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I am the Head of Digital Learning and Innovation at the Fowler Museum responsible for digital engagement online and in-gallery for the “Engaging Lived Religion in the 21st Century” project under the Lilly Implementation Grant 2021–23. I am an Adjunct Lecturer at USC’s Iovine and Young Academy focusing on the intersection of design and technology and USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering teaching Design for User Experience. I am also an Adjunct Professor in the Graphic Design Department at Woodbury University. Previously I was Director of Museum and Special Projects at yU+co, a Hollywood-based innovation studio, specializing in digital experiential design, specifically augmented reality, visualizations utilizing machine learning, large scale projection mapping and 3D creative programming for entertainment, education and non-profit institutions. Before joining yU+co I was an award winning Senior Designer at the J. Paul Getty Museum for 12 years. As Senior Designer I oversaw both temporary and permanent collection exhibition development, design, fabrication and installation including all aspects of exhibition and environmental graphics, spatial design, display furniture and promotional branding. At the Getty I led the design of such renowned exhibitions as Golden Kingdoms: Luxury and Legacy in the Ancient Americas, Cave Temples of Dunhuang: Buddhist Art on China’s Silk Road, Leonardo da Vinci and the Art of Sculpture, Rembrandt and His Pupils and Canterbury and St. Albans: Treasures of Church and Cloister. From 1993 to 2000 I was the lead exhibition designer and chair of the Signage Department at the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Immigration Museum in New York.

 

I holds a B.F.A. from Penn State University and received his M.F.A. from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY.

 
 
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