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Call for Nominations: SIGGRAPH Distinguished Educator Award

The ACM SIGGRAPH Executive Committee has established a new award—the SIGGRAPH Distinguished Educator Award—to honor educators in computer graphics and interactive techniques who are making a significant impact on any educational level, from grade school through higher education.

The Distinguished Educator Award—which will be given annually, beginning in 2019—will honor members who are innovative in their approach to education and who are making a difference in their respective disciplines through leadership and student engagement.

Minister of Culture for Uruguay Recognizes Leonardo’s 50th Anniversary

The Ministry of Education and Culture is responsible for the coordination of the national education; of the promotion of the country‘s cultural development; of the preservation of artistic, historical and cultural heritage of the nation; of the innovation, science and technology and the promotion and strengthening of the protection of human rights. We congratulate Leonardo’s 50th anniversary host Anilla Cultural Latino América - Europa en Uruguay and its director Delma Rodriguez and thank the Ministry of Culture for the declaration of interest.

Announcing: Leonardo Pioneer Award to Pomona LABS publication under the leadership of Sheila Pinkel

A half a century ago, kinetic artist and astronautical pioneer Frank Malina set out to solve the needs of a community of artists and scientists working across disciplines by using the “new media” of the time: offset print publishing. As a groundbreaking, innovative venture, Leonardo represented a unique vision: to serve as an international channel of communication among artists, with emphasis on the writings of artists who use science and developing technologies in their work.