C Bangs, 417 Greene Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11216
(718) 638-7586 Tel/Fax email:

Watch an interview with C Bangs, Dr. Gregory Matloff, astrophysicist, Dr. Evan Harris Walker, quantum consciousness physicist.

Watch a Youtube video of the book: Biosphere Extension

Public Collections

The British Interplanetary Society, London, UK
Brooklyn Museum Art Book Collection
New York City College of Technology, NYC
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
NASA Marshall Spaceflight Center, Huntsville, AL
Accademia dei Fisiocritici, Siena, Italy
Pantera Contrade Museum, Siena, Italy
Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita Degli Studi di Siena, Italy
Torre di Luciana, Universita Degli Studi di Siena, Italy
Bob Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, NYC
Pace University, Civic Center Campus, NYC
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Mint Museum, Charlotte, North Carolina
Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia
Annabel Taylor Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Solo Exhibitions

New York College of Technology Library, Brooklyn, NY, March 13-April 30, 2008

Pratt Institute Library, Brooklyn, NY, January 8-February 30, 2007

Gallery 718, 164 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, September 1- October 4, 2003

Art Resources Transfer, 210 11th Avenue, NYC, Febuary-March 2001, June 23-August 27, 1999

Audart, 60 Broad Street, NYC, October l997-January l998

Art Resources Transfer, Inc. 504 West 22nd Street, NYC ApriI 9, 1997

Accademia dei Fisiocritici, Siena, Italy, June/July 1994

Belanthi Gallery, Court Street, Brooklyn, NY, January 1992

Ten Brooks Gallery, Reade Street, NYC, March/April 1991

Pace University Art Gallery, Civic Center Campus, NYC, November, 1985

Tompkins County Center for Culture and the Performing Arts, Ithaca, NY, August, 1979

Selected Group Exhibitions

OPEN (C)ALL: THE ARTIST”S STUDIO, BRIC, 647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY, January 14-February 8, 2015

NATION III, CIRCLE THE WAGONS!!!, Sideshow, 319 Bedford Ave. Brooklyn, NY, January 10-March 15

FRAMED, Holland Tunnel, 59 South 3rd Street, Brooklyn, NY, Nov. 7, 2014

Common Descent, CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow Street, NYC, April 17-June 8, 2014

“The Medicine Show", CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow Street, NYC, Nov. 7 , 2013-Jan. 12, 2014

“Artist’s Book Gallery", CENTRAL BOOKING Gallery, 21 Ludlow Street, NYC, 2013

“GO: A Community-Curated Open Studio Project", 2012

“I Am The Cosmos" New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ , Dec 4, 2010-May 29, 2011

“The Nuture Matrix", Thomas Werner Gallery, 526 W 26th St, #712, June 7-25 2011

“I am the Cosmos", New Jersey State Museum,  Dec. 4th, 2010 - May 29th, 2011

FIGMENT, Governors Island, NYC, June 11-13, 2010

“Astronomy", Central Booking NYC, ,  Brooklyn, NY March-May 2010

“Advanced Scientific Space Missions to the Solar System and Beyond“ “Paradise Regained“Aosta , Italy, July, 5 2009

“Harmony of Elements” Global Fusion Arts, Noho Gallery, 530 West 25th St. NYC, August 5-23, 2008

“Blast 10 Years of Holland Tunnel Gallery”, 61 South 3rd St. Brooklyn, NY January 6-February 11th 2007

“Elegy in a Variable Key”, Theo Ganz Studio, 44 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY, September 17-October 8, 2006

"Arc(ane)/Arc(haic):Works on paper", C Bangs & Lynn Hassan, Simon Liu Gallery, 645 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY, March 10-30, 2006

"Las Vegas Centennial Exhibition", Las Vegas Art Museum, 9600 West Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas, Nevada, April-June 2005

"Crossed Destinies", Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, March 12- April 3, 2005

"When Brooklyn Artists Speak, Art Listens", Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Jarolemon Street, January 2005, Pratt Institute, Bklyn, NY, September 2005

"Forces of Nature"
, Danny Simmons’ Corridor Gallery, 334 Grand Avenue, Bklyn, NY, November-January 2005

"Discoveries" Brooklyn Borough Hall,Bklyn, NY, May 2004

"PMS, Painters, Musicians, Painters", Broklyn War Memorial, Bklyn, NY, March 2004

"Forms of Divinity", Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Bklyn, NY, Dec 6-28, 2003

"Postcards From the Edge", Galerie Lelong, 528 West 26th Street, NYC, Nov. 16, 2003

