ROBERT H. PRICE, Ph.D.
    P.O. Box 9138
    Santa Fe, NM 87504-9138
    (505)982-7967 pricetesc@earthlink.net
 
 
 

EDUCATION:
The Union Institute, Cincinnati, OH
  Ph.D., Art and Performance, November 1996
St. John's College, Santa Fe, NM
  MA, Liberal Arts, Fall 1992
University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX
  BA, Summa Cum Laude, Art and Performance, Fall 1990

PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS:
Birdman Tour, 1999-present
The Practice Record and Analysis of the Birdman, 1996-present
  ongoing internet performance project
Birdman for President, for the College of Santa Fe Sculpture Project, 1996
*Oshkosh Novena, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX, 1994
*Oshkosh Novena, Big Lake Alice Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska, 1994
Santa Fe Novena Project, part of College of Santa Fe Sculpture Project, 1994
DanceAbility Project, New Mexico School for the Deaf, Santa Fe, 1993
BL Lacerta, Founding Member, performed internationally, 1976-92
*Love Poems, Art Space, Dallas, TX 1991
Dancing Tongue, Poetry Performance Company, Club Dada, Dallas, TX 1987-91
Dagnim Theoretical Big Band, Club Dada, Dallas, TX 1987-89
Present Time Dream Factory, The Green Studio, Austin, TX 1988-89
Mockingbirds in Dreamland, Alternative Museum, New York, NY, 1987 (review)
A Novena for Quetzalcoatl, Bath House Cultural Center, 1987
Aus den Sieben Tagen, Electra-Air Building, Dallas, TX 1987
Third Coast New Music Festival, San Antonio, TX 1985
Drupada Music Festival, Vraja Kala Gurukula, Vrindavan, India, 1985
New Music America Festival, Diverse Works, Houston, Texas, 1985
Bindu Sarovara Indian Ensemble, Sahib, Daalas, TX1983-84
Halloween Concert, Carnegie Recital Hall, New York, NY1983
International Computer Music Festival, North Texas Sate University, 1978
Piero Lunaire, North Texas Sate University, 1977
Performed over 30 world premiers, North Texas State University, 1976
Mozart Clarinet Concerto, Sewanee Summer Music Center, 1972
Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra, Principal Clarinetist, 1972-74

OTHER PERFORMANCE LOCATIONS:
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Fort Worth Art Museum, Ft. Worth TX
University of Texas, Austin, TX
Stark Club, Dallas, TX
San Antonio Art Institute, San Antonio, TX
500 Exposition Gallery, Dallas, TX
Case Western Reserve, Cleveland, OH
Richland College, Dallas, TX
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
Bar of Soap, Dallas, TX
Manhattan Clearinghouse, Dallas, TX
Raliyard Performance Center, Santa Fe, NM
Armory for the Arts, Santa Fe, NM
Cafe 500, Dallas, TX
Amarillo College, Amarillo, TX
Lamar University, Baeumont, TX
University of Houston, Houston, TX
Center for Art and Performance, Houston, TX
Sweeny Art Center, Santa Fe, NM
Texas Christian University, Ft. Worth, TX
Caravan of Dreams, Ft. Worth, TX
Kentucky University, Lexington, KY
Morehead Sate University, Morehead, KY
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Laguna Gloria Gallery, Austin, TX
International Tuba Symposium, Austin, TX
International Ceramics Conference, San Antonio, TX
Northwood Institute, Dallas, TX

COMPOSED/PERFORMED MUSIC/SOUND FOR THE FOLLOWING PLAYS:
Act Without Words II / End Game, Addison Center Theatre, 1991
True Beauties, Addison Center Theatre, 1989
Widows, Hip Pocket Theatre, 1989
The Tempest, Shakespeare in the Park, 1989
Oresteia, Caravan of Dreams, 1988

SOUND/SCULPTURE INSTALLATIONS:
Sound Istallation in vans at College of Santa Fe Sculpture Project, 1997
*Reawakening, College of Santa Fe, NM, 1995
*Chrysalis, College of Santa Fe, NM, 1995
*Oshkosh Novena, Lake Minitare Wild Life Refuge, NE, 1994
*Minimal Ritual, College of Santa Fe, NM, 1993
*Unveiled, College of Santa Fe, NM, 1993
Narcissus in Hell, Club Dada and UTD, 1990
Arkoma Basin Piece, Eufala, OK and UTD 1990

VIDEOS:
The Airplane Book
Birdman Interview
Birdman for President
Arkoma Basin
Nosferatu
Love Poems

PUBLISHED WORKS:
Discourse on Art and Morality, http://www.trail.com/~birdman/amobj.htm Faith and Reason, http://www.trail.com/~birdman/guide.htm Graduate Curriculum. Course Author and Administrator, Thomas Edison State College, Trenton , NJ, 1999
The Practice Record and Analysis of the Birdman at: http://www.trail.com/~birdman
Inlakesh, music for clarinet & didjereedo, 1994
Cyberdelix, Dynart, 1991
Jerry Hunt, "Visual AIDS: A Day Without Art", Art Papers, 1990
Improvisations, 1984
BL Lacerta, Irida Records, 1982

OTHER WRITING:

Poetry:

