Becky Stern

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Becky Stern
Born Rebecca Stern
Nationality American
Education BFA Design and Technology, Parsons School of Design
Known for DIY, crafts, new media
Notable work(s) Knitted Compubody Interface, CAPTCHA paintings, Lilypad Arduino Embroidery, Adafruit FLORA, Medical Embroidery, ASCII heart necklace, Emissions Scarves

Becky Stern is an American artist based in New York City. Her work combines traditional crafts like embroidery, knitting & jewelry-making with physical computing technologies like Arduino.

Stern worked as Associate Editor for MAKE and CRAFT magazines and is a fellow with the online Free Art and Technology Lab (F.A.T.). She is currently Director of Wearable Electronics at NYC-based Adafruit Industries.

She holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Design and Technology from Parsons School of Design.[1]

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Stern has shown projects at the San Francisco Museum of Craft & Folk Art (2009), Bildmuseet, and Gizmodo Gallery.[1]

Her work has also been featured on G4TV and CNN.

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