Education

MFA, UC Irvine, 1994
BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, 1991

Academic Experience

2011 - Present          Caltech, Research Professor of Art and Design in Mechanical and Civil Engineering
2000 - 14                 Orange Coast College, Co-Chair, Professor of Digital Media Arts and Design 

Current Project

INCENDIARY TRACES

An ongoing investigation of the role of landscape imagery in international conflict through on-site public “draw-in” events, research and publication of related materials with diverse contributors.

EXHIBITIONS AND ACTIONS

2015             
Esseance, Artists House, Tel Aviv, Israel
Borrowed Landscapes, Boehm Gallery, Palomar College, Palomar, CA (group exhibition)

2014            
Accionés Territoriales, Museo ExTeresa Arte Actual, Mexico City (group exhibition)
Collective drawing at the U.S./Mexico Border, 6 mile US Border Patrol tour/trace, San Diego, CA
Ecotone Lab, Actual Size gallery, Chinatown, Los Angeles (group exhibition)
Re-Think Environment, Human Resources, Chinatown, Los Angeles (group exhibition)

2013             
Collective drawing at the 29 Palms Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twenty-nine Palms, CA; w/ discussion at High Desert Test Sites HQ, Joshua Tree, CA
DRAWn to/beTEKENIS, GEMAK, The Hague, Netherlands (group exhibition)                                

2012             
Collective drawing at the U.S./Mexico Border, Border Field State Park, San Diego, CA
Collective drawing at San Clemente Island Naval Weapons Testing Range, Channel Islands, CA
Draw-in at the Northrop Grumman Aerospace HQ, Redondo Beach, CA

2011              
Collective drawing at L.A. Air Force Base, w/ Llano del Rio Collective, El Segundo, CA
Incendiary Traces Image-Essay, LA Forum for Architecture and Urban Design

PUBLISHED ART WORKS, ESSAYS AND REPORTS

Forthcoming:         Incendiary Traces at the Mexico City C4i4, Mexico City publication TBC

2014             Incendiary Traces: Sketching Simulated Battlefields in Silicon Beach, Aug. 5
                     Incendiary Traces: Artists, Surveillance and Patrol at the Border, July 8
                     Incendiary Traces: Investigating the Representation of Battlespaces, June 10

2013             Incendiary Traces: Drawing the National Security Landscape, August 5
                     Incendiary Traces: Drawing the Twentynine Palms Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, March 12
                     Welcome to Incendiary Traces, February 26
                     Tracing the U.S. / Mexico Border Wall, January 22

2012             Report on an Incendiary Traces Draw-in at Northrop Grumman Aerospace Headquarters, October 30
                     Drawing with Satellites: Tracing Landscapes With a Mission, October 9
                     Report on San Clemente Island Draw-in, September 6
                     The Naval Gaze: (Sub)tropical Fantasies and Imperial Pacific Landscapes, August 14
                     Tracing the San Clemente Island Weapons Testing Range, July 17
                     Drawing, the Rules of Perspective, and National Security, May 21

LECTURES

2014            Museo ExTeresa Arte Actual, Mexico City
                    University of California, San Diego, Experimental Drawing Studio/Visual Arts Department
                    San Diego State University, Visual Arts Department
                    University of Southern California –hosted at Actual Size gallery in Los Angeles

2013            University of California, San Diego, Experimental Drawing Studio/Visual Arts
                    University of California, Irvine, Visual Studies Department
                    Woodbury University, San Diego, Architecture studio 

PANEL PRESENTATIONS

2015            &Now Festival, CalArts
                    American Association of Geographers Conference, Chicago, IL

2014            Future Process, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena,
                    Human Resources Los Angeles (public discussion)

2012            Landscape is a Weapon, Velaslavasy Panorama, Los Angeles

GRANTS

2014            University of California Institute for Research in the Arts (UCIRA) co-sponsorship grant

PRESS

2013          
Artbound Episode 2, KCET TV, television appearance presenting Incendiary Traces, first aired April 8. Rebroadcast nationally via LinkTV.

Lisa Sigal, “Silhouette: Hillary Mushkin”, The Bottom Line, The Drawing Center, Feb. 1, 2013, http://thebottomline.drawingcenter.org/2013/02/01/silhouette-hillary-mushkin/

Ellen C. Caldwell, “Plein-Air, Process, And The Political: Q&A With Juan Devis and Hillary Mushkin”, New American Paintings, April 8 2013, https://newamericanpaintings.wordpress.com/2013/04/08/plein-air-process-and-the-political-qa-with-juan-devis-and-hillary-mushkin/

2012            
Artbound Episode 1, KCET TV, television appearance presenting Incendiary Traces, first aired August 16
 

previous art projects

EXHIBITIONS AND SCREENINGS

2011
The Open Daybook, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), Los Angles

2010
Girl with Lions, Artower Gallery, Athens, Greece (solo)
Enlightened City (City Oneminutes), STAM Museum, Ghent, Belgium
City Oneminutes, 2010 World Expo, Dutch Pavillion, Shanghai

2009
CASZUIDAS: Moving Images in Public Space, Amsterdam
Oog (eye), online version of de Volkskrant (nationally distributed Dutch newspaper)

