C.V. / Resume
2018 Certificate, Introduction to Oral History, Bailor university, Online
2008 M.A. Art and Ecology (Distinction), Dartington College of Art, Totnes, Devon, UK
2004 B.A. Cultural Anthropology and Fine Arts Studio (Summa Cum Laude), University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
2001 Certificate in Peace Studies, University of New Mexico, Taos New Mexico
“DREAMING PLACE” a visual and sound journey installation, OCHO Art Space, Questa, NM March - April, 2013 (collaboration with Anna Keleher)
“Place-Dreamer Pod Tour” mobile exhibition of “Radio Dreaming”, Border Counties, Ireland April 19 – May 23, 2013(collaboration with Anna Keleher)
“How Far From Home Are We?” a visual and sound journey installation (collaboration with Anna Keleher and Rebecca Beinart), at the Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, April 1 – 29, 2011.
“Great Sand Dunes: If You’d Like To….” installed at Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, Mosca, Colorado, Jul – Dec, 2010 (collaborative projects with Anna Keleher)
If you'd Like to....Dartmoor" installed at Bellever Youth Hostel, Dartmoor National Park, Devon UK, Sept - Nov, 2008 (collaborative projects with Anna Keleher)
"How far from home are we?" an illustrated radio journey and collaborative audio/visual installation, The Library, Dartington College of Arts, Devon, UK, Jul - Aug, 2008 (collaborative projects with Anna Keleher)
“Color by Osmosis: new work by Claire Long”, Exhibition and launch event for Catalpa Design Website, Caffee Tazza, Taos, New Mexico Jan - Feb, 2007.
SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Coté Concepts - Art & Designs, Questa Studio Tour, August 19 - 20, 2017
"Botanical Brushes," Wild Rivers Plein Air, OCHO Gallery, June 24 - July 30, 217
“Window of Unexpected Cures (For Nursing Mothers and Everyone Else)”, Milicent Rogers Miniatures Show, Milicent Rogers Museum, Taos, NM Feb. 4 – Mar. 4, 2014.
ISEA2012 Albuquerque Machine Wilderness, main exhibition, 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM SEED 4, The Stables Gallery Taos, NM
SEED 3, The Stables Gallery Taos, NM
18 Days, juried exhibition, Contemporary Center for the Arts, Santa Fe, NM
SEED 2, The Stables Gallery Taos, NM
Art, Ecology and Economy, Duchy Square Centre for Creativity, Princetown, Devon UK and Centre for Contemporary Art in the Natural World , Exeter, Devon, (collaboration with Anna Keleher)
Dispersal/Return: Land Arts of the American West 2000 – 2006, University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM
Divergence: n50.26 w03.41, Arnolfini bookshop, The Cube Cinema, Bristol, UK
"Approaching an Exchange: Dartmoor" a documentary DVD and and "Daily Nested Thoughts" in "MAShow", MA Platform at Dartington College of Arts Degree Show, Totnes, UK, Sept 25 - 27, 2008.
"English Riviera Geopark: If You'd like to..." in English Riviera Geopark Exhibition, Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust/Cockington Court, Torquay, Devon, UK, May - July, 2008.
“Ecologies of Food, Dartmoor Prehistoric Food Practice Experiments” DVD of experiments and project outcome, “If you would like to…” (collaborative projects with Anna Keleher) in "Cinderella Hills: MA Arts and Ecology at Haldon", Centre for Contemporary Art in the Natural World (CCANW), Exeter, UK, April 5 - 20, 2008
“Patriot Act” in “Is it a bird, Is it a Plane?”, a juried exhibition of artistic reflections on the global socio-political climate of the past two years, Elastic Arts Center, Chicago, Oct 20 - Nov 19, 2006.
“Camouflage: Budget Disguise” for “Renters.” Two Mobile galleries (budget rental trucks) installed at 10 locations during the Site Santa Fe Biennial weekend celebration.
