit, NYC

2013
Number, Art in Odd Places / Sydney, Australia

2012
Art Prospect, first large-scale festival of public art in Saint Petersburg, Russia
Model, Art in Odd Places/Endicott College, Beverly, MA
Un-Space Ground: The unvisited, unnamed, and uninhabited empty areas beneath the normally-used parts of the urban landscape, Los Angeles Convention Center, College Arts Association Conference, Los Angeles, CA

Sidewalk, The Urban Design BS Program, Parsons School of Design, NYC

2011
Scenes From Last Week, AiOP Public Video Installations, Rags A GoGo & 14th Street Framing Gallery, Andrew Demirjian, NYC

Selections from Art in Odd Places, Festival of New Ideas, New Museum, NYC

2009
Bodies of Pyongyang, AiOP Public Art Performances, Yoonhye Park, NYC

2008
Pedestrian, Art in Odd Places, 14th Street, NYC

2007
Art in Odd Places, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, NYC
On the Road, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, NYC

2006
Art in Odd Places, East Village, NYC

2005
Art in Odd Places, East Village, NYC

1998
Found Photos, Matt Miller, John Otte’s Space, Atlanta, GA

1997
Art in Odd Places, Centennial Park, Atlanta, GA
Sound Alley, Phobia Nova, Atlanta, GA

1996
Art in Odd Places, Little Five Points, Atlanta, GA

1995
Big A Show, Breman Steel Factory, Atlanta, GA
Henry Rollins Spoken Word Tour, 800 East, Atlanta, GA

1994
Nick Zed Films, 800 East, Atlanta, GA

1991
24 Hours, Plastic, Atlanta, GA

1991-97
Super Style Show, 800 East, Atlanta, GA

Teaching / Lectures / Workshops / Panels

2017
Artist talk, Middle America College Association, College Arts Association Conference, NYC
Resident artist, Smith Gallery, Appalachian State University
Speaker, NYC’s Alternative Spaces, School of Visual Arts, NYC
Faculty, EMERGE NYC, Hemispheric Institute, New York University, NYC
Faculty, City as Site – Social Interventions and Public Performance, School of Visual Art, NYC

2016

Resident artist, Smith Gallery, Appalachian State University
Artist talk, UCF Art Gallery, Orlando, FL
Artist talk, Eckerd College, St Petersburg, FL
Artist talk, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC
Lecture and Workshop, Davidson Fine Arts High School, Augusta, GA
Lecture, Art in Odd Places, Augusta University, Augusta, GA
Lecture, Art in Odd Places, Telfair Museum, Savannah, GA
Panelist, Takin’ It to the Streets: Performing Protest, Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, NYC
Faculty, EMERGE NYC, Hemispheric Institute, New York University, NYC
Faculty, City as Site – Social Interventions and Public Performance, School of Visual Art, NYC

2015
Organizer, Waking Up: The Re-Sensitization of Civic Space, City Harvest Summit, NYC
Lecture, Art in Public Space, Orlando, Museum of Art, Orlando, FL
Speaker, Site-Specific Performance, Eugene Lang/ The New School, NYC
Panelist, Beyond the White Cube: Alternative Spaces, School of Visual Art, Art Practice, NYC
Panelist, Art in Odd Places, The Gallery at Avalon Island, Orlando, FL
Faculty, EMERGE NYC, Hemispheric Institute, New York University, NYC
Faculty, City as Site – Social Interventions and Public Performance, School of Visual Art, NYC

2014
Speaker, Jamaica FLUX, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Queens, NY
Speaker, Public Art as Social Engagement, TEDxIndianapolis, Indianapolis, IN
Speaker, The Importance Public Space, Free Range Pecha Kucha, Old Truman Brewery, London, UK
Prompter, What Makes Art Fail, LaTableRonde, Critical Arts, Inc., NYC
Residency, LiveElse[w]here, Drawing Shed, London, UK
Moderator, Social Adjacencies (in conjunction w BroLab’s exhibit, ‘Bevel and Rub’, Mattituck Museum, Waterbury, CT
Speaker, Arts Practicum Program, NYC
Faculty, EMERGE NYC, Hemispheric Institute, New York University, NYC
Faculty, City as Site – Public Art as Social Intervention, School of Visual Art, NYC
Speaker, Re-Thinking the City, Orlando, FL
Speaker, Social Practice Program, Queens College, Queens, NY
Speaker, Public Art, Private Awakening, TEDxGowanus, Brooklyn, NY
Co-Chair and Moderator, Social Entrepreneurialism, College Arts Association, Chicago, IL
Speaker, Pop-Up Research Station, Los Angeles, CA

2013
Speaker, Arts Administrative Program, Teachers College, Columbia University, NYC
Lecture, Art in Odd Places, Witherspoon Museum, Greensboro, NC
Residency, Strange Makings, University of North Carolina/Greensboro, NC
Lecture, College of Fine Arts, Sydney, Australia
Panelist, The Importance of Public Space, Australian Council, Sydney, Australia
Panelist, Art in Odd Paces Australia, Manly Museum, Manly, South Wales, Australia
Panelist, Art in Odd Places Australia, Warringah Council, Dee Why, South Wales, Australia
Faculty, EMERGE NYC, Hemispheric Institute, New York University, NYC
Faculty, ReConfiguring Site-Public Art Residency, School of Visual Art, NYC
Panelist, Artist-Run Initiatives & The DIY Movement, Gallery ELL, NYC
Panelist, Public Art Dialogue Portfolio Review, Public Art Dialogue, NYC

