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The Art Institute of Seattle Exhibits at PAX West Video Game Convention

By: Sam King Filed under: Gaming & Technology

September 29, 2017

Featured Student Artist Cory Averill

For the 10th consecutive year, The Art Institute of Seattle exhibited at PAX West, one of the largest video game conventions in the world. Over 80,000 people from across the globe attend the four-day conference, looking to get a first glimpse at upcoming releases, meet developers, and celebrate gaming culture.

The Art Institute of Seattle's PAX booth proudly displayed work from current students and recent graduates. The booth included:

  • Four video games created by students, including two Virtual Reality games.

  • Live art demos from eight student artists ranging from Concept Art, 3D modeling, texturing, and rapid prototyping.

  • Pop-up art gallery featuring works from over 20 student artists with attribution and their portfolio sites listed.

  • Looping Demo Reel of student work featuring motion graphics.

  • Demo Reel Station and gaming stations built and designed by Industrial Design students in Exhibit and Tradeshow Design class.


Featured Student Artist Brandon Harrelson

Demo reel station designed and built by Industrial Design students

Featured Student Artist Travis Kordela

YouTubers Dez and Fox interview student after playing his team's game

Featured Student Artist Zach Whitchurch

YouTubers playing our students' game

Fans playing student Virtual Reality game

By: Sam King Filed under: Gaming & Technology

September 29, 2017