About

Robert Hamilton, Canadian, is an internationally recognized media artist. He is a Full Professor of Media Arts at McMaster University, Canada. His has a Master of Fine Arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a second MFA from the Jan Van Eyck Academie in The Netherlands. His research primarily involves digital video, animation and interactive gallery installations. He has been the recipient of ten Canada Council Grants and two Ontario Arts Council grants. Since 1986 Robert Hamilton’s artwork has been presented in numerous international festival, galleries and museums. His work has exhibited in such venues as Hilversum Museum, The Netherlands 2008, Museum of Contemporary Art in Castello, Spain 2005 and Transmediale in Berlin 2004. His video work has won awards such as the German Video Art Prize and The Chicago Film Festival Silver Hugo Award.