Michael Lasater Resume


Collections & Archives

The Collection of Allen and Kelli Questrom, Dallas, Texas / Aspen, Colorado.

The Roy and Mary Jones University Art Collection, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California.

Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, Illinois.

University of Northern Iowa, Religion & Education, Cedar Falls, Iowa.

artvideoKÖLN / Artist Network Database

 

Solo Exhibitions & Screenings

Michael Lasater.  Charno Gallery, Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, Missouri, December 13, 2013 - January 14, 2014. Solo exhibition of multiple works. Curator: Janet Simpson.

Michael Lasater: Video, Animation, Sound. South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, Indiana, March 10 - July 8, 2012. Solo exhibition of multiple works. Curator: Mark Rospenda.

CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, New York, March 28 - April 10, 2009. Curator: Adriane Little.

Frostic Video and Sound Art Series. James and Lois Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Western Michigan University, November 3 - 29, 2008. Curator: Andriane Little.

Visions Fugitive: New Work in Video, Animation, and Sound.  Warner Gallery, Indiana University South Bend, South Bend, Indiana, October 25 - November 9, 2007.  Distinguished Research Award Exhibition.

Michael Lasater.  Underground Gallery, Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, Missouri, July 13 - August 17, 2007. Solo exhibition of multiple works. Curator: Janet Simpson.

New and Recent Work in Video, Animation, and Sound . Gallery 101, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., November 2 - December 7, 2005. Curator: Evan Reed.

Solo exhibition of multiple works. Performing Arts Center, Illinois Central College, Peoria, Illinois, April, 2005. Curator: Jennifer Costa.

New Video: Michael Lasater & Tiffany Holmes. Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, March 14 - April 20, 2003. Curator: Julia Muney Moore.

Passing Figure. South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, Indiana, June 15 - August 11, 2002. Curators: William Tourtillotte and Jason Lahr.

I Have a Place: The Poetry of Jim Wayne Miller. James Still: Man on Troublesome Creek. Television Profiles of Kentucky Writers, 20th-Century Literature Conference, University of Louisville, February 24, 1989.

I Have a Place: The Poetry of Jim Wayne Miller. James Still: Man on Troublesome Creek. Appalachian Symposium, University of Rome, Italy, January 18 - 20, 1989. Presenter: James Still.

 

Group Exhibitions & Screenings

2016

Fresh Minds Festival, Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas, Fall, 2016. Finalist, international juried exhibition.

40th Anniversary River Market Invitational Exhibition, Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, Missouri, August 12 - September 22, 2016. Curator: Janet Simpson.

Crossroads: New Media, Long - Sharp Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana, April 15 - August 31, 2016. Curator: Rhonda Long - Sharp. Artists: Michael Lasater, Jason Myers, Constance Edwards Scopelitis.

Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, California, artvideoKÖLN International, April 22 - May 28, 2016. International curated exhibition.

artvideoKÖLN, CeC 2016, 10th Annual Carnival of e- Creativity, Shillong - Meghalaya, India, February 26 - 28, 2016. International curated exhibition.

Continuing exhibitions

University Press of Kentucky.  Streaming video exhibition of James Still: Man on Troublesome Creek (1989). From April, 2012.

The Jesse Stuart Foundation.  Streaming video exhibition of Jesse Stuart: An American Writer (1997). From April, 2012. 

2015

artvideoKÖLN. Cologne International Videoart Festival, 2015-2016 season. International curated exhibition.

Invitational Salon Exhibition of Small Works. New Arts Program, Lehigh Valley and Berks, Pennsylvania, May 22 - July 12, 2015. National invitational group exhibition.

Slingshot Festival of Music, Electronic Art, Film & Comedy, Cine Lab, University of Georgia & Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia, March 26 - 28, 2015. International juried exhibition.

Continuing exhibitions

University Press of Kentucky.  Streaming video exhibition of James Still: Man on Troublesome Creek (1989). From April, 2012.

The Jesse Stuart Foundation.  Streaming video exhibition of Jesse Stuart: An American Writer (1997). From April, 2012. 

