Sherry Mayo
Sherry Mayo

Curriculum Vitae of Sherry Mayo



Teachers College, May 2004

Doctorate of Art & Art Education in College Teaching, Ed.D.C.T.

Dissertation Topic: Emergent Objects at the Human-Computer Interface (HCI): a case study of artists' cybernetic relationships in studio art practice

Studied with Dr. Judith Burton, Dr. Graeme Sullivan, and Dr. John Broughton


New York University, May 1998

Master of Fine Arts, M.F.A.

Thesis: Otherness in a Non-Verbal Space

Studied with:  John Torreano, Michael St. John, Cora Cohen, Suzanne McClelland, and Kathleen Ruiz


Boston College, May 1993

BioArt Independent Major, B.A.

Thesis:  BioArt:  A Historical Precedent for the Integration of Science and Art

Studied with: Father James Palmigiano



              Far & Wide: Annual Woodstock Regional Juror’s Choice Award for Drawing, Spring 2010 WAAM (Woodstock Artists Association & Museum), Woodstock, NY, curated by Patricia Phagen


              President's Award, May 1997, NYU, Steinhardt School of Education

              For leadership service, GSO (Graduate Student Organization President)


             Putnam County Community Service Award, June 1989, Mahopac High School

             For service as a Limnology Assistant on the Save The Lake Fund for Putnam County




Adobe Certified Professional Visual Design Using Adobe Photoshop, April 2023

Adobe Certified Professional Graphic Design & Illustration Using Adobe Illustrator, May 2023

Certified Usability Analyst (CUA), January 2021

  • Human Factors International,
  • Certified User Experience Analyst
  • A practicing User Experience Design practitioner




Solo Exhibitions

2020 Sherry Mayo, solo exhibition, From Painting to Drawing, paintings and drawings, Mahopac, NY.


2019 Sherry Mayo, solo exhibition, Sherry Mayo, paintings, Field Library, Mariandale Peekskill, NY.


2018 Sherry Mayo, solo exhibition, The Art of Trees, paintings, Chapel, Mariandale Retreat Center,, Ossining, NY.


2003 Public Intervention, solo dissertation exhibition, interactive web-based surveillance, wearable computing performance, digital painting, and digital video installations, Macy Gallery, Teachers College, Columbia University



Two-person Exhibition

2012 Dina Hermman & Sherry Mayo, LOOK | ART Gallery, two-person exhibition, Mahopac, NY


2005 Synthetic Organisms, Gallery N25, two-person exhibition with sculptor Chris Meyer, curated by Ed Burke, Peekskill, NY



Featured Group Exhibitions

2023 Faculty & Staff Exhibition, Center for the Digital Arts Gallery, SUNY Westchester Peekskill, Peekskill, NY. Digital CatalogCenter for the Digital Arts Faculty Exhibition Catalog .


2014 STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics), curated by Patricia Miranda, Arts Exchange at ArtsWestchester, White Plains, NY


2011 Faculty Selects, six-person group exhibition curated by Matt Ferranto, including: Claire Corey-Sherry Mayo, Claudia Cardoso-Joseph Nechvatal, and Joe Winter-Adam Schecter, Westchester Community College Fine Arts Gallery, Valhalla, NY


2003 AIMIV Interference Patterns, juried Art in Motion Festival USC, at the Armory in Pasadena, CA, also on the Jumbotrons of West Hollywood, CA


2001 Pixel, MMC Gallery, Marymount College, group show, NYC


2000 The SONY WEGA Art Show Escape, Signature Artist, sponsored by the Sony Corp., traveling, selected group show, NYC and Chicago


2000 A Decade of Graduates-Invitational, faculty juried group exhibition, digital video installation exhibition, 80 Washington Square East Galleries, NYC


1999-2001 Digital Salon VII, curated by Bruce Wands, School of Visual Arts Museum, NYC, Juried International traveling show, Madrid, Northern Italy, Belgium, also in Leonardo Magazine.


