Sunday, August 12, 2012



Collin McKelvey

Collin McKelvey is a multi-disciplinary artist based in Oakland CA. McKelvey’s work is rooted in the utilization of sound, particularly field recordings and electronics, to produce immersive environments that reflect on issues of time, place, and the way experiences are lived and remembered.

Education & Work Experience

-BA Studio Arts College of Charleston, Charleston SC  2005
-Media Technician at SFMOMA, San Francisco CA

- Live Sound and Video Performance with John Davis for the release of "Episteme" in conjunction with "Somewhere in the Fold" curated by Luca Nino Antonucci The Popular Workshop, San Francisco CA December 6 2012
- Live Sound and Video performance, “Visible Horizons” San Francisco Arts Comission Gallery, San Francisco CA October 32012
- Stairwells Field Trip #2 "Live Architectural Feedback" Berkeley Art Museum September 23 2012
- Live Sound and Video Performance, Krowswork Gallery, Oakland CA August 24 2012
- “A Good Way Away” Three person show put on by Stairwells, San Francisco CA July 2012
- E.S.P. Live Taping and Performance, Liminal Space, Oakland CA, May 2012
- “Composition for Synthesizer Voice and Ice” Live Performance at The Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley CA April 15 2012
- “Experimental Notations” Group Show, Royal Nonesuch Gallery, Oakland CA September 2011
- Index Festival: The Landscape, Process + Preservation of Technology and Art
   Colo(u)r Sound Culture Mash Up, Millenium Film Workshop, New York, NY, August
- Sight School Booth at the Andy Warhol Foundation, Southern Exposure, San Francisco CA, June 2011
-“Hands Like Feet” Group Show, Petaluma CA, June 2011
-“Series Circuit” online group show, Little Paper Planes June 2011
-“Healing Tones” performance, Royal Nonesuch Gallery, Oakland CA April 2011
-”Sound and Shape” Performance with Chris Duncan and Jason Michael Leggiere, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco CA, March 2011
-Performance with Kelly Lynn Jones, The Smell, Los Angeles CA, January 2011
-”Re-Imagine, Re-Build, Repeat” Collaborative effort with Kelly Lynn Jones, Sight School Oakland CA, November 2011
-“Sights + Sounds” Performance, Noma Gallery, San Francisco CA, November 2010
-Performance, Baer Ridgway Exhibitions, San Francisco CA, October 2010
-“Lost Symbols” Group Show curated by Victoria Keddie, St. Cecilias Convent Space, Brooklyn, NY, October 2010
-“Reading Conventions” Performance with Kelly Lynn Jones, curated by Julie Cloutier, Adobe Books, San Francisco CA, September 2010
-Performance with Joshua Churchill and Paul Clipson, Sight School, Oakland CA, August 2010
-SFMOMA Staff Art Show, SFMOMA, San Francisco CA, 2010, 2009, 2008
-”Thought of you as my Mountaintop” Group show, Space Gallery, San Francisco CA, 2008


-  Composition # 2 (For Paul Kos) 7” Record with custom lathe cut sleeve, Land and Sea Publishing, 2013
- "Epistime" Book and 7” record in collaboration with John Davis, Little Paper Planes, 2012
- "On the Horizon" Artist Book made in conjunction with "Visible Horizons" at the San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, compiled by Christopher Duncan and Rhonda Holberton, 2012
- Sights + Sounds LPP Exhibit Series Volume 1 Artist book and cassette, Little Paper Planes, 2010