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EDUCATION

2000

Ph.D. in Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1996

M.S. in Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1993

B.S. with Honors in Plant Biology, University of California - Berkeley

1998, 2001-2002

Study with Master Printer Andrew Balkin, AGB Graphics, Madison, WI

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

May – July 2015

University of Western Australia; Perth, Australia
Completed 3-month Artist Residency; SymbioticA
SymbioticA is the first research laboratory of its kind, enabling artists and researchers to engage in wet biology practices in a biological science department.

2009-Present

Loyola University Chicago – Advanced Lecturer

2004-2008

Loyola University Chicago – Lecturer

2002-2004

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee – Associate Lecturer

2001-2004

University of Wisconsin-Parkside – Associate Lecturer

COMMISSIONS - PUBLIC ART

2016

Biological Domains, Loyola University Chicago, IL; Permanent Installation

COMMISSIONS

2006

Cancer Genomics painting, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

2006

Cancer Proteomics painting, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

2004

Cover art, Nature Genetics (April 2004)

2001

Cover art, Trends in Ecology and Evolution (April 2001)

ART EXHIBITIONS - SOLO

2018

2011

Living Light: Photographs by the Light of Bioluminescent Bacteria, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL

Living Drawings, Davis Museum, Barcelona, Spain

2006

Living Drawings, Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago, IL

2005

Living Drawings, Honors College at Oakland University, Rochester, MI

2004

Genetic Revelation: Reinterpreting Science as Art
University of Alabama School of Public Health, Birmingham, AL

2003

Radioactive Biohazard: Reinterpreting Biotechnology as Art
Hunter Cole and collaboration with Electric Eye Neon
Porter Butts Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

2002

Radioactive Biohazard: Reinterpreting Biotechnology as Art
Hunter Cole and collaboration with Electric Eye Neon
Warren Robbins Gallery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

2001

Radioactive Biohazard: Reinterpreting Biotechnology as Art
Hunter Cole and collaboration with Electric Eye Neon
Walker's Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI

1999

Abstract Faces Series, Assisi Collective Gallery, Madison, WI

1998

Abstract Faces Series, Sunroom Gallery, Madison, WI

ART EXHIBITIONS - GROUP

2016

Cognitive Bias: Visual thinking for a digital age, Drawing Room, London, England
Fusion: Art Inspired by Science, Westchester Community College Center For The Arts, White Plains, NY

2013

Head, Shoulders, Genes & Toes, Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee FL
Post Natural, The ISIS Gallery at the University of Notre Dame in conjunction with the Society for Literature, Science and Art Conference, Notre Dame IN
Vital Signs, New York Hall of Science, Queens NY

2012

Vital Signs, New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY
Life Affairs, New Media Gallery, Slovakia

2011

World Science Festival, New York, NY
Bio Art: Encounter of Art & Science, The Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD
Beacons: an Exhibition of Luminous Art, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI

2010

Creative Adaptation in the Visual Arts, Concordia University Kreft Center for the Arts, Ann Arbor, MI
Glow, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh, NC
SoundLAB VII – soundCELEBRATION - 10 years [NewMediaArtProjectNetwork]:||cologne
Living Drawings + Photographs by the Light of Bioluminescent Bacteria, Greyfriars Art Space, King's Lynn, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Chicago Art Open, River East Art Center, Chicago, IL

2009

CWCA Members’ Exhibition, St. Paul's Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

2008

CWCA Members’ Exhibition, Peter Jones Gallery, Chicago, IL
Chicago Art Open, Chicago, IL

2007

It’s Alive!  A Laboratory of BioTech Art, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
The Summer of Abstractions, Syracuse Technology Garden, Syracuse, NY
Chicago Art Open, Chicago, IL

2006

Chicago Art Open, Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago, IL

2005

Chicago Art Open, Third Floor Gallery, Chicago, IL
Art Intersect Science: A Benefit Event Celebrating Art and Science, Lucid Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Endometriosis Association 25th Anniversary Conference Auction, Four Points Sheraton, Milwaukee, WI

2004

DNA: Art and Science - the Double Helix, University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL
BioArt Exhibit, 7th National Undergraduate Bioethics Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

2003

Essence, State University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA
Essence, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Members' Show, Walker's Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI

