Biography

Education
School of Visual Arts, NYC, NY, BFA Graphics 1977

Selected Museum and University Solo Exhibitions
2009  
“AUTO MOTION,” Robert Rauschenberg Gallery, Edison College, Ft. Myers
“30-Years of Digital Art,” Palm Beach Photogrraphic Centre, Museum, Delray Beach, Fl
2007
“WEAM, during Art Basel Miami Beach, Florida
2004
“30-YEARS of DIGITAL ART,” Coral Springs Museum of Art,FL,
2003
“RETROSPECTIVE,” Gallery of ART, Edison College,Ft.Myers, FL
2001
“Hyper-real expressionism,” Palm Beach Photographic Museum, Delray Beach, FL
“RETROSPECTIVE,” Nathan D. Rosen Museum Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
1995
"A Cybernetic Romance,” Northwestern State Univ., Natchitotches, LA
1994
"A Cybernetic Romance,” Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA
1992
"A Cybernetic Romance,” Ringling School of Art & Design, FL
"A Cybernetic Romance,” Musee Francais de Photographie, Paris, France
"Retrospective,”   Middle Tenn. State Univ., Murfr, KY
1991
"Cybernetic Romance,” Norton Gallery, W. Palm Beach, FL
"Computer Images,” Portland State University, OR
1990
"East Meets West,” University of Southern Colorado, Pueblo, CO
1989
"Nuvo Japonica,” Joan Whitney Payson Gallery, Portland, ME
1989
"A Cybernetic Romance,” Fine Arts Museum of Long Island, NY

Selected Gallery Solo Exhibitions
2009
“Electronica/Erotica”, Film Screening/Exhibit, Miami Beach Cinemathque
2008
“Selected Works 1975-2008, IAG Galleries, Naples, Florida
“Exotic   Electronic” Lurie Gallery, Studio City, California
2002
Galerie D’Enfer, Brussels, Belgium
Galerie Subterrane, Atlanta, Georgia
Gallery Yes!, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
2001
“Hyper-real Expressionism,” DFN Gallery, NYC, NY
“Italian Series,” Spaziotempo Gallery, Florence, Italy
“Bologna art fair, bologna, Italy
2000
“RETROSPECTIVE,” Galerie L, Moscow, Russia
“MILANO ART FAIR," Milan, Italy
“Digital Art,” DFN Gallery, NYC, NY
1999
“Larger than Life,” Caitlyn Gallery, St. Louis, MO
ZURICH ART FAIR, Switzerland
Colville Place Gallery, London, U.K.
Italian Cultural Institute, NYC., NY
"MILANO ART FAIR," Milan, Italy
1998
"Arte & Tecnologie,” Galerie Posteria, Milan, Italy
"Older Works: 77'-82',” Galerie der Gegenwart, Wiesbaden, Germany
"Honoring L. Gartel: 20 Years of Computer Art,” ART FAIR, Innsbruck, Austria
1997
"20 Years of Computer Art,” Philip Morris, Berlin, Germany
"20 Years of Computer Art,” Philip Morris, Hamburg, Germany
"20 Years of Computer Art,” Philip Morris, Munich, Germany
"20 Years of Computer Art,” America Haus, Frankfurt, Germany
"New Works,” Galerie der Gegenwart, Wiesbaden, Germany
1995
"A Cybernetic Romance,” Galerie der Gegenwart, Wiesbaden, Germany
"A Cybernetic Romance,” Palm Beach Int. Airport, Palm Beach, FL
1992
"A Cybernetic Romance,” Nicolae Gallery, Columbus, OH
"Romance Cibernético,” Gallery Euroamericano, Caracas, Venezuela
"Cybernetic Romance,” Fotogalerie Bordeneau, Neustadt, Germany
"Cybernetic Romance,” Calenberger Volksbank, Seelze, Germany
1991
"MONDO MIAMI,” Virginia Miller Gallery, Coral Gables, FL
"Cybernetic Romance and Computography,” Neikrug Gallery, NYC, NY
"Nuvo Japonica,” Verbum Gallery, San Diego, CA
1990
"Digitized Holiday Visions,” Virginia Miller Gallery, Coral Gables, FL
"Gartel and Photography: The Next 150 Years,” Spiritus Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA
"East Meets West,” University of Southern Colorado, Pueblo, CO
"Nuvo Japonica,” Gallery International 57, NYC, NY
1980
"Laurence M. Gartel: Video Photos,” Nikon House Gallery, NYC, NY
"Laurence M. Gartel: Video Photos,” Sea Cliff Photography, Sea Cliff, NY

