St Celfer (john parker)

CURRENT PROJECT ('Space Between Points'):

2021 St Celfer 'untitled', Shoreline, WA (TBD)

2021 Space Between Points, Artscapes (Woolworth Windows), Spaceworks, Tacoma, WA (TBD)

2020 Transmissions, ICOSA Collective, Austin, TX
2020 St Celfer Suite , Eclectus #74, Hollow Earth Radio 104.9, Seattle, WA

2020 Prelude, St Celfer Suite 5, Eclectus #35, Hollow Earth Radio 104.9, Seattle, WA

2020 Divertimento, St Celfer Suite 2, Eclectus #29, Hollow Earth Radio 104.9, Seattle, WA

2020 St Celfer, In Lieu Exhibit Space, Seattle, WA

2019-20 Memorial do Desenho, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Sao Paulo, Brasil

2020 March of the Covids, Methods of Negotiation, Art Music Lit Space, Sacramento, CA

2019 Impromptu, St Celfer Suite 2, Eclectus #15, Hollow Earth Radio 104.9, Seattle, WA

2019 Space Between Points (solo), Casagaleria, Sao Paulo, Brasil

2019 FEAC, Sao Paulo, Brasil

2019 Coletiva de Novos Talents, Casagaleria, Sao Paulo, Brasil

2017 Art Rising, Amazon Headquarters, Seattle, WA

DIGITAL (creative commons images and sound):

2020 Task 14: This is Home by Christin Call for Art Saves Me, Seattle, WA

2019 Georgetown Art Attack, Gallery Baird, Seattle, WA

2019 Small Works, Rowan Tree Gallery, Aberdeen, WA 

2013 Reuse Aloud,, London, UK

2008 Digital Fringe, Melbourne Fringe Festival, Australia

2005-6 Collective Intelligence, Mutaforma, Wolna Pracownia PGR_ART, Gdansk, Poland + Mars Pavilion, 51° Biennale Internazionale Venezia, Italy

VISUAL ('gleaned detritus'):

2011 Twin Twin (with Matt Freedman), Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY

2006 Mods and Rockers (with Tom Moody), ‘Digifest’, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, CA

2005 Abstraction Obstruction, Soil, Seattle, WA

2004 John Parker, Front Room, Brooklyn, NY

2000 Two Friends and So On…, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY

SOUND (interactive sculpture):

2005 John Parker (with Luke Murphy), vertexList, Brooklyn, NY

2004 Pedestrian, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY

2004 Refuse, Fluxfactory, Queens, NY

2003 Pop Rocks, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY

2001 DJ Spooky's “Under the Influence”, CMJ Music Festival, Brooklyn, NY

MUSIC (electronic and punk):

2005 !M.O.O.B, CBGB omfug, New York, NY

2004 Psychasthenia, Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, NY

2004 kere u, The Tank, New York, NY

2003 Barrelled, Broklyn Beats, Tonic, New York, NY

2003 Electronic Xtravaganza, Share, The Kitchen, New York, NY

2003 F:T:H, Hellbender Film Projekt, Remote Lounge, New York, NY


St Celfer: Suites #1-9 (2020) – classical punk electronic

Man From Planet Risk: Escaping Chixalub, with Cave Precise (2005, 2018) – hip-hop

earcon: Scratch Ambulance, with Tom Moody (2007) + 6 albums (2007-2013, 2019) – lo-fi

He Goatan: !M.O.O.B (2011) – punk rock

jenghizkhan: 7 albums (2002-2008) – experimental IDM


Derek Kwan, "March of the Covids", Methods of Negotiation catalog, Art Music Lit Space, September 2020

Riis Griffen, "St Celfer", Subjectiv., Summer 2020

Tom Moody, "st celfer exhibition in são paulo (installation in progress)", Tom Moody’s blog, 6-8-2019

Carmen Aranha & Loly Demercian, "Exposição do John Parker- the space between points", CasaGaleria e oficina de arte Loly Demercian publication, 6-7-19

Redação, Exposição “THE SPACE BETWEEN POINTS”, Na Mídia, 6-13-19

Tom Moody, "st celfer exhibition in são paulo (flyers)", Tom Moody’s blog, 6-5-2019

Sally McKay, “Mods and Rockers”, Lorna Mills & Sally McKay blog, 6-20-2006

Marisa Olsen, “Collective Intelligence”, Rhizome . 5-7-2006

Tom Moody, “John Parker, "Man and Machine” Tom Moody’s blog, 2-1-2006

Michael Bell-Smith & Cory Arcangel, “2005 Internet Top Ten: Special Blogosphere Edition”, burncopy blog, 1-20-2006

Tom Moody, “John Parker, "Front Room”, Tom Moody’s blog, 5-30-2004

Tom Moody, “Man From Planet Risk”, Tom Moody’s blog, 5-21-2004

Aaron Spectre, “Clone and jenghizkhan”, Pie Zine,, January 2003

Secret Agent gel, ”Share: Clone and jenghizkhan”,, 1-19-2003


Tom Moody, “an interview with jenghizkhan”, Tom Moody’s blog, 9-20-2004 

Tom Moody, "an interview with St Celfer", Tom Moody's weblog, 12-4-2020


2001 MFA (painting), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

1989 BA (history, minor - architecture), Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

1998 BFA (painting and drawing) Candidate, University of Washington, Seattle, WA


Olympic athlete (Barcelona 1992) and coach (Beijing 2008, Rio 2016)

Director of national rowing teams and training centers in the US, Netherlands, Turkey, among other places

Counselor at Pine Street Inn, homeless shelter