Curriculum Vitae


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Curriculum Vitae



  • M.F.A. in Performance and Interactive Media Arts Brooklyn College, 2009. Areas of specialization: Digital Arts, New Media Art, Interdisciplinary Collaborative Art Practices, Contemporary Art History and Practice, Conceptual Art, Installation Art, and Public Art. Thesis: “Partnership: A Study of Non-Hierarchical Collective Creation.” Served as President for the Collaborative Media Group at Brooklyn College.

  • B.A. in English: Creative Writing, University of Colorado Boulder, 1995



  • 2014 to current- Assistant Professor of New Media Art at Salisbury University.

  • 2012 to current- W.O.R.K.: multimedia art studios, gallery and performance venue, Salisbury, MD. Founding collective member and Curator of special community events, the Tuesday night film series and Thursday night Electronic Music and Art Series at W.O.R.K.

  • 2010 to 2013-Multimedia Gallery Technician, New Media Teaching Assistant, The Electronic Gallery at Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD.

  • 2011 to 2012- Adjunct Professor, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD. Taught courses in Art Appreciation 2d and 3d Design as well as independent studies in Video Animation.

  • 2009 to 2012- Co-founder/Curator/Producer of The NYC Anarchist Art Festival in collaboration with the NYC Anarchist Book Fair and The Living Theatre.

  • 2009- Video Artist/Designer/Technician, Santos' Party House, NYC.

  • 2008 to 2009- Co-founder/Project Coordinator/Producer Art Lab at the Living Theatre: a residency program exploring cross-disciplinary collaboration presenting monthly events at the Living Theatre on Manhattan’s Lower East Side.

  • 2008 to 2009- Multimedia Technician/Set Designer/Builder, Soho Repertory Theatre, NYC.




  • “Initiation” screened at the Centro de la Cultura Plurinacionalin Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Boliviaas part of the LATITUDES International Performance Art Festival of Santa Cruz de la Sierra from January 22 to February 28, 2018.

  • “Insecure/Unsecure, Part One” performed at distENDed cinema, hosted by HOLO, Ridgewood, NYC May 13, 2018, curated by David Linton 

  • “Insecure/Unsecure, Part Two” performed at Freak Flag Festival, hosted by the Brooklyn Kitchen, July 16, 2018, curated by LoVid and Matt Mottel. 

  • “The Tower I” exhibited at the Target Gallery in Alexandria, VA as part of the Illumination show July 20-Sept 2, 2018

  • “Zip Site” selected by the Salisbury, MD Downtown Arts Committee to be painted on a public utility box August 2018.

  • “Monoliths” and “Earth Rituals” exhibited at the Brentwood Arts Exchange in Brentwood, MD as part of the Push/Pull: Variations on Nature show November 5-December 29 2018



  • “The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters” performed at Panoply Performance Laboratory in Brooklyn NY as part of the Performancy Forum series on May 13, 2017.

  • “Achromatic” A/V live set performed at the Outpost Artist Resource in Queens NY as part of the Confetti Machine: Realtime Media Festival on June 3, 2017. Curated by Eric Barry Drasin.

  • SIGHTsite|HEARhere #3: “Angel’s Crest.”  Artist in Residence at the San Gabriel National Monument in CA from June 18-July 2, 2017

  • “Achromatic” performance from 6/3/17 broadcast live on WFMU’s Ridgewood Radio on June 21, 2017, 3p-5p

  • “Eye of Horus” performed at Secret Project Robot in Brooklyn NY as part of the distENDed Cinema series on September 21, 2017. Curated by David Linton.


  • “Forgotten and Now the Coming Thing” performed at 2640 Space in Baltimore MD on September 25, 2016 as part of a night of cinematic performance inspired by the work of Esta Nesbitt. Curated by Kristen Anchor.

  • “The Tower” and “Lakshmi Planum” exhibited at HEREArts Center in NYC as part of “Color Games” three person show from July 7-Aug 3 2016. Curated by Marine Cornuet.

  • “The WOrried MAN BLUES” performance from 1/2/16 was broadcast on WFMU’s Ridgewood Radio on June 22, 2016 from 2p-4p. 

  • SIGHTsite|HEARhere #2: “River Voices, Mountain Echoes” performed at 118 Elliot Performance Space Brattleboro, VT June 3, 2016.

  • “Revolution” video displayed at Dada Lives! exhibition at University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash Art Gallery April 25-June 3, 2016.

  • “The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters” performed at Lighthole as part of the “Pits” performance series. Baltimore, MD  on April, 8 2016.

