Derick Ostrenko

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  • Louisiana State University, College of Art and Design, Associate Professor


  • Baton Rouge, Louisiana, US



  • Frederick “Derick” Ostrenko received his MFA in digital media from the Rhode Island School of Design. He holds joint appointments at LSU: he is the program coordinator and associate professor of digital art at the School of Art and a member of the cultural computing research group at the Center for Computation & Technology (CCT). He teaches classes in creative coding, 3D graphics, interactive installation, and video production.

    Ostrenko is a media artist and creates physical and virtual systems that examine the intersections of media, culture, and technology. He employs custom hardware and software that use various interfaces such as mobile applications, brain waves, generative visualizations, video processing, animation, and games. His research focuses on pushing art and technology to reveal hidden networks between people by creating structures for innovative forms of expression and discovery.

    Most recently Ostrenko has shown his work at venues including the International Symposium of Electronic Art in Albuquerque, New Mexico; New York University and the National Academy in New York City; Fountain Art Fair in Miami and the Polk Museum of Art in Lakeland, Florida; Buffalo Media Resources in New York; the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, Montana; and the NWEAMO in San Diego. In conjunction with his artistic practice, Ostrenko has worked professionally in exhibit fabrication, video production, 3D modeling, and web development.


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