James Duesing-Center for the Arts in Society - Carnegie Mellon University

James Duesing

Professor of Art, School of Art

Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Ave,
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office: CFA 404
Phone: 412.268.7807


James Duesing is a computer animator and video artist. His work has been exhibited throughout the world in venues as diverse as: The Sundance Film Festival; PBS; SIGGRAPH; The Berlin Video Festival; MTV; Shanghai Animation Festival; Film Forum; the Seoul Animation Center and some of the finest rec rooms in the USA. His work is held in collections at The Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Goethe Memorial Museum, Tokyo; the UCLA Film Archive, Los Angeles and The Israel Museum. His work has received much recognition including: Grants from Creative Capital, the National Endowment for the Arts, an American Film Institute Fellowship, an Emmy Award, the Deutscher Videokunstpreis, and a CINE Golden Eagle. He has been Co-Director of The STUDIO of Creative Inquiry a center for interdisciplinary collaboration in art and science projects. He currently is a professor in electronic and time based art at Carnegie Mellon University's School of Art.

In July 2014, James was appointed as the director of CAS. Read the news brief here.