Digital Media student exhibition goes virtual 3D for the first time

Published:17 August 2020

Some images of the virtual 3D exhibition by CQUni Digital Media students.

An online exhibition of selected works by first-year and second-year CQU Digital Media students on 13 August offered a virtual world of creative talent.

The exhibition, which was coordinated by Digital Media lecturer Regina John-Luan, presented a collection of creative works in a virtual 3D environment including graphic designs, illustrations, web designs, mobile applications, animations, 3D models and short films.

Adobe Education Specialist Dr Tim Kitchen spoke at the launch event, which was attended by Digital Media students, teaching staff, and others. Adobe also provided software subscriptions to students as prizes for outstanding works in each category.

Head of Digital Media Associate Professor Steven Pace said: “this innovative event marks the first time that CQUniversity has held a virtual exhibition of Digital Media student work. Previous exhibitions have been traditional, physical events held on campus.”

The winners in each category of the exhibition were:

2D Animation – Sara Jackson

Graphic Design – Helen Davies

Motion Graphics – Benjamin White

Photography – Olivia Halpin

Short Film – Tylah Kinbacher

Website and Mobile App – Lara Pugh

To view a five-minute video clip from the launch of Mackay Digital Media lecturer Andrew Martin conducting a tour of the 3D virtual gallery housing the 2020 student exhibition click HERE

Other videos include a 10-minute video clip presentation by Dr Tim Kitchen, Adobe Senior Education Specialist for the Asia-Pacific and a 10-minute video clip of Assoc Prof Steven Pace, including a showreel of student work from the first-ever exhibition back in 2002.