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About Jan Piribeck

Jan Piribeck is an Professor of Art at the University of Southern Maine. She has an MFA from Northern Illinois University in Painting and Drawing where she also studied Computer Imaging. For over a decade the focal point of her work has been a series of projects that fuse Art and GISci (Geographic Information Science). She often works with students on collaborative research/creative projects that merge Art, Science and Technology. Prior to her arrival at USM she was an Associate Professor of Art and Gallery Director at the University of Maine at Farmington and was Curator of Exhibitions and Education at the Rockford Art Museum in Rockford, Illinois. She has been a Visiting Artist/Professor at schools of Art, Architecture, Design and Engineering in China, France, Germany and Latvia. Key words to describe her work are: information design, public art, digital mapping and cultural cartography.


Present Professor of Digital Art and Foundations, University of Southern Maine


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Phone: (207) 780-5276