Grisha Coleman

Herberger College of the Arts
Arts, Media, Engineering
Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
5802
Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
5802
Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
5802
Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
5802

Biography

Grisha Coleman is a time-based artist working in performance and experiential media. Her work explores relationships between physiological, technological and ecological systems. As faculty, she holds the position of Associate Professor of Movement, Computation and Digital Media in the School of Arts, Media and Engineering, with affiliations in Schools of Dance and the Design. Her art and scholarly work, echo::system, is a springboard for re-imagining the environment, environmental change, and environmental justice. Her research in movement and somatic methods informs her teaching as well as supporting transdisciplinary research; she is a member of The International Somatic Movement Education & Therapy Association (ISMETA), and works with modalities of Body-Mind Centering ™ and The Feldenkrais Method™.

Coleman is a New York City native. Her work has been recognized nationally and internationally; including a 2012 National Endowment for the Arts in Media Grant [NEA], the 2014 Mohr Visiting Artist at Stanford University, a fellowship at the STUDIO for Creative Inquiry at Carnegie Mellon University, and multiple grants from the Rockefeller Multi Arts Project Fund, The Surdna Foundation, and The Creative Capital Foundation. She performed as a member of the acclaimed dance company Urban Bush Women and founded the music performance group HOTMOUTH, toured extensively nationally and internationally, and was nominated for a 1998 NYC Drama Desk Award for "Most Unique Theatrical Experience." 

Education

  • Post Doc Carnegie Mellon University, STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, College of Fine Arts, 2005
  •  M.F.A.  Music Composition/Integrated Media, California Institute of the Arts 2004
  •  B.A.     College of Letters, Wesleyan University                                                                                                                

Research Activity

Courses

Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
AME 111 Intro to Digital Culture
AME 484 Internship
AME 485 Digital Culture Capstone I
AME 486 Digital Culture Capstone II
AME 590 Reading And Conference
AME 792 Research
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
AME 484 Internship
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
AME 111 Intro to Digital Culture
AME 485 Digital Culture Capstone I
AME 486 Digital Culture Capstone II
AME 494 Special Topics
AME 499 Individualized Instruction
AME 792 Research
AME 799 Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
DCE 294 Special Topics
AME 484 Internship
AME 590 Reading And Conference
AME 592 Research
AME 593 Applied Project
AME 792 Research
AME 799 Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
AME 484 Internship
AME 792 Research
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
AME 484 Internship
AME 493 Honors Thesis
AME 499 Individualized Instruction
AME 590 Reading And Conference
AME 592 Research
AME 792 Research
AME 799 Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
AME 484 Internship
AME 499 Individualized Instruction
AME 590 Reading And Conference
AME 592 Research
AME 593 Applied Project
AME 792 Research
AME 799 Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course Number Course Title
AME 484 Internship
AME 592 Research
AME 593 Applied Project
AME 599 Thesis
AME 684 Internship
AME 792 Research
AME 799 Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
AME 111 Intro to Digital Culture
AME 484 Internship
AME 492 Honors Directed Study
AME 493 Honors Thesis
AME 494 Special Topics
AME 499 Individualized Instruction
AME 590 Reading And Conference
AME 592 Research
AME 593 Applied Project
AME 598 Special Topics
AME 599 Thesis
AME 792 Research
AME 799 Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
DCE 294 Special Topics
AME 385 Collab Projects & Research I
AME 484 Internship
AME 485 Digital Culture Capstone I
AME 492 Honors Directed Study
AME 494 Special Topics
AME 499 Individualized Instruction
DCE 580 Practicum
AME 590 Reading And Conference
AME 592 Research
AME 593 Applied Project
AME 598 Special Topics
AME 792 Research
AME 799 Dissertation
Summer 2015
Course Number Course Title
AME 484 Internship
AME 592 Research
AME 593 Applied Project
AME 599 Thesis
AME 684 Internship
AME 792 Research
AME 799 Dissertation
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
AME 111 Intro to Digital Culture
AME 484 Internship
AME 493 Honors Thesis
AME 494 Special Topics
AME 499 Individualized Instruction
AME 590 Reading And Conference
AME 592 Research
AME 593 Applied Project
AME 598 Special Topics
AME 599 Thesis
AME 792 Research
AME 799 Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
AME 484 Internship
AME 492 Honors Directed Study
AME 499 Individualized Instruction
DCE 580 Practicum
AME 590 Reading And Conference
AME 592 Research
AME 593 Applied Project
AME 598 Special Topics
AME 792 Research
AME 799 Dissertation
Summer 2014
Course Number Course Title
AME 484 Internship
AME 592 Research
AME 593 Applied Project
AME 599 Thesis
AME 684 Internship
AME 792 Research
AME 799 Dissertation
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
AME 394 Special Topics
AME 499 Individualized Instruction
AME 590 Reading And Conference
AME 592 Research
AME 593 Applied Project
AME 599 Thesis
AME 792 Research
AME 799 Dissertation