A former design critic, Victoria Milne will discuss the gory and glamorous process of developing art and design projects for the City of New York. Her responsibilities range in scale from the design of event nametags to developing policy for architecture.
Victoria Milne is Director of Creative Services at NYC’s Department of Design and Construction (DDC), where she manages percent for art projects for DDC, runs an in-house graphic design team and is involved in policy projects. DDC manages the capital programs for most mayoral agencies, and has a combined streets and buildings budget of over $8 billion per year. Prior to joining DDC in 1999 Milne was a contributing editor for Dwell and Blueprint magazines, and editor-in-chief of Glass magazine. She curated exhibitions, including “The Pull of Beauty” at the Storefront for Art and Architecture and the National Building Museum, and the first museum show of industrial design in the Northwest at the Tacoma Art Museum.
When: 14 Dec 2010, 6:00 p.m.
Where: School of Visual Arts, Design Criticism MFA Department, 136 West 21st Street, Second floor
Price: Free and open to the public