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"American Primatives," Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati, OH, May, 2014           

"American Primatives," Canzani  Gallery, Columbus College of Art & Design, Sept, 2012

“Protected Comforts:The Sculpture of Todd Slaughter,” Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, April, 2002           

“Galaxy Clusters: Things We Gather”  Cleveland Center For Contemporary Art, Cleveland, February, 1999,  OH

“Comfort Zones: Domestic Galaxies,” Art Museum of The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, November, 1998

Magda Bellotti Galeria, Algeciras, Spain, 1997

“Models of Galaxy Clusters: Domestic Comforts,” Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati, OH, September, 1996           

“8:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m., August 7, 1993, Asilah, Morocco,” 1993

“Landscapehats,” Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH, 1993

”Magda Bellotti Galeria, Algeciras, Spain, 1993

“Going There and Being There,55 Mercer Gallery, New York City,  NY, 1992

Museum of Contemporary Art at Wright State University, Dayton, OH, November, 1989

55 Mercer Gallery, New York City, NY, 1989

Anton Gallery, Washington DC, 1988

Special Project, P.S. 1-Institute for Art and Urban Resources, New York, NY, Feb.- May, 1986

Toni Birckhead Gallery, Cincinnati, OH, 1986

Ohio State University, Lancaster, OH, 1985

Anton Gallery, Washington DC, 1985

Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI, 1983

Anton Gallery, Washington DC,1982


"Gesture" exhibition. Hopkins Gallery, Feb 2010

"Water Under Siege: The Politics, Pollution, and Commodification of Water" Film Festival, November, 2009, Des Moines, Iowa

"Ways of Knowing Water," Urban Arts Space, Columbus, Oh, 2008

"New Horizons:Rewards of Time and Place," Southern  Ohio Museum , Portsmouth, and Riffe Ohio Arts Council Gallery, Columbus, 2007.

“Terrestrial Forces,” Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, October, 2004

“Twenty@20”, Art Museum of the University of Memphis, Mempis, TN, June-September, 2002

“2001 Biennal Exhibition of Public Art”, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York, May- November, 2001

“{Defining Structures},” Plaza Gallery, Charlotte, NC, February-September, 1998

Virginia Beach Center for the Arts, Virginia Beach, Virginia, 1997

“Salt, Paprika, Carbon, Sulfur Archives,” Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, exhibition loan, 1997 to present

“Food for Thought,” John Kohler Gallery, Sheboygan, WI, 1996

William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, OH, January, 1996                                   

Cleveland State University Gallery, Cleveland, OH, 1996

“Hands,” Southern Ohio Museum, Portsmouth, OH, 1995

“The Language of Place,” The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan, and  the Riffe Center, Columbus, OH, 1994

Artists Space, New York, NY, September, 1994

Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH, 1993

“American Pluralism,” Amsterdam, London, Glasgow, Budapest, Dresden, 1992-93

“Hospice,” for GCAC Fellowship Exhibition, Riffe Gallery, Columbus, OH, 1991

Toni Birckhead Gallery, Cincinnati, OH, January, 1991

“Mostra Internacional D’art Contemporani,” Centre D’Art La Rectoria, Barcelona, Spain, 1990

“Ohio Selection,” Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH, 1989

Toni Birckhead Gallery, 1989

“Rock Islands” for “New Works/ Biennial II,” The Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1988; Riffe Gallery, Columbus, OH,1989; Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, 1989

“Structures on the Wall,” N.A.M.E., Chicago, ILL, 1987

“Abstractions”Toni Birckhead Gallery, 1986

“Contemporary Visions-1985,” Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, ILL, 1985

“State of Ohio Sculpture,” The Sculpture Center, New York, NY; Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, OH, 1985

Chicago Sculpture International, Navy Pier, Frumkin/Struve Gallery, 1984

“Sculpture,Works by Seven Ohio Sculptors”, curate by Lance Kinz for Nationwide Gallery, 1984

Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH, 1983

J.C. Riedel Gallery, New York, NY, 1982

“New Talent,” Genesis Gallery, New York, NY, 1977

“Baker/Nakashima/Slaughter, “Columbus Museum of Fine Arts, Columbus,  OH, 1976

Notre Dame University, South Bend, IN, 1971

Akron Art Institute,Akron, OH,1970


“Mortarboard”, a permanent installation, Franklin University, Columbus, OH, completion date is November, 2002, $250,000.

“The Body of Lake Michigan”, a permanent sited installation, Midway Airport, Chicago, IL., $180,000.

“Watch House,”  a permanent, sited installation, Dublin, OH, 1998, $175,000.                           

“Hand and Ball, El Cabrito Ridge,” Tarifa/Algeciras, Spain,1994-97,  permanent, sited installation overlooking Strait of Gibraltar, $300,000.

