Johannes DeYoung is an artist whose work in experimental animation and time-based media explores themes of animism and human psychology, with forms that blend computer animation and experimental material processes. DeYoung’s work has been exhibited internationally, with works included in the B3 Biennale of the Moving Image, Frankfurt, Germany; Crush Curatorial, Robert Miller Gallery, Jeff Bailey Gallery, Eyebeam, and Tiger Strikes Asteroid, New York, NY; the Images Festival at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada; Pallas Projects, Dublin, Ireland; and Hell Gallery, Melbourne, Australia. His work has been featured in The New York Times, The New York Post, The Huffington Post, and Dossier Journal.
DeYoung is co-founder of the quarterly web-based arts journal Lookie-Lookie. He has served on the New Foundations Board of Study for time-based media at Purchase College, State University of New York; the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Contemporary Art Council; and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, as Digital Literacy Consultant. DeYoung is presently appointed Assistant Professor of Electronic and Time-based Media at Carnegie Mellon University School of Art. He previously taught courses in animation and moving-image production at Yale University School of Art, where he was appointed Senior Critic and Director of the Center for Collaborative Arts and Media, and at the Yale School of Drama, where he was appointed Lecturer in Design. He received his MFA from the Cranbrook Academy of Art in 2006.