Los Angeles, Calif. - SIGGRAPH executives announced the third keynote speaker to headline SIGGRAPH 2009 in New Orleans this summer. Steve
Duenes, on the faculty at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, will deliver a keynote during the annual event.
His team has received awards from numerous organizations, including the
Society of Publication Designers, American Institute of Graphic Arts,
Society for News Design, and the Society of Professional Journalists.
In addition, Duenes is a contributing cartoonist in The New Yorker.
SIGGRAPH keynote speakers represent prominent industry luminaries and
technology experts, who present on different aspects of the
multi-dimensional computer graphics and interactive techniques, reveals
Duenes will join Randy Thom, pioneer in
sound and two-time Academy Award winner, and Will Wright, video game
designer and creator of Spore and The Sims series as the three keynote speakers at SIGGRAPH 2009.