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consultant , Interactive video artist

Stephen Axelrad, American Interactive video artist, consultant. Grantee California Museum Photography, 1988, 91, Tech 200 Museum, 1989; purchase award Kansas City The Art Institute of Chicago, 1979; cash award James Madison U., 1980. Board of directors Long Beach Museum Art, 1991-1992, chair Media Arts Council; Member International Interactive Communications Society, Special Interest Group on Graphics and Interactive Techniques.

Background

Axelrad, Stephen was born on September 12, 1943 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Irving Irmas and Harriet (Levene) Axelrad.

Education

Bachelor in English, University of California, Berkeley, 1965; Juris Doctor, University of Chicago, 1969; Doctor of Medicine in Art, Photography, California State University, Fullerton, 1979.

Career

Lawyer, Massachusetts Defenders Committee, 1969-1971; private law practice, California, 1971-1973, 76-80; principal, Stephen Alexrad Photography, California, 1971-1980; lawyer, National Health Law Program, 1973-1976; administrative law judge, California Agricultural Labor Rels. Board, 1977-1978; lawyer, Legal Aid Society Orange County, California, 1981-1987; computer/interactive video consultant, Visions of Naples, Long Beach, California, since 1987. Law instructor California State University, Northridge, 1974-1976, University of California at Los Angeles, 1975-1976, Western State University School Law, 1977-1979.

Video instructor Alternate School Los Angeles City School District, 1980. Instructor photography Harbor College and Long Beach City College, 1981, Irvine Valley College, 1988-1989. Computer instructor Inacomp Corporation,1985, Metropolitan Technology College, 1989.

Instructor society, technical and the arts California State University, 1986. Interactive multimedia instructor University of California at Los Angeles Ext., Irvine Valley College, Orange Coast College, since 1989. Instructor computer/videodisc workshops Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies, 1984, San Francisco City College, 1989.

Consultant Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies, 1982, Olympics videodisc exhibition proposal, 1984. Community television producer Municipal Usage Corporation, Los Alamitos and Station KYOU-television, Santa Ana, 1984-1986. Speaker severalsymposiums.

Lecturer in field.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Producer community television program, 1984-1986. Creator interactive videos. Exhibited in group and solo photography shows University Colorado, Boulder, 1985, Emmanuel Gallery, Denver, 1984, Ithaca College, 1984, Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies, 1983, Albuquerque United Artists, 1983, Ohio University, 1983, Stone Gallery, Hays, Kansas, 1982, Santa Barbara (California) Museum Art, 1982 (purchase award), Mills House, Garden Grove, California, 1981, Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdale Park, California, 1981, Seigfred Gallery, Ohio University, Athens, 1980, others.

Membership

Board of directors Long Beach Museum Art, 1991-1992, chair Media Arts Council. Member International Interactive Communications Society, Special Interest Group on Graphics and Interactive Techniques.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: surfing, computer programming, photography.

Connections

Married Pamela Berg, June 1971 (divorced 1977). 1 child, Joshua Berg. Married Sylvia Impert, December 18, 1982.

father:
Irving Irmas Axelrad

mother:
Harriet (Levene) Axelrad

spouses:
Sylvia Impert

Pamela Berg

child:
Joshua Berg Axelrad