KEEP IN TOUCH

︎ tinamiyakawa@gmail.com
︎ Instagram

WORK

︎ OTIS, Adjunct Professor
︎ SCI-Arc, Designer
︎ Apple Inc, Design Intern
︎ Poketo, Senior Designer
︎ Craft Contemporary, Designer
︎ OTIS, Design Assistant
︎ American Apparel, Design Intern
︎ Family Books, Design Intern
︎ Public Fiction, Design Intern

*Resume available upon request

EDUCATION

Otis College of Art and Design
BFA in Graphic Design,
Minor in Art History, 2013

Otis College of Art and Design
MFA in Graphic Design, 2017

SELECT CLIENTS

Bulletin
Fly By Jing
Ritual
SCI-Arc
Splendid
Create & Cultivate
Sing Sing Studio
My Friend Fernando
Kinfolk Magazine
Cal. State Dominguez Hills
Big City Forum
Green Dragon Office
Highlow Jewelry


RECOMMENDED READING

︎01 LEARNING TO DIE IN THE ANTHROPOCENE (Reflections on the End of a Civilization),
Roy Scranton

︎02 SECOND NATURE
Michael Pollan

︎03 DEEP ECOLOGY FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
Readings on the Philosophy and Practice
of the New Environmentalism
Edited by George Sessions

︎04 NATURE, MAN AND WOMAN
Alan Watts

︎05 THE DENIAL OF DEATH
Ernest Becker

︎06 WE ARE THE WEATHER
Jonathan Safran Foer


TINA MIYAKAWA
Graphic Design & Direction
Los Angeles







PRODUCT DESIGN
 
SCI-Arc merchandise design and art direction in collaboration with Marija Radisavljevic. Photographed with discarded student work and materials found around campus.

Photography by Louis Trihn.


SPRING 2018 FOR SCI-ARC




GRADUATE THESIS POSTER

Based on architecture as form.
SPRING 2018 FOR SCI-ARC



VALUABLE PROCESSES FOR THE FUTURE

An exploration of the generation and destruction of matter as meditation with interest in process over outcome.
JUL 2015



HOW’S IT SUPPOSED TO FEEL?

A collection of visual explorations
and notes about nothing.

Printed on a Risograph
Edition of 10
SPRING 2016




A CONVERSATION WITH MJ BALVANERA

An ongoing conversation between Tina Miyakawa and MJ Balvanera, Spring of 2017. An investigation of the value
of design and the role of the designer with an interest in exploring their confines. 

Newsprint
Edition of 500
SPRING 2017



A MODEL FOR LIVING #1

A set of conditions designed to influence and inspire collective behavior and action based on
naturally occuring living systems.
FALL 2015





POTENTIAL # OF DAYS BEFORE THE END

Documented every day that I have
left on Earth as a way to examine
and confront the body's impermanence and life's fragility.





SCI-ARC GRADUATION INVITE

In collaboration with Marija Radisavljevic for the graduating
class of 2019. 

Printed by Traction Press
Letterpress with neon tipped edges
2019 FOR SCI-ARC







IN PREPARATION FOR PRACTICE

A potential set of rules for living and practicing based on the behavior of chickens. Comparing their basic needs to those of humans, finding connection and dismantling hierarchy between species.
SUMMER 2018



BUSINESS CARDS FOR THE OTIS MFA GRAPHIC DESIGN DEPARTMENT

Edition of 250
2015 FOR OTIS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN




TALLERES PUBLICOS

A project by Leonardo Bravo.
A series of workshops in collaboration with various artists, photographers and writers. Workshops, hands on making projects and conversations.
2015 FOR LEONARDO BRAVO, BIG CITY FORUM, BRAVO ARTS



WHAT DOES A UFO SMELL LIKE?

Saskia Wilson-Brown, part of The
Eyes Are Always Watching
, Machine Project in collaboration with MJ Balvanera

Screen Printed, edition of 30.

Collection of LACMA
2016 FOR
MACHINE PROJECT





GEOTHERMAL FUTURES LAB
MARK FOSTER GAGE

A collaboration between the Yale School of Architecture and SCI-Arc.
2018 FOR SCI-ARC



FAST & EASY AND GOOD

A visual essay on the standard American diet and the corporate
food system — investigating the strategically conditioned appetite
for fast, easy and good.
2015