ZERO ONE PRINCIPAL: NAT SOTI
Nat Soti is an interMEDIA designer with extensive experience in the fields of graphic design, filmmaking, video, and music. Soti also studied architecture during his graduate studies. Nat brings a mix of creative talent, academic study, grass roots activism and entrepreneurship to his work. As a result Nat possesses the unique ability to oversee and/or personally produce all aspects of media projects from concept development, to shooting and production, editing, post-production, as well as design-related packaging and promotion.
Nat is a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy (’91) in New Hampshire and graduated with a degree in Politcal Science and Philsophy from Georgetown University. Nat received an MFA in Visual Communications from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Prior to Zero OneProjects, Nat was the co-founder and Art Director of interCITIES Inc., a web development and design firm that worked with clients including Intel, Disney, National Institutes of Health, Cendant and the state of Arizona. He also co-created Outer Sound, one of the first online portals for the independent music industry. It was featured an award featured in Wired, Magnet, and MTV and sold to Shapflat Productions in New York City (which has since gone out of business).
In 2004, Nat co-founded the Chicago Art Department, a non-profit organization which supports new and emerging artists. At the Chicago Art Department, Nat has produced and co-produced over 50 art exhibitions, programs and events – while also maintaining his own artistic practice.
Nat has finally also taught art and design at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and DePaul University.
ZERO ONE PARTNERS
Zero One is a 21st century organization that is capable of being flexible and adapating to the needs of projects large and small in scope and budget. To do this Zero One works closely with a network of creative professionals.
Edyta Stepien is a motion graphics designer and video installation artist. As a professional, Edyta was a motion graphics designer at Outsider, Inc and taught digital media at Harold Washington College. As an artist, Edyta’s video work/installations have been exhibited at CARNAVALE (Collaboraction), The Chicago Cultural Center, Gallery 101, Rooms Gallery, expGallery, and internationally in the Netherlands & Germany.
Chuck Pryzbyl is a freelance photographer, videographer and artist. In addition Chuck is also a talented video and motion graphics artist. Chuck teaches photography at Harold Washington College and has exhibited his work at Standard Gallery, 13th Floor Gallery, ACME Arts, Goose Island Brewery, Chicago Arts District, Chicago Art Department, Rooms Gallery, Looptopia and exp Gallery.
TKesh Creative is a boutique commercial production agency who’s clients include Firefox, Sanford Brown University, Harrington College, and Advantage xPO. TKesh is brought in on projects that require commercial production and working with on screen talent and voiceover artists.