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Cheryl Kolak Dudek

Cheryl currently lives and works in Montreal.

Cheryl Kolak Dudek is an artist, professor and writer whose practice includes printmaking, drawing, painting and digital technologies. After writing a dissertation on contemporary narrative forms in the work of Nancy Spero, Philip Guston and Ida Applebroog, she has been creating serial imagery in digital media. She is presently the principal researcher for an interdisciplinary team project titled: Grammatical, Interactive Systems for Generative Design. This multi year research project will develop computational methodologies to identify, analyze and interpret the geometric designs of cultural artifacts for the purpose of generating contemporary designs and artwork in new media technologies. Her work is funded by the FQRSC (Quebec), SSHRC (Canada) and Hexagram: Institute for Research and Creation in the Media Arts, where she is a member of the Advanced Digital Imaging and Rapid Prototyping axe of research.

Dr. Dudek has exhibited internationally with shows in the US, Thailand and Italy. Prof. Dudek is represented in numerous private and public collections including IBM, The Brooklyn Museum, the Library of Congress and the Zejiang Academy of Fine Arts in Hangzhou, China. Currently an Associate Professor of Print Media at Concordia University in Montreal, she has taught at the University of Virginia, Princeton University and Denison University in Ohio. In the 1980’s, she was a teacher and professional printer at the Printmaking Workshop in NYC with print projects for Robert Blackburn, Mary Frank, Benny Andrews, Budd Hopkins and Sandy Walker, among others.

Cheryl Kolak Dudek. D.A. 1995 (New York Univ.), M.F.A. 1980 (Columbia Univ.), MA.Ed. 1977 (Univ. of Hartford), B.F.A. 1967 (Univ. of Michigan).

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