“Urban Mimicry” and “Urban Disguise” for LandMinds, juried retrospective and first public exhibition for students of the first five years of Land Arts of the American West. Santa Fe Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
“Patterned Ground” Wildland Art! juried exhibition and fundraiser for the New Mexico Wilderness Alliance. Albuquerque Arts Alliance Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
“48 Potatoes,” “Urban Mimicry,” “Urban Disguise,” “Autumn Disruptive Coloration,” “Squash Ladle,” and “Sustaining the Artists: Anthropology of Food” in Land Arts of the American West 2005. John Sommers Gallery, University of New Mexico. December, 2005.
“Jacob’s Ladder on the Rio Grande” for “Ranting and Raving: Artists Taking a Stand.” OFFCenter Community Art Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Wild Rivers Plein Air Paint Out (3-day immersive camping residency), Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, June 21 - 23, 2017
DREAMING PLACE, 40 days/night collaborative, traveling residency in collaboration with Anna Keleher at the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark, Northern Ireland/Republic of Ireland, Jun – Jul, 2011. www.dreamingplace.eu
How Far From Home Are We? Mobile residency, Devon-Helsinki, N. Europe, Baltic States, Scandanavia, travel by van and by ferry, April, 2008
MEDIA & PUBLICATIONS
Dreaming Place: Irish Adventure with Claire Coté, Kindle Ebook by Anna Keleher, Amazon.com, December 2, 2016
"New Exhibit Plants Viewers in the World of Seeds," by Billy Singleton, Boulder Weekly, June 23, 2016
Renga Project (book), Axle Contemporary, May 27, 2014
Radio Dreaming, KRZA 88.7 fm Alamosa/Taos, Dec. 2013 - May 2014
Under the Blanket of the Land: ClaireandAnna, Radio Dreaming by Tracey Warr, a-n Interface, March 28, 2014
“Radio Dreaming in Cavan and Fermanagh” by Yasmin Maassarani, Cavan Living, http://www.cavanliving.ie, Cavan, Ireland February 12, 2014
"Radio Dreaming" Radio Interview, "A Las Ocho" KRZA, March, 2013
“‘Radio Dreaming’ Series to air locally” Taos News, Taos New Mexico, November 27, 2013
“Pair to Present 'Radio Dreaming’” Taos News, Taos New Mexico, March 27, 2013
Radio Dreaming Pod Tour Interview with Danny Downy and Paddy, Cavan Community Radio, Cavan, Ireland, May 1, 2013
Radio Dreaming, Resonance 104.4 fm, London, December, 2013
"Chevron Questa 'Moly' Mine," by Claire Coté, NM Wild! Newsletter, Winter 2012
"SEED Exhibition engages students: The Beginning of Everything", by Mathew Van Burren, Taos News, October 25, 2012
'SEED 4' Explores a Growing Concern in Taos, Tempo Staff, Tempo, Taos News, October 4, 2012
“Geopark Radio” The Impartial Reporter, Fermanagh N. Ireland, 5 July 2012
Radio Dreaming Episode 1, Riviera fm 106.5 fm, Torbay, www.riviera.fm, KRZA, 88.7 fm, Alamosa, CO/Taos, NM, www.krza.org, Radia fm, (24 stations in Europe and around the world), www.radia.fm,SoundArt Radio 102.5 fm, Totnes England, www.soundartradio.org.uk, CCR, Cavan Community Radio, 97.4 fm – Cavan town and surrounding areas, Ireland, www.cavancommunityradio.org
“International Artists to Spend 40 days and 40 nights at Marble Arch Caves”, Impartial Reporter, County Fermanagh, N. Ireland, 9 June, 2011
SEED 3 Radio Interview, "A Las Ocho" KRZA, October, 2011
The Taos Artists of 'SEED 3' Express Visions of Fruitful Imagination, by Rick Romancito, Tempo cover article, Taos News, October 7, 2011
