born in Manila, Philippines
education
2003
2002
1994
1992
MFA, Studio Art, Hunter College, New York, NY.
Universität der Künste, Berlin, Germany
BA, Studio Art & Art History, Rutgers College, New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers Art History Program in Paris, France
selected exhibitions/screenings
2014

Woodmere Annual, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Expanded Earthly World, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA (solo exhibition)

2013

Biennial Arts Faculty Exhibition, Hicks Art Center Gallery, Newtown, PA
Vox Populi, The Front, New Orleans, LA
Spark Gap, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA

2012

Alanta, Billboard Art Project, Atlanta, GA
Sound Places, Commotion Festival, Philadelphia, PA

2011

HOMELAND a screening of short films about place, Maas Building, Philadelphia, PA. Curator: Jesse Pires
Biennial Arts Faculty Exhibition, Hicks Art Center Gallery, Newtown, PA
Bucks Faculty Exhibition, University of the Arts-Hamilton Hall Galleries, Philadelphia, PA

2010

Landscape Techne, Little Berlin, Philadelphia, PA. Curator: Kristen Taylor
Yet Another Roadside Attraction
, The Richmond Billboard Project, Richmond, VA
Forecast
, Little Berlin, Philadelphia, PA

2009

[email protected], A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Curator: Kat Griefen.
The Society of Korean Photography International Festival for Photography and Video, GoEun Museum of Photography, Busan, Korea (catalogue)

2008

Creative Cartographies Film & Video Screening, Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn, NY. Curator: Jeanne Gerrity
Un/Veiled Visions at Amelie A. Wallace Gallery, SUNY College at Old Westbury, NY. Curators: Dahn Hiuni and Hyewon Yi
tART Summer Salon Show, Rabbitholestudio Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The Main Event, Schroeder Romero Gallery, New York, NY. Curators: Trey Edwards and Thomas Seely
2007 1800FRAMES|Take3, The Jersey City Museum: Jersey City, NJ
Video Dictionary, La Noche En Blanco: Matadero Madrid, Spain
1800FRAMES|Take3, Woods Hole Film Festival: Woods Hole, MA
1800FRAMES|Take3, 207 Gallery: New York, NY
1800FRAMES|Take3, MomentFactory: Montreal, Canada
1800FRAMES|Take3, The Pioneer Theater: East Village, NY
1800FRAMES|Take3, SCOPENY Art Fair: Lincoln Center, NY-Cinema-Scope, New York, NY
2006 1800FRAMES|Take3, City Without Walls Main Gallery, Newark, NJ
Empire’s Feast, Firehall Arts Centre, Powell Street Festival, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Alimatuan: The Emerging Artist as American Filipino, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI
Video Dictionary, Universidad de Alicante, Alicante, Spain (catalogue)
Video Dictionary, Image Forum Festival, Park Toewr Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Video Dictionary, Image Forum Festival, Goethe-Institute, Kyoto, Japan
2005    Video Dictionary, Impakt Festival, Casco Gallery, Utrecht, Holland
Video Dictionary, Loop:  The Video Art Fair ‘05, Centre d’Art Santa Mònica, Barcelona, Spain
Faculty Exhibition
, Pratt Institute at Munson-Williams-Proctor, Utica, NY
Empire’s Feast, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY.  Curators:  Jenny Ham and Cindy Mochizuki
Empire’s Feast
, Video in Studios, Vancouver, BC, CanadaBrooklyn Adult Recorder Choir*,
Improvised and Otherwise Festival, BRIC Studio, Brooklyn, NY
Empire’s Feast
, PH Gallery, New York, NY
Video Dictionary
, The Video Art Foundation, Island Art Film and Video Festival, London, England
2004   Video Dictionary, The Video Art Foundation, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain
Re: Source, Art in General, New York, NY
Silhouette, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY (catalogue)
2003   Naturbeobachtungen, Pfefferberg, Berlin, Germany.  Curators: Edmund Piper and Andreas Engler (catalogue)
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Hunter College (catalogue)
Inverse: Oslo , Galleri 21/25, Oslo, Norway
2002  Video Trade , Interflugs, Universität der Künste, Berlin, Germany
2002 Improvised and Otherwise: A Festival of Sound & Form, Williamsburg Arts Nexus, Brooklyn, NY
1999  Photography in Social Change, FotoCircle Gallery, Seattle, WA
1995   Girl Dreams, Woman Visions , CBGB 313 Gallery, New York, NY
Heterodoxy ALICE 75/Trenton Avant-Garde Festival, Joe’s Mill Hill Saloon, Trenton NJ
1994  Beyond Words, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
No More Nice Girls, ABC No Rio, New York, NY
1993  Photographic Solutions, Walter’s Hall Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ
Art Open, Mason Gross School of the Arts Downtown Arts Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ. 1st Price winner of Juried Exhibition.
selected collaborative projects
2013

