Keetra Dixon

Keetra Dean Dixon is a designer whose work inhabits speculative terrain, leveraging emergent technologies and process-focused making. She lived in NYC and rural Alaska before relocating to Providence to teach at RISD. Her work earned a US Presidential Award, a place in the permanent design collection at SFMOMA and an ADC Young Gun Award (in 2008). Her clients have included The New York Times, Nike, VW and Coach. She acted as Design Director for installations featured at the Venice Architecture Biennale and has shown at the Walker Art Center, the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum and the Museum of Arts and Design in NYC. In 2015 Dixon was a featured speaker at the Type Directors Club in NYC and the AIGA Design Conference in New Orleans.

Fall 2018 Courses

  • GRAPH-3114-01 Experiential Design (Xd)

Spring 2019 Courses

  • GRAPH-325G-01 Design Studio 2
  • GRAPH-3220-05 Design Studio 2
  • GRAPH-320G-01 Graduate Form II
  • MFA, Cranbrook Academy of Art


Apparel Design Architecture Ceramics Digital + Media Experimental and Foundation Studies Film / Animation / Video Furniture Design Glass Graduate Studies Graphic Design History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences Illustration Industrial Design Interior Architecture Jewelry + Metalsmithing Landscape Architecture Literary Arts + Studies Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture Teaching + Learning in Art + Design Textiles Theory + History of Art + Design