Approved: 03.05.2019

Rivers

Artist, Digital designer, Graphic designer, Lecturer / academic, Researcher

Approved: 03.05.2019

Sean Bendell-Whittaker AKA Rivers is an award winning multidisciplinary visual artist. He has created a number of unique site specific Art Installations across the globe for some of the worlds leading brands.

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Biography

Sean Bendell-Whittaker AKA Rivers is an award winning multidisciplinary visual artist. He has created a number of unique site specific Art Installations across the globe for some of the worlds leading brands.

His work is inspired and fuelled by a passion for the relationship between art and science, with a purpose to successfully communicate a story, identity and or brand.

CV & Education

About:

I have worked professionally in the arts for 11+ yrs now (varying roles from a visual artist, digital designer and technical director). Currently working as a freelance artist / designer, while building up a portfolio of personsal artworks works (2D print & 3D installations, products & media apps), that focus on my areas of interest (at the intersection of Art and Science).

In addition to my artwork and freelance design work I am embarking on a PHD study that I hope with further my own and others knowledge in this amazing relationship between Art and Science (including and not limited too; arts ability to communicate complex ideas (going beyond language for example), the symbiotic and developing relationship between the too as well as the role of the artist in a developing technical world.

 

Education:

MA. C.Arts, MMU, 2006

BA. 1st Class, C.Arts, MMU,2003

 

History:

2007 - 2018 | Acrylicize | Senior Creative, Executive Designer & Director

2003 - 2007 | Manchester Metropolitan University | Sound Engineer, Performing Arts Technician, Music Technology & Visual Arts lecturer, Sonic Arts & Percussion Workshop Leader

2002 - 2006 | Granada Television | Musician & Performer

 

Selected Acrylicize Projects:

2009 Pembertons | 3D Wall Art Installation | London

2010 Engine Wall | Feature Wall | London

2011  Moet  | Various | London

2012 Heinz Innovation Centre | Feature wall | Nijmegen, Netherlands

2012 British Airways | 1st Class Lounge, Diamond Jubilee Display | London, Heathrow T5

2013 Google | Anamorphic Graphics Installation | Dublin, Ireland

2013 Generator | Graphic Installation |  London

2013 UBS | 3D Block Installation |  London

2013 Savills | Various Wall Art Installations |  London

2014 Churchill House | 3D Installation |  London

2014 Coca Cola | Feature wall | London

2014 PRS | 3D Installation | Kings X

2015 Lord’s  | Various | St John’s Wood, London

2015 VW | Various 3D Installations | VWFS Milton Keynes

2015 The Ark | Spin Installation | Hammersmith London

2015 Pokestars | Installations & Feature walls | Isle of Man

2016 Ogilvy & Mather | 3D Installations | Sea Containers London

2016 Live Wire | 3D Visuals, Development & Technical Production | UK

2016 Dublin Airport | 3D Visuals, Development & Technical Production | Dublin, Ireland

2017 Tableau Global HQ | Large Scale Suspended Installation | Freemont Seattle

2017 Cirrus Logic | 3D Installation | Marble Arch London

2017 Amazon | Various | UK

2017 Silicon Valley Bank | 3D design & Development |  San Fransisco & New York City

2018 Microsoft | Various Art Installations | USA Washington State

2018 The Manchester Lamps | Anamorphic Graphics & 3D Visualisation, Development & Design | UK Manchester

2018 Vanke | 3D Visual Installation & Designs | China

2018 La Salle | Various 3D Wall Installations | UK