Solar Motel, The Rotunda, Philadelphia, PA (live video and performance with Chris Forsyth and the Solar Motel Band)
Fort Thunder Attaks...Again!, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA (in collaboration with Vox Populi artists)

2012

It's The End Of The World (Again!), PhilaMOCA, Philadelphia, PA. (in collaboration with Michele Guieu) Curator: Genevieve L. Gillespie
Time Capsule, Sight and Sound, Billboard Art Project, Richmond, VA. (in collaboration with Michele Guieu)

2011

Real Time, Mabel Smith Douglass Library Galleries, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ (in collaboration with Brainstormers/Elaine Kaufmann and Danielle Mysliwiec)

2009

then and now: site specific works in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, LGBT Center, New York, NY. (in collaboration with Brainstormers) Curator: Christopher Hanway (catalogue)

2008

Get Mad, streets of Chelsea, NY, NY. (street performance in collaboration with Brainstormers and Guerrilla Girls)
Making It Together: Women's Collaborative Art and Community, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY (in collaboration with Brainstormers and Guerrilla Girls)
Air Kissing, Arcadia University Art Gallery, Glenside, PA. (Brainstormers) Curator:  Sasha Archibald
2007 Air Kissing, Momenta Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (Brainstormers)
Brainstormers Weather Report*, 41st BAC International Film & Video Festival, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
Have you Seen or Herd?, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY (Brainstormers)
2006 The “F” Word ‘Zine Project, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA (Brainstormers)
Redhead, curated by Seth Cameron at LMCC, New York (Brainstormers)
How Good Are You?, New York, NY (street performance in front of Pier 90, in collaboration with Brainstormers)
2005    Brooklyn Adult Recorder Choir, Movement Research Festival, St. Mark’s Church, New York, NY (performance scored and choreographed by Chris Peck and Beth Gill)
Point
, performance in front of PS1, Long Island City, NY (Brainstormers)
The Go Show
, MNN/Manhattan Neighborhood Network, New York, NY (in collaboration with Elaine Kaufmann and Jane Johnston)
The Go Show
, BCAT/Brooklyn Community Access Television, Brooklyn, NY (Kaufmann/Johnston)
2003   Relentless Red, One Arm Red, Brooklyn, NY (video installation in collaboration with dancer Estelle Woodward and musician Jeff Arnal)
2002  Loophole, Dumbo Arts Festival , White Wave, Brooklyn, NY (Arnal/Woodward)
Cluster, Galapagos Art & Performance Space, Brooklyn, NY (Arnal/Woodward)
Rev.99 at Trummerflora Collective Series, Lestats, San Diego, CA
artist residency and awards
2009 AIRtime residency at free103point9’s Wave Farm in Acra, NY
2008 Public Art Fund’s In the Public Realm Finalist
2007 Puffin Foundation Grant (Brainstormers*).    
2006 Experimental Television Center, Owego, NY.
2003 Experimental Television Center, Owego, NY.    
bibliography
Aronowitz, Nona Willis and Emma Bee Bernstein, Girldrive: Criss-Crossing America, Redefining Feminism, Berkeley: Seal Press, 2009, Pg.156.
Carter, Robert. “Brainstorming the Armory?Mixed Greens Blog, March 13, 2006.
Dube, Ilene. "Debunking the Artist Myth" The Artful Blogger, November 4, 2011.
Dyke, Timothy.  “’Alimatuan’ Employs Wit, Culture In Enthralling Show,” The Honolulu Advertiser, 4 June 2006.
Fallon, Roberta.  "Greater Than What.” 2005.
Fry, Warren. "The Brainstormers." The Brooklyn Rail. November 2008.
Haney, Paul. "The Duchess Of Oysterville." Tiny Mix Tapes Music Review. July 2007.
Johnson, Paddy, “Posting Notice: Martha Rosler Meet Maria Dumlao,” Art Fag City, August 1, 2007.
Johnson, Paddy, “Special Report: There is a Hole,” Art Fag City, March 7, 2006.
Keithley, Karrine. “Seeking the Red.”  2003.
Krieger, Deborah. "Maria Dumlao, Expanded Earthly World.” Title Magazine. February 27, 2014.
Lemelle, Pualana.  “Fil-Am Artists’ Works Featured At Contemporary Museum,” Hawaii Filipino Chronicle, 10 June 2006
