RHONDA ROLAND SHEARER

RHONDA ROLAND SHEARER
rrs@asrlab.org
Partial Update: Nov 6 2009

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  • 1970’s

  • Early 1980’s

  • Mid 1980’s

  • Late 1980’s

  • Early 1990’s

  • Early 1990’s

  • 1994 – Now

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  • Commissions
  • Wildenstein
    Gallery, London,
    1987
  • Wildenstein
    Gallery, NYC,
    1989
  • Wildenstein
    Gallery, NYC,
    1990
  • Installation,
    23rd st. NYC.
  • Traveling
    Museum
    Exhibition
  • S.O.V. (Subject,
    Object, Voyeur)

Born: 1954
Aurora, Illinois

APPOINTMENTS

2010
Adjunct lecturer – School of Journalism and Mass Communication at The University of Iowa
2005-Present
Developer, Co-PI, NASA’s Astrobiology Magazine, (Astrobio.net)
1996 to Present
Director, Art Science Research Laboratory, New York City, 501 ©(3) (Co-Founded with Stephen Jay Gould); Publisher of media ethics online journal, StinkyJournalism.org (listed among top 20 news media watchdogs according to Alexa ranking)
2003
Founder of Lessee Rights Association (LesseeRights.org)
2002-2005
Director, WTC Living History Project New York, NY
Executive Committee, International Civil Protection Project,, New York, NY
1997-2004
Software Inventor, CyberBook+ System,.”
(pioneering “cloud” and social networking/content managing system)
Founder: Tout-Fait: The Marcel Duchamp Studies Online Journal (Toutfait.com) (1998), Marcel Duchamp Online World Community (MarcelDuchamp.net) (1998); Sept 11 2001 History Magazine (2004); CyberBook+ Press (1999-2004), Stephen Jay Gould Archive (SJGould.org) (2001), The Piet Mondrian Archive (PietMondrian.org) (2004)
Sept. 2001-July 2002
Director, WTC Ground Zero Relief Project, New York, NY
1998-2000
Associate of the Harvard University Department of Psychology
1998-1999
Organizer of the Harvard University Symposium “Methods Of Understanding In Art And Science: The Case Of Duchamp And Poincaré.” Sponsored by the Harvard Departments of the History of Art and Architecture and the History of Science, November 5-7, 1999

 

SOLO ARTIST EXHIBITIONS

2004
History is the Art Series: StinkyJournalism.org and JournalistConfessional.org
1998-2003
S.O.V. (Subject, Object, Voyeur), Spring Street Studio Installation, Soho, New York
1998
Architectural
Proposal for The Paul Mellon 21st Century Exhibition And Study
Room For Marcel Duchamp Studies,
video animations at www.artscienceresearchlab.org
and www.marcelduchamp.net.
1997
Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marinò, New York University, New York, NY
1996
Shapes Of Nature, 10 Years Of Bronze Sculptures, The New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
1994
Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN Woman’s Work, Billboard Installations, Knoxville, TN Gibbes Museum of Art, harleston, SC Woman’s Work, Billboard Installations, Charleston, SC Jacksonville Art Museum, Jacksonville, FL Pangea, Installation, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
1993-1994
Why Isn’t
Housework Glamorous?
(35mm) Public Service Announcement created by
artist and broadcast in Nashville, Philadelphia, Jacksonville, Charleston,
and Knoxville television stations.
1992
Rutgers University
Cooperative Extension, East Rutherford, NJ
Phillips Exeter Academy Installation, The Lamont Gallery, Exeter, NH
1991
Pangea,
Public Art Installation, Los Angeles, CA
1990
Ambiguous Figures, New Bronze Works, Wildenstein Gallery, New York, NY
Feingarten Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC
United States Botanic Garden Conservatory, Washington, DC
Pangea, Public Art Installation, New York, NY
1989
Bronzes: Chaos, New Science, New Art, Wildenstein Gallery, New York, NY
1987
Still Lifes in Bronze, Wildenstein Gallery, London

