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California Alumni Dinner

Feb 12 2015

Visiting San Francisco this week for the IxDA conference, LIta Talarico and Ron Callahan dined with alumni and one former faculty member at Bluestem Brasserie. Like all of our alumni gatherings some of the attendees had not met before, so new connections and networks and future collaborations abound.

[Key to photos (click on arrows to advance): From left to right sitting are Kimberly McGuire ’14 (Brand Designer at BitTorrent), Andy Pratt (former faculty, currently Executive Creative Director at Favorite Medium),┬áRon Callahan (MFAD Technology Director), Mary Swenson ’00 (Design Director at Gallo Wines), Jerry Braccia ’08 (Senior Art Director at Trinchero Family Estates in Napa). Standing are Julie Tinker Ward ’07 (designer and founder of Tinker Co.), Matt Luckhurst ’10 (Creative Director at Collins: San Francisco), Scott Suiter ’09 (designer for start up as yet unnamed), Lara McCormack ’07 (Head of Design Education at CreativeLive), Lita Talarico (MFAD Co-chair), Joseph Traylor ’08 (Creative Director, Brand Development and Experiences at Diligent Rocket)]