Andrew Petitti

Adjunct Faculty

Personal Information

Mr. Petitti is principal of Petitti Design, Inc., and serves as Creative Director for developing strategic brands, exhibitions, and environmental graphics for museums, governments, and professional sectors. Recent projects include a master plan and concept design for 20,000 square feet of interpretive exhibitions for the National American Women’s Suffrage Museum; “Tools of the Imagination” for the National Building Museum; “Sports: Breaking Records, Breaking Barriers” for the Smithsonian Institution; and “Discover Delaware” for the Delaware Public Archives. He also developed an identity and communication strategy for thirty programs at the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health. He was formerly Senior Exhibition Designer at the Newseum. There he managed the final design and implementation of the major permanent galleries, designed the graphic wayfinding system for the museum, and provided creative direction for multi-media designers and broadcasting and marketing communications. He holds a B.F.A. degree from the Rhode Island School of Design. As instructor of Exhibition Design Studio III, he directs students in “real-world” projects for area museums, including concepts and a fund-raising package for a new Satellite Gallery at the National Electronics Museum, and a temporary exhibition on “Documenting the Face of America” at the Library of Congress.

College or University: 
Rhode Island School of Design
Year Degree Earned: 
1988