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1983 Ringling School Of Art

1983 Ringling School Of Art

David graduated early from the Ringling School of Art in Sarasota, FL at age 20 and was employed by Gannett News as a full-time staff illustrator.

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1983 Illustrator For Gannett News (USA Today)

1983 Illustrator For Gannett News (USA Today)

David was the youngest staff illustrator at the age of 20 in the Gannet network of over 100 newspapers, including USA Today. With a hiring offer before graduation, Ringling School of Art allowed David to take the opportunity for early employment and transitioned his professional job into a final semester internship for credit. This was the inaugural year for USA Today and was printed and distributed from the Ft Myers News Press location.  

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1985 Among First To Publish Commercial Digital Illustrations

1985 Among First To Publish Commercial Digital Illustrations

At the age of 22, Meyers created digital illustrations that were among the first commercially published. With the release of the Apple MacIntosh and MacPaint, multiple illustrations were published in Macworld Magazine, the leading Mac publication at the time.  

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1984 Andrew Wyeth Correspondence

1984 Andrew Wyeth Correspondence

1984 Andrew Wyeth Correspondence Shortly before the release of the Andrew Wyeth Helga paintings, David corresponds via several phone conversations with famed American artist Andrew Wyeth. Wyeth reviews some of Meyers’ watercolors and offers encouragement.

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1986 The Michelin Era And The “Bib”

1986 The Michelin Era And The “Bib”

Hired as the youngest Art Director at the age of 23 for Micheline North America, David was tasked to illustrate the iconic Bib (a.k.a. Michelin Man) as well as design, art direct, and illustrate posters and printed material for North American distribution.  

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1989 Syracuse University MFA

1989 Syracuse University MFA

Graduated from Syracuse University with MFA Degree 1989. Noted NY Society of Illustrators Hall of Famers and Syracuse Instructors that Meyers worked under included these legends: Murray Tinkleman, Dr. Larry Bakke, David Passalacqua, Herb Tauss, Joe Bowler, Isadore Seltzer, David Grove, Thomas Blackshear III, and more.

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1991 Ivy Tech State College: Program Chair, Graphic Design

1991 Ivy Tech State College: Program Chair, Graphic Design

1991 Ivy Tech State College: Program Chair, Graphic Design Chairman of Graphic Design Department. Led the transition from traditional to digital media computer labs, 1991-1994.

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1992 Concept Artist For Piranha Press (DC Comics)

1992 Concept Artist For Piranha Press (DC Comics)

An experimental division of DC Comics in the early 1990s, David worked as a freelance concept artist on Piranha Press scripts supplying several artistic directions.    

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1992 Exit7 New Media House | NetTemple

1992 Exit7 New Media House | NetTemple

1992 Exit7 New Media House | NetTemple In the early 1990s, the World Wide Web exploded as the access and demand migrated from institutional (government and academia) into business and industry. David Meyers founded Exit 7 New Media House in 1990 and was instrumental in creating some of the first commercial websites in the Midwest. Exit 7 later collaborated with Redline Media (Los Angeles, New York, and the Midwest), Animation House (Midwest), and Fusion New Media (Nashville) to do work for Time Magazine, The Emmys, Paul McCartney, HP, Microsoft, Digital, Compaq, The Grand Ole Opry, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Gaylord Entertainment, Madison Square Garden, Live Aid, and more.

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1997 University Of Southern Indiana: Associate Professor, Graphic Design

1997 University Of Southern Indiana: Associate Professor, Graphic Design

University of Southern Indiana: Associate Professor, Graphic Design, 1997-2000

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2005 Wood Diary Short Film: Screens Globally

2005 Wood Diary Short Film: Screens Globally

2003 Wood Diary Short Film: Screens Globally Wood Diary Short Film: Screens Globally in over 50 film festivals including Russia, Thailand, and China. Wins numerous “Best of Show” awards. Stills from the film. In homage to the Andrew Wyeth aesthetic. Promotional posters for the film.

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2006 MusicPax.com Launches

2006 MusicPax.com Launches

After leaving PYPLINE, a rival peer-to-peer platform to the earlier Napster and Limewire, in the early 1990s (Kauai, Hi), Meyers solely launched MusicPax in 2006, a free music aggregator platform. It has seen many iterations over the years due to the rollercoaster ride (legal battles, artist rights, DRM, etc.) in the entertainment media industry. It finally found its place as the premier desktop aggregator for YouTube music videos….

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2008 Bellarmine University: Associate Professor, Communication Department

Bellarmine University: Associate Professor, Communication Department, and Fellow for the Institute for Media 2008-2010. Assisted in authoring the Master of Arts in Communications.

2014 Launches Lindsey Wilson College Master Of Arts Program

Program coordinator for Online Graduate Program in Interactive Design and UX. Proposed, authored, and launched Master of Arts Interactive Design and Bachelor of Arts in User-Experience Design for online expansion campus.

2015 Louisville Center For Design LC4D

Meyers founded the Louisville Center For Design in Louisville, KY in 2015. LC4D’s mission was to provide the region and the world with leading-edge training, children’s workshops, adult education and professional development in interactive design and computer science through local and online global instruction. We fostered innovation and entrepreneurship and supported students in the creation and development of ethical solutions for the Industrial Internet.

2015 Alumni Hall Of Fame Inductee

Henderson County High School Alumni Hall of Fame: Other notable inductees include Albert “Happy” Chandler (Kentucky Governor and first Major League Baseball Commissioner, Ane Crabtree (Handmaid’s Tale, Designer) , Greg Hale (Blair Witch Project, Producer), Don Carr (Musician), among others. Inducted for professional achievements and contributions to the arts.

Present SCAD: Professor

Professor at SCAD: Full-time 2005-2008, 2010-2012, 2017-Present, Online 2005-Present.