2012
Workshop, Strange Makings, Nurture Art: Lawn School, NYC
Workshop w exhibition, ProArte Foundation, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Panelist, Art in the Urban Environment: New Forms of Community, Etazhi, St Petersburg, Russia
Residency, Art in Odd Places Endicott, Endicott College, Beverly, MA
Lecture, Art in Odd Places, Psychogeoraphy, and Civic Engagement, Endicott College, Beverly, MA
Workshop, Take Your Public Art Practice to the Next Level, hosted by the US General Service Administration / Fine Arts Department, NYC
Panelist, Art in the Public Realm: Activism and Intervention, Creating New Paradigms for the Future, panel, College Arts Association Conference, Los Angeles, CA
Lecture, Urban Interventions, Parsons School of Design, NYC

2011
Lecture, Art in Odd Places and Urban Interventions, ReConfiguring Site Residency, School of Visual Art, NYC
Lecture, Performance in Public Spaces, Living Walls, Albany, NY
Lecture and Workshop, Grid Scenes, Urban Interventions, Parsons School of Design, NYC
Lecture, Art in Odd Places and Urban Interventions, Parsons School of Design, NYC

2009
Workshop, Public Arts Residency, School of Visual Art, NYC

2008
Workshop, Public Arts Residency, School of Visual Art, NYC

2006
Panel Producer, Imagining New Public Space, Art in Odd Places, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and Public Space Research Group, 14th Street Y, NYC

Honors

2016
Mill Hill Arts Residency, Macon Arts Alliance, Macon, GA
Gowanus Public Arts Initiative Award, Brooklyn, NY

2015
Global Lab Consultant, Expo 2020, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Public commission, Jamaica Flux, Jamaica Center for Arts and Leaning, Jamaica, Queens.NY

2014
Residency, LiveElse[w]here, Drawing Shed, London, UK.
Public performance commission, EyeDrum, Atlanta, GA
TEDxGowanus, Public Art, Private Awakening, Brooklyn, NY
TEDxIndiapolis, Public Art as Social Engagement, Indianapolis, IN

2013
Fellow, Blade of Grass Foundation, NYC
Residency, Strange Makings, University of North Carolina/Greensboro, NC

1999
Jim Henson Foundation Grant, NYC

1997
Atlanta Bureau of Cultural Affairs Grant, Atlanta, GA

1996
Georgia Council of the Arts Individual Artists Grant, Atlanta, GA

1995
Atlanta Arts Festival Billboard, Atlanta, GA

Selected Bibliography
Maya Mackrandilal, The Impossibility of Art, Sixty Degrees from Center, December 21, 2016
Maya Mackrandilal, Trouble At Mill Hill: An Interview with Samantha Hill and Ed Woodham, Sixty Degrees from Center, December 21, 2016
Emergency Index, Ugly Duckling Press, 2016
Activating Democracy, edited by Sheryl Oring, Intellect Press, 2016
Michael Anthony Farley, Faulty Cottages: The Curious Case of Mill Hill’s Fired Community Artists, ArtFCity, 2016
Kersey, Anna Mae, Macon’s Mill Hill Announces First Artists-in-Residence, Burnaway, 2016
Jamaica Flux 2016, edited by Kalia Brooks and Heng-Gil Han, JCAL Press, 2016
Brainard Carey, Ed Woodham – Interviews from Yale University Radio WYBCX
Emergency Index, Ugly Duckling Press, 2015
Emergency Index, Ugly Duckling Press, 2014
RITUAL, by Ed Woodham, Juliana Driever, Kalia Brooks, and others, Lulu Press, 2013
Artist’s Files, Blade of Grass, 2013
One Citizen, Many Public Visions:an Interview with Ed Woodham, Usssartists, August 14, 2012
Where Is Public Space, I Rez Salon, by Venessa Blalock, February 29, 2012
Art Prospect, Huffington Post, by Katherine Brooks, September 20, 2012
SIGN, by Ed Woodham, Erin Donnelly, and Radhika Subramaniam, Lulu Press, 2010
Mollot, Sabrina, U-Brick-quitous, Town and Village, July 16, 2009
Alexiou, Joseph, There’s Art in Odd Places Along 14th Street, Paper Magazine, October 2009
McElroy, Steven “Art in Odd Places” New York Times, October 1, 2009
Vartanian, Hrag, Pedestrian, The Brooklyn Rail, November 2008
Milchman, Kari, Public Displays of Expression, New York Press, September 13, 2006
Zimmer, Amy, Look Up from Your Beer, There’s Art, MetroNY, September 27, 2006
Schlesinger, Toni, Two-Room Apartment in 1880s House, The Village Voice, September 21, 2001
Moore, David, End of an Era, Creative Loafing, May 13, 1997
Hubert, Dan, Angry Britons Travel a Hard Road, Atlanta Journal Constitution, November 20, 1995

Contact info:
391 Bond Street #3 Brooklyn, NY 11231
edwoodham@gmail.com
http://edwoodham.com/