What is a digital artist?
Well, don't feel too bad if you do not know - at TEDxEuston 2012, we will all be learning some interesting stuff from a lady with just one name - Jepchumba! The world is changing in many ways - some are obvious to us while others are in niche areas that affect our lives in aspects we least expect. Digital art is one such area. Be prepared, be very prepared to be blown away!
Jepchumba is an African digital artist and digital enthusiast who works hard to combine her two passions: Digital media and Africa. Originally from Kenya, she has lived around the world developing her interest in philosophy, art and technology. Jepchumba has a Masters in Digital Media with experience in New Media project management and digital production She specializes in Web Design, Digital Art, Audio/Visual Production and User Interface/User Experience. Jepchumba is also the founder of African Digital Art Network, dedicated to the African Digital Media industry. Jepchumba continues to focus on the intersection between technology, creativity and design.
Jepchumba is also the founder of African Digital Art, a collective and creative space where digital artists, enthusiasts and professionals can seek inspiration, showcase their artistry and connect with emerging artists. Since its inception African Digital Art has grown to be a source of inspiration to Africa’s creative economy. African Digital Art continues to push digital boundaries by fostering, promoting and showcasing the best in African digital media and arts. For the past two years African Digital Art has presented unparalleled ideas, individualistic works and insightful designer solutions by the African creative. African Digital Art has become a platform for innovation and inspiration with a sophisticated blend of fresh talent and successful designers and artists.
Follow Jepchumba @digitalafrican