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Curriculum Vitae

Hunter O'Reilly


Photo Credit: Brian Bednarek

EDUCATION

2000 Ph.D. in Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1996 M.S. in Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1993 B.S. with Honors in Plant Biology, University of California - Berkeley
1989 Lowell High School - San Francisco, CA

1998, 2001-2002
Study with Master Printer Andrew Balkin, AGB Graphics, Madison, WI

ART GRANTS AND AWARDS

2006 Chicago Community Arts Assistance Program Grant
2004 World Technology Award Nominee in the Arts
2002 Penny W. Stamps Distinguished Artist
2002 University of Michigan Life Sciences, Values and Society Program Grant
2001 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Cultures and Communities Grant
2000 Puffin Foundation Grant

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2006
Living Drawings, Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago, IL

2005
Living Drawings, Honors College at Oakland University, Rochester, MI

2004
Genetic Revelation: Reinterpreting Science as Art
University of Alabama School of Public Health, Birmingham, AL

2003
Radioactive Biohazard: Reinterpreting Biotechnology as Art
Hunter O’Reilly and collaboration with Electric Eye Neon
Porter Butts Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

2002
Radioactive Biohazard: Reinterpreting Biotechnology as Art
Hunter O’Reilly and collaboration with Electric Eye Neon
Warren Robbins Gallery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

2001
Radioactive Biohazard: Reinterpreting Biotechnology as Art
Hunter O’Reilly and collaboration with Electric Eye Neon
Walker's Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI

1999
Abstract Faces Series, Assisi Collective Gallery, Madison, WI

1998
Abstract Faces Series, Sunroom Gallery, Madison, WI


GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2007
It’s Alive! A Laboratory of BioTech Art, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
The Summer of Abstractions, Syracuse Technology Garden, Syracuse, NY

2006
Chicago Art Open, Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago, IL

2005
Chicago Art Open, Third Floor Gallery, Chicago, IL
Art Intersect Science: A Benefit Event Celebrating Art and Science, Lucid Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Endometriosis Association 25th Anniversary Conference Auction, Four Points Sheraton, Milwaukee, WI

2004
DNA: Art and Science - the Double Helix, University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL
BioArt Exhibit, 7th National Undergraduate Bioethics Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

2003
Essence, State University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA
Essence, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Members' Show, Walker's Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI

2002
Dialogue Between Art and Science, Metropol, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
Genome, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ
Earth, Air, Fire and Water, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, WI
Earth, Air, Fire and Water, Walker's Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI
Members' Show, Walker's Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI

2001
Art and Science, XI Biennial International Art Exhibition Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal
Life Drawing, Union Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
Members' Show, Walker's Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI

2000
Nonsolo Genetica, Collegio Cairoli, Università degli studi Pavia, Pavia, Italy
Seeds, Shomeido Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Artexpo, New York, NY
Members' Show, Walker's Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI

1999
Zero and One, Keio University, Shonan Fujisawa Campus, Tokyo, Japan
The Art of Women, Promega Biotechnology Company, Madison, WI

1998
Off the Wall, South Bend Regional Museum of Art, South Bend, IN
Country Without Borders, 450 Broadway Gallery and Abraham Lubelski Gallery, New York, NY
Renaissance 2001 Project, Tubal Cain Gallery, Contemporary Arts Foundation, Harrogate, England
Post-Postcard III, Four Walls Artspace, San Francisco, CA
Binary Code, Trans-Hudson Gallery, New York, NY
Outrageous Acts and Little Intimacies, Common Wealth Gallery, Madison, WI

1997
Change Becomes Us, Common Wealth Gallery, Madison, WI


LECTURER

Loyola University Chicago, September 2004 - present
Biological Sciences Department

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, September 2002 - June 2004
Biological Sciences Department

University of Wisconsin - Parkside, September 2001 - June 2004
Biological Sciences Department
Created class Biology Through Art where students have the opportunity to create artworks in a biology laboratory.