2014

Documentary, Now, and Oracle (poetry) exhibited in Big Splash, installation by Catarina Davinio, Palazzo Reale di Napoli, October 1 - November 3, 2014. International curated exhibition.

Epiphany (2006) accepted for broadcast, Squeaky Wheel/Artgrease, Buffalo, NY, May, 2014.

Regional Impact: Works from IU Regional Campus Art Faculties, IU East, Richmond, Indiana, January 31, 2014 - March 7, 2014.

Continuing exhibitions

University Press of Kentucky.  Streaming video exhibition of James Still: Man on Troublesome Creek (1989). From April, 2012.

The Jesse Stuart Foundation.  Streaming video exhibition of Jesse Stuart: An American Writer (1997). From April, 2012. 

2013

A Virtual Memorial Vilnius, 2013, Jewish Culture & Information Center Vilnius and Kedainiai Regional Museum, September 23 - October 29, 2013. International curated exhibition. Curator: artvideoKÖLN.

Crystal Palace Experimental Film & Video Festival, Center for the Digital Arts, State University of New York, Westchester Community College, Peekskill, New York, October 22, 2013. International curated exhibition. Curator: Liena Vayzman.

Manipulated Image, Coagula Curatorial, Los Angeles, California, September 1, 2013. International curated exhibition. Curator: Alysse Stepanian.

Festival Miden 2013, Kalamata, Greece, July 5, 2013. International curated exhibition. Curator: Alysse Stepanian.

artvideoKÖLN. Cologne International Videoart Festival & animateCOLOGNE, 2013-2014 season.  International curated exhibition.

67th Annual Wabash Valley Exhibition. Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, Indiana, June 29- August 24, 2013. Regional juried group exhibition. Juror: Kris Ercums.

Invitational Salon Exhibition of Small Works. New Arts Program, Lehigh Valley and Berks, Pennsylvania, May 24 - July 14, 2013.

Gallery Temenos. Invitational web exhibition of multiple works, June 1 - 30, 2013. Curator: Adriane Little.

Participant, Abstract Currents, Museum of Modern Art, New York, April 7, 2013.

art:screen fest on tour 2013. Vetlanda Museum, Vetlanda, Sweden, March 9 - April 21, 2013. Curator: Alysse Stepanian.

CEC 2013 India, Sattal Estate, Bhimtal, Uttarakand, India, February 22 - 24, 2013. International curated exhibition: Cologne Art & Moving Images Awards.

700IS Experimental Art Festival, Nordic House, Reykjavik, Iceland, February 8 - 10, 2013. International curated exhibition. Curators: Kristin Scheving, Alysse Stepanian.

Continuing exhibitions

Give Us Your Best Shot. Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, California, December 1, 2012 - January 12, 2013. National juried group exhibition. Jurors: Susan Spiritus, Kirk Pederson, Gena Genis, Jeff T. Alu.

artvideoKÖLN. Cologne International Videoart Festival & animateCOLOGNE, 2012-2013 season.  International curated exhibition.

University Press of Kentucky.  Streaming video exhibition of James Still: Man on Troublesome Creek (1989). From April, 2012.

The Jesse Stuart Foundation.  Streaming video exhibition of Jesse Stuart: An American Writer (1997). From April, 2012. 

2012

Give Us Your Best Shot. Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, California, December 1, 2012 - January 12, 2013. National juried group exhibition. Jurors: Susan Spiritus, Kirk Pederson, Gena Genis, Jeff T. Alu.

artvideoKÖLN. Cologne International Videoart Festival & animateCOLOGNE, 2012-2013 season.  International curated exhibition.

Crystal Palace: 1st ArtSpace Experimental Film and Video Festival, October 5 - 22, 2012. ArtSpace, New Haven, Connecticut. International curated exhibition. Curator: Liena Vayzman.

art:screen fest 2012. Örebro International Videoart Festival, Örebro, Sweden, October 5 - 7, 2012. International invitational screening. Curator: Alysse Stepanian.

2012 Members Exhibition. Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, Florida, August 31 - October 28, 2012.

Blur. Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, Illinois, August 8 - September 8, 2012. Regional juried group exhibition. Juror: Jeff Stevenson.

