GRANTS and AWARDS

Hearst Grant in conjunction with the Children’s Museum of Minnesota’s XOXO Exhibition (2018)

United Arts Fund Grant for the support of a Common Bond Housing Residency with the Common Bond Teen Council (2013)

Irrigate Corridor Project Grant for the completion of the Beatrix*JAR Open Experimental Sidewalk at AxMan Surplus - St. Paul, MN (2012)

REDCAT Winter Works in Progress: REDCAT Theatre – Los Angeles, CA (2011)

Archibald Bush Fellowship in Media Arts - Minnesota (2010)

MN American Composers Forum Subito Grant: For support of a Beatrix*JAR Southern Tour in January 2009 (2009)

MetLife Creative Connections: Meet the Composer Grant: For Beatrix*JAR Residency at the Erie Art Museum, Erie PA. (2008) 

Minneapolis Bent Festival: Presented in conjunction with the TANK in NYC. Festival Curator & Sound Engineer Assistant, Intermedia Arts – Minneapolis, MN

 

AUDIO PLAYGROUNDS & LIVE PERFORMANCES

2019   

ChromaZone Mural & Art Festival in the Creative Enterprise Zone. St. Paul, MN

Northern Spark 2019 - The Commons, Minneapolis, MN 

Bell Museum University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN 

Aardvark Festival - Western Sculpture Park, St. Paul, MN 

2018   

Minnesota of American Art Grand ReOpening (DJ Set), St. Paul, MN 

Residency - Minnesota Children’s Museum, in conjunction with the XOXO Exhibition, St. Paul, MN 

St. Paul Academy Sound Art Class and Residency (2 weeks) - St. Paul, MN

Arts Quarter Festival - University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN

2016   

TEDX Reverb – McPhail School of Music – Minneapolis, MN

Arts Quarter Festival – University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

2015   

Minnesota State Fair – Live Performance at Twin Cities Public Television Stage

Mark Mothersbaugh Myopia Family Day - Minneapolis Institute of the Arts (Mia) 

2014     Autumn Equinox - Indianapolis Museum of Art - Indianapolis, Indiana


Northern Spark - Minneapolis, MN
St. Paul Public Library Training - St. Paul,MN


Sonic Circus - Walker Art Center First Free Saturday - Minneapolis, MN


33 1/3 + 6 Toys - Walker Art Center Art Expanded - Minneapolis, MN


American Composers Forum Winter Open House - Minneapolis, MN


2014

Create Tech - St. Paul Public Library: Rondo Library and Rice Street Teen Zone: A Beatrix*JAR hands-on music making and recording session series.

2013

Institute of Contemporary Art Boston National Convening for Teens in the Arts – Boston

Saint Paul Public Library Maker Faire – St. Paul, MN

Social Science the Science of Music, Science Museum of MN, St. Paul, MN

Hamline Midway Heartland Festival – St. Paul, MN

A Current Affair, Bakken Museum – Minneapolis, MN

Twin Cities Youth Media Network Showcase – Minneapolis, MN

First Thursday at the California Building – Minneapolis, MN

2012

Art Happens Here: A Celebration of Artist Lead Placemaking – St. Paul, MN

Beatrix*JAR Open Experimental Studio – St. Paul, MN

2011

Museum of Photographic Arts: Adult Puppet Cabaret – San Diego, CA

Red Cat Works in Progress Series – Los Angeles, CA

2010               

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in conjunction w/ Tara Donovan Exhibit

UCLA Art Happening @ The Hammer Museum - Los Angeles

Echo Park Film Center - Los Angeles

Third Thursday Art Remix: Minneapolis Institute of the Arts - Minneapolis

McNally Smith Sound Crawl – St. Paul, MN

Science Museum of Minnesota @ the Learning Technologies Center - St. Paul, MN

Aesthetic Apparatus 11Year Anniversary Party In Store Performance - Minneapolis

2009

Walker Art Center - James Turrell’s Sky Pesher Installation Performance – Minneapolis

Indianapolis Museum of Art - Beatrix*JAR @ The Toby - Indianapolis, IN

Bedlam Theatre - Million Dollar Museum Opening Party - Minneapolis

C-Space presented by the Robert & Elaine Stein Galleries – Dayton, Ohio

Discovery World Science Center – Milwaukee, WI

The Cave @ Carleton College, Northfield, MN

St. Olaf College – Northfield, MN

2008 

Andy Warhol Museum - Pittsburgh, PA

The ARTS at Mark's Garage - Honolulu

Wexner Art Center – Columbus, Ohio

Akron Art Museum - Third Thursdays Concert & Cocktails with Beatrix*JAR: Akron, OH

