Assistant Professor Belinda Haikes is an interdisciplinary artist and designer whose research and practice examines the landscape of digital and social relationships. She is interested in how technology, its history and its potential can manifest cultural changes, and uses this as starting point for her creative art practice. Her design research interest is focused on how human relationships are formed through technology and how to leverage that for design communication.
She is a recent recipient of AIGA Design Educator’s ™ Research Grant, and a residency at the The Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts & Sciences, Raburn Gap, GA. She was a finalist for Digital Graffiti in Alys Beach, and was featured on Creative Capital’s™ On Our Radar program. She maintains an active art and design practice that has included exhibiting work in The NMC 10 Exhibition (traveled), the Digital Muddy Festival (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Ill), The Philadelphia Digital Fringe Festival (Philadelphia), Radius 250, Artspace (Richmond, VA). Internationally her work has screened at Lightworks (Grimsby, UK) and Village Nomad(France).
Belinda is an active researcher writing and curating on art and design matters. Her curation includes Mixed Meow at AIGA SPACE gallery and the Biannual Educator’s ™ Exhibition for AGIA Philadelphia. Her writings have been included in the HZ journal, The New Media Caucus Journal and for Loyola University Gallery. She has an MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art and a PHD from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Her work can be seen at www.belindahaikes.com.
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