Jonathan Amakawa


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Most Recent Affiliation / Department / Job Title:


  • Fitchburg State University, Communications Media, Assistant Professor

Bio:


  • ISEA2015

    Jon Amakawa, Assistant Professor, Communications Media, Fitchburg State University Fitchburg, Massachusetts, United States. I am a 3D artist who specializes in creating interactive museum exhibits and educational media. My work integrates sculpture, drawing, architecture and animation in a virtual environment. I have developed virtual reality-based history exhibits on Negro League baseball and the Underground Railroad for the Senator John Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Currently I am developing Augmented Reality Apps for the US National Park Service’s Lincoln Home National Historic Landmark and the New Philadelphia National Historic Landmark. My interests include exploring the artistic possibilities for video game media, especially in presenting historical subject matter. studioamakawa.com


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Current Location:


  • Fitchburg, Massachusetts, United States of America

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