Liz Slagus, Director of Education
Since 1999, Liz Slagus has developed and managed various Eyebeam Education programs, from school, youth, & family-related courses and workshops to broader issues of new and digital literacies and learning and teaching practices. Liz has organized and spoken on several panels regarding art and technology education programming, including AAM and NYCMER. She has taught new media art courses for the University of Connecticut and the University of Rochester via Eyebeam and has consulted for many organizations and schools within New York City regarding art and technology education and programming. Liz holds a Bachelor's Degree in Art History and Anthropology from Bucknell University and a Master's Degree in Visual Arts Administration from New York University.
In February 2009, Liz left Eyebeam to take up a position as Creative Innovator in Residence at the Queensland State Library, Brisbane, Australia, through a fellowship arrangement with Arts Queensland and Queensland University of Technology. Liz will be contributing to the planning process to infuse creative use of arts and technology in programming for The Edge. Scheduled to open in late 2009, The Edge will be a new space for digital culture, ideas and innovation at the Library.