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Scott Christensen
Minneapolis, MN

Pratt Institute - Master of Industrial Design 2003
Brooklyn, NY

DIS/Danmarks Designskole (Scandinavian Furniture Design)
Copenhagen, Denmark (summer 2002)

University of Minnesota - B.A. Art History 1999
Minneapolis, MN

2008-present: Designer/Maker

2008 : Summer Workshop Instructor
Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum

2006-2008 : Design Institute Fellow / Lecturer
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

2007 : Adjunct Instructor
College of Visual Arts (St. Paul, MN)

2004-2006 : Assistant Professor of Industrial Design
University of Wisconsin-Stout (Menomonie, WI)

1992-2000 : Freelance film, video, photo technician
(various clients, commercials, movies, books)

1989-1993 : Intermedia Arts Minnesota - Gallery Manager
(Designed and built AV effects, lighting, environments and installations.)

Conceptual, inventive thinking.
Observing and intuiting human needs.
Connecting materials, people and ideas.
Problem finding, exploring, and solving.
Making the ordinary extraordinary.

Toro Tissue Ring recognition:
Museum of Modern Art permanent collection 2007
Best of Category - ID Magazine 2003 Student Design Review
Honorable Mention - ID Magazine 2004 Annual Design Review

Products of Our Time (2007) Goldstein Museum of Design (St. Paul, MN)
Practice - Profess (2007) CVA Gallery (St. Paul, MN)
Faculty show (2004) Furlong Gallery (Menomonie, WI)
Pratt Thesis show (2003) Fellissimo Design House (NYC)
Pratt Show (2003) Puck building (NYC)