Blair Simmons is a multimedia artist, researcher, teacher and technician. She is interested in logic, language, structures, patterns, maps, arches, bodies, organics, and opposites. Her research often materializes into objects and performances. She received her BA from NYU CAS and completed her MA in Performance Studies and Technology at NYU Gallatin. During her time at NYU, she was recognized as a Horn Fund Fellow for her archaeological 3D research in Egypt and received a Dean’s Award for Summer Research Fellow for research in instructional artwork at MIT. Her 3D works have been acquired for Gallatin’s Permanent Art Collection and were recognized with a Gallatin Writing Program Prize for Visual Arts. She was honored with a Gallatin Student Life Award and was the recipient of the Leo Bronstein Homage Award upon graduation. Blair was selected for an artist-in-residence at La Mama’s CultureHub where she developed a playwriting computer program under the advisement of ITP professor Allison Parrish, Print(Dialogue), which has also been shown at Pioneer Works in Brooklyn, New York, and Todd Anderson’s WordHack at Babycastles. In March of 2019, she presented her research findings when she was honored as an artist-in-res at The Failaka Institute of Knowledge and Arts Research in Kuwait. She is currently an artist-in-residence at NYU Gallatin. She has taught coding and 3D at the Harlem School of the Arts, the Children’s Museum in SOHO and NYU SCPS.