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Grisha Coleman

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