Department of Art and Art History People

Kristin Lucas

Assistant Professor

Studio Art: Transmedia


Kristin Lucas is a multidisciplinary artist. Born in Iowa, she attended undergraduate school at The Cooper Union School of Art in New York City, and after ten years, enrolled in graduate school at Stanford University in California’s Silicon Valley. She has spent the past five years residing in New York’s Hudson Valley and is the recent recipient of an Eyebeam Artist Residency in New York City.

Her video, installation, networked performance, augmented reality, and hybrid media works have been presented internationally at museums and galleries, including: The New Museum, The Museum of Modern Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, The Whitney Museum of American Art (New York City); Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (Liverpool); Center for Art and Media (Karlsruhe); Nam June Paik Art Center (Gyeonggi-do); and at festivals, including: dOCUMENT (Kassel), Low Lives International Internet Performance Festival, Transmediale Festival (Berlin), and World Wide Video Festival (Amsterdam). She has participated in numerous artist residency programs, including: ACC Weimar (Germany); ARCUS (Japan), Eyebeam, Harvestworks, Marie Walsh Sharpe Space Program, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Museum, World Views (New York City); The Experimental Television Center and Institute for Electronic Arts in New York state; and Harvard University Office of the Arts. She is the recipient of numerous awards and grants including: Andrea Frank Foundation Grant, Edith Russ Site for Media Art Stipend, New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, New York State Council on the Arts Individual Artist Grant, Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant, and Rhizome Commissions, among others. Her artwork is represented by Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) and Postmasters Gallery, New York.

Lucas has taught and advised students at several graduate and undergraduate art programs, including New York University, California College of Art, University of California at Berkeley, and Bard College.