Dan Kainen, Brief Resume:
Pratt Institute 1972, BFA Painting
T-Space, 1973 – 1975 Silk screen shop, primarily tee-shirts, in Soho created designs and printed for commercial clients such as Calvin Klein.
Laser Physics (crew)/Laser Arts (proprietor), 1975 – 80 Laser Light-shows for Rock bands (Todd Rundgren, Blue Oyster Cult), cast parties (“Hair”, Beacon Theater), laser sculpture for “New York, New York” Discotheque, stage effects for performance artists such as Sharon Wybrants
Klinger Scientific, 1980-1982 aerospace subcontracting company. Applications engineer, advising clients such as NASA, Bell Labs, General Dynamics, and others in sub-micron, precision motion control, electro-optics and laser-optical systems.
Dan Kainen Lighting/Holoframe Corp 1982 – 2000 Innovative fixture fabrication and consultation for commercial, residential, and residential clients. Many site-specific solutions, especially in the restaurant industry, including the Match restaurants, and a number of the Blue Ribbon Restaurants. Also, private research into holography and integrated imaging.
The Motion Picture Card Co, LLC, 2000 – Present Lenticular, Photicular imaging.