Resume

Reiko Goto Collins
Artist and Researcher
On The Edge research, Gray’s School of Art
The Robert Gorden University
r.goto-collins@rgu.ac.uk
Work Phone: +44 01224 263647
Home Phone: +44 01902 746 080
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Career

  • 1997-2005 Research fellow, STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania
  • 2001-2004 Teaching Green Visions Gray Infrastructures every fall semester, Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania.
  • 2002 Teaching Art in Context, Carnegie Mellon University
  • 1994-1997 Visiting Faculty at Carnegie Mellon University (three year collaborative appointment with Timothy Collins), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • 1994 Collaborative teaching with Timothy Collins, Art of Place, San Francisco Art Institute, California
  • 1991 Collaborative teaching with Timothy Collins, Sculpture Seminar, California College of Arts and Crafts, California
  • 1990-1994 Artist in Residence, School in the Exploratorium, San Francisco, California
  • 1989-1990 Art Education, San Francisco Art Education Foundation, San Francisco

Education

  • 2006-Present PhD, Gray’s’ School of Art, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland
  • 1983-1987 MFA, Painting, San Francisco Art Institute. San Francisco, CA.
  • 1972-1976 BFA, Industrial Design, Women’s College of Fine Arts; Tokyo, Japan.

Research and Fellowships

  • 2008 Headlands Artist in Residence Program, Summer
  • 1997-Present Distinguished Research Fellow, STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 2000 Artist in Residence, Tryon Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 1993 Capp Street Project, Artist in Residence, California
  • 1993 Artist in Residence, Headlands Center for the Arts, California

Awards

  • 2004 Research award, Women’s College of Fine Arts
  • 1998 Western Pennsylvania Three Rivers Environmental Award, Pennsylvania
  • 1990 California Arts Council Artists Fellowship, California

Publications and Articles

  • 2007 Goto, R., The Journey, in Douglas, A and Fremantle, C. (ed), research papers / Leading through Practice, an magazine, March
  • 2004 Goto, R., Collins, T., Mapping Social and Ecological Practices, in New Practices/New Pedagogies: Emerging Contexts, Practices and Pedagogies in Europe and North America, Editory, Malcolm Miles, Swets and Zeitlinger, Lisse, Netherlands
  • 2004 Goto, R., Collins, T., An Ecological Context, in New Practices/New Pedagogies: Emerging Contexts, Practices and Pedagogies in Europe and North America, Editory, Malcolm Miles, Swets and Zeitlinger, Lisse, Netherlands.
  • 2004 Goto, R., Albert, J., Urban Watersheds, Water Quallity in Alllegheny County Pennsylvania 3 Rivers 2nd Nature, Report for STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, Carnegie Mellon.
  • 2000 Urban Watershed modules, The Pennsylvania Department of Education
  • 1998 Goto, R., Bingham, B., Collins, T., et al (1998) Ample Opportunity: A Community Dialogue/ The Nine Mile Run Greenway Project, Community art project documentation, published by the STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, Carnegie Mellon University
  • 1997 Goto, R., Collins, T., Urban Reclamation: Place, value, use. An article for Leonardo Volume 30, Issue 3, June 1997
  • 1997 Goto, R., Collins, T., Art Ecology and Change in Hall, T., and Miles, M., (eds.) Urban Futures Routledge, London.
  • 1995 Goto, R., Cho En – Butterfly Garden, in “Sculpting with the Environment – A Natural Dialogue”, Edited by Baile Oakes, Van Nostrand Reinhold
  • 1992 Goto, R., Collins, T., et al, Aqua Pura, San Francisco Arts Commission and the San Francisco Water Department, SF California
  • 1989 Goto, R., “Nezumi – Rat”, in LEONARDO / Current Literature, Vol. 24, No. 4, pp 490-496, Pergamon Press plc.

