MARK MILLSTEIN: Biography
Mark Millstein is a Professor and Chair of the Design Department at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. He teaches Electronic Imaging and special projects in interactive media, digital video, digital photography and printmaking. He received his BFA in photography and video from the Atlanta College of Art in 1982 and an MFA in electronic media from the Massachusetts College of Art in 1986.
He has worked as an educator, animator and interactive media designer before returning to academia full-time. He previously taught at the Massachusetts College of Art, the Atlanta College of Art, and Carnegie Mellon University. His work is exhibited and collected locally, nationally and internationally.
Mark's digitally designed and printed kites were selected for exhibit last year in the Art Gallery at SIGGRAPH 2006 in Boston, and his work has been seen in prior SIGGRAPH Art Galleries in 1995, 2000, 2003 and 2005. Mark won the Kahlil Gibran award from the Copley Society of Boston for kite design in the exhibition, Manifest 2003 held in conjunction with the Boston Cyberarts Festival. Also in 2003, his work was exhibited at the Smithsonian Institution Museum of Arts and Industry in a kite design competition juried by Milton Glaser, Judy Kirpich and Ann Willoughby.
Mark has also received numerous research and creative grants, and has curated several exhibitions regarding concepts in digital and hybrid process art and design, including a University of Massachusetts faculty show at the statehouse in Boston during the first Cyberarts Festival in 1999, Digital Insight at the Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA in 2001, and Hybrid Prints: Redefining Printmaking, at UMass Dartmouth, co-curated with professors Janine Wong and Marc St. Pierre. Mark's work is included in the 2006 text Art of the Digital Age, edited by Bruce Wands, Thames and Hudson, publisher.