Katerie Gladdys is an assistant professor in Art and Technology in the School of Art and Art History at the University of Florida. She examines place, marginalized landscapes, sustainability, mapping, consumption, food, agriculture, and disability creating installations, interactive, sculpture, video, and relational performances. Recent partners in collaboration include University of Florida Office of Sustainability and Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences’ Center for Public Issues and Education and the Gainesville community. In 2010, she received the University of Florida College of Fine Art Graduate Mentor Award. Her creative work has been exhibited in national and international juried venues, including in the UK, Canada, Germany, Spain, and Croatia. She received her MFA in New Media from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a BA in Art and Design from the University of Chicago. She also has an MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages with a specialization in pragmatics and discourse from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.