Terry Nauheim

Associate Professor
Department Chair

Old Westbury Campus
Midge Karr Fine Arts Center
Room 204
Northern Boulevard
Old Westbury, NY 11568
Phone: 516.686.7881

Manhattan Campus
New Technology Building
16 W 61st Street
9th Floor, Room 911B
New York, NY 10023
Phone: 212.261.1742

Resume: curriculum vitae


  • MFA University of Maryland
  • BFA Washington University

Areas of Scholarly and Artistic Interest

  • Manipulation of sound recordings as physical objects
  • Exploration of personal and commercial claims on LPs as both form (vinyl, grooves) and content (music)
  • Relationships among concepts of memory, ownership, and materiality

Career Summary

Terry Nauheim explores sound and visual relationships through digital media, drawing, and installation. She has exhibited her artwork at the Bronx Museum of the Arts; the Contemporary Museum, Baltimore; Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts; the Drawing Room, London; Kulturhaus Dock 4, Kassel, Germany; Musée Art Contemporain Lyon; and the Sculpture Center, Long Island City. Her work has been included in festivals including the acclaimed "New York, New Sounds" festival; "New York Electronic Art Festival," "Artscape," Baltimore; and "Biennale Musique en Scène," Lyon. She was recently distinguished as an Artist-in-Residence in Sound Art at Harvestworks (2005); a participant in the Bronx Museum of the Arts "Artist in the Marketplace" program (2003); and a recipient of the Maryland State Arts Council Individual "New Genre" Artist award (2002). Her work has been featured in publications including Rhizome, art@radio, "Link: Science/Technology/Innovation in the Arts," and "Nomads Audiophile."

In addition to producing her work, Ms. Nauheim teaches computer arts as a full-time professor at New York Institute of Technology. She sits on the Board of Directors of NYC ACM Siggraph and was chair of 2008 NYC Metropolitan Area College Computer Animation Festival (MetroCAF).

Terry Nauheim received her MFA in mixed media/digital arts in 2001 at University of Maryland and BFA in painting at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri in 1992 where she received a William Fett Drawing Award. She has also managed museum projects at the Contemporary Museum and the Walters Art Museum.

Selected Exhibitions

  • “Tone and Temperament,” AC [Institute Direct Chapel], New York, NY, 2009
  • “Patchogue Arts Biennial,” Briarcliffe College Exhibit Hall, Patchogue, NY, 2009
  • “Visual Sounds Festival,” Festival Musik intermedial, Cologne, Germany, 2008
  • “New Adventures in Sound Art,” Sound Travels/Festival of Sound Art, Toronto Islands, Ontario, 2008
  • “Wish You Were Here,” collaboration with Colin Asquith and Jennifer Schmidt, Guerilla Studio/SIGGRAPH 2007, San Diego, CA, 2007
  • “Harvestworks 5.1 Workspace Projects,” Kulturhaus Dock 4, Kassel, Germany, 2007
  • “Audio/Visual: New Installation Art,” New York Electronic Art Festival, LMCC Swing Space, New York, N, 2007
  • “Visualizing TRANS,” Kupfer Center (Ironworks), Madison, WI, 2006
  • “Sounds Like Drawing,” The Drawing Room, London, UK, 2005
  • "Treble", Sculpture Center, Long Island City, New York, 2004
  • “AIM Artists Exhibition,” Bronx Museum of the Arts , Bronx, New York, 2003
  • “Bunker Hill News,” School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, Maryland, 2003
  • "The Body Show," Arts Institute of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2003
  • "PopularTM," Works/San Jose, California, 2003
  • "Video Staff Invitational,” Harvestworks, New York, New York, 2003
  • "New York, New Sounds, New Spaces," Museum of Contemporary Art, Lyon, France, 2002
  • "Hot Summer-Cool Media Lounge," Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, Maryland, 2002
  • "core" Artscape, Baltimore, Maryland, 2002
  • "LINGO,"ONI Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, 2002
  • "Drawn to the Walls," John A. Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery, Annapolis, Maryland, 2002
  • "Snapshots," Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD, 2001
  • "Members' Juried Exhibition, Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, Delaware, 2001
  • " MOTOR"; "SPEAK," Artscape, Baltimore, Maryland, 2001
  • “Juxtapose,” Resurgam Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland, 2001

Selected Bibliography

  • “Wish You Were Here,” Jo-Anne Green, Networked Music Review (http://transition.turbulence.org/networked_music_review/2007/07/31/wish-you-were-here/), July 31, 2007
  • “ Composing with data: a new form of art ,” Elodie Lauten, Sequenza21/The Contemporary Classical Music Portal (http://www.sequenza21.com/2005_10_30_lautenarkiv.html), October 31, 2005
  • “Treble,” Alan Lockwood, ” New York Press , Volume 17, Issue 25, July 2004
  • “New Sound, New York Takes Manhattan (and Long Island City, and…),” Alan Lockwood, ” The Brooklyn Rail, May 2004
  • “Regional Reviews-Oni Gallery/Boston," Jane D. Marsching, ART NEW ENGLAND, August/September, 2002
  • "New York, New Sound, New Spaces," Jacques Henric, ARTPRESS, June, 2002
  • "You talkin' to me?," Paul Parcellin, RETRO-ROCKET.COM, May 14, 2002
  • "Open 24 Hours, Parking No Problem," Jessica Dawson, The Washington Post, February 15, 2001
  • "A Site for Artistic Expression," College Park Magazine, Fall 2000
  • “The Travelling Artist Alights at Glenview Mansion,” Nancy Unger, The Journal, November 23, 1999
  • "ACE, Mike Shaffer, Terry Nauheim,” Ferdinand Protzman, The Washington Post, April 12, 1997
  • “Internet is on Cafe Pangea’s Menu,” Laura Rothenberg, The Baltimore Sun, August 4, 1996

Presented Papers and Lectures

  • Terry Nauheim, Kurt Ralske, and Trudy Williams, PhD., “WORK ZONE,” February 23, 2009, Pratt Manhattan, New York, NY
  • Terry Nauheim, “Rotating (In Four Movements),” Exhibition Talk, October 21, 2006, Kupfer Center/Ironworks, Madison, WI
  • Terry Nauheim, “New Data,” Artist Lecture, December 10, 2005, 15 Nassau/Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY
  • David Spalding, Moderator, “Popular TM,” Exhibition Talk, August 22, 2003, Works, San Jose, CA
  • Terry Nauheim, “Sound as an Object,” Artist Lecture, August 23, 2003, Works, San Jose, CA

Selected Publications

  • “Wish You Were Here,” Rhizome (http://www.rhizome.org), curated by Andy Rising, August 21, 2007
  • “Rotating (In Four Movements),” art@radio (http://www.art-radio.net), curated by Steve Bradley, aired September 20, 2006
  • "Can I Have Your Autograph?" Link Vol. 7: Science/Technology/Innovation in the Arts, 2001

Selected Grants and Awards

  • Harvestworks “Artist-in-Residence,” 2005
  • “The Drawing Center Viewing Program,” 2002-present
  • “Bronx Museum of the Arts "Artist in the Marketplace," 2003
  • “Vermont Studio Center Artist's Grant,” 2002
  • “Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award: New Genre,” 2002
  • “William Fett Drawing Award,” 1992

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