FLUX: BASH Rochester Art Center Fundraiser After Party - Rochester, MN

Walker Art Center Culture Camp - Minneapolis

Minneapolis College of Art and Design - Minneapolis

Erie Art Museum – Erie, PA

Arlington Hills Library - Minneapolis

Rondo Library - Saint Paul

Franklin Library - Minneapolis

Kenyon College – Gambier, Ohio

First Amendment Arts – Gallery Opening, Minneapolis

University of Minnesota: Audio Technology and Electronics Club

2007 

American Visionary Art Museum - Baltimore

Walker Art Center - Minneapolis

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

Santa Monica Museum of Art - Santa Monica

Denver Art Museum - Denver

Erie Art Museum - Erie PA

Ann Arbor Art Center - Ann Arbor Michigan

Art Auction Benefit for Leonardo’s Basement – Minneapolis

University of Minnesota Sound Art Class – Minneapolis

CIRCUIT BENDING WORKSHOPS & DEMONSTRATIONS

 2013

Institute of Contemporary Art Boston National Teen Convening in the Arts – Boston, MA

Institute of Contemporary Art Boston: Artist Encounter with Beatrix*JAR – Boston, MA

2012

Slam Academy – Minneapolis

2010

UCLA Art Happening @ The Hammer Museum - Los Angeles

Echo Park Film Center - Los Angeles

2009

Milwaukee College of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI

North Regional Library, Minneapolis

Pierre Bottineau Library, Minneapolis

Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries - Wright State University – Dayton, Ohio

Columbia Museum of Art in conjunction with Cleve Gray Exhibit - Columbia, SC

St. Louis Park Library, St. Louis Park, MN

Wayzata Library, Wayzata, MN

Oxboro Library, Minneapolis, MN

North Regional Library, Minneapolis, MN

Walker Library - Minneapolis, MN

Brookdale Library - Brooklyn Center, MN

Hayden Heights Library - St. Paul, MN

Dakota County Wescott Library - Eagan, MN

Ridgedale Library - Minnetonka, MN

Roosevelt Community Library - Minneapolis, MN

Washburn Library - Minneapolis, MN

East Lake Library - Minneapolis, MN

Private Class - Sound Art @ University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Franklin Art Works in conjunction with the Chris Baker Exhibit - Minneapolis

The Cave @ Carleton College, Northfield, MN

St. Olaf College – Northfield, MN

2008

Ong King Arts Center- Honolulu

Special Everyday Art: Circuit Bending with Beatrix*JAR: Akron, Ohio

Erie Art Museum – Erie, PA

Rice Street Library - St. Paul

Dayton’s Bluff Library - St. Paul

Walker Art Center Culture Camp - Minneapolis

Bakken Museum of Electricity in Life - Minneapolis

Merriam Park Library - St. Paul

Sun Ray Library - Saint Paul

St. Paul Central Library - St. Paul

2007 

Wexner Art Center – Columbus, Ohio

American Visionary Art Museum – Baltimore, MD

Milwaukee College of Art and Design – Milwaukee, WI

Madison Pop Fest @ the University of Wisconsin – Madison, WI

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego – San Diego, CA

Santa Monica Museum of Art - Santa Monica, CA

Denver Art Museum – Denver, CO

Erie Art Museum – Erie, PA

Neutral Zone - Ann Arbor

RADIO, TELEVISION and FILM

2012

What’s Happening at the St. Paul Library? (Saint Paul Government Video)

2010

MN Original (Twin Cities Public Television): Episode: Beatrix*JAR

MN Original: Beatrix*JAR at the Minneapolis Institute of the Arts

2008

MAKE TV (PBS) – Maker-to-Maker Soldering Segment

ABC's Nightline – Maker Segment

Drinking with Ian Season filmed live in the First Avenue Mainroom: Special Celebrity Guests on Season Premiere – Minneapolis

Erie Radio Program

The Local Show with Chris Roberts

 2007

WSEE Erie Morning News - Erie, PA: Interview with Beatrix*JAR

Drinking with Ian Episode # Beatrix*JAR Musical Guest Stars - Minneapolis

CONFERENCES, FESTIVALS and PRESENTATIONS

2013

The Institute of Contemporary Art Boston – National Convening for Teens in the Arts

