Kristin Lucas

Associate Professor

Studio Art: Transmedia

Kristin Lucas is an artist exploring connections across disciplines. Born in Iowa, she moved to New York City to attend The Cooper Union School of Art, and later to California’s Silicon Valley to receive an MFA in Art Practice at Stanford University. She is a member of NEW INC, a museum-led cultural incubator for art, technology and design; and works collaboratively with StoriesXFuture, an international working group of sustainability experts, technologists and storytellers exploring the potential of emerging technologies like XR and AI to foster positive impact, and to accelerate the transition to greener, more resilient cities. She is currently a participant of SciArt Initiative’s The Bridge Collaborative Residency Program.

Her augmented reality, generative animation, video, installation, and performance works have been presented internationally by museums, galleries and foundations, including: Artists Space, Dia Center for the Arts, New Museum, Onassis Foundation, Pioneer Works, The Museum of Modern Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Whitney Museum of American Art (New York); Center for Art and Media (Karlsruhe); Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (Liverpool); House of Electronic Arts (Basel); Nam June Paik Art Center (Gyeonggi-do); and at festivals, including: Ars Electronica (Linz), BAM Teknopolis, New York Video Festival, WSJ Future of Everything (New York); EarthX and AURORA (Dallas); TIFF (Toronto), Print Screen Festival (Holon), Transmediale Festival (Berlin), Cinekid and World Wide Video Festival (Amsterdam). She has participated in numerous artist residency programs, including: ACC Weimar (Germany); ARCUS (Japan); BAU Institute Summer Arts Residency at Camargo Foundation (Cassis); Yafo Creative/Print Screen Festival Digital Arts Residency (Yafo); AR/VR Artist Research Residency (Portland); Eyebeam Artist Residency, Harvestworks Digital Arts Center Artist Residency, Marie Walsh Sharpe Space Program, Pioneer Works Technology Residency, P.S.1 National Studio Program, World Views (New York); Signal Culture, The Experimental Television Center (Owego); Institute for Electronic Arts (Alfred); and Harvard University Office of the Arts (Cambridge). She is the recipient of numerous awards and grants including: Andrea Frank Foundation Grant, Edith Russ Site for Media Art Stipend, Engadget Alternate Realities Grant, New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, New York State Council on the Arts Individual Artist Grant, Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant, and Rhizome Commissions, among others. Her videos are distributed by Electronic Arts Intermix (New York); her immersive work is featured on RadianceVR International Research Platform, and her broader body of work is represented by And/Or Gallery (Los Angeles) and Postmasters Gallery (New York).

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