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Materialize at Wright State University Gallery

The digital revolution is coming to the forefront in MATERIALIZE, the upcoming exhibition by Robert & Elaine Stein Galleries. Featuring 58 works of art from 27 artists, each…

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Copy Shop at The University of Illinois Springfield Visual Arts Gallery

November 3rd – November 27th Tom Burtonwood & Holly Holmes: Copy Shop ECCE Lecture: November 6th, 5:30 – 6:30 pm Sangamon Auditorium Lobby Reception: November 6th, 6:30 –…

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Materialize at Shemer Art Center, Phoenix, AZ

MATERIALIZE at the Shemer Art Center, opens to the public October 17th and continues through November 27th. The exhibition strives to educate artists and the public about new…

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Chicago Magazine: Three Awesome, Incredibly Odd Art Projects in Chicago

Thank you to Jason Foumberg for writing about my work in Chicago Magazine – check out the article here –

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Art + Book / Against the Odds Symposium Exhibiton

I’ll be exhibiting a copy of Orihon at the accompanying exhibition for the Art + Book Symposium next week in Dunedin, New Zealand. From the symposium website, “Books…

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Art & Book Symposium, Dunedin, New Zealand

I will be presenting my paper “Orihon, Designing, Making and Distributing the World’s First 3D Printed Book” next week on 10/17/14 for the Art + Book Symposium at Dunedin…

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Visiting Artist at Stevenson University

Big thank you to everyone at Stevenson University in Maryland who hosted me earlier this week as Visiting Artist. I had a great time working with students from…

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MakerFaire Rome with Autodesk

I’m thrilled that Orihon is making it’s European debut next weekend at Maker Faire Rome with Autodesk. If you happen to be in the area please stop by…

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NY Art Book Fair

Booklyn is exhibiting copies of Folium and Orihon at the NY Art Book Fair this weekend. The NY Art Book Fair organized by Printed Matter is taking place…

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Newcity Art 50 2014: Chicago’s Artist’s Artists

Last week Newcity published it’s Art 50 2014 list, Chicago’s Artist’s Artists – I was fortunate enough to be included in this list at number #45.Congrats to all…

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Folium featured on Boing Boing

Folium is featured on Boing Boing – thanks Cory! UPDATE 09/23/14 also featured on Gizmodo with a quote of the day “Grubby Meathooks” plus…

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World Maker Faire New York

Holly and I will be exhibiting at World Maker Faire in New York this coming weekend, Sept 20 + 21. We’re giving everyone a sneak peak of our…

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New Media Caucus CAA Edition

Earlier in the year Rachel Clarke and I co-chaired “A 3D Printing Panel and Roundtable Discussion,” for the New Media Caucus at the College Art Association conference in…

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Chicago Gallery News

Earlier in the summer i spoke to Erin Benator from the Chicago Gallery News for a piece she was writing on 3D Printing and Art. I talked a…

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Medium Cool

I’ll be exhibiting tomorrow at Medium Cool, art book fair, in Chicago at Prairie Production in the West Loop. On display will be my new 3D printed book…

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AIC Artist in Residence: Open Studio

My Artist in Residence at The Art Institute of Chicago is rapidly wrapping up. I’ll be hosting an Open Studio for the final four days starting Weds 13th…

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Make Magazine 3D Printer Testing Shootout

This past weekend I was fortunate enough to be invited back and attend the Make Magazine 3D Printer Testing Shootout. We were hosted by the wonderful folks at…

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Medium and the Message

To paraphrase Marshall McLuhan 3D Printing is The Medium AND the Message 3D Printers are memes, the are self replicating viral cultural products are made, remade, iterated and…

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AIC Studio, Day 42

AIC Studio, Day 42 (the meaning of life, the universe and everything) – Time is now officially flying by. I hate getting behind in posting. This last two…

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Museopunks Podcast

Museopunks #17 is out with interviews with Liz Neely and myself about 3D printing, digital fabrication and how all this technology effects museums and the possibilities for engagement,…

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The Mighty Midwest presents: Tom Burtonwood

Earlier in the year when we were still beset with snow and ice, Ali Wunderman and Bilal Ghalib from Autodesk / Instructables came through Chicago to check out our…

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One for the Books: The UCSB Current

“A book, to me, is something which is shared, lent, borrowed — and the most obvious way to do that seemed to be to put the files online,”…

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Radical Publishing Symposium: Building a Platform

The “Radical Publishing” symposium was really great –  presentations included: Meg Mitchell about the Open Source Seed Initiative and her “Rain/fall” interactive artist’s book and ipad app;” Abraham Avnison: talking about “Sic: Deletions…

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AIC Studio, printrbot down

AIC Studio, Day 28. It started innocently enough. Prepped the Big Z for a fairly epic 200mm tall looping, spiraling form that i designed in Rhino last night….

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Barbe House Terra-cotta by Louis H. Sullivan

AIC Studio, day 22. Today, Tim Samuelson and I published the first of our 3D scans taken from the work of renowned architect and “father of modernism” Louis H….

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AIC Studio, day 16: Decorative Leaf

AIC Studio, day 16. Another day of really cool conversations. Thanks to everyone who took time to pop in today. Also found time to work on what i’m…

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AIC Studio, day 14

Definite progress today. As you can see Lee, Opel and I got the Prusa moving today – literally, next step is to crank out some plastic and get…

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Featured in the Chicago Tribune

Big thank you to the Tribune’s John Carpenter who interviewed me for this piece in today’s business section of the Chicago Tribune.  

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AIC Studio: Day 13

I guess i missed a couple of days last week. Friday + Saturday’s workshops were fairly intense and let’s face it there was the footie too. So this…

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Studio Post: Day 9, Two Steps Fwd…

The time is flying by. Soon it will be July. gulp! Today was one of those days where’s it like – wha’ happened? Some really productive conversations, meetings…

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