Jay Van Buren

I’m an artist, a web designer and an educator. I actually took a class almost exactly like this 10 years ago when i was doing my MFA in painting at Parsons. The class I took was outside my department, and covered Illustrator, Photoshop and Quark because InDesign didn’t exist yet. I still remember several of the assignments from that class which really taught me how to use those programs well.

In the years since, i’ve used these programs nearly every day in jobs as a web designer, sr. web designer and art director. I now run my own small web design studio called early-adopter. I’m also doing a Second Life/ Real Life project at Jack The Pelican Presents (an art gallery) called “Brooklyn is Watching