ACADEMIC DEGREES
1999 M.F.A. Studio Art, Ohio University
1997 B.F.A. Painting, University of Akron (cum laude)

GRANTS OR AWARDS
2010-present  Louise Foucar Marshall Professorship
2014  CFA Small Grant
2014 The Roy A. & Stardust K. Johnson Faculty Mentoring Award

2011  CFA Small Grant
2010  Faculty Professional Development Grant
2008  Think Tank 3 Fellowship, The Institute for Integrated Teaching
2006  Ohio Arts Council, Excellence Award, Individual Artist Grant

SOLO PERFORMANCES and EXHIBITIONS
2014 The Black Tongue Lexicon, Tippets Gallery, Utah State University, Logan, UT
2014 The Black Tongue Lexicon, Hyde Art Gallery, Grossmont College, San Diego, CA
2014 The Black Tongue Lexicon, University Art Gallery, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
2014 The Black Tongue Lexicon, Tuska Center for Contemporary Art, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
2014 The Black Tongue Lexicon, School of Art, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO
2014 The Black Tongue Lexicon, Kenilworth Square, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
2014 The Black Tongue Lexicon, Public Space One, Iowa City, IA
2014 The Black Tongue Lexicon, The Eve Marie Saint Theater, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
2014 The Black Tongue Lexicon, George and Ellen Rieveschl Digitorium, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY
2014 The Black Tongue Lexicon, Kipp Gallery, Indiana State University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA
2014 The Black Tongue Lexicon, Arts Cottage, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
2014 The Black Tongue Lexicon, University Commons Art Gallery, Arcadia University, Philadelphia, PA
2014 The Black Tongue Lexicon, Ruth Marder Studio Theater, Towson University, Towson, MD
2014 The Black Tongue Lexicon, Studio 115 Black Box Theater, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA
2014 The Black Tongue Lexicon, Gatewood Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
2014 The Black Tongue Lexicon, Black Box Theater, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL
2013 Supralingual/Sublingual: The Tongue is the Terrain, Center for Visual Art, Denver, CO
2011 Supralingual/Sublingual: The Tongue is the Terrain, Las Cruces Museum of Art, Las Cruces, NM
2011 Supralingual/Sublingual: The Tongue is the Terrain, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
2011 Supralingual/Sublingual: The Tongue is the Terrain, Martine Chaisson Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2011 Supralingual/Sublingual: The Tongue is the Terrain, Co-Lab Project Space, Austin, TX
2011 Supralingual/Sublingual: The Tongue is the Terrain, Flight Gallery, San Antonio, TX
2010 Supralingual/Sublingual: The Tongue is the Terrain, The Tank, New York, NY
2010 Supralingual/Sublingual: The Tongue is the Terrain, Fountain Studios, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Supralingual/Sublingual: The Tongue is the Terrain, Plus Gallery, Denver, CO
2010 Supralingual/Sublingual: The Tongue is the Terrain, Mess Hall, Chicago, IL
2010 Supralingual/Sublingual: The Tongue is the Terrain, Little Berlin, Philadelphia, PA
2010 Supralingual/Sublingual: The Tongue is the Terrain, Future Tenant, Pittsburgh, PA
2010 Supralingual/Sublingual: The Tongue is the Terrain, Wild Goose Creative, Columbus, OH
2008 Simultaneous Repellents, (Repressed Sentient, Oppressed Séance), The Slade School of Art Research Center, London, UK
2008 The Shift From Green and the Quietude of the Swallowing Ground, Davis Gallery, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID

2006 Gary Setzer: Sound & Vision—Selected Single Channel Video Works, Ohio University Southern Gallery, Ironton, OH
2006 Slow Measured Crawl 2, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI
2006 Methodological Remover / Orange Haunter, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI
2006 Keypunch Operator (Field Interpreter), site-specific work, Bowling Green, OH
2005 Indexical Scale, Clarion University, Clarion PA
2005 Slow Measured Crawl, Zygote Press Gallery, Cleveland, OH
2005 1:1 Floor Plan Drawing #2, Zygote Press, Cleveland, OH
2004 Studio Roof Transmitter, site specific work, Bowling Green, OH
2004 1:1 Floor Plan Drawing #1, Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, Bowling Green, OH
2004 Map, site-specific public art, Bowling Green, OH
2003 Gary Setzer: The Recorder Suite, A.R.C. Gallery, Chicago, IL
2000 The Landscape Divided Infinitely and Refused to Entertain the Questions, The Millworks Gallery, Inc., Akron, OH
1999 Knowing Field, Ohio University Art Gallery, Athens, OH
1999 Recent Work by Gary Setzer, Millworks Gallery, Inc. Akron, OH
1998 Hermes in the Between, Segfried Building, Athens, OH
1998 The First Drawing, Segfried Building, Athens, OH
1997 Essence System: Recent Work by Gary Setzer, The Millworks Gallery, Inc., Akron, OH

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS and SCREENINGS
2014 Performance Video And Colored Gloves: Gary Setzer & Tommy Becker, Exploded View, Tucson, AZ
2014 Eraserhood Forever, PhilaMOCA, Philadelphia, PA

