Curriculum Vitae


SOLO EXHIBITIONS/SCREENINGS/PERFORMANCES



2023

Collision Center - Los Angeles Film Forum - Los Angeles, CA


2022
   
What It Is Impossible Not to Know and What It Is No Longer Permissible to Believe in the United States – Stoveworks Gallery – Chattanooga, TN


2019  
 
Angeles Dreaming – Artist Film Workshop – Melbourne, Australia


2018  
 
Spotlights on the Brick Wall (with Alee Peoples) – LaborBerlin – Berlin, Germany

Spotlights on the Brick Wall (with Alee Peoples) – WORM – Rotterdam, Netherlands

Spotlights on the Brick Wall (with Alee Peoples) – Cavia – Amsterdam, Netherlands

VISIONS – La Lumière Collective – Montreal, Canada

Juror Presentation – Milwaukee Underground Film Festival – Milwaukee, WI


2017

Toward The Concrete – Headroom Cinema – Iowa City, IA

Toward The Concrete – Microlights Cinema – Milwaukee, WI

Toward The Concrete – Nightingale Cinema – Chicago, IL

Toward the Concrete – A.P.E. Gallery – Northampton, MA

Toward the Concrete – Sight Unseen Cinema – Baltimore, MD


2016

MY SYMBOLS FOR TRUTH – No Nothing Cinema – San Francisco, CA

Black Hole Cinematheque – Oakland, CA


2015

Half Human, Half Vapor Expanded – Echo Park Film Center – Los Angeles, CA


2014

Oracles and Atmosphere (with Alee Peoples) – AS220 Gallery – Providence, RI

Connectivity Through Cinema – Center for Performance Research – Brooklyn, NY

On One Foot, Arms Outstretched – Projector Performance – Echo Park Film Center


2013

In Between – Projection/sound performance – KCHUNG – Los Angeles, CA


2010

Emotional Rescue II – Projector Performance – Soft Approach – Providence, RI





FESTIVAL SCREENINGS/GROUP EXHIBITIONS



2024

International Film Festival Rotterdam - Rotterdam, Netherlands


First Look - Museum of the Moving Image - Queens, NY


2023

Media City Film Festival - Windsor, Canada


Light Matter - Alfred, NY

The Observers – Koganei-City Nakamachi Tenjinmae Community Center – Tokyo, Japan

Later Experiments in Feedback – Anthology Film Archives – New York, NY

Stray, With the Body – Woodbine – Queens, NY

Local Waters – Crisp-Ellert Art Museum – St. Augustine, FL


2022

Experiments in Cinema – Albuquerque, NM

Printed Matter NY Art Book Fair – New York, NY

Press Play – Moisturizer Gallery – Gainesville, FL



2021

Slamdance – Park City, UT

European Media Arts Festival – Osnabrück, Germany

Printed Matter Book Fair – New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) – Miami, FL