2002

Dialogue Between Art and Science, Metropol, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
Genome, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ
Earth, Air, Fire and Water, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, WI
Earth, Air, Fire and Water, Walker's Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI
Members' Show, Walker's Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI

2001

Art and Science, XI Biennial International Art Exhibition Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal
Life Drawing, Union Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
Members' Show, Walker's Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI

2000

Nonsolo Genetica, Collegio Cairoli, Università degli studi Pavia, Pavia, Italy
Seeds, Shomeido Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Artexpo, New York, NY
Members' Show, Walker's Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI

1999

Zero and One, Keio University, Shonan Fujisawa Campus, Tokyo, Japan
The Art of Women, Promega Biotechnology Company, Madison, WI

1998

Off the Wall, South Bend Regional Museum of Art, South Bend, IN
Country Without Borders, 450 Broadway Gallery and Abraham Lubelski Gallery, New York, NY
Renaissance 2001 Project, Tubal Cain Gallery, Contemporary Arts Foundation, Harrogate, England
Post-Postcard III, Four Walls Artspace, San Francisco, CA
Binary Code, Trans-Hudson Gallery, New York, NY
Outrageous Acts and Little Intimacies, Common Wealth Gallery, Madison, WI

1997

Change Becomes Us, Common Wealth Gallery, Madison, WI

SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS ON THE FUSION OF ART AND SCIENCE

The Fusion of Art and Science and Life with Endometriosis, SymbioticA at the University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia, July 23, 2015

The Fusion of Art and Science and Bioluminescence in Art, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, January 28, 2015

Artists at Work Forum: Studio as Lab, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, June 17, 2010

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, September 18, 2008

Panel Discussion, Montserrat College of Art, Montserrat Gallery, Beverly, MA, March 16, 2007

Artreach Lecture Series, Montserrat College of Art, Montserrat Gallery, Beverly, MA, March 16, 2007

Aglow in the Dark: Art/Science and Bioluminescene, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, January 25, 2007

Tri-Beta, Biological Honor Society Lambda Omega Chapter, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL, January 22, 2007

Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago, IL, April 2, 2006

Chicago Area Undergraduate Research Symposium Keynote Address, Chicago, IL, April 1, 2006

Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, IL, March 7, 2006

Dialogue Between Science and Art Workshop, Hluboka, Czech Republic, July 2005

Honors College at Oakland University, Rochester, MI, March 21, 2005

University of Alabama School of Public Health, Birmingham, AL, February 20, 2004

Dialogue Between Science and Art Workshop, Hluboka, Czech Republic, July 16, 2003

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, January 31, 2003

University of Michigan Genetics Department, Ann Arbor, MI, September 23, 2002

University of Michigan School of Art and Design, Ann Arbor, MI, September 20, 2002

Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design (MIAD), Milwaukee, WI, April 24, 2002

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, March 13, 2002

University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI, February 15, 2002

Walker's Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI, May 5, 2001
 

COLLECTIONS

Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee FL

Davis Museum, Barcelona, Spain

National Institutes of Health  (NIH)

Promega Biotechnology Company, Madison, WI

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Various Private Collections:  United Kingdom and the United States, including: California, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, Utah, Virginia, and Wisconsin
 

MEDIA / PUBLICITY

"Living Light Bioluminescent Art," Interalia Magazine (www.interaliamag.org), December 2016

Madhusoodanan, Jyoti, "Science and Culture: Petri palettes create microbial masterpieces," PNAS (www.pnas.org), October 4, 2016

Pederson, Alex, "Creators-Hunter Cole," Art the Science (artthescience.com), October 7, 2016

Criado, Lula, “Hunter Cole,” CLOT Magazine (www.clotmag.com/hunter-cole) January 2016

Hatzis, Vasia, “Hunter Cole: Living Drawings with Bioluminescent Bacteria,” MEDinART (www.medinart.eu/works/hunter-cole/) October, 2015

Norris, Anna, “Bioluminescent Art: Beautiful Bacteria Glow in the Dark,” Mother Nature Network (mnn.com) June 13, 2013

Schnidman, Julie and Yeh, Annie, “Artful Science,” Hektoen International: A Journal of Medical Humanities, Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2011