Private Negations. Sazmanab Project, Tehran, Iran, July, 2012. International invitational screening. Curators: Morehshin Allahyari and Alysse Stepanian.

University Press of Kentucky.  Streaming video exhibition of James Still: Man on Troublesome Creek (1989) in conjunction with the publication of The Hills Remember: The Complete Short Stories of James Still, Ted Olson, ed.  April, 2012 continuing. http://thehillsremember.wordpress.com/remembering-james-still/

The Jesse Stuart Foundation.  Streaming video exhibition of Jesse Stuart: An American Writer (1997).  April, 2012 continuing. http://www.jsfbooks.com/who-we-are/jesse-stuart-an-american-writer.html

Invitational Salon Exhibition of Small Works. New Arts Program, Lehigh Valley and Berks, Pennsylvania, May 25 - July 15, 2012. National invitational group exhibition.

White, Black & Shades of Gray. South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, Massachusetts, March 30 - May 6, 2012. National juried group exhibition. Juror: Dina Deistch.

2012 Juried Members Exhibition. CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, New York, February 4 - March 17, 2012. Jurors: Robert Hirsch & Gary Nickard.

Continuing exhibition

e4c. 4Culture Gallery, Seattle, Washington, December, 2011 - December, 2012. National juried group exhibition.

2011

e4c. 4Culture, Seattle, Washington, December, 2011 - December, 2012. National juried group exhibition.

2011 Members Exhibition. Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, Florida, September 2 - 25, 2011.

67th Annual Wabash Valley Exhibition. Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, Indiana, July 9 - August 27, 2011. Regional juried group exhibition. Juror: Janie Welker.

Invitational Salon Exhibition of Small Works. New Arts Program, Lehigh Valley and Berks, Pennsylvania, May 27 - July 9, 2011. National invitational group exhibition.

22nd Annual Juried Show. Contemporary Arts Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 5 - June 18, 2011. National juried group exhibition.
Juror: Julie Sasse.

Deep. Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, California, May 5 - June 18, 2011. National juried group exhibition.
Juror: Grace Kook-Anderson.

Words & Numbers. Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, Illinois, March 2 - April 2, 2011. National juried group exhibition. Juror: Aron Packer.

2011 Juried Members Exhibition. CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, New York, February 5 - April 1, 2011. Jurors: Robert Hirsch & Gary Nickard.

2010

The Way Forward: Roads Less Traveled. Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, Florida, September 3 - 25, 2010. Artist members exhibition.

Feed_Back. Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, July 9 - 24, 2010. International group invitational exhibition.

Self. Croft Art Gallery, Waco, Texas, July 1 - 31, 2010. National juried group exhibition. Juror: Aaron Sacco.

66th Annual Wabash Valley Exhibition. Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, Indiana, July 10 - September 4, 2010. Regional group juried exhibition. Juror: Gregory Gilbert.

Invitational Salon Exhibition of Small Works. New Arts Program, Lehigh Valley and Berks, Pennsylvania, May 28 - July 10, 2010. National group invitational exhibition.

Image Attitude Impression. Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, Illinois, March 12 - April 9, 2010. National juried group exhibition. Juror: Geoffrey Bates.

2010 Juried Members Exhibition. CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, New York, February 6 - March 20, 2010.  Juror: Sandra Q. Firmin.

2009

Color Matters. South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, Massachusetts, September 18 - November 1, 2009. National juried group exhibition. Juror: Jen Mergel.

Assume Nothing. Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, Illinois, September 11 - October 9, 2009. National juried group exhibition. Juror: Peter Jones.

Downtown Fim Festival-Los Angeles. Los angeles Center for Digital Art, August 12 - 22, 2009. International juried group exhibition. Jurors: Rex Bruce & Rita Gonzalez.

International New Media Expo. Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, August 13 - 20, 2009. International juried group exhibition. Jurors: Rex Bruce & Rita Gonzalez.

2009 Members Exhibition. Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, Florida, September 4 - 26, 2009.

Los Angeles Center for Digital Art--Preview:Downtown Film Festival Los Angeles and Digital Art L.A. July 9, 2009. Open exhibition.

