Alexis is a graphic designer and illustrator from the Bay-Area. Everyday she looks forward to high intensity interval training and sometimes, one or two cookies. If the music is right, you might find her doing a mean two-step to a song she can’t help but dance to.
Cooper Kao is a graphic designer from Taiwan specializing in branding and visual identity design. The only thing he loves more than design is cats, and he believes that a world without cats shouldn't exist.
Eric has taught at CCA since 1999. He is also the principal and co-founder of the celebrated design agency Volume Inc. He spends way too much money on vinyl records, but do know that he does actually listen to them, too.
Ian is a comical, proud, and loud designer/artist from Delaware. He loves pop culture, pop music, vintage clothes, and tiny sunglasses. One day Ian hopes to work in the entertainment industry, making things for musicians, movies, or television.
Jane is a graphic designer and illustrator from Yunnan, China, and found Haight Ashbury her second hometown. She loves good Shoujo Mangas and all the kinds of marine biology documentaries. She’s also looking forward to using her design to help more people , and petting all the puppies in the world!
Lucy is a designer from the Bay Area. She has a particular interest in adding physicality to her graphic design practice and is down to get her hands dirty producing and curating art shows. Catch her upside down in dance class or bird watching in Dolores Park with a bottle of kombucha.
“The public is more familiar with bad design than good design. It is, in effect, conditioned to prefer bad design, because that is what it lives with. The new becomes threatening, the old reassuring.”
Tracy is the Operations and Development Manager for The Center for IMPACT at CCA. Tracy is an artist/maker and enjoys tinkering in many mediums as well as learning about life from her 5 year old daughter.
Triet is a visual communication designer based in San Francisco. His secret powers are the heat and positive energy he brought with him from his childhood in Vietnam. He always says YES to adventures, especially wild ones.