Kyra Garrigue is an electronic media artist living in upstate New York.  Ms. Garrigue combines her background in music and photography  to create audio- visual installations and single channel pieces. After studying music at North Carolina School of the Arts, Ms. Garrigue moved to Brooklyn, NY were she took up photography at The School of Visual Arts in NYC ( BFA 1996). Ms. Garrigue's early photographic pieces consisted of transposing musical compositions into photographic installations. After years of working with photography and as a Fine Art Cibachrome printer, Ms. Garrigue started to incorporate video into her photographic pieces. In 2003, Ms. Garrigue moved to Troy, NY to attend the Electronic Art program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute ( MFA 2006).

Ms. Garrigue has presented her Audio-Visual works throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe in Festivals and Exhibitions such as:  The New York Video Festival at Lincoln Center, NYC; The International Media Art Festival-Art in the Age of New Technologies at The Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art in Armenia; CITYZOOMS  at The Uebersee Museum, Bremen, Germany; Photophobia at The Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Canada; Contemporary Genre, Delta Center for the Arts, CA;   Pulse, The Bass Museum of Art, Miami, FL; Festival de Creación Audiovisual de Navarra 2002, Spain; and The BAC International Film and Video Festival, The Brooklyn Museum of Art.  Her videos are in the permanent collection of The Museum of New Art, Detroit, MI, where her video Ice was selected as Best in Show in The Detroit International Video Festival. Additionally, she  is an Assistant Professor of Digital Media at  Hudson Valley Community College where she teaches a variety of New Media courses.




M.F.A      2005       Electronic Arts, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
B.F.A.      1996       Photography, The School of Visual Arts, NYC


Group Exhibitions, Performances and Festivals:

Word Play, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
Made in Grandville, Collar Works Gallery, Troy, NY
Unbound VIII, Artist Tree Gallery and Art Center, Woodstock, VT 

Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region- The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls,NY

Transitions, Franklin Arts Center | Resident Artists Gallery, Brainerd, MN
The Land We Did Not Know, Collar Works Gallery, Troy,NY
Passage:  Verum Ultimum Gallery. Portland,OR

Poetry in Visual: Galeria da Capitania, Aveiro, Portugal
Films and Discussion:  An Evening of Films, Albany Institute of History and Art
Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region- The University of Albany Art Museum, Albany,NY 
Water: A Universal Right, Robert Morris State Street Gallery of the Robert Morris University, Chicago, IL

Unbound IV, ArtistTree Gallery and Art Center, Woodstock, VT
Contained: Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
Positive/Negative: Pages Slocumb Galleries. 
Department of Art & Design at East Tennessee State University,  Johnson City, TN
Synthetic Zero. Bronx Art Space, Bronx NY.
Multi-media performance  in collaboration with Mezzo-Soprano , Kathryn Findlen,
Fast Forward Austin Music Festival. Austin, TX.
In a Country Without Maps-Collar Works, Troy, NY
Hudson Valley Community College  Teaching Gallery, Troy, NY: Faculty Exhibition. 
Magic Lantern Film Art Festival, Helen Day Art Center , Stowe VT  

34th Annual Photo Regional - Opalka Gallery, Albany, NY

Hudson Valley Community College  Teaching Gallery, Troy, NY: Faculty Exhibition.
Historical Pasts- Collar Works  Gallery, Troy, NY

Back to School- Fulton Street Gallery, Troy, NY
Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region- The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY

Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region-Tom Myott Gallery, Glens Falls, NY
Woodstock Video Art Festival-Image Factory, Saugerties, NY
Hudson Valley Community College  Gallery, Troy, NY: Faculty Exhibition 

21st Century Celebration of Light and Art- The Arts Center of the Capital Region, NY
SUNY Art Faculty Exhibition- The State University of New York, Albany NY
Music for Silent Films- Saratoga Arts Center, Saratoga, NY

Acts and Actions- The Portland Film + Video Artists Collective, ME
Her Shorts- Plugged Art Collective, AZ
The 'F' Word: Unpacking Feminism- Woman’s Building, Albany, NY

