Kelsey Dusenka is a designer and educator who’s practice rotates between freelance graphic design, studio work, and teaching. In her freelance practice, Dusenka works with small businesses and cultural clients to produce graphic identities, publications, print ephemera, and web-based projects. She also is the designer for ultraterrestrial.xyz (Pittsburgh, PA & Richmond, VA), which publishes small edition handmade photography books by feminist voices.
Dusenka has designed several published books; her work has been publicly collected by the Center for Book Arts in New York, and the Special Collections Library at Los Angeles County Museum of Art; and has studio work published in Let’s Make Letters! by Kelcey Gray. From 2016–19, she was the Studio Manager for Flatten Image (Richmond, VA), the only woman-owned and operated fine art printing studio specializing in fine art printing, custom color profiling, photographic imaging, retouching, restoration, fine art reproductions, and 19th century photographic print processes.
Dusenka has previously taught within the design programs at Rhode Island School of Design, Roger Williams University, and Virginia Commonwealth University; and has served as guest critic at Otis College of Art and Design Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Dusenka earned an MFA in 2D Design from Cranbrook Academy of Art and a BFA in Graphic Design from Minneapolis College of Art.