2008
Hotbed: Video Cultivation beside the Getty Gardens, in conjunction with California Video, The Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Oog (eye), online version of de Volkskrant (nationally distributed Dutch daily newspaper)
Violations and Obfuscations, CUNY Graduate Center’s James Gallery, N.Y
Patriot Acts, 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA

2007
Paranoia, Freud Museum, London
Our Distance From Things, Telic Arts Exchange, Los Angeles

2006
Mario’s Furniture: A Mushkin-Barnet Game 2, Telic Arts Exchange, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Paranoia, Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds, and Focal Point Gallery, Southend, England
oneminutes, ICA, London, and BizArt, Shanghai
Viper International Festival for Film, Video And New Media, Kunsthalle Basel
Under Fire, I Space Gallery (the Chicago gallery of University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Chicago

2005
KunstFilmBiennale Köln, Museum Ludwig, Cologne
Conspiracy, Prog:ME Festival, Centro Cultural Telemar, Rio de Janeiro

2004
Blue Sky: Visionaries, Romantics and Dreamers, Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA
Kasseler Dokumentarfilm-und Videofest, Kassel
Biennial Bucharest – Identities and Visual Codes. Images of Violence /Violence of Images, Goethe Institute
Bucharest and META Cultural Foundation, Bucharest

PUBLISHED ART WORKS

2011
Deep Horizon, Deep Water, collaboration with Jen Hofer, Interim, Vol. 29, Chris Arigo, Matthew Cooperman, and Jonathan Skinner, eds.

2009
Girl with Lions, artists project, X-tra Contemporary Art Quarterly, Vol. 12, No. 2, Winter 2009.
More-and-more..., collaboration with Jen Hofer, Area Sneaks, Vol. 2, Joseph Mosconi and Rita Gonzales, eds.

2008
“Mario's Furniture: A Wireless Interactive Video Installation and Game”, Hillary Mushkin and S.E. Barnet, 
Leonardo Journal, MIT Press, Vol. 41 Issue 3, 2008.

LECTURES

2008           California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), Intermedia program

2007           Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart, Germany Visual Arts Department
                    California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) Video program
                    Boise State University, Visual Arts Department

2005           Colorado College, Visual Arts Department

PANEL PRESENTATIONS

2010             “Experience” Conference, Université Paris-Est, Marne-la-Vallée, France
2009            Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2006            Viper International Festival for Film, Video And New Media, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland

GRANTS, COMMISSIONS, HONORS

2010            Durfee Foundation Artists Resource Completion (ARC) grant, Los Angeles
2007           Howard Foundation Fellowship
2007           Public Art Commission, City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs
2004           Werkleitz Projektstipendium Grant (nominee), Kasseler Dokumentarfilm und Videofest, Kassel

ESSAYS ABOUT MUSHKIN'S WORK

2009
Sally Stein, Introduction to artists project, X-tra Contemporary Art Quarterly, Vol. 12, No. 2, Winter

2008
Holly Willis and Anne Bray, “Hotbed: Video Cultivation beside the Getty Gardens”, Getty Museum program essay

Willis, Holly, “Conceptual Vertigo”, Refractory: A Journal of Entertainment Media, published by Cinema Studies Program, School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne, May 23, 2008, http://hollywillis.com/?p=65

2007
M.A. Greenstein, “Velocity and the Body in Mario’s Furniture”, Videogames and Art, eds. Grethe Mitchell and Andy Clarke, London: Intellect Books, and Chicago: University of Chicago Press

2006
Griffis, Ryan, “The Social Deconstruction of Pictures”, Decoys and Disruptions, Overtones Gallery, catalog, illus.

2004
Amy Gerstler, “Seven Versions of Heaven”, and Kristina Newhouse, “Blue Yonder”, Pomona College Museum of Art catalog for Blue Sky: Visionaries, Romantics, Dreamers

PRESS

2008
Frank, Peter, “Political Landscapes”, LA Weekly Pick of the Week, March 19, 2008. 
Lion, Leah, “With ‘Patriot Acts’ Artists Show, The Law Really Is Open To Interpretation”, Los Angeles Times, Jan. 26, 2008, The Guide p. 15.

2007
Myers, Holly, “Making Art a Team Sport”, Los Angeles Times, Sept. 30, 2007, p. E30.

2006
Dambrot, Shana Nys, “S.E. Barnet and Hillary Mushkin: ‘Mario’s Furniture 2’ at Telic”, Art Ltd., January 2007, p.19, illus.
Myers, Holly, “Generational Differences”, Los Angeles Times, Dec. 8, 2006, p. E34.
Myers, Holly, “No limits on Freewaves fest”, Los Angeles Times, Nov. 9, 2006, p. E15, illus. 
Willis, Holly, “Mario’s Furniture – Version 2”, LA Weekly, Oct. 27-Nov. 2, 2006, p. 90, illus.
Artner, Alan, “Reviews”, Chicago Tribune, Sept. 22, 2006, Section 7, p. 25.

2005
Patrick, John, “Coming Attractions”, Pasadena Weekly, Aug. 11, 2005, p. 14.

2004
Myers, Holly, “A Print-off in One Kind of Ink”, Los Angeles Times, Aug. 20, 2004, p. E28.
Klein, Jennie, “In Search of the Golden California”, Art Papers, Jan/Feb 2004, p. 23-27, illus.