New York State Council of the Arts (NYSCA) Grant (March 2000) for an installation entitled HOMECOMING (literary text, images, & artifacts), October 13-28, 2000, at the Art Mission Gallery, Binghamton, New York
New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Fellowship (April 1999)
Two Residencies (both juried competitions): Dorland Mountain Arts Colony, Temecula, California, May-June, 1999; Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, Ithaca, New York, June 1997
Finalist, Quarter After Eight Prose Contest, August 1997
Photography Award: "Change of Light," a photo-collage, was a finalist in a Cover Art Contest sponsored by Fish Publishing Co., Co. Cork, Ireland, April 2000.
"Turkey Day," "Your children…," and "PARIS," The Paterson Literary Review, 30, Spring 2001
"Port Authority," Neotrope: Progressive Fiction, Spring 2001
"A PERSONAL AD," BOGG: A Journal of Contemporary Writing, Spring 2001
"JOYride," The Paterson Literary Review 29, Spring 2000
"The Woman Who Loves Plants," Phoebe: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Feminist Scholarship, Fall 1999
"Do You Think I’m Fat?" "Window/light/curtains," and "Spring PEEP Show", Phoebe: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Feminist Scholarship, Vol. 11-1, Spring 1999.
"Green Gages, or The End of a Century"; "Well, now, shall we move to our monastic cell?" Le Forum, 27, February 1999: 10, 16.
HOMECOMING, an Installation (text/image/artifacts), October 13-28, 2000, Art Mission Gallery, Binghamton, New York (funded by a grant from New York State Council of the Arts) *Note: This installation was also showcased October 24 at the NY State Conference on the Arts in Ithaca, New York.
Text & Image/Installations at an exhibit entitled "My Point of View: Visual and Literary Artists," sponsored by the Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, New York, Feb. 6-April 11, 1999
bodystory 1: masking a self: visual story displayed at "Girls, Women, and Visual Culture Conference, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York, Spring 1998
"Actual/Virtual Installation: Collaboration in Intermediality" (with Rachelle Moore). Computers in Art and Design Education (CADE) Conference: "Digital Creativity: Crossing the Border," Glasgow School of Art, Glasbow, Scotland, April 10, 2001. This presentation focused on the interdisciplinary and collaborative nature of Gay & Moore's creation of HOMECOMING's virtual environment, which became part of the "actual" Installation.
Selections from HOMECOMING, opening reception, Installation, Art Mission Gallery, Washington Street Mall, Binghamton, New York, 7:00 p.m., October 13, 2000
Selections from HOMECOMING, a reading co-sponsored by Broome County Arts Council and the New York Foundation for the Arts, October 9, 1999, Decker Mansion, Binghamton, New York.
"The Evening News," a performance piece, Dorland Mountain Artists: Works-in-Progress, Murietta, California, June 1999
"Enlarging Micro-Fiction: Moving from Text to Text & Image to Hypertext to Installation," Writing by Degrees Conference, April 9, 1999, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY
"Reading Hypertext Fiction: What’s all the hype about?" SUNY Council on Writing, Potsdam, New York, April 1999. Note: This presentation included my reading a selection from HOMECOMING and a hypertext version of "Do You Think I’m Fat?"
Selections from micro.fictions, Writers’ Harvest, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York, Fall 1998
Selections from HOMECOMING and micro.fictions at the State-of-the Art Gallery, September 25, 1998, Ithaca, New York
Selections from Homecoming at "Re-figuring English Studies" conference, Albany, NY (Fall 1995)
Note: I have also read and talked about my work in several classes (Life Writing, Memoir, and Experimental Women Writers) at Binghamton University .