2015 Creative Code Youth Apprenticeship with Dolby

Over the course of 8 weeks, from October 27th to December 17th, four Bay Area youth were awarded a Creative Code Apprenticeships to work alongside two Creative Code artists and develop an interactive artwork for the Dolby’s new Interactive Digital Art Wall.

Selected Apprentices Received:

  • Training in creative coding languages (HTML, CSS & Processing) which are both artistic and technically balanced in structure.
  • Experience in the artmaking process, including creation, development and installation of a publicly accessible digital artwork through mentorship from professional artists.
  • Opportunity to mentor their own peers by leading two workshops on the knowledge they have gained during the apprenticeship.
  • Access to cutting edge technology resources and facilities located at both Gray Area and Dolby Laboratories.
  • A $750 stipend to support their creative development.

Selected Apprentices

Catherine Lee (San Mateo High School)
Theodore Winston (Mission High School)
Yingxi Lin (Ruth Asawa School of the Arts)
William Lui (Balboa High School)


Sarah Wever

Hi, I am Sarah, a creative technologist!

Simon Chaffetz

Simon Chaffetz is a Sofware Engineer from Europe with a BA in Philosophy from Yale University. As second employee at App Academy, he helped grow the company from its first customers to becoming an industry-leader in New York and San Francisco. His skills incluude Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Javascript, Backbone.js, Git,HTML,CSS, CNode.js, SQL, Full-Stack Web Development, Angular.JS, Python and Golang


Dolby Laboratories

Dolby Laboratories creates audio, video, and voice technologies that transform entertainment and communications in mobile devices, at the cinema, at home, and at work.