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The education committee celebrated the SpaceTime student exhibition on Monday, August 3, 2009 with an opening and awards ceremony. Along with the formal opening, the students who won awards were honored with certificates and applause. The committee also presented our virtual gallery in Second Life. We urge all those to visit the gallery, especially those who were unable to attend the physical gallery.
The Computer Graphics Education Workshop 2009 workshop was organized to explore ideas in computer graphics education with a focus on teaching computer graphics in context. While previous workshops have focused on designing the computer graphics curriculum, this workshop recognized the importance of designing the students' learning experience within the curriculum.
Spreading Educational Excellence in Computer Graphics & Digital Arts - New Deadline: May 11, 2009 - We are collecting educational material showcasing the best examples of teaching Computer Graphics and Digital Arts. If you have developed valuable content in the field - publish it and shape your academic identity!
ACM SIGGRAPH Education Committee seeks to appoint a new Animation Curator for the SpaceTime exhibitions 2010-2012. The position will start this year by “shadowing” the current SpaceTime Animation Curator. We would like to invite anybody who is interested to have his or her name considered for the position.
The ACM SIGGRAPH Education Index is now fully functional. It's available on the ACM SIGGRAPH Education Committee site at http://education.siggraph.org/resources/directory/.
ACM SIGGRAPH successfully kicked off its first SIGGRAPH Asia conference in Singapore during December 10th to 13th 2008. The official report showed that more than 3200 attended and 49 countries were involved in this creatively inspired conference. About 80 percent of the attendance came from Asia-Pacific countries, including Australia and New Zealand.
ACM SIGGRAPH announces: The Distinguished Artist Award for Lifetime Achievement in Digital Art
Spreading Educational Excellence in Computer Graphics & Digital Arts - Deadline: February 1, 2009
Teaching Computer Graphics in Context • Sponsored by Eurographics and ACM SIGGRAPH • March 29-30, 2009, Munich, Germany
Deadline Nov. 3th 2008 The Patchingzone is a transdisciplinary lab for innovation where students from different backgrounds work together with professionals on meaningful creative media applications. The Patchingzone works closely with V2_ and builds on the knowledge and expertise gained in the V2_Lab; the research and development department of V2_ and the PhD research ‘Processpatching’, Defining New Methods in aRt&D by Anne Nigten.
The ACM SIGGRAPH Executive Committee has appointed Anthony (Tony) Baylis as Liaison the ACM SIGGRAPH Education Committee.
At SIGGRAPH 2008, Steve Cunningham, Lawrence Rosenblum and Mike McGrath offered a course titled "The Art of Proposal Writing" organized by Barb Helfer. The slides were not available in time for the SIGGRAPH 2008 CD-ROM, however they are now available at <http://www.cs.csustan.edu/~rsc/S08-proposal-course.pdf>.
Call for entries for [Aniwow!2008] 3rd China (Beijing) International Student Animation Festival which will be held from Oct, 22nd 2008 to Oct, 25th 2008. We sincerely look forward to your participation and call for your excellent art works!
Presentations: With the theme of “Ideas for the Future,” we seek proposals for presentations in either of two forms: Thought Pieces and Papers. All submissions must be received by September 19, 2008.
Each year, the ACM SIGGRAPH Education Committee holds an all-day business meeting the day before the SIGGRAPH conference. Following this meeting, the Committee gathers for an informal dinner to celebrate its accomplishments, and to usher in the conference.
SIGGRAPH’s Education Committee is seeking an experienced web designer and programmer to help create the next generation “Education Index” - an online database of computer graphics related educational programs
In part with generous funding from the Missouri Arts Council, Springboard to Learning & Young Audiences of St. Louis is presenting its upcoming "Connections Institute: Science in Art / Art in Science" on June 5-6 at the University of Missouri St. Louis
Presented by Members of the Education Committee
The Society for Photographic Education, Mid-atlantic Region will be having their annual conference at Carnegie Mellon University, November 7 and 8, 2008
Dr. Tony Alley was laid to rest in January 2008. Tony was a key member of the ACM SIGGRAPH Education Committee, and was was instrumental in the development of the Curriculum Knowledge Base project.