Born in Cleveland, Ohio. At 17, Warden moved to Los Angeles to study at The Otis Parsons Institute of Art where he also assisted the artists Robert Overby and Linda Burnham. During his junior year, he transferred to the School of Visual Arts in New York where he received a BFA with Honors in sculpture. His work at that time was in video, installation and interactive performance. In 1995 he attended the first year of The Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where he received his masters. Currently, he is working in his Culver City, CA studio constructing a world-spanning work of art called GLOBALL.