Gregg Perkins

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Associate Professor, Chair
Department of Film, Animation and New Media
University of Tampa


  • MA, MFA Fine Art - University of Wisconsin, Madison

Research Interests

Tampa Fl   Contemporary Art Philosophy   Video Art  

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Gregg Perkins was born in Madison, Wisconsin, and currently lives in Tampa, Florida. He received a BA in philosophy and an MFA in painting from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Utilizing film, video, photography, digital media and historical research, his work questions how the fictional can alter the construction of cultural and social narratives. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, recently appearing at Bleu Acier Gallery, Tampa, FL, the North Carolina Museum of Art, and the St Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL. His films have screened at the Dallas, Sarasota and Wisconsin Film Festivals. He is currently an Associate Professor and Chair of the Film, Animation and New Media Department at The University of Tampa.


Contact Information

  401 W Kennedy Blvd Box 106F


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List of Publications (20)
In 2018

Visiting Artist Lectures, Critiques, Symposia 2018

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Gregg Perkins Recreates the Soreno Hotel: 2018

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In 2016

St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts Press Release: Sunshine City: North Carolina Museum of Art Moede: 2016

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In 2013

"High Times at Bleu Acier," exhibition review, Creative Loafing Tampa, November 2013

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"Gregg Perkins: First There is a Mountain," Bleu Acier Gallery Exhibition Catalogue, Tampa, FL, November 2013

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"Gregg Perkins: First There is a Mountain @ Bleu Acier," Art Taco, Tampa FL, November 2013

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In 2011

"The Politics of Realism," Cultural Studies Association Conference, Chicago, IL 2011

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In 2010

"Sarasota Film Festival 2010 - Wrap Up" May 2010

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Editor of the English Translation: Matamoros, Corina. Raul Martinez. Havana: Vanguardia Cubana 2010

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Severed Ways-The End of History & Historicizing an Early Norse Myth Through a High Definition Realism, Universidad De Los Andes Press, Clave 019-97 #03, Bogota, Columbia (Peer Reviewed), 2010

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"Severed Ways - Historicizing Norse Myth with a Gritty Realism," University Film and Video Association 2010

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In 2009

"Communication is Key," UT Journal, Winter 2009

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"What Are You Doing Right Now," University Film and Video Association Conference, New Orleans, LA 2009

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In 2005

"Gregg Perkins & Justin Schafer," Bridge, Issue 14, April 2005

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"'Fuzzy Logic' at Western Exhibitions," The Daily Northwestern, January 2005

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"Westward Ho!," Chicago Social Magazine, February 2005

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"Short and Sweet," UR Magazine, February 2005

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In 2004

"Where We've Been, Where We Are and Where We're Headed," in conversation with Gregg Bachman, and Andrew McAlister, Pasco Hernando Community College Art and Culture Week, New Port Richey, FL "Jose Lerma, and Gregg Perkins in Conversation" Ink Art Fair Guest Artist and Critic Discussion, Miami, FL Artist Lecture/Panel Discussion "This is What Democracy Looks Like: A Conversation About Art and Politics with Jacques Ranciere, Caroline Levine, and Gregg Perkins," University of Wisconsin Center for the Humanities, Madison, WI Visiting Critic Lecture & Panel Discussion "Faculty Panel on Art Practice, Art, and Democracy," USF Institute for Research in Art and USF School of Art and Art History, Tampa, FL Visiting Critic "Future Urban Designs for Ybor City," M.Arch final projects, with professor Vikas Metha, University of South Florida School of Architecture and Community Design, Tampa FL "Working in Secret and Fear: Artists Creating in the Margins," The University of Tampa Honors Symposium Lecture, Tampa, FL Guest Critic "Margaret Miller and Gregg Perkins in Conversation," Morean Art Center, St. Petersburg, FL Visiting Art Critic at the University of South Florida Undergraduate Art Program-Painting, Tampa, FL "A Revolution of the Real in Contemporary Filmmaking," The University of Tampa Honors Symposium Lecture "Robert Smithson & The Center for Land Use Interpretation" University of South Florida Graduate Art Program, Tampa, FL "Contemporary Directions in Painting" at the University of South Florida, Tampa FL "The Art Star and the Sudanese Twins" introduction, Wisconsin Film Festival, Madison, WI Institute of Visual Art at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in conjunction with the exhibition "Surface Sublime," Milwaukee, WI Illinois State University, in conjunction with the exhibition "Remain in Light," Normal/Bloomington, IL Critique of "Advanced Painting Workshop-May Exhibition," Seventh Floor Gallery, University of Wisconsin- Madison, Madison, WI "Examining Pictures," University of Wisconsin, IATECH Department, Madison, WI Critique of "First Year Graduate Student Exhibition," Seventh Floor Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI Faculty Colloquium/artist talk: School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL Faculty Colloquium: University of Wisconsin Art Department, Madison, WI 2004

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In 2003

"Art Fair Future," Pedro Velez, "Chicago Diary - Ideal Avalanche," Walter Robinson, 2003

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Sunshine City Artist Talk, Museum of Fine Art, St Petersburg, FL Panel discussions on the state of Florida Film at the Sunscreen Film Festival, St Petersburg, FL Panel discussions on the state of Florida Film at the Sunscreen Film Festival, St Petersburg, FL Panel discussion on Virtual and Augmented Reality Production, Gasparilla International Film Festival, Tampa, FL Scholarly presentation/panel discussion in conjunction with the screening of "Night Will Fall" at the Florida Holocaust Museum, St. Petersburg, FL Creative Time Performing the City Symposium - Creative Loafing Space, Tampa FL "The Work of Dominique Labauvie," in conversation with the artist, Hillsborough Community College, Tampa FL.

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