Education: B.A., M.F.A., UCLA’s Design Media Arts (D|MA)

Projects I’m involved in (some starting, some in-process, some wrapping up)

  • Spring Cover Series Art Direction/curation for UCLA Extension with Casey Reas of UCLA
  • Virtual Reality Institute Task Force for UCLA’s chancellor’s office
  • UCLA Centennial Celebration, May 18th, 2019
  • UCLA TEDxUCLA, May 18th, 2019 at Royce Hall
  • UCLA Alumni Day Cover Series Designer talks. (Talks by cover series designers including hands-on design experiences, curating the speaker and workshops)
  • UCLA International Center and Alumni Association ‘Experience’ planning for chancellors 2019 international alumni events.
  • The launch of Game Design Certificate at UCLA Extension
  • The launch of AR/VR/MR classes at UCLA Extension
  • AIGA LA interview series — filming March 3rd and 10th, 2019. (Interviews of designers, including me.)
  • Pre-launch of Design Disrupt Series, design participants and advisors include faculty at UCLA, CSUN, USC — dev site at designdisrupt.org
  • User Experience and Design Thinking post-graduate certificate and module for UCLA Extension
  • Interactive Raffle system for D.A.R.E. (using an arduino and DIY maker project by Michael Newman)
  • 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 hathaway-sycamores and vistadelmar.org Children’s Foundations. (Print and branding for HS, website work for Vista)
  • AIGA Los Angeles, Advisory Board (rolled off in 2017)
  • CSUN Design, Advisor for Radius
  • Startup — inRecovery, advisory board
  • Startup — branding and web development, Behavioral Health Innovations — UCLA faculty part of.
  • Startup– Soapologist, site development and equity

Publications:

Continuing Higher Education Review, Vol 74, 2010
Cathy A. Sandeen and Scott Hutchison
Awards:
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:
UCLAx:
  • 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
  • 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
Fablabs
Design/Media/Interactive
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
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • UCLA
  • UCLA Extension
  • VASA Studios