James Cathey, a California transplant, received his BA in Studio Art/Media Studies at Pitzer College and his MFA in Studio Art from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is a multimedia sound, video, and performance artist who specializes in generative processes. He was the winner of the 2014 Arcanum Film Festival at D’Clinic Studios in Hungary, and spent April of 2016 as an artist-in-residence in Zalaegerszeg. He taught photography at San Jose State University in California as well as interned for several artists in the Los Angeles and New York areas, but considers the west central coast of Florida his true home. He is married and has two cats with his wife.