(Full resume available upon request)
FROM FARM TO FARMERS
Jason Lauve started out as a New York City kid who got to experience more than just the concrete jungle at Manhattan Country School, where the children lived on a farm in upstate NY. Milking cows, dying wool and interacting with nature and animals in this environment has been the foundation of everything he’s done. Jason’s background in architecture, urban planning and design, and is an active leader facilitating new ways of relating with environment, our rights, creating community, and an overall vision of cooperation and connection to each other and the planet, has him excited to continue his work with industrial hemp.
Jason is considered the innovator and leading light to move Industrial Hemp into legal production in Colorado.
- He was instrumental in the creation of Colorado Senate Bill 13-241 Industrial Hemp Regulations Dept of Agriculture 2013.
- Co-Author of Colorado House Bill 12-1099 Industrial Hemp Remediation Pilot Program 2012.
- Founder and Executive Director of Hemp Cleans 2012.
- Founder of Team Hemp 2013.
- Founder of the Colorado Hemp Association 2013.
GREEN LANTERN MEETS ROCKY FLATS
Although Jason didn’t create Green Lantern, he loves this character based on his integrity and using his powers to save the Universe. Jason has over 20 years of animation experience, speaking, teaching and producing media. He uses his ability to tell visual stories for a broad range of powerful uses– urban planning, environmental design, transportation, communicating evidence, and of course entertainment. Jason can take a 500 page textbook and turn it into a 5 minute animated story which anyone can understand.
3D Animation Instructor 1996-2009
Faculty Professor – 3D Animation and Special F/X, RMCAD 2003-2009
Wrote the class structure and syllabus, and taught over 7 different classes
NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY LABORATORY2001
Cellulase Enzyme Animation – Won 1st place in the National Association of Government Communicator’s Gold Screen awards.
ROCKY FLATS CLOSURE PROJECT 2001
ANIMATION and INTERACTIVE INFORMATION CD Interactive fly-through of closure project.
INFLUENCING THE ENVIRONMENT WE LIVE IN…
Using architecture, urban planning, environmental design are all ways in which Jason has influenced how people live and function day to day on a local and international scale. He has designed additions, private residences, commercial buildings, and helped develop guidelines for future communities, such as:
ZAPADNI MESTO (West City) PRAGUE 13, CZECH REPUBLIC 1998
Developed comprehensive design guidelines for a development of 3 towns in an area outside the main city of Prague Praha 13, Czech Republic.
LOS ANGELES RENAISSANCE FAIRE-RENAISSANCE ENTERTAINMENT 1997
TOPAZ STUDIOS 1998- 2006
WHAT DOES COMMUNICATION MEAN TODAY…
With many ways share our vision and be a catalyst for change, Jason created his own radio station, his own magazine, and currently continues writing articles for other publications and speaking internationally.
Station Director, technology, software and hardware implementation, logo design and website construction. Within first 5 weeks turned the network into a recognized Cannabis resource. Won a Denver Westword Award for ‘Best Place to Tune In, While Tuned Out’ in 2012.
- 3D stereo graphics
- Character animation and Special F/X for production
- Computer tech
- Web design and programming
- General mechanical; auto
- Plumbing, and electrical skills
- Interior design
- Finish carpentry
- Video and audio editing and compositing
- Excellent communication skills.