Jessica Gomula

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Jessica Gomula is the professor of new media at California State University, Stanislaus. She is a member of the intermedia performance group Double Vision in San Francisco.
She received a BFA from the Atlanta College of Art in 1996, and her MFA from Illinois State University in 2000.



EDUCATION

2000 - Master of Fine Arts, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
1996 - Bachelor of Fine Arts, Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GA



SOLO EXHIBITIONS

•Fall 2010: New Love. Carnegie Arts Center, Turlock, California.
This solo exhibition will include an immersive installation environment featuring user responsive video and animations, an interactive performance, and audience generated visual collages. Several new works are being created for this 3000 sq. ft. exhibition space.
•March, 2009: Semantic Frottage, solo video installation. Modesto Art Museum / Mistlin Gallery, Modesto, California.
This solo exhibition is part of The International Surrealism Festival. Surrealism: The Cutting Edge of Art, a series of events in Modesto, CA., celebrating the 90th anniversary of Surrealism. It will feature Semantic Frottage, an interactive installation of transparent fabric, computer projections, sound, motion sensors, and live video capture. One new work is being created for this exhibition.
•July 2008: Life's Trantric Love Triangles. 21 Grand Gallery, Oakland, California.
This solo exhibition involved a large-scale video installation of five video works, two of which were created for the exhibition, an environmental soundscape, and live video capture. The artist's reception was held in conjunction with Oakland Art Murmur.
•April 2008: Infinite Transformations of Desire. University Gallery, California State University, Stanislaus, Turlock, California.
This solo exhibition featured an installation environment of video and interactive animations, live video feed, an environmental soundscape, a live video performance, and an interactive dance performance. Six works were included in the exhibition. A full color 32 page catalog was published for the exhibition.
•March, 2008: B.O.O.B. (Breastfeeding Outside Our Bedrooms). Sponsored by BelleSouth. Austin, Texas.
This solo invitational site specific work included a performance and online web resource site for new mom's in the Austin, TX area in conjunction with the South By Southwest Interactive Media festival, and with the support of the Austin La Leche League.
•March, 2007: Love’s Receipts. Print / Photo Gallery, Truckee Meadows Community College, Truckee Meadows, Nevada.
This solo exhibition included 10 digital montages documenting my installation and performance works with intermedia group Double Vision from 2005 through 2006.



COLLABORATIVE EXHIBITONS AND INSTALLATIONS

Double Vision Intermedia Performance Group.

•2008: 4x60 National Tour. 17 performances in 11 major US cities.
Installation of video piece Life Games.
•2007: To Futurism and Back Again. Yerba Beuna Center for the Arts, San Francisco, California. This performance included the video piece Tantric GMO.
•2007: To Futurism and Back Again. Dance Mission Theatre, San Francisco, California.
This installation included the video piece Slippery Dreams.
•2007: CultureCatch.com Artist Salon, MacWorld Conference. Red Ink Studios. Red Ink Studios, San Francisco, California. This installation included the video piece Slippery Dreams.
•2006: 21/ONE. Performance with Double Vision and Boxcar Theatre, Fringe Festival, San Francisco, California. This piece was performed 12 times over a two week period throughout San Francisco. This performance included the video piece Jealousy's Triangle.
•2006: Lonely Owl and the Game of Life, Byte #2. CELLspace, San Francisco, California.
This large scale performance and installation included the video piece Name Games.
•2006: ArtsExpo. Civic Center Park, San Francisco, California.
This installation included the video piece Life Games.
•2006: Lonely Owl and the Game of Life, Byte #1.5. ArtSFest Spectra Ball, San Francisco, California. This performance and large scale installation included the video piece Sigmund's Laundry.
•2005: Lonely Owl and the Game of Life, Byte #1. Mad Horse Loft, Oakland, California.
This performance and installation included the video piece Sigmund's Laundry.
•2005: Lonely Owl and the Game of Life, Byte #0. WORKS, San Jose, California.
This performance included the video piece Life Games.

PAM - Perpetual Art Machine. These collaborative installations included four of my video works, Happy Holidays, Jealousy's Triangle, Magically Delicious, and Sigmund's Laundry. Since 2006, my work has been viewed over 2,300 times through PAM's exhibitions.

•November, 2008: Utsikten Art Centre, Norway.
•August, 2008: Charlotte and Phillip Hanes Art Gallery, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
•June, 2008: Second Nature Festival, Aix-en-Provence, France.
•March, 2008: MOV-iN Gallery, College of Santa Fe, New Mexico.
•August, 2007: Chelsea Art Museum, New York, New York.
•June, 2007: WRO07 - XII International Media Art Biennale, Wroclaw, Poland.
•May, 2007: House of Campari, Los Angeles, California.
•April, 2007: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Inido, California.
•April, 2007: ArtDC Art Fair, Washington D.C.
•February, 2007: Scope Art Fair, East Hampton, New York and New York, New York.
•December, 2006: ART|BASEL, Miami, Florida.
•December, 2006: Scope Art Fair, Miami, Florida.
•October, 2006: Scope Art Fair, London, United Kingdom.
•September, 2006: Split Film Festival, Split, Croatia.
•August, 2006: Le Name Festival, Lille, France.
•July, 2006: Scope Art Fair, East Hampton, New York and New York, New York.
•June, 2006: Digit Film Festival, Monticello, New York.