Heather D. Freeman (she/her)

Art & Art History
Professor of Art, Digital Media

Heather D. Freeman the acting director of Charlotte Night Owl Interactive. She is also a Professor of Art in Digital Media in the Department of Art & Art History at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She holds a BA in Fine Art and German Studies from Oberlin College (1997), an MFA in Studio Art from Rutgers University (2000), and has taught at Charlotte since 2006. Freeman has created work and taught a range of classes since 2001 in diverse digital technologies and is the author of The Moving Image Workshop: Introducing animation, motion graphics and visual effects in 45 practical projects, published by Fairchild Press, an imprint of Bloomsbury Academic. Freeman's artworks in print media, film, and interactive design combine traditional and digital technologies to weave together the symbolic forms of science, mythology, and popular culture. These diverse works have been screened and exhibited internationally and won numerous awards.  Her other projects may be viewed at heatherdfreeman.com