Chris Coleman was born in West Virginia, USA and he received his MFA from SUNY Buffalo in New York. His work includes sculptures, videos, creative coding and interactive installations. Coleman has had his work in exhibitions and festivals in nearly 20 countries including Singapore, Finland, Sweden, Italy, Germany, France, China, the UK, Latvia, and across North America. His co-created open source software Maxuino has been downloaded more than 35,000 times by users in over 100 countries and is used globally in physical computing classrooms. He currently resides in Denver, Colorado, USA, and is an Associate Professor of Emergent Digital Practices at the University of Denver.