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Woody Vasulka Edit Profile

also known as Bohuslav Peter Vasulka

artist , educator

Woody Vasulka, Czech artist, educator. Achievements include development of digital image articulator. Recipient Maya Deren award, American Film Institute, 1992, Siemens Media art prize, 1995; fellow, Soros Foundation, 1993; grantee, New York State Council on Arts, Corporation Public Service, National Endowment Arts, Corporation Public Broadcasting, Guggenheim Foundation, New Mexico Arts Division.

Background

Vasulka, Woody was born in 1937 in Brno, Czech Republic.

Education

Degree in metal technical and hydraulic mechanics, Shc. Industrial Engineering, Brno, 1956. Student, Academy Performing Arts, Prague, Czech Republic.

Career

Co-founder The Kitchen media arts theater, 1971. Member faculty Center for Media Study State University New York, Buffalo, 1974. Artist-in-residence National Center for Experiments in television, W National Educational Television-television, New York City, KQED-television, San Francisco.

Artist Art and Science Laboratory, Santa Fe, since 1980. Visiting professor faculty art Polytechnic Institute, Brno.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of digital image articulator.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Organizer (exhibitions) Eigenwelt der Apparate-Welt: Pioneers of Electronic Art, Linz, Austria, 1992.

Connections

Married Steina Vasulka.

spouse:
Steina Vasulka.