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Member Spotlight: Dustin Dennis

Dustin Dennis is an interdisciplinary artist and designer whose practice and research currently includes 3D computer modeling, animation and rendering. He has exhibited sculptures, digital prints, photographs and video installation across the U.S. at such locations as Tiger Strikes Astroid and Exit Art in New York City, the Clough-Hanson Gallery at Rhodes College and the Art and Design Gallery at the University of Kansas. Dennis owns and operates a 3D printed jewelry design business, Polygonal Encyclopedia. His jewelry designs have been featured on such websites as the Wirecutter, the Nerdist, and Shapeways. Dennis received his BFA in New Media from…

Call for Entries, Call For Papers

Call For Submissions: Media, Materiality and Emergency – MAST: Journal of Media Art, Study, and Theory

CFP MAST Issue 2: Media, Materiality and Emergency Deadline: 30th June 2020 In what ways do questions of materiality matter in a time of crisis? What does it mean to explore the matter of things at a time when we are threatened with the annihilation of that matter, its disappearance, or its disintegration? The second issue of MAST journal seeks to answer and further explore these questions through essays from arts practitioners and theorists. Questions of materiality have been central to both media arts practice and media and communication theory. In most accounts, media is situated as the ‘inbetween’ of…

Academic Position

Fulltime New Media Teacher – Thaden School

Thaden School offers an integrative educational program that provides students with a broad foundation in the sciences and humanities, enabling them to move across disciplines and explore their dynamic connections, inside and outside of the classroom. In addition to our core curriculum, we offer three signature programs — Wheels, Reels, and Meals — that allow students to combine multiple fields of study and engage with our community in ways that foster a sense of civic and global responsibility. Thaden School’s Reels program carries students deep into the region’s extraordinary resources for the study and creation of film, photography, and other…

Academic Position

TT Assistant Professor position in Game Arts/3D Modeling – University of Connecticut

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15790 The Digital Media & Design Department (DMD) in the School of Fine Arts at the University of Connecticut (UConn), Storrs invites applications for a full-time position in Game Art/3D Modeling at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Assistant Professor in-Residence (non-tenure track). The anticipated start date is August 23, 2020. Recognizing a great demand and building on the department’s existing expertise, we seek an experienced game artist. The faculty hired will have a role in expanding curriculum and initiatives including a planned cross-disciplinary Industrial Design minor. This minor will be an initiative of the new endowed Krenicki Arts…

Academic Position

TT Assistant Professor position in Digital Film/Video – University of Connecticut

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15789 The University of Connecticut (UConn) is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Digital Media & Design (DMD) in the School of Fine Arts specializing in Digital Film/Video Production at the rank of Assistant Professor. Our ideal candidate has significant professional experience in media production, with a preferred focus in documentary form and an interest in emerging, time-based storytelling practice, including mobile and social media, immersive and emergent technologies, installation art, and/or distribution platforms. Additional experience in sound design, color grading, distribution, and/or client-based video production are a plus. The department values non-fiction…

Call For Papers

Call For Papers: Video Game Art Reader – Issue 4 – Deadline 3/20/20

Video Game Art Reader Issue 4 Call for Papers Video Game Art Reader is accepting submissions through March 20th! Issue 4 Theme: OVERCLOCKING In computing, overclocking refers to the common practice of increasing the clock rate of a computer to exceed that certified by the manufacturer. While the concept is seductive—buy the slower, lower-cost central processing unit (CPU), accelerate the clock speed, and presto! you have a cheap, high-end processor—overclocking may destroy your CPU, motherboard, and system memory, or irreparably corrupt your hard drive (voiding your warranty being the least of your problems). This issue of the Video Game Art…

Academic Position

The James DePreist Visiting Professorship / Assistant Professor of Practice – Portland State University

Portland State University College of the Arts and the School of Art + Design invite applications for the James DePreist Visiting Professorship. One of the first African-American conductors  in the world stage, James DePreist helmed orchestras from Amsterdam to Tokyo and is credited with building the Oregon Symphony into one worthy of international acclaim. A National Medal of Arts winner, poet and educator, Mr. DePreist demonstrated a lifelong commitment to the power of arts education and the importance of equal access. This Professorship seeks to perpetuate his exemplary spirit by supporting inclusive experiences and diverse, non-western perspectives in art and design education. The teaching focus of each new Professorship is determined…

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Member Spotlight: Pamela L. Jennings, Ph.D.

http://www.PamelaJennings.org | http://www.CONSTRUKTS.com As a creative scholar working at the crossroads of the arts, design, engineering, and critical theory, I have engaged in and supported discovery, innovation, learning, and economic development across institutions of higher education, and corporate and non-profit think-tanks. This includes advocating for and teaching integrative learning and research across a range of educational institutions from research universities to art colleges. As an emerging new media artist in the late 80’s to mid-90’s, I participated in a wide variety of arts career building opportunities in New York City and beyond.  This ranged from a 1984 internship with the…

Events and Exhibitions

1-Week London, Curator’s Professional Development Course – University of Sunderland

— “It offered a wide variety of perspectives on professional practice that couldn’t be obtained in such a short time any other way. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to expand their network and broaden their understanding of how curators do what they do.” — Course participant from USA — “It was a real eye-opener and has really developed the way I can move forward with my career from now on. As a result of the course I ran a workshop this week with various staff, across learning, curatorial, and volunteering, and we were able to discuss digital…

Academic Position

School of Visual Arts Director at Virginia Tech

The College of Architecture and Urban Studies (CAUS) at Virginia Tech invites applications for the position of Director, School of Visual Arts (SOVA), with a start date of August 10, 2020. One of four schools in CAUS (the others being the School of Architecture + Design, Myers-Lawson School of Construction, and the School of Public and International Affairs), SOVA includes four undergraduate programs (BFAs in Studio Art, Graphic Design, and Creative Technologies; BA in Art History) as well as two graduate programs (MFA in Creative Technologies; MA in Material Culture and Public Humanities in collaboration with the Departments of Religion…