As a 12 year old Dave Kaul wrote his first computer adventure game on a Radio Shack Computer, leading him to a life of computer graphics.
He graduated from Syracuse University in 1993 with a B.F.A. in Computer Graphics and an M.F.A. in Media Art from The Ohio State University in 1995.
He interned at George Lucas’s Industrial Light and Magic, worked at Oscar Winning Metrolight Studios, animated/designed at Fisher-Price and is currently a professor of Visual Arts at Florida A&M University.
Dave has worked on a Dodge commercial that premiered at the 1995 Superbowl and was a key designer on the Mask CDROM. Dave was also a digital product designer and has many Fisher-Price toys to his credit, including the popular All In One adventure series.
Dave has lectured in Taiwan on MEL and Maya Dynamics, is a Siggraph contributor and an award winning animator. He is also a certified Autodesk instructor in Maya.
In addition, Dave owned a digital media company that specialized in 3D computer generated visualization and animation services. His clients included Fisher Price, Meyer & Heitmann architects and the Savannah Airport commission. Dave brings a wealth of skill and expertise to the area of 3D visualization and guides students to achieve their maximum potential in their careers.
He lives with his wife, Lauren Lapointe and their 4 cats.