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



  • 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 is an audiovisual artist, associate professor, and Chair of NYIT’s Fine Arts Department. As an artist, she explores sound and visual relationships through digital media, drawing, and installation. She has exhibited her artwork at the Bronx Museum of the Arts; Carousel du Louvre in Paris; the Drawing Room in London; Musée Art Contemporain in Lyon; the Sculpture Center in Long Island City; and the acclaimed "New York, New Sounds" festival." Her work was recently featured in “Transmission Arts: Artists and Airwaves,” PAJ Publications, a genealogy of 150 artists whose works have explored the transmission arts genre from 1921 to the present.

In addition to producing her work, Ms. Nauheim teaches computer arts and aesthetics at New York Institute of Technology. As chair of NYIT's Fine Arts Department, she devotes her passion for art, technology, and education. While on the Board of Directors of NYC ACM Siggraph, she chaired the 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

  • “SELECTED WORKS, ”Artisphere: Bijou Theatre, Arlington, VA, 2015
  • “DRAWING NOW,” Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, France, 2012
  • “Theoretical: Transmission Arts, Artists and Airwaves" (Solo Performance), Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY, 2011
  • "Pathway: Drawing In, On, and Through the Landscape," The Drawing Center and Big Screen Project, New York, NY, 2011
  • “JAM Session” Collaboration with Jennifer Schmidt and Colin Asquith, Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY, 2011
  • “SOUNDING OUT,” Bournemouth University, Poole, UK, 2010
  • “There‘s Something Here From Somewhere Else” (Solo), Harvestworks, New York, NY, 2010
  • “Flow Interrupted,” LiveBox Gallery/Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL, 2010
  • “Human Presence,” The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, PA, 2010
  • “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

  • “Exhibits’ works connect to the human experience,” Kurt Shaw, PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW (http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/ae/museums/s_684363.html), June 8, 2010
  • “Unprecedented South Shore Exhibit… 10/3-24,” South Shore Art.net: Long Island Artists from Red Hook to Montauk (http://southshoreart.net/?p=81), October 2, 2009
  • “Audio Visual–A New Generation Of Installation Art ,” Annemieke van den Heuvel, NYEAF07 and NIME07 (http://nyeaf07nime07.wordpress.com/2007/06/07/audio-visual/) June 7, 2007
  • “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

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

Works Featured in Publications

  • “Transmission Arts: Artists and Airwaves,” biography and artwork featured, Ed. Joseph-Hunter, Galen with Penny Duff and Maria Papadomanolaki. PAJ Publications, New York NY: 2010
  • “Harvestworks 5.1 Workspace Projects,” DVD Video. Featured “Rotating (In Four Movements),” Produced by Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center, New York, NY: 2007
  • “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
  • “New York, New Sounds, New Spaces,” Audio CD. Produced by Musée Art Contemporain Lyon, Lyon, France, 2002
  • "Can I Have Your Autograph?" Link Vol. 7: Science/Technology/Innovation in the Arts, 2001

Presented Papers and Lecture

  • “New Media Mutants: Where Art and Technology Intersect,” Billy Friebele, Ryan Holliday, and Terry Nauheim, Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington, DC, August 19, 2014.
  • “Propagation Seems Good Here Tonight,” Artist Talk and Artwork Screening, Terry Nauheim, Media School Screening Room, Bournemouth University, Poole, UK, September 10, 2010.
  • “The Body Show Redeux,” Maura Danko, Dana Ingham, Terry Nauheim, and participating students, Art Institute of Pittsburgh, June 9, 2010.
  • “WORK ZONE,” Artist Lecture, Terry Nauheim, Kurt Ralske, and Trudy Williams, PhD., Pratt Manhattan, New York, NY, February 23, 2009.
  • “Rotating (In Four Movements),” Exhibition Talk, Terry Nauheim, Kupfer Center/Ironworks, Madison, WI, October 21, 2006.
  • “New Data,” Artist Lecture by Terry Nauheim, 15 Nassau/Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY, December 10, 2005.
  • “Popular TM,” Exhibition Talk, Moderated by David Spalding, Works, San Jose, CA, August 22, 2003.
  • “Sound as an Object,” Artist Lecture byTerry Nauheim, Works, San Jose, CA, August 23, 2003.

Professional Honors and Awards

  • ACE Women‘s Network “Faculty Leader of the Year,” 2014
  • Office of Academic Affairs “Institutional Support of Research and Creativity Grant,” Lumen Art Prize for Digital Art Exhibition,” 2014
  • Office of Academic Affairs “Institutional Support of Research and Creativity Grant,” exhibition/production for “There’s Something Here From Somewhere Else,” 2010
  • Harvestworks “Artist-in-Residence,” 2005
  • “The Drawing Center Viewing Program,” 2002-2005
  • “Bronx Museum of the Arts "Artist in the Marketplace," 2003
  • “Vermont Studio Center Artist's Grant,” 2002
  • University of Maryland, Graduate Student Speaker, Graduation, 2001
  • “Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award: New Genre,” 2002
  • University of Maryland Student Affairs “Student Affairs Most Valuable Player Award,” 1999
  • Washington University “William Fett Drawing Award,” 1992
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