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updated August 2016
My book Cut Both Ways was included in Shoebox's presentation for the exhibition, Welcome!, Fine Arts Gallery, Cal State Los Angeles, CA
Began graduate thesis: analysis of status of Virginia Satir's family therapy model via literature and interviews with experts
Ended MFT traineeship with 1137 total hours toward my final 3000 for licensure
September: Began seeing individual clients; intense.
Lawn Ornaments at Outside Gallery. I made a ceramic head with exotic looking plants coming out of its eyes. Love the title I gave it: an odd rumpled man exploding with ideas.
June: Began seeing families for traineeship; not so bad.
Parkfield residency, thanks Geoff and David for a swell time. Text for Parkfield Review.
Two performances at Gong Show, Eastside International. April 4th and April 12th. That was a lot of fun and very raunchy. You know who you are.
Trance Object at Primo Lane, Outpost Projects, Joshua Tree, CA
Packed&Jammed, co-curated with Michelle Carla Handel, Nov 4-Dec 4th, 2014 at Glendale Community College;
August 24th: Started the MFT program at CSUN
Performed for: Fright Catalog by Joseph Mosconi
All Things Give Way at PØST, Kamikaze. Press: An Art Space With A New Exhibition Everyday in July, LA Downtown News, 7/14/14
National Pride, curated by Jay Lizo at POST, Kamikaze, 7/4/14
Presentation: Invitation to Collaborate presentation at Open Engagement Press: ArtFCity
Deck of Instructions from Invitation to Collaborate: Art Work
Presentation of Artists in Everyday Life presented at FOCA and Claremont Graduate University
Guru Rugu and Jay Erker with Matt Timmons and Ben White on The People onKCHUNGFree Childcare Provided at Tete-a-Tete
Fireside Chat, at Familiar Unfamiliar, Wonder Valley, CA
Walk It Out (Video, 1 min, 3 sec); as part of Leg Room at Projector Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Invitation to Collaborate: Art Work (Facebook Project)
Talk, Home is Where the Art Is, Highland House.
Interview with Mathew Timmons and Ben White on The People on KCHUNG. Begins about half way through the clip.
Conversation with Jack Heard; Me reading Wallace Steven's "The Man With The Blue Guitar"; Jack reading; on Reading Radio on KCHUNG
The Humans Are Presents. Press: Cliff Eberly, Los Angeles, I'm Yours
Reduced role of aesthetics, concentrated more on experiential projects.
Cut Both Ways, Shoebox Gallery
This Is So Much Better, solo show at Weekend, Dec. 2-18th, 2011
April 1st: Opened Weekend in Los Feliz.
Moved back to Los Angeles in December.