Skip to main content

About Peter Freund

Sabbatical (2018-19):
• Resident Researcher, Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art - MACBA (Barcelona, Spain)
• Artist in Residence, Werner Thöni Artspace (Barcelona, Spain)
• Visiting Artist, Department of Visual Art + Design, University of Barcelona

ACTIVE RESEARCH PROJECTS
Lost Grids: series of conceptual prints accompanied by critical writing

Positions

July 2015 - Present Professor, Saint Mary's College of California
to
Present Faculty Member, Saint Mary's College of California Art and Art History
to
Present Faculty Member, Saint Mary's College of California School of Liberal Arts
to
July 2014 - June 2017 Department Chair, Saint Mary's College of California Art and Art History
to
July 2010 - June 2015 Associate Professor, Saint Mary's College of California
to
July 2008 - June 2011 Department Chair, Saint Mary's College of California Art and Art History
to
July 2007 - June 2010 Assistant Professor, Saint Mary's College of California
to
January 2007 - June 2007 Lecturer, Graduate Program in Multimedia, Department of Electronic Arts, California State University, East Bay
to
2001 - 2007 Tenured Faculty, Co-Founder & Department Chair, Multimedia Arts Program, Berkeley City College
to
1993 - 1995 Lecturer, California College of the Arts
to

Disciplines



$
to
Enter a valid date range.

Professional Service and Affiliations

2010 - Present Advisory Board, Freedom of Expression Committee, University Film and Video Association
Present Resident Researcher, Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art - MACBA (Barcelona, Spain)
Present Member, Cultural Studies Association
Present Member, Society for Cinema and Media Studies
Present Member, University Film and Video Association
Present Artist in Residence, Werner Thöni Artspace (Barcelona, Spain)
2019 Visiting Artist, Department of Visual Art + Design, University of Barcelona
2012 Visiting Artist/Scholar, Hong Kong Society of Psychoanalysis
2008 - 2011 Director of Curriculum Development, San Quentin Media Project, San Quentin Prison film school
2010 Juror, Visual Arts & Humanities, CSU Student Research Competition
2010 Juror, Experimental Film Competition, University Film and Video Association
2008 Juror, Visual Arts & Humanities, CSU Student Research Competition
1998 - 1999 Artist in Residence, Venue 9, San Francisco
1995 - 1997 Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of California, Santa Cruz, Center for Cultural Studies
to
Enter a valid date range.

Honors and Awards

  • 2018-19 Resident Researcher, Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art
  • 2018-19 Artist in Residence, Werner Thöni Artspace (Barcelona, Spain)
  • 2018-19 Visiting Artist, Department of Visual Art + Design, University of Barcelona
  • 2016-17 Faculty Research Grant, IRAN|USA, art exhibition catalog production

Courses

  • Art Criticism (ATC 117)
  • Art Theory (ATC 80)
  • Experimental Film/Video (ART 155)
  • Art + Politics of Détournement (JAN 114)
  • Art Theory (ATC 80)
  • Digital Art (ART 55)
  • Experimental Film/Video (ART 155)

Education

to
PhD, MA (Dissertation: poetics of image-word art), SUNY University at Buffalo
to
BA, Magna cum laude, University of California - Berkeley
to
American University in Cairo
to


Honors, Awards, & Grants (3)

Presentations (73)