William Contino was born in Los Angeles California and has lived and worked in New York, and London. William has been a Professor of Print Media at The School of Art and Design at Alfred University, working in both The Graduate Electronic Integrated Arts program and the Division of Expanded Media since 2003. William has worked more recently with sound and video, often collaborating with other artists, writers and musicians. He has exhibited work in galleries and museums both nationally and internationally. Most recently included in exhibitions in Beijing China and in Graz, Austria and Toronto Canada. His work is in collections both public and private, and continues a studio practice involving a variety of media, including painting, drawing, printmaking, sound and video.