Dylan Gauthier



Co-Curator, with Radhika Subramaniam and Marina Zurkow: Ten Ways/Ten Years: Eco Crisis and Resilience in the New Decade, EFA Project Space, NYC

Chapter publication, with Jen Mazza: “Like Driving at Night: A Process-Based, Learner-Centered Approach to Teaching Artistic Research Across Disciplines.” In, Teaching Artistic Research, eds. Richard Jochum and Ruth Matteus-Berr, de Gruyter (forthcoming).

Book publication: Between Species/Between Spaces, editor with Kendra Sullivan, exhibition catalog, Cape Cod Modern House Trust

Group Exhibition: Free Elements, curated by Deric Carner and Natalia Nakazawa, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts.

Residency: Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Residency, Captiva Island, Florida


Residency: Urban Field Station Artist-in-Residence, Natural Areas Conservancy Group/NYC Parks, Fort Totten, NYC

Co-curator, with Mariel Villére: Freshkills Park Field R/D (exhibition, programs, publication), Staten Island, NYC

Co-curator, with Deng Yan: “We Have Been So Desensitized”, Lishui International Photography Festival, Lishui, Zhejiang Province, China (exhibition)

Co-curator, with Sylvie Boulanger (cneai=) and Nicholas Vargelis (Le Petit Versailles): Museum Without Building, a project by Yona Friedman, EFA Project Space, August 2019 (exhibition, public programs, publication)

Publication: The Pedagogical Impulse, Instant Class Kit, eds. Stephanie Springgay and Vesna Kritsch, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Panel: Science of the Living City, Pathways to Inspiration, Nature, Arts, and Education in NYC. Moderated by Mary Miss. Parsons.

Moderator: ISCP 25th Anniversary Symposium, ISCP Alumni Roundtable

Visiting Artist Talk: Wet Images, Talk at SVA Fine Arts MFA with Marie Lorenz and Steve Duncan, Spring 2019


Co-curator, with Mariel Villére: Freshkills Park Field R/D (exhibition, programs, publication), Staten Island, NY

Co-curator, with Kendra Sullivan: Cape Cod Modern House Trust / NPS Artist Residency, Beyond Species/Beyond Spaces

Residency: Banff Center - Beyond Anthropocene, Banff, Canada

Residency: Shandaken at Storm King, NY

Panel: Art at the Water’s Edge, Building Community along Brooklyn’s Waterfront, Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center

Conference (co-organizer): Being Alone, Sharing: Conversations on Survival, The School of Survival: Learning with Juan Downey, Hunter College, NY

Conference (co-organizer): Reclaimed Lands, NYU, with NYC Parks, Cait Field, Mariel Villere, Freshkills Park Alliance  

Artist Project: Floating Studio for Dark Ecologies with Marina Zurkow, NYU Abu Dhabi, UAE

Group Exhibition: Learn a River’s Name, Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, Philadelphia, PA

Group Exhibition: On Water: Institute for Ocean Art and Science, Wellfleet, MA

Award: Field Guide to the FIeld Guides of Dark Ecologies, Penn Program in the Environmental Humanities, PA


Solo Exhibition: Dylan Gauthier: highwatermarks, Brandywine River Museum of Art, PA

Co-curator, with Kendra Sullivan: Resistance After Nature, Haverford College Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery/Hurford Center for the Humanities, PA

Co-curator, with Mariel Villére: Freshkills Park Field R/D (seminar), New York, NY

Group Exhibition: Hors Pistes: Traversées, with Mare Liberum, curated by Géraldine Gomez, Centre Pompidou - Musée national d'art moderne, Paris, France

Group Exhibition: con•tin•u•ums (time beyond lifetimes), curated by Patrick Jaojoco, New York

Panel: Science of the Living City, Liquid Geographies, organized by Lize Mogel, with Diane Galusha

Conference Panel: Tactical Media Ecology: Toward Neo-Ecological Practices of Resistance, Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE), Detroit, MI

Artist Talk: Sanctuary Series, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

