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Steven Subotnick is an internationally acclaimed experimental animation filmmaker.  His films have screened in festivals, galleries, museums, and curated shows around the world and have received many awards.  Steven’s work uses varied imagery – from cartoon to pure textural abstraction, unusual editing techniques, and carefully structured sound design to convey a deeply personal aesthetic experience to viewers. He is the recipient of major grants and fellowships, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, an LEF Fellowship, and an AFI Fellowship, and he has received residencies at the MacDowell Colony and the Yaddo Corporation.  Steven has also served as a judge at film festivals.  In 2017, he had a major retrospective of his films at the Ottawa International Animation Festival.  Steven is also a dedicated teacher.  He has taught animation for over 30 years at colleges and universities, including Rhode Island School of Design, Harvard University, and Massachusetts College of Art and Design.  He currently teaches senior animation thesis projects at Rhode Island School of Design.