I am an artist and technologist who uses code to create my own artistic systems.These systems are at once clever and sensual, incorporating extreme tactility with ephemeral, abstract logic.

I am currently working in Pittsburgh as an independent artist and freelance consultant. To hear about my work check out this interview, my resume, or email me at info@carolinerecord.com.


Education

MS Human Computer Interaction, Carnegie Mellon University
BFA Fine Arts and Human Computer Interaction, Carnegie Mellon University

Exhibitions


2016 Forever Overhead, solo show 707 Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2015 Gettin' Physical, Bar Marco, Pittsburgh, PA
2015 H30, The Drift, Pittsburgh, PA
2015 After Sound , The Miller Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2014 SciTech, Carnegie Science Center, Pittsburgh, PA
2014 Public Record, Space Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2014 Actual Size, The Miller Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2014 Walls That Soak, The Brewhouse Association, Pittsburgh, PA
2014 She, Ellis Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2013 The User Experience, The Space Upstairs, Pittsburgh, PA
2012 Probable Bodies, The Frame Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2011 Confluence, The Frame Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2011 Acid to Ink, Silver Spring, MD

Experience

The Innovation Studio at the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh | Creative Technologist
November 2015 - Present

Conceptualizes, designs and programs custom interactive experiences for the Carnegie Museum of Art, Natural History, Science Center and The Warhol. Has done two large scale public facing projects so far and is currently working on a Cabinet of Curiosities drawing from content from all four museums to be installed in the Pittsburgh International Airport.

Carnegie Mellon University | Adjunct Professor
August 2016 - Present

teaches Introduction to Interactivity , a studio class geared at School of Art sophomores introducing programming, physical computing, and media theory. Subjects include generativity, computational photography, and social hacking.

Young Makers | Guest Educator
August 2015

Co-Taught three week-long STEAM summer camps in Lego Engineering Skills, Animation, and Game Design for children 6-12 years old in Beijing.

Bossa Nova Robotics | User Research Consultant
July 2015

Part of a small team doing user research for a new robot for retail. Did a literature review and assisted in two contextual inquiries and synthesis sessions.

The Pittsburgh Children's Museum | Exhibition Design Consultant
January 2015 - June 2015

Assisted in the the Very Lonely Firefly interactive projection design and implementation.

Pittsburgh Opera | Media Designer
February 2015 - April 2015

Designed and created interactive media for a 20 minute contemporary opera called For the Time Being.

The Ellis School | Guest Educator
February 2015

Created the curriculum for and taught a six sessions Drawing with Code workshop series for the seventh grade, gave an artist's talk to the middle school, and created an educational creative coding station for the Fine Arts Festival.

Carnegie Science Center | Guest Educator
March 2015

Created an educational creative coding station for SciTech week. Introduced middle and high school students to code through fun tweak-able examples.

Studio Direct | Web Development
October 2014 - January 2015
Fully developed the Studio Direct Website using css, html, javascript, and zerb foundation.

Click'd - Independent Study with the Pittsburgh Children's Museum | Team Lead
September 2014 - December 2014
Lead a 4 person team in a user centered research process to design a play area for children based off The Very Clumsy Click Beetle by Eric Carle.

Popbox - MHCI Capstone Project, Panasonic R&D | Team Lead
January 2014 - August 2014
Lead a 5 person team in a 8 month user-centered design process developing a wearable game to motivate children to engage in healthier long-term behaviors.

The STUDIO for Creative inquiry | Research Assistant
June 2013 - March 2014
Independently developed and designed custom software for three Artists in Residence. Taught basic coding and aided in the artistic brainstorming process.

ArtFab Carnegie Mellon School of Art | CNC Router Monitor
September 2012 - May 2013
Assisted student, faculty and, staff with Rhino CAD files and fabrication on the CNC router.

Creators Coalition | Student leader
January 2011 - May 2013
Founded, co-directed and directed a student organization whose mission was to create art resources on campus. Led curation, installation, and de-installation of seven student shows. Organized two nights of open critiques and 16 student-led workshops.

Pyramid Atlantic Studios | Studio Assistant
June 2011 - August 2011
Completed Studio projects in intaglio print, monoprint, screen print, letterpress, bookbinding and paper-making. Assisted resident artists on commissioned works.

Spark Media | Visual Designer
June 2010 - August 2010
Designed and produced a hand drawn poster for Dancing With N.E.D., a documentary about a rock band of gynecological surgeons.

Teach/Talk


2015 p5.js Contributors Conference, Education Team Developer
2015 Stem Stars, Volunteer Educator, YWCA
2015 Performing Code, Guest Lecturer, Media and Performance art theory class with Nico Zevallos
2015 Making Art With Code, Guest Educator, Ellis Girls' Middle School
2014 Drawing with Code, Workshop Teacher, Draw Symposium with Nathan Trevino
2014 Artist's Talk and organizer, B Star A with Maddy Varner
2013 Artist's Talk and organizer, B Star A with Robb Godshaw
2013 Liminal Spaces, Fifth Friday Lecturer, The Space Upstairs with Geoffrey P. Morgan
2012 Crash Course in Photography, Workshop Teacher, Creators Coalition with Robyn Lammert
2011 Making Paper, Workshop Teacher, Pyramid Atlantic Studios
2011 the Learned Ladies, Middle School Theater Director, Traveling Players Ensemble

Press


2015 After Sound Review in the Huffington Post
2015 After Sound Review in Trib Total Media
2015 Artist in Residence Video Interview
2014 Pittsburgh Articulate Interview
2014 Public Record video
2014 City Paper Write up about Public Record
2011 ArtHang Feature

Awards and Honors


STUDIO for Creative Inquiry Artist in Residence
The Brewhouse Association Artist in Residence
Phi Beta Kappa Honors society
Andrew Carnegie Scholar
Yale University Norfolk Fellow
FRAF Grant
AroKO Art and Architecture Grant
Interdisciplinary Art Grant
Small Undergraduate Research Grant
Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior Art Awards
Python Fundamentals of Programming Competition Finalist