Berkeley City Council honors Digital Arts Club

A Tue., Nov. 9 proclamation issued by Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates and the Berkeley City Council recognized Berkeley City College’s Digital Arts Club (DAC) for its talent, creativity, and its many years of artistic contributions to Bay Area galleries and exhibits.

The club, whose members include multimedia arts students and faculty members, has served as a leader in promoting area arts. The group has worked to greatly improve community awareness and appreciation digital arts. It also provides a valuable educational resource for those who wish to gain skills in multimedia and digital arts production. Instructor Joe Doyle is DAC adviser.

DAC exhibit themes center around motion graphics, video, web art, animation, sound design, and other related disciplines . The group displays art in both private galleries and educational venues.

The city’s proclamation, in honor of BCC’s Nov. 19-20 Fall Arts Festival, commended the group’s work and noted, in part, that: “ . . . . Faculty members and students from the Multimedia Arts Department of Berkeley City College utilize their excellent facilities to offer comprehensive courses in multimedia arts. Incorporating the latest hardware and software these lessons have been an affordable and invaluable resource that benefits community members from all over the Bay Area. . . .”

(Source: Editor Shirley Fogarino, Public Information Officer, Berkeley City College)

Posted by Chris Gat