Curriculum Vitae


Scott Garner is a multidisciplinary artist working to unite technical, design and craft skills into a cohesive creative voice. Major themes in his work include alternative forms of engagement with technology, issues of beauty and creativity in the modern world and the future of storytelling through interactive media.

Distinctions and Awards

  • 2019 Twitch Extension Challenge • Honorable Mention • Heat
  • 2016 G4C Feed the Pig Challenge • Winner • Yesterday's Tomorrow
  • 2015 Apple • App Store Best of 2015 • Volotic
  • 2015 Apple • Featured: Audio Oddities • Volotic
  • 2015 Oculus' Mobile VR Jam 2015 • Finalist • SoundScape
  • 2013 Core77 Design Awards • Student Notable, Interaction • BeetBox
  • 2012 Vimeo • Staff Pick • Still Life
  • 2010 Vimeo • Shortlist for Captured Category • Piano Gloves
  • 2010 Adobe Design Achievement Awards • Semi-Finalist: Heartache as a Masterpiece
  • 2009 Cornish 1-2-3 Show • Best in Show • Leading the Blind
  • 2007 Cornish 1-2-3 Show • Best First Year • Process Book

Exhibitions and Performances

  • 2019 PNCA Creative Technology Show, Portland • Selected VR Works
  • 2018 MoMAR, New York City • Number 1B, 2018
  • 2016 Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit, Boston • Two Worlds
  • 2016 Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit • Light (MAEVR)
  • 2013 Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh • Reach
  • 2012 Interactive Projection at Webvisions, Portland • Tweetopia
  • 2011 SXSW Performance for Extensis, Austin • TypeStar 2.0
  • 2011 Grass Hut Gallery, Portland • Replacement Heart
  • 2010 Sage Café, Seattle • Words and Pictures
  • 2010 Interactive Thesis Installation, Seattle • Heartache as a Masterpiece
  • 2009 Cupcake Royale, Seattle • Words and Pictures
  • 2008 Cornish 1-2-3 Show, Seattle • Selected Works
  • 2007 Cornish 1-2-3 Show, Seattle • Selected Works

Appointments and Residencies

  • 2020 Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh • Technologist in Residence
  • 2018 PNCA Make+Think+Code • Faculty Member and Research Fellow
  • 2016 NYU Media Research Lab • Senior Fellow
  • 2013 Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh • Tough Art Residency

Speaking

  • 2021 CETI Institute, Portland • Making Music, Once Removed
  • 2021 CU Atlas Institute, Boulder • Who is this Person?
  • 2016 NYU Media Research Lab, New York • Introducing Khoros and O Fortuna
  • 2016 Local Projects, New York • Presenting Object Normal
  • 2016 Tribeca Games and Media Summit, New York • Yesterday's Tomorrow
  • 2015 NYU Digital Literacy Summer Program, New York • Intro to Creative Technology
  • 2012 Webvisions, Portland • A Tour of Tweetopia
  • 2010 Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle • Professional Practices Talk

Classes and Workshops

  • 2020 CU Atlas Institute, Boulder • Unity Networking
  • 2019 PNCA, Portland • Invisible Technology
  • 2019 PNCA, Portland • Interactive Livestreaming
  • 2019 PNCA, Portland • Survey of 21st Century Storytelling
  • 2018 Designlab Mentorship, New York • Design 101
  • 2017 Designlab Mentorship, New York • Design 101 and Typography
  • 2015 NYU Digital Literacy Summer Program, New York • Creative Code on the Web
  • 2014 Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle • An Introduction to p5.js
  • 2014 Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle • Type in Motion

Articles and Publications

  • 2016 FOLD • Some Favorite Novels by Women Authors
  • 2014 Net Magazine • Introducing p5.js
  • 2014 Self-Published Book • Making Things Beautiful / Making Beautiful Things
  • 2011 Self-Published Book • Letters to Myself
  • 2010 The Controller • My Velouria
  • 2009 Self-Published Comic Collection • Mixed Potential
  • 2008 Birds and Whistles, Volume 10 • Selected Works
  • 2007 Birds and Whistles, Volume 9 • Selected Works

Academic Distinctions

  • 2012 Tisch School of the Arts • Department Fellowship
  • 2010 Cornish College of the Arts • Sole Summa Cum Laude in Design Department
  • 2010 Cornish College of the Arts • 4.0 Career GPA
  • 2008-2009 Cornish College of the Arts • Kreilsheimer Scholarship
  • 2007-2009 Cornish College of the Arts • President’s Scholarship
  • 2006-2009 Cornish College of the Arts • Design Department Scholarship
  • 2006 Cornish College of the Arts • Nellie Cornish Scholarship

Education

  • 2012-2014 New York University • Master of Professional Studies
  • 2006-2010 Cornish College of the Arts • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design

Professional Experience

  • 2000-2021 Interactive Artist • Freelance in Various Locations
  • 2018 Faculty Member and Reserach Fellow • PNCA in Portland, Oregon
  • 2014 Adjunct Instructor • Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, Washington
  • 2013-2014 Experimental Media Researcher • NYU in New York, New York
  • 2009-2012 Interactive Lead / Digital Director • Süperfad Inc. in Seattle, Washington
  • 2009 Motion Graphics Director • Sweet Crude in Seattle, Washington
  • 2003-2004 Technology Lead • Marsh Enterprises in Amarillo, Texas
  • 2000-2002 Lead Developer • Data Tomato in Austin, Texas