Faculty & Staff

William-John Tudor
Exhibition & Web Designer, CADVC
Adjunct Faculty

410-455-3101 FA 103A
tudor@umbc.edu

William-John Tudor is a trans-media composer of performance environments, who has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities, Maryland State Arts Council, Creative Arts Program, and New York Council for the Arts. His works have been performed at venues such as the Institute of Contemporary Art, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Lincoln Center, Walker Art Center, La Mama E.T.C., the Kitchen, Symphony Space, P.S.122, Painted Bride, The American Center (Paris), George Pompidou Center, Secession (Vienna), National Theatre Marstall (Munich), and the Baltimore Museum of Art. His works have been called "Strange...and Strangely beautiful" (New York Times) , "Fantasmagorical" (Village Voice) , and the work of "a visionary and mad genius," (Chicago Sun-Times) .

His collaborations with choreographer/writer Kenneth King have been documented in the books (Terpsichore in Sneakers, Further Steps, Post Modern Dance, Writing in Motion: Body - Language – Technology, and in the films Making Dances and Space City. Tudor has also worked with such artists as John Cage, Stan VanDerBeek, Robert Holman, Ann Wilson, Robert Ellis Dunn, and David Hockney.

Tudor recently received the Presidential Distinguished Professional Staff Award for 2007-2008 and an American Association of Museums award for Museum Publications and Design for his work at the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture. His tenure at UMBC has also included being the managing director for the Imaging Research Center and teaching within the Visual Arts and Music departments.

William-John Tudor holds degrees in inter-media composition and music, and a digital arts degree from University of Maryland Baltimore County (M.F.A.).