  • Canticum Interr_ptus?New breeds in Music and Media Performance: Interrogating the Song. An Audio/Visual Performance, called The WOrried MAN BLUES at Trans-Pecos Queens NY. January 2, 2016


  • Estuary Outflow, A Networked Performance between Erik Spangler & Students at MICA, David Gladden & Students at Salisbury University, and William Brent & Students at American University on December 11, 2015

  • Lock It Down, The Sump NYC. Performance and A/V Set on December 2, 2015, curated by David Watson & David Linton

  • The Luminous Surface, Fulton Gallery Salisbury University. Group audiovisual exhibition and live performance, curated by David Linton from August 24 – October 31, 2015

  • SIGHTsite|HEARhere #1:  Ode to the West, New Mexico State University. Las Cruces, New Mexico, May 28, 2015

  • Cathode Throat, Outpost Artist Resource NYC. Performance on May 2 2015, curated by David Linton

  • fear, yes, and freewheeling, a Dance Performance with choreographer Jennifer Schmermund at the University of Delaware on March 13 & 14, 2015.


  • The Luminous Surface, Mission for Temporal Arts, Asheville, NC. (group audiovisual exhibition and live performance) curated by David Linton.

  • Ylla Dreams, (audiovisual screening) presented at Screen Off, audiovisual group exhibition curated by The Northwest Film Forum, Seattle WA.

  • Ylla Dreams and Revolution, (audiovisual screening and featured artist) presented at Stigmart 10, Videofocus Biennial, Italy. Curated online magazine and virtual audiovisual exhibition.


  • Polestar: Source Live, (performance), DistENDed Cinema, curated by David Linton, Artists Outpost, NYC on October 6, 2013.

  • The Ida May Project, (video documentary, community outreach project and multimedia exhibition), Bethel Heritage Museum, Bethel, DE.

  • David Gladden 2003-2013, solo show, Precog Gallery, online, based out of Cleveland Ohio.

  • David Gladden, selected works, group show, Temp Arts Gallery, Salisbury, MD. Voice: Source, (performance), W.O.R.K. Gallery, Salisbury, MD.


  • The Ida May Project, (video documentary, community outreach project and multimedia exhibition), Maryland libraries and the Delmarva Discovery Center, Pocomoke, MD.

  • Documentary, The Ida May Project, selected for screening at the 2012 Rehoboth Beach Film Festival, Rehoboth, DE.

  • John Cage Memorial Park, (founder), Chance, MD.

  • MONOCHROMES, (encaustic wax paintings), Continuity and Renewal (2012 UMES Faculty Show) and W.O.R.K. Gallery, Princess Anne and Salisbury, MD.

  • Brewing and Drinking Beer with Friends is the Highest Form of Art, (3-part social performance and sound installation), W.O.R.K. Gallery, Salisbury MD.

  • Global 4’33”, organized by the World Listening Project, John Cage Memorial Park, Chance, MD.

  • SWATI, (live video with David First), The Red Room, Baltimore, MD and Salisbury University.

  • WE ARE (an occupy wall street anthem, music video collaboration with David First, Bernard Gann, Kip Malone & Greg Fox), Chance, MD and the World. 

  • Integrated Circuits, (audio-visual performance), part of Audio-Visual: The Intersection of Art and Music, curated by Elizabeth Kauffman, Fulton Gallery at Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD.


  • The Escape Artist, Public Performance Action (video in collaboration with Jefferson Pinder), Wicomico County Courthouse, Salisbury, MD.

  • Occupy your World, Public Performance Action (collaboration with The Living Theatre), John Cage Memorial Park, Chance, MD.

  • With What Voice, (live video), International Electroacoustic Music Festival, Brooklyn, NY.

  • Form and Texture, (sculpture), Group Show, Salisbury University, MD.

  • With What Voice, (live video), Faculty Recital, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD.

  • Plastic Fantastic, (live video, collaboration with Diedra Krieger), Salisbury University, MD.

  • Urban Ritual, Lumen Festival of Video, Sound and Performance Art, Staten Island, NY.

  • New Routes, (audio-visual performance), The Living Theatre, NYC.

  • The Highway, (audio-visual performance), Salisbury University Electronic Gallery, Salisbury, MD.


  • Angel/Devil: Welcome Home Soldier, (conceptual performance), Emily Harvey Gallery, NYC.

  • Requiem, (audio-visual performance), The Metro Gallery, Baltimore, MD.

  • Passing Apparitions, (audio-visual performance), The Hexagon, Baltimore, MD.

