Program Faculty

Stephen Chiodo
Experimental Animation Faculty

Stephen Chiodo is president and creative director of Chiodo Bros. Productions, Inc. Chiodo has established himself as a highly creative special effects director with an expertise in stop-motion animation. He perfected his animation and directorial skills at Rochester Institute of Technology, and... Continue reading »

Maureen Furniss
Co-Director, Experimental Animation Program; Experimental Animation Faculty

Maureen Furniss, Ph.D. is an animation historian. She is the founding editor of Animation Journal (1992 – present) and author of Art in Motion: Animation Aesthetics (John Libbey/Indiana University Press, 1998), The Animation Bible (Laurence King/Harry N.... Continue reading »

Hillary Kapan
Experimental Animation and Integrated Media Faculty

Hillary Kapan received a master's degree in film and computer arts from the University of Oregon. His interactive pieces Blind Date, Fingertip, Emerging Forms and You Kill Me question infatuations with technology. Exhibitions include Paris, Moscow, Yokohama, Sydney, Rio de Janeiro and... Continue reading »

Lei Lei
Experimental Animation Faculty
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Michael Scroggins
Experimental Animation Faculty
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Michael Scroggins is a pioneer in the field of performance animation. The utilization of realtime visual instruments in the creation of visual compositions of absolute color, shape and texture has been at the heart of his work for over 25 years. His absolute animation works have been widely... Continue reading »

* Faculty Emeritus
Part-time Faculty