The SIGGRAPH Community lost a great friend and colleague on November 11. Emru Townsend, the founder of the animation magazine FPS and an active member of SIGGRAPH, died from Leukemia. Emru was one of the most enthusiastic supporters of imaginative and innovative animation and digital imaging. He brought a special energy to everything that he did, and he will be missed, remembered and admired for years to come.
To foster year-round engagement and dialogue within the digital, electronic, computational and media arts. Facilitate dynamic scholarship and creative programming within the ACM SIGGRAPH organization. Promote collaboration between artists and the larger computer graphics and interactive techniques community.
ACM SIGGRAPH Digital Arts Community Committee:
Victoria Szabo, Chair
Jim Demmers, Sue Gollifer, Kathy Rae Huffman, John Hyatt, Bonnie Mitchell, Hye Yeon Nam, Derick Ostrenko, Jan Searleman, Ruth West.