Fall 2018 BFA Graduates

BFA Area of Emphasis

The same student may be listed in several categories

Fall 2018
Graduation Events

Thursday, 12.13.18

Recruitment Day

Please contact Jodi Arneson if you would like to participate.

12:45pm – 1:00pm
Recruiters and Guests Check-in

1:00pm – 1:15pm
Introductions and orientation

1:15pm – 3:00pm
Interviews and open time

3:00pm – 5:30pm
CPD-hosted Open House

Student Full Circle Provost Reception

Grad Show

Pasadena Convention Center
300 East Green Street
Pasadena, California 91101

Saturday, 12.15.18

Fall Graduation

Tickets for the Graduation ceremony can be obtained from graduating students or the Enrollment Services office. For special requests, please call 626 396-2338

10:00am - 12:30pm

Pasadena Convention Center
300 East Green Street
Pasadena, California 91101

Grad Show Open House

Family, Friends, and the Community

Time may change based on graduation schedule

Pasadena Convention Center
300 East Green Street
Pasadena, California 91101

Events and News

Friday, 12.07.18

Posthumanism Berlin 2033
Presentation and Reception

1111 South Arroyo Pkwy
5th Floor Gallery
Hot Dog-on-a-Stick and great work: you can’t beat that

Fall 2018 Lecture Series

Thursday, 10.11.18
6:30 pm

Caleb Kozlowski, Hybrid Design


Mohawk Maker Quarterly Issue No. 15 
celebrates the awesome object quality of print and the materials that make it a unique and differentiated user experience. Join us for an exclusive launch party where you’ll be  able to take home a copy of the issue, mingle with your creative community, and enjoy a bite, drinks and some inspiration. We’ll also be hosting a conversation with Caleb Kozlowski of Hybrid Design (and an ArtCenter Alum) and take you inside the creation of the publication.


Thursday, 10.25.18
4:00 pm

Jennifer Morla


Jennifer Morla is President and Creative Director of Morla Design, San Francisco. She founded Morla Design in 1984 as a multi-disciplinary design firm encompassing print, interactive, and environmental design. With over 300 awards of excellence, she has been recognized by virtually every organization in the field of visual communication. She is the recipient of design’s most honored awards, The Cooper Hewitt / Smithsonian National Design Award and the AIGA Medal. Her work and been published extensively, most notably in Meggs’ History of Graphic Design.

Ms. Morla’s work is part of the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Smithsonian Museum of American Art, the Denver Art Museum, and the Library of Congress. SFMoMA has acquired over 50 pieces of her work for their permanent collection. Ms. Morla has been honored with solo design exhibitions at both SFMoMA and the DDD Gallery in Japan. She has been the feature article in Graphis, Communication Arts, IDEA (Japan), Linea Grafica (Italy), A Diseño (Mexico), and Novum (Germany).


Thursday, 11.01.18

Thursday, 11.15.18

Bonnie Siegler


Bonnie Siegler is the author of two books: Dear Client which is a guide for people who work with creatives and Signs of Resistance, which is a visual history of protest in America. Bonnie was voted one of the 50 most influential designers working today by Graphic Design USA and was a featured designer in the Art Director Club's Legacy Project. She served as the chairman of the 2013 AIGA national design conference, having previously co-created and chaired AIGA Design for Film and Television conferences in 1999 and 2001. Bonnie also created and produces Command X, a live competition featuring up-and-coming designers, for the last six of AIGA's national design conferences. She lectures extensively as well, most recently at Adobe Max in Los Angeles. Her studio's work is in the permanent design archives of AIGA and she has also served on its national board and as treasurer of the New York chapter. Her work has been recognized by the Art Directors Club, Type Directors Club, the Society of Publication Design, the Webby Awards, and the Broadcast Design Association. 

Kim Baer, KBDA


Highly collaborative in nature, KBDA has always been a diverse creative team, schooled in graphic design, writing, photography, architecture, boatbuilding, interior design, filmmaking, engineering, biology, fundraising, and rock and roll. For over three decades, we have leveraged these talents to combine smart messaging, compelling visuals, and thoughtful information design into effective, integrated strategic solutions for a wide range of clients.

Honored by every major design and communications organization in the country, KBDA’s work has been included in the collection of the Library of Congress. Premier design publications regularly showcase KBDA’s work and research-driven methodology. Most importantly, the firm has been rewarded with long-term and productive working relationships with innovative business and cultural leaders.

Lecture Series Location

ArtCenter Graphic Design Program
1111 South Arroyo Parkway
Fifth floor, Graduate Studio
Pasadena, California

4:00pm–6:00pm (times may change)
Mandatory for all graduate students
All undergraduate students are welcome

ArtCenter TestLab Berlin Fall 2018

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