Tom is an artist, educator, and the founder and director of the RE/Mixed Media Festival. His work as a producer, director, and performer has been seen in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, and several cities throughout Europe. As a sound artist and designer, his pieces have been heard on PRX Remix Radio, GMFE Sound Experience in Chicago, Toronto’s 2011 Deep Wireless Festival and Streaming Festival, Sixth Edition. Tom got his M.A. in Media Studies from the New School in NYC and his B.F.A. (Bachelor of Fun Arts) from Ringling Brothers & Barnum & Bailey Clown College. He has been a guest lecturer at the School of Visual Arts (SVA), currently teaches media studies courses at Hofstra University, and is a contributor to the Routledge Companion to Remix Studies, published in 2015. He is currently the Executive Director of Radio Free Brooklyn, a nonprofit community organization whose mission is to empower Brooklyn’s underserved local communities by providing active learning in media practices and to amplify their voices through a global Internet radio platform.