William J. Hendricks

Projected Existance


Short Biography

Bill Hendricks is an artist and educator. Bill is a native Minnesotan but has spent a considerable amount of time living both in Los Angeles and New York City. He is a new media artist and his art includes printmaking, photography, video and interactive installations. His art is in the permanent collection of the Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum Minneapolis and a number of private collections throughout the United States. His work was included last October in a group show titled, The Intimate Gallery, which questioned the existence of a collective consciousness, in Minneapolis at Gallery 148. Most recently his work was seen in a show titled, Visual AIDS, Postcards From the Edge in New York City at The Robert Miller Gallery.

Bill finds great reward as an instructor as he works with his students. Since 1998, Hendricks has taught graphic and web design at Minneapolis Community Technical College. In 2001, he and his students received the Collaboration Award for Collaboration with Social Agencies. from the Community College National Center for Community Engagement. Recently, Bill received the 2006 College Faculty Award of Excellence in the form of a research grant to evaluate how best to assess affective learning as it relates to aesthetics and beauty in a post-modern environment.

Bill Hendricks holds a BS in Business Administration/Marketing from California State University Dominquez Hills, Carson, CA. Bill has studied art at the Art Students‘ League, NYC and the School of Visual Arts, NYC. He earned his MFA in Interactive Media from Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN.


Professional Résumé and Affiliations

> Professional Résumé -- pdf
> Artist Résumé
-- pdf
> ArtChagesLives(dot)com -- blog

Documented Works

>> Developing Series—The Jester‘s Jest , April, 2006—flash presentation
>> Thesis in support of work —pdf
>> Thesis Exhibition, December 09 – 18, 2005

>> You Are, an interactive Installation, April, 2005.
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>> Interpreted, an Installation, March, 2005
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>> There but Not There, March, 2004
>> Life , April, 2003 — Please give it a few moments to load.



>> my mnartist.org gallery
> mnartists.org is an online database of Minnesota artists and organizations from all disciplines. mnartists.org was developed as the result of a survey of Minnesota artists conducted by The McKnight Foundation. The survey revealed the survival struggles of individual artists. The McKnight Foundation partnered with the Walker Art Center's New Media Initiatives group to develop mnartists.org.

my Rhizome.org community page
> Rhizome.org is an online platform for the global new media art community. Their programs support the creation, presentation, discussion and preservation of contemporary art that uses new technologies in significant ways. They foster innovation and inclusiveness.


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