International Sculpture Center



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Joy Wulke

26 Prospect Hill Rd.
Stony Creek, CT 06405, U.S.A.
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Phone: 203 215 2227     Fax: 203 562 0522

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Master of Environmental Design, Yale University, 1974, Bachelor of Arts – Architecture, Washington State University, 1970

 RECENT SELECTED COMMISSIONS full list upon request

2012 State of Connecticut & City of Stamford, permanent light program for train station exterior & escalator corridors

Vedanta Center, Providence, RI

D.H.Hill Library NCSU, Sculptural Display Case

Westmoreland Nature Sanctuary, Mt. Kisco, NY

Norwich Technical High School, Norwich, CT (in process)

2011 Seneca Meadows Environmental Education Center, Seneca, New York

General Mitchell International Airport – finalist, Milwaukee, WI

2010-11 Bridgeport Juvenile Courthouse, Bridgeport, CT, Connecticut Art in Public Spaces program

2009 North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC Art/Display cabinet & design of Creamery

CT Aero Tech School, facade sculpture, Brainard Airport, Hartford CT, Connecticut Art in Public Spaces program

Goodwin College, East Hartford, CT signature atrium work.

2007/08 Housatonic Community College, School of Business, Bridgeport, CT

Needham High School, MA; Atrium & outdoor work utilizing solar & wind power w/ artist residency Public Art.

2006 North Carolina State University, Light Sculpture for Library addition.

Greenway Project, Urban Arts, Boston, MA, Finalist

2005 Milwaukee Historical Society, Milwaukee, WI Finalist

2004 Middlesex Community Hospital, Middletown, CT

Fountain, Albuquerque, NM

2003 Jewish Community Center of San Francisco

Massachusetts Bar Association – Design for John Adams Award

2002 Illuminated park entry atrium, Walnut Hill Park (Fredrick Law Olmsted), City of New Britain, CT

Glass Garden Screen, Wilber-King Gardens, Guilford, CT

2003 Atrium Sculpture, Eastern Connecticut State University, CT

2000 Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT

1998 National Shopping Centers, Cermack Plaza, Chicago, IL


2012 5th Annual Sustainability Symposium, “Global Food, Farming and Sustainability”, Central Conn. State U.

Presentation: “Designing Sustainable Food Systems: Aesthetics, Intention, and Engagement”

Annual Connecticut Outdoor & Environmental Education Association Conference; “Terra Firma-Geology through the Arts”

Neighborhood Music School 100 year celebration of light and sound, New Haven, CT

“Migrations”, Barnard Environmental Magnet School, New Haven. Curriculum & public mosaic public artwork.

2011 “Water” co-curator for exhibition addressing the health of the worlds water supply, Central Connecticut State U.

2010 “Izzy the Frog in Luminaland” water, light, sound, video installation using frogs as orators of environmental issues

“Vernal Pools”, University of Southern Maine

2009 “Branford Luminata” Collaborative (Town & High School) light, sound, & historical narrative on the Branford Green, CT

2007-10 “The Great Alone” National Traveling Exhibition of a 22 year photo essay of a MT School House, the Beinecke Collection.

2009 “Sustainable?” Central Connecticut State University in conjunction with Climate Change summit.

2008 “Sublime Climate” Thompson Gallery, Weston, MA

2007-08 “Train Show”, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

2006 “Landscapes of Dark & Light” Moria Fitsimmons Gallery, New Haven, CT, solo

“Morphology” Chappell Gallery, Chelsea-New York, NY, solo

2005 “Can’t get there from Here”, RISD Museum, Providence, RI

2004 “Space Time & the Built Environment”, Sasaki, Boston, MA, solo

“Celebration of Connecticut Forests”, Curator and Artist, Connecticut Environmental Protection

2005 “Evanescent Environs – Fields & Frogs”, University of New Haven, CT, solo w/catalogue

“Unbuilt”, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

“Terra Mirabila”, A collaboration with Yale Geologist to present the history of Stony Creek Granite from the beginning of

geological time. Presented in the Stony Creek Quarry, CT illustrated by laser, light, music, water, steam, & more.

2004 “The Planets”; A collaboration with the New Haven Symphony Orchestra creating a revolutionary experience of

classical music, visual art and technology. Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, CT

2002 “Where Earth Meets Sky, Architecture in Fabric”, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT

“Izzy in Lumina Land”, A collaboration with Biologists to present an evening of ecology & antics of frogs in the Bluefish

Baseball Stadium in Bridgeport, CT accompanied by family programs at the Beardsley Zoo and a fine art exhibition

at the Housatonic Museum all focused on frogs their transformation and place in the larger echo-systems.

“Terra Alchemica”; A daytime journey through the Stony Creek Quarry revealing the geological story of the formation of

the granite from the beginning of geological history.

