Katina Bitsicas is a new media artist who utilizes video, photography, and performance in her art works. Her works explore the effects of crime, traumatic personal events, and architectural containments on the human psyche. Based on personal experiences, she explores these larger political, social, and psychological issues on an intimate level. Born in East Lansing, Michigan, Katina currently resides in Columbia, MO. She received her BA from Kalamazoo College and her MFA from the University of South Florida. She is currently an Assistant Teaching Professor of Digital Storytelling at the University of Missouri.