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Shawn Brixey

Dean, Fine Arts
York University

Dr. Shawn Brixey is the Dean of Fine Arts at York University. Previously, he was the Floyd and Delores Jones Endowed Chair for the Arts at the University of Washington, as well as Co-Founder and former Director of U.W.'s Research Center and Ph.D. program in Digital Arts and Experimental Media.  

A graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Shawn has exhibited art and technology works internationally. In 2003 he was honored with a prestigious Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship for New Media, and was inducted as a lifetime fellow of the World Technology Network in 2006. He lectures widely in the U.S. and Europe on new and emerging media art forms.