50 | 50. Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, Illinois, July 10 - August 30, 2009. Regional group invitational exhibition.

Invitational Salon Exhibition of Small Works. New Arts Program, Lehigh Valley and Berks, Pennsylvania, May 22 - July 11, 2009. National group invitational exhibition.

White, Black & Shades of Gray. South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, Massachusetts, March 6 - April 19, 2009. National juried group exhibition. Juror: Sidney Hurwitz.

2008

Opposition. Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, Missouri, October 3 - November 14, 2008. Regional group juried exhibition. KCAC juror committee.

Destruct | Construct. Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, Illinois, September 12 - October 10, 2008. National juried group exhibition. Juror: Gregg Hertzlieb.

2008 Members Exhibition. Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, Florida, September 5 - 27, 2008.

Ready, Set, Go. South Seattle Community College Art Gallery, Seattle, Washington, June 23 - July 18, 2008. National juried group exhibition. Juror: Renee Rhodes.

Hun Gallery International 2008. The Hun Gallery, New York, New York, February 1 - 29, 2008.  International juried group exhibition. Hun gallery juror committee.

Between Heaven and Earth: Spiritual Transformation and Sacred Space. The College of New Jersey, January 16 - February 13, 2008.  National juried group exhibition. Juror: Eleanor Heartney.

2007

Perspectives. Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, Illinois, September 14 - October 12, 2007. National juried group exhibition. Juror: Allison Peters.

63rd Annual Wabash Valley Exhibition. Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, Indiana, July 7 - August 31, 2007. Regional group juried exhibition. Juror: David Edgar.

18th Annual Invitational Salon Exhibition of Small Works. New Arts Program, Lehigh Valley and Berks, Pennsylvania, May 25 - July 14, 2007. National invitational group exhibition.

Painted Tongue: Union of Art and Word. Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, Illinois, March 9 - April 13, 2007. National juried group exhibition. Juror: Lanny Silverman.

Self Perceptions. Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, California, February 1 - 29, 2007. National juried group exhibition. Juror committee.

2006

Holiday Exhibition. The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, Florida, November 10 - December 31, 2006. National juried and invitational group exhibition. Juror committee.

New Media. Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, California, November 2 - December 6, 2006. National juried group exhibition. OCCCA juror committee.

Digitally Propelled Ideas Biennial. Kellogg University Art Gallery, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California, September 18 - October 21, 2006. National juried group exhibition. Juror: Elliot Earls.

Single Channel. South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, Indiana, July 15 - September 10, 2006. National juried group exhibition. Jurors/curators: Jody Boyer, Russ Nordman, Echotrope.

Signal Channel. Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha , Nebraska, June 30 - July 20, 2006. National juried group exhibition. Jurors/curators: Jody Boyer, Russ Nordman, Echotrope.

Summer Show/Critic's Choice. Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Dallas, Texas, June 23 - August 20, 2006 . Artist members exhibition.

2005

Juried Exhibition. Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, Florida, November 11 - December 31, 2005. National juried group exhibition. Morean juror committee.

16th Annual Invitational Salon Exhibition of Small Works. New Arts Program, Lehigh Valley and Berks, Pennsylvania, May 27 - July 23, 2005. National invitational group exhibition.

Embedded: living with technology. Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Athens, Georgia, April 1 - May 8, 2005. National juried group exhibition. Jurors/curators: Caroline Cason & Lizzie Zucker Saltz.

Spirituality & Religion in a Modern World. Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, Illinois, March 18 - April 29, 2005. National juried group exhibition. Juror: Robert Stanley.

Continuing exhibition

Dialogue: art, technology, imagery. Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, Laurel, Maryland, September 8, 2004 - September 8, 2005. National juried group exhibition of the Society for Photographic Education Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference. Juror committee.

2004

W.R. Monroe Museum, Carnegie Center for the Arts, Three Rivers, Michigan, October 10 - November 16, 2004. Regional invitational group exhibition.

Fusion·Form·Function. Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, Illinois, October 1 - November 4, 2004. National juried group exhibition. Juror: Nancy Roach.

Digitally Propelled Ideas Biennial. Kellogg University Art Gallery, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California, September 20 - October 20, 2004. National juried group exhibition. Juror: Carol Ann Klonirides.

