Curt Cloninger

Associate Professor of New Media

Contact Information

  • 251-6553
  • 311 Owen Hall

An artist, designer, and writer, Curt Cloninger is the author of Fresher Styles for Web Designers (2008) and Hot-Wiring Your Creative Process (2006). His art undermines language as a system of meaning in order to reveal it as an embodied force in the world. His work has been featured in I.D. Magazine, The New York Times, ABC World News, and at festivals and galleries from Korea to Brazil. Exhibition venues include Digital Art Museum [DAM] Berlin, L'Instituto de México á Paris, and The Art Gallery of Knoxville. Curt is a regular speaker at national design conferences like HOW Design and SXSW Interactive, and an Assistant Professor of New Media at the University of North Carolina at Asheville.


  • MFA in Studio Arts, Maine College of Art
  • BA, University of the South, English

Courses Taught

  • NM231 Web Page and Interactive Des
  • NM320 Intermediate Interactive Design
  • NM344 History of Design
  • NM330 Internet Art
  • NM342 History of New Media

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