The 8th of March International Woman’s Day Exhibition- 51 3rd Street, Troy, NY
Albany Symphony, Dogs of Desire multimedia performance. WHMT Television Station, Troy, NY
Sounds of the Stairs- Vertical Gallery, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York

Watching you watching me- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 

Illuminating Developments: Images, Objects and the Use of Light- Tower Fine Arts Gallery,SUNY, NY
International Media Art Festival-Art in the Age of New Technologies -The Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art (curated by Eva Kachatrian)
Not Still Art Festival -Micro Museum, Brooklyn, NY (curated by Carol Goss)
Reel Venus Festival-Symphony Space, NYC (curated by Melissa Fowler)
Reel Short- Saratoga Arts Council, Saratoga, NY
Rock, Paper, Scissors-Fulton Street Gallery, Troy, NY
International juried exhibition (juror Regis Brodie)
The Island Art Film & Video Festival -  Prenelle Gallery, London, England
Deep Listening Institute (Pauline Oliveros Foundation), Kingston, NY:
Multi-media concert featuring artists from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Synaesthesiologists- New York Video Festival, Lincoln Center, NYC 

in frequencies- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY
SNOWNO -Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY
Arc Gallery- Media Room, Chicago, IL: Videos of Sound  ( Solo Show)

Ice is Cool -The Junior Museum, Troy, NY (curated by Jennifer Novack)
Contemporary Genre - Delta Center for the Arts / LH Horton Jr Gallery, CA

Between Propositions - Gallery 111, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
Reel Venus Festival -Symphony Space, NYC, (curated by Melissa Fowler)
Not Still Art Festival -Micro Museum, Brooklyn (curated by Carol Goss)
Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY: 37th International Film and Video Festival , Brooklyn, NY
Ocularis - Galapagos, Brooklyn, NY
Improvised and Otherwise: A Festival of Sound and Form, Materiality of Sound in Image
Williamsburg Art Nexus, NYC
Balazo Gallery, San Francisco: VideoMixTape2 (curated by Chris Bassett)
Antimatter Festival of Underground Short Film & Video- Victoria, BC, Canada
Spark Video International & Home  Festival-Spark Contemporary Gallery, Syracuse, NY              
 X/Fest 2003 Festival of Experimental Video and Animation- Remote Lounge, NYC
Up-and-Coming Film Festival of Hanover presents CITYZOOMS -Bremen, Germany
(curated by Caspar Stracke)
Pulse, Presented by The Experimental Show- The Bass Museum of Art, Miami, FL 
(curated by  Elizabeth Hall & Michael Betancourt)
Photophobia -The Art Gallery of Hamilton, Canada
Detroit 2nd International Video Festival -Museum of New Art, MI
Art in General, NYC: 5th Annual Video Marathon
Festival of Audiovisual Creation in Navarra- Pamplona, Spain   (Juried by Alan  Berliner)    

The Puffin Cultural Forum, NJ: Toxic Waste, The Engle Winds Ensemble.
A multimedia  performance of contemporary works.
Antimatter Festival of Underground Short Film & Video-Victoria, BC, Canada
 Spark Video International- Spark Contemporary Gallery, Syracuse, NY
Haze Video- Gallery 1313, Toronto, Canada 
(curated by Emelie Chhangur)
Underground Film Revolution: The Person is Political-MA
Ladyfest East Film & Video Festival -NYU Cantor Film Center, NYC
The Senses Immedia.2002- The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Film and Destroy ,Video and Music Festival-Olympia, WA (curated by Bridget Irish)
La Boca del Lobo, International Screenings- Madrid, Spain
21st suffragette’s art and performance by women -Fishtank  Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2001  The Sounds of Ambiguity - Harvestworks, NYC
The One Club Gallery, NYC 

 1996  The Symphony  -The Visual Arts Gallery, NYC ( Solo Exhibition)
Adagio- Little Paper Gallery, NYC

Permanent Collections and Libraries:

The Museum of New Art, Detroit, MI
Festival de Cine Documental de Navarra, Spain
Gallery 1313, Toronto, Canada
Not Still Art, Cherry Valley, NY
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Folsom Library, Troy, NY