Artist Talk: MIT, ACT program, led by Laura Knott and Gediminas Urbonas, Cambridge, MA

Press: Title Magazine, Resistance After Nature reviewed by Gordon Stillman

Press: Artblog, Resistance After Nature reviewed by                 Evan Paul Laudenslager

Press: WHYY, highwatermarks reviewed by Peter Crimmins

Press: Hyperallergic, The Inaugural Triennial on New York’s Waterways Drops Anchor, Allison Meier

Publication: Contemporary Art Stavanger, Interview with Futurefarmers

Publication: Contemporary Art Stavanger, Frozen Days and Frozen Nights: A Letter from America

Publication: C-Magazine, Interview with Katherine McLeod and Kendra Sullivan (Mare Liberum)

Residency: Cape Cod Modern House Trust/NPS, Wellfleet, MA

Residency: Liminus Festival, Woody Point, Newfoundland, Canada

Residency: Montello Foundation, Montello, NV

Residency: Art+Environment Artist in Residence (2016-17), highwatermarks, Brandywine Conservancy and Museum of Art


Fellowship/Group Exhibition: Socrates Sculpture Park, Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition, New York

Residency and Solo Project: highwatermarks, Brandywine Conservancy and Museum of Art, Chadds Ford, PA

Public Art Project: Biennial de Paris 2016, Beirut, Lebanon

Group Exhibition: Radical Seafaring, curated by Andrea Grover, Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, NY

Group Exhibition: Chance Ecologies, curated by Catherine Grau, Nathan Kensinger, Stephen Zacks, Queens Museum, New York

Group Exhibition: HUNKS, Egyptian Art & Antiques, Los Angeles, CA

Group Exhibition: Interposed, PC4Yonkers, organized by Brooke Singer’s New Media Junior Seminar, Yonkers, NY

Group Exhibition (with Sunview Luncheonette): Authenticity and Innovation, Center for Architecture, New York.

Co-organizer: The Alternative Art School Fair, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY (with Catherine Despont and Alexandre Gurita)

Panel: A Blade of Grass: Aesthetics of Doing - Tangible Utopia, organized by Mary Mattingly, The 8th Floor, NY

Conference Panel: Urban Interventions, organized by Filip Stabrowski, LaGuardia Community College Urban Studies Conference

Publication: A Guide to the Harmonized System, essay, edited by Marina Zurkow, published by punctum books, New York

Publication: Radical Seafaring (Exhibition Catalog – essays by Sasha Archibald, Alexander Dumbadze, Christopher French, Dylan Gauthier, Andrea Grover, Terrie Sultan)

Residency: Art+Environment Artist in Residence (2016-17), highwatermarks, Brandywine Conservancy and Museum of Art

Residency: LMCC Process Space on Governor's Island, New York, New York (July - October)

Residency: Contemporary Art Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway (October)

Residency: Blue Mountain Center, New York, Focus Residency (organizer): Toward an Urban Commons

Co-organizer / Residency: Constructing the Urban Commons, Blue Mountain Center, Blue Mountain Lake, New York

Press: New York Times, Radical Seafaring Reviewed (cover image)

Press: Orion Magazine, Aqueous Earth Reviewed (mention)



Solo Exhibition (collective): Mare Liberum... Or, The Other Island, curated by James Voorhies, CCVA/Harvard, Cambridge, MA

Group Exhibition: Accompaniment, curated by Kendra Sullivan and Kari Cwynar, EFA Project Space, New York

Group Exhibition: aqueous earth, curated by Kari Conte, International Studio & Curatorial Program, NY

Group Exhibition: Chance Ecologies, curated by Catherine Grau, Nathan Kensinger, Stephen Zacks, Radiator Arts, New York

Artist Project (collective): Mare Liberum: DIY Environmentalism, Haverford College, Haverford, PA

Artist Project: What Wilderness: 9 Conversations on Ecology, Abstraction, and the Anthropocene, ISCP, New York

Artist Talk: Critical Making Seminar, Center for the Humanities, Haverford College, Haverford, PA