Schier Anna, “Scientists as Artists,” Chicago Art Magazine (chicagoartmagazine.com) August 5, 2010

“Making art from bacteria,” Wired UK (www.wired.co.uk), December 22, 2009 (United Kingdom)

Scott, Katie, “Masterworks in Petri dishes,” New Scientist (newscientist.com), December 11, 2009 (United Kingdom)

“Living Art,” BIO Show Daily, May 19, 2009

“The Artistic Perspective of Biotech,” VISION Magazine, April 2009 (China)

Dodwell, Lucy, “Gallery: Painting the life within,” New Scientist, November 8, 2008 (United Kingdom)

Dodwell, Lucy, “Gallery: When genetics meets art,” newscientist.com, November 3, 2008 (United Kingdom)

Blonska, Anna, “Biology painted,” KopalniaWiedzy.pl, October 11, 2008 (Poland)

Alvarez, Esteban, "An Esthetical View Over Viral Universe," elniuton.com, August 7, 2008 (Bogota, Columbia)

Cook, Greg, “Culture war games,” The Boston Phoenix, March 30-April 5, 2007

Johnson, Ken, “Art from the science lab: It’s weird, but to what effect?” The Boston Globe, March 14, 2007

Weir, Kirsten, “Biotechnology on display: A gallery-turned-laboratory fuses art and science,”www.the-scientist.com, March 9, 2007

“It’s Alive, and It’s Kind of Disturbing,” medGadget, February 20, 2007

“It’s Alive: A Laboratory of Biotech Art,” artdaily.org, February 20, 2007

“It’s Alive!  A Laboratory of Biotech Art,” Winter Street Review, February 17, 2007

Schoonmaker, Rebecca, “Montserrat comes ‘Alive’ with a new show melding science and art,” The Eagle-Tribune, February 16, 2007

Schoonmaker, Rebecca, “Montserrat comes ‘Alive’ with a new show melding science and art,” Gloucester Daily Times, February 16, 2007

Schoonmaker, Rebecca, “Montserrat comes ‘Alive’ with a new show melding science and art,” The Salem News, February 16, 2007

Hopkins, Randi, “’It’s Alive!’ at Montserrat,” The Phoenix, February 6, 2007.

Artner, Alan G., “Art Reviews: Drawings Seduce with Illusion of Spontaneity,” Chicago Tribune, April 7, 2006

“Science and Art at the Loyola University Museum of Art,” Art Knowledge News (www.artknowledgenews.com), March 2006

Hax, Andres, “Arte: en los abismos de la genetica,” Clarin, September 11, 2005 (Argentina)

Stannard, Jennifer, “O'Reilly Art Exhibit Fuses Art and Science,” Kaleidoscope, February 17, 2004

“Talk: Show Examines Fusion of Art, Science,” UAB Reporter, February 9, 2004

Guldan, Dale, “Seeing the Light in Science and Art,” Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, January 16, 2004

“Art and Science 101: Deconstructing Hunter: Will the Real Bionic Woman Please Stand Up?” Kevin Cole; dialogue (Magazine), The Art, Architecture, and Design Journal of the Heartland, July/August 2003

Sacristán, Alejandro, “Genes con arte,” Muy Interesante, March 2003 (Spain)

Martini, Rocco, “Beau comme un Virus,” Max, January 2003 (France)

Lynch, Kevin, “The Art of Science,” The Capital Times, January 24, 2003

Kidd, Jennifer, “DNA and Diseases Infect Canvases: Science and art collide in O'Reilly exhibit,” The Daily Cardinal, January 24-26, 2003

Webb, Molly, “Fusing Art, Science and Technology,” The Badger Herald, January 22, 2003

“Désirs de Clonage,” Le Monde, December 28, 2002 (France)

Lavrador, Judicaël, “Bio Art: La Gènes Génération,” Beaux Arts magazine, November 2002 (France)

“The Art of Biotechnology,” dialogue Art Magazine, November/December 2002

Cohen, Hal, "Bioscience Moves into Galleries as Bioart," The Scientist, November 11, 2002

Cohen, Hal, “Life posing as art,” The Scientist, September 30, 2002

Cantu, John Carlos, “Joining art, science: Geneticist's work, on display at Robbins Gallery, explores ethics,” Ann Arbor News, September 14, 2002

Provenzano, Frank, “DNArtist: The lab inspires geneticist's artwork, on exhibit at U-M,” Detroit Free Press, September 4, 2002

Provenzano, Frank, “Biotechnology and ethics,” Detroit Free Press, September 4, 2002.