A Thousand Words
*Winter Soltice Ritual
Confessions of a Fallen Brother
Cardinal
Yellow-Hammer Woodpecker
Invocation
Surrounding the Mind and Returning
Distractions
Poverty! False Rumors of Relief! (A Jump-Rope Rhyme)
Yet the Life Tree Sprouts, the Heart Grinds on
Who Suckle Ancestors’ Blood that Burns
Brothers and Sisters Die for the Rich
Dawn
I have spiritual food together with your food.”
Mary Ann Horton
Thus igniting the pillar of the world.
My Path
A Camping Activity
Appreciate Yourself
Appreciate Yourself (Part II)
Sonnet for Lady Nancy
Birdman Goes to Hell
Holy Fucking
Pastoral Guidance
Gita Rasa Lila
Fire
My World
Abandonment
Ganesha
Carpe Diem
Dust
Get Well Soon
Sweet Sleep
The Purge
The Tower
Initiation
Lots of Liquid
Love Poem
Being
Our Fledgling Reality
A New Song for the Old South
No Escape
I Missed You
Self Pity: Never Again
Connoiseur
The Aesthetics of Our Love
The Great Dragon
Nihilism
Blues Bruises
Communion
My Lady's Courage
Love's Trial
"True Friendship" Rap
Open Thy Eyes
Wings
Glory
Posterity
Rapture

Short Story:

Man Listens to His Nose
Variation IX: The Tempest
Rehearsing with Ariel
Birdman, Born of Mockingbird-Lizard
Difficulties
Gang
Exchanging Life’s Air for Poisonous Gas
Performance Review
Sick
Omen

Essay:

Self-Analysis of the Birdman
Soft Tablets
Reflections on Reflections: Some Implications of Quantum
       Electrodynamics
Artificial Intelligence and Consciousness
Free Will
Reflections on Reflections of Reflections: Essay on Camera
       Lucida
Art and Corporate Responsibility
Questions
Gebser
Pluralism in the Arts and Education
Mistaken Identity
Mitakuye Oyasin
Values

Novella:

*The Oshkosh Novena: The Starling and the House Sparrow
The Quiet People

Plays/Performance Pieces:

The Arkoma Basin Piece
Novena for the Order of Euphonius Monks
Ernie Meets Descartes Demon
Birdman for President
Wet
Disclaimer
Things Stand on Tiptoe in the Empire
Wedding Service
New Mysteries
Sermon

ARTICLES AND REVIEWS ABOUT WORK:
New York Times
Village Voice
Op Magazine
Texas Monthly
Texas Humanist
Texas Arts Review
Dallas Observer
Dallas Morning News
Dallas Times Herald
The American Ensemble
Texas Commission on the Arts Magazine
Texas Jazz
San Antonio Sun
San Antonio Enquirer
Austin Statesman
Dallas Downtown News
The New Mexican
The Magazine

INTERVIEWS-BROADCASTS:
P.M. Magazine, National ABC
Art Breath, Dallas Cable
News Addition, KERA Public Television
WRR Radio, Dallas, TX
Beaumont TV News, Beaumont, TX
KUT Radio, Austin
KNON, Dallas
KERA, Public Radio, Dallas
BL Lacerta 10-year Retrospective, KNTU, Denton
National Public Radio
Album played on over 30 radio stations

GRANTS AND AWARDS:
Santa Fe Community Foundation; Cultural Affairs Division, City of Dallas; Texas Commission on the Arts; C. Michael Paul Foundation; Atlantic Richfield Foundation; Mobil; IBM; Rockwell International; National Endowment for the Arts; Dallas Community Chest Trust Fund; Chamber Music America

ALSO WORKED WITH THE FOLLOWING ARTISTS:
John Cage, Pauline Oliveros, Phillip Glass, Deborah Hay, Joseph Celli, William O. Smith, Robert Dunn, Max Lehner, Stuart Dempster, Ellen Fullman...

TEACHING:
Thomas Edison State College, Trenton, NJ 1998-present
  Faculty Consultant, co-designing MA in Professional Studies program
Virtual Online University, 1997-present
  Adjunct Professor, teaching Art and Humanities courses online
College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM 1995-present
  Adjunct Professor, teaching clarinet and Improvisation Workshop
Santa Fe Waldorf School, Santa Fe, NM 1996-2000
  Music Coordinator, teaching woodwinds and choral classes
Armand Hammer United World College, 1997-1998
  Music Teacher, teaching ensemble and lessons on wind intruments
Santa Fe Community College, 1997
  Adjunct Professor, teaching Communications/Public Speaking
Desert Academy, Santa Fe, NM 1996-1997
  Music Teacher, teaching Music Ensemble and Chorus
Santa Fe Indian School, Santa Fe, NM, 1992-1996
  Substitute Teacher/Internship, led special projects for Native Americans
Intermountain Youth Center, Santa Fe, NM 1993-1995
  Artist, created art workshops for court-ordered Native American youths
Collin County Community College, Plano, TX, 1991-92
  Adjunct Professor, taught Introduction to Humanities
Arts for People, Dallas, TX, 1988-90
  Artist, created art workshops for the elderly and the mentally disabled
University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX, 1984-87
  Artist-in-Residence, taught Music Ensemble and Music of the Whole Earth
Bath House Cultural Center, City of Dallas, TX, 1984
  Composer-in-Residence, created workshops for children, adults and disabled
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX, 1983-85
  Artist-in-Residence, performed outreach activities with BL Lacerta
Dallas Arts Magnet High School, Dallas, TX, 1980-84
  Musician-in-Residence, performed and taught Comprehensive Musicianship
Denton State School, Denton, TX, 1979-81
  Religious Education Assistant, taught Religious Ed. classes to multiple
  disabled people
Denton State School, Denton, TX, 1977-79
  Occupational Therapist Technician Assistant, gave physical and
  occupational therapies to multiple disabled people

ADMINISTRATIVE:
Santa Fe Waldorf School, Santa Fe, NM, 1999-present
  Music Coordinator
Present Time Dream Factory, Santa Fe, NM, 1992-present
  Executive Director/President
BL Lacerta New Music Quartet, Dallas, TX, 1976-92
  Executive Director

*in collaboration with Nancy Coscione