Melissa F. Clarke is a Brooklyn based interdisciplinary artist whose work often employs generative and interactive custom-programmed environments. In her work she combines research and data into multimedia installations, generative video and sound sculptures, performances and printed images. Melissa currently is an artist in residence with The Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry at Carnegie Mellon , and was an a artist in residence with New Inc at the New Museum, Clock Tower, Visible Future Labs and Simon’s Center for Geometry and Physics. Clarke has exhibited her multimedia work at spaces such as: Knockdown Center, Pioneer Works, the Interactive Art Fair, Eyebeam, Issue Project Room, and with the Queens Museum. Her work has been featured by Art F City, Creators Project, L Magazine, Art in America, and with publications such as the Village Voice, Art 21 and Impose Magazine. Clarke is a graduate of NYU’s ITP program with a Tisch Fellowship. Melissa has been a lecturing professor at SUNY Stony Brook University teaching Interactive Art, Introduction to Computational Art, Animation and Web Art. And, she has been a practitioner of experiential and user experience design for several years. She is also the co-founder of a platform that focuses on algorithmic art and produces custom data driven art by commission.