Director of the new B.F.A. in Game Design at MICA and faculty in the Interactive Arts department, Corace holds an MFA from the Parsons School of Design, New York, NY, and a Bachelor of Liberal Arts from Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. Prior to coming to MICA he taught at Parsons, where he taught courses in the Design and Technology program. He also served as a partner in a collaborative design studio named Double Triple. Corace worked as an adjunct faculty between 2007 and 2009 at New York University, where he taught courses in OS specific Game Programming and Game Design Strategy.
In 2014, he was granted a Strong National Museum of Play Research Fellowship, and in 2013, he received a Maryland State Individual Artist Award and was named one of Baltimore Magazine's "40 under 40."
Corace's games are shown in exhibitions and festivals including Play Tinker Toy at Arlington Arts Center in 2015, where he exhibited Mr. Yums Inc., a game/installation in collaboration with Game Design faculty member Sam Sheffield. In 2014, Corace's game, Lords & Ladies was exhibited at the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Indie Arcade exhibit. That same year, he teamed with architects and game designers to build a public installation/game in Witten Germany in 72 hours during the Playpublik Festival; the installation won the festival's jury award.
He has conducted workshops and talks at the Maryland Film Festival, Urban Game Factory, Baltimore Indie Game Seminar, Socity of Photographic Education Conference, and Harvard Graduate School of Design, and acted as judge at the Come Out and Play Festival in New York City.
To find out more about his work, visit www.goldengrave.com.