Mr. Josh Fishburn will be joining the Department of Interactive Multimedia as Assistant Professor. He comes to TCNJ from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater where he held the position of Assistant Professor of Media Arts & Game Development in the Department of Communication. He brings with him a passion for technology, the connection between audio and visual movement in games, and the expressive power of networks in games and art. His work is demonstrated in a variety of media, from video and paper-based games to networked game installations. Mr. Fishburn’s expertise and background will strengthen the teachings of the Department and engage both experienced and novice students.
Mr. Fishburn is a new media artist, game designer, and educator. His work has been shown at Plus Gallery in Denver, FILE 2008 and 2009 in São Paulo, Brazil, 8-Bit Game People in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Prospectives ’09 in Reno, Nevada, at the UW-Whitewater’s Play Expo, at the 2012 and 2013 Games+Learning+Society Conference’s Art Exhibition, and at the Blank Arcade exhibition at DiGRA 2014. He holds an MFA in Electronic Media Arts Design and an MA in Digital Media Studies from the University of Denver, as well as a BS in Computer Science from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. His previous teaching experience includes the University of Denver, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, and Metropolitan State College of Denver.