Scott Made This

Curriculum Vitae

Scott Garner is a multidisciplinary artist working to unite technical, design and craft skills into a cohesive creative voice. Major themes in his work include alternative forms of engagement with technology, issues of beauty and creativity in the modern world and the future of storytelling through interactive media.

Distinctions and Awards

2016
G4C Feed the Pig Challenge • Winner • Yesterday’s Tomorrow
2015
Apple • App Store Best of 2015 • Volotic
2015
Apple • Featured: Audio Oddities • Volotic
2015
Oculus’ Mobile VR Jam 2015 • Finalist • SoundScape
2013
Core77 Design Awards • Student Notable, Interaction • BeetBox
2012
Vimeo • Staff Pick • Still Life
2010
Vimeo • Shortlist for Captured Category • Piano Gloves
2010
Adobe Design Achievement Awards • Semi-Finalist in Installations: Heartache as a Masterpiece
2009
Cornish 1-2-3 Show • Best in Show • Leading the Blind
2007
Cornish 1-2-3 Show • Best First Year • Process Book

Exhibitions and Performances

2016
Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit • Two Worlds
2016
Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit • Light (MAEVR)
2013
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh • Reach
2012
Interactive Projection at Webvisions, Portland • Tweetopia
2011
SXSW Performance for Extensis, Austin • TypeStar 2.0
2011
Grass Hut Gallery, Portland • Replacement Heart
2010
Sage Café, Seattle • Words and Pictures
2010
Interactive Thesis Installation, Seattle • Heartache as a Masterpiece
2009
Cupcake Royale, Seattle • Words and Pictures
2008
Cornish 1-2-3 Show, Seattle • Selected Works
2007
Cornish 1-2-3 Show, Seattle • Selected Works

Appointments and Residencies

2016
NYU Media Research Lab • Senior Fellow
2013
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh • Tough Art Residency

Speaking

2016
NYU Media Research Lab, New York • Introducing Khoros and O Fortuna
2016
Local Projects, New York • Presenting Object Normal
2016
Tribeca Games and Media Summit, New York • Yesterday’s Tomorrow
2015
NYU Digital Literacy Summer Program, New York • Introduction to Creative Technology
2012
Webvisions, Portland • A Tour of Tweetopia
2010
Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle • Professional Practices Talk

Classes and Workshops

2017
Designlab Mentorship, New York • Design 101 and Typography
2015
NYU Digital Literacy Summer Program, New York • Creative Code on the Web with p5.js
2014
Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle • An Introduction to p5.js
2014
Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle • Type in Motion

Articles and Publications

2016
FOLD • Some Favorite Novels by Women Authors
2014
Net Magazine • Introducing p5.js
2014
Self-Published Book • Making Things Beautiful / Making Beautiful Things
2011
Self-Published Book • Letters to Myself
2010
The Controller • My Velouria
2009
Self-Published Comic Collection • Mixed Potential
2008
Birds and Whistles, Volume 10 • Selected Works
2007
Birds and Whistles, Volume 9 • Selected Works

Academic Distinctions

2012
Tisch School of the Arts • Department Fellowship
2010
Cornish College of the Arts • Sole Summa Cum Laude in Design Department
2010
Cornish College of the Arts • 4.0 Career GPA
2008-2009
Cornish College of the Arts • Kreilsheimer Scholarship
2007-2009
Cornish College of the Arts • President’s Scholarship
2006-2009
Cornish College of the Arts • Design Department Scholarship
2006
Cornish College of the Arts • Nellie Cornish Scholarship

Education

2012-2014
New York University • Master of Professional Studies
2006-2010
Cornish College of the Arts • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design
1994-1998
Amarillo High School • Graduated with Honors

Professional Experience

2002-2016
Interactive Designer / Director • Freelance in Various Locations
2014
Adjunct Instructor • Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, Washington
2013-2014
Experimental Media Researcher • NYU in New York, New York
2009-2012
Interactive Lead / Digital Director • Süperfad Inc. in Seattle, Washington
2009
Motion Graphics Director • Sweet Crude in Seattle, Washington
2003-2004
Technology Lead • Marsh Enterprises in Amarillo, Texas
2000-2002
Lead Developer • Data Tomato in Austin, Texas
1998-1999
Sign Crew • Dynamite Museum in Amarillo, Texas
1997
Technical Support Representative • ARNet Inc in Amarillo, Texas
1996
Graphic Design/Production Artist • ABC Affiliate KVII in Amarillo, Texas

Skill Summary

  • Software design and development across many languages and platforms
  • Extreme proficiency with all manner of design and art software
  • Understanding of basic electronic hardware design and fabrication
  • Music composition and performance, particularly electronic
  • Fabrication skills spanning many materials with hand and power tools
  • Well-versed in all aspects of traditional and time-based design

Selected Press

The Los Angeles Times • The Huffington Post • Make • Engadget • Gizmodo • Creative Applications • Wired • Kotaku • Laughing Squid • The Verge • The Creators Project • MSNBC • Fast Company • Design You Trust • NBC News • CNET • The Discovery Channel • Popular Science