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Kathy Fridstein
Community Outreach Director

Kathy Fridstein is the principal of aftertheimage, a small graphic design firm providing strategic branding, print and web design and a range of photographic services. aftertheimage works with a diverse base of clients from sectors including education, hospitality, event promotion, and non-profit.

Kathy launched aftertheimage in 2006 to merge her background in fine art with her graphic design practice. Kathy received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and expanded her studies in graphic design at Seattle’s School of Visual Concepts. She has taught photography for over 15 years in the Pacific Northwest while continuing to produce and exhibit her own fine art. Her work has been widely exhibited regionally and nationally including being featured at the Seattle Art Museum. Since 2005 Kathy has focused her work on graphic design and related photography.

As a new member of the AIGA board, Kathy is excited to be more actively involved in the design community. She is the board liaison for the Link Program and plans to reach out to other community groups as well as encourage AIGA members to become more involved with community minded events and social issues as they relate to the design profession.

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