Joel Olivas (he/him) is an interactive multimedia designer from El Paso, Texas. His passion for technology and music has led him into a creative niche in the performing arts. He serves as the bridge between the technical and the creative components of the projects that he is brought on board with. As a projectionist, technician, and designer he thrives in corporate events, concerts, and interactive installations. He works for top venues in Dallas and across the United States including The Dallas Omni Hotel, Gilley’s Dallas, The Bomb Factory, ARTECHOUSE, Sweet Tooth Hotel, Meow Wolf, and other independent organizations. His visual work has been exhibited at festivals in Texas including; SOLUNA Festival, Oaktopia, SXSW, and Aurora Light & Sound Biennial. He is a recipient of the TACA New Works Grant with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.
He holds a B.A.S. in Digital Signal Processing and Music from the University of North Texas.