A Concrete Cloud – Hyde Park Art Center – Chicago, IL

Friends With Benefits – Videodrome – Marseilles, France

Dog Star Orchestra 17 – Los Angeles, CA

Silver Dusk – Los Angeles, CA

Process Festival – Riga, Latvia

Pugnant Goes Punk – Athens, Greece



2020

Ann Arbor Film Festival – Ann Arbor, MI

Exis Festival – Seoul, South Korea

Light Field – San Francisco, CA

All Time Stop Now – Coaxial Arts Foundation – Los Angeles, CA

The World’s Worst – Online Exhibtion

Onion City Film Festival – Chicago, IL

European Media Arts Festival – Osnabrück, Germany

Iowa City International Documentary Film Festival – Iowa City, IA

Milwaukee Underground Film Festival – Milwaukee, WI

Fracto – Berlin, Germany

Printed Matter Book Fair – Online Exhibition/Artist Talk



2019

Human Resources – Los Angeles, CA

Classic Hell on Earth – Capitol Theatre – Olympia, Washington

Parallel Inquiries – Culver Center for the Arts – Riverside, CA

Nomadica – Bologna, Italy

Mono No Aware – Brooklyn, NY

Florida Experimental Film Festival – Tampa, FL




2018

Acid Free – Blum & Poe – Los Angeles, CA

Between Relating – High Desert Test Sites – Yucca Valley, CA

Fire, Freeway & Flood – West Coast US Touring Program

(S8) IX Mostra de Cinema Periférico – A CoruñaSpain

Light/Landscape Sense – Macao – Milan, Italy

Hello From The Other Side – Far Off Art Fair – Cologne, Germany

In Between – Uplink – Tokyo, Japan

Nightingale 10 – Nightingale Cinema – Chicago, IL



2017

A Day In The Sun – Echo Park Film Center and Machine Project – Los Angeles, CA

Astral Projections – Anthology Film Archives – New York, NY

Athens International Film and Video Festival – Athens, OH

Exposure – Kopernik Observatory & Science Center – Vestal, NY

Back To The Future – Filmwerkplaats – Rotterdam, Netherlands

Milwaukee Underground Film Festival – Milwaukee, WI

Experiments In Cinema – Albuquerque, NM

Supernormal – Oxfordshire, UK

Process Festival – Riga, Latvia

Fracto – Berlin, Germany

Big Ears Festival – Knoxville, TN

$100 Film Festival – Calgary, Canada

Frame Bursting – Sign Gallery – Groningen, Netherlands

The West Virginia Mountaineer Short Film Festival – Morgantown, WV

Plastik Festival – Dublin, Ireland

Kyiv International Short Film Fesitval – Kiev, Ukraine

European Media Arts Festival – Osnabrück, Germany

Iowa City Documentary Festival – Iowa City, IA

San Diego Underground Film Festival – San Diego, CA

Other Cinema – San Francisco, CA




2016

International Film Festival Rotterdam – Rotterdam, Netherlands

New York Film Festival – Projections – New York, NY

Images Festival – Ontario, Canada

Scenario II: Let's Get This Thing Going – ACRE Projects – Chicago, IL

SEGUEING – Character Projects – Los Angeles, CA

Going Hard – Grand Union – Birmingham, United Kingdom

Future Projections – Moog Fest – Durham, NC

BLAM Projects – Los Angeles, CA

FESTIVAL DES CINÉMAS DIFFÉRENTS DE PARIS – Paris, France

Institute of Modern Art – Brisbane, Australia

Fields Festival – Baltimore, MD

Exis Festival – Seoul, South Korea

The Resonance of Shadow – Saitama, Japan

Lima Independiente Festival de Cine – Lima, Peru

European Media Arts Festival – Osnabrück, Germany

Light Field – San Francisco, CA

Onion City Film Festival – Chicago, IL

Crossroads Film Festival – San Francisco Cinematheque – San Francisco, CA

Athens International Film and Video Festival – Athens, OH

Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival – Minneapolis, MN

Unexposed Microcinema – Durham, NC

FRAME, RE-FRAME – Arsenal – Berlin, Germany

Les Inattendus – Lyon, France

Beneath The Myth – Iris Film Collective – Vancouver, BC

San Diego Underground Film Festival – San Diego, CA

WNDX Festival of The Moving Image – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada



2015

New York Film Festival – Projections – New York, NY

Courtisane Festival – Ghent, Belgium

European Media Arts Festival – Osnabrück, Germany

Ann Arbor Film Festival Touring Program – US and Western Europe

Frontiera Festival International Documentary Festival – Goiânia, Goiás, Brasil

Crossroads Film Festival – San Francisco Cinematheque – San Francisco, CA

Dallas Medianale – Dallas, TX

Adelaide Film Festival – Adelaide, Australia

New American Experimental Film – Kino Lab – Warsaw, Poland

FOL Sunar: Amerikan Deneysel Sineması'ndan Seçkiler – Istanbul, Turkey

Edinburgh International Film Festival – Edinburgh, Scotland

DINCA Vision Quest – Museum of Contemporary Art – Chicago, IL

Braquage – Paris, France

Anthropocentricities – INOVA Gallery – Milwaukee, WI

Imagine Science Film Festival – New York, NY

New American Experimental Film – Kino Lab – Warsaw, Poland

Kyiv International Short Film Festival – Kiev, Ukraine

Milwaukee Underground Film Festival – Milwaukee, WI

Chicago Underground Film Festival – Chicago, IL

$100 Film Festival – Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Haverhill Experimental Film Festival – Haverhill, MA

