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William Virgil is an Artist, Educator, and Army veteran, co-founder of Brash Collective and Design Faculty at SCI-Arc. William holds a Master of Architecture from Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), a Masters of Human Resources, and a Bachelor of Architecture from Florida International University. Besides to being a design faculty at SCI-Arc, William has acted as a guest critic at RPI, Syracuse and Kent State Universities. Before he returned to SCI-Arc, He Lectured at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) School of Architecture. During his time at SCI-Arc, William taught as an assistant to Frank Gehry in a visiting studio that examines Prisons of the Future and collaborated with Gehry Partners. Additionally, he taught studios and seminars in the Design of Cities postgraduate program.
His works have exhibited both domestically and internationally. Exhibitions include, but are not limited to, Hauser Wirth, the A+D Museum, LACI LA Kretz Innovation Campus, SCI-ARC Public Programs, Familiar Primitives design team at One Night Stand LA (Los Angeles, California), Kent CAED, Armstrong Gallery (Kent, Ohio), and Arsenal Gallery (Bialystok, Poland).
William's research focuses on examining an architect's role as a visual storyteller through media by utilizing film and compositing techniques. His research operates at the intersection of art, architecture, and technology. He is interested in multidisciplinary formal explorations in design between ordinary objects and eccentric modeling techniques.