60th Annual Wabash Valley Exhibition. Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, Indiana, September 18 - October 24, 2004. Regional group juried exhibition. Juror: Nato Thompson.

Fall Arts Festival 2004: Film & Video. Around the Coyote Gallery, Chicago, Illinois , September 10 - 12, 2004. National juried group exhibition.  Juror committee.

Dialogue: art, technology, imagery. Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, Laurel, Maryland, September 8, 2004 - September 8, 2005. National juried group exhibition of the Society for Photographic Education Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference. Juror committee.

Der Sechste Sinn-Konrad Bayer auf Schloss Hagenberg. Konrad Bayer Gesellschaft und Theaterverein Meyerhold/Wienviertelfestival 2004, Hagenberg, Austria, June 19 & 20, 2004. International invitational group exhibition. Presenter: Christoph Theiler.

15th Annual Invitational Salon Exhibition of Small Works.  New Arts Program, Lehigh Valley and Berks, Pennsylvania, May 28 - July 24, 2004. National invitational group exhibition.

2003

The Human Condition. Central Wyoming College Gallery, Riverton, Wyoming, October 22 - November 23, 2003. National group exhibition. Curator: Nita Kehoe.

59th Annual Wabash Valley Exhibition. Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, Indiana, September 20 - October 26, 2003. Regional group juried exhibition. Juror: Lawrence Rinder.

Digital Time Pieces. California Museum of Photography, University of California, Riverside, May 18 - September 7, 2003. National group exhibition. Curator: Georg Burwick.

TechArt. South Shore Art Center, Cohasset , Massachusetts / Boston Cyberarts Festival, April 18 - May 25, 2003 . National juried group exhibition. Jurors: Aaron Fry and Dorothy Simpson Krause.

2002

Celebrating Spirituality. Central Wyoming College Gallery, Riverton, Wyoming, September 9 - October 8, 2002. National group exhibition. Curator: Nita Kehoe.

7th Annual Not Still Art Festival. The Micro Museum, Brooklyn, New York, April 27, 2002. National juried group exhibition in association with WNET, Experimental Television Center. NSA juror committee.

Collage/Assemblage/Montage. Pennsylvania School of Art & Design, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, February 4 – March 22, 2002. National group exhibition. Curator: Kristy Krivitsky.

Hopscotch: Associative Leaps in the Construction of Narrative. Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 1- March 16, 2002. National juried members exhibition of the College Art Association Annual Conference. Juror: Ellen Rosenholtz.

Video Marathon 2002. Art in General, New York, New York, January 12, 2002. National juried group exhibition, sponsored by Experimental Television Center, New York State Council on the Arts. Juror committee.

2001

A Question of Faith. University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa, October 1 - October 26, 2001. National juried group exhibition. Juror: Eleanor Heartney.

Journeys: mind-body-spirit. Target Gallery, Alexandria, Virginia, August 22 - September 30, 2001. National juried group exhibition. Juror: Deborah McLeod.

Video Jam/Quick Flicks. Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Lake Worth, Florida, July 14 - August 19, 2001. National juried group exhibition. Jurors/curators: Michael Rush & Jody Servon.

Valleyfest Film Festival. Knoxville, Tennessee, March 15 - 18, 2001. National juried group exhibition. Juror committee.

1998-2000

SCANARTS 20/2000. Silicon Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November, 2000. National juried group exhibition in association with the University of the Arts. Juror committee.

BitByBit All Digital Exhibition. Manitou Springs, Colorado, October - November, 2000. National juried group exhibition. Juror committee.

Grand Opening Exhibition. Warner Gallery, Indiana University South Bend, September 26 - October 21, 2000. IUSB faculty & invited artists.

An Evening of Electronic Music. Indiana University South Bend, January 22, 1999.

Kindred Spirits. Daughtrey Gallery, Sage Center for the Arts, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, Michigan, October 30 - November 22, 1998. IUSB faculty & invited artists.

W.R. Monroe Museum, Carnegie Center for the Arts, Three Rivers, Michigan, September 13 - October 11, 1998. IUSB faculty & invited artists.

