DERRICK WOODHAM.


Present position: Sculptor; Professor Emeritus of Fine Art (retired), University of Cincinnati.

Born 5th November, 1940 in Blackburn, England. Lived in London until 1968, where I received my education. I have been resident in The United States since then until the present.

Address:
1910 Bluebell Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45224, U. S. A.

Phone:
513 681 2429.

Email:
derrick .woodham@uc.edu

EDUCATION IN ART.


1962 - 66: Royal College of Art, London.
1966: Awarded Associate of the Royal College of Art, and Silver Medal for Sculpture.
1964: Walter Neurath Prize for drawing

1960 - 62: Hornsey College of Art, London.
1962: National Diploma in Design. Special Subject: Sculpture.

1957 - 60: South East Essex Technical College & School of Art.
1960: Intermediate degree, National Diploma in Design. Major: Illustration.

ONE MAN EXHIBITIONS.


1997-8 "Twister." Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati, Ohio.
1988 Retrospective, Art Jones Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
1984 "Corridors and Fields." With McCrystle Wood, Northern Kentucky University Gallery.
1980 Lexington Arts Council Gallery, Lexington, Kentucky.
1976 "Fall." With George Rose, Wright State University Gallery, Dayton, Ohio.
1974 "Derrick Woodham, arrangements with a modular group." At J.H. Duffy & Son, New York City.
1970 Richard Feigen Gallery, New York City.
1969 Jewish Museum, New York City.
1968 Ad Libitum Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium.
1966 Richard Feigen Gallery, New York City.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS.


