KANSAS CITY ART INSTITUTE
Parker Seydel is a junior pursuing his BFA at Kansas City Art Institute. He is a multi-disciplinary artist specializing in motion design, editorial and packaging design. Problem-solving is at the core of his practice and he explores a subject throughout a process to manifest its full potential. He believes to be a designer is to be someone who helps, and his goal is to help others by creating impactful, groundbreaking work.
WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DO YOU LIVE NOW?
I was born in Dallas TX but now live in the Westport area of Kansas City.
LEFTY OR RIGHTY?
MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
Definitely a night owl. It’s not uncommon to find me working at weird hours of the night.
FICTIONAL OR HISTORICAL CHARACTER YOU IDENTIFY WITH?
Walter Mitty of the Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Lords of Dogtown
FAVORITE TV BINGE WATCH?
My Hero Academia
FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM?
The Art of Manliness and 99% Invisible
FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
LAST BOOK YOU READ?
Universal Methods of Design
FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
Rollerblading and Disc Golf
DO YOU PLAY A MUSICAL INSTRUMENT?
I used to play saxophone but now my computer is my most commonly used musical instrument
IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU BE?
A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
“Sacrifice now so that later you don’t have to.” – Janice Seydel