• FLUX at the Brew House, Pittsburgh PA.
  • SIN, video created for the dance performed by the Junction Dance Theartre at the Kelly/Strayhorn Theater, East Liberty PA.
  • APT (Art, Performance, and Technology), "Store Front Studio " June 6th - 10th. Installation/Performance in the Information Technology Building, part of the International Sculpture Conference
  • "Sculpture Now", Juried group exhibition at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts.
  • "The Film Kitchen", Screening of recent video from installations, and performances, at Pittsburgh Film Makers.
  • Teacher/Artist, exhibition at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh gallery, first place award.
  • Art for Aids, at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh PA.


  • Solo exhibition of digital scans at the Nortamericano De Cultura, Santiago, Chile.
  • Society of Sculptures annual open exhibition, Jurors choice award, Juror Marjetica Potre, Garfield Art Works Pittsburgh PA
  • "The Film Kitchen", Screening of video from installations, "Industrial", "Water Water Everywhere…But Not for Long", "What Would You Do" at Pittsburgh Film Makers.
  • "30 Curators", Curators from museums and galleries chose an artist to represent them at the Concept Art Gallery Pittsburgh, PA. Chosen by Vicky Clark curator at the Pittsburgh Center For the Arts.


  • "Pittsburgh City Tech Art" First place purchase award in the juried exhibition combining art and technology at The Carnegie Science Center, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • "Soft, Hard & Loud" A collaborative mixed media installation at the Hewlett Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Penn State University Fine Arts Gallery, the CAPA faculty exhibition Penn State PA.
  • Pro-Photo Gallery, An exhibition of digital photography, Pittsburgh, PA.


  • "Collections" A collection of digital images about collections. Part of the "Artpop" exhibition at the Garfield Artworks, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • "Strip Job" A mixed media installation at the Foreland Street Studio Pittsburgh, PA.


  • "More" An Internet opening of work in three parts "Church", "Trees", "Toys". Internet opening March 1996. http://emma.capa.pps.pgh.pa.us/~childers/more.html
  • Community College Of Allegheny County, Bi-Annual for Educators. Exhibition of digital enhanced photography.
  • Pittsburgh Biennial - Arts on Tour Program featuring selected work from the 1994 Pittsburgh Biennial at the Seton Hill College, Harlan Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA.


  • "What You Can Do With a Gun" A video projection and performance at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts part of the Performance De Jour festival.
  • "Flowers in the Clouds" Video projection and installation in the Heinz Hall garden commissioned by the City of Pittsburgh as part of the First Night celebration.


  • "Water Water Everywhere...But Not For Long" A Video Installation at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts part of The Pittsburgh Biennial.


  • "71 Grados Longitud Oeste" Photographic exhibition at the Instituto Chileno Norteamericano De Cultura in Santiago, Chile.
  • Fifth Biennial Teacher/Artist Exhibit: Pittsburgh Public School teachers juried exhibition.
  • "The Massage is the Message" A site-specific video installation at the Associated Artist of Pittsburgh Second Story exhibit.
  • Art for Aids: Frick Fine Arts, University of Pittsburgh. Computer Paintings.


  • "Poverty: Somewhere Over the Line",A choreographed multi-media presentation funded by the New Forms Regional Grant administered by the Painted Bride and The National Endowment for the Arts.
  • Participating Artist/Organizer in "Reflux" A worldwide art telecommunications event. Sponsored by: Sao Paulo University, Sao Paulo, Brazil; and the Studio for Creative Inquiry, College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • "Marlboro Country" and "The House on the Hill" Eyes gallery Pittsburgh, PA. A one man Exhibition of photography and video/computer installations.


  • Associated Artist of Pittsburgh 81st Annual Exhibition: The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA. Video sculpture, and Computer/Video paintings.
  • Art for Aids: Frick Fine Arts, University of Pittsburgh. Computer Paintings.
  • Poetic Sculptures/Sculptural Poems: collaboration, Carson Street gallery Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Identities" a Group Investigation at the Birmingham Lofts. Computer paintings and Video installations: "Flowers in the Basement" and the "The Cutting Edge of Town". Pittsburgh, PA.




1999- Present

  • Pennsylvania Governors School for the Arts, Mercyhurst University, Computer Arts. An intense 5-week course in the use of computers as an artistic medium to select High School students.

1985- Present

  • Pittsburgh Board of Public Education, Video and Computer Arts teacher at The Pittsburgh High School for the Creative and Performing Arts, Pittsburgh, PA. Curriculum includes the teaching of video production from pre-production to post-production, multi-media and computer arts in an artistic environment.


  • Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Fine Arts, Pre College Program, Saturday Art Program. The course "Electronic Time Based Media" Teaching students the use of computers and graphic software as an artistic medium.


  • Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Fine Arts, Summer Pre College Program "Electronic Time Based Media" Teaching students to explore the use of video as an artistic medium.
  • The Pittsburgh Center For The Arts, Video/Arts Teacher for the "Art Scholars Program" This course offers students the chance to conceptualize, explore and experiment using video in an artistic manner.

1988- Present

  • Free-lance photography, video, electronic media and creative consulting. Partial listing of Clients: University of California at Berkeley, Westinghouse Electric, Arena Medical Video Teleconference, Pittsburgh Action Against Rape, Marc Advertising, Electronic Images, Walker Coal Company, University of Pittsburgh, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic.


  • Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Associate of Science, Photography & Multi-media, Dean's List, and European Studies Program.


  • Youngstown State University, Fine Arts.


Teacher Advisory Committee, Carnegie International 1999-2000 Carnegie Museum of Art Pittsburgh PA.
Vice President of the Pittsburgh Society of Sculptors.
PENNDOR Teacher Research Committee 1997-1999, Building databases for teachers use. University of Pittsburgh.
Common Knowledge Grant Committee 1997 wrote and received grant from the National Science Foundation administered by Common Knowledge Pittsburgh.
Internet acceptable use policies committee for the Pittsburgh Public Schools.
Board of Directors Blatent Image Gallery 1987 Board of Directors Birmingham Lofts Gallery 1996.
On screen musician in the film Bob Roberts with actor Tim Robbins


If you would like to purchase a high quality print of any image you see or would like to exhibit work by Dennis Childers in your gallery or museum or have a collaborative project in mind contact Dennis at the above e-mail address.

Dennis J. Childers © 2003