 

Other Exhibitions and Screenings

Visions Fugitive: Selected Work in Video, Animation, and Sound. Glance Gallery, South Bend/Granger, Indiana,  November 3 - 29, 2008.

Visions Fugitive.  Indiana University South Bend, South Bend, Indiana. Distinguished Research Award Lecture & Screening,  October 25, 2007.

New Work in Video, Animation, and Sound. Goshen College, Goshen, Indiana. Lecture screening of multiple works, December 1, 2006.

Musical Structure in Media Composition. Goshen College, Goshen, Indiana. Lecture screening of multiple works, November 18, 2005.

Video, animation, sound. Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. Lecture screening of multiple works, November 2, 2005.

Video as Art. Goshen College, Goshen, Indiana. Lecture screening of multiple works, September 3, 2003.

Indiana University South Bend, 1998 - present. Faculty exhibitions, various years.

Kentucky Educational Television (KET), Barr Films, National Educational Television Association, Coronet Film/Video, Western Kentucky University Public Television, 1985 - 1998. PBS system, national and regional broadcasts and distribution of work in documentary and educational video. Significant work includes:

Jesse Stuart: An American Writer (1997)

Video documentary. Multiple broadcasts beginning February, 1998, by Kentucky Educational Television (KET). Distributed by KET.

James Still: Man on Troublesome Creek (1989)

Video documentary. Multiple broadcasts by Kentucky Educational Television (KET). Distributed to PBS sytem stations nationwide through KET and the National Educational Television Association (NETA).

Invited screening, Appalachian Symposium, University of Rome, Italy, January 18 - 20, 1989.  Presenter: James Still.

Invited screening, Television Profiles of Kentucky Writers, 20th Century Literature Conference, University of Louisville, February 24, 1989.

I Have a Place: The Poetry of Jim Wayne Miller (1985)

Video documentary. Multiple broadcasts by Kentucky Educational Television (KET). Distributed to PBS system stations nationwide through KET and the National Educational Television Association (NETA).

Invited screenings, Appalachian Writers Workshop, Hindman, Kentucky, July, 1997, and Jim Wayne Miller Annual Celebration of Creative Writing, Western Kentucky University, 1997 - 2002.

Invited screening, Appalachian Symposium, University of Rome, Italy, January 18 - 20, 1989. Presenter: James Still.

Invited screening, Television Profiles of Kentucky Writers, 20th Century Literature Conference, University of Louisville, February 24, 1989.

Invited screening, Independent Showcase, J.B. Speed Museum, Louisville, Kentucky, April 15, 1989.

Reviewed by F.P. Hulme, The Arts Journal, May, 1986, and by John Egerton, author of Generations: An American Family.

Poetry: A Beginner's Guide (1984)

Video educational documentary. Produced and written by Michael Lasater & Mary Ellen Miller. Directed by Michael Lasater. Features work by Jim Wayne Miller, Joy Bale Boone, and selections of poetry from the past two centuries. National distribution by Coronet Film & Video.

 

Awards & prizes

Sherry Dailey and Tom Tucker Award of Merit in Memory of Shirley Dailey Bennett for Maquette (2012), 69th Annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition, Sheldon Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, Indiana, June 29- August 24, 2013.

Museum Award for Act II (2009), 67th Annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition, Sheldon Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, Indiana, July 9 - August 27, 2011.

Danette Angermeier Memorial Award for Visions Fugitive (2007), 66th Annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition, Sheldon Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, Indiana, July 10 - September 4, 2010.

First Place for Crossing, Berlin 1927 (2008), Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, Illinois, Image Attitude Impression, March 12 - April 9, 2010.

Juror's Selection Award for One, two (2008), CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, New York. Juried Member's Exhibition, February 6 - March 20, 2010.

First Place for Act II (2009), Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, Illinois, Assume Nothing, September 11 - October 9, 2009.

Honorable Mention for Crossing, Berlin 1927 (2008), Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, Florida, September 4 - 26, 2009.

Honorable Mention for Epiphany (2006), South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, Massachusetts, Color Matters, September 18 - November 1, 2009.

