Cotter Christian is an integral part of the interior design programs at SCAD Atlanta and SCAD Hong Kong. In addition to his undergraduate and graduate course load, he helped steer SCAD Hong Kong’s up-and-coming interior design program after participating in the successful Council for Interior Design accreditation effort at SCAD Atlanta. Christian frequently oversees teams of students on industry collaborations, supervising such projects as the design and installation of a model loft at The Stacks at Fulton Cotton Mill and an in-store vignette at the Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams showroom in Atlanta; a design charrette to revamp Atlanta nonprofit Points of Light’s headquarters; and a collaboration between the SCAD Atlanta interior design and Hong Kong advertising programs for Secret Cinema Hong Kong. Christian previously worked as an interior designer for Perkins + Will in Atlanta and as a freelance set designer in New York City. He has been published in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution for his renovation of a historic bungalow in Candler Park; appeared on the show “Divine Restoration” for his renovation of a Savannah church; and won Best Set Design for “Snap, Happy!” at the 2002 New York International Fringe Festival. He has a B.A. in theatre arts from Marymount Manhattan College, a graduate certificate in scenic art from the Yale University School of Drama, an M.A. in interior design from SCAD and an M.F.A. in studio art with a concentration in interior design from Georgia State University.