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2000
Of Beauty And Consolation, Stedelijk Museum, Amterdam
1997
Please Touch: An Exhibition Of Tactile Art, The Lighthouse Inc., New York, NY
Creating Women, Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA
1996
Close To Home, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY
Vous Avez Dit Fractal,Musée municipal, Uzes, France
Vous Avez Dit Fractal,Médiathèque, Uzes, France
Vous Avez Dit Fractal, Librairie-galerie Le Parefeuille, Uzes, France
Vous Avez Dit Fractal, Enclos de la Source, Uzes, France
Microcosmos, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
1995
La Complexité Fractale Dans l’Art, Galleria Arx, Turin, Italy
Art Of Science And Technology: 10th Anniversary Exhibition, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC
La Complexité Fractale Dans l’Art, Angle Art Contemporain, St.-Paul-Trois-Chataeux, Valance, France
In Three Dimensions: Women Sculptors Of The 90’s,Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY The Inaugural Exhibit, The American Center for Physics, College Park, MD
1994
Women’s Work, Gallery Contemporanea, Jacksonville, FL
Bioinformatica, The X-Art Foundation, Sandra Gering Callery, NY
1993
Unity And Diversity: Chaos Theory In Women’s Sculpture, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC
Greetings From Florida, Helander Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
Earth Day, New York University, New York, NY
1992
Sculpture Tour ’92, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
New Work, New York, Helander Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
Trace Elements, Phyllis Weil Gallery, New York, NY
Death And Taxes, Shidoni Contemporary/Bronze Gallery, Tesuque, NM
Art In The Scale Of Being, Gaia Institute, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
1991
Art About Function, Washington Square Art Program, Washington, DC
1990
Dia De Los Muertos III: Homelessness, Alternative Museum, New York, NY
Looking At Plants Through The Artist’s Eye: A Group Show, Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, New York, NY
1989
Nature: Reassembled, Newton Art Center, Boston, MA
1988
New Space, New York, New York, Helander Gallery,
Palm Beach, FL

 

FORTHCOMING PUBLICATIONS BY SHEARER

With Richard Brandt, Stephen Jay Gould, Leo Shang. Marcel Duchamp’s Mona Lisa Shaved. 2004

With Gregory Alvarez, “3D Modeling and Animation to See Apolinére Enameled with the Mind.” Tout-Fait: The Marcel Duchamp Studies Online Journal 2, no. 5 (April 2004): Multimedia.

With Richard Brandt. Marcel Duchamp’s Axiomatic Geometry: From Mona Lisa’s Mustache to Large Glass Mechanism.

With Thomas Girst, Yaling Chen, eds. Harvard Symposium Proceedings; Methods Of Understanding In Art And Science: The Case Of Duchamp And Poincaré. CyberBook+ Press 2004-2005.

With Thomas Girst and Yaling Chen, et al. Given In Time: Marcel Duchamp’s 1. The Waterfall 2. The Illuminating Gas Chronology. CyberBook+ Press 2003-4.

Experience 4-D Space. . . What The Heck Is The 4th Dimension Anyway? CyberBook+ Press.

The Flatland Hypothesis: A New Look At Revolutions In Art And Science. New York: Copernicus, Springer-Verlag.

Posthumous Shock: Marcel Duchamp’s Readymades Are Custom Made (and other surprises from the grave).

