Jane E. Crayton aka JanedaPain
Is an independent new media and audio/visual artist and instructor working with interactive experimental art and collage. She uses the latest in technology for unique events, galleries and museums, bringing her audio/visual art alive.
Jane currently shoots and creates original video and animation content for audio/visual production and installation. She also utilizes experimental mediums like surveillance cameras, circuit bent electronics, and custom midi-triggering for interactive installations and immersive experimentation. When collaborating with local musicians, she works with mind puzzling sound reactive, visual installations; manipulating live video of performances and creating custom projection surfaces and screens, all of which brings the audience a unique view of electronic music culture.
Jane also works in net_art creating unique interactive web-art pieces that engage the online user. Often her work depicts a piece of her history, using her poetry and diary entries as source material.
Jane's professional teaching style has developed through a philosophy of STEM-A (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics through Art) where she focuses much of her time to experimental educational public outreach projects for STEM-A and New Media.
Jane is an active volunteer, she has a strong sense of community volunteering in the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Space Odyssey and Gates Planetarium. She has helped bring experimental arts to Denver/Boulder by initiation of the dorkbot303 chapter, she is the youth program coordinator for ISEA2012 conference in Albuquerqu, New Mexico and she participates in experimental electronic art shows and festivals internationally. She is founder and Chair of the Board for RUST-E.org (Radically Urban Sustainable Technology Exploration) and Founder and Education Program Director for STEM-A (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through Art).