G. Craig Hobbs

Professor

Contact

gcraig.hobbs@sjsu.edu
(408) 924-4401

Office

Art 319

Website

www.gcraighobbs.com

G. Craig Hobbs is an artist, writer, and filmmaker whose work addresses themes at the intersection of nature, culture, and technology. His research and creative praxis focus on issues of embodiment, affect, time, and space in digital art and culture, and has been presented at Harvard University and UC Irvine. Hobbs was awarded a University of California Institute for Research in the Arts (UCIRA) Emerging Fields grant for his thesis research In Situ Δ ~ The Embodied Search. During this time, he served as Research Associate in the Digital Arts and New Media program at UCSC conducting research into metadata tagging, infrared computer vision, and open-source software for use in live cinema, locative media, and installation environments.
 
Hobbs produced the science fiction short film Solatrium which premiered at the 2011 Slamdance Film Festival and the Korean International Science Fiction Film Festival. Hobbs also produces large-scale art projects and events, and was the Technical Producer for the 2010 01SJ Biennial in San Jose, CA working with artists Natalie Jeremijenko, Usman Haque, Blast Theory, Andrea Polli, Yung-Ta Chang, Rockwell Group, Paul D. Miller, and fabric | ch.

Hobbs received his BFA from California Institute of the Arts and his MFA from the Digital Arts and New Media program at University of California, Santa Cruz. From 2009-2012, he lectured at the University of California, Santa Cruz and California College of the Arts (CCA) in San Francisco, and is currently Assistant Professor in Art and Art History at San Jose State University.