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Dave Beck (r) and some of his digital arts students in one of Clarkson's computer labs.
Dave Beck (r) and some of his digital arts students in one of Clarkson's computer labs.

Art and design in the digital age

Combining art and computer science isn't a new concept. But in the last few years, universities around the country have been taking digital arts more seriously. An art exhibit at Clarkson University will feature works by the school's first graduating class of digital arts and science majors. The Saturday night show in the Cheel Campus Center (9pm) will include animation, a documentary and product design. Todd Moe spoke with Dave Beck, Director of Clarkson's Digital Arts and Sciences Department, and some of the students involved in the exhibition. Beck says the program's objective is to combine artistic and scientific skills to develop creative talent with a strong technical background.  Go to full article

Art Without Borders: Carmen D'Avino

Today we begin a series on art in the North Country with an artist profile. Carmen D'Avino began his career as a painter in the 1930s. He's been a World War II military filmmaker, a sculptor, and an avant-guarde animator in New York City. He was even nominated for an Academy Award. For the past 15 years he's lived in an old farmhouse in the St. Lawrence County town of Hammond. David Sommerstein stopped by for a visit and found a portrait of the creative process in action.  Go to full article

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