Stephen Vitiello was born in New York City in 1964, and now lives and works in Richmond Virginia, where he is currently an Associate Professor of Kinetic Imaging at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU).

Vitiello’s electronic music and sound installations transform atmospheric noises from the everyday environment into mesmerizing soundscapes. In addition to his solo musical releases and artistic endeavors, he has composed music for numerous film scores and dance productions. Over the last 20 years he has collaborated with such musicians as Scanner, Pauline Oliveros, Frances-Marie Uitti, Andrew Deutsch and Yasunao Tone and visual artists including Nam June Paik, Tony Oursler, Julie Mehretu and Eder Santos. CD releases include Stephen Vitiello with eighth blackbird, 2008 (Magic If), Four Color Sound, 2008 (Texas Gallery), The Gorilla Variations, a collaboration with Molly Berg (12k), Box Music, a collaboration with Machinefabriek (12k), Listening to Donald Judd (Sub Rosa), Scanner/Vitiello (Audiosphere/Sub Rosa), and 17:48 from the Texas Gallery (Texas Gallery).

Recent solo exhibitions include Museum 52, London; The Project NY; and Smallest of Wings at the Broadgate Arena, London, England. Group exhibitions include the Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX; the 2006 Bienale of Sydney; and the 2002 Whitney Biennial. As a Media Curator, he curated the Sound Art component to the Whitney Museum's exhibition The American Century: Art and Culture 1950-2000, Young and Restless a video program for the Museum of Modern Art and New York, and New Sounds, New Spaces at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Lyon. More information can be found at the artist’s website: