Tiffany Funk


PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago, Art History
MFA, University of Illinois at Chicago, New Media Arts
MA, University of Chicago, Humanities
BA, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Communication Arts


208C Henry Hall

Tiffany Funk (PhD) is an artist, critical theorist, and researcher specializing in emerging media, computer art, video games, and performance art practices. Sh is a co-founding Lecturer and Academic Advisor of IDEAS (Interdisciplinary Education in the Arts), an intermedia, theory and practice based Bachelor of Arts degree at UIC.
She is the Editor-in-Chief of the Video Game Art Reader, a peer-reviewed journal for video game audiences and video game practitioners interested in the history, theory, and criticism of video games, explored through the lens of art history and visual culture. She is also an Associate Editor of Media-N, Journal of the New Media Caucus.

Courses Taught

ISA 120 Digital Practices in Design and Arts
ART 382 Gaming the Apocalypse