Florida Experimental Film Festival – Gainesville, FL

Frames From the Golden State – Sign Gallery – Groningen, Netherlands




2014

Toronto International Film Festival – Wavelengths – Ontario, Canada

New York Film Festival – Projections – New York, NY

International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam – Netherlands

Ann Arbor Film Festival – Ann Arbor, MI

#AWKWARD – Plug Projects – Kansas City, MO

Hong Kong International Film Festival – Kowloon, Hong Kong

Edinburgh International Film Festival – Scotland, UK

Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independente – Buenos Aires, Argentina

Los Angeles Filmforum presents LA<===>AA – Los Angeles, CA

Burning Bungalows Film Tour – Mexico and American Southwest

Haverhill Experimental Film Festival – Haverhill, MA

Winnipeg Underground Film Festival – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Generation Loss – Artist Television Access – San Francisco, CA

Chicago Underground Film Festival – Chicago, IL

Crossroads Film Festival – San Francisco Cinematheque – San Francisco, CA

Australian International Experimental Film Festival – Perth and Melbourne, Australia

Milwaukee Underground Film Festival – Milwaukee, WI

Iowa City International Documentary Film Festival – Iowa City, IA

New Works Salon – Echo Park Film Center – Los Angeles, CA

Sight Unseen Cinema – Baltimore, MD



2013


New York Film Festival – Views from the Avant-Garde – New York, NY

DINCA Vision Quest – Mana Contemporary Gallery – Chicago, IL

Cinematheque 108 – USC School of Cinematic Arts – Los Angeles, CA

Abstraction Reaction – Machine Project – Los Angeles, CA

Temporary Ocean (in Light and Sound) – Boston, MA and Providence, RI

New Works Salon – Echo Park Film Center – Los Angeles, CA

SFMOMA Countdown Celebration – San Francisco, CA

Milwaukee Underground Film Festival – Milwaukee, WI

Iowa City Documentary Film Festival – Iowa City, IA




2012

Some Unseen Lights – Amsterdam, NE

FR3AK, W31RD0, H0RR0R, M4CABR3 – AS220 Gallery – Providence, RI



2011

Ebb and Flow – RK Projects – Providence, RI

Milwaukee Underground Film Festival – Milwaukee, WI



2010

RISCA Fellowship Exhibition – Imago Gallery – Warren, RI

Wide Open Broken – White Vinyl Space – Miami, FL



2009

Shivering Shelves – Dirt Palace – Providence, RI





AWARDS


2023

Cultural Grant Award - Netherland-America Foundation


2019

Lecturer Development Grant Award – California State University San Marcos


2017

LightPress Grant


2016

Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts Artist Project Grant (via Echo Park Film Center)


2015

Best Experimental Film – Athens International Film and Video Festival

Foundation for Contemporary Arts – Emergency Grant

Honorable Mention – Haverhill Experimental Film Festival


2013

Jury Prize Award – Milwaukee Underground Film Festival

Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences – Artist Production Fellowship


2012

Fotekem Production Grant

2011-2014

The CalArts Scholarship

2011

Top Prize Award – Milwaukee Underground Film Festival

2009

Merit Award in Film and Video – Rhode Island State Council for the Arts




RESIDENCIES AND FELLOWSHIPS


2022


Stoveworks Residency – Chattanooga, TN


2015

Artists' Cooperative Residency and Exhibitions (ACRE) – Stueben, WI


2011

LEF Foundation Robert Flaherty Seminar Fellowship



DISTRIBUTION


Canyon Cinema (United States)

Light Cone (Europe)




COLLECTIONS


Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Film Archive

California Institute of the Arts

University of Iowa

University of South Carolina





FILM AND VIDEO WORKS


2023

Holographic Will (16mm / 5:15)


2021

Tomorrow: It’s not too late to join (HD / 7:30)


2020

Something To Touch That Is Not Corruption Or Ashes Or Dust (16mm / 7:00)


2019

Classic Hell On Earth – collaboration with Gun Outfit and Joe  Denardo (performance for 16mm projector, digital projector, live musicians / 60:00)