Selected Museum and University Group Exhibitions
2009
“Montreal Erotic Art Festival, Conseil des arts du Quebec, Canada
2007
“20th Anniversary Show Selections and Highlights,” Selby Gallery, Ringling School, Florida
2004
“Int. Digital Art Awards, “VCA Gallery,” Melbourne, Australia
“Int. Digital Art Awards,” QUT Art Museum, Brisbane, Australia
“INTERgraphic,” State Museum of Fine Arts, Bishkek, KYRGYZSTAN, Russia
2003
“Int. Digital Art Awards, “VCA Gallery,” Melbourne, Australia
2002
“Int. Digital Art Awards,” QUT Art Museum, Queensland, Australia
“Int. Aigital Art Awards,” Univ of Tasmania Academy Gallery, Australia
2001
“Unit 2,” London Guildhall University, London, England
“Russian State Museum,” Moscow, Russia
“Computers,” Polytechnical Museum, Moscow, Russia
2000
“ISEA2000,” Paris, France
“Eighth New York Digital Salon,” School of Visual Arts, NYC, NY
“Regional: Figuring,” Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Fl
1998
"First Elvis Art Show, Hollywood Art and Cultural Center, Hollywood, FL
1996
"Inaugural Exhibition,” Museum of New Arts, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
1995
"Digital Salon,” Palm Beach Community College Museum, Lake Worth, FL
1991
"Civil Rights,” The Bronx Museum for the Arts, Bronx, NY
1990
"Infinite Illusions,” Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.
"Exchange of Information,” Museum of Modern Art, NYC, NY
1989
"Out of Bounds,” Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY
"Electronic Imaging,” St. Louis Community College, MO
"WYSIWYG,” Blair Museum, Holidaysburg, PA
1987
"The Artist & The Computer,” Bronx Museum for the Arts, Bronx,   NY
"Computer Art,” University of Dublin, Ireland
1984
"Computer Art,” Columbia University, NYC, NY
"Abstract and Image Processing,” P.S. 1 Museum, Long Island City, NY
1983
"The Artist & The Computer,” Long Beach Museum of Art, CA
1982
"Points of View,” Museum of Art University of Oklahoma, OK

Selected Gallery Group Exhibitions
2009
“Artavox, Schoolhouse Children’s Museum, Palm Beach County
2008
“Art Undressed,” Erotic Signature, Wynwood
“Spring Show,” ArtFtures Gallery, Wynwood
“SACRED ART,” ArtFutures Gallery, Wynwood
2007
“Art Basel Miami Beach,” ArtFutures Gallery, Wynwood
“Beijing Arts Festival   798, Beijing China, April
2006
“Erotica,” Lurie Gallery, Miami, Florida
2005
“NEW OLD GEMS” Digital Art Museum (DAM) Berlin, Germany
2004
Digital Art Gallery, and Information Visualisation, London, England
Computer Graphics Imaging and Visualization, Penang, Malaysia
“The Second Couming” ICEHOUSE, Phoenix, Ariozona
“Cyberotika 2004,” Dojo Yako Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
“Digital Art/Digital Movies,” ArtWorks Gallery, Wynwood, Florida
2003
“THE DIGITAL EXPERIENCE,” THE GALLERY, Wynwood, Florida
“WIRED,” Gallery ART +, Coral Gables, Florida
International Art Expo, Madrid, Spain
2002
ART FAIR: Zurich, Switzerland
ART FAIR: "Editions of Art,” Innsbruck, Austria
“Int. digital art awards,” Counihan Gallery, Brunswick, Australia
“Mysterium Photographicum,” Dunedin Fine Arts Centre, Fl
“Digital Salon,” School of Visual arts – Artlink, New York, NY
“DAM gallery artists,” Colville Place gallery, London, England
“From the ashes,” Open Space Gallery, Pennsylvania
2001
“Greenham Arts Centre”, London, England
“From the ashes,” C.U.O.N.D. O., New York
“EVO-1,” Galerie L, Moscow, Russia
“Cyberotika,” Atlanta, Georgia
“digital darkroom,” john wayne international airport, ca.
“literary references in art,” n.westchester center for the arts,NY
2000
“Odyssey,” palm beach international airport, fl
“Summer Show,” DFN Gallery, NYC, NY
1999
"Dream Contenary Computer Graphics Grand Prix 99," Aizu, Japan
1998
"Video History: Making Connections," Syracuse, NY
"Pioneers of Digital Photography," Open Space Gallery, Allentown, PA
"TOUCHWARE Art Gallery: 25th Anniversary," Siggraph '98, Orlando, FL
"Computer Art: Anjal & Laurence Gartel," Broward Community College, FL
1997
"Digipainting '97 Echi dal terzo Millennio,” Rome, Italy
ART FAIR: "Editions of Art,” Innsbruck, Austria
1996
ART FAIR: "Art Multiple,” Dusseldorf, Germany
"Computer Art," Palm Beach Gardens, FL
1992
ART FAIR: "LA Art Fair,” Los Angeles, CA
"East/ West Photography Conference,” Poland
1991
"Computer Art,” Olympia & York, NYC, NY
"The Exquisite FAX,” FAX ART, 612-690-0172, Minneapolis, MN
1990
"Transportation on Images,” John Wayne International Airport, Orange County, CA
"Second International Symposium on Electronic Art,” Amsterdam,   Holland
"Eurographics 1990,” Montreaux, Switzerland
"Infinite Illusions,” Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.
1989
"Computer Art,” Prix Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria
1988
"Computer Art,” Images Du Futur, Montreal, Canada
1986-83
"Computer Art Show,” Siggraph, various locations
1983
“Ready for Prime Time Artists,” Discovery Gallery, Glen Cove, NY
1980
"Video Art,” Flviana Gallery, Locarno, Switzerland

