Projects On View

Floating World

Mercedes House
Manhattan, NY
Installed 2011
On view daily
Located in the South Lobby


Aurora Organ

The Shops at West End, St. Louis Park, MN
Installed 2009
On view daily during retail hours
Located in the Showplace Theater Lobby


Word Play

The Fontana Children's Library, Fontana, CA
Installed 2008
Mon - Thur: 10am - 9pm, Fri/Sat: 10am - 6pm, Sun: 12pm - 5pm


Text Rain

21c Museum Hotel, Louisville, KY
Installed 2000
On view daily 7am - 1am

The Pittsburgh Children's Museum
Installed 2004

Romy Achituv & Camille Utterback

News & Events

January 24-March 26, 2017

Sustaining Presence at The Stanford Art Gallery

The Department of Art & Art History at Stanford University presents Sustaining Presence, on view from January 24 to March 26, 2017 with a reception on Thursday, January 26, from 5-7 PM, at the Stanford Art Gallery. Continue reading

January 24, 2017

Review of Vital Current—Seeking the San Lorenzo

Camille’s commission, Vital Current—Seeking the San Lorenzo, was reviewed in Good Times, Santa Cruz County’s premier weekly newspaper. You can read there article here.

November 15, 2016 7:00pm

Living Room Light Exchange Talk

Camille will be presenting at the Living Room Light Exchange along with Desiree Holman and Shapeshifters Cinema (Kathleen Quillian + Gilbert Guerrero) The Living Room Light Exchange is a monthly salon dedicated to new media forms and dialogues amongst artists … Continue reading

November 9, 2016

Keynote Lecture, ACM International Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces

2016 ACM International Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces, Niagara Falls, Canada Closing Keynote Lecture, November 9, 2016 In her talk for ISS, “An Artist’s Perspective on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces,” Utterback will use examples of her own ground-breaking computer … Continue reading

November 3, 2016, 6:00pm

Stanford Art Practice Faculty Talk Series at the Cantor

Internationally acclaimed artist Camille Utterback creates aesthetically rich, experientially layered social spaces by combining various sensing and display technologies with the custom software she writes. Whether expressed in the form of building scale projections, custom LED lighting, or intimate sculptures … Continue reading

October 22, 2016

Vital Current – Seeking the San Lorenzo Opens at the Santa Cruz MAH

For the past year Camille has been collaborating with Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History to create a site-specific artwork for the museum’s lobby. The project is funded by a Creative Work Fund Grant received in 2015. The artwork … Continue reading

October 22, 2016

Artist Talk at The Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History

As part of the First Friday: Ebb & Flow + Abbott Square Preview Night at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, Camille gave a lecture on her art practice and the making of Vital Current – Seeking the San … Continue reading

August 10, 2016 6:30-9:00pm

San Francisco Commonwealth Club Panel Discussion

Meet the Geniuses: Inside the MacArthur Foundation’s Creative Thinking Awards Wed, Aug 10 2016 – 6:30pm More information, and audio and video recordings of the event, can be found here. Maneesh Agrawala, Computer Vision Technologist; MacArthur Foundation “Genius” Grantee Camille … Continue reading

July 20th, 2016 7:00-9:00pm

Presentation at Grey Area Urban Prototyping Meetup

Urban Prototyping July Meetup July 20th, 2016 7:00 PM More information can be found here. Join us for the second public engagement Meetup for our Urban Prototyping Research Lab! Open to the public and cash bar for those 21 and … Continue reading

January 4, 2016

Press for NEAT at the CJM & Digital Catalog

Closing January 17, 2015, NEAT: New Experiments in Art and Technology at the Contemporary Jewish Museum (CJM) featured Camille’s work alongside nine other Bay Area digital artists. NEAT has had many great reviews and press, click through the links below to … Continue reading

October 15, 2015-January 17, 2016

NEAT: New Experiments in Art and Technology at the CJM

Camille will be participating in NEAT: New Experiments in Art and Technology at the Contemporary Jewish Museum (CJM) alongside eight other Bay Area digital artists. NEAT looks at the rapidly evolving relationship between artists and technology almost 50 years since … Continue reading

September 23, 2015

Video Interview with Smithsonian Magazine

Smithsonian Magazine produced this video interview of Camille discussing Text Rain, her collaborative project with Romy Achituv, and her art practice more generally. The video shows Camille working in her studio, and visitors engaging with Text Rain while it was on view … Continue reading

August 3, 2015

2015 Creative Work Fund Media Arts Grantee

Camille has been selected as a grantee for the 2015 Creative Work Fund in media arts! 14 grants were awarded supporting the creation of new works by San Francisco Bay Area artists who are working in collaboration with an array … Continue reading

June 10, 2015

Artist Residency at Pilchuck Glass School

Camille has been selected to serve as an Artist in Residence at Pilchuck Glass School in Stanwood, Washington this summer. From May through September every year, Pilchuck’s program offers a series of courses as well as residencies for established artists … Continue reading

May 15, 2015

Navigating Creativity and Commerce Panel at The Gray Area Festival

Camille will serve as a panelist in a discussion on Navigating Creativity and Commerce at The Gray Area Festival in San Francisco. She will be speaking alongside Chris Delbuck, Michael Chang, Rachel Binx and Reza Ali. For artists / developers … Continue reading

April 24, 2015

Artist Panel Discussion for Watch This! at The Smithsonian Institute

Camille will participate in an artist panel discussion in conjunction with the Watch This! Revelations in Media Art exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Michael Mansfield, curator of film and media arts, will lead the discussion featuring artists in … Continue reading

April 24 - September 7, 2015

Watch This! at The Smithsonian American Art Museum

Camille is participating in Watch This! Revelations in Media Art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Text Rain, Camille’s collaborative project with Romy Achituv, is included in the exhibition and is one of Smithsonian American Art Museum’s recent acquisitions to … Continue reading

April 15, 2015

Film Screening and Panel Discussion: !Women Art Revolution

Through intimate interviews, art, and rarely seen archival film and video footage, Lynn Hershman Leeson’s !Women Art Revolution reveals how the Feminist Art Movement fused free speech and politics into an art that radically transformed the art and culture of our … Continue reading