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Amber Whatley

Lighting Designer


Amber is an Alabama Native and Lighting Designer. She earned here M.F.A. in Design and Technology with a focus in lighting design at The University of Texas at Austin. She earned a B.F.A. in Production Design with a concentration in lighting from Savannah College of Art and Design in 2018. She has worked as a Programmer at Pacific Conservatory Theater, and as a lighting designer and consultant for several local theaters and churches. She plans to design in the music industry and do lighting for camera .

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Not a Pipeline Problem, a Problem with the Pipeline

Not a Pipeline Problem, a Problem with the Pipeline

1 September 2021

Designers Calvin Anderson, Sherrice Mojgani, and Amber Whatley share their individual perspectives on how design education in the United States is lacking and what they are doing to fill in the gaps.