AJ Hansen

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RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN (RISD)

AJ Hansen is a graphic designer and photographer from the San Francisco Bay Area. Now a senior at the Rhode Island School of Design pursuing a BFA degree, AJ finds inspiration for her work through unique production methods, strange material experiences, and fiction. She dreams about having endless time to read books, eat amazing food, and play with her future Bernese mountain dog.

WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DO YOU LIVE NOW?
Born in Mountain View CA. Currently live in Providence RI.

LEFTY OR RIGHTY?
Righty

MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
I hit peak performance at around 11:47am.

FICTIONAL OR HISTORICAL CHARACTER YOU IDENTIFY WITH?
Liz Lemon from 30 Rock but less clever.

FAVORITE MOVIE?
The Incredibles

FAVORITE TV BINGE WATCH?
Netflix Fireplace for Your Home (Birchwood Edition)

FAVORITE TYPE OF MUSIC?
Honestly… Christmas music.

FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM?
Instagram

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Alphonse Mucha

LAST BOOK YOU READ?
The Best American Short Stories 2017

FAVORITE CHARITY/CAUSE?
Safe and affordable contraceptive & reproductive care for all.

FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
Reading! And eating.

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU BE?
Write fiction novels and arrange flowers.

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
“Be generous.”

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