As a follow up to DATA's visit to The Desert Sun, photographic artist Wade Byars discussed his composite artistry in DATA's digital imaging studio/classroom Fri., Nov. 7, 2008. The presentation focused on his use of image collection, Photoshop technique, and the many ideas behind his surrealist pieces.
In preparation for this event, digital imaging and photography students previewed and discussed the photographer's imagery in an online forum at the Digital Arts Education Ning
and will continue to reference his work in further Web 2, project-based learning assignments.
"DATA truly appreciates the time and energy Mr. Byars has donated to the Academy and sincerely welcomes him as a friend of the program who can clearly demonstrate the connections between what is taught in the classroom and what is practiced in the field"
-Mr. Cauthron, Digital Imaging Instructor, Apple Distinguished Educator