Piyush Patel among the 27 finalists recognized for outstanding contributions to education and redefining the boundaries of technology, art, and visualization.
Oklahoma City, OK - June 3, 2008 - Digital-Tutors Founder and CEO, Piyush Patel receives nomination for Autodesk Maya Master Awards, an annual program recognizing top artists and technical specialists making outstanding contributions to their respective areas for the advancement of technology, art, and visualization.
Patel's contributions influence technical education and aid millions of artists with online training, while maintaining clients that include top studios, government agencies, and academic institutions worldwide. During the past decade, Patel has had the opportunity to teach artists at Electronic Arts, assist in product visualization at Motorola, and develop educational curriculum for the University of Michigan. Patel has helped shape a new generation of digital artists through interactive training, educational events, authoring books, class lectures, and site training for studios. The work being created by the next generation of artists around the world embodies Patel’s passion for teaching.
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Complete information about Piyush Patel can be found at: http://area.autodesk.com/index.php/masters/master_detail/piyush_patel/
A full list of 2008 nominees can be found at: http://area.autodesk.com/index.php/masters/nominees
Digital-Tutors is an innovator and leader in video-based training for emerging digital artists. The award-winning educational solutions developed by the team of educators and industry professionals at Digital-Tutors are currently being used by students, professionals, universities, and production companies from across the globe. Artists from the world's top studios are utilizing Digital-Tutors' training solutions and services to assist in the creation of next generation feature films, commercials, video games, visual effects, and emerging media. Digital-Tutors maintains strategic relationships and partnerships with Autodesk, Softimage, Pixar, Next Limit, Side Effects, Pixologic, and Adobe in the development of the software and education materials. Learn more at www.digitaltutors.com.
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