"Brave Destiny", Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Sept. 20-Nov. 2, Bklyn, NY, 2003

"Digital Bridges", West Beth Gallery, West Street, NYC, July 12-August 17, 2003

"BAM SONYA Spring 2003 Group Show", Corridor Gallery, 334 Grand Avenue, Bklyn, NY, March 30-April 23, 2003

"Rainforest", Taipei Gallery, McGraw-Hill Builing, 1221 Avenue of the
Americas, NYC, November 2-December 14, 2001, Las Vegas Museum of Art, Las Vegas, Nevada, January 17-March 7, 2002

"Messages from Earth", curated and exhibited, Aosta, Italy, and Marshall
Spaceflight Center, Huntsville, Alabama, July, 2000 and workshop on the
collaboration between Art and Science and Interstellar Message Plaque design, Paris, France, March 17 & 18, 2002

"Trade Post", Installation for Germaul Barnes, dance performance at Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South, NYC, June 25 & 26, 1999

"Money", The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, December 1998
La Galeria,Quito, Eucador, November, 1998

"Emergency Benefit Exhibition"
, Pat Hern Gallery, 530 West 22nd Street, NYC 1997

"Deep Space", 57 Broad Street, NYC, August-September 1996

"The Tradition Carries On", Brooklyn Borough Hall, June-August 1996

CHRION, A collaboration between a visual artist & composer with cellist Hank Roberts, Ithaca, New York, July, 1996,

Group Show 46th IAF Congress, Norway, October,1995

Art Proper,106 E. 60th St. NYC , March-June, 1994

Emerging Collector, 62 Second Avenue, NYC, April-May, 1995

"Arsenal/Wreath show", 60th & 5th, NYC, December, 1994

"Mass Exposure", Tribeca 148, NYC, December, 1994

"Dallas Museum Beaux Arts Auction", Dallas, Tx, April, 1993, 1994, Spaziali

Circolo Imbianchini, Turin, Italy, June/July,1992

Z Gallery, 382 West Broadway, NYC, October, 1991

"SISEA" (Second International Symposium on Electronic Art) Groningen,
Holland, Nov. 1990

"Keepers of the Light", Sun Valley Arts Center, Sun Valley, Idaho, May 1990, traveled from the Boise Art Museum December 1989

"Macro/Micro", Helio Gallery, 488 Broadway, NYC, August 1989

S.R. Rage Gallery, East 9th Street, June 1986 NYC

Reynold Kerr Gallery, 76 Greene St. NYC, June 1985 & June 1984

"PHOTOKINA", Cologne, West Germany, October 1984

"WC4, 10,000", Whitney Counterweight, A mailing exhibition of 100 pieces were sent to 100 collectors, April 1983

"Jerome Foundation's Awards Exhibition" , Bob Blackburn's Printmaking Workshop, Cayman Gallery, September 1983

Galeria San Juan, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 1981

"American Figure Painting: 1950-1980", Chrysler Museum,
Norfolk, Virginia, October 1950-1980

"Works on Paper", Mint Museum, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1980

"CAPS Semifinalists", Islip Town Art Gallery, Islip Town Art Gallery, East
Islip, NY, May 1979

"Hudson River Open", Hudson River Museum, September, 1979

"Staten Islands Annual Juried Exhibition", Staten Island Institute of Arts & Sciences, Staten Island, NY June 1977, 1976

Pratt Phoenix Center, NYC, June 1975

Pratt Manhattan Center, NYC, May, 1974

Awards and Honors

British Interplanetay Society, joint presentation with Dr. Greg Matloff on Stellar Consciousness, 2013

Dragon*Con, joint presentation on artists who incorporate scientific principles in their work, Atlanta, Georgia, 2012

LibertyCon, Synapse Series, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 2012

Silver ADDY Award, "Encountering Old Mythology on the Wings of New Technology", 2004

Who’s Who of American Women, 2002 - Present

NASA Marshall Spaceflight Center, Huntsville, Alabama "Summer Faculty
Fellow", 2002, 2003

NASA grant to create and test a holographic"message plaque", 2001

Co-Innovator, Disclosure of Invention / New Technology, "Holographic Space Billboards", 2001

Curator of Messages from Earth, first exhibition, Aosta, Italy, July, 2000

Committee for Art & Literature in the International Academy of Astronautics subdivision of the Astronautical Association 1996-present

Curator of "Messages from Earth", assembling images for a holographic
message plaque to be placed aboard a future NASA interstellar solar sail probe 2000-2001

