Marc J. Barr

Professor, Department of Electronic Media Communication



Middle Tennessee State University

Department of Electronic Media Communication

Box 58

Murfreesboro, TN 37132

615-898-5118

mjbarr@mtsu.edu

 

Education

Memphis State University

Master of Fine Art, Ceramics, Design 1978

 

State University of New York, College at Oswego

M. A. Program, Studio Art 9/75-5/76

 

State University of New York, College at Oswego

B. A. Secondary Education, English 1974

 

Bronx Community College, Bronx, NY 8/69-8/72

 

Bronx H.S. of Science, Bronx, NY 6/69

 

Additional Training

 

SIGGRAPH Courses and Panels at Annual Conferences 1990-ongoing

 

Edward Tufte seminar

Presenting Data and Information

Atlanta, GA, 2001

 

Character Animation with Maya

Alias|Wavefront Training Facility

Toronto, CN, 1998

 

Maya Essentials

Alias|Wavefront Training Facility

New York, NY, 1998

 

Advanced System Administration

Silicon Graphics Inc.

12200-G Plum Orchard Drive

Silver Spring, MD, 1997

 

3Design/IPR Training Course

Wavefront Technologies Inc.

503 E. Montecito St.

Santa Barbara, CA, 1996

 

Kinemation Training Course

Wavefront Technologies Inc.

275 Park Ave. South

New York, NY, 1995

 

Dynamation Particle System Training Course

Wavefront Technologies Inc.

503 E. Montecito St.

Santa Barbara, CA, 1994

 

Alias|Wavefront Technologies, National User Group Training Seminars and

Academic Summits: SIGGRAPH 1993-ongoing

 

SIGGRAPH/Wavefront Technologies, Regional User Group Training Seminar

Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA, 1993

 

Advanced Visualizer Training Course

Wavefront Technologies Inc.

503 E. Montecito St.

Santa Barbara, CA, 1992

 

Middle Tennessee State University:

Classes in Computer Science, 1990, 1994

Mass Communications, 1992

 

Apple Computer Training Center:

Training Seminar Cincinnati, OH, 1989

 

Cosanti Foundation

Frank Lloyd Wright Scholarship, for study with Paolo Soleri, 1977

 

Licenses and Certifications

 

N.Y. Permanent Art K-12, English 7-12

 

Employment History

 

2009

 

Adjunct Visiting Professor, Animation School

 

Communication University of China, Beijing China

 

1992- present

 

Professor, Department of Electronic Media Communication

 

Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN

 

Member of Graduate and Honors Faculty

 

Responsibilities include teaching classes in:

 

Introduction, Intermediate, and Advanced Digital Animation, Advanced Production Seminar, New Technologies, Electronic Multimedia Production, Introduction to Digital Compositing, Applied Media Aesthetics. Honors courses in Hypermedia Production, Applied Media Aesthetics and Creativity and Exploration. Graduate course in Visual Technology.

 

Developed curriculum for Digital Animation and Design, Electronic Graphics for Television, Electronic Multimedia Production, Introduction to Digital Compositing, Digital Media Communication Emphasis, Applied Media Aesthetics.

 

Administer and maintain all software and hardware for Digital Imaging and Animation Lab.

 

Developed and implemented original department web site.

 

Responsible for recommendation and purchase of computer software, hardware, and related peripherals for studio, department, and college use.

 

1989-1992

 

Assistant Professor, Department of Art

 

Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN

 

Responsibilities included teaching classes in:

 

Foundations; Advanced Design, 2 Dimensional Design, and Color Theory. Introduction, Intermediate, and Advanced Computer Art.

 

Developed Computer Art studio and curriculum.

 

Introduced Computer usage into the Art Foundation curriculum.

 

Responsible for recommendation and purchase of computer software, hardware, and related peripherals for studio and department use.

 

1988-92

 

Instructor

 

Tennessee Governor's School for the Arts

 

Responsibilities included teaching gifted High School students Ceramics, and Drawing.

 

Introduced Computer Art to program curriculum (1990).

 

1985-89


Instructor

 

Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

 

Responsibilities included teaching classes in:

 

Foundations; Color Theory, and Basic Drawing. Basic Ceramics. Basic Photography. Introduction, Intermediate, and Advanced Computer Art.

 

Introduced Computer usage into the Art Foundation curriculum.

 

Training of department faculty in computer usage.

 

Responsible for recommendation and purchase of computer software, hardware, and related peripherals for studio, department, and college use.

 

1991

 

Apple Computer

Contract Lecturer and Presenter, Demonstrated products to K-12 and University level faculty.

 

 

1987-89

 

Memphis Arts Council

 

Visiting Artist, Computer Graphics, Memphis and Shelby County Public and Private Schools.

 

1979-89

 

Uncle Donalds Inc. dba Hueys

Restaurant manager

 

Responsibilities included daily operations, staffing, ordering, and inventory.

 

Consulting

 

The Renaissance Center

Dickson, TN

Personnel and Curriculum

 

Center for Popular Music

Middle Tennessee State University

National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Collection Grant



Publications

Papers, Panels, and Workshops

Creative Productions

Exhibitions, Collections, Gallery Representation, Commissions, etc.

Grants, Awards, Service, Etc.

References

Personal Work

 

Copyright 2013 Marc J. Barr