Exhibitions and Projects

  • 2007 Called to Action: Environmental Restoration Projects by Artists. . Curator Lillian Ball. Riverhead NY: Artsites.
  • 2006 Ecological Practices of Contemporary Art, Curator Fang Li, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan.
  • 2005 3 Rivers 2nd Nature, in GROUNDWORKS, curated by Grant Kester, Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Goto and Collins with Hefele)
  • 2004 Knotweed, funded by Sprout Fund, The Skinny Building Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Goto with Hefele and GroundZero Action Networkl)
  • 2004 Breath Between Shadow and Light, in The Geumgang Nature Art Biennale, curated by Anke Mellin, South Korea. (Goto and Collins)
  • 2002 Tricycle and Slag Garden, in Ecovention, Curated by Sue Spaid and Amy Lipton, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • 2002 Nine Mile Run and Slag Garden, in Ecovention, Curated by Sue Spaid and Amy Lipton, Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, Ohio. (Goto and Collins with Bingham)
  • 2002 Parallels and Interactions: Art/Women/California 1950-2000, Curated by Diana Fuller, San Jose Museum of Art, California.
  • 2001 Curator of Mandala-Healing the Environment, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pgh, PA.
  • 2001 Toxicodendron, in Unbound Ground, Brew House Space 101, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • 2000 Conversations in the Rust-Belt, Miller Galleries, Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Collins, Goto, Bingham, Pell, Stephen)
  • 2000 Carnegie, inIntroductions,Tryon Center Artists in Residence, Spirit Square Galleries Charlotte North Carolina (Collins and Goto)
  • 2000 A gift for Fourth Ward Park , Park Plan for an ecologically based children’s recreation area. Presented at Tryon Center for Visual Art. Developed with T. Collins.
  • 2000 Charlotte – Second Nature , a stream day-lighting project for Charlottes Inner City. Presented at Tryon Center for Visual Art. Concept and mapping developed with Tim Collins, Michael Gallis and Associates, policy analysis developed with Charlotte Storm Water Services and Mecklinburg County Parks and Recreation. .
  • 1999 Watermark, in Natural Realities, The Ludwig Museum, Aachen Germany. (Collins and Goto)
  • 1999 Nine Mile Run, the Final Dialogue. Wood Street Gallery, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania (Collins, Goto, Bingham, Stephen et al)
  • 1999 Carnegie and Thistle, in Regional Exchange, The Brew House Gallery, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania (Goto and Collins)
  • 1998 The Nine Mile Run Project an installation in Art and Nature, curated by Tricia Watts, at the RICO Gallery, Santa Monica CA (Goto, Collins and Bingham)
  • Art and Nature, The Nine Mile Run Project an installation by Bob Bingham, Tim Collins and Reiko Goto. at the RICO Gallery, Santa Monica CA.
  • Regional Exchange , The Brew House Gallery, Pittsburgh PA.
  • 1997 The Nine Mile Run Project, Ample Opportunity: A Community Dialogue collaborative discursive public art program developed with Bob Bingham and Reiko Goto.
  • 1996 Equation, Hewlett Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
  • “Butterfly Garden and Children’s Art” Pittsburgh Children’s Museum
  • The Boat of the Allegheny Boat as Metaphor Exhibition in conjunction with The Three Rivers Art Festival, Pittsburgh Pa.
  • 1995 The Kelvinator Pact, in Latent August: The Legacy of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, curated by Robert Hanamura, Fort Mason, San Francisco, California (Goto and Collins)
  • 1995 A Liquid Evaluation Of The Brooklyn Waterfront, in the Exhibition the Brooklyn Bridge Anchorage , and Creative Time, New York (Goto and Collins)
  • 1995 Palingenesis, a collaborative interactive installation with Reiko Goto for the exhibition Eco Nation – Patriots of the Earth. The Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, California (Goto and Collins)