“Models of Galaxy Clusters: Domestic Comforts,” commission for temporary installation,  Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati, OH, 1996

“Blue Glass Serpent Canopy for Broad Street Bridge,”commission for preliminary and second stage design and engineering  proposal, Greater Columbus Art Council, City of Columbus, 1995-96, $33,000 structural design.           

“Comfort Zone,” sculpture commission, Akron Art Museum, 1993

“Landscapehats,”  sculpture installation commission, Wexner Center for the Arts, 1993

“Vanitas,” Carnegie Metropolitan Library, permanent installation, OH, 1992, 150,000.

Prudential, collection, Newark, NJ, 1986

Central Trust Company, collection, Cincinnati, OH, 1986

Cuyahoga County Airport, collection, Cleveland, OH, 1984

W.R.C., Inc., collection, Scarsdale, NY, 1984

“Memoria,” Riverside Hospital, commission for permanent installation, Columbus, OH, 1983

“Wingspan,” commission for permanent sculpture installation, City of Columbus Water works, OH, 1983

Ronald Abramson, collection, Washington DC, 1982

ITT Headquarters, collection, Washington DC, 1982

“Blue Perch,” BancOhio Headquarters, commission for permanent sculpture installation, Columbus, OH, 1980

Canton Art Institute, collection, Canton, OH, 1979

“Duet,”Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH, collection, 1969

“Beached,” Columbus Museum of Art, collection, 1972


American Primitives," Arts and Humanities Grant, Ohio State University, $7000, 2012.

"Two Projects:  'Walden Pond and Cowboys' and 'Night Lights: Allegories and Historical Moments'. Arts and  Humanities Grant, Ohio State University, $7800, 2006.

"Dimensional Imaging Research Lab (DIRL)", Arts and Humanities Grants for Innovati 2004-05; Professors Ken Rinaldo (PI), Steve Thurston, and myself received funding to acquire the first equipment, a 3D Printer, for a newly formed Digital In:3D Output laboratory.

“Digitally Developed Sculpture,” Arts and Humanities  Grant, Ohio State University, $8000, 2004

Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship, 2002, 1999, 1997, 1991, 1988

“Architecture of Fear: Video Projections,”College of the Arts Research Grant, Level I, 1998

“Video Projections within Sculptural Installations,”Faculty Innovator Grant  which provided the Department of Art a video projector, OSU, 1998

“Mano y Bola,” OSU Overseas Travel Grant, 1997

“Models of Galaxy Clusters: Domestic Comforts,” O.A.C. Individual Artists, Project Grant, 1995-96

“Catalog Documentation of “Landscapehats” installation, Wexner Center, on the occasion of Its being reconfigured  and exhibited at Artists Space,NYC,” COTA Research Grant,1994

“Travel to Great Britain and Spain,” OSU Overseas Travel Grant, 1992

“Hat Landscape,” COTA Research Grant Level II, 1991                                          

NEA Individual Artist Fellowship/Arts Midwest, 1991

Greater Columbus Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship, 1990

“A Cross-Cultural Program of Two International Visiting Artists for 1990,” funded by Ohio Arts Council, Greater Columbus Art Council, OSU, Center for International Studies, Dept. of International Affairs, Dept.of Art, College of the Arts, 1989.  This program brought sculptor, Eva Lootz of Madrid, Spain, and Francesc Torres of New York  as visiting artists to OSU

Tinker Research/Travel Grant for Madrid, Barcelona, Spain, 1988

Grant for “New Works/Biennial II,” Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1988


Headlands Center for the Arts, residency, Sausalito, CA, 2000

“Architecture,Fear, and Democracy,” Museum of The University of  Memphis, a residency and an exhibition collaboration with University of  Memphis students,1998

16th Asilah Cultural Moussen (Festival/Symposia), Visiting Artist, Asilah, Morocco, August, 1993

Delfina Studios, Artist-in-Residence, London, England, May-April, 1992

“An Investigation of the History of Salt at Mata and Cabo de Gata,”  Artist-in-Residence, Casa Manilva,  Manilva, Spain, June-July, 1992

Centre D’art La Rectoria, Artist-in-Residence, Barcelona,Spain, 1990


I was the juror for the Ohio Art League  Spring Exhibition, May, 2011, Columbus.

Revision of "Launching the Imagination," Mary Stewart: I am both a featured artist and a reader for this widely used college  level art and design textbook; 2003, 2007.

