Digital Artist / Educator
Carlo Diego is a Texas-born, NYC-raised Mexican American digital artist and educator. He has worked as a designer and animator in the NYC area for over 13 years, focusing on transmedia projects that embrace a multidisciplinary approach. Currently, Carlo is a professor of Animation and Motion Graphics at CUNY BMCC in TriBeCa, where his focus in academia fosters an equitable education that hopes to open the door to media-related jobs for non-traditional students. He received his MFA in Digital Media from Lehman College, where he discovered his passion for teaching the next generation of digital artists. In addition to BMCC, Carlo has taught at Sarah Lawrence, Lehman College, Hostos Community College, and Skillshare.
Carlo is constantly looking for ways to challenge his creative output. He creates multi-media artworks, installations, and short films using AI and film and television, industry-standard workflows (e.g. – GPU rendering and Unreal Engine) to push the boundaries of DIY storytelling.