Chaz Evans is an artist, educator, art historian, and curator. He is Full-time Lecturer of Interactive Arts at Northwestern University and Director of Exhibitions and Programs for Video Game Art (VGA) Gallery. He teaches courses on creative programming, web art, moving image art, and games. His artwork and writing analyzes the cultural valences of technology through the satirical use of software and hardware, and also builds continuity between contemporary media and the art historical past. Evans has exhibited with The Nightingale, ACRE_TV, Hyde Park Art Center, Evanston Art Center, and Chicago Artists Coalition. He holds an MA in art history and an MFA in new media art from University of Illinois at Chicago.