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Melanie Clemmons

Owen Arts Center 3634

Melanie Clemmons

Assistant Professor
Digital/Hybrid Media

Melanie Clemmons is a media artist interested in the effects of technology on society, culture and the environment. She makes videos, net art, installations and VR experiences. In addition to her gallery and museum work, Clemmons has worked on videos for fashion designer Brandon Maxwell, toured with Pussy Riot doing visuals during their first North American tour and has collaborated on several of their music videos, as well as created music videos for Holodeck Records.

In 2019 Clemmons had a solo exhibition at the University of Dayton’s Radial Gallery titled VIRTUAL HEALING & PROTECTION FOR/FROM THE SICK INTERNET. She showed her work in a special exhibition at The Other Art Fair/Dallas, presented by Saatchi Art, where she also showcased SMU student work and was recognized as a highlighted artist by Hypebeast, was interviewed by Sometimes Gallery for her piece on surveillance capitalism, and spoke at the SMU Summit on AR and VR in contemporary art.


ASAG 1312 Systems

ASIM 1300 Introduction to Digital/Hybrid Media

ASIM 1330 Intermediate Digital/Hybrid Media

ASIM 3325 Special Projects in Digital/Hybrid Media


Areas of Study



Undergraduate Studies

Graduate Studies

Classes (See Catalog)


Faculty and Staff

Graduate Students


Pollock Gallery

Art in Dallas

Travel Opportunities

Student Resources

Student Internships & Collaborations

Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Meadows Academy for Young Artists


Art History

Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship

Corporate Communication and Public Affairs

Creative Computation


Film and Media Arts