Engaging Minds, Transforming Lives

Brown Symposium

What Things May Come: 3D Printing in the Fine Arts and Sciences
February 26-27, 2015

This symposium will address the impact of 3D technology on the human mind as it endeavors to meet future challenges in the arts and sciences.

Anthony Atala M.D.

Dr. Anthony Atala M.D. (Feb 26th only) the Director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, and the W.H. Boyce Professor and Chair of the Department of Urology at Wake Forest University will speak on Regenerative Medicine: Current Concepts and Changing Trends

Bruce Beasley

Bruce Beasley world-renowned monumental sculptor; discusses 3D Printing Sculpture: Where am I going and What am I doing. Like most sculptors solving problems is just part of the process and when a group of oceanographic engineers asked if he could cast an all-transparent bathysphere it seemed simple compared to his own work. Beasley will speak about the creative mind and how 3D printing set it free.

International Digital Sculpture exhibition—coordinated by Mary Visser, Herman Brown Chair and Professor of Art at Southwestern University, and Christian Lavigne, President of ARS Mathematica of Paris—Fine Arts Gallery, Sarofim School of Fine Arts at Southwestern University, Feb. 4–March 4, 2015. Reception: Feb. 26 at 4:30 p.m.