Patricia Kovic is a Professor at Otis College of Art and Design, where she focuses on a successful interdisciplinary teaching practice through the Product Design, Artist Community and Teaching and Creative Action programs. She is lead faculty for the Creative Action course NEIGHBOR GAP BRIDGE, which embraces inclusive, community based, radical pedagogy. Ms. Kovic was awarded aTeaching Artist Residency at the Skirball Cultural Center, in conjunction with the Library of Congress exhibition “Creating the United States.” She is the recipient of an Otis Curricular Innovation Grant for Blended Learning, in support of her dedication to digitally focused, future learning models. Patricia enjoys writing about Experimental, Educational Innovation and has published and presented her ideas in a variety of venues, including AICAD (The Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design) and IDSA (Industrial Design Society of America) and most recently THE 2019 PARIS DESIGN SUMMIT and TATE TALKS at the Tate Gallery in London. Ms. Kovic lives in Los Angeles, California and is a design director at facilitybrand.com.