Hye Yeon Nam
321A Art Bldg
BFA Ewha Women’s University, South Korea
MFA Rhode Island School of Design
PhD Georgia Institute of Technology
Hye Yeon Nam is a digital media artist working on interactive installations, performance video, speculative design, and experimental games. She is a PhD candidate in digital media with a minor in computer science at Georgia Institute of Technology and holds an MFA in digital media from the Rhode Island School of Design. As assistant professor at New York Institute of Technology, Nam taught undergraduate and graduate courses in multi-media tools, interactive design, and visual imaging, and as a graduate instructor at Rhode Island School of Design, she lectured on introductory computer animation and 3D animation using Maya. Nam’s art has been displayed domestically and internationally at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC; Times Square (as a runner-up for the Metropolitan Art Prize); FILE Festival in Brazil; Future Places Festival in Portugal; and Juan Media Festival in Korea. Her work was broadcast on the Discovery Channel in Canada and broadcast live on Good Day Sacramento; published in Leonardo Journal; and featured in Wired, We Make Money Not Art, Makezine, Business Insider, Slashdot, and Engadget, among other publications.