Jon Brumit

Music + Art Visiting Artist Program

The Music Department and Art Department are excited to announce Jon Brumit as their first joint Visiting Artist Program artist. He will be on campus Thursday, April 19, 2018 for a workshop at 1:30pm in FA 130 and he will present a lecture at 7pm in the Recital Hall (FA 304) on the third floor in the Fine Arts Building. Both the workshop and lecture are free and open to our campus and community. 

Jon Brumit is an artist working at the intersections of sound, public engagement, collaboration and structured improvisation. His solo and collaborative works have been exhibited internationally at venues including the Whitney Museum of American Art, DeYoung Museum, MCA Chicago, Artists Television Access (SF), Venice Architectural Biennale, Novi Sad Contemporary Museum (Serbia), Radio Web MACBA (Barcelona), MOCA Los Angeles, MOCAD Detroit, SF MOMA, 0047 (Berlin), and In-F (Tokyo).

Publications include Art Papers, Penthouse, Punk Planet, Wired, Artforum, CAA Journal, Readymade, 7x7, New York Times, and the Los Angeles Times with broadcast media coverage including 20/20, Today Show, Tech Now, Discovery Channel, and NPR's All Things Considered.

Awards and commissions include Kresge Arts in Detroit Fellowship, Creative Work Fund, CEC ArtsLink, San Jose Public Arts Commission, Oakland Arts Commission, Meet the Composer, Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in Fine Arts, Knight Foundation, and the Knight Arts Challenge. Festivals include ISEA/01 in San Jose, Version 05 in Chicago, Sonic Fragments at Princeton University with residencies at Elsewhere (NC), Headlands Center for the Arts, Temescal Amity Works, (Serbia), and the San Francisco Dump.