Thursday, December 11th, 1997 6:00 - 8:00 pm
at Echo Communications Group, 179 Franklin Street - 4th Floor
phone: (212) 292-0910
Bill Gibbons (Wastrel) is a painter who holds a BA from Brown University, a BFA from the School of Visual Arts and an MFA from the New York Academy of Art. His work has been exhibited nationally and is included in many collections. He is the proprietor of Bill Gibbons Studio, a mural house whose clients include many New York designers and architects.
Edward Hutchinson (The Lonesome Drifter) abandoned sure-to-be-prosperous careers in literary academia and college textbook editing in order to devote himself to the visual concepts that had been percolating inside (and occasionally boiling over) since childhood. He is currently studying graphic design, illustration, and cartooning at the School of Visual Arts and launching a career in design. His personal passion is to combine photo manipulation, collage, digital painting, and hand-drawn elements into covers for books never written and posters for movies never produced.
Tom Igoe, B.A. Theatre Arts, Va. Tech, MPS Interactive Telecomm., Tisch/NYU. Background in theatre lighting & design, currently interested in interactive installations. Takes pictures for the thrill of it. Work includes lighting design for various small companies in Boston; "The Leak" and "Silhouettes" (interactive installations developed at ITP), and "Breath" (installation with Romy Achituv).
Henry Lowengard (Nemo) is a longtime graphics/music programmer based currently in Brooklyn. This tryptic has a 2D drawing done by his animation program Vapor Paint and two 3d renderings of the same gestures, rendered by OpenInventor. This was shown in Korea in 1995. Technical assistance by Nik Williams.
Lawrence Quigley (Quig) was born in Neptune NJ in 1965. He lived in Haworth, NJ until the age of 9 when he moved with his parents to Dallas, Texas. He studied Ceramics and Painting at Arts Magnet High School, in Dallas. After graduating the Rhode Island School of Design with a B.F.A. in painting he moved to Florida where he exhibited at the Orlando museum of Art and the Florida Gulf Coast art center. upon moving to New York he has exhibited in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Boston. He currently lives and works in Brooklyn.
Kathy Dee Zasloff (KathyDee) is a self-taught bead artist, life-long craftswoman and has been beading since childhood. As an artisan and craftswoman, she uses all sorts of beads and materials to create her work. However, is particular to acrylic beads and derives her inspiration from Faberge and first nations people. She is currently, exploring the combination of function and adornment as well as creating three-dimensional forms.