Digital Arts and New Media: MFA: Collaboration, Innovation, Social Impact

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Erin Single

Digital Art and New Media
MFA Class of 2021

Erin Single is an artist and designer from Atlanta, Georgia.

Her socially-focused art practice uses video, photography, sound, performance, and installation to create new fictions that open a dialogue with the audience to reconsider their relationship to environmental and social causes. She is currently an MFA candidate in Digital Arts and New Media at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and prior to that she studied graphic design at the Savannah College of Art and Design. She also has a business degree from Emory University. In her previous life, she worked as a strategy consultant advising pharmaceutical and biotech companies in Berlin, Zürich, New York City, and Philadelphia.

Research Interests: 

Environmental justice, lithium mining, analog turntablism

Education and Training: 
Certificate in Graphic Design, Savannah College of Art and Design
B.B.A., International Business, Global Health, Emory University
Selected Exhibitions: 

In These Uncertain Times, Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, 2021

Teaching Interests: 

2D/3D Foundations, Time-based Media, Performance Art, Writing and Professionalism for Artists, Branding and Marketing Strategy for Designers