SEMINARS ON THE FUSION OF ART AND SCIENCE

Panel Discussion, Montserrat College of Art, Montserrat Gallery, Beverly, MA, March 16, 2007.
Artreach Lecture Series, Montserrat College of Art, Montserrat Gallery, Beverly, MA, March 16, 2007.
Aglow in the Dark: Art/Science and Bioluminescene, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, January 25, 2007

Tri-Beta, Biological Honor Society Lambda Omega Chapter, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL, January 22, 2007.
Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago, IL, April 2, 2006
Chicago Area Undergraduate Research Symposium Keynote Address, Chicago, IL, April 1, 2006
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, IL, March 7, 2006
Dialogue Between Science and Art Workshop, Hluboka, Czech Republic, July 2005
Honors College at Oakland University, Rochester, MI, March 21, 2005
University of Alabama School of Public Health, Birmingham, AL, February 20, 2004
Dialogue Between Science and Art Workshop, Hluboka, Czech Republic, July 16, 2003
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, January 31, 2003
University of Michigan Genetics Department, Ann Arbor, MI, September 23, 2002
University of Michigan School of Art and Design, Ann Arbor, MI, September 20, 2002
Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design (MIAD), Milwaukee, WI, April 24, 2002
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, March 13, 2002
University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI, February 15, 2002
Walker's Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI, May 5, 2001


COLLECTIONS

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

Promega Biotechnology Company, Madison, WI

Private collections in the United Kingdom and throughout the United States including California, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin


COMMISSIONS

Cancer Genomics painting, National Institutes of Health (NIH), 2006.
Cancer Proteomics painting, National Institutes of Health (NIH), 2006.
Cover art, Nature Genetics, April 2004.
Cover art, Trends in Ecology and Evolution, April 2001.


BIBLIOGRAPHY

COVERS (PUBLISHED ARTWORK)

Nature Biotechnology, July 2005
Nature Genetics, April 2004
Phoebe: A Journal of Literature and Art, Spring 2003 (back cover)
Genetics in Medicine
, September/October 2002
Nature Reviews Genetics
, September 2001
Nature Reviews Genetics, August 2001
Trends in Ecology and Evolution, June 2001
Nature Reviews Genetics, January 2001
Developmental Dynamics, September 2000
Genetics in Medicine, November/December 1999
The EMBO Journal, December 15, 1999
Neural Notes, Winter 1999
The EMBO Journal, November 2, 1998
The EMBO Journal, August 3, 1998
Feminist Voices, June 1998
The Dialogue: A Literary Journal, Spring 1991


PUBLICATIONS

Cook, Greg, “Culture war games,” The Boston Phoenix, March 30-April 5, 2007.

Johnson, Ken, “Art from the science lab: It’s weird, but to what effect?” The Boston Globe, March 14, 2007.

Weir, Kirsten, “Biotechnology on display: A gallery-turned-laboratory fuses art and science,”www.the-scientist.com, March 9, 2007.

“It’s Alive, and It’s Kind of Disturbing,” medGadget, February 20, 2007.

“It’s Alive: A Laboratory of Biotech Art,” artdaily.org, February 20, 2007.

“It’s Alive! A Laboratory of Biotech Art,” Winter Street Review, February 17, 2007.

Schoonmaker, Rebecca, “Montserrat comes ‘Alive’ with a new show melding science and art,” The Eagle-Tribune, February 16, 2007.

Schoonmaker, Rebecca, “Montserrat comes ‘Alive’ with a new show melding science and art,” Gloucester Daily Times, February 16, 2007.

Schoonmaker, Rebecca, “Montserrat comes ‘Alive’ with a new show melding science and art,” The Salem News, February 16, 2007.

Hopkins, Randi, “’It’s Alive!’ at Montserrrat,” The Phoenix, February 6, 2007.

Alan G. Artner, “Art Reviews: Drawings Seduce with Illusion of Spontaneity,” Chicago Tribune, April 7, 2006.

Andres Hax, "Arte: en los abismos de la genetica," Clarin, September 11, 2005 (Argentina).

Jennifer Stannard, "O'Reilly Art Exhibit Fuses Art and Science," Kaleidoscope, February 17, 2004.

