Exhibitions

2011

"Artistic Mediums," curated by Mary Lucking and Andrew Sempere, New Art Center, Newton, MA USA

"Hearts and Minds," solo exhibition, Barbara A. Kieft Accelerator ArtSpace, Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL USA

"Off the Wall, Off the Floor," group exhibition curated by Kasia Kay, Walnut Ink Gallery, Michigan City, IN, USA

2010

"TRANSparent TRANSlucent," curated by Darin White, Flash Gallery, Lawrence, Kansas USA

"Yeosu International Art Festival," curated by Soon Choi, Yeosu, South Korea

"TIME SWITCH" solo exhibition, Kasia Kay Art Projects, Chicago, IL USA

2009

"The White Show," Signs of Life Gallery, Lawrence, Kansas

"21st Century New Silk Road," Korean Cultural Service, Korean Embassy, Beijing, China

"Summer Group Show," Kasia Kay Art Projects, Chicago

"The (un)Real City," Kasia Kay Art Projects, Chicago USA (press: New City)

Solo project: LIFELINE, "Guerrilla Truck Show," Fulton Market Street neighborhood, Chicago

NEXT Projects, NEXT Invitational Exhibition of Emerging Art, Merchandise Mart, Chicago [thanks to Kasia Kay Art Projects]

2008

"Universal Electronic Art," Seongnam Art Center Museum, Seongnam, South Korea

Taehwagang Eco Art Festival, (press: Gyeongsang Daily News (9.22.08) and (9.29.08))

"Pingyao International Photography Festival," Pingyao, China

"Mountain," curated by Audrey Peiper and Gabriel Akagawa, Beverly Art Center, Chicago

"thisAbility vs. Disability," curated by Byeong Sam Jeon, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea (press: Korea Times, Dong-A Daily,Dong-A Korea Economic Daily)

"19th Evanston + Vicinity Biennial," curated by Barbara Wiesen and Lanny Silverman, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

"Artistic Medium: Revelations of the Invisible," curated by Mary Lucking and Andrew Sempere, Museum of New Art, Pontiac MI

"Among the Ruins: Reimagining Architectural Destruction and Decay," curated by Sarah Urist Green, space 301 off centre, Mobile, AL

"on that which remains," curated by Elke Gruhn and Katharina Klara Jung,NKV, Wiesbaden, Germany

"The only thing that I believe," 2-person show with Jaye Rhee, Kasia Kay Art Projects, Chicago

"Backyard," curated by Scott Grow, Harrison Center for the Arts, Indianapolis IN (press: CultureCatchNY Arts)

2007

"Bridge Miami Art Fair," with Kasia Kay Art Projects, Miami, FL

"Art 44-46," curated by Stuart Keeler, public projects in Lakeview East neighborhood, Chicago, IL (press: Public Art Review)

"The Intelligent Design Project III," curated by D. Dominick Lombardi and Michael Zansky, Kasia Kay Art Projects, Chicago, IL

"The Intelligent Design Project II," curated by D. Dominick Lombardi and Michael Zansky, The New Museum of Art, Detroit, MI

"Faketure Short Film Festival," Beverly Arts Center, Chicago

"Rhythm & Ritual," 4-person exhibition with Joseph KohnkeYuichiro Nishizawa, and Dmitry Strakovsky
Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

"Rhythm & Ritual," 4-person exhibition with Joseph KohnkeYuichiro Nishizawa, and Dmitry Strakovsky
ARTLAB, Beijing, China

Bridge , showing with Kasia Kay Art Projects, Chicago (press: Chicago Sun-Times)

"Fear is a Four Letter Word," Omega Institute, New York

"Free Rein / Full Play: New Chicago Photography," Ellen Curlee Gallery, St. Louis, MO (press: St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

"Aesthetics of Belonging", curated by Kasia Kay, SCOPE New York

Red Dot Art Fair, New York, showing with Kasia Kay Art Projects

"On and Off the Grid," solo exhibition, Kasia Kay Art Projects, Chicago.(press: ArtletterChicago Sun-TimesFlavorpillUR ChicagoNY )

2006

SCOPE Miami art fair, showing with Kasia Kay Art Projects

"Field of Vision: Beijing", Beijing New Art Projects, Beijing, China

Summer Gallery Exhibition, Kasia Kay Art Projects, Chicago

SCOPE NY art fair, represented by Kasia Kay Art Projects

"atmospheric" group show, Kasia Kay Art Projects, Chicago

"Interactive Playground" group show, Chicago Festival of Disability Arts and Culture, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago

2005

SCOPE Miami art fair, represented by Kasia Kay Art Projects

"Faketure" group exhibition, Janet Wallace Fine Art Center Gallery, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN

"Experiment 400/5" group exhibition, Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago

