Paul Catanese (USA)

Paul Catanese

is a hybrid media artist and an Assistant Professor of New Media at San Francisco State University. He earned his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he lectured for several years on animation, digital imaging and virtual reality. He has also had the opportunity to teach at Columbia College, Harold Washington College and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. Prior to accepting a teaching position at SFSU, he formed Skeletonmoon Inc., which provided development and consulting services for educational and advertising-focused online games. During that time, he authored Director’s Third Dimension, a book on three-dimensional programming for interactive multimedia which is used as a textbook as several institutions, and has subsequently been translated into Spanish. 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, Villette-Numerique, Stuttgarter Filmwinter, FILE, ANIMAC, and the New Forms Festival. His work has been included in and Artweek. He has had numerous opportunities to speak at festivals and conferences and has been a visiting artist at programs of art and design around the country. As a 2003/04 recipient of a Kala Art Institute artist-in-residence Fellowship award, he was able to explore various printmaking and bookmaking techniques and created a series of digital cornell boxes for Gameboy Advance. Most recently, Paul completed a commission for with funds made possible by the National Endowment for the Arts and a commission for

  • [R][R][F]200x—>XP – global networking project
  • RRF v.1 curated by Melody Parker-Carter