Przemyslaw (P.J.) Moskal Assistant Professor
Born and raised in Poland, Przemyslaw J. Moskal moved to the U.S. in 1990. In 2003 he graduated with Master of Professional Studies degree from Tisch School of the Arts, New York University and began his career as a new media artist and consultant for a variety of non-profit and commercial projects. In 2011 he earned his Ph.D. in Film Art from The Cinematography and Television Production Department at The Leon Schiller National Higher School of Film, Television and Theatre in Lódź, Poland under the supervision of Prof. Stanisław Szymański.
Dr. Moskal’s interactive, digital art works, which are both screen based and installations, have been recognized and exhibited at: Tisch School of the Arts, NYU, New York, U.S; Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie, Paris, France; Cornerhouse Gallery in Manchester, U.K.; Consulate General of the Republic of Poland, New York, U.S.; Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, U.S.; Thailand New Media Art Festival, Bangkok, Thailand; WEB3DArt Consortium, Monterey, U.S.; Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland; SIGGRAPH 2004 Gallery, Los Angeles., U.S.; Hypersonica 2004 and 2011, Sao Paulo, Brazil; AXA Gallery, New York, U.S; Conservatoire d'Art et d'Histoire, Annecy, France; Media Art Biennale, Warsaw, Poland; Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland; Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland; Brock University, Canada, and most recently at the ChoP Festival, Polish Experimental Music in China, among others.
Dr. Moskal received grants from New York State Council on the Arts and Lower Manhattan Cultural Council for his project Virtual and Real: K-Dron and Light. In 2004 he participated in New New Yorkers Festival in Warsaw, Poland during which he presented his interactive art works at the Zacheta National Gallery of Art in an exhibition sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw and co-organized with the Warsaw Electronic Festival.
In 2004, Dr. Moskal was invited by an award winning design studio, Local Projects, to design and program interactive 3D component for The ChronoScope, an interactive installation presented at AXA Gallery in Times Square as part of an exhibition titled: At The Crossroads of Desire: A Times Square Centennial. In August 2005 The ChronoScope received Honorable Mention Award from I.D. Magazine Annual Design Review in interactive category.
From 2003 to 2006, Dr. Moskal was an artistic director of New York Dance & Arts Innovations, Inc. a non-profit-organization in NYC. He co-organized over 60 events annually, presenting hundreds of artists in the New York City area. Currently, he is a vice-president on the board of directors of the organization and is involved in the production of its annual International Chopin & Friends Festival.
In 2012 Dr. Moskal’s interactive project titled Digital Sculptures for Analog Sounds was presented in an exhibition as part of the ChoP Festival, Polish Experimental Music in Shenzhen, China. The event was financially supported by The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of Poland, Adam Mickiewicz Institute (Poland), Art and Technology Foundation (Poland), and MooKa Spaces (China).
From 2005-08 Dr. Moskal was an Adjunct Professor at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania at the Department of Media Communication and Technology.
Currently, he holds a position of an Assistant Professor at Canisius College (http://www.canisius.edu/dma) where he teaches interaction design, 2D and 3D animation, game design and design for mobile devices courses at the Digital Media Arts Program, Communication Studies Department. His research is focused on Interactive Art and Interaction Design, and his writings on the topic have been published in Poland and Canada.
You can view Dr. Moskal’s interactive art projects on his website at http://www.laksom.com
Updated on June 18, 2013