Patricia Kovic is part of the creative team at Facility, a brand and design consultancy in Los Angeles,
as well as 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. S
he is lead faculty for the Creative Action course NEIGHBORGAPBRIDGE, which received the Design Ignites Change Award, given to designers and architects who want to make a difference. Ms. Kovic was awarded the Teaching Artist in Residence 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 and IDSA. Ms. Kovic received her BFA from SUNY Buffalo and pursued graduate studies in painting at Brooklyn College.

GRANTS

OARS Research Grant, Otis College of Art and Design

Otis Faculty Development
 
Otis Curricular Innovation for Blended Learning

Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation

Design Ignites Change
PAPERS

Chopped Kitchen: Recipe for Future Design Education

Ready or not, Here We Come: Play as tool to discover and shape new contexts

NEIGHBORGAPBRIDGE Empathy Driven, Community Informed Education in a Knowledge Economy  
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