Artist Talk: Matt Rhodes

WHEN: Mon, Nov 14 from 1 - 2:20 p.m.

WHERE: Stanford Perrott Lecture Theatre, ACAD

Matt Rhodes is a former graduate of the School of Communication Design program and a lead concept artist at Bioware, Edmonton, Canada. The School of Communications Design welcomes Matt back to campus to share his professional experience and insights into the video gaming industry.

“BioWare develops high-quality console, PC, and online role-playing games focused on rich stories, unforgettable characters, and vast worlds to discover. Since 1995, BioWare has created some of the world's most critically acclaimed titles, including Baldur's Gate™, Neverwinter Nights™, Star Wars ™: Knights of the Old Republic™, Jade Empire™, Mass Effect™, and Dragon Age™. BioWare operates in Edmonton (Alberta, Canada), Montreal (Quebec, Canada), and Austin (Texas, United States). In 2008, BioWare was acquired by Electronic Arts, a leading global interactive entertainment publisher.

Currently announced projects at BioWare include the ongoing support of the Mass Effect franchise, one of the highest rated video game series of all time, Dragon Age: Inquisition, the latest entry in the Dragon Age franchise, and Star Wars ™: The Old Republic™, a story-driven massively multiplayer online game.