When Scott Ryan was growing up, he would visit his father’s office and watch him experimenting with early 3D programs like VistaPro. “My earliest memories of 3D graphics are of me sitting on the floor next to my father’s chair, watching the line-by-line rendering of computer generated landscapes,” recalls Ryan, an art student who both lives and attends school in the College Area. “I called out requests of what to… Read More
Extending the reach of the college into the community, Platt (Media Arts) College student Preston Delery was chosen to design posters, postcards, programs and other materials for the Common Ground Theater. Common Ground Theatre‘s mission is “to produce classics and new works by and about people of African descent that entertain, educate, and connect with audiences of all ages, cultures, and backgrounds.”
Lyceum’s Theatres: Home of the San Diego Repertory Theatre has called on Platt (Media Arts) College student, Santiago Vasquez, to design materials for their version of “The Threepenny Opera.” Along with Santiago’s fine work, The Lyceum has announced that they would like Platt College student’s to design materials for their entire 2010-2011 season! Congratulations to all involved. The Threepenny Opera Book & Lyrics by Bertolt Brecht Music & Lyricsby Kurt… Read More
Today Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream announced it has awarded Chris Bolor and Victor Silva with scholarships for their winning artwork that will be featured in a new mural located at Hawaiian Shaved Ice, 710 Ventura Pl. in Mission Beach. In addition to beautifying Mission Beach, the mural will alert hungry beachgoers that ice cream snacks are available nearby. Chris Bolor’s mural design was selected out of several submitted by his… Read More
Local podcaster and Platt College alum, Adam Hay, has been nominated for a Podcast Award as one of five finalists in the education category. The podcast, Rookie Designer, is a weekly show consisting of instruction and discussion aimed particularly at students of design, or those who have recently entered the workforce. In each episode a new topic of interest is covered in depth and explained in full, from securing your… Read More
Platt College San Diego’s student work is on display at Java Beach throughout March. Come have a sip of coffee, a fresh pastry and enjoy the fine works by Travis Dahl, Christopher Pitcher, Vanessa Coleman, Melissa Cabral, Austin Bogart, Illona Broyle, Shawn Ballon, James Cook, James Bailey, Crystal Peterson and Ross McDowell. Java Beach is located at: 4723 Point Loma San Diego, CA 92107 (A half block east of Sunset… Read More
For the past two years, Platt College San Diego students’ have been designing all of the marketing materials (posters, brochures, postcards & programs) for San Diego Repertory Theater located in Horton Plaza. Term 4 student, Rachelle Martin, was chosen to design the poster for the play “Restless Spirit” by Allan Havis. “Restless Spirit” will be playing from Jan. 28 – Feb. 19, 2006. Mr. Havis was so impressed with the… Read More
Another contest announcement: The Building Industry Association announced the winners of a logo contest open to all colleges and universities in San Diego. Platt students made up 7 of their 8 finalists! Congratulations to Inger Mikkelson (First Place), Valerie Franks (Second Place), and finalists: Kim Cruz, Chad Ellis, Darrel McNurlan, Doug Metzger, and Matt Tucker. Thanks for making Platt College very proud!