Nick Bontrager is an interdisciplinary artist whose work and research explores the physical and conceptual nature of the moving image, game-based interactions and exchanges, and the idea of replicas or facsimiles as tools of preservation or understanding.
Nick received his MFA from The Ohio State University for studies in Art & Technology and his BFA at the University of Houston in Photography & Digital Media. His artwork has been exhibited internationally in film festivals, museums, and galleries with a recent focus on interactive electronics workshops for underrepresented and under-served groups.
Nick is currently an Associate Professor of New Media Art at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas where he resides with partner, Jessica, and their two cats, two chickens, two human children, and one turtle.
He is also the current President of the New Media Caucus, an international non-profit association formed to promote the development and understanding of new media art.
Jessica can be found making amazing things at childerhouse.
Contact Nick about his projects by sending a message to nick AT nickbontrager DOT com.