Cover Illustration (watercolor), Book of Ancient Natural Remedies, by Peter Bigfoot, Published by Reevis Mountain School of Self Reliance, Spring 2011
“Improvised Cultural Adventure", Taos News, April 4, 2011
Artful Germination, by Dory Hulbert, Tempo article, Taos News, Friday October 8, 2010
"How Far From Home Are We?" KRZA Radio, 88.7 fm, Alamos , April 9, 2010
Interview - “NeoRio 2010” on KVOT, Breakfast with Nancy, Sept 18, 2010
"Recycled Art for Kids", the Taos News, April 10, 2010
Interview - “NeoRio 2009” and LEAP on KTAO, Breakfast with Nancy, October 8, 2009
Photographs featured in, Land Arts of the American West, Ed. Bill Gilbert and Chris Taylor, University of Texas Press, April 2009
“Approaching an Exchange: Dartmoor”, “Dartmoor Magazine” Issue 93, winter 2008, page 25
"Daily Nested Thoughts" in "MAMag" Dartington College of Arts, Degree Show Catalog, Editor, Bill Leslie, September 2008
Interview with David Squires, “Devon Lives”, BBC Radio Devon, aired August 30 and September 2, 2008
"How Far From Home Are We?" Annual Showcase, Student Audio Works, Sound Art Radio 85.7 fm, Totnes, August 14, 2008, Free Sound Radio, Plymouth Art Center, Plymouth, UK, August 6, 2008, Radia.fm, 13 stations throughout Europe and live streaming, 28th July - August 3, 2008, Sound Art Radio 85.7, Totnes, UK and live streaming,18 and July 25, 2008
"Environments in Rain" an induction into Dartmoor Sound Environments, Devon Lives, BBC Radio Devon, May 22, 2008
“A Patriot Act” Digital Photograph. Women Artist Datebook 2007. Syracuse Cultural Workers.
"Restful Expression; Artists's Debut Exhibition is a Celebration of the Natural World," Rick Romancito, Taos News, Jan. 4, 2007
“Mimicry” Digital Photograph and Land Arts journal entry. Landminds Exhibition Catalog. 2006.
“Vessels-Cedar Mesa.” Digital Photograph. “Conceptions Southwest”, UNM’s Fine Art and Literary Magazine, Vol. XXIX. 2006.
“Raft” Digital Photograph, “Conceptions Southwest”, UNM’s Fine Art and Literary Magazine, Vol. XXIX. 2006. Editor’s Pick.
“Sourcing Creativity-Place” Creativity Corner for “Art of the Song” aired July 2006 and published on-line by the Creativity Portal.
"The Nuclear Disarmament Imperative," (Written in collaboration with Emily Strabbing and Elena Hushbeck), April 2005. “El Dorado Sun”.
"Trinity: Igniting the Nuclear Age." July 2005. “El Dorado Sun”.
"Water Vignettes" (one-time radio special) Written and read by students of Basia Irland. Aired on KUNM 89.9 Feb. 4, 2004
“Tibetan Boy on Bicycle” Finalist in 21st Annual College Photography contest sponsored by Photographer’s Forum Magazine. Published in 2001 College Photography Contest Volume.
"Seeds: Time Capsules of Wilderness", Youth Earth Day Art Show, OCHO Art & Event Space, Questa, NM April 22-May 4, 2014
“SEED 4: An Exhibition Inspired by the beginning of everything”, co-curator and webmaster, Oct 6 – 29, 2010.
“NeoRio 2012: Powers or Sun, Wind and Water” featuring “People’s PCR”, Paul Vanouse and Joan Linder, Wild Rivers Recreation Area and OCHO, Questa, New Mexico, September 27 - 29, 2012, an ISEA2012 event
“SEED 3: An Exhibition Inspired by the beginning of everything”, co-curator and webmaster, Oct 8 – 30, 2011. “NeoRio 2011: Watermark” environmental arts event, featuring Daniel Richmond, Wild Rivers Recreation Area, Questa, New Mexico, September 10, 2011
“SEED 2: An Exhibition Inspired by the beginning of everything”, co-curator and webmaster, Oct 6 – 30, 2010.
