If you are new or continuing a career in software-based art, you can enroll in our Education program. If you are a skilled artist or artist team with a portfolio, you can join the Incubator community.

Gray Area provides creative and artistic development resources to artists and organizations. Under the label of Creative Development–we maintain Incubator and Education services to help creators produce projects at the intersection of art and technology.

Upcoming

 

Incubator - 2018 Session 1

  January 8 - July 6, 2018

Incubator Session 1 is full. Now accepting applications for our 2018 Session 2 Cohort - Apply Now!

 

Creative Code Immersive - 2018 Session 1

  April 10 - June 20, 2018

Immersive Session 1 is full. Now accepting applications for our 2018 Session 2 Cohort - Apply Now!

 

Incubator - 2018 Session 2

  July 10 - December 31, 2018

Now accepting applications for our 2018 Session 2 Cohort - Apply Now!

 

Creative Code Immersive - 2018 Session 2

  September 11 - December 5, 2018

Now accepting applications for our 2018 Session 2 Cohort - Apply Now!

Past

 

Intro to openFrameworks Workshop

  March 27 - March 29, 2018

Explore openFrameworks and experiment with 2D and 3D drawing, computer vision and interaction!

 

Simplify Sensors for Interactive Installations Workshop

  March 3 - March 4, 2018

Explore new ways to connect sensors and LEDs to make interactive installations.

 

Creating Augmented Narratives Workshop

  February 19 - February 21, 2018

Explore Augmented Reality as a creative medium in this 6-hour workshop!

 

Introduction to Unreal Engine 4

  August 16 - August 18, 2017

This three-day workshop will be an introduction to Unreal Engine as a tool for visionary exploration and artistic expression.

 

Machine Learning and Sensors Workshop

  August 12, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Unleash the creative potential of machine learning using sensors and the open source tool Wekinator!

 

Painting with Light: Wireless LED Workshop

  August 5, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Paint with light in this workshop on interactive LED sculpture. In this six hour course, you will explore creating mid-size to large LED installations using the wireless ESP8266 microcontroller.

 

Stepping into WebVR with A-Frame

  July 26 - July 28, 2017

This workshops will provide an introduction to creating VR experiences using a web browser, creative approaches to rapid VR prototyping in any WebGL-enabled browser, as well as live tutorials, demonstrations and prototype applications.

 

Mapping Home

  April 12 - April 14, 2017

Maps are more than just literal representations of physical locations. This two day course will explore the myriad ways artists have played with the concept of maps and cartography.

 

Creative Code Youth Workshop

  March 18, 2017 - 11:00 AM

As a continuation of Creative Code Youth Apprenticeship program with NOW Hunters Point, we are excited to offer a FREE introductory workshop on Creative Coding for San Francisco youth between the ages of 15 – 18.

 

Electronic Artworks: A Weekend Workshop

  February 4 - February 5, 2017

In this workshop, you will learn how to build basic electronic circuit building, how to use a microcontroller, how to use interactivity with sensors, and how to create an internet-connected thing!