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Kirsten Huntley

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Class of 2013

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Degrees

B.A. (Art & Archaeology) Princeton University, Certificate (Visual Arts) Princeton University

Biography

Kirsten Huntley grew up in Los Angeles. She received a B.A. in Art & Archaeology from Princeton University in 1999; she earned an additional certificate from Princeton's Visual Arts Department, and won the Francis LeMoyne Page Award for her fine-art thesis in painting and printmaking. Her professional experience includes working for Christie's Auction House, Young & Rubicam, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Getty Museum, The L.A. Natural History Museum, The La Brea Tar Pits and UCLA, with a focus on print design, web design and creating visual representations for complex information and systems. She is proficient in traditional and new media, including but not limited to oil paint, pen and ink, gouache, watercolor, and Adobe Creative Suite. In 2013, she received a graduate certificate in Science Illustration from California State University, Monterey Bay. Kirsten's work has a fresh and graphic edge. As an observationalist, she combines a keen eye with her extensive background in design and technology to create innovative ideas to best convey information and satisfy her clients' needs. Kirsten has exhibited in Los Angeles, Connecticut, Pont-Aven, France and New York, and she ran a pop-up gallery in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles. Currently, she is a freelance illustrator and designer.