Selected Collections
Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum, London
DAVIS-IMAGES Collection, MA.
2004 Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne, Australia
2004 Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Library, Sydney, Australia
Tempra museum of contemporary art, Malta
The Museum of Modern Art, Lending Collection, NYC, NY
Long Beach Museum of Art, CA
Experimental TV Center, Owego, NY
Fine Art Museum of Long Island, NY
School of Visual Arts, NYC, NY
Palm Beach Photographic Museum, FL
Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA
Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France
Musee Francais de la Photography, Paris, France
Coca-Cola, Atlanta, GA
Polaroid Collection, Cambridge Massachusetts, and Zurich, Switzerland
Philip Morris, Hamburg, Germany
Commerzbank, Frankfurt, Germany
Absolut Museum, NYC, NY
Shaw Walker, NYC, NY
Polk & Davis & Wardell, NYC, NY

Selected Grants and Awards
2003 “POPKOMM2003,” techno music fest, Cologne, Germany
2001 IDAA, “Laurence Gartel Award,” Melbourne, Australia
Institut fur Neue Median, Frankfurt, Germany “Artist in Residency”
InterMedia Art Center, Bayville, NY, “Video Award”
Experimental TV Center, Owego, NY, “Artist in Residency”
Film Video Arts Center, NY, "Artist in Residency”
Art Directors Club of New Jersey, “ 22nd Annual Award Show”
Polaroid Corporation, MA, “Research Grant”
Kodak Corporation, NY, “Research Grant”
Apple Computer, Milan, Italy

In Kind Grants
IBM, Canon USA, Apple, Adobe Systems, Roland, Iomega, La Cie, Epson America, Metacreations, ArcSoft,
LaCaere Hasselblad, eFrontier, MUVEE, Olympus America, Konica/Minolta, Hewlett Packard, NOKIA

