Andrew Kutchera’s design experience ranges from identity and typography to print publications, user experience, and visual strategy. Kutchera currently serves as Senior Lecturer of Design at University of Southern California’s Roski School of Art and Design, where he has been a faculty member for eight years. He consults on visual identities for museums, public agencies, and businesses such as Workbook and Hillstone Restaurant Group (Houston’s, Bandera, Gulfstream) among others.
In 2018, Kutchera was elected Programming Director of the Los Angeles chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA LA), where he produces high-profile events, spearheads relationships with new venues, solicits donations, and mentors new board members. He also won Second Place for his design of the catalogue Faces of A Fish Empire in the 2018 International Design Awards (IDA), a competition that drew more than 3,100 submissions from 95 countries.
He works for Adobe in two different capacities: as co-manager of the Adobe Illustrator Group Los Angeles, where he organizes events that promote new Adobe technologies; and as an Adobe Education Leader, where he generates new ways of teaching software to share with design educators around the world.
Kutchera earned his BA in Art History and Spanish from Lawrence University and his MFA in Graphic Design from California Institute of the Arts.