virtual reality artist
Estella is exploring the intersections of art + technology + impactful storytelling using VR/AR. Her backgrounds include: front-end web design and development, sociology, and visual design for animation and film.
Estella was an Artist in Residence with Google's Tilt Brush team as well as Adobe. She has collaborated with Cartoon Network Studios, and has given workshops and lectures internationally.
Has collaborated with:
Google, Adobe, Cartoon Network Studios, Samsung, among many more fantastic projects!
Sandbox Immersive Festival, "Immersive Exploration of Art and Life", Qingdao, China, June 2018
Savannah College of Art and Design, “Virtual Canvas” SCAD FwdFest, Atlanta, GA, April 2018
Silicon Valley Comic Con, “Virtual Reality Art” with Tested.com, San Jose, CA, April 2018
Art Center College of Design, “Empowered Discoveries”, Pasadena, CA, March 2018
Cartoon Network Studios, “VR 101” Guest Lecture, Burbank, CA, September 2017
DreamWorks Animation, “VR 101 for Artists” Guest Lecture, Glendale, CA, August 2017
Comic-Con International, “Digital Worlds: Constructing Reality” hosted by Skybound and the Science and Entertainment Exchange, San Diego, CA, July 2017
Google NYC with the NYU Entrepreneurship & Innovation Association, “The Future of VR”, New York, NY, April 2017
PODCASTS AND INTERVIEWS:
Australian Design Radio, August 2018
Professional Artist Magazine, August/September 2017
The Australian: "Adobe VR software adds dimensions to images" (2018)
CNET: "Calling all artists: Time to try AR, Adobe says" (2018)
SCAD Manor: "Virtual Vogueing: How Tilt Brush Is Transforming The Design Process" (2018)
VRScout: "Tilt Brush Launches Social Sketch Platform And Customization Features" (2017)
VRScout: "These Six Artists Just Remixed a Tilt Brush Hot Dog and It Was Beautiful" (2017)
GoogleVR Blog: "Google Research and Daydream Labs: Seeing eye to eye in mixed reality" (2017)
Rock Paper Shotgun: "Hold a VR puppet show with Pointless Puppets" (2017)
Engadget.com: "Google's mixed reality tech shows faces behind VR headsets" (2017)
A VR/AR Creative Director and artist based in Oakland, CA, Estella integrates emerging tech and visual storytelling into a new art form. She strives to inspire new ways to connect, educate, and build empathy.
VR Reel: https://estella.link/vrartreel
Social Media: @estellatse