“NeoRio 2010: art, nature, culture and community in confluence”, 2-day environmental arts event, featuring Lynne Hull, Wild Rivers Recreation Area, Questa, New Mexico, September 24 - 25, 2010
“350.org, an Exhibition documenting local Climate Action” Photography installation (featured photographers Geraint Smith, Jasmine Levalley and Zandi) at the Taos Public Library, Taos, New Mexico, Nov 1, 2009 – Jan 4, 2010
“NeoRio 2009: art, nature, culture and community in confluence”, environmental arts event featuring “Receeding/Reseeding” by Basia Irland, Wild Rivers Recreation Area, Questa, New Mexico, October 17th, 2009
SELECT PUBLIC TALKS AND PARTICIPATORY ARTWORKS
"Radio Dreaming Presentation and Fundraiser" OCHO Art and Event Space, Questa, NM, Mar. 30, 2013(collaboration with Anna Keleher)
"Place-Dreamer Pod Tour" Irish Borderlands, April - May, 2013(collaboration with Anna Keleher)
"Matter of Technology Presentation and Panel Discussion", ISEA2012 Albuquerque Machine Wilderness, Albuquerque, NM (collaboration with Anna Keleher), "If You'd Like To.....Albuquerque" perambulatory installation, Albuquerque, NM Sept. 24, 2012
"SEED Presentation" Pecha Kucha Taos 2, January 2011 (collaboration with Siena Sanderson, Mandy Stapleford and Katie Woodall)
"The Exchange", Site-based, Participatiry Exchange events at Tijeras Prehistoric Pueblo, Tijeras, NM
“Navigating Narritory: people, place and story”, Presentation, Dartington College of Arts, Devon, UK"Approaching an Exchange: Dartmoor", performance-based walk and exchange, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, UK (collaborative project with Anna Keleher)
“New Works from Land Art of the American West” University Art Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, November, 2005.
SELECT WORKSHOPS & TEACHING EXPERIENCE
"Seeds: Time Capsules of Wilderness" Seed science/art workshops Questa Alta Vista Elementary and Intermediate School, April 2014
“Tetrapak Wallets and Books - Make and Take Workshop", Harwood Museum of Art, Taos NM2012 – 2012 SEED 4 and Seeds to Food Exploratorium Lead Instructor/Facilitator for Curriculum Development and Delivery for Elementary School Field trip visits (500 kids), Taos, NM
LEAP lead Instructor for NeoKite project, creation of kites with three classes with video documentation, Wild Rivers Recreation Area, Questa & Costilla, NM
Instructor for Rivers & Birds’ "Watershed Project" for 6th graders at Taos Middle School, Taos, NM
Instructor for Rivers & Birds’ "Watershed Project" for 5th graders at Taos Pueblo Day School, Taos Pueblo, New Mexico
Curriculum Development and Art and Science Instructor facilitating fieldtrip visits from Taos Schools to The Stables Gallery for “SEED 2” art exhibition and the “SEED 2 Exploratorium”, Taos NM
Instructor for Rivers & Birds’ "Watershed Project" for 5th graders at Arroyos del Norte Elementary School, Arroyo Seco, New Mexico
Curriculum Development and Art and Science Instructor facilitating field trip visits from Taos Schools to The Stables Gallery for “SEED 2” art exhibition and the “SEED 2 Exploratorium”, Taos NM
"Creating Recycled Art - 3 Family Workshops", Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, NM (Collaboration with Siena Sanderson and Lucy Pererra)
2004 Volunteer, “OFFCenter” Community Art Studio, Albuquerque, NM
2003 Teaching Assistant for “Southwest Water” at the University of NM, with Professor Basia Irland. an inventive, field-based art studio class . Responsibilities included assisting with assembly of the class-reader, creating publicity materials (flyer and posters), running errands and experimenting with art projects to be used for the class.