Makary, J.  “HOMELAND at Maas Space,” The Nicola Midnight St. Claire, November 13, 2011.
McDonough, Yona Zeldis.  “On Being Brainstormers,” NYFA Current, August 2009.
Morse, Marica.  “Point Of Departure,” Honolulu Weekly, 19-25 July 2006.
Piper, Edmund.  “Naturbeobachtungen,” Kondensat, June 2003.
Plant, Jeanine. “Breaking Out of the Art World's Sexism,” AlterNet.org, 5 Apr. 2007.
Robinson, Walter.  "Artists Protest ‘Greater New York’.”  2005.
Schwartz, Chip.  "Vox Populi reflects wth sunsets, mythology, cabin fever and more”  Knight Arts. February 20, 2014.
Warburton, Dan. The Wire, July 2007: 45.
Zimmer, Amy. "Women Protest at PS1’s Art Show,” Metro, 14 Mar. 2005:  1+.
publications
“Private Eye,” NY Arts Magazine, Vol. 13, No. 5/6, May/June 2008: 84.
“Brainstormers Report Photo Essay,” Women’s Studies Quarterly, Activisms Issue, Vol. 35, Fall/Winter 2007: 144-149. 6-page photo essay; Published by Feminist Press at CUNY and the Center for the Study of Women and Society at The Graduate Center, CUNY.
“Interrogation Mark,” Another Publication, Front Cover, Summer 2007. Published by Piet Zwart Institute/Revolver. Edited by Katarina Zdjelar and Renée Ridgway.
Brainstormers Report Scene & Herd, Volume 2, May 2007. (Self published) Funded by a grant from The Puffin Foundation, Ltd., 8 pages.
“The Cutting Edge and The Corporate Agenda,” Women & Environments International Magazine, No. 72/73, Spring 2007. Published by the Women and Gender Studies Institute at the University of Toronto.
Brainstormers Report Gallery Guide, Chelsea Issue, Vol. 1, March 2006 (self-published) 12 pages
curatorial projects and service
2013-present Co-coordinator, Fourth Wall, new media project space at Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
2011 Curator, The Big Idea, Little Berlin, Philadelphia, PA
2008 Panelist, Manhattan Community Arts Fund for Visual Art, Media & New Media, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, NYC
Panelist, 42nd Brooklyn Arts Council/BAC International Film & Video Festival, Brooklyn, NY
2007 Panelist, Bronx Council on the Arts 2007 BRIO (Bronx Recognizes Its Own) Award, Bronx, NY
Panelist, The New Feminisms: Promoting Diversity, Outreach & Inclusion, The Women’s Media Center, NYC.
2004 Curator, "Materiality of Sound in Image,“  2004 Improvised and Otherwise: A Festival of Sound & Form, Williamsburg Arts Nexus, Brooklyn, NY
2003 Curator, "Materiality of Sound in Image,“  2003 Improvised and Otherwise: A Festival of Sound & Form, Williamsburg Arts Nexus, Brooklyn, NY
affiliations
2012-present  Vox Populi, an artist collective with exhibition and performance space.
2005-present  Brainstormers, a performance art collective Co-founder & organizer
2010-2011 Little Berlin, an artist-run collective and an undefined exhibition space
2005-2010 tART, a Women’s Art Collective member
employment
2009-present Assistant Professor, Bucks County Community College, Newtown, PA
2008  Adjunct Professor, SUNY College at Old Westbury, NY
2006-2008 Adjunct Professor, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY
2005-2008 Head Technician, Parsons School of Design Photo and Digital Lab, New York, NY
2007 Substitute Assistant Professor, Hostos Community College/CUNY, Bronx, NY
2005-2006 Adjunct Professor, Pratt Institute at Munson-Williams-Proctor, Utica, NY
2005 Certified Television Producer, BCAT/Brooklyn Community Access TV, Brooklyn, NY
2002 Intern, Harvestworks Digital Arts Media, New York, NY
2001-2002     Teacher's Assistant, Hunter College. Constance DeJong’s Graduate Video Art Class
  Art Teacher, Avance After-School Program, High School of World Cultures, Bronx, NY
2000-2001  Teacher's Assistant, Hunter College.  Roy DeCarava’s Advanced Photography Class
  Studio Assistant, Michelle Stuart, New York, NY.
2000   Photographer/Videographer, Acadia Summer Arts Program, Bar Harbor, ME
   
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