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Ellen Sandor
Biography: A pioneering artist in digital imaging and a leading artist in new media, Ellen Sandor is the founding artist and director of (art)n. In 1983 she produced the first large scale, digitally immersive environment, titled PHSCologram '83. Sandor's work catalyzed the evolution of photographic documentation into time-based environments and the fine arts applications of virtual reality. She has also collaborated with scientists at NASA, JPL, the Scripps Institute and others. Sandor's works are in the permanent collection of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago), International Center of Photography (New York), The Smithsonian Institution, The U.S. Art in Embassies Program and various private collections. Group and solo shows include The New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York), The George Eastman International House of Photography, The Wexner Center for the Arts, The Art Institute of Chicago, Computer Museum (Boston), Musée d'Art Contemporian de Montréal and Galerie Darthea Speyer (Paris).