JD Beltran is a conceptual artist, designer, filmmaker, writer, curator, and educator. Her work has been screened and exhibited internationally, including at the Walker Art Center, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the M.H. de Young Museum, the Getty Institute, the Kitchen in New York City, the MIT Media Lab, and in the 2006, 2008, and 2012 ZeroOne San Jose New Media Biennials. Also an expert in public art, she has been commissioned for public art projects worldwide, and her work has been featured on NPR and reviewed in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe, and Wired. JD is the president of the San Francisco Arts Commission and is also faculty in the Film, New Genres, Art and Technology, Printmaking, and Critical Studies Programs of the San Francisco Art Institute. She is faculty in Design at the California College of the Arts, and lives and works in San Francisco.