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Judy Dunaway

Judy Dunaway
Title: 
Adjunct Professor
Department: 
Bio: 

Judy Dunaway is primarily known for her numerous works for latex balloons as sound producers, including sculptural sonic performances, sound installations, interactive pieces and acousmatic works. Since 1990 she has created over forty works for balloons as sound conduits and has also made this her main instrument for improvisation. She has presented her balloon works at many important venues, festivals, museums and galleries around the world.

Education: 
2007 - PhD, Music Composition, State University of New York; 2000 - MA, Music - emphasis in experimental composition, Wesleyan University; 1990 - BS, Music Education from Hunter College, New York
Professional Experience: 

Selected Exhibitions and Performances

  • 2017 - Museum of Contemporary Art Barcelona (MACBA)
  • 2017 - New Genres Art Festival, Tulsa, OK
  • 2017 - Opensound, Boston, MA
  • 2017 - University of California at Santa Cruz
  • 2016 - University of Michigan
  • 2016 - University of California Irvine
  • 2016 - Tone Deaf, Kingston, Ontario
  • 2016 - York University, Toronto
  • 2016 - Dark Circuits Series at Spectrum, NYC
  • 2016 - Axis Arts Center, Crewe, U.K.
  • 2016 - Cafe Oto, London
  • 2016 - Mex, Dortmund, Germany
  • 2016 - Dům umění, Museum of Fine Arts, Ostrava, Czech Republic
  • 2016 - PRAHA/Forum for Architecture and Media, Brno, Czech Republic
  • 2016 - Velak Gala, Vienna, Austria
  • 2016 - Interpenetration, Graz, Austria

Awards and Honors

  • 2017 - Harvestworks (NYC), Artist-in-Residence
  • 2014 - EMS Elektronmusikstudion, Artist Residency, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2014 - Logos Foundation, Artist Residency, Gent, Belgium
  • 2006 - New York State Music Fund
  • 2004 - Aaron Copland Fund, Recording Program
  • 2000 - American Composers Forum, Composers Commissioning Fund
  • 2000-2001 - Visiting Artist/Researcher Residency, Zentrum fuer Kunst und Medientechnologie (ZKM), Karlsruhe, Germany

Professional Affiliations

  • College Art Association 
  • College Music Society

Connect: judydunaway.com