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Jaime Davidovich Edit Profile

researcher , video artist

Jaime Davidovich, Argentinian, American video artist, researcher. Visual Arts fellow National Education Association, 1978, 84; Creative Artists Public Service Program grantee New York State Council on the Arts, 1975, 82; recipient grand prize "adhesive tape project," Dayton Art Institute, 1974, Video 81 award San Francisco Video Festival, 1981.

Background

Davidovich, Jaime was born on September 29, 1936 in Buenos Aires. Came to the United States, 1963. Son of Lucio and Clara (Jacif) Davidovich.

Education

Student, National College, Buenos Aires, 1954-1958;student, University Uruguay, 1959-1961;student, School Visual Arts, New York, 1963.

Career

President, Artists television Network, New York City, 1977-1983;director, Artist Cable Project, New York City, 1979;research fellow school art and art history, U. Iowa, Iowa City, since 1987. Executive producer "Soho television" series Manhattan Cable television and Teleprompter Cable television, 1978, inaugural series for Cable Soho, 1976-1977. Founding member, director programming Cable Soho, 1976-1977.

Founder New Organisation Visual Arts, Cleveland, 1972. Official Argentinian representative to International Congress Plastic Arts, United Nations, New York City, 1965. Representative to the United States for Art Center of theDiTella Foundation, Buenos Aires.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in group shows at Latin American Spirit, Bronx Museum Arts, 1988, National Latino Film Video Festival, 1988, San Antonio Film and Video Festival, 1988, Exit Art, New York City, 1986, Artists Talk Back to the Media, Netherlands, 1985, television on television, Texas Tech University, 1984, Global Village, New York City, 1983. One-man shows include Diane Brown Gallery, 1987, American Museum Moving Image, 1989-1990, Forces-Exit Art, 1991. Represented in permanent collections Dayton Art Institute, Ohio, Museum Modern Art, Buenos Aires, Everson Museum Art, Syracuse, New York, H. Abrams Collection.

Connections

Married Judith Henry, July 25, 1965. Children: Nina, Carla.

father:
Lucio Davidovich

mother:
Clara (Jacif) Davidovich

spouse:
Judith Henry

children:
Nina Davidovich

Carla Davidovich