Marianna Williams

Assistant Professor

Marianna Williams

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of Art and Design

Bio

Marianna Dixon Williams attended Brown University and received her BFA from RISD and an MFA at uPenn. Their interdisciplinary works seek to re-frame our relationship to self, technology and our environment.

Education

  • MFA, Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other University of Pennsylvania, 2016

  • BFA, Painting Rhode Island School of Design, 2012

Awards & Honors

  • Pamplin Professional Impact Fund Augusta University, 2021

  • Educational Innovation Fund Department of Instructional Innovation, Augusta University, 2021

  • Educational Innovation Fund Department of Instructional Innovation, Augusta University, 2021

  • Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity Program | Pamplin College Augusta University, 2020

  • AURI Awards for Significant Contributions to Augusta University’s COVID-19 Response Augusta University, 2020

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ART 3565

    Motion Graphics
  • ART 1520

    Two-Dimensional Design
  • ART 3221

    Painting I for Art Majors
  • ART 3222

    Painting II
  • ART 4223

    Painting III
  • ART 4224

    Painting IV
  • ART 4225

    Painting V

Teaching Interests

Foundation Studies, Motion Graphics, Emerging Technologies, Professional Studio Practice, Critical Theory

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Research for Venice Exhibition, 2022
    Art - Exhibition, Curator
  • Seeds 2021, 2021
    Art - Exhibition, Competitive
  • Mundane Futures Pavillion / Wrong Biennial, 2021
    Art - Exhibition, Curator
  • Augusta Poster Show, 2021
    Art - Exhibition, Invitational
  • Locust Projects Open Call 2021, 0
    Art - Exhibition, Competitive

Research Interests

Time Based and Interactive Media, Open Source Programming, Digital Fabrication, New Media History and Theory

Department Service

  • 2021 - Present

    Role: Other
  • "Digital Nights" Film Festival Committee 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Film Festival Committee 2021

    Role: Committee Member
  • 1 Minute Interviews for Social Media 2020 - 2020

    Role: Attendee, Meeting

College Service

  • DEI Steering Committee 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Pedagogy and Instruction 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • RSCA Intramural Grant Review Committee 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Public Service

  • Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art 2019 - Present

    Role: Board Member