Syd Mead Reception and Lecture
Thursday, November 8, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PST)
Grand Rapids, MI
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Reception: Kendall’s Historic Federal Building Galleries 6:00-7:00pm
Lecture: 7:00-8:00pm in Kendall’s Historic Federal Building Auditorium
This lecture is an event connected with the Syd Mead:Progressions exhibition at the Kendall Galleries, October 23 - December 7, 2012.
SYD MEAD:Progressions is a retrospective of more than 50 years of Mead’s artwork, with selections ranging from his academic years to his most current works.the exhibition will also premiere Mead’s latest painting, Shoulder of Orion, inspired by the famous final words of a character from the iconic science fiction film, Blade Runner.
Mead, who graduated from the Art center college of Design in pasadena, began his career traveling the world to illustrate books, catalogues, and product designs for a number of large corporate entities. he has created innovative interior and exterior architectural renderings for a host of clients. the motion picture industry has also recognized Mead’s unique ability to “visualize” the future, and his work can be seen in feature films as Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Blade Runner, Short Circuit, Aliens, and others.