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artist , educator

Vibeke Sorensen, American artist, educator. Recipient 1st prize International Visual Music Festival, Los Angeles, 1982; research grantee National Science Foundation, Washington, 1989. Member College Art Association, Association Computing Machinery Special Interest Group Graphics.

Background

Sorensen, Vibeke was born on February 15, 1954 in Copenhagen. Came to the United States, 1957. Daughter of Soren Erik and Doris Sorensen.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, Copenhagen, 1974. Master of Arts in Humanities, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1976.

Career

Assistant professor Virginia Commonwelath University, Richmond, 1980-1983. Director computer graphics program Art Center College Design, Pasadena, California, 1983-1985. Visiting associate computer science California Institute of Technology, 1985-1989.

Visiting lecturer Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1990, 91, 93. Member faculty, director computer animation laboratory California Institute Arts, Valencia, 1984-1994. Professor computer animation University Southern California School Cinema and television, Los Angeles, since 1994.

Consultant Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Pasadena, 1988-1992, San Diego Supercomputer Center, 1988-1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Artist (computer graphics) Fish and Chips, 1985, (video installations) Concurrents, 1989, NLoops, 1989, (stereoscopic video) Maya, 1993, Panini Stickers, 1995.

Membership

Member College Art Association, Association Computing Machinery Special Interest Group Graphics.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: interactive computer network activities, reading, hiking, bicycling.

Connections

Married Rand Steiger, April 16, 1989.

father:
Soren Erik

mother:
Doris Sorensen

spouse:
Rand Steiger