"Talk: Show Examines Fusion of Art, Science," UAB Reporter, February 9, 2004.

Dale Guldan, "Seeing the Light in Science and Art," Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, January 16, 2004.

Kevin Cole, "Art and Science 101, Deconstructing Hunter: Will the Real Bionic Woman Please Stand Up?" dialogue: the art, architecture, and design journal of the Heartland, July/August 2003.

Alejandro Sacristán, "Genes con arte," Muy Interesante, March 2003 (Spain).

Rocco Martini, "Beau comme un Virus," Max, January 2003 (France).

Kevin Lynch, "The Art of Science," The Capital Times, January 24, 2003.

Jennifer Kidd, "DNA and Diseases Infect Canvases: Science and art collide in O'Reilly exhibit," The Daily Cardinal, January 24-26, 2003.

Molly Webb, "Fusing Art, Science and Technology," The Badger Herald, January 22, 2003.

"Désirs de Clonage," Le Monde, December 28, 2002. (France)

Judicaël Lavrador, "Bio Art: La Gènes Génération," Beaux Arts magazine, November 2002. (France)

"The Art of Biotechnology," dialogue Art Magazine, November/December 2002.

Hal Cohen, "Bioscience Moves into Galleries as Bioart," The Scientist, November 11, 2002.

Hal Cohen, "Life posing as art," The Scientist, September 30, 2002.

John Carlos Cantu, " Joining art, science: Geneticist's work, on display at Robbins Gallery, explores ethics," Ann Arbor News, September 14, 2002.

Frank Provenzano, "DNArtist: The lab inspires geneticist's artwork, on exhibit at U-M," Detroit Free Press, September 4, 2002.

Frank Provenzano, "Biotechnology and ethics," Detroit Free Press, September 4, 2002.

Colleen Newvine, "Geneticist brings art exhibit about ethical questions of science to U-M," University Record, September 3, 2002.

Kyle Norris, "Splicing Art and Science," Current Magazine, September 2002.

Birgit Reinert, "'Abstractions on Biotechnology' by Hunter O’Reilly," Genome News Network (gnn.tigr.org), August 30, 2002.

Kristen Philipkoski, "Behold: 'Ebola Is Beautiful'," Wired News (Wired.com), August 19, 2002.

Birgit Reinert, "Reinterpreting Biotechnology: 'Digital Art' by Hunter O’Reilly," Genome News Network (gnn.tigr.org), August 15, 2002.

Constance Holden, "Yes, This Is Art," Science, July 26, 2002.

Bill Robbins, "Art and Science," Kenosha News, March 6, 2002.

Geary Morales, "Can Art and Science Coexist, or Is the Partnership an Oxymoron? Dr. Hunter O'Reilly, Geneticist, Artist Takes on Conventional Wisdom!" Milwaukee Post, May 26, 2001.

Michelle C. Boyle, "Science, Art Present Wild Mixture of Form," Irish American Post, May 2001.

Bryan Wawzenek, "The Art of Science: Scientist Makes Diseases Look as Pleasant as Paintings," Marquette Tribune, April 25, 2001.

Nicholas Frank, "Radioactive Biohazard at WPCA," The Orbit, April 2001.

"Radioactive Biohazard: Dr. Hunter O'Reilly, Ph.D. and Electric Eye Neon," AbsoluteArts.com Arts News, April 20, 2001.

Nathan Guequierre, "Critics Choice for Visual Art," Shepherd Express, April 19 - April 25, 2001.

Jon Mueller & OMC Staff Writers, "O'Reilly Reinterprets Science as Art," OnMilwaukee.com, April 16, 2001.

Noemi LoCelso, "Meet Milwaukee's New Artists," Wisconsin Woman, February 2001.

J. Michael Blue, "Hunter O'Reilly: Artist and Geneticist," Arts Indiana Magazine, November/December 1999.

Ann Waters, "A Walk on the Female Side," The Fitchburg Star, April 22, 1999.

Michael Penn, "The Many Hats of Hunter," On Wisconsin, Spring 1999.

