John Edmark has taught in the design program of the Department of Art & Art History since 2003. In addition to teaching classes in design fundamentals, product design, animation, and color, he is a graduate adviser to students in the Joint Program in Design. His art and design pursuits range from organically inspired cellular and kinetic works to products for storage, kitchen, and creative play (www.JohnEdmark.com). In 2008 he was an Artist-in-Residence at the Exploratorium in San Francisco where he created a work for the Geometry Playground travelling exhibition. He is named inventor on nine U.S. and foreign utility patents.
Previous to focusing on design, he spent a number of years researching virtual environments at Bell Laboratories. He has an M.S. in Product Design from Stanford, and a B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science from Columbia University.
Oil on canvas
Holbein, Hans the Younger (1497-1543)
Photo credit: Erich Lessing / Art Resource, NY
Acrylic and water-based oil
A film by Jamie Meltzer
Courtesy: Joshua Forney