"RUSH" group exhibition, Kasia Kay Art Projects, Chicago

"Daily Care" group exhibition, Galeria Noua, Bucharest, Romania

"Manipulations" group exhibition, Gallery 2, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)

"Fountain" site-specific installation, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

"Rays of Light II" group exhibition, Lightology, Chicago

Graduate Exhibition, Gallery 2, SAIC

NOVA Young Art Fair, Chicago, represented by New Context Gallery

SCOPE New York art fair, represented by New Context Gallery

"ArtWindows 2005" exhibition, SAIC / Paul Stuart, Chicago IL

"Alchemy" group exhibition, Betty Rymer Gallery, SAIC

"REframed" group exhibition, Gene Siskel Film Center, SAIC

2004

Group Exhibition, Gallery 2, SAIC

"ArtWindows" Group Exhibition, Nicole Miller / SAIC, Chicago

Group Exhibition, New Context Gallery, Chicago

2002

“Rays of Light” group show, Lightology, Chicago [also co-curator]

“assoc. | able” 4-person show, Art Space for Alternative Projects, Chicago

Accreditation Exhibition, Dept. of Art & Technology Studies, SAIC

Undergraduate Exhibition, SAIC

2001

“Interface:::::Exploring Possibilities” group show, Fassbender Gallery, Chicago

Graduate Exhibition, SAIC [collaboration with Yuichiro Nishizawa]

ArtBash group show, Gallery 2, SAIC

International Video Invitational group show, ArtSpace, Glasgow, Scotland

 

Publications

2010

Ryan Lafarney, "Seeing Through," Review (accessed at www.ereview.org), published Sep. 12, 2010

Stephanie Burke and Jeriah Hildwine, "Art Talk Chicago," Monday Morning Quarterback: Friday 11/19 (online: click for link), published Dec. 10, 2010

2009

600 N. Lake Shore Drive Collection, (Chicago, IL: Belgravia Group, Ltd. and Sandz Development Co., Inc.) P. 66-7.

The (Un)real City (exh. cat.) (Milan: International Art Media) P. 22-3.

Monica Westin, "Review: The (Un)real City / Kasia Kay Art Projects Gallery," New City, Chicago, IL, May 18, 2009

2008

Taehwa-river Eco Art Festival (exh. cat.) (Ulsan, South Korea: Gyeongsang Daily News) P. 8-11.

Universal Electronic Art (exh. cat.) (Seongnam, South Korea: Seongnam Cultural Foundation) P. 30-1.

Jeon Sang-heon, "American artist David A. Parker's 'Heartbeat Carillon,'" Gyeongsang Daily News, Ulsan, South Korea, Sept. 22, 2008

Hong Yeong-jin, "David A. Parker: Eastern thought, global expression," Gyeongsang Daily News, Ulsan, South Korea, Sept. 29, 2008

Cathy Rose A. Garcia, "Electronic Art Exhibit Tackles Disability," Korea Times, Seoul, South Korea, July 28, 2008

Koh Mi-seok, "Two exhibitions take a new look at disability," Dong-A Daily News, Seoul, South Korea, July. 29, 2008

Jeon Dong-hyeok, "Feeling creates a world without disability," Dong-A Science News, Seoul, South Korea, July 24, 2008

"Understanding disability through experiencing digital art," Korea Economic News, Seoul, South Korea, July 21, 2008

Among the Ruins: Re-imagining Architectural Decay (exh. cat.) (Mobile, AL, USA: Space 301 Off Centre) P. 8.

D. Dominick Lombardi, "Indianapolis Art FYI," NYARTSMAGAZINE.com, May-June, 2008

D. Dominick Lombardi, "Indianapolis Art FYI," CultureCatch.com, Feb. 12, 2008 (illus.).

2007

44 | 46 Art (exh. cat.), Stuart Keeler, curator (Chicago, IL USA: LakeView East Chamber of Commerce)

Stuart Keeler, "Service Media: Community as Collaborator," Public Art Review, Vol. 19, No. 2, Issue 38, Spring/Summer 2008, p. 33.

Kevin Nance, "Denizens of Artropolis," Chicago Sun-Times, April 27, 2007, Weekend p. 13.

Paul Klein, "ArtLetter 1/12/07," wwww.Artletter.com, January 12, 2007

"Parker's "On and Off the Grid" at kasia kay gallery," Chicago Sun-Times, January 26, 2007, Weekend p. 4.

David Bonetti, "Chitown photos," Flavorpill Chicago, March 4, 2007

Amber Drea, "Suburban Crawl," UR Chicago, February 2007, p. 44.

Hillary Cook, "Wasted Bodies: Suburbia in the work of David A. Parker," NY Arts Magazine, July-August 2007

 

Education

2005

MFA, Art & Technology, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). Fellowship award.

2001

BFA, Sculpture / Art & Technology, SAIC

1994

Studied at Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC

1993

BA with honors, Comparative Literature / Chinese, Cornell University, NY