Charles works as an interactive software developer at Ideum where he creates custom museum exhibits and serves as the project coordinator for the multi-user, multitouch framework Open Exhibits. He also works as the digital dome software developer for the Institute of American Indian Arts programming interactive tools for fulldome theaters.
Charles received an MFA in Electronic Arts at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2008 and a BS in Visual and Audio Communications Technology at Bowling Green State University in 2006.
Charles has been a working artist in the field of new media art and composition for over a decade creating electroacoustic music and soundscapes, interactive installations, and web art. His work serves as a reflection of perceptual awareness; it encourages meditations on the self (human), the environment (nature), and the future (technology).