Bonnie L. Mitchell


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Most Recent Affiliation(s):


  • Bowling Green State University, School of Art, Digital Arts, Professor

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  • Syracuse University, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Computer Graphics, Professor

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  • Bowling Green, Ohio, United States of America

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Bio:

  • SIGGRAPH 2020

    Bonnie Mitchell’s research and creative interests include creating visual music animation and interactive immersive installation art, developing digital humanities archives and engaging in cross-disciplinary collaboration. Ms. Mitchell’s artwork explores perception and natural phenomena through experiential relationships to our physical and psychological environment. Ms. Mitchell’s work has been exhibited internationally at venues such as SIGGRAPH, ISEA, Ars Electronica, and many more. She is currently writing a book on animation as a fine art form for Bloomsbury Press in London. Besides teaching, Bonnie Mitchell is the president and art director of CreativeMyndz Multimedia Studios in Bowling Green which produced the Core Concepts in Art series, Buildings Across Time DVD, Art Showcase DVD and the Core Concepts in Humanities series published by McGraw-Hill and Glencoe in NY and LA. She also produced the Gateways to Art multimedia materials published through Thames and Hudson in London. Bonnie Mitchell also served on the Executive Board of ISEA and SIGGRAPH, curated the 2006 SIGGRAPH and GRAPHITE exhibitions and has been a member of numerous professional international committees.

    SIGGRAPH 1997

    Bonnie Mitchell is an Assistant Professor at Syracuse University where she teaches Computer Graphics in the Art Media Studies Department. She received her MFA in Visual Design with an emphasis in Computer Art from the University of Oregon in 1992. She is currently teaching 2D and 3D computer animation, interactive multimedia which include Internet technologies and computer graphics theory. She is best known for the creative development of numerous collaborative Internet art projects including the International Collaborative ChainArt Project, Digital Journey, Diversive Paths, and ChainReaction. These works have won many awards and have been published in numerous journals and books worldwide ChainReaction was exhibited at SIGGRAPH 95 and ISEA 95 and presented at the College Art Association, the National Art Academy, and typoMedia in Frankfurt Germany.

    Bonnie Mitchell is currently a member of the SIGGRAPH Education and Communications Committee where she coordinates the Online Education Directory, the Art and Design Resources, the Career Resources and other SIGGRAPH WWW Projects. She is the art director of the redesign of the SIGGRAPH WWW site. She has presented at SIGGRAPH, College Art Association, SIGSCE, SIGGRAPH, Chicago Woman’s Art Caucus, RIT, the National Art Academy, Foundation Art Theory Education Conference, ISEA,  typoMedia, as well as numerous other conferences on issues related to interactive design and collaborative art on the Internet. She is an active computer artist and her work is currently on tour in the UK as part of the “ArCade II” Show. 

    SIGGRAPH 1996

    Bonnie Mitchell is an assistant professor at Syracuse University where she teaches Computer Graphics in the Art Media Studies department. Her areas of interest are interactive multimedia design, 3d and 2d computer animation, and digital imaging. She received her MFA in Visual Design – Computer Art at the University of Oregon in 1992. She is internationally known for development of numerous collaborative art projects including: the International Collaborative ChainArt Project, Digital Journey, Diversive Paths, and ChainReaction. These works have won awards and have been published in numerous journals and books worldwide. Bonnie Mitchell is also the Director at Large on the SIGGRAPH Executive Committee where she coordinates projects such as the WWW Education Directory, the Art and Design Resources, and the WWW Career Opportunities. She is coordinator of the  SIGGRAPH Art and Design Online Forum and is co-chair of the SIGGRAPH Multimedia Committee. She has presented at numerous conferences on issues related to interactive design and collaborative art on the Internet. She is an active computer artist and recently exhibited an interactive computer art installation at the Artemisia Gallery in Chicago. 


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