Karl Lautman

b. 1958, Los Angeles, CA

B.A., Economics, Stanford University, 1979

M.B.A., University of Chicago, 1988

1979 – 1985: Intel, Field Sales Engineer

1988 – 1991: VP-Marketing, MAGICorp (computer graphics)

1991 – 1992: Dir. Of Strategic Planning, Cylink(encryption equipment)

1992 – 2000: Independent marketing consultant serving a variety of high-tech companies, including

Oracle, Motorola, Autodesk, and nVidia.

2001 – present: Sculpture, Internet development.

Selected Exhibitions and Awards

Mindshare LA, (Los Angeles, CA), 4/20/11

re.action, Annmarie Garden (Dowell, MD), 5/08 – 9/08

MomentuM: selections from the Kinetic Art Organization, Grounds for Sculpture (Hamilton, NJ), 5/06

2nd Place Winner, Kinetic-Art.Org 2004 Competition, 8/04

Richmond Art Center “Go West” Juried Exhibition (Richmond, CA), 6/04

Marin Society of Artists National JuriedShow (Ross, CA), 5/04

Coastal Arts League Museum 19th Annual Juried Show (Half Moon Bay, CA), 12/03

All in the Family Il Juried Exhibition, Off the Preserve Gallery (DiRosa Preserve, Napa, CA), 12/03

(winner of Jury Award)

South San Francisco Cultural Arts Commission General Art Show (South San Francisco, CA), 11/03

World Council for Arts & Culture International Juried Exhibition (San Francisco, CA), 10/03

Northern California Arts 48th Annual Bold Expressions Juried Exhibition (Sacramento, CA), 9/03

(winner of Shepard Award)


“Chain Reaction,” coffee table/ nuclear fission simulator, Franklin Institute Science Museum,

Philadelphia, PA, 2005 “Kinectronica,” mechanical simulation of a switchingpower supply, Power Integrations, San Jose, CA, 2006


“WARNING: Contains Numbers,” Numberphile, 9/15/13 “Kickstartingan electromechanical prime

number calculator sculpture,” BoingBoing, 9/14/13 “Unsystematic Morse Code – Karl Lautman,”

Popular Mechanics (Russian edition), 1/12 (4MB PDF) “Self Righting Domino Sculpture,” BoingBoing,

2/23/10 Video interview w/ Electronic Design Magazine, Electronica, Munich, 11/06” Art in Motion,”

Newark Star-Ledger, 6/15/06, p. 53”To See The Wind …,” Princeton Town Topics, 5/31/06, p. 20