Curriculum Vitae



morgan@morganjenks.com

Education

Master of Fine Art, Texas A&M University Department of Visualization; 2014


Bachelor of Music in Theory and Composition, Magna Cum Laude With Honors, Sam Houston State University; 2011



Publications

Jenks, Morgan. LR.step, an Algorithmic Drum Sequencer. International Computer Music Conference, Utrecht NL, Sept 11-16, 2016


Jenks, Morgan, and Seo, Hwaryoung. Dancefloor as Wilderness: Audiovisual Performance Towards a Regard for the Non-Man-Made. International Digital Media Arts Association, Orem Utah, Nov 5-7, 2014



Selected Shows

2017



Interspace 4 @ Athica Third Annual Juried Exhibition, Athens, GA, Curated by Harry DeLorme


Live Audio Set @ CICA Museum NMAC 2017, CICA Museum, Gimpo, South Korea, Curated by Leejin Kim


Interspace 4 @ Women In Games International E3 Party Hosted by Two Bit Circus, The Exchange, Los Angeles, CA, Curated by Isa Gordon


2015



Live AV Set @ Supernova, Fresh Arts, Houston, TX, Curators, Krista Steinke and Sherman Finch


2013



You And I Have Something In Common @ Play: inside the box, Tejas Gallery, ACBV, College Station, TX, Curated by Chris Dyer


Preponderance Of The Great @ Trash Talk, Torpedo Factory Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA, Curated by Maren Hassinger



Employment

Assistant Professor of Practice


TAMU, 2014-17
VIST 205: Principles of Design III
2016-17

the sophomore design studio, comprising a major project in each of the fields of graphic design, animation, and interactive media

VIST 284 Sound Design Focus
2014-17

a one credit technical methods class dealing with audio recording and production for video scoring

ARTS 103: Introduction to Design
2014-17

an introductory studio covering elements and principles of design as well as graphite and color pencil technique

Instructor of Record


TAMU, 2013-14

Instructor for ARTS 103, the art minor introduction to design course: Designed curriculum, prepared and delivered lectures, provided artistic critique in studio

Teaching Assistant


TAMU, 2011-13

Working with Dr. Jinsil Seo, I provided tutorials on various softwares and provided critical feedback on students' work in addition to keeping roll and grading a portion of the assignments for the VIST 405, 305, and 205 studios

Student Technician


TAMU, 2013

For the Department of Visualization, I did miscellaneous work pertaining to maintenance and lab culture, including installing new computers, FAQ poster creation, and cleaning classrooms

Tutor, Department of Visualization help desk


TAMU, 2013

I provided tutorials and answered general questions on subjects ranging from math and programming to digital printing

Print Lab Technician


TAMU, 2011-13

I printed student work, did basic printer up-keep, and maintained inventory of printer supplies

Student Technician


TAMU, 2010-11

For the Performance Studies Department, I assembled portable audio workstations, and installed recording studios in the school of music classrooms

SEAD Academy Camp Instructor


AdventGX, 2016

Instructor for two camps in 3D animation with Blender and game development with Unity

Camp Instructor, Youth Adventure Program


TAMU, 2014-15

Instructor for three one-week camps on the subjects of Game Design, Visual Storytelling, and 3D animation

Stage Hand, Gaertner Performing Arts Center


SHSU, 2009-10

I set the stage for ensembles and ran lights as well as live recording

Studio Assistant, WASH studio


SHSU, 2008-09

I opened up the studio for working hours and maintained the facilities including cleaning the restrooms, the floors and repainting the walls after exhibitions

Music Librarian, Newton Gresham Library


SHSU, 2004-06, 2008

I managed check-ins and check-outs, assisted patrons with locating materials, cataloged new items and did a portion of the annual inventory


SERVICE

Second Sunday Foreign Film Series


The Grand Stafford Theater, 2015-17

I set up and ran the equipment for screenings of films including sound, lights and a homebrew projection setup

Diversity Hackathon


TAMU, 2014-15

For the hackathon steering comittee, I contributed to event planning, data preparation, and event management for a 36 hour lock-in to visualize diversity statistics from TAMU

Potluck in the Park


Lead by Dan Kiniry
Bryan, TX, 2011-12

I prepared food and participated in a weekly come-as-you-are community outreach in north Bryan

Tacos on 21


Lead by Geremy Huff
Bryan, TX, 2011-12

I helped to prepare breakfast tacos weekly and delivered them to immigrant workers along Hwy 21 in North Bryan

Avenue L Open Mic


Avenue L Coffeehouse, Huntsville, TX, 2010-11

I set up equipment, mixed the stage audio, MC'd, ran a coffee bar and cleaned for a weekly open mic at the Avenue L Coffeehouse

Ars Perpetua


SHSU, 2009-11

As secretary for the Ars Perpetua Composers' Association, I maintained the mailing list and took notes at weekly meetings

Sounding Out Concert Series


CalArts, 2006

I reserved equipment and facilities, made fliers, programed performers, and MC'd a monthly student concert series