Aaron Whitney Björk


Aaron Whitney Björk is an associate professor at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. Previously, Björk was the 2020–2021 Designer-In-Residence at the Center for Art Research at the University of Oregon. Between 2016 and 2019 he was a curating member at Ditch Projects, helping to organize and host experimental and permissive exhibitions that promoted underserved artists in the Pacific Northwest. From 2006–2009, Björk was a co-founder and co-director of the Los Angeles-based motion design collective BORN.

In addition, he has collaborated with countless interdisciplinary design studios, working on motion-based projects ranging from feature film and television main titles, music videos, and other culturally relevant commissions. His graphic design work has been recognized by: The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Communication Arts, Art of the Title, and SXSW. 

His work has been exhibited at Gallery 151, New York, Ny; Fisk Gallery, Portland, Or; SOIL Gallery, Seattle, Wa.; Ditch Projects, Springfield, Or.; and has been curated in internet-based exhibitions with Fluidity.Online, ECLIPSECORE, and The Wrong Biennale. He has given lectures or workshops at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University, Southern Oregon University, and Whittier College, among others.

Björk earned a BFA from Art Center College of Design and MFA from the University of Oregon. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California.