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Art Institute of Chicago
Department of Imaging
111 S. Michigan Ave.
Alan Newman has been Executive Director of the Imaging Department of The Art Institute of Chicago since 1985. He plans, directs and evaluates digital imaging and multimedia applications and publications. Mr. Newman heads a department of 24 full-time and numerous part-time, photographers, archivists, photographic rights coordinators, darkroom, computer graphics and audio-visual technicians. He leads a number of new technology initiatives including two AAM first prize CD-ROMs for children, and several interactive multimedia installations in the AIC 's departments of Architecture and Ancient Art. Mr. Newman is the director of an enterprise-wide project to create a Digital Library for the AIC and extend its collection management system with an image database.
Alan will teach Technical Strategies for Digitization for Museum Applications