Kathy Rae Huffman

Is a free lance curator, writer and networker. She has ben active in the field of media art since the early 1980s. As a chief curator of the Long Beach Museum of Art in Carlifornia from 1979-1984, she established LBMA Video, a multimedia workshop and broadcast quality post production facility for artists. She was curator/Producer of the Contemporary Art Television (CAT) Fund, a partnership between the ICA Boston and the WBGH New Television Workshop, from 1984-1991, where she created a context for artists to define television as a medium for their personal expression.

Since 1991, Huffman has been based in Austria, from where she researches and facilites information about new media art in Central and Eastern Europe. She has consulted for the Soros Center for Contemporary Arts Regional Network Projekt; and has created programs for Ars Electronica, Linz and TRANSIT, Innsbruck. She was a member of Hilus intermdiale Projektforschung, an association of artists, curators, an technicians in Vienna. HILUS is a production and research platform for art and new technology specializing in networking, processing and metadesign.

Hofman earned an M.F.A. degree (cum laude) in Exhibition Design, from the Department of Design, California State University Long Beach, in 1979, where she also holds a cerificate in Museum Studies and Management.