The 2010 Design, Art and Technology Awards and Exhibition: Don’t Miss It! Thursday, May 6

Hosted by Burton Morris and MEDRAD CEO, John Friel

Thursday, May 6, 2010 6pm – 8pm
at the Pittsburgh Technology Council’s 15 Minutes Gallery

ROBOTICS. ELECTRONIC ARTS. MUSIC. INTERACTIVE SCULPTURE. GAMING. FILM SCREENINGS. INTERACTIVE TEXTING. FINE ART. ANIMATION. INDUSTRIAL DESIGN. POPTICS.


Want Art + Tech? The 2010 DATA Awards has got it!
Join the Pittsburgh Technology Council for the 2010 Annual DATA Awards and Exhibition, featuring 40 of the region’s most innovative creatives. Come out to the only event that honors our region’s leading-edge intersections of tech and creativity!

>> Find out the 2010 DATA Award winners!

>>Connect with internationally-acclaimed Pittsburgh Artist, Burton Morris, and MEDRAD CEO, John Friel

>> View over 60 pieces of the region’s finest artwork in all media, including: Eric Singer’s Guitarbot; the new Power Flower; the latest ETC project, Balli Plastici; Burton Morris’s Poptics; and much, much more!

>> Experience the electronic and organic sounds of David Bernabo’s DJ Responsibility, the 2010 DATA Musical Artist of the Year

>> Explore creative tech game rooms, with cool stuff from Evil Genius Designs, Wombat Security Systems, Rock of the Dead Nintendo Wii and tunes from The Simulation Hypothesis.

>> Check out innovative short films and documentaries, including deeplocal’s Chalkbot and Ben Hernstrom’s Young Creatives (featuring Shepard Fairey, ModCloth, Modey Lemon, Bike PGH, Chris Kardambikas and Terrance Hayes)

GENERALADMISSION: $25.00 (includes food and beverage)
STUDENT: $15.00
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The first 50 people to register for the main event will be eligible to win one of five Burton Morris limited edition specialty items.

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You can also join us for the pre-event VIP RECEPTION!  5-6pm
Come out early for hors d’oeuvres, a talk with Burton Morris and John Friel, one-on-one with the DATA artists and business leaders, and an exclusive exhibition preview! This intimate event is a great way to show your support for the Art + Technology Initiative. Tickets for the VIP reception include admission to the main event.
TICKETS BY RESERVATION ONLY:
INDIVIDUAL$100.00
GROUPOF5: $450.00
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The first 50 people to register for the VIP reception will be eligible to win a signed, special edition Pittsburgh-themed print by Burton Morris.

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2010 DATA ARTISTS & AWARD FINALISTS:
Rebecca Bailey Jesse Best David Bernabo Thomas Bigatel
Connie Cantor Tiberiu Chelcea Sheila Cuellar-Shaffer deeplocal
David Edwards The Entertainment Technology Center’s Balli Plastici
Jessica Fenlon Stephen Haynes Ruth E. Hendricks
Ben Hernstrom Lori Hepner John Hinderliter Joseph Holtz
Modern Pop Don Jones Sandy Kessler Kaminski Kevin Kulesa
John Malarky Wade Massie Ian TAK Momyer Net Health Systems
Ron Nigro Jane Ogren Martha Rial Riggs Communications & ImPACT The Simulation Hypothesis Seth Rosenberg Nina Sarnelle
Jon Shumway Eric Singer Rob Straw Kelli Townsend Emily Traynor
R. Weis Wombat Security Technologies Gary Zak

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CHAMPION SPONSOR: DOLLAR BANK
DATA GOLD SPONSOR: BAYER MATERIALSCIENCE, LLC
DATA PARTNERS: MEDRAD,  Burton Morris

CREATIVE PARTNERS:
ACK! Creations
Evil Genius Designs
Gateway to the Arts
Pittsburgh Filmmakers
Southside Works Sculpture Project
Three Rivers Arts Festival

For more information, visit www.15minutesgallery.org or contact Kim Chestney Harvey, Director of the Art + Technology Initiative.

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