Cynthia Pannucci's 28-year personal artistic career directly informs her current work as one of the leaders of the international art-science-technology field.
Her artwork embraced printmaking, crafts, mixed-media, photography, and interactive sculpture. Highlights include: founding director of an arts & crafts workshop in Vermont 1976-1978; received a prestigious National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship ; taught at The Fashion Institute, NYC [1981-82]; exhibited at The American Craft Museum and Cooper-Hewitt Museum in New York City, and many galleries around the country; and received commissions from The Discovery Museum, Bridgeport, CT; The Staten Island Children's Museum, and the Metropolitan Transit Authority, NYC, as well as private and corporate clients like Citicorp headquarters.
Ms. Pannucci is the founder/director of Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. , a non-profit organization based in New York City that was instrumental in revitalizing the art & technology movement in the United States during the 1990's. It is known for producing formative symposia, exhibitions, and resource tools for nurturing this field. Exhibition/Project highlights of this time include: The Pull of Kinetics  and LightForms98 at the New York Hall of Science; WOMENTEK, Peninsula Arts Center, Virginia ; and SolarScapes , Liberty Science Center, NJ. Its symposia and public panel discussions began [1993-95] at Cooper Union, NYC and were then held at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Highlights include: the first CYBERFAIR'95 for artists, Cyberart'99, Collectibility & The Digital Print, Bell Labs & the Origins of the Multimedia Artist. In 1998, under Pannucci's direction, ASCI widened its scope to nurturing and coalescing the international field of art-science via the production of four notable symposia on collaboration: ArtSci'98, ArtSci'99, ArtSci'01, and ArtSci'02. Sponsors of these events included the Rockefeller Foundation, The NEA, AT&T, Lucent Technologies, Intel, etc. ASCI's information tools include: the 20-year old ASCI eBULLETIN, that tracks the growth of activity and opportunities in this international, multidisciplinary field; a website that has become a global art-sci hub with ~35,000 visitors/month [www.asci.org]; ASCI Featured Members area, and "Spotlight" featuring "Projects from the Field". ASCI is currently adding a new art-sci humanitarian focus to its work with the development of Beneath-the-SEE, an art-science, global, public awareness project about the health crisis of our oceans.
Art & Science Collaborations, Inc.(ASCI)
pannucci [at] asci [dot] org