Education: BA, MFA, UCLA Design Media Arts

Here are some projects I’m involved in:

Right now:

  • Summer Cover Series Art Direction/curation for UCLA with Stefan Bucher of 344
  • Revisions to Vista Del Mar website:
  • Launch of Game Design Certificate at UCLA Extension
  • Launch of AR/VR/MR classes at UCLA Extension
  • Pre-launch of Design Disrupt Series, design partners include faculty at UCLA, CSUN, USC — dev site at
  • User Experience and Design Thinking post graduate certificate and module for UCLA Extension
  • Interactive Raffle system for D.A.R.E.
  • Online class migrations to canvas
  • Ongoing branding and consulting for non-profits
  • Planning for TEDxUCLA, set for April 7, 2018 UCLA’s Royce Hall
  • Sensing and wearables workshops
  • Design and consulting for and Children’s Foundations
  • AIGA Los Angeles, Advisory Board (rolled off 2017)
  • CSUN Design, Advisor for Radius
  • Startup — inRecovery, advisory board
  • Starup — Soapologist, site development and equity


Continuing Higher Education Review, Vol 74, 2010
Cathy A. Sandeen and Scott Hutchison
Art Department Instructor of the Year 1995
Art Department Employee of the Year 2013
UCLA Extension
Potlatch award: Capitol Press Collateral
Chancellors Award: Volunteer Service for the Volunteer Center
Talk and Workshops:
  • Think Like a Designer (Quarterly)
  • Design Disrupt (Launching in Spring)
  • TEDxUCLA and TEDxUCLA Salons: Stage co-host
Cal State Northridge:
  • Design Thinking,  Spring 2016
  • Boot camp reframing co-instruction with Dave Moon, Winter 2016
  • Interactive Art and Electronics, 2013
Cal Poly San Louis Obispo (Video of installation)
    • DIY: Physical Computing at Play and was featured on Boing Boing. In short, they turned our giant, 72-step grand staircase into a large-scale, physical computing video game.
      Scott Hutchinson and Michael Newman

  • CultureHub ARTALK presents Scott Hutchinson and Richard Whitney: a two-part series ‘Seeing by Building Simple Electronics’ & ‘Capturing a Story’
  • CultureHub Presents Control-Alt-Pixel: Reboot Your Approach to Design: Scott Hutchinson and Pete Hawks
  • AIGA LA: Winter 2017 series on ‘Fail’ (Speaker)
  • AIGA Schools of Thoughts – Curation
  • AIGA Merged: Dave Moon and Scott Hutchinson
  • AIGA Portfolio review: Host and planner
United Designs: Co-director:
LA Chamber of Commerce:
Talk, Scott Hutchinson
Using Social Media |  Using Social Media Well
Talks at the UCLA Faculty Center:
Global Transformative Learning: Building Institutions and Changing Minds: May 23, 2013
Comprehensive Branding/Design/Web and Interactive projects, and clients:
  • Hathaway-Sycamores
  • Vista Del Mar
  • D.A.R.E. America
  • Hirshberg Foundation of Pancreatic Cancer
  • California Furniture Galleries
  • Moulton Niguel Water District
  • UCLA
  • UCLA Extension
  • VASA Studios