Jared Pappas-Kelley is a writer and artist who works primarily with durational media. His current work actively seeks out the challenge of unintentional audiences, often melding sculpture, performance, and media based elements into projects that are then inserted into everyday life. For the last several years he has published Toby Room magazine featuring interviews with contemporary video artists. His direction of the non profit, ArtRod, has led the organization to be recognized as a leader in public and new media work. Pappas-Kelley earned his BA from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington and is completing his MFA in writing and theory at Goddard College in Vermont. His work is in various public and private collections. He was a 2007 Fellow of the Atlantic Center for the Arts.