interviewed 08 August 2003 by Jessica
Michael Wright is the
SIGGRAPH 2003 Art Gallery Chair, has formally served on the
ACM Siggraph Art Gallery & Education Committees as a juror,
and is currently an associate professor in the Digital Media
and Liberal Studies Programs at Otis College of Art and Design
in Los Angeles.
drew you to computer graphics?
||An interest in expanding my image making possibilities.
|Do you have
any favorite computer graphics mentors?
My mentors are artists whose work I'm drawn
|What was the
first time you contributed to SIGGRAPH?
My first contribution to SIGGRAPH was as
a juror for the student show.
| What year/city
was your first SIGGRAPH? Which was most intense? Why?
Anaheim in the early 90s. They have all
been intense and this year has been over the top due to the
nature of the involvement.
to SIGGRAPH are you most proud of?
||This years Art Gallery and Art Gallery program.
favorite thing at this year or last year's SIGGRAPH?
||The Gallery, the Studio, Emerging technologies,
Electronic theatre, not necessarily in that order.
near/intermediate developments in CG do you look forward to?
Stronger integration of the interface with
the creative process and of course more speed. "Think
it have it"