Artist Talk: Iheap (Institut des Hautes Études en Arts Plastiques), Two Talks – Paris and New York

Artist Talk, with Mare Liberum: Mare Liberum – Or, The Other Island, CCVA, Harvard

Panelist: Art in Odd Places, Waking Up: The Re-Sensitization of Civic Space, City Harvest Summit, New York

Panelist: Periphery, (The Edge Becomes the Center: An Oral History of Gentrification), Van Alen Institute, New York

Panelist: French Theory: (in-)visuality: French Theory Now, w/ Alexandre Gurita, Steven Henry Madoff, Jean-Luc Nancy, Steven Rand, Giovanni Tusa, Apex Art

Panelist: New Museum Ideas City, Art in Odd Places - Recall, 11 Years of Art in Odd Places, New York

Workshop, with Red76: Feast: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art, Weisman Museum, Minneapolis

Publication: “Networked Monumental: site, production, distributed publics — online, and in everyday life, Routledge/Public Art Dialogue

Publication: with Katie Bachler, Scott Berzofsky, Sam Gould (Red 76): Journal of Radical Shimming: Radical Domesticity.

Publication: “Toward the Community Supported Art Space,” in Greater Brooklyn.

Publication: Of Memory and Legibility on 14th Street, Art in Odd Places Thinker in Residence Report, Art in Odd Places Blog

Residency, with Red76: Learn to Read Art: A Surviving History of Printed Matter, NYU 80WSE Gallery

Residency: NEA Art & Ecology Residency, International Studio and Curatorial Program, Brooklyn, NY

Residency: Blue Mountain Center, Blue Mountain Lake, NY

Grant: Trust for Mutual Understanding, Private Nationalism at Knockdown Center (co-organized with Matej Vakula and Ashley Clark)

Grant: Slovakian Ministry of Culture, Green Community (with Matej Vakula)

Grant: Citizens Committee for New York City, for Sunview Luncheonette, Brooklyn, NY

Organized talk: Alan W. Moore with Stephen Zacks – Occupation Culture & Making Room, at Sunview Luncheonette, Brooklyn, NY

Organized screening: Marty Lucas, Tighten Your Belts, Bite the Bullet, at Sunview Luncheonette, Brooklyn, NY

Co-organizer of seminar series: Politics, Policy and the Arts, at CUNY Hunter College (speakers: Tania Bruguera, Dread Scott, Susan Crile, A.K. Burns, Miguel Gutierrez, Daniel Heyman, others)

Press: Hyperallergic, Jillian Steinhauer, “Artistic Encounters with Our Toxic Waters”

Press: Hyperallergic, Heather Kapplow, “A Brooklyn Artist Collective Builds a Boat in Boston” (mare liberum)

Press: Big Red & Shiny, Ali Reid, “A building session with Mare Liberum” (mare liberum)

Press: Hakai Magazine, Danny Lewis, “The Paper Boats of Troy, New York” (mare liberum)

Press: Boston Globe (BetaBoston), Elizabeth Preston, “Handmade boats bring citizen science to the Mystic River” (mare liberum)

Press: Brooklyn Magazine, Paul D’Augostino, “Good Questions (From) All Over: Open Studios at ISCP”


Co-curator: Art in Odd Places Festival 2014: FREE (with Juliana Driever), New York

Co-organizer: Utopia School, Flux Factory, Queens

Group Exhibition: Correspondence – Works and Writings Between New York City, Hudson and Catskill, Publication Studio, Catskill

Public Art Project: SeaChange - We All Live Downstream (organized with Mare Liberum and 350.org)

Artist Project, with Red76:  “_______” Society Library, Printed Matter Art Book Fair at PS1 MoMA, NY

Artist Talk: Open Engagement, Queens Museum of Art, Queens

Panel: Making Spaces: Urban Interventionism & the Commons, with Thiago Carrapatoso, Sarah Nelson Wright, Mia Kang, New York

Panel: Making It Happen: The Lifecycle Of Strategies, Funding, Partnerships, organized by Beatrice Glow, with Art Jones, Martha Wilson, Lee Murphy Wolf. Floating Library/The Lilac, New York

Panel Organizer/Panelist: Networked Monumental: Immemorial-Cloud-Object, but IRL.  Panelists: Angela Washko, Sara Reisman, Tim Portlock, Morehshin Allahyari. Sculpture City Saint Louis, StL, MO. (Keynote: Rafael Lozano-Hemmer)

Publication: “Planning the Unplanned, with Urban Planner Daniel Campo,” Urban Omnibus, November 12, 2014.

