Patty Orlando


Creative Director, Wieden+Kennedy Portland

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Born on the third floor of Stanford Hospital. Grew up in the Redwoods. Went to school at UC Davis. Studied Design. Studied art. Studied anthropology. Took a year off. Lived in Australia. Lived in Japan. Went back to school. Joined a dance company. Performed. Choreographed. Taught. Protested logging trucks. Became a graphic designer. Lived in Alaska in an Airstream. Moved to Portland. Started working for Wieden+Kennedy as a designer. Promoted to Art Director. Got married. Bought a house. Got divorced. Went to India. Came back. Climbed some mountains. Continued working at Wieden+Kennedy. Met a guy there. Went to Thailand. Got married by monks. Had a baby. Still working at Wieden+Kennedy.