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. Her focus is on our understanding of how technology intertwines with our lives, an examination of how we think about the screens that surround us.

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.

Additionally, Tornatzky is part of a cross-college team at CSU working on VR training. Their research has been published in several journals, and has culminated in a VR simulation game: VetVR. Tornatzky also collaborated with CS PhD candidate Brendan Kelley to write a book for Taylor Francis. An Artistic Approach to Virtual Realityreleased Fall 2023.

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