Main menu

Info

Biography – Copper Frances Giloth – February 2016


Copper Giloth is an Associate Professor of Art at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She teaches courses in Digital Media, Information Design, Mobile Apps and Drawing. Giloth’s projects take the form of drawings, books, animations, videos, websites and installations. Her work has been exhibited in the U.S., Japan, Canada, and across Europe. In July of 2014 she released “Labyrinth-of-Fables” a mobile app allowing the user to visit, remotely or at the original site, the Labyrinth of Versailles which was constructed starting in 1665 but destroyed in 1775. (http://www.labyrinth-of-fables.com/en/)   The Oculus Rift version was released in March of 2015. Her solo exhibition “The Sudoku Diaries: Gaining or Seeding Control” was at Herter Gallery at University of Massachusetts in September through October 2015. Much of her earliest work was among the pioneering efforts in the then nascent field of computer art and computer graphics.  She organized the first two international ACM Siggraph Art Show Competitions in 1982 and 1983.  The 1983 exhibition travelled to 30 locations in the U.S., Canada, France, and Japan. Her website documenting the Siggraph’82 Art Exhibition is located at: http://people.umass.edu/sig82art/

CV

Download PDF [100k]
   
1985 - Present University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Department of Art, Associate Professor
1993 - 2013 University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Director of Academic Computing in OIT
1992 - 96 Princeton University, Visual Arts, Visiting Instructor, Fall Semester only
1985 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Visiting Professor, School of Art, Summer
1984 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Visiting Professor, School of Art, Summer
  Kent State University, Kent, OH, Visiting Professor in the Blossom Summer Program in Art
  School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Instructor in the Video Department
1983 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Instructor
  Kent State University, Visiting Professor