People

Chandler McWilliams

Chandler McWilliams is an artist living and working in Los Angeles. He has studied film, photography, and political science; and completed graduate work in philosophy at The New School For Social Research in New York City. In 2013, McWilliams received an MFA in the Program in Art at the California Institute of the Arts.

Chandler has taught at schools and workshops around the world including the School of Visual Arts and The Cooper Union and has published numerous pieces for magazines, academic journals, and conferences. He is the co-author of “Form + Code in Design, Art, and Architecture” (Princeton Architectural Press, 2010).

Lauren Lee McCarthy

Lauren Lee McCarthy is an LA-based artist examining social relationships in the midst of surveillance, automation, and algorithmic living. She is the creator of p5.js, an open source JavaScript platform that aims to make creative expression and coding on the web accessible and inclusive for artists, designers, educators, and beginners. She is an Associate Professor at UCLA Design Media Arts. Lauren’s work has been exhibited internationally, at places such as Ars Electronica, Barbican Centre, Fotomuseum Winterthur, SIGGRAPH, IDFA DocLab, Science Gallery Dublin, Seoul Museum of Art, and the Japan Media Arts Festival. She’s a 2019 Creative Capital Grantee, ZERO1 Arts Incubator Resident, and has previously held residencies with Sundance New Frontiers, Eyebeam, CMU STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, Autodesk, NYU ITP, and Ars Electronica, among others.

Casey Reas

Reas’ software, prints, and installations have been featured in solo and group exhibitions at museums and galleries in the United States, Europe, and Asia. His work ranges from small works on paper to urban-scale installations, and he balances solo work in the studio with collaborations with architects and musicians. Reas’ work is in a range of private and public collections, including the Centre Georges Pompidou and the Whitney Museum of American Art. He holds a master’s degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Media Arts and Sciences and a bachelor’s degree from the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning at the University of Cincinnati. With Ben Fry, Reas initiated Processing in 2001; Processing is an open-source programming language and environment for the visual arts.

Jheanelle Brown

Jheanelle a curator/film programmer and educator. She is Community and Project Coordinator for Art and the Internet in LA 1969+