Gary Walker-Kerr is a Director and Designer at Haley Sharpe Design, a world-leading exhibition design agency that creates engaging and intelligent environments for cultural destinations, heritage sites and museums.
Neeta Verma is Associate Professor in Visual Communication Design at the University of Notre Dame. A graphic designer, story teller and a social advocate by profession, she has over 25 years of professional experience working exclusively for not-for-profits, museums and cultural institutions in New York, Albuquerque and India. As a graphic designer, she describes her role as a catalyst within a societal context, a solution finder, and an experience creator.
Remington Cleve, Graphic Designer at the Museum of Science and Industry has 10 years of professional experience in graphic and exhibition design. He landed an internship in the Museum of Science and Industry's Design+Exhibit Development department in his 2nd year at the International Academy of Design and Technology. It was a trial by fire, with his first day seeing him designing final production files for the historic annual celebration of African-American excellence in the fields of science, technology, engineering and medicine for the Black Creativity exhibition.
Danielle Amaral is the Studio Director at Second Story Interactive Studios in New York. Second Story is a part of the Sapient Nitro group.
Danielle Amaral says "I’m a Producer, I get excited and make things. With over 15 years of experience orchestrating the strategic development and production of award winning global campaigns across all digital platforms, television, film, mobile, and environmental design. I've collaborated with thinkers, makers, and art lovers, to create moving images for some of the world’s biggest brands, and few you have not heard of yet."
Bluecadet is an Emmy Award-winning digital agency that creates world-class websites, mobile apps, interactive installations, and immersive environments. Established in 2007, Bluecadet collaborates with leading museums, cultural institutions, universities, and nonprofit organizations to educate, engage, and entertain. From a touchscreen T. Rex puzzle at Chicago’s Field Museum, to a multimedia advocacy campaign for Doctors Without Borders, to MoMA’s bilingual mobile guide exploring the murals of Diego Rivera, Bluecadet's work inspires interaction and imagination.
Sara Pasch is a Senior Strategist at Bluecadet, where she leads projects that bring together the physical and the digital to create beautiful and cohesive experiences that are grounded in strategy and sustainable to maintain.
Edward Hodge has spent the last 21 years working as a creative technical director and designer in the themed entertainment industry, special events for TV, corporate theater and events.
Edward received a BFA in theater from University of Cincinnati College conservatory of Music. He has used his diverse theater skills in projects that include corporate entertainment, trade show interactives, theme park style attractions for industrials, interactive truck tours, theme park attractions, and over 60 theme park shows across the country.
We’re your clients. We’re your visitors. And we’re your employees. At least, that’s the mindset we adopt when helping you transform your environment and tell the story you want to tell. We get into their heads to discover what will connect with them.
What will inspire and excite them as they walk into your lobby – or your arena – or your booth? What will they remember after they’re gone? What will they talk about? What will they look forward to when they return?