Chelsea Thompto is a transdisciplinary artist working at the intersections of art, trans studies, and technology. Her work explores technologies of visualization with a particular focus on their relationship to trans bodies. She is an Assistant Professor of Digital Media Art in the Department of Art and Art History at San José State University She also serves on the Board of Directors of the New Media Caucus and the Editorial Board of the Media-N: Journal of the New Media Caucus. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally including exhibitions at Smack Mellon in Brooklyn NY, Spektrum in Berlin, Germany, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL, and more. In 2019 she was a Toolmaker In Residence at Signal Culture in Owego, New York. She received an MFA and MA in 4D Art and an MA in Gender and Women's Studies from the University of Wisconsin Madison.