2017 Taos News' Tradiciones Unsung Heroes Award, Taos, NM https://taosnews.com/stories/bridging-art-and-education,43668
2017 - Present Board Member for the Questa Creative Council, Questa, NM www.QuestaCreative.org
2009 – 2015 Board Member for the New Mexico Wilderness Alliance, Albuquerque, NM, www.nmwild.org
2009 – Present Founder and director of LEAP (Land, Experience and Art of Place), an experimental, interdisciplinary, artist-driven initiative and networking hub, connecting artists with practitioners in other fields through classes, expeditions and events: www.leapsite.org
2007 – 2016 Board Member for Localogy, Questa, NM, www.localogy.org
2006 - Present Sole-proprietor, Coté Concepts, offering graphic design, web design, greetings cards, hand-made books and original upcycled artworks
2009 – 2012 Educational Instructor and Web Support for Rivers & Birds, a Taos Area nonprofit, environmental education organization. Duties included leading educational programs and creating outreach materials for website and E-newsletters.
2006 – 2007 Outreach Coordinator, Office Manager and Graphic designer for Art of the Song, nationally syndicated radio show, Taos, New Mexico. October 2006 Archaeological Tech, 30-day hire for U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Wild Rivers Recreation Area. Duties included GPS transect field survey with field notes, and artifact documentation and basic analysis.
Aug – Dec 2005 Student of the place-based, interdisciplinary program, Land Arts of the American West, University of New Mexico. 14 students traveled for 50 days as a nomadic group to 15 sites through out the American West and Northern Mexico, covering over 9,000 miles of territory, culminating in the annual Land Arts exhibition.
2004 - 2005: Outreach coordinator for the Los Alamos Study Group, Albuquerque, NM. Duties included management of and recruitment for the state-wide “Call for Nuclear Disarmament” campaign, researching and compiling public education tools and resources, organizing and promoting on-going events, authoring related promotional articles, supervising volunteers, and organizing August 6th: Hiroshima 60 Years in Los Alamos, a day of action including over 2000 commemorative sunflowers and 3000 candle lantern set a float at dusk.
May 2004: Senior Honors Thesis for the Anthropology Department at University of New Mexico, “Public Art in Albuquerque: Crossing Disciplines, Overcoming Boundaries to Create Community” (unpublished).
July 2003 to July 2004 (Intermittent): Student-hire as Computer Assistant at the U.S. National Park Service Intermountain Support Office—Santa Fe GS-07 level. Duties included cultural resource database management using Microsoft Access and Excel, electronic document archive development using Adobe Acrobat 5.3 and current scanning and optical character recognizing software; and taking and enhancing digital photos using Corel Draw 11 and Photoshop 7. Other duties included post-field sorting, labeling and packaging archeological artifacts according to Department of Interior curation standards, as well as photographing individual objects for inclusion in the final report.
August 2001 to May 2004: Work-study Director of Clark Field Archive and Anthropology Library at the University of New Mexico. Responsibilities included hiring and rehiring, training, scheduling and allocating duties according to the individual abilities of three to four work-study employees, maintenance of the collection, journal subscriptions, as well as cataloging and tracking reserve materials using Microsoft Access. Other duties included public relations with patrons and anthropology faculty, receiving donations and implementing policy decisions made by Clark Field Archives board of directors.
Fall 2000 - Fall 2001: Contract as graphic artist for the U.S. National Park Service. Duties included background research for and creation of 12 pen and ink renderings of natural environment, prehistoric inhabitants, Conquistadores, and Civil War residents at Fort Craig National Historical Site, for interpretive wayside signs.
September 2000: Poster-session of visual art and research project, “The Convergence of Peace, Spirituality, Conflict and Religion through Imagery and Symbols” at the International Society of Professionals In Dispute Resolution (SPIDR) conference, Albuquerque, N.M.
Abilities with ASL (American Sign Language): June 2004-Attended “Silent Week” at the New Mexico School for the Deaf in Santa Fe, during which all participants were immersed in sign language and deaf culture for 5 days. 2002-2005 attended classes in ASL at the University of New Mexico.
Abilities with Spanish: Attended four consecutive semesters of Spanish 2001-2003 at the University of New Mexico for basic comprehension and speaking ability. Travel to Spain for two weeks summer 2003, travel to Mexico for 3 weeks summer 2004.