Meet Greet Discover 2016

Hello friends,

My name is David Kersey and I was recently appointed Executive Director of the New Design School (NDS). I’m working with founder & Chief of Operations Sonia Gutiérrez to scale NDS into a world-class digital art school. Currently, we are a 501c3, certificate-granting, post-secondary career school that focuses on preparing students for a career in graphic design. We’re working rigorously to develop new programming for many cutting-edge career opportunities in digital design. This is an exciting time in Northwest Arkansas as we aim to help in the mission to grow opportunities for youth and adults in education, art, and technology. 


On behalf of myself, Sonia Gutiérrez, and our board of directors, we would like to invite you to a casual event where I can introduce myself, show and discuss work from my exciting time in Hollywood, as well as give you the opportunity to meet the NDS team.

November 4th   New Design School / Startup Junkie • Fayetteville 5-7pm

November 7th   Walmart Museum • Bentonville Square 5-7pm

November 15th  InVeritas • Rogers World Trade Center 5-7pm

December 8th  Core Brewing Company • Downtown Springdale 5-7pm

December 20th  Arkansas Arts Academy • Downtown Rogers 5-7pm

I’ve spent the past 15 years in Los Angeles working on major animated films at The Walt Disney Company and Sony Pictures. Some of my credits include Look Development artist on the Academy Award®-Winner FrozenTangled, and Wreck-It Ralph. I was also a hair and cloth technical director on The Polar Express and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe as well as a simulation lead on Beowulf.

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