Dennison Universtiy, Grandville, Oh. I was a visiting artist critic and I also made a presentation of my work; November, 2007

Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, IN, visiting artist, April 1, 2003

Mid America College Art Association, panelist,”Matter & Meaning: Food as Contemporary Art Material From Furturists to Fluxus,” Lincoln, Nebraska, October, 2002

Chicago Cultural Center, lecture, April, 2002

College Art Association, panelist, “Extreme Shopping in the Production of Contemporary Art:                         Journey in Search of

Basic Elements and Information,” Chicago, March, 2001.

Rhode Island Council on the Arts, juror, Three Dimension Art Selection Panel for Artist Fellowship, 2000

Northern Kentucky University and the Art Academy of Cincinnati, Lecture Series on the Visual ArtsFebruary, 2000

Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, lecture, March, 1999

Cleveland Institute of Art, lecture, February, 1999

Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, panelist, “Contemporary Surrealism,” August, 1998

University of Connecticut, lecture, February, 1998

Cincinnati Academy of Art, lecture, 1995

Ohio Arts Council Annual Conference, Dayton, OH, lecture, 1993

Leicester Polytechnic, School of Arts, Leicester, England, lecture, 1992

Sheffield City Polytechnic, School of Cultural Studies, Sheffield, England, lecture, 1992

Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland, lecture, 1992

Cumbria College of Art and Design, Carlisle, Cumbria, England, 1992

Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Faculdad de Bellas Artes, Cuenca, Spain, lecture, 1992 Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, sculpture curator of “Ohio Selection ” exhibition, 1990

Kent State University, Kent, OH, lecture, 1989

Wright State University, Dayton, OH, lecture, 1989

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, lecture, 1987

N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, ILL, lecture, 1987

Mid-America College Art Association, Indianapolis, IN, lecture, 1985

California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA, lecture, 1985

Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH,1978



“Todd Slaughter:Chicago Cultural Center,” Sculpture Magazine, November, 2002

“Slaughter retrospective creates high anxiety,” Alan Arter, Chicago Tribune, April 25, 2002                       

“Illusions of Permanence’, Fred Camper, Chicago Reader, May 10, 2002

“Showing their feelings”, Margaret Hawkins, Chicago Sun Times, May 4, 2002

“Space Odyssey,” Frank Green, Cleveland Free Times, March 16, 1999

“Todd Slaughter, Watch House,” Sculpture Magazine, Jan/Feb, 1999

“Public Exposure: The City and Its Art,” Curtis Schieber, Dialogue, March/April, 1999

“Mirror of Human Fears,” Glenna Park, The Commercial Appeal,  November 14, 1998, Memphis

“’Food for Thought’ exhibit tantalizes taste buds,” The Virginian-Pilot,May , 21, 1997

“Todd Slaughter, La Mano y La Bola,” Sculpture Magazine, October,1997

“ ‘La Mano y La Bola,’ en el Estrecho,”Area,  May 23, 1997, Campo de Gibraltar, Spain

“ ‘La  Mano y La Bola’, Presiden Ya La Entrada del Estrecho de Gibraltar,” E. Rodriguez, La Bahia, May 24, 1997, Algeciras, Spain

“El Alcance de La Mano,” Margo Molino, El Pais, June 3,1997, Spain

“La escultura ‘Mano y Bola’de Slaughter resume las relaciones de Africa y Europa,” Margot Molina, El Pais, May 8, 1997, Spain

“La Obra de Todd Slaughter Tiende Su Mano Hacia el Estrecho,” Carmen Gonzalez, Europa                         Sur,  May 2, 1997, Algeciras, Spain

“El Mundo Galactico de Todd Slaughter,” Margo Molina, El Pais, April 19, 1997, Spain           

“Domestic Comforts and Galaxy Clusters,” Patrick Browne, dialogue, Nov., 1996

“Weston Gallery Darkened for Trip to Deep Space,” Owen Findsen, Cincinnati Enquirer, Aug., 1996

“A Universe and a Life Suspended,” Owen Findsen, Cincinnati Enquirer, Sept.22, 1996

“Installation Gazes In, Up, Out,” J.Stein, The Cincinnati Post, Sept.18, 1996            

“Smorgasbord for the Eye,” review of “Food for Thought exhibition, Journal-Sentinel,  July, 1996, Milwaukee, WI

Akron Art Museum, Douglas Utter, New Art Examiner, Sept., 1993

“Salt Flavored Post modern Art,” Akron Beacon Journal, April, 1993

“Todd Slaughter, Wexner Center for the Arts,” The New Art Examiner, 1993

“La Vulnerabilidad Del Ser Humano o La Tragedia De La Existencia,” Anselmo F. Caballero, Europa Sur, Algeciras, Spain, April, 1993                                   

“New Yorkers Visit Columbus, Find Intelligent Art,” Columbus Monthly, July, 1989

 “Free Rein Turns Loose,” The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, OH, June, 1989

