Paul Catanese, Hybrid Media Artist



Brief Biography
Paul Catanese is a hybrid media artist whose diverse range of works include installation, printmaking, video, sculptural objects, handmade paper, artists books, code, net.art, and projections which have been exhibited internationally, notably at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, SFMOMA Artists Gallery, La Villette and the China Academy of Art; with screenings at the Bangkok Experimental Film Festival, Stuttgart Filmwinter, FILE Sao Paulo, ANIMAC, ExUrban Screens in Melbourne, New Forms Festival Vancouver, and ISEA2014 Dubai. He has received commissions from Rhizome.org and Turbulence.org, and most recently, he was awarded a 2014 Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship. Catanese is an Associate Professor and Director of the Interdisciplinary Arts & Media MFA Program at Columbia College Chicago, where he is also Associate Chair of the Art & Art History Department.

Detailed Biography
Paul Catanese (b. 1975 Huntington, NY) is a Hybrid Media Artist, Author, Associate Professor, Director of the Interdisciplinary Arts & Media MFA Program at Columbia College Chicago & President Emeritus of the New Media Caucus. His diverse range of artworks include installation, printmaking, video, sculptural objects, handmade paper, artists books, code, net.art, and projections which have been exhibited internationally, notably at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, SFMOMA Artists Gallery, La Villette and the China Academy of Art; with screenings at the Bangkok Experimental Film Festival, Stuttgart Filmwinter, FILE Sao Paulo, ANIMAC, ExUrban Screens in Melbourne, New Forms Festival Vancouver, and ISEA2014 Dubai. His artwork has been exhibited internationally, notably at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, SFMOMA Artist's Gallery, the Bangkok Experimental Film Festival, La Villette, and the China Academy of Art; with screenings at the Bangkok Experimental Film Festival, Stuttgart Filmwinter, FILE Sao Paulo, ANIMAC, ExUrban Screens in Melbourne, New Forms Festival Vancouver, and ISEA2014 Dubai. He has received commissions from Rhizome.org and Turbulence.org, and most recently, he was awarded a 2014 Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship. Catanese is the author of Director’s Third Dimension (2001), a book on real-time three-dimensional programming techniques for interactive multimedia, and the co-author of Post-Digital Printmaking: CNC, Traditional, and Hybrid Techniques (2012), a book that examines the rapid evolution of traditional printmaking to incorporate computer controlled industrial tools such as laser cutters & CNC routers. He earned an MFA in Art & Technology at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) in 2000 and a BA in Theater at SUNY Geneseo in 1997. Prior to his Columbia College faculty appointment, he was an Assistant Professor of New Media at San Francisco State University from 2003-2008; he has also taught at SAIC, Harold Washington College and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago.

Curriculum Vitae
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