2001 “Terra Lumina”; light, sound, laser performance visualizing the quest for the explanation for the phenomenon of light; laser

light, original score, dance and light performance in the Stony Creek Quarry, CT

2000 “Spirit Landscapes”, Manchester Community College, CT, solo

“Navigation Through Time”, light, sound, laser performance visualizing the Geological and Archeological history of the

coastline of Connecticut during the OPSAIL2000CT celebration of tall ships in Groton, CT.

“Continuum Marvels” in collaboration w/ Discovery Museum, Bridgeport, pilot traveling art/science program.

1997-99 “Terra Continuum”, Opera, performance, light, sound, laser performance for the Millennium, a pre event for

International Festival of Arts and Ideas.

1998-99 Grounds for Sculpture, “Glass Artists”, Hamilton, NJ


2012 Manchester Community College, “Public Art –the Business of Art”, CT

2010 Yale School of Architecture, Guest Critic

2005-09 Rhode Island School of Design, Public Art, Providence, RI

1999-2010 Art and Technology Symposium, Connecticut College, New London, CT, Paper presentation

2006-08 Needham HS, MA. Initiation of a Public Art Course to include Professional Development for Art & Science Teachers

2006-09 Peabody Museum, Yale, Terra Firma Summer Camp for 3rd-5th graders

2003-05 Massachusetts College of Art; Spring Course, Art Public Places/Art for the Public, Boston, MA

Guest Critic – Roger Williams University School of Architecture, Rhode Island

2000` ArtSci 2001 symposium, CUNY Graduate Center, NYC. Session leader “ArtSci Collaborations”

HOT School Summer Institute “Navigation Through Time” teacher training program. Connecticut College.

 RECENT AWARDS full list upon request

2012 David Bermant Foundation – “Celebration of Music and Light” + 20 year history video for Projects2k.

Corinne Levin Educational Foundation - “Migrations” w/Barnard Environmental Magnet School Art/Science

Community Foundation of Greater New Haven – “Meet the Composer” performance extravaganza – match for NEFA

New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) - “Meet the Composer” performance extravaganza.

2011 Jamie Hulley Art Fund for Barnard Environmental Magnet School “Geology/Ecology through the Arts”

2010 Argentina Residency-Sculpture of and for the Landscape

2009 Women of Innovation-Leadership in the Community, Connecticut Technical Council

Rhode Island School of Design Professional Development Grant

2008 Artist Fellowship Grant – Sculpture, Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism

2006 Achievement Award for Environmental Education; Guilford Art Center, CT

New Alliance Foundation, New Haven, CT, Capacity Building

Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism, Artistic Excellence

Community Foundation of Greater New Haven, Projects2k organization grant

2005 Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism, Artistic Excellence, “Terra Mirabila” event & educational program

2004 Connecticut Commission on the Arts, Artistic Excellence, “Izzy in Lumina Land” installation & education program

2003 Connecticut Commission on the Arts, Artistic Excellence, “Terra Lumina” Series

2002 Connecticut Department of Tourism, Projects for a New Millennium 2002-2003 programming promotion.

Connecticut Commission on the Arts, Artistic Excellence, “Terra Alchemica 2002-03” series of events.

2001 Connecticut Commission on the Arts, Artistic Excellence, “Terra Lumina 2002” a epic multi media event illustrating the

story of light through laser, theatrical light, original score, water, fire, rock climbers, and dance.

2000 Connecticut Commission on the Arts, Artistic Excellence, “Marvels Continued” Workshop series to accompany

“Continuum Marvels” and publication for national distribution.

State of Connecticut for “Navigation in Time” presented at OpSail2000, New London

1999 Connecticut Commission on the Arts, Organization Challenge Grant, to Projects 2k, “Continuum Marvels”, an international

traveling art and science presentation program.

Connecticut Commission on the Arts, Partnership, to Projects2k

1998 Connecticut Commission on the Arts, Artistic Excellence, “Terra Continuum”, Projects for a New Millennium.

Montana Arts Council, Arts Are Central to Our Communities, “Shapes of the Wind”; Partnership with Projects2k

Lincoln School Foundation and Park County Friends of the Arts.


American Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession Works in the collections of Hillary Rodham Clinton,

Madeleine K. Albright, Ruth Bater Ginsburg, Janet Reno, Anita Hill and others.

Beinecke Library of Rare Books and Manuscripts-Western Americana Collection – two collections appropriated, Yale

University, Hew Haven, CT

DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

Housatonic Museum, CT


2006-present American Institute of Architects – Associate member

1993-present Founder/Creative Director - Projects2k, Inc., a non-profit organization creating educational programs and events

focusing on the environment, arts, and technology in collaboration.

1995-present Advisory Board for the School of Architecture, Washington State University

1998-2004 Project Coordinator for Art in Public Spaces with the Connecticut Commission on the Arts