Kaya Richmond, "Local Artist Mixes Science and Art to Yield Paintings," The Badger Herald, February 8, 1999.

John Aehl, "Art on the Line," Wisconsin State Journal, November 22, 1998.

Rebecca Quate, "Art's in the genes?" Madison Magazine, November 1998.

Dana Hanefeld, "An Uncommon Perspective," South Bend Times, September 20, 1998.

Stacey Reinhold, "Faces of Expression," Avenues to Adventure, September 18 - October 15, 1998.

Sarah Dylag, "Artist and Geneticist? For University of Wisconsin Ph.D. Prospect Hunter O'Reilly, It's All in a Day's Work," The Observer, September 2, 1998.

Alexei Esikoff, "Artist and Geneticist Brings Work to UW," The Badger Herald, March 26, 1998.

Kelly E. Templer, "Geneticist Practices the Science of Art," The Daily Cardinal, March 26, 1998.


TELEVISION

In Wisconsin, Wisconsin Public Television, January 8, 2004 (QuickTime Movie, 9.1 Mb)
E! Entertainment Television, May 8, 2000
Open Studio, Indiana Public Television, January 9, 2000
Evening News, WMTV Channel 15 (NBC, Madison, WI), April 13, 1999
Noon News, WISC-TV Channel 3 (CBS, Madison, WI), March 26, 1999
WeekEnd, Wisconsin Public Television, November 13, 1998

RADIO

The Sunday Show, ABC Radio Victoria (Melbourne, Australia), July 6, 2003.
Reitman and Mueller Morning Show, 94.5 WKTI (Milwaukee, WI), May 8, 2000


PUBLISHED ARTWORK

Birmingham Weekly, February 19-February 26, 2004
Phoebe: A Journal of Literature and Art
, Spring 2003
Oxford Brookes University Brochure, UK, 2001
Expressions Journal, September 2001 - February 2002
Lynx Eye: A ScribbleFest Literary Group Publication,
Fall 2001, Spring 2001, Winter 2001, Fall 2000 and Summer 2000
Mediphors: A Literary Journal of the Health Professions, 2000
Bathtub Gin: A Biannual Literary/Art Magazine, Spring 2000
Nerve Cowboy, Spring 2000 and Fall 2000
LitRag: A Journal of Poetry, Fiction and Art, Winter 2000
Feminist Voices, June, July-August, September, October, November/December 1998
The South Bend Tribune, September 17, 1998
Wisconsin State Journal Rhythm: Art and Entertainment, March 12, 1998
The Dialogue: A Literary Journal, Spring 1992 and Fall 1991


PUBLICATIONS BY HUNTER O'REILLY

Davis, J., Boyd, D., O’Reilly, H. & Wieczorek, M. Art and Genomics: Phenotype and Genotype in Genetic Art. Nature's Encyclopedia of the Human Genome (EHG), 2003.

Hunter O'Reilly, "What happens when art and science collide?" Ranger News, February 14, 2002.

Hunter O'Reilly, "CWWCA Provides Exceptional Opportunities for Women Artists: Feminist Art on Exhibit at the Common Wealth Gallery," Feminist Voices: A Madison Area News Journal, October 1998.

Hunter O'Reilly, "Katherine Steichen Rosing: Journey to Abstraction, Art Exhibition in Madison," Feminist Voices: A Madison Area News Journal, September 1998.

Hunter O'Reilly, "Karen Foget: A Look at Ordinary Things with Extraordinary Vision," Feminist Voices: A Madison Area News Journal, September 1998.


RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

The McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research, September 1993 - December 2000
The U.S.D.A. Plant Gene Expression Center, September 1991 - August 1993


ABSTRACTS OF SCIENTIFIC TALKS GIVEN AT INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS

1998 Molecular Biology of Small DNA Tumor Viruses Meeting, University of Wisconsin-
Madison, Madison, WI
1997 The Imperial Cancer Research Fund Tumour Virus Meeting, Churchill College,
Cambridge, England

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