Bard Faculty

Hap Tivey

Artist in Residence

Academic Program Affiliation(s): Language and Thinking Program, Studio Arts

Area of Specialization: Digital applications, light


B.A., Pomona College; M.A., M.F.A., Claremont Graduate School. Monastic practice: Hofuku-ji and Tofuku-ji, Japan. Solo exhibitions include Blum Helman, Diane Brown, New York; Elizabeth Leach, Portland, Oregon; Landau-Alexander, Margo Leavin, Los Angeles; Picasso Studio, Paris. Collections include Dia Center for the Arts; Guggenheim Museum, New York and Bilbao; Museum of Modern Art and P.S. 1, New York; Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo; AT&T, Prudential, Federal Reserve, and Bank of America collections. Awards include National Endowment for the Arts, National Science Foundation, Lockheed, and other fellowships. Publications include The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia; It Happened at Pomona: Art at the Edge of Los Angeles; The Art of Light and Space; Shift, L.A./N.Y.; Rooms, P.S. 1; Artforum; Art in America; Art News. At Bard since 1995.


  • Research Interests: digital media, light, installations, video
  • Teaching Interests: digital applications, contemporary art forms
  • Other Interests: zen


Phone: 845-758-7113
Location: Fisher Annex
Office: Room 107