Byron Rich

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Office Phone: (814) 332-3381
Office Building: Pelletier Library
Office Room: 237
Box #: 23
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Professional Title/s

Assistant Provost of Academic Innovation : Chair of the Department of Art : Director of Academic Innovation Partnerships

Faculty Credentials

BFA from the University of Calgary. Calgary, Alberta, Canada. MFA in Emerging Practices from The State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo NY

Biographical Information

Byron Rich is an artist, professor and lecturer born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. His work exploring speculative design, biology futures and tactical media has been widely shown and spoken about internationally. He pursued a degree in New-Media at The University of Calgary before relocating to Buffalo, New York where he obtained an MFA in Emerging Practices at The University at Buffalo.He was the runner up for the 2016 BioArt & Design Award, and the recipient of an Honorary Mention at the 2017 Prix Ars Electronica. He now serves as Assistant Provost of Academic Innovation, and Associate Professor and Chair of Art at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania.

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Office Hours: M/W/F 8:30 am - 9:30 am