Mark McGahan, artist, musician, videographer, automobile restorer, computer programmer and electronics dabbler is the designer of Procedural Abstractions.
In his alternative life he is currently the Video Production Manager for Creative Services at Region 10 Education Service Center in Richardson, Texas.
His professional background includes 30+ years of experience in visual communications, education, training and development, corporate theater and scientific visualization, as well as having worked as a college instructor of graphic design, video, 3D modeling and animation.
In previous careers he has been a lecturer, educator, art director, optical printer, presentation designer, scientific visualization and animation producer and consultant. He has worked for clients in a variety of fields as varied as beer wholesaling, soft drink archeology, sub-micron electrical engineering and spinal surgery.
He built his first dual extruder head 3D printer and is currently exploring personal fabrication in advancing Procedural Abstractions into physical reality. In addition, he is exploring the application of micro-processors and micro-controllers in the development of technology-driven artwork.
His latest major art project is 1972 Volvo P1800ES restoration, which is coming along nicely.
MFA, University of Texas, Dallas, 2008, Art and Technology
BA, University of California, Berkeley, 1980, Studio Art
"I had to wait until technology allowed me to define my personal aesthetic."
Born 1950, Ogden, Utah