Hun Art Foundation Award, Hun Gallery International 2008, Hun Gallery, New York, New York.

Pfizer, Inc. Award for Epiphany (2006)63rd Annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition, Sheldon Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, Indiana, July 7 - August 31, 2007.

Distinguished Research Award, Indiana University South Bend, 2007.

First Place for Persona (2001), Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, Illinois, Spirituality & Religion in a Modern World, March 18- April 29, 2005.

Best of Show for Flight (2000), Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, Illinois, Fusion-Form-Function, October 1 - November 5, 2004.

Juror's Award for In tempo (2002) and Billboard (2004), Kellogg University Art Gallery, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California, Digitally Propelled Ideas Biennial, September 20 - October 20, 2004.

Burke Award of Honor for Billboard (2004), 60th Annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition, Sheldon Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, IN, September 18 - October 24, 2004.

Best of Category, Dynamic Media, for Flight (2000) and Passing Figure (1999), BitByBit All Digital Exhibition, Manitou Springs, Colorado, 2000.

University Award for Research and Creativity, Western Kentucky University, 1989.

Director's Choice Award, Sinking Creek Film Festival, Nashville, Tennessee, 1989.

Honorable Mention, National Educational Film and Video Festival, 1989. Certificate of Creative Excellence, U.S. Film and Video Festival, Chicago, Illinois, 1988.

Silver Apple Award, National Educational Film and Video Festival, 1988.

Honorable Mention, American Film and Video Festival, 1988.

Golden Gate Award, San Francisco International Film and Video Festival,1986. Best of category for I Have a Place: The Poetry of Jim Wayne Miller.

Finalist, American Film Festival, 1986.

Silver Apple Award, National Educational Film Festival, 1986.

Bronze Medal, International Film and Television Festival of New York, 1985.

Red Ribbon Award, American Film Festival, 1985.

Finalist, Birmingham International Educational Film Festival, 1985.

Resolution of Commendation, Western Kentucky University Board of Trustees, 1985.

Finalist, National Monitor Awards, 1984.

Gordon J. Alderman Award for Outstanding Creativity , S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University, 1981.

 

Reviews & press

IU professor's multimedia work challenges perceptions at South Bend Museum of Art. IU Homepages, April 2012. Feature article by Jennifer Piurek on Michael Lasater: Video, Animation, Sound, South Bend Museum of Art, March 10 - July 8, 2012.

Professor by day, featured exhibit artist by night. The Preface, South Bend, Indiana, April 24, 2012. Feature article by Malory Pecina on Michael Lasater: Video, Animation, Sound, South Bend Museum of Art, March 10 - July 8, 2012.

A Moment in Time. Feature article on Michael Lasater: Video, Animation, Sound, South Bend Museum of Art, March 10 - July 8, 2012. Howard Dukes, South Bend Tribune, South Bend, Indiana, April 1, 2012.

The Traditional and the Non-Traditional, The Preface, South Bend, Indiana, September 17, 2008. Exhibition review, Indiana University South Bend, August 28 - October 3, 2008.

Collage for the Senses, Arts Everywhere, South Bend, Indiana, November 8, 2007. A review of Visions Fugitive: New Work in Video, Animation, and Sound, Distinguished Research Award Exhibition, Warner Gallery, Indiana University South Bend, October25-November 9, 2007.

Still image from Flight (2006) published as brochure cover art and website banner for Summer Show & Critic's Choice, Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Dallas, Texas, June 23 - August 19, 2006.

Still image from Flight (2000) published in Solo Exhibitions by Artist Members, CAA News, College Art Association, Volume 31, Number 1, January, 2006.

Artistic and Cinematic Lines Blur at Edges, review of solo show of multiple works, by LiJia Gong, The Hoya, Georgetown University, November 11, 2005.

Review of work and publication of still image from Flight (2000), by James W. Mahoney, Washington, D.C. editor, Art in America, published in Art Papers, September/October, 2005.

Still image from Contrapunctus (2004) published as cover art for Marquee, Arts & Entertainment, Athens Banner Herald, May 19 - 25, 2005.

