Carrie Osgood

  • Visual Arts (CAM)

Carrie Osgood empowers others to communicate with impact through all they show and say, providing effective solutions to complex storytelling and branding challenges across all media.

After working in Hollywood and professional theater, she earned her master’s degree in Communications Design from Pratt Institute. She honed her design skills at Interbrand, one of the world’s largest brand consultancy firms. She then spent close to a dozen years as a graphic artist, data journalist, editorial supervisor and design director for the Associated Press in New York.

She has a specialty translating controversial issues into a range of written and designed materials, from traditional and interactive narratives, to infographics, original imagery and data visualizations. Notable work includes the U.S. elections, the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, Middle East conflicts, and the aftermaths of Hurricane Katrina and Sept. 11 attacks. She also redesigned AP’s visual standards, contributing to the 2012 AP Stylebook.

As Owner & Principal of CLO Communications, her clients range from assorted small businesses to the United Nations and Columbia University’s Earth Institute. Her work has been published in countless news outlets around the world, including The Washington Post, The Guardian, CNN, Forbes, Denver Post and Colorado Sun.

Her accomplishments in design, data storytelling and digital media have been recognized with numerous industry awards, including a nomination for the Pulitzer Prize.

Education, Licensure & Certifications

University of California, Santa Cruz
BA; Theater Arts (Direction, Design, Film Studies)

Pratt Institute
M.S.; Communications Design

University of Warwick
Certificate; Theatre Studies



Telephone: 303-315-7400

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Physical Address

College of Arts & Media
University of Colorado Denver
1150 10th Street Denver, CO 80204


General Mail Delivery (USPS)

(Name or Title of Program)
College of Arts & Media
University of Colorado Denver
Campus Box 162
PO Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364

Central Receiving (UPS/FedEx/Parcel or Package Shipment)

(Name or Title of Program)
College of Arts & Media
University of Colorado Denver
1201 5th Street, AR 177
Denver, CO 80204-2005

Admissions & Enrollment

Phone: 303-315-7487

Emmanuel Art Gallery

1205 10th Street Plaza
Denver, CO 80204
Telephone: 303-315-7431


Film & Television Department

Telephone: 303-315-7405

IT Help Desk

Office: Arts Building, 177 C
Telephone: 303-315-7428


LYNX National Arts & Media Camp

Telephone: 303-315-7468

Music & Entertainment Industry Studies Department

Office: Arts Building, 288
Telephone: 303-315-7405


National Center of Media Forensics

Office: King Center, Fifth Floor
Telephone: 303-315-7496

Next Stage Gallery

1025 13th St
Denver, CO 80202
(Located in the Denver Performing Arts Complex)


Visual Arts Department

Office: CU Building, 800 A
Telephone: 303-315-1501