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Sean Adams

Graphic Design
Integrated Studies
sadams@artcenter.edu
www.burningsettlerscabin.com

BIOGRAPHY

Sean Adams is the Director of the Graphic Design Graduate Program at ArtCenter, founder of Burning Settlers Cabin studio, and on-screen author for lynda.com/Linked In. He is the only two term AIGA national president in AIGA''s 100 year history. In 2014, Adams was awarded the AIGA Medal, the highest honor in the profession.Adams is an AIGA and Aspen Design Fellow. He has been widely recognized by every major competition and publication, including a solo exhibition at SFMOMA. Adams has been cited as one of the forty most important people shaping design internationally, and one of the top ten influential designers in the United States. Previously, Adams was a founding partner at AdamsMorioka.

EDUCATION

B.F.A. California Institute of the Arts 1986 Visual Communication
AIGA Harvard Business School 2002 Executive Education

WORK INCLUDES

Burning Settlers Cabin
Founder
Lynda.com
Author
AdamsMorioka, Inc.
Partner
The New York Public Library
Senior Designer
April Greiman, Inc.
Designer
ArtCenter
Director, Graphic Design Graduate Program

CLIENTS INCLUDE

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
National Park Service
Gap
Frank Gehry Partners
MTV Networks
Nickelodeon
Sundance
USC
The Walt Disney Company
Target
Natural History Museum
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
UBS Network, Blunt Talk
Print Magazine

EXHIBITIONS INCLUDE

Solo exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
2000
Design Indaba, Capetown, South Africa
2009
AIGA 365, CG, 50 Books, etc.
1994-2009
New York Art Directors Club
1994-2009
various, internationally
1994-2009

AWARDS INCLUDE

AIGA Medal
British Art Directors Club
New York Art Directors Club
AIGA Fellow
Benjamin Franklin Awards
International Design Conference at Aspen Fellow
Step 100
Graphis
How 100
AIGA 365, CG, 50 Books, etc.
ID 40

MEMBERSHIPS INCLUDE

AIGA, National President
Art Directors Club
Type Directors Club

CLASSES

Advanced Print Studio 7
Communication Design 1: Primer
IS: Advanced Transmedia
IS: Annual Report
IS:AdvTransmdia;Brand&Stratgy
IS:Brand Influenced User Expr
Portfolio & Career Preparation
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