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3D Design Technology and Virtual Environments

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 @ 7:00 PM-8:30 PM

Art & Science Series

Featured Speaker: MyungHee Sohn, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Textile & Apparel Management at University of Missouri – Columbia

3D draping simulation, digital textile printing, 3D body scanning and motion capture are changing the face of apparel management and product development. And they are the basis for a University of Missouri collaborative project between architectural studies and fiber art that allows students to present their work both digitally and virtually. Through the development of 3D virtual garments and the use of a 3D environment space, students are employing the latest in advanced technologies to present their pieces. Don’t miss this up-to-the-minute talk on the use of 3D technology in apparel design. The gallery talk complements Stephanie Liner’s Momentos of a Doomed Construct, in which the artist explores the relationship between people and their physical environment through the installation of her constructed orbs and egg-shaped sculptures.

Presented in conjunction with the Craft Alliance in Grand Center’s Exhibition, Stephanie Liner: Momentos of a Doomed Construct. For more on Momentos of a Doomed Construct, visit http://www.craftalliance.org/exhibitions/currentgc.htm

Craft Alliance in the Kranzberg Arts Center
501 North Grand Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63103

Directions and Parking at http://www.craftalliance.org/contact.htm

FREE and OPEN to ALL.

Seating is limited. Registration required. To register, CLICK HERE or call 314-533-8586.

Dr. MyungHee Sohn is an Assistant Professor at the University of Missouri in the Textile and Apparel Management Department. Prior to her graduate studies, she worked as an assistant designer in Men’s wear division, LG fashion in Seoul, Korea. She received her MS and PhD from Department of Design, Housing and Apparel at the University of Minnesota in 2012. She has taught courses in apparel design including design process, patternmaking, fashion illustration and CAD. Dr. Sohn received the ITAA Lectra Innovation award for faculty research and two grants from MU to strengthen product development technologies in 2012. She also received Peggy Henry Matthews Fellowship and Mary Hoover Award Teaching Excellent in 2010 from the University of Minnesota.

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013
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7:00 PM-8:30 PM
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