Chris Rypkema is an artist and designer with an independent practice in New York. Currently he serves as Lecturer for Art & Design at Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts and teaches at The New School. He has worked with the Museum of Modern Art, Wkshps, and Linked by Air as an art director and has served as a visiting critic at Columbia. Previously he was a designer at 2×4. He holds an MFA from Yale.