Technological Affectations, review of multiple works by Melissa Link, Athens Banner-Herald, May 19 - 25, 2005.

Embedded: living with technology, review of multiple works by Lizzie Zucker Saltz, Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, April 9 - May 29, 2005.

Still image from Flight (2000) and artist's statement published in Indiana University Research & Creative Activity, Volume XXV, No. 2, Spring 2003.

Virtual disrealities, review of solo exhibition at the Indianapolis Art Center by Julianna Thibodeaux, published in Nuvo Weekly, Indianapolis, April 2, 2003.

Excerpt from Passing Figure published as cover art (with artist's statement) in Religion & Education, Volume 29, Number 1, Spring 2002.

Jesse Stuart: An American Writer, reviewed by Susan Voelkel, IU Homepages, January 23, 1998.

Interviewee, subject source for Lights, camera, action at IUSB, article by Marilyn Hughes, South Bend Tribune, November 27, 1995.

I Have a Place: The Poetry of Jim Wayne Miller, reviewed by F.P. Hulme, The Arts Journal, May, 1986, and by John Egerton, author of Generations: An American Family.

 

Other honors, professional activity, etc.

Doctoral Fellowship / Research Assistantship, Syracuse University, 1989 - 1991.

Graduate Assistant, Syracuse University, 1980 - 1981.

Fellowship, National Orchestral Association / The Juilliard School,
1973 - 1975.

Scholarship, Oberlin College Conservatory of Music, 1965 - 1969.

 

Professional performance and managerial career in music

Director of Marketing, Syracuse Symphony Orchestra, Syracuse, New York, 1977-1980. Produced SSO Carnegie Hall debut, April 10, 1978 and return Carnegie Hall performance, March 22, 1980; SSO / Opera Theater of Syracuse performances of Madama Butterfly, Shea's Buffalo Theater, Buffalo, New York; residency at the Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, New York; full orchestral and ensemble performances throughout New York State.

L'orchestra del Festival dei Due Mondi di Spoleto, Spoleto, Italy; Villach, Austria; Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1976. Christopher Keene, Gian Carlo Menotti. Member, bass trombone.

New Jersey Symphony, Newark, New Jersey, 1975 - 1976. Henry Lewis. Bass trombone.

Bolshoi Opera of Moscow, USSR, New York tour at the Metropolitan Opera, July, 1975. Bass trombone.

Metropolitan Opera, New York, New York, 1973 - 1975. James Levine, Rafael Kubelik, James Conlon, Sixten Ehrling. Bass trombone.

Berkshire Music Center Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Tanglewood, Lenox, Massachusetts, 1974. Seiji Ozawa, Gunther Schuller. Member, bass trombone.

National Orchestral Association Orchestra, New York, New York, 1973 - 1975. Member, bass trombone.

Lincoln Center Student Program ensembles, New York, New York, 1973 - 1975. Member, bass trombone.

Hudson Valley Philharmonic, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1969 - 1977. Imre Pallo, Gunther Schuller, Victoria Bond. Member, tenor/bass trombone.

Show band work in Catskills, New York resorts The Pines, The Raleigh, 1969 - 1972. Mel Torme, various Broadway and Hollywood performers. Bass trombone.

United States Military Academy Band, West Point, New York,
1969 -1972. Member, bass trombone.

Aspen Festival Orchestra, Aspen, Colorado, 1968 & 1969. James Levine, Walter Susskind, Darius Milhaud, Leonard Slatkin, Lawrence Foster, Jorge Mester. Member, bass trombone.

University Circle Orchestra, Cleveland, Ohio, 1967 - 1969. James Levine, members of The Cleveland Orchestra. Member, bass trombone.

Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus Band. Mid-Kansas tour, 1964/65. Merle Evans. Tenor trombone.

 

Education

Ph. D. Syracuse University 1992
M.S. Syracuse University 1981
M.M. The Juilliard School 1975
B. Mus. Oberlin Conservatory of Music 1969

 

Academic Position

Professor of Mass Communications
Chair, Department of Integrated New Media Studies
Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts
Indiana University South Bend
1700 Mishawaka Avenue
South Bend, Indiana  46615

mlasater@iusb.edu