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College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Media, Film & Journalism Studies

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Faculty & Staff

Christopher Coleman, BFA

Office Location: Sturm Hall, Room 216A

Phone: 303-871-7432

Email: [email protected]

About: Chris' research interests include control systems, chaos and order, digital interaction, physical interaction, borders, animation, appropriation, technological decay, art as activism, audio/video manipulation, systems in nature, and object creation. He received his B.F.A. in sculpture at West Virginia University where he also spent a number of years studying Mechanical Engineering. His M.F.A. was earned at SUNY Buffalo specializing in Interactivity and Real-Space Electronics. He teaches interactive programming in Processing and OpenFrameworks, tangible and mobile interface experimentation, and motion design.

Selected Classes: 

  • EDPX 3310/4310: Tangible Interactivity
  • EDPX 3701/4701: Topics in EDP – Digital Fabrication
  • EDPX: 3701/4701: Topics in EDP – Mograph and the Figure
  • EDPX 3730/4730: 21st Century Digital Art
  • EDPX 3950: Collaboration and Production


  • BFA, West Virginia University (2001)
  • MFA, SUNY Buffalo (2003)

Selected Accomplishments:

  • Recipient of the 2009 Metropolis Art Prize Grand Prize
  • Work featured in Times Square, NYC
  • Maxuino, the software project he created in collaboration with Ali Momeni, has been downloaded by 30,000 by people in 125 countries and is used in classrooms and artworks across the globe.