Newvine, Colleen, “Geneticist brings art exhibit about ethical questions of science to U-M,” University Record, September 3, 2002

Norris, Kyle, “Splicing Art and Science,” Current Magazine, September 2002.

Reinert, Birgit, “Abstractions on Biotechnology” by Hunter O’Reilly," Genome News Network (gnn.tigr.org), August 30, 2002

Philipkoski, Kristen, “Behold: ‘Ebola Is Beautiful’,” Wired News (Wired.com), August 19, 2002

Reinert, Birgit, “Reinterpreting Biotechnology:  ‘Digital Art’ by Hunter O’Reilly,” Genome News Network (gnn.tigr.org), August 16, 2002

“Biology in art,” Medical Post, August 13, 2002.

Holden, Constance, “Yes, This Is Art,” Science, July 26, 2002

Bill Robbins, “Art and Science,” Kenosha News, March 6, 2002

Morales, Geary, “Can Art and Science Coexist, or Is the Partnership an Oxymoron? Dr. Hunter O'Reilly, Geneticist, Artist Takes on Conventional Wisdom!” Milwaukee Post, May 26, 2001

Boyle, Michelle C., “Science, Art Present Wild Mixture of Form,” Irish American Post, May 2001

Wawzenek, Bryan, “The Art of Science:  Scientist Makes Diseases Look as Pleasant as Paintings,” Marquette Tribune, April 25, 2001

Frank, Nicholas, “Radioactive Biohazard at WPCA,” The Orbit, April 2001

“Radioactive Biohazard: Dr. Hunter O'Reilly, Ph.D. and Electric Eye Neon,” AbsoluteArts.com Arts News, April 20, 2001

Guequierre, Nathan, “Critics Choice for Visual Art,” Shepherd Express, April 19 - April 25, 2001

Mueller, Jon, and OMC Staff Writers, “O'Reilly Reinterprets Science as Art,” OnMilwaukee.com, April 16, 2001

Blue, J. Michael, “Hunter O'Reilly: Artist and Geneticist,” Arts Indiana Magazine, November/December 1999

Waters, Ann, “A Walk on the Female Side,” The Fitchburg Star, April 22, 1999

Penn, Michael, “The Many Hats of Hunter,” On Wisconsin, Spring 1999

Richmond, Kaya, “Local Artist Mixes Science and Art to Yield Paintings,” The Badger Herald, February 8, 1999

Aehl, John, “Art on the Line,” Wisconsin State Journal, November 22, 1998

Quate, Rebecca , “Art's in the genes?” Madison Magazine, November 1998

Hanefeld, Dana, “An Uncommon Perspective,” South Bend Times, September 20, 1998

Dylag, Sarah, “Artist and Geneticist?  For University of Wisconsin Ph.D. Prospect Hunter O'Reilly, It's All in a Day's Work,” The Observer, September 2, 1998

Templer, Kelly E.,  “Geneticist Practices the Science of Art,” The Daily Cardinal, March 26, 1998

Esikoff, Alexei , “Artist and Geneticist Brings Work to UW,” The Badger Herald, March 26, 1998
 

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2006

Chicago Community Arts Assistance Program Grant

2004

World Technology Award Nominee in the Arts

2002

Penny W. Stamps Distinguished Artist
University of Michigan Life Sciences, Values and Society Program Grant

2001

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Cultures and Communities Grant

2000

Puffin Foundation Grant

PUBLISHED ARTWORK – COVERSPUBLISHED ARTWORK – COVERS

Prerequisites and Responsibility for Appropriate Prescribing – the Prescribers’ View, thesis by Christina Ljungberg, Department of Pharmacy, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, 2010

Nature Biotechnology, July 2005

Nature Genetics, April 2004

Phoebe: A Journal of Literature and Art, Spring 2003 (back cover)