Curatorial Projects

2022 Enlighten Peekskill, Public Art Project, Hudson Valley MOCA, juried show, curator, Peekskill, NY.


2022 Fine Arts Show, Putnam Arts Council, juror, Mahopac, NY.


2017-Present Center for the Digital Arts Gallery, Peekskill Extension, Westchester Community College, Curator, Peekskill, NY


2011 (inside) joke, guest curator, Augusta Savage Gallery, UMass Amherst, MA,


2011 Art Along the Hudson, Juror, Hudson Valley wide arts event including ten cities, Peekskill hosting City for 2011, Paramount Cultural Arts Center, Peekskill, NY


2007 The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards 2007, Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, Inc., Juror, NYC


2004 EA 50 Here Art, group exhibition, selected curator, NYC


2001 fakespace, HERE gallery, curator, NYC



2023 Peekskill Arts Alliance, juried exhibition, Hendrick Hudson Library, Buchannan, NY.

2021 Grass + Roots: Peekskill to Poughkeepsie, juried exhibition, curated by Patricia Miranda, Putnam Arts Council and the Center for the Digital Arts Gallery, Mahopac, NY. 

2021 Art in a Pandemic, juried exhibition, Putnam Arts Council and the Southeast Museum, Brewster, NY. 

2021 Re-emergence, juried exhibition, Peekskill Arts Alliance, Center for the Digital Arts, Westchester Community College, Peekskill, NY. 

2020 Rock, Paper, Scissors, online exhibition, Mahopac Library, Mahopac, NY.

2020 Make Art, Stay at Home, online exhibition, Dorsky Museum, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY.

2020 Help Feed Beacon, Open Call Exhibition, BAU, Beacon Artist Union, Beacon, NY.

2018 Push Pin Exhibition, works on paper, Putnam Arts Council, Mahopac, NY.

2017 Women's Exhibition, Putnam Arts Council, Mahopac, NY.

2016 Faculty Retrospective, curated by Lise Prown, Center for the Digital Arts Gallery, Westchester Community College, Peekskill, NY.

2015 Peace & Justice, juried show by Elisa Pritzker, Muroff-Kotler Visual Arts Gallery, SUNY Ulster

2014 Faculty Retrospective, curated by Lise Prown, Westchester College Gallery, Peekskill Extension, Peekskill, NY

2013 Face to Face:  Community Portraits, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY

2012 Open Studios curated by Barbara Galazzo, Gallery 66, Cold Spring, NY

2012 Ballot Box curated by Carla Rae Johnson, Bean Runner Gallery, Peekskill, NY

2012 Art that Integrates curated by Sean Justice, Macy Gallery, Teachers College, Columbia University, NYC

2012 New Look, Part 1, group exhibition, LOOK | ART Gallery, Mahopac, NY

2010 Private i, group exhibition curated by Carla Goldberg, Skylight Gallery, Chelsea, NYC

2010 A.R.T.S. (artists ready to sell) juried group exhibition, Croton Falls, NY

2010 21st Annual International Exhibition, Viridian Gallery, Director's Choice, Chelsea, NYC

2010 Peekskill Open Studios 2010, The Center for the Digital Arts Gallery, PAC group exhibit, Peekskill, NY

2010 Twenty-one Artists---Twenty-one Points of View, curated by the Peekskill Arts Council, Paramount Arts Cultural Center, Peekskill, NY

2010 Far & Wide: 2nd Annual Woodstock Regional, juried by Patricia Phagen, received Juror's Choice Award for drawing, WAAM (Woodstock Artists Association & Museum), Woodstock, NY

2009 The Photographic Eye & The Digital Discussion Group, Nature

theme, Tilly Foster Farm Arts Center, Brewster NY

2009 Dialogues & Narratives, Standard House Gallery, PAC group exhibit, Peekskill, NY

2009 Art After Sputnik, curated by Darla Horn, group exhibition, Long Island City, NYC

2009 Off-the-Beaten Track, The Center for the Digital Arts Gallery, PAC group exhibit, Peekskill, NY

2008 Love Without Borders, August 15 -24th, a group exhibition curated by Erin Burns, Blank Studios and Gallery, Brighton, UK

2008 Faculty Show, The Center for the Digital Arts Gallery, Westchester Community College, Peekskill NY

2006 Utopia: Dreams of Paradise and Possibility, November 6 - December 29, A Shenere Velt Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2006 International Art Competition 2006, exit (a gallery space), juried group show, Cleveland, OH

2006 Open Studio, Community, exhibition with the Peekskill Arts Council

2005 Ghosts of Peekskill, Peekskill Project, HVCCA: A Citywide Contemporary Art Extravaganza, juried show, video installation

