Maria C. R. Harrington
Artist | Computer Graphics | Virtual Reality | Oils
Maria C. R. Harrington (b. 1966, Pittsburgh, PA) earned a B.S. from Carnegie Mellon University in 1988, and a PhD from the University of Pittsburgh in 2008. Following an early career in metal, sculpture, and painting, Harrington began her computer graphic work in 1985, under the mentorship of her teacher, Harry Holland at CMU. Recent works of virtual reality art include a multimedia installation at the Garfield Art Gallery and photographic prints in private collections. In the past, she was a member of the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts Printmaking Guild where her earlier computer graphic prints were shown. Currently, she is an assistant professor of digital media in The School of Visual Arts and Design (SVAD) at the University of Central Florida, located in Orlando, Florida. Her current projects investigate beauty as a causal factor in social, cultural, and economic transformations.