Selected Commissions
Scripps Research Facility, Public Art Commission, Palm Beach; GARTEL 3D AUTO MOTION Sculpture , Private Benefactor; Paranoia Magazine cover art; Cinema Arts of the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of Clark Gable; The Walt Disney Company; Bristol Myers Squibb; Philip Morris,; Commerzbank; GWW Wiesbaden; BATES Agency Frankfurt; Budweiser; Amerivox; Sprint; Roche Pharmaceuticals; Phoenix Suns Basketball Team; Dan Majerle's Sports Bar, Phoenix, AZ; St. Louis Rams Football Team, Museum of Discovery & Science, FL; Mobil Oil; Amerivox; Grapevine Telecards; IBM; Canon USA; Marlboro; SWATCH, Switzerland; Boy Scouts of America; Future Film Festival, Bologna, Italy; METRO-DADE Art-In-Public-Places commission for the Miami International Airport Concourse F; ABSOLUT GARTEL for Absolut Vodka appearing in: Art-In-America, Artforum, Art and Auction, Sotheby's Preview, Scientific America, WIRED, Art and Antiques, Technology Review, NY Magazine; Official Poster for the Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival, Ft. Lauderdale, 1995; Official Poster for the Palm Beach Photography Workshops & Museum; Dinosaur Poster Series Image Marketing, Chicago, IL; Foto Fusion Festival, Delray, FL, 1996; SAKURA, NYC, NY; ACME Writing Tools; Ritzenhoff Cristal, Germany; and numerous international private collections

Selected Teaching and Lectureships
2009
GARTEL: The Man, The Myth, The Legend, South Florida Camera Club
2008
Maine Media Workshops- Advanced Digital Photography
1992-Ongoing
Palm Beach Photographic Centre
2007
DIGITAL LONG ISLAND/Artistic Director/Organizer
Art League of Long Island, Dix Hills, NY
School of Visual Arts: Master Class Lecture, NY
2004
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
ACM Siggraph Ft. Lauderdale Chapter, FAU
2003
Edison College, Ft.Myers, Florida
2002
Camberwell College of Arts, London
Towers Hamlet College, London
2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Maine Photographic Workshops, Rockport, Maine
2002
University of Miami, Florida
Cyberculture, University of Maryland
Digital salon, PPA, Atlanta, Georgia
2001
World Photographic Congress, Orvieto, Italy
Mid Regional Professional Photographic Association, Columbus, Ohio
Digital Power Conference, Biloxi, Mississippi
2000
Stonybrook University, MFA students, NY
Soros Foundation, Moscow, Russia
Palm Beach Photo Workshops, Delray Beach, FL
1999
PIMA, Naples, FL
PMA EUROPE, London, U.K.
GARTEL SPEAKS, School of Visual Arts, NYC, NY
1998
Werbe-Design Akademie of the WiFi Tirol, Innsbruck, Austria
1997
Palazzo delle Fontane, Rome, Italy
1996-1998
CHAIRMAN: Electronic Publishing, International Fine Arts College, Miami, FL
1996
California State University at Long Beach, CA
1995-1996
Palm Beach Community College, Lake Worth, FL
1993-1997
Professional Photographers of America, Atlanta, GA
1988-95
International Center of Photo, "Computer Imaging Wkshp.,” NY
1995
Usdan Center for the Creative & Performing Arts, Long Island, NY
Northwestern Louisiana University, Natchitotches, LA
1992-1995
Pratt Institute, NY, NY
1990-94
School of Visual Arts, Korean Exchange Students, NY
1994
Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA
1991
Marymount College, Tarrytown, NY
1990
American Society of Magazine Photographers, Chicago, IL
Electronic Photography, R. I.T. Satellite Video Teleconference
York High School, Faculty and Student Workshops, York, ME
Computer Electronic Publishing Show, SPOKESPERSON, Chicago, IL
1983-1994
School of Visual Arts, Computer Art Instructor, NY
1990
Murray State University, "Photography: The Next 150 Years,” KY
1989
Montclair State College, "Computer Art,” NJ
University of   Southern Colorado, "Computer Art Workshop,” Pueblo, CO
Westbrook College, "Computer Art,” Portland, ME
1988
C.W. Post College, Computer Art Professor, NY
1987
University of Southern FL,, Computer Art Professor, Tampa, FL
1985
First Pan Pacific Computer Graphics Conference, Melbourne, Australia
Bronx Community College, "Video/Computer Art,” Bronx, NY
1984
NY State Art Teachers' Assoc., "Electronic Imaging,” NY

Curator
2007-2008
“Digital Long Island,” Mills Pond House, New York
2004
“NEW MEDIA STUDENT FILM Competition,” Scottsdale Film Festival, Scottsdale, Az
2001-2003
“Laurence Gartel Award” for digital excellence, IDAA,Melbourne, Aus.
1995
"Digital Salon,” Palm Beach Comm. College Museum, Lake Worth, FL
1991-1995
"Emerging Computer Graphic Artists,” Multi-Media Gallery, NY