Gray Hodgkinson – Associate Professor – Art, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
 

Associate Professor Gray Hodgkinson is a design and media academic with over 25 years of experience in tertiary level education. Throughout this time Gray has held responsibilities as a teacher, senior lecturer, associate professor, course coordinator, programme leader, associate head and acting head of school. Gray has frequently held positions of responsibility for course design, change management, and the management of teachers, support staff and academics. Experienced in methods of design and systems thinking, Gray always endeavours to apply empathy, collaboration, attention to detail, and an awareness of the bigger picture when solving challenges around design and education. As a practitioner and researcher, Gray is involved in several current research collaborations, in particular around animation and VR, and has personally published over 40 articles in conferences and journals in over 10 countries. Recent creative works include the animated movie “Colour Me Free” which screened in 34 international film festivals, receiving 14 awards. Gray has been external assessor, degree programme advisor and assessment moderator for several universities and polytechnics, in Singapore, Australia and New Zealand.


Qualifications
MDes (Massey University, Wellington, NZ)
BFA (Canterbury University, Christchurch, NZ)

Professional affiliations:
Member of Association of Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics (ACM SIGGRAPH)
Member of Visual Effects Society (VES)
Member of the Society of Animation Studies (SAS)