Stephen Lapthisophon

Lecturer I - Arts And Humanities
sxl043100@utdallas.edu
972-883-2985

Professional Preparation

- Comparative Literature and Theory
Northwestern University - 1989
BFA - Studio Art
University of Texas at Austin - 2018
MFA - Painting & Drawing
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago - 1979

Research Areas

Stephen Lapthisophon

Installation art, Critical Theory, Film Theory, contemporary philosophy

Awards

Wynn Newhouse Foundation Award - [2008]
Residency grant - Experimental Sound Studio, Chicago, IL [2002]
Art Council/Artadia Award, jury award recipient - [2001]
Project Completion grant - Illinois Arts Council [1999]

Presentations

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS AND INSTALLATIONS
  • 2010 -
    • Wait, public sound installation, Henderson Art Project, Dallas TX
    • Specificity—photographs in situ and seasonal fruit, Eastfield College, Mesquite, TX 
  • 2009 -  
    • ´Las palabras en la sombra de esta fecha´; El Escaparate; Barcelona, Spain
    • Utilitas,Venustas,Firmitas/“I wish it would rain”; CADD Art Lab; Dallas, TX
    • Six Years Later; Unit B Gallery; San Antonio, TX
    • Slow; Conduit Gallery; Dallas, TX 
  • 2008 -
    • DESIGN; Zagreus Projekt; Berlin, Germany
    • Refusal (for Crazy Legs); Mountain View College; Dallas, TX 
  • 2007 -
    • Writing Art Cinema 1977-2007; Conduit Gallery; Dallas, TX
    • Sign Language; Corbett vs. Dempsey Gallery; Chicago, IL
    • Marinetti’s Heart; nu art series; St. Louis, MO
    • The Sound of Music; Audible Gallery; Experimental Sound Studio; Chicago, IL 
  • 2006 -
    • My Task; Kunstverein INGAN; Berlin, Germany 
    • Far Off Places; Barrow & Juarez Gallery; Milwaukee, WI 
  • 2005 -
    • My Heritage My Tradition My Voice; artist in residence project; Museum of Contemporary Art; Chicago, IL
    • Strategy; Conduit Gallery; Dallas, TX
    • Plan for the Future; IR Gallery; Dallas, TX
    • “so many bewildering and obscure processes…”; McKinney Avenue Contemporary; Dallas, TX 
  • 2004 -
    • Amanuensis (I Hear a Symphony); Gahlberg Gallery; College of DuPage; Glen Elyn, IL
    • Walk on By; open studio project; City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs; Chicago, IL
    • Was it for this?; sound installation; Lincoln Park Conservatory; Chicago, IL 
  • 2003 - Static; Conduit Gallery; Dallas, TX 
  • 2002 -
    • With Reasonable Accommodation; Gallery 400; University of Illinois; Chicago, IL 
    • Les coups de l’histoire; University of Texas at Dallas; Dallas, TX 
  • 2000 - Defense D'afficher; TBA Exhibition Space; Chicago, IL 
  • 1999 - Recent Collages; Library Art Gallery; Northeastern Illinois University; Chicago, IL 
  • 1983 - Ceci n'est pas une vide; Roger Ramsay Gallery; Chicago, IL 
  • 1982 -
    • After All (for RPW); Artists‟ Space; New York, NY
    •  Recent Photographs; Nancy Lurie Gallery; Chicago, IL 
  • 1981 - Persistence of Vision; Randolph Street Gallery; Chicago, IL 
  • 1980 - Nancy Lurie Gallery; Chicago, IL 
  • 1979 - A Street Gallery; Boston, MA