Will Kuria

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MARYLAND INSTITUTE COLLEGE OF ART (MICA)

Will is a graphic designer and digital explorer based in his own little world. A Maryland native, Will started his design education in West Virginia but ended up in Baltimore completing his BFA at MICA. Now a senior, his work is inspired by the communities and spaces he inhabits and shares. Will aims to use design as a way to create platforms that promote authentic connections and expression.

WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DID YOU GROW UP?
Frederick MD/Martinsburg WV

MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
Morning on weekdays, night owl on weekends

FAVORITE SOCIAL PLATFORM?
Twitter

FAVORITE TV BINGE WATCH?
American Dad

FAVORITE BOOK?
Me a Mound

FAVORITE MOVIE?
Sorry to Bother You

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
James Turrell

FAVORITE CAUSE/CHARITY?
Gay Rights !!

FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
Shakin’ my booty

FAVORITE DESIGNER/ART DIRECTOR WORKING TODAY?
Katia Temkin

AREA OF SPECIALTY?
Art direction eventually, until then creative marketing and independent endeavors

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
God i don’t wanna think about that

THE BEST THING ABOUT DESIGN SCHOOL?
The community and all the lovely supportive people I’ve met

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
“I’m in my bag, but I’m in his too.” – Megan Thee Stallion

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