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Dawn Hollingsworth, LC, has been a member of the IES since 1986. Dawn is currently an adjunct faculty at Otis College of Art and Design teaching Light and Health in the undergraduate and continuing education programs.
She has a diversified background in theatrical and architectural lighting design, event production, marketing, product development and management and manufacturing. Dawn has received numerous awards for her work in theatrical and architectural lighting design, scenic design, printing, graphics production and business management.
She holds a BFA in Design and Technical Production from the University of Oklahoma and an MBA from Pepperdine University. Over the past 30 years, Dawn has taught theatrical lighting at Loyola Marymount University in Chicago, University of Southern California, architectural lighting at Woodbury University and the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. Dawn is a Past-President of the IES, Los Angeles Section, served multiple terms on the Membership Committee and Board of Directors for the IALD and was President of the IALD Education Trust, 2012-2013.