People: Board Members


Branda Miller is the Arts & Education Coordinator at the Sanctuary.

She is dedicated to using art for achieving a more just and sustainable world.


Steve Pierce is the Executive Director of Media Alliance. He is a media reformer and multi-media producer, with three decades of experience in the organizational and technical implementation of the telecommunications infrastructure. His PhD is from the Department …


Igor Vamos is an internationally known multimedia artist, leading member of The Yes Men (using the alias Michael “Mike” Bonanno), and an associate professor of media arts at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is also a …


Nao Bustamante is an internationally known artist, originally from California, and now residing in upstate New York. Bustamante’s precarious work encompasses performance art, video installation, visual art, filmmaking, …


Kathy High is an interdisciplinary artist working in the areas of technology, science and art and is organized with The Sanctuary for Independent Media a series of artist workshops, “BioArt in an Industrial Wasteland.” She produces videos …


Branda Miller is a Professor of Media Arts in the Integrated Electronic Arts Department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Arts and Education Coordinator at The Sanctuary for Independent Media.  She has developed numerous media …


Andrew Lynn is a key member to The Sanctuary for Independent Media. He is a media producer, shooter, editor, and graphic designer, and professor at Hudson Valley Community College. He received an MFA in Electronic Arts from iEAR …

Upcoming Events
Nov. 18
Be the Media! Workshop: The Art of Investigative Journalism with journalist Chet Hardin
Nov. 18
Be the Media! Chet Hardin “Inside NXIVM”
Nov. 19
NATURE Lab Workshop: Urban Sprout Entrepreneurship Incubator

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