Josiah LaColla

Work Experience

Creative Designer at American Specialty Cars in Warren, MI
11.2010 - Currently

Industrial Designer at
Specialized Vehicles Inc. in Troy, MI
10-2008 - 11.2010

Teaching Assistant/ Peer Tutor at
College for Creative Studies
10.2007 - 8.2008

Studio Experience

Sponsored Automotive Studio
American Chemistry Council: Plastics Division

Sponsored Competition Studio
Michelin Challenge Design

NAIAS Exhibit Design for Hybrid Vehicle
Collaboration from General Motors


BFA in Industrial Design  May 2008
College for Creative Studies
Detroit, MI


Analog & Digital Sketching        
Adobe Creative Suite
Clay Modeling
Foam Modeling
Autodesk Alias Studio
Corel Painter

Awards and Exhibits

Vehicles displayed at SEMA in Las Vegas                                                2008, 2009

Rendering published in Moto Rumi Club quarterly magazine                           3.2009

Corvette rendering published in Automobile Magazine                                    6.2008

CCS Student Exhibition                                                         2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

New York Academic Art Competition:      
1st Prize: Savings Bonds and Trophy                                                                 2004

New York Congressional Art Exhibition
Congressional medal, scholarship funding                                                         2003