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  • email nsturiale@massart.edu
  • phone (617) 879-7481
  • education
    • Ed.M, Harvard Graduate School of Education
    • MFA, Tufts University with The School of the Museum of Fine Arts
    • BFA, Studio for Interrelated Media, MassArt

Nita Sturiale is an artist and educator. Her work explores intersections – among art and science, technology and humanity, teaching and learning. An art and technology pioneer, Nita directed the award-winning “Invisible Ideas” project – the first Flash-enabled, GPS-triggered interactive art walk and is included in Stephen Wilson’s book, Information Arts (MIT Press, 2001). She has taught courses combining art, technology and science at several institutions, including Carnegie Mellon and Harvard University. Nita is a Professor and Department Chair in the Studio for Interrelated Media at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston. At MassArt, Nita has spear-headed several initiatives exploring Immersive Media and Generative AI. Nita has been teaching at MassArt since 1999.

Industry Experience

  • 1999-present – Olio Taibi, Cambridge, MA, Co-Founder
  • 2000-2002 – SmartWorlds, Cambridge, MA, Co-Founder
  • 1990-2000 – Private clients, Boston Area, Consultant, Webmaster, Production Artist

Selected Presentations, Performances, and Exhibitions

  • SIMBIG50 Catalog panel presentation and discussion, Moderator, 2023.
  • Generative AI MassArt Teach-In, Producer, 2023
  • Norman Rockwell Museum Thought Leadership Discussion Regarding AI and the NFT, Invited Panelist, 2023.
  • Farm Cultural Park, Favara, Italy. Countless Cities, US Pavilion, Lead curator in collaboration with Farm Cultural Park Founder Andrea Bartoli for an installation exploring US funding models that support innovative cultural development in several US cities, 2019
  • Studio Mariposa, Naco, Mexico ¿qué valemos? Collaboration with the students of Studio Mariposa in Naco, Mexico, 2018
  • Farm Cultural Park, Favara, Italy, Regali Artist Residency in Sicily, 2 week collaboration with 5 European artists and 5 American artists in residence in Favara, 2014.
  • CyberArts Gallery, Boston, MA, We See Each Other All The Time: Multi-media exhibit with Dana Moser, 2014.

Awards

  • Massart Foundation Faculty Fellowship, 2016 
  • Artscience 100k Prize Juror, 2009-2015 
  • Marilyn Pappas Faculty Fellowship, 2006 
  • Copley Society Of Art, First Juror’s Choice, 2003 
  • Lef Foundation Grant, 2001 
  • Cambridge Arts Council Grant, 1998 
  • Jacob K. Javits Fellowship, 1994-97
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