“State of the Art: New Work by Ten Artists in Ohio,” by Jayne Merkel for WGUC’s ” Fresh Air,” Thursday, September 15, 1988, Cincinnati, OH

“Structures on the Wall,” dialogue, Nov., 1987

A video documentary of my work prepared for PBS by Harold Scotter, interviewer, Sarah Rogers, curator, The Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, 1987

“Sculpture Spotlighted on Fourth Street,” The Cincinnati Post, Sept., 1987

Geraldine Wojno Kiefer, dialogue, Sept., 1985

“Todd Slaughter: Sculpture & Drawings,” Fred Kalister, dialogue, Jan., 1985

“Anton Gallery’s New Look,” JoAnn Lewis, The Washington Post, Oct., 1985



“terrestial forces”, catalog, Florida State University, 2004

“Launching the Imagination,” a book by Mary Stewart, McGraw-Hill, 2002, 2007           

“Comfort Zones:Domestic Galaxies, Art Museum of the University of  Memphis, Memphis, TN, October,1998-January,1999

Defining Structures}, Plaza Gallery, Charlotte, NC, 1998

Models of Galaxy Clusters: Domestic Comforts, Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati, OH, 1996

The Language of Place, The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan, 1995

Todd Slaughter: Landscapehats, 1995

Five Sculptors, Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH, 1993

American Pluralism, Ohio State University, 1993

1991 Arts Midwest/NEA Individual Artist Fellowship Recipients

Retrospective/Introspection, Gund Gallery of the Ohio Arts Council, Columbus, OH, 1989

New Work/Biennial II, The Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1989

Baker/Nakashima/Slaughter, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH, 1976



Curricula  Development: Public  Art Seminar #895,691: Students developed competing public art work proposals . One project  was selected  by a jury and is being funded by and constructed for Easton Shopping Mall, Sp 2008

Consultation/collaboration with Jian Huag, a  well Know n artist  in Beijing, China, in developing proposals for two majors public art sites in China. One is for a site in Beijing for the 2008 Olympics, and the other is of a 100 meter site at the entrance of a government-fast-tracked    international business park in Tianjin, the 3rd largest  city in China; 2006.

Contributor: contributor to proposal for development of system to collect data for various uses: Development of an Intelligent Multi-sensor Information Gathering System; Anton Schenk: PI, Department of Civil and Environmental  Engineering and Geodetic Science,

Curricula Development: GeoArt Seminar #891,896, 691: A teaching collaboration with Gary McKenzie, Professor of Geology. This course which included students from both the Department of Geology and Art, took place simultaneous to the 75th Anniversary of the creation of The Byrd Polar Research Center, OSU.

Curricula  Development: Art  895: Graduate Seminar- Professional Practices; joint teaching with Professor Ruth King, of professional  practices including documenting graduate artwork; Sp1998.


Professor, Department of Art, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, autumn of 1984 present

            •Coordinator, Sculpture Program, 1987-1991,1991-present Coordinator on alternating basis

Visiting Professor, Academie Voor Beeldene Vorming, Hogeschool Katholieke Leergangen, Tilburg,                 The Netherlands, Spring, 1996           

Associate Professor, Fine Arts Department, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio, 1978-1984

            •Joint Coordinator, Sculpture Program,1978-1984

            •Head of III-D Design Program,1974-1983

            •Fine Art Department Visiting Artist Coordinator, 1978-1981

            •Chairman, Faculty, 1981                                   

Assistant Professor,Industrial Design Department and Fine Art Department, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio, 1968-1978

            •Student Exhibitions Coordinator, 1973-1977

            •Co-Director, “Workshops in Art and Technology”, at the Columbus College of Art and Design, funded  by the Ohio Arts Council,1972

Product Designer (concurrent with CCAD teaching),Richardson/Smith Design, Columbus, OH,1969

Freelance Designer (concurrent with CCAD teaching), Columbus, Ohio

            •Independent design and development of “Space Cube,” a corrugated cardboard climbing toy, and subsequently sold to Playground Corporation of America, Long Island, New York,1968; design for Playforms Inc., Worthington, Ohio, 1968

            •Design and development of jewelry, 1968-1972; Diamonds International Award Winner,                        New York and Brussels,  for Argo and  Lehne ,Columbus, Ohio, 1968



Member of the Board - American Foundation of the Delfina Studios, NYC and London, England: a not-for-profit institution established for the exchange of American, European, and African artists, 1993-1977



Castilla Centro de Estudios Hispanicos, Granada, Spain, summer of 1993

Pratt Institute (M.I.D.), New York, New York, 1967

University of Texas (B.F.A.), Austin, Texas, 1964