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Alison Cornyn

Adjunct, Alumni, Class of 1998


Courses Taught: Thesis

Alison Cornyn is an interdisciplinary artist at the convergence of technology and traditional medias. She is founding partner and owner of Picture Projects. Her installation and video work as well as curatorial projects have been exhibited in Europe, South America and the U.S. She produced an international online dialogue for the New York Times' project, Bosnia: Uncertain Paths to Peace, which was the first website to be nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. Cornyn received a Creative Capital grant in 2000, a New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship in 2007, a Brooklyn Arts Council grant in 2009 and was a finalist in the Ford Foundation’s Leadership For A Changing World award. She has guest lectured about non-linear storytelling and digital documentaries at the Sundance Film Festival, the Montreal Film Festival, IDFA in Amsterdam, and numerous other institutions. She has a B.A. from Connecticut College, a Masters in Interactive Telecommunications from New York University and an M.F.A. from Hunter College. She was an artist in the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program. Prior to her involvement in multimedia, she worked as an art director on films in Los Angeles and New York.