Olson Visual installed a customized T3 System graphic for Aquarium of the Pacific for the groundbreaking ceremony of Pacific Visions. On Feb. 2, 2017, celebrated the first major expansion of the facility. Spearkers included: Teresa Phillips of American Honda Motor Co. Inc., Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, Aquarium Board Chairman John Molina, and Long Beach City Councilmember Jeannine Pearce. “We are here today to begin the process of turning this space into a great vessel for education, learning, and science. As a former educator at Cal State Long Beach, I am also proud of the role the Aquarium has played in scientific research, stewardship, and education. As a resident of Long Beach I am especially proud of the role that the Aquarium has played in promoting ecology, conservation, and preservation of our seas. I look forward to being here when the Pacific Visions expansion is complete and providing our whole… read more →
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Olson Visual recently finished Terminator Genisys displays all over the country. Terminator Genisys is the anticipated blockbuster for this year. It is the fifth edition to this series of films starting in the early eighties with Terminator. This new one is directed by Alan Taylor and stars Arnold Schwarzenegger once again. He will reprise the role as the killing machine but as an allie. It will be released very soon on July 1, 2015. It will be show in Real 3D, 3D, and IMAX 3D. This time Skynet plans to send numerous killing machines after Sarah Connor. The humans send a lieutenant Kyle Reese to save her. Only to find out that he has already saved her as a child. This time Skynet has sent more then one machine to kill them. Including the T-100, the original… read more →
Olson Visual is not only known for doing amazing graphics for museums but they are also recognized for printing the biggest blockbuster movies. Just recently they installed a giant wall piece for Open Road’s release THE HOST at the Universal City Walk in Southern California. To find out more information on movie projects, visit our entertainment blog: http://olsonvisual.com/blogs/entertainment/
Amy McFarland was head of the graphic design department at LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art). During her 24 year career at LACMA, Amy designed many books as well as graphics for more than 100 exhibitions, featuring such fine artists as Jasper Johns, Gustav Klimt and Picasso. McFarland also worked on such major exhibitions as Van Gogh’s Van Gogh, King Tut and Tim Burton. She has won over 50 design awards including the Library of Congress George Wittenborn award for best art book in North America of 2000 (Ghost in the Shell: Photography and the Human Soul, 1850-2000) and the American Federation of Arts best exhibition graphics within the United States for “When Art Became Fashion: Kosode in Edo-Period Japan.”
OV created the visual content for the exhibition Blue Sky Metropolis: The Aerospace Century in Southern California. This show chronicled the evolution of Southern California’s aviation from rudimentary planes found in the turn of the century to the beginning of space exploration during the Cold War.
The California Science Center is the West Coast’s largest establishment for Science based hands-on experience. Located at Expo Park, this establishment presents the process of life and human advances. Furthermore, their main focus is to have viewers learn about the biological world through interactivity. These exhibitions are both permanent and non-permanent shows. Olson Visual is naturally one of the most prolific in creating these types of installations.