Bio And Resume

Steve Or Steven Read Bio Photo

My bio is being rewritten.

Selected Shows and Exhibitions

Sliders: A Digestible Video Retrospective from the Show Cave Archives, Yautepec, Mexico City, 2011
Itsy Bitsy Princess, Cracovia Manor, New York City, 2010
Sliders: A Digestible Video Retrospective from the Show Cave Archives, Invisible Exports, New York City, 2010
Warhol Love, Niza Knoll Gallery, Denver, 2010
DIWO - Dark Mountain, HTTP Gallery, London, 2010
Quartz Qube, Show Cave Night Gallery, Los Angeles, 2009
Colorado Art Open 2009, Foothills Art Center, Golden, 2009
Spontaneous Fun, Meadowlark, Denver, 2009
Illiterate Magazine Fundraiser, Redline, Denver, 2009
Future Heat, Show Cave Night Gallery, Los Angeles, 2008
Spatial Relationships, Redline, Denver, 2008
Denver Modernism, Denver Studio Complex, Denver, 2007
Better, Belmar Lab, Lakewood, 2007
Pattern Recognition, Foothills Art Center, Golden, 2007
Red Dot Art Fair, New York City, 2007
Draw Rings, Rhinoceropolis, Denver, 2007
GRL's Drive-in GIF Theater, Public Art, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2007
Self Made Group Show at the Symphony, Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver, 2007
Peep Show, Rule Gallery, Denver, 2007
Winter Group Show, Rule Gallery, Denver, 2006
Decades of Influence: Extended Remix, Denver Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, 2006
Best of Colorado Juried Show, Denver International Airport, Denver, 2006
Self Made Lecture, Double Daughters, Denver, 2006
FILE - International Festival of Electronic Language, Telemar Cultural Center, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, 2006
VBI Microtel, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art & Netherlands Public TV, Rotterdam Netherlands, 2006
Winter Group Show, Rule Gallery, Denver, 2006
Eight-bits of Infinite Contemplation, Digital Installation, Philip J. Steele Gallery, Denver, 2006
FILE - International Festival of Electronic Language, SETI's Art Gallery, Sao Paulo Brazil, 2005
The Color Channel, solo show, Capsule Gallery, Denver, 2005
New Paintings, solo show, Metropolis, Denver, 2005
Snap to Grid, digital group show, LA Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, 2005
Family Portraits, group show, Double Daughters, Denver, 2005
Rhizome Art Base, Photo Noise Net Art, Internet, 2005
Rhizome Art Base, The Color Channel Net Art, Internet, 2005
RunMe Projects, Photo Noise Net Art, Internet, 2005
Portable Gallery Exhibition, Portable Gallery, Internet, 2005
Convergence, Capsule Gallery, Denver, 2005
Philip J. Steele Gallery, group show, Denver, 2005 Art New York: First Person, Present Tense , New School University, NYC, 2004
Game Art, Second Annual Online Exhibition, Third Place Gallery, Internet, 2004
Five, Capsule Gallery, Denver, 2004
Philip J. Steele Gallery, group show, Denver, 2004

Education & Studies

Berkeley Jazz Workshop, Drumming, Berkeley, 2014
Kala Art Institute, Printmaking, Berkeley, 2014
B.F.A., Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design (RMCAD), Painting & Drawing, Denver, 2006
New School University, Painting, New York City, 2004
Art Students League of Denver, Painting & Drawing, 2003
Dekalb Community College, Computer Sciences, Atlanta, 1996
B.S., Honors, Florida State University, Biological Sciences, Evolutionary Zoology focus, 1994

Other Accomplishments

Co-inventor on 103 issued U.S. patents in the field of genomic drug discovery, specifically siRNA bioinformatics.
~3000 miles of backpacking experience in the Appalachians, Ozarks, Rockies, Sierra Nevadas, and Himalaya.


Schober, Jon, "Local Radar: Narco States", Minnesota Public Radio Local Current Show and Blog, 2013
Samuels, Tanyanika, "NYPL gets Kids Thinking that Summer Reading is Hot", NY Daily News, 2010
Staff Member, "Summer Rejuvenation Guide", Edutopia George Lucas Educational Foundation, 2010
Moss, Ceci, "Rhizome Editorials",, 2010
VVORK, "The VVORK Website",, 2010
Boyer, Brandon, "Donkey Kong in lights: Steven Read's Meggy Jr. Super Monkey Kong", BoingBoing Offworld, 2009
Fletcher, JC, "Super Monkey Kong renders Donkey Kong in LEDs", Joystiq, 2009
Miller, Paul, "Super Monkey Kong crams 14k of Jumpman excellence onto Meggy Jr RGB", Engadget, 2009
Liszewski, Andrew, "Super Monkey Kong On The Meggy Jr RGB", OhGizmo!, 2009
Paglia, Michael, "Crossing the Line", The WestWord, 2008
Orland, Kyle , "Extremely rare Adventure Vision system up on eBay", Joystiq, 2008
Johnson, Joel , "Entex Adventure System Luggable Game Console on eBay", Boing Boing Gadgets, 2008
Liszewski, Andrew, "Rare Entex Adventure Vision System On eBay", OhGizmo!, 2008
Edit, Joe, "Steve Read Dies!", Net Arts Enquirer, 2008
Payton, Cydney, "Decades of Influence and Extended Remix", Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, 2007
Moody, Tom, "Attack of the Clones, Part 4", Tom Moody Blog, 2007
VVORK, "The VVORK Website",, 2007
Paglia, Michael, "Pattern Recognition", The WestWord, 2007
Staff Member, "Featured Artbase Artwork", Rhizome, 2007
Cash, Stephanie, "Report from Denver", Art in America, February 2007
Chandler, Mary Voelz, "Spotlight", The Rocky Mountain News, 2007
Silva, Luis, "Front Page", Rhizome, 2007
Woods, Patrick, "Gamer Nostalgia: Ancestors of the Game Boy", Netzwelt Magazine, 2007
Smith, Greg, "Digital Minimalism", Vague Terrain Magazine, 2006
Robinson, Walter, "Rocky Mountain High",, 2006
Chandler, Mary Voelz, "MCA exhibits an amiable mix", The Rocky Mountain News, 2006
Paglia, Michael, "Act II", The WestWord, 2006
Best of Denver Award, "The best debut art show - The Color Channel ", The WestWord, 2006
Paglia, Michael, "Seeing Thinks", The WestWord, 2005
Chandler, Mary Voelz, "Recommended Art", The Rocky Mountain News, 2005
Neural Art News, "The Color Channel, Privately Encroaching on TV Channels",, 2005
MacMillan, Kyle, "Confluence", The Denver Post, 2005
Graham, Steven, "Thesis on Canvas", The Lakewood Sentinel, 2005
Neural Art News, "Photo Noise, the Amateurial Digital Pictures Narrative",, 2005
Staff Member, "Pick of the Week", Yahoo, February 2005
Staff Member, "Hot Sites", USA Today News, February 2005
Sundergeld, Dorothea, "Back to Pong & Donkey Kong", Net Business Magazine, March 2001
Cat, Top, "One man's prized possession is another man's piece of junk.",, March 2001
Seitz, Lee, "Underappreciated Site of the Month", Classic Video Games Nexus, March 2001
Van Roekel, Scott, "Spotlight", Tri-State Entertainment, Summer 1992
Staff Member, "7-inch Reviews", D.B.N. Magazine, Spring 1992
Dent, Harvey, "Record Reviews", Maximum RocknRoll, December 1991
Rollo, Tony, "Reviews", Tri-State Entertainment, Winter 1992
Mitchell, Josh, "Steamin' Cup o' Joe is battling to be the best", Florida Flambeau, September 1991
Nordie, Tom, "Southeast Music Report", Thrust Magazine, Summer 1991