︎Justin Goldwater


︎MFA Design (Design Research + Exhibition Design)
    University of California, Davis
    2018

︎BA Fine Art
    University of California, Los Angeles
    2001

︎Additional studies in Experimental Animation
    California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles
    School of Film/Video
    2008-2009



︎Recently, my primary mode of practice is at the intersection of active making and site-based research.  I’m interested in unconventional relationships between people and site, the physical and psychic materials of infrastructure, and the tension between public and private spaces.




︎Professional work includes:
- Exhibition design
- Fabrication and design/build for retail/residential spaces, film/television, exhibitions, and more
- Animation/illustration

︎ please email for current resume/cv


︎Teaching experience as Graduate Teaching Assistant at UC Davis:
- Introduction to Environmental Design
- Materials and Methods (Interior Architecture)
- Ideologies of Design
- Graphitecture (Graphic Design in Architecture)
- Introduction to Spacemaking (Conceptual Model-making)
- Narrative Environments (Exhibition Design)


︎From 2006-2016 I was a co-founder and team member of the Austin Texas-based creative collaborative Okay Mountain, which comprised two galleries, a project space, studios, and eventually a collective art practice.  Okay Mountain exhibited multimedia artworks internationally, and was represented by Mark Moore Gallery in Los Angeles. 

To see an archive of projects and artworks, as well as an exhibition history at the collective’s gallery spaces, please visit: Okay Mountain



JUSTIN GOLDWATER

design / art



delta drift follies
hedgerow crawl /
van build /
whale build /
misc+old /

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california-based designer and artist with an interest in critical placemaking, speculative design, design fiction, and functionality
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