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS BY SHEARER (See also Catalogues)

With Michael Kigl, Kritoe Keleba, Jeffrey Elap.  “Jared Diamond’s Factual Collapse: New Yorker Mag’s Papua New Guinea Revenge Tale Untrue’Tribal Members Angry, Want Justice” StinkyJournalism.org (April 21, 2009) <http://www.stinkyjournalism.org/latest-journalism-news-updates-149.php>

“CBS Greg Gumbel’s Technical Foul: Exclusive: “It wasn’t supposed to be an infomercial,” says Gumbel’s agent” StinkyJournalism.org (March 30, 2009) <http://www.stinkyjournalism.org/latest-journalism-news-updates-148.php>

“ABC News’ Exploitation of Medical Conditions? The Dark Side of “News” as Entertainment” StinkyJournalism.org (March 10, 2009) <http://www.stinkyjournalism.org/latest-journalism-news-updates-146.php>

“Hurtful & Unfair Pilot Blame Game? False suggestions of error continue to dominate Continental Flight 3407 crash news” StinkyJournalism.org (February 20, 2009)  <http://www.stinkyjournalism.org/latest-journalism-news-updates-145.php>

With Danielle Elliot. “Part I: The Unspoken Peril for “Citizen Journalists” Surprise! You Owe the IRS Some Gift Tax!” StinkyJournalism.org (January 13, 2009)  <http://www.stinkyjournalism.org/latest-journalism-news-updates-142.php>

“Alabama’s Monster Pig Hoax, one year later: Consequences of infamous youth pig kill still being played out” ESPNOutdoors.com (May 03, 2008) <http://www.stinkyjournalism.org/latest-journalism-news-updates-129.php>
 
“Exclusive: Follow the Bacon: 12 Year Old Monster Pig Hunter Faces Possible Animal Cruelty Charges in Alabama” ESPNOutdoors.com (January 29, 2008)  <http://www.stinkyjournalism.org/latest-journalism-news-updates-123.php>

White paper: Appeal to the Office of the Controller of Currency (OCC): Complaint Regarding Sterling National Bank’s Pattern of Improper Revenue Recognition and Other Irregularities   (June 5, 2006) <http://www.lesseerights.org/White_Paper_07_17.pdf>

Norvergence and it’s Lending Partner,the Leasing Industry: The Suspect Practice of Lease Flipping Goes Belly-Up (April 19, 2005)

“ELA’s Recent Decision to Censor Norvergence Report at ELA Conference: and Other Troubling Implications Upon the Leasing Industry resulting from the Norvergence Scandal.”
(March 23, 2005) <http://www.asrlab.org/temp/ELA_decision.pdf>

The Role of Leasing Companies in the Norvergence Fraud.” Report
Prepared for Equipment Leasing Association:: The Fourth Annual
Investors’ Conference on Equipment Leasing Finance and Securitization.
March 10, 2005 , Marriott Marquis, New York City. ELA_Report.pdf

“Rethinking Images and Metaphors: New Geometries as Key to Artistic and Scientific Revolutions.” In The Languages of The Brain, edited by A. M. Galaburda, S. M. Kosslyn, and Y. Christen. 347-362. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2002.

“Introduction: WTC Living History Group’s Research Project and Methods.” WTC Living History Project: Protest of Factual Errors in William Langewiesche’s book, American Ground and equivalent articles in Atlantic Monthly magazine

“Langewiesche’s WTC Looting Charges: Fact-Checked.” WTC Living History Project: Protest of Factual Errors in William Langewiesche’s book, American Ground and equivalent articles in Atlantic Monthly magazine

“Plagiarism in American Ground: Langewiesche fails to cite Wall Street Journal and LA Times journalists’ exclusive interviews…” WTC Living History Project: Protest of Factual Errors in William Langewiesche’s book, American Ground and equivalent articles inAtlantic Monthly magazine

With
Deputy Assistant Chief – Ronald R. Spadafora, FDNY ; Nick Carcich,
Construction; Charlie Vitchers, Construction; Captain – Mike Banker,
FDNY; Peter L. Gorman, President of Uniform Fire Officers Association;
John Dunne, Captain’s Representative Uniform Fire Officers Association;
Bobbie Gray, Locals 14 and 15 (Operating Engineers). “Response to American Ground: Unbuilding the World Trade Center by William Langewiesche.” Parts 1-3, WTC Living History Project

“Examining Evidence: Did Duchamp simply use a photograph of “tossed cubes” to create his 1925 Chess Poster?” Tout-Fait:  The Marcel Duchamp Studies Online Journal 2, no. 4 (January 2002):  Multimedia.