  • 1995 Inseperables, in the Carnegie Mellon University Faculty Exhibition, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pennsylvania
  • 1994 Oakland-Asian Public Library. Public Art works. Oakland CA.
  • 1994 Fragments Of Flight, in the exhibition at Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, California
  • 1994 Accidentals, The Belcher Studio Gallery, San Francisco, California (Goto, Ann Bonzani, Clyde Forsman and Brenda Hutchinson)
  • 1993 Aqua Pura, Public art and publication. With Tim Collins. City of Pittsburgh.
  • 1993 Cho-mu, Butterfly Dreams, funded by Dancing in the Streets and the Capp Street Project, The Walker Art Center in Minnesota, Dancing in the Streets in New York Jacobs Pillow in Lee Mass (Goto and Johanna Haigood and Zaccho Dance Theater)
  • 1992 If I Were A Pigeon, Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, California
  • 1992 An Apology For Not Paying Attention To Those Things That Really Matter, in the exhibition Concerning Nature. Curated by Dean Rolston at the San Francisco Zen Center Hospice, San Francisco, California (Goto and Collins)
  • 1992 Like oil and water, in the exhibition View Points, at the Richmond Art Center, Richmond, California (Goto and Collins)
  • 1990 Potential, in the exhibition Installations for the home, curated by Chris Komater, Secession Gallery, San Francisco, California (Goto and Collins)
  • 1990 Is Man The Perfect Measure And Pattern Of All Things?, in the exhibition Earth Day 1990, curated by Tonia Macneil, at the Palo Alto Cultural Center, Stanford, California (Goto and Collins)
  • 1990 Bluebird, An Alternative Housing Project, for the Athenian School Earth-day program, Danville, California (Goto and Collins)
  • 1990 Meditation Place: Korogi, In What Is Heard There Should Be Only The Heard, Gallery Route One, Point Reys, California
  • 1989 Fly, in the Open House at the Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, California (Goto and Collins)
  • 1989 Nezumi, in 1989 Annual Exhibition of the Walter/McBean Gallery and San Francisco Art Institute, California
  • August 7 1989 I Shereen Kanehisa Declare That I Want To Live In Hawaii, Actually I Declare This Every Day August 9 1989. I Reiko Goto Declare That I Do Not Live With Human Beings I Prefer To Stay With Other Animals August 13 1989 We Decide To Meditate Together Under These Conditions, in the Open House at the Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, California (Goto and Shereen Kanehisa)
  • 1989 Natsu, An,in the Open House at the Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, California
  • 1989 Haru, in the Open House at the Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, California
  • 1989 Five Days In Hawaii, Or The Water Of Kane Versus the Pleading Songs Of Children, in the exhibition CORPOREALITY, University of Hawaii(Goto and Collins)
  • 1988 1000 Wingless Cranes, in the exhibition ARTIST ON THE ROCK, Curated by Mary Rose Kaczorowski and Robin Lasser, Alcatraz Island, California
  • 1988 Chrysalis, in the exhibition RETROSPECTIVE , Lab Gallery, San Francisco, California
  • 1988 Emergence, for the Inter-Arts On-Site program at the Marin Civic Center, San Rafael, California (Goto and Jeff Brown)
  • 1988 The Sea Was Wet As Wet Could Be, The Sands Were Dry As Dry, You Could Not See A Cloud, Because No Clouds Was In The Sky, No Birds Were Flying Overhead, There Were No Birds To Fly, Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, California (Goto and Collins)
  • 1988 1000 Cranes, in the exhibition The Monumental Women, South of Market Cultural Center, San Francisco, California
  • 1987 What You Don’t See Can’t Hurt You, in the exhibition Elementary, My Dear, San Francisco Art Commission Gallery, San Francisco, California (Goto and Collins)

