A New Mexico based video performance and installation artist, Robert Drummond Integrates his work with site specific architecture, sculptural components, and interactive video. Drawing from his experience in film and stage lighting, sound design, material fabrication and video production, Drummond shows work internationally and nationally. His installations have opened in London, numerous video festivals in Los Angeles, and architectural venues such as the Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill designed Virginia Beach Convention Center. Robert recently concluded a visiting professorship at New Mexico Highlands University, department of Media Arts and is working on commissions for the city of Los Angeles and the State of New Mexico.
Recent installation exhibitions include: “Almas de la Plaza Santa Fe” in the Historic Santa Fe Plaza, Santa Fe, New Mexico (2010), “Living Systems” at the Contemporary Art Center of Virginia (2006),’Decoding Highlights’ at VTO gallery London (2004), ‘Memory Prismatic’ at Ground Zero in Marina del Rey (2003) and ‘Emotion Anamorphic’ at DCA gallery in Venice, California (2003). His performances include video backgrounds for members of Cirque du Soliel, the Erato Philharmonic orchestra (2005), and Penderecki String Quartet, Toronto Canada (2007).
Robert Drummond Studio has recently been collaborating with several New Mexico video artists including, “Currents,” a Santa Fe based video installation collective to assist in the producing and installation of annual video art exhibitions.
Year(s) Awarded: 2009