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GAUGE presents Kali Nikitas

GAUGE is proud to present Kali Nikitas as our guest for the Winter 2012 Speaker Series.

Join GAUGE and Kali Nikitas February 16, 2012, 7:00PM at Cal State L.A. – King Hall, Lecture Hall 1.

Kali Nikitas is Department Chair of Communication Arts and Graduate Graphic Design at Otis College of Art and Design, MFA (Graphic Design) Cal Arts; BA Univ of Illinois at Chicago. Designer, author, curator and editor.Founder of the design firm, Graphic Design for Love (&$). Fellow of the Design Institute of Minneapolis; past Chair of the Department of Visual Arts at Northeastern Univ. and Minneapolis College of Art and Design; faculty member at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Curated two international design exhibitions and co-programmed the international symposia “Just the Type” and “What Matters.” Her work has been published in Emigre, Eye, I.D. and the AIGA Journal; and she has received awards from the ACD, AIGA and the Type Directors Club.
The GAUGE Speaker Series brings design industry professionals to campus to stimulate discussion, inspire excellence and build community among the design students, alumni, faculty and staff of California State University Los Angeles.Established in the 2006-2007 academic year, GAUGE has brought one speaker each quarter to campus. Past speakers have included: Deborah Sussman, Agustin Garza, Stefan Bucher, Kim Baer, Ricardo Cardeñas, Michael Hodgson, Noreen Morioka, Yu Tsai, Petrula Vrontikis, Cynthia Murnane, David Lai, Ismael Obregon and Lorraine Wild.

GAUGE is the AIGA student group, at Cal State L.A. AIGA, the professional association for design. AIGA’s mission is to advance designing as a professional craft, strategic tool and vital cultural force.

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