Curriculum Vitae: Jenny Torino


Masters of Science in Clinical Nutrition, New York University, New York, NY, 2006

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, 2000



Rhode Island Museum of Art and Science (RIMOSA) 10/2012-8/2015

Jenny Torino has lead hands on art/science programs for children at libraries and schools in Rhode Island. Some of the programs include Animation, Electric Dough and Light, Color and Technology.


Group Exhibitions:

“Abstract: No Boundaries,” SUNY Orange Cultural Council, Orange Hall Gallery, Middletown, NY, 2018

“Triggered”, Milkweed Gallery, Sugarloaf NY, 2018

“Art Speaks Group Show” The Wurks Gallery, Providence, RI, 2017

“Carrefour: Intersections of Biomedical Research and Art”, Sol Koffler Gallery/Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, 2013


Torino:Margolis Performances: 


Dusklit Interactive Performance Art Festival, Seligmann Center, Sugar Loaf, NY 2018

“Action Potential:Interact”

       *Morbid Anatomy, Brooklyn, NY, 2010

       *Dixon Place, New York, NY, 2010

       *Bent Festival 2010, Brooklyn, NY, 2010 


“Action Potential”

       *Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY, 2010

       *Hybrid Geographies, SUNY Stony Brook, Long Island, NY, 2010

       *Kunsthal Museum of Art/Landmark Pikselfest, Bergen, Norway, 2009

       *Devotion Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2009                                                

       *Dorkbot @ Location One, New York, NY, 2009

       *The HIVE, Los Angeles, CA, 2009


“Signal Harvest”      

      *La Superette, New York, NY, 2008

      *ScrapCycle at Silent Barn, Ridgewood, NY, 2008


“Torino:Margolis and Loud Objects”

            *Bent Festival, New York, NY, 2008


“Duet by Proxy- Control:Consume:Connect”

      *Electric Lab Exhibition, Exit Art Gallery, New York, NY, 2007



      *Certain Movement Dance Festival, The Tank, New York, NY, 2007

      *West Side Dance Project, 2006


“Flux not Flux”

      *Fluxus Party, Monkeytown, Brooklyn, NY, 2006


“Naughty, Naughty! Reprise”           

      *Synthetic Pleasures Exhibition, MACY Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY, 2004



       *HEREart, Soho, New York, NY, 2003


“Force-Feed” Neuromuscular Sequencing       

      *Sunday New Genre at the WEB, New York, NY, 2002


“Naughty, Naughty!”         

      *POSTMASTERS Gallery, Chelsea, New York, NY, 2001


“Floating Body”         

      *August Art Festival at Raw Space, New York, NY, 2001


Torino:Margolis Artist in Residence

2009-2011 Residents

Interaction Art Incubator

Analogous Projects, New York, NY

Not-for-profit arts organization committed to emergence-as-art


Jenny Torino, Chair of Organisms and Biosystems Program for Analogous Projects 2010-2011

*Participated in Jury for International Computer Music Festival in New York City, June 2010

*Co curated BioWrong: a night of short film and live performance, 92nd Street Y, March 2011


Torino:Margolis Lectures/Presentations:

*Morbid Anatomy, Brooklyn, NY, June 2010

*School of Visual Arts, MFA Computer Art Dept, New York, NY, 2010-2011

*SUNY Stony Brook, Hybrid Geographies Festival, Long Island, NY, March 2010

*SITE Festival, Naxal Belt, Brooklyn, NY, March 2010

*New York University, Interactive Telecommunications Program, November 2009

*Dorkbot at Location One, New York, NY, October 2009


Torino:Margolis Press/Academic Writing:

Crocker, Abigail, “Beautiful Biology”, Our RISD: A Place to Show and Tell,, 7/2013.


Ma, Suzanne. “Electrified Artists Turn Movement into Sound.” DNAinfo Manhattan Local News. Available at:, 11/2/09.


Burgess, Joanna, “Dorkbot-NYC Wins Again.” Science Channel NERDABOUT Blog. Available at: , 10/09/09.


Your Blog About Town by Mark and Sharon, “Bent Festival Update: Day One,” L Magazine website. 11/20/08


Mayo S. Emergent Objects at the human-computer interface (HCI) a case study of artists’ cybernetic relationships and critical consciousness. The Online Journal of the New Media Caucus. 2005; 1 (1). Available at:


Mayo, Sherry. “Synthetic Pleasures: Cybernetics in Studio Art Practice.” NY Arts. 2004; Vol 9. 5/6, p 11.

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Work also Described in:

Gottshalk, Kurt, “On Site: Exhibitions, Performance Art, Installations etc.,” Wire Magazine, Issue 299, January 2009.

Shuster, Robert, “Shock Art,” Village Voice, October 2007.