Doc Atomic
outsider artist

specializing in 2D and 3D sculpture from found, scrap, and salvaged electronic parts and scientific equipment

art cars

Destructive Preservation
last updated on: 12/16/2020
2015 Feb
DocAtomic Workshop: INTUIT: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, Chicago IL.

OCTOBER 2013-March 2014
MIAM (Musée International des Arts Modestes) Sete, France; "FanClub" exhibition. 

2013 April
DocAtomic Workshop: INTUIT: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, Chicago IL.

2012 September
Aggregate, Contemporary Downtown Gallery, Albuquerque, NMSynergistic exhibition with the ISEA2012 international conference.

2012 August
Featured in Albuquerque the Magazine

ISEA2012 - International Society of Electronic Art, Albuquerque, NM. Exhibited the Circuit Board Truck and co-lectured/presented with Harrod Blank.  

Artwork used in Intuit: Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art teacher fellowship programChicago, IL. Lesson title; "Heroic Art: Transforming Found Objects to Represent Hope and Change".

Kitsch et Catch, Maison Folie de Wazemmes, Lille, France April to June 2008; MIAM (Musée International des Arts Modestes) Sete, France November 2008 to February 2009; Musee de L'Objet, Blois, France March 2009 to November 2009. 

Appearance on PBS television series "Rare Visions & Roadside Revelations"  Season 12 episode 3, Deserts & Canyons & Vegas Oh My!, June 3

appearance in Harrod Blank's film "Automorphosis"

Appeared in Harrod Blank's "Art Cars. The Cars, The Artists, The Obsession, The Craft" book with artcar 'Circuit Board Truck' (Lark Books ISBN 1-57990-330-4)

1998-2002 Jan
Outsider Art Fair, Puck Building, New York, NY

2001 Aug-Nov
Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science, Evansville, IL

The Terra Museum of American ArtChicago, IL

1999 Nov
Judy A. Saslow Gallery, Chicago, IL
"Visions: Reflections and Projections - Spiritual and Futuristic Art" exhibit - featuring artwork by Doc Atomic

1998 Sep - 1999 Jul
Halle Saint Pierre, Paris, France
Exhibited sculpture at the "Outsider and Folk Art: the Chicago Collections" show, the first exhibition of Contemporary American Folk Art on the European continent

1998 Nov 
Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM
Exhibited vehicle and gave presentation at "Vehicle. Art & Transportation in New Mexico" show

1997 Jan & Feb
Judy A. Saslow Gallery, Chicago, IL
"That Fabulous Face" exhibit

1996 Dec - 1997 Feb
Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
"Outsider Art" exhibit

1996 May
Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe, NM
Displayed 'home on the strange' art car at the national opening of the "Recycled Reseen: Folk Art from the Global Scrap Heap" exhibit

1994 Jun
Nina Bean Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
"Left Brains" exhibit

1993 May
Houston International Festival, Houston, TX
Entered 'Home on the Strange' art car in the "Roadside Attractions" artists parade

Appeared in Harrod Blank's "Wild Wheels" book with artcars 'home on strange' and 'postcard truck' (Pomegranate Artbooks ISBN 1-56640-453-3)

National Gallery of the Arts, Washington DC
Invited guest artist speaker at screening of Harrod Blank's Film "wild Wheels" (1992 Harrod Blank Productions), as well as being featured in film.

1991 Jul & Aug
Orange Show, Houston, TX
Exhibited mail art at the "Mail Art: Envelopes as Art" Workshops

1991 May
Houston International Festival, Houston, TX
Received fourth place for 'home on the strange' art car in the "Roadside Attractions" artists parade