2004 Resonance: An Art Exhibition, Pearl Street Gallery, group exhibition, Brooklyn, NY

2003 Anti-War Poster Exhibition, a traveling international group exhibition curated by Frank Schifreen

2002 Digital DUMBO Festival, M3 Projects, DUMBO, Brooklyn

2002 Parallel Worlds of Sensation, group video exhibition, WAH Center (Williamsburg Art Historical Society)

2002 SVA BFACAD End of Year Exhibitions @ REMOTE and SVA Museum, Exhibition coordinator

2001 Open Mouse curated by Mark Tribe of, multi-channel screening at FUN, DUMBO, Brooklyn

2001 Light Plays Tricks, Film Festival, Kingston, ON, Canada

2001 Lowe-Hudson Guild Gallery, Unusual Drawings, group exhibition, Chelsea, NY

2000 A Decade of Graduates-Invitational, digital video installation, juried group exhibition, 80 Washington Sq. East Galleries, NYU, NYC

2000 NY Film + Video Festival, La BarBat, NYC

2000 LSU, Works on Paper, Museum Juried show, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

2000, The Realization of Zephyr Layer#9, streaming DV project, juried site

1999 Seafair Arts Electronica’99, juried on-line website exhibition





2024 Black History Month Artist Spotlight: Paul Miller a.k.a. D.J. Spooky that subliminal kidFebruary 22, 2024, facilitator, Chairperson Professor Don Simmons, online.


2018 Spaces for You, August 23, 2018, curator Karen Bernard, Mariandale Retreat Center, Ossining, NY.


2014 Art in the Expanded Field:  Notions of Empathy, Aesthetics Consciousness, and Implications for Education, January 19, 2014, facilitated by Dr. Ellen Levy, NY LASER (Leonardo Education and Art Forum (LEAF), NY, NY


2012  Artist Talk with Dina Hermann & Sherry Mayo, August 2012, facilitated by Eric Arctander, LOOK |ART Gallery, Mahopac, NY


2012 Art in the Digital Age, presentation with Lise Prown and Sherry Mayo, spring 2012, curated by Carla Rae Johnson, Bean Runner Café, Peekskill, NY


2011 Art in the Digital Age, artist-speaker, Putnam Arts Center, Mahopac, NY


2011 Contemporary Artists on Contemporary Art: a Hudson Valley Artists Dialogue, Art in the Digital Age, guest speaker with Susan Walsh, curated by Stacey Ward Kelly, The Beehive, Beacon, NY


2002 Painting in the Age of Digital Manipulation, Artist presentation with Fabian Marcaccio, Claire Corey, Millree Hughes and moderated by Mark Tribe, panel discussion, Artists Space, NYC


2002 Interactive Digital Video and Wearable Computing Recent Works by S.MAYO, presentation, Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP), NYU




2023-Present Programming for Kids, Center for the Digital Arts, SUNY Westchester Peekskill.  


2016-Present Teaching with Technology in Art Education, School of Visual Arts, pre-service certification students, Department of Art Education.  Chairperson, Catherine Rosamond


2014 Teaching with Technology iApps workshop, Greenwich Connecticut School District, Arts Department, facilitated by Dr. Cheryl Iozzo


2013 New Media in Contemporary Art, Department of Art History, Purchase College


2012 Online Teaching Certification, RMCAD (Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design)


2007-2010 Adjunct Instructor, Digital Imaging I, Foundations Course, Westchester Community College


2010 Adjunct instructor, Web Workshop, Communication Arts Department, Marymount Manhattan College


2007-08 Adjunct Instructor, Art in the Digital Age, Katonah Art Center


2008 Guest Lecturer with Dr. Ami Kantawala and Dr. Kristen Baxter, Visual Arts Research, Dr. Graeme Sullivan, Teachers College, Columbia University


2000-01 Adjunct Instructor, Technology Integration into Studio Practice, Experiments in Content, Teachers College, Columbia University


1998-02 Adjunct Instructor, Digital Video, Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, Computer Art Foundations, and lead instructor in Pre-College Digital Video program, School of Visual Arts, B.F.A. Computer Art Program


1995-1997 Graduate Assistant, Department of Art & Art Professions, New York University



2020-Present    Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Secretary

2018-2019           University Council for Art Education, President Ex-Officio

2015-2018           University Council for Art Education (U.C.A.E.), President






Mayo, S. (July, 2009). Studio Artists at the Human-Computer Interface: a case study of arts technology integration in studio practice (Paperback), VDM Verlag Dr. Muller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG, Saarbrucken, Germany



Book Chapters

Mayo, S. (2018).  A Collective Consciousness Model in a Post Media Society, In Dr. Mehdi Khosrow-Pour (Ed.) Enhancing Art, Culture, and Design with Technological Integration, IGI Global


Mayo, S. (2015). A Model for a Collective Aesthetic Consciousness, In Mura, G. (Ed.), Analyzing, Art, Culture, and Design in the Digital Age, see,  Hershey, PA:  IGI Global


Mayo, S. (2013). Notions of Empathy, Aesthetic Consciousness, and Implications for Education. In White, B. & Costantino, T. (Eds.). Aesthetics, Empathy, and Education, Lang Publishing


Mayo, S. (2012). The Prelude to the Millennium:  the backstory of digital aesthetics.  In Gurley, G. (Ed.), Art & Human Values, University Readers, Cognella




Articles (Peer-Reviewed Journals)

Mayo, S. (2024). Co-creating with AI in Art Education: On the Precipice of the Next Terrain, Education Journal, Vol. 13, Issue 3,

Mayo, S. (2024). At the Pivot Point of Cultural Education Management, Teaching, andd Artistic Practice, RGSA Revista De Geståo Social E Ambiental,Vol. 18, No. 8, .


Mayo, S. (July-December, 2011). A Model for a Collective Aesthetic Consciousness, International Journal of Art, Culture and Design Technologies, Vol. 1, No. 2


Mayo, S. (2011). CAA 2011, conference review, Visual Inquiry: learning & teaching art, Vol. 1, No. 1


Mayo, S. (March, 2008). The Prelude to the Millennium: the backstory of digital aesthetics, The Journal of Aesthetic Education


Mayo, S. (May, 2007). Implications for Art Education in the Third Millennium: art technology integration, Art Education Journal


Mayo, S. (2005). Emergent Objects at the Human-Computer Interface (HCI): a case study of artists cybernetic relationships and critical consciousness, Journal of the New Media Caucus, v.01n.01


Mayo, S. (June, 2000). Electronic Trance: bodily interfaces with artificial environments, Exploring Electronic Consciousness, spark-online, Issue 9.0, (June, 2000)


Mayo, S. (1998). NXT Space for Visual Thinking: an experimental cyberlab, Vol. 1, 4 - Space, M/C - A Journal of Media and Culture, The University of Queensland, Australia, on-line journal, see


Other Publications

Mayo, S. (2021). At The Pivot Point of Cultural Education Management, Teaching, and Artistic Practice, ENCATC (The European Network on Cultural Management and Policy) 2021 Congress Proceedings: Artists in the spotlight in search of new agendas for education and research in the cultural management and policy field.


Mayo, S. (2014). Mash-up and Remix:  Teaching community sustainability through and in the arts, Teachers College, Columbia University, Department of Art & Art Education, in press.


Mayo, S. (2005).  Emergent Objects at the Human-Computer Interface (HCI): a case study of artists cybernetic relationships and critical consciousness, Art Education Dissertation Monographs, Vol. 1, 2005, Teachers College, Columbia University, Department of Art & Art Education


Serig, D. (2006). A Conceptual Structure of Visual Metaphor, Studies in Art Education, A Journal of Issues and Research, 47(3), 229-247


Mayo, S. (2004). Visualization Models Genome Model of the Art Object and Cultural Matrix, Art Objects in the Cultural Milieu, published in Sullivan G. (2005) Art Practice As Research: inquiry in the visual arts, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage publications



River Journal. (March 10, 2021). Celebration Women of Westchester, River Journal.


Garber. S. L. (September, 2018). Sherry Mayo: An integration of Drawing, Painting and Digital Art Mediums, Local Artist Buzz, Cortlandt Living.


Hodara, Susan. (July 25, 2014). Putting the A in STEAM, NY Times, Arts Westchester,


Unknown. (May 9, 2014). Pharmaceutical Company, ArtsWestchester and Digital Arts Center Partner to Create STEAM:  STEM + ARTS, River Journal


Langsam, Janet. (spring 2014). Inspired by Science & Technology, ArtsWestchester


Taylor, Ashley. (January 22, 2014). Talk Piece:  Modes of Perception and Communication Discussed at NYC Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER), SciArt in America


Mayo, S. (November 1, 2011). (inside) joke exhibition at Augusta Savage Gallery, press release,,


Mayo, S. (November 1, 2011). (inside) joke on view at the Augusta Savage Gallery, show announcement,


