Stephen Wilson, the head of Conceptual Information Arts and Professor of Art at San Francisco State University from 1980 on, died on January 10, 2011 from cancer.

Steve was an inspired teacher, prodigious researcher, writer, scholar and artist, whose work pushed boundaries and built new bridges among the disciplines of art, science and technology.

Dedicated to defining new roles for artists in a rapidly changing world, Steve was the author of numerous books and essays. His most recent publication, Art + Science Now!, was published in the Fall, 2010 by Thames and Hudson.

Steve left a lasting legacy within the department, the university and the larger international community.

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