AL RAZUTIS - TECHNICAL RESUME

e-mail contact:   alrazutis@ymail.com       ---       websites:   www.alchemists.com


Media artist, engineer and developer with 20+ years expertise in holography, holographic interferometry and holographic displays, stereoscopic 3D film and video production and exhibition, 3D and projection design and production for theater,  digital graphics and web media, speech-interactive avatars, virtual reality environments, and interactive public displays.


SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

TECHNICAL SKILLS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016 - Appointed Curator, Preservationist, Administrator of Sharon McCormack and San Francisco School of Holography Collection and Archives in perpetuity for future generations and history analysis.




2012 '3D Gallery' – holographic artist - group show – National Stereoscopic Association 3D-Con, Costa Mesa, USA


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2010 - Holographic Installation lead, Deja Vu Exhibition of Holographic Art and Stereoscopic 3D, Vancouver, Canada



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2010-2009 – Project Designer and lead, Sonora Technologies,  B.C., Canada


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2010-2007 – Producer-director-project lead, Pulsed Holography, independently produced at Laser Reflections, Las Vegas, NV, and Los Angeles, CA


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2010 - Stereoscopic 3D film producer - director - stereographer, independent productions in   HD 3D, Los Angeles, CA


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2010-1996 - Web-Master and Web graphics artist, Visual Alchemy, Los Angeles, CA, Saturna, Canada


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2008 – Technical Director & Lighting Director, XIII Lithuanian International Folk Festival, Los Angeles, U.S.A.

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2001-2000 - Head of Virtual Reality and Animation, Mission Corporation, Bellevue, U.S.A.


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1999-1995 - Documentary Video and Stereoscopic 3D Video producer-director, independent productions,  Los Angeles, CA, Vancouver, Canada


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CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1992 – Researcher and Writer, ‘Laser Lab’ – Handbook and Lab Guide for High-school Physics, Hi-Q Products, Arcadia, U.S.A.


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1992-1990  – Holographic Exhibition Installation Director, ‘Images in Time and Space’ – touring international exhibition of holographic history, science, and art, Burbank, Pasadena, U.S.A.


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1987-1978 - Professor - Educator, Centre for the Arts, Simon Fraser University, Canada.

Associate Professor (Tenured) and Head of Film-Video program.


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1986-1984 - Publisher and Editor, 'Wavefront' holography magazine and 'Opsis' Journal of Avant-Garde and political Cinema., Vancouver, BC


1985  - Artist in Residence, Fringe Research, Toronto


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1978-1977  - Artist – Solo Traveling Holographic Art Exhibition, ‘Visual Alchemy’, Traveling international exhibition of holographic art by Al Razutis, touring 7 Canadian cities, and Seattle, U.S.A.


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1976  - 1974 – Vising Faculty – Theater Design  - Holography & Projections, Banff Centre, Banff, Canada


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1974  - Scenic Lighting and Projection Specialist ‘What To Do ‘Untill The Messiah Comes’,   Ballet stagecraft, Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Vancouver, Canada


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1974-1972  - President, CEO-COO, Lab and Art Director of Visual Alchemy Inc., Film animation, special effects, video and holographic studio, Vancouver, Canada


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1972-1971  - Visiting Faculty Member, Evergreen State College, Olympia, U.S.A.


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EDUCATION

1967-1963  California Western Univ. - BA, Major:  Chemistry, Physics   Minor: Mathematics, Biology - cum laude
1968-1967 Univ. of California, Davis - (graduate fellowship - PhD program): Nuclear Chemistry. (Resigned)


ASSOCIATIONS

International 3D Society, Member
Society for Information Display (SID), Member.