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Carol J. Hobson

New Media Arts Manager

Carol Hobson has worked in cultural planning, consulting, and arts management for over 20 years. Her experience encompasses the organization, presentation, and promotion of cultural and arts programs, new media arts projects and special events.

She has curated and produced exhibitions, festivals and public events throughout the west coast and with international partners, and was voted one of the "Coolest People in the Arts" in San Diego by the SD Union Tribune.

Her work at the University of California has provided a solid track record in the successful cultivation and implementation of new initiatives in the digital and new media arts, and their associated programs.

Currently she is the Administrative Director for the Center for Research in Computing and the Arts (CRCA) at UCSD; she supports the New Media Arts Layer of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology [Cal-(IT)2]; and she manages the UC Digital Arts Research Network which is a consortium of eight UC campuses who collaborate on digital and new media arts research and projects.