2014 Avant-Arizona: Experimental Media From Tucson, Exploded View, Tucson, AZ
2013 Electron Salon, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA
2013 Arizona Biennial 2013, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
2013 Guised, Center for Visual Art, Denver, CO
2012 Approach, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY
2012 Grammar of the Elite, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI
2012
Times, Interludes and Actions: Performances in Response to the First Decade of the New Millennium, University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art, Cedar Falls, IA
2012 Post Apocalypse, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI
2011 Arizona Biennial 2011, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
2011 Unhooked From Time, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI
2011
Times, Interludes, and Action, ARTspace Media Lounge, New York, NY
2010
Nowhere: Selections from the Archives of the Hand Drawn Map Association, Arcadia University Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2010 Fashion Show: The Spring 2010 Collection, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI
2009 Capturing Motion, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI
2009 Fragile Bodies, Northern Kentucky University Main Gallery, Highland Heights, KY
2007 State of the Union, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI
2007 Autumedia, Cincinnati Public Art Event, Cincinnati, OH
2006 Ohio Made, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
2006 Minimal Maximum, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI
2006 Do Not Fold, Bend, Spindle or Mutilate, Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science, Sioux Falls, SD
2005 Post-Postcard, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
2005 The Postcard Show, The Lab, San Francisco,CA
2005 Integrated, Zygote Press Gallery, Cleveland, OH
2005 Collaborator : 2, The Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI
2005 AutuMedia, The Mockbee, Cincinnati, OH
2004 Intermedia Series, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
2004 Inaugural Mudd, The Mudd Gallery, Appleton, WI
2004 AutuMedia, Media Bridges Center, Cincinnati, OH
2004 Majestic Gallery Invitational, Majestic Gallery, Nelsonville, OH
2004 The Community Heartbeats, Toledo School for the Arts, Akron, OH
2003 Information Man, Future Tenant Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2002 Artists Talk On Art: Curator’s Choice, 450 Broadway Gallery, New York, NY
2002 Looped (Video Environments), Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL
2002 Digital Visions, Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA
2002 The Seventh Annual Ohio Short Film and Video Showcase, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
2002 The Toy Show: Art About Toys & Toys As Art, Thirteenhundred Gallery, Cleveland, OH
2002 Towering, Thirteenhundred Gallery, Cleveland OH
2002 Ohio Filmmakers Selections, Cox Fine Arts Center, Columbus, OH
2002 Sight & Sound, Tricycle Shop, Athens, OH
2001 The Sixth Annual Ohio Short Film and Video Showcase, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
2001 Artists of Rubber City: Annual Juried Exhibition, Charles Mayer Studios, Inc., Akron, OH
2001 Ohio Filmmakers Selections, Cox Fine Arts Center, Columbus, OH
1999 Recent Works by Ohio University Graduate Painters, Athens News Building, Athens, OH
1998 Surface Ecstasy, Esther Allan Greer Museum, Rio Grande, OH
1997 Creative Communities: Art from Akron’s Neighborhoods, Akron Art Museum, OH
1997 Marking Territory, The Millworks Gallery, Inc., Akron, OH
1997 Home is Where the Art Is, The Millworks Gallery, Inc., Akron, OH
1996 Rituals, Rebenek Gallery, Akron, OH
1996 Organic and Divine: New Work by Gary Setzer & James Morgan, University of Akron Projects Gallery, Akron, OH

RESIDENCIES
2014 Artist-in-Residence, Brush Creek Foundation For The Arts, Saratoga, WY
2002 Aritist-in-Residence, Wexner Center Media Arts Program

BIBLIOGRAPHY
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Kuonen, Lily.  “Gary Setzer’s Tour of the Black Tongue.”  Burnaway, February 18, 2014 <http://burnaway.org>
Milano, Phillip.  “Gary Setzer Blends Performance Art, Electro Music.”  Wave Weekly, February 11, 2014
Ferreira, Gabby.  “Exhibit aims to showcase professor’s artwork,” Daily Wildcat, September 22, 2013
Allen, Kathleen.  “Clear Evidence of the Artist's Hand,” Arizona Daily Star, July 25, 2013
Paglia, Michael.  “Metro goes beyond the Month of Photography with two new exhibits,” Denver Westword, April 4, 2013
Metsker, Jennifer.  “Lost Ladder: Middle Section Broken—Last Seen 1967,” Art Hopper, October 31, 2012
Gaulager, Sean.  “Co-Lab: 2011.” Co-Lab 2011, January 2012:  26 – 27 (2011 Exhibition Season Catalog & DVD)
Quintanilla, Sylvia.  "Performance Art at Branigan."  Las Cruces Sun-News, July 28, 2011

Butler, Miranda.  "Wildcats Wow Biennial Judges."  Daily Wildcat, June 22, 2011
Shaffer, Tracy.  “Denver Hosts the World.”  The Huffington Post, July 2, 2010
Boniface, Erica.  “First Friday in the RiNo District.”  NBC 9 News Metromix.  KTVD, Denver, CO.  July 8th, 2010

Heller, Jason.  “Speaking in Tongue.”  Denver Westword, July 1, 2010
Newhall, Edith.  "Maps to Places Real and Places Richly Imagined." The Philadelphia Inquirer, Nov. 7, 2010
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VISITING ARTIST LECTURES
2013 Metropolitan State University, Denver, CO
2012 Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH
2011 Alfred University, Alfred, NY
2009 Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY
2008 The Slade School of Art, London, England
2008 Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID
2006 Ohio University Southern, Ironton, OH
2005 Lawrence University, Appleton, WI
2005 Clarion University, Clarion, PA
2001 University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

GALLERY TALKS
2007 “Homonymous Confusion of Planes," University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
2002 “Artists Talk on Art Panel Discussion: Curator’s Choice,” The Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY

EMPLOYMENT
2013-present Associate Professor & Division Chair, First Year Experience, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
2007-2013 Assistant Professor & Division Chair, First Year Experience, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
2001-2007 Full-time Instructor, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
2000-2001 Adjunct Instructor, University of Akron, Mary Schiller Myers School of Art, Akron, OH
2000-2001 Curatorial Assistant, Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
1998-1999 Instructor of Record, Ohio University, Athens, OH