Publication: Emptyfull #1, #2, #3 & #4, #5, #6 – Self-published photobook series

Publication: Between spaces – Self-published photobook        

Publication: Mare Liberum, broadsheet #8: SeaChange: We All Live Downstream, design by Partner & Partners

Teaching: Understanding New Media, CUNY Hunter College, New York

Teaching: Architectures of Desire, Utopia School, Flux Factory, Queens

Award: Wave Farm/NYSCA Media Arts Grant, awarded for Fabric/Fragment of An Urban Wilderness (2013)

Residency: The “_______” Public Library, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Press: Hyperallergic, Claire Voon, “Artists Paddle Around Manhattan” (mare liberum)

Press: The Indypendent, Anon, “Six Ways to Raise a Ruckus” (mare liberum)


Exhibition: About, With & For, curated by Juliana Driever, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA

Exhibition: Spring/Break, Old School curated by Angela Conant, New York

Artist Project: Creative Time Summit Tours – Toward a North Brooklyn Wilderness Corridor, Brooklyn

Guest Artist: Poet’s House, with Mare Liberum, New York

Co-curator/Organizer/Publisher: Private Line, (reading, performance, and publication series), with Macgregor Card, Megan Ewing, Kendra Sullivan, Brooklyn

Publication: Mare Liberum, broadsheet #7: What Is This Hidden Wilderness? design by Partner & Partners

Publication: Private Line #4: Amadon, Barber, Ides

Residency: Blue Mountain Center, Adirondacks, New York

Residency/Award: The Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada

Press: Bad at Sports, Juliana Driever, “Artist Profile: Mare Liberum”

Press: All that We’ve Met, Pauline Pechin, “Dylan Gauthier craves the quiet of winter”

Press: Narrative.ly profile, Lorraine Boissonaeult (with Mare Liberum)


Solo Exhibition: Kosovo Reading Room / This is (an) a front (with Kendra Sullivan and Red 76), Uncanny Valley, New York / Stacion, Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina, Kosovo.

Group Exhibition: Leisure Work, Wassaic Project Festival, Wassaic, NY

Group Exhibition: Floating Through, Boats & Boating in Contemporary Art, curator Emmett Smith, Antique Boat Museum, Clayton, NY

Group Exhibition, with Red76: Art, Action, Environment, curated by Radhika Subramaniam. Parsons, the New School, New York

Co-curator/Organizer/Publisher: Private Line, poetry reading series with Macgregor Card, Megan Ewing, Kendra Sullivan, Brooklyn

Founder/Organizer: The Sunview Luncheonette, Brooklyn

Artist Project: PsyGeoConflux Festival at New York University, Steinhardt School, New York

Artist Project, with Red76: Printed Matter Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1, with Red 76 (Installation and Publication)

Workshop: “Hacking the Free Seas,” World Maker Faire New York, Flushing Park, Queens

Publication: Mare Liberum, broadsheet #6: Le Massicot – On Paper Canoes

Publication: Journal of Radical Shimming #14 and #15 (Red76)

Publication: Open Field (exhibition catalogue) Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

Residency: Antique Boat Museum, Clayton, New York (with Mare Liberum and Jean Barberis)

Residency: Uncanny Valley, Long Island City, New York

Press: North Country Public Radio. Todd Moe, “Down the St. Lawrence in a paper boat” (Mare Liberum)

Press: The Village Voice, Martha Schwendener, “Contemp. Boat Artists Float Their Ideas” (Mare Liberum)

