Selinda Martinez received her B.S from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo in Architectural Engineering. She has since dedicated over 10 years of her career to engineering structures. Selinda became particularly captivated by the community of artists, builders, and engineers who come together to bring large-scale concepts to life, and the collective opportunity to create positive impact on a macro scale.
Selinda is committed not only to supporting the proliferation of art on a global scale but also to convening and fostering a collective of artists and makers whose cooperative effort brings artistic imagination to life.
Selinda Martinez & Alireza Lahijanian
Alireza Lahijanian (Ali) received his B.S and M.S from UC Berkeley in Mechanical Engineering. Due to his passion for earth and humanity, after graduating he spent several years at an offshore wind turbine company in an effort to reduce mankind’s carbon footprint.
Ali strongly believes that art and new ideas expand the capacity of the human mind, and that exposure to artistic innovation is necessary for the betterment of the world. For these reasons, he is honored to bring his talents and experience to engineering imagination at Rbhu.
Alan Lum received his B.S. from UC Berkeley in Mechanical Engineering. He started his career engineering offshore wind turbines in his pursuit to preserve our limited resources. He developed a passion for art and creativity and is excited to contribute back to the artistic community.
Ellie Sass is an artist and a student at UC Berkeley studying Structural Engineering. She has been involved in creating large scale artwork over the last few years and is passionate about creating artwork that will make a difference! Ellie is excited to be a part of such an incredible team and to be helping engineer artists imaginations.
Carl is an engineer by day, adventurer by night. His intrinsic love for problem-solving and building lead him down the path to becoming an engineer in disaster-resistant design for developing communities and specialty structures which have given him the opportunity to support wonderful projects and travel the world. He joined the Rbhu tribe to apply his skills to the Burning Man community that has given him so much inspiration and joy. He is pumped to be working with creative artists and some amazing colleagues to create beautiful work on and off the playa. When he is not working he usually is climbing tall things, practicing some fire dancing or traveling around seeking new people and unique experiences.
Daniel's interest in exploring the unknown and desire to push the boundaries of possibility have shaped his approach to engineering and life. He believes the path to a sustainable future is not linear, but evolves from imagination, education, and exposure to new perspectives. Art's ability to incorporate these ideas and challenge our assumptions of an established paradigm give it a unique voice. Daniel's journey to discover his own voice is continually inspired by bringing creative and impactful art to life with Rbhu.
Earl Dismuke is a Mississippi sculptor who is dedicated to enhancing community life through the power of public art, all the while pursuing his passion of creating his own body of work. He graduated in 2007 from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with an emphasis in sculpture. Over the last five years, Earl has spear-headed several public art projects throughout Mississippi. He is passionate about helping artists build their vision. Connecting them to the people and resources they need to succeed, while establishing meaningful relationships with artists from all over the world.
Hudson’s creative mind engaged in his early years growing up in Ben Lomond near Santa Cruz, where he developed a fascination for film making, animation, and magic. He honed his skill in building fictitious worlds through 10 years as a set-builder for the SF Opera, and later in the Bay Area film industry. But his own art kept calling […] Hudson’s visions are contagious, drawing dozens of volunteers who labor in his warehouse, carrying out the details of his ideas.
Bliss dance & Truth is Beauty
Marco was born to american artists in italy and raised in Northern California in the midst of the 1970's. As a result, Marco learned respect for oneness, balance and the imperative to make the world a better place. In particular, he identified feminine energy and power as critical to the world’s balance. As a self Self-taught artist, Marco has used clay & bronze to capture women who chose their own poses and expressions.
Laura is a California-based, American contemporary artist. Her creativity stems from a desire to question traditional views on social interaction; invoking reactions through her art that ultimately complete it. She is continually exploring new mediums in her search for revelatory communication. Kimpton’s foundation for this approach is a B.A. of Fine Arts from The San Francisco Art Institute and M.A. in Counseling Psychology from the University of San Francisco.