I generally like to observe and analyze people from park benches, chairlifts, restaurant tables, yoga mats, bars, concerts, and airplanes without their knowledge. This type of behavior needs a healthy outlet and so writing/creating films became the answer. I also love, love, love snowboarding, music, movies, and Montana.
I have been passionate about art for as long as I can remember. While studying traditional art and design, I discovered the world of digital art and instantly fell in love. Now as a digital art and design student, I am looking forward to pushing my design skills and developing my style. Aside from my interest in digital art, I also am a videographer with an interest in creating documentaries. I hope to someday combine these interests with my passion for the outdoors. When you don't find me in front of the computer, you can surely run into me enjoying the snow on my board, leaning into a singletrack turn on my mountain bike, or packing my backpack into the backcountry!
Dale Edwin Sherrard (American, 1961) is an experimental composer, audio designer and multimedia artist who maintains that the remix is infinite. His work appears in many formats, including scores for modern choreography, film scores, sound design for installation, sonic sculpture and space tuning, poetic engineering, experimental playback, turntable process and live performance.
Raised in Central California, he studied Graphic Design and Film at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA. After working as an Art Director for a reprographics company for 3 years, he began teaching computer art and graphic design at UOP. He completed his M.F.A. at the University of Montana and is now an Adjunct Instructor and Independent Writer/Director. His film “What Love Remains” was an official selection at the Seattle Sci-Fi Short Film Festival and his latest project, a Web-Series called “Gifted” goes live December of 2009.
Jason Gutzmer is a father, a husband, and a traveler, but is best known at the U of M as an educator and visual artist--visual because most of what he does you can look at. From a broad range of cinematography for both fiction and nonfiction to painting constructions, performance art, public art installations, digital art and design, Jason’s enthusiasm for creating culture, art, and teaching have led him from the Rockies to the Amazon, where he taught classes and led workshops in diverse realms of art.