2017

Lost, Present Tense (3x16mm to HD / looping)


2016

Spotlight on a Brick Wall – collaboration with Alee Peoples (16mm / 8:00)


2015

Half Human, Half Vapor (16mm / 12:00)


2014

Under the Atmosphere (16mm / 15:00)


2013

With Pluses and Minuses (16mm / 5:00)


2012

Ten Notes on a Summer's Day (HD / 4:30)

Down on the Ground (16mm / 1:00)


2010

Emotional Rescue II (16mm / 5:00)

Give me Shapes – collaboration with Hannah Lew (Dual Super 8 projection / 3:00)

In Between (16mm / 5:00)





PUBLICATIONS



2023

Collision Center III - Pegacorn Press

2022

Collision Center II – Pegacorn Press

2021

Collision Center – Pegacorn Press

2018

“Listening to the Space” – Visionary Film





SELECT DISCOGRAPHY


2021


Psychic Parking cassette

Teenage Waistband discography 10” record – Independent Woman Records


2015

Half Human Half Vapor Soundtrack lathe-cut 7” record


2010

Clear Leader cassette – Gross Domestic Product


2008

Crude Hill On Stilts cassette – Flowing Well Records


2007

Teenage Waistband I Saw What I Wanted to See cassette – TWB Records


2006

Rare Youth Compilation 2xCD as Feral Children and Teenage Waistband – Rare Youth


2005

All The Days Are Numbered So CD/book as Reactionary 3 – Harlan Records


2004

split LP with True North as Reactionary 3 – Obscurist Press

split LP with Impractical Cockpit as Nuclear Family – Friends & Relatives Records


2003

Reactionary 3 7" record – Obscurist Press





TEACHING EXPERIENCE


2023 - Present

Lecturer - Cinema Department - Binghamton University 


2020 – 2023

Special Faculty – Film and Video – California Institute of the Arts (CalArts)


2017 – Present

Lecturer – Art, Media, and Design – California State University San Marcos


2020

Lecturer – Visual Arts – University of California San Diego


2017 – 2019

Lecturer – Fine Arts/Film – Cerritos College


2014 – 2016

Teaching Associate – Film and Video – California Institute of the Arts


2015

Graduate Advisor (Remote) – Massachusetts College of Art and Design


2012-2014

Teaching Assistant – 16mm Film Production – California Institute of the Arts




COURSES TAUGHT


Spring 2024

CINE 351/541 - Filmmaking II: 16mm Filmmaking - Binghamton University 


CINE  252 - Filmmaking I - Binghamton University

CINE  122 - Expression and Innovation in Film and Video - Binghamton University



Fall 2023

CINE  380K - Recycled and Reimagined - Binghamton University

CINE  252 - Filmmaking I - Binghamton University

CINE  122 - Expression and Innovation in Film and Video - Binghamton University



Spring 2023

FPFV-553/153 – Cinematic Voices – California Institute of the Arts


Fall 2022

FPFV-204 – 16mm Film Production Workshop – California Institute of the Arts

AMD 311 (10) – Introduction to Video Arts – California State University San Marcos

AMD 311 (20) – Introduction to Video Arts – California State University San Marcos


Spring 2022

FPFV-553/153 – Cinematic Voices – California Institute of the Arts

FPFV-340 – Undergraduate Critique – California Institute of the Arts


Fall 2021

FPFV-204 – 16mm Film Production Workshop – California Institute of the Arts

AMD 404 – Advanced Video Production – California State University San Marcos

AMD 311 (10) – Introduction to Video Arts – California State University San Marcos

AMD 311 (20) – Introduction to Video Arts – California State University San Marcos


Spring 2021

AMD 311 (10) – Introduction to Video Arts – California State University San Marcos

AMD 311 (20) – Introduction to Video Arts – California State University San Marcos


Fall 2020

AMD 311 (10) – Introduction to Video Arts – California State University San Marcos

AMD 311 (20) – Introduction to Video Arts – California State University San Marcos


Spring 2020

FPFV449 – On the Edge of Narrative – California Institute of the Arts

VIS 131 – 16mm Filmmaking – University of California San Diego

VIS 180A – Documentary Evidence and the Construction of Authenticity in Current Media Practices – University of California San Diego


