–San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, BFA, New Genres, 2002.
–Iyengar Yoga Institute of San Francisco, Two-Year Teacher Training Program, 2008.
–Conceptual Oregon Performance School (C.O.P.S), Teacher, 2010-present.
–California College of the Arts, Guest Lecturer, 2010-present.
–San Francisco Art Institute, Substitute Teacher and Guest Lecturer. 2004-present.
–Saint Mary’s College, Moraga, CA. Guest Lecturer. 2007-present.
–Stanford University, Guest Lecturer. 2004.
Current Artistic Research:
–Director/Videographer for Cybernet Media, SF, CA, 03/10-present.
–Locksmith for Premier Locksmith, SF, CA, 02/07-06/11.
–Locksmith for Lock World, SF, CA, 01/03-02/07.
–Yoga Instructor at The Yoga Garden, SF, CA, 04/08-01/10
Shows and Exhibitions:
–The Limerent Object, at the Google Headquarters, SF, CA, 01/15.
–She Needed Some Space, at Savernack Street Gallery, SF, CA, 06/14.
–Stuck, collaboration with Jennifer Locke at 937 (Fourteen30 Contemporary’s and ROCKSBOX’s summer satellite space), Portland, OR.
–No Mans Land, produced for Vooruit Center for the Arts in Ghent, Belgium, 05/10.
–Grip, Grope, Grasp, and Fondle, at Portland State University’s Autzen Gallery, Portland, OR, 03/10.
–Muster, at 667 Shotwell, SF, CA, 05/09
–(w)hole, at The Charlie James Gallery, LA, CA, 08/09.
–The Oracle, contracted by The Thing Quarterly for the San Francisco Film Societies,
Cinema by the Bay opening night celebration, 10/09.
–The Lobster Trap Conundrum, at 826 Valencia St, SF, CA, 10/08.
–Nature, as part of “The Professionals” at Queen’s Nails Annex gallery, San Francisco,
–Egress, at Rocksbox, Portland, OR, 09/07-10/07.
–Code VS Decode, at The Keys that Fit Gallery, Oakland, CA, 08/05-09/05.
–Unshackle, at 826 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA, 02/05-03/05.
–The Service Show, at Amotion Studio, San Francisco, CA, 02/04-04/04.
–Burdens, at The Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 03/02
–Consent, for Southern Exposures 39th anniversary show called 39 Forever, SF, CA, 10/13
–The Locksmithing Graduate Institute of ArtPadSF, for ArtPadSF, SF, CA, 05/13
-The Locksmithing Graduate Institute of The Charlie James Gallery, for Perform Chinatown, LA, CA, 08/12.
–Containment, for 100 Performances from the Whole, at SOMARTS, Currated by Justin Hoover, SF,CA, 12/11.
–How to Drill a Lock, for the Packard Jennings destructables.org launch party, SF, CA, 10/11.
–Anti-Houdini, for the Pieces of Utopia at The Lab, SF,CA, Currated by Sasha Petrenko, 08/11.
–4 Artists, at The Platform Gallery, LA, CA, Currated by Toban Nichols, 06/11.
–Come to Your Senses, as part of The LA Art Show, Sponsored by Timothy Yarger Gallery, LA, CA, 01/11.
–Wappening #4, collaboration with Lee Walton, SF, CA and NYC, NY, 01/10.
–I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles, at GALERIA DZIAŁAŃ, Warsaw, Poland, 05/10.
–Private(s).2.0, produced for the Electrified II Exhibition at S.M.A.K. in Ghent, Belgium, 05/10.
–Dust to Dust, for The Interackje Art Fair in Piotrkow Trybunalski, Poland, 05/10.
–The Oracle, part of Perform Now!, for The Charlie James Gallery, LA, CA, 07/10.
–9/10, as part of the Conflux Performance Art Festival, NY, NY, 09/08.
–Unshackle: Part #2, as part of Conflux, Brooklyn, NY, 09/07.
–Stencils Exhibit, at The New England School of Art and Design Gallery, Boston, MA,
–Fleeing, as part of “Transmodernage” Performance Art Fesitival, Baltimore, MD, 04/07.
–Willful Disappearance, as part of “Contaminate” Performance Festival at Midway
Studios, Boston, MA, 03/07.
–Close Calls, at The Headlands Center for the Arts, Marin, CA, 02/07.
–Loosing Keys, as part of “Excentra” International Perfomance Festival, curated by
Fernando Martinez of Uruguay’s National School of Fine Arts , Frey Bentos,
–Changing States, as part of the Haunted Show at DISJECTA, Portland, OR. 09/06-
–Form/Reform, at the Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, CA, 08/05.
–Lodged In, at Cal Arts, Valencia, CA, 04/03.
–The L7 Project, performance at the Intersection of Montgomery and Market Street, SF,
–SF to Cleveland, at the Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH, 09/02.
–You Have Five Minutes to Get Out…, at Balazo Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 02/02.
–Fear of Touching curated by Anna Novakov, at Gallery 531, San Francisco, CA, 12/01.
–The Housing Project, curated by Werner Klotz, at the North Beach Housing Projects,
SF, CA, 05/01.
–Paladar curated by Tony Labat in Conjunction with The Havana Biennial, at 1560 37th
Street, Cuba, 11/00.
-Berkeley Art Museum, 2010
-Pam Martin Trust, 2010
-Nominated for a SECA awarded, 2010.
–Co-op Bar Grant 2008, from The Collective Foundation
–Recipient of Best in the Show, San Francisco Art Institute Spring Show, 05/02.
–Nominated for a SECA award 2002.
–What We Want is Free, 2nd Edition, SUNY Press, Ted Purves and Shane Selzer, 2014.
–LA Times, Lucas Murgida at Charlie James Gallery, Holly Myers, 08/21/09.
–Art Forum, Lucas Murgida, Annie Buckley, 07/31/09.
–Nuke Magazine, Lucas Murgida, Joseph DelPesco, Page 77, 01/09.
–NY Times, In Brooklyn, a Confluxion Junction, Martha Schwendender, 09/18/07.
–Artweek, Close Call: 2007, Mark Van Proyen, 03/07.