Board Member of Artists Equity, 1996-1998

Curator of Discoveries: An Exhibition of the City’s Older Artists, at the
City of New York Department of Parks & Recreation, 1980-1990 and then Elders Share the Arts, 1991-1998

Bob Blackburn's Prlntmaking Workshop, Jerome Foundation Scholarship, 1981

United Press & Publishing Award for Painting: Irving Sandler juror,
Silvermine Guild for Artists Juried Exhibition, 1981

Edith Susskind Award for Painting, and 1st Prize Painting, Staten Island
Inst. for Arts & Sciences, Staten Island, NY, 1975 & 1977


(Publications in which art work has appeared)

"Stars That Wander, Are You Bright by Dr. Greg Matloff-Baen Books, 2012

"Siberian Dawn: Tapping Solar System Resources by Dr. Greg Matloff- Baen Books 2012

"Interstellar Conference: Equations and Art, Oak Ridge, Tennessee and Centauri Dreams, 2011

"Biosphre Extension: Solar System Resources for the Earth by C Bangs & Greg Matloff, 2011

"L’actualite, NY 10 ans apres, 2011

"I Am the Cosmos", New Jersey State Museum, "I Am the Cosmos", Dr. Sara Lynn Henry, Guest Curator, Introduction: Margaret M. O’Reilly, Curator of Fine Art, New Jersey State Museum,  2011

"Biosphere Extension: Solar System Resources for the Earth", C Bangs & Greg Matloff, 2011 

Central Booking Magazine, Merging Art & Science, 2010

Paradise Regained, The Regreening of Earth,
 Les Johnson, Greg L. Matloff, C Bangs, Copernicus Books, 2009

Living off the Land in Space by Gregory Matloff, Les Johnson & C Bangs,  Copernicus Books, 2007

A Forum for Alumni and Friends of UArts, ALUMNI CLOSE-UP, The C Bang Theory, Spring 2007

DAILY NEWS: Couple merges art and science with love by Denise Romano, Tuesday, January 9, 2007

Exhibitions Catalog: Crossed Destinies, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY, 2005 Essays by James Pinney

BROOKLYN DAILY EAGLE: Brooklyn Artist Brings Visions of Deep and Inner Space To theBorough by Jennifer Needleman, Monday, September 29, 2003

Zenit, "Communicatie met buitenaardse beschavingen" by Alexander Ollengren, July-August 2001

Giving a Voice to Sorrow: Personal Responses to Death and Mourning by Steve Zeitlin and Ilana Harlow

Exhibitions Catalog: Las Vegas Art Museum, Rain Forest, Essays by James Mann

Tchen, Yu-chiou, Marianne Lorenz, Chen, Shieh-ni, 2001

One Source/Sacred Journey, 1997

Carrol Gardens/Cobble Hill Courier, 1997

Journal of British Interplanetary Society "Exobiology", August 1996" "A
Visual Cosmic Ark", January 1994, Telescope Power,1994, The Urban Astronomer, by Gregory Matloff, 1991 and The Starflight Handbook, A Pioneer's Guide to Interstellar Travel by Eugene Mallove and Gregory Matloff, John Wiley & Sons, 1989

The New York Art Review, Third Edition, 1988

Exhibitions Catalog: The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia "American Figure Paintlng: 1950-1980", Essays by Thomas W. Styron

The Ithaca Journal, "Focus on the Human Figure" by Jeanne Mackin, August 28, 1979


Jerome Fellow, Bob Blackburns Printmaking Workshop, West 17th Street, NYC 1981 stone & plate lithography

MFA, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY 1975 painting, sculpture & drawing

BFA Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, Pa. 1970 painting , sculpture
& drawing

Professional Employment

*SUNY Empire State College, Brooklyn Metrotech Center, Instructor of Fine and Computer Art, 1993--present.

* Art Resources Transfer Inc., New York, NY, Coordinator of Special Projects, 1996--present.

* Elders Share the Arts, South Oxford Place, Brooklyn, NY, Curator and Founder of "Discoveries" Exhibitions of Older Artists, 1990--1998. Also taught computer art to people with disabilities at Coler Memorial Hospital and Goldwater Memorial Hospital. "Legacy Arts Project" with veterans at St Albans Hospital, Queens, NY.

* New York City Dept. of Parks and Recreation, Curator and Founder of
"Discoveries" exhibition of older artists, 1981--1991. Taught older adults fine and computer arts in the 5 boroughs.

* Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, Cartooning Instructor, 1984.

* Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, Computer-Art courseware development,