Devin Walker – Experience Designer

Devin is an interdisciplinary artist and designer in Ames, Iowa and founder of Esoterrific Art and Design. Formerly an art school dropout, Devin moved on to pursue political organizing and the local foods movement while keeping a foot in the creative industry.

In 2008, Devin joined his mother as Artist-in-Residence at the Left Bank Studio in Gilbert, Iowa. Together, they pursued rural community empowerment through art, food, education, and entertainment.

In 2018, Devin graduated from the Interdisciplinary Design program at Iowa State University’s College of Design. There, he recognized the creative power in a design approach that utilizes investigation and observation to build a contextual basis for bridging talents and elevating the stakeholder’s voice in effort to democratic design solutions.