Angela Bracco

Position Assistant Professor 




Office hours

F23 Monday: 10:00 am- 12:00 pm

       Wednesday: 10:00 am- 12:00 pm

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Areas of Expertise

Beginning design 
Curating/Exhibition design 
Furniture/Installation design 


Angela Bracco holds a MFA from the Royal College of Art, London and a BArch from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Currently, Angela teaches beginning design at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s Architecture Department. She has a variety of professional experiences including architecture, fabrication, and exhibition design. She has curated shows in New York, Milan, London, and Eindhoven.


Educational Credentials:

  • Masters of Fine Art, Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom, 2012
    Dissertation: Breaking the Olfactory Silence: An Introduction to Scent and Design
  • Bachelor of Architecture, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, 2007
  • École d’Architecture Val-de-Seine, Paris, France, 2005-2006

Teaching Experience:

  • Lecturer, Architecture, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA  2013-present
  • Visiting Faculty, Youth Art Exchange, San Francisco, CA  2014
  • Visiting Faculty, EPIC [Engineering Possibilities in College], San Luis Obispo, CA  2014 

Professional Experience:

  • NV/design Architecture, New York  2008 -2010
  • Serett Metal Fabrication, New York  2007-2008 
  • Curator-Royal College of Art, Graduation Show Committee, London  2013 
  • Curator- A day at the Spa-An Experiential Exhibition, London  2013 
  • Curator- CCA Presents @ Jay Mews Hub, Show RCA Public Event Program, London  2013 
  • Curator- Works Collective, Salone del Mobile, London/Milan  2013 
  • Curator- RCA Collective, Dutch Design Week, London/Eindhoven  2012 
  • Curator- Intent, RCA Design Products Exhibition, London/Milan  2011 
  • Curator- Art+Architecture Show at Gowanus Ballroom, New York  2010 


Selected Publications and Recent Research:

  • Domus Magazine, Salone del Mobile, by Vera Vilarbedo Scchetti, 2013
  • We Make Money Not Art, Artists in Laboratories, by Regine Debatty, 2012
  • Lucy Moss Award, NYC Landmarks Conservancy, Grace Court Residence, New York, 2010
  • Teaching Innovation Fund, Liminality - The State of the In Between, Royal College of Art, London, 2013

Selected Exhibitions:

  • Rox Gallery, Crying: Tears and Their Traces; New York, 2014
  • Christie’s South Kensington, 20 Lions Made by Works; London, 2013
  • Dutch Design Week, RCA Collective, if You can Smell it, it has Mass, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 2012
  • Henzel + Hunt, 24 Hour Design Challenge, London Design Festival; London, 2012
  • RCA 175 Summer Show, if You can Smell it, it has Mass; London, 2012
  • Royal College of Art, Work in Progress Show; London, 2012
  • Royal College of Art, Work in Progress Show; London, 2010
  • Baby Grand Gallery Exhibition, The Regulars; New York, 2010


Updated 09.30.2022

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