Kyle Thomas Hemingway is an art director and storyteller.

An award-winning design nerd with over a decade of experience in design and marketing live events and the arts.

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Selected work

MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35 logo

MIT Technology Review 35 Innovators Under 35 promotions

Bridge Repertory Theater branding

Bridge Repertory Theater branding

Boston Baroque 2017/18 Season promotions

Boston Baroque 2017/18 Season promotions

Boston Symphony Orchestra projection design

Boston Symphony Orchestra projection design

Handel and Haydn Society promotions

Handel and Haydn Society 2013/14 Season promotions

EmTech MIT conference branding

EmTech MIT conference branding

ArtWeek Boston branding

ArtWeek Boston branding

Theater, opera, and music posters

Theater, opera, and music posters



Social media design: Instagram storytelling

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About Kyle

Kyle Thomas Hemingway (he/him/his) is a Boston-based art director and storyteller. He is the Senior designer for Marketing and Events of MIT’s media company, MIT Technology Review, where he oversees all visual communication in support of corporate brand, subscription, conference, and custom publishing efforts.

His print work has been featured nationwide in flagship Macy’s stores, coffee table books, as well as on NBC’s The Today Show. His photography has been featured in a number of domestic and international books and periodicals as well as internationally released CD booklets for the Handel and Haydn Society.

He’s a fan of brutalist architecture, modal jazz, LGBTQ+ rights, interwar European history, and garbage reality television.

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Relevant experience

Senior designer, Marketing and events
MIT Technology Review
Since July 2018

Creative director / Co-founder
Opus Affair Agency
March 2015 – July 2018

Design and production manager
Boch Center (formerly Citi Performing Arts Center, Wang Center for the Performing Arts)
March 2013 – March 2015

Creative services manager
Handel and Haydn Society
December 2009 – March 2013

Creative services associate
Emerson College Office of Marketing
July 2009 – September 2009 (Contract position)

Select clients

Off-Broadway’s MCC Theater, New York City Gay Men’s Chorus, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Suffolk University, BabsonArts, Pyle Rome Ehrenberg PC, Public Art Dialogue, Boston Philharmonic, Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum


Emerson College, Boston, MA

Bachelor of Arts, Visual and media arts, Major emphasis in New media

Minor emphasis in Art history


Inbound certification, Hubspot, 2020

Email marketing certification, Hubspot, 2020


InDesign CC
Photoshop CC
Illustrator CC
After Effects CC
Animate CC
Premiere CC
Media Encoder CC
Microsoft Office suite
Intermediate HTML/CSS


The Webby Awards
Two-time nominee, Podcasts–Technology and Social–News & Politics Categories, 2021

Society for News Design
Award of Excellence in the category of Redesigns, Overall Magazine, 2019

Bringing Music to Life for 200 Years
Exhibition at the Boston Public Library Central Library, 2017

BostInno 50 on Fire
Winner in the category of Arts and Entertainment (ArtWeek Boston), 2014

American Alliance Of Museums
First prize, Invitations greater than $750,000, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 2013

New England Museum Association
Honorable Mention in Invitations, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 2013

The EVVY Awards
Two-time nominee, New Media Category, 2008