Steve Ciampaglia

Champney Family Professor of Art/Director, Art Studio

2215 Adelbert Road

Other Information

Degree: EdD

Education: Northern Illinois University

Dr. Steve Ciampaglia is a New Media community artist and the Champney Family Associate Professor of Art at Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Institute of Art.  His research areas are social justice and community arts, critical pedagogy, art + tech, and media arts education. He has presented his artwork and research at MIT, Stanford University, and Columbia University. He has been published in the Harvard Educational Review, Studies in Art Education, and the Journal of Social Theory in Art Education. He is also the Co-Director of the Plug-In Studio (, a socially engaged new media artist collective that collaborates with youth and families in diverse communities to make video games, interactive kinetic sculpture, augmented reality graffiti, and other art with technology.