Annaka Olsen
annaka |at| fourth.studio


Annaka primarily works with art, design, and cultural industries—preferably onsite or within small studios. 

Annaka Olsen
annaka |at| fourth.studio


Annaka primarily works with art,
design, and cultural industries—
preferably onsite or within small studios. 

Annaka Olsen
annaka |at| fourth.studio


Annaka primarily works with art, design, and cultural industries—
preferably onsite or within small studios. 

Annaka Olsen
annaka |at| fourth.studio


Annaka primarily works with art, design, and cultural industries—preferably onsite or within small studios. 

Education 

MFA 2019 Graphic Design
Rhode Island School of Design

BFA Graphic Design 2012 
University of Illinois, Urbana

2018 Code Societies 
School for Poetic Computation.

Education 

MFA 2019 Graphic Design
Rhode Island School of Design

BFA Graphic Design 2012 
University of Illinois, Urbana

2018 Code Societies 
School for Poetic Computation.

Education 

MFA 2019 Graphic Design
Rhode Island School of Design

BFA Graphic Design 2012 
University of Illinois, Urbana

2018 Code Societies 
School for Poetic Computation.

Education 

MFA 2019 Graphic Design
Rhode Island School of Design

BFA Graphic Design 2012 
University of Illinois, Urbana

2018 Code Societies 
School for Poetic Computation.

Education 

MFA 2019 Graphic Design
Rhode Island School of Design

BFA Graphic Design 2012 
University of Illinois, Urbana

2018 Code Societies 
School for Poetic Computation.

Contract Graphic Designer

Apple, June 2021–Present. 
Fourth Studio, June 2020–Present. 
Apartamento Studios, March 2020. 
Rago, December 2019 – January 2020.
David Zwirner, August – October 2019.

Apple, April – June 2017.
Lincoln Park Zoo, January – June 2017. 
Studio Blue, August – November 2016.
The Normal Studio, August – October 2016.
Wright, September 2012 – August 2016.
School of Art + Design, UIUC, October 2011–May 2012.
Someoddpilot (intern), Summer 2011. 

 

Educator 

Part-time Faculty, Parsons. Fall 2019 - Spring 2021.
Adjunct Faculty, MICA. 2019 - 2020.
Program Assistant, Computation, Technology, & Culture, RISD. 2017-2019.
Teaching Assistant, Paul Soulellis, Design Studio, RISD. Fall 2018.
Teaching Assistant, James Goggin, Design Studio, RISD. Spring 2018.

 

Awards & Inclusions: 

2019
— MFA Exhibition, Rhode Island School of Design.
— MFA Graphic Design Biennial, curated by Lizzie Baur.
— Prior Things, Gelman Gallery, curated by Megan Mollina.    

2018
— Graphic Design Triennial, curated by Joel Kern and Goeun Park. 

2017
— Merit Scholarship, Rhode Island School of Design.

2016 
— AIGA Chicago, Corporate Leadership Award with Wright. 
— Communication Arts Region Design Annual. 
— How In-House Outstanding Achievement. 
— Print Regional Design Annual for Le Corbusier + Jeanneret.
— STA 100 Design Archive inclusion.

2015
— Art Directors Club Annual, Bronze Award, Wright Fall Season.
— STA 100 Design Archive inclusion. 

2014
— CHGO DSGN exhibition at the Chicago Cultural Center,
curated by Rick Valicenti. 

— STA 100 Design Archive inclusion.
— The Chicago Design Museum, starts/speculations exhibition.
— FPO Awards, Best of Show, Judges Pick by Louise Sandhaus.

2013
— FPO Awards, Wright Now lookbook
— InHouse Design Awards, Wright Now lookbook

2012
— AIGA Chicago, Annual Graduating Student Scholarship Winner. 

— n to Watch exhibition, Figure One Gallery, curated by Rehema Barber.
— 2012 UIUC BFA Exhibition. 
— UCD Design, recognition for 2012 UIUC BFA Exhibition Design. 
— Type Directors Club, Certificate of Typographic Excellence.    

Contract Graphic Designer

Apple, June 2021–Present. 
Fourth Studio, June 2020–Present. 
Apartamento Studios, March 2020. 
Rago, December 2019 – January 2020.
David Zwirner, August – October 2019.

Apple, April – June 2017.
Lincoln Park Zoo, January – June 2017. 
Studio Blue, August – November 2016.
The Normal Studio, August – October 2016.
Wright, September 2012 – August 2016.
Someoddpilot (intern), Summer 2011. 

 

Educator 

Part-time Faculty, The New School, Parsons
School of Design, Communication Design.
Fall 2019 - Spring 2021.

Adjunct Faculty, MICA, Graphic Design
Graduate Program. Fall 2019 - Fall 2020.

