MFA University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL. Electronic Visualization, 2007
BA Antioch University, Santa Barbara, CA. LIberal Studies/Psychology, 2004
BA Brooks Institute of Photography, Santa Barbara, CA. Digital Imaging, 1998

teaching experience

Adjunct Professor, Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, CA. — 2013-Present
Online teaching for digital photography, creative thinking, and digital literacy courses. Online curriculum design for digital literacy (creative coding), and information design certificate program. Curriculum development in Information Design for the CSI (Career Skills Institute).

Associate Professor, University of Advancing Technology, Tempe, AZ. — 2008-2011
Instruction and curriculum design of courses in digital imaging, web design, algorithmic art, interactive design, physical computing, and visualization.

Adjunct Professor, Harrington College of Design, Chicago, IL. — 2005-2006
Content development and instruction of web design course

Adjunct Professor, Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, CA. — 2003-2005
Instruction of photography, digital imaging and multimedia courses while supporting online instructional components in an all-digital environment

professional experience

Webmaster/Developer, Electronic Visualization Lab (evl), Chicago, IL.— 2006-2007
Graduate Research Assistant (RA) responsible for EVL website designs, development, maintenance and 
administration, including EVL’s general website and those developed for specialized research projects.

Director of Digital Imagery, Equine Vision, Santa Barbara, CA. — 2001-2007
Developed and implemented state of the art multi-camera digital system to capture revolutionary, 180-degree views of thoroughbred stallions

Interactive Photographer, eVox Productions, Los Angeles, CA. — 1999-2001
Created customized interactive automotive and product photography

selected exhibitions


Riders on the Train, Axiom Center for New and Experimental Media, Boston, MA., pulling<-forward


Digital Fringe Festival, Melbourne Australia, Specter + Switchback
MFA Show, UIC South Gallery, Chicago, Il., Chiasmus


RIFNM06 The 1st Reno Interdisciplinary Festival of New Media, Reno, NV., Chronoscopic

selected talks


Artist Presentation, Interactive Art Program, ACM Multimedia Conference, Beijing China

Panelist, Art and Perception, Human Vision and Electronic Imaging, The International Conference on Perception and Cognition in Electronic Imaging, San Jose, CA.

articles + publications


Behind the Bits, “Dots at Play”, Issue 3, Fall 2010


Proceedings of the seventeen ACM international conference on Multimedia, Interactive art program track, Chiasmus

Human Vision and Electronic Imaging XIV(Proceedings Volume), Chiasmus, Editor(s): Bernice E. Rogowitz; Thrasyvoulos N. Pappas

geek 411, “Rise to the Surface”, Issue 5, Summer/Fall 2009
geek 411, “The Art of Programming”, Issue 5, Summer/Fall 2009


Faculty Innovation Award, University of Advancing Technology, 2009