Program Faculty

Scott Benzel
Visiting Faculty, School of Art – Program in Art and Technology
661-253-7801 x2013

Scott Benzel was born in 1968 in Scottsdale, AZ and lives and works in Los Angeles. His work has been shown or performed at The Getty Museum, Los Angeles; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; the Museum Of Contemporary Art Los Angeles; LA><ART, Los Angeles; The MAK Center for Art and... Continue reading »

Tyler Brownlow-Calkin
Faculty & Administrative Assistant, The Center for Integrated Media

Tyler Calkin is an interdisciplinary artist living and working in Los Angeles. He received his MFA in Art and Integrated Media from California Institute of the Arts and has since shown his work across the US and internationally. He has also led gameplay-based artist workshops in Nepal and... Continue reading »

Tom Leeser
Director, School of Art - Program in Art and Technology
Director, The Center for Integrated Media

  Tom Leeser is a media artist, educator, curator, and writer. He is Program Director of the Art and Technology Program and Director of the Center for Integrated Media at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). Tom received his BFA and MFA from the San Francisco Art... Continue reading »

Nick Rodrigues
Visiting Faculty, School of Art - Program in Art and Technology

Nick Rodrigues (b. 1980) uses sculpture, performance, mixed media installation, and engineering to explore technology’s role in suppression and expression of individuality. Pushing every human innovation to its inhuman extreme, his work animates breathing Dorito bags and engenders... Continue reading »

Stephanie Cheng Smith
Faculty, Integrated Media

Stephanie Cheng Smith is a composer, performer and programmer who creates interactive pieces, installations, improvisations and through-composed works. She often uses electronics, violin and light, and her latest explorations with motor arrays have been featured in the 2016 issue... Continue reading »

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