Who’s who? A photo roundup of recent events both on and off campus.
CAR CLASSIC 2014: Auto enthusiasts converged on Hillside Campus in October for “Street to Screen,” exploring the impact of transportation and entertainment design on Hollywood and the entertainment industry. Art Center Board Chairman Robert C. Davidson, Jr., his wife Faye Davidson, and Trustee Bruce Heavin (BFA 93 Illustration).
CAR CLASSIC 2014: Jay Ward, Cars Legacy Guardian at Pixar Animation Studios, with Transportation Design alum Chip Foose (BS 90), president and CEO of Foose Design.
CAR CLASSIC 2014: Daniel Simon, Tron: Legacy concept vehicle designer, signs books for fans.
LEAH, A CELEBRATION: Art Center President and CEO Lorne M. Buchman at the January memorial service for longtime Graphic Design faculty member Leah Hoffmitz, who passed away in October.
Graphic Design alumni Eric Hu (BFA 11), River Jukes-Hudson (BFA 02) and Dante Carlos (BFA 05), with Simon Johnston, creative director of the new Center.
Faculty member Jeremy Hunter, Tomo Ogino (BFA 12 Graphic Design) and philanthropist Lowell Milken, whose family foundation’s $2 million gift established the Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography, honoring his wife’s legacy.
GRADUATION FALL 2014: Commencement speaker Patrick Kiruki (BS 05 Product Design), at right, with Kristine Bowne, executive director of Alumni Relations and interim director of Career and Professional Development.
GRADUATION FALL 2014: Graduating students (above) celebrate at Hillside Campus.
GRADUATION FALL 2014: Jenna Yuanyuan Bao (MFA 14) receives her diploma from Grad Art Chair Diana Thater (MFA 90).
INSEAD 10th ANNIVERSARY: In San Francisco celebrating the 10th anniversary of Art Center’s partnership with INSEAD, faculty member and former Product Design Chair Martin Smith; current Design Chair Karen Hofmann; and former faculty member Maureen Thurston, who was the first lead faculty for the joint program.
INSEAD 10th ANNIVERSARY: Speakers included INSEAD alumni Katie Dill (BS 07 Product), Airbnb’s head of experience design; Conor Walsh, core team leader at Bain & Company; and Seth Weissman (BS 13 Product), human-centered designer at BCG Digital Ventures.
INSEAD 10th ANNIVERSARY: Celebrating the partnership of Art Center and INSEAD at Airbnb’s San Francisco headquarters, INSEAD faculty member Manuel Sosa (left) gets into the spirit. (Event photos by Photography alum Adam Bordow.)
INSEAD 10th ANNIVERSARY: Product Design alum Christopher Wu (BS 09) with Department Chair Karen Hofmann (BS 97) and instructors Fridolin “Frido” Beisert (MS 08) and Wakako Takagi (BS 06).
FOUR DECADES: Richard Pietruska (BS 70 Transportation, MFA 72 Art) with Frank Stephenson (BS 86 Transportation), celebrating Pietruska’s 40th anniversary at Art Center.
FOUR DECADES: Faculty members Mary Matyseck (MS 03 Industrial Design) and Richard Pietruska.
CUMULUS: February reception for the executive board of Cumulus, an international association of universities and colleges of art, design and media. (Above ) Paula Goodman, director of Art Center’s K–12 Programs, with Sara Hyltén-Cavallius, head of Design Department, Linnaeus University, and Illustration Chair Ann Field.
CUMULUS: Mariana Amatullo, Art Center vice president, Designmatters, and Luisa Collina, Cumulus president