Press: Vice Magazine, Dan Glass, “Dredging the World of New York City’s Waterways” (Mare Liberum)


Group Exhibition: I’m Searching for Field Character, curated by James Voorhies, BfOC, MassMoCA, North Adams, MA

Group Exhibition: Deep/Shallow, curated by Angela Conant, Gowanus Studio Space, Brooklyn

Guest Artist: Printed Matter Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1, with Red76, LIC, NY

Guest Artist/Lecturer: Down the Gowanus – The Canary Project, Parsons College of Art and Design, NY (U - N - F - O - L - D Exhibition, curated by Radhika Subramaniam)

Artist Project: Dawn School, Bureau for Open Culture, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA

Co-curator: Sea Worthy, EFA Project Space and Flux Factory, with Kendra Sullivan, Ben Cohen, Michelle Levy, Sally Szwed, Jean Barberis, NY

Co-organizer: Heterotopias - Video Screening @ Old School Night, New York

Guest Artist: Bartleby’s Pen (Red76), Artist Adventurers and Chance, BfOC, MASS MoCA, MA

Guest Artist: Irons in the Fire, curated by James Voorhies, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH

Panelist: Art in Odd Places / Urban Design Week, panel curated by Juliana Driever

Organized Panel with Mary Mattingly, Swoon, Constance Hockaday - “SeaWorthy,” EFA Project Space, New York

Publication: Mare Liberum, broadsheet #4: Héterotopies

Publication: Adven--ture: A Book of Chance Fragments (with Kendra Sullivan), Bureau for Open Culture

Residency: Bureau for Open Culture @ MassMOCA, North Adams, MA

Press: AM New York, Emily Hulme

Press: New York Times, Melena Ryzik (SeaWorthy/Connie Hockaday’s Boatel)

Press: Brooklyn Rail, review of SeaWorthy

Press: TreeHugger, review of SeaWorthy        


Group Exhibition: Your Third Eye is a Dictator, Gowanus Studio Space, New York

Artist Project/Performance: Transcendental Headphone/Hypnosis, Gowanus Studio Space, Brooklyn

Artist Project: Dawn School @ School of the Future, organized by Cassie Thornton & Christopher Kennedy, New York

Artist Project with Red76: Floating Academy, Anywhere Anyplace Academy, Open Field @ Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

Artist Project, with Mare Liberum: Going Places, Doing Stuff (organized by Marie Lorenz and Flux Factory), New York

Guest Artist: The Albertine Mysteries (The Sweet Cheat), Yonkers, NY, organized by Jeff Stark

Residency: Center For Contemporary Art (CCA), Santa Fe

Residency, with Red76: The Walker Art Center, Open Field, Minneapolis

Publication: Journal of Radical Shimming #9 (Red76)

Publication: Mare Liberum, Broadsheets #2 and #3

Grant: FEAST, “Green My Bodega” (with Elizabeth Knafo)

Press: Wall Street Journal, Julie Platner, “Mystery Tour” (mare liberum)


Group Exhibition: Medium of Exchange, Hunter College Black Box, New York

Group Exhibition: ‘Beyond a Memorable Fancy,’ with Mare Liberum, curated by Michelle Levy.  EFA Project Space, New York, with Panel discussion with Graffiti Research Labs, Chen Tamir, J. Oleson.

Group Exhibition: Hunter IMA/MFA Spring Show, Hunter College, New York

Guest Lecturer: Descent to Revolution (with Red76), Bureau for Open Culture, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH

Artist Project: Gowanus Toxiphon, Issue Project Room, Brooklyn

Artist Project, with Red76: Surplus Seminar (Anywhere/Anyplace Academy, S.S. Temporary), curated by James Voorhies/Bureau for Open Culture, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH

Artist Project: An Ethnography of the ACLU Mississippi, Jackson, MS

Publication: Battery Republic edition of the Journal of Radical Shimming (#5), Red76/Creative Time

