Kenneth Rinaldo is an artist and theorist who creates interactive multimedia installations that blur the boundaries between the organic and inorganic. He has been working at the intersection of art and biology for over two decades working in the catagories of interactive robotics, biological art, artificial life, interspecies communication, rapid prototyping and digital imaging.
His works have been commissioned and displayed nationally and internationally at museums and galleries such as: The OK Center for Contemporary Art, Ars Electronica, Linz; The Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki; The Australian Center for Photograhy; The Chicago Art Institute, Chicago; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; The Northern Illinois University Art Museum, Chicago; The Home Show, Seoul; V2 Dutch Electronica Arts Festival, Rotterdam; Image Du Future, Montreal; Siggraph, Los Angeles; The Exploratorium, San Francisco. He was the recipient of the first prize for Avida 3.0 an international competition on artificial life and has received numerous grants and awards as well as an Ohio Arts Council Grant. Rinaldo teaches interactive robotic sculpture, digital imaging, multimedia and directs the Art and Technology program in the Department of Art at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.