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Sean Schumacher (he/they) is a designer and educator whose research focus is in increasing public access to design-focused media. Their show Did I Do That? is a conversational design podcast about iterating through failure while still being able to laugh about it. As a practicing designer, Sean has specialized in creating projects for artists and arts institutions for over a decade, including several years working on Portland Institute for Contemporary Art’s internationally-recognized Time-Based Art Festival.

Sean helps to manage the School of Art+Design’s in-house design studio, DES 425 A+D Projects, with Kate Bingaman-Burt. They also teach and produces Show & Tell, where the students of DES 125 host PSUGD’s kinda-sorta weekly design lecture series. They seek to give students agency through collaboration in the classroom, through event production, publication design, and concept development.

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