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Vice President and Dean of Visual...

Laguna College of Art and Design
2222 Laguna Canyon Road
Laguna Beach , California 92651
United States

Company Description: Founded in 1961, LCAD offers BFA degrees in Animation, Design and Digital Media, Drawing and Painting, Game Art, Illustration and Sculpture, as well as MFA degrees...   more

Employment History


  • BFA
    Cleveland Institute of Art
  • MFA degree , Illustration
    Syracuse University
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iacc | Jack Lew, 10 Jan 2014 [cached]
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Managing Human Resources in the Entertainment Industry - Jack Lew
Jack Lew
Jack Lew has performed key roles for two of the world's leading entertainment companies, Disney Animation and Electronic Arts (EA). At EA, he was responsible for developing relationships with art schools and strategies for identifying top global art talent. Additionally, he spent 6 years at Disney, where he was Senior Manager of Artist and Professional Development.
In his work with colleges throughout the US and Canada, he has developed collaborative educational programs. He is currently the Vice President and Dean of Visual Communication at Laguna College of Art and Design. Prior to entering the entertainment industry, gay porn Jack was a Professor of Art and Department, Head at the Kansas City Art Institute and a Professor at the Memphis College of Art. In 2011, he was appointed to serve on the Advisory Board of the International Digital Media and Arts Association.
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Gesture Drawing for Animation - Jack Lew
Jack Lew - Managing Human Resources in the Entertainment Industry
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N.C. Arts Council - Press Release, 19 Feb 2009 [cached]
"In our troubled economic climate, cuts in arts education cannot be overestimated while the economic impact of our creative economy is underestimated," says Jack Lew, a digital media expert and one of the conference's keynote speakers. Lew is the new program director for the University of Central Florida's Center for Emerging Media and the former global art talent resources manager for Electronic Arts, the world's leading interactive entertainment software company.
"More than ever, we need to nourish our creative resources and it begins with arts education in our public schools," says Lew, who was also the former senior manager of Artist and Professional Development for Disney Feature Animation Florida.
"The internet and emerging new media, including video games, have created a wide gap between today's youth and educators," Lew says.
See the attached bio of keynote speakers including Holden Thorp, UNC-Chapel Hill chancellor; Jack Lew, a digital media expert; Dr. Sarah B. Cunningham, the director of arts education for the National Endowment for the Arts; and Linda A. Carlisle, the new secretary of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources.
N.C. Arts Council - Press Release, 19 Feb 2009 [cached]
Other headliners include: Jack Lew, head of the University of Central Florida's Center for Emerging Media, will kick off the conference with a session entitled "Imagination, Creativity and Innovation in the 21st Century. Lew is the former Global University Relations Manager for Electronic Arts, the world's leading independent developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software for personal computers and popular advanced entertainment systems such as the PlayStation® and the Nintendo GameCube™ and the Game Boy® Advance. As one of the nation's top media experts and arts education advocate, Lew will set the stage for the conference.
Lew will deliver the keynote address on March 6 at 1:30 p.m. at Jones Hall Auditorium. He will talk about the "Impact of Interactive Technology."
His speech will cover how the internet and new media including video games have changed the way students communicate, socialize, play and learn. This presentation will focus on the impact of today's games industry while challenging the audience of educators, administrators and arts advocates to redefine arts education in today's virtual environment. He will also be part of the panel on Nurturing Innovative, Creative and Imaginative Environments on March 5 at 3:30 p.m. and will lead the workshop Embracing New Technologies as Creating Teaching Tools on March 6 at 9 a.m.
Also featured during the keynote address by Lew is Sarah Bainter Cunningham, director of arts education for the National Endowment for the Arts since September 2005.
From the Editor —, 5 June 2009 [cached]
In conclusion, Jack Lew, Director of Collaborations at the Center for Emerging Media, University of Central Florida, comes full circle through his submission to Education entitled "Connecting the Dots by Crossing Borders", sharing how he, in his new position, sees scientists, artists and technologists collaborating and exploring new solutions in this field we broadly identify as computer graphics. Jack also contributed with the organizational chart used in the design of this issue's cover illustration.
Jack ..., 1 Feb 2007 [cached]
Jack Lew
Jack LewJack is responsible for developing a pipeline of talent to feed the growing needs of the company.In the past two years, he has visited over 48 colleges throughout the US and Canada identifying top art programmes where EA can recruit for internships and new college grad hires.Before joining EA, Jack was Senior Manager of Artist and Professional Development at Disney Feature Animation Florida, and in that role, he was responsible for all training initiatives, continuing education and enrichment programs as well as evaluating all college art applicants.
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