Fall 2019

AMD 311 – Introduction to Video Arts – California State University San Marcos

AMD 330 – Experimental Media Production – California State University San Marcos

AMD 122 – Survey of World Cinema – California State University San Marcos


Spring 2019

VSAR 303 – Introduction to Video Arts – California State University San Marcos

FILM 104 – Motion Picture and Digital Cinematography – Cerritos College


Fall 2018

VSAR 303 – Introduction to Video Arts – California State University San Marcos

FILM 101 – Motion Picture Production – Cerritos College


Spring 2018

VSAR 306 – Video in the Community – California State University San Marcos

FILM 104 – Motion Picture and Digital Cinematography – Cerritos College


Fall 2017

VSAR 303 – Introduction to Video Arts – California State University San Marcos

FILM 101 – Motion Picture Production – Cerritos College


Spring 2016

FPFV205/505 – 16mm Film Production Workshop II – California Institute of the Arts


Fall 2015

FPFV204/504 – 16mm Film Production Workshop I – California Institute of the Arts


Spring 2015

FPFV205/505 – 16mm Film Production Workshop II – California Institute of the Arts


Fall  2014

FPFV204/504 – 16mm Film Production Workshop I – California Institute of the Arts




LECTURES/VISITS/WORKSHOPS


2021

Visiting Artist – 16mm Film Production – California Institute of the Arts

Artist Talk – The Unpossessable Possessor – European Media Arts Festival

Artist Talk – Collision Center – Printed Matter Virtual Art Book Fair


2019

Visiting Artist – The Chadwick School – Rancho Palos Verdes, CA


2018

Master Class – Filmwerkplaats – Rotterdam, Netherlands

Guest Lecturer – Film and Television Production MFA – Loyola Marymount University

Visiting Artist – Sculpture Studio – Otis College of Art and Design


2017

Guest Lecturer – Moving Image: The Interval – University of Illinois Chicago

Guest Lecturer – Film Production – University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Visiting Artist – Cinematic Arts – University of Iowa

Guest Lecturer – Theory and Practice – Maryland Institute College of Art

Guest Lecturer – Experimental Film Production – Otis College of Art and Design

Visiting Artist – 16mm Film Production – Amherst College

Guest Lecturer – Handmade Cinema – Dartmouth College

Guest Lecturer – Advanced Video Production – Keene State University


2016

Visiting Artist – 16mm Film Production – Bard College


2014-2015

Introduction to 16mm Filmmaking– Echo Park Film Center


2013

Guest Lecturer – Research and Inquiry Seminar – California Institute of the Arts


2011

Visiting Artist – Issues and Images – Rhode Island School of Design

Visiting Artist – Handmade Strategies – Dartmouth College




SERVICE WORK AND TRAINING


2022-2023

Academic Council Special Faculty Representative – Schools of Art, Critical Studies, Film/Video, and Library Services – California Institute of the Arts

2019

UndocuAlly (Undocumented/AB540/Dreamer Student Ally) Training Certification





PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


2014-2021

Cooperative Member, Echo Park Film Center (Los Angeles, CA)


2020

Juror – California State University San Marcos Student Media Festival


2018

Assistant Engineer – Film Soundtrack Restoration – Duplitech (Torrance, CA)

Juror – Milwaukee Underground Film Festival

Juror – Cerritos Film Festival


2017

Location Sound for Fern Silva (Artist) – Rock Bottom Riser (Super 16mm Feature Film)


2016-2017


Assistant Engineer – Film Soundtrack Restoration – Endpoint Audio (Burbank, CA)


2014-2015

Director of Photography for Aaron Garber-Maikovska (Artist) – multiple exhibitions


2013

Assistant Camera for Stanya Kahn (Artist) – Don’t Go Back to Sleep (HD feature film)


2012

Production Assistant for Jodie Mack (Artist) – Dusty Stacks of Mom (16mm feature film)


2011-2014

Film Inspection and Repair Technician – California Institute of the Arts


2008-2010

House Manager – AS220 Performance Space (Providence, RI)


