Tricia McLaughlin is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship for her work in fantasy architecture in the form of 3D design, animation and sculpture. She has also been awarded two grants from the Jerome Foundation (Travel Grant, 2006 and Media Arts Grant, 2004) and an Artist’s Fellowship for Video from New York Foundation for the Arts. In 2006 she completed a 9 x 90 foot animation of a virtual aquarium for a permanent public art commission at the City of Virginia Beach Convention Center. Her work has been screened and exhibited in the US, Canada, England, Germany, Spain, Russia, Chile, South Korea and Japan. She lives and works in New York, NY, USA. Currently she is an Associate Professor of Animation and Electronic Media in the Visual Arts Department at the State University of New York College at Old Westbury.