CV

Education:

San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, BFA, New Genres, 2002.

Iyengar Yoga Institute of San Francisco, Two-Year Teacher Training Program, 2008.

Teaching:

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:

Solo Shows:

2015

The Limerent Object, at the Google Headquarters, SF, CA, 01/15.

2014

She Needed Some Space, at Savernack Street Gallery, SF, CA, 06/14.

2011

Stuck, collaboration with Jennifer Locke at 937 (Fourteen30 Contemporary’s and ROCKSBOX’s summer satellite space), Portland, OR.

2010

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.

2009:

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.

2008:

The Lobster Trap Conundrum, at 826 Valencia St, SF, CA, 10/08.

2007:

Nature, as part of “The Professionals” at Queen’s Nails Annex gallery, San Francisco,
CA, 07/07

Egress, at Rocksbox, Portland, OR, 09/07-10/07.

2005:

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.

2004:

The Service Show, at Amotion Studio, San Francisco, CA, 02/04-04/04.

2002:

Burdens, at The Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 03/02

Group Shows:

2013:

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

2012:

-The Locksmithing Graduate Institute of The Charlie James Gallery, for Perform Chinatown, LA, CA, 08/12.

2011:

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.

2010:

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.

2008:

9/10, as part of the Conflux Performance Art Festival, NY, NY, 09/08.

2007:

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,
08/07.

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.

2006:

Loosing Keys, as part of “Excentra” International Perfomance Festival, curated by
Fernando Martinez of Uruguay’s National School of Fine Arts , Frey Bentos,
Uruguay, 10/06.

Changing States, as part of the Haunted Show at DISJECTA, Portland, OR. 09/06-
10/06.

2005:

Form/Reform, at the Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, CA, 08/05.

2003:

Lodged In, at Cal Arts, Valencia, CA, 04/03.

2002:

The L7 Project, performance at the Intersection of Montgomery and Market Street, SF,
CA, 11/02.

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.

2001:

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.

2000

Paladar curated by Tony Labat in Conjunction with The Havana Biennial, at 1560 37th
Street, Cuba, 11/00.

Collections:

-Berkeley Art Museum, 2010

-Pam Martin Trust, 2010

Honors/Awards:

-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.

Press:

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.