Anthony P. Luensman
            aplpax@yahoo.com

            born 1966, Cincinnati, OH


           Education

1988     Kenyon College
, Gambier, OH
               Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, distinction in Studio Arts

               Phi Beta Kappa (1987)


1987     New York Arts Program - Great Lakes College Association, New York, NY

                  Studio apprenticeship with Carmen Cicero


           Professional Experience
2004-05, 2010-15                     Adjunct Faculty in Fine Arts, Art Academy of Cincinnati
2007, 2009-10, 2013                Adjunct Faculty in Fine Arts, University of Cincinnati – College of Design, Art, Architecture and Planning
1998-2001                                  Managing / Co-Artistic Director, Saw Theater, Cincinnati, OH
                                                              Non-profit performing arts ensemble dedicated to the creation of contemporary, multimedia performance theater


           Residencies

2008    Taipei
Artist Village
Residency, Taipei, Taiwan
2005    Sapporo Artist-in-Residence (S-AIR), InterCross Creative Center, Sapporo, Japan   
2003    Taipei Artist Village Residency, Taipei, Taiwan
2001    Headlands Center for the Arts Residency - Ohio Arts Council, Sausalito, CA


           Public Commissions
2014    C A M P G R O U N D
- an outdoor, animated, neon installation commissioned by Cincinnati Art Museum and ArtWorks, Cincinnati, OH
2013    Delirioso - an interactive sound installation commissioned by the Dayton Art Institue, Dayton, OH
2012    windowstorm - an interactive sound installation for large window commissioned by the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center and ArtWorks


           Selected Solo Exhibitions

2014    TAINTvariations, Angela Meleca Gallery, Columbus, OH
2012    TAINT (in conjunction with FotoFocus), Weston Art Gallery / Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati, OH
2010    Self-Reliance, ArtWorks, Cincinnati, OH
2009    ABRADE, Clay Street Press, Cincinnati, OH
2007   
Arenas, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
2004    Peeps & Bells, Phyllis Weston - Annie Bolling Galleries at M. Willis, Cincinnati, OH
             Ersilia
, Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA), Taipei, Taiwan
             Tracings (in Enter/Exit), Taipei Artist Village, Taiwan
2003    Eolian, Olin Art Gallery, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH
             Zeloso
, Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art (CAC), Cincinnati, OH
2002 
   Irato, Weston Art Gallery / Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati, OH

           Selected Group Exhibitions

2016    Straight from the Studio, Angela Meleca Gallery, Columbus, OH
2015    After the Moment: Reflections on Robert Mapplethorpe,
Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art (CAC), Cincinnati, OH
2014    Clay Street Press: Cincinnati Portfolio I-IV, The Carnegie, Covington, KY
2013    WALL, Canzani Center Gallery, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH

2011   
A Loss of Attention, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN
             VIDEO SCULPTURE, Reed Gallery - University of Cincinnati's College of DAAP
             Trees, The College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, OH
2010    Shapeshifter, Country Club, Cincinnati, OH
 
           Jim Dine Portfolio and Exhibition, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
2009    Between History and Memory, Herron School of Art - Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN
             Fusion Folks - BoPiArts, Sean Hu Arts (sponsored by the Taipei Cultural Bureau), Taiwan
             Driftwood Sculpture Festival, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan
             Art Chicago, presented by Carl Solway Gallery in Chicago art fair
          
  Bridge Art Fair, presented by PAC Gallery in New York art fair
             The Stars in the Sky Are Still Boss, Reed Gallery - University of Cincinnati's College of DAAP
             Luminal Art, Gallery 100, Taipei, Taiwan
2008   2008 Very Fun Park, Fubon Art Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan
            The Distorting Mirror, VT Art Salon, Taipei, Taiwan
            emptysigns, Taipei Artist Village, Taiwan
            Contemporary Works by Anthony Luensman and Shawna Guip, Phyllis Weston - Annie Bolling Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2007   Hot Fun! Vol. 1, New Center for Contemporary Art, Louisville, KY
2006  
Taipei: Views & Points, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
            5th Penghu International Earth Art Festival, Penghu, Taiwan
            3D: An Exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture, Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
            Cincinnati Timeline, Phyllis Weston - Annie Bolling Galleries at M. Willis, Cincinnati, OH
            Kaohsiung International Container Arts Festival, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
           
Prism, Mary Baskett Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
            Skirting the Line: Conceptual Drawing, Richard E. Peeler Art Center, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN
2005   Clay Street Sculpture, Publico, Cincinnati, OH
            Ideas into Objects: Reinterpreting the Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci
, Weston Art Gallery / Aronoff Center, Cincinnati, OH

           
Open House, Sapporo Artist-in-Residence (S-AIR), ICC Media Arts Exchange, Sapporo, Japan

            Contemporary Art in the Midwest: 2005 DePauw Biennial, Peeler Art Center, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN
            Seeing Red, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH


           Selected Sound Design / Theater Projects
2009    Playing With Light, <concert:nova>, Cincinnati, OH
2004    Zenas, <James Sewell Ballet>, St. Paul, MN
2002
    OCEAn Music Festival, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, OH
             Kid Thunder, <The Foundry> at Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

2001    Insist/Resist, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
2000    Account Me Puppet, <Saw Theater>
                    touring production / multimedia performance based on John Milton's Paradise Lost
                    . Theater for the New City, New York, NY
                    . Philadelphia Fringe Festival, Philadelphia, PA
                    . The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
                    . Atlanta Center for Puppetry Arts, Atlanta, GA
                    .
Saw Theater Performance Space, Cincinnati, OH


           Selected Awards
           Joan Mitchell Foundation - Painters & Sculptors Grant Program, 2014
           Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship, 2008
           Summerfair Individual Artist Grant, 2004
           Ohio Arts Council Artist Fellowship, 2004
           Individual Artist Grant, Cincinnati Arts Allocation Committee, 2003
           Ohio Arts Council Artist Fellowship, 2000
           Individual Artist Grant, Cincinnati Arts Allocation Committee, 1998
           The Poetry Prize, Xavier University, 1997
           Individual Artist Grant, Cincinnati Arts Allocation Committee, 1995
           The Kenyon Art Prize, Kenyon College, 1988
           The Ryerson Prize in Painting, Kenyon College, 1988
           Hallstein Memorial Award for Sculpture, Kenyon College, 1988

           Public Collections
           Cincinnati Art Museum, OH
           International Contemporary Art Foundation - 21c Museum, Louisville, KY
           Aronoff Center for the Arts - Cincinnati, OHFidelity Investments Covington Kentucky
           Fidelity Investments Covington Kentucky
           Procter & Gamble Executives' Collection - Cincinnati, OH