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    • 2014 MFA, Visual Communication, Dynamic Media Institute at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
    • 2008 BA, Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Hodara is a multimedia artist, designer, and educator. Her work explores the intersection between traditional and cutting-edge media in order to create beautiful, non-utilitarian experiences with technology. She teaches design at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, SMFA at Tufts University, and Emmanuel College.

Industry Experience

  • Consultant and facilitator, “{VR} for Reentry,” Graduate thesis project by Melissa Teng, The Engagement Lab at Emerson College, Boston, MA
  • Co-founder with Ingrid Pimsner, International Institute of Contemporary Art and Theory, Mangalia, Romania
  • Production Designer, NEXT Model Management, New York, NY
  • Assistant to director Janos Marton Ph.D., The Living Museum, Creedmoor Psychiatric Center, Queens, NY
  • Apprentice to Master Screen Printer Gary Lichtenstein, Gary Lichtenstein Editions, Ridgefield, CT
  • Studio Technician, The Common Press, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


  • Two-person exhibition, “The Pursuit of Happiness”, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA (2018)
  • Self Composed, Aviary Gallery, Jamaica Plains, MA (2018)
  • Two-person exhibition, “Distance ≠ Time”, IceBox Project Space, Philadelphia, PA (2017)
  • Solo-exhibition, Stewards in Memoriam, Gallery 5, Emmanuel College, Boston, MA (2017)
  • Solo-performance, IDEAS Event: The Dr. Pawel Norway Dream Machine, Calit2 Theater, Atkinson Hall, UC San Diego (2016)


  • “Chicken Soup for the Pissed-Off Designer: Using Design to Cope with American Politics,” co-presenter with Martha Rettig, Scout: Interventions, Northeastern University, Boston, MA (2019)
  • Workshop, “Augmented Reality Workshop: Visualizing Ocean Pollution,” Climate Resilience Forum, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA (2019)
  • Is the Art World Ready: Best Practices for Augmented Reality in the Art Gallery?” co-presenter with Martha Rettig, AR in Action 2019, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA (2019)
  • Panelist, Fine Arts Alumni Panel, University of Pennsylvania, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA (2016)


  • Penn Treaty Special Services District, Co-recipient with IceBox Project Space (2017)
  • Humanities Arts and Research Program at Michigan State University, Co-recipient with Zach Kaiser and Gabi Schaffzin (2017)
  • Residency, BoxoProjects, Joshua Tree, CA (2017)
  • Massachusetts Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Judge, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA (2017)
  • Residency, The Common Press, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (2014)
  • Residency, Groundwork, Falls Village, CT (2014)
  • Fine Arts Chair’s Award, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Awarded to two seniors for outstanding work in the Senior Thesis Exhibition (2008)
  • Kelly Senior Research Grant, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Awarded based on merit of senior thesis research proposal (2008)
  • Kelly Family Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA; Awarded for study overseas (2006 – 2007)


  • Tutt Library’s Special Collections, Colorado College, Colorado Spring, CO
  • Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrech Library, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Professional Affiliations

  • Bromfield Gallery (2015 – 2019)


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