Events and Gallery Work

The Hobnobbing Prairie

The Hobnobbing Prairie

Date: September 8, 2017 Location: Museum at Prairiefire Overland Park, KS Description: From 7:15pm-9:15pm my Interactive Installations class* helped me with a free public event coordinated with the Museum at Prairiefire. Located in the wetlands area outside of the museum, patrons walked throughout a walkway filled […]

TEDxKC 2017 with Smokey James and the Avalanche

TEDxKC 2017 with Smokey James and the Avalanche

Date: 2017 Location: Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts Kansas City, MO Show: TEDxKC Description: Projection and lighting for Smokey James and The Avalanche during Act III of TEDxKC. Once again working with bands and a very short setup/teardown timeline. Instagram post from the night […]

New Years 2016

New Years 2016

Date: 2016 Location: Kansas City, MO Description: A quick bar setup to celebrate the end to a publicly proclaimed terrible year. Hits included REM, Queen, and The Weeknd.

TEDxKC 2016 – MuTED: A Silent Sing-along

TEDxKC 2016 – MuTED: A Silent Sing-along

Date: September 2016 Location: Kauffman Performing Arts Center Kansas City, MO Description: Chosen for the live Act III at TEDxKC 2016, I set up a 12 foot inflatable screen in the VIP area Lounge at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts and projected a […]

In One Ear…

In One Ear…

Date: March-September 2016 Location: Oklahoma Contemporary Showroom Gallery Oklahoma City, OK   Press: Oklahoma Contemporary’s In One Ear is Electrically Engaging The Oklahoman / NewsOK   Announcement: Oklahoma Contemporary Exhibits     Official Announcement David Steele Overholt: In One Ear … 3/17 – 9/2 The […]

Silent Rave

Silent Rave

Date: June, 2016 Location: Oklahoma Contemporary Showroom Description: A free public silent rave for the deadCenter Film Festival’s first Art category since its conception in 2001. Including fire dancers, a 12 ft. inflatable projection screen, glow sticks, a shaved ice truck, and games for the […]

Searching for a Home

Searching for a Home

Date: 2015 Location: Leedy-Voulkos Art Center Kansas City, MO Exhibition: The KCAI Foundation 50th Anniversary Faculty Exhibition Description: This was a very personal piece, employing medication bottles for my Epilepsy, Anxiety, and other issues over the last few years, with a single bottle of my […]

Hackloween

Hackloween

Date: 2015 Event: Halloween Party 2015 Location: Madison House Kansas City, MO Description: A cyber security nightmare-themed Halloween party at the Madison House. Video Invitation:    

David and Michelle’s Wedding

David and Michelle’s Wedding

Date: June 19, 2015 Location: Delta Athenaeum Kansas City, Missouri Description: Frighteningly, my own wedding reception was the first time for me to create a fully customized music video dance party. My family and I created three 4 ft. tall hexagons, and after lining the […]

New Years 2015

New Years 2015

Date: 2015 Description: New Years Party in my friends’ new basement that has an old 1970’s bar installed in it. Using a short throw projector we played videos of people dancing to a beat matched synch and used a separate projector to show effects. This […]

On Godot

On Godot

Date: 2014 Show: KCAI Faculty Biennial Location: H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute Description: Single channel loop video of all clips I deemed “awkward glances” from Star Trek: The Movie. Changed from color to black and white.

Song Birds in Winter

Song Birds in Winter

or a young person’s primer for the impending mass extinction event Date: 2014 Location: Kansas City Art Institute Kansas City, MO Show: ArtSounds series Description: A composed piece, improvisationaly played by a pianist while behind a screen on stage. My video plays in front, the […]

Make ’em Sing, Boys

Make ’em Sing, Boys

Date: 2013 Medium: Software programming (Processing) and touchscreen monitor Description: Sid Vicious (1978) Frank Sinatra (1938) James Brown (1988) Jimi Hendrix (1969) Jerry Lee Lewis (1976) Marilyn Monroe (1994) Mick Jagger (1967) Ozzy Osbourne (1984) Jim Morrison (1967) Steven Tyler (1967) Elvis Presley (1970) Tupac […]

Awaiting Adjudication

Awaiting Adjudication

Date Created: 2013 Medium: Edited video projection on wall. Randomized audio cheers.

Absence and Presence

Absence and Presence

Date: 2/14/2012 Show: A performance in the Artsounds series. Artsounds was a series of commissioned works by collaborative efforts between the UMKC Conservatory and KCAI. Location: Epperson Auditorium, Kansas City Art Institute Kansas City, MO Description: Using keepsake objects as a gateway to relationships, “Absence […]

Water Shredder (Waste Deep)

Water Shredder (Waste Deep)

Date: 2011 Location: Kansas City Art Institute H&R Block Artspace Kansas City, MO Medium: Hardware (including: plywood, vinyl mural, USB mini paper shredder, push-button switch, AC/DC converter, thermal receipt paper, crown moulding, and more) Show: Narrow Margins: 2011 KCAI Faculty Biennial Description: A single-button interaction […]

Water Studies

Water Studies

Audio/Video studies using my first cell phone that included a built-in camera in 2003.