Cameron McNall is an Architect. The scope of his work is wide and encompasses architecture, scenario planning, sculpture, film, sound, multi-media and installation art. He taught for twelve years as an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Design / Media Arts at UCLA. He received a Master of Architecture from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design in 1985 and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Design from UCLA in 1978. He co-founded the design collaborative Electroland in 2002.
Architecture: In architecture he received the Rome Prize in Architecture in 1991, two AIA Brunner Grants in 1993 and 1994, a New York Foundation for the Arts Architecture Fellowship in 1989, and the Young Architect Award of Architectural League of New York in 1987. McNall is licensed to practice architecture in California.
Sculpture and Public Art: As a sculptor and installation artist he was awarded the 2002 City of Los Angeles COLA (City of Los Angeles) Fellowship, and the 2002 California Arts Council New Genres Fellowship. He also received the Augustus Saint-Gaudens Sculpture Fellowship in 1990, the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Sculpture in 1988, and the PS#1 Studio Artist Fellowship in 1987. He has created large-scale installation work in venues across the United States.
Film: His films have been shown in more than thirteen countries in over thirty festivals and have received many prestigious awards.
Interactive Media: McNall worked for two years with the groundbreaking multimedia company Inscape, where he researched architectural and three-dimensional navigation metaphors in interactive media. This work continues to inform the research of Electroland.