Public Art and Planning Projects

  • 2000-2005 Three Rivers – Second Nature, a 5 year analysis of green infrastructure systems in Allegheny County Pennsylvania, STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 2004 Die Wasserweg (The Waterway) a plan to create a water quality study and a public dialogue about water in the Riesa-Großenhain region, curated by Heike Strelow, Riesa-Großenhain, Germany: Cultural 21
  • 2003 Participant – Cultura 21, Art and Sustainability in Rural Spaces. Grobsenhain, Germany: Cultura 21
  • 2001 Mandala-Healing the Environment, curating the exhibition and event, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pennsylvania
  • 2000 Charlotte – Second Nature, a stream day-lighting project Developed with Tim Collins, for Charlotte North Carolina
  • 2000 A gift for Fourth Ward Park, a Park Plan for an ecologically based children’s recreation area, Charlotte North Carolina (Goto and Collins)
  • 1997-2000 Nine Mile Run, Developing a restoration ecology model for sustainable open space on an urban brownfield. Developed with Tim Collins, Bob Bingham, John Stephen, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1996 Butterfly Garden for the Pittsburgh Children’s Museum, Pennsylvania
  • 1996 If only it had an ocean, Manhattan Beach Arts Commission Public Art Program, California
  • 1991-1993 Design for Oakland-Asian Public Library. Public Art works. Oakland California
  • 1991-1993 Cho-En (Butterfly Garden), a project of the public art program San Francisco Redevelopment Agency. Artwork for the Yerba Buena Garden in San Francisco, California
  • 1990-1993 Aqua Pura, San Francisco Arts Commission, Art in Public Places. Permanent Public Artwork for San Andreas Water Treatment Facility. Collaborative project with Tim Collins, San Francisco, California
  • 1990-1991 No wall, no roof, no anything my house, does not get wet, does not get blown down, Washington Art Commission, Art in Public Places. Artwork for the Edmonds Community College. Washington
  • 1990 Blue Bird Housing Development, Athenian School, Collaborative design with Tim Collins and teachers and students of the school, Danville California

Lectures and Conferences

  • 2009 Sustainable Rural Development: arts intervention strategies, Dapu, Taiwan.
  • 2008 Guests @ Gray’s Visiting Lecture Programme, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK
  • 2008 Artist Talk, Headlands Center for The Arts, Sausalito, California
  • 2008 Embodied Values and the Environmental Research Workshop, University of Edinburgh, UK
  • 2007 Working in Public: A Public Conversation at the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, UK
  • 2007 Sustainable CITY, 26th April, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
  • 2006 Artful Ecologies, July 12-15, University College Falmouth, U.K
  • 2006 Ecological Practices of Contemporary Art, June 2&3, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan
  • 2005 evolving the future: Darwin Sumer Symposium, Curated by David Haley, July 20-22, Shrewsbury, UK
  • 2005 GROUNDWORKS, 3 Rivers 2nd Nature, Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon, Pennsylvania
  • 2003 3 Rivers 2nd Nature, Social Sculpture/Connective Aesthetics, Methodologies Colloquium”,The Sustaining Life Project of the Social Sculpture Research Unity, The Art Department, Oxford Brookes University, U.K.
  • 2003 The Sacred Wheel of Water, The Walter H. Capps Foundation, Santa Barbara, California
  • 2001 Art-Ecology-Planning, 19th international Sculpture Conference, Pennsylvania
  • 2001 Beauty, Creativity and Sensory Delights, Museums Reflect, Pennsylvania Statewide Museum Conference, Pennsylvania
  • 2000 Urban Watershed modules, HENSE-Higher Education network for Sustainability and the Environment annual conference in South Padre Island, Texas
  • 2000 Urban Watershed modules, The Pennsylvania Department of Education, Pennsylvania
  • 1999 Nine Mile Run-Education, Association of Science-Technology Centers 1999 annual conference in Tampa, Florida
  • 1999 Watermark Aachen, Ludwig Forum Museum conference, Aachen, Germany
  • 1999 A Habitat Garden for the Moscone Center, a Re-Evaluation, The Society for Ecological Restoration Conference, San Francisco California. Topic Title, artists and restoration. San Francisco State University, Art and Education San Francisco
  • 1999 Oxbow School, Napa California
  • 1998 Pennsylvania State University at Indiana, Geography Honors Society
  • 1998 International Sculpture Conference, Chicago Ill
  • 1997 California State University at Monterey, California
  • 1997 Inquiry Based Learning Conference, San Francisco California
  • 1997 Nagoya University of Art, Nagoya, Japan.