Michael Ellsworth has honed his skills as a creative director, producer, curator, teacher and public programmer, over the last two decades. Ellsworth has led workshops on ideation at SXSW, taught courses at Western Washington University and the Frye Art Museum on the responsibility of designers, and has spoken to audiences at the AIGA, CreativeMornings, and Practivism (GDC) on how to use design as a means of social change. His commitment to public spaces and public access has led him to serve on the Board of Directors of HistoryLink and the Seattle Public Library Foundation.
Made in Seattle Week: Design Day
This panel discussion will focus around how the practice of design changes in a divisive political climate, and how Seattle designers can be more progressive about design.
AIGA + GA Present: Introduction to the Seattle Design Community
If you’re a design student, recent graduate, new to the city, or looking to make a transition, this free event will help you get acquainted with the world of design in Seattle.
The Idea Idea: How to build relationships through our ideas
Join us for the Idea Idea workshop, a social ideating experience where we explore and challenge the things that keep us from participating in a community of ideas.