Artist Statement

MFA in Conceptual and Information Arts
San Francisco State University SF, CA
MA in Education
San Francisco State University
BA College of Wooster
Wooster, OH (Major: Philosophy)

Cyane Tornatzky is an artist of European American descent and Associate Professor of Electronic Art at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. Tornatzky uses multimedia materials to create 2D, time-based and multimedia artworks. Her focus is on dis/un-covering both positive and negative aspects of our digital existence. Sub-contexts in her work make reference to feminism, psychology, and our relationships to our bodies.

Some exhibition highlights of recent years are: inclusion in Denver Digerati’s program presented inside Meow Wolf’s Orpheum Theatre; the Fourth Annual International Short Film Festival”, Aggregate Space Gallery, Oakland and inclusion in Supernova 2021 Director's Choice program.

In addition to her exhibition highlights of 2020, Tornatzky is Co-PI on a project that received Catalyst for Innovative Partnerships from CSU’s Office of the Vice President of Research; she received an Ann Gill Faculty Development Award from the College of Liberal Arts; and she was awarded a Bimson Humanities Grant.

In the classroom, Tornatzky has been investigating serious games as an art form for the past three years.