Arthur Derksen

Arthur Derksen

Artist in Seattle, They / He

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Education

2019 — 2023
Computer Science and Engineering at University of Washington
Seattle

oriented programming and web development

2019 — 2023
Seattle

exploring a wide breadth of creative technologies while centering my practice in crafting thoughtful, shareable experiences

2020 — 2023
Seattle

solidified knowledge of technologies like digital manufacturing, rapid prototyping, and mechatronics in the creative context

2016 — 2016
Pratt Institute
NY

Graphic Design Summer Program established a strong foundation in design and user experience

Work Experience

2023 — Now
Seattle

website re-design project lead, digital strategist

2023 — Now
Seattle

graphic design, visual identity development

2018 — Now
Victrola Coffee and Art
Seattle

barista, community member, and effective communicator

2022 — 2023
Seattle

research, engineering, and design for sculptural ceramic objects with embedded systems

2023 — 2023
Deer Isle, Maine

assisted Timea Tihanyi in teaching a two week ceramic 3d printing workshop

2021 — 2022
Seattle

research, engineering, and design in developing a sculptural object which listens, physically represents data, and serves as a point of reflection on IOT devices

Exhibitions

2023
Pictures et al. at 210 Seattle

The show was structured around the curator’s affinities for practices that turn seemingly minimal gestures into compelling encounters.

2023
Material Latitudes at Jacob Lawrence Gallery
Seattle

BA Group Exhibition

2023
Latent Starfields at Ceramic and Metal Arts Building Gallery
Seattle

BA Thesis Exhibition

2022
First Thursday Exhibition at Under Pioneer Square
Seattle
2022
Tidal 1 at Jacob Lawrence Gallery
Seattle

BA Art Honors Group Exhibition

2022
3D4M Juried Show at Ceramic and Metal Arts Gallery
Seattle

Projects

2023

founding member

2021

research and development

Speaking

2023
Computation and Craft at Haystack Mountain School — Session 3
Deer Isle, Maine

Awards

2023
Parnassus Graduating with Excellence Award from University of Washington

selected by the Art Division based on work, academic record, and creative achievements