“Marcel Duchamp:  A Readymade Case For Collecting Objects Of Our Cultural Heritage Along With Works of Art.”  Tout-Fait:  The Marcel Duchamp Studies Online Journal 1, no. 3 (December 2000):  Collections.

“Why The Hatrack Is And Is Not Readymade:  With Interactive Software, Animation, And Videos For Readers To Explore.”  Tout-Fait:  The Marcel Duchamp Studies Online Journal 1, no. 3 (December 2000):  Multimedia

With Stephen Jay Gould.  “Drawing The Maxim From The Minim:  The Unrecognized Source Of Niceron’s Influence Upon Duchamp (with animation).”  Tout-Fait:  The Marcel Duchamp Studies Online Journal 1, no. 3 (December 2000):  News.

With Thomas Girst.  “From Blues to Haikus: An Interview With Charles Henri Ford.”  Tout-Fait:  The Marcel Duchamp Studies Online Journal 1, no. 2 (May 2000):  Interviews.

A Reply To “Duchamp’s Veiled Intentions Regarding Draft Pistons Gauze” by Glenn Harvey.  Tout-Fait:  The Marcel Duchamp Studies Online Journal 1, no. 2 (May 2000): Letters.

A Reply To “What Makes The Bicycle Wheel A Readymade?” by Yassine Ghalem.  Tout-Fait:  The Marcel Duchamp Studies Online Journal 1, no. 2 (May 2000):  Letters

“Response
To Letters by Francis M. Naumann, Tony Robbin, James W. McManus,
William A. Camfield and Linda Dalrymple Henderson.” 
 Art in America 88, no. 4 (April 2000).

With Stephen Jay Gould.  “Letter To The Editor:  Duchamp’s L.H.O.O.Q. — From 1919 or 1930?”  Science Magazine 287, no. 5450 (7 January 2000): 41.

“Review
Of Duchamp In Context:  Science And Technology In The Large Glass
And Related Works, by Linda Dalrymple Henderson.”
  Art in America 88, no. 1 (January 2000).

With Stephen Jay Gould.  “The Green Box Stripped Bare: Marcel Duchamp’s 1934 ‘Facsimiles’ Yield Surprises.”  Tout-Fait: The Marcel Duchamp Studies Online Journal 1, no. 1 (December 1999): News.

With Stephen Jay Gould.  “Hidden In Plain Sight:  Duchamp’s 3 Standard Stoppages, More Truly A ‘Stoppage’ (An Invisible Mending) Than We Ever Realized.”  Tout-Fait: The Marcel Duchamp Studies Online Journal 1, no. 1 (December 1999): News.

With Thomas Girst.  “‘Paris Air’ or ‘Holy Ampule’?”  Tout-Fait: The Marcel Duchamp Studies Online Journal 1, no. 1 (December 1999): Articles.

With Jung-hee Choi and Gregory Alvarez.  “The 1913 ‘Armory Show’ Comes ALIVE!”  Tout-Fait: The Marcel Duchamp Studies Online Journal 1, no. 1 (December 1999): Animation.

With Stephen Jay Gould.  Boats And Deckchairs.  Natural History Magazine 108, no. 10 (December 1999).

With Stephen Jay Gould. Of Two Minds And One Nature, Science Magazine 286, no. 5442 (5 November 1999): 1093-1094. 

“Why Is The Marcel Duchamp Bicycle Wheel Shaking?” artscienceresearchlab.org website (1998).

“Marcel
Duchamp’s Impossible Bed And Other ‘Not’ Readymade Objects:  A
Possible Route Of Influence From Art To Science – Part II.”
Art &Academe 10, no. 2 (Fall 1998).