Program Assistant, Computation, Technology,
& Culture, RISD. Fall 2017 - Spring 2019.


Teaching Assistant, Paul Soulellis,
Design Studio, RISD. Fall 2018.

Teaching Assistant, James Goggin,
Design Studio, RISD. Spring 2018.


 

Awards & Inclusions

 
2019

MFA Exhibition, RISD.

MFA Graphic Design Biennial, curated by Lizzie Baur.

Prior Things, Gelman Gallery, curated by Megan Mollina.    

 

2018

Graphic Design Triennial, curated by Joel Kern and Goeun Park. 

 

2017

Merit Scholarship, RISD.

 

2016 

AIGA Chicago, Corporate Leadership Award with Wright. 

Communication Arts Design Annual. 

How In-House Award for Outstanding Achievement. 

Print Regional Design Annual for Le Corbusier + Jeanneret.

STA 100 Design Archive inclusion.

 


2015

Art Directors Club Annual, Bronze Award, Wright Fall Season.

STA 100 Design Archive inclusion. 

 

2014

CHGO DSGN exhibition at the Chicago Cultural Center, curated by Rick Valicenti.

STA 100 Design Archive inclusion.

The Chicago Design Museum, starts/speculations exhibition.

FPO Awards, Best of Show, Judges Choice by Louise Sandhaus.

 

2013

FPO Awards, Wright Now lookbook

InHouse Design Awards, Wright Now

 

2012

AIGA Chicago, Annual Graduating Student Scholarship Winner. 

n to Watch exhibition, Figure One Gallery, curated by Rehema Barber.

2012 UIUC BFA Exhibition. 

UCD Design, recognition for 2012 UIUC BFA Exhibition Design. 

Type Directors Club, Certificate of Typographic Excellence.    

Contract Graphic Designer

Apple, June 2021–Present. 
Fourth Studio, June 2020–Present. 
Apartamento Studios, March 2020. 
Rago, December 2019 – January 2020.
David Zwirner, August – October 2019.

Apple, April – June 2017.
Lincoln Park Zoo, January – June 2017. 
Studio Blue, August – November 2016.
The Normal Studio, August – October 2016.
Wright, September 2012 – August 2016.
Someoddpilot (intern), Summer 2011. 

 

Educator 

Part-time Faculty, The New School, Parsons
School of Design, Communication Design.
Fall 2019 - Spring 2021.

Adjunct Faculty, MICA, Graphic Design
Graduate Program. Fall 2019 - Fall 2020.

Program Assistant, Computation, Technology,
& Culture, RISD. Fall 2017 - Spring 2019.


Teaching Assistant, Paul Soulellis,
Design Studio, RISD. Fall 2018.

Teaching Assistant, James Goggin,
Design Studio, RISD. Spring 2018.


 

Awards & Inclusions

 
2019

MFA Exhibition, RISD.

MFA Graphic Design Biennial, curated by Lizzie Baur.

Prior Things, Gelman Gallery, curated by Megan Mollina.    

 

2018

Graphic Design Triennial, curated by Joel Kern and Goeun Park. 

 

2017

Merit Scholarship, RISD.

 

2016 

AIGA Chicago, Corporate Leadership Award with Wright. 

Communication Arts Design Annual. 

How In-House Award for Outstanding Achievement. 

Print Regional Design Annual for Le Corbusier + Jeanneret.

STA 100 Design Archive inclusion.

 


2015

Art Directors Club Annual, Bronze Award, Wright Fall Season.

STA 100 Design Archive inclusion. 

 

2014

CHGO DSGN exhibition at the Chicago Cultural Center,
curated by Rick Valicenti.

STA 100 Design Archive inclusion.

The Chicago Design Museum, starts/speculations exhibition.

FPO Awards, Best of Show, Judges Choice by Louise Sandhaus.

 

2013

FPO Awards, Wright Now lookbook

InHouse Design Awards, Wright Now

 

2012

AIGA Chicago, Annual Graduating Student Scholarship Winner. 

n to Watch exhibition, Figure One Gallery, curated by Rehema Barber.

2012 UIUC BFA Exhibition. 

UCD Design, recognition for 2012 UIUC BFA Exhibition Design. 

Type Directors Club, Certificate of Typographic Excellence.    

Contract Graphic Designer

Apple, June 2021–Present. 
Fourth Studio, June 2020–Present. 
Apartamento Studios, March 2020. 
Rago, December 2019 – January 2020.
David Zwirner, August – October 2019.

Apple, April – June 2017.
Lincoln Park Zoo, January – June 2017. 
Studio Blue, August – November 2016.
The Normal Studio, August – October 2016.
Wright, September 2012 – August 2016.
Someoddpilot (intern), Summer 2011. 

 

Educator 

Part-time Faculty, The New School, Parsons
School of Design, Communication Design.
Fall 2019 - Spring 2021.

Adjunct Faculty, MICA, Graphic Design
Graduate Program. Fall 2019 - Fall 2020.

Program Assistant, Computation, Technology,
& Culture, RISD. Fall 2017 - Spring 2019.


Teaching Assistant, Paul Soulellis,
Design Studio, RISD. Fall 2018.

Teaching Assistant, James Goggin,
Design Studio, RISD. Spring 2018.


 

Awards & Inclusions

 
2019

MFA Exhibition, RISD.

MFA Graphic Design Biennial, curated by Lizzie Baur.

Prior Things, Gelman Gallery, curated by Megan Mollina.    

 

2018

Graphic Design Triennial, curated by Joel Kern and Goeun Park. 

 

2017

Merit Scholarship, RISD.

 

2016 

AIGA Chicago, Corporate Leadership Award with Wright. 

Communication Arts Design Annual. 

How In-House Award for Outstanding Achievement. 

Print Regional Design Annual for Le Corbusier + Jeanneret.

STA 100 Design Archive inclusion.

 


2015

Art Directors Club Annual, Bronze Award, Wright Fall Season.

STA 100 Design Archive inclusion. 

 

2014

CHGO DSGN exhibition at the Chicago Cultural Center,
curated by Rick Valicenti.

STA 100 Design Archive inclusion.

The Chicago Design Museum, starts/speculations exhibition.

FPO Awards, Best of Show, Judges Choice by Louise Sandhaus.

 

2013

FPO Awards, Wright Now lookbook

InHouse Design Awards, Wright Now

 

2012

AIGA Chicago, Annual Graduating Student Scholarship Winner. 

n to Watch exhibition, Figure One Gallery, curated by Rehema Barber.

2012 UIUC BFA Exhibition. 

UCD Design, recognition for 2012 UIUC BFA Exhibition Design. 

Type Directors Club, Certificate of Typographic Excellence.    

Contract Graphic Designer

Apple, June 2021–Present. 
Fourth Studio, June 2020–Present. 
Apartamento Studios, March 2020. 
Rago, December 2019 – January 2020.
David Zwirner, August – October 2019.

Apple, April – June 2017.
Lincoln Park Zoo, January – June 2017. 
Studio Blue, August – November 2016.
The Normal Studio, August – October 2016.
Wright, September 2012 – August 2016.
Someoddpilot (intern), Summer 2011. 

 

Educator 

Part-time Faculty, The New School, Parsons School of Design, Communication Design.
Fall 2019 - Spring 2021.

Adjunct Faculty, MICA, Graphic Design Graduate Program. Fall 2019 - Fall 2020.

Program Assistant, Computation, Technology, & Culture, RISD.
2017-2019.


Teaching Assistant, Paul Soulellis,
Design Studio, RISD. Fall 2018.

Teaching Assistant, James Goggin,
Design Studio, RISD. Spring 2018.


 

Awards & Inclusions

 
2019

MFA Exhibition, RISD.

MFA Graphic Design Biennial,
curated by Lizzie Baur.

Prior Things, Gelman Gallery,
curated by Megan Mollina.    

 

2018

Graphic Design Triennial, curated
by Joel Kern and Goeun Park. 

 

2017

Merit Scholarship, RISD.

 

2016 

AIGA Chicago, Corporate Leadership Award with Wright. 

Communication Arts Design Annual. 

How In-House Award for Outstanding Achievement. 

Print Regional Design Annual for
Le Corbusier + Jeanneret.

STA 100 Design Archive inclusion.

 


2015

Art Directors Club Annual, Bronze Award, Wright Fall Season.

STA 100 Design Archive inclusion. 

 

2014

CHGO DSGN exhibition at the Chicago Cultural Center, curated by Rick Valicenti.

STA 100 Design Archive inclusion.

The Chicago Design Museum, starts/speculations exhibition.

FPO Awards, Best of Show, Judges Choice by Louise Sandhaus.

 

2013

FPO Awards, Wright Now lookbook

InHouse Design Awards, Wright Now

 

2012

AIGA Chicago, Annual Graduating Student Scholarship Winner. 

n to Watch exhibition, Figure One Gallery, curated by Rehema Barber.

2012 UIUC BFA Exhibition. 

UCD Design, recognition for 2012 UIUC BFA Exhibition Design. 

Type Directors Club, Certificate of Typographic Excellence.    

This is the website of Annaka Olsen.    annaka | at | fourth.studio

This is the website of Annaka Olsen.    annaka | at | fourth.studio

This is the website of Annaka Olsen.   
annaka | at | fourth.studio

This is the website of Annaka Olsen.   
annaka | at | fourth.studio