Brian J.Hutcheson

Artist / Designer / Educator



Rhode Island School of Design [RISD], Providence, RI

Master of Arts in Teaching with Honors,

Art + Design Education, 2007

Award of Excellence recipient


Biola University, La Mirada, CA

Bachelor of Science with Honors,

Drawing & Painting, 2002


Fresno City College, Fresno, CA

Attended, 1998-1999



Massachusetts Teacher Certification, Art K-12, 2007-2012

Rhode Island Teacher Certification, Art K-12, 2007 – 2010




– Flowercloud – In collaboration with Lance Kagey, designed a temporary installation and community engagement activity as a part of the City of Tacoma’s revitalization of the Lincoln neighborhood, Tacoma, WA, 2017-2018

– Secret Decoder – Designed and fabricated caesar shift cipher decoder ring for TEDx event audience gift, Seattle, WA, 2017

– Wayzgoose Steamroller Print – Designed 3’x3′ linocut for the Tacoma Wayzgoose Festival, Tacoma, WA 2016, 2017, & 2018

– Traffic Box Design – Designed interactive traffic light control box vinyl cover for the City of Tacoma, Tacoma, WA 2015

– Lost & Found – A look and find puzzle, Wheat Paste Mural, 6’x12′, New Community Church Tacoma, WA, 2014

– Play Shapes – an Interactive Installation, Children’s Museum of Tacoma, Tacoma, WA, 2013

– A Better World – an Interactive Installation, Charles Wright Academy, Tacoma, WA, 2013

– Illustrations, Tacoma Makes Artist Deck of Cards, Tacoma, Wa, 2012

– Tacoma Mural Project, Participant & Apprentice, Tacoma, WA, Summer 2011 & 2012

– Make, Mail, Visit – Installation and interactive experience, Children’s Museum of Tacoma, Tacoma, WA, 2011

– Logo Design, Tarrier Apps – Charles Wright Academy, Tacoma, WA, 2010

– Car Club Challenge Race Calendar, Car Club Challenge Assoc., 2010

– God’s Big Story, co-designed a series of on-screen images, New Community Church, Tacoma, WA, 2009



– *The Wall – An Interactive Installation, First Night Tacoma, Tacoma, WA 2013

– *The Wall – An Interactive Installation, Charles Wright Academy, Tacoma, WA 2013

– *Mustache Gallery, Spaceworks Tacoma Artscape Installation, Tacoma, WA, 2012

– *Summer Work 2010, Charles Wright Academy, Tacoma, WA, 2010

Degree Project, Department of Art + Design Education, RISD, 2007

– *Recent Work, Brandt Center, Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, ID, 2003

Fourdraw, Metcalf Gallery, California Baptist University, Riverside, CA, 2002

– *Harborings, Biola University Art Gallery, Biola University, La Mirada, CA, 2002

(*Solo exhibitions)



Eastside Preparatory School, Director of Fine & Performing Art

Kirkland, WA, 2014 – Present

– Courses: Drawing & Painting 1 & 2, Printmaking, Graphic Design, Mixed Media, Art meets Science, Paper Engineering, Art of the Sketchbook, Life Drawing, Contemporary Art & Social Justice

– Responsibilities: All programatic elements for Drama, Music, and Visual Art grades  5-12, Upper School Advisor, Peer Mentor Program Coordinator, Senior Leadership Team member


Charles Wright Academy, Upper School Art + Design Teacher,

Tacoma, WA, 2008 – 2014

– Courses: Painting & Drawing, Printmaking, Sculpture, Advanced Studio Art, Digital Media, Digital Photography

– Responsibilities: Gallery Coordinator, & Martlet Press Coordinator, Outdoor Education Leader, Upper School Advisor


Rotator Magazine, Arts Curator,

Tacoma, WA, 2011 – 2012

– Developed Content alongside the editorial team.


Davis Publications, Davis Digital Accounts Manager

Worcester, MA, 2008

– Aided in Development of Digital Curriculum Platform Enhancements.

– Managed Davis Digital Customer Experience.

– Sales and Training Presentations of Davis Digital Curriculum Platform.


Middleborough Public Schools, Visual Arts Teacher K-12,

Middleborough, MA, 2007 – 2008

– Instructed Art Foundations course at Middleborough High School.

– Instructed visual art courses for the Mary K. Goode Elementary School and the Memorial Early Child Care Center.


International Community School, Bangkok,

Pre K-12 Art + Design Teacher, Bangkok, Thailand, 2004 – 2006

– Instructed all visual arts classes PreK through 12th grade




– HutchWork: an online Sketchbook:


Awards / Publication / Presentations

– Greater Tacoma Community Foundation Art Award Nominee, 2014

– Presenter at National Art Education Association Convention, 2013

– Flat Pack Toy Design Article, School Arts Magazine, October, 2007

– Art + Design Education Fellowship, RISD, 2006-2007

– Helena B. Meenan Scholarship, RISD, 2006-2007

– Art + Design Education Assistantship, RISD, 2006-2007

– Pew Younger Scholar, Notre Dame University, 2002




Art + Design

Specialize in two-dimensional media (drawing, painting, printmaking). Experience in graphic design, digital storytelling, sculpture, and laser cutting/etching.



Mac Savy & Windows literate.

Experience using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Microsoft Office, Google Apps for Education, Canvas


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