Fellow:Patrick Rodriguez

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(P.J.) Patrick Rodriguez
School (Cohort)
Santa Monica College (2021 cohort)
Majoring in
Interaction Design
United States


Patrick Rodriguez, who goes by his initials P.J., is a visual artist and designer from the San Francisco Bay Area, California. With a background in studio art that includes work in many different materials and mediums including (but not limited to) paint, fabric, marble, and wood, he strives to solve meaningful problems with creative solutions and unique perspectives. More recently, P.J. has become a student of Interaction Design at Santa Monica College in Los Angeles, learning the intricacies and methodologies of Interaction and User Experience Design and the distinction between "artist" and "designer."

P.J. has recently discovered a passion for studying foreign languages, with a particular interest in the Brazilian Portuguese and Spanish varieties. Upon realizing the joy he receives from connecting with those from other cultures, P.J. credits this passion of his as a strong catalyst for his growing curiosity in foreign affairs, regional dialects and customs, as well as developing his increasingly open-mindedness and thirst for knowledge.

When not studying or focused on design, P.J. enjoy dancing (popping, salsa, bachata, random amoeba-inspired movements...) and being active outdoors as much as possible. To his fortune, he has also just learned of the vital importance of sunscreen and plans to pursue its use for the remainder of his life.


A.A. in Graphic Design (2020)

Social media profiles

LinkedIn : https://www.linkedin.com/in/pjrdesign/