Professor, Mesa Del Sol Endowed Chair in Digital Media
Andrea Polli is currently a Professor and Director of STEAM NM with appointments in the College of Fine Arts and School of Engineering at the University of New Mexico. She holds the Mesa Del Sol Endowed Chair of Digital Media and directs the Social Media Workgroup, a lab at the University’s Center for Advanced Research Computing.
Polli’s work with art/science, technology has been presented widely in over one hundred presentations, exhibitions and performances internationally including in the Whitney Museum of American Art’s permanent collection and The Field Museum of Natural History, and has been recognized by numerous grants, residencies and awards including the NSF, Fulbright and UNESCO. Her work has been reviewed by the New Yorker, the Los Angeles Times, Art in America, Art News, NY Arts and others. She holds an MFA fro the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a doctorate in practice-led research from the University of Plymouth in the UK. Her latest book is Hack the Grid produced by the Carnegie Museum of Art.