cia is an industrial designer and chief design officer for watson, a northwest furniture manufacturer widely recognized for progressive thinking and sustainable practices.
cia also maintains an independent studio in portland, oregon. her work spans objects, products, exhibitions, spaces, and furniture at experimental, urban, and industrial scales. cia served as the inaugural chair and associate professor of the mfa program in industrial design at the oregon college of art and craft exploring the position between industrial production, digital processes, and the temporality of artisanship.
her work has been exhibited at the milan triennale with isao hosoe, the salone del mobili, euroluce, and gallery 91. her musuem exhibition design work includes the science discovery museum, the schoolhouse children’s museum, the aerospace museum with joe wetzel, the motorola museum of electronics, and motorola at the epcot center.
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