Gabriel Schaffzin

Gabi Schaffzin is an artist, educator, and researcher based in Southern California. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Art History, Art Practice Concentration at University of California, San Diego. He holds a BS in Business Administration from Babson College in Wellesley, a degree he readily admits provides a curious pairing with his MFA from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design’s Dynamic Media Institute. His work has been on display in galleries, public spaces, and at events, including the 2014 IMPAKT Festival in Utrecht. He has had the privilege of speaking at conferences around the country, as well as internationally, appearing on panels at the American Studies Association in 2013, Relating Systems Thinking and Design in Oslo in 2013 and 2014, and speaking at SXSW in Austin in those years, as well.