Twenty Something Sullivan at Maker Faire Tokyo

Maker Faire Tokyo

I’m really happy to announce that i’ll be presenting Twenty Something Sullivan, Folium and Orihon at Maker Faire Tokyo August 6th and 7th at the Big Sight Expo…

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Aperture installed at the Evanston Art Center Biennial 2016

Evanston Art Center Biennial: Aperture

JULY 15 – AUGUST 28, 2016 OPENING RECEPTION: FRI. JULY 15, 6-8PM The Evanston Art Center Biennial is one of the Midwest’s largest and most prestigious juried exhibitions,…

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Orihon, 3D Printed book by Tom Burtonwood

Northern Arizona University: MIND 2 MACHINE 2 MATERIAL

Exhibition Dates: April 19 – June 10, 2016 Opening Reception: April 21, 2016 5:00 – 7:00PM   Artists’ Presentation: April 22, 2016 4:00 – 5:00PM Liberal Arts, Building…

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Visiting Artist Talk at Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Just a reminder, Tom Buttonwood will be lecturing Monday, February 22, 2016Public Lecture: 6:00 pmGuyon… Posted by Southern Illinois University Visiting Artist Program on Monday, February 15, 2016 Public…

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The Creators Project: Test Patterns

Anya Tchoupakov wrote up a short review of Test Patterns which just opened at Flux Factory for The Creators Project – read it in full here:

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Elmhurst Art Museum Biennial: Chicago Statements

Elmhurst Art Museum Biennial: Chicago Statements DECEMBER 12, 2015 – FEBRUARY 21, 2016 Chicago artists have something to say. Taking on the role of cultural commentator, facilitator,…

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Test Patterns at Flux Factory

Flux Factory: 39-31 29th Street, Long Island City, NY 11101 Visiting by subway: We are located on street level near several wheelchair-accessible subway stops. 7, N, and Q…

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Twenty Something Sullivan

TWENTY SOMETHING SULLIVAN Architectural Ornament 1881 – 1885 by Tom Burtonwood and Tim Samuelson Louis H. Sullivan is often celebrated as a father of modern architecture. But if…

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Physical Photography

Earlier in the summer at The Center for Lost Arts I started working in earnest on a project that had been percolating for some time. One of my…

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3D Printed Mold Making PT.4

In the summer I began an experiment to determine if 3D printed PLA molds could be used to create wax positives for lost wax casting. My early experiments…

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Protected: 3D Printing Workshop at D300

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

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3D scanning workshop at UWM

I am doing a workshop on 09/16/15 at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee on photogrammetry and 3D scanning using Netfabb, maybe Meshmixer and Recap. The links below are…

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Warp/Weft on

Nice write up of my “Warp/Weft” project originally featured on Make.

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Knotty Objects at MIT Media Lab

I just spent a rapid 36 hours in Boston at Knotty Objects the inaugural MIT Media Lab Design Summit. The event opened at the Institute of Contemporary Art in…

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Week 2 at Maker Media Lab

Last week at the Maker Media Lab I started work in earnest on “Warp/Weft” my filament colorizing device. I wrote about it for the Make website – you…

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Weft / Warp prototype no. 1

One of the projects I was looking to make some head way on during my artist in residency at Maker Media Labs is/was “Weft / Warp.” Last summer…

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Artist in Residence at Maker Media Lab in San Francisco

I’m back in California for a few weeks as Artist in Residence at the Maker Media Lab in the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. While I…

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3DP Mold Making PT.3

In addition to 3D printing molds directly I have also been working on more “traditional” forms of mold making taking 3D printed positives and creating plaster and silicone…

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3DP Mold Making PT.2

Last week i posted a short article about a number of experiments to 3D print molds for wax and flexible material casting. While I had quite a bit…

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Centrifugal Casting

In preparation for the fall semester I spent a good portion of last week working on learning a Centrifugal Casting process to translate a 3D scan into Bronze….

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3DP Mold Making PT.1

This last three weeks i have been sitting in on Steve Reber’s mold making and casting course at SAIC. Partly to brush up on my mold making skills…

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