Gabe Tippery, MFA


BIO

Gabe Tippery received his Bachelor of Science in Interior Space Design from The Ohio State University in 2009 and his Masters of Fine Arts in Design Development in 2012 from the same university.

Gabe is now the Academic Advisor and an Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Design at The Ohio State University. His current research interests involve Social and New Media Technologies in Studio Based Education, primarily at the Design Foundations level. His Master’s thesis, “Learning to Be in the Digital Era: A Holistic Learning Framework for Design Education” can be found here: Download from Ge.tt (13mb PDF).

In addition to advising and teaching, Gabe is a freelance design consultant, specializing in design for print, web, commercial interiors, interaction, and user-centered & user-experience research. Currently though, he is on an extended sabbatical from freelance work to focus His energies on Academic Advising.

Gabe is also a Certified Recording Engineer, avid cycling advocate, proponent for an open-source culture, musician, and a committed partner and father.

He also firmly believes that a bio should always be written in third-person.


EDUCATION

2012: M.F.A. in Design Development The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Thesis: Learning to Be in the Digital Era: A Holistic Learning Framework for Design Education
Advisor: Elizabeth B.-N. Sanders, Ph.D.

2009: B.S. in Interior Space Design The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2003: Certificate of Audio & Music Production The Recording Workshop, Chillicothe, Ohio


PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

2013-Current: Academic Advisor, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2012-2014: Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio


PUBLICATIONS

Thesis

Digital

Books

Cited


AWARDS, HONORS AND EXHIBITIONS

2014: Hacking the Thesis Featured in ASC Communications News & Updates, OSU Arts and Sciences Communications, Columbus, Ohio
2014: Hacking the Thesis Featured on u.osu.edu front page, OSU Office of the CIO, Columbus, Ohio
2012: COTA Car Free Columbus Photo Competition Winner, Central Ohio Transit Authority, Columbus, Ohio
2010: Graduate Associate Teaching Award Nominee, UCAT, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
2009: OSU Department of Design Spring Show, OSU Urban Art Space, Columbus, Ohio
2008: OSU Department of Art Photography Show, Silver Gallery, Columbus, Ohio
2007: OSU Department of Design Foundations Show, Hopkins Hall Gallery, Columbus, Ohio


INVITED TALKS

2014: Hacking The Thesis: A Methodology for Managing Your Thesis, OSU Design 6300 - Exploration in Graduate Design Studies, The Ohio State University, March
2013: Hacking the MFA Design Thesis: A How To, OSU Design 6300 - Exploration in Graduate Design Studies, The Ohio State University, March
2009: Going to Grad School: Why Designers Should, OSU Design Circle Coffee-Talk Series, November
2009: Entrance Exam Q&A, OSU Design Circle Department of Design Info Series, November
2009: Literal and Phenomenal Transparency in Architecture and Interiors, Jeff Haase’s Sophomore Interior Design Studio, The Ohio State University, March
2009: Why Design School is Worth the Effort, Tony Reynaldo’s Introduction to Design Lecture, The Ohio State University, March
2008: Entrance Exam Q&A, OSU Design Circle Department of Design Info Series, November
2007: Entrance Exam Q&A, OSU Design Circle Department of Design Info Series, November


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2013-Current: Academic Advisor, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Courses Taught:

  • Undergraduate Internship Field Experiences, Instructor of Record, SP 2014 to Current
  • Freshman College Survey: Pre-Design, Instructor of Record, AU 2013 to Current (Autumn Only)

2012-2014: Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Courses Taught:

  • Introduction to Design Practice, Instructor of Record, AU 2012 to 2013 (Autumn Only)
  • Design History, Instructor of Record (Two Sections), SP 2013
  • Design Research I, Co-Instructor of Record, AU 2012
  • Design Research II, Co-Instructor of Record, AU 2012
  • Methods and Tools for Conducting Design Research, Assistant Instructor, AU 2012

2009-2012: Graduate Teaching Associate, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Courses Taught:

  • Drawing Systems for Designers, Instructor of Record, SP 2012
  • Visual Thinking & Problem Solving, Instructor of Record, WI 2012
  • Introduction to Design, Instructor of Record (Seven Quarters), 2009−2011

2010: Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Courses Taught:

  • Advanced Interior Design III, Assistant Instructor, SP 2010

2009: Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Courses Taught:

  • Basic Interior Space Design III, Assistant Instructor, SP 2009


SERVICE TO PROFESSION

Committee Service

2013-Current: Marketing and Recruitment Committee, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
2013-Current: Design Foundations Curriculum Committee, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Conference Service

2010-2011: Director of Social Media, Stir Symposium: October 7-9, 2011, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Guest Critic

2014: Junior VCD, Year-End Review, Sp 2014, VCD Faculty, OSU Dept. of Design
2014: Sophomore VCD, Year-End Review, Sp 2014, VCD Faculty, OSU Dept. of Design
2014: Intermediate Interior Design 2, Final Review, Sp 2014, M. Allison, OSU Dept. of Design
2013: Design Research 2, Final Review, Au 2013, E. Sanders, OSU Dept. of Design
2010: Design Research, Final Review, Au 2010, C. Gill and K. Devore, OSU Dept. of Design
2010: Senior Studio IV, Project Review, Au 2010, M. Allison, CCAD Dept. of Interior Design
2010: Basic Design I, Project Review, Au 2010, T. Jacoby, OSU Dept. of Design
2010: Adv. IS Design II, Final Review, Wi 2010, S. Melsop, OSU Dept. of Design
2010: Color & Communication, Project Review, Wi 2010, L. Beach, OSU Dept. of Design
2009: Intermediate IS Design III, Final Review, Sp 2009, S. Melsop, OSU Dept. of Design
2009: Intermediate IS Design II, Mid-Term & Final, Wi 2009, H. Goeller, OSU Dept. of Design
2008: Introduction to Design, Final Review, Au 2008, T. Reynaldo, OSU Dept. of Design
2008: Intermediate IS Design I, Final Review, Au 2008, J. Haase, OSU Dept. of Design
2008: Basic IS Design III, Final Review, Sp 2008, G. Esquivel, OSU Dept. of Design


EXTRACURRICULAR UNIVERSITY SERVICE

2009-2012: AIGA, Ohio State Student Group

  • 2011-2012: Vice President of Communications
  • 2010-2011: Director of Social Media Relations
  • 2009-2010: Founding Member


NON-ACADEMIC WORK

2000-2008: Assistant Store Manager, Cup O’ Joe Coffee & Desserts, Columbus, Ohio
2004: Sales Associate and Mechanic, Baer Wheels Bicycle Shop, Columbus, Ohio
2001: Louder than Words Host & Programming Director, WXCU Capital University Radio, Bexley, Ohio
2000-2001: Resident Advisor, Capital University, Bexley, Ohio
1999-2001: General Manager, Capital University Recreation Center, Bexley, Ohio
1999: Load Supervisor, RPS, Grove City, Ohio
1997-1999: Team Manager, Fazoli’s Italian Restaurant, LaCrosse, Wisconsin
1996-1999: Farm Hand, Arlan Spors Family Farm, Melrose, Wisconsin


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

2013: Academic Advising Assocation of The Ohio State University (ACADAOS), Professional Member
2012: AIGA, Professional Member
2012: International Interior Design Association (IIDA), Professional Member
2009: AIGA, Student Member
2008: International Interior Design Association (IIDA), Student Member