  • Chrononaut Detritus, (multimedia performance), Performance MIX Festival, Joyce SoHo, NYC.

  • YouTunes (live video in collaboration with Preston Poe), Over the Opening Gallery, NYC.

  • YouTunes (live video in collaboration with Preston Poe), Baltimore Contemporary Museum.

  • Trans (audio-visual collaboration with Adriana Varella), Oi Futuro Museum, Rio de Janiero, Brazil.


  • Particle Motion Machine, (live video), Play with Fire Video Festival, Harvestworks, NYC.

  • Mirror Organism (audio-visual collaboration with Adriana Varella and Dizzi Kohatsu), Leo Kuelbs Gallery, NYC and Berlin, Germany.

  • Behold these Beings (audio-visual collaboration with Shizu Homma), Dixon Place, NYC.

  • Kurt Schwitters’ Ursonate, (sound performance), The Living Theatre, NYC.

  • Partnership, (multimedia performance), Grace Exhibition Space, The Living Theatre, Santos’ Party House, NYC.

  • Meeting God (audio-visual collaboration with Adriana Varella), Leo Kuelbs Gallery, NYC.

  • Ahoy 2.0, (audio-visual design and composition), The Sky Boxx Theatre, NYC.


  • of the Bush Terminal, (audio-visual performance), Labor Party, curated by Michael Connor, Industry City, NYC.

  • The Interactive Keyboard Project (sound design in collaboration with Abraham Nowitz), Labor Party, curated by Michael Connor, Industry City, NYC.

  • MIKA (sound design), the United Nations and the Consulate of Argentina, NYC.

  • BetaToys, (performance on circuit bent toys), Beta Spaces, Bushwick Arts Festival, NYC.

  • Coffin’ it up, (collaboration with Jared Mezzocchi), Judson Memorial Church and NYC streets.



2011 - 2012

Maryland Traditions Grant, supporting The Ida May Project to create a

documentary film, museum exhibition and community outreach program.


Experimental Television Center, Presentation Fund Grant for live video

performance in the 2010 Performance MIX Festival.


Research Grant, Graduate Investment Program, Brooklyn College.


Research Grant, Graduate Investment Program, Brooklyn College.

Travel Grant, Graduate Investment Program, Brooklyn College.



  • Stigmart10: Videofocus Special Issue: February 2015.

  • Ursula Ehrhardt, Ida May Project combines Technology, History, The Salisbury Daily Times, June 24, 2012.

  • Artist Spotlight, Artistic Duo collaborates on Performance Art, The Salisbury Daily Times, September 4, 2011.

  • Brice Stump, Iconic Ida May Returns to Chesapeake Waters, The Salisbury Daily Times, July 31, 2011.

  • Organizacao Alberto Saraiva/Oi Futuro Brazil, Trans, Adriana Varella, 2011. Infoshop News, 2nd Annual NYC Anarchist Art Festival to Hit Manhattan in April, March 16, 2010.

  • John DeSio, “Coffin’ it Up” Seeks to Transform Bad Things into Music, Runnin’ Scared, Village Voice, April 17, 2008.



2010 Creative Time Summit, Revolutions in Public Practice.

2009 Surround Sound, Harvestworks, NYC.

2009 Theatre Communications Group Conference, invited participant (A/V design

for theatre) Roots, Renaissance, Revolution: Defining the New Landscape,

Baltimore, MD.

2009 Theatre Communications Group Pre-Conference, invited participant (A/V

design for theatre) Bridging Cultural Exchange and Creativity, Washington, DC.

2008 Mutek Digital Creativity Festival, Montreal, Canada.

2008-2009 Independent Study with Vito Acconci, conceptual art.

2008-2009 Digital Art study with Jennifer McCoy.

2008-2009 Digital Video study with Siebren Versteeg.

2008-2009 Interdisciplinary Art Practice with David Grubbs.

2006-2007 Independent study with Jinchul Kim, drawing painting and design.

1995 Rebel Voices and Other Angels: Allen Ginsberg Tribute. Naropa Institute, Boulder CO



Final Cut Pro, Motion, DVD Studio Pro, Premiere, After Effects, Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver,Photoshop, Modul 8, Cinema 4D, Logic Pro, Ableton Live,

Pro Tools, Max MSP/Jitter, DragonFrame, .



Stop Motion Animation, Live Video Processing, Multi-channel Video Installation,

Video Mapping, Creative Video Documentation, Video Art, Sculpture, Painting, Drone Operation, Photography, Live Sound, Music, Audio Recording and Editing.