Copper Frances Giloth
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Areas of Digital Art
artist books, VR, photogrammetry, drawing, installation, animation
Website/Blog/YouTube/ or Viemeo site
When and how have you participated at SIGGRAPH Conferences? (exhibits, talks, panels, performance, screenings). OK if you have not participated.
2022 SIGGRAPH Distinguished Art Award, Chair
2019 SIGGPAPH'19 - Talks
2014 SIGGRAPH'14 - Appy Hour - Labyrinth of Fables
2007 Art Gallery: Global Eyes, SIGGRAPH’07, San Diego, CA
2006 Teapots Exhibition, SIGGRAPH’07, Boston, MA
2000 ACM SIGGRAPH Outstanding Service Award
1998 SIGGRAPH'98 Exhibition of Art - Pioneers in Computer Art, Orlando, FL
1998 SIGGRAPH'98 Animation Theater - 25th Anniversary of Classics, Orlando
1997 SIGGRAPH'97 Ongoings: Fine Arts Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1994 SIGGRAPH'94 Electronic Theater, Orlando, FL
1993 SIGGRAPH'93, Small Animation Theater
1992 Director of ACM SIGGRAPH Special Projects
1992 SIGGRAPH'92 - Paper reviewer
1991 SIGGRAPH Traveling Exhibition, Barcelona, Spain; Frankfurt, Germany
1991 ACM SIGGRAPH Special Projects Grant - for Stage II of the SVRII
1991 Copper Giloth and Jane Veeder, "SIGGRAPH Video Review Interactive Index version 1.0," July 1991, with ACM SIGGRAPH, hypercard stack indexing the contents of the 700 primary resource video documents in the SIGGRAPH Video Review
1991 ACM SIGGRAPH Special Projects Grant – documentary of computer art pioneer, Robert Mallary
1990 ACM SIGGRAPH Special Projects Grant - for the production of a hypercard index for the SIGGRAPH Video Review 1980-1990
1990 SIGGRAPH'90 Digital Image Digital Cinema, Dallas, TX
1989 SIGGRAPH'89 Art Show Jury/Committee Member
1987 SIGGRAPH'87, Art Show Anaheim, CA
1986 SIGGRAPH'86, Art Show Dallas, Texas
1985 SIGGRAPH'85 Art Show, San Francisco, CA
1985 SIGGRAPH Traveling Exhibition - Isetan Museum, University of Colorado
1984 Co-editor of SIGGRAPH Video Review , Issues 12 and 13, on CHI
1983 -1992 Cover Editor of Computer Graphics - quarterly report ACM SIGGRAPH
1983 Chair, SIGGRAPH'83 Exhibition of Computer Art; organized a show of works by artists using computers in hardcopy, film, video and installations; selected the jury; produced a slide set and catalog; co-designed a traveling show for 32 locations (11-Japan, 5-France, 1- Italy, 15-USA)
1983 Copper Giloth, Japanese SIGGRAPH'83 Art Show Catalog, introductory article about current trends in computer art
1982 Chair, SIGGRAPH'82 Art Show
1981 SIGGRAPH'81 Video And Film, Dallas, TX
1981 Copper Giloth, "The UV-1 Zgrass Paint Videotape," SIGGRAPH VIDEO REVIEW, Issue 3
1980 SIGGRAPH'80 Video and Film Show, Seattle, WA
1980 SIGGRAPH'80 Art Show, Seattle, WA
1980 SIGGRAPH'80, Seattle, WA, Low Cost Graphics Course
1979 SIGGRAPH’79, student volunteer
Are you a member of ACM SIGGRAPH?
Are you on a SIGGRAPH Committee?
Have you shown art in any SIGGRAPH Art Shows?
If you answered yes to the above question, please list year(s)
1980 - 87, 91, 97, 98, 2007, 2014
Have you shown in any SIGGRAPH Animation Screenings?
If you answered yes to the above question, please list year(s)
1980, 81, 90, 93, 94, 98, 2019
What countries do you work in?
USA, France
Short Bio
Giloth’s projects take the form of drawings, books, animations, videos, websites and installations. Her work has been exhibited in the U.S., Japan, Canada, and across Europe. Her recent sculpture, “Hidden Family” was in a group exhibition in New Haven, CT in Spring 2011. Several of her works in the “Alphabet of Computer Graphics” series and “Mother-Daughter BIOGRIDS” are in a group exhibition in New Haven, CT in Fall 2011. Her series of prints “The Practice of Daily Life” (“La Pratique du Quotidien ” based on photographs and observations while living for a year in Aix-en-Provence France was exhibited at Siggraph 2007 in Los Angeles and in a one-person exhibition at Herter Gallery, Amherst, MA. Much of her earliest work was among the pioneering efforts in the then nascent field of computer art and computer graphics. She organized the first two international ACM Siggraph Art Show Competitions in 1982 and 1983. The 1983 exhibition travelled to 30 locations in the U.S., Canada, France, and Japan. Her website documenting the Siggraph’82 Art Exhibition is located at: (FLASH). Copper Giloth is a Professor of Art at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She is the chair of SIGGRAPH Distinguished Art Award (2022-2024)

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At 1:14pm on June 25, 2010, Tony Longson said…
Hi Copper,

Hope all is well!

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