Mayo, S. (November 1, 2011).  (inside) joke exhibition at Augusta Savage Gallery, press release, Operatoranna, online magazine


Cates, M. (March 17, 2011).  Joining Science and Art:  local artist featured in new digital exhibition, The Putnam County Courier


Dube, R. (November 1, 2011).  Sherry Mayo (BC’93) Connects Science and Art in Exhibition (inside) joke, BC Arts Insider:  the place for news about Boston College Arts Community blog,


Savannah, S. (September 16, 2010).  Alumna S.Mayo Exhibits New Work in New York, BC Arts Insider:  the place for news about Boston College Arts Community blog,


Shustack, M. (April 26, 2007). A Lofty Top Design: Project Winner Used Feel of 'new' Yonkers, LoHud, The Journal News


Philippidis, A. (June 13, 2005). Peekskill center's a model for community college, Inside Peekskill, Profile: Westchester Community College, Westchester County Business Journal


Synthetic Pleasures Exhibition on Cybernetic Relationships Opens at Macy Gallery, reviewed April 28, 2004 in Inside TC, Vol. IX, No. 8


Synthetic Pleasures: Cybernetics in Studio Art Practice, NYArts Magazine, feature article May/June 2004, International Edition


NYArts Magazine, review and image, p.63, Jan. 1999, Alternative Bulletin


The 7 Day Itch, NY Press, review, p. 42, 1/20-26/99, Queen Itchie


The Heights, art review and interview of Independent Majors, May, 1993, Circle of Life, BIOART solo exhibition at O’Connell House, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA.




2021 At The Pivot Point of Cultural Education Management, Teaching, and Artistic Practice, ENCATC (The European Network on Cultural Management and Policy) Digital Congress 2021: Artists in the spotlight in search of new agendas for education and research in the cultural management and policy field.


2014 Utilizing iapps as Constructive Creative Tools to Generate Collaborative Expression. Art Education and Digital Technologies:  The Virtual World Conference, InAEA, Second Life, hosted by Christine Liao and Sandrine Han


2014 Mash-up and Remix:  teaching community sustainability through and in the arts.  Remixing Art Education Symposium, Teachers College, Columbia University


2014 E.A.T.: Experiments in Art and Technology. Symposium associated with the STEAM exhibition, facilitated by Sherry Mayo and including: Claudia Jacques, Chris Kaczmarek, Deborah Krikun, Richard Hyland


2012 National Art Education Association Women’s Caucus Art Exhibition, Emerging Perspectives, group show, catalog cover


2011 Teaching Studio Art with Social Media, November, 2011, NYSATA (New York State Art Teachers Association), Westchester, NY


2011 Integrating Social Media into Studio Arts Curricula: Practice-based Model, (March, 2011), NAEA (National Arts Education Association), Seattle, WA


2011 Teaching with Social Media, collaboration with Claudia Cardoso), co-presentation and hands-on workshop (two separate events), Faculty Development Center, Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY


2011 Greening Your Curriculum:  breaking that paper habit, Faculty Development Center, Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY


2010 American Dreams, a video testimonial series of WCC alumni, video editor, produced by Dr. Jianping Wang


2010 GRAE (Graduate Research in Art Education) Conference, Keynote Speaker, Art Education in the Expanded Field, Teachers College, Columbia University. Enhanced podcast of presentation available online at


2008 GRAE (Graduate Research in Art Education) Conference, Teachers College, Columbia University, panelist


2008 Prelude to the Millennium: Backstory to Digital Aesthetics, paper presentation, ISEA 2008, International Symposium of Electronic Arts, (July/August, 2008), Singapore


2007 DIY (do it yourself) MTV After School, TEACH, THINK, PLAY, (March, 2007), Teachers College Columbia University, NY


2007 A Model for Public School Systems to Benefit from Higher Education Partnerships in Art Technology Education, (March, 2007), National Art Education Association Conference, NY


2005 Human and Machine: Examining the Place of Physical Technology in Contemporary Performance, College Art Association, Atlanta, GA


2004 Emergent Objects at the Human Computer Interface (HCI): a case study of artists' cybernetic relationships and implications for critical consciousness, Metropolitan College of New York, Educational Technology Conference, NY


2004 Implications for Studio Art Education: cybernetic relationships in studio art practice and the human computer interface/MUS/RES, National Art Education Association Conference, Denver, CO







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