Senior Academic Professional Artistic Director, Ideas for Creative Exploration Joint appointment with the School of Art Mark Callahan is the Artistic Director of Ideas for Creative Exploration, an interdisciplinary initiative for advanced research in the arts at the University of Georgia, and serves on the faculty of the School of Art. He is a graduate of Cranbrook Academy of Art and Rhode Island School of Design, where he was a member of the European Honors Program in Rome, Italy. Callahan's work has been included in exhibitions at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), Club Internet, MAMA: Showroom for Media and Moving Art in the Netherlands, the Telfair Museum in Savannah, Georgia, and used in concert by R.E.M. as a large-scale video projection. He is a co-principal investigator of "Enhancing imaginative and collaborative STEM capacity through creative inquiry," an arts + STEM graduate workshop project supported by the National Science Foundation and a contributor to "Critique Is Creative" by Liz Lerman and John Borstel (Wesleyan Press). Education Education: MFA Cranbrook Academy of Art BFA Rhode Island School of Design Research Research Interests: Media art, interdisciplinary arts research, critical evaluation methods, arts and the environment.