John Antoine Labadie

John Antoine Labadie studied sculpture at the Dayton Art Institute, earned a bachelor’s degree in painting at University of Dayton (1973), a Master’s in perceptual psychology from Wright State University (1980), and an interdisciplinary Doctorate from the College of Design, Architecture Art & Planning at the University of Cincinnati (1993).

Labadie has held positions with the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Edison State College, Urbana University, the University of Dayton, the University of Texas at Austin, and Boston University.


Dr. Labadie has been a faculty member in the Art Department at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke since 1994 and is the founder of the Digital Arts program there. During the past fifteen years Dr. Labadie’s art works have been exhibited in more than 200 national and international exhibitions and are held in numerous private and museum collections.

John Antoine Labadie has been board member and/or advisor for various international projects including: the International Digital Arts Association (Melbourne, Australia); the Academy of Electronic Arts (New Delhi, India); the International Association of Computer Graphics (St. Petersburg, Russia); and the Museum of Computer Art (Brooklyn, New York).

Dr. Labadie regularly serves an artist-in-residence or a visiting artist internationally. Labadie was a 2005-2006 Fulbright Senior Scholar in digital art for the "Center for Creativity and Innovation Studies" at National Chengchi University in Taipei, Taiwan. Other recent activities of this type include: National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei, Taiwan; The National Institute of Design in Ahmedabad, India; Banasthali Vidyapith University in Jaipur, India, the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts in Taichung, Taiwan; Chung Yuan Christian University in Jhongli City, Taiwan; Taipei National University of the Arts in Beitou, Taiwan; the Beijing Film Academy in Beijing, China; Fo Guang University in Yilan, Taiwan; and Nanjing Normal University in Nanjing, China.


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