Chris Hill, scholar and independent consultant, received an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and an MFA in Photography and Media from the University of Buffalo. She has served on the Media Panel for the New York State Council on the Arts and on peer review panels for many arts organizations nationally. She has taught media production and theory at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, the New York State Summer School for the Arts, the Western New York Institute and for the Center for Media Studies at the University of Buffalo. She is currently teaching at Antioch College. She served as Curator of the Video Program at Hallwalls Gallery for many years, and has curated media exhibitions for organizations around the country. She has been on the boards of Squeaky Wheel and the Buffalo Cable Access Media. She served as consultant to Video Data Bank in the realization of Surveying the First Decade: Video Art and Alternative Media in the US, 17 hours of historic videotapes, and Resources and Texts, a comprehensive text with critical essays and reprinted articles from the decade. Her writing has been featured in Felix, The Squealer and in numerous catalogues.