Publication: Mare Liberum, Broadsheet #3: The Gowanus and the Newtown Creek

Residency, with Red76: Bureau for Open Culture @ C.C.A.D., Columbus, OH


Group Exhibition: Off The Grid, curated by Galen Joseph Hunter and Tianna Kennedy, Neuberger Museum, SUNY Purchase, NY (with Mare Liberum)

Guest Artist: Mysteries of Paris (Pt2) directed by Normandy Raven Sherwood and Dylan Latimer, Ontological-Hysteric Theater, NY

Guest Artist: Going Places, Doing Stuff (organized by Jean Barberis and Flux Factory), NY

Guest Artist: Swimming Cities (project by Swoon), Deitch Projects, NY

Guest Artist: The Battery Republic by Red76 for “Democracy in America” exhibition curated by Creative Time, 68th Street Armory, NY

Screening: Black Brel (series: Out of Order) Monkey Town, Brooklyn

Press: New York Times, Andy Newman, “Ship of Freethinkers Hemmed In by Landlords”        

Press: Brooklyn Rail, James Trimarco, “More than a Pretty View” (July-Aug ‘08)



Co-curator: Silence - Artist Responses to 4’33”, with Galen Joseph Hunter, Gigantic ArtSpace, NY

Press: The Wire, Alan Licht: Review of Silence        

Press: Rhizome.org, Marisa Olson: “The Many Sounds of Silence”


Curatorial Assistant: Object Lessons - CalArts Graduate Thesis Exhibition, with Tom Leeser, Gigantic ArtSpace, NY

Curatorial Assistant: DRIFT - Lee Ranaldo and Leah Singer, co-curated with Lea Rekow, Gigantic ArtSpace, NY

Curatorial Assistant: Negativlandland - Mark Hosler, with Lea Rekow, Gigantic ArtSpace, NY


2018-        Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts

        Director, EFA Project Space Program

2017-        Parsons School of Design,

        Part-Time Lecturer, Parsons First Year Program: Sustainable Systems, Integrative Studio 2 (Systems and Strategies)

2018-        The New School, Part-Time Lecturer, University Wide Lecture Series: Liquid Cities: Reimagining Urban Waterfronts and Waterways (Fall 2018); Plastic! Waste, Design, Entanglement and the World’s Most Formidable Substance (Fall 2019)

2010-        Hunter College, City University of New York

2018        Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Film and Media Studies


2009-         SUNY Old Westbury

2011        Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of

American Studies



The Ocean Imaginary, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, The New School, Heather Davis (2019)

Sound the Mound, Parsons/The New School, John Roach and Andrew Shea (2018)

Advanced workshop in artistic practice and transdisciplinary research, MIT ACT, Gediminas Urbonas and Lars Bang Larsen (2017)

Sound, Cooper Union, Zach Poff (2017)

Cities, Art and Catastrophe, Parsons School of Design/The New School, Radhika Subramaniam (2017)

New Media Junior Seminar, SUNY Purchase, Brooke Singer (2016)

MFA Transdisciplinary Design, Parsons School of Design/The New School, MFA, John Roach, (2016)

Art and Environment, Parsons, The New School, MFA, Radhika Subramaniam (2016)

Digital Design, NYU Tisch School of the Arts (undergrad. - Jeff Stark) (2015)

Back to the Land and DIY Environmentalism, Haverford College, Haverford, PA, Joshua Moses (2015)

MFA Critique: Guest Critic, DiAP, City College, New York (2015)

Irons in the Fire, Columbus College of Art and Design (undergrad. - James Voorhies) (2010)

Social Practice, California College of the Arts, Sam Gould, (2010)


2012        M.F.A., Integrated Media Arts, Hunter College, City University of New York

Additional Coursework:

2010        Shirin Neshat Master Class

Hunter College, NY, NY

2009         Art 777/Aesthetics of Information and

PIMA/Max/PIMA Max/MSP/Jitter

        Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

2007        Sculpture I: Metalworking

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2001        Studio Art / Art History

Université de Paris III, France

2000        Studio Art / Art History

Université D’Aix-Marseille III, France