Genetics in Medicine, September/October 2002

Nature Reviews Genetics, September 2001

Nature Reviews Genetics, August 2001

Trends in Ecology and Evolution, June 2001

Nature Reviews Genetics, January 2001

Developmental Dynamics, September 2000

Genetics in Medicine, November/December 1999

The EMBO Journal, December 15, 1999

Neural Notes, Winter 1999

The EMBO Journal, November 2, 1998

The EMBO Journal, August 3, 1998

Feminist Voices, June 1998

The Dialogue: A Literary Journal, Spring 1991

PUBLISHED ARTWORK - OTHER

Birmingham Weekly, February 19-February 26, 2004

Phoebe: A Journal of Literature and Art, Spring 2003

Oxford Brookes University Brochure, UK, 2001

Expressions Journal, September 2001 - February 2002

Lynx Eye: A ScribbleFest Literary Group Publication,

Fall 2001, Spring 2001, Winter 2001, Fall 2000 and Summer 2000

Mediphors:  A Literary Journal of the Health Professions, 2000

Bathtub Gin: A Biannual Literary/Art Magazine, Spring 2000

Nerve Cowboy, Spring 2000 and Fall 2000

LitRag:  A Journal of Poetry, Fiction and Art, Winter 2000

Feminist Voices, June, July-August, September, October, November/December 1998

The South Bend Tribune, September 17, 1998

Wisconsin State Journal Rhythm: Art and Entertainment, March 12, 1998

The Dialogue: A Literary Journal, Spring 1992 and Fall 1991
 

TELEVISION

Artists at Work Forum: Studio as Lab, Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV),

Channel 21, August 15, 2010, Channel 19, August 17, 2010, and Channel 21, August 24, 2010

Avila Fine Art Lovers, Channel 19 Chicago, March 10 and March 12, 2006

In Wisconsin, Wisconsin Public Television, January 8, 2004

E! Entertainment Television, May 8, 2000

Open Studio, Indiana Public Television, January 9, 2000

Evening News, WMTV Channel 15 (NBC, Madison, WI), April 13, 1999

Noon News, WISC-TV Channel 3 (CBS, Madison, WI), March 26, 1999

WeekEnd, Wisconsin Public Television, November 13, 1998
 

RADIO

The Sunday Show, ABC Radio Victoria (Melbourne, Australia), July 6, 2003

Reitman and Mueller Morning Show, 94.5 WKTI (Milwaukee, WI), May 8, 2000
 

PUBLICATIONS BY HUNTER COLE   (FORMER NAME:  HUNTER O'REILLY)

Davis, J., Boyd, D., O’Reilly, H. & Wieczorek, M.  Art and Genomics: Phenotype and Genotype in Genetic Art.  Nature's Encyclopedia of the Human Genome (EHG), 2003

O'Reilly, Hunter, “What happens when art and science collide?” Ranger News, February 14, 2002

O'Reilly, Hunter, “CWWCA Provides Exceptional Opportunities for Women Artists: Feminist Art on Exhibit at the Common Wealth Gallery,” Feminist Voices: A Madison Area News Journal, October 1998

O'Reilly, Hunter, “Katherine Steichen Rosing: Journey to Abstraction, Art Exhibition in Madison,” Feminist Voices: A Madison Area News Journal, September 1998

O'Reilly, Hunter, “Karen Foget: A Look at Ordinary Things with Extraordinary Vision,” Feminist Voices: A Madison Area News Journal, September 1998
 

REVIEWER

Fall 2007

Reviewed a book being considered for publication by MIT Press: “Gathered from Coincidence: Notes Toward an Art of Evolution” by George Gessert.

November 2006

Reviewed a Public Engagement Grant at the Wellcome Trust.  The Engaging Science grant program, aims to support projects that inform, debate, stimulate and question the issues raised by advances in Biomedical Science.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

The McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research, September 1993 - December 2000

The U.S.D.A. Plant Gene Expression Center, September 1991 - August 1993
 

ABSTRACTS OF SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS AT INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS

1998

Molecular Biology of Small DNA Tumor Viruses Meeting, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

1997

The Imperial Cancer Research Fund Tumour Virus Meeting, Churchill College, Cambridge, England

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