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MFA Faculty

Associate Professor

Electronic Art, Digital Arts/New Media

Anderson's work incorporates a wide range of media including video, sound, computer interaction, animation, and digital imaging.  His work includes interactive computer sculptures and installation, public art, interactive video for performance, and digital photography. He has created computer... [more]

Professor

Art (Sculpture / Public Art)
Affiliate faculty DANM, FDM, Legal studies
Founder, co-director Social Practice Research Center SPARC at UCSC

Dee Hibbert-Jones is an Academy Award nominated, Emmy® award winning filmmaker and internationally recognized artist. Her work incorporates animation, installation, public art and documentary film examining power and politics: how people manage and who gets heard. She explores diverse subjects... [more]

Associate Professor

Photography and practice; documentary, ethnofiction and narrative media

Through a range of photographic media Karlic creates work that widely addresses the intersection of photography, ethnofiction, and documentary practices, with a focus on systems of labor and industry, globalization, and their impact on the social and environmental landscapes. Karlic... [more]

Assistant Professor

Print Media

Professor

Chair, Art Department
Print Media

Jimin Lee is the head of the print media program and the director of the Contemporary Print Media research Center.

 

Her work explores themes of mobility, displacement and labor on the personal and social level as seen in traffic, places of transport, or objects that move or are "... [more]

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor in Environmental Art (as of January 4, 2021)

Jorgge Menna Barreto, Ph.D. is a Brazilian artist and educator, whose practice and research have been dedicated to site-specific art for over 20 years. In 2014, he did a postdoctorate at UDESC, Brazil, where he collaborated with a biologist and an agronomist to study relations between site-... [more]

Professor

Sculpture, installation, public art, contemporary theory, writing

 

A. Laurie Palmer’s work is concerned with material explorations of matter’s active nature as it asserts itself on different scales and in different speeds, and with collaborating on strategic actions in the contexts of social and environmental justice. These two directions sometimes run parallel... [more]

Professor

Sculpture, Digital Arts/New Media, Founding Director, OpenLab Collaborative Research Center

Jennifer Parker is an artist and Professor of Art. She is the founding Director of UCSC OpenLab Research Center and served as Art Department Chair from 2012-2017.  She is currently helping spearhead ... [more]

Professor

Environmental Art, Performance Art, Film, Intermedia and Sculpture

Elizabeth Stephens, Ph.D. has been a filmmaker, performance artist, activist and educator for over three decades. Stephens is the Founding Director of the E.A.R.T.H. Lab (Environmental Art, Research, Theory and Happenings) at UC Santa Cruz where she is a Professor of Art.  She gained her MFA at... [more]