Master of Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Cal Arts, Santa Clarita, California
Bachelor of Arts, Journalism, University of North.Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina


Katie Hanburger is a Los Angeles-based graphic designer and educator. After earning her MFA from CalArts, Katie has worked with a variety of clients and design studios as a collaborator, freelancer and in-house designer. She is a Senior Lecturer at Otis College of Art and Design, where she has taught since 2009, and a partner in the collaborative experiment The Slow Season with Julie Cho.


  • Inside Out & Upside Down: Posters from CalArts, 1980-2019. Los Angeles: MW Books, 2020
  • Allen, Mark, Charlotte Cotton and Rachel Seligman. Machine Project: The Platinum Collection, New York: Prestel Publishing, 2017

Clients/Employment History:  

Clients and collaborators include: Art Center College of Design, CalArts, Chandelier Creative, Chronicle Books, Ermie, Green Dragon Office, LACMA, Los Angeles World Airports, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Omnivore, REDCAT, Sala Rekalde, and Sexy Beast for Planned Parenthood LA.

Katie Hanburger's Work
The Slow Season, Assorted Work
Katie Hanburger's Work
The Slow Season Assorted Work
Katie Hanburger's Work
Client - Sunset Beer Company, A series of invites for an anniversary celebration.
Katie Hanburger's Work
Client - Los Angeles World Airports, designed with The Slow Season + Omnivore, Supergraphics for the LAX-it rideshare lot
Katie Hanburger's Work
Client - Sexy Beast, Identity and graphics for Instagram/social media
Katie Hanburger's Work
Client – Scripps Magazine, An illustration for an article about interdisciplinarity in schools 


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