Adrianne Wortzel is an artist whose works include telerobotic/robotic performance productions, interactive installations, photography, videos, art objects and writings. Her works display the arc of human experience of technological advances as they emerge, become pervasive, and eventually obsolete. Her works are often created in collaboration with research scientists and engineers both in the US and abroad.
Wortzel has recieved financial and residency support from the National Science Foundation; The Dora Maar Foundation supported by the Houston Museum of Fine Arts and the Brown Foundation, Eyebeam Art and Technology Center; The Whitney Museum of American Art, the Swiss Artists-in-Labs Program; the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory; University of Zurich; Franklin Furnace Fund for Performance Art, the Greenwall Foundation; the New York State Council on the Arts; the Science and Art Research Collaborations in New Mexico for Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories, PSC-CUNY Research Foundation and the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation. Her writing and articles have been published in national and international publications.
Wortzel majored in Fine Art at Brooklyn College and graduated with Honors, she attended the former Brooklyn Museum Art School as a scholarship student in painting, sculpture and drawing and received her MFA in Computer Arts from the School of Visual Arts. She is Professor Emeritus of Entertainment Technology and Emerging Media Technologies at New York City College of Technology, the senior technical college in the City University of New York (CUNY) system.