“Marcel Duchamp’s Impossible Bed And Other ‘Not’ Readymade Objects: A Possible Route Of  Influence From Art To Science – Part I.” Art & Academe 10, no. 1 (Fall 1997).

“Letter Exchange.” With Francis M. Naumann. The Sciences 37, no. 5(September-October 1997).

“Coffee Mates: An Artist And A Mathematician Share A ‘Ready-Made’ Brew.” The Sciences 37, no. 2 (March-April 1997).

Review Of Ecofeminism And The Sacred by Carol J. Adams, ed.; Women, The Environment And Sustainable Development:  Towards A Theoretical Synthesis by Rosi Braidotti Ewa Charkiewicz, Sabine Hausler and Saskia Wieringa; Ecofeminism: Women, Animals, Nature by Greta Gaard, ed.; and Ecofeminism by Maria Mies and Vandana Shiva.  Signs, Journal Of Women In Culture & Society 22, no.2 (Winter 1997).

“From Flatland To Fractaland: New Geometries In Relationship To Artistic And Scientific Revolutions.”  In Fractal Geometry and Analysis, The
Mandelbrot Festschrift, edited by C. J. G. Evertsz, H. O. Peitgen
and  R. F. Voss. World Scientific Publishers, July 1996.

“Real Or Ideal?  DNA Iconography In A New Fractal Era.” College Art Association Art Journal 55, no. 1 (Spring 1996).   

“From Flatland To Fractaland: New Geometries In Relationship To Artistic And Scientific Revolutions.”  Proceedings of Mandelbrot’s 70th Birthday Symposium in Curaçao. Fractals 3, no. 3 (1995).

“Caution: Fractal Technology No Longer Allows You To Identify Visually The Difference Between Abstract And Real.” Artist’s Statement, Blast 4: Bioinformatica. The X-Art Foundation, 1994.

“Confessions Of A Math Anxious Artist.”  Foreword in Chaos Under Control: The Art And Science Of Complexity, David Peak and Michael Frame, IX-X. New York: W.H. Freeman Press, 1994.

“Are We Afraid Of Plants? Exploring Patriarchal Society’s Devaluing Of Plants, Women And Nature.”  Chap. 3 in People-Plant Relationships: Setting Research Priorities, edited by Joel Flagler and Raymond P. Poincelot, 33-59. Binghamton, N.Y.: The Haworth Press, Inc., 1994.

“Are We Afraid Of Plants?  Exploring Patriarchal Society’s Devaluing Of Plants, Women And Nature.”Journal of Home and Consumer Horticulture 1, no. 2/3 (1994): 33-59.
“The Future Cult Of S & M (Science & Mathematics).”At The Crossroads, no. 3 (September 1993): 25-28.
“The Future Cult Of S & M (Science & Mathematics), Part II.” Blast 3 (Summer 1993).
“Beyond Romanticism: The Significance Of Plants As Form In The History Of Art.”  In The Role Of Horticulture In Human Well-Being And Social Development: A National Symposium, edited by Diane Relf, 216-19.  Portland, Ore.: Timber Press, 1992.
“Chaos Theory And Fractal Geometry: Their Potential Impact On The Future Of Art.” Leonardo25, no. 2 (March 1992): 143-152.
“Chaos Theory And Fractal Geometry: Their Potential Impact On The Future Of Art.”In “Fractals, Chaos Theory And Patterns In Nature,” Leonardo Theme Pack No. 18 (1992): 143-52.
“Rethinking Art.”YLEM Newsletter 11, no. 10 (November 1991): 1-3.
“Art Against Nature? What We Learn From Christo.” Transformer 11, newsletter of International Friends of Transformative Art (Fall 1991): 3-5.

“The Dynamics Of Plant Growth: New Exploration In Contemporary Sculpture.”  Abstract in the International Society for Ecological Psychology Newsletter 5, no. 1 (July 1991): 1-2.