2006-2007

Programming – Magic Lantern Cinema (Providence, RI)


2005

Print Traffic Coordinator – Florida Experimental Film Festival (Gainesville, FL)


2000-2005

Collective Member – Wayward Council (Gainesville, FL)





EDUCATION


California Institute of the Arts – Valencia, CA
Master of Fine Arts, Film and Video

University of Florida – Gainesville, FL
Bachelor of Arts, English

Santa Fe Community College – Gainesville, FL
Associate of Arts





PROGRAMMING/CURATORIAL


2022-2023

Arroyo Seco Cine Club Series – Art in the Park – Los Angeles

Cinematic Voices - California Institute of the Arts - Valencia, CA


2022

If I Were Any Further Away I’d Be Closer to Home: Films by Rajee Samarasinghe – Los Angeles Filmforum


2018

Everything You See on this Trip is Real – La Lumière Collective – Montreal, Canada

Organized Activities: Films by Nellie Kluz – Echo Park Film Center

Something From Nothing – AgX Collective – Echo Park Film Center


2017

Hybrid Cinema – Expanded Film/Video by Michael Morris – Echo Park Film Center

Carlos Gonzalez: Buy This Car – Echo Park Film Center

Life On Another Planet (Los Angeles Poverty Department) – Echo Park Film Center

Theater of Conflict – New Protest Cinema from Latin America – Echo Park Film Center


2016

Note to Self: The Psychosexual Films of Nazli Dincel – Echo Park Film Center

The Films of Fern Silva – Echo Park Film Center

Roger Beebe: NO LA – Echo Park Film Center


2015

LAX --- WYG – Winnipeg Film Society – Winnipeg, Ontario

Stephanie Barber's Jhana and the Rats of James Olds – Echo Park Film Center

SHIT HITS: Video Work by Dylan Sharp – Echo Park Film Center


2014

Waiting for the Big One – Videofag Gallery – Toronto

Recent Works by Suzy Poling – Echo Park Film Center

Kelman Duran's To The North Pt. 1 – Echo Park Film Center


2012-2013

Not Reconciled: Selections from the Archive – California Institute of the Arts


2012

Sunset Screening (Commissioned by Los Angeles Art Resource) – Los Angeles, CA

Yankee Clutter: Recently Skewed Histories – Los Angeles, CA and Oakland, CA


2008-2009

Terms of Psychic Warfare (Bi-monthly video/film series) – AS220 – Providence, RI


2006-2007

The Danger Show, The Wastelandscape Show, The Time Show – Magic Lantern Cinema – Providence, RI





SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY


Attard, Paul, “Feedback, Part 2”, Screen Slate, July 2023


Delgado, Monica, “IFFR Rotterdam 2024: Experimental Program ‘Fine Grain’, Desistfilm, February 2024

Enns, Clint, “Re-Imagined Space: An Interview With Mike Stoltz”, Incite Journal, Fall 2014

Goldberg, Max, “Some Things Just Stick in Your Mind: Crossroads 2016”, SFAQ, April 2016

Hansen, James, “Continuing Interference”, Brooklyn Rail, May 2016

Harrison, Ben, “In Kingdom Come”, EXCLAIM!, April 2016

Hunter, Alexander, “'Under The Atmosphere' Director Mike Stoltz Talks Nature and NASA”, Film Society of Lincoln Center Blog, October 2014

Low, Trisha, “Seeking a Way to Touch Through Film in a Time of Isolation”, Art In America, May 2020

Picard, Andréa, “Something in the Atmosphere” Toronto International Film Festival Program, 2014

Savirón, Mónica, “NYFF 2013/Views From The Avant-Garde”, LUMIÈRE, Fall 2013

Schlemowitz, Joel, Experimental Filmmaking and the Motion Picture Camera, Routledge Press, 2019

Sicinski, Michael, “NYFF 2015 Projections: Flipping Through Channels”, MUBI Notebook, October 2015

Windhausen, Federico, “Projections at the 2015 New York Film Festival”, Cineaste, Fall 2015

Yue, Genevieve, “Into the Mystic: Report from the 17th Views from the Avant-Garde at the New York Film Festival”, Reverse Shot, Issue 33

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