Adrian E Rivera

Adjunct Instructor

Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies

  • BFA, Northern Michigan University
Contact Info

Born in Austin, Texas, Adrian grew up in Yautepec, Mexico. In 2014 he received a BFA in Electronic Imaging from Northern Michigan University. Since moving to New York, Adrian has worked for companies such as Shapeways and iMakr. He is co-founder of the fashion-fabrication studio DPL Collective. DPL specializes in working with clients to develop and produce showroom-ready pieces such as custom heels, embellishments, jewelry, handbags, and other unique fashion objects. DPL's clients include brands such as: Marc Jacobs, Ann Taylor Loft, Etienne Aigner, MWR Collection, Victoria Hayes, Bansuk, and others. Since 2014, Adrian has worked with the Siggraph Asia conference program.