Austin Watson


Austin Watson
Adjunct Assistant Professor

MDes Graphic Design, University of Illinois Chicago
BA English, Young Harris College

Austin Watson’s research explores the use of technology through the experimentation of tools, generative forms, and other publishing platforms. He is interested in studying the tension between analog and digital methods by investigating the relationship between humans and machines.
With a dedication to building communities through publishing and sharing, he works with materials across multiple mediums to cultivate deeper learning experiences across the design profession. Often partnering with cultural institutions on freelance projects, Austin has experience in motion graphics, publication design, and interactive experience. His work was recently exhibited at the YHC Campus Gate Art Gallery in Georgia.