The Future of Art Technology

Thursday, November 19, 2015

aimWest Panel Event

Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015
5:00 pm – Registration
5:30 pm – Networking
6:00 pm – Presentation
7:00 pm – Technology Demos
Kendall College of Art and Design (KCAD) – Fed Galleries (1st Floor)
Woodbridge N. Ferris Building
17 Pearl ST NW, Grand Rapids, MI
KCAD Outside
Parking: Parking Ramps and Street Meters (nearby Pearl/Ionia Ramp $3 if entered after 5pm)



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Art is how we tell stories.
Art is how we express our thoughts, emotions, and dreams.
Art changes how we perceive the world.
However, Technology is changing every industry, including Art

Come join aimWest for a fascinating discussion about how technology is impacting the past, present, and future of the art industry!

This “Future of Art Technology” panel event will be sure to open your mind to new thoughts, concepts, issues, and technologies that you did not even know existed!

There will even be a special demonstration of the latest Hologram and Virtual Reality (VR) technologies after the event.
A rare chance to both seeexperience the “Future of Art Technology.”


“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” – Edgar Degas



Alaina Clarke
Society of North American Goldsmiths, Conference Program Manager
(Past: West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology (WMCAT))

How technology is changing the “Entrepreneur/Independent” art scene.

Michele Bosak
Kendall College of Art and Design, Curator of Exhibitions
How technology is changing the “Formal” art scene.

Scott Pell
Old Geek / Young Geek, podcast co-host
Video Game enthusiast and storyteller
How Movie & Video Game technology is creating a new “Interactive” art form.

Jim Czerew
TechConnect, LLC
Panel Moderator & MC


Future Art Technology

Zebra Imaging – 3D Holographic Prints

Oculus Rift

Google Cardboard

Samsung Gear VR


Tech Demo Volunteers
Special thanks to our volunteers who made our Virtual Reality (VR) and Hologram demonstrations possible:
Mark Holzbach, Ryan Quellet, Alex Oakley, Nick Czerew, and Aaron Schradin of praevidi.


aimWest learning events are open to all and well attended by a mix of business/entrepreneurs, marketing people, technology professionals, recruiters, and creatives, so be sure to register early!
Feel free to invite friends that may be interested in this topic as well!


A special thanks to our event sponsors, which allow aimWest to hold events in amazing venues, and offer complimentary hors d’oeuvres:

Venue Sponsor

Kendall College of Art and Design


Annual Sponsors

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RCM Technologies
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IP Consulting, Inc.
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Interested in sponsoring an upcoming aimWest event? See our Sponsor Page for more information.



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