Let’s Welcome Keetra Dean Dixon to Portland! She is our first out of state visiting designer for the term. Excellent! Join us Thursday, October 31st at noon in room 320. As always, the talks are free and open to the public.
Designer and artist Keetra Dean Dixon divides her time between public installations, exhibits, lecturing and commercial projects. She has been recognized on several fronts including a US presidential award, a place in the permanent design collection at the SFMOMA, and the honorable ranking of ADC Young Gun. She has been featured in numerous publications and exhibits, including feature articles in Etapes Magazine and commissioned works for the ’09 U.S. Presidential Inauguration and the ’12 Olympic games. Dixon has held solo exhibits at the Kessel Kramer Gallery: KKOutlet, shown at the Walker Art Center & the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. In 2013 Dixon will be a featured speaker at TYPO SF and partaking in INCONGRUOUS, a residency for brazen experimentation in design practices at the NYC Museum of Arts and Design.
Keetra current lives in NYC. She received a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from the Minneapolis College of Art + Design in 1999 and a Masters of Fine Arts from the Cranbrook Academy of Art in 2006.