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Brian Franklin

Associate Professor of Expanded Media
Wonsook Kim School of Art
Center for the Visual Arts - CVA 214A
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  • Awards & Honors
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Brian Franklin received an MFA from Penn State University and teaches classes in expanded media and digital fabrication at Illinois State University. His interdisciplinary work has been shown in venues ranging from traditional galleries and festivals to impromptu takeovers of public space in the United States, Europe and Asia.

Current Courses

490.009Directed Projects In Creative Technology

390.004Directed Projects/Seminar In Arts Technology

284.001Expanded Media I

357.001Expanded Media II

444.002Studio Work: Sculpture

MFA New Media

Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA

BFA Media Arts

State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY

Emerging Administrator Fellow

National Council of Arts Administrators

Bronze Award

United Design Alliance

Bronze Award

United Design Alliance

STA 100

Society of Typographic Arts


For Those Who Don't Yet Have the Words. Biggin Gallery. (2023)
Repetition is a Form of Change. Sixteenth International Conference on Design Principles and Practices. University of Newcastle. (2022)
Sabbatical Research. Sabbatical Talks. Wonsook Kim School of Art. (2021)
Sacred Texts. Within the Frame. ACM Siggraph SPARKS. (2021)
Sacred Texts. The 9th Congress of the International Association of Societies of Design Research (IASDR). International Association of Societies of Design Research (IASDR). (2021)

Grants & Contracts

Dean's Faculty Professional Development and Travel Award. Wonsook Kim College of Fine Arts. Illinois State University. (2021)