Colin Brooks

Senior Developer @ Whitney Museum


As a computer scientist, I’m interested in the process of problem solving. As an artist, I’m drawn to the web for its blend of interactivity and accessibility. As both, I’m passionate about utilizing technology to connect art with a global audience.

I graduated in 2013 from Grinnell College with a BA in Computer Science and a concentration in Neuroscience. I spent some time freelancing in Seattle and New Zealand, before joining a youth sports tech startup as a software developer, and volunteering with Youth In Focus to help teach teens darkroom photography.

Since moving to NYC in 2015 I’ve interned with The Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art, in Digital Media and Teen Programs, and received my MA in Art and Art Education from Columbia University in 2017.

I am currently the Senior Web Developer at the Whitney Museum of American Art, and head of the Digital Development department.