Rod Deweese is a co-founder of Celery Design Collaborative, with the goal of producing high-impact, meaningful and intelligent design solutions. With Celery, he has built long-term design relationships with major and emerging clients worldwide. These relationships are largely based on Rod’s ability to understand each client’s communication needs and to guide the innovation of Celery’s design team. Rod currently oversees new business development in the US and Europe and manages client projects and budgets. He helps define client objectives and track their implementation into finished designs. He also actively participates in conceptual development and oversees production of print graphics, packaging and websites. Rod holds a BA in music performance and art history from the University of Redlands. At La Porte Peinte, Rod curated CaliforNoyers, and co-curated Be:e, and quotidiæn. He produced the installation Hive for Be:e, and co-produced the installation Neo-Vanitas for quotidiæn. He is a permanent member of the La Porte Peinte creative community.