Andrew Kutchera

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Work Experience

University Of Southern California

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.
August 2011 - Present Los Angeles, California, United States


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.
September 2002 - Present Los Angeles, California, United States


Lawrence University

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.
1990 - 1994 Appleton, Wisconsin, United States

California Institute Of The Arts

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.
1998 - 2001 Valencia, California, United States


English (Native),
Spanish (Conversational),


UCLA Extension

Visual Arts Instructor of the Year