2016 "When Numbers Take Shapes" at K11, Hong Kong, China. "3D Glitch," Arts Centre Washington, Sunderland, England. "Numerical Models in Art and Nature," the Centre Mondial de la Paix des Libertés et des Droits de l'Homme, Meuse, France.
2015 "The 3rd International 3D Print Sculpture Exhibition and Brown Symposium on 3D Printing in the Fine Arts and Sciences, What Things May Come" Southwestern Univerity, Georgetown, Texas, USA.
2014 "Other Primary Structures" Jewish Museum, New York City, New York, USA. "Materials for Inventions" The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Faculty of Humanities, School of Design, Hong Kong, China. "The 2014 International Digital Sculpture Exhibition" The University of Texas in Austin, Texas, USA.
2013 "La Cybersculpture, entre Arts et Sciences: Création, Numérisation, et Impression 3D" Musée de la Corse, Fête de la Science 2013, Corsica.
2012 "Built in the Digital World" The Alice & Harris Weston Gallery, Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati, Ohio. "Journées du Patrimoine 2012" Exposition: Cybersculptures, Musée de La Princerie, Verdun, France.
2011 "Intersculpt 2011 Materials for Art, Art of the Materials" Librairie Galerie Luc Monod, Paris, France. "Full Circle" The Art of Materials, Research, and Creation in Rapid Prototyping. Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas, USA.
2010 "Abstraction and the Human Figure in CAM's British Art Collection" The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Centre of Modern Art, Lisbon, Portugal:"Ainsi Font Les Rêveurs / As dreamers Do" Centre Culturel Calouste Gulbenkian, Paris, France.
2009 "Intersculpt 2009: From the Earth to the stars: the Darwinautes' travels" Fête de la Science 2009 in Lorraine as part of The International Year of Astronomy 2009 & The Darwin Year celebration, in Metz, France, in conjunction with networked venues at PRISM, Arizona State University,(USA); The Beckman Institute, University of Illinois (USA).
2007 "Intersculpt 2007: Mathematics and Biomorphism" An on-line world-wide biennial exhibition in DAAP, Activeworlds, accessed via the Internet. devoted to computer sculpture and the Art/Sciences relationship. In conjunction with public symposia in France (Paris and Nancy), and a symposium at the Krannert Art Museum of the University of Illinois, USA.
2006 "Exibit 3." Base Art Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio, U. S. A.; Ars Mathematica, 2nd European Research and Innovation Exhibition, Parc des Exhibitions, Porte de Versailles, Paris, France.
2005 "Intersculpt 2005: Sculpture for a Virtual World." An on-line exhibition in DAAP, Activeworlds, accessed via the Internet. Public access provided in Europe at La FNAC DIGITALE, Paris, France; CONSERVATOIRE RÉGIONAL DE L'IMAGE, Nancy, France; additional venues at the PRISM Lab, Arizona State University, U. S. A., and UTS, Sydney, Australia; MICAD 2005, Paris, France.
2004 "Rapid Prototyping Sculpture Exhibition" The 2nd International Symposium of Interactive Media Design, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey.
2003 "Intersculpt 2003: Sculpture for a Virtual World." An on-line exhibition in DAAP, Activeworlds, accessed via the Internet. Public access provided at the Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester, England; Marie de la Ville, Paris, France; additional venues in New Zealand, Hong Kong and the US; "Digital Millenium", Miami Vally Co-operative Gallery and Archetype Gallery, Dayton, Ohio.
2003-6 "The International Rapid Prototyping Sculpture Exhibition." Fine art Gallery, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas, and Tour.
2002 "Computer Art 2002." Museum der Stadt Gladbeck, Germany. MICAD Cyberculpture 2002, Paris Expo, Parte de Versailles, France.
2001 "Intersculpt 2001: Sculpture for a Virtual World." An on-line exhibition in DAAP, Activeworlds, accessed via the Internet. Public access provided at the Archetype Gallery, Dayton, Ohio; Marie de la Ville, Paris, France; additional venues in Britiain, New Zealand, Hong Kong and the US: The Future of Work, Site visit to DAAP and exhibit of “Left Handed Venus” at Cite des Sciences et de l'Industrie, Paris, France.
2000 "DAAP: Sculpture for a Virtual World." At Houston Sculpture 2000, 18th International Sculpture Conference; Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas.
1999 "Intersculpt '99: Sculpture for a Virtual World" The Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, Ohio; Marie de la Ville, Paris, France.
1998 "Pier Walk '98." Navy Pier, Chicago
1997 "Intersculpt '97." Galerie Graphes, Paris, France.
1996-present "DAAP." An on-line mult-user world of sculpture in Active Worlds ®, a continuously updated exhibition of 3D models of my sculpture, together with artwork by art students and professional colleagues.
1994-5 The Adam's Landing Art Center,Cinncinnati.
1989 "The Machine Shop." The Emery Center, Cincinnati.
1985 "Environmental installations." MACAA Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana; "Current Directions, Looking Back." Center for Contemporary Art, University of Kentucky.
1980 "Kentucky Art 1980." University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington, Kentucky.
1978 With Howard Storm: Piedmont Gallery, Augusta, Kentucky.
1977 "Artists Choose Artists." Tweed Museum, University of Minnesota, Duluth, Minnesota: Kentucky Artists and Craftsmen, Featured Artists Exhibition, Owensborough Museum of Art, Owensborough, Kentucky.
1976-7 "National Sculpture Exhibition." Art Gallery, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia; University of Tennessee Gallery, Knoxville, Tennessee; Western Carolina University Art Gallery, Cullowee, North Carolina; Greenville County Art Museum, Greenville, South Carolina; Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, Tennessee; Ashville Art Museum, Ashville, North Carolina.
1976 "Three Artists." with Deborah Fredricks and Arturo Sandoval: Hopkins Hall Gallery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
1974 "Sculpture in the Park II." Van Saun Park, Paramus, New Jersey.
1972 "An Evening of Performance." Armory Theatre, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa. Center for New Performing Arts at the University of Iowa Museum, Iowa City, Iowa.
1971 "Des Geist Des Surrealismus", Baukunst, Cologne, Germany
1971 "British Sculpture of the Sixties", Institute of Contemporary Art, Nash House, London England.
1969 "Painting and Sculpture Today", Herron Museum, Indianapolis, Indiana.
1968 "Interim", Whitechapel Gallery, London, England: "Sculpture 60-67", From the Collection of the Arts Council of Great Britain, London, England: "Color-Object", Middelheim Openluchtmuseum, Antwerp, Belgium: Coventry Cathedral Exhibition of British Sculpture, Coventry Festival, England; "Sculpture in the City", Tour arranged by the Arts Council of Great Britain: "New British Painting and Sculpture," Exhibited at: the U.C.L.A. Art Galleries, Los Angeles, California; University of California Art Museum, Berkeley, California; Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon; Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Henry Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas; "Junge Generation Gross Britannien." Der Akademie der Kunst, Berlin; "British Artists, Six Painters, Six Sculptors." The Museum of Modern Art, New York City. "Eight British Sculptors", Organized by the British Council in conjunction with the Kunsthalle in Berne, Switzerland, also shown at: Kunstvereen fur die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Kunsthall, Dusseldorf, Germany; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland.
1967 The Fourth Exhibition for the Prize of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Nagoka, Japan.
1966 "Primary Structures." Jewish Museum, New York City: "New Idioms." Robert Fraser Gallery, London, England: "Jonge Engelse Buldhowers." Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland: "Fifth Internationale Beeldententoonstelling." Sonsbeek 66, Arnhem, Holland.
1965 "The English Eye." Marlborough Gallery, New York City: Paris Bienalle, Musee d'art Moderne, Paris, France: "The New Generation 1965." Whitechapel Gallery, London, England: Witworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester, Manchester, England: Ulster Museum, Stranmillis, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
1962 "Towards Art I." Royal College of Art Gallery, London, England.

AWARDS AND GRANTS.


1999 University of Cincinnati Faculty Research Council Award, Ohio Arts Council Sudden Opportunities Grant to produce Intersculpt '99 "Sculpture for a Virtual World."
1998 University of Cincinnati Faculty Research Council Award to construct "Twister, Freestanding" for Pier Walk '98.
1997 University of Cincinnati Faculty Research Council Award to construct "Twister" an indoor site specific installation for the Aronoff Center for the Arts.
1996 University of Cincinnati Faculty Achievement Award for Excellence, for developing DAAP in Active Worlds®.
Co-investigator with the Center for the Electronic Reconstruction of Historic and Archaeological sites, Ohio Board of Regents State Challenge grant.
1975 University of Kentucky research grant to construct "Fields."
1974 Commission to construct "Gates" sculpture by North Jersey Cultural Council for "Sculpture in the park" Exhibition.
1966 Silver Medal: For Work of Special Distinction, Sculpture, Royal College of Art.
1965 Prix de la Ville de Paris: Paris Bienalle Exhibition.

COLLECTIONS.


Work currrently in the collections of: British Industrial Plastics; The Arts Council of Great Britain; The British Council; Cincinnati Bell Telephone; The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation - CAM; Duke Energy; The Leicestershire Education Authority; The Tate Gallery; The Museum of Contemporary Art (Nagaoka, Japan); The Fort Worth Art Museum; The Peter Stuyvesant Foundation; Radford University Foundation; The University of Cincinnati - College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning; The University of Texas; Michael Lowe.

BIBLIOGRAPHY.


Information Arts. Stephen Wilson, The MIT Press, 2002.
Avatars! Bruce Damer, Peachpit Press, 1998.
Contemporary Artists. St. James' Press, London/St. Martin's Press. New York; 1977, 1982, 1988, 1996.
Form and Structure. Teruo Fujieda, Kidansha Ltd., 1971.
Modern art and the Death of Culture. H. R Rookmaaker, Intervarsity Press, 1970.
The New Sculpture. Udo Kulterman, Praeger, 1968.
A Minimal Future? Union-Made Report on a Phenomenon, John Perrault. Arts Magazine, March 1967.
Private View. Bryan Robertson, John Russell, Lord Snowdon. Pub., Nelson Lord, 1965.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE.


2011-present. Reactivated and updated MOON, the virtual museum in Activeworlds commemorating the 30th aniversary of the first manned Landing on the MOON in 1969.
2000 Houston Sculpture 2000, 18th International Sculpture Conference: Computers and Sculpture Forum Keynote Address "Sculpture in a Virtual World."
1997-2011 Produced on-line exhibition venues in DAAP, Activeworlds for participating artists in the biennial Intersculpt exhibition series.
1994/6 Member, Friendship Park Committee, Cincinnati Park Board. 1990/ Advisor to the Kharkov-Cincinnati Sister City Program on Development of "Friendship" park projects in each city.
1990-91 President, Mid American College Art Association.
1989 Advisor and treasurer to the Mid-American College Art Association Annual Conference in Cincinnati.
1988 Vice-chair of the Annual MACAA Conference in Kansas City.
1984/92 Board member, Mid-America College Art Association..
1984-91 Cincinnati Sculpture Council board member.
1982 Ohio Arts Council: aid to Individual Artists' Fellowship Panel.
1980-91 Advisory Board, Cincinnati Artists Group Effort.
1967-68 Served as Junior Member of the Fine Arts Advisory Panel, The Arts Council of Great Britain.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE.


1995/2001 Professor of Fine Art, School of Art, College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning, University of Cincinnati. Teaching interests, sculpture and computer based 3d modelling.
1980/ 95 Professor and Director, School of Art, College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.
1973-80 Associate Professor, teaching sculpture, University of Kentucky, Art Department, Lexington, Kentucky.
1970-73 Assistant Professor, Foundations Program, University of Iowa, School of Art and Art History, Iowa City, Iowa.
1969-70 Full-time Instructor, 3-D Design and sculpture, Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1968 Visiting Instructor, Royal College of Art, London, England.
1967 Visiting Lecturer, Ravensbourne College of Art, London, England.
1967 External Examiner, National Diploma in Design: Sculpture. Gloucestershire College of Art, Cheltenham, England.
1966-68 Part-Time Instructor, Sculpture, West of England, College of Art, Bristol, England.
1966-67 Part-Time Instructor, Basic 3-D Design, St. Martin's School of Art, London, England.
1965-68 Part-Time Lecturer, Sculpture. Leicestershire College of Art, Leicester, England.

VISITING ARTIST.


2000 Visiting Artist, Sarofim School of Fine Arts, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas.
1997 Visiting Artist, Department of Art, Radford University, Radford, Virginia.
1975 Visiting Artist, Department of Visual Arts, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C, Canada.
1973 Visiting Artist, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri.
1968 Visiting Artist, Wolverhampton College of Art, Wolverhampton, England; Visiting Artist, Hornsey College of Art, London, England.
1967 Visiting Artist, Gloucestershire College of Art, Cheltenham, England; Visiting Artist, Nottingham College of Art and Design, Nottingham, England.


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