BA, State University of New York at Purchase
Sound Art, Media Art History
Stephen Vitiello is an electronic musician and media artist. His sound installations have been presented internationally including MASS MoCA, the 2002 Whitney Biennial, the 2006 Biennial of Sydney, the Cartier Foundation, Paris and in public art spaces including on the High Line in NYC and the kilns at Sydney Park, Sydney, Australia. CD releases include Bright and Dusty Things (New Albion), Listening to Donald Judd (Sub Rosa), Box Music, a collaboration with Machinefabriek (12k) and The Gorilla Variations (12k).
Vitiello has collaborated with such artists and musicians as Nam June Paik, Tony Oursler, Pauline Oliveros, Julie Mehretu, Steve Roden, Taylor Deupree and Ryuichi Sakamoto. His work is the subject of a 27- minute documentary produced by Australian TV. Vitiello has received numerous awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship for Fine Arts, Creative Capital funding in the category of Emerging Fields, and an Alpert/Ucross Award for Music. Originally from New York, Vitiello is now based in Richmond, VA where he is a Professor in the department of Kinetic Imaging at Virginia Commonwealth University.