New Technologies to Promote Health with Jeff Brice

New Technologies to Promote Health with Jeff Brice

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Date(s) - September 21, 2013
11:00 am - 11:45 am

Davidson Gallery Design Block


 Hosted by Cornish College of the Arts

New technologies and social media can be used to create novel ways to engage both patient and family members in order to create and promote a healthier state of being. As an Associate Professor in the Design department I work with local industry and institutions in ways that benefit both parties.

I will present two projects that were successful both as a learning experience and in contributing to our professionals partners. The first project demonstrates the use of virtual reality ‘Healing Games’ in collaboration with Firsthand Technologies, Seattle, WA.
The second example is a project in collaboration with Fred Hutchinson and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Students produced animations that inform both patients and family members about important issues about cancer and infection prevention.

Biography:  Jeff Brice is Interim Chair and an Associate Professor of the Design Department, Cornish College of the Arts. He has a long and internationally recognized career as an artist and innovator in digital media. He created animations for HBO, Shadow Light Productions and NASA, and illustrations for the major fortune 500 companies. Jeff’s work has appeared in magazines including Wired, National Geographic, Newsweek, Leonardo magazine, and Print Magazine among others. His work has appeared in numerous books, including ‘Mind Grenades’. Jeff has showed his work in galleries, shows and museums worldwide and is currently represented by Circle Fine Arts in Washington, D.C. Jeff has recently worked on the tablet game; ‘Gemspinners II’, available on all app stores.

Jeff Brice holds a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University and an MA on a full fellowship from New York Institute of Technology. He has taught at New York Institute of Technology, Rhode Island School of Design and Carnegie Mellon University. Before coming to Seattle in 1988, he was an international instructor for Computer Graphics Lab, N.Y.C.; a research and development lab.


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