2013 - 2015 - OCAD University, BFA Integrated Media, minor in Wearable Technology

June 2013 - Dames Making Games Toronto Junicorn Game Incubator

2011 - 2013 - NSCAD University, Halifax NS


September 2015 - Costumes for Cyborgs part of Wear Me: Art | Body | Tech, Station Gallery, Whitby ON

July 2015 - Prosthetic Technologies of Being part of Making Patterns, Eyebeam, New York City

April 2014 - Materializing Data exhibited as part of IntraMedia, OCAD University, Toronto, ON 

January 2014 - Wingman part of AGO’s First Thursday, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON

November 2014 - Wingman part of Long Winter Arcade, The Great Hall, Toronto, ON

2012 - Cook, Wash, Tidy part of Pulled Pork Print Show, Seeds Gallery, Halifax NS

2011 - Discretion and Display, Port Loggia Gallery, Halifax, NS

2010 - Monsters #7 & #13, Mooring Gallery, Mahone Bay,NS

2008 - Sexy Rexy part of Night Shift, The Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax NS

Professional Experience

Toronto International Film Festival, Digital Studio - Creative Technologist (February 2016 - Present)

Currently working creating technology to amplify and promote TIFF’s programming and digital presence. Including AR, VR and Mobile apps as well as working on the major TIFF web relaunch program currently in development.

Dames Making Games Toronto - Co-Director, Chair of Events and Outreach (December 2014 - Present)

Dames Making Games is a not-for-profit video game arts organization. We run a wide range of programs and events for women, non-binary, and queer folks interested in games.

The Social Body Lab at OCAD University - Research Assistant, Co-Organizer of Toronto Wearable Meetup 2016 (October 2013 - Present), Prosthetic Technology of Being collaboration with Intel Research Labs

At the Social Body Lab I’ve worked on a small team to design, and create experimental wearable prototypes as well as planning executing and correlating data from user testing of our devices.

Compass Wear, w/ Pearl Chen - Wearable Technology R&D, iOS Software Development (July 2015 - March 2016)

Worked designing and developing a working prototype for a haptic turn-by-turn bike navigation system

Toronto Public Library - Innovator in ResidenceScarborough  Civic Centre (November 2015 - January 2016)

Designed and taught 6 weeks of programming to teach introductory electronics and programming to library members.

Quipucamayoc, OCAD University - Research Assistant  Unity and Kinect Visualisations (July 2015 - Present)

Built and designed Unity and Kinect visualizations for a networked collaborative dance performance between Cusco and Buenos Aires.

MKultra - Gameplay Programmer (February 2014 - August 2014), Knight and Damsel

One of two programmers on the project. Working on a small team directly with the artists and designer to implement UX/UI as well as perfect game feel and interaction. Released August 2014 on OUYA and Steam.

N. Maxwell Lander, Photographer -  Electronics Creation and Photo Assistant (January 2015 - July 2015), Carnal Anomaly


Colpitts-Campbell, Izzie. “Costumes for Cyborgs_sound: New Body Experience in Sound and Movement”. eContact! 18.2 - TIES 2015: 9th Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium (May 2016).

Hartman, K., Predko, H., McConnell, J., Colpitts-Campbell, I. & Kourtoukov, B. “Monarch: Self-Expression Through Wearable Kinetic Textile”. TEI’15 Ninth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction, Stanford University, January 15-19, 2015. New York, NY: ACM, 2015.

Colpitts-Campbell, Izzie. Connection and Motion. 2013. Make: Wearable Electronics. By Kate Hartman. Sabastopol, CA: Maker Media, 2014. 1.

Artist Talks, Conference and Event Presentations

July 2016 Collaboration: work methods for interesting creativity, Make Change, Design Exchange, Toronto ON

April 2016 Game Art & Collaborative Governance, Indiecade, Museum of Moving Image, New York City

November 2015 - Supporting our Volunteers: Developing Sustainable Member-run, Inclusive Arts Spaces - Panel Discussion, Community Media Convergence, Carlton University, Ottawa ON

November 2015 - Community Media 3.0? Gaming, Interaction and Self-Representation - Moderator, Commmunity Media Convergence, Carlton University

September 2015 Playing the Lead: Feminism in Media Art and Gaming - Panel Discussion, Feminist Art Conference, OCAD University

August 2015 - Costumes for Cyborgs: new body experience in sound and movement, paper presentation, Toronto Electroacoustic Symposium

June 2015 - Making Wearables Move, artist talk, ITP Camp, NYU

June 2015 - Costumes for Cyborgs_sound, artist talk, ITP Camp, NYU

March 2015 - Alter Interface: experimenting with physical game controls, Different Games Conference, NYU: Polytechnic

October 2014 - Knight and Damsel presented by MkUltra, GamerCamp Conference

August 2014 - Artist talk, Dames Making Games August Speakers Social

July 2014 - JuliveWire game jam organizer, DMG Toronto

March 2014 - Knight and Damsel presented by MKUltra, GDC Conference

November 2014 - Long Winter Arcade, Curator/Coordinator

July 2013 - Wingman Artist Talk, DMG July Speaker Social