Sculpture and Functional Art Alum Joins Leading Digital Fabrication Technology Company
Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University alumnus Jake Kapusta (’14, BFA Sculpture and Functional Art) has been hired by Formlabs, a fast-growing producer of 3D printers and applicable materials that stand on the cutting edge of digital fabrication technology.
Jake Kapusta (credit: Bridgette McGee)
Started in 2011 and based in Somerville, Mass., Formlabs focuses on stimulating innovation by increasing the accessibility of professional-quality 3D printing tools. The company’s latest product, the Form 2 3D printer, was named best SLA (Stereolithography apparatus, a form of 3D printing technology) printer by Make: Magazine in 2015.
Kapusta brings deep experience with digital fabrication tools and processes to his new position. He focused on digital fabrication within the Sculpture and Functional Art program, and during his senior year he worked in The Dow Center FlexLab, KCAD’s state-of-the-art digital fabrication facility, which houses three Formlabs 3D printers in addition to a number of other digital fabrication tools.
Explore Jake Kapusta’s work at stuffbyjk.com.
Learn more about KCAD’s Sculpture and Functional Art program at kcad.edu/sculpture.