Saint Thomas Steps Camp

Saint Paul Public Library Maker Faire – St. Paul, MN

2012

NAMAC: National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture Conference - Minneapolis

David Byrne’s Playing the Building Installation: Please Play the Building with Beatrix*JAR – Minneapolis, MN

2010

Bush Fellowship Performance @ the Armitage Room - Minneapolis

Flashbelt Conference After Party @ Nomad Pub, Minneapolis

2009

Ingenuity Festival Beatrix*JAR Performance and Demonstration - Cleveland, OH

Midway Contemporary Art: MY TOKYO 5th Annual Benefit Art Auction - Minneapolis

Spark Electronic Music and Art Festival, University of MN - Minneapolis, MN

2008

Spark Festival of Electronic Music & Art Closing Night Party

Madison Pop Fest @ the University of Wisconsin - Madison

Rondo Library: Community Technology Fair - St. Paul

UNCONVENTION: A Response to the Republican National Convention - Minneapolis

CONvergence – Bloomington, MN

Erie Art Museum Blues and Jazz Festival – Erie, PA

Plains Art Museum: Listening Integrated Visual Experience (L.I.V.E.) Fargo, ND

University of Houston Red Block Bash – Houston, TX

University of Minnesota Women in Technology Festival Phase One – Minneapolis, MN

Strange Attractors Festival - Metro State, St. Paul, MN

Spark Festival of Electronic Music & Art Opening Night Performance @ University of Minnesota - Minneapolis

Spark Music Festival – University of Minnesota Call for Entries Curator: Special Category: Found Sound and Audio Appropriation

2007

Walker Art Center: Festival of Appropriation - Minneapolis

Spark Electronic Art and Music Festival @ University of Minnesota - Minneapolis

Minnesota Fringe Festival Closing Party @ First Avenue Mainroom - Minneapolis

CONvergence Science Fiction Festival - Bloomington, MN

Twin Cities Zine Fest - Minneapolis

Doomtree Blowout - First Avenue Mainroom, Minneapolis

Spark Electronic Art and Music Festival @ University of Minnesota – Minneapolis

TOURS & RESIDENCIES

2013

Institute of Contemporary Art Boston – Teen Arts Council Artist Encounter with Beatrix*JAR. Project Title: Let’s Make Some Sounds. A four day residency creating an album with Beatrix*JAR.

Minnesota History Center Neighborhood Sound Collage Project – Collaborated with the MHC Teen Council to create sound collages of their individual neighborhoods.

2012

Beatrix*JAR Easy Toy Modification Workshops at the Saint Paul Public Libraries:

Presented at: Rondo Library – St. Paul, MN, Arlington Hills Library – St. Paul, MN, North End Teen Zone (Rice Street Library) – St. Paul, MN, Sun Ray Library – St. Paul, MN

Beatrix*JAR Open Experimental Studio: A Four Week Pop Up Gallery sponsored by the Starling Project and the St. Anthony Community Council - St. Paul, MN (2012)

2010

Beatrix*JAR California Tour

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in conjunction with the Tara Donovan Exhibit

UCLA Art Happening @ The Hammer Museum - Los Angeles

Echo Park Film Center - Los Angeles

Noisebridge - San Francisco

Beatrix*JAR Southern Tour

Funded in part by an American Composers Forum Subito Grant

High Art Museum - Atlanta, GA

Hunter Museum of American Art - Chattanooga, TN

Eyedrum - Atlanta, GA, Wonderroot – Atlanta, GA

New Music Collective @ University of South Carolina – Charleston, SC

Columbus State University: Art Department – Columbus, GA

Telfair Museum of Art|| PULSE: Art and Technology Festival – Savannah, GA

2008

Wexner Center for the Arts Residency - Columbus, Ohio

Presented Multiple Workshops to different audiences: Wex Lab: Toy Tones for Educators, Gen Wex Presents Circuit Benders, Young Arts "Noisy Toys", Wex Lab Performance

Teen Technology Month Residency at Minneapolis and St. Paul Public Libraries:

Augsburg Park Library, Richfield, MN , St. Louis Park Library - St. Louis Park, MN, Dakota County Library – Wescott, Eagan, MN, Brookdale Library, Brooklyn Center, MN, Sun Ray Library, St. Paul, MN, Minnetonka Library - Minnetonka, MN, Southdale Library - Edina, MN, Golden Valley Library - Golden Valley, MN, Urban Ventures – Minneapolis, MN, Westonka Library - Mound, MN, Saint Anthony Library - Saint Anthony, MN

2005

I Love You Talk Bird Tour

Hotcakes Gallery – Milwaukee, Super Happy Funland – Houston, High Mayhem - Santa Fe Trunk Space – Phoenix, Il Corral - Los Angeles, The Mighty - San Francisco, Zeum - San Francisco

 

RECORDINGS

I Love You Talk Bird (2005)

Golden Fuzz (2007)

Art*Star (2010)

Hot*Mess (2019)

 

PUBLICATIONS and REVIEWS

2012

The Culturator: Letoile Magazine “Electronic Evolution”

TC Daily News: Beatrix*JAR Livens Up University Avenue

Pioneer Press: Central Corridor Pop Up Shop Extends it’s Stay Along University

TC Daily News: MONDAY PICK | Beatrix*JAR invite you to break your toys – in order to make newer, stranger ones

Pioneer Press: Central Corridor Artists to host workshops in vacant University Avenue Storefront.

2010

Beatrix*Jar: Hacking Away at MCASD – 2010

Video Pick: Beatrix

Video Pick: Beatrix JAR - Music - A.V. Video - The A.V. Club Twin Cities - 2010

City Pages: Beatrix*JAR

2009

mnartists.org - Sky Bender - 2009

Nuvo: Beatrix*JAR - Sound Collage with Speak and Spell - 2009

Connect Savannah Online: Pulse pushes the boundaries of new media - 2009

Charleston City Paper: Beatrix*Jar Present Unique Workshop and Concert - 2009

Savannah Now: Art, Technology and Wild Electronica - 2009

Indianapolis Museum of Art Blog: Bending Circuits with Beatrix*JAR

2008

City Pages: Gimme Noise - Beatrix Jar and Military Special at Turf Club - 2008

The Buchtelite: University of Akron - Duo Make Music with Recycled Toys

MN Daily.com: Circuit Bending is Electric Rainbow High Five Explosion! - 2008

University of Minnesota Wake Magazine: Interview with Beatrix*JAR - 2008

Erie Times News: Sound Bending Steals the Stage - 2008

Bent in the US and Ether in the UK and US

Honolulu Star Bulletin: Collage of Sound

City Pages Slideshow: Bent Festival at Intermedia Arts

Southwest Journal: Circuit Benders

Pittsburgh City Paper: Beatrix*JAR brings "fuzzy sound collage" to the Warhol - 2008

Eagan Sun Current: Toying with new sounds - 2008

Beatrix*JAR: MN Spin "This Weeks Playlist" - 2008

Artists Present and Past: Beatrix*JAR At the Andy Warhol Museum

2007

Maximum Fun (Online): Interview with Beatrix*JAR - 2007

Create Digital Music (Online): Golden Fuzz Review & Beatrix*JAR Interview - 2007

City Pages: Circuits Berzerkus - 2007

We Heart Music (Online): Golden Fuzz Review - 2007

Westword Denver: Untitled Series - 2007

GETLOFI.Com: Workshops 101 (An Interview with Beatrix*JAR) - 2007

Some Assembly Required: Beatrix*JAR Interview - 2007

We Heart Music: Beatrix*JAR and Bat for Lashes - Review, Video Clip

City Pages: Get Bent - Circuit Bending at the Bent Festival

2006

Minnesota Public Radio: Beatrix*JAR Short Circuits the Music 2006

How was the show: Beatrix*JAR with Canadian at MN Museum of American Art

MNARTISTS.org: Mixed Tape - Circuit Bending with Beatrix*JAR (2006)

City Pages, Minneapolis: I Love You Talk Bird - Review (2006)

Rift Magazine, Minneapolis: I Love You Talk Bird - Review (2006)

2005

City Pages, Minneapolis: Beatrix*JAR at the 7th Street Entry - Review

 

EDUCATION

JACOB ROSKE

BA in Fine Art - University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN (2018)

Associate of Science in Digital Video Arts - Minneapolis Community & Technical College – Minneapolis (2004)

Associate of Science in Sound Arts - Minneapolis Community & Technical College – Minneapolis (2003)

BIANCA PETTIS

MFA in Fine Art - University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN (2017)

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre, Minor Photography = Antioch College - Yellow Springs, Ohio (1996)

HS Diploma Pre-Professional Actor Training Program - North Carolina School of the Arts – Winston Salem, NC (1990)