Connect Week 2015 Panel Explores Intersection of Art and Technology

Marshall Ayers Events, Performing Arts, Sponsors, Visual Arts

DO ART AND TECHNOLOGY GO TOGETHER? Should artists embrace technology, or stick to pen and paper? Once you involve a computer, is it really even art any more? Is technology ruining art, or making it better? “Get Art Out of Technology” was a roundtable panel discussion held last week as part of the Innovate Pasadena Connect Week 2015. Convened by Echo-Factory, …

Nancy Bennett Virtual Reality Producer and Creative Mind

Christine Griswold Artist Profiles, Career Advice, Music, Performing Arts, Visual Arts

“Trust your heart and listen to it.  It takes you to what you’re good at.” Nancy Bennett has worked on the cutting edge of numerous media and tech advances over the past three decades, so it’s no surprise that she’s involved in the developing world of Virtual Reality storytelling. From starting in music videos as they were emerging in the …

Do You Have A Digital Strategy for Your Arts Career?

Marshall Ayers Branding, Career Advice, Digital Media, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Writing

You’re a young artist (or dancer, actor, musician, animator) and you have a Facebook page, a Twitter account, you’re on Instagram and blog sporadically on Tumblr, maybe you’ve even shot a few You Tube videos. You don’t always remember to update your website and you feel kind of conflicted about “marketing” yourself, but you know you have to put yourself …

Career Pathways in Arts And Technology With Eddie Lee

Marshall Ayers 3D (Gaming & Printing), Career Advice, Get a Life in the Arts, High School, Internships, Sponsors, Student Resources, Visual Arts

You like music. You like art. You like tech. How can you learn what a career pathway in the arts and technology is really like while you are still in high school? Take a play from Eddie Lee. Eddie was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He has a deep passion for real-time graphics technology and a fascination in mending …