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Rex Hsieh

Biography

Rex Hsieh is recent graduate from Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology program. He is traditional artist turned digital artist who has done works in a variety of media including Photoshop, 3ds Max, Maya, Adobe Premiere, color pencil, print making, Chinese ink painting, and water color. He has worked on a number of projects of different nature including Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Rapid Game prototyping, and comic book illustration projects. Before coming to ETC he studied at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and graduated with a double degree in New Media and Political Science.

Education

Master of Entertainment Technology

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA · Jan, 2012 – Present

Bachelor of Fine Arts in New Media

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Urbana Champaign, Illinois. USA · Aug, 2007 – Dec, 2011

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Urbana Champaign, Illinois, USA · Aug, 2007 – Dec, 2011

Exhibitions
2014 Amyu Exhibition (Group), Amyu Department Store, Atsugi City, Kanagawa, Japan
Exhibited FamiLink and Manga Generator as scenario developer and artist
2014 2014 Manga Exhibition (Group), Taiwan World Trade Center, Taipei, Taiwan
Exhibited Manga Generator as scenario developer and manga artist, exhibition attended by 600,000 visitors
2014 Parc De Exposition Japanese Culture Exhibition (Group), Parc De Exposition, Paris, France
Exhibited Manga Generator as scenerio developer, exhibition attracted 200,000 visitors)
2014 Yokohama Youth Center Exhibition (Group), Yokohama Youth Center, Yokohama, Japan
Exhibited ExPixel and Manga Generator as content creator and artist
2011 UIUC Senior Thesis Show (Solo), Japan Garden, Urbana, IL
Exhibited six illustrations, led a tour guide through the Japanese Garden explaining different parts of the garden
2010 School of Art and Design Advanced Art Show (Group), Lincoln Gallery, Champaign, IL
Exhibited three illustration series hand picked by professor of Fine and Applied Arts from UIUC, a total of fourteen illustrations exhibited
Clients

Sony America Atsugi City Government Tottori Culture Departmet Carl Rosendahl

Skills

Photoshop, 3ds Max, Maya, Color Pencil, Print Making, Chinese Ink, Water Color, Graphic Design, Adobe Premiere