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Professional Experience

Festivals and Awards



Visiting Artist and Curatorial Activities

Selective Bibliography


Rochester Institute of Technology, School of Film and Animation ( Rochester, NY )
1991 to present - Professor. Film, video and animation production and history. Animation Program Chair.

Unitec, Institute of Technology, School of Design ( Auckland, New Zealand )
Artist-in-Residence on four occasions

Hogskulen i Volda ( Volda College - Volda, Norway )
Two occasions: Winter 1999 and Winter 2000 - Visiting Professor
Animation Department, Experimental animation production course

Surrey Institute of Art and Design ( Farnham, England )
Spring 1996 - Teacher (Tutor), Faculty of Arts and Media
International teacher exchange, Animation production and history courses

American University ( Washington, DC )
Summer 1991 - Adjunct Professor
"Hands-on History of Animation" production course

Capital Children's Museum ( Washington, DC )
1990 - 1991 - Teacher
Video animation production and art

University of South Florida ( Tampa, FL )
Spring and Summer 1989 - Assistant Professor
Film and animation production

University of Vermont ( Burlington, VT )
1987 - 1988 - Visiting Professor
Film, animation, video production and history

School of the Art Institute of Chicago ( Chicago, IL )
1986 - 1987 - Visiting Artist
Animation and film production

San Francisco Art Institute ( San Francisco, CA )
1983 - 1984 - Graduate Teacher
Animation production

Overseas Courses:

Film and Animation -- New Zealand
Originated and taught RIT 2012 summer course at Unitec Institute of Technology (Auckland, New Zealand - Summer 2012. Collaborative productions program with Unitec students in film, music, and performaing arts.

Animation in the Netherlands and the European Perspective in Netherlands
Originated and taught RIT 1993 summer course at the Faculty of Media, Art and Technology (Utrecht School of the Arts) in Hilversum

Film and Video in Paris
Originated and taught RIT 1992 summer course

Film and Animation in Paris
Co-originated and co-taught University of South Florida (Tampa, FL) 1989 summer course

Creator and faculty sponsor of RIT student foreign exchange program with the Academy of Fine and Applied Arts (Academie van Beeldende Kunsten) in Rotterdam, The Netherlands (1992-1999).

Special Activities:

April 2014 Percussion and Film show ( current )
Co-planner on public concert of collaborative works in music and film at Eastman School of Music, Hatch Hall.

Convergent Media Degree ( current )
Committee advisor on proposed new collaborative composer/ performer Masters degree at Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester. Co-planner on Eastman School of Music and Rochester Institute of Technology Pilot Projects showcase of new student collaborative works in May 2014.

Collaborative Films in Astronomy ( 2012 )
Director/Curator. Fringe Festival/Little Theater screening program (Rochester, NY - 2012)

ImageMovementSound Festivals ( 1996-2008 )
Co-founder and co-director of production- based program of collaborative works by faculty and students from the Rochester Institute of Technology (image makers), The Eastman School of Music (composers and performers), and SUNY College at Brockport (choreographers and performers) with annual exhibition festivals

Visiting Artists and Lecturers Program ( 1991 - present )
Founder and coordinator of program of visiting motion media artists and lecturers and special screenings at the Rochester Institute of Technology

New York Foundation for the Arts ( 2002 )
Film review panelist for 2003 Artists' Fellowships awards

New York State Council on the Arts ( 2005 )
Electronic Media and Film Program distribution grants panelist (2005)

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