Kate Bingaman Burt


MacLean Center, 112 S. Michigan Ave., room 1307
Thursday, October 25, 5:15 p.m.

Kate Bingaman Burt is an illustrator and educator. She has been making work about consumption since 2002, teaching since 2004, and drawing until her hand cramps since 2006. Her first book, Obsessive Consumption: What Did You Buy Today?, was published by Princeton Architectural Press in 2010. She lives in Portland, Oregon, where, along with being an Assistant Professor and the coprogram coordinator of Graphic Design at Portland State University, she also makes piles of work about consumerism: zines! pillows! dresses! drawings! paper chains! photos! Her work is represented by Jen Bekman in New York City and recent clients include Knock Knock, Poketo, Madewell, the Girl Scouts, and IDEO.

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