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Andrew Kutchera

Los Angeles, CA, USA
323-793-1287
Work Experience
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Aug 2011Present
Senior Lecturer of Design
Teach graphic design studio at three levels, focusing on concept development, innovation case studies, and professional practices – plus teach typography at two levels, covering historical development, formal arrangements and approaches to complex hierarchies. Developed Design Theory course which reviews design history, with an emphasis on 20th century design innovations. Also chair the committee that organizes the design lectures for the dynamic Roski Talks series.
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Sep 2002Present
Freelance
Art Director / Graphic Designer
Developed identities and applications for diverse initiatives. Clients have included Hillstone Restaurant Group, Janine Vigus Design Office, mcSquared, Orabor Creative, Rick Simner Design, Workbook, UCLA Extension Writer’s Program, USC Fisher Museum of Art, and the YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles. Also art directed from concept to execution, overseeing workflow, photo shoots, and press checks.
Education
Appleton, WI, USA
19901994
BA, Art History and Spanish
Attended University of Barcelona from January through June of 1992, focusing on Spanish art history, literature and philosophy. // Attended the Lawrence London program from September through December of 1993, focusing on medieval art and architecture of central London.
Valencia, CA, USA
19982001
MA, Graphic Design
Worked for two years as a Teacher's Assistant in the BFA1 class. // Performed Alto Saxophone in multiple free-improvisational chamber groups.
Languages
 
English (Native), Spanish (Conversational)
Awards
2009
Visual Arts Instructor of the Year