Mark Mccoin

Associate Professor, Head of New Media, Art and Art History

Mark Mccoin


Mark McCoin is an interdisciplinary artist specializing in sound-based performance and installation with integrated technologies. He holds the position of Associate Professor in the School of Art at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Selected works include The Feral Piano, an expansive evening-length performance; Uprising, an interactive sculpture installation for Sculpture Month Houston; and a prize-winning Piano Car performance at the Houston Art Car Parade. In 2022, McCoin unveiled Roz (Robotic Resonance), an evolving art experiment blending sound performance and gestural robotics, with backing from the Luminaria Artist Foundation. 2023 features Roz at the Currents New Media Festival in Santa Fe, NM, the Academic Data Science Alliance (ADSA) meeting in San Antonio, and as a guest performer at The Fragmented Figure show for Sculpture Month Houston. In recognition of his accomplishments in art and technology, McCoin was honored with a prestigious 2023 George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation research fellowship from Brown University to support the continuation of his work.

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