Ralph Hocking

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Hocking has been teaching art for thirty-five years. He was Professor of video and computer art and Chair of the Cinema Department at Binghamton University until his retirement in 1998. He has been a leader in the field of electronic media art since 1968, founding one of the first campus-based media access programs in the country. In 1970 he established the independent nonprofit Experimental Television Center, with equipment access and training programs, and exhibition programs for interested people in the region, community organizations and artists. He has served as consultant, advisor and panelist with such organizations as the New York State Council on the Arts, the University Wide Arts Committee, the Society for Photographic Education, the Massachusetts Arts Foundation, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and many museums and galleries. His personal creative work has been exhibited widely throughout the country and in Europe. He has received support for his work from the NEA Visual Arts Fellowship Program and the New York State Council on the Arts. http://www.experimentaltvcenter.org