Academics - Faculty Profiles

Gina Lamb
Visiting Assistant Professor, Media Studies

Gina Lamb

    Field Group: Media Studies
    Campus Address: Mosbacher/Gartrell Center Media Center, West Hall Q102
    Phone: 909.607.9129

    MFA, University of California, Los Angeles
    BFA, San Francisco Art Institute

Areas of expertise:

Media arts advocacy, activism, community based media collaborations, youth media, and HIV prevention media education.


Recent Courses:

Media Arts for Social Justice (MS194) website

Media and Social Change (MS70) website

Media Praxis Ontario (MS 69)

Introduction to Digital Media Studies (MS 51)

Southern California Through the Lens (FYS)

Video and Diversity (MS80)

Introduction Video Production (MS82)

Advanced Video Editing (MS99)

International Web Exchange (MS133)

Awards and Honors:

2012-13California Council for the Humanities – Community Stories Grant
2006-12Jay Chiat Foundation, Media Arts
2009Pitzer CEC - Changemaker’s Grant, Media Arts for Social Justice course
2008Madrina de Honor, Organizacion en California de Lideres Campesinas
2006-08Durfee Foundation/Liberty Hill Foundation, Media Arts\
2006"I'm Still Here: Becoming Legendary," Audience Award Best Documentary Short, FUSION Los Angeles LGBT People of Color Film Festival
2005"This Is How I Love You," Audience Award Best Documentary Short, OUTFEST LGBT Film Festival
2000-03California Arts Council, Media Arts A.I.R.
2001City of Inglewood, Resolution of Appreciation in the Arts
1996Anonymous Was A Woman Award
1996-08LACE/California Arts Council, Media Arts A.I.R.
1992-06City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs, Artist in Community Grant-Media Arts
1994Rockefeller Foundation Project Grant - Media Arts
1991-04California Arts Council, Media Arts, A.I.R.
1991National Endowment for the Arts, Artist Fellowship - New Genres
1990Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions/National Endowment for the Arts, Artists Project Grant,
1990City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs, Individual Artist Grant - Media Arts
1990Long Beach Museum of Art--Video Access Program Grant


1999–09REACH LA - Director of Arts and Technology Programs
2007Community Arts Resources and Oakwood School
2006REACH LA and Malaysian AIDS Council Exchange Program • Subject: Global Issues/Health – Youth and HIV Education, Sponsored by the U.S. State Department
1998–02Video Culture, University of Ludwigsburg, Germany International Intercultural Communication Project.
1996-00Poetry In Motion • Program Director - Magnolia Avenue Elementary, LAUSD
1998-00Japanese American National Museum - Project Director - Youth Media Arts
1996Washington State Arts Commission -- Video Art Collection for Public Schools.
1988-96HUMANITAS/Media Arts Mobilization Project (MAMP), Los Angeles Educational Partnership and LAUSD
1997Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions & LAUSD
1994-96Long Beach Museum of Art – VIDKIDCO
1990 and 1994The HeArt Project at Para Los Niños, Los Angeles
1990-91Studio X – Pasadena Community Access Cable
1986-89Peggy Engl Video Program, Pasadena Arts Workshop

Complete Curriculum Vitae