Jacob CiocciAdjunct Assistant Professor of Art
Jacob teaches introductory courses in video art. He is an active artist, exhibiting internationally in one person and group shows under the pseudonym “paper rad”, a collaborative project he started with 2 other artists. His work, ranging from animated videos to comics to performance, deals with the relationship between popular culture and popular technology. In 2006 he was awarded a Heinz Creative Heights grant to create a new 20-minute video for children called “problem solvers”. Jacob received a Masters of Fine Art degree in 2005 from Carnegie Mellon University, and previously a Bachelors of Fine Art in 2000 from Oberlin College, OH. Recent exhibits, screenings and performances have included venues such as The New Museum, New York, the Detroit Museum of Contemporary Art, Sundance Film Festival, the Athens Biennial, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York.