IVRPA Board of Directors, 2018

IVRPA Directors are elected annually as per the IVRPA bylaws.
Nominations for new IVRPA Directors are open in November every year, and Elections are held every December.
Nominations and Elections are announced via mailing list and in the IVRPA Forums.
Please contact bod@ivrpa.org for more information.


IVRPA Director - President

Keith Martin

Keith Martin London College of Communication


http://panoramaphotographer.com

Keith has extensive experience as a print and digital graphic designer, photographer, writer and programmer. He has worked in the print media production sector since the mid-1980s and print design since the late 1980s, developed multimedia and online projects since the beginning of the 1990s, and has worked in the magazine editorial sector since 1992.…

IVRPA Director - Vice President

Michael Kolchesky

Michael Kolchesky Visual Solutions 360


http://www.visual-solutions-360.com

Michael Kolchesky is CEO of Visual Solutions 360° and Vice president of IVRPA (International Virtual Reality Professionals Association), She holds a degree in Photography and Visual Arts from Musrara Nagar Academy in Jerusalem (2005-2007) and a diploma from the Art Institute of Atlanta, US (2003). From 2012 she has been based in Paris, France and…

IVRPA Director - Secretary

Jürgen Schrader

Jürgen Schrader BAVARIA360


http://www.bavaria360.de

I am a full time photographer specialized in spherical imaging and located in Bavaria in the South of Germany near Munich.

IVRPA Director - Treasurer

Denis Gadbois

Denis Gadbois vrpanorama.ca


http://www.vrpanorama.ca

My research at the University of Calgary focuses on panorama and 360 degree photography. 360 degree photography is a unique way to capture the whole world around us. For artistd 360 photography allows a lot of options to customize the view or projection providing their unique way to see the world. My career in academe…

IVRPA Director - Webmaster

Sam Rohn 360° VR Panoramic Photography & Virtual Tours, NYC


http://samrohn.com

Sam has been shooting 360° VR Panoramic Photography & Virtual Tours since 1998, and has worked for clients including WETA, Disney, Nikon, Hugo Boss, Chevrolet, Central Park Conservancy, Lincoln Center, Nat Geo Traveler, Der Spiegel, and more. Sam has also worked for over 20 years as a location scout in New York City for feature…

IVRPA Director

Florian Frey

Florian Frey studiobaff.com


http://studiobaff.com

Working as Digital Artist and Lecturer in the field of Construction and Living. | Carpenter by training| Magistra Arte, for Industrial Design| Studies at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna.|| Founder of studiobaff.com (since 2001)|| Agency for Integrated Communications|| Lectures at the faculty for architecture Carintia Informatics and 3D Visualization

IVRPA Director

k.ary.n

Karyn Laudisi Garden Gnome Software


http://ggnome.com

Multimedia Producer at Garden Gnome Software and Lecturer at the University of Technology of Vienna. I swim in the muck of all media be it audio, video, panorama photography, 360 video, fiber arts and music.

IVRPA Director

Tanja Barnes

Tanja Barnes


http://www.tanjabarnes.com

Through the use of 360° panoramic imagery I'm exploring and investigating spaces that artists create, fabricate, work in and/or find inspirational. Based in Los Angeles, I have created and purveyed 360 VR photography since